Madhya Pradesh has been richly rewarded by nature’s bounty and has a very rich plant bio-diversity it also has a very large area under forest cover. Forest are the rich source of medicinal plant and fruit trees. Madhuca indica popularly called Mahua is present in large numbers and is used for collection of its flower rich in sugars, vitamins and calcium. The forest produce Mahua is collected on large scale and is commonly for liquor production. The tribal production involved with collection show poor nutritional status and are suffering from various diseases due to poor immunity. The present study focuses on providing a unique soy food fortified with Mahua extract. It deal with food science parameters and compares the modified soy product with other common traditional foods.
Fortified Soy Foods, Proteins, Common man
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