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This study investigates consumers' attitudes towards, and familiarity with, food quality certification in selected urban areas in the South of Vietnam. Cross-sectional data were collected by means of a consumer survey (n=500). Consumers' awareness of food quality-related terms was relatively low....

Author(s)
My, N. H. D.; Rutsaert, P.; Loo, E. J. van; Verbeke, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Control, 2017, 82, pp 74-82
Abstract

Consumers in industrialized countries are nowadays much more interested in information about the production methods and components of the food products that they eat, than they had been 50 years ago. Some production methods are perceived as less "natural" (i.e. conventional agriculture) while some...

Author(s)
Asioli, D.; Aschemann-Witzel, J.; Caputo, V.; Vecchio, R.; Annunziata, A.; Næs, T.; Varela, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Research International, 2017, 99, Part 1, pp 58-71
Abstract

The selected taste-active compounds in several kinds of commercial vinegar including amino acids, organic acids, and nucleotides were determined by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). The results showed that glutamine and alanine, which contribute the umami and sweet taste to the flavor...

Author(s)
Kong Yan; Zhang LiLi; Sun Ying; Zhang YuYu; Sun BaoGuo; Chen HaiTao
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Science, 2017, 82, 5, pp 1116-1123
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Cultural beliefs and traditions influence the consumption and the preparation of certain foods especially in special times in different cultures. Religion and traditions in different cultures lead to restrictions of some food from the diet. Culture and religion influence food consumption patterns....

Author(s)
Shİpman, D.; Durmus, B.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Food Research, 2017, 6, 2, pp 92-99
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the meanings attributed to healthy eating by consumers of a street market in the region called Recôncavo da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil. Methods: Phenomenology-based ethnography to understand the meanings attributed by those consumers. Information was collected through...

Author(s)
Passos, J. A.; Freitas, M. do C. S. de; Santos, L. A. da S.; Soares, M. D.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Nutrição, 2017, 30, 2, pp 261-270
Abstract

This communication describes an instrument for food and nutrition education of food categories based on the new classification according to type of commercial processing, used by the Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population published by the Ministry of Health. The instrument uses, in a...

Author(s)
Geraldi, M. V.; Leite, I. Q.; Pinto, S. N.; Diez-Garcia, R. W.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Nutrição, 2017, 30, 1, pp 137-143
Abstract

Background/Objectives: Previous studies have shown that individuals with circadian preferences for the evening (wake up later and reach maximum activity in the afternoon) have distorted dietary habits and misregulated body weight. Therefore, the present study was conducted to analyse the possible...

Author(s)
Muñoz, J. S. G.; Cañavate, R.; Hernández, C. M.; Cara-Salmerón, V.; Morante, J. J. H.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017, 71, 6, pp 736-742
Abstract

Adhering to the recommended intake of fruits and vegetables is an important habit that should be inculcated in children, whereas food neophobia is indicated as one of the most important factors creating food preferences that may interfere. The aim of the presented study was to analyze the...

Author(s)
Guzek, D.; Głąbska, D.; Lange, E.; Jezewska-Zychowicz, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2017, 9, 6, pp 563
Abstract

Non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NASs) provide sweet tastes to food without adding calories or glucose. NASs can be used as alternative sweeteners for controlling blood glucose levels and weight gain. Although the consumption of NASs has increased over the past decade in Japan and other...

Author(s)
Uebanso, T.; Ohnishi, A.; Kitayama, R.; Yoshimoto, A.; Nakahashi, M.; Shimohata, T.; Mawatari, K.; Takahashi, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2017, 9, 6, pp 560
Abstract

Behavioral reaction to different taste qualities affects nutritional status and health. 6-n-Propylthiouracil (PROP) tasting has been reported to be a marker of variation in taste perception, food preferences, and eating behavior, but results have been inconsistent. We showed that L-Arg can enhance...

Author(s)
Melis, M.; Barbarossa, I. T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2017, 9, 6, pp 541

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