The chemistry of maple products is dominated by a myriad of other phytoconstituents other than sugar, that is, phenolics, to mediate for its many health benefits. The health-promoting effects of maple products included antioxidant, antimicrobial, antimutagenic, anti-inflammatory, and antiproliferative activities.Continue reading "Chemistry, processing, and functionality of maple food products: An updated comprehensive review"
Dupuy, O.; Tremblay, J. Impact of Carbohydrate Ingestion on Cognitive Flexibility and Cerebral Oxygenation during High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise: A Comparison between Maple Products and Usual Carbohydrate Solutions. Nutrients 2019, 11, 2019.Continue reading "Impact of Carbohydrate Ingestion on Cognitive Flexibility and Cerebral Oxygenation during High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise: A Comparison between Maple Products and Usual Carbohydrate Solutions"
October 23, 2018: A new, federally funded initiative at the University of Rhode Island will promote the maple industry throughout the Northeast, stressing the sustainability and market value of this local crop and the potential health benefits of maple food products. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Acer Access and Development Program has awarded nearly […]Continue reading "URI researchers plan to triple northeast sales of maple products from $9.7 to $29.4 million"
Seeram N.P. 253rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017. (Oral).Continue reading "Maple-derived food bioactives in human health & diseases: The path forward."
Liu, W.; Wei, Z,; Ma, H.; Cai, A.; Liu, Y.; Sun, J.; Kirshenbaum, L.; Cho, B.; Dain, J.A.; Rowley, D.C.; Shaikh, Z.; Seeram, N.P. Food and Function, 2017, 8, 757-766.Continue reading "Anti-glycation and anti-oxidative effects of a phenolic-enriched maple syrup extract and its protective effects on normal human colon cells"
Liu, Y.; Rose, K.N; DaSilva, N.A.; Johnson, S.L.; Seeram, N.P. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2017, 65, 4289-4295.Continue reading "Isolation, identification, and biological evaluation of phenolic compounds from a traditional North American confectionery, maple sugar"
Liu, Y.; Ma, H.; Seeram, N.P. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2016, 64, 3311-3317.Continue reading "Development and UFLC-MS/MS characterization of a product specific standard for phenolic quantification of maple food products"
Ma, H.; DaSilva, N.; Liu, W.; Nahar, P.P., Wei, Z.; Liu, Y.; Pham, P.T.; Crews, R.; Vattem, D.A.; Slitt, A.L.; Shaikh, Z.; Seeram, N.P. Neurochemical Research, 2016, 41, 2836-2847.Continue reading "Effects of a standardized phenolic-enriched maple syrup extract on b-amyloid aggregation, neuroinflammation in microglial and neuronal cells, and b-amyloid induced neurotoxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans"
Mellado-Mojica, E.; Seeram, N.P.; Lopez, M.G. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2016, 52, 1-8.Continue reading "Comparative analysis of maple syrups and natural sweeteners: Carbohydrates composition and classification (differentiation) by HPAEC-PAD and FTIR spectroscopy-chemometrics"
Sun, J.; Ma, H.; Seeram, N.P.; Rowley, D.C. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2016, 64, 7142-7147.Continue reading "Detection of inulin, a prebiotic polysaccharide, in maple syrup"