African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 942

Table of Content: January 2023; 17(1)

January 2023

Use of cooking salt in school meal preparation and quality control practices among food vendors engaged in the national home-grown school feeding programme in Southwest Nigeria

The study was aimed at investigating practice relating to use of cooking salt in school meal preparation and quality control practices among Food Vendors (FVs) engaged in National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in public primary schools located in Oyo and Ogun States, Southwest Nigeria. An exploratory qualitative study was conducted among 40 selected FVs engaged in NHGSFP in the two States. Data were...

Author(s): Ajayi Ikeoluwapo Oyeneye, Oyewole Oyediran Emmanuel, Onabanjo Oluseye Olusegun, Olawuwo Morenikeji and Ogunwale Akintayo Olamide,

January 2023

Dietary habit, nutritional status and related factors among adolescents in Tamale Metropolis, Ghana

Healthy eating during adolescence is a fundamental prerequisite for optimal physical growth, psychosocial and cognitive development and prevention of diet-related chronic diseases. This study assessed the dietary habit, nutritional status and associated factors among adolescents in Tamale metropolis, Ghana. An analytical cross-sectional survey of 402 adolescents was used in this study. Semi structured questionnaire was...

Author(s): ABUBAKAR Abdulai, ISSAH Abdul-Nasir, YUSSIF Bashiratu and AGBOZO Faith