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: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Various sources of animal protein intake and their association with muscle mass index and insulin resistance in overweight postmenopausal women

Many epidemiological studies have observed a positive relationship between animal protein intake (API) and the risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, animal proteins are important in the aging population. Forty sedentary and healthy postmenopausal women were recruited in this study. Body composition (dual X-ray absorptiometry method, DXA), 3-d dietary record (API) and insulin resistance (homeostasis model assessment,...

Author(s): Mathieu L. Maltais, Stéphanie Leblanc, Claudie Archambault-Therrien, Berthine Jean, Florian Bobeuf and Isabelle J. Dionne

February 2013

In vivo biochemical assessment of aqueous extracts of Vernonia amygdalina (Bitter leaf)

This research was carried out on the aqueous extracts of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) to evaluate its phytochemical, proximate and antioxidant composition and its effects in vivo on diabetes and obesity biomarkers, antioxidant and hematological profiles.The phytochemical screening of the bitter leaf extract showed a high concentration of flavonoids as the most abundant phytochemical present....

Author(s): N. O. A. Imaga and D. O. Bamigbetan