International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2020

  • Evaluation of Some Technological Treatments on Juice Quality of Both Sugar Cane and Sweet Sorghum as Fresh Bever or Raw Material for Syrup (Black Honey) Production

    Rokaia Ramadan Abdelsalam, Waled Mohamed Abdel-Aleem, Hussein Ferweez

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 95-103
    Received: May 08, 2020
    Accepted: May 27, 2020
    Published: Jul. 17, 2020
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    Abstract: The juice of either sugarcane (CJ) or sweet sorghum (SJ) is used as a raw material for the production of syrup (black honey). So far, no quality standards are reported for sugarcane juice or sweet sorghum as a fresh drink or raw material for the production of syrup. Therefore, this research was designed to study the quality of juice for each of the... Show More
  • Toxicological Effects of Sudan III Azo Dye in Palm Oil on Liver Enzyme and Non Enzyme Markers of Albino Rat

    Nwachoko Ndidi, Odinga Tamuno-boma, Akuru Udiomine Brantley, Ibanibo Tamunomiebam Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 104-111
    Received: Jun. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2020
    Published: Jul. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: The economic and nutritional value of palm oil has made its utilization to be on the increase especially in Nigeria, thereby making it expensive, hence the temptation to adulterate it by bulk buyers with the wrong assertion of retaining the quality. This study was therefore undertaken to evaluate the effect of adulterated palm oil on the activity o... Show More
  • Proximate, Elemental and Anti-nutrients Composition of Pumpkin Seed (cucurbita maxima duch ex lam) Obtained from Duvu Mubi South Adamawa State, Nigeria

    Ezekiel Tagwi Williams, Mohammed Abubakar, Nachana’a Timothy

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 112-117
    Received: Jul. 03, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 15, 2020
    Published: Jul. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: In this study the proximate composition, elemental and anti-nutrients composition of pumpkin seed (cucurbita maxima duch ex lam) obtained from Duvu were determined using standard methods. The proximate composition of pumpkin seed showed protein (5.63 ± 0.01%), fats/lipids (2.65± 0.00%), fibre (49.83± 0.01%), ash (2.50± 0.00%), moisture (9.00 ± 0.00... Show More
  • Health Benefits of Fish Consumption and Its Contribution to Poverty Alleviation and Food Security in Ethiopia: A Review

    Tamiru Yazew, Diribe Kumsa, Agama Daba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2020
    Pages: 118-124
    Received: Aug. 03, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 14, 2020
    Published: Aug. 25, 2020
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    Abstract: Food insecurity and malnutrition remains a public health threat in developing countries including Ethiopia, as millions of people continue to suffer from these problems. Therefore, fish consumption is one of the most important sources of micro and macronutrients for human health and overcome food insecurity and malnutrition problems. Ethiopia is en... Show More