Table 1: Chemical composition of Agave americana L. leaves powder.

ParametersDry matter (DM) (%)AshaProteinaLipidaSoluble sugaraInsoluble sugaraSoluble fibreaInsoluble fibreaTotal fibreaKNaCaMgpH

Lyophilised Agave leaves94.14 ± 0.585.94 ± 0.1235.33 ± 0.732.03 ± 0.0642.67 ± 0.743.16 ± 0.639.03 ± 0.6429.37 ± 0.5938.40 ± 1.481.096 ± 0.110.045 ± 0.010.762 ± 0.130.092 ± 0.025.06 ± 0.07

(g/100 g DM).
b(mg/100 g DM).