Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 53 Issue 1


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Development of a safe food handling knowledge questionnaire: psychometric properties and acceptability among consumers

Jessica Charlesworth, Barbara Mullan, David Preece

Foodborne illness remains high globally, with the majority of cases occurring in the domestic environment. Research in the safe food-handling domain is limited by the absence of…

Ketogenic vs plantogenic diets for health: a review article

Hildemar Dos Santos, Diane Han, Mayabel Perez, Summer Johnson, Razaz Shaheen

To gain a better and more comprehensive understanding, this study aims to investigate the literature to explore the two popular diets’ health benefits and concerns. Google Scholar…

Effect of low caffeine doses on jumping performance: a meta-analysis

J. Grgic

The purpose of this paper is to explore the effects of low doses of caffeine (<3 mg/kg) on jumping performance using a meta-analysis.

Effect of various thermal processing methods and pretreatment methods to reduce phosphorus content of chicken meat for CKD patients

Kozue Uenishi, Keiko Tomita, Shinsuke Kido

The management of dietary phosphorus in chronic kidney disease patients is an important issue. Phosphorus is often found with protein in foods. However, excessive protein…

Flavonoids and organochlorines in honey from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Yutaka Tashiro

The purpose of this study is to analyze the flavonoid composition and organochlorine compounds (OCs) in honey samples from different floral sources on the Ryukyu Islands of Japan…

Assessing the level of food insecurity among cancer patients undergoing active cancer treatment in a low-income community

Fatemeh Aamazadeh, Mohammad Alizadeh, Alireza Farsad-Naeimi, Zahra Tofighi

Food insecurity exists when access to nutritionally sufficient and secure foods or the ability to obtain admissible foods in socially acceptable ways is limited or uncertain. Food…

Novel nutritionally improved snacks for school-aged children: formulation, characterization and acceptability

Nadia Lingiardi, Ezequiel Godoy, Ileana Arriola, María Soledad Cabreriso, Cecilia Accoroni, María Florencia Balzarini, Alberto Arribas, María Agustina Reinheimer

This study aims to formulate multiple nutritionally improved snacks intended for school-aged children according to international nutritional goals: Vanilla cookies (VC), Bay…

The relationship of fast food consumption with sociodemographic factors, body mass index and dietary habits among university students

Nurgul Arslan, Jiyan Aslan Ceylan, Abdulkerim Hatipoğlu

University students are one of the vulnerable groups in terms of having nutritional problems due to their lifestyle and social environment. This study aims to determine the…


Nutrient intakes and cognitive competence in the context of abstract reasoning of school-age children in the Tamale Metropolis of Ghana

Reginald Adjetey Annan, Charles Apprey, Asamoah-Boakye Odeafo, Twum-Dei Benedicta, Takeshi Sakurai, Satoru Okonogi

The association between nutrition and cognitive test performance among school children is limited in developing countries, including Ghana. This paper aims to investigate the…

Improve adherence to the Mediterranean diet through an innovative app: a pilot study

Andrea Devecchi, Simona Bo, Luca De Carli, Erik Breda, Valentina Ponzo, Andrea Pezzana

The Mediterranean diet (MD) is a sustainable and healthy diet. However, compliance to the MD is still poor. Given this, the authors created a Web app to promote the MD. The…

Physicochemical and sensory characteristics of fried peanut cracker coated with wheat–cassava composite flour

Omowumi Temitope Abiola, Michael Ayodele Idowu, Taofeek Akinyemi Shittu, Oluseye Olusegun Onabanjo, Emmanuel Kehinde Oke

This study aims to investigate the physicochemical and sensory characteristics of fried peanut cracker snacks coated with wheat (80%) and cassava (20%) composite flours.

Aroma-taste-texture cross-modal interactions for sugar reduction in yoghurt drink

Yi Jing Thun, See Wan Yan, Chin Ping Tan, Wen Xin Teoh, Xin Yue Gan

Prevention of chronic diseases by means of dietary modification can be achieved by consuming healthier foods with lower sugar content. However, reducing sugar content causes…

Survey of the blood pressure lowering potential of medicinal plants used in the management of hypertension in herbal homes in Zango Kataf, Kaduna, Nigeria

Esther Badugu Patrick, Sunday O. Otimenyin, Bukata B. Bukar

The purpose of this study is to determine the blood pressure (BP) lowing potential of some herbs used by the indigenous people of Zango Kataf, Kaduna State, Nigeria, to treat…

Dietary diversity concordance among mother-to-child pairs and its associated factors in Gedeo zone, Southern Ethiopia

Wondwosen Molla, Dirshaye Aragaw, Robel Hussen, Aregahegn Wudneh, Derebe Madoro, Nebiyu Mengistu, Ruth Tilahun, Seid Shumye, Daniel Sisay, Habtamu Endashaw, Temesgen Muche

Achieving optimal nutrition among mothers and children is still a challenge in many developing country settings, including Ethiopia. Study on dietary diversity concordance of…

Potential blood pressure lowering effect of L-citrulline supplementation in at risk populations: a meta-analysis

Sadegh Jafarnejad, Catherine Tsang, Negin Amin

This paper aims to investigate the effect of L-citrulline supplementation on blood pressure (BP) in middle-aged and elderly populations.

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