Sánchez-Mata, María de Cortes

Mediterranean Wild Edible Plants

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Table of contents

Part I. Ethnobotany of Wild Edible Plants

1. A Historical Perspective of Wild Plant Foods in the Mediterranean Area
María Esperanza Torija-Isasa, María Cruz Matallana-González

2. The Mediterranean Landscape and Wild Edible Plants
Daniel Sánchez-Mata, Ramón Morales

3. Nutritional Ethnobotany in Europe: From Emergency Foods to Healthy Folk Cuisines and Contemporary Foraging Trends
Łukasz Łuczaj, Andrea Pieroni

4. Ethnobotanical Analysis of Wild Fruits and Vegetables Traditionally Consumed in Spain
Javier Tardío, Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana

5. Natural Production and Cultivation of Mediterranean Wild Edibles
María Molina, Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana, Javier Tardío

Part II. Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds

6. The Contribution of Wild Plants to Dietary Intakes of Micronutrients (I): Vitamins
María de Cortes Sánchez-Mata, María Cruz Matallana-González, Patricia Morales

7. The Contribution of Wild Plants to Dietary Intakes of Micronutrients (II): Mineral Elements
Patricia García-Herrera, María de Cortes Sánchez-Mata

8. Fatty Acid Profiles of Mediterranean Wild Edible Plants
José Luis Guil-Guerrero, María Esperanza Torija-Isasa

9. Wild Edible Plants as Sources of Carotenoids, Fibre, Phenolics and Other Non-Nutrient Bioactive Compounds
Montaña Cámara, Virginia Fernández-Ruiz, Brígida María Ruiz-Rodríguez

Part III. Biological Activities

10. Antioxidant Potential of Wild Plant Foods
Lillian Barros, Patricia Morales, Ana Maria Carvalho, Isabel C. F. R. Ferreira

11. Antimicrobial Potential of Wild Edible Herbaceous Species
Donato Di Venere, Maria Antonia Gatto, Antonio Ippolito, Vito V. Bianco

12. Recent Advances in Research on Wild Food Plants and Their Biological–Pharmacological Activity
Michael Heinrich, Sarah Kerrouche, Kawaldeep Singh Bharij

Part IV. Descriptive Dossier: Botany, Uses and Food Composition Tables

13. Ethnobotanical and Food Composition Monographs of Selected Mediterranean Wild Edible Plants
Javier Tardío, María de Cortes Sánchez-Mata, Ramón Morales, María Molina, Patricia García-Herrera, Patricia Morales, Carmen Díez-Marqués, Virginia Fernández-Ruiz, Montaña Cámara, Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana, María Cruz Matallana-González, Brígida María Ruiz-Rodríguez, Daniel Sánchez-Mata, María Esperanza Torija-Isasa, Jose Luis Guil-Guerrero, Noureddine Boussalah

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Plant Biochemistry, Biodiversity, Food Science

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Natural Sciences
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