Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022

  • Identification of Antioxidative Peptides from Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa Linn) Seeds Protein Hydrolysates

    Fatoumata Tounkara, Issiaka Togola, Mamadou Abdoulaye Konare, Mah Moutaga Fane

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 97-105
    Received: May 31, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 24, 2022
    Published: Jul. 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.11
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    Abstract: In this study Roselle seed protein isolates were digested using pepsin followed by pancreatin at different time in order to produce hydrolysate with good antioxidant. The prepared hydrolysates were as effective as antioxidants in model systems, in scavenging of free radicals. This effect was concentration-dependent and was also influenced by the hy... Show More
  • Glycaemic Indices of Commonly Consumed Single and Mixed Meals as Eaten by Apparently Healthy Young Adults in Southwestern Nigeria

    Ogundele Abimbola Eniola, Sanusi Rasaki Ajani

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 106-114
    Received: Jun. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 30, 2022
    Published: Jul. 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.12
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    Abstract: Diabetes mellitus is one of the metabolic diseases associated with life-threatening complications. Existing dietary management uses information on the Glycemic Index (GI) of single foods. However, foods are usually not consumed as a single item but as mixed meals in Nigeria. This study, therefore, determined the GI of commonly consumed single and m... Show More
  • Exploring the Biochemical Components of Fresh Peels of Three Varieties of Musa sapientum (Banana)

    Victoria Bennett, Ibrahim Olabayode Saliu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 115-119
    Received: Jun. 15, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 04, 2022
    Published: Jul. 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.13
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    Abstract: Musa sapientum, commonly known as banana is an elongated, edible fruit – botanically a berry produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants. Banana peels have the potentials to support microbial growth. This research was focused on the fresh peels of three banana species (Musa acuminata, Musa balbisiana and Musa paradisiaca). Sample... Show More
  • Impact of Feed Presentation Form and Feeding Strategy on Egg Quality

    Gwladys Menon Agbo, Sedjro Ludolphe Dedome, Mouaïmine Mazou, Chakirath Folake Arike Salifou, Edith Gangbedji, Faustin Dokui, Peace Gloria Guidigbi, Ulrich Romaric Adjalian, Soumanou Seibou Toleba, Fidele Paul Tchobo, Mankpondji Frederic Houndonougbo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 120-127
    Received: Jun. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 04, 2022
    Published: Jul. 18, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.14
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    Abstract: Egg production in Benin is subject to a several constraints that hinder its development despite the growing demand for animal proteins. Therefore, finding innovative means and techniques to guarantee quality and quantity of production would be advantageous. The aim of this work is to determine the influence of animal feed supplements on egg quality... Show More
  • Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and Nutritional Status of Children (0-24 Months) in Households of Ndjamena State, Chad

    Al Cherif Hamid Mahamat Al Cherif, Himeda Makhlouf, Mahamat Bechir, Aurelie Solange Ntso Agume, Aime Lahtang Bada, Sokeng Dongmo Selestin, Nicolas Yanou Njintang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 128-141
    Received: Jun. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 12, 2022
    Published: Jul. 22, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.15
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    Abstract: Malnutrition is a well-known public health problem in children under 5 in developing countries. It is in this sense that a study was carried out among children aged 0 to 24 months in households in the Ndjamena region. This study therefore sought to assess the relationships that could exist between the anthropometric status of children from 0 to 24 ... Show More
  • The Contribution of Obesity to Alterations in Atherogenic Lipids in Cameroon Children

    Lifoter Kenneth Navti, Dufe Martha Yimbu, Loveline Lum Niba, Charlotte Mungho Tata, Mary Bi Suh Atanga

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 142-150
    Received: Jun. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2022
    Published: Jul. 22, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221004.16
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    Abstract: Background: Obesity among children is rising steadily in Cameroon and its association with dyslipidemia and consequently cardiovascular risk has become a concern for medical researchers. This study aims at determining the prevalence of dyslipidemia and also quantifying the effects of obesity assessed using BMI, waist circumference (WC) and waist-to... Show More