Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Antioxidant and Antiobesogenic Properties of Aqueous Extracts of Hibiscus sabdariffa, Zingiber officinale and Mentha spicata in Wistar High-Fat Diet Rats

    Nkepndep Touohou Suzie Vanissa, Dongho Dongmo Fabrice Fabien, Lienou Lienou Landry, Maffo Tazoho Ghislain, Djeukeu Assongni William, Manz Koule Jules Christophe, Bogning Zangueu Calvin, Mbiatat Hilaire De Goeithe, Ebelle Etame Rebecca Madeleine, Gouado Inocent

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 151-164
    Received: 11 August 2022
    Accepted: 15 September 2022
    Published: 28 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221005.11
    Abstract: The world has already undergone several health-related upheavals that have drawn the attention among which obesity. It is an important public health problem as well in developed as in developing countries. In order to sustainably manage this disease and associated damages, medicinal plants could be an alternative solution to synthetic drugs which c... Show More
  • Assessing the Efficacy of a Nutritional Intervention Program in a Tribal Area in Maharashtra

    Anoushka Kapur

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 165-170
    Received: 15 September 2022
    Accepted: 4 October 2022
    Published: 24 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20221005.12
    Abstract: Nutritional deficiency is a key impediment to the development of India as it impacts the growth, health and productivity of its population. The government has sponsored a Midday Meal Scheme (“MMS”), a school meal program to improve the nutritional standing of children in the country. MMS currently serves approximately 120 million children in over 1... Show More