Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 53 Issue 2


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A systematic review on the role of alpha linolenic acid (ALA) in combating non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

Simran Gogna, Jaspreet Kaur, Kartik Sharma, Vishesh Bhadariya, Jyoti Singh, Vikas Kumar, Prasad Rasane, Vipasha Vipasha

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the health benefits, functional role of alpha linolenic acid (ALA) in combating diet-related non-communicable diseases, absorption…

An understanding the food safety knowledge among food science students in Iraq

Sanar Muhyaddin, Iman Sabir

Food-borne diseases can be prevented with the knowledge of food safety. Food-related infirmity, especially in developing economy perspective such as Iraq can be addressed…

Perspectives on the potential of Mangiferin as a nutraceutical: a review

Deepti Jamwal, Priyanka Saini, Pushpa C. Tomar, Arpita Ghosh

The aim of this study is to provide a review of the research studies that took place in the previous years regarding Mangiferin and its potential use in the treatment of various…


Production of microbial pigments from whey and their applications: a review

Amrita Poonia, Surabhi Pandey

Whey is a by-product of paneer, cheese and casein industry and considered as a dairy waste. Worldwide, approximately 180–1,900 million tons of whey is produced annually. Whey is…

Development of third generation protein rich snacks from lentil and egg powder through microwave assisted extrusion cooking

Monisa Yousouf, Syed Zameer Hussain, Varsha Kanojia, Tahiya Qadri, Bazila Naseer, Fouzia Shafi, Abida Jabeen

The purpose of this study was to formulate a complete protein food from lentil flour (LF) and egg powder (EP) through microwave-assisted extrusion technology.

Food delivery before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil

Juliana Costa Liboredo, Cláudia Antônia Alcântara Amaral, Natália Caldeira Carvalho

This study aims to understand consumer behavior related to the purchase of meals by delivery services before and during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Brazil.

Food safety knowledge and changes in practices and concerns of Indian families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sunaina Thakur, Pulkit Mathur

Unsafe food can lead to various foodborne diseases and even death, especially among children. This paper aims to assess food safety knowledge and changes in practices and concerns…

A comprehensive nutritional support perspective in patients with COVID-19: a review

Soraiya Ebrahimpour-Koujan, Amir Ali Sohrabpour, Saeid Safari, Nima Baziar, Shima Hadavi, Laleh Payahoo, Samaneh Shabani

Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is becoming a crucial health problem worldwide. Continued and high-speed mutations of this virus result in the appearance of new…

Changes in eating behaviours due to crises, disasters and pandemics: a scoping review

Lauren Hunter, Sarah Gerritsen, Victoria Egli

This literature scoping review aims to investigate if, how and why eating behaviours change after a crisis event such as a natural disaster, financial crisis or pandemic in…

Do glycemic index and glycemic load of diet contribute to early childhood caries in preschool children?

Elif Inan Eroglu, Ruveyda Esra Ozkalayci, Cansu Ozsin Ozler, Meryem Uzamis-Tekcicek, Zehra Buyuktuncer

The purpose of this study was to examine the potential association between the glycemic index (GI) and the glycemic load (GL) with early childhood caries in preschool children.

Shift work, sleep, and burnout: the impact of Mediterranean dietary pattern and nutritional status on emergency healthcare workers

Hande BAKIRHAN, Yunus Emre BAKIRHAN, Gamze Yaşar

This study aims to evaluate the relationship between dietary patterns and shift work, sleep quality and burnout among emergency health-care workers.

Context-specific optimal dietary guidelines for managing cancer for hospitalized patients in Tanzania

Happyness Amani Kisighii, Jofrey Raymond, Musa Chacha

The lack of food-based dietary guidelines for managing cancer among hospitalized patients has led to an increasing economic burden on the government and families in low- and…

Factors influencing grocery shopping choices and the prevalence of food label use among Saudi mothers: a cross-sectional pilot study

Najlaa Alsini, Hebah Alawi Kutbi, Noor Hakim, Rana Mosli, Noura Eid, Zeinab Mulla

There is currently limited data available on the Saudi population’s adoption of nutritional guidelines or on other factors influencing food purchasing behaviors. The purpose of…

Perspectives of pumpkin pulp and pumpkin shell and seeds uses as ingredients in food formulation

Ruby-Alejandra Villamil, Natalia Escobar, Laura Natalia Romero, Ribka Huesa, Anny Valentina Plazas, Carina Gutiérrez, Gloria Elizabeth Robelto

This paper aims to study the use of pumpkin pulp and its by-products in food formulation. Pumpkins are important and useful in the food industry. However, only the pulp is used…

Consumers’ opinions, use of food labels and knowledge of food additives

Hatice Merve Bayram, Arda Ozturkcan

This study aims to determine what consumers take into consideration while buying food and to increase awareness. We also demonstrated food additives knowledge, and the association…

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