Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 48 Issue 2


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How do university workers eat at the workplace?

João Lima, Sofia Costa, Ada Rocha

Food consumed at work can be brought from home or taken in private or university restaurants. Knowing the contribution of food consumption in the workplace allows for the…

Adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ and peers’ opinions about their body weight

Reema Tayyem, Sabika Allehdan, Hiba Bawadi, Georgianna Tuuri, Mariam Al-Mannai, Abdulrahman Obaid Musaiger

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the associations between adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ and peers’ opinions about body weight and their actual weight status.

Organic food and university students: a pilot study

Kelsey Hamilton, Sharareh Hekmat

The purpose of this study is to provide information relating to organic food consumption patterns specific to the Canadian population and youth demographic. The primary objective…


Factors affecting body composition of Lebanese university students

Jessy El-Hayek Fares, Sibelle Al-Hayek, Jaafar Jaafar, Nathalie Djabrayan, Antoine G. Farhat

This study aims to examine the effect of socio-demographic, lifestyle and dietary factors on body composition among students from a private Lebanese University.

Prediction of adulteration of game meat using FTIR and chemometrics

Maria Joao Pinho Moreira, Ana Silva, Cristina Saraiva, José Manuel Marques Martins de Almeida

Consumption of game meat is growing when compared to other meats. It is susceptible to adulteration because of its cost and availability. Spectroscopy may lead to rapid…

Diet, microbiota and inflammatory bowel disease: review

Bruna Luísa Radavelli, Priscila Berti Zanella, Amanda Souza Silva, Valesca Dall’Alba

The purpose of this paper is to verify the possible associations between dietary components and the intestinal microbiota in clinical parameters of inflammatory bowel disease.

Formulation and efficacy study of metabolic syndrome-specific ingredient mix

Neetu Miglani, Kiran Bains, Simranpreet Kaur Bhathal

The study aims to design metabolic syndrome (MetS) ingredient mix with optimum amino acid makeup using key foods with reported functional properties and study the efficacy of this…

Whether viable and dead probiotic are equally efficacious?

S. Sarkar

Consumer inclination towards probiotic foods has been stimulated due to well-documented evidence of health benefits of probiotic-containing products and consumer demand for…

Selected natural agents used for cholesterol controls

Nurul Hazwani Abdul Latif, Muhammad Taher, Juliana Md Jaffri, Mohamad Shahreen Amri, Muhammad Badri Abdul Kudos, Wan Mohd Azizi Wan Sulaiman, Deny Susanti

Various studies suggest that some of natural agents create a specific action of hypocholesterolemic effect. Considering this fact, the aim of this paper is to work on describing…

A greater share of the stomach?: Role of provenance and ethical standards on consumers’ food choices and purchasing intentions

Jan Mei Soon, Carol A. Wallace

Provenance and ethical standards reflect foods that traceable and are supportive of the environment, sustainability and justice in the food supply chain. The purpose of this study…

Non-invasive approach to evaluate chocolate effects on weight management and blood pressure in Mexican scholars: A pilot study

Annel Europa Vázquez-Chávez, Yessica Dorin Torres-Ramos, Alberto Martín Guzmán-Grenfell, Carlos Gómez-Alonso, Rafael Medina-Navarro

The purpose of the present study is to evaluate chocolate consumption effects with a non invasive metodology. There is evidence that the consumption of dark chocolate and cocoa…

Diet quality of women of childbearing age in South-east Nigeria

Gertrude Nneka Onyeji, Rasaki Ajani Sanusi

The purpose of this is study is to evaluate the diet quality in nine local government areas drawn from three states of the south-east geo-political zone of Nigeria.

Using the theory of planned behavior to explain intention to eat a healthful diet among Southeastern United States office workers

Michael A. Close, Leslie A. Lytle, Ding-Geng Chen, Anthony J. Viera

This study aims to test the utility of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) for explaining intention to eat a healthful diet in a sample of Southeastern US office workers.


Fermented rice bran extract improves dyslipidemia in rodents

Bira Arumndari Nurrahma, Mega Febia Suryajayanti, Anggi Laksmita Dewi, Zunamilla Khairia, Rio Jati Kusuma, Perdana S.T. Suyoto

The study aims to investigate the potency of fermented rice bran extract as anti-hypercholesterolemia product by looking at its effect on lipid profile levels and blood glucose…

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