Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 50 Issue 6


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Spreadable processed cheese using natural goat cheese ripened

Laura Burgos, Nora Pece, Silvina Maldonado

The purpose of this study was to establish the degree of ripening of natural goat cheese used as a raw material; to formulate a spreadable processed cheese with creamy…

Associations between white blood cells count and obesity in apparently healthy young adults

Fatemeh Ghannadiasl

The elevated white blood cells (WBCs) count has been reported to be a predictor of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, hypertension and metabolic syndrome. This study aims to…

Food label reading habits of health sciences students

Tayyibe Ayşe Odaman, Rabia Bahar, Sedanur Şam, Huri Ilyasoğlu

The purpose of this study is to determine the food label reading habits of health sciences students.

Development of functional chicken patties with incorporation of mango peel powder as fat replacer

Anita M. Chappalwar, Vikas Pathak, Meena Goswami, Arun Kumar Verma

The purpose of this study is to develop functional chicken patties with incorporation of mango peel powder as a fat replacer.

Association of allium vegetables intake and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease risk: A case-control study

Hadi Emamat, Hossein Farhadnejad, Hadith Tangestani, Ali Saneei Totmaj, Hossein Poustchi, Azita Hekmatdoost

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of liver disease worldwide. The purpose of this study is to assess the possible association between habitual…

Processing and utilization of snail meat in alleviating protein malnutrition in Africa: a review

Samuel Ayofemi Olalekan Adeyeye, Olusola Timothy Bolaji, Titilope Adebusola Abegunde, Taofeek Olawale Adesina

This study aims to review processing and utilization of snail meat in alleviating protein malnutrition in Africa. Most countries in Africa are faced with a major challenge of…

If we eat soy, do we keep the beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet?

Giovanni Aulisa, Claudio Binda, Elvira Padua, Antonio Pratesi, Alfonso Bellia, Chiara Bellia, Mauro Lombardo

This study aims to evaluate if soya consumption can compromise or positively influence the effects of the Mediterranean diet (MD).

Development of pulse-based probiotics by fermentation using Fiti sachets for the developing world

Toby Le, Sharareh Hekmat

This study aims to determine the probiotic potential of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 from Fiti sachets, in four widely consumed pulses, namely, black-eyed pea, pigeon pea, kabuli…

Traditional drink of black cincau (Mesona palustris BL)-based wedang uwuh as immunomodulator on alloxan-induced diabetic rats

Tri Dewanti Widyaningsih, Astri Iga Siska, Roudlatul Fanani, Erryana Martati

This study aims to evaluate the immunomodulatory effect of traditional drink of black cincau-based wedang uwuh (WUB) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats.

Histological, metabolic, and inflammatory changes in the renal tissues of high-fat diet-induced obese rats after vitamin D supplementation

Amir-Hossein Avestaei, Mahdi Yaghchiyan, Alireza Ali-Hemmati, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Mehran Mesgari-Abbasi, Parviz Shahabi

Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic renal fibrosis and kidneys’ structural and inflammatory impairments. This study aims to examine the possible therapeutic effects of…

Effect of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) seeds incorporation on nutritional quality of muffin mix

Vishakha Sharma, Renu Mogra, Azad Mordia

Study on chia seeds is receiving increasing interest because of their nutritional and health-promoting properties that have been recognized by their high content of antioxidants…

Shelf stability of meat pickle developed from Kadaknath

Ashlesha Ranade, Pradeep Kumar Singh, Neeraj Shrivastav

This study aims to have a product with enhanced shelf stability from the Kadaknath bird. It is localized to its native tract in India and is unknown to a major part of the world…

Antioxidant activity, extraction and application of psyllium mucilage in chocolate drink

Gabriela Souza, Suelen Siqueira dos Santos, Rita Bergamasco, Jessica Antigo, Grasiele Scaramal Madrona

The purpose of this study is to extract psyllium mucilage and evaluate its antioxidant compounds (in the best extraction condition) and its application in a chocolate drink.

Vegetable and fruit consumption and its association with bone turnover biomarkers in older adults

Farhang Djafari, Hossein Shahinfar, Maryam Safabakhsh, Sakineh Shab-Bidar

Fruits and vegetables (FVs) are a good source of substances that contributed to bone health. However, the relation of FVs consumption with inflammation and bone biomarkers is…

Employees’ knowledge, attitude and practice of food additives; impacts of an educational intervention

Amir Reza Moravejolahkami, Zahra Esfandiari, Hadiseh Ebdali, Marjan Ganjali Dashti, Akbar Hassanzadeh, Hasan Ziaei, Nimah Bahreini Esfahani

Understanding consumers’ food safety practices are helpful in reducing foodborne illnesses. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of education on knowledge…

Dietary patterns and fatigue in female slimmers

Hüsna Kaya Kaçar, Amanda Avery, Sarah Bennett, Fiona McCullough

This paper aims to understand the association of dietary patterns with perceived fatigue and identify predictors for presence of fatigue in women who are obese and trying to lose…

Utilization of underrated pseudo-cereals of North East India: a systematic review

Swati Bhauso Patil, Sujata Jena

This study aims to create a systematic knowledge base on importance and utilization patterns of underrated pseudo-cereals prevalent in the northeastern hilly (NEH) region of…

Association of uric acid with metabolic parameters and obesity

Marjan Mahdavi-Roshan, Mina Movahedian, Hamed Kord Varkaneh, Arsalan Salari, Melahat Sedanur Macit, Arezoo Rezazadeh

Recent studies have shown that hyperuricemia is a predictor of non-communicable disease and an increment of mortality rate. Also, elevated serum uric acid may be associated with…

The predictability of the metabolic syndrome by adipokines

Fereshteh Aliasghari, Soghra Aliasgharzadeh, Amir Hossein Faghfouri, Reza Mahdavi, Neda Lotfi Yagin

Obesity can cause impairment in adipose tissue-derived hormones levels, which, in turn, might lead to metabolic syndrome occurrence. This study aims to assess the relationship…

Influence of hydrocolloids on quality characteristics, functionality and microstructure of spinach puree–enriched instant noodles

P.D. Shere, Prashant Sahni, A.N. Devkatte, V.N. Pawar

Noodles are good vehicles for the enrichment and can be enriched with vegetable purees. However, this enrichment can alter quality attributes of noodles with resultant effect on…

Quercetin supplementation in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Mahboobe Hosseinikia, Farhad Oubari, Roghaye Hosseinkia, Zibaneh Tabeshfar, Mohammad Gharib Salehi, Zeinab Mousavian, Mehrnaz Abbasi, Mehnoosh Samadi, Yahya Pasdar

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease which has become a public health concern, whose growing prevalence has been reported as around 33.9% in…

Association of dietary quality indices with sleep quality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Zamzam Paknahad, Leila Yazdanpanah, Mohammad Reza Maracy, Amir Reza Moravejolahkami, Seyed Ali Javad-Mousavi, Abbas Nemati

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) suffer from many health problems including poor sleep. This paper aims to evaluate the relationship between diet quality…

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