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Roots, tubers, plantains, and bananas in human nutrition.

Roots, tubers, plantains, and bananas in human nutrition.

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Vegetables -- Developing countries.,
    • Root crops -- Developing countries.,
    • Tuber crops -- Developing countries.,
    • Bananas -- Developing countries.,
    • Nutrition -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-182).

      SeriesFAO food and nutrition series ;, no. 24
      ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX557 .R58 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1334260M
      ISBN 109251028621
      LC Control Number92216640

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        Three Nutritional Differences Between Bananas and Plantains Janu Even though many people confuse the two and consider them the same thing, the nutritional values of bananas and plantains confirm their differences when it comes to the benefits that we want to get from them. More than million people, many below the poverty line, in developing countries depend on root, tuber and banana crops for food and income. The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas is working globally to harness the untapped potential of those crops in order to improve food security, nutrition, income, climate change resilience and gender equity of smallholders.

      V. 1. Part I. Determining what our ancestors ate. Dietary reconstruction and nutritional assessment of past peoples: the bioanthropological record ; Paleopathological evidence of malnutrition ; Dietary reconstruction as seen in coprolites ; Animals used for food in the past: as seen by their remains excavated from archaeological sites ; Chemical approaches to dietary representation ; History Reviews: 1. "Roots, tubers, plantains and bananas in human nutrition". FAO. ^ "Production crop data, Yams, ". Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ^ a b c Linus Opara (). "YAMS: Post-Harvest Operation" (PDF). ^ "Roots, Tubers, and Plantains in Food Security: In Sub-Saharan Africa, in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the.


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Roots, tubers, plantains, and bananas in human nutrition (FAO food and nutrition series)Format: Paperback. Information is provided on various aspects of growing and processing roots and tubers (such as cassava, sweet potato, yam, taro and potato) as well as bananas and plantains.

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Roots, tubers, plantains, and bananas in human nutrition. [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;]. This book reviews all aspects of roots, tubers, plantains and bananas, ranging from their history, popularization and production to their nutritional value and potential toxicity.

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Regional Technical Committee meeting of the Scaling Up Sweetpotato Through Agriculture and Nutrition (SUSTAIN) project, 11–12 SeptemberKigali, Rwanda Download. Tubers, Plantains and Bananas in Hu m an Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tubers crops as their principal source of food and nutrition.

Taro (Colocasia. Starchy roots and tuber crops play a pivotal role in the human diet. There are number of roots and tubers which make an extensive biodiversity even within the same geographical location. Thus, they add variety to the diet in addition to offering numerous desirable nutritional and health benefits such as antioxidative, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic, antimicrobial, and immunomodulatory.

FAO) This publication reviews the value of roots, tubers, plantains and bananas in human nutrition. It also includes information on toxins and antinutritional factors. The crops covered include bananas and plantains (Musa sp.), cassava (Manihot esculenta), sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), cocoyam (taro - Colocasia and Xanthosoma), and yam.

2. Roots and Tuber Crops. Plants producing starchy roots, tubers, rhizomes, corms, and stems are important to nutrition and health. They play an essential role in the diet of populations in developing countries in addition to their usage for animal feed and for manufacturing starch, alcohol, and fermented foods and beverages.

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From the ancient time of human evolution starchy roots and tubers have been a part of food choices and add variety to the modern diet in addition to offering numerous desirable nutritional and health benefits such as antiobesity, antioxidative, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic, antimicrobial, and immunomodulatory activities, among others.

The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) is a broad alliance of research-for-development stakeholders and partners. Our shared purpose is to exploit the underutilized potential of root, tuber, and banana crops for improving nutrition and food security, increasing.

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The sweet potato or sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable.

The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as sweet potato is commonly thought to be a type of potato (Solanum tuberosum) but does not belong to the nightshade.You could safely say that all plantains are bananas, but all bananas are not plantains.

Technically, they are all 'bananas' and fruits of the banana plant. However, the distinction is in their use. The term 'plantain' is mostly used to indicate. Bananas get soft and pudding-like when heated, perfect for an oozy dessert like bananas foster. Plantains, especially green ones, are dry and dense, or crispy if you fry them long enough.

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