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Food Science and Human Wellness

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2019 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Katalin F. Csáki, Éva SebestyénAbstractSurfactant food emulsifiers are among the most extensively used food additives. Like all authorized food additives, emulsifiers have been evaluated by risk assessors, who consider them as safe. However, there are growing concerns among scientists about their possible...
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2019 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Klaus W. Lange, Yukiko Nakamura, Ning Chen, Jianjun Guo, Shigehiko Kanaya, Katharina M. Lange, Shiming LiAbstractParkinson's disease (PD) is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder with motor and non-motor signs, which begins long before the diagnosis can be made. Pharmacotherapy with dopaminergic...
Sat, 03/23/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 21 March 2019 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Chenggang Zhang, Wenjing Gong, Zhihui Li, Dawen Gao, Yan GaoAbstractHuman wellness is the ultimate goal of our efforts in improving the human life. Special foods are undoubtedly important in achieving human wellness. However, overeating significantly leads to obesity and diabetes. These chronic diseases...
Sun, 01/20/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 18 January 2019 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Parthasarathy V., Ajay Kumar T.VAbstractCalcitonin receptor-like receptor (CRLR) is a human protein, when it associates with human receptor activity-modifying protein-1 (HRAMP1) produces a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor (CGRP). CGRP is believed to be involved in triggering of migraine. Many...
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 24 October 2018 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Jianjian Huang, Changjun Liu, Yanbo Wang, Chong Wang, Menghua Xie, Yi Qian, Linglin FuAbstractFood allergy is one of the most important food safety problems that has attracted increasing attention. The food allergy experimental models provide not only the accurate allergen detection and evaluation methods...
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 5 September 2018 Food Science and Human WellnessAuthor(s): Wei-Sheng Lin, Pei Hua He, Chi-Fai Chau, Bo-Kang Liou, Shiming Li, Min-Hsiung PanAbstractIn order to improve appetite, attract consumers and even conform to the food culture, food coloring has become one of the necessary links in modern food processing. For example, dried-tofu will be colored by adding...
Sun, 02/25/2018 - 00:12
Publication date: Available online 24 February 2018 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Cheng-Yu Jin, Hong Liu, Dan Xu, Fan-Kui Zeng, Yu-Ci Zhao, Hai Zhang, Gang Liu In order to investigate the food nutrition and safety of potato, the objective of the present study is to quantify glycoalkaloids (α-chaconine and α-solanine) and phenolic compounds in three potato cultivars...
Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:49
Publication date: Available online 15 February 2018 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Xinyu Liao, Jiao Li, Yuanjie Suo, Shiguo Chen, Xingqian Ye, Donghong Liu, Tian Ding Ultrasound, is thought to a potential non-thermal sterilization technology in food industry. However, the exact mechanisms underlying microbial inactivation by ultrasound still remain obscure. In this...
Sun, 12/24/2017 - 13:06
Publication date: Available online 24 December 2017 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Lu Lin, Jie Yun Hu, Yi Wu, Min Chen, Jie Ou, Wei Ling Yan This study was conducted to analyze the effects of sodium nitrite, nisin, potassium sorbate, and sodium lactate against Staphylococcus aureus(S. aureus) growth and staphylococcal enterotoxins(SEs) production in cooked pork sausage...
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 05:36
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Yujiao Shi, Hong Liu, Baozhang Luo, Yangtai Liu, Siyuan Yue, Qing Liu, Qingli Dong The growth and survival characteristic of Salmonella Enteritidis under acidic and osmotic conditions were studied. Meanwhile, a probabilistic model based on the theory of cell division and mortality was...
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 00:36
Publication date: Available online 8 August 2017 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Jin-Qiang Chen, Patrick Regan, Pongpan Laksanalamai, Stephanie Healey, Zonglin Hu Listeria monocytogenes, one of the most important foodborne pathogens, can cause listeriosis, a lethal disease for humans. L. ivanovii, which is closely related to L. monocytogenes, is also widely distributed...
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:44
Publication date: Available online 20 June 2017 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Lin Cheng, Hao Qu, Jun Teng, Li Yao, Feng Xue, Wei Chen We report the design of a sensitive, electrochemical aptasensor for detection of ochratoxin A (OTA) with an extraordinary tunable dynamic sensing range. This electrochemical aptasensor is constructed based on the target induced aptamer-...
Sun, 04/02/2017 - 18:12
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2017 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Jin-Qiang Chen, Stephanie Healey, Patrick Regan, Pongpan Laksanalamai, Zonglin Hu Listeria monocytogenes is an important foodborne pathogen responsible for listeriosis, a fatal disease. It is widely distributed in various foods and environmental sources. In this review, we focused on...
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 09:55
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): G. Mahendran, B.D.Ranjitha Kumari In the present investigation, we have described the green biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using ripened fruit aqueous extract of Nothapodytes nimmoniana (Graham) Mabb. as capping agent and its antioxidant, anticancer and antimicrobial activities. UV...
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 09:55
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Mohammad Mehdi Soltan Dallal, Mohammad Reza Khoramizadeh, Solmaz Agha Amiri, Ali Akbar Saboor Yaraghi, Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard Coagulase is considered as a major determinant factor for the identification of Staphylococcus aureus strains. The 3′-end coding region of the coagulase (coa)...
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 09:55
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Prakriti Jnawali, Vikas Kumar, Beenu Tanwar Celiac disease is a genetically-determined chronic inflammatory intestinal disease induced by gluten found in wheat, barley, rye etc. affecting approximately one percent of people in the world. A lifelong strict gluten-free diet (GFD) is the only...
Mon, 07/25/2016 - 19:00
Publication date: Available online 25 July 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Kristen A. Lozinak, Niketa Jani, Jayanthi Gangiredla, Isha Patel, Christopher A. Elkins, Zonglin Hu, Prince Kassim, Robert A. Myers, Pongpan Laksanalamai Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) outbreak is a public health concern as it can potentially cause a variety of clinical...
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:27
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Alice Yuen-Ting Wong, Albert Wai-Kit Chan Food is a basic and personal necessity to human. Safety of food is a prime factor to consider apart from nutrition, quality and cost. Genetically modified (GM) foods first came on the market in 1994. Yet safety, transparency and traceability of GM foods are...
Mon, 05/09/2016 - 13:33
Publication date: Available online 9 May 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness Author(s): Buliyaminu Adegbemiro Alimi Street food trading solves major social and economic problems in developing countries through the provision of ready-made meals at relatively inexpensive prices and employment for teeming rural and urban populace along its value chain. However, due to informal nature of the...
Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:28
Publication date: June 2014 Food Science and Human Wellness, Volume 3, Issue 2 Author(s): Yuan Kun Lee Gastrointestinal microbes play important roles in the health and disease of the host. There are many documented evidences which demonstrated that disturbance of intestinal microbiota is linked to the risk of developing infectious, inflammatory and allergic diseases. Human intestine is home...
Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:28
Publication date: September–December 2014 Food Science and Human Wellness, Volume 3, Issues 3–4 Author(s): Nancy E. Rawson, Chi-Tang Ho, Shiming Li Cancer is one of the two leading human fatal diseases. Drug development for cancer intervention has progressed well in past decades yet existing drugs face many limitations in applications and effectiveness and are often associated with...
Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:28
Publication date: September–December 2014 Food Science and Human Wellness, Volume 3, Issues 3–4 Author(s): Guangchang Pang, Junbo Xie, Qingsen Chen, Zhihe Hu The energy substances (mainly carbohydrates and fats) are the basis and guarantee of life activity, especially the oxidative phosphorylation for energy supply. However, excessive absorption and accumulation of these substances...
Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:28
Publication date: June 2015 Food Science and Human Wellness, Volume 4, Issue 2 Author(s): Zhongqiang Chen, Ke Zhang, Huan Yin, Qi Li, Lan Wang, Zhiguo Liu Salmonella Choleraesuis, S. Enteritidis and S. Typhimurium are the main pathogens that contaminate animal products and cause human Salmonella food poisoning. To establish the loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method...
Sat, 04/09/2016 - 03:28
Publication date: March 2016 Food Science and Human Wellness, Volume 5, Issue 1 Author(s): Huiyun Zhang, Jingjuan Wu, Xinyu Guo The antimicrobial and antioxidant effects of two spice extracts and their combination on raw chicken meat during storage for 15 days at 4°C were studied. Raw chicken meat was treated with BHT (positive control), rosemary (RO), cloves (CL), and their combination...