Treatment Moisture Content (g/100g) Crude Protein (g/100g) Total Ash (g/100g) Crude Fiber (g/100g) Crude Fat (g/100g) Utilizable (g/100g) Gross Energy (Kcal/100g)
RW 74.93 ± 0.345c 3.25 ± 0.061a 2.19 ± 0.014a 2.58 ± 0.048b 0.19 ± 0.020a 16.86 ± 0.410a 82.12 ± 1.300a
BAP 81.74 ± 0.395a 2.67 ± 0.145b 1.33 ± 0.406b 3.71 ± 0.135a 0.13 ± 0.017b 10.42 ± 0.310c 53.48 ± 1.340c
BBP 76.73 ± 0.465b 3.14 ± 0.187a 1.99 ± 0.168a 2.77 ± 0.216b 0.14 ± 0.010b 15.23 ± 0.410b 75.26 ± 2.390b
Means not followed by the same superscript letters in the same column are significantly different (P<0.05)
NB. RW stands for Raw Anchote, BAP: for Boiled After Peeling and BBP: for Boiled Before Peeling
Table 1: Mean (± SE) nutrient composition of raw and processed Anchote samples.