World Journal of Food Science and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Review Article

    Diversity of Underutilised Vegetables in Africa and Their Potential in the Reduction of Micronutrient Deficiency: A Review

    Abdulsudi Issa-Zacharia*, Nuria Kudra Majaliwa, Frida Albinusi Nyamete, Lucy Mlipano Chove

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: Nov. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: Micronutrient deficiency affects all groups worldwide and is a major public health issue. It has devastating effects on all ages, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. It causes anemia, night blindness, increased mortality in children and pregnant women, osteoporosis in adults and rickets in children, lower infectious disease resistance, weariness, and... Show More
  • Review Article

    The Beneficial Impact of Iron-Fortified Complementary Feeding in the Burden of Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) in Children of Bangladesh

    Ayub Ali*, Ziaur Rahman, Muslima Akter, Mohammed Jamal Uddin, Juwel Das, Golam Moin Uddin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 14-22
    Received: Jan. 26, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 05, 2024
    Published: Feb. 20, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjfst.20240801.12
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    Abstract: Fortifying food with iron is the most cost-effective way to avoid iron deficiency anemia, a global public health crisis. In addition to choosing the appropriate dietary context for ingestion, it is critical to choose the appropriate iron form and food carrier. Among the increased hazards include low birth weight and preterm delivery. Children with ... Show More