International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Study the Relation Between Acetylcholinesterase and Obesity in University Students

    Asmaa Fathi Hamouda, Ibrahim Abdu Khardali, Ibraheem Mohammed Attafi, Magbool Essa Oraiby, Mohammad Ahmad Attafi, Ali Mousa Sulaiman Muyidi, Hassan Abdu Ahmed Dohali

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 46-51
    Received: 31 July 2019
    Accepted: 20 August 2019
    Published: 3 September 2019
    Abstract: Obesity is described as an asymmetrical body weight for height with an extreme growth of adipose tissue that is usually with the highest risk of disordered lipid profile. Obesity is caused by a sequence of excessive food intake, absence of physical motion, and hereditary predisposition. A few instances are caused primarily by genes, endocrine dysfu... Show More
  • Preparation of α-Amylase Inhibitor from Seeds of White Kidney Bean Using a Novel and Scalable Process Based on Enzymatic Hydrolysis

    Yifeng Rang, Wei Zhao

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 52-58
    Received: 13 July 2019
    Accepted: 13 August 2019
    Published: 6 September 2019
    Abstract: This study proposed and evaluated a novel and scalable process based on enzymatic hydrolysis for the preparation of α-amylase inhibitor (α-AI) in seeds of white kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). The process mainly involved heat treatment (70°C/30 min), enzymatic hydrolysis, isoelectric precipitation and 70% ethanol precipitation. The optimal prepar... Show More