2019
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2019.09.003
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Nkeiruka M. Oly-Alawuba, Amaka A. Iwunze

Abstract: The study assessed the nutrients, anti-nutrients and phytochemical properties of noni concentrate, pulp, and seed. Noni plant is a small evergreen tree, used for both medicinal purposes and for food. Six kilograms (6 kg) of matured, ripe noni fruit (Morinda citrifolia), was harvested by hand picking, from Green Health Farm, Imo State, Nigeria. It was divided into three equal parts, for the purposes of sample preparation and analysis. Noni pulp: One portion of the noni fruit sample was cleaned, washed and drain…

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