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: August 2011; 3(7)

August 2011

Effect of cinnamon and garlic on hyperlipidemics

Spices have been used to preserve food, enhance their flavour and as remedies for a long list of ailments and are effective in controlling serum lipids. The objectives were to analyze the nutritive value and active principles of cinnamon and garlic, prepare the respective spice capsules and to supplement the diets of hyperlipidemics with the spice capsules for a period of three months. A group of 45 mild to moderate...

Author(s): Balasasirekha, R. and Lakshmi, U. K.

August 2011

Nutritional and metabolic risk factors for insulin resistance in adults

The purpose of this study is to investigate the association of insulin resistance (IR) with dietary, fitness, anthropometric and other components of metabolic syndrome (MS) in adult participants. Cross-sectional study of 80 adult participants (58±8 years old) were clinically and ethically selected. They were all assessed for anthropometry, dietary habits, plasma biochemistry and indirect measurement of maximal...

Author(s): João Felipe Mota, Fernando Moreto, Wilson Luvizoto Medina, Elaine Cristina Leite Pereiraand Roberto Carlos Burini,