Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 34 Issue 2


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Effects of cooking practices (boiling and frying) on the protein and amino acids contents of four selected fishes

Amin Ismail, Emmy Hainida Khairul Ikram

This study was aimed to estimate and compare the contents of protein and amino acids in raw, boiled and fried fishes of Indian mackerel “kembong” (Rastrelliger kanagurta), sardine…


Hypoglycemia and faecal minerals in rats fed phytate

Lowell L. Dilworth, Felix O. Omoruyi, Oswald Simon, Errol Y. Morrison, Helen N. Asemota

In this study, phytic acid was extracted from Jamaican sweet potato, which has been reported to contain a high phytic acid to zinc ratio and fed to Wistar rats for three weeks…

Pre‐ and post‐expiry metal levels in canned dry milk

M. Jaffar, Munir H. Shah, N. Shaheen, A. Khaliq, Saadia R. Tariq, S. Manzoor, M. Saqib

Levels of 12 metals (Ca, K, Na, Mg, Cu, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cd, Cr, Pb and Ni) were estimated in 19 different imported brands of unexpired and expired canned dry milk available from local…

Survey of the market diseases and aflatoxin contamination of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum MILL) fruits in Sokoto, northwestern Nigeria

S. Muhammad, K. Shehu, N.A. Amusa

A survey of the market diseases and aflatoxin contamination of tomato fruits was conducted in Sokoto in northwestern Nigeria in 2001 and 2002, respectively. Rotten tomato fruits…

Interactive Web‐based programs for teaching nutrition

A. Wise

This paper describes four simulations of functions found in a commercial dietary analysis program that are designed to be used in education. These include FitDiets, which…

Fast food: dietary perspectives

G. Jill Davies, Jennifer L. Smith

Consideration is given to the fast food debate in the context of a healthy diet. Fast food products readily available in retail outlets in the London area are reported on. It is…


Food and residential care in old age

Phil Lyon, Tuula Kettunen, Anne Colquhoun

In Scotland and Finland, a relatively small proportion of older people are in some form of residential care, but their numbers are not insubstantial given generally increased…

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