Enhancement of Child Survival and Rehabilitation of Malnourished Children Through the Development of Inexpensive Bean/Sorghum/Maize Foods
Michigan State University
Sokoine University (Tanzania)
Maurice Bennink (US); Henry Laswai (Tanzania)
1. Install and commission a new food production facility at SUA. Evaluate the quality and acceptability of bean-cereal products produced at SUA. 2. Evaluate the efficacy of bean-cereal blends to promote growth. 3. Evaluate the efficacy of navy beans to inhibit colon cancer in an obese-diabetic model of colon cancer. 4. Determine if the anti-colon cancer properties associated with eating black beans is contained in an alcohol extract of the bean and if so, do oligosaccharides contribute to the anti-cancer activity.