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Abhishek Khadka

The author is a food scientist.

Chemical Ripening Agents Cause Health Hazard

Published On: April 28, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: Abhishek Khadka

While fruits are generally considered to be healthy, their health benefits are dependent on how they are ripened. The best method is to allow them to ripen naturally on the plant itself. As fruits mature, they undergo a series of physical and biochemical changes that are irreversible and ultimately lead to senescence.