antinutrient

antinutrient

(ant″ē-noo′trē-ĕnt) [ anti- + nutrient]
A food or chemical that either interferes with the absorption and metabolism of other food sources or prevents the normal growth and development of an organism.
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Where phytate has proven to be an antinutrient, particularly in third world countries, the introduction of low-phytate crops, both hybrid and genetically modified, is being suggested by many researchers.
These antinutrient compounds may act as cancer inhibitors by preventing the formation of carcinogens and by blocking the interaction of carcinogens with cells [25].
As a vegetable it contains antinutrient substances like alkaloids, saponnins and flavones that have medicinal properties [7,17] Studies have shown that extracts of the flowers of Vernonia amygdalina exhibited a pronounced antiviral effect against several of the test viruses and it has been employed in the treatment of Asthma and kidney problems in Brazil and some part of Asia [22].
It is considered an antinutrient because its structure confers strong chelation properties.
She believes that like fiber, which for decades was considered an antinutrient, these compounds deserve serious reevaluation in terms of dietary importance.
Eeffct of cooking and irradiation on the labile vitamins and antinutrient content of a traditional African sorghum porridge and spinach relish.
The scientists also concluded that gamagrass seeds may have less of the trypsin inhibitor antinutrient than corn.
10] reported that heat and chemical (ethanol) treatments were able to reduce the antinutrient factors in J.
Gupta S, Lakshmi AJ, Manjunath M and J Prakash Analysis of nutrient and antinutrient content of underutilized green leafy vegetables.
03 * Source: FAO/WHO/UNU, 1985 Fermented popcorn-cashew (FPC); Germinated popcorn-cashew (GPC); Roasted popcorn-cashew (RPC) Table 4: Anti-nutrient composition of processed cashew nut flour Germinated Antinutrient Fermented popcorn- Roasted composition popcorn- cashew popcorn- cashew nut nut cashew nut Oxalate (mg/100g) 0.
d) To determine the antinutrient content and physicochemical properties in the amaranth grain product.