Table 2

Chemical compositions of the flesh of studied dates

Analysis

Fara'd

Lulu

Bo ma'an

Dabbas

Khalas


Moisture (%)

13.20

14.40

14.81

12.89

16.13

Crude fiber (%)

2.64

1.84

2.58

2.36

2.50

Fat (%)

0.12

0.15

0.06

0.15

0.12

Nitrogen (%)

0.186

0.240

0.224

0.259

0.191

Protein (%)

1.162

1.498

1.399

1.622

1.192

Fructose (%)

33.25

31.64

32.51

28.55

32.36

Glucose (%)

35.73

36.25

36.29

37.08

36.47

Sucrose (%)

0.91

1.07

0.16

2.26

BLD2

TRS1 (%)

68.98

67.89

68.80

65.63

68.83


1TRS: total reducing sugars

2BLD: below limit of detection

Alkaabi et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:59   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-59

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