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Effect of Soaking and Roasting on the Physicochemical and Pasting Properties of Soybean Flour
The effects of soaking and roasting on the physicochemical and pasting properties of soybean flour were evaluated. Soybean seeds were soaked overnight in tap water for 0–72 h, hand dehulled, dried,Expand
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Tropical Roots and Tubers: Production, Processing and Technology
Roots and tubers are considered as the most important food crops after cereals and contribute significantly to sustainable development, income generation and food security especially in the tropicalExpand
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Evaluation of some selected blood parameters and histopathology of liver and kidney of rats fed protein-substituted mucuna flour and derived protein rich product.
This comparative study reports the nutritional and toxicological characteristics of Mucuna pruriens flour and a protein-rich product developed from it. The protein-rich mucuna product (PRMP) wasExpand
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Proximate Composition, Mineral and Vitamin Content of Some Wild Plants Used as Spices in Cameroon
The aim of this work was to contribute to our knowledge of the proximate composition, mineral and vitamin content of 20 edible wild plants used as spices in Cameroon. The plant species were collectedExpand
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Compositional, spectroscopic and rheological analyses of mucilage isolated from taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott) corms
Tropical roots and tubers generally contain mucilage. These mucilages exhibit unique rheological properties with considerable potential as a food thickener and stabilizer. A one-step extractionExpand
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Mucilage chemical profile and antioxidant properties of giant swamp taro tubers
The yellow (YP) and white (WP) sections of giant swamp taro (GST) contain 40.0 g/kg and 51.5 g/kg (dry wt) respectively of pure mucilage made up of D-glucose (44.95–78.85 %), D-galactose (8.70–25.35Expand
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Application of desirability-function and RSM to optimize antioxidant properties of mucuna milk
Extraction conditions for maximum values of polyphenol content, flavonoid content, total reducing power and DPPH free radical scavenging of vegetable milk extract from dehulled Mucuna cochinchinensisExpand
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Gut bacteria of the cowpea beetle mediate its resistance to dichlorvos and susceptibility to Lippia adoensis essential oil
Bacteria inhabiting the gut of insects provide many benefits to their hosts, such as aiding in food digestion, reproduction, and immunity, tissue homeostasis, adaptation to environment and resistanceExpand
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Production, nutritional and biological value of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea) milk and yoghurt
The purpose of this study was to assess the nutritional properties of Bambara milk and yoghurt. The milk was produced by aqueous extraction of flour obtained by dehulling the seeds followed byExpand
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Inheritance of phenolic contents and antioxidant capacity of dehulled seeds in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.)
The objective of the present research was to estimate the magnitude of genetic variability for total phenol content and antioxidant activity of cowpea seed and investigate the genetics of theseExpand
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