Nutritionists find a way to boost the nutritional profile of maize tortillas naturally

Nutritionists find a way to boost the nutritional profile of maize tortillas naturally
(Natural News) Tortillas are an important food for Mexicans and their neighbors, but maize lacks vital proteins. Looking for natural ways of fortifying the grain, researchers chose flour made from nontoxic Jatropha curcas (J. curcas) plants. The resulting fortified maize tortillas looked, felt, and tasted like ordinary ones while also packing more proteins. Maize is rich in calories,…
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