Nutritional aspects of common beans and other legume seeds as animal and human foods
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Nutritional aspects of common beans and other legume seeds as animal and human foods proceedings of a meeting held November 6-9, 1973, Ribeirão Preto, S. P., Brazil by

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Published by Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición in [Caracas .
Written in English


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Statementorganized by the Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Brazil, and Agency for International Development (USAID) Washington, D.C.; editor, Werner G. Jaffé, associate editor, J. E. Dutra de Oliveira.
ContributionsJaffé, Werner G., Oliveira, José E. Dutra de., Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Prêto., United States. Agency for International Development.
LC ClassificationsTX558.L4 N87
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Pagination325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4491592M
LC Control Number79321382

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Phaseolus vulgaris is less efficient in fixing N than other legumes, but is reported to have fixed up to kg N/ha. It can nodulate with several rhizobia (Wortmann, ). Nutritional aspects. Nutritional attributes. Common beans are rich in protein (% DM) and starch (% DM), and relatively low in fibre (crude fibre less than 6% DM.   A wide variety of plant species provide edible seeds. Seeds are the dominant source of human calories and protein. The most important and popular . Clinical and experimental studies on common beans. In, ‘Nutri-tional Aspects of Common Beans and Other Legume Seeds for Animal and Human Foods’, W. G. Jaffe (Editor). Arch. Latinoamer. Nutr., Caracas, Venezuela, – Google ScholarCited by: The pods are eaten as vegetables prior to ripening (as green beans), or left to ripe and mature completely to yield dry edible bean seeds. Nutritional value / Properties of beans According to USDA, beans per g contain a staggering 21 g of protein, supplying more than 40% of daily protein needed (although protein need may be higher or lower.

Nutritional quality of legume seeds Legumes are an excellent source of many essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, fibers, antioxidants, and other. Gomez, B.R., Elias, L.G., Molina, M.R. et al. () Changes in chemical composition and nutritive value of common beans and other legumes during house cooking, in Nutritional Aspects of Common Beans and Other Legume Seeds as Animal and Human Foods Proceedings of a meeting held in Ribeirao Preto. (ed. W.G. Jaffé).Cited by: 5. Legume seeds as a source of protein Legume seeds as a source of carbohydrate and dietary fibre Fat content of Legume seeds Legume seeds as a source of minor components with major health effects 4. Food, feed and non-food uses of legumes Food use of legumes Feed uses of legumes Non-food uses of legumes 5.   1. Introduction. The domestication of Phaseolus vulgaris (common bean) occurred independently in South America and Central America/Mexico, leading to two different domesticated gene pools, the Andean and Mesoamerican, respectively [].The common bean is currently estimated to be one of the most important legumes worldwide [], and is an important source of nutrients for more than Cited by:

An attempt is made to evaluate the possible nutritional significance of some naturally occurring toxicants in the diet of man. Although the protease i Cited by: 7. high nutritional value, the bean is considered a staple grain to the diet of the people of Central America, and is the main source of protein in rural communities. Keywords: Bean, nutrition, protein, rural communities and cultivation. Introduction The dry common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are widely consumed throughout the world 1. For every tray in the germinator, g of legume seeds were soaked in ml of water containing % sodium hypochlorite solution for 30 min at room temperature. Seeds were then drained off, watered to neutral pH, and soaked in distilled water for 5 h and 30 min. Finally, hydrated seeds were located in six trays and. A legume plant produces seeds in a pod; dry beans are the mature seeds within these pods. Other members of the legume family include lentils, peas, chickpeas, peanuts and soybeans [4]. As shown in Tables 1 and 2, dry edible beans are nutrient-rich foods; they contain a variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients while providing a moderate.