Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 43 Issue 3


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Protective effect of oregano (Origanum vulgar L.) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) oleoresins in stored soybean oil

Neuza Jorge, Patrícia Vieira Del Ré

The objective of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant effect of oregano and thyme extracts isolatedly and combinedly applied in soybean oil.


Development of sweet preparations with dietary fiber and low energy density

Carolina Tavares, Ana Paula Geraldo, Jamile Ramos, Maria Elisabeth Pinto e Silva

The purpose of this study was to reduce the ED of sweet preparations through calorie reduction by replacing sucrose, reducing fat, and increasing the amount of dietary fiber.

Feasibility and acceptability of fructooligosaccharide substituted popular Indian foods

Aakanksha Mahendra, Mini Sheth

The research aims to study the feasibility and acceptability trials of fructooligosaccharide (FOS) substituted popular Indian foods.


Social and lifestyle factors associated with hypertension in Bahraini community

Abdulrahman O. Musaiger, Mariam Al‐Mannai, Khaldoon Al‐Roomi

Hypertension is one of important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, which represents 30 per cent of annual total deaths in Bahrain. Studies on factors associated with…


Nutraceutical properties of Romanian heather honey

Adela Moise, Alexandru Mărghitaş Liviu, Daniel Dezmirean, Otilia Bobis

The main purpose of this study is to create a complete physico‐chemical characterisation of Romanian heather honey.


Impact of contrasting food sources on health versus environment

Robert B. Adams, Barbara Demmig‐Adams

The purpose of this review is to compare the impact of modern food production on human health with their impact on the sustainability of food production.


Nutrition for patients treated for cancer

Mabel Blades

The purpose of this paper is to examine nutritional interventions for patients being treated for cancer.


Caffeine effect on exercise performance and disease issues: an updated mini review

Panayiotis Platritis, Eleni Andreou, Dimitrios Papandreou

The paper aims to describe the effects of caffeine intake on exercise performance as well on diabetes, cirrhosis and asthma.


Does religious fasting affect energy and macro‐nutrients intakes?

Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak, Nik Mazlan Mamat, Wan Azdie Mohd Abu Bakar, Mohd Firdaus Nazri Shaharuddin

This study was designed with the aim of assessing the energy and nutrient intakes of male university students before and during Ramadan and comparing it with the Recommended…


Egg cooking pods: do they meet manufacturers' claims

Charles Broz, Kalynn Baldock, Beth Blind

Research on the efficiency of non‐traditional cookware is limited. Manufacturers claim that plastic egg cooking pods (Eggies™) are easy to use, offer a non‐stick product release…

Sugars, organic acids, and phenolic acids of exotic seasonable tropical fruits

Pin‐Rou Lee, Rou‐Ming Tan, Bin Yu, Philip Curran, Shao‐Quan Liu

The purpose of this study was to characterise the physiochemical properties of selected exotic seasonal tropical fruits available in Singapore.

Effect of sardine protein on redox status in hypercholesterolemic rats

Sherazed Hamza‐Reguig, Sabrine Louala, Ahmed Boualga, Myriem Y Lamri‐Senhadji

The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the effect of sardine protein on the redox status in rats fed a cholesterol‐rich diet.


Effect of thermal treatment on ochratoxin content of chickpea

Khadije Rahimi, Ali Mohamadi Sani, Eisa Gholampour Azizi

The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of ochratoxin A (OTA) in chickpea samples in northern Iran and to study the effect of thermal treatment on ochratoxin content…

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