Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019

  • The Contributions of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato to Household Vitamin A Intake

    Alfred Komakech, Okello-Uma Ipolto, Julius Carlos Woodoboma Odongo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: Sep. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2019
    Published: Oct. 21, 2019
    Abstract: The prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) remains high in Uganda among children under 5 years and women of reproductive age. The readily bio-available sources of vitamin A such as liver, organ meats and fish oils are too expensive for the majority of the population to consume regularly. Sweet potato is a major staple food in the country and Oran... Show More
  • Plumeria Alba Latex as a New Plant Protease for Waragashi Cheese Production: A Comparative Assessment of Yield and Physicochemical and Textural Characteristics

    Bankolé Ibidjokè Rachidatou, Tchobo Fidèle Paul, Mazou Mouaïmine, Hodonou Myriam Mondoukpè, Durand Erwann, Alitonou Guy Alain

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 73-78
    Received: Aug. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2019
    Published: Oct. 23, 2019
    Abstract: The Peuhl cheese (Waragashi, Warangachi, Wagashi, or Wara in local language) is a soft cheese with a high nutritional value, prepared by coagulation of whole milk under the action of calotropaïne, a plant enzyme from Calotropis procera. In this study, Plumeria alba latex has been used as an alternative source of enzymes for the production of Waraga... Show More