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: November 2011; 3(10)

November 2011

Oyster mushroom ameliorates liver function during ramadan fast reflected by reducing the serum level of alanine aminotransferase and aspartate aminotransferase of male volunteers

During the holy Arabic month Ramadan, the quality of food and the patterns of eating and drinking are changed as well as stopped for at least 10 to 16 h on the basis of lunar calendar. The effects of exercise and fasting solely or combined on metabolic and hematologic responses are well established. The purpose of the present study was to find out the effects of Ramadan fasting on hepatic dysfunction marker enzymes such...

Author(s): Md. Bazlul Karim Choudhury, M. Masudul Hassan, Ferdousi Rahman Mowsumi, Nirod Chandra Sarker, Md. Shahdat Hossain and M. Shahabuddin Kabir Choudhury

November 2011

Low phenylalanine pasta

Four formulas were prepared for production of low phenylalanine pasta suitable for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients. The formulas were based on partial replacement of wheat flour with different levels of corn starch. Pectin and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) were added as a texture modifier. Chemical composition, amino acids, dough characteristics, color attributes, cooking quality, electron microscopic examination and...