Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 52 Issue 4


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Stunting and its associated factors in children aged 6–59 months in Ilubabor zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Asrat Zewdie, Efrem Negash, Dereje Tsegaye

Stunting, which refers to low height-for-age, is one of the most important public health problems in Ethiopia, and it more accurately reflects nutritional deficiencies and illness…

Association between individual and environmental factors with body mass index for age z-score in female adolescents living in North-West of Iran

Bahareh Seyyedin, Nasrin Omidvar, Bahar Bakhshi, Farid Zayeri, Arezoo Rezazadeh

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of individual and environmental indicators with body mass-index-for-age-z-score (BAZ) of female adolescents living in…

Vitamin D status and dietary intake in young university students in the UK

Honglin Dong, Viktorija Asmolovaite, Nareen Marseal, Maryam Mearbon

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent worldwide. This paper aims to investigate the vitamin D status and dietary intake in young university students.

The dark side of the quarantine: night eating, sleep quality and the health locus of control in women

Sine Yılmaz, Nevin Sanlier, Pınar Göbel, Büşra Açıkalın, Sule Kocabas, Akif Dundar

Staying at home for a prolonged period, the stress during COVID-19 quarantine may affect sleep quality, night eating behaviours of individuals. This paper aims to identify the…

Protein quality assessment of pecan [Carya illinoinensis (wangenh.) K. Koch] and pine (Pinus gerardiana wall.) nuts for dietary supplementation

Beenu Tanwar, Rajni Modgil, Ankit Goyal

The purpose of this study is to assess the protein (biological) quality of pecan and pine nuts supplemented diets in male Wistar albino rats.

Comparative study of antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of different parts of lemongrass leaves and their application in the functional drink

Muhammad Abbas Ranjah, Amir Ismail, Muhammad Waseem, Saira Tanweer, Baila Ahmad, Tahir Mehmood, Faiz-Ul-Hassan Shah, Zulfiqar Ahmad, Majid Hussain, Tariq Ismail

This study aims to compare the antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of different parts (tip, mid and base portion) of lemongrass leaves for application as a natural ingredient…

Perceived social support is greater among food secure Iranian households during the COVID-19 outbreak

Neda Ezzeddin, Naser Kalantari, Zahra Veysi

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected many different aspects of people’s lives around the world, including household food security. This study aims to…

Effect of processing method on quality characteristics of harit soybean (glycine max): in vitro protein digestibility, hplc, ftir analysis

Deepika Kathuria, Anju K. Dhiman, Surekha Attri, Manish Kumar

Soybean is potentially a rich source of protein and lipids along with isoflavone. However, the use of soybean is limited due to presence of anti-nutritional factors such as…

The comprehensive mechanistic insight into the effects of vitamin D on dementia – a review

Jaber Jafarzadeh, Laleh Payahoo, Mohammad Yousefi, Ali Barzegar

This paper aims to depict the mechanistic role of vitamin D on dementia prevention, relief of the severity and the complication of the disease. All papers indexed in scientific…

Green tea might be effective in alleviating COVID-19 associated psychiatric complications: preliminary results from a pilot randomized controlled trial

Marjan Mahdavi-Roshan, Arsalan Salari, Eshagh Mohammadyari, Tofigh Yaghubi Kalurazi, Aydin Pourkazemi, Azin Vakilpour, Morteza Rahbar Taramsari, Zeinab Ghorbani

It is argued that COVID-19 patients show various neuropsychiatric symptoms, including fatigue, depression and anxiety. On the other hand, epidemiological and experimental evidence…

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