Telfairia occidentalis (Fluted Pumpkin) (ugu) leaf is a good source of Vit A and iron.
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What is it about?
Detailed compositional analysis of fluted pumpkin leaves shows that it is a good source of iron, Beta carotene, Vitamin K and ascorbic acid.
Why is it important?
Ugu (Fluted pumpkin (Telferia occidentalis) may be used to combat micronutrient deficiency (hidden hunger)
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