Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 40 Issue 1


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Variations in phenolics and antioxidants in Indian onions (Allium cepa L.): Genotype selection for breeding

Dalamu, Charanjit Kaur, Meenakshi Singh, Shweta Walia, Subodh Joshi, A.D. Munshi

The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive evaluation of 34 onion genotypes for their antioxidant activity (AOX) content of phenolics, quercetin and pungency to…

The influence of the availability of fruits and vegetables in the workplace on the consumption of workers

Daniel Henrique Bandoni, Kelly Cristina de Moura Bombem, Dirce Maria Lobo Marchioni, Patricia Constante Jaime

The purpose of this paper is to assess the influence of availability of fruits and vegetables on adult workers' consumption adequacy in the workplace.


Vending machines in hospitals – are they healthy?

Samantha Kibblewhite, Sue Bowker, Huw R. Jenkins

A healthy, balanced and nutritious diet for children and young people is essential for normal growth and development. Vending machines can be a source of food and drink high in…


Cytotoxicity and polyphenol diversity in selected parts of Mangifera pajang and Artocarpus odoratissimus fruits

Mohd Fadzelly Abu Bakar, Maryati Mohamed, Asmah Rahmat, Steven A. Burr, Jeffrey R. Fry

Research on cancer chemopreventive properties of fruits has increased in recent years. Polyphenols have been suggested to exert such effects. The purpose of this paper is to…


Potential of African pear (Dacryodes edulis) as an ingredient in plantain‐based composite cookies

Oluwatooyin Faramade Osundahunsi, Kudirat Titilope Seidu, Olubukola Victoria Oyerinde

The purpose of this paper is to explore the level of substitution of margarine with African pear that will be acceptable to consumers.


Effect of Greek orthodox Easter holidays on body weight gain

M. Hourdakis, D. Papandreou, P. Malindretos, D. Vassilakou, N. Papastergiou, D. Tantsidis, D. Kouvelas

It is commonly asserted that a lot of people may gain about 2.5 kg of weight or more over holiday periods, however data are limited. The purpose of this paper is to assess…

Enzymatic elimination of acrylamide in potato‐based thermally treated foods

Zuzana Ciesarová, Kristína Kukurová, Cyntia Benešová

Acrylamide is a processing chemical contaminant arising from naturally occurring food components during heat treatment. The purpose of this paper is to ascertain and confirm the…

Nutritional status of top team‐sport athletes according to body fat

Sousana K. Papadopoulou, Sophia D. Papadopoulou

The purpose of this paper is to make an assessment of energy and nutrients intake of elite female athletes and identify potential differences according to body fat (BF).


Fruit and vegetable playing cards: Utility of the game for nutrition education

Gregor Torkar, Miša Pintarič, Verena Koch

The purpose of this paper is to measure the effectiveness of fruit and vegetable playing cards for teaching schoolchildren about fruits and vegetables, health, and nutrition.

A systematic review of the quality, content, and context of breakfast consumption

Barbara Ann Mullan, Monika Singh

Consumption of breakfast is often associated with important health‐related behaviours. For example, skipping breakfast is related to obesity and eating breakfast is also…

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