Nuts and Oilseeds

Nuts and Oil seeds
  • They contain about 18-40 per cent proteins.
  • Soybean is the richest source of proteins containing about 40%, along with B-vitamins, vitamin E, phosphorus and Iron.
  • They do not contain Vitamin A, D, B12 and C.
  • Oilseeds can be used for the preparation of milk substitutes which can be fed to infants over 6 months of age and to young children in areas where milk is not available in adequate amounts and children having lactose intolerance.
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