Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 43 Issue 1


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The Mediterranean diet – a review of evidence relevant to the food and drink industry

Simon Poole, Mabel Blades

The purpose of this paper is to inform readers of the cultural and scientific basis of the Mediterranean diet.

Study of the mineral nutrients composition of three genotypes of peanuts

Angela Claudia Rodrigues, Gisely Luzia Ströher, Lucia Felidade Dias, Carlos Eduardo Silva, Makoto Matsushita, Jesuí Vergilio Visentainer, Nilson Evelázio de Souza

The purpose of this paper is to determine the effect of the genotype on the mineral composition (Ca, Cu, Fe, Mg, Mn, Se, Zn and K) of peanuts.


Knowledge and consumption patterns of coffee creamers in Accra, Ghana

Firibu Kwesi Saalia, Charles Mankanta, Agnes Budu, Gloria Essilfie

Major health benefits have been associated with the consumption of soy based foods. Non‐dairy beverage creamers made from soy protein will reduce cost and appeal to lactose…

Effect of steaming on properties of yam flour

B.A. Akinwande, O.A. Abiodun, I.A. Adeyemi

The aim of the study is to compare the effect of steaming method and time on the physico‐chemical properties of underutilized Dioscorea dumetorum with three more commonly consumed…


Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) consumption and blood thiocyanate concentration in rats

Saman Khalesi, Rosita Jamaluddin, Amin Ismail

Flaxseed (FL) is a nutrient rich seed but contains cyanogenic glycosides, which can release hydrogen cyanide (HCN) into the body after consumption. This study aims to determine…

Antioxidant activity of ginger extract (zingiber officinale) in soybean oil under thermoxidation

Neuza Jorge, Denise Andreo

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the antioxidant activity of ginger ethanol extract in soybean oil under thermoxidation.


Evaluation of cassava flour in the production of cocoa powder‐based biscuits

Esther Gyedu‐Akoto, Damian Laryea

The aim of this paper is to promote the local consumption of cassava through its utilization in baked products such as cocoa powder‐based biscuits.


Dietary diversity scores and nutritional status of women in two seasons in rural areas of Ogun State, Nigeria

S.S. Nupo, C.R.B. Oguntona, O.O. Onabanjo, E.O. Fakoya

The aim of the study is to assess the dietary diversity score (DDS) and nutritional status of women in the University of Agriculture extension village in rural areas of Ogun…


Nutritional evaluation of baby corn (zea mays)

Santosh Hooda, Asha Kawatra

The purpose of this paper is to study nutritional composition of HM‐4 variety of baby corn.


Nutrition; effects of the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Heather Hartwell, Edwin van Teijlingen, Jonathon Parker

The purpose of this paper is to review one aspect, impact of the forthcoming assessment of research in UK universities, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and to examine its…

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