Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 47 Issue 6


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Poverty and malnutrition in Africa: a conceptual analysis

Samuel Ayofemi Olalekan Adeyeye, Abiodun Omowonuola Adebayo-Oyetoro, Hussaina Kehinde Tiamiyu

This paper aims to examine the concept of poverty and malnutrition in Africa, implications and the way out.


Drying characteristics and quality evaluation of dehydrated catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

Dupe Temilade Otolowo, Abiodun Adekunle Olapade, Samouel Olugbenga Oladele, Felix Egbuna

Fresh catfish (Clarias gariepinus) is highly perishable. This paper aims to investigate the drying characteristics and quality of body-mass dehydrated catfish to determine the…

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among apparently healthy adults in Ogun state, Nigeria

Yetunde Aderonke Adeyemi, Oluseye Olusegun Onabanjo, Silifat Ajoke Sanni, Regina Ngozi Ugbaja, David Olaulowa Afolabi, Catherine Adebukola Oladoyinbo

There is a global increase in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) with relative paucity of data on the burden of this syndrome in developing countries like Nigeria. This…

Formulation and nutritional evaluation of baked products supplemented with partially defatted peanut flour

Kripa Seth, Anita Kochhar

Due to the increased consumption of fast foods in India, especially among the youngsters, obesity and related health ailments have become a serious concern. Fast foods provide…

Mushrooms as a strategy to reduce food insecurity in Colombia

María-Carolina Cuesta, Katherin Castro-Ríos

This paper aims to address the issue of food security and its role in the inclusion of edible and medicinal mushrooms in the diets of nutritionally vulnerable populations in…

Stage of change toward “9-a-day” not “5-a-day” is associated with lower body weight

Hiba Bawadi, Reema Tayyem, Safaa Muhanna, Georgianna Tuuri, Michael J. Keenan, Moez Faris, Jack Losso

This study aims to assess the students’ stage of change (SOC) for fruits and vegetables (FV) consumption using the 5-a-day and 9-a-day patterns; to validate a tool to measure SOC…

A posteriori dietary patterns and risk of pancreatic and renal cancers: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Shahab Alizadeh, Sakineh Shab-Bidar, Nasser Mohtavinejad, Kurosh Djafarian

Dietary patterns have been used to explore the association between dietary factors and risk of pancreatic cancer (PC) and renal cancer (RC); however, the association remains…

Evolution of human diet and effect of globalization on regional diet with emphasis to the Mediterranean diet

Belay Haile, Kumera Neme, Tefera Belachew

The Mediterranean Diet (MD) is an expression of different Mediterranean food cultures and lifestyles. It is characterized by high consumption of olive oil, vegetables, legumes…


The impact of dietary feta cheese and butter on serum lipid profile and fatty acid composition in rat

Iraj Khodadadi, Ali Heshmati, Manoochehr Karami

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the most common causes of death worldwide. Diets rich in saturated and trans-fatty acids are nutritional risk factors that foster the…

Prevalence of risk factors of cardiovascular diseases among prisoners: a systematic review

Nana Ama Frimpomaa Agyapong, Reginald Adjetey Annan, Charles Apprey

Cardiovascular diseases threaten the global health system and their prevalence among the incarcerated population poses a huge economic burden to governments. The purpose of this…

The Vicilin protein (Vigna radiata L.) of mung bean as a functional food: Evidence of “in vitro” hypocholesterolemic activity

Ana Lucia Amaral, Ederlan Souza Ferreira, Maraiza Aparecida Silva, Valdir Augusto Neves, Aureluce Demonte

The hypocholesterolemic activity of legume vicilins and the structural homology among mung bean, soybean and adzuki bean vicilins (8S) suggest that this protein may play a role in…

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