Nutritional quality evaluation of eighteen date pit varieties.

  title={Nutritional quality evaluation of eighteen date pit varieties.},
  author={Hosam M. Habib and Wissam H Ibrahim},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  volume={60 Suppl 1},
The pits from date palm fruits (Phoenix dactylifera L.) are nutrient dense but the nutrient composition across varieties has not been extensively studied. In the present study, 18 leading varieties of date pits from date fruits cultivated in the United Arab Emirates (Khalas, Barhe, Lulu, Shikat alkahlas, Sokkery, Bomaan, Sagay, Shishi, Maghool, Sultana, Fard, Maktoomi, Naptit Saif, Jabri, Kodary, Dabbas, Raziz and Shabebe) were analyzed and compared for their chemical and physical properties… CONTINUE READING

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