• A functional bread designed with rye flour and stevia sweetener: A sensory and microbiological annalysis 

      Jaimes Tarazona, Luz Karime; Atencia Berbesi, Cecilia María; Campo Vera, Yesenia; Contreras-Velásquez, Julio C.; Bermúdez, Valmore; Rojas, Edward; Faria, Judith; Martínez, Moisés; Rodríguez- Monroy, Carlos; Villareal-González, Reynaldo; Pestana-Nobles, Juan Pablo; Reyna, Nadia (Sociedad Venezolana de Farmacología Clínica y Terapéutica, 2018)
      Rye flour bread is a relatively new development. This product is a functional food rich in flavonoids, mucilage, pentosans, vitamins and minerals. Additionally, rye-based products have previously shown to improve acute ...
    • Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni and Its Effects in Human Disease: Emphasizing Its Role in Inflammation, Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Syndrome 

      Rojas, Edward; Bermúdez, Valmore; Motlaghzadeh, Yasaman; Mathew, Justin; Fidilio, Enzamaria; Faria, Judith; Rojas, Joselyn; Cabrera de Bravo, Mayela; Contreras, Julio; Mantilla, Linda Pamela; Angarita, Lissé; Sepúlveda, Paola Amar; Kuzmar, Isaac (Springer, 2018)
      Purpose of Review. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is a perennial shrub with zero calorie content that has been increasing in popularity for its potential use as an adjuvant in the treatment of obesity. The level of evidence ...