International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2022

  • Determinants of Breast Milk Substitute Use for Mothers with Infants Less Than Six Months in Jigjiga City, Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia: A Case-Control Study

    Abdulahi Haji Abas, Ahmed Tahir Ahmed, Abdifatah Elmi Farah, Hashim Sheik

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 12-19
    Received: Feb. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 07, 2022
    Published: Mar. 23, 2022
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    Abstract: Background. Breast milk substitute (BMS) is any food being marketed or otherwise presented as a partial or total replacement for breast milk, whether or not suitable for that purpose. Determinant use of breastmilk substitutes for infant feeding despite the WHO recommendation have been the subject of various research studies. However, there are limi... Show More
  • Production and Quality Evaluation of Biscuits from Blends of Wheat, Millet and Sesame Seeds Composites: Functional and Nutrients Characteristics

    Irine Mengeneh, Charles Chukwuma Ariahu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 20-29
    Received: Oct. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 27, 2022
    Published: Mar. 23, 2022
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    Abstract: The study was designed to produce biscuits from blends of wheat, millet, sesame seeds composites with the outcome of boosting the nutritional value of the biscuits and increasing the utilisation of millet and sesame which are locally grown crops thereby reducing the over dependence of wheat importation. Millet and sesame were processed into flours ... Show More
  • Nutritional Status and Eating Habits of Children in Orphanages in Bamenda (North West Cameroon)

    Adeline Ambe Singwa, Agatha Nguti Tanya, Thierry Noumo Ngangmou, Lifoter Kenneth Navti, Primus Azinwi Tamfuh, Richard Aba Ejoh

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 30-37
    Received: Mar. 08, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2022
    Published: Apr. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: Regular growth assessment of children helps maintain adequate dietary intake and physical growth. However, very little or no information is available on the nutritional status of children in orphanages in Cameroon making control of deficiency diseases in children very difficult in these institutions. The main aim of this study was to determine the ... Show More
  • Microbial Dynamics Associated with Spontaneous Fermentation of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) in Cameroon and Evaluation of the Quality of Marketable Beans

    Roland Jethro Ekwala Misse Ngangue, Emile Minyaka, Steve Georges Bekwankoa Fofou, Jules Christophe Manz Koule, François Valery Nsoga, Merlin Nchoutpouen Ngafon, Regine Tuem Somon, Henri Tibo Ambata Ambata, Mathieu Ndomou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: Mar. 08, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 29, 2022
    Published: Apr. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: Cocoa fermentation is essential for the production of marketable beans for chocolate manufacturing. It is a microbial process that affects the marketable quality of the beans. The microbial dynamics associated with cocoa fermentation as well as the quality of marketable beans were evaluated in a couple of towns in Cameroon. After plating on selecti... Show More