Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 34 Issue 5


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Does diet protect against Parkinson's disease? Part 3 – fruit, vegetables and grains

Isabella Brown

Parkinson's disease is an age‐related brain disease which is currently incurable. The long period during which damage occurs but symptoms are not evident is a focus of research…


Does diet protect against Parkinson's disease? Part 4 – vitamins and minerals

Isabella Brown

This paper is the fourth in a series on Parkinson's disease and diet and investigates the role which antioxidant vitamins A and C, niacin and selenium may have on the incidence of…


A survey of hygiene practices among food vendors in rural areas in Mauritius

A.H. Subratty, P. Beeharry, M. Chan Sun

Using a questionnaire, assesses the hygienic practices of a group of 50 street food vendors in Mauritius. The findings showed that generally, food vendors were quite aware of…


Protein energy malnutrition in complemented breast‐fed babies: implications of the timing of complementary feeding

Beatrice Olubukola Ogunba

The study investigated the association between complementation and protein energy malnutrition among 201 rural and urban women with infants of 0‐18 months of age in the Osun State…


The survival of Arcobacter butzleri, an emerging human pathogen, in the presence of acids or ethanol

Carol A. Phillips, Paul Bates

The species Arcobacter is related to the well‐known human pathogen, Campylobacter jejuni, and has been linked to human illness, both by association and epidemiologically. In this…


The effect of shift‐work on food intake and eating habits

S.L. Reeves, E. Newling‐Ward, C. Gissane

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of shift work on food intake and eating patterns in order to assess the impact of this on health. A total of 36 shift workers…

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