Proximate Composition and Mineral Contents of Spices


  • Defence Food Research Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Ceieals and Pulses Technology Discipline, Mysore, 570 011, India
  • Defence Food Research Laboratory, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, 570 011, India


Spices are important ingredients of our daily diet although they are used in small quantities. Spices are used traditionally for aroma and as preservatives. They are used in the preparation of various types of dishes both sweet and savory. Spices are used to mask spoiled meat flavour, improve colour and flavour and of late to improve shelf life of foods.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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