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Food and Nutrition Sciences

Quality and Technological Properties of Gluten-Free Biscuits Made with Pachyrhizus ahipa Flour as a Novel Ingredient

Author(s): María Cecilia Doporto, Fernanda Sacco, Sonia Z. Viña, María Alejandra García ABSTRACT The development of gluten-free foodstuffs with high nutritional quality components is an important objective to achieve. Pachyrhizus ahipa is one of the few leguminous species that produce … Continue reading

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Effect of a 12-Week Dietary Intervention with Folic Acid or Folate-Enhanced Foods on Folate Status in Healthy Egyptian Women

Author(s): Mohammed E. Hefni, Mohamed T. Shalaby, Rasha A. Mohamed, Ahmad M. Elwa, Cornelia M. Witthöft ABSTRACT The Egyptian government introduced wheat-flour fortification with iron and folic acid to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects, but suspended it for … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Bone Health

Author(s): Alberto Falchetti, Elisa Rossi, Roberta Cosso, A. Buffa, Stefania Corvaglia, Nazzarena Malavolta ABSTRACT The vitamin D3 molecule, or cholecalciferol, is now considered a hormone that acts on multiple homeostatic fronts, either skeletal or extra-skeletal. After 100 years since from … Continue reading

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Comparison of Child Lunch Meals in Brazil

Author(s): Carolina Martins, Natália Sanchez Oliveira Jensen, Silvia Maria Franciscato Cozzolino ABSTRACT Background: Recently, revised Dietary Guidelines in Brazil included a recommendation to “avoid fast food”. This project compared meals from home and away from home. Objective: To evaluate advertised … Continue reading

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Nutritional Composition of Orange Juice: A Comparative Study between French Commercial and Home-Made Juices

Author(s):Aurelie Chanson-Rolle, Veronique Braesco, Julien Chupin, Laurence Bouillot ABSTRACT The study aimed to compare the nutritional composition of commercial and home-made orange juices with a fruit content of 100%, i.e., without dilution with water and without addition of sugars or … Continue reading

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Nutritional Epidemiological Study to Estimate Usual Intake and to Define Optimum Nutrient Profiling Choice in the Diet of Egyptian Youths

Author(s): Moushira Zaki, Laila Hussein, Mostafa Gouda, Rania Bassuoni, Ahmed Hassanein ABSTRACT Objectives: To define optimum food and nutrient profiling in gender-specific and age group-specific variant regression models. Setting: 481 subjects of both sexes (18.4 years old) from Giza urban … Continue reading

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