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The Supplementarv Value of Low-Fat Groundnut Flour and Groundnut Protein Isolate Fortified with Certain Vitamins and Calcium to Poor Vegetarian Rice Diet


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The diets consumed by the low-income groups of the population in India and several Asian countries, Africa and Latin America, consist predominantly of cereals, roots and tubers and contain negligible amounts of protective and protein-rich foods. Such diets are deficient in protein, certain vitamins and minerals. Consequently there is wide spread incidence of protein malnutrition and vitamin deficiency diseases particularly among children.
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  • The Supplementarv Value of Low-Fat Groundnut Flour and Groundnut Protein Isolate Fortified with Certain Vitamins and Calcium to Poor Vegetarian Rice Diet

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J. V. Prabhakar
Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India
Kantha Joseph
Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India
M. Narayana Rao
Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India
M. Swaminathan
Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India

Abstract


The diets consumed by the low-income groups of the population in India and several Asian countries, Africa and Latin America, consist predominantly of cereals, roots and tubers and contain negligible amounts of protective and protein-rich foods. Such diets are deficient in protein, certain vitamins and minerals. Consequently there is wide spread incidence of protein malnutrition and vitamin deficiency diseases particularly among children.