Volume 8 Issue 1

Biochemical Study on the Anti-Hyperglycemic Effects of Coconut Testa (Cocos nucifera L.) and Red Kidney Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Seed Coat in Streptozotocin- Induced Diabetic Rats

Adekola Khatija and Nazrim Marikkar
Proper management of hyperglycemic condition is the hallmark in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. As plants with good antioxidant potentials are known to have beneficial effect on diabetes and related complications, we aimed at comparing the anti-hyperglycemic activities of the extracts of coconut testa (TOC) and red kidney bean (RKB) seed coat.

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Evaluation of Some Chemical and Physico-Chemical Properties of Maize and Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) Flour Blends and Sensory Properties of Local Snack (Kokoro) Produced from the Blends

Bolanle Aishat Akinwande, Johnson Akinwumi Adejuyitan and Fatimah Omobukonla Seriki
This work was aimed at producing composite flour from pigeon pea and yellow maize at different substitution levels for kokoro production. A Composite of yellow maize and pigeon pea flour was made at ratio of 100:0, 90:10, 80:20 and 70:30 w/w. The proximate composition, physico-chemical properties, and anti-nutritional factors of the flour blends were determined.

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Biotechnological Potential of the Vetom Series Preparations for the Production of Functional Food Products

Tatyana Viktorovna Pershakova, Grigory Anatolyevich Kupin, Larisa Vasilyevna Mihaylyuta, Maria Vladimirovna
Babakina, Sergey Mikhailovich Gorlov and Ekaterina Nikolaevna Karpenko

The purpose of the study is to determine the biotechnological potential of microorganism strains included in the composition of nutritional supplements Vetom 1.1, Vetom 2, Vetom 3.22 for the production of functional food products based on the in vitro study of their resistance to adverse factors of the human gastrointestinal tract.

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