ijst volume 13, issue 1, P1-9 2020 DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2020/v13i01/149050 View full text
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Jhoanna B. Calubaquib, Milagros C. Suyu

Abstract: Objectives: The study aimed to determine the nutritive values of fortified Filipino snacks and to calculate the calorie value of the energy-yielding nutrients. Methods/statistical analysis: The Official Method of Analysis of Association of Official Analytical Chemists was used to analyze the proximate composition. The calorie content was calculated by the use of specific energy factors of 4:9:4 for proteins, fat, and carbohydrates, respectively. The majority of the food samples showed significant (P < 0.05) va…

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