Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 52 Issue 2


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Provitamin A cassava hydrolysate with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG regulates weight gain, lipids and postprandial glycemia in wistar rats and humans

Modupeola Oguntoye, Olufunke Ezekiel, Olayinka Oridupa

This study aims to evaluate the effect of probiotic provitamin A cassava hydrolysate with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (hLGG) on weight and lipid profile of Wistar rats and its…

Effect of fermented cassava tuber on the gene expression of PI3K/Akt signaling and AMPK pathway in STZ-NA-induced diabetic rats

Rio Jati Kusuma, Desty Ervira Puspaningtyas, Puspita Mardika Sari

The downstream insulin signaling, such as phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K)/protein kinase B (Akt) pathway, is an important step for skeletal glucose disposal through the…

The prophylactic potential of Zingiber officinale flowers and leaves extract to mitigate hyperglycemia in Sprague Dawley rats

Saira Tanweer, Tariq Mehmood, Saadia Zainab, Zulfiqar Ahmad, Muhammad Ammar Khan, Aamir Shehzad, Adnan Khaliq, Farhan Jahangir Chughtai, Atif Liaqat

Innovative health-promoting approaches of the era have verified phytoceutics as one of the prime therapeutic tools to alleviate numerous health-related ailments. The purpose of…

In COVID-19 patients, low 25-hydroxyvitamin D level in serum is associated with longer viral clearance time and higher risk of intensive care unit admission

Jameela Al-Salman, Sarah Alghareeb, Eman Alarab, Haitham Jahrami, William B. Grant

This study aims to investigate the association between vitamin D measured in serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and outcomes of COVID-19 patients in Bahrain. This paper…

Phytochemical screening and evaluation of the anti-diarrhoea properties of Diodia sarmentosa leaves in castor oil-induced diarrhoea in albino rats

Stanley Ifeanyi Anyanwu-Azuka, Gabriel Sunday Aloh, Winner Oyidiya Kalu, Chinedum Eleazu

This study aims to report the phytochemical screening and anti-diarrhoea properties of methanol extract of Diodia sarmentosa Swartz (DSS) leave (at 200, 400 and 600 mg/kg) in…

Screen time-based sedentary behaviour, eating regulation and weight status of university students during the COVID-19 lockdown

Seok Tyug Tan, Seok Shin Tan, Chin Xuan Tan

This study aims to investigate the relationships among screen time-based sedentary behaviour, eating self-regulatory skills and weight status among private university students…

Effects of camel milk hydrolysate on blood pressure and biochemical parameters in fructose-induced hypertensive rats

Mohammad Alshuniaber, Omar Alhaj, Qasem Abdallah, Haitham Jahrami

This study aims to investigate the antihypertensive effect of camel milk hydrolysate in rats with fructose-induced hypertension.

Association between iron supplementation and anaemia in pregnant women in Ghana

Lydia Boampong Owusu, Charles Apprey, Abigail Kusi-Amponsah Diji, Atinuke Adebanji

The purpose of the study was to assess the association between iron intake and the incidence of anaemia during pregnancy as well as estimate the prevalence and magnitude of…

The effect of enriched yoghurt on the antioxidant activities of rats poisoned with cadmium salts

Sanam Nadirova, Yuriy Sinyavskiy, Serik Abdreshov, Yevgeniya Deripaskina, Ashat Torgautov

Evaluation of the effect of yoghurts enriched with a complex of vegetable additives on the state of the antioxidant defense system, the content of triglycerides and cholesterol in…

Parents’ perceived knowledge about food-related behaviours influencing speech-language competences of preschool children

Goreti Botelho, Emília Rodrigues, Rita Matos, Jorge Lameiras

There is a relationship between eating behaviours and the development of speech-language competences during childhood. This study aims to evaluate the impact of interdisciplinary…

Food and immunity: a pragmatic approach to mitigate corona viruses attack

Muhammad Farhan Jahangir Chughtai, Saira Tanweer, Samreen Ahsan, Tariq Mehmood, Atif Liaqat, Adnan Khaliq, Tahir Zahoor, Muhammad Nadeem, Nazia Khalid, Saadia Zainab, Syed Junaid-ur-Rahman

Corona viruses have spiked structure and enveloped glycoproteins in their structure, along with specific proteins in membranes. The mode of action of COVID-19 consists of three…

Flavonoid fraction from chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw) leaves reduced malondialdehyde (MDA) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) in hyperuricemic rats

Aulia Putri Wahyuningtyas, Diah Pitaloka Putri, Nani Maharani, Ahmad Ni'matullah Al-Baarri

This paper aims to study the effect of the flavonoid fraction of chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw) leaves (FFCL) on uric acid (UA) levels, oxidative stress and inflammatory…

Postprandial glycemic response in different bakery formulations with adequate palatability: sex-related effects

Camila Niclis, Diego Prado, María del Pilar Diaz, Elio Andrés Soria, Claudia Albrecht

Hyperglycemic diets are a critical risk factor for diabetes and other chronic diseases; therefore, food innovation is encouraged. In this sense, starchy foods with a better…

Food and nutrient intakes from school canteens and markets nearby schools among students aged 14-18 in Jordan

Hamed Takruri, Thanaa ALjaraedah, Reema Tayyem

The purposes of this study were to determine the food intake purchased from the canteens or markets nearby schools; to estimate the percent intakes of energy and nutrients from…

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