International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014

  • Determinants of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Smoked Bushmeat

    Iddrisu Wahab Abdul, Martin Owusu Amoamah, Abu Abdallah

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 9 October 2013
    Published: 30 November 2013
    Abstract: The Ashanti Region located at the central part of Ghana is harboring about 60% of the nation’s forest reserves. This undoubtedly makes the region and Ghana one of the major consumers of bush meat since a larger percentage of the wild species reside in these forest reserves. Unfortunately however the obsolete technologies used in processing the meat... Show More
  • Biological Evaluation of the Weight Reduction Capacity of Selected Herbal Products Available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Nora Abdullah Al-Faris

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: 16 November 2013
    Published: 10 December 2013
    Abstract: Herbal products are often marketed for weight reduction in the Kingdom Saudi Arabia, this study aimed to evaluate weight loss claims and safety of three popular herbal products marketed in Riyadh, Albino rats aged 6–7 weeks were fed a diet comprising 15% mixed herbal products and compared with controls, any changes in weight and food intake were re... Show More