Determination of satiety index of low-fat yogurt in healthy normal-weight Isfahanian adults

Zeinab Gholami; Seyyed Morteza Safavi; Parvane Saneei; Awat Feizi; Peyman Adibi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 1-7

  Measuring the satiety index of food components has not been done in Iran yet. The aim of this study was to determine the satiety index (SI) of low-fat yogurt among healthy normal-weight adults in Isfahan. This semi-experimental study was conducted on 30 healthy normal-weight adults for two consecutive ...  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

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

An intervention Program to Improve the Nutritional Status of Children Aged 2-6 Years in Day Care Centers of East Azerbaijan Province of Iran

Mina Minaie; Fathollah Pourali; Zahra Abdollahi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 21-28

  Introduction: Child health is very important in all societies which is influenced by the interaction of multiple factors. Good nutrition for children is one of the most important and influential factors in the health of children in this study to evaluate the effectiveness of one meal warm food for the ...  Read More

Evaluation of Antioxidant Activity, Total Phenolic and Flavonoids Contents of Orthosiphon stamineus, Teucrium polium, and Berberis vulgaris Decoctions

Ariyo Movahedi; Asmah Rahmat; Fauziah Othman

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 29-36

  Introduction: In recent decades, there has been a great deal of attention toward the beneficial effects of herbs in prevention and treatment of different diseases. Phytochemicals, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, and antioxidants are most common words in this era. Some of herbs due to their long history ...  Read More

Nutrition Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among Health Staff in Iran: the NUTRI-KAP Survey

Ramin Heshmat; Zahra Abdollahi; Mina Minaei; Mahsa Rostami; Zeinab Ahadi; Gita Shafiee; Mohsen Rezaei Homami; Bagher Larijani; Forouzan Salehi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 37-42

  Introduction: The role of diet is crucial in the prevention of diseases. Physicians and health staff can play a vital role in decreasing disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitude, and practice of Iranian health staff toward nutrition. Methods: In a cross-sectional study ...  Read More

The Effect of Bunium persicum on Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Inflammatory Mediators in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

Behnood Abbasi; Mahdis Daniali; Hedieh Ramezani; Masumeh Derakhshande; Reza Ghiasvand

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 43-46

  Introduction: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition characterized by abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, flatulence, nausea and varying degrees of anxiety or depression. IBS have high prevalence and it mainly occurs between the ages of 15-65 years. Medical cost for IBS is a heavy ...  Read More

Sleep Disorder in relation to Health and Quality of life

Sara Sarrafi Zadeh; Khyrunnisa Begum

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 47-53

  Inadequate sleep has been recognized as a risk factor for health status and quality of life. Fatigue due to improper sleep is a major cause for the poor quality of life. Evidence show the quality of sleep affects all the parameters of quality of life assessment such as physical health, social health, ...  Read More