International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013

  • Evaluation of Nutritional Quality of Commercially Cultured Indian White Shrimp Penaeus indicus

    Hala Ali Abdel-Salam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 160-166
    Received: May 19, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Penaeus indicus is a valued crustacean species. Currently P. indicus is mainly cultured in many areas of the world to overcome the increase of population consumption. Yet, the biochemical composition of this species is still inadequately understood. So, the purpose of the present work was, therefore, to assess the protein, carbohydrates, lipid , vi... Show More
  • Protective Effects of Pre-Germinated Brown Rice Extract against Amyloid β-Peptide Induced Neurotoxicity in Neuronal SK-N-SH Cells

    Rungtip Soi-ampornkul, Chatchawan Srisawat, Wipawan Thangnipon, Surin Kanyok, Sarawut Junnu, Wanphen Katanyoo, Sompong Liammongkolkul, Pairat Soi-ampornkul

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 167-173
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    Published: Jun. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Amyloid β-peptide (Aβ1-42) is the major component of amyloid plaques and is believed to induce oxidative stress and inflammation in brain, which are postulated to play important roles in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The present study investigated the effect of pre-germinated brown rice extract (Oryza sativa L., PGBR ex) which conta... Show More
  • Nutritive Value and Characterization Properties of Fermented Camel Milk Fortified with some Date Palm Products Chemical, Bacteriological and Sensory Properties

    Al- Otaibi, El- Demerdash

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 174-180
    Received: Jun. 14, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Camel milk and dates have been reported to be used for prevention and treatment of various diseases in Arab countries. A total of 40 milk samples after parturition were collected from different zones of Al-Ahsa area, KSA. The analyses of chemical and nutritional values of camel milk were performed. The samples were analysed for total solids, fat, t... Show More
  • Study on the Gelatinization Properties and Amylose Content of Rice Varieties from Nigeria and Cameroun

    Amaka M. Odenigbo, Amaka M. Odenigbo, Michael Ngadi, Chijioke Ejebe, Chijioke Nwankpa, Nahemiah Danbaba, Sali Ndindeng, John Manful

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 181-186
    Received: Jun. 11, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Thirteen varieties (improved and local varieties) of non-parboiled milled rice (Oryza sativa Linn) grown in Nigeria and Cameroun were screened for gelatinization and amylose profile. Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) was used in determining the gelatinization enthalpy (H), onset (To), peak (Tp) and conclusion (Tc) temperatures. Results from ... Show More
  • Assessment and Comparison of Quality of Solar Tunnel Dried Bombay Duck and Silver Pomfret with Traditional Sun Dried Samples

    Enamul Haque, M. Kamruzzaman, Md. Shofikul Islam, Tanvir Sarwar, Shaikh Shahinur Rahman, Md. Rezaul Karim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 187-195
    Received: Jun. 16, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Traditional sun drying methods are widely used in Bangladesh to dry fish, though the quality is not satisfactory. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of solar tunnel dried Bombay duck and Siler pomfret, and to compare it with traditional sun dried Bombay duck and Silver pomfret. Raw fish samples of Bombay duck and Silver pomfret was col... Show More
  • Reduction of Breath Alcohol Levels in Healthy Subjects by Citoethyl

    Antonelli F., Ferorelli P., De Martino A., Beninati S.

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 196-199
    Received: Jun. 17, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: The level of alcohol in the blood is a problem not only for health but also for motorists during the driving. The search for dietary supplements capable of reducing the rate of alcohol was hectic and different products with dubious quality have been put on the market. In the present work, 60 healthy male individuals were subjected to two tests. The... Show More
  • Formulation of Low Cost Complementary Baby Food to Improve the Nutritional Status of the Malnourished Children in Bangladesh

    Md. Ariful Alam, Md. Tanvir Sarwar, Md. Hafizur Rahman, A. Y. K Masud Rana, Shakh M. A Rouf

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 200-206
    Received: May 27, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: In the present study we formulated a low cost complementary baby food and investigated its role to improve the nutritional status of the malnourished baby. One hundred gm of complementary baby food was prepared by blending of 40 gm cereal powder, 16 gm green gram powder, 14 gm sesame powder, 14 gm banana powder, 10 gm pumpkin powder and 6 gm sugar ... Show More
  • Adhesive Interactions between Gelatinised Starch Granules

    Salah Mohamed Hasan, Agoub Abdella Agoub, Ramadan Elsalhin Abdolgader, Eileen O'Neill, Edwin Morris

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 207-212
    Received: Jun. 28, 2013
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    Published: Aug. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Different starches were extracted from wheat flour and maize flour. Thermal transitions can be monitored directly by the technique of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Two peaks were observed the first peak refer to the gelatinization temperatures where occurred at ~53-54ºC and the second peak was attributed to the dissociation of amylose–li... Show More
  • Complementing Malaria Treatment Efforts among Children in Nigeria: A Focus on Adequate Nutrition

    G. O. Ayenigbara

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013
    Pages: 213-216
    Received: Jul. 09, 2013
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    Published: Aug. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Malaria is by far the most important cause of morbidity and mortality among infants and young children, many of who are also victims of malnutrition, in Nigeria. Malaria is also responsible for a large proportion of neonatal and perinatal mortality. In addition, malaria causes anaemia in children, and undermine their growth and development, and als... Show More