Investigation of rheological behavior of Marshmallow seed (Althaea officinalis) mucilage under different temperature, concentration, and shear rate conditions

Shima Moazzezi; Amir Hossein Elhamirad; Leila Nateghi; Mohammad Hossein Haddad Khodaparast; Fatemeh Zarei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 1-8

      Food products could be exposed to heat treatments during manufacture, storage, and distribution chains which can affect the rheological properties of hydrocolloid solutions. Viscosity is an important factor for quality evaluation in many food products. In the current study marshmallow ...  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

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

Nutritional evaluation of 24 Iranian Punica granatum genotypes

Sara Yari; Seyed Abbas Mirjalili; Seyed Amir Mousavi; Elahe Poorazizi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 25-31

      Punica granatum L. is one of Iran’s native medical plants which represents many nutritional compounds and pharmaceutical properties. The amount of biochemical composite of the fruit depends on the cultivar, environment, climate, ripeness stage, cultivating operations, and method ...  Read More

A narrative review on the application of sanitizers in the COVID-19 pandemic

Vahid Ranaei; Leyla Alizadeh; Zahra Pilevar; Teamur Aghamolaei; Hedayat Hosseini

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 32-36

      At the beginning of 2020, a new coronavirus, namely SARS-CoV-2, has started to spread worldwide leading to the so-called COVID-19 pandemic. The present study aims to review the effectiveness of disinfectants in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, after ...  Read More

Type 2 diabetes as a prominent global health issue: A narrative review

Asal Ansaripour; Behnood Abbasi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 37-44

  Diabetes is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases worldwide which can lead to significant macrovascular and microvascular complications. A majority of patients with diabetes suffer from type 2 diabetes and its prevalence and incidence continue to increase globally. Its underlying pathophysiology ...  Read More