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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 6)
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Determination of Nutritional and Anti-Nutrient Content of Vitis vinifera (Grapes) Grown in Bomo (Area C) Zaria, Nigeria

V.O. Aina, Binta Sambo, Amina Zakari, M.S. Hauwa Haruna, Hauwa Umar, R.M. Akinboboye and Adama Mohammed
Corresponding Author:  V.O. Aina 

Key words:  Anti-nutrient, carbohydrate, cyanogenic glycosides, dietary fibre, polyphenol, Vitis vinifera, ,
Vol. 4 , (6): 445-448
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February 13, 2012 June 15, 2012 December 20, 2012
Abstract:

Various nutrients in Vitis vinifera (Grape) grown in Bomo village, Zaria were analyzed. These include carbohydrate, lipids, Moisture Fibre, Ash, proteins and Minerals such as Ca, Fe, Cd. The Macro-Kjeldhal method was used for protein determination, soxhlet extraction for fat and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer for mineral element determination. Anti-Nutrients determined were Oxalate, Phytic Acid and Cyanogenic Glycosides. The result showed that moisture content was 81.50%, lipid 0.18 and 0.44% ppm for calcium. The concentration of the anti-nutrient agreed with the WHO standard which was not harmful enough to prevent consumption of the fruit.
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V.O. Aina, Binta Sambo, Amina Zakari, M.S. Hauwa Haruna, Hauwa Umar, R.M. Akinboboye and Adama Mohammed, 2012. Determination of Nutritional and Anti-Nutrient Content of Vitis vinifera (Grapes) Grown in Bomo (Area C) Zaria, Nigeria.  Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology, 4(6): 445-448.
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