International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Fabrication and Evaluation of Rotary Separator of Sesame Oil

    Abbas Akbarnia, Mahdi Rashvand

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 77-82
    Received: 9 July 2018
    Accepted: 20 July 2018
    Published: 16 August 2018
    Abstract: Sesame seeds is one of the most important and oldest oily seeds used today in various industries. Sesame oil is also rich in protein substances, which is why it is considered as a quality and valuable oil. In this research, the effect of two angular velocity factors on three levels of 3500, 4500 and 5500 rpm and two levels of the radius, 175 and 12... Show More
  • Beneficial Effect of Calcium Supplementation on Bone Mineral Density of Calcium Deficient Adolescents

    Gunjan Soni, Gursharan Kaur Kochar, Gurpreet Kaur

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: 27 June 2018
    Accepted: 3 August 2018
    Published: 10 October 2018
    Abstract: The supplementation of calcium during growth years may help in bone formation. Insufficient intake of calcium does not produce obvious symptoms since the body maintains calcium levels in the blood by taking it from bones. Therefore, the present study was undertaken with an objective to assess the beneficial effect of calcium supplementation on the ... Show More
  • Changes in Physicochemical Characteristics and Microbiological Quality of Bakery Shortening Formulated with Shea Butter and Fluted Pumpkin Seed Oil During Storage

    Kiin-Kabari David Barine, Eke-Ejiofor Joy, Chibor Bariwere Samuel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 89-94
    Received: 28 June 2018
    Accepted: 11 July 2018
    Published: 12 October 2018
    Abstract: The objective of this work was to evaluate the changes that occur in physicochemical characteristics and microbiological qualityof bakery shortening formulated with Shea stearin and fluted pumpkin seed oil blends during storage, so as to ascertain its storage stability. Edible oils were extracted from Shea nuts (Vitellaria paradoxa Geartner) and Fl... Show More
  • Nutrient Retention Capacity of White and Red Varieties of Onion (Allium Cepa) Bulbs as Influenced by Storage Conditions

    Shamsudeen Nassarawa Sanusi, Mathew Kolawole Bolade, Isaac Babatunde Oluwalana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 95-101
    Received: 23 August 2018
    Accepted: 18 September 2018
    Published: 29 November 2018
    Abstract: The influence of different storage conditions (ambient temperature, refrigeration temperature, and hot air wooden cabinet storage) on nutrient retention capacity of onion bulbs was investigated. The fresh onions varieties (red and white) were obtained from a private farm (Modibbo Isah Farms, Bichi, Kano State, Nigeria). The experiment followed a co... Show More