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Nutritional and antioxidant properties of pulp and seeds of two xoconostle cultivars (Opuntia joconostle F.A.C. Weber ex Diguet and Opuntia matudae Scheinvar) of high consumption in Mexico
ABSTRACT. The genus Opuntia embraces different species of cactus, and many of them produce acid fruits known as xoconostle, which are considered valuable vegetable foods in Latin America. Xoconostle fruit contains an edible ...
Effects of ultrasound treatment in purple cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) juice
ABSTRACT: Cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit is a berry with a tasty pulp full of seeds that constitutes about 10?15% of the edible pulp. In Mexico, cactus pear is mainly consumed fresh, but also has the potential ...