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Open Access Category: AJFSN Total View - 6
Evaluation of Yam Paste (Amala) Produced from Composite Flour Blends of Yam (Dioscorea Rotundata) and African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) Flour Paper ID: AJFSN-28-11-2019-156
Abstract : Yam flour was produced and fortified with African yam bean flour at different levels of 5, 10, 15 and 20% to form a composite flour. The flour blends were analyzed for their proximate, anti-nutritional and functional properties while sensory qualities were evaluated on the prepared yam paste (amala) using standard methods. The nutritional composition of the samples showed that the protein content of the formulations increased with increasing supplementation with African yam bean flour from 5.95% in 100% yam flour (control) to 18.95% in 80:20 (YF: AYBF) samples while carbohydrate decreased with increasing level of AYBF inclusion. Anti-nutrient content of the composite flour was observed to be very low. However, phytate, tannins and saponins were observed to increase with increase in the level of African yam bean flour. Addition of African yam bean flour does not significantly affect the gelation temperature of the blends while swelling capacity reduce significantly with increase in African yam bean flour. The sensory evaluation carried out on different samples after reconstitution into paste with boiling water showed that the formulation made from 100% yam flour (control) was the most acceptable by the panelists and was also significantly different (P < 0.05) in colour, texture, aroma, taste and mouldability. Consumption of Sphenostylis stenocarpa enriched yam flour could thus help combat the effect of protein – energy malnutrition experienced in the Northern part of Nigeria and developing countries across the world.
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Open Access Category: AJFSN Total View - 2
HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF SOME HEAVY METALS IN SOIL AND EDIBLE VEGETABLES IN OBANLIKU URBAN AREA OF CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA. Paper ID: AJFSN-06-11-2019-154
Abstract : Edible vegetable and soil samples were collected from Obanliku Urban Area of Cross River State, digested and analyzed for the cobalt (Co), Nickel (Ni), lead (Pb) and zinc (Zn) concentration in them, using Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS) in Chemistry Laboratory, University of Calabar. The eight vegetables considered in the study were Amaranthus spp., Corchorus olitorius, Murraya koenigii, Ocimum grattissimum, Solanum melongena, Talinum triangulare, Telfaira occidentalis and Vernonia amygdalina. The results showed that the average amount of the metals in the soil in mgkg-1 ranged from (0.027-1.075) and (0.029-1.070) in rainy and dry seasons respectively for Co, (0.009-0.018) and (0.010-0.016) in rainy and dry season respectively for Pb, and (0.320-1.077) and (0.319-1.079) in rainy and dry season respectively for Zn. Also, the average amount of the metals accumulated by the vegetables in mgkg-1 ranged from (0.015-0.127) and (0.008-0.072) in rainy and dry season for Co, (0.006-0.013) and (0.005-0.010) in rainy and dry season respectively for Pb, and (0.021-0.209) and (0.019-0.207) in rainy and dry season respectively for Zn. The amount of Ni was not detected in the soil or vegetables. The average concentration accumulated by the vegetables and that present in the soil was in the order: Zn > Co > Pb > Ni. These values revealed that there is no significant difference between the concentration of metals in the soil or that accumulated by the vegetables in rainy and dry seasons of the year. Also, the amount of metals accumulated by most of the vegetables varies directly as the amount present in the soil where they are planted. The Target Hazard Quotients (THQ) was all less than 1. These results suggest that the concentration of Co, Pb, Zn & Ni in the soil and vegetables were still low and within the allowable limits of WHO/FAO. Thus, the consumption of the vegetables in the area at the time of carrying out this study may not pose any health risk.
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Open Access Category: AJFSN Total View - 3
Comparison of the Proximate Composition of Avocado Pear Food Spread and Fatty Acid Profile of its Oil Extract with Margarine Paper ID: AJFSN-04-11-2019-153
Abstract : Avocado food spread was formulated using avocado pear fruit (Persea Americana) (Zutano variety). Proximate analysis was carried out on the food spread using standard AOAC methods. Oil from the avocado food spread was extracted using soxhlet extraction method and characterized using gas chromatograph-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Its fatty acid profile was compared with blue band margarine as control. The margarine had a high concentration of Hexadecanoic acid methyl ester (palmitic acid) concentration of 50% which is a saturated fatty acid. It was rich in 9-Octadecenoic acid, methyl ester (32%) and 9, 12- Octadecenoic acid, methyl ester (5.69%) respectively. The avocado spread oil contained predominately 9-octadecenoic acid (z)-, methyl ester (oleic acid) a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acids at the concentration of 45.69% and also 11 Octadecenoic acids, methyl ester (24.03%); Eicosanoic acid, methyl ester (13.17%), and 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid methyl ester (5.57%) respectively. Oil from Avocado pear has a healthy fat composition and should be commercially packaged for use as a food spread
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Open Access Category: AJMPA Total View - 2
About Role of Magnetism to the Saturn rings Origin Paper ID: AJMPA-31-10-2019-150
Abstract : In this paper origin of Saturn rings due to interaction of the protoplanetary icy particles moving on chaotic orbits with the planetary magnetic field is presented. Finally, all the particles orbits coming to the magnetic equator plane due to diamagnetic force of expulsion where locked within three-dimensional magnetic well due to the Meissner phenomenon and Abrikosov quantum vortex for a superconductor. The final picture is similar to the picture of iron particles forms the same shape around a magnet on laboratory table. The suggested model is confirmed by the data of the Cassini mission
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Open Access Category: BJCSIT Total View - 2
Common Fixed Point Theorems of Some Hybrid Iterative Schemes for Inequality Operators in Banach Spaces Paper ID: BJCSIT-29-10-2019-149
Abstract : In this paper, we introduce some hybrid iterative schemes (Picard-Ishikawa, Picard-AK, Picard-S hybrid iterative schemes) in line with Picard-Mann scheme and establish some strong convergence results for generalized contractive-like inequality operators introduced by Imoru and Olatinwo [10] in a Banach space. We also compare the convergence speed of CR, SP, Picard-Mann hybrid iterative schemes with our results (Picard-S, Picard-AK, Picard-Ishikawa hybrid iterative shemes). It is shown that one of our results (Picard-S iterative scheme) converges faster than others (CR, SP, Picard-AK, Picard- Ishikawa, Picard-Mann hybrid iterative schemes) for increasing functions, while the Picard-AK scheme is faster than CR scheme for decreasing function. Our results generalize and extend multitude of results in the literature, including the results of Khan [13].
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