Plant food

Major Antinutrients Found in Plant Protein Sources: Their Effect on Nutrition


Journal: Pakistan Journal of Nutrition

 Publication Date: 08/2010

 Summary: Review of the nutritional effects of antinutrients found in plant proteins.

The need for adequate processing to reduce the antinutritional factors in plants used as human foods and animal feeds: A review


Journal: African Journal of Food Science

Publication Date: 09/2009

 Summary: There are many antinurtional and toxic compounds in plants and plant products used for human and animal foods. Processing is required to reduce the levels of these compounds.

Calcium Oxalate Deposits in Leaves of Corchorus olitorius as Related to Accumulation of Toxic Metals


Journal: Russian Journal of Plant Physiology

 Publication Date: 03/2004

 Summary: Plants show a large amount of oxalates crystals in their leafs and cells. Plants grown in the prescence of heavy metals uptake those heavy metals significantly. Aluminum was the only heavy metal that significantly accumulated in the oxalate crystals.


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