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: July –September 2019; 11(3)

July 2019

Appropriate complementary feeding practice among mothers of 6-23 months old children in Kedida Gamela district, south Ethiopia: A community based cross-sectional study

Introduction of complementary foods to infants is a common practice. However, according to recommended infant and young child feeding protocol the timing of introduction, frequency of feeding and the quality of diet are not appropriate. Thus, the aim of this study is to determine the magnitude and identify the predictors of appropriate complementary feeding practice among mothers of children 6-23 months of age in Kedida...

Author(s): Derebe Gebreyesus Himbego, Lolemo Kelbiso Hanfore and Samson Kastro Dake  

July 2019

Production and nutritional evaluation of cookies blended from sorghum, cowpea, plantain and sweet potato

This study was carried out to produce and evaluate the nutritional quality of cookies formulated from sorghum and fortified with cowpea, plantain and sweet potato. The sorghum and cowpea were subjected to processing technique of sprouting while plantain and sweet potato was peeled oven dried at 45°C. The sorghum variety used was Chakalari white, a low tannin variety, cowpea (Borno red), plantain (unripe) and sweet...

Author(s): Fateema U. M., Falmata A. S., Bintu B. P., Raihanatu M. B., Chellube Z, Hauwa H, Modu S., and Maryam B. K.