Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023

  • Mothers' Knowledge of Good Feeding Practices and Assessment of the Nutritional Status of Their Children Aged 0-59 Months in the Municipality of Golfe 1, Togo

    Melila Mamatchi, Awaga Lumo Kwami, Bounoassi Kossiwa, Madjalani Hèzouwè, Mensah Labité Komlan, Djadou Edem

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 140-145
    Received: 15 August 2023
    Accepted: 31 August 2023
    Published: 14 September 2023
    Abstract: Eating practices represent a set of social modes relating to human nutrition, influenced by culture, religion and trends. Knowledge of good dietary practices is needed in order to understand the risk factors associated with poor nutrition, which have an impact on the physical and mental health of young children. Togo is undergoing a dietary transit... Show More
  • Influence of Maturity Stage and Cultivar on the Proximate, Mineral and Amino-Acid Composition of Cocos nucifera L. Kernel from Côte d’Ivoire Coconut Germplasm

    Kouadio Marcellin Konan, Koné Fankroma Martial Thierry, Soro Pégnonsienrè Lacina, Doubi Bi Tra Serges, Konan Konan Jean Louis

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 146-153
    Received: 18 August 2023
    Accepted: 8 September 2023
    Published: 20 September 2023
    Abstract: Cocos nucifera L. is the most important coastal crop in Côte d'Ivoire and its production is the main source of income for farmers. Some 53 coconut cultivars have been developed by the Marc Delorme Coconut Research Station of the Centre National de Recherche Agronomique to provide producers with high-yielding, disease-resistant planting material. Ho... Show More
  • Research Article

    Survey of Sweet Potato (Ipomeas batatas) Storage and Preservation Methods and Delicacies in Southern and Central Côte d'Ivoire

    Aïssatou Coulibaly, Yapi Elisée Kouakoua, Adam Camille Kouame, Ahou Anicette Kra, N’Guessan Georges Amani

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 154-160
    Received: 30 September 2023
    Accepted: 20 October 2023
    Published: 31 October 2023
    Abstract: The methods of storing and preserving sweet potatoes and the resulting foods in Côte d'Ivoire are poorly documented. The aim of this study was to compile a list of these methods and foods. A survey was carried out among producers in the Bouaké and Agboville, which are among the major producing areas. The survey focused on producers' knowledge of th... Show More