Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 47 Issue 4


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Antioxidant activity of health tea infusions and effect of sugar and milk on in-vitro availability of phenolics in tea, coffee and cocoa drinks

Israel Olusegun Otemuyiwa, Mary Funmilayo Williams, Steve Adeniyi Adewusi

Tea contains high content of phenolics which are well-known to act as antioxidants. As such, there are claims that the consumption of infusion of tea could help ameliorate free…


Aflatoxin degradation in rice

Ali Mohamadi Sani, Mahya Sheikhzadeh

This paper aims to provide information on the different methods of aflatoxin (AFT) degradation in rice.

Functional implications of maternal intake of flaxseed and its by-products during pregnancy and lactation on offspring: Review of animal studies

André Manoel Correia-Santos, Gabriela Câmara Vicente, Gilson Teles Boaventura

The purpose of this review of the literature is to provide data about flaxseed intake during pregnancy and/or lactation and its effects in the offspring from birth to adulthood.

Worksite weight management program: A three-months intervention study in a primary health care setting

Jian Pei Kong, Linda Jok, Azlee Bin Ayub, Rawa Ak Bau

This study aims to pilot test a new multi-component worksite intervention for weight loss in a primary healthcare setting.

Diet quality, disordered eating and health-related quality of life in Greek adolescents

Katerina Zervaki, Nikolaos Yiannakouris, Despina Sdrali, Vassiliki Costarelli

Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a subjective multi-dimensional concept referring to an individual’s perception of health and well-being in domains related to physical…

The effect of various cooking methods on resistant starch content of foods

Elif Inan Eroglu, Zehra Buyuktuncer

Resistant starch, defined as all starch and starch-degradation products not absorbed by small intestine of healthy individuals, is included in the diet of individuals due to its…


Dietary habits and food intake frequency of preschool children

Agim Rysha, Tahire M. Gjergji, Angelika Ploeger

The study aims to assess the dietary habits and frequency of food intake by preschool-aged children in Kosovo.

Impact of garden cress supplemented biscuits on nutritional profile of malnourished and anemic school children (seven–nine years)

Tanu Jain, Kiran Grover, Navjot Kaur Gill

This paper aims to evaluate the impact of garden cress supplemented biscuits on the nutritional status of malnourished children.

Quality of spray dried soy beverage powder as affected by drying and feed parameters

Saroj Kumar Giri, Shukadev Mangaraj, Lalan Kumar Sinha, Manoj Kumar Tripathi

Soy beverage is becoming more and more popular because it is touted as a healthy food containing useful phytochemicals and is free from lactose and cholesterol. The purpose of…

Sensory, nutritional and quality attributes of sponge cake supplemented with mushroom (agaricus bisporus) powder

Bindvi Arora, Shwet Kamal, Ved Prakash Sharma

The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the quality characteristics of white button mushroom powder enrichment in sponge cake. The developed product can be a promising inclusion…

Advances in bio-nanocomposite materials for food packaging: a review

Nitin Kumar, Preetinder Kaur, Surekha Bhatia

The purpose of this paper is to acquaint the readers with recent developments in biopolymer-based food packaging materials like natural biopolymers (such as starches and…

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