Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 43 Issue 6


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Physicochemical properties of fermented wheat-chickpea-rice weaning blend

Bhaskar M. Adhikari, Oluyemisi Elizabeth Adelakun, Surendra B. Katawal

– This paper aims to focus on the effect of fermentation on wheat-chickpea-rice weaning blend.

A qualitative study of Brazilian children's habits

Amanda Nascimento, Giovanna Fiates

The purpose of this paper is to investigate television viewing habits of children from low-income families, their consumption of fruits, vegetables and snacks, as well as their…


Mediterranean diet and socio-economic status in Greek adolescents

Vassiliki Costarelli, Despina Sdrali, Aggeliki Konstantopoulou

– The study aims to explore the effect of socio-economic status (SES) on energy balance behaviours and adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD), in Greek adolescents.


Determinants of safe food handling behaviors among middle school youth

Virginia Quick, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Kirsten W. Corda

The purpose of this paper is to examine key determinants (i.e. knowledge, perceived susceptibility, attitudes, confidence, behavioral intentions) associated with practicing…

Extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction in children is not associated with growth impairment

Namita Panagaria, Ramesh Roop Rai, Kanika Varma

– The purpose of this paper is to assess nutritional status among children with extra-hepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO).

Nutrition knowledge in relation to the eating behaviour and attitudes of Slovenian schoolchildren

Stojan Kostanjevec, Janez Jerman, Verena Koch

Children's eating habits are influenced by numerous social and individual factors. The present study aimed to evaluate the connection between nutrition knowledge of children and…


Association of college entrance exam with changes in some lifestyle factors among adolescents

Reema F. Tayyem, Faten Bayadoo, Manal Kassab, Wadah M. Khriesat, Ahmad R. Al-Haifi, Angela D. Banks, Hiba A. Bawadi

The study was conducted to investigate the impact of competitive entrance exams on some lifestyle factors that may lead to body weight gain. The paper aims to discuss these…


Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal activity of coleus leaves consumed as breast-milk stimulant

Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak, Muhammad Taher, Suzanah Abdulrahman, Ibrahim Abu Bakar, Rizal Damanik, Azhary Yahaya

The aim of this study was to evaluate anti-bacterial anti-fungal activity of six Lamiaceae family coleus plants based on their traditional uses (breast-milk stimulants) from two…

Iodine concentration in drinking water sources of selected villages in Ramtek Tehsil, Nagpur district, Maharashtra, India

Shubhada Vikas Jambhulkar, Sabiha Anvar Vali

Iodine content in drinking water is a reflection of the iodine level of rocks and soil of the region. Different water sources have different levels of iodine; this makes…


Drivers and motivators in consumer handwashing behavior

Pattarapong Burusnukul, Charles Christopher Broz

A study was conducted at a small university in the American Southwest. The purpose of the study was to determine the efficacy of a four-year campaign implemented by the…


Dietary and lifestyle habits among adolescent girls in Saudi Arabia: A comparison between private and government schools

Abdulrahman Obaid Musaiger, Nisreen Zagzoog

– The main purpose of this study was to explore the differences in dietary habits and lifestyle between girls in government and private schools in Saudi Arabia.

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