antinutrient


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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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Effect of cooking on the mineral and antinutrient contents of the leaves of seven accessions of Colocasia esculenta (L.
Investigations on the nutrient and antinutrient content of typical plants used as fish feed in small scale aquaculture in the mountainous regions of Northern Vietnam.
Minerals (Zn, Fe, Ca and Mg) and antinutrient (phytic acid) constituents in common beans.
Seeds of overripe pawpaw fruit are good source of protein, energy, nutritive minerals and have low antinutrient values (Oyeleke et al.
Effects of sprouting on nutrient and antinutrient composition of kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris var.
Antinutrient factors of vegetable cowpea (sesquipedalis) seeds during thermal processing.
Plants have the ability to uptake micronutrients from nutrient rich soils with minimum uptake of antinutrient.
Aflatoxin is also known as an antinutrient substance that binds proteins, vitamins and minerals and prevents the body from absorbing nutrients.
Amino acid, fatty acid, vitamin, mineral, and antinutrient contents of grasshopper meal are expressed as mean [+ or -] SD.
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.
Antinutrient analysis: The chemical composition in mg/100g (DW) for alkaloid, saponins, and phytate were 2.