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The effect of processing on starch digestibility, predicted glycemic indices (pGI), polyphenol contents and alpha amylase inhibitory properties of beans (Phaseolis vulgaris) and breadfruit (Treculia africana) was studied. Total starch ranged from 4.3 to 68.3g/100g, digestible starch ranged from 4.3 to 59.2 to 65.7g/100g for the raw and processed legumes;(More)
The phytochemical composition and antioxidant capacities of 6 new NRCRI turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) accessions (39, 35, 60, 30, 50 and 41) were determined using standard techniques. The moisture contents of the tumeric samples ranged from 15.75 to 47.80% and the curcumin contents of the turmeric samples fell within the range of curcumin obtained from(More)
Introduction Nutrients are building blocks of the human body that regulate essential body functions as well as furnish them with the energy for their work [1]. Nutrients are divided into macro-nutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Vitamins refer to a class of micro nutrients that play essential roles to human(More)
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