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: 118

Table of Content: January 2013; 5(1)

January 2013

Fatty acid, amino acid, mineral and antioxidant contents of acha (Digitaria exilis) grown on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria

Digitaria exilis (Kippist) Stapf (also known as acha, hungry rice) has been cultivated for millennia in the dry savannahs of West Africa, but much remains to be learned about its nutritional properties. Acha was collected in four villages in Northern Nigeria and analyzed for fatty acids, minerals, amino acids and antioxidant content. Fatty acids accounted for 1.91% of the dry weight, with 47.4% linoleic acid and...

Author(s): Robert H. Glew, Emmanuel P. Laabes, Jack M. Presley, John Schulze, Ronnee Andrews, Yuan-Chen Wang, Yu-Chen Chang and Lu-Te Chuang

January 2013

Effect of soya bean (Glycine max) on coagulation profile of New Zealand white rabbits

The effect of differently cooked soya bean (Glycine max.) on some blood coagulation parameters was studied using forty (40) New Zealand white rabbits. The animals were grouped into four (A-D) groups of ten (10) rabbits each and fed 100% growers mash and water adlibitum for three (3) weeks. Group A (control) animals were maintained on the standard pelletized feed while group B, C and D Rabbits had 25% of their feed...

Author(s): Olayanju A. O., Ezimah A. C., Adesina O. O., Ajeigbe K. O., Ogunatyo B. O. and Ighodalo A. J.