Masood Sadiq Butt's research while affiliated with University of Agriculture Faisalabad and other places

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Cigarette smoke exposure increases the production of free radicals leading to initiation of several pathological conditions by triggering the oxidative stress and inflammatory cascade. Olive fruit owing to its unique phytochemical composition possesses antioxidant, immune modulatory, and anti-inflammatory potential. Considering the compositional al...
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune progressive disease, associated with many pathophysiological consequences. Owing to the adverse effects and higher costs of pharmaceuticals, people are now looking for complementary and alternative remedies. In this milieu, the present study was designed to explore the therapeutic potential of walnuts agai...
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Proteins play an imperative role in enhancing the nutritional status of the human body. The present study was designed to determine the molecular weight of protein isolates prepared from defatted oilseeds, i.e., sesame, flaxseed, and canola, using SDS-PAGE. The electropherogram revealed protein bands ranging from 15 to 65 kDa. Furthermore, proteins...
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This work analyses the impact of lipid addition (beeswax) on the physicochemical, rheological, microstructural, mechanical, and moisture barrier properties of the chitosan/sodium caseinate composite solution. The addition of lipid affects the different parameters but improves the moisture barrier properties of the films in comparison to the films w...
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Oxidative stress is the underlying cause of various chronic diseases and can contribute to its progression. Plant‐based therapeutics are effective in the prevention of various chronic diseases through the management of underlying causes. Walnuts owing to their rich phytochemistry possess antioxidative potential. In this context, the present researc...
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Lead (Pb) is a widespread environmental toxicant and its toxicity causes huge health impacts. The present study was conducted to examine the protective role of zinc (Zn) and calcium (Ca) supplements against bio-absorption of Pb in blood and organs including the liver and kidney. Hence, Sprague Dawley rats were divided in to five groups. G1 served a...
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Health boosting potential of almonds is attributed to its antioxidant potential and rich nutritional profile containing a blend of multifarious nutrients and phytochemicals. These traits considerably vary amongst different genotypes and varieties. Hence, current research was planned to explore the basic nutritional composition and antioxidant poten...
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Electrostatic coating is being developed as an attractive alternative to overcome the problems encountered during conventional coating which includes non‐uniform coating, dust generation, high energy and time consuming, equipment cleaning, and operating expenses. In this method, powder particles are charged by passing through an ion‐rich region, wh...
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Neurological disorders are increasing at a faster pace due to oxidative stress, protein aggregation, excitotoxicity, and neuroinflammation. It is reported that the Mediterranean diet including olives as a major dietary component prevents and ameliorates neurological anomalies. Oleuropein is the major bioactive component in different parts of the Ol...
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Depression is broadly acclaimed as a mental health anomaly and despite advancements in the development of antidepressant drugs, they are linked with side effects. Dietary modifications and medicinal plants like olives can be used as effective strategies due to their antioxidant, immune-modulatory, antiinflammatory, and anticonvulsant properties. Co...
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Green tea extract is anticipated to improve storage stability of coriander sauce hence employed in the development of sauces; S1 carrying 3% of conventional extract (epigallocatechin gallate; EGCG 65.88±2.38 mg/g D.W.) and S2 containing 2.56% of supercritical CO2 extract (EGCG 77.23±2.86 mg/g D.W.) then compared against control (S0). During storage...
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Background Polyunsaturated oils have various health‐promoting effects, however, they are highly prone to oxidation. Encapsulation using biopolymers is one of the most effective strategies to enhance oil stability. This research examined the potential of gum arabic and maltodextrin for microencapsulation of omega‐3 rich oils, aiming to enhance encap...
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The demand of food packaging has increased along with the food consumption. Among all types of packaging materials plastics are most commonly used owing to their good mechanical, barrier and permeability characteristics. However, plastics are totally non-biodegradable and their raw materials come from non-renewable resources. This has urged the res...
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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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Vitamin D lost its functionality during processing and storage, thus, encapsulation with proteins is desirable to preserve bioactivity. The aim of the current study was to develop encapsulated vitamin D fortified mayonnaise (VDFM) using whey protein isolates (WPI) and soy protein isolates (SPI) as encapsulating materials in three different formulat...
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Stability and preservation of vitamin D are major concerns that lead to its encapsulation. Whey protein isolates (WPI) and soy protein isolates (SPI) were used as a carrier to effectively encapsulate vitamin D. The resultant microcapsules were evaluated for encapsulation efficiency, morphological characteristics, XRD diffraction, gastric release an...
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Recent complex changes in social, dietary, and behavior routines led to a significant increase in functional and immune disorders of the human gastrointestinal tract. Volatile essential oils from major food commodities such as culinary and medicinal plants (spices) hold the potential to protect the digestive system from abusive agents and immune hy...
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The objective of the current research was to assess the optimal extraction conditions with respect to ethanol concentration and time to recover betalains from red beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.). Purposely, betalains were extracted from beetroot using water and ethanol based solvent modules at three different time intervals i.e., 20, 40 and 60 min and...
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Background Nowadays, plants bioactive moieties are gaining attention amongst the masses to mitigate lifestyle related dysfunctions owing to their safe nature and functional properties. Objective: Considering phytochemistry and cost-effectiveness of cabbage, the current project was designed to probe the antioxidant capacity of locally grown green an...
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Background Flaxseed has emerged as a potential source of bioactive components that can be utilized in routine diet to address lifestyle disorders. Methods In this context, three studies were carried out on the basis of induction therapies i.e. Study I (Normal diet), Study II (Hyperglycemic diet; 40% sucrose) and Study III (Hypercholesterolemic die...
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Whey plays an important role in the sports nutrition because of high quality proteins and essential amino acid profile. Nine formulations of sportsman drinks were made using Cheddar, Mozzarella and Paneer whey with normal as well as additional fermentation. The developed sportsman drinks were evaluated for physico-chemical analyses, amino acid prof...
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Red beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.) is considered important to improve hepatic health but its use is primarily limited to fresh salads in Pakistan. This study was aimed at exploring prophylactic role of red beetroot‐based beverages against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)‐induced hepatic stress. Purposely, red beetroot‐based beverages (8 ml/kg b.w. per day)...
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Onion and ginger are rich sources of bioactive compounds which are lost during conventional drying process. The present study was designed to optimize the novel Microwave Assisted Drying and Extraction technique (MADE) for simultaneous drying and extraction/recovery of bioactive compounds from model food products. The time required for drying of sa...
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Green or red cabbage or their aqueous extracts based croquettes were formulated and compared with control croquettes over one‐month frozen storage, involving baking and frying procedures. Maximum ash (p < .05) was quantified in red cabbage croquettes, 3.99 ± 0.24% (Baked) and 4.27 ± 0.09% (Fried) while minimal fat was found in green and red cabbage...
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Background The shift towards hypercaloric diets and sedentariness has raised lifestyle related disorders and escalated health care cost. In order to tackle this epidemiological transition, healthy, affordable food choices should be introduced in the routine menu. In this context, red cabbage is known for its rich phytochemistry, minerals, antioxida...
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Designer foods carrying nutraceuticals or polyphenols are in fame to address varied free radical mediated disorders. In this context, green tea extract incorporation in designer products is considered as an effective approach to improve antioxidant capacity owing to epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). In the current project, EGCG was extracted using s...
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The present work was designed to explore the functionality of Pakistani date cultivar (Zahidi) against atherogenic diet induced oxidative stress. The bioefficacy assessment of Zahidi date fruit and extract was carried out via model feeding trial. The rats (Sprague Dawley) were divided into two broad categories; one fed with normal diet, whereas the...
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The objective of this study was to assess the nephroprotective effects of red beetroot‐based beverages to ameliorate gentamicin‐induced renal stress. For the purpose, normal and nephrotoxicity‐induced Sprague Dawley rats were pretreated with beetroot‐based beverages (8 ml/kg per day) for 8 weeks. In nephrotoxicity‐induced rats, renal stress was ind...
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Structured Abstract Background Since prehistoric times, eggs have been used as a food source by human beings. Eggs are not only a good source of nutrition, but their shells also have many nutritional and non-nutritional components. A huge amount of eggshell waste is generated globally, and these eggshells are rich source of minerals especially calc...
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Recently, phytochemical‐based dietary intervention has gained attention as a preventive and curative strategy against cancers owing to their safety, better tolerance, and economics. Against this background, black tea extract which contains the flavanol‐3‐ol, theaflavins (TF), and thearubigins (TR) with promising anti‐oncogenic activity were assesse...
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Malnutrition is a global concern affecting more than 2 billion people and iron deficiency anemia is widely prevalent among the children. Food multi-mix (FMM) concept involves a food-based approach using locally available raw materials in different proportions and converting them into culturally acceptable food products using traditional methods of...
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Background Nowadays, consumers are focusing on therapeutic diets that not only serve the purpose of basic nutrition but also possess varied ingredients to fight against free radical mediated malfunctions especially cardiac disorders and type 2 diabetes. In this context, green tea polycatechins need to be introduced in the dietary regimens as per th...
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Background The epidemiological transition is directly associated with dietary shift towards empty calories. In contrary, cabbage fights against oxidative stress mediated health disorders owing to the presence of nutritive constituents and low caloric count. The study aimed to assess the efficacy of red cabbage and its aqueous extract against renal...
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Iron, iodine and vitamin A deficiencies are major clinical conditions affecting 33% of global population. Dual fortification of salt with iron and iodine could be a sustainable approach to fight against Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) and Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD). The present work was designed to analyse the bioavailability of iron and iodin...
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sponding Author: tqaisrani@gudgk.edu.pk Abstract Dietary fiber plays key role in the normal physiology of human. Psyllium husk is gaining attention as functional diet ingredient against hypercholesterolemia and its allied discrepancies. Cookies prepared with psyllium husk supplementation were administered to normal and hypercholesterolemic human su...
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Background Diet-disease linkages are getting immense attention of the scientific fraternity. In this regard, red cabbage was assessed against hypercholesterolemic and related oxidative damage. Nowadays, plant bioactives are gaining immense attention among the masses to mitigate lifestyle related malfunctions. Considering phytochemistry and cost-eff...
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Psyllium husk is functional in prevention and cure of physiological ailments like hypercholesterolemia. Cookies were prepared with addition of 20% psyllium husk along with control to appraise the efficacy of psyllium husk in normal and hypercholesterolemic subjects. Cookies were provided to each subject for administering 10 g/day fibre. In normal s...
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The incorporation of plant originated non-nutritive components named as phytonutrients in dietary approaches has upgraded the evolving theory of designer foods in terms of health assistance and disease modulatory potential. In this regard, previous researchers developed green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract enriched dietary prototypes such as candi...
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Objectives: The present research was tailored to explore the prophylactic role of garlic extracts to mitigate some diet related malfunctions. The recent patents regarding as antidiabetic agents (US 20140147528 A1) and garlic compositions (US 20110129580 A1) also helped in the study design. Methods: Bioevaluation trials were conducted on Sprague...
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Polyphenols have credentials to tackle the oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is the imbalance between free radicals production and antioxidant enzymes ability to tackle these radicals resulting the onset various metabolic related disorders. Polyphenols based foods have credential as a shield against these glitches mainly owing to their antioxidant...
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Background: The importance of polyphenols to curb lifestyle related disorders has also raised the worth of green tea polycatechins. Besides, optimization of extraction conditions is gaining wide acceptance to attain maximum polyphenols out of plant matrix. Methods: Considering the fact, in the present study, nine green tea solvent extracts were pr...
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Background: Changing lifestyles have paved the way towards various physiological dysfunctions. Phytochemicals derived from spices are being widely utilized in diet from ancient times to fight against these physiological dysfunctions owing to their therapeutic potential and high pharmacological activities. Method: The current investigation was an at...
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Background: In recent decade, Hyperlipidemia related disorders like obesity, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes are considered as the leading killers for mankind. Fundamental nexus between nutrition and health diverting the consumers focus towards plant based natural products as a remedy against various metabolic syndrome. Considering this, present...
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The incorporation of plant originated non-nutritive components named as phytonutrients in dietary approaches has upgraded the evolving theory of designer foods in terms of health assistance and disease modulatory potential. In this regard, previous researchers developed green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract enriched dietary prototypes such as candi...
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Nowadays, vegetables are gaining attention amongst the masses to mitigate lifestyle related dysfunctions owing to their safe nature and functional properties. Considering health benefits and cost-effectiveness of cabbage, the current research was designed to investigate the proximate composition and mineral profile of locally grown green and red ca...
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The nutrients present in vegetables can be categorized as macro- and micronutrients. Water, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and fiber comprise the major macronutrients. Micronutrients are composed of two broader categories, vitamins and minerals. Subsequently, vitamins are further split into water and fat soluble. The epidemiological studies condu...
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This chapter covers production, postharvest physiology and storage, processing, nutritional profiles, and health benefits of okra, eggplant, turnip, Asian radish, bitter gourd, and kohlrabi. In the major areas of production, all of these vegetables are a common part of the diet and provide important nutritional and health benefits to the consumers....
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In recent times, the advancement in the knowledge regarding health perspectives of numerous micronutrients like carotenoids, anthocyanins, flavonoids, minerals, and vitamins at molecular level along with the findings of epidemiological studies has opened a new horizon in the field of nutrition. In this regard, various plant sources including herbs...
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The use of functional foods in the dietary regime proves to be pragmatic approach to ensure better health and well-being. In this regard, date fruit is a promising source of certain essential nutrients. In the present work, the nutritional profile of three selected Pakistani date cultivars namely Dhaki, Aseel and Zahidi was explored. The results in...
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Oxidation is the major cause of deterioration of broiler meat which can cause detrimental changes in the meat. Citrus waste contains valuable phytochemicals which can be used in the broiler meat ration as a source of natural antioxidant. The objective of study was to utilize citrus waste after juice extraction in the broiler ration and assess antio...
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In the current study, antioxidant potential of licorice extracts was determined through different assays. For optimum recovery of bioactive components, three solvents (ethanol, methanol, and ethyl acetate) were employed at different ratios with water (25:75, 50:50, and 75:25) and supercritical fluid extracts (SFE) were obtained at varying pressures...
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The emergence of nanotechnology has opened up new horizons for plausible applications in the field of food science and technology by providing a sound framework for understanding the interactions and behaviors of food components at nanoscale. Nanoscience, being an emerging area, has diverse potentials to generate novel food products and processes t...
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Background Garlic (Allium sativum) possesses health enhancing abilities due to the presence various phytoceutics moities. The current research was deigned to explore the phytochemicals and antioxidant capacity of Pakistani garlic. Methods Garlic extracts were obtained using methanol, hexane and ethyl acetate at different time intervals (35, 50 and...
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Objective: To explore the hypoglycaemic and hypocholesterolemic potential of conventional and supercritical extracts of black cumin. Methods: Purposely, rat modelling was carried out for 2 months by designing three studies i.e. study I (normal rats), study II (hyperglycaemic rats) and study III (hypercholesterolemic rats). Each study was further di...