Journal of
Cereals and Oilseeds

  • Abbreviation: J. Cereals Oilseeds
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6591
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCO
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 88

Table of Content: June 2013; 4(3)

June 2013

The importance of cereals (Poaceae: Gramineae) nutrition in human health: A review

This article presents some of the latest research endeavors that aim to improve our understanding of how the various grain components can be manipulated to improve contributions of cereals to human health. The health benefits of wholegrain cereal products are now widely recognized and considered due to the presence of a wide range of bio-active components. Cereals in their natural form (as whole grain) are rich source...

Author(s): Muhammad Haroon Sarwar, Muhammad Farhan Sarwar, Muhammad Sarwar, Niaz Ahmad Qadri and Safia Moghal

June 2013

Effect of processing on some biochemical characteristics and storability of locust bean condiment

Storage life of ‘green’ locust beans condiment is less than 72 h due to inherent high moisture content (>55%) and vulnerability to peroxidation due to high fat content (> 37%). Therefore, elimination or significant reduction of moisture and fat should lead to increase in storage life hence studied. ‘Green’ locust beans condiment was dried and delipidated using three solvents. Assessment of...

Author(s): Daramola B. and Osanyinlusi S. A.