The publication is broad in scope and coverage, starting with the history and nature of sorghum and millets and dealing with production, utilization and consumption. It provides extensive information on the nutritional value, chemical composition, storage and processing of these foods. In addition, the anti-nutritional factors present in these foods and ways of reducing their health hazards are discussed. The authors have described formulations of various popular foods prepared from sorghum and millets and their nutritional composition and quality, and they have compiled many recipes for the preparation of foods from regions where sorghum and millets are important dietary staples.
- Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
- Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
- Pages : 184 pages
- ISBN : 9789251033814
- Release : 19 October 1995
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews