Estimation Herb/Spice/Vegetables Trace Elements: North-West-Regional State(s) of Haryana (India)
Permender Ratheea, Ashima Hoodab, Sushila Ratheeb*, Vikash Kumarb
A number of elements (bio-active traces from Herbs/Spices/Vegetables) can to improve the taste of foods as well as influence digestion (with metabolism processes and also contains an integer residues of undesirable components (mycotoxins/ pesticides/heavy metals/poly-cyclic carbohydrates that can be harmful). The metals (i.e. Fe, Zn, Cu and Mn) contents in (North-West region of Haryana States) mainly trendy spices/vegetables levels were estimated by atomic absorption (AAS; assayed) method. Moreover, the resulted data of metals (Zn and Cu) levels were found with-in limits to be safe (excluding Mn and Fe metals data demonstrated the higher concentration in spices/vegetables can be considered as toxic for human) by comparison with safety standards of National Ministry of Health (NMH).
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