Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 7, Issue 3&4,2009
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Instant noodles with pectin for weight reduction


Author(s):

Somrutai Jitpukdeebodintra *, Amarawadee Jangwang

Recieved Date: 2009-07-20, Accepted Date: 2009-10-04

Abstract:

Citrus pectin was one of polysaccharides found in citrus plant. Mostly it is used in jam and jelly which contained sugar. The purpose was to study use of citrus pectin as ingredient in a brand of instant noodles for weight reduction. Low methoxy citrus pectin was suitable for production a brand of instant noodles, with a concentration of 12% by weight. The developed instant noodles with citrus pectin gave 31.44 kcal lower than the standard formula instant noodles without pectin. Physical properties and satisfactory evaluations with 30 volunteer consumers of developed instant noodles with citrus pectin were moderately and very satisfied in the same as the standard formula instant noodles without pectin. The efficacy on weight and body shape reduction (waist, buttock and top of the arm) of developed instant noodles with citrus pectin was better than that of the standard formula instant noodles without pectin.

Keywords:

Pectin, noodle, weight reduction, neutraceutical product, health, fiber, cholesterol, meal replacement


Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2009
Volume: 7
Issue: 3&4
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 126-129


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