Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020

  • Changes in Nutrient and Phytochemical Composition of Processed Tigernut (Cyperus esclentus L)

    Charity Uchechi Ogunka-Nnoka, Mercy Onuekwuzu Ifeanacho, Felix Uchenna Igwe, Torka Esther Ben-Piakor

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: Apr. 06, 2020
    Accepted: Apr. 29, 2020
    Published: Apr. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: The study investigated Changes in Nutrient and Phytochemical Composition of Processed Tigernut (Cyperus esclentus L). Tiger nut also known as Earth-almond was purchased as dried Earth-almond tubers; carefully selected to remove dust particles and shared into four sets. The first set designated as Earth-almond air dried (EAAd) was further air-dried ... Show More
  • Adequately Iodized Salt and Associated Factors at Household Level in Kolfe keraniyo Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Habtamu Ayigegn, Tsedeke Wolde, Dessalegn Geleta, Kinfe Haile, Ayinalem Alemu, Zebenay Workneh Bitew

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: May 11, 2020
    Accepted: May 28, 2020
    Published: Jun. 08, 2020
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    Abstract: Iodine deficiency is a major public health problem throughout the world. Salt iodization is the commonest type of food fortification well exercised in many countries as the method of choice to eliminate iodine deficiency disorders. This study aimed to assess adequately iodized salt and associated factors at the household level in Kolfe keraniyo sub... Show More
  • Phytochemical Study of Rice Hull for Phytin Production

    Tashmenov Rakhim, Janpaizova Vassilya, Toksanbayeva Zhanat, Ashirbekova Gulnur

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: Mar. 10, 2020
    Accepted: Mar. 31, 2020
    Published: Jun. 17, 2020
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    Abstract: Currently, great strides have been made in the field of creating highly effective synthetic medical preparations. Nevertheless, preparations derived from plant raw materials occupy a significant place in medical practice and account for about one third of the total number of medicines. The volumes of annual procurements and processing of plant raw ... Show More