Nutritional Science is the study of the effects of food components on the metabolism, health, performance and disease resistance of human and animals. It also includes the study of human behaviors related to food choices. Food and nutrition science exhibits a process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues.

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2020-06-03 Research Article

Quality Evaluation of Sorghum bicolor Stem Sheath Enriched with Spondias mombin Extract

Adedeji TO*


The nutritional compositions of sorghum stem sheath-Spondias mombin extract were evaluated. The enriched stem sheath extract were obtained by mixing sorghum stem sheath and Spondias mombin (iyeye) extract in varied proportions at 100:0; 0:100; 95:5; 90:10 and 85:15. The five ...

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2020-05-29 Opinion

Demystifying the power of magnesium

Anjana Agarwal*

Epsom salts was inadvertently discovered in Epson spring in England and used as magnesium salt in 1697. It is simply the magnesium sulphate, a commonly used ingredient in beauty and wellness kiosks for soothing joints, muscles and mind. Richard Martin Willstatter working on plant pigments begged ...

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2020-03-10 Review Article

Bioactive components of tea

Gargi Sen*, Nilanjan Sarkar, Moutusi Nath and Subhasis Maity


Tea (Black tea and Green tea) are one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. However, with the increasing interest in the health properties of tea and a significant rise in scientific investigation, this review covers some of the recent findings on the health ben...

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2019-12-27 Research Article

Nutritional analysis of Sphenostylis Stenocarpa seeds partially included with soya bean meal in Heterobranchus Bidorsalis fingerling diet

Oluwaseyi Yanmife Mogaji*, Lenient Mercy Onivie Ibiyo and Felicia Oluwatoyin Joshua


Five experimental feeding trials were conducted to investigate the performance of Heterobranchus bidorsalis fingerlings to graded levels (0, 25, 50,75 and 100%) of Sphenostylis stenocarpa seed meal diets. Complete randomized design with triplicate groups of fingerlings was us...

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2019-06-27 Review Article

Possible links between consumption of A1 “like” milk And Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Mohammad Raies Ul Haq*, Asima H, Aarif B


During the last three decades, there has been an interesting debate on the intake of A1 ‘like” milk and incidence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in genetically predisposed individuals. The epidemiological, ecological and case-control studies have concrete pieces of evid...

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2019-01-14 Research Article

Environmental Risk factors associated with Breast Cancer in Gaza Strip

Asad Ashour and Jamal Safi*


The study aimed to identify possible environmental risk factors for breast cancer among women in Gaza Strip and conducted in 2010. A case- control study design was used with face to face interviews by structured questionnaire with breast cancer patient women as well as health...

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2018-12-31 Research Article

Lemongrass tea consumption and changes in Acid-Base Balance and Electrolyte homeostasis

Christopher E Ekpenyong


The consumption of dietary herbs and supplements may be associated with several physiological consequences including, but not limited to disturbances of acid-base homeostasis, minerals and electrolytes wasting, gastrointestinal disturbances as well as hemodynamic changes. Pla...

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2018-12-18 Editorial

Recent findings related to Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus

Motahar Heidari-Beni* and Seyedeh-Masomeh Derakhshandeh-Rishehri


Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery is superior to medical treatment for short- to medium-term remission of Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) [1]. Recent research indicates that the improvements in insulin sensitivity following bariatric surgery are associated with elevated circulating bi...

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2018-12-04 Research Article

Evaluation of Clupeids and Danish fish meal based diets on the growth of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus fingerlings

Lenient MO Ibiyo*, Rowland MO Kayode, A Oresegun, Oluwaseyi Mogaji and Felicia O Joshua


Two experimental feeding trials were conducted concurrently to study the growth response of African catfish Clarias gariepinus fingerlings to graded levels (0, 5, 10, 15 or 20%) of clupeids in Danish fish meal (DFM) based diets. Chemical analysis of the DFM and clupeids fish ...

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2018-11-30 Research Article

Micronutrient deficiency, a novel nutritional risk factor for insulin resistance and Syndrom X

Christopher Edet Ekpenyong*


Emerging evidence indicates that micronutrient deficiency could play a significant role in the pathogenesis and progression of many chronic diseases including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemia, hyperuricemia, kidney disease, cancer, anemia and other cardi...

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