Research Papers/Topics in Human Nutrition

NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND CONSUMER PREFERENCE OF SOME SELECTED MEAT PRODUCTS

                                                                          ABSTRACTMeat products such as beef burger, breakfast sausage, hot-dog and frankfurter required at U.T.C (United Trading Company Nigeria plc, were assessed for their proximate composition and sensory quality. Crude protein was significantly (p

Sensory Evaluation, Microbial Analysis, Invitro protein digestibility of weaning food blend prepare from Maize, Cray Fish, Bambara nut and Soya beans

AbstractAccording to the available literature, West African mothers usually breastfeed for 12 months. Many urban poor and rural women breastfeed for up to 18 to 24 months. These reports indicate that there is early supplementation with solid foods or early weaning. Although the majority of women start weaning their infants at the age of three to four months, a few begin within the first two months of life. The first solid food and the most popular weaning food is a thin cereal gruel th...

Prevalence And Determinants Of Obesity Among In-School Adolescents In Selected Local Government Areas In Ibadan

ABSTRACTObesity, defined as an excessive accumulation of body fat, has become a worldwide healthconcern. Globally, about 170 million children (aged < 18 years) wereestimated to be overweight and, in some countries, the number of overweightchildren has tripled since 1980. Excess weight in childhood raises therisk of excess weight into adulthood and, with it, the risk of earlier onset ofobesity-related chronic diseases. Overweight and obesity, as well as theirrelated complications, ...

EFFECTS OF FAST FOOD CONSUMPTION ON THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF BANKERS IN UMUAHIA NORTH

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NUTRIENT ADEQUACIES, BMI AND MENSTRUAL PATTERN IN ADOLESCENCE

ABSTRACTObjective: This studies was carried out to assess the nutritional sufficiency and the different menstrual patterns of adolescence using Body Mass index, This studies was done using adolescence to establish the fact that the BMI can be used to check the nutritional needs and menstrual cycle of teenagers, it is virtually seen that nutrients are the components in foods that an organism utilizes to survive and grow. Pattern of menstrual cycle will have a significant impact on a girl’s r...

EVALUATION OF AMINO ACID AND SENSORY QUALITY OF PEAGON PEA-MILLET FLOUR

ABSTRACT  The most important single factor affecting the efficiency of protein utilization is the profile of digestible essential amino acids entering the small intestine. Assuming a constant ideal amino acid profile of absorbed protein the requirements of all amino acids can be calculated when the requirement of one individual amino acid has been determined. In non-ruminants, the supply will be greatly influenced by the diet, but less so in ruminants due to the rumen microbi...

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