International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023

  • Omega-3 and Its Anti-Inflammatory Properties – The Key to Fight Inflammation Effectively

    Jayachandran Balachandar, Shahul Hameed Irshad Ahamed, Amit Kumar Agrawal, Baani Khanna, Dilsher Khanna, Muthurulandi Jayachandran

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: May 09, 2023
    Accepted: May 31, 2023
    Published: Jul. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Since at least the 1950s, when cod liver oil was found to be effective in treating illnesses including dermatitis and arthritis, the therapeutic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, which are plentiful in some fish oils, have been identified. Scientists observed in the 1980s that Eskimos who ate a fish-rich diet had better heart health than their mainla... Show More
  • Effect of Pre-Emergence Herbicides on Weeds Infestation and Yield of Chickpea (Cicer arietum L.) at Ezha Woreda Gurage Zone, Central Ethiopia

    Tadele Bekele, Getachew Mekonnen, Ashenafi Mitiku

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 90-100
    Received: Feb. 16, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2023
    Published: Jul. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is one of the most important pulses cultivated in Ethiopia. Hence, a field experiment was conducted in Central Ethiopia in Gurage zone at Ezha woreda to investigate the effect of herbicides and their combination on the yield and yield component of chickpea. at Ezha woreda. The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Co... Show More
  • Concentrations, Sources and Risk Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Vegetables Cultivated in the Environs of Rivers Niger - Benue Lokoja, Nigeria

    Akinlotan Oluyinka Omoyeni, Odika Ifeoma Maryrose, Okoye Chuma Benedict

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 101-108
    Received: Jun. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 12, 2023
    Published: Jul. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: This study determined the levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in vegetables cultivated and consumed in five Local Government Areas around the Rivers Niger Benue confluence at Lokoja, in north central, Nigeria with the view of estimating the daily intake amount and the possible risks to consumers. Sixteen PAHs were determined in vegeta... Show More
  • Studies on the Quality Indices of Processing of Edible Vegetable Oils

    Prabaharan Vekataralu Bhavadharani, Gurumoorthi Parameswaran, Abishek Sakkaravarthy

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 109-115
    Received: Mar. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 13, 2023
    Published: Aug. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: This study shows the quality Indices of edible vegetable oils. The quality of deep-fried oil is affected by several processes such as hydrolysis, oxidation, and polymerization, which in turn alters the flavor stability, and reduces tocopherols and fatty acids in Oil. Palm olein (PO), Refined sunflower oil (RSO), Sesame oil (SO), Groundnut oil (GO),... Show More