Variation of Artocarpus Altilis as a Healthy Nugget Among the Community of Politeknik Merlimau,Melaka

  • Nurul Aqilah Hawaliana Mazelan Politeknik Merlimau
  • Hanis Aliaa Ramley Politeknik Merlimau
  • Rumizi Abd Manaf Politeknik Merlimau

Abstract

Artocarpus Altilis or known as Buah Sukun in Malaysia contents vitamin C, minerals, antifungal and anti –inflammatory. Nowadays, awareness on healthy eating habits among society is still low. Looking at its potential and benefit a research has been conducted to produce Altilis bite from flesh of Artocarpus Altilis. This study is assigned to determine the presence of carbohydrate, calorie and acceptance level of respondent towards Altilis bite. The Gas Chromatography (GC) has been used to detect carbohydrate and total calorie content in the product. 30 respondents were selected randomly based on their locality. Descriptive analysis was used to analyze data collected using SPSS version 22. This study indicates the presence of carbohydrate 36.9g/100g with total calorie value 190kcal/100g and acceptance level of respondents towards Altilis bite is high with a mean value of 4.45. In conclusion, Altilis Bite contains carbohydrate, energy and accepted at moderately high level.

Published
2018-12-24
How to Cite
MAZELAN, Nurul Aqilah Hawaliana; RAMLEY, Hanis Aliaa; ABD MANAF, Rumizi. Variation of Artocarpus Altilis as a Healthy Nugget Among the Community of Politeknik Merlimau,Melaka. Politeknik & Kolej Komuniti Journal of Life Long Learning, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 39-49, dec. 2018. ISSN 2600-7738. Available at: <http://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/PKKJLLL/article/view/4699>. Date accessed: 18 aug. 2019.