Research Papers/Topics in Home Economics

Impact of DIY Home Manufacturing with 3D Printing on the Toy and Game Market

The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be US$135 billion. To determine if 3D printing could affect these markets if consumers offset purchases by 3D printing free designs, this study investigates the 100 most popular downloaded designs at MyMiniFactory in a month. Savings are quantified for using a Lulzbot Mini 3D printer and three filament types: commercial filament, pellet-extruded filament, and post-consumer waste converted to filament with a recyclebot. Case studies probed the quali...

The effect of shade and oven drying on the nutrient and microbial quality of lady’s finger okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

Non-leafy vegetables are highly perishable products and require good processing treatment to prevent post-harvest losses and non-bioavailable nutrient in dry or processed food. This study was carried out to determine the effect of shade and oven drying on the nutrient and microbial quality of lady’s finger okra (Abelmoschus esculentus). Proximate, mineral, vitamin and Anti nutrient composition of Okra were determined using standard methods of Association of Official Analytical Chemists. The...

BEST BABY CHANGING TABLES

This work is aimed at giving a brief review of the best changing tables in the market. these changing tables are required in homes where there are babies or a couple expecting a child. this article helps to inform them properly on the type of changing table to purchase for their babies.

Wife or the Maid in Nigeria of Today

This article is all about how the Nigerian wives has turn themselves into by training a so called social worker (house maid) to be more valuable to some ready made husband over their children whom were not given a proper upbringing and on how to build their homes. 

Dietary habits of Adolescent Students in Mansoura, Egypt

AbstractBackground: During the last few decades, Egypt experienced rapid socio-cultural changes that were associated with major changes in the food choices and eating habits, which becomes more westernized.Aims: To investigate the consumption of different food groups among secondary school students and its associated socio-demographic factors in Mansoura, Egypt.Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted on 927 adolescent students. Thirty clusters were selected to cover both genera...

AN APPRAISAL OF ILLITERATE MOTHERS PERCEPTION ON BIRTH CONTROL

ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to find out the attitude of illiterate mothers in Onitsha North L.G.A toward birth control. This project tries to find out why these illiterate mothers neglect birth control thus produce as many children as possible even to their own detriment. To make this study successful, questionnaires were used to collect the necessary data. In answering the question, the data collected and information gathered were analysed using the sample percentages. The result...

THE CAUSES OF POOR ENROLLMENT OF MALE STUDENTS IN HOME ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS (CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OKO)

ABSTRACT The purpose of carrying out this research was to investigate on the causes of poor enrollment of male students in Home Economics Department in Tertiary Institutions in Oko polytechnic. In order to obtain the required data, the researcher used Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State with a total population of 110 respondents as the sample size while instruments for data collection were questionnaire, textbooks and personal observation. Three research questions were formulated for ...