Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 34 Issue 3


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Does diet protect against Parkinson's disease? Part 1 – vitamin E

Isabella Brown

Whilst Parkinson's disease (PD) remains incurable recent evidence has suggested that diet may have a role in delaying the onset of symptoms and/or reducing the risk of developing…

Therapeutic aspects of breast milk

S. Sarkar

An attempt has been made to appraise the therapeutic uniqueness of breast milk for infants. Colostrum being rich in therapeutic attributes must be offered to infants after birth…


A need for effective health education programme for diabetic patients in Mauritius

A.H. Subratty, R. Cheekoory, A. Fakira‐Jhurry

This paper focuses on the assessment of educational need of diabetic in‐patients in medical wards in a regional hospital in Mauritius. Based on a questionnaire survey among 50…


Effect of cocoa powder extract on plasma glucose levels in hyperglycaemic rats

I. Amin, H.A. Faizul, R. Azli

This study was carried out to examine the effect of cocoa extract (CE) on plasma glucose levels in hyperglycaemic rats induced with streptozotocin. Three concentrations of CE were…

Consumer perceptions of poultry meat: a qualitative analysis

O.B. Kennedy, B.J. Stewart‐Knox, P.C. Mitchell, D.I. Thurnham

Consumer studies of meat have tended to use quantitative methodologies providing a wealth of statistically malleable information, but little in‐depth insight into consumer…


Pepper (Capsicum frutescens) fruit anthracnose in the humid forest region of south‐western Nigeria

N.A. Amusa, I.A. Kehinde, A.A. Adegbite

The etiology of fruit anthracnose in hot pepper (Capsicum frutescens) was investigated at Ibadan, Osogbo, and Ikenne in the lowland forest zone of western Nigeria. Collectotrichum

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