Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 39 Issue 6


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Total phenols and vitamin C contents of Iranian fruits

Zeinab Nikniaz, Reza Mahdavi, Maryam Rafraf, Abolghasem Jouyban

The antioxidant characteristics of fruits can be attributed to their contents of polyphenols and vitamins. Because of the interest in the role of antioxidants in human health, the…


An exploratory study of students' consumption of non‐alcoholic beverages in Nigeria: A qualitative perspective

Ayantunji Gbadamosi, Ojo Olukayode Iwaloye, David Bamber

Given the diversity which exists among various groups of consumers, the purpose of this paper is to explore students' consumption of non‐alcoholic beverages in Nigeria.


Responding to eating disorders in sport – UK guidelines

Alan Currie, Jeanette Crosland

Eating disorders are common in sporting populations. They have an adverse effect on athletic performance and can represent a serious health problem. Many practitioners who work…


Panelists liking of canola (Brassica napus) greens

Rhona L. Miller‐Cebert, Nahid A. Sistani, Ernst Cebert

The purpose of this paper is to describe how three traditional cruciferous vegetables: cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata), collard greens (Brassica oleracea var. acephala…

Anti‐nutritional content of products developed from potato flour

Poonam Lakra, Salil Sehgal

The purpose of this paper to standardize the technique for the development of potato flour and to incorporate it in development of the products along with defatted soy flour and…


Consumer‐awareness and information sources on food safety: A case study of Eastern Turkey

Beşir Koç, Melike Ceylan

The purpose of this paper is to emphasize the importance of the sources and means of communications that inform consumers about food risks. Another basic aim of this study is to…


Rutin alters fatty acid composition in diabetic tissues

Narasimhanaidu Kamalakkannan, Khalid S. Alnumair

The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of rutin, a polyphenolic flavonoid on the fatty acid composition in liver and kidney of streptozotocin (STZ)‐induced diabetic rats.

Effects of low‐fat and low‐GI diets on health

Tanefa A. Apekey, Anne J.E. Morris, Shamusi Fagbemi, Graham J. Griffiths

Excess weight and poor quality diets are known to be major and manageable causes of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) but the optimal diet for the prevention and reduction of CVD risk…


The influence of socioeconomic status and ethnicity on children's excess body weight

Vassiliki Costarelli, Yannis Manios

The purpose of this paper is to describe and briefly discuss the prevalence of childhood obesity in selected countries of the WHO European Region in relation to socioeconomic…


Nutrient values for Australian and overseas chicken meat

Yasmine Probst

The purpose of this paper is to summarise analysed nutrient data for Australian chicken meat and compare analysed data for Australian chicken meat with overseas data.

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