Nutritional Evaluation of Adinandra Nitida Leaves

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Gang Li 1,* Xiaohong Ge 1 Benguo Liu 1 Changzhong Liu 2

1. School of Food Science, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang 453003, China

2. School of Animal Science, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang 453003, China

* Corresponding author.


Received: 12 May 2011 / Revised: 5 Jul. 2011 / Accepted: 3 Aug. 2011 / Published: 29 Aug. 2011

Index Terms

Adinandra nitida, nutrition, flavonoid


In this study, the nutritional evaluation of Adinandra nitida leaves was investigated. It was found that Adinandra nitida leaves were rich in necessary amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids. The content of the main flavonoid (camellianin A) was as high as 27.57±0.92 %. These results proved the high nutritional value of Adinandra nitida leaves. It has great commercial interest in the food and phyto-pharmaceutical market.

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Gang Li,Xiaohong Ge,Benguo Liu,Changzhong Liu,"Nutritional Evaluation of Adinandra Nitida Leaves", IJEM, vol.1, no.4, pp.65-69, 2011. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2011.04.10


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