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Likely positive effect of alpha-linolenic acid supplementation on the lung and the negative effect of it on the adipose tissue of COVID-19 patientsCarlos Alberto Soares da Costa
This paper aims to describe the likely positive effects of alpha-linolenic acid supplementation on the lung and the negative effects of it on the adipose tissue of…
Dietary fiber is not traditionally considered to have anti-inflammatory actions in skeletal muscle. This study aims to test the hypothesis that oat β-glucans fiber intake…
Association of food security, body mass index, micronutrient adequacy and adherence to Alternative Healthy Eating Index 2010 among Iranian householdsSeyedeh Parisa Moosavian, Awat Feizi, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh, Leila Azadbakht
There is limited knowledge about the association of food insecurity and dietary quality among the Iranian households. The purpose of this study is to determine diet…
Acrylamide is a compound found in several food products. Due to the toxicity of this compound, research also seeks strategies to modify industrial and homemade processes…
Assessing nutrient inadequacies and influence of socio-economic characteristics on diet quality of the Mbororo minority women in Northwest CameroonPride Anya Ebile, Hycenth Tim Ndah, Jens Norbert Wünsche
Limited data are available in facilitating nutritional interventions in developing countries. The objective of this study is to assess the mean dietary diversity score…
Dietary intake is a modifiable risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS). Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the association between the Healthy Eating Index-2015…
The effect of vitamin D supplementation on serum concentrations of dehydroepiandrosterone, paraoxonase 1, apolipoproteins, free fatty acid and insulin in vitamin D deficient obese and overweight individuals under a low-calorie diet program: a randomized controlled trialElhameh Chehsmazar, Mitra Zarrati, Bahareh Yazdani, Elham Razmpoosh, Agha Fatemeh Hosseini, Farzad Shidfar
Adipose tissue accumulation by trapping vitamin D and reducing its level may cause serious side effects. The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of vitamin D…
High-fat diets are detrimental of the lipid profile, glucose metabolism and body composition of Wistar rats: the role of fatty acid type and consumption durationArthur Rocha-Gomes, Juliana Dara Silva, Thais Angélica Morais, Amanda Rosa da Costa Ferreira, Viviane Cristina Costa, Amanda Escobar Teixeira, Mayara Rodrigues Lessa, Alexandre Alves da Silva, Nísia Andrade Villela Dessimoni-Pinto, Tania Regina Riul
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the nutritional effects in Wistar rats of supplementation with stand-alone saturated fatty acid (SFA) or monounsaturated fatty…
Nutritional, biochemical and organoleptic properties of high protein-fibre functional foods developed from plantain, defatted soybean, rice-bran and oat-bran flourTimilehin David Oluwajuyitan, Oluwole Steve Ijarotimi, Tayo Nathaniel Fagbemi
This study was aimed to develop and evaluate nutritional efficacy and bio-efficacy of food products from plantain, soycake, rice-bran and oat-bran flour.
Food security research in selected Southern European and Eastern Mediterranean countries: a narrative reviewAthanasios Michalis, Vassiliki Costarelli
The paper aims to investigate food security research in Southern Europe and selected Eastern Mediterranean countries.
This study aims to analyze the levels of vitamin C, phenolic compounds and antioxidants in baby food. Providing nutritious food to the infants is essential for their…
The purpose of this study was to investigate the chemical, textural and sensory properties of some starter cultures fruit-added Golot cheese.
This study aims to compare commonly used dietary assessment methods in non-obese young adults.
Development of a cereal-based product using residual Moringa oleifera Lam. seed powder biomass and pseudo-plastic behavior of the dough mixturesRenata D. Paz, Andrea C. Landázuri, María Gabriela Vernaza
The purpose of this paper was to promote the use of residual moringa seed powder (RMSP) for the enhancement of cereal-based products. RMSP is usually discarded after…
This study aims to update the information on the current status of micronutrient fortification for iron, zinc, folic acid and vitamin A in mandatory fortified food…
Considerations for development of low-cost supplementary foods for lactating women in India – a reviewSandeep Kaur, Vikas Kumar, Satish Kumar, Sheenam Suri, Jaspreet Kaur
Malnutrition is a serious public health problem, which occurs because of an inadequate supply of nutrients and therefore affects many children and women (especially…
This study aims to examine whether Globularia alypum (Ga) lyophilized aqueous leaves extract treatment improves cardiometabolic syndromes such as hyperglycemia, lipid…
Quality, understandability and actionability of online patient education material about hypertensionMohd Ramadan Ab Hamid, Mastura Mohd Isamudin, Siti Sabariah Buhari, Emmy Hainida Khairul Ikram
The purpose of this paper is to assess the value of websites accessible to patients looking for Web-based information regarding hypertension management.
Volatile flavor plays a main role in defining the fruit quality by consumers. Bruising leads often to dark spots on fruits and its amount could highly affect product…
This study aims to investigate the association of vitamin D intake and the risk of depression, anxiety and stress among Tehranian female adolescents.
Research on the effects of L-carnitine and trans-chalcone on endoplasmic reticulum stress and oxidative stress in high-fructose corn syrup-fed ratsVelid Unsal, Köksal Deveci, Zeliha Cansel Ozmen, Mehmet Kemal Tumer
The debate on the metabolic effects of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) continues. The deterioration of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) homeostasis is called ER stress…
Knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practices of food technical assistants toward hazard analysis critical control point in Isfahan, Iran: A survey in dairy processing plants with different grading level of prerequisite programsHadiseh Ebdali, Masoud Sami, Nimah Bahreini, Zahra Esfandiari
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the levels of food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of food technical assistants (FTAs) working in dairy processing…
Food variety, dietary diversity scores and dietary quality of complementary foods consuming by 6-24 months aged children in Jimma town, southwest EthiopiaKiros Mezgebo, Tefera Belachew Lema, Satheesh Neela
This paper aims to assess Food Variety Score (FVS), Dietary Diversity Score (DDS) and dietary quality of collected complementary foods consumed in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia.
This study aims to determine the effects of nutrition knowledge on the use of nutrition facts labels in emerging adults by defining the nutrition education status.
Adhering to lifestyle change recommendations via the trans-theoretical model: a mixed-methods study among type 2 diabetes patientsNoraishah Mohamed Nor, Suriati Sidek, Nurulwahidah Saad, Nurul Hazirah Jaafar, Nor Azwani Mohd Shukri
This paper aims to identify and explore the factors affecting type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients' adherence to lifestyle change recommendations, with the guidance of…
The purpose of this paper aims to assess the intake of dietary selenium among Jordanian adults in Madaba Governorate.
Probiotic oats milk drink with microencapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum – an alternative to dairy productsSangami Ravindran, RadhaiSri S.
Interest in probiotic food products has constantly increased due to the awareness on importance of gut microbiome; an increasing demand has encouraged the development of…
Assessment of antioxidant activity, minerals and chemical constituents of edible mahua (Madhuca longifolia) flower and fruit of using principal component analysisVinti Singh, Jyotsana Singh, Radha Kushwaha, Monika Singh, Sandeep Kumar, Awadhesh Kumar Rai
Flowers and fruits of Madhuca longifolia (Koenig) (mahua) tree are edible and used as traditional Indian medicines. The physicochemical properties of different parts of…
The effect of partially or totally replacing milk fat by jojoba oil in Domiati cheese production on some nutritional and quality propertiesRehab F. M. Ali, Ayman M. El-Anany, Hassan M. Mousa
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of partial or total substitution of milk fat by various levels of jojoba oil on the nutritional, physicochemical and…
Geranium oil and anise oil inhibit brain cerebral cortex and hippocampus inflammation in depressed animal modelKhaled Mohamed Mohamed Koriem, Nevein Naim Fadl, Salwa Refat El-Zayat, Eman Nasr Hosny, Karima Abbas El-Shamy, Mahmoud Soliman Arbid, Fatma Adly Morsy, Marwa Helmy El-Azma
The purpose of this paper is to check the geranium oil and anise oil effect to inhibit inflammation in brain cerebral cortex and hippocampus areas in depression.
Correlation of anthropometric indices with lipid profile indices among Malay obese and non-obese subjects in MalaysiaMuhammad Ilyas Nadeem, Yasrul Izad Abu Bakar, Sana Akram, Atif Amin Baig
This study aims to determine the correlation of anthropometric measurements with serum lipid profile among Malay subjects in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy. GDM is defined as glucose intolerance of variable severity with onset or first…
The association between healthy eating index and serum antioxidant indices in patients with different degrees of cataract compared to healthy subjects: a case-control studyNaeimeh Heidari, Masoumeh Jabbari, Mina Babashahi, Reza Nabie, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Seyed Rafie Arefhosseini
Studies conducted on association between diet and cataract, found conflicting results. This paper aims to investigate the association between healthy eating index (HEI…
Antenatal care attendance and maternal knowledge on child feeding predict haemoglobin level of pre-school children in Wa Municipality of GhanaMartin Nyaaba Adokiya, Andrews T.K. Langu, Zakari Ali
The purpose of this paper is to identify locally relevant factors that predict low haemoglobin (Hb < 11.0g/dl) level of pre-school children (6–23 months) in an…
Glycemic index (GI) is a physiological basis for ranking carbohydrate foods based on the blood glucose responses they produce after ingestion. Emblica officinalis (E…
Concentration of iodine in iodized salt and estimation in school meals in a region of northeast BrazilRaylane Oliveira Souza, Ana Beatriz Moura Santos, Fabiana Melo Soares, Fabrine Texeira Santos, Rafael Ciro Marques Cavalcante, Bárbara Melo Santos do Nascimento, Vivianne de Sousa Rocha
Improper levels or excess of iodine may present a greater risk to health, for this reason, this paper aims to assess the iodine content present in salt and estimate the…
Data on relationship between dietary intake of sodium and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk are scarce. This paper aims to find the possible association…
Comparative effects of repeatedly heated cooking oils on tissue lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed Sprague Dawley ratsChinu Chacko, Rajamohan Thankappan
The purpose of this paper is to compare the effects of repeatedly heated coconut oil, mustard oil and sunflower oil on antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed Sprague Dawley rats.
Genistein supplementation improves some cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women with Type 2 diabetes mellitusHassan Braxas, Maryam Rafraf, Saadat Karimi Hasanabad, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a worldwide health problem. Blood pressure (BP) and inflammation are well-established risk factors for the cardiovascular complications…
Cafeteria diet from birth to adulthood promotes hepatic steatosis and redox imbalance in Wistar ratsLetícia Fernandes Gomes, Sibelle Aparecida Madureira Costa, Arthur Rocha-Gomes, Amanda Escobar Teixeira, Alexandre Alves da Silva, Mayara Rodrigues Lessa, Nísia Andrade Villela Dessimoni-Pinto, Sergio Ricardo Stuckert Seixas, Tania Regina Riul
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the pathological, biochemical and redox state parameters of liver tissue in Wistar rats treated from birth to adulthood (119 days…
Leafy vegetables are known to be highly perishable because of high moisture content, which had resulted in applications of different preservative methods. However, these…
Effects of different concentrations of guar, xanthan and locust bean gums on physicochemical quality and rheological properties of corn flour tarhanaMunir Anil, Yusuf Durmus, Zekai Tarakci
Celiac disease patients cannot consume gluten-containing diets; thus, gluten-free products should be offered to meet the nutritional needs of these patients. The purpose…
The association of food insecurity with sociodemographic factors and depression in the elderly population of Qarchak city – IranRana Rafat, Arezoo Rezazadeh, Pishva Arzhang, Abbas Alipourr
Elderly people are at higher risk of food insecurity because of limited or uncertain inaccessibility to adequate food supply. This is not only as a result of economic…
Hibiscus sabdariffa ethanolic extract modulates adipokine levels, decreases visceral fat and improves glycemic profile in high-fat/sugar diet-induced obese ratsKarla E. Von Dentz, Bianca S. Silva, Eveline A.I.F. Queiroz, Gisele F. Bomfim, André F. Nascimento, Mário M. Sugizaki, Renata A.M. Luvizotto
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa ethanolic extract (HsE) on protein levels of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α, interleukin (IL)-6…
The physical, biomechanical and chemical properties of the composite biodegradable films are examined by their chemical composition, structure, processing conditions and…
This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition interventions conducted in pregnant adolescents and their implications for future research.
Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preferenceChristelle Bou-Mitri, Marilyn Abdessater, Hani Zgheib, Zeina Akiki
The purpose of this paper is to assess the impact of the packaging design on consumers’ perception of the food quality, safety, healthiness and preference to buy.
Antihypercholesterolemic and anti-atherogenic effects of lyophilized aqueous extract of Globularia alypum leaves in rats fed a high-cholesterol dietNawal Taleb-Dida, Djamil Krouf, Yasmina Bahlil, Sarra Dali, Fatima Zohra Alachaher, Akila Guenzet
This paper aims to investigate the preventive effects of a concomitant supplementation of a lyophilized aqueous extract of Globularia alypum (Ga) leaves in a high…
Effect of simulated gastrointestinal digestion of bioactive peptide from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) tempe on angiotensin-I converting enzyme inhibitory activityIsmail Dwi Putra, Yustinus Marsono, Retno Indrati
The purpose of this paper is to understand the effect of hydrolysis by pepsin and pancreatin on the angiotensin-I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity of bioactive…
Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load and risk of ulcerative colitis: results from a case-control studyMina Movahedian, Jamal Rahmani, Zahra Yari, Samaneh Rashvand, Azita Hekmatdoost
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the possible relationship of dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) with ulcerative colitis (UC) risks because there…
There is some evidence that suggest a higher dietary total antioxidant capacity (DTAC) is associated with a lower risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Considering the…
Calyx of okra pods is usually cut off and discarded as a waste during processing, whereas the pulp and seeds are being used. This study aims to investigate the nutrient…
Among soy products, soy ice cream with neutral pH, high total solids contents and prebiotic oligosaccharides is an appropriate vehicle for probiotics. The purpose of this…
Bioactive compounds, associated health benefits and safety considerations of Moringa oleifera L.: an updated reviewNavnidhi Chhikara, Amolakdeep Kaur, Sandeep Mann, M.K. Garg, Sajad Ahmad Sofi, Anil Panghal
The purpose of this paper is to review the nutritional and phytochemical value of Moringa oleifera L., along with health benefits. Moringa oleifera, a highly valued plant…
Investigation of the potential relationship between depression, diabetes knowledge and self-care management with the quality of life in diabetic patients – an analytical studyYaser Khajebishak, Amir Hossein Faghfouri, Ali Molaei, Vahid Rahmani, Samira Amiri, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Laleh Payahoo
This paper aims to investigate the potential relationship between depression, diabetes knowledge and self-care management with quality of life in diabetic patients.
The purpose of this study was to optimize meat slices for processing attributes to produce better sensory features in developed products from buffalo veal and chevon. The…
Snacking contributes to one-quarter of children’s total daily energy intake in the USA, with many snack foods being nutrient-poor and energy-dense. Snacking and sugary…
The purpose of this paper is to design a culinary education program and ascertain its impact on knowledge, phobias, culinary skills and diet quality in schoolchildren.
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