International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021

  • Sociodemographic Determinants of Dietary Diversity and Meal Frequency Among Mothers/Caregivers Paired with Infants and Child Age 6 to 23 Months

    Techane Sisay Tuji, Addisu Dabi Wake

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Nov. 22, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 03, 2020
    Published: Jan. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: optimal balancing feeding plays crucial role in fighting childhood undernutrition, infectious disease, and mortalities. Globally, just about semi of all children are doesn’t received recommended meal frequency (MMF). Furthermore, only twenty-nine percent of child getting diversified diet in world wide. However, sociodemographic factor... Show More
  • The Effect of a Dispersible Palmitoylethanolamide (Levagen+) Compared to a Placebo for Reducing Joint Pain in an Adult Population – A Randomised, Double-Blind Study

    David Briskey, Georgia Roche, Amanda Rao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: Dec. 21, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2020
    Published: Feb. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: A commonality of all joint pain is the existence of inflammation. Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous saturated fatty acid derivative that down-regulates multiple proinflammatory and nociceptive pathways and known to inhibit mast and glial cell activity. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of PEA (Levagen+), for alleviating joint pain ... Show More
  • Chemical Characterization of Oil Extracted from Two Species of Fish (Ilisha africana and Sardinella maderensis) from the Cameroonian Coast

    Jules Christophe Manzkoule, Mathieu Ndomou, Merlin Ngafon Nchoutpouen, Adelaide Mawamba Demasse, Charlotte Sabine Milong Melong, Georges Steve Fofou Bekwankoa, Fabrice Bruno Siewe, Marlène Tegueu Youogo, Romeo Auguste Dama, Rene Paul Njock Ndombol, Jean Valery François Nsoga, Christine Ngo Tang, Francois Tchoumbougnang, Inocent Gouado

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: Dec. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Fish is an important source of food for people. According to the FAO, It is man’s most important single source of high-quality protein and dietary omega-three fatty acids. Objective: The study consisted of the chemical characterization of the oil extracted from Ilisha africana and Sardinella maderensis being fish species from the Camero... Show More
  • Assaying the Relationship Between Resistivity and Concentration in Ocimumgratissium Flavor Extracted by Traditional and Conventional Methods

    Uhiara Ngozi Sunday, Onuoha Ogbonnaya Gideon, Adesanya Oluwatosin Dorothy, Eduzor Esther, Anayo Gabriel Jacob, Adeosun Florence Funke

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: Nov. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: The extract of basil leave were prepared by two different methods; modification of an African cultural practice where specified weights in grams (between 100 and 300) of (non blemished, dust free) fresh basil leaves were harvested stalk free and heated (incinerated) stuffed in a clay earthenpot on a charcoal stove for nine (9) hours. The partially ... Show More
  • The Research Progress of Main Chemical Constituents and Functional Activity in Purple Tea

    Yaoyao Li, Peipei Yuan, Chengyan Wang, Zhengqi Wu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2021
    Pages: 24-32
    Received: Oct. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 12, 2020
    Published: Mar. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: Purple tea is made from the traditional processing of green tea, black tea and dark tea, which will maintain the purple characteristic of the tea soup during the processing. It has been widely concerned and studied due to its high anthocyanin content, unique color and biological activities such as scavenging free radicals, anti-oxidation, anti-canc... Show More