Chemical Analysis of Tropical Health Foods Carao

Ligia Carmona Infante did a chemical analysis of Tropical Health Foods carao in May, 2004, as part of her master's degree in Chemistry at the University of Costa Rica.  The results are given below:

Humidity 35%
Tannins 14.2%
Carbohydrates 32.9%
Ash  32.11%
Iron  14 ppm
Calcium 51 ppm
phosphorus .2%
magnesium 151 ppm
Phytic Acid 5.4 %