Nutritional quality of nixtamal tortillas fortified with vitamins and soy proteins.

@article{Crdenas2003NutritionalQO,
  title={Nutritional quality of nixtamal tortillas fortified with vitamins and soy proteins.},
  author={Juan de Dios Figueroa C{\'a}rdenas and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Acero God{\'i}nez and Nora Lilia Vasco M{\'e}ndez and Alejandro Lozano Guzm{\'a}n and Luz Mar{\'i}a Flores Acosta},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={189-200}
}
The nutritional qualities of nixtamal tortillas (TN) fortified with vitamins and soy flour was evaluated. The rats fed with TN and nixtamal tortillas with 0.15% of vitamins and iron (TNV) did not show differences in weights. The diets of fortified tortillas with 4% defatted soy (TNS), the combination of defatted soy and vitamins (TNVS) and the whole tortilla with defatted soy (TIS) were the treatments that caused the best growth in the experimental animals. The chemical analysis indicated… CONTINUE READING