Search for dissertations about: "thesis in processed foods"

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  1. 1. Limited dietary diversity and consumption of ultra-processed and deep-fried foods among adolescents in rural Bangladesh : uncovering the two faces of suboptimal diet

    Author : Mohammad Redwanul Islam; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Syed Moshfiqur Rahman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rural adolescents; Dietary diversity; Ultra-processed food; Deep-fried food; Bangladesh; Matlab; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background: With an estimated number of 1.2 billion in the world, adolescents represent a major transformative force in global health. Optimum adolescent nutrition is increasingly important for scaling up population health gains in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of South Asia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Endemic ataxic polyneuropathy in Nigeria

    Author : O.S.A. Oluwole; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Ataxia; Polyneuropathy; Nutrition; Cassava; Cyanogenic glycosides; Cyanide; Thiocyanate; Tropical;

    Abstract : Ataxic polyneuropathy is a neurological syndrome that was described from an endemic area in south-western Nigeria in the 1950s and 1960s. The major clinical features are sensory polyneuropathy, sensory gait ataxia, optic atrophy, and nerve deafness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Antioxidants in Andean food and meals

    Author : Leslie Tejeda; Livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Antioxidant capacity; polyphenolic compounds; anthocyanidins; individual food; meals; ans and stan genes;

    Abstract : Abstract The constant need to improve health and to prevent disease in Bolivia, especially in the Andean region with its extreme environmental conditions (high altitude and lower temperatures), motivated us to extend studies of antioxidant sources in foods and plants, since antioxidants are believed to have major health benefits. Spectrophotometric methods, such as ABTS (2, 2’- azinobis-3-ethylbenzotiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) and FRAP (ferric reduction antioxidant power), were used to evaluate antioxidant activity. READ MORE

  4. 4. In vitro accessibility of provitamin A carotenoids in vegetables and fruits - Effects of different process and preparation methods and estimation of vitamin A activity

    Author : Ellen Hedrén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : in vitro accessibility; provitamin A carotenoids; lactic acid fermentation; food matrix; cell wall degrading enzymes; vegetables; vitamin A activity; beta-carotene; red palm oil; fruits;

    Abstract : Vitamin A deficiency is a major nutritional problem in many developing countries, caused chiefly by a diet with low retinol content. The bioefficacy of provitamin A carotenoids in plant foods is claimed to be insufficient to maintain a satisfactory vitamin A status. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food, farming and health in Ugandan secondary cities

    Author : Heather Mackay; Aina Tollefsen; Magnus Jirström; Emma Lundholm; Cecilia Tacoli; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Uganda; Africa; urban; nutrition transition; agriculture; health; food systems; dietary diversity; food insecurity; non-communicable disease; double burden malnutrition; secondary cities; feminist geography; intersectionality; mixed methods; Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This research contributes to countering a large city research bias by focusing on the food, farming and health experiences of two secondary cities of Uganda: Mbale and Mbarara. It is not an apocalyptic story. Like anywhere in the world, for some residents things were going well; for others, less well. READ MORE