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Physiology & Animal Models

Covering the physiological effects of nutrients and the physiology of taste, appetite, and digestion as well as nutrient metabolism and studies in animal models.

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a database aimed at helping countries to combat the growing obesity epidemic worldwide....

Date
December 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Abstract

Structured lipids (SL) are chemically or enzymatically modified oils and fats with respect to their original fatty acid composition or position in acylglycerols. These compounds present improved functional or nutraceutical properties. The present work aimed at the enzymatic synthesis of SL,...

Author(s)
Bassan, N.; Rodrigues, R. H.; Monti, R.; Tecelão, C.; Ferreira-Dias, S.; Paula, A. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2019, 99, pp 600-606
Abstract

Gari is a fermented cassava products widely consumed in many parts of Africa including Nigeria. Cassava has a low shelf-life due to physiological and microbiological changes that occur after harvest. In this study, the physicochemical properties of gari produced from frozen cassava roots were...

Author(s)
Oyeyinka, S. A.; Ajayi, O. I.; Gbadebo, C. T.; Kayode, R. M. O.; Karim, O. R.; Adeloye, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2019, 99, pp 594-599
Event

10 - 14 February 2019 - Banff, Alberta

Venue
Banff, Alberta
Country
Canada
Contact Details
Keystone Symposia, PO Box 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498 USA
Tel
+1 800-253-0685
CAB ReviewFull Text

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
animal feeding; animal health; animal nutrition; antioxidants; diets; domestic animals; feed supplements; immune system; immunity; livestock; meat; meat quality; milk; milk quality; nutrient requirements; nutrition physiology; oxidative stress; reviews; ruminant feeding; selenium; toxicity; trace element deficiencies
Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Miscellaneous

This review summarizes current scientific knowledge on the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on human health and vitamin D metabolism. Also, this review explains what is known about the plasma 25(OH)D levels needed for health and the relative contributions of sunlight and diet to vitamin D...

Publisher
Public Health England
Publication
Ultraviolet radiation, vitamin D and health: report of the independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation, 2017, pp 111 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and behavior: a multidisciplinary approach.

This book aims to provide scientific evidence and to promote further research and discussions on the association between nutrition and behaviour. Specific topics discussed in the 15 chapters of the book are as follows: (i) introduction; (ii) concepts and models in nutrition and behaviour; (iii)...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
AbstractFull Text

Xylooligosaccharides (XOS) are polymers of the sugar xylose bound by β(1→4) glycoside bonds. XOS have potency as a prebiotic and can be produced from agricultural waste such as cassava dregs. The purpose of this study was to examine prebiotic potential of XOS derived from cassava dregs from...

Author(s)
Hafidah, A. H.; Sulistyaningsih, E.; Handayani, W.; Ratnadewi, A. A. I.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Publication
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 3, pp 1021-1031

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