Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 48 Issue 6


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Attitudes to meatless meals: A comparison of the general public and those with links to the agricultural economy

Myra Mackenzie, Laura Shanahan

Adopting meat reduction strategies within the UK is fundamental to limiting environmental damage and achieving public health benefits. This paper aims to compare the attitudes to…

Assessment of iodine intake and deficiency in school-age children in Morocco

Naima Saeid, Anass Rami, Samir Mounach, Abdeslam Hamrani, Asmaa El Hamdouchi, Fatima Zahra Mouzouni, Issad Baddou, Khalid Elkari, Hassan Aguenaou, Mohammed El Mzibri

Iodine deficiency has several adverse effects on human growth and development and it is categorized collectively as iodine deficiency disorders (IDDs). Recent estimations showed…

Utilization of grape powder in the development of chocolate and caramel coated designer chhana delights

Kaur Simranjeet, Sunil Kumar, Kaur Ramandeep

The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the effect of grape powder on the proximate, physicochemical and sensory quality of chocolate- and caramel-coated chhana (traditional…

Characteristics of cereal flakes manufactured using date syrup in place of sugar

Moneera Othman Aljobair

The purpose of this study was to investigate the sensory properties and chemical composition of corn and sorghum flakes manufactured using 25, 50, 75 and 100 per cent date syrup…

Long-term consumption of capsicum annum (chilli pepper) and capsaicin diets suppresses pain perception and improves social behaviour of CD-1 mice

Anyauba Uduka Nmaju, Iwasam Ekom Joshua, Udemeobong Edet Okon, Azubuike Amakwe Nwankwo, Eme Efiom Osim

Chilli pepper (Capsicum annum), an extensively cultivated vegetable, is commonly used to spice many dishes prepared in several parts of the world. It contains capsaicinoids. The…

Nutritional status of tribal women (Saharia and Meena), Baran district of Rajasthan, India

Monika , Sadia Chishty, Nimali Singh

The purpose of the study was to assess the nutritional and health status of Saharia and non-Saharia women.

What images and content do professional dietitians share via Instagram?

Elif Inan-Eroglu, Zehra Buyuktuncer

In the age of information, where people can have an easy access to knowledge, the ethical and content-based examination of dietitians’ sharing in the social media is an important…

Plant-based food taboos in pregnancy and the postpartum period in Southeast Asia – a systematic review of literature

Realm Köhler, Sudathip Sae-tan, Christine Lambert, Hans Konrad Biesalski

Food taboos during pregnancy and the postpartum period have been linked to increased risk of maternal and neonatal death. This paper aims to present plant-based food restrictions…

Fortification of tempeh with encapsulated iron improves iron status and gut microbiota composition in iron deficiency anemia condition

Rio Jati Kusuma, Aviria Ermamilia

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is one of the most major micronutrient deficiencies worldwide. Food fortification is one strategy for reducing IDA in the population despite concern…

Prevalence and knowledge of anemia among pregnant women enrolled in Women, Infants and Children supplemental food program

Qingyi Zhang, Arezoo Rojhani, Angel Gulló-Rivera, Sunmin Kwak

Although anemia during pregnancy is common in the USA, socio-demographic factors make pregnant women enrolled in Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program more vulnerable than the…

Beneficiary effect of a-lipoic acid supplementation on C-reactive protein level among adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Somaye Fatahi, Hamed Kord Varkaneh, Alireza Teymouri, Leila Azadbakht

Clinical evidence has suggested that alpha-lipoic acid (ALA), a potent antioxidant, seems to have some effects on inflammatory process. However, these results are equivocal. The…

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