Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 3


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Fatty acids profile of Serra da Estrela PDO cheeses and respective atherogenic and thrombogenic indices

Maria João Reis Lima, Luisa Fontes, Hamdi Bahri, Ana C.A. Veloso, Edite Teixeira-Lemos, António M. Peres

This study aims to determine the physicochemical and fatty acids composition of Serra da Estrela cheese (SEC), as well as health-related lipid indices, like the atherogenic and…

Effect of natural antimicrobials on in vitro Escherichia Coli in Minas Frescal cheese

Kamilla Soares Silva, Letícia Fleury Viana, Bruna Ariel Dias Guariglia, João Paulo Soares, Lismaíra Gonçalves Caixeta Garcia, Priscila Alonso dos Santos

The growing consumer demand for microbiologically safe and quality products with sensory properties similar to those of natural products has spurred the search for natural…

Nutritional and cognitive deficits of school-age children: A study in helminth-endemic fishing and farming communities in Ghana

Marina Aferiba Tandoh, Felix Charles Mills-Robertson, Michael David Wilson, Alex Kojo Anderson

The purpose of this study was to elucidate the association between helminth infections, dietary parameters and cognitive performance, as well as the predictors of undernutrition…

Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) – a rediscovered ancient grain, from Aztecs to food laboratories: A review

Sukhdeep Kaur, Kiran Bains

The importance of nutraceuticals and functional foods has been a topic of interest in nutrition research for many years. This review aims to summarize the findings on the…

Profile of food truck consumers and their opinion about food safety

Gabriela Mazzon Valente, Lize Stangarlin-Fiori, Lais de Oliveira Seiscentos, Viviane Valle de Souza, Caroline Opolski Medeiros

This paper aims to evaluate the profile of food truck consumers at gourmet events, identifying their food preferences and opinions about the provision of safe food by this segment.

Economic impact analysis of the coronary heart disease-attributed health care cost savings and productivity gains from the use of Psyllium

Christopher J. Shanahan, Roger D. Gibb, Johnson W. McRorie, Jose M. Brum, Mary E. Ritchey

Numerous randomized clinical studies have shown that psyllium fiber lowers serum cholesterol in patients with hyperlipidemia and is thus recognized by the US Food and Drug…

Heavy metals concentration and target hazard quotients assessment through the consumption of fish muscle Ctenopharyngodon Idella (Cyprinidae) from markets in Ahvaz province, Iran

Nimah Bahreini Esfahani, Maryam Jafari, Amir Reza Moravejolahkami

Heavy metals constitute one of the most hazardous substances that could be accumulated in biota coming from human activities such as agricultural and industrial wastes. This paper…

Development of bio-yoghurt chewable tablet: a review

Yong Lin Chan, Nurul Aini Jamalullail, Chin Ping Tan, Mohd Yazid Abdul Manap, O.M. Lai

This paper aims to discuss the limitations surrounding the yoghurt industry and challenges to producing a bio-yoghurt tablet. The paper looks into challenge facing the yoghurt…

Association between dietary diversity and obesity in Ardebil adults: a case-control study

Mahsa Mohajeri, Shiva Hoojeghani, Farhad Pourfarzi, Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh, Ali Barzegar

Obesity is a multi-factorial problem that develops from an interaction between diet, genetics, physical activity, medication, and other factors. This paper aims to examine the…

A dose-response and meta-analysis of phytosterols consumption on liver enzymes: Evidence from randomized clinical trials

Somayeh Tajik, Kevan Jacobson, Sam Talaei, Hamed Kord-Varkaneh, Zeinab Noormohammadi, Ammar Salehi-Sahlabadi, Mehran Pezeshki, Jamal Rahmani, Azita Hekmatdoost

The results of human studies evaluating the efficacy of plant Phytosterols on liver function were inconsistent. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to eliminate these…

The pattern of serum zinc and its contributing factors among third trimester pregnant women in Urmia, Iran, 2018

Masoomeh Gholizadeh, Saeid Ghavamzadeh, Hamid Reza Khalkhali, Ali Sadaghianifar

The deficiency or excess of serum zinc in pregnancy may threaten the health of the mother and the fetus. The purpose of this study is to determine the pattern of serum zinc in…

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