STUDY TO ASSESS CARBOHYDRATE LEVELS IN VARIOUS FRUITSAbstract
Fruits are considered as the wonder source of nutrition that are being obtained from the Plants. Fruits contain various bio active compounds that helps someone to fight against illness. A study has been conducted to evaluate the carbohydrate levels in various fruits. The fruits such as Malus domestica, Carica papaya, Psidium guajava, Ziziphus jujuba, Citrus sinensis, Punica granatum, Musa paradisiaca were tested and found to possess 0.38%, 0.48%, 0.5%, 0.5%, 0.885, 1.16% and 1.24% of carbohydrate levels respectively. In this study we found that same amount of Carbohydrate levels present in the Psidium guajava, Ziziphus jujuba. Musa paradisiaca shown highest amount of carbohydrate level (1.24%) and Psidium guajava, Ziziphus jujuba shown least amount of carbohydrate level (0.5%).
H. P. Saripalli, D. Taneti, T. Ramesh and V. N. Kadali*
Department of Biotechnology, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
15 April 2016
09 May 2016
19 June 2016
30 June 2016