International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 124

Table of Content: 13 September 2011; 3(8)

September 2011

Comparative evaluation of antioxidant effects of watermelon and orange, and their effects on some serum lipid profile of Wister albino rats

The comparative antioxidant effects of watermelon and orange, and their effects on serum (high density lipoproteins) HDL-cholesterol and (low density lipoproteins) LDL-cholesterol in normal rats given varying doses of the juices were investigated. 120 g/70 kg body weight was used as the standard dose, and the animals were given the normal dose, × 1.5, and × 2.0 of the normal dose, orally, for a period of six...

Author(s): Erifeta O. Georgina, Omage Kingsley, Uhumwangho S. Esosa, Njoya K. Helen, Amegor O. Frank and Okonkwo C. Anthony

September 2011

Evaluation of nutrient composition of African melon oilseed (Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin) for human nutrition

Protein deficiency is prevalent among children and even adults in developing countries, especially in African countries and contributes to immune dysfunction, opportunistic infections and mortality. The goal of this project is to search for a cheaper and sustainable plant based source of protein that can be incorporated in the diet to prevent protein deficiency and other essential nutrients. African melon oil seeds...

Author(s): Samuel A. Besong, Michael O. Ezekwe, Celestine N. Fosung and Zachary N. Senwo