Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 51 Issue 2


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Quality characteristics of composite biodegradable films for food packaging

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

The physical, biomechanical and chemical properties of the composite biodegradable films are examined by their chemical composition, structure, processing conditions and…

Nutrition intervention of pregnant adolescents: a systematic review

Rian Diana, Qonita Rachmah

This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition interventions conducted in pregnant adolescents and their implications for future research.

Effect of simulated gastrointestinal digestion of bioactive peptide from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) tempe on angiotensin-I converting enzyme inhibitory activity

Ismail Dwi Putra, Yustinus Marsono, Retno Indrati

The purpose of this paper is to understand the effect of hydrolysis by pepsin and pancreatin on the angiotensin-I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity of bioactive peptide…

Bioactive compounds, associated health benefits and safety considerations of Moringa oleifera L.: an updated review

Navnidhi Chhikara, Amolakdeep Kaur, Sandeep Mann, M.K. Garg, Sajad Ahmad Sofi, Anil Panghal

The purpose of this paper is to review the nutritional and phytochemical value of Moringa oleifera L., along with health benefits. Moringa oleifera, a highly valued plant grown…


Correlation of anthropometric indices with lipid profile indices among Malay obese and non-obese subjects in Malaysia

Muhammad Ilyas Nadeem, Yasrul Izad Abu Bakar, Sana Akram, Atif Amin Baig

This study aims to determine the correlation of anthropometric measurements with serum lipid profile among Malay subjects in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

Osmo-predried fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) leaf and its nutri-economic evaluation

Lawrence Olusegun Ajala, John O. Igidi, Temitope Omolayo Fasuan, Chidinma Emmanuel Ominyi

Leafy vegetables are known to be highly perishable because of high moisture content, which had resulted in applications of different preservative methods. However, these methods…

Gestational diabetes mellitus management: diet and lifestyle

Sabika Allehdan, Asma Basha, Reema Tayyem

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy. GDM is defined as glucose intolerance of variable severity with onset or first…

Food variety, dietary diversity scores and dietary quality of complementary foods consuming by 6-24 months aged children in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia

Kiros Mezgebo, Tefera Belachew Lema, Satheesh Neela

This paper aims to assess Food Variety Score (FVS), Dietary Diversity Score (DDS) and dietary quality of collected complementary foods consumed in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia.

Research on the effects of L-carnitine and trans-chalcone on endoplasmic reticulum stress and oxidative stress in high-fructose corn syrup-fed rats

Velid Unsal, Köksal Deveci, Zeliha Cansel Ozmen, Mehmet Kemal Tumer

The debate on the metabolic effects of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) continues. The deterioration of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) homeostasis is called ER stress…

Adhering to lifestyle change recommendations via the trans-theoretical model: a mixed-methods study among type 2 diabetes patients

Noraishah Mohamed Nor, Suriati Sidek, Nurulwahidah Saad, Nurul Hazirah Jaafar, Nor Azwani Mohd Shukri

This paper aims to identify and explore the factors affecting type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients' adherence to lifestyle change recommendations, with the guidance of the…

Assessment of antioxidant activity, minerals and chemical constituents of edible mahua (Madhuca longifolia) flower and fruit of using principal component analysis

Vinti Singh, Jyotsana Singh, Radha Kushwaha, Monika Singh, Sandeep Kumar, Awadhesh Kumar Rai

Flowers and fruits of Madhuca longifolia (Koenig) (mahua) tree are edible and used as traditional Indian medicines. The physicochemical properties of different parts of mahua are…

Comparative effects of repeatedly heated cooking oils on tissue lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed Sprague Dawley rats

Chinu Chacko, Rajamohan Thankappan

The purpose of this paper is to compare the effects of repeatedly heated coconut oil, mustard oil and sunflower oil on antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed Sprague Dawley rats.

The association between healthy eating index and serum antioxidant indices in patients with different degrees of cataract compared to healthy subjects: a case-control study

Naeimeh Heidari, Masoumeh Jabbari, Mina Babashahi, Reza Nabie, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Seyed Rafie Arefhosseini

Studies conducted on association between diet and cataract, found conflicting results. This paper aims to investigate the association between healthy eating index (HEI) and serum…

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