Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 2


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Dietary patterns and nutrients associated with metabolic syndrome: Preliminary findings from Jordanian case-control study

Reema Tayyem, Rawan Al-Qawasmeh, Nahla Khawaja

This paper aims to evaluate macro- and micronutrient intake among Jordanian adults who have metabolic syndrome (MetS) and those MetS-free.

The interaction effect of anxiety and mood on energy intake and blood pressure in healthy women university students

Leila Jampour, Hadise Hashemi, Forouzan Behrouzian, Sima Jafarirad

In spite of the importance of food intake in weight management and preventing chronic diseases, it remains difficult to predict how anxious people change their eating behaviour in…


Edible film based on Vicia faba shell gum, nano silver and Helichrysum arenarium essence

Farzane Jahantigh

The inclusion of natural antioxidants and nanoparticles into edible coatings can improve their structure, functionality and applicability in foods. This study aims to determine…

Effect of Ajuga iva on enzymes involved in the metabolism of cholesterol, in rat fed a cholesterol-enriched diet

Sherazede Bouderbala, Malika Bouchenak

This study aims to investigate the effect of Ajuga iva (Ai) on enzymes involved in the metabolism of cholesterol, in rat fed a cholesterol-enriched diet.

Dietary intake is compromised among elderly living in agricultural settlements

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

This study aims to investigate dietary intake among elderly living in agricultural settlements in comparison with a recent nutritional recommendation.

The effect of fermented goat milk (kefir) fortified with vitamin D3 on total leukocyte levels in diabetic Rattus norvegicus rats

Reny Marlina, Binar Panunggal, Gemala Anjani

Hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus increases inflammation through pancreatic beta-cell destruction. Goat milk (kefir) and vitamin D3 have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory…

Designing food safety standards in beef jerky production process with the application of hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP)

Nilda Tri Putri, Ajeng Rhamadani, Wisnel Wisnel

This paper aims to identify the hazards in the production process and designing standard operational procedure (SOP) in producing beef jerky (dendeng Lambok). This SOP is designed…

Olive cake reduces glycaemia and lipemia and increases antioxidant enzymes in STZ-induced diabetes in rat erythrocytes and tissues

Hayet Cherrad, Sherazede Bouderbala, Yahiaoui Zidan, Djamil Krouf

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of olive cake (CO) on glycaemia and lipemia and lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes activities in erythrocytes and…

Evaluation of probiotic and synbiotic jussara sorbets

Julia Fernanda Urbano Marinho, Marcella Chalella Mazzocato, Fabricio Luiz Tulini, Marluci Palazzolli Silva, Elaine Cristina Pereira de Martinis, Carmen Sílvia Fávaro-Trindade

The purpose of this study was the development and the nutritional, physical-chemical and sensorial characterization of probiotic and synbiotic sorbets elaborated with jussara pulp…

Functional and nutraceutical properties of pumpkin – a review

Simran Kaur, Anil Panghal, M.K. Garg, Sandeep Mann, Sunil K. Khatkar, Poorva Sharma, Navnidhi Chhikara

The purpose of this paper is to review the nutritional and food value of pumpkin Cucurbita, along with different health benefits. Cucurbita (pumpkin) is an herbaceous vine, member…


Functional goat meat nuggets fortified with novel bioactive Carica papaya L. and Origanum vulgare extracts and storage stability thereof

Niraj S. Jagtap, Rajesh V. Wagh, Manish Kumar Chatli, Om Prakash Malav, Pavan Kumar, Nitin Mehta

This paper aims to highlight the candidature of papaya/Carica papaya L. extracts (PLE) and oregano/Origanum vulgare leaves extract (OLE) as novel natural antioxidants, which was…

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