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Nutritional Evaluation and Antioxidant Activity of Zest obtained from Orange (Citrus sinensis) Peels

@inproceedings{Zahra2017NutritionalEA,
  title={Nutritional Evaluation and Antioxidant Activity of Zest obtained from Orange (Citrus sinensis) Peels},
  author={Naseem Zahra and Imran Kalim and Muhammad Khalid Saeed and Ijaz Ahmad and Sajila Hina},
  year={2017}
}
Oranges (Citrus sinensis) are very important in fruits and contain very important nutritional components which have medicinal importance as well. The zest of orange peel was obtained by scraping out outer most colored covering of orange peel. The aim of this study was to evaluate the nutritional significance and antioxidant activity of zest obtained from orange peel. Data revealed that orange outer most covering (zest) had higher amount of fiber 5.01%. The total moisture content (4.716%) and… 
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