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: 125

Table of Content: August 2010; 2(4)

August 2010

Protective effects of mushroom and their ethyl extract on aging compared with L-carnitine

The effects of 10% dried mushroom and 300 mg mushroom extract on the lipids profile, lipid peroxidation and liver functions of rats were evaluated and compared with L-carnitine. Food intake, body weight and histological examination of liver tissues were also evaluated. Supplementation diet of rats with 10% dried mushroom, 300 mg mushroom extract and 300 and 600 mg L-carnitine resulted in a significant decrease in total...

Author(s): Ahmed, M. Gaafar, Heba E. Yossef and Hala H. Ibrahim

August 2010

Comparism of socio-economic and nutritional status between oil producing and non oil producing communities of Delta State

A survey of socio-economic and nutritional status was carried out in oil producing community and a non-oil producing community in Delta State, Nigeria and results were compared. Well structured closed ended questionnaires were administered to eight hundred subjects (males and females) inclusive of both communities. Blood samples were obtained from 100 subjects (males and females) in each of the communities for...

Author(s): A. O. Naiho, E. K. Nwangwa, S. Ogege and C. P. Aloamaka