Evaluation of Effects of Storage Condition and Processing on Carotenoids, Chlorophyll, Vitamins and Minerals in a Water Leaf (Talinum triangulare)

F. E. Okpalanma, P. C. Ojimelukwe
  • June 2018, Sciencedomain International
  • DOI: 10.9734/afsj/2018/41603

Waterleaf (Talinum triangulare) alleviates micronutrient deficiency

Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

What is it about?

The carotenoid content and profile of waterleaf were studied. Its vitamin and mineral composition, as well as the chlorophyll content, were evaluated.

Why is it important?

Waterleaf contains vitamins, minerals and carotenoids that promote the health of individuals and combat micronutrient deficiency


Professor Philippa C OJIMELUKWE
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia state, Nigeria

Waterleaf is a rich source of ascorbic acid and zinc

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