International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018

  • Viability of Probiotics in Frozen Yogurt Supplemented with Inulin and Glycerol

    Hafiz Shehzad Muzammil, Barbara Rasco, Muhammad Junaid

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 116-120
    Received: 23 April 2018
    Accepted: 19 May 2018
    Published: 25 June 2018
    Abstract: To evaluate the effect of inulin and glycerol supplementation on the viability of probiotic and yogurt bacterial cultures in frozen yogurt, this study was conducted. The frozen yogurt mixture was prepared with different types of probiotics (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium lactis) along with commercial yogurt starter culture (Streptoco... Show More
  • Assessment of Dietary Habits and Nutritional Status of Adolescents in a Resource – Poor Environment in Nigeria

    Sarah Iyoefo Iyalomhe, Samuel Esiemokhai Iyalomhe, Ifeanyi Godwin Nwadike, Rosemary Ngozi Osunde, Godfrey Bolade Samuel Iyalomhe

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 121-128
    Received: 31 May 2018
    Accepted: 20 June 2018
    Published: 7 July 2018
    Abstract: Information is scarce about dietary habits and nutritional status in adolescents in Ekpoma, Nigeria. This is partly because of this age group’s reputation for capriciousness and also because health services/research in developing countries tend to focus more on pre-school children and pregnant women. This study aimed to optimize the health needs of... Show More
  • Determination of 19 Organochlorine Pesticides Residues in Milk Powder by GPC-GC-MS

    Zhaofeng Wu, Xiaoyan Peng, Sheng Chen, Zhanteng Zeng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 129-133
    Received: 5 June 2018
    Accepted: 22 June 2018
    Published: 17 July 2018
    Abstract: To establish the GPC - GC - MS detection method for determination of organochlorine pesticide residues in milk powder. After simple processing samples, concentration with multi-position concentrator, and online cleaning with GPC-GC-MS, injection into the mass spectrometer for analysis. Results showed that in the linear range of 5~100 ug/L, the corr... Show More
  • Hepatoprotective Effect of an Antrodia cinnamomea Product Via a Novel Process on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats

    Hong-Ying Hsiao, Yih-Ming Weng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 134-141
    Received: 9 August 2018
    Published: 13 August 2018
    Abstract: Antrodia cinnamomea, causing a brown heart rot of Cinnamomum kanehirai Hay. endemic to Taiwan, was reported to have several biological activities for treating liver diseases, inflammation, tumors, et al. It was believed that wild or wood-cultured A.cinnamomea on C.kanehirai Hay. was better than by other means. However, C.kanehirai Hay. was rare and... Show More
  • Influence of Drying Methods on Flour Quality and Cyanide Content of Cassava Root Tuber

    Tamiru Kasaye Atlaw

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 142-147
    Received: 17 July 2018
    Accepted: 7 August 2018
    Published: 22 August 2018
    Abstract: The aim of this particular work was to study effect of different drying methods on the quality attributes of cassava flour focusing on physico-chemical properties (moisture, water activity, pH and titratable acidity), functional properties (water and oil absorption capacity, bulk density, foaming capacity and stability) and also antinutritional fac... Show More
  • Effect of Moringa Leaves Powder Consumption on Young Children Nutritional and Serum Retinol Status in Burkina Faso Rural Area

    Urbain Zongo, Boubacar Savadogo, Steve Leonce Zoungrana, Dia Sanou, Aly Savadogo, Mamoudou Hama Dicko, Alfred SababenedyoTraore

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 148-154
    Received: 19 July 2018
    Accepted: 1 August 2018
    Published: 29 August 2018
    Abstract: The promotion of the consumption of indigenous plant species with high nutritional value is an important nutrition intervention in Africa rural areas. The current student was a randomized control trial of two groups (ᶲG₥ and ᶲGm) with a baseline and an endline evaluation after 12 weeks. A total of 119 pre-school children received Moringa leaf powde... Show More