International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis

Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Effect of Combined Processing Methods on the Functional and Pasting Properties of Pigeon Pea (Cajanus Cajan) Flour

    Arukwe Dorothy Chinomso, Nwanekezi Emmanuel Chidi, Agomuo Jude Kelechi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: 21 April 2017
    Accepted: 15 May 2017
    Published: 28 November 2017
    Abstract: The study investigated the combined effects of different processing methods of pigeon pea on the functional and pasting properties. Soaked pigeon pea seeds (control) were subjected to sprouting, boiling, fermentation and combinations of these operations and the seeds were dried and milled into flour. The functional and pasting properties of the flo... Show More
  • Prevalence of Breastfeeding Practices Among Cuban Women in 2014

    Santa Jiménez Acosta, Ana Clúa Calderín, María Elena Díaz Sánchez, Xiomara Podareda Valdés

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: 2 August 2016
    Accepted: 17 August 2016
    Published: 4 December 2017
    Abstract: Introduction: Breastfeeding is the first measurement of nutrition and food security and considered to be a key element of infant health. The benefits of breastfeeding on the infant and maternal health are well documented in the literature. In Cuba the most recent survey was developed in 2014 and provides a document on indicators for assessing infan... Show More