Nutritional and Antioxidative Attributes of Green Mussel (Perna viridis L.) from the Southwestern Coast of India

@inproceedings{Chakraborty2016NutritionalAA,
  title={Nutritional and Antioxidative Attributes of Green Mussel (Perna viridis L.) from the Southwestern Coast of India},
  author={K Sarkar Chakraborty and Selsa Jose Chakkalakal and D Schulman Joseph and Pillaru K. Asokan and Kodayan Kizekadath Vijayan},
  year={2016}
}
ABSTRACTThe present study reports the biochemical composition of Perna viridis from the southwestern coast of India. A balanced essential to nonessential amino acid ratio (0.7:1.1) along with the optimum and balanced quantities of vitamins, mineral nutrients, and low cholesterol contents characterized P. viridis. The n-3/n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid ratio of P. viridis was found to be 3.7:5.3 and therefore may serve as an alternative to balance the higher intake of n-6 fatty acids. High… CONTINUE READING

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