Review Article
Vitamin E Supplementation and Circulating Adiponectin Concentrations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
1. Vitamin E Supplementation and Circulating Adiponectin Concentrations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Mohsen Mohammadi-Sartang; Arash Dashtabi; Zohreh Mazloom

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 118-125

Abstract
  Current results from clinical trials about vitamin E effects on adiponectin are ambiguous. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis of available RCTs to resolve this inconsistency. The ...  Read More
Review Article
Anti-Bacterial Properties of Herbs against Helicobacter Pylori Infection: A Review
2. Anti-Bacterial Properties of Herbs against Helicobacter Pylori Infection: A Review

Hedieh Yousef-Nezhad; Najmeh Hejazi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 126-133

Abstract
  Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium that lives in humanstomach. This bacterium is the most important cause of chronic gastritis,peptic and duodenal ulcers and gastric cancer. ...  Read More
Original Article
Comparison of Dietary Patterns and Nutritional Behaviors among Female Students in Shiraz University and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
3. Comparison of Dietary Patterns and Nutritional Behaviors among Female Students in Shiraz University and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Siavash Babajafari; Marzieh Akbarzadeh; Masoumeh Mashhadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 134-140

Abstract
  Background: Adequate nutritional knowledge is necessary for healthy dietary behaviors. The present study was conducted to compare dietary behaviors among female students in Shiraz University ...  Read More
Original Article
Energy and B Vitamins Intake in Elderly Population under Health Care in Isfahan, Iran
4. Energy and B Vitamins Intake in Elderly Population under Health Care in Isfahan, Iran

Sanaz Jamshidi; Hossein Faraj

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 141-145

Abstract
  Background: B vitamins are essential nutrients to maintain body health. These water soluble vitamins are critical co-enzymes in different cycles. Also, the intake of an adequate energy ...  Read More
Original Article
Eating Behavior and its Association with Night Work and BMI among Female Nurses in Shiraz Hospitals, Iran
5. Eating Behavior and its Association with Night Work and BMI among Female Nurses in Shiraz Hospitals, Iran

Marzieh Akbarzadeh; Shabnam Mohabati; Zahra Sohrabi; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 146-151

Abstract
  Background: People's eating habits are effective for prevention and control of obesity. Shift works are shown to be associated with an increased risk of being overweight and obesity. ...  Read More
Original Article
The Concentration of Mercury, Cadmium and Lead in Muscular Tissue of Fishes in Khersan River
6. The Concentration of Mercury, Cadmium and Lead in Muscular Tissue of Fishes in Khersan River

Majid Majlesi; Yasaman Khazaei; Enayat Berizi; Ebrahim Sharifpour

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 152-159

Abstract
  Background: Aquatic ecosystems including fish in rivers may be widely contaminated by heavy metals released into waters from industrial, agricultural and other human activities.This ...  Read More
Original Article
Assessment of Microbial Quality of Semi Dry and Cream Pastries from Confectionaries of Arak Province, Iran
7. Assessment of Microbial Quality of Semi Dry and Cream Pastries from Confectionaries of Arak Province, Iran

Ali Jamshidi; Marayam Mirlohi; Samira Shokri

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 160-164

Abstract
  Background: Confectionary products especially eclairs are a major part of food manufacturing in Iran. Considering high consumption levels and also the possibility of microbial contamination ...  Read More
Original Article
Stability of Whey Protein Nanoparticles at Various Protein Concentrations
8. Stability of Whey Protein Nanoparticles at Various Protein Concentrations

Azam Abbasi; Zahra Emam-Djomeh; Mohammad Ebrahimzadeh Mousavi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 165-169

Abstract
  Background: Different pH, temperature, protein concentration and presence of ions such as calcium and sodium can easily affect functional properties and size of protein nanoparticles. ...  Read More
Original Article
Effect of Thymus vulgaris L. Essential oil on Oxidative Stability of Virgin Olive Oil and its Synergy with Citric Acid
9. Effect of Thymus vulgaris L. Essential oil on Oxidative Stability of Virgin Olive Oil and its Synergy with Citric Acid

Malihe Keramat; Mohammad-Taghi Golmakani; Mahmoud Aminlari; Seyed Shahram Shekarforoush

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 170-178

Abstract
  Background: Since usage of synthetic antioxidants has been under question due to their toxicity and possible carcinogenicity, there is still interest in developing plant-derived natural ...  Read More