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: June 2013; 5(4)

June 2013

Evaluation of vegetable consumption in South Eastern Nigeria

Vegetable consumption in the South East of Nigeria was evaluated with the objective of identifying the effects of cost and availability of vegetables in the areas and adequacy of consumption. A market survey was done in 9 markets spread across the zones including Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi States. Questionnaires were used to assess 24 h vegetable consumption. The quantity of vegetable consumed was estimated indirectly...

Author(s): Ndie Elkenah Chubike, J. C. Okaka and Eric C. Okoli

June 2013

Protective effect of vitamin C supplementation on oxonate-induced hyperuricemia and renal injury in rats

Recent studies have suggested a potential direct role of mild hyperuricemia in development of chronic kidney disease independent of urate crystal formation. The present study was designed to investigate the possible anti-hyperuricemic and renoprotective effect of vitamin C, as a natural antioxidant with uricosuric property on a rat model with chronic mild hyperuricemia-induced nephropathy. A model of mild...

Author(s): Osama Adnan Kensara

June 2013

Physiological and anthropometric correlates of metabolic risk factors among selected non obese adults in Zaria, Northern Nigeria

Recent publications on clinical definitions have transformed the metabolic syndrome from a physiological curiosity to a major focus of research, clinical and public health interests on non obese adults. The purpose of this study therefore, was to determine the relationship between anthropometrics and cardiometabolic variables that reflect the existence of metabolic syndrome among non obese adults. One hundred and...

Author(s): Olorunshola, K. V., Ayo, J. O., Dikki, C. E. and Sharaye, K.O.