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Table 1 The optimal time for different natural products

From: Microwave technology: a novel approach to the transformation of natural metabolites

Main components Source Optimal time Reference
Polysaccharides Eucheuma denticulatum 10 min [31]
  Ascophyllum nodosum 15 min [32]
Starch Yam 5 min [33]
  Potato 7 min [34]
  Rice bran 3 min [35]
  Corn 2–4 min [36]
Lipids Olive oil 3 min [28]
  Seed oil 3 min [29]
  Green gram seed 80 s [37]
  Rapeseed 6 min [38]
  Flax seed 6 min [39]
Protein Bean 9 min [40]
  Chickpea 11 min [40]
Vitamin Broccoli 2 min [41]
  Mallow 2 min [41]
  Tomato 150–180 s [42]