Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 4


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Whiteleg shrimp shell powder ameliorates adiponectin and triglyceride-to-HDL ratio in type 2 diabetic rats

Annisa Ayuningtyas, Tri Winarni Agustini, Kis Djamiatun

Adiponectin, a bioactive molecule produced by adipose tissue, has potential effect in increasing insulin sensitivity. Adiponectin levels reduction is associated with type 2…

In vitro anti-diabetic activity of Tribulus terrestrisL. fruits extracts

Kholowd AlKhaldi, Manal Daghestani, Thanaa Al-Haddad

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the inhibition activity of Tribulus terrestris L. (T. terrestris) fruits extracts with solvents of increasing polarity against…

Food choice motivations among Ardabil – Iran adults?

Mahsa Mohajeri, Shiva Hoojeghani, Azimeh Izadi, Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh, Farhad Pourfarzi, Ali Nemati, Ali Barzegar

This study aims to investigate the food choice motivations and some healthy food intake among Ardabil adults with different socioeconomic status.

Dietary total antioxidant capacity and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder susceptibility

Nasim Rezaeimanesh, Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi, Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi, Pegah Rafiee, Zeinab Ghorbani, Nahid Beladi Moghadam, Azita Hekmatdoost, Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) is a rare disease with unknown risk factors. The role of oxidative stress and nutritional factors is imprecise in NMOSD development…

The link between nutrition and dental erosion: what do students know?

Cansu Ozsin Ozler, Elif Inan-Eroglu, Meryem Uzamis Tekcicek, Zehra Buyuktuncer

The purpose of this study is to assess and compare awareness and knowledge of dental erosion among nutrition and dietetics (ND) and dental students.

Antioxidant properties and sensory attributes of blends prepared from standardized milk and soy milk

Devendra Pratap, Kumaresh Halder, Rakhi Singh, Ankur Ojha, Thangalakshmi S., Savita Rani

Although milk is considered a vital source of nutrition for the livelihood, as the beginning of civilization, its antioxidant potential is required to be improved. This paper aims…

Risk factors for diabetes mellitus and hypertension among artisans in Ogun state, Nigeria

Cathrine A. Oladoyinbo, Adenike Mercy Abiodun, Mariam Oluwatoyin Oyalowo, Irene Obaji, Abisola Margaret Oyelere, Olufunke Opeyemi Akinbule, Abimbola Abosede Sobo

This study was designed to assess the risk factors associated with hypertension (HTN) and diabetes among artisans in Ogun State, Nigeria. Evidences suggest increasing prevalence…

Traditional Greek vs conventional hotel breakfast: nutritional comparison

Katerina Giazitzi, George Palisidis, George Boskou, Vassiliki Costarelli

This study aims to assemble and nutritionally analyze three traditional Greek hotel breakfast meals (Chalkidiki, Cyclades and Crete) and compare them with the American, English…

Flaxseeds (L. Usitatissimum) attenuates blood pressure, acetylcholinesterase activity and oxidative stress in ouabain-induced hypertension in normal Wistar rats

Sadia Berzou, Djamil Krouf, Nawal Taleb-Dida, Akila Guenzet

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of flaxseed (L. usitatissimum [Linn]) on blood pressure, redox status markers and acetylcholinesterase enzyme activity in…

Excess body weight and abdominal obesity in relation to selected psychosocial characteristics in primary school children

Ioannis Vassiloudis, Vassiliki Costarelli

The purpose of this paper is to investigate excess body weight and abdominal obesity in relation to selected psychosocial characteristics such as self-perception, self-esteem and…

The relationship between dietary intakes during pregnancy and incidence of postpartum depression: a case-control study

Shirin Amini, Sima Jafarirad, Reza Amani, Mehdi Sayyah Bargard, Bahman Cheraghian, Ali Asghar Hemmati

Post-partum depression (PPD) is a mood disorder that affects 20-40 per cent of women in their post-delivery period worldwide. The purpose of this paper is to compare dietary…

Nutritional and health status of people living with HIV/AIDS in the eastern region of Ghana

Francis Kwotua Apungu, Charles Apprey, Emmanuel Kobla Atsu Amewu, Samuel Terkper Ahuno, Alexander Kwarteng

The purpose of the study is to assess the nutritional and health status of people living with HIV/AIDS (18-60 years) in selected health facilities in the eastern region of Ghana…

The protective effect of olive cake treatment on oxidant/antioxidant biomarkers, on serum, red blood cells and liver, in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats fed cholesterol-enriched diet

Yahiaoui Zidan, Sherazede Bouderbala, Cherrad Hayet, Bouchenak Malika

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of olive cake (OC) on lipid peroxidation as well as antioxidant enzymes activities of serum, red blood cells (RBCs) and liver…

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