International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021

  • Cognitive Health and Economic Benefits of Using Vitamin B Food Supplements Among the European Union’s Aging Population

    Christopher Shanahan

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 117-125
    Received: Jun. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2021
    Published: Nov. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Giving the ageing of its citizens, and the expected rise in cognitive impairment that is likely to follow, the need for the mitigating tools to help manage the burden and the consequences of cognitive impairment grows daily in the European Union (EU). The total annual cost of managing the consequences of cognitive impairment among those age 65 and ... Show More
  • Hepatic Steatosis and Radiological, Clinical and Biological Correlation in Malnourished Children in Two Referral Hospitals in Cotonou

    Florence Alihonou, Patricia Yekpe, Francis Honnorat Lalya, Mohammed Dakin, Marcelline D’Almeida Hounnou, Olivier Biaou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 126-133
    Received: Oct. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2021
    Published: Nov. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Malnutrition in children is associated with signs of liver dysfunction such as hepatic steatosis, which increases morbidity and mortality. This research aims to study the epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical aspects of hepatic steatosis in malnourished children at the CNHU-HKM and CHU-MEL of Cotonou. This was a descriptive and analytical cros... Show More
  • Production, Microbiological and Organoleptic Properties of Stored Cocoyam-based Products

    David-Chukwu Nkiruka Phil, Onwuka Gregory Ikechukwu, Aji Rosemary Uloma, Odom Theophilus Chikodi, Chukwu Michael Nwankwo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 134-143
    Received: Oct. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2021
    Published: Nov. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: The production, microbiological and organoleptic properties of stored cocoyam-based products were carried out. A-5 kg corms were sorted, washed and boiled for 3 hours and was cooled, peeled and cut into small sizes of average of 2.0 cm by 1.5 cm dimension with a sharp kitchen knife; dried under the sun for 5 days. The dried corms (achicha) were pul... Show More
  • Production, Proximate Compositions and Dry Matters of Stored achicha and mpoto - Cocoyam Based Products

    David-Chukwu Nkiruka Phil, Aji Rosemary Uloma, Ndukwe Ken Okorie, Odom Theophilus Chikodi, Chukwu Michael Nwankwo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 144-152
    Received: Oct. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: The production, proximate compositions and dry matters of stored Achicha and Mpoto were conducted. Fresh cocoyam corms/cormels and leaves [ede ofe (NCE 002), cocoindia (NCE 001) and ukpong/anampu (NCE 004)] were obtained from National Root Crop Research Institute, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. A-5 kg cocoyam corms/cormels of the samples was sorted,... Show More
  • Review on Different Post Mortem Contributing to Meat Quality Deterioration

    Abdulmajid Haji, Endris Hussen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 153-158
    Received: Oct. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: Meat is one of widely consumed food item in many developing countries as a source of protein. The major composition of meat are 75% of water, 19% of protein, 3.5% of soluble non protein substances and 2.5% of fat and other minor components such as vitamins, enzymes, pigments and flavor compound. The quality of meat is described in term its tenderne... Show More
  • Characterization of Smoking Activity and Perception of Smoked Fish by Households in the City of Douala (Cameroon)

    Nsoga Jean Valery François, Milong Melong Charlotte Sabine, Nchoutpouen Ngafon Merlin, Manz Koule Jules Christophe, Ekwalla Misse Ngangue Roland Jethro, Tuem Somon Regine, Tchoumbougnang François, Ndomou Mathieu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 159-166
    Received: Nov. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2021
    Published: Dec. 31, 2021
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    Abstract: Smoked fish contributes to the food security of populations through its richness in nutrients and its accessibility to low-income households. This study aimed to characterize the smoking activity and the perception of smoked fish by households in the city of Douala. For this purpose, two surveys were conducted from February to May 2021. The first e... Show More