Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 51 Issue 5


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Chemical and microbial evaluation of bread and biscuits made from wheat flour substituted with cassava flour

Viviane Andrade de Oliveira, Gilmar Freire da Costa, Solange de Sousa

The purpose of this study is to investigate the chemical and microbiological quality of biscuits and bread through the partial substitution of the wheat flour.

COVID-19 disease, obesity and micronutrients: an updated narrative review of the literature

Sousana K. Papadopoulou, Maria Mantzorou, Desspina Koutridou, Elias Tassoulas, Styliani Sakellaropoulou, Fani Biskanaki, Efthymis Xatziapostolou, Dimitrios Papandreou

The purpose of this paper is to critically summarize the current data concerning the impact of obesity and micronutrient adequacy and supplementation on the risk and severity of…

Artemisia restores systolic blood pressure, attenuates serum sodium/potassium levels and prevents cardiac oxidative stress in hypertension

Khaled M.M. Koriem, Hend N. Saleh, Marwa A. El-Attar

This paper aims to evaluate systolic blood pressure (SBP), serum sodium/potassium levels and cardiac antioxidants after Artemisia herba-alba oral administration in spontaneous…

Association of food security, body mass index, micronutrient adequacy and adherence to Alternative Healthy Eating Index 2010 among Iranian households

Seyedeh Parisa Moosavian, Awat Feizi, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh, Leila Azadbakht

There is limited knowledge about the association of food insecurity and dietary quality among the Iranian households. The purpose of this study is to determine diet quality among…

Is Acrylamide really a food safety issue?

Daniela Dal Castel Krein, Rafaela Julyana Barboza Devos, Luciane Maria Colla, Christian Oliveira Reinehr

Acrylamide is a compound found in several food products. Due to the toxicity of this compound, research also seeks strategies to modify industrial and homemade processes…

Effects of a diet containing different sources of omega-3 fatty acids on kidney-related biomarkers in overweight and obese individuals: a randomized clinical trial

Somaye Fatahi, Fahime Haghighatdoost, Bagher Larijani, Pamela J. Surkan, Leila Azadbakht

Recent research has suggested the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids on kidney function; however, differences in these benefits have not been well-documented with respect…

Likely positive effect of alpha-linolenic acid supplementation on the lung and the negative effect of it on the adipose tissue of COVID-19 patients

Carlos Alberto Soares da Costa

This paper aims to describe the likely positive effects of alpha-linolenic acid supplementation on the lung and the negative effects of it on the adipose tissue of COVID-19…

The threshold of salt taste recognition among a sample of Moroccan population

Yasmine Guennoun, Nada Benajiba, Habiba Bajit, Amina Bouziani, Laila Elammari, Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh, Noureddine Elhaloui, Amina Barkat, Hasnae Benkirane, Hassan Aguenaou

This study aims to determine the threshold of salt taste recognition and to evaluate differences by sex, age and body mass index (BMI) among a sample of Moroccan population.

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