B Vitamin content of avocados: Studies reveal California-grown avocados are in superior group of foods as source of pantothenic acid and vitamin B
AuthorsAlice P. Hall
Jorene G. Moore
Agnes Fay Morgan
Authors AffiliationsAlice P. Hall is Principal Laboratory Technician in Home Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Jorene G. Moore was Laboratory Technician in Home Economics, University of California, Berkeley, when these studies were made; Agnes Fay Morgan is Professor of Home Economics, Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 10(11):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n11p13. November 1956.
Three varieties of California-grown avocados-Fuerte, Anaheim, and Hass— of four crop years, were examined for content of most of the B vitamins. The fat and water contents, and the effect of various periods of refrigeration and ripening at room temperatures also were given attention.
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