International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2022

  • Effects of Co-ingestion of Amino Acids with Fat on Postchallenge Glycemia and Lipidemia in Healthy Young Women

    Natsuko Ichikawa, Yukino Morita, Kayo Ootani, Michitaka Naito

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2022
    Pages: 177-186
    Received: 9 October 2022
    Accepted: 3 November 2022
    Published: 11 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221106.11
    Abstract: Aim: To investigate the effects of co-ingestion of amino acids with fat on postchallenge glycemia and lipidemia. Methods: Nine healthy young Japanese women were enrolled. At each session, the subjects ingested one of three beverages containing fat cream (OFTT™ cream, 1 g/kg body weight, 0.35 g/kg as fat) and/or amino acid mixture (Amizet B™, 600 mg... Show More
  • Exploring the Optimal Ratio of Pitaya Puree in Egg Rolls

    Hung Ju Tsai, Chan Chiung Liu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2022
    Pages: 187-192
    Received: 26 October 2022
    Accepted: 15 November 2022
    Published: 30 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221106.12
    Abstract: Pitayas are highly nutritious fruits. Currently, the pitaya-planted area in Taiwan has continued to expand. To assist farmers in the disposal of substandard pitayas and in overcoming potential problems caused by an imbalance between production and consumption, this study incorporated pitaya puree into egg rolls to produce pitaya egg rolls and explo... Show More
  • Nutritional Compounds and Anti-Nutritional Factors of Fruits of Detarium microcarpum Guill & Perr. and Detarium senegalense J.F. Gmel in Benin

    Tchatcha Akouloukihi Damien, Djossou Andriano Jospin, Tchobo Fidele Paul, Alitonou Guy, Houndonougbo Mankpondji Frederic, Soumanou Mansourou Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2022
    Pages: 193-198
    Received: 5 October 2022
    Accepted: 21 October 2022
    Published: 8 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221106.13
    Abstract: Detarium microcarpum and Detarium senegalense are among the forest fruit plants found in several forests of Benin. Increasing studies are being carried out to date on the two species in Benin. However, the biochemical characterization of fruit remains incomplete. These fruits remain underexploited as a whole with significant postharvest losses desp... Show More
  • Factors Affecting Malnutrition Treatment Outcomes and Health Workers’ Contributions: An Experience in Two Local Government Areas in a Northern State of Nigeria

    Anuoluwapo Adebomi Babatunde, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Oladapo Michael Olagbegi, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Michael Avwerhota, Christiana Asibi-Ogben Inegbebon, Michael Olabode Tomori, Friday Iyobosa Igbinovia

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2022
    Pages: 199-204
    Received: 22 November 2022
    Accepted: 10 December 2022
    Published: 23 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20221106.14
    Abstract: The prevalence of malnutrition in Fika and Nangere LGAs of Yobe state despite continuous Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) services, Outpatient Therapeutic programs (OTPs), and Stabilization Care (SC) services for a minimum of 4 years. With the overwhelming burden of Malnutrition despite the ongoing Nutrition interventions and government effort... Show More