The effects of solar drying on drying kinetics and effective moisture diffusivity of pistachio nut

Mohsen Mokhtarian; Hamid Tavakolipour; Ahmad Kalbasi-Ashtari; Fatemeh Koushki

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 7-12

      This research aimed to investigate the process of pistachios solar drying in two different conditions of the designed dryer (recycle and without recycle modes). As well, in this study, the drying kinetics curves of pistachio were drawn and its dewatering behavior was monitored by empirical ...  Read More

Efficiency of Ethanol concentration and Heating methods assisted Extraction Process of Stevioside from Stevia rebaudiana

Roozbeh Assterki; Neda Hoveizeh Tamimian; Peyman Mahasti Shotorbani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 8-11

  Introduction: Stevioside, a high intensity non-nutritive sweetener, is extracted from the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni. This sweet plant native to north eastern Paraguay and is a white, crystalline and odorless powder and approximately 300 times sweeter than sucrose. Procedures for isolation of ...  Read More

The effect of organic fertilizers (chicken manure tea and vermicompost) on some nutritional value trace in greenhouse cucumber

Mehran Jandaghi; Mohammad Reza Hasandokht; Vahid Abdossi; Pezhman Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 8-12

  Currently in order to develop healthy foods, the usage of organic fertilizers has received more consideration as a suitable suggestion for the application of chemical fertilizers. Cucumbers, a fruit in the Cucurbitaceae family, have many uses for salad as a food. This research was carried out to figure ...  Read More

The effect of pasteurization by ultrasound and thermal method on the color and microbial properties of grape juice

Ghazaleh Abdollahi Moghaddam Masouleh; Leila Nateghi; Kian Pahlevan Afshari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 8-14

      One of the most widely used methods for sanitizing and reducing the microbial load of fruit juices is thermal pasteurization, which damages bioactive pigments such as anthocyanins. This study was conducted to evaluate the possibility of pasteurization of grape juice by ultrasound (at ...  Read More

The effects of hydration status on cardiovascular system: a review

Shahnaz Shekarforoush; Mina Fardaee

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 9-14

   Fluid balance is essential for life. Some studies have shown an association between high intake of water and a low risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, the evidence is insufficient or inconsistent to draw substantial conclusions. The author's objective was to review previous studies addressing ...  Read More

A method for classifying oranges based on image processing and neural networks

Hassan Rashidi; Faride Esmaili; Mostafa Khojastehnazhand

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 9-16

      In recent days, there have been many recommendations on social media about eating healthy fruits to strengthen the immune system and corona resistance. Therefore, it is very important to identify spoiled fruits at this time when human society is concerned about coronavirus and the ...  Read More

Investigation and comparison of anthropometric indices, dietary habits, knowledge, attitude, and practice of sports club’s members of sports supplements consumption in five regions of Tehran

Azadeh Jalilian Fard; Abolghassem Djazayery; Ariyo Movahedi; Seyyed Ali Keshavarz

Volume 2, Issue 3 , December 2019, , Pages 10-15

  This study was aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitude, and practice of sports club members as well as to conduct anthropometric measurements and dietary habits assessments. The study population consisted of members of sports clubs. The socio-economic status (SES) questionnaire, demographic information, ...  Read More

Relationship between consumption of different food groups, diet quality index, and anthropometric indices with acne in adolescents

Ensieh Mohammadkhani; Ali Komeili; Abolghassem Djazayery; Ariyo Movahedi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 9-13

      Acne vulgaris is a prevalent skin disorder that affects millions of teens and young adults worldwide, but its link to dietary intake is still unclear and requires more research. This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between diet and acne among 150 adolescents aged ...  Read More

Effects of synbiotic consumption on lipid profile in diabetic patients

Jafar Aldaghi; Ariyo Movahedi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 10-16

  One of the most worldwide chronic diseases is diabetes which has affected a large population worldwide and it is predicted that 649 million adults will be diabetic by 2040. Many foods and ingredients were tested to combat diabetes. Both probiotics and prebiotics which are known as synbiotic have shown ...  Read More

Comparison of the effectiveness of an intervention program to improve the nutritional status of children aged 2-6 years in Day Care Centers of East and West of Iran

Zahra Madani; Maryam Moussavi Jordi; Mina Minaie; Ahmadreza Dorosty Motlagh; Zahra Abdollahi; Fariba Babaei; Zahra Abasalti; Ariyo Movahedi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 11-17

  Child health is very vital in all societies, which is prejudiced by the interaction of numerous factors. Pediatric healthy nutrition is one of the most imperative and influential elements in the health of children which affects anthropometric indices. In this study, the effectiveness of one meal warm ...  Read More

Relationship between depression, stress and anxiety with anthropometric indices using Bio-Impedance Measure, among overweight/obese and normal subjects

Maryam Moussavi; Majid Karandish; Ariyo Movahedi; Behnood Abbasi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 11-14

  Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a simple, inexpensive, quick, and non-invasive technique for measuring body composition and its analysis is used as an alternative to examine muscle mass and body fat percentage Obesity and depression are two major public health problems among adolescents. Both ...  Read More

Comparative evaluation of biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles of casein/poly lactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) containing different concentrations of alpha-tocopherol

Ali Sadeghi; Hassan Hamedi; Peyman Mahasti Shotorbani; Maryam Fahimdanesh

Volume 1, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 12-16

  Biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles have been extensively used as colloidal materials for nanoparticles production designed for various purposes, including drug targeting, enhancement of drug bioavailability and protection of drug bioactivity and stability. In particular, poly (lactide‐co‐glycolide) ...  Read More

Comparison of three different methods for detection of corn and sunflower oils in adulterated sesame oil

Peyman Mahasti Shotorbani; Hassan Hamedi; Melika Zandi; Maryam Fahimdanesh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 12-18

  Edible oils can be misdescribed by substituting one ingredient for a similar, but less expensive or over-declaring a quantitative ingredient. Thus, the identification of raw materials in edible oils is important for authentication. In This study, three methods (saponification value, sterol and fatty ...  Read More

The relation of household food security with osteoporosis in 40-50 year non-menopausal women referred to Karaj DEXA center

Maryam Naderi; Ahmadreza Dorosty Motlagh; Abolghassem Djazayery

Volume 2, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 12-15

  Osteoporosis is now recognized as a community health problem, and its complications can impose a lot of financial and psychological damage to the community. This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between food insecurity with osteoporosis in 40 to 50-year-old non-menopausal women. In ...  Read More

Microbial methods effect on adsorption and reduction of Aflatoxin contamination in milk

Fatemeh Rahmani; Azita Faraki

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 13-18

  One of the best and most important foods in the human diet is milk. So, the presence of nutritional compounds and the absence of harmful components is very remarkable. Mycotoxins are an important toxin in food and feed, they are produced by molds. The presence of mycotoxins in food is an emerging issue ...  Read More

Emerging 2019-ncov disease: A narrative review on the personal and social preventive behaviors

Vahid Ranaei; Soudabeh Yarmohammadi; Leyla Alizadeh; Sakineh Dadipoor; Zahra Pilevar; Teamur Aghamolaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 13-18

      The zoonotic 2019-nCoV is driving an apparent rapid spread among human populations. Apart from deaths and disabilities, the social and economic downturn of viral spread is inevitable. Currently, there isn't any specific vaccine or treatment and there is an urgent need for early interventions ...  Read More

Effect of foliar application of iron, potassium, and zinc nano-chelates on nutritional value and essential oil of Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

Elham Danaee; Vahid Abdossi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 13-20

      Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) belongs to the mint family, which contains essential oils and phenolic compounds with antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Iron, potassium, and zinc are essential nutrients for plants. The use of nano-chelates is effective on vegetative characteristics ...  Read More

Association of depression with malnutrition in hemodialysis patients

Mohsen Taghavi; Seyyed Ali Keshavarz; Alireza Hoveyda; Asal Ataie-Jafari

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 14-18

  Chronic renal failure (CKD) is a progressive and irreversible disease that in the final stages (ESRD), the person forever needs kidney replacement therapy such as hemodialysis. Protein-energy malnutrition is very common among hemodialysis patients and depression is also very common in these patients. ...  Read More

Serum levels of malondialdehyde, glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Zahedan

Hosnie Hoseini; Parichehreh Yaghmaei; Gholamreza Bahari; Saeed Aminzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 15-19

  Imbalance in the production of oxidative molecules and antioxidant activity plays an important role in carcinogenesis. This study was performed to evaluate the serum level of malondialdehyde (MDA) as oxidative damage marker, superoxide dismutase (SOD) as well as glutathione peroxidase (GPx) as an antioxidant ...  Read More

Investigating the relationship between eating habits and memory status and anthropometric indices among students

Golnaz Majdizadeh; Mahnaz Sazvar; Zahra Vafaei Mastanabady; Zahra Zare Dehabadi; Malikeh Mohajerani; Shima Aligoli; Fereydoun Siassi; Ariyo Movahedi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 15-19

      Memory has an important role in human life, and any reduction causes many problems, and increasing it improves the quality of life. Research has shown that dietary intake is an important factor in brain function and development which might affect the level of memory. The aim of this ...  Read More

Nutraceuticals with pleiotropic anti-inflammatory functions for mitigating meta-inflammation

Samila Farokhimanesh; Ali Komeili

Volume 2, Issue 2 , November 2019, , Pages 16-18

  An array of age-related diseases (like diabetes mellitus type 2, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, cancer, hypertension, atherosclerosis, and arthritis), which are originated from low-grade, chronic, sterile inflammation, called inflammaging have been increased in aged population. In ...  Read More

The effect of probiotic strain of Lactobacillus fermentum on growth of Escherichia coli O111 during yogurt storage

Mohammad Mehdi Hassanpour; Anousheh Sharifan; Afshin Akhondzadeh basti

Volume 2, Issue 3 , December 2019, , Pages 16-22

  The World Health Organization's Food Safety Unit has given high priority to study fermentation as a technique for food preparation and preservation because in developing countries one-tenth of under-five children die from dehydration. Loss of water is mainly due to the spreading of diarrhea, and the ...  Read More

Comparison of food intake groups, dietary oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC), and their relationship with atherogenic indices of plasma in patients with metabolic syndrome and healthy individuals

Mohammadreza Esfehani; Farzad Eidi; Ariyo Movahedi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 17-24

      The increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome on the one hand and its relationship with other chronic non-communicable diseases on the other hand has led to many studies to investigate the causes of metabolic syndrome or its components. This study was a case-control study that was ...  Read More

Physico-chemical properties and viability of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG in inulin-enriched Doineh (a traditional Iranian food) during 21-day storage at 4°C

Mahdi Azizi Shafa; Afshin Akhondzadeh Basti; Anousheh Sharifan; Ali Khanjari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 14-19

      The aim of this study was to investigate the physicochemical properties and survival of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG in synbiotic wet Doineh, a traditional Iranian fermented food enriched with different ratios of inulin. Milk and wheat bulgur were cooked in the conventional method and ...  Read More

Active edible films and coatings with enhanced properties using nanoemulsion and nanocrystals

Fatemeh Kalateh Seifari; Hamed Ahari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 15-22

  Environmental concerns related to using plastics for food packaging and consumers' demand for the extended shelf life of foods conducted the researches to develop new strategies for food packaging. The shelf life of food systems is related to the existence and growth of food pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms ...  Read More