Dr. Beenu Tanwar

Email: beenu@midft.com

Research Projects

Sr. No.Title of the Research ProjectResearchersFunded by (Institute/ External body)Duration
1Development of betel (Piper betle Linn) leaf flavoured lassi (stirred Indian Yoghurt)Beenu Tanwar, Ankit Goyal and Manvesh Kumar SihagInstitute (MIDFT)2017-18
2Development and characterization of omega-3 and fiber rich nutribarBeenu Tanwar, Ankit Goyal and Manvesh Kumar SihagInstitute (MIDFT)2017-18
3Omega-3 milk: Optimization and physico-chemical characterizationAnkit Goyal, Beenu Tanwar, and Manvesh Kumar SihagInstitute (MIDFT)2018-19
4Technology to develop ‘Omega-3 Dahi (Indian Yoghurt)’Ankit Goyal, Manvesh Kumar Sihag and Beenu TanwarInstitute (MIDFT)2018-19

Books

  1. Published a book entitled ‘Biochemistry and Human Nutrition’ (2019): Text book. Authors: Manvesh K. Sihag, Ankit Goyal, Karuna Meghwal, Beenu Tanwar, Nitika Sandhu. Publisher: New India Publishing Agency (NIPA), India, ISBN: 9789387973541
  2. Published a book entitled ‘Oilseeds: Health Attributes and Food Applications’ (2021): Edited Book, Editors: Beenu Tanwar and Ankit Goyal, Published by Springer Singapore, eBook ISBN: 978-981-15-4194-0, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-4194-0

Book chapters

  1. Ankit Goyal, Ami Patel, Manvesh Sihag, Nihir Shah, Beenu Tanwar (2018). Therapeutic potential of flaxseed. In Therapeutic, Probiotic, and Unconventional Foods (pp. 255-274). Academic Press.
  2. Sihag MK., Sandhu, N., Goyal, A., Shah, N., Tanwar, B. and Patel, A. (2018). Pulsed Electric Field and its Application in Food Processing. Quality Control and Waste Utilization for Agriculture and Dairy Products, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, ISBN: 9789387973206
  3. Tanwar, Beenu, Ankit Goyal, Syed Irshaan, Vikas Kumar, Manvesh Kumar Sihag, Ami Patel, and Intelli Kaur. (2019). “Quinoa”. In Whole grains and their bioactives: composition and health. Pp. 269-305. John Wiley & Sons.
  4. Vikas Kumar, Jaspreet Kaur, Beenu Tanwar, Ankit Goyal, et al (2018). Tea Processing. In Beverages: Processing and Technology. Scientific Publishers, ISBN: 9789387869363
  5. Modgil R., Tanwar B., Goyal A., Kumar V. (2021). Soybean (Glycine max). In: Tanwar B., Goyal A. (eds) Oilseeds: Health Attributes and Food Applications. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4194-0_1
  6. Goyal A., Tanwar B., Sihag M.K., Kumar V., Sharma V., Soni S. (2021) Rapeseed/Canola (Brassica napus) Seed. In: Tanwar B., Goyal A. (eds) Oilseeds: Health Attributes and Food Applications. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4194-0_2
  7. Tanwar B., Goyal A., Kumar V., Rasane P., Sihag M.K. (2021) Borage (Borago officinalis) Seed. In: Tanwar B., Goyal A. (eds) Oilseeds: Health Attributes and Food Applications. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4194-0_21

Publications

  1. Tanwar, B., Modgil, R. and Goyal, A., (2018). Effect of Detoxification on Biological Quality of Wild Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) Kernel. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.9209
  2. Beenu Tanwar, Modgil, R. and Goyal, A. (2018). Antinutritional Factors and Hypocholesterolemic Effect of Wild Apricot Kernel (Prunus armeniaca L.) as affected by Detoxification. Food & Function. DOI: 10.1039/C8FO00044A (Impact factor: 3.247)
  3. Tanwar, B., Modgil, R., and Goyal, A. (2021) Nutritional and phytochemical composition of pecan nut [Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] and its hypocholesterolemic effect in an animal model. British Food Journal, 123(4):1433-1448.
  4. Kumar, V., Kushwaha, K., Goyal, A., Tanwar, B. and Kaur, J., (2017). Process optimization for the preparation of antioxidant rich ginger candy using beetroot pomace extract. Food Chemistry, 245(15):168-177.
  5. Rajni Modgil, K Mankotia, Radhna Gupta, SR Malhotra and Beenu Tanwar (2012). Carbohydrates, minerals, antinutritional constituents and in vivo protein quality of domestically processed cow peas (Vigna Ungiculata). Legume Research, 35 (3):214-219.
  6. Rajni Modgil, Nisha Kumari and Beenu Tanwar (2012). Comparative nutritional evaluation of organic and inorganic wheat. Crop Improvement, 1283.
  7. Beenu Tanwar, Bondada Andallu and Rajni Modgil (2014). Influence of processing on physicochemical, nutritional and phytochemical composition of Ficus carica L. (Fig) products. Asian J. Dairy & Food Res. 33 (1): 37 – 43.
  8. Beenu Tanwar, Bondada Andallu and Sanjeev Chandel (2014). Influence of processing on physicochemical and nutritional composition of Psidium guajava L. (Guava) products. International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Technology, 5 (2): 47-54.
  9. Vikas Kumar, Vinod K. Joshi, Gitanjali Vyas and Beenu Tanwar (2015). Effect of different types of fermentation (inoculated and natural fermentation) on the functional properties of apple tea wine. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(3): 847-854.
  10. Ambika Chauhan, Beenu Tanwar and Intelli Arneja (2015). Influence of processing on physiochemical, nutritional and phytochemical composition of Carissa spinarum (Karonda) fruit. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 8(6):254-259.
  11. Ambika Chauhan, Beenu Tanwar and Intelli Arneja (2015). Influence of processing on physiochemical, nutritional and phytochemical composition of Ficus carica (Fig) fruit. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(6): 1474-1489.
  12. Ambika Chauhan and Beenu Tanwar (2016). Development of value added products (bun, muffin, noodles, and nuggets) by substitution with Carissa spinarum and Ficus carica powder. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 9(1): 95-101.
  13. Beenu Tanwar, Bondada Andallu and Rajni Modgil. “Influence of Processing on Phytochemical Composition and In Vitro Antioxidant Actvity of Ficus Carica L. (Fig) Products”. Intl. J. Food. Ferment. Technol., 2016.
  14. Beenu Tanwar, Sushma Thongram, Ambika Chauhan and Vikas Kumar (2016). Physicochemical and organoleptic properties of cookies incorporated with legume flours. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2(1): 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2016.1172389
  15. Joshi, V.K., Kumar, V., Chauhan, H. and Tanwar, B., (2016). Preparation And Evaluation Of Muskmelon Wine: Effect Of Dilution Of Pulp, Dahp, Pectinesterase Enzyme And Citric Acid On Physico-Chemical And Sensory Quality Characteristics. World Journal of Biotechnology, 1(2), 57-64.
  16. Joshi, R. and Tanwar, B., (2016). Effect of domestic processing on physico chemical and nutritional quality of fenugreek cultivars. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, 35(4), 338-340.
  17. Kaur, I. and Tanwar, B., (2016). Quinoa beverages: Formulation, processing and potential health benefits. Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, 23(2), 215-225.
  18. Kaur, I., Tanwar, B., Reddy, M. and Chauhan, A., (2016). Vitamin C, total polyphenols and antioxidant activity in raw, domestically processed and industrially processed Indian Chenopodium quinoa seeds. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 6(04), 139-145.
  19. Kaur, G., Kumar, V., Goyal, A., Tanwar, B. and Kaur, J., (2018). Optimization of nutritional beverage developed from radish, sugarcane and herbal extract using response surface methodology. Nutrition & Food Science. https://doi.org/10.1108/NFS-11-2017-0247
  20. Suri, S., Kumar, V., Goyal, A. and Gat, Y., 2019. Impact of soaking and germination time on nutritional composition and antioxidant activity of Nigella sativa. Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science Journal, 7(1), pp.142- 149.
  21. Tanwar, B., Lamsal, N., Goyal, A. and Kumar, V., 2019. Functional and Physicochemical Characteristics of Raw, Roasted and Germinated Buckwheat Flour. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, 38(2), pp.140-144.

Review Articles

  1. Beenu Tanwar and Rajni Modgil (2012). Flavonoids: Dietary occurrence and Health Benefits. Spatula DD, 2(1): 59-68.
  2. Prasad Rasane, Beenu Tanwar and Anirban Dey (2015). Khoa: A Heat Desiccated Indigenous Indian Dairy Product. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(5): 39-48.
  3. Piverjeet Kaur, Beenu Tanwar and Vikas Kumar (2015). Food Toxicity in Punjab: A Review of Concerns and Strategies. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 6(5): 302-308.
  4. Intelli Arneja, Beenu Tanwar and Ambika Chauhan (2015). Nutritional Composition and Health Benefits of Golden Grain of 21st Century, Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa willd.): A Review. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 14 (12):1034-1040.
  5. Janawali, P., Kumar, V. and Tanwar, B., (2016). Celiac disease: Overview and considerations for development of gluten-free foods. Food Science and Human Wellness, 5(4), 169-176.
  6. Dhillon, P.K. and Tanwar, B., 2018. Rice bean: A healthy and cost-effective alternative for crop and food diversity. Food Security, 10(3): 525–535. DOI: 10.1007/s12571-018-0803-6
  7. Sardana, R.K., Chhikara, N., Tanwar, B. and Panghal, A., 2018. Dietary impact on esophageal cancer in humans: a review. Food & Function, 9(4), 1967-1977. DOI: 10.1039/C7FO01908D
  8. Monica Tanwara, Beenu Tanwarb, Rattan Singh Tanwarc, Vikas Kumard, Ankit Goyal. (2017). Himachali Dham: Food, Culture And Heritage. (Elsevier Publication) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jef.2017.10.006
  9. Suri, S., Kumar, V., Prasad, R., Tanwar, B., Goyal, A., Kaur, S., Gat, Y., Kumar, A., Kaur, J. and Singh, D. (2018). Considerations for development of lactose-free food. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism. 15: 27-34.
  10. Jaspreet Kaur, Vikas Kumar, Sawinder Kaur, Yogesh Gat, Ankit Goyal, Beenu Tanwar (2019). Opioid Peptides: An Overview of Functional Significance. International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics. DOI: 10.1007/s10989019-09813-7
  11. Kaur, J., Kumar, V., Goyal, A., Tanwar, B., Gat, Y., Prasad, R. and Suri, S., 2019. Energy drinks: health effects and consumer safety. Nutrition & Food Science. https://doi.org/10.1108/NFS-11-2018-0331
  12. Sharma, K., Kumar, V., Kaur, J., Tanwar, B., Goyal, A., Sharma, R., Gat, Y. and Kumar, A., 2019. Health effects, sources, utilization and safety of tannins: a critical review. Toxin Reviews, pp.1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/15569543.2019.1662813
  13. Suri, S., Kumar, V., Kumar, S., Goyal, A., Tanwar, B., Kaur, J. and Kaur, J., 2019. DASH dietary pattern: A treatment for non-communicable diseases. Curr. Hypertens. Rev. DOI: 10.2174/1573402115666191007144608
  14. Virsangbhai, C.K., Goyal, A., Tanwar, B. and Sihag, M.K., 2019. Potential Health Benefits of Conjugated Linoleic Acid: An Important Functional Dairy Ingredient. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, pp.200-213.
  15. Goyal, A., Tanwar, B., Sihag, M. K. and Sharma, V. (2021). Sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.): An emerging source of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acid and phytochemicals. Food Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.131459

Technical article/Newsletter/Papers in Conference proceeding

  1. Rajni Modgil* Poonam Sharma, Beenu Tanwar, Anupama Sandal and Ranjana Verma. 2012. “Nutritional quality evaluation of panjeeri prepared from linseed supplemented maize flour.” In: National Seminar on Indian Agriculture: Present situation, Challenges, Remedies and Road Map. pp: 127-129
  2. Rajni Modgil, Arun Prabha, Beenu Tanwar, Ranjana Verma and Radhana Gupta. 2012. “Nutritional quality evaluation of papaya chutney”. In: National Seminar on Indian Agriculture: Present situation, Challenges, Remedies and Road Map. pp: 133-134
  3. Beenu Tanwar and Rajni Modgil. 2012. “Preparation and Nutritional Quality Evaluation of Edible Spoons”. In: National Seminar on Indian Agriculture:  Present situation, Challenges, Remedies and Road Map. pp: 153-153