Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 48 Issue 1


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Effect of Nigella sativa seed extract on lipid and protein oxidation in raw ground pork during refrigerated storage

Pranav Chauhan, Arun K. Das, P.K. Nanda, Vishal Kumbhar, J.P. Yadav

Black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) is well known for its strong, hot, peppery taste and has many nutritional, pharmaceutical and traditional therapeutic uses. The aim of this study…

Role of prebiotics and probiotics in oral health

Richard Frank Tester, Farage H. Al-Ghazzewi

This paper aims to focus on the utilisation of pre- and probiotics for oral care and the state of knowledge at this time.

Pearl millet processing: a review

Savita Rani, Rakhi Singh, Rachna Sehrawat, Barjinder Pal Kaur, Ashutosh Upadhyay

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is a rich source of nutrients as compared to the major cultivated cereal crops. However, major factors which limit its utilization are the…


Applying social marketing mix to identify consumers’ preferences towards functional dairy products in Iran

Marjan Bazhan, Naser Kalantari, Nastaran Keshavarz-Mohammadi, Hedayat Hosseini, Hassan Eini-Zinab, Hamid Alavi-Majd

During the past few decades, production and marketing of functional foods has increased in many countries including Iran. Considering the fact that consumers’ preferences play an…

Caffeine: a boon or bane

Vikas Kumar, Jaspreet Kaur, Anil Panghal, Sawinder Kaur, Vanshika Handa

The purpose of this paper is to explore the sources of caffeine and its utilization in different food products, along with its impact on human health in terms of benefits and…


Beet and orange mixed juices added with Lactobacillus acidophilus

Maria Rita Alaniz Porto, Vivian Sayuri Okina, Tatiana Colombo Pimentel, Sandra Garcia, Sandra Helena Prudencio

The purpose of this study was to evaluate beet and orange mixed juices added with lyophilized Lactobacillus acidophilus probiotic culture.

Genetic variation in the TAS2R38 bitter taste receptor and overweight among adults in Southwest Finland

Ulla Hoppu, Hanna Lagström, Mari Sandell

Polymorphisms in taste receptor genes may be associated with taste sensitivity and possibly with food consumption and body weight. Previous studies relating bitter taste…

Arabinoxylans from rice bran and wheat immunomodulatory potentials: a review article

Abdulmannan Fadel, Andrew Plunkett, Weili Li, Yazan Ranneh, Vivian Elewosi Tessu Gyamfi, Yasser Salmon, Rosemarie Roma Nyaranga, Jason Ashworth

The purpose of this study is to discuss recent research on arabinoxylans from rice bran and wheat byproducts and their immunomodulatory potentials. Also, a potential receptor for…

Assessing food safety and associated food hygiene and sanitary practices in food industries: A cross-sectional study on biscuit industry of Jessore, Bangladesh

Suvasish Das Shuvo

The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the level of knowledge, attitudes and practices of food handlers about food hygiene and sanitation in biscuit industry of…

Knowledge, attitude and practice of health professionals about probiotic use in Ahmedabad, India

Richa Soni, Kamna Tank, Nayan Jain

The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice about probiotic use among health professionals of Ahmedabad, India.

Fish consumption associated with reduction of fish allergy: A comparative study between children and adults in Fez-Meknes region

Najlae Mejrhit, Ouarda Azdad, Mohamed El Kabbaoui, Alae Chda, Abdelali Tazi, Rachid Bencheikh, Lotfi Aarab

This paper aims to examine the differences in the self-reported allergies to food, especially fish and shellfish, between children and adults, and to study the association between…

Assessing the prevalence of malnutrition in chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis in Kushtia District, Bangladesh

Hasan Mahfuz Reza, Suvasish Das Shuvo, Tanvir Ahmad

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the nutritional status of patients with end-stage kidney disease undergoing hemodialysis.

In vivo effects of prebiotic sugar free Brazilian cerrado fruits jam

Driene Gomes Gonzaga, Rafaela Corrêa Pereira, Andressa Alvarenga Silva, Soraia Vilela Borges, João de Deus Souza Carneiro, Raimundo Vicente de Sousa, Michel Cardoso de Angelis-Pereira

The purpose of this research is to develop and characterize a sugar-free Brazilian mixed fruit jam, containing marolo, sweet passion fruit and soursop, enriched with polydextrose…

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