Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 44 Issue 2


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High-dose vitamin C supplements diminish the benefits of exercise in athletic training and disease prevention

Robert Benjamin Adams, Karen Nkechiyere Egbo, Barbara Demmig-Adams

The purpose of this review is to summarize new research indicating that high-dose supplements of the antioxidant vitamin C can interfere with the benefits of physical exercise for…


Effect of ashing method on some micronutrients in black sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum)

Aneela Qadeer, Humera Anwer, Talat Mahmood, Muhammad Abbas Bhutto

Nutritional and medicinal properties of black sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) make it very valuable in traditional system of food. Minerals in Sesamum indicum play an important…

Nutritional composition of cereal filtrates-based beverages

Samson Ishola Ibironke, Rafiu Olaposi Adeleke, Cornelius Adebayo Ajele, Otutu Olatunde, Meshach Morakinyo Ige

– The purpose of the study was to highlight the nutritive values and evaluate the safety level of beverages formulated from selected cereal filtrates in Nigeria.

Babul (Acacia nilotica): A potential source of tannin and its suitability in management of type II diabetes

Mamta Kumari, Shashi Jain, Rashmi Dave

The prevalence of diabetes has increased manifold and now become a public health problem from being mild disorder. There is a need to discover more effective and safer…


The role and effects of carnosine and β-alanine on exercise: an updated mini review

E. Lily, D. Papandreou

– The paper aims to describe the role and effects of carnosine and β-alanine on exercise.


Nutritional quality evaluation of Whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri) protein isolate

William Renzo Cortez-Vega, Irene Rodrigues Freitas, Sandriane Pizato, Carlos Prentice

The purpose of this study was to isolate Whitemouth croaker protein by alkaline solubilization process and evaluate their nutritional quality to evaluate the bioavailability of…

A qualitative evaluation of an NHS Weight Management Programme for obese patients in Liverpool

Richard Webb, Ian Davies, Brian Johnson, Julie Abayomi

The increasing prevalence of obesity in the UK has been of concern for some time. This is particularly true in Liverpool and in response the Liverpool Weight Management Programme…


Maintaining healthy eating behaviour: experiences and perceptions of young adults

Vanessa Allom, Barbara Mullan

The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing, particularly in young adults who recently have been shown to experience more weight gain than other demographics. Research…


Effect of temperature and concentration on density and rheological properties of melon (Cucumis melo L. var. Inodorus) juice

Ali Mohamadi Sani, Ghazaleh Hedayati, Akram Arianfar

The aim of this study was to measure the apparent viscosity, flow behavior and density of melon juice as a function of temperature and juice concentration and to obtain simple…

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