Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 46 Issue 6


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Independent and cumulative effect of diet and exercise on reduction of adiposity measures among obese people

Somasundaram Kamalasundari, Ganapathysamy Hemalatha, Premalatha Mundankandath Raghavan

The epidemic of obesity is escalating worldwide. This paper aims to focus on feasible and affordable measures to reduce obesity among sedentary persons aged 30 to 50 years, to…


Optimization of salt curing of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) with blanching as pre-treatment using response surface methodology

Eyarkai Nambi V., Gitanjali Behera, Vinod Kumar Saharan, Vijay Singh Meena

Pickling or salt curing is one of the major traditional processes to increase the shelf life of bitter gourd in India. No information is available about optimization of salt…

Acceptability of ellagitannin powder as an additive in preparation of sharbet

Satish Chandra Kushwaha, Pradyuman Kumar

The purpose of this study is to look at the application of ellagitannin (ET) powder in sharbet (sugar syrup-based drink) as an additive to produce a polyphenol-enriched drink. ETs…

Estimation of salt intake of normotensive subjects of Jaipur City

Sonal Dhemla, Kanika Varma

There has been a dramatic increase in hypertension in developing countries along with changes in food consumption patterns contributing to higher levels of sodium. Evidence shows…

Optimization of olive pomace enzymatic hydrolysis for fermentable sugar production

Ghassan Abo Chameh, Fadi Kheder, Francois Karabet

The purpose of this paper was to find out the appropriate enzymatic hydrolysis conditions of alkali pretreated olive pomace (OP) which enable maximum yield of reducing sugar.

Changes in glucose levels and fecal excretion of lipids due to consumption of yacon flour

Juciane de Abreu Ribeiro Pereira, Maria de Fátima Piccolo Barcelos, Eric Batista Ferreira, Rafaela Corrêa Pereira, Michel Cardoso de Angelis-Pereira

As studies investigating the effects of fructan sources, such as yacon, on glucose and lipid metabolism showed different results, additional research is required to establish a…

Aloe vera and garlic ameliorate deleterious consequences of thermoxidized palm oil diet on liver function and histology in rat

Akaninyene Ubong Ime, Elemi John Ani, Victor Udo Nna, Christiana Egong Obeten

A plethora of publications have reported several cytotoxic effects associated with chronic consumption of thermoxidized palm oil. This research aims to investigate the effects of…

Development and quality assessment of pork sandwich spread incorporated with different levels of antioxidant mixture (BHA and BHT) during frozen storage (−18 ± 1°C)

Anurag Pandey, Ramesh Chandra Keshri, Yogesh Kumar

This paper aims to develop a good quality pork sandwich spread incorporated with different levels of antioxidant mixture [butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) + butylated hydroxytoluene…

Cross-cultural consumer perceptions of service quality in restaurants

Ilija Djekic, Kevin Kane, Nikola Tomic, Eleni Kalogianni, Ada Rocha, Lamprini Zamioudi, Rita Pacheco

This paper aims to present results from a research that analyzed consumer perceptions of service quality in restaurants in four European cities – Belgrade (Serbia), Manchester…


Pomegranate (punica granatum) rind extract as an efficient alternative to synthetic preservatives in fat-rich meat products

Sourab Dua, Z.F. Bhat, Sunil Kumar

Pomegranate rind has been reported to have strong antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. The study was conducted to evaluate the possibility of using pomegranate rind extract…

Quality characteristics and overall acceptability of steamed and boiled blue whiting fish (Micromesistius poutassou) cracker

Olufunmilayo Sade Omoba, Hafsat Idowu Azeez

This paper focuses on the quality characteristics of steamed and boiled blue whiting fish (Micromesistius poutassou) cracker, with the aim of encouraging and promoting the use of…

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