Proximate Analysis and Mineral Composition of Edible Mushrooms in Parts of South Eastern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ogbonnaya2009ProximateAA,
  title={Proximate Analysis and Mineral Composition of Edible Mushrooms in Parts of South Eastern Nigeria},
  author={2 Ogbonnaya and 1 Unamba and 1 Osuala},
  year={2009}
}
  • 2 Ogbonnaya, 1 Unamba, 1 Osuala
  • Published 2009
The consumption of clay, which is a soil, falls under what is known as ‘soil pica’ or geophagy. Geophagy has been a tradition in many cultures in different parts of the world. It is highly prevalent in Ghana, especially among pregnant women, for various reasons. Clay consumption is however expected to have some physiological and pathological effects owing to the fact that clay contains considerable amounts of organic material, including many live microorganisms that could have significant… CONTINUE READING
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