Tabussam Tufail

Tabussam Tufail
University of Lahore | UOL · University Institute of Diet & Nutrition Sciences

Doctor of Food Science and Nutrition
Assistant Professor at University of Lahore

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Additional affiliations
January 2018 - present
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2017 - present
Government College University Faisalabad
Position
  • Lecturer
August 2016 - December 2017
Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Position
  • Research Associate
Education
September 2017 - June 2020
Government College University Faisalabad
Field of study
  • Food Science and Technology
June 2015 - August 2017
Government College University Faisalabad
Field of study
  • Food Science and Technology

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Publications (105)
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an ongoing, metabolic disorder described by raised blood glucose levels (BGL) [1,2], that leads over the long haul to cause severe damage heart, veins, eyes, ner vous system and kidneys [2,3,4]. Worldwide, in 2017, there were above 450 million people with DM. These numbers were assessed to reeve above 690 million by 2045 [...
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Brassicaceae family member Lepidium sativum, also known as Garden cress. North America, Europe, and Asia have all farmed this fast-growing edible herb as a culinary vegetable. Several sections of Saudi Arabia cultivate L. sativum, which is known as rashad or thufa [1]. It is an annual plant that grows between 15 and 45 centimeters tall. White owers...
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The glycemic index is a measure that assesses the quantity of carbohydrates in meals on a range of zero to 100, reflecting how rapidly an item raises blood sugar. Multigrain flour stayed active for eating, and it had greater storage stability. Objective: To evaluate the effect of multigrain flour on glycemic index and insulin levels of diabetic rat...
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In millennia, berries have captured great attention owing to their broad spectrum of functional as well as therapeutic activities, which is due to presence of their bioactive compounds. All edible forms of berries show important nutritional properties leading to their therapeutic potential and are considered as safe functional foods. Recently, vari...
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Gestational Diabetes mellitus (GDM) is another type of diabetes that is hyperglycemia that is recognized during pregnancy. It encloses non-diagnosed type 2 diabetes hyperglycemia which appears in pregnancy later. The major aim of this review paper study was to probe that how nutritional intake can be beneficial to overcome a leading community probl...
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Ginkgo biloba also known as ‘maidenhair tree’ is a therapeutic herbal medicine consumed by people around the globe and is commonly used to treat neurological and cardiovascular disorders as well as neurological illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment. As it is rich in vitamins and has a number of bioactive compound...
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In addition to possessing well-known flavor attributes, blueberries are an exceptional source of health-promoting bioactive compounds. Blueberries have been developing in ubiquity over the world for decades. Blueberries are high in flavonoids (for the most part anthocyanidins), polyphenols (procyanidin), phenolic acids, pyruvic acid, chlorogenic ac...
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In millennia, 40 million people were died with non-communicable diseases and diabetes is one of them. In diabetes, insulin secretions are not produced properly or resist to body and if it is not treated, it might cause death of all the organs. Researchers now seek the other therapies apart from medicinal, to manage diabetes with minimal side-effect...
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Undernutrition, especially micronutrient deficiency is one of the major but least addressed Global health issues. Globally 22% of maternal deaths and 24% of perinatal deaths account for Iron deficiency Anemia. One-fifth of females in Pakistan are suffering from anemia. It accounts for 19.3% of births of newborns that are small for their gestational...
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The handling of industrial waste is both a requirement and an obstacle. The recovery and recycling of food waste and by-products have become an important topic of analysis to clarify the functional and nutraceutical characteristics of industrial cereal waste. The practice of Agro-industrial waste as natural resources can help to reduce emissions im...
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Iron deficiency anemia is widely spread throughout the world both in developing as well as developed countries irrespective of age and gender. There is a strong relationship between dietary intake and the nutritive status of a body. Maintaining a balanced diet having a standard iron (Fe) level and high bioavailability is challenging. Dietary source...
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In the current research paper, the effect of ginger powder on diabetic rats was probed. The bio-adequacy study was observed on Alloxan prompted Wistar rodents by taking ginger powder at three levels for example 1%, 3% and 5% ginger powder for a time of about a month. There were 4 gatherings (one was control and the other three getting various rates...
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Current lifestyle, eating habits, stress, environmental factors and physical in-activeness have radically increased the progression of several lifestyle diseases. Diabetes Mellitus is one of them considered to be a major public health problem caused by insulin resistance or insulin secretory defects of pancreas that predicted to be turned globally...
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Micronutrient deficiency is prevelant in both high income and low-income countries globally causing major health issues, especially iron deficiency which causes hypoproliferative microcytic anemia. Iron deficieny anemiais effecting more than two billion population on earth especially pregnant woman, infants and woman of reproductive. Iron plays a k...
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To compare the effect of different concentrations of jamun and amla on blood Glycemic Index of diabetes mellitus. Methodology:A total25 male Wister rats aged 10-12 weeks, weight above 150g were selected for the 2 months study. Male rats were purchased from IMBB research laboratory, The University of Lahore (UOL). During the efficacy study, streptoz...
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Flax is one of the world’s primordial crops with proceedings of human cultivation extending back to thousands of years. Objective: To observe the comparative effectiveness of different thermal treatments on hydrogen cyanide (HCN) contents in flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum L.). Methods: For the purpose, flaxseed was procured from local market, Faisal...
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Cinnamon has been using as a fragrant plant and spice. Cinnamon is a member of family Lauraceae. Cinnamon has been used as a traditional medicine to reduce blood glucose level in diabetes and to control Blood pressure, Tumor Growth, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Cinnamon nutritional composition revealedthat it contained a significant value...
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In millennia, medicinal plants have gained greater interest owing to the presence of a broad spectrum of bioactive compounds which possess potential health benefits. Among these functional plants, cinnamon verum has captured more attention due to its multiple medicinal activities. In this review article, efforts were made to overview the functional...
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Healthy diet during pregnancy not only guarantees growth and development of fetus but also maintains maternal health and facilitates lactation. Nutrition counseling and recommendation guidelines should be a fundamental part of prenatal care and it should continue during gestation. Maternal, fetal and neonatal complications are reduced because of th...
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Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is a weed crop in the temperate and Mediterranean areas. Its sweet almond-like tubers are considered important for their health and nutritional. Recent investigations have shown that tiger nuts are a valuable source of vegetable oils, rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, polyphenols, tocopherols, and phytosterols, as...
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Obesity is characterized by excessive accumulation of fats in the adipose tissues. Accumulation of excess fat releases a large number of adipokines that can cause obesity and diabetes mellitus due to irregularity between demand and the production of insulin. Obesity affects many organs and influences the heart, liver, intestines, respiratory organs...
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Mint and ginger are rich sources of phenolic compounds, and thus the present study aimed to assess the impact of different extraction techniques on their polyphenolic yield and antioxidant activity, and to develop a ginger-mint drink. Conventional, ultrasonic and supercritical fluid extraction techniques were used, and ethanol, methanol and distill...
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Scientific literature is evident that the germinated seeds possess a promising potential for essential nutrients, flavors, and textural attributes over nongerminated grain. In recent decades, sprouting has also been investigated as a potential green food engineering technique to boost the nutritive profile of grains. Sprouting grains have multifold...
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In millennia, much attention has been paid toward agro‐industrial waste which consists of lignin and cellulosic biomass. In this perspective, biomass waste which consists of lignocellulosic mass is an inexpensive, renewable, abundant that provides a unique natural resource for large‐scale and cost‐effective bioenergy collection. In this current sce...
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In millennia, much attention has been paid toward agro-industrial waste which consists of lignin and cellulosic biomass. In this perspective, biomass waste which consists of lignocellulosic mass is an inexpensive, renewable, abundant that provides a unique natural resource for large-scale and cost-effective bioenergy collection. In this current sce...
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Resveratrol is a potent bioactive compound found in fruits and taken as dietary supplements. Due to possessing multiple beneficial properties; anti-oxidant, anti-atherosclerosis, cardioprotective, anti-cholesterolemia and glucose regulation. It combats with globally high mortality and morbidity rate diseases. Resveratrol deals with cardiovascular d...
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Medicinal plants and their derived compounds have drawn the attention of researchers due to their considerable impact on human health. Among medicinal plants, mint (Mentha species) exhibits multiple health beneficial properties, such as prevention from cancer development and anti-obesity, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and cardiop...
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The higher utilization of fruits and vegetables is well known to cure human maladies due to the presence of bioactive components. Among these compounds, thymoquinone, a monoterpene and significant constituent in the essential oil of Nigella sativa L., has attained attention by the researchers due to their pharmacologies perspectives such as prevent...
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In most of the countries around the world, the ever increase in food processing industries around the world is producing various types of by-products including peel, bran, pomace, refused pulp, shells, hull, husk, pods, seeds. With increasing activity in health-promoting functional foods, increase in the demand for natural bioactive moieties and ne...
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Food industry is paying much attention to the development of reliable and rapid food evaluation systems over the years due to the most demanding consumer concern about the food quality and safety. The purpose of the present chapter is to develop an advanced tool for the assessment of the food safety and quality in different food products. The tradi...
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Red foods and their effect on human health are both helpful and positive. Since they include essential nutrients and phytochemicals that can prevent risk factors for chronic diseases including CVD, diabetes, obesity, certain cancers, inflammation and stroke. Fruits and vegetables play an important role in human health. Natural red pigments found in...
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Despite the provision of safe and cost-effective chemopreventive cancer approaches, still there are requirements to enhance their efficiency. The use of dietary agents as phytochemicals plays an imperative role against different human cancer cell lines. Among these novel dietary agents, fisetin (3,3′,4′,7-tetrahydroxyflavone) is present in differen...
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The current study was planned to check the storage stability of the sugarcane juice. For that purpose, all the treatments were optimized based on sensory evaluation, turbidity and color attributes at different concentrations of potassium meta-bisulphite (KMS) (0, 40, 80, 120, 150, and 200 ppm), citric acid (0, 15, 30, 40, and 60 /100 ml), and paste...
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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) which originated in an outbreak in 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus belongs to the beta-coronavirus class, like the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus. Interestingly, the virus binds with angiotensin-conve...
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The current study was aimed to extract and purify the cell walls of cereal Industrial by‐product’s i.e. maize, wheat and barley bran, followed by their nutritional and biochemical properties. For the purpose, three varieties of wheat and barley were procured from Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Cell walls from industrial...
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Child malnutrition is one of the biggest problems in developing countries with higher level of food insecurity. Pakistan is 5th largest producer of date fruit; therefore, its processing and products should be explored in various dimensions. Being rich source of minerals and sugars, it can contribute in weaning foods in a good manner. In current stu...
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Mushrooms have a significant role in human diet as functional food and as a nutraceutical resource. The combination of its umami flavor, protein, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates has meant that mushrooms could be considered a cheap food source for a long time in many countries. Moreover, mushrooms contain an excellent variety of bioactive metab...
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Medicinal plants have been used for years as a source of food, spices, and, in traditional medicine, as a remedy to numerous diseases. Piper nigrum, belonging to the family Piperaceae is one of the most widely used spices all over the world. It has a distinct sharp flavor attributed to the presence of the phytochemical, piperine. Apart from its use...
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Flaxseed or linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) comes from the flax plant, an annual herb. Sesame (Sesamum indicum) belongs to family Pedaliaceae. The main importance of flaxseed and sesame is in the human nutrition sector because it is emerging as an important functional food ingredient thanks to the content of active compounds, pointed to provide he...
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In the current study, the effect of cereal endospermic cell wall from wheat, barley and sorghum on rheological properties with special reference to farinographic and mixographic characteristics of wheat flour dough was observed. For the purpose, endospermic cell wall was isolated from two varieties of each cereals by using popping method. Moreover,...
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The objective of the current study was to explore the probiotics carrier potential of apple dried snacks and improve the survival of probiotics under simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Purposely, the probiotics were encapsulated using two hydrogel materials (sodium alginate and carrageenan) by using encapsulator. Briefly, slices of apple were i...
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Flaxseed or linseed (Linumusitatissimum L.) comes from the flax plant, an annual herb. Sesame (Sesamum indicumis) belongs to family Pedaliaceae. The main importance of flaxseed and sesame is in the human nutrition sector because it is emerging as an important functional food ingredient thanks to the content of active compounds, pointed to provide h...
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Background: Application of UV radiation for ensuring the safety and quality status of liquid foods is of growing interest of food industry, as thermal pasteurization produces the qualitative and safety concerns in terms of fat oxidation of milk. Milk is an important part of human diet because of its balanced nutritional composition. Methods: This s...
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Soybean (Glycine max) is a multifarious functional food due to the presence of various bioactive molecules i.e.isoflavones and phytosterols. The current rsearch work has been designed to explore nutritional significance of soy milk. Soy milk was prepared by soaking and grinding of soybeans and analyzed for pH, acidity specific
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Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruit is promising and significant source of high nutritional value compounds such as carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fibers, minerals, and vitamins as well as also enrich by anthocyanins, isoquercetrin, quercetin, quercetrin, procyanidins, apigenin, luteolin, and rutin, respectively. Due to the presence of phyto...
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The present study was designed with the objective to compare the viability and stability of free and encapsulated probiotics under simulated technological and human gastrointestinal conditions. L. acidophilus was encapsulated using two wall materials (sodium alginate, soy protein isolate, and SA‐SPI) by extrusion method for enhanced viability under...
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The present study was designed to assess the incidence of aflatoxin contamination in animal feed and raw milk samples (total 240 each) collected from dairy farms during the complete year of 2015. These samples were collected through a cluster random sampling technique by dividing the province of Punjab, Pakistan into five clusters (north, south, ea...
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The current study was conducted to elucidate the impact of encapsulation on the stability and viability of probiotic bacteria (Bifidobacterium bifidum) in cheddar cheese and in vitro gastrointestinal conditions. Purposely, probiotics were encapsulated in two hydrogel materials (kepa carrageenan and sodium alginate) by using an internal gelation met...
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To overcome the malnutrition of micronutrients, specifically in children is the most influential topic now a days. Many interventions has been considered till now but oral dietary interventions has indispensable role to cope micronutrient deficiencies like Zn, which is essential for the rapid growth of adolescent boys. This study assimilated the po...
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Ca is an important part of skeletal system of body. Its deficiency is occurring mostly in adolescent boys, causing weak bones. No doubt, the synthetic source of Ca is already available in market, but there is need of natural yet inexpensive Ca rich sources to be utilized to make daily consumable food products. For this purpose control, Egg shell po...