Publications by authors named "Bruno Vieira Humia"

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Physicochemical and sensory profile of Beauregard sweet potato beer.

Food Chem 2020 May 24;312:126087. Epub 2019 Dec 24.

Institute of Technology and Research (ITP), Av. Murilo Dantas, 300, Aracaju, Sergipe CEP 49032-490, Brazil; Tiradentes University (UNIT), Av. Murilo Dantas, 300, Aracaju, Sergipe CEP 49032-490, Brazil.

Beer has been one of the most consumed alcoholic beverages worldwide. However, the incorporation of adjuncts in the beer can add new organoleptic and functional characteristics to the beverage. For this, Beauregard sweet potato shows high potential due to being a rich source of starch and many bioactive compounds. The aim of this study was to develop the best process condition to produce a Sweet potato beer with enhanced nutritional and antioxidant properties and good sensory characteristics. Beer samples showed increased antioxidant activity especially due to β-carotene and their total phenolic content. The phytochemical profile of sweet potato biocompounds demonstrated a direct effect of this adjunct on sensory and functional characteristics of the finished beer. In conclusion, it was found that Beauregard sweet potato is a promising adjunct for beer brewing with nutraceutical properties due to its rich composition of bioactive compounds.
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May 2020

Beer Molecules and Its Sensory and Biological Properties: A Review.

Molecules 2019 Apr 20;24(8). Epub 2019 Apr 20.

Biomaterials Laboratory (LBMat), Institute of Technology and Research (ITP), Av. Murilo Dantas, 300, Aracaju 49032-490, Sergipe, Brazil.

The production and consumption of beer plays a significant role in the social, political, and economic activities of many societies. During brewing fermentation step, many volatile and phenolic compounds are produced. They bring several organoleptic characteristics to beer and also provide an identity for regional producers. In this review, the beer compounds synthesis, and their role in the chemical and sensory properties of craft beers, and potential health benefits are described. This review also describes the importance of fermentation for the brewing process, since alcohol and many volatile esters are produced and metabolized in this step, thus requiring strict control. Phenolic compounds are also present in beer and are important for human health since it was proved that many of them have antitumor and antioxidant activities, which provides valuable data for moderate dietary beer inclusion studies.
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6515478PMC
April 2019
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