Ioan Gogoasa, Liana Alda, Maria Rada, Petru Negrea, Adina Negrea, Despina-Maria Bordean, Ariana Velciov, George Andrei Draghici, Iosif Gergen
Volume 20, Issue 4;
ISSN: 2069-0053 (print) (former ISSN: 1453-1399), Agroprint;
ISSN (online): 2068-9551
The goji fruits (Licyum barbarum) are known through their high mineral content: Ca, Mg, P, Fe, Zn, Cu, P, Se, etc., with a positive incidence of high importance on the human body. Considering these aspects, the present paper is provides information on the possibility of using such fruits as mineral supplements for human food. A series of trace essential elements: Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cr and toxic substances: Pb, Cd > were determined by atomic absorption spectrometry of (AAS).The experimental results reveal contents of essential items and small values of toxigenic elements. Therefore the goji fruits (imported from China) show a variant of use, as an additional source of trace elements in human nutrition.
goji fruits, trace elements, human nutrition