Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021

  • Nutritional Quality and Mineral Content of Moringa oleifera Lam. Leaves Consumed in Guinea Savannah Vegetation Zones of Nigeria

    Stanislaus Osuagwu Onyeberechiya

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 34-40
    Received: 17 January 2021
    Accepted: 25 January 2021
    Published: 10 March 2021
    Abstract: Green leafy vegetables are good sources of food for they are rich in nutritional quality which plays significant physiological role in human body such as stimulating enzymes, antioxidants, reducing diseases such as diabetes, cardiac infarction, cancer and destroying bacteria including Salmonella species, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. ... Show More
  • Beneficial Effects of Oral Administration of a Nutritional Supplement in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic COVID-19 Patients

    Ferorelli Pasquale, Antonelli Francesco, Shevchenko Anna, Doepp Manfred, Lenzi Stefano, Beninati Simone

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 41-47
    Received: 22 February 2021
    Accepted: 9 March 2021
    Published: 17 March 2021
    Abstract: As the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic rages, there is an urgent need to identify clinical and laboratory predictors for progression to severe and fatal forms of this disease. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the potential ability of a nutritional supplement to normalize certain hematological, biochemical and immunological biomarker... Show More
  • Knowledge, Reading Practice and Associated Factors of Nutrition Labeling on Packaged Food Among Consumers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Esayas Feyisa, Robert Wondimu, Zalalem Kaba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 48-56
    Received: 20 March 2021
    Accepted: 1 April 2021
    Published: 23 April 2021
    Abstract: Nutrition labeling is a valuable tool in learning how to apply nutrition information and help to food choices. Consumption of processed and packaged food is common in low and middle income countries like Ethiopia. But, the level of knowledge and reading practice of nutrition labeling among supermarket shoppers is not known in the study area. The ob... Show More
  • Macronutrient Values of Local Meals of Some Cameroonian Traditional Communities Living in Yaounde

    Nyangono Biyegue Christine Fernande, Ntentie Raissa, Bouelet Ntsama Isabelle Sandrine, Magne Naoussi Diana, Ngobe Ewanke Elisabeth Martine, Nga Mang Glwadys Nadege, Guimatio Teugou Michele, Salamatou, Dang A Bep Eunice, Ngondi Judith Laure

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: 12 October 2020
    Accepted: 21 November 2020
    Published: 14 May 2021
    Abstract: Background and objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the macronutrient values of some traditional meals consumed by some communities living in Yaounde. Methods: The study was carried out among six traditional communities living in Yaounde (Cameroon) (Mbo, Bamougoum, Eton, Bafia, Haussa and Dschang). This study was carried out in two different st... Show More