African yam beans (Sphenostylis stenocarpa): A review of a novel tropical food plant for human nutrition, health and food security


This review investigated African yam beans (AYB) as a novel tropical food plant for human nutrition. AYB plants food potentials, its nutritional and amino acid compositions were also examined. In the same vein, the health benefits, utilization of AYB in starch and composite flour technology as well as its toxicological analysis were explored. Also, strategies […]

Topics

Bean, Food security, Human nutrition, Yam (vegetable)
Source: African Journal of Food Science -Academic Journals