International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2023

  • Breastfeeding Early in Life Is Associated with Better Athletic Performance in Childhood and Adolescence: A Systematic Review

    Rayane Carvalho de Moura, Crislane de Moura Costa, Felipe Machado Brito, Esmeralda Maria Lustosa Barros, Ana Claúdia de Moura Barros, Acácio Salvador Veras e Silva, Sérgio Luiz Galan Ribeiro, Maria do Carmo de Carvalho e Martins, Naíza Monte Lages, Nildomar Ribeiro Viana, Gerardo Vasconcelos Mesquita, Marcos Antonio Pereira dos Santos

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: Mar. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 18, 2023
    Published: Mar. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Breastfeeding provides many short- and long-term benefits for both the child and the mother. However, little is known whether longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding early in life is associated with better athletic performance in childhood and adolescence. The present study aimed to investigate the association between breastfeeding and athletic ... Show More
  • Effect of Smoking on Serum Vitamin D Levels and the Influence on COPD Symptoms Using NHANES 2007 – 2014 Datasets Among Women of Different Ethnic Backgrounds

    Kiano Manavi, Brenda Alston-Mills, Marvin Thompson, Ethan Davis, Jonathan Allen

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 46-55
    Received: Dec. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2020
    Published: Apr. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Smoking is one of the major causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The number of women who smoke is increasing and they are at enhanced risk of developing fatal COPD. Symptoms of COPD include frequent coughing, wheezing, whistling, excess phlegm and shortness of breath. According to National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data duri... Show More
  • Technological, Nutritional and Organoleptic Characteristics of Six Formulations of Composite Flours Based on Sorghum Added or Not With Moringa Leaves Powder

    Dabo Rasmata, Hama-Ba Fatoumata, Tapsoba Fidèle Wend-Bénédo, Savadogo Prisca Pengdwendé, Savadogo Aly

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: Mar. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 06, 2023
    Published: May 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Improving the nutritional status of the rural population requires the optimum use of available food. The objective of this study was to develop 06 formulations of composites flours based on sorghum, legumes (groundnut, voandzou, cowpea) added or not with moringa leaves powder used in the preparation of local food in rural households. To do this, th... Show More