International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research

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Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part F (2024)

Determination of nutritional constituents of guava (Psidium guajava) leaves powder

Author(s): Swati Pawar, Dr. Vijaya Pawar, Dr. Ashwini Bidwe, Shubham Pachankar and Pooja Warkad
Abstract: Guava (Psidium guajava) leaves are nutrients rich and value adding dietary plant. It contain plenty amount of macronutrient and micronutrients which posses several medical properties to cure diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, diarrhoea, anaemia and digestive problem etc. In the present study, guava leaves were dehydrated (cabinet dryer) at 600C for 45 minutes and powder was made. Nutrients analysis of guava leaves powder shows the presence of Moisture (g) 2.77±0.01, Total Ash (g) 20.84±1, Total Fat (g) 5.05±0.015, Protein (g) 2.29±0.01, Carbohydrate (g) 38.23±0.1, Energy Value (K Cal) 290.2±1, Crude Fiber (g) 5.41±0.001, Phosphorus (mg) 360±0.12, Calcium (mg) 1660±1, Magnesium (mg) 440±1.5, Iron (mg) 13.50±0.001, Sodium (Na) 2.48±0.01, Potassium (mg) 2.24±0.01, Zinc (mg) 0.23±0.001 by using standard laboratory methods.
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How to cite this article:
Swati Pawar, Dr. Vijaya Pawar, Dr. Ashwini Bidwe, Shubham Pachankar, Pooja Warkad. Determination of nutritional constituents of guava (Psidium guajava) leaves powder. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(1):434-437. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i1f.493
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