Functional Foods, Nutraceutical, Nutrients

Prediction of Papaw Moisture Ratio during Hot Air-drying: GMDH vs. Mathematical Modeling

  The main objective of this work was prediction of the moisture content of papaw during hot air-drying in a cabinet dryer using both mathematical and GMDH (group method of data handling). The influence of air temperatures (40, 50 and 60°C) and fruit slices thickness (3, 5, 7 mm) on...
A. R. Yousefi
N. Ghasemian
International Food Research Journal

Effect of Extraction Solvent on Total Phenolic Content, Total Flavonoid Content, and Antioxidant Activities of Algerian Pomace Olive Oil

  The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of extraction solvent on oil yield, phenolic, flavonoid content and antioxidant activities. For this purpose, two-phases pomace olive were subjected to solvent extraction using solvents of different polarities (Acetone, Hexane, methanol...
R. Ferhat
A. Lekbir
H. Ouadah
M.A. Kahoul
L. Khlalfa
S. Laroui
O. Alloui-Lombarkia
International Food Research Journal

Optimization of Roasting Time and Temperature for Brewed Hararghe Coffee (Coffea Arabica L.) Using Central Composite Design

  This study was conducted to optimize roasting time and temperature that would result in acceptable quality of brewed Hararghe coffee in terms of different sensory attributes. A Face Centered Central Composite Design (FCCD) was used to carry out the study. Coffee beans were roasted in oven...
A. Anisa
W.K. Solomon
A. Solomon
International Food Research Journal

Influencia de La Materia Prima para La Elaboración de Jugo de Manzana en La Síntesis de Polifenoloxidasa y Compuestos de Sabor

  Gran parte de la producción de manzana en México ( 30%) se emplea para la producción de jugos y néctares. En el jugo elaborado a base de manzana, el sabor y el color son parámetros de calidad importantes, los cuales son afectados durante el proceso de...
Yazmín Arleth Guillén Ramos
Mirna Villegas Pérez
Guadalupe Isela Olivas Orozco
Loreto Robles Hernández
Ana Cecilia González Franco
Abelardo Núñez Barrios
Nora Aideé Salas Salazar

Evaluation of in vitro Antioxidant Activities of Lemon Juice for Safety Assessment

  Safety assessments of branded lemon juice are currently evaluated with parameters such as the formalin index, acidity, Brix, pH and dry content. In this study, other parameters such as vitamin C, antioxidant and phenolic compoundswere evaluated to introduce some new and reliable...
Mannan Hajimahmoodi
Maliheh Aliabadipoor
Ghazaleh Moghaddam
Naficeh Sadeghi
Mohammad Reza Oveisi
Behrooz Jannat
American Journal of Food Technology

Effective Jam Preparations from Watermelon Waste

  Watermelon waste materials remained one of the important food grade agro-wastes generated by most hospitality industries in Southeast Asia and particularly in Malaysia. Jam was prepared from watermelon rind with different flavours (vanilla, pineapple, strawberry, lemon and no flavour). Five...
A.M. Souad
P. Jamal
K. S. Olorunnisola
International Food Research Journal

Extraction of Volatile Compounds from ‘Nam Dok Mai’ and ‘Maha Chanok’ Mangoes

  Two Thai Mango cultivars ‘Maha Chanok’ and ‘Nam Dok Mai’ were studied. Volatile compounds from pulp and peel of ‘Maha Chanok’ and ‘Nam Dok Mai’ mango cultivars were extracted using simultaneous distillation-extraction apparatus of Likens-...
N. Laohaprasit
R.K. Kukreja
A. Arunrat
International Food Research Journal

Total Phenolic Content and In Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Vigna sinensis

  Vigna sinensis also known as long-podded cowpea or Chinese long bean (Family:Fabaceae) is most widely grown in Southeast Asia. They are a good source of protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, phosphorus, and potassium. The antioxidant potential of crude methanol extract, chloroform, and ethyl...
S. Emynur Shafekh
R Mohd Adzim Khalili
C.C.W. Catherine
Z.A. Siti Syakiroh
A. Ummu Habibah
A.H. Norhayati
M.Y. Nor Farhanah
Z. Noor Husna
M.B. Siti Nafizah
M. Azlina
A.R. Noor Shahhida Sazura
A.L. Ahmad Zubaidi
International Food Research Journal

Optimization of Cocoa Beans Roasting Process Using Response Surface Methodology Based on Concentration of Pyrazine and Acrylamide

  Roasting is an important process that contribute to formation of flavour compounds in cocoa beans. Pyrazines, a by-product of Maillard reaction is one of the character impact compounds that contribute to unique cocoa flavour. Unfortunately during roasting, carcinogenic acrylamide are also...
D.M.H. Farah
A.H. Zaibunnisa
International Food Research Journal

Flower Extracts and Their Essential Oils as Potential Antimicrobial Agents for Food Uses and Pharmaceutical Applications

  Plants with potential therapeutic value have been used from time immemorial to cure various ailments and  infectious diseases. Secondary metabolites or the bioactive compounds (phytochemicals) present in plants have been reported to be accountable for various observed biological...
Han Ching Voon
Rajeev Bhat
Gulam Rusul
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety