Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Differential Effects of Sucrose, Fructose, and Glucose on Postprandial Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Young Japanese Women

    Erika Mizutani, Sayuki Hashimoto, Hiromi Saito, Maiko Kato, Akihiro Yoshida, Michitaka Naito

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: Aug. 10, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 09, 2017
    Published: Dec. 14, 2017
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    Abstract: Differential effects of sugars, namely sucrose, fructose, and glucose on postprandial carbohydrate and lipid metabolism were investigated in young women. Young Japanese women with normal body mass (BMI ≥18.5−<25 kg/m2) and apolipoprotein E phenotype 3/3 were enrolled. In the experiment (Exp) 1, subjects (n = 10) ingested one of the beverages containing (1)... Show More
  • Proximate and Mineral Composition Variability in Ethiopian Yam (Dioscorea spp)

    Atnafua Bekele, Endashaw Bekele

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 12-17
    Received: May 26, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 14, 2017
    Published: Dec. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: Fourty two yam (Dioscorea species) sprouted tubers were collected from six different major growing regions of Ethiopia and planted at Hawasa Agricultural Research Center. The Dioscorea species considered in this study were D. bulbifera, D. abyssinica, D. cayenensis, D. rotundata, D. praehensilis, and D. alata. Five Proximate compositions (moisture,... Show More
  • Assessment of Obesity and Circadian Rhythm Irregularities of Disabled People

    Müge Arslan, Müveddet Emel Alphan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: Nov. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2017
    Published: Dec. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: Circadian rhythm is responsible for regulation of metabolic systems. Irregularities of circadian rhythm is thought to be increasing risk factor for metabolic disorders like obesity. The aim of the current study is to examine this relationship and understand mediatory effects of daily dietary habits in this relationship for disabled people. 103 subj... Show More
  • Influence of the Biofield Energy Treated Vitamin D3 on Human Osteoblast-Like Cells

    Shirley Theresa Holmlund, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 24-32
    Received: Dec. 15, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2017
    Published: Jan. 16, 2018
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    Abstract: The quality of life after rapid bone loss among individuals is one of the key health issues today, which might be due to hormonal factors and lack of proper nutrition that lead to an increased risk of fractures. The experimental data suggested a significant potential of Consciousness Energy Healing based vitamin D3 and DMEM medium on various bone h... Show More