Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 40 Issue 2


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Production and utilisation of gastric rafts from polysaccharide combinations to induce satiety: A preliminary study

Mingguo Tang, Kamran Alvani, Richard F. Tester

The purpose of this paper is to prepare alginate‐pectin‐starch containing matrices expanded by the generation of carbon dioxide, from carbonates when in contact with acids…

Biocontrol of spoilage yeasts and moulds by Williopsis saturnus var. saturnus in yoghurt

Shao Quan Liu, Marlene Tsao

Spoilage due to yeast and mould growth is a major issue for yoghurt quality and shelf‐life. There is a need to develop natural alternatives to chemical preservation. The purpose…


Body dissatisfaction and dieting among adolescent females in the Republic of Ireland (ROI): A quantitative study

Elaine Mooney, Heather Farley, Chris J. Strugnell

It is widely acknowledged that eating habits established during adolescence can follow on into adulthood. Consequently, the fact that body dissatisfaction and dieting are very…


Physicochemical properties of Roselle seed oil

Adeleke Isaac Bamgboye, Oyebola I. Adejumo

The purpose of this paper is to determine the physicochemical properties of oil produced from Roselle seeds.


Extraction and purification of omega‐3 fatty acids concentrate from Hypophthalmichthys molitrix oil

Hedieh Alavi Talab, Mehdi Ardjmand, Abbasali Motallebi, Reza Pourgholam

Extraction and purification of Hypophthalmichthys molitrix fish oil by urea complex formation were made at −5, +1 and +5 C, respectively. Omega‐3 polyunsaturated fatty acids…


Television viewing and fast food intake of American and Japanese college students

Futoshi Kobayashi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between daily television viewing duration and weekly fast food intake of American and Japanese college students.


Microbiological assessment of probioticated ginger‐based beverages

Adekanmi Hezekiah Adeniran, Sumbo Henrietta Abiose, Moses Terkula Ukeyima

The need for production of more health‐promoting and affordable drinks prompted the idea of incorporating probiotic bacterial isolates into ginger‐based beverages. The purpose of…

Individualized dietary intervention and hospitalized patients, Tehran, Iran

Bahareh Amirkalali, Saeed Hosseini, Fatemeh Ramezani, Sara Nejati, Neda Nayebi, Bagher Larijani

The purpose of this paper is first to examine whether standard hospital food met patients' requirements and second, to evaluate the effect of individualized dietary intervention…


Use of slow release starch (SRS) to treat hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetics

Xin Qi, Margaret Band, Richard Tester, John Piggott, Steve J. Hurel

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate if slow release starch (SRS) could be used to control/limit hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetics.


Low‐fat diet: case study of a cardiology patient

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

Healthy diet and lifestyle have been shown to be important for obese patients in the management of diet‐related diseases especially in the improvement of cardiovascular disease…

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