Seafood Waste as a Nutrient-Dense Source for Calcium Supplements in India: A Minireview
Ritika A. Tandel and Jitesh B. Solanki 
Calcium is an important mineral that is essential for human health, particularly bone health. Marine biological calcium is a plentiful supply with a complicated active structure that is well accepted. India has a long coastline, and seafood is an important element of its cuisine, culture and economy. However, seafood processing generates a significant amount of waste, which causes environmental issues and creates waste management challenges. Simultaneously, calcium deficiency is a serious public health problem in India, impacting people of all ages. This article presents a solution to both of these issues at the same time by extracting calcium supplements from seafood trash. The article investigates and assesses the viability of using discarded seafood shells as a source of calcium supplements and the provision of a low-cost and long-term solution.
Calcium, Seafood waste, Processing, Calcium Supplement, Calcium deficiency
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  • 29th July, 2023
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Tandel and Solanki, (2023) Seafood Waste as a NutrientDense Source for Calcium Supplements in India: A Minireview. Chronicle of Aquatic Science 1(2): 82-88
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