Antinutritional Factors in Plant Foods: Potential Health Benefits and Adverse Effects

  title={Antinutritional Factors in Plant Foods: Potential Health Benefits and Adverse Effects},
  author={H. F. Gemede and Negussie Ratta},
  journal={International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences},
  • H. F. Gemede, Negussie Ratta
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Anti-nutritional factors are compounds which reduce the nutrient utilization and/or food intake of plants or plant products used as human foods and they play a vital role in determining the use of plants for humans. This paper is aimed to review the updated scientific information regarding the potential health benefits and adverse effects associated with major antinutritional factors found in plant foods. Antinutrients in plant foods are responsible for deleterious effects related to the… CONTINUE READING

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