Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020

  • Nutritional Status and Associated Factors Among Preschool Children in Bahir Dar City Administration, Northern Ethiopia: A Cross-sectional Study

    Badasa Rata Jalata

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 43-54
    Received: Feb. 06, 2020
    Accepted: Mar. 09, 2020
    Published: Jun. 17, 2020
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    Abstract: The issue of child malnutrition is decisive as its characteristics are not restricted to the boundary of childhood but rather persist into adulthood. It is also a sober public health problem in which the recent report in the country showed 25% of children were underweight, 9% wasted and 38% stunted. However, underlying variations of these nutrition... Show More
  • Feeding Practices and Nutritional Status of Children (Aged 2-5 Years) in Food Secure and Insecure Households in Kuyu Woreda, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Tamiru Yazew, Agama Daba

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 55-62
    Received: May 27, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 10, 2020
    Published: Jun. 20, 2020
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    Abstract: Malnutrition, poor child feeding practices and low dietary diversity are common in low income households, where food insecurity is prevalent. Therefore, this study was designed to assess and compare nutritional status, feeding practices and dietary diversity scores of children (aged 2-5 years) in food secure and insecure households of Kuyu woreda. ... Show More
  • Effects of Germination Temperature and Time on Malt Quality of Temash Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

    Alemu Girma Tura, Solomon Abera, Belay Dereje Olika, Teklu Chalcisa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 63-73
    Received: Jan. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 26, 2020
    Published: Jun. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Temash is one of barley varieties and traditionally used for kolo and malt. This study was conducted on its use for malt production. It was aimed to evaluate the effect of germination temperature and time on malt quality. The experiment consisted of the factorial design of two factors namely, germination temperature (15, 18 and 21°C) and germinatio... Show More