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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

Nutritional composition, anti-nutritional factors and antioxidant activity of waste seeds (Mango seeds and Tamarind seeds)

Author(s):

Mishra Richa, Prasad Ranu and Verma Anisha

Abstract:
It is important to recognize that the by-products of mango and tamarind such as, peels and seeds, hold large amount of different nutritional substances. These by-products might act as sources of natural food ingredients. Recuperation and use of mango and tamarind by-products to create profitable exacerbates will be a paramount test for research. Proximate, antinutrients and antioxidants analysis of mango seeds and tamarind seeds were done by using standard methods. From the analysis, results obtained that both seeds were rich in major nutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat, etc.) as well as minerals (Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and phosphorus). These seeds rich in antioxidant properties and also have anti-nutritional substance. This research concluded that the mango and tamarind seeds were good supplement of protein and energy for poor people. These seeds have medicinal properties i.e. inhancing immunity, medication from claiming cancer, etc. because of high antioxidant properties. This research recommends that the utilization of mango seeds and tamarind seeds were beneficial for health as well as economy.

Pages: 1078-1080  |  1663 Views  675 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Mishra Richa, Prasad Ranu and Verma Anisha. Nutritional composition, anti-nutritional factors and antioxidant activity of waste seeds (Mango seeds and Tamarind seeds). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):1078-1080.

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