Vol 7 Issue 4 July 2020-August 2020
Ambugus Peter O, Dorathy Ekpeyong Eyo, Halima Zubair, Jumoke Kafayat Shittu, Amaya J. Habila, Danlami A. Danzarami
Abstract: The proximate analysis for sprouted and unsproutedproso millet grain was determined by the standard method. All the values are in percentages (%). The moisture content for sprouted and unsprouted was found to be 24.20 and 12.28 respectively, while total Ash was 3.78 and 3.40 for sprouted and unsprouted respectively. Total lipid for sprouted and unsprouted grain was 22.25 and 16.50 respectively. The protein content was 17.27 and 13.89 respectively for sprouted and unsprouted grain. The fibre content was found to be 4.90 and 3.45 for sproutd and unsprouted grain respectively and lastly the carbohydrate content was 32.51 and 53.94 for sprouted and unsprouted respectively.
Keywords: Nutrition, Millet, Proximate, Sprouting, Diet, Obesity.
Title: THE EFFECT OF SPROUTING ON THE PROXIMATE COMPOSITION OF PROSO MILLET
Author: Ambugus Peter O, Dorathy Ekpeyong Eyo, Halima Zubair, Jumoke Kafayat Shittu, Amaya J. Habila, Danlami A. Danzarami
International Journal of Novel Research in Life Sciences