Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015

  • The Ingestion of High-Fructose Syrup-Containing Cola with a Hamburger Delays Postprandial Lipid Metabolism in Young Healthy Japanese Women

    Hiromi Saito, Maiko Kato, Akihiro Yoshida, Michitaka Naito

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 139-146
    Received: 30 April 2015
    Accepted: 26 May 2015
    Published: 9 June 2015
    Abstract: Aim: To investigate the acute effects of the ingestion of high-fructose syrup (HFS)-containing cola in combination with a hamburger on postprandial lipid metabolism. Methods: Twelve young healthy women with apolipoprotein E phenotype 3/3 were enrolled in the study. Each subject underwent 3 test trials in a randomized crossover design. The trials we... Show More
  • Effect of Soaking African Yam Bean Seeds in Unripe Plantain Peel Ash Solutions on the Nutrients, Anti-nutrients and Functional Properties of the Flour

    Inyang Ufot Evanson, Eyo Edima Atanguma

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 147-151
    Received: 30 May 2015
    Accepted: 16 June 2015
    Published: 3 July 2015
    Abstract: The dark brown coloured variety of African yam bean seeds (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) were soaked in distilled water (control) and in 1,2,3,4 and 5% solutions of unripe plantain peel ash (1:3w/v) for 15h at room temperature (27+0C), decorticated and processed into flours. The effects of soaking the seeds in different concentrations of the ash solutio... Show More
  • Microbiological Quality of Fresh Vegetables and Fruits Collected from Supermarkets in Istanbul, Turkey

    Serkan Kemal Buyukunal, Ghassan Issa, Filiz Aksu, Aydin Vural

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 152-159
    Received: 18 June 2015
    Accepted: 27 June 2015
    Published: 7 July 2015
    Abstract: Two hundred sixty one samples, collected from supermarkets in Istanbul, Turkey. All samples were analysed for aerobic mesophilic bacterial counts (AMC), aerobic psychrotrophic bacterial counts (APC), enumeration of yeasts and moulds (YM), coliforms, Escherichia coli and detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes,... Show More
  • Effect of Packaging Materials, Storage Conditions on the Vitamin C and pH Value of Cashew Apple (Anacardium occidentale L.) Juice

    Emelike Nkechi Juliet Tamuno, Ebere Caroline Onyedikachi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 160-165
    Received: 25 June 2015
    Accepted: 8 July 2015
    Published: 17 July 2015
    Abstract: Cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale L.) juice was produced and pasteurized at 80oC for 15 min in a water bath. The juice was packaged in different packaging materials – green (G), brown (B), white (W) bottles and polyethylene sachet (S) in 200ml batches and stored for four months at room (30±1oC) and refrigeration (4oC) temperatures to study the e... Show More