International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Cultural Practices, Nutritional and Anti-nutritional Composition of Anchote (Coccinia abyssinica)

    Megersa Daba Regessa

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 116-121
    Received: May 31, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2022
    Published: Sep. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.12
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    Abstract: Anchote [Coccinia abyssinica (Lam.) Cogn] is one of the indigenous annual trailing vines belonging to the cucurbitaceae family. It is cultivable in the south southwestern parts of Ethiopia. The crop is rich in nutritional, major and minor trace elements and comparatively less amount of anti-nutritional than other roots and tuber crops. However, the... Show More
  • Undernutrition and Associated Factors Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2 to 19 Years Under Antiretroviral Therapy at the Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon

    Choumessi Tchewonpi Aphrodite, Saha Foudjo Ulrich Brice, Njeck Thecla Anweck, Nantia Akono Edouard, Tibi Sheron Ateh, Ejoh Aba Richard, Tume Bonglavnyuy Christopher

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 122-133
    Received: Aug. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2022
    Published: Sep. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.13
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    Abstract: Poor nutrition aggravates the effect of HIV by further decreasing the immune system and potentially reducing the efficacy of antiretroviral therapy (ART). This study aimed to assess associated factors of undernutrition among children and adolescents aged 2-19 years old at the paediatric daycare center of the Bamenda Regional Hospital, North-West re... Show More
  • Production and Evaluation of Mushroom Bread with Low Glycemic Index for Type Two Diabetes

    Njeck Yvette Ashi, Mache Andre Gilles, Noumo Ngangmou Thierry, Njounkou Andre Ledoux, Ejoh Aba Richard

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 134-142
    Received: Aug. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 25, 2022
    Published: Sep. 19, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.14
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    Abstract: With the increased incidence of Type 2 diabetes worldwide, many therapeutic foods have been used for the reduction of blood glucose amongst which are different varieties of mushrooms. This study determined the effect of Termitomyces le-testui bread on blood glucose reduction. T. le-testui powder was used at up to 30% to replace wheat flour to produ... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Two Millet-Based Foods Enriched With Cashew Kernel and Tiger Nut

    Sekou Traore, Kisselmina Youssouf Kone, Doudjo Soro, Koffi David Akaki

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 143-148
    Received: Jul. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 30, 2022
    Published: Oct. 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.15
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    Abstract: In a context of food insecurity, animal proteins, although considered a reference in terms of nutritional quality, remain inaccessible to many households, hence the use of vegetable proteins which represent an opportunity to meet needs. However, the latter are often less well balanced in essential amino acids than animal sources, which requires com... Show More
  • Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Among Jewish and Arab Young Adults

    Ora Peleg, Orna Tzischinsky

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 149-158
    Received: Sep. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2022
    Published: Oct. 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.16
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    Abstract: The prevalence of eating disorders (EDs) has been steadily increasing in recent years during young adulthood. Therefore, there is great importance in examining the factors that increase the risk of developing EDs among young people. The innovation of the current study is an examination of a series of risk factors: differentiation of self which is a... Show More
  • Assessment of Antitumor Activity of β-sitosterol-β-D-glucoside Isolated and Identified from Justicia brandegeana

    Ayman Aly Shehawy, Magda Tohamy Ibrahim, Abdulmajeed Fahad Alrefaei, Hamed Abdel-Dayem Mohamed, Enas Sameer Aboutaleb, Sultan Kadasah

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 159-169
    Received: Oct. 03, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 21, 2022
    Published: Oct. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.17
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    Abstract: Several species of Justicia (Acanthaceae) are widely used in folk medicine. Also, the plants are used in treatment of central nervous system disorders and epilepsy. On the other hand, some species of this genus are used popularly in headache and fever treatment, in addition to their role as sedative, analgesic, and anti-tumor effect. This study was... Show More
  • The Role of Specific Micronutrients in Light of Their Importance in Contributing to Preterm Low Birth Weight Infants

    Md. Belal Uddin, Mrinal Kanti Das, Md. Fazlul Kader, Sanchita Sarker, Be-Nazir Ahmmad, Syeda Nafisa Islam

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 170-176
    Received: Sep. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 18, 2022
    Published: Oct. 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221105.18
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    Abstract: Background: This article gives a comprehensive analysis of the current situation pertaining to the most important micronutrients contained in BD. Major Micronutrient Deficiency (MND) and Their Crucial Role This article discusses preterm infants with low birth weight, sufficient supplemental feeding, and nutritional fortification in the treatment of... Show More