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Carotenoid contents in fresh, dried and processed sweetpotato products
In order to understand the effects of drying and processing sweetpotato storage roots into traditional baked food products on their pro‐vitamin A contents, total carotenoids and s‐carotene wereExpand
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Household dietary exposure to aflatoxins from maize and maize products in Kenya
Aflatoxicosis has repeatedly affected Kenyans, particularly in the eastern region, due to consumption of contaminated maize. However, save for the cases of acute toxicity, the levels of sub-lethalExpand
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Nutrient Contents of Raw and Cooked Cowpea Leaves
SEEDS OF COWPEA (Vigna unguicullata) cultivar MM4 obtained from Kenya were grown for their leaves as a vegetable. The mean crude protein contents of the leaves from the 1981 and 1982 seasons wereExpand
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Levels and causes of household food and nutrition insecurity in dryland Kenya
Ensuring food and nutrition security in the drylands of sub-Saharan Africa is a critical challenge. Often, information on the level of insecurity is either scanty or unavailable. This paper looks atExpand
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Some chemical characteristics and availability of vitamin A and vitamin C from Kenyan varieties of papayas (Carica papaya L.).
Papayas from 14 Kenyan varieties were analysed for dry matter, pH, titratable acidity, total soluble solids, total sugar, vitamin C, total carotenoids and β‐carotene. There were significant varietalExpand
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Nutritional evaluation of indigenous foods with potential food-based solution to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in Kenya
Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the nutritional quality and key essentialnutrients in indigenous foodsconsumed by vulnerable groups to identify practical applications for alleviationExpand
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Nutrient and antinutrient in contents of raw and cooked Amaranthus hybridus
Amaranthus hybridus was grown as a leafy vegetables in four sites in Dar‐Es‐Salaam, Tanzania. Freshly harvested leaves from each of the growing sites were analyzed for proximate composition ofExpand
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The effect of homogenisation, stabiliser and amylase on cloudiness of passion fruit juice
Abstract The effects of homogenisation, stabiliser (Mexpectin) and amylase individually and in two-factor combinations on the mean cloudiness during storage of sweetened, pasteurised passion fruitExpand
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Microbiological quality of raw camel milk across the Kenyan market chain
The objective of this study was to determine the microbiological quality of camel milk at critical points along the market chain. 36 camel milk samples were assessed by plating counts of totalExpand
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INFLUENCE OF ORGANIC AND MINERAL FERTILIZATION ON GERMINATION, LEAF NITROGEN, NITRATE ACCUMULATION AND YIELD OF VEGETABLE AMARANTH
The influence of manure and diammonium phosphate (DAP) mineral fertilizer on germination, leaf nitrogen content, nitrate accumulation and yield of vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) wasExpand
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