Ajayi Kayode

Ajayi Kayode
Afe Babalola University · Human Nutrition and Dietetics

PhD

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Publications (17)
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Plants and plant materials have been used for thousands of years to treat and control erectile dysfunction in men. This practice has spanned many cultures and traditions around the world, with the therapeutic effects of many plants attributed to their phytochemical constituents. This review explains how polyphenols (including phenolic acids, flavon...
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Background: Malnutrition is one of the major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality in Zambia. Positive deviant hearth (PH/hearth) has been recommended as one way of overcoming the high morbidity and mortality rates among under-five children. The current study aimed at assessing the effect the positive deviance hearth approach (PD/Hearth) had...
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Background: Malnutrition is one of the major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality in Zambia. Positive deviant hearth (PH/hearth) has been recommended as one way of overcoming the high morbidity and mortality rates among under-five children. The current study aimed at assessing the effect the positive deviance hearth approach (PD/Hearth) had...
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Processed foods are major contributors to the population's dietary salt intake. Sodium intake is related to several adverse health outcomes, such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, and death. The intake of high sodium processed foods as snacks has gone up worldwide. The aim of the study was to analyze the association between blood pressure (...
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Processed foods are major contributors to the population's dietary salt intake. Sodium intake is related to several adverse health outcomes, such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, and death. The intake of high sodium processed foods as snacks has gone up worldwide. The aim of the study was to analyze the association between blood pressure (...
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Processed foods are major contributors to the population's dietary salt intake. Sodium intake is related to several adverse health outcomes, such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, and death. The intake of high sodium processed foods as snacks has gone up worldwide. The aim of the study was to analyze the association between blood pressure (...
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The use of seasonings in soups, sauces and institutional cooking is well documented. This study assessed the effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) commonly referred to as "AJI-NO-MOTO" on some nutritional indices, serum micronutrient status and the blood lipid profile of Wistar strain male albino rats. Twenty-five (25) rats distributed into 5 group...
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The goal of this study was to develop bread and biscuit from mixture of wheat and pigeon pea flours and examine the nutritional quality of the two products. The composite flour blend was formulated using wheat and pigeon pea flours in ratio 90:10, 80:20 and 70:30 (wheat: pigeon pea). The samples produced were designated as PWB1, PWB2 and PWB3 for b...
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Acacia nilotica seed (ANS) and Parkia biglobosa seed (PBS) are underutilised legume found to have health benefits and functional properties. This study determined nutrient composition of A. nilotica and P. biglobosa seeds. ANS and PBS were collected and processed properly for chemical analysis. The proximate, minerals, vitamins, essential amino-aci...
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Addition of edible insects to local staples used as complementary foods can improve their nutrient content. Nutritional quality and safety of Macrotermes bellicosus enriched boiled rice (BR) and yam (BY) complementary foods (CFs) was assessed using rats. Macrotermes bellicosus (MB) were collected, dried, and refrigerated at -4oC. Ground MB was adde...
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p>The period from birth to two years of age constitute critical window of opportunity for promoting optimal growth and development of a child. Inadequate food intake and poor feeding practices are causes of malnutrition among Nigerian children, as many locally formulated complementary foods are deficient in protein and micronutrients. Roasted Macro...
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Prevelence of Obesity among Urban and Rural Dwellers in Nigeria AJAYI1, Kayode, ALLI2, Yejide Rashidat Corresponding author: ajayikayode@abuad.edu.ngTel: +234 8066287477 Introduction: There is a global rise in the prevalence of obesity in both developed and developing countries reaching epidemic levels. It has therefore become an important health...
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Background: Many lifestyle practices begin in adolescence especially among university students. Breakfast skipping habit and unhealthy snacking has been shown to negatively impact the Body Mass Index (BMI). Objective: This study determined the association between breakfast consumption habits and snacking behaviors among undergraduates of AfeBabalol...
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Introduction: Information abounds on the nutritional value of common conventional nuts such as groundnut, cashew nut, walnut etc. However, the nutrients content of different variety of Indian almond nut has not been reported in the literature. Objective: This study was carried out to determine the nutrients and antinutrients composition of Indian a...

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I am working on the nutrient composition of an edible insect, I need a current methodology that can be used to determine its fatty acid profile.
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I am working on vitamins composition of some local for samples. I need a more recent methodology to enable me get a reliable result for vitamin B6.

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How prolonged sleep restriction impacts development and progression of epileptogenesis
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To evaluate the efficacy of local Zambian food in improving metabolic profiles of overweight/obese type ll diabetic patients in Kitwe district Participants will be randomised to either the intervention or the control group. The intervention group will receive a diabetic controlled diet using local Zambian foods for 8 weeks and standard health care for 8 weeks while the control group will eat their usual food in their home and receive standard health care for eight (8) weeks. The total sample size estimate is 90 (45 per group) Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04016012
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Nutritional quality of Macrotermes bellicosus enriched locally formulated complementary foods (CFs) will be assessed using rats model. The histopathological effect of the formulated diets on important organs will be examined