Comparative Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Some Selected Fruits and Vegetables Commonly Consumed in Northern Nigeria

  title={Comparative Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Some Selected Fruits and Vegetables Commonly Consumed in Northern Nigeria},
  author={Sani Abdulrazak and Yusuf Abdulraheem Oniwapele and Dennis Otie and Yusuf Ishola Sulyman},
  • Sani Abdulrazak, Yusuf Abdulraheem Oniwapele, +1 author Yusuf Ishola Sulyman
  • Published 2015
Ascorbic acid content of some fruits and vegetables commonly consumed in Northern Nigeria was measured using titrimetric method with Indophenol solution. The concentration of ascorbic acid in fruits: pineapple, banana, grape, orange and papaya were 78.92, 19.32, 41.13, 67.37 and 86.51mg/100g respectively, and that of non-leafy vegetables: tomato, red hot pepper, sweet red pepper, green pepper and ginger were 36.46, 139.48, 141.37, 117.03 and 16.46mg/100g respectively. While that of leafy… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.

Comparative Determination of Vitamin C and Iron in Ten ( 10 ) Locally Consumed Fruits in Gombe State , Nigeria

Wilson Lamayi Danbature, Fai Fredrick Yirankinyuki, Buhari Magaji, Zainab Ismail Ibrahim
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 references

Vitamin C Contents of Tropical Vegetables and Foods Determined by Voltammetric and Titrimetric Methods and Their Relevance to the Medicinal Uses of the Plants

M. Ogunlesi, W. Okiei, +3 authors G. Nkenchor
International Journal of Electrochemical Science., • 2010
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Effect of heat on the ascorbic acid content of dark green leafy vegetables and citrus fruits

A BelloA., Fowoyo P.T
African Journal of Food Science and Technology ((ISSN: 2141-5455) • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Determination of vitamin C in some fruits and vegetables in Davanagere city, (Karanataka) – India

G V.Kumar, A K.Kumar, P.G.R. Raghu, S. Manjappa
International Journal Of Pharmacy & Life Sciences, • 2013
View 1 Excerpt

Old world meets modern: a case report of scurvy.

Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Vitamin C function and status in chronic disease.

Nutrition in clinical care : an official publication of Tufts University • 2002
View 3 Excerpts

Toward a new recommended dietary allowance for vitamin C based on antioxidant and health effects in humans

Carr A.C, B Frei
Am J Clin. Nutr.; • 1999
View 2 Excerpts

Food Analysis. Aspen Publishers, Inc. Gaithersburg, Maryland United State Department of Agriculture Nutrient base

D Nielsen
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…