Nutrition Evaluation of Rattan Shoots
- Received Date: 1990-12-05
- Available Online: 2012-12-04
Abstract: This paper presents the results of the analysis of the nutrient content of rattan shoots of two commercial species, viz, Daemonarops margaritae Hance and Calamus simplicifolius Wei. The results show that the shoots contain a lot of protein, fat, carbohydrate, eight kinds of amino acids and various nutrient elements and vitamins, which are essential nutrient substance for human being. Therefore, the shoots can be exploited as a valuable vegetable with low sugar and high protein.