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: 119

Table of Content: December 2012; 4(11)

December 2012

A positive role for selenium in mitigating complications associated with fructose-induced metabolic syndrome in rats

This study was designed to investigate the potential role of selenium on metabolic syndrome induced by fructose in rats. Thirty male Wister Albino rats weighing 185 to 225 g were used. The rats were randomly divided into 3 groups, 10 rats each. The first group received water only and set as a control (GI). The second group received 20% fructose in drinking water daily (GII). Third group (GIII) received fructose 20% and...

Author(s): Kholoud S. Ramadan, Jehad M. Yousef, Amal H. Hamza, and Safinaz E. Abdel Basset,

December 2012

Mineral nutrients of ‘pazhaya sadham’: A traditional fermented food of Tamil Nadu, India

Traditionally, in Tamil Nadu, the fermented rice is a desirable staple food. It is prepared by overnight soaking of cooked parboiled rice in water. The main complementary role of fermentation is the bioenhancing or bioavailability of essential nutrients especially minerals through the enzymatic reduction of Phytate. In the present study, essential trace elements such as Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Sodium, Potassium and...

Author(s): P. Praveen Kumar, V. Hazeena Begum and S. Kumaravel