Title/Qualifications: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section: Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
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Tel: +254208710901-19 Ext: 57139
Position: Lecturer
Research focus:The biochemistry of food processing
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Education

  • PhD in Bioscience Engineering: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2005-2010)
  • Msc  in Food Technology: Universiteit Ghent/ Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2003-2005)
  • Bsc in Food science and Postharvest Technology: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Publications

  • 1 Gachoya, JM. Munyaka AW and Kimiywe, JO 2020 Nutrient Retention of Solar-Dried African Leafy Vegetables, Kiambu County, Kenya. Food Safety From Farm to Fork: Emerging ang Re-emerging Isssues. Edited by Juliana Kiio and Christine Njuguna ISBN(10): 1-5275-5583-6
    ISBN(13): 978-1-5275-5583-9

  • Nyakundi, P.N. , Kiio, J., and Munyaka, A. (2020). 2020 Does Education Level, Household Income, Budget for Food and Birth Interval Predict the Iron Status of Women of Childbearing age in Nandi County, Kenya?
    EC Nutrition 15.10 (2020): 41-49

  • Ondiek FO, Chege PM, Munyaka AW 2019 Nutritional Value of a Mushroom Fortified Maize Porridge for Complementary Feeding in Siaya County Kenya. 1. Nutr Food Technol Open Access 5(2): dx.doi.org/10.16966/2470-6086.160
    ISSN 2470-6086

  • Auguste AA, Kimiywe J, Munyaka A. 2019 Health Workers Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Nutrition Information in Mother Child Health Handbook in Turkana West Sub-County, Kenya: A Cross Sectional Study J Pediatr Womens Healthcare. 2019; 2(2): 1017.
    ISSN 2643-797X

  • Mwaniki N, Chege PM and Munyaka A 2019 Dietary Diversity, Iron Intake and Anemia among Pregnant Women in Embu County, Kenya. Nutr Food Technol Open Access 5(1): dx.doi.org/10.16966/2470-6086.158 ISSN 2470-6086

  • Mbijiwe, J., Chege, P., Munyaka, A. Vol.9; Issue: 8, pages 406-410.
    2019 Assessment of Physical Activity Level and Its Effects on Blood Pressure Control among Hypertensive Patients Attending Kiambu Level Five Hospital, Kenya. International Journal of Health Sciences & Research ISSN: 2249 -9571

  • Moyo B.H, Munyaka-Ng’ang’a A. and Chege P 2017 Childcare Practices, Morbidity Status and Nutrition Status of Preschool Children (24-59 Months) Living in Orphanages in Kwale County, Kenya. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research. Volume 7, Issue: 11, Pages 263-275. ISSN: 2249-9571

  • Mbijiwe, J., Chege, P., Munyaka, A. (2017). 2017 Relationship between Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure Level in Hypertensive Patients Attending Kiambu District Hospital, Kenya. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research. Volume 7, Issue 10 Pages 224-229
    ISSN: 2249 -9571

  • Munyaka, A.W.; Makule, E.E.; Oey, I.; Van Loey, A. and Hendrickx 2010 Thermal stability of L-ascorbic acid and ascorbic acid oxidase in broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica). Journal of Food Science 75:C336-C340) doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2010.01573.x

  • Munyaka, A.W.; Verlinde, P.; Mukisa, I.M. Oey, I.; Van Loey, A. and Hendrickx, M. 2010 Influence of thermal processing on hydrolysis and stability of folate poly-γ-glutamates in broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica), carrot (Daucus carota) and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 4230–4240 DOI:10.1021/jf100004w

  • Munyaka, A.W.; Oey, I.; Verlinde, P.; Van Loey, A. and Hendrickx, M. 2009 Acidification, crushing and thermal treatments can influence the profile and stability of folate poly-γ-glutamates in broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica). Food Chemistry 117: 568–575. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2009.04.036

  • Munyaka, A.W.; Oey, I.; Van Loey, A. and Hendrickx, M. (2009) 2009 Application of thermal inactivation of enzymes during vitamin C analysis
    to study the influence of acidification, crushing and blanching on vitamin C stability in Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L var. italica) Food Chemistry 120: 591–598. Doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2009.10.029

Conference Presentations

  • Ann Munyaka Acidification, matrix disruption and blanching influence the stability and profile of vitamins in vegetables Budapest, Hungary 11-13 November 2009 2000
  • Ann Munyaka Munyaka A.W., Kiio J.N., Gachoya J. and Ondiek, F. (2019). Heavy Metal Contamination of Sugar and the Sugar Chain Products in Nairobi and the Environs, Kenya. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Sheila Cherono Cherono S, Munyaka A.W. and Kiio, J.N. (2019) Effect of Aflatoxin Exposure on Micronutrient Deficiencies and Growth Retardation among Young Children: A Review. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Sheila Cherono Cherono S., Munyaka A.W and Kiio J.N. (2019). Assessment of Dietary Aflatoxin Awareness and Exposure Levels and Vitamin A Status of Children (6-23) Months Attending Makueni County Referral Hospital. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Miriam Bosire Bosire M. Munyaka A, Kiio J.N. (2019), Acceptability of Oyster Mushroom Enriched Millet Porridge among People Living With Hiv/Aids (PLWHAs), Kenya. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019
    Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Gachoya John Gachoya J.M., Munyaka A.W and Kimiywe J.O. (2019). Nutrient Retention of Solar-Dried African Leafy Vegetables, Kiambu County, Kenya. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
  • Felix Ondiek Ondiek F.O., Munyaka A.W. and Chege P (2019) Nutrient Composition and Consumer Acceptability of Maize/Mushroom Composite Porridge for Complementary Feeding in Siaya County, Kenya. Oral presentation at International Food Safety Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya, 20th to 24th May, 2019 Nairobi, Kenya 20th to 24th May, 2019
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