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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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In another study, Abiodun and Adeleke [57] reported on substitution of banana flour with soybean flour to improve the protein content of the flour.
Plantain and banana flour is currently on sale in several cities in southern Nigeria, which is a strong indication that farmers and plantain processors are beginning to adopt processing options as a means of market diversification.
Dupaigne and Richard [65] incorporated 24% ripe banana flour into wheat flour in the manufacture of Army biscuit (high energy biscuit developed for the military especially while at war front).
Industrial utilisation of plantain and banana flour may reduce importation of wheat grains and other related farinaceous products into Nigeria and other African countries while promoting nutrients required for vulnerable groups.
When analyzing the whole meal banana flour, well-defined peaks (endothermic events in the DSC curves) occurring between 165 and 170[degrees]C (Fig.
The addition of maleic anhydride, thermoplasticization of the unripe banana flour, and the homogenization process minimized the immiscibility of our blends.
In contrast, when the banana flour was humidified before extrusion (Fig.
The surface of 70 TPF showed a uniformly oriented fibrous structure, and the transverse view showed a honeycomb pattern, which most likely originated from the greater proportion of starch and cellulose fibers from the unripe banana flour as well as the humidity level.
Acceptability and nutritional composition of nutrient enhanced banana flour
The reasons given by the respondents for liking the nutrient enhanced banana flour included the following: Long satiety feeling (20%); rich flavour (26.
The PLHIV provided with nutrient enhanced banana flour recorded lower energy intake from other foods compared to baseline results.
The addition of tomato sauce increased the acceptability of the banana flour spaghetti.