International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Assessment of Micronutrient Contents of Standardized Commonly Consumed Native Soups Among Nupe People of Niger State, Nigeria

    Abduljelili Uthman, Kola Mathew Anigo, Sunday Ene-Ojo Atawodi, Amanabo Musa, Abdulrahman Abdulazeez

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: May 31, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Assessment of micronutrient contents of standardized commonly consumed native soups among Nupe people of Niger state was carried. The ingredients for the recipes of six (6) commonly consumed soups were standardized, prepared and evaluated for some mineral and vitamin contents using standard procedures. The results obtained showed that “eni kuka”, “... Show More
  • Behavior Change Communication and Breastfeeding Practices Measured by Deuterium-Oxide Turnover Method Among Infants Aged 4-5 Months in Rural Senegal

    Ousmane Diongue, Adama Diouf, Pape Sitor Ndour, Mane Hélène Faye, Abdou Badiane, Mbeugué Thiam, Olouwafemi Mistourath Mama, El Hadji Momar Thiam, Nicole Idohou Dossou

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 10-20
    Received: Jan. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 14, 2023
    Published: Feb. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: Breastfeeding promotion is widely recognized as one of the most cost-effective investments in promoting optimal child health, growth, and development. Several studies have shown that breastfeeding education and counseling interventions have a significant impact on improving breastfeeding practices, including exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) rates. How... Show More
  • Remnant Indices for Estimating Postprandial Lipidemia in Young Women

    Erika Mizutani-Watanabe, Michitaka Naito

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Jan. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 14, 2023
    Published: Feb. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: Postprandial hyperglycemia is well established as a major risk factor for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. However, for postprandial hyperlipidemia, no definitive criteria exist, and fasting values of lipids and lipoproteins had limited efficacy for estimating postprandial lipidemia. In the present study, we performed a fat-ingestion test and aimed... Show More
  • Food Service Operators Licensure Status: Implication for Food Safety in Ghana

    Sophia Ohene-Darko

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 29-38
    Received: Oct. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2023
    Published: Feb. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: The regulation (governance) of the business of food service operators (FSOs) by the state is important to consumer food safety. However, not very much is understood of the level of acceptance of this task among FSOs. The aim of this study was to examine FSOs licensure status and its impact on consumer food safety. A descriptive cross-sectional surv... Show More