Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Meal Pattern and Micro Nutrient Adequacy of Food Consumed by Secondary School Female Adolescents in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

    Olanike Olubunmi Balogun, Morenike Okeya Oluwatosin, Adekemi Oyepeju Akinpelu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 02, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Adolescents have high nutritional needs but usually engage in unhealthy eating which has resulted into an irregular meal consumption pattern especially skipping of breakfast which has a significant impact on their health in adulthood. This study assessed meal pattern and micro-nutrient adequacy of food consumed by secondary school female adolescent... Show More
  • Assessment of Nutritional Knowledge, Dietary Habits and Oral Health Practices of Undergraduate Students in Lead City University Ibadan, Nigeria

    Aleru Elizabeth Oluwafolakemi, Mosuro Aderonke, Balogun Francis Adeniyi, Ogundele Abimbola Eniola, Akinrefe Olanrewaju Ayopo, Bodunde Ifeoluwa Omolara

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 11-17
    Received: Dec. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Nutrition is an essential component of oral health. Dietary intake of high-cariogenic foods rich in sugar could impair oral health. However, adequate nutritional knowledge determines dietary behaviour and consequently overall oral health practices. The study assessed the nutritional knowledge, dietary habits, and oral health practices of undergradu... Show More
  • Effect of Mbuja Oil Consumption Compare to Palm Olein and Corn Oils on Lipid Parameters in Rats

    Doumta Charles Falang, Bebbe Fadimatou, Ghomdim Nzali Horliane, Ngangoum Eric Serge

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: Dec. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 14, 2023
    Published: Feb. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: Mbuja (Bikalga; dawadawa botso; datou; Furundu) is a food condiment obtained by a traditional uncontrolled fermentation of Hibiscus sabdariffa seeds in African countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon and Sudan). This condiment is known for its nutritive values and for its health properties. In spite of its nutritional and healthy pr... Show More
  • Decrypting the Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Food and Nutrition Security in Kenya

    John Lokuruka Napoo, Simeon Pharis Ndwiga, Victor Musi Musitia

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: Jan. 12, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 08, 2023
    Published: Mar. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Globally, there has been tremendous effort towards ending hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by the year 2030. These efforts have not realized the desired results due to conflicts within and without countries, climate variability and extremes, and economic slowdowns and downturns. In Kenya, food and nutrition insecurity existed even before th... Show More