Project topics in Food Science and Technology (FST) Archive

PROJECT TOPIC ON PRODUCTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF GLUCOAMYLASE USING CANDIDA FAMATA ISOLATED FROM FERMENTED MASHED PINEAPPLE MUST UNDER SOLID STATE FERMENTATION

PRODUCTION AND OPTIMIZATION OF GLUCOAMYLASE USING CANDIDA FAMATA ISOLATED FROM FERMENTED MASHED PINEAPPLE MUST UNDER SOLID STATE FERMENTATION ABSTRACT The present study was an investigation on comparative glucoamylase production by Candida famata isolated from spontaneously fermented pineapple must, using wheat bran, maize bran and the combination of both substrates in equal ratios under solid state …

PROJECT TOPIC ON NUTRITIONAL STATUS, DIETARY PATTERN AND PREVALENCE OF SOME CHRONIC DISEASES AMONG ADULTS IN BIDA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

NUTRITIONAL STATUS, DIETARY PATTERN AND PREVALENCE OF SOME CHRONIC DISEASES AMONG ADULTS IN BIDA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA Abstract Nutritional status, dietary habit and physical activity are recognized as a major determinants of health. The study was conducted to assess the nutritional status, dietary pattern and prevalence of risk factors and chronic diseases …

PROJECT TOPIC ON NUTRITIONAL EVALUATION OF A POTENTIAL READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD (RUTF) FORMULATED FROM SESAME, WHEAT AND SOYA BEANS BLEND

NUTRITIONAL EVALUATION OF A POTENTIAL READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD (RUTF) FORMULATED FROM SESAME, WHEAT AND SOYA BEANS BLEND ABSTRACT Ready to-use-therapeutic food (RUTF) is a specially designed product for the nutritional rehabilitation of severe acute malnutrition in children over 6 months of age. The potential of Sesame-Wheat-Soya beans blend (SWS-RUTF) as a candidate for local formulation …

PROJECT TOPIC ON EVALUATION OF THE PREVENTIVE EFFECT OF DIETARY INCLUSION OF HYPHAENE THEBAICA FRUIT (LINN) ON N-METHYL-N-NITROSOUREA-INDUCED COLON CARCINOGENESIS IN MALE WISTAR RATS

EVALUATION OF THE PREVENTIVE EFFECT OF DIETARY INCLUSION OF HYPHAENE THEBAICA FRUIT (LINN) ON N-METHYL-N-NITROSOUREA-INDUCED COLON CARCINOGENESIS IN MALE WISTAR RATS ABSTRACT The preventive effect of dietary inclusion of Hyphaene thebaica fruit at 0%, 2.5%, 5% and 10% on colon carcinogenesis initiated with N-methyl-N-nitrosourea (MNU) induction for twelve (12) weeks was evaluated. After twelve (12) …

PROJECT TOPIC ON EFFECT OF PROCESSING ON FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES, NUTRIENTS COMPOSITION, GLYCEMIC INDEX AND SENSORY ATTRIBUTES OF FINGER MILLET (ELEUSINE CORACANA) FOOD PRODUCTS

EFFECT OF PROCESSING ON FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES, NUTRIENTS COMPOSITION, GLYCEMIC INDEX AND SENSORY ATTRIBUTES OF FINGER MILLET (ELEUSINE CORACANA) FOOD PRODUCTS ABSTRACT The effect of various processing methods (roasting, germination and fermentation) on functional properties, nutrient composition, glycemic index and sensory attributes of finger millet (Eleusine coracana) food products (Pap and Tuwo) were evaluated in context of …

THE EFFECT OF GARLIC AND HONEY ON SOME UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS

EFFECT OF GARLIC AND HONEY ON SOME UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS ABSTRACT The study on the effect of honey and garlic on some upper respiratory tract infections was conducted between the month of June and October 2012 in Imo state. A total number of sputum samples were collected from males and females age 20-25 years …

EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROCESSING TECHNIQUES ON THE ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITY OF SOYMILK PROCESSING AND STORAGE

EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PROCESSING TECHNIQUES ON THE ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITY OF SOYMILK PROCESSING AND STORAGE. ABSTRACT  This study examined the effects of different processing techniques on the organoleptic quality of soymilk processing and storage. The utilization of soybean for the production of soy milk was studied. Soy milk was extracted from whole and dehulled seed, pasteurized …

STUDIES ON THE INHIBITORY EFFECT ON TYROSINE ON POLYPHENOL OXIDASE IN WATER YAM

STUDIES ON THE INHIBITORY EFFECT ON TYROSINE ON POLYPHENOL OXIDASE IN WATER YAM Abstract Yam (Dioscorea SPP) is an important food in West Africa. Nigeria alone produces 21,814 millions tons of yams per year, making it the worlds  largest yam producer. It is estimated that after six months in storage, up to 56% of the …

NUTRITIONAL QUALITY AND NUTRIENT ADEQUACY OF CASSAVA-BASED DISHES AMONG HOUSEHOLD IN AGBOBU COMMUNITY OF OKIGWE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE

NUTRITIONAL QUALITY AND NUTRIENT ADEQUACY OF CASSAVA-BASED DISHES AMONG HOUSEHOLD IN AGBOBU COMMUNITY OF OKIGWE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE. ABSTRACT This study was conducted to investigate on the nutritional content of the cassava based food consumed in Alabata community of Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo state This study was carried out among …