- Evaluate small molecule bioactive compounds in plant and mushroom foods
Biofortification of whole foods from plants and mushrooms with select bioactive compounds with heath benefits to consumers.Evaluate the complexity of the total food matrix as it relates to bioavailability and function of bioactives in the food.Evaluate the role of plant and mushroom foods in an integrative-medicine approach to promoting health.
- Phenolics in tea, coffee, wine, and chocolate
- Ergothioneine, Vitamin D2, and organic selenium compounds in mushrooms
- Phenolics and carotenoids in fruits and vegetables