Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600


Myrian Abecassis Faber

Myrian Abecassis Faber
University of the State of Amazonas,
Saúde, Minas Gerais, # 02, Parque das Laranjeiras (Etapa Especial), Bairro Flores, Manaus, Amazonas 69058-290

  • Research Article
    Functional Dietary Cereal Bar Based an Amazon Fruits
    Author(s): Myrian Abecassis Faber and Lucia Kiyoko Ozaki YuyamaMyrian Abecassis Faber and Lucia Kiyoko Ozaki Yuyama

    The cereal bar has arisen from the need to have a product that would bring together practicality and nutritional quality. The goal is to employ cupuaçu (the obroma grandiflorum) lightcereal grains making use of the byproduct ofacai palm (Euterpe oleracea Mart) and sucralose for the preparation of a cereal bar that can add value to fibers and proteins to the nutrition of various sections of the population. Physical and chemical, microbiological and microscopy analyses have been executed in the fruit pulp of cupuaçu and in roasted and ground acai seeds. The samples comply with the ANVISA requirements regarding microscopic and microbiological analyses. The final formulation of functional cereal bars had 5.06% of protein and a high content of 7.41% total dietary fiber, 30 mg/100 g of Vitamin A and 33 mg/100 g of Vitamin C and minerals such as phosphorus, iron, manganese, and.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000354

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