Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022

  • Evaluation of the Mineral Content and Their Bioavailability in Macrotermes subhyalinus (Winged, Queen and Soldier)

    Angaman Djédoux Maxime, Boko Adjoua Christiane Eunice, Kambou Sansan

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Dec. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2021
    Published: Jan. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: Edible insects are an important source of nutrients that can help to cover certain nutritional deficiencies. This is the case with Macrotermes subhyalinus, a species of termite widely consumed in Côte d'Ivoire. This study was carried out to assess the mineral content and their bioavailability in the different castes (winged, queen and soldier) of t... Show More
  • Acidemia Propionica: Diagnostic, Intervention and Therapeutic Answer in a Case of the Illness in Camaguey

    Raquel Parada Benavente, Antonia del Valle Leyva, Isel Aguero Mesa

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: Oct. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2021
    Published: Jan. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: Justification: The acidemia propionica (AP) is one of the most frequent organic acidemias constitutes inside the congenital errors of the metabolism (CEM). The organic acidemias originates of congenital enzymatic defects that affect the catabolism of the ramified amino acids (AACR) valina, leucina, and isoleucina. In the case of the AP, the molecul... Show More
  • Assessing Nutritional Quality and Shelf life of Broccoli Cultivars

    Md. Shyduzzaman Roni, Mahmud Hasan Rifat, Mohammad Zakaria, Md. Mijanur Rahman Rajib, Emrul Kayesh, Md. Ruhul Amin

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: Dec. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2021
    Published: Jan. 21, 2022
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    Abstract: Inadequate knowledge on the nutritional and shelf life of broccoli render growers and consumers to poorly utilize this vegetable. To disseminate proper information on nutrition and storage it’s imperative to determine the nutrient content and shelf life of the modern cultivated broccoli cultivars. In this regard, five broccoli cultivars viz. Green ... Show More
  • Impact of Key Nutrients on Brain and Executive Function Development in Infants and Toddlers: A Narrative Review

    Nithya Franklyn, Dhanasekhar Kesavelu, Prameela Joji, Rahul Verma, Arun Wadhwa, Chandan Ray

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: Dec. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 21, 2022
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    Abstract: Executive function skills are an essential aspect of cognition and are influenced in early life by multiple factors. One of the significant factors that influence brain development is nutrition, which plays a specific role in the brain’s developmental processes and functioning from fetal to adult age. Infants in their early life rely on breastmilk ... Show More
  • Effect of Different Processing Methods on the Nutritional Value of Red and White Bean Cultivars (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

    Marlyne-Josephine Mananga, Eyili Noah Joseph Karrington, Kotue Taptue Charles, Kouandjoua Ndjigoui Brice Didier, Fokou Elie

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2022
    Pages: 27-35
    Received: Dec. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Among legumes, common bean plays significant role in the diet of Cameroonians. It is a good source of protein, fiber and micronutrients. However, bean contains substantial amount of antinutrients, which limit their utilization. This work evaluates the effect of different processing methods on the macronutrients, micronutrients and antinutrients con... Show More