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Nutritional characterization of Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaves
calcium (3.65%), phoshorus (0.3%), magnesium (0.5%), potassium (1.5%), sodium (0.164%), sulphur (0.63%), zinc (13.03 mg/kg), copper (8.25%), manganese (86.8 mg/kg), iron (490 mg/kg) and selenium (363… Expand
Natural antioxidants against lipid-protein oxidative deterioration in meat and meat products: A review.
Oxidation is a well-known non-microbial cause of quality loss in meat. Oxidative stress occurs due to uneven generation of free radicals reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species… Expand
Meat quality of Nguni, Bonsmara and Aberdeen Angus steers raised on natural pasture in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The current study compared meat quality of Nguni, Bonsmara and Angus steers raised on natural pasture. Fifteen seven-month-old weaners of each breed were kept at the University of Fort Hare Farm for… Expand
Relationship between pre-slaughter stress responsiveness and beef quality in three cattle breeds.
The relationship between stress responsiveness and beef quality of 40 Nguni, 30 Bonsmara and 30 Angus steers was determined. The L(∗) values, pHu, cooking loss (CL) and Warner-Bratzler shear force… Expand
Nguni cattle marketing constraints and opportunities in the communal areas of South Africa: Review
Cattle production is the most important livestock sub-sector in South Africa. It contributes about 25 30% to the total agricultural output per annum. However, cattle productivity is declining due to… Expand
Polyphenolic content and antioxidant properties of Moringa oleifera leaf extracts and enzymatic activity of liver from goats supplemented with Moringa oleifera leaves/sunflower seed cake.
The study investigated antioxidant potency of Moringa oleifera leaves in different in vitro systems using standard phytochemical methods. The antioxidative effect on the activities of superoxide… Expand
Fatty acid composition and oxidative stability of breast meat from broiler chickens supplemented with Moringa oleifera leaf meal over a period of refrigeration.
- T. Nkukwana, V. Muchenje, P. Masika, L. Hoffman, K. Dzama, A. Descalzo
- Biology, Medicine
- Food chemistry
Effects of diets supplemented with or without Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) on fatty acid (FA) composition and oxidative stability of broiler breast meat during refrigerated storage was… Expand
Determinants of rural household dietary diversity: The case of Amatole and Nyandeni districts, South Africa
The emerging interest in household dietary diversity against dietary quantity presents an opportunity to estimate household food security. Using household cross-sectional survey data from rural… Expand
Chemical composition, fatty acid content and antioxidant potential of meat from goats supplemented with Moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaves, sunflower cake and grass hay.
- K. Qwele, A. Hugo, S. Oyedemi, B. Moyo, P. Masika, V. Muchenje
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Meat science
- 1 March 2013
The present study determined the chemical composition, fatty acid (FA) content and antioxidant capacity of meat from goats supplemented with Moringa oleifera leaves (MOL) or sunflower cake (SC) or… Expand
Effect of Moringa oleifera leaf meal on growth performance, apparent digestibility, digestive organ size and carcass yield in broiler chickens
Abstract The effects of dietary supplementation of Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) as a growth promoter on the growth performance, apparent digestibility, digestive organ size, and carcass yield of… Expand