Nutrition & Food Science
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The effects of sesame oil consumption on fatigue and mental health status in women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomized, double-blinded, controlled trialMasoumeh Atefi, Mohammad Hassan Entezari, Hamid Vahedi
This paper aims to examine the effect of sesame oil (SO) on fatigue and mental health status in women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) undergoing a weight-loss diet.
Iranian traditional kefir beverage: isolation and identification of beneficial microorganisms and evaluation of antimicrobial activity against food-borne pathogensMinoo Moghimani, Afsaneh Salari, Mohammad Hashemi, Saman Soleimanpour, Golnaz Ranjbar, Asma Afshari
Kefir is a traditional fermented dairy beverage that has numerous health benefits due to the presence of bacteria and yeasts in an exopolysaccharide matrix. This study…
An observational study comparing the effects of whey and vegan meal replacements containing PolyGlycopleX® over 12-weeks in healthy adultsJulia Solnier, Roland Gahler, Simon Wood
Background/Objectives: Protein-based meal replacements (MR) with viscous soluble fibre are known aids for weight loss. This study aims to compare the effects of new whey…
Food delivery applications and fast-food consumption during COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional studyWalaa Aldhamen, Maryam Aldoulah, Zainab Alghazwi, Batool Almoathen, Yassmin Almossa, Zahraa Alsalem, Razan Algarni, Tunny Purayidathil, Omar Abuzaid, Yassmin Algindan, Rabie Khattab
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the lockdown and the increased spread of food delivery applications (FD Apps) during COVID-19 pandemic have augmented…
Determining the relationship between diet inflammatory index, mental status and quality of life in type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional studyMerve Guldali, Hakan Guveli, Ferhat Cetin, Emre Batuhan Kenger, Tugce Ozlu, Can Ergun
Diabetes is one of the health problems of increasing importance owing to the increase in its incidence and the problems it causes, and it is closely related to nutrition…
Association between neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, handgrip strength and nutritional status in geriatric patientsElif Epçaçan, İdil Gönül, Hatice Merve Bayram, Murat Gürbüz
This study aims to examine the relationship between neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), handgrip strength (HGS) and nutritional status in non-critically ill patients and…
Magnitude of undernutrition and its associated factors in children attending Child Welfare Clinics in Techiman Municipal, GhanaHumphery Garti, Anthony Wemakor, Alexander Badu, Mohammed Bukari
This study aims to estimate the magnitude of undernutrition and its associated factors [especially child health interventions at Child Welfare Clinics (CWCs)] among…
Raw and cooked aqueous and methanol extracts of Vigna unguiculata (black-eyed bean) enhances renal function in experimental Wister ratsAlexandra Idoko, Ernest Mbamalu Ezeh, Obiechinne Chigbue Philip, Onubuiwe Nelson Nwali, Patrick Okechukwu Ugwudike, Peter Chinedu Agu, Tadese Adediura Ayomide, Anne Nebeolisa Onyinye, Nneoma Okoroha Blessing
The purpose of this study was to examined the health effects of raw and cooked aqueous and methanol extracts of Vigna unguiculata on kidney function in Wistar rats.
Iron-fortified klutuk banana (Musa balbisiana Colla) flour supplementation prevented growth failure by suppressing FGF21 in malnourished ratsAbdullah Syafiq Edyanto, Emy Huriyati, Ainun Nisa, Bira Arumndari Nurrahma, Arta Farmawati
Malnutrition during childhood precedes growth failure and affects the child’s well-being later in life. This study aims to investigate the potency of iron-fortified klutuk…
The positive relationship between NUTRIC score, bioelectric measures and hospital mortality in critically ill patientsRannapaula Lawrynhuk Urbano Ferreira, Miriam Farias da Silva, Nathalya Julianny de Macedo Olimpio, Márcia Regina Dantas de Araújo Oliveira, Karina Marques Vermeulen-Serpa, José Brandão-Neto, Sancha Helena Lima Vale, Lucia Leite-Lais, Marcia Marilia Gomes Dantas Lopes
Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) and phase angle (PA) have importance in assessing nutritional and prognosis, and this study hypothesized that these…
Individual determinants of Mediterranean diet adherence among urban Lebanese adult residentsRoubina Malakieh, Veronique El Khoury, Jocelyne Matar Boumosleh, Cecile Obeid, Doris Jaalouk
Many studies revealed positive health impacts of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet), especially on metabolic disorders. Conversely, in Lebanon, recent information about…
Does body concern, food desire and academic variables associated with anxiety symptoms in women Nutrition students?Marina De Sá Azevedo, Ludmilla Fernandes Silva, Raquel Machado Schincaglia, Luciana Bronzi de Souza, Marilia Mendonça Guimarães
This study aims to assess the relationship between anxiety with body concern, academic variables and food desire in undergraduate Nutrition students.
Shift work is not associated with dietary acid load in the NHANESMaximilian Andreas Storz, Maria Brommer, Alessandra Feraco, Alexander Müller, Alvaro Luis Ronco, Mauro Lombardo
Changes in eating habits and food preferences caused by circadian rhythm disruptions in shift workers increase the risk for chronic diseases. Several studies demonstrated…
Bioactive compounds, health benefits and valorization of Pyrus pyrifolia (sand pear): a reviewRajat Chandel, Vikas Kumar, Ramandeep Kaur, Satish Kumar, Ankit Kumar, Dharminder Kumar, Swati Kapoor
Pyrus Pyrifolia (Sand Pear) is one of the most underused pear variety despite its nutraceutical potential. Therefore, this paper aims to explore the Pyrus Pyrifolia in…
Nutritional and quality attributes of bread fortified with cheeseweed mallow leaves powderAkram M. Mohammed, Ayman Mohammed El-Anany, Sami A. Althwab, Raghad M. Alhomaid, Hend F. Alharbi, Reham M. ALgheshairy, Rehab F.M. Ali
The purpose of this current investigation is to evaluate the effect of adding different levels of cheeseweed Malva parviflora L. mallow leaves powder (MPLP) on the…
Bioactive compounds of acacia, health benefits and its utilization in food processing industry: a critical reviewManish Tiwari, Anil Panghal, Vipul Mittal, Ravi Gupta
The purpose of this paper is to review phytochemical potential of acacia and its associated health advantages. Acacia a moderate-sized, deciduous tree and recognised as…
Second generation extruded snacks from sweet chestnut and corn blends – numerical optimization, nutritional, nutraceutical and storage stability characteristicsRifat Altaf, Imtiyaz Ahmad Zargar, Gousia Gani, Syed Zameer Hussain, Omar Bashir, Bazila Naseer, Sobiya Manzoor, Tawheed Amin
This study aims to develop sweet chestnut incorporated corn-based extrudates by the optimization of process conditions.
Sports nutrition knowledge translates to enhanced athletic performance: a cross-sectional study among Lebanese university athletesMireille H. Serhan, Mira Yakan, Carole Serhan
Adequate nutrition knowledge forms the foundation for optimal physical health and performance. In Lebanon, there are limited studies on the effect of nutrition knowledge…
Quality evaluation and acceptability of cookies produced from wheat (Triticum aestivum) flour substituted with avocado puree as fat substituteSamuel Ayofemi Olalekan Adeyeye, Olusola Timothy Bolaji, T.A. Abegunde, Helen O. Emun, Rasheed Adesina Oyenubi
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality and sensory properties of cookies produced from wheat flour using avocado puree as fat substitute.
Risk benefit assessment of acrylamide in bakery products and breadAmar Aouzelleg, Delia Ojinnaka
The purpose of this conceptual paper was to introduce the risk–benefit approach to bakery products in relation to their acrylamide content. Acrylamide is a compound which…
Role of health belief model and health consciousness in explaining behavioral intention to use restaurants and practicing healthy dietNihal Omar A. Natour, Eman Alshawish, Lina Alawi
The aim of this paper is to study the association between health consciousness, health belief model and intention to engage in healthy activities in addition to use restaurants.
Relationship between meteorin-like peptide (Metrnl) serum levels and inflammatory cytokines, oxidative stress biomarkers and body composition parameters in type 2 diabetes patientsYaser Khajebishak, Sadra Madani, Amir Hossein Faghfouri, Ali Soleimani, Sara Ilaei, Said Peyrovi, Laleh Payahoo
Meteorin like-peptide (Metrnl) modulates energy hemostasis and relieves inflammation and oxidative stress. This study aims to investigate the relationship between Metrnl…
Development of probiotic yogurt from almond and cow’s milk using Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GR-1Ruth Burrowes, Sharareh Hekmat
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of almond milk supplementation on the growth and viability of Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GR-1 (LGR-1) in yogurt…
Carbohydrate content and ingredient profile of supposedly “low-carb” food products in BrazilRodrigo Cavalcante Junco, Sarah Morais Senna Prates, Lucilene Rezende Anastácio
This study aims to evaluate the carbohydrate content, ingredient profile and degree of processing of supposedly “low-carb” foods in the Brazilian market.
Association between the dietary inflammatory index and chronic daily headache: findings from Dena Persian cohortZeinab Sadri, Fereshteh Najafi, Reza Beiranvand, Farhad Vahid, Javad Harooni
While several studies have reported a relationship between chronic daily headache (CDH) and different dietary patterns, no study has investigated the association between…
The use of extrusion technology for encapsulation of bioactive components for their improved stability and bioavailabilitySobiya Manzoor, Syed Zameer Hussain, Tawheed Amin, Omar Bashir, Bazila Naseer, Abida Jabeen, Ufaq Fayaz, Naseh Nisar, Aarizoo Mushtaq, Monisa Yousouf, Zahida Naseem, Uzznain Khan
The purpose of this article was to highlight the various methods of extrusion technologies for encapsulation of bioactive components (BACs).
Development and validation of the Jordanian food purchasing habits surveyZeinah Abu Zeinah, Hiba Al Sayyed, Narmeen Al-Awwad
The authors developed and validated a questionnaire called “The Jordanian Food Purchasing Habits Survey” (JFPHS). The purpose of this questionnaire was to explore…
The relationship between body mass index, anthropometric measurements and GRACE risk score in acute coronary syndromeNurgul Arslan, Gamze Akbulut, Muhammed Süleymanoğlu, Hacer Alataş, Bülent Yaprak
This study aims to determine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) risk score in patients diagnosed with…
Assessment of disordered eating attitude and mental health among Indian Kho-Kho playersKommi Kalpana, Gulshan Lal Khanna
The potential problems of Kho-Kho players have been less studied. Considering eating disorders a public health problem, but also in particular for athletes, as it can…
The potential health benefits and food applications of jamun (Syzygium cumini L.), an indigenous fruit of IndiaSurendra Babu Ayenampudi, Riya Verma, Samuel Ayofemi Olalekan Adeyeye
Jamun is an underutilised fruit crop of India whose utilization needs to be considerably increased. Despite its impressive nutritional profile and several health benefits…
Consumer understanding of sugar types predicts food label useChantelle Clarke, Kate Abel, Talitha Best
There is growing awareness internationally of the need to reduce intake of added sugars. The purpose of this study was to examine consumer sugar knowledge and food label use.
The effect of caffeine consumption on attention performance in female students at the faculty of health sciencesEmre Batuhan Kenger, Tugce Ozlu, Ani Agopyan, Can Ergun, Aysenur Uslu, Berfin Dinsel, Dilhan Disli, Nezihe Akdeniz
There are limited studies on the effects of coffee consumption, which has become part of popular culture and is highly common among young people, on the attention levels…
Nutrition Bio Shield (NBS) supplement effects on depression, anxiety, stress and food craving in women with depression and obesity: a double-blind randomized controlled trialMohammad Reza Mohammadi, Seyed-Ali Mostafavi, Aref Khalkhali
Nutrition Bio Shield (NBS) supplement is a natural product that is processed from whole wheat grains. This study aims to determine its effects on depression, anxiety…
Natural oils restore body weight, ameliorate serum bile acid and vitamin D and improve liver histology in depressionKhaled M.M. Koriem, Nevein N. Fadl, Salwa R. El-Zayat, Eman N. Hosny, Fatma A. Morsy
The purpose of this study was designed to investigate anise oil and geranium oil to amend body weight, serum bile acid and vitamin D, and liver histology in depressed rats.
The association of body mass index and dietary fat intake with autism in children: a case-control studyMaryam Gholamalizadeh, Narjes Ashouri Mirsadeghi, Samira Rastgoo, Saheb Abbas Torki, Fatemeh Bourbour, Naser Kalantari, Hanieh Shafaei, Zohreh Teymoori, Atiyeh Alizadeh, Alireza Mosavi Jarrahi, Saeid Doaei
Deficiencies or imbalances in dietary fat intake may influence on mental and neurological functions of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This study aims to…
Food waste in Indonesian hospitals: a systematic reviewRian Diana, Drajat Martianto, Yayuk Farida Baliwati, Dadang Sukandar, Agung Hendriadi
This systematic review (SR) aims to investigate plate waste quantity, determinant factors, and food waste costs in Indonesian hospitals.
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