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: February 2012; 4(2)

February 2012

Dietary diversity, micronutrient intake and their variation among black women in informal settlements in South Africa: A cross-sectional study

This study assessed dietary diversity, its relation to micronutrient intake and variability between age-groups among women 19–69 years from informal settlements of Gauteng province, South Africa. The study was cross-sectional, involving 260 women. Dietary intake was obtained from 24-hour recall data, and Dietary Diversity Score (DDS) from Food Frequency Questionnaire, calculated based on 9 food groups and 80...

Author(s): Hedwig Acham, Wilna H. Oldewage-Theron and Abdulkadir A. Egal

February 2012

Antagonistic salubrious effects of Tahitian Noni in Momordica charantia-induced cytoarchitectural alterations in rat testes: Parallel light microscopic findings

Drug interaction is a situation in which a substance affect the activity of another to either increased or decreased its outcome. It could also produce an entirely new effect. To determine if addition of Tahitian Noni dietary supplement can alleviate Momordica charantia-induced testicular alterations in Sprague-Dawley rats. Thirty adult male 16 - 20 weeks’ old Sprague-Dawley rats randomized into 6 groups...

Author(s): Yama O. E., Bassey R. B., Amah C. I., Oyebadejo S. A. and Oremosu A. A.