Nutrient Composition of Dandelions and its Potential as Human Food

  title={Nutrient Composition of Dandelions and its Potential as Human Food},
  author={Abdel E. Ghaly and N. Mahmoud and Deepika Dave},
Two thirds of the world’s populations are suffering from protein malnutrition and about 36 million people die every year due to hunger. Expansion of present agriculture practices into marginal land is not expected to solve the problem of increasing the food supply. New methods of feeding the ever increasing world population must be developed. The aim of the study was to evaluate the usefulness of the dandelion leaves as a source of supplemental protein. Protein was extracted from the dandelion… CONTINUE READING


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