Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 33 Issue 1


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A brief introduction to training prisoners within the British justice system in practical catering skills

Anthony Goodger

This paper provides a synopsis of the training of prisoners in HM prisons in Great Britain in catering skills. Experience of participants in various catering courses is detailed.


Selected toxic metal levels in seasonal fruits of Pakistan

M. Jaffar, Khalid Masud

Levels of selected essential and non‐essential metals (Cd, Cr, Pb, Cu, Fe and Zn) and those of macro‐nutrients (Ca, K, Mg and Na) are estimated in 15 different seasonal fruits…


Dietary phytoestrogens – a role in women’s health

Angie Jefferson

Interest into the role of dietary phytoestrogens and their potential effects on women’s health has dramatically increased over the past decade. Phytoestrogens, and in particular…


Dietary intakes of Greek basketball players

Maria N. Hassapidou, D. Fourtounopoulos, E. Efstratiou, S. Kitsou, C. Papakitsos

This study assesses the nutritional status of 15 elite athletes. Their body weight, height and skinfold thickness were measured and BMI calculated. Dietary intakes were assessed…


Role of non‐digestible carbohydrates in colon cancer protection

Lorraine L. Niba, Suh N. Niba

The contribution of non‐digestible carbohydrates to colon cancer protection is becoming more clearly established. While the causes of colon cancer are multifold, experimental and…


The effect of four Nigerian wheat flours on the loaf volume and sensory quality of bread

L.M. Keswet, J.A. Ayo, C.B. Bello

Four Nigerian wheat flours were purchased in Bauchi and Jos central markets. A preliminary survey of Nigerian bread, using a questionnaire, was carried out within the Bauchi…

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