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Editor's quote

"The Mediterranean diet, known to maintain good health and promote longevity, has been gradually abandoned by populations in Southern Europe, North Africa, and the Near East as reported by the F.A.O. High rates of overweight and obesity, as reported by several studies, are not limited to the European Mediterranean countries (Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal) and recalls what the W.H.O. says for two years: emerging economies are Increasingly affected. Among them, Algeria.

During the last few decades, there has been a great interest in the field of nutrition and health. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research aims to encourage scientists and physicians of all fields to publish their works in order to promote nutrition and education among all concerned communities in Africa. Furthermore, the purpose of the journal is to provide balanced, reliable, and updated data for researchers and health care professionals, to facilitate decisions and management of metabolic diseases related to nutritional status."

Prof. Meghit Boumediene KHALED

Editor-in-Chief /Founder


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Latest accepted and published articles   

July - December 2021 : Volume 5 - Issue 12

Review Articles
  • Chami A., & Khaled M.B. (2022). Epidemiology, diagnosis, and assessment of diabetes mellitus in the elderly population: a purposive review. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 6(13): 9-21. https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.6.13.9-21
  • Didio F.P., Duarte A.R., Stefani G.P. (2022). Effects of the Withania somnifera supplementation on sports performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 6(13): 1-8. https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.6.13.1-8
  • Lahouar, L., Achour, L., & Latiri, I. (2021). Talbina as a functional food and a source of health-beneficial ingredients: a narrative review. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 5 (12): 139-151.  https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.5.12.139-151
Original Articles 
  • Dangambo, M.A.,  Alhassan, A.J., Kano, A.M., Abubakar, H., Muhammad, Z.S. (2022). Amino acid profile and scores of some selected traditional diets commonly consumed in northwest zone, Nigeria. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 6(13): 22-28. https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.6.13.22-28
  • Randolph, B., Cisarik, P. M. (2021). Beetroot juice: effects on blood pressure, intraocular pressure, and ocular vessel density in healthy adults. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 5(12): 130-138.  https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.5.12.130-138
  • Aktaç, S., Kundakçı S., & Güneş, F.E. (2021). Examination of traditional fermented food consumption and product awareness of university students in Istanbul, Turkey. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 5(12): 122-129. https://doi.org/10.51745/najfnr.5.12.122-129



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The NAJFNR is supported by Lab-NuPABS research laboratory (Djillali Liabes University)

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