International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Chemistry | Nigeria | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

Assessment of Sugar Levels in Different Soft Drinks: A Measure to Check National Food Security


Abstract: Ten samples of soft drinks available in Nigerian markets were analysed for total soluble sugars using spectrophotometric technique. The sugar contents of the soft drinks ranges between 9.91+ 0.0141 gl100ml in A1 to 13.55+ 0.0071gl100ml in A3 respectively. The sugar contents of these selected samples were found to be within the specified standard of standard organisation of Nigeria of 7.00 14.00 gl100ml.

Keywords: Soft drinks, Sugar content, Spectrophotometric technique, Food security

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,

Pages: 567 - 569

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