IJBN (2018), Vol. 1, Issue 01

  • Risk Perception and Evaluation of Supervision: A Study on Chinese Consumer Trust in Food Safety

    Risk Perception and Evaluation of Supervision: A Study on Chinese Consumer Trust in Food Safety Lei Zhang School of Journalism and Communication, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China Food safety has always been the focus of attention from all walks of life as it has been treated as one of the important indicators of the development of a country, concerning national health, industrial security and social stability. On the basis of empirical data, this study analyzed consumer trust in food safety…

  • Antimicrobial activity of essential oil s in the treatment of microorganisms involved in crohn disease

    Antimicrobial activity of essential oil s in the treatment of microorganisms involved in crohn disease Silva A.C.M.¹; Xavier A.C.C.¹; Bezerra A.M.¹, Melo C.G.F.¹; Silva I.C.P.¹; Neves H.J.P.² ¹Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences students of the Academic Center Tabosa de Almeida – ASCES-UNITA, Caruaru-PE, ²University Professor of the Academic Center Tabosa de Almeida – ASCES-UNITA, Caruaru-PE. Background: Crohn Disease (CD) is an inflammatory disease with unknown etiology that affects the gastrointestinal tract resulting in tissue damage having clinical symptoms like fever, abdominal…

  • Negative influence on human health for use and frequent i nadequado vitamin C

    Negative influence on human health for use and frequent i nadequado vitamin C Silva G.M1, Moraes A.R.O1, Paiva E.M.C1, Silva J.P.F1, Lima L.D.M1, Neves H.J.P² ¹In Academic Biomedicine The University Center Tabosa de Almeida ASCES-UNITA; ²Teacher of the University Center Tabosa de Almeida ASCES-UNITA Introduction: Vitamin C or simply ascorbic acid (AA) is heat labile and water soluble vitamin. Humans and other primates are the only mammals unable to synthesize AA. The recommended dose for maintenance of vitamin C saturation…

  • Effect of poly-ε-caprolactone micro-spheres containing usnic acid on the nucleus of the hematocytes of mice submitted to the acute toxicity test

    Effect of poly-ε-caprolactone micro-spheres containing usnic acid on the nucleus of the hematocytes of mice submitted to the acute toxicity test Federici, K.A1, Oliveira, K.T.S2, Oliveira, T.B3, Falcão, T.A4, Santana, M.A.N5, Barbosa, J.A.P6 1,2Students of the Bachelor degree in Nursing – FACOTTUR; 3,4,5,6Professor/Researcher of the Nursing Course – FACOTTUR. Introduction: Usnic acid, derived benzofuran (2,6-diacetyl-7,9-dihydroxy-8,9b-dimethyl-1,3 (2H, 9Bh) -dibenzofuran, C18H16O7) produced by some species of lichen. The high toxicity of this substance involves the generation of free radical that results in…

  • Pectin and chitosan microparticles as controlled release systems of nutraceuticals

    Pectin and chitosan microparticles as controlled release systems of nutraceuticals Silva A.K.F.N¹; Nascimento M.C.F.A²; Amorim R.V.S³ ¹Student of the course of Bachelor of Nutrition – UFPE; ²Student of the course of Bachelor of Nutrition – UFPE; ³Teacher and researcher in the Department of Histology and Embryology – UFPE Introduction: The nutraceuticals are nutrients present in natural food with functions of drugs, which may provide health benefits, such as prevention and treatment of diseases. However, when we eat the food, only…

  • Role of omega 3 in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer

    Role of omega 3 in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer Sousa A.A1, Oliveira A.K.T2, Barroso M.I.T3, Medeiros L.B4 1Estudante do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; 2Estudante do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; 3Estudante do Curso de Bacharelado em Nutrição da FSM; 4Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Nutrição da FSM. Introduction: Breast cancer is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world with a high prevalence in women. Researches on modifiable risk…