Influence of Feeding Curds from Soyabean Milk on the Intestinal Synthesis of Thiamine in Rats


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  • Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India

Abstract

In our previous papers, experimental evidence was presented to show that supplementing curds from cow's milk to casein-starch diet fed to rats led to increased intestinal synthesis of thiamine and this benefitted the host to a substantial degree when the intake of the vitamin was suboptimal. The importance of soyabean milk in the dietary of oriental people need not be over emphasized. In recent years, attempts have been made to popularise vegetable milks in India as well.

Subject Discipline

Food Science and Technology

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