Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 49 Issue 4


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Variation of circulating 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels with life style in a cohort group in Sri Lanka

Shirani Ranasinghe, Thilak Jayalath, Sampath Thennakoon, Ranjith Jayasekara, Ran Shiva, Tharanga Bandara

Purpose of this study is to measure the Vitamin D status of healthy adults and to correlate with their lifestyle and feeding habits. Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) is the…

The effect of chia (Salvia hispanic L.) flour as a substitute for fat in gluten-free bread

Katira da Mota Huerta, Caroline Pagnossim Boeira, Marcela Bromberger Soquetta, Jamila dos Santos Alves, Ernesto Hashime Kubota, Claudia Severo da Rosa

The preparation of gluten-free bread is a challenge because the gluten in wheat is the main ingredient responsible for the retention of the gases which cause the bread to rise…

Development of naturally carbonated paneer whey fermented beverage blended with pineapple and strawberry juice

Simarjit Kaur, Suresh Rajabhau Bhise, Amarjeet Kaur, K.S. Minhas

The present study was carried out to standardize the method for preparation of naturally carbonated fermented paneer whey beverage by incorporating pineapple and strawberry fruit…

Hydrogen peroxide pre-treatment enhances antioxidant properties and free radical scavenging activities of tree bean (Parkia roxburghii G. Don) seeds and pods during storage

Mayengbam Premi Devi, Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Aparna Kuna, Madhumita Dasgupta, Sowmya Mandarapu, Prahlad Deb, Narendra Prakash

This study aims to examine the effects of various physical and chemical pre-treatments on antioxidant properties of tree bean (Parkia roxburghii G. Don) in combination with…

Resveratrol supplementation and flow-mediated dilation: a systematic review

Hadi Emamat, Kurosh Djafarian, Hadith Tangestani, Azita Hekmatdoost, Sakineh Shab-Bidar

This study aims to systematically review randomized clinical trials (RCTs) evaluated the effects of resveratrol on vascular flow-mediated dilation (FMD).

The effect of tempeh intake on spatial memory in prediabetic rats

Annisa Ayuningtyas, Etisa Adi Murbawani, Nuryanto Nuryanto

Prediabetes can affect the central nervous system and lead to changes including impaired cognition and spatial memory. Isoflavones, especially genistein and daidzein, can increase…

Incorporation of whole oat, especially bran, into a high-fat diet, improves cardio-metabolic risk factors in type 2 diabetic rats

Fatima Bensalah, Nour el Imane Harrat, Fouad Affane, Hadjera Chekkal, Myriem Lamri-Senhadji

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of whole oat, oat bran and refined oat incorporation in a high-fat diet (HFD) on cardio-metabolic risk biomarkers in rats…

Malnutrition risk and perception on dietary practices among elderly living in agricultural settlements: A mixed-methods research

Norain Zainudin, Aliza Haslinda Hamirudin, Nor Azlina A. Rahman, Suriati Sidek

This research aims to identify malnutrition risk and perception of malnourished and at-risk elderly individuals on their dietary practices.

Students’ knowledge and attitudes towards GMOs and nanotechnology

Sharareh Hekmat, Lindsay Nicole Dawson

The purpose of this paper is to investigate knowledge and attitudes toward genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and nanotechnology among the Canadian youth demographic. The…

The protective effect of milk consumption on milk allergy in children and adults in Fez-Meknes region of Morocco

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

The purpose of this study is to compare the evolution of self-reported milk allergy in children and adults within the population of Fez-Meknes region, as well as to investigate…

Nutritional and sensory properties of instant maize porridge fortified with Moringa oleifera leaves and termite (Macrotermes falciger) powders

Khavhatondwi Rinah Netshiheni, Mpho Edward Mashau, Afam Israel Obiefuna Jideani

White maize-based porridge is a staple food for about 80 per cent consumers in South Africa and in other sub-Saharan African countries contributing significantly to the diet of…


Functional foods in Turkey: marketing, consumer awareness and regulatory aspects

Ilkay Gok, Efe Kaan Ulu

After the introduction of functional food term in 1980s, production and marketing of functional food in Japan, USA and European markets has developed rapidly. Compared to these…


Antioxidant status and risk of coronary artery disease

Shokoofeh Talebi, Zamzam Paknahad, Mohammad Hashemi, Akbar Hasanzadeh

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is developed by an insufficient supply of oxygen-rich blood to the myocardium. Recent studies have shown that increased oxidative stress has…

Application of edible coatings on fresh and minimally processed fruits: a review

Poorva Sharma, Bababode Adesegun Kehinde, Shubhneet Kaur, Pratibha Vyas

This paper aims to update with information about edible coating on minimally processed and fresh fruits, focussing on the composition, active ingredients, antimicrobial…

Examining the differences of food-related behavior in two different countries

Rany Adelina, Esti Nurwanti

Study location may cause a different type of socio-demographic, body mass index (BMI), study intensity and food-related behavior. The increasing number of Indonesia students who…

Proximate, mineral composition and sensory evaluation of coffee and kola flavoured biscuits

Esther Gyedu-Akoto, Stephen Yaw Opoku, Emmanuel Ofosu-Agyei

Refined wheat flour is a key ingredient for preparing biscuits because of its gluten content. However, biscuits prepared from refined flour are characterised with low proteins…

Consumer knowledge and attitudes toward functional foods in Lebanon

Romy Chammas, Jessy El-Hayek, Mira Fatayri, Reine Makdissi, Christelle Bou-Mitri

The development and commerce of functional foods (FF) is complex, expensive and risky. Besides technological obstacles and legislative aspects, consumer demands also need to be…

Beneficial effects of linum usitatissimum L. on dyslipidemia, oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in hypercholesterolemic rats

Sarra Dali, Djamil Krouf, Zoheir Mellouk, Nawal Taleb-Dida

This paper aims to study the effects of a diet supplemented with flaxseeds on dyslipidemia, oxidative stress and proinflammatory cytokines, in rats consuming a high-cholesterol…

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