Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016

  • Understanding Challenges Faced By Street Food Vendors to Maintain Street Food Hygiene in Dhaka City

    Khan Redzwan Habib

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 78-85
    Received: 8 May 2016
    Accepted: 24 May 2016
    Published: 4 June 2016
    Abstract: In many parts of the world, particularly in the developing countries, street food vending also makes an important contribution to employment, household revenue and food security. While street foods are an important source of ready-to-eat nutrition and provides low cost meal for the urban poor population, the health risks possessed by such foods may... Show More
  • Knowledge of the Digestive Microflora: Evaluation of Breastfeeding on the Establishment of the Gut Microbiota of the Newborn

    Souad Bouchachia, Hassiba Mahdjoub Bessam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 86-90
    Received: 24 May 2016
    Accepted: 2 June 2016
    Published: 17 June 2016
    Abstract: At birth, the newborn has no bacteria in its gut. This last is rapidly colonized by microbial flora (microbiota) from, mainly of the mother and environment. The main objective is the study of the influence of breastfeeding in the establishment of the intestinal microbial flora in the newborn. The secondary objective of this work was to analyze the ... Show More
  • Effect of Traditional Cooking on In Vitro Bioaccessibility and Microstructure of β-Carotene and Starch, in Yellow-Fleshed Manihot esculenta

    Akurange Sujeevi Dammadinna Wickramasinghe, Alahendra Acharige Navinda Kalpitha, Poruthotage Pradeep Rasika Perera, Udumalagala Gamage Chandrika

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 91-97
    Received: 31 May 2016
    Accepted: 12 June 2016
    Published: 23 June 2016
    Abstract: Identification of traditional cooking methods of food that can be used as dietary interventions helps improve quality of life. This study evaluates the effects of different traditional preparation methods on in vitro bioaccessibility and microstructure of β-carotene and starch in yellow-fleshed manioc (YFM) found in Sri Lanka. Preparation methods i... Show More
  • Association Between Glycaemic Control and Serum Lipid Profile of Type 2 Diabetic Patients in University College Hospital Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

    Funmilayo Esther Omotoye, Grace Tanimoowo Fadupin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 98-102
    Received: 14 June 2016
    Accepted: 24 June 2016
    Published: 6 July 2016
    Abstract: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that requires long term medical attention both to limit the development of its devastating complications and manage them when they occur. Lowering high blood sugar in patients with diabetes (glycaemic control) is essential to reduce their risk of complications associated with diabetes. This study was designed ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Risk Factors of Under-Nutrition Among Children 1 to 5 Years in Eastern, Sri Lanka

    Thilini Herath, Josepha Joseph

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 103-107
    Received: 30 May 2016
    Accepted: 8 June 2016
    Published: 18 July 2016
    Abstract: Global studies have shown that under-nutrition, results for at least half of all childhood death worldwide and it has identified as a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children under five years of age. According to the UNICEF conceptual framework, there is a multifactorial causality for under-nutrition. The objective of this study was to as... Show More
  • Estimation of Vitamin C in Carrot Before Cooking and After Cooking

    Md. Iqbal Hussain, Amir Hamza, M. A. Rashid

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 108-112
    Received: 21 February 2016
    Accepted: 28 February 2016
    Published: 21 July 2016
    Abstract: The change of vitamin C content of fresh and cooked carrot (Daucus carota) is a subject of considerable concern and investigation. In the last few years, some research is showing the changes of the vitamin C content of fresh and cooked foods. This study has been aimed to present the estimation vitamin C content of fresh and cooked carrot. Vitamin l... Show More
  • Improvement of Lipid Metabolism and Ovalbumin-Induced Type I Allergy by Use of Soybean Milk Fermented by 16 Indigenous Lactic Acid Bacteria

    Yuichi Nodake, Ryoko Miura, Hirokazu Ryoya, Rina Momii, Satomi Toda, Ryuzo Sakakibara

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 113-119
    Received: 10 July 2016
    Accepted: 18 July 2016
    Published: 29 July 2016
    Abstract: A new fermented product of soybean milk (designated “PS-B1”) was prepared by a four-step complex culture using 16 lactic acid bacteria of human intestinal origin. Because living lactic acid bacteria are completely removed by filtration of the fermented product, PS-B1 can be classified as a biogenic food. In the present study, we found that lipid ac... Show More