The studies’ abstracts

Dietary supplements for body-weight reduction: a systematic review

Dietary supplements for body-weight reduction: a systematic review

Compliance with conventional weight-management programs is notoriously poor, and a plethora of over-the-counter slimming aids are sold with claims of effectiveness.

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Mango seed uses: thermal behaviour of mango seed almond fat and its mixtures with cocoa butter

Mango seed uses: thermal behaviour of mango seed almond fat and its mixtures with cocoa butter

This paper deals with the physicochemical characterization, including thermal behaviour, by differential scanning calorimetry of mango seed almond fat (MAF), alone and in mixtures with cocoa butter (CB). Results showed […]

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Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

The chemical composition and functional properties of raw, and heat-processed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour were studied. The effect of partial proteolysis on some functional properties of the raw […]

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Cytisine – renaissance of well known alkaloid. Pharmacological aspects of efficacy in the treatment of tobacco dependence.

Cytisine – renaissance of well known alkaloid. Pharmacological aspects of efficacy in the treatment of tobacco dependence

Cytisine is an alkaloid of plant origin known in the health service for over fifty years, having agonistic properties to cholinergic nicotinic receptors. In the recent years, a few interesting […]

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