Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 1


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The effect of food additives and cooking on the antioxidant properties of purslane

Mohammad Ghiath Naser Aldeen, Rita Mansour, Malak AlJoubbeh

This paper aims to study the effect of cooking and food additives, such as lemon juice and vinegar, on phenols and flavonoids contents and antioxidant activity of purslane.

Effects of green coffee extract supplementation on level of chemerin, malondialdehyde, nutritional and metabolic status in patients with metabolic syndrome

Mehdi Fasihi, Mohammad Yousefi, Abdolrasoul Safaiyan, Mahdi Mousavi Mele, Mohammadreza Rostami, Ali Barzegar

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of green coffee extract on anthropometric index and lipid profile, fasting blood sugar, chemerin and malondialdehyde on subjects…

Literature analysis in relation to research on the five basic tastes

Andy Wai Kan Yeung, Thomas Hummel

This study aims to investigate the literature concerning the five basic tastes and find out who contributed to these publications, where they were published and what concepts were…

Physicochemical, textural, color, nutritional, scanning electron microscopy and sensorial characterization of calcium-rich breads fortified with sesame, malted finger millet, cumin and moringa leaves

Dipika Agrahar-Murugkar, Preeti Dixit-Bajpai

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of calcium-rich ingredients such as sesame, skimmed milk powder, moringa leaves, cumin seeds and finger millet on flour, dough…

General and abdominal obesity is related to socioeconomic status and food choices: a cross-sectional study

Helda Tutunchi, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Shiva Hoojeghani, Sirous Tabrizi, Nazila Farrin, Laleh Payahoo, Alireza Ostadrahimi

This paper aims to evaluate the prevalence of general obesity (GO) and abdominal obesity (AO) in the north-west of Iran and investigate the association with food choices and…

Effect of kiwifruit juice and tumbling on tenderness and lipid oxidation in chicken nuggets

Jyoti Pooona, Praneeta Singh, Prabhakaran P.

The purpose of this study was to study the effect of kiwifruit juice and tumbling in improving tenderness and to access antioxidant potential of kiwifruit juice.

Antioxidative effect of drumstick (Moringa oleifera L.) flower on the quality and stability of goat meat nuggets

Arun Kumar Verma, Vincentraju Rajkumar, M. Suman Kumar, Shiv Kumar Jayant

This paper aims to explore the application of drumstick (Moringa oleifera) flower (DF) as a functional antioxidative ingredient in goat meat product.

Does alternative healthy eating index can predict the risk of prostate cancer?

Amir Bagheri, Seyed Mostafa Nachvak, Hadi Abdollahzad, Farzad Mohammadi

Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI)-2010, an index that determines the quality of a diet, was created to predict the risk of chronic diseases. Nevertheless, it is unclear…

Vitamin D deficiency in Pakistani population: critical overview from 2008 to 2018

Faiza Syed, Malik Shah Zaman Latif, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sadia Bibi, Saif Ullah, Nauman Khalid

The purpose of this paper is to access the present situation of the Pakistani population that suffers from vitamin D deficiency.

A comparative examination of dietary sodium content in bread and its public consumption pattern in Muscat, Oman

Majed AbuKhader, Rawan Abdelraziq, Maryam Al-Azawi, Salma Khamis Ali

This paper aims to examine and assess the sodium content in various pre-packed bread products marketed in three cities, Muscat, Morgantown (West Virginia) and Stockholm, and in…

Consumption of energy drink and associated factors: Experience from students of public university in Bangladesh

Towhid Hasan, Marjia Sultana, Lincon Chandra Shill, Sara Sultana

Energy drink (ED) consumption has become a common trend, especially among the youth. Hence, the purpose of this study was undertaken to assess the ED consumption pattern among the…

Effect of vacuum tumbling and red beetroot juice incorporation on quality characteristics of marinated chicken breast and leg meats

Prashant Singh, Sanjay Yadav, Ashok Pathera, Diwakar Sharma

The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of vacuum tumbling and red beetroot juice (RBJ) incorporation on quality characteristics of marinated chicken breast and leg…

Honey as a functional additive in yoghurt – a review

S. Sarkar, S. Chandra

Recent societal interest in healthful foods has led to the development of functional dairy products that basically provide health benefits in addition to their fundamental…

Acute toxicity and antidiabetic activity of Asystacia gangetica leaf ethanol extract

Eunice Ngozi Ezembu, Chioke Amaefuna Okolo, James Obiegbuna, Florence Chika Ikeogu

The purpose of this study is to examine the acute toxicity and antidiabetic activity of Asystacia gangetica leaf ethanol extract.

Does glutamine supplementation have favorable effects on glucose control and insulin sensitivity?: A meta-analysis and dose-response of randomized clinical trials

Hamed Kord-Varkaneh, Ammar Salehi-Sahlabadi, Seyed Mohammad Mousavi, Somaye Fatahi, Ehsan Ghaedi, Ali Nazari, Maryam Seyfishahpar, Jamal Rahmani

The authors performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of all published randomized controlled trials with the aim to determine and quantify the anti-hyperglycemic effects of…

Gender differences in taste and foods habits

Mauro Lombardo, Giovanni Aulisa, Elvira Padua, Giuseppe Annino, Ferdinando Iellamo, Antonio Pratesi, Massimiliano Caprio, Alfonso Bellia

The purpose of this paper is to examine gender differences in food habits and food choices, including decisions in healthy eating, to personalize diet therapies to be as effective…

Influence of the different times milk clotting in production artisanal Minas Frescal cheese

Suzana Rodrigues Resende, Kamilla Soares Silva, André Luiz Borges Machado, Daiane Sousa Peres, Nayana Ribeiro Soares, Lismaíra Gonçalves Caixeta Garcia, Letícia Fleury Viana, Priscila Alonso dos Santos

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the yield, physico-chemical and microbiological parameters during the shelf life of the Minas Frescal cheese hand-manufactured by family…

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