Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 48 Issue 5


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Dietary inflammatory index in relation to obesity and body mass index: a meta-analysis

Hamed Kord Varkaneh, Somaye Fatahi, Somaye Tajik, Jamal Rahmani, Meysam Zarezadeh, Sakineh Shab-Bidar

Studies investigating the association between dietary inflammatory index (DII) and body mass index (BMI) have led to inconsistent findings. Therefore, to decisively conclude, this…

Adherence to Mediterranean dietary pattern in female adolescents

Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Hossein Farhadnejad, Amin Salehpour, Reza Moloodi, Azita Hekmatdoost, Bahram Rashidkhani

To the best of our knowledge, the studies on determining adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern (MDP) in Iran as a non-Mediterranean country are scarce. Thus, the aim of…

Optimization of nutritional beverage developed from radish, sugarcane and herbal extract using response surface methodology

Gagandeep Kaur, Vikas Kumar, Ankit Goyal, Beenu Tanwar, Jaspreet Kaur

Radish (Raphanus sativus) is valued for its nutritive and medicinal properties, but its juice is not palatable because of the pungent flavor. The purpose of this study is to…

Effect of Citrus maxima juice on fasting blood glucose, lipid profile, liver enzyme and body weight

Peace Nwanneka Ani, Precious Chisom Aginam

This paper aims to investigate the effect of Citrus maxima juice on fasting blood glucose, lipid profile, liver enzyme and body weight of alloxan-induced diabetic adult wistar…

Emerging trends in food packaging

Rajan Sharma, Gargi Ghoshal

The purpose of this study is to review the recent approaches in food packaging trends to address the preferences of the modern world.


Interaction between a variant of vitamin D receptor gene and a posteriori dietary patterns on metabolic syndrome and its components: A nutrigenetic observational study

Fatemeh Shokrzadeh, Zahra Aslani, Abbas Rahimi-Foroushani, Sakineh Shab-Bidar

This paper aims to investigate whether the interaction between vitamin D receptor (VDR) FokI polymorphism and dietary patterns is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its…

Acculturation and Arab immigrant health in Colorado: a socio-ecological perspective

Dana El Hajj, Paul F. Cook

This study aims to determine the prevalence of selected health behaviors (smoking, diet, exercise and early cancer detection) and outcomes (obesity, cardiovascular fitness, type…

Effect of natural fortification with calcium and protein rich ingredients on texture, nutritional quality and sensory acceptance of cookies

Dipika Agrahar-Murugkar, Shraddha Dwivedi, Preeti Dixit-Bajpai, Manoj Kumar

This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of substituting different concentrations of sesame, soy butter, dried moringa leaves and coconut powder on the physicochemical and…

An overview of the functionality of inulin in meat and poultry products

Mojtaba Yousefi, Nasim Khorshidian, Hedayat Hosseini

The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of different aspects of inulin functionality in meat and poultry products.

Hypocholesterolemic effects of watermelon fruit rind on rats

Hind Abu-Hiamed

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) fruit and its rind are known to contain phytochemicals that may have health benefits. The aim of this paper is to investigate the potential…

Nutritional status and food pattern of adolescents

Helena Dória Ribeiro de Andrade Previato, Jorge Herman Behrens

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate anthropometric data, body composition and food intake of teenagers.

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