Microbial and Antioxidant Activities of Some Common Spices from Southeast Nigeria

P Ojimelukwe, A Ukom
  • Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, January 2017, Sciencedomain International
  • DOI: 10.9734/jalsi/2017/36227

Consumption of these spices have added health benefits

What is it about?

Spices such as Tetrapleura teraptera, Xylopia aethiopica and Piper guineense have high anti oxidant activity. They help prevent oxidative damage to body cells thhereby enhancing good health and longevity

Why is it important?

Consumption of thes spices will help prevent metabolic diseases and promote good health


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

By adding the studied spices to your diet, you are boosting your health status and adding value to your life

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