Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 5


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Changes in gut microflora due to alcohol and NaCl consumption and diet restriction

Sejeong Kim, Soomin Lee, Hyemin Oh, Jimyeong Ha, Jeeyeon Lee, Yukyung Choi, Yewon Lee, Yujin Kim, Yeong-Eun Seo, Yohan Yoon

Gut microbial changes are associated with diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes and may be influenced by diet patterns. Thus, this paper aims to investigate the effects of…

The conceptual understanding of nutrikinetics: A futuristic approach for designing health foods

Harsimran Riar, Sunil K. Khatkar, Anju Boora Khatkar, Nishant Arora, Sandeep Mann, Anil Panghal, Sanjeev Kumar

The purpose of the study is to highlights the conceptual and scientific knowledge regarding bioavailability of food bioactive components which is essential for the thorough…


Fruit and vegetable intake and odds of pediatric migraine

Shadi Ariyanfar, Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi, Nasim Rezaeimanesh, Mansoureh Togha, Zeinab Ghorbani, Ebrahim Khadem, Milad Ghanaatgar, Morvarid Noormohammadi, Zahra Torkan

Diet is recognized as a possible potential factor in migraine pathogenesis. Limited evidence exists on the effect of diet on pediatric migraine, so this paper aims to investigate…

Adopting traditional fermented foods as carriers for probiotics: The case of Obushera and Lactobacillus rhamnosus yoba

Ivan Muzira Mukisa, Stellah Byakika, Rehema Meeme, Alex Paul Wacoo, Wilbert Sybesma, Remco Kort

Traditional fermented products can be adopted as probiotic carriers. This study was aimed at evaluating the potential of using Obushera, a traditional sorghum beverage from…

Optimization of lupine (Lupinus albus L.) composition, feed moisture content and barrel temperatures for best quality maize based extruded snack food

Muhammed Adem, Sadik J.A., Admasu Worku, Satheesh Neela

This paper aims to optimize feed moisture contents, barrel temperatures, blending ratios of maize and lupine for processing of protein-rich best quality extruded product using a…

Impact of processing and packaging on the quality of murici jelly [Byrsonima crassifolia (L.) rich] during storage

Mariana Crivelari Da Cunha, Patrícia da Silva Machado, Ana Beatriz Silva Araújo, Elisângela Elena Nunes Carvalho, Eduardo Valério de Barros Vilas Boas

The potential of the Cerrado fruit could be explored by development of new products, such as jellies that can be used to add value to the fruit, as well as to preserve this biome…

Effects of potato flour on dough properties and quality of potato-wheat-yogurt pie bread

Dileep Kumar, Taihua Mu, Mengmei Ma

Clarify the effects of potato flour (PF) addition on dough properties and quality characteristics of pie bread, thus providing a theoretical basis for potato-wheat-yogurt pie…

Adequacy of energy and protein intake among hospitalized patients on therapeutic diet in government hospitals: A preliminary study

Jian Pei Kong, Basmawati Baharom, Norshariza Jamhuri, Khalizah Jamli, Siti Farah Zaidah Mohd Yazid, Norafidza Ashiquin, Lina Isnin, Chooi Wah Leow, Siew Mee Lim

The provision of meals has long been regarded as an essential part of treatment of hospitalized patients complementing medical procedures and nursing management. Today, despite…

Dietary patterns in relation to major cardiovascular diseases risk factors: Hypertension and hyperlipidemia results from the ESCOME study

Hamidreza Roohafza, Awat Feizi, Shahnaz Amani Tirani, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Nizal Sarrafzadegan

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of empirically derived dietary patterns with hypertension and hyperlipidemia among a large sample of Iranian industrial…

Implications of energy drink consumption for hepatic structural and functional changes: a review

Sergey Kutia, Maxim Kriventsov, Gennady Moroz, Elvina Gafarova, Nazar Trofimov

In the recent decades, energy drinks consumption has increased dramatically. Many researches found their adverse effects on the structure and function of organs and systems, with…

Development of probiotic vegetable juice using Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GR-1

Kristina Elizabeth Dunkley, Sharareh Hekmat

The purpose of this paper is to assess the growth and viability of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 (L. rhamnosus GR-1) in carrot juice (CJ), carrot apple juice (CAJ), carrot orange…

Herbal infusions and health: A review of findings from human studies, mechanisms and future research directions

Christopher John Etheridge, Emma Derbyshire

Increasingly, interest in and the uptake of herbal infusions has advanced, namely, owing to their bioactive properties and potential links to health. Given this, the purpose of…


Grape juice and aerobic exercise on blood pressure

Juliane Barroso Leal, Juçara Barroso Leal, Joaline Barroso Portela Leal, Yan de Lima Borges, Maria Ivone Leal de Moura, Alfredo Anderson Teixeira-Araujo, Venilson Serafim da Costa, Ferdinando Oliveira Carvalho

This paper aims to verify the effect of 12 weeks of grape juice (GJ) consumption associated with aerobic exercise on the variation of the hypertensive elderly pressure.

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