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: March 2012; 4(3)

March 2012

Need of education and awareness towards zinc supplementation: A review

Zinc is an essential trace element and thus zinc deficiency may severely affect human health. Zinc supplementation is commonly used to prevent and treat human diseases due to zinc deficiency. Many studies published proved zinc supplementation as a boon for preventing and treating diseases related with zinc deficiency whereas in some cases adverse affects of excess zinc supplementation have also been reported, which...

Author(s): MEGHA DAS and RATNESH DAS

  • Article Number: 874242A4390

March 2012

Antioxidant activity of some wild edible plants of Meghalaya state of India: A comparison using two solvent extraction systems

The objective of the present study was to find out the antioxidant potential of some wild edible plants, traditionally used by the local people of Meghalaya state in India and also to investigate the effect of solvent extraction system (aq. methanol and acetone) on the total phenolic, flavonoids and flavonols content, reducing power and antioxidant activity of the plants. The total phenol content varied from...

Author(s): Tapan Seal

  • Article Number: 23CCD0A4402