World Journal of Food Science and Technology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Preliminary Evidence of Efficacy for Policol® One Cholesterol Lowering Effect from Week 4, Adapted to the Upcoming Restrictions for Monacolins in Food in the EU

    Llabrés Josep Manuel, Muñoz Pastor Nuria

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 18 January 2022
    Accepted: 9 February 2022
    Published: 25 February 2022
    Abstract: Cholesterol is necessary for many cell functions but it can also be harmful if it is allowed to reach high blood concentrations, as the risk for premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases increases. Many food supplements contain currently 10 mg of monacolin K in order to benefit of the approved claim to maintain normal blood LDL-cholesterol ... Show More
  • Effect of Plant Hormones for Micro Propagation on Improved and Landrace Yam Varieties (Dioscorea species) Via Nodal Culture

    Berihu Mengs

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 10-18
    Received: 25 March 2022
    Accepted: 20 April 2022
    Published: 28 April 2022
    Abstract: Yam (Dioscorea species) is a monocotyledonous tuber forming tropical vine which belongs to the order Liliflorae, family Dioscoreaceae, and genus Dioscorea. Conventional propagation of yam (Dioscorea spp.) is limited due to low propagation rates and highly infected by pests. However, In vitro clonal propagation is the best alternative to mass multip... Show More