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: 124

Table of Content: July 2011; 3(6)

July 2011

Growth in children with encephalopathy, a longitudinal study from the 6th to the 24th month

There is lack of references on how to best estimate the goals to be achieved in the growth of children with encephalopathy. This study aims to describe anthropometric data in infants with encephalopathy when followed in a tertiary clinic. Children with disturbed neurological function (N = 132) had their anthropometric measures taken every six months, from the 6th to 24th day, and compared to the data from 125...

Author(s): Izilda das Eiras Tâmega, Antonio de Azevedo Barros Filho and Elizete Aparecida Lomazi da Costa Pinto

July 2011

Studies on the chemical and antinutritional content of some Nigerian spices

Quantitative determination of chemical and anti-nutrient content of six spices commonly consumed in the South East of Nigeria was carried out using standard methods. Results reveal that the chemical and anti-nutritional composition of these edible Nigerian spices, Gongronema latifolium, Piper guineense, Xylopia aethiopica , Monodora myristica, Allium sativum and Tetrapleura tetrapetra are rich in protein,...

Author(s): Friday O. Uhegbu, Emeka E. J. Iweala and Ijeoma Kanu