Food Science and Technology

DETERMINATION OF SOME PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF FRESH AND DRIED TIGER NUT (CYPERUS ESCULENTUS)

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY             Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is an underutilized crop in the family of Cyperaceae, which produce rhizomes from the...

NUTRIENT AND ANTI NUTRIENT CONTENT OF RAW, FERMENTED AND GERMINATED MILLET FLOUR

ABSTRACT The nutrient and anti-nutrient content of raw millet, fermented and germinated millet flour were followed during a germination of 48h and a fermentation of...

DESICCATION TOLERANCE AND ANTIOXIDANTENZYMATIC ACTIVITY IN CITRUS RESHNI SEEDS EXPOSED TO VARIOUS DRYING RATES

TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11 Chapter Two 2.0...

DRYING AND REDUCTION IN SENSITIVITY TO DESICCATION OF CAMPOMANESIAX ANTHOCARPA SEEDS

TABLE CONTENTS Title Page———i Certification——–ii Dedication———iii Acknowledgement——-iv Abstract ———vi Table of Content——–vii Chapter One 1.0 Introduction ——-1 1.1 Statement of Problem——4 1.2 Purpose of the Study——5 1.3 Significance of Study——8 1.4 Limitation——–9 1.5 Scope of Study——-11 Chapter Two 2.0...

SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF WATERMELON MARKETERS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS, OYO STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The research examined the socio-economic characteristics of watermelon marketers in Ibadan Metropolis of Oyo State. Primary data collected through structured questionnaires were used for...

SELENIUM, ZINC AND IRON STATUS OF PREGNANT WOMEN AND ZINC CONTENT OF SELECTED TRADITIONAL FOODS IN OBIO-AKPOR L.G.A RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

                                                                ABSTRACT The study was designed to have both survey and biochemical components. Three communities were selected randomly from twelve communities in Obio-Akpor local government area. The...

ASSESSMENT OF ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS AND FOOD HABIT OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Chapter one  Introduction 1. I. NTRODUUTION 1.1. Definition Human Nutrition A definition of a nutrient is any chemical substance that can be used by an organism to sustain its metabolic...

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SOME LESSER KNOWN WILD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONSUMED IN AYAMELUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACT The study identified some edible fresh wild green leafy vegetables and fruits and determined their nutrients, antinutrients and food toxicants content. The proximate, micronutrients, antinutrients and food...

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF PERICONCEPTIONAL FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION (PFAS) AMONG CHILDBEARING AGE WOMEN (18-45YEARS) ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINICS

CHAPTER ONE Folic acid (vitamin B9) is important in a vast number of human metabolic pathways. Examples include; interconversion of amino acids serine to glycine, conversion of homocysteine...

ANALYSIS OF EFFICIENCY OF AIR PASSENGER SUPPORT SERVICES AT THE AIRPORTS PROVIDED BY FAAN

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Passengers leaving on a trip normally want to spend as little time as possible in the terminal. They want to have baggage carts readily available,...

INFLUENCE OF STABILIZERS ON THE FERMENTATION RATE AND NUTRITIVE VALUE OF SET YOGHURT

ABSTRACT Stabilized yoghurt samples were produced by reconstituting  powdered milk in water along  with sugar and 0, 0.5 and 1.0 % concentrations of carboxyl methyl...

EVALUATION OF NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIALS OF “ATAMA” (Heinsia crinata) and “UCHAKORO” (Vitex doniana) LEAVES

ABSTRACT Extracts and powders produced from the leaves of two indigenous vegetables – ‘atama’ (Heinsia crinata) and ‘uchakoro’ (Vitex doniana) were evaluated. Four groups of...

EVALUATION OF GASOLINE GENERATOR MODIFIED FOR BIOGAS UTILIZATION

ABSTRACT This study addresses the design and modification of a gasoline generator to use biogas as an alternative fuel. The biogas was produced from fresh...

EFFECTS OF INCLUSION OF OYSTER MUSHROOM (Pleurotus sajor-caju) ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL, SENSORY AND MICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF HAMBURGER

ABSTRACT  This research was conducted to determine the contribution of mushroom on the physico-chemical, nutritive and sensory properties of hamburger. Four burger samples were prepared with different combinations...

EFFECT OF PROCESSING ON THE NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIAL OF NTURUKPA (Pterocarpus santalinoides) LEAF

                                                         ABSTRACT Samples from Nturukpa leaf were processed using different processing methods. The first portion was oven dried at 50oC for 8 hours while the second...

EFFECT OF THERMIZATION AND STORAGE ON THE NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES AND SHELF-STABILITY OF YOGHURT FROM BLENDS OF COW MILK AND COCONUT MILK

ABSTRACT Yoghurts were produced by blending reconstituted powdered cow milk (100 g of powdered cow milk (CM) : 0.5 litres of water) with 25 %...

EFFECT OF OKARA AND Detarium microcarpum INCORPORATION ON THE QUALITY OF ‘TALIA’ PRODUCED FROM WHEAT AND SORGHUM FLOUR BLENDS

ABSTRACT The effect of Okara and Detarium microcarpum seed flours on the quality of talia noddles produced from wheat and sorghum flour composites was investigated. Composites of wheat...

CONTRIBUTIONS OF PACKAGING TO THE EXTENSION OF SHELF LIFE OF PROCESSED GRASSCUTTER MEAT (Thyronomys swinderianus).

ABSTRACT This research was carried out to assess the physico-chemical properties, storage stability and acceptability of cured grasscutter meat (Thyronomys swinderianus) products which were smoked...

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, HEALTH PROMOTING POTENTIALS AND STORAGE PROPERTIES OF BISCUITS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ORANGE PEEL AND PULP FLOURS

ABSTRACT Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) fruits were washed, peeled manually, the juice extracted and the seeds were removed. The peels and pulps were sliced into...

CHANGES IN PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF INSTANT KUNUN ZAKI FLOURS PRODUCED FROM MILLET (Pennisetum typhoiduem) AND MALTS OF COWPEA (Vigna unguiculata) AND SOYBEAN (Glycine max)...

ABSTRACT In this study, instant kunun zaki powders were produced from millet-cowpea malt and millet- soybean malt. The instant powders were packaged in polypropylene plastics...

THE ACCEPTABILITY OF OPAL BASIL IN NIGERIA SOUPS

ABSTRACT This the study was designed acceptability of opal basil in Nigerian soups, and possible observation based on the outcome of the study, score...

FOODBORNE ILLNESSES AND ITS GLOBAL IMPACT

ABSTRACTS Foodborne diseases remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the general population, particularly in vulnerable groups. These diseases emanate from either the...

SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF NAME PROPERTIES FROM PERIWINKLE SHELL FOR BLEACHING OF PALM KERNEL OIL

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Palm kernel oil (PKO) is black viscous oil extracted from the kernel of oil palm. In its raw form...

THE EFFECT OF FERMENTATION ON NUTRITIONAL QUALITIES OF FORMULATED CEREAL/LEGUME FORTIFIED WEANING FOODS

CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION The first year of life is crucial in laying the foundation of good health and improving the quality of life of children....

PRODUCTION OF PLANTAIN CHIP USING DIFFERENT TYPES OF VEGETABLE OILS

CHAPTER ONE 1.1     Introduction Plantain (Musa paradisacal) is among the major tropical staple foods (Dzomeku et al., 2006). It is known that cooking methods or processing techniques...

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