MAIN NUTRITIONAL AND ANTINUTRITIONAL COMPOUNDS OF BEAN SEEDS – A REVIEW.
 
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Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 2008;58(2):149–155
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Bean seeds have a unique nutritive value as they deliver valuable proteins, saccharides, minerals and vitamins, and dietary fibre. Besides, they contain a wide range of bioactive compounds that cannot be considered as nutrients, however they exert physiological effects on human. The purpose of the present review is to describe the main nutritional and antinutritional compounds of bean seeds as well as to demonstrate their positive and adverse effects on human health.
ISSN:1230-0322