Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 43 Issue 2


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Antiproliferative activity of Bacaba (Oenocarpus bacaba) and Jenipapo (Genipa americana L.) phenolic extracts: A comparison of assays

Fernanda D.B. Abadio Finco, Sabrina Böser, Lutz Graeve

The aim of this work is to assess antiproliferative effects of phenolic extracts from Bacaba (Oenocarpus bacaba) and Jenipapo (Genipa americana) fruits through a comparison of…

Probiotics as functional foods: documented health benefits

S. Sarkar

Probiotics confer protection against pathogens owing to their capability to compete with pathogens or their displacement by adhering to intestinal epithelial cells. Diverse health…


GC‐MS and antioxidant capacity analyses of cowpea seeds oils

Muhammad Nadeem Asghar, Javaid Akhtar, Muhammad Shafiq, Iram Nadeem, Muhammad Ashfaq, Sammia Shahid

The cowpea plant, being affordable and protein‐rich, is considered poor man's meat. The aim of this paper is to undertake a detailed investigation regarding in vitro total…

Physiological changes in Karanda (Carissa carandus L.) fruit during growth and ripening

Prakash R. Patel, T.V. Ramana Rao

Increased reliance on major food crops has caused shrinking of the food basket. Therefore, the aim of the present study is to introduce underutilised fruit of Karanda (Carissa


Survival of Bb12 and La5 in synbiotic milk

Maede Mohseni, Mohamad Reza Ehsani, Ali Mohamadi Sani

The aim of this study is to produce non‐fermented symbiotic milk with natural taste and to evaluate the effect of prebiotics including inulin, lactolose and…

The microbiological profile of Jamaican Ackees (Blighia sapida)

André Gordon, José C. Jackson

The aim of this paper is to study the microbiological profile of the ackee fruit during maturation.

Encapsulation efficiency of coenzyme Q10‐liposomes in alginate

Phornsinee Sakchareonkeat, Tzou‐Chi Huang, Prisana Suwannaporn, Yu Hsuan Chiang, Jue Liang Hsu, Yong Han Hong

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of alginate as a vehicle to protect coenzyme Q10 in liposomes.

A phased dietary and lifestyle approach for the treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome

Gaynor Bussell

Although affecting most women during their fertile years, PMS remains a poorly understood condition. The purpose of this paper is to present some diet and lifestyle treatment…


Antibacterial activity of oregano essential oil against foodborne pathogens

Marília Gonçalves Cattelan, Maurício Bonatto Machado de Castilhos, Priscila Juliana Pinsetta Sales, Fernando Leite Hoffmann

This paper aims to evaluate in vitro antibacterial activity of oregano essential oil against foodborne pathogens as a starting point for the use of spice as a natural preservative…


Effect of pasteurization and storage on bioactive components of Aloe vera gel

Hamed Saberian, Zohreh Hamidi‐Esfahani, Soleiman Abbasi

Aloe vera gel has nutritional and therapeutic properties due to presence of bioactive components. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of pasteurization and storage…

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