• 1 1Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University, No. 1, Jalan Menara Gading, UCSI Heights, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2 Department of Bioscience and Sport Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Computing, University College Tunku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Genting Kelang, 53300 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 3 3Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Food Science Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor Malaysia
Food Sci Biotechnol, 2019 Aug;28(4):1163-1169.
PMID: 31275716 DOI: 10.1007/s10068-018-00550-z


Betacyanins are bioactive dietary phytochemicals which can be found in red dragon fruit (RDF). Therefore, the bioaccessibility of betacyanins that present in fermented red dragon fruit drink (RDFD) and pressed red dragon fruit juice (RDFJ) was accessed in simulated gastric and intestinal digestion. Results disclosed that betacyanins from RDFD and RDFJ suffered minor loss (

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