Nakitto, A. M. S., Byaruhanga, Y. B., Wagner, A. E., & Muyonga, J. H. 2023. Influence of ripeness stage on the bioactive compounds’ contents and antioxidant activities of Solanum anguivi Lam. fruits accessions. Heliyon, 9(11)

Nansereko, S., Muyonga, J., & Byaruhanga, Y. 2023. Production and evaluation of an instant maize-soy flour enriched with refractance window dried jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus L.) powder. International Journal of Food Studies12(1). https://doi.org/10.7455/ijfs/12.1.2023.a3

Akumu G., Ogenrwoth B., Mugisha J. & Muyonga, J.H. 2023. Dietary patterns in Uganda and their influencing factors: A critical Review. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition & Development23(2). https://doi.org/10.18697/ajfand.117.22345

Nabakabya, D., Fungo, R., Tumwine G., Muyonga J.H., Kaaya A.N., Keding G.B. and Sarfo, J. Dietary diversity and micronutrient rich food consumption patterns among women of reproductive age in Kayunga and Jinja, Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition & Development, 23(5).

Sonnie Rose Kesselly, Robert Mugabi, and Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, 2023. Effect of soaking and extrusion on functional and pasting properties of cowpeas flour. Scientific African 19 (2023) e01532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2022.e01532. 

Atim E, Atukwase A, Kabahenda M (In Press) Complementary feeding and food handling practices among caregivers in a semi-urban setting in northern Uganda. African Health Sciences Journal.

Kabahenda MK, Cale S, Nampeera M, Mugenyi J, Mwanja H, Wairagala EM, and Nandutu G (2023). Nutrition education: A teacher’s resource book for lower primary classes. Kampala, Uganda. ISBN :978-9970-494-64-4.

Kabahenda M . Teachers’ Resource Book for Nutrition Education (Lower Primary) (2023) developed in collaboration with subject matter experts from National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) to empower lower primary teachers with skills to integrate nutrition education and physical activity in routine classroom and extracurricula activities.

Kabahenda, MK (In Press). Dietary intake and craving patterns of rural pregnant women at 12-26 weeks gestation: a cross-sectional study in mid-western Uganda. African Journal of Health Sciences

Henry Galiwango1; Richard F. Miiro1, and Margaret Kabahenda M (In Press) Women’s Participation in Agricultural Decision-Making and the Adequacy of their Households’ Diets: A Case Study in Central Uganda. MUJAES.

Atim E, Atukwase A, Bbosa BN, and Kabahenda M (2023) Child health and safety of complementary food among households in Adyel Division, Lira District : a cross sectional study. Students’ Journal of Health Research ; URL : https://sjhresearchafrica.org/index.php/public-html/article/view/236/203

Walters CN, Rakotomanana H, Komakech J, Kabahenda M, Joyce JM, Hildebrand DA, Ciciolla L, & Stoecker BJ (2023). Breastfeeding among South Sudanese refugees in protracted settlements in Adjumani district, Uganda : facilitaotors and barriers. (2023) International Breasfeeding Journal, 18:18 (2023). URL : https://doi.org/10.1186/s13006-023-00549-1

Komakech JJ, Emerson SR, Cole KL, Walters CN, Rakotomanana H, Kabahenda MK, Hildebrand DA, & Stoecker BJ (2023) A peer-led integrated nutrition education intervention through care groups improved complementary feeding of infants in postemergency settlements in the West-Nile region of Uganda : a cluster randomized trial (2023) Current Developments in Nutrition, 7 :4. URL : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdnut.2023.100042


Ogenrwoth B., Akumu G., Mugisha J. & Muyonga, J.H. 2022. Nutritional status research in Uganda: A critical review and trend analysis. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition & Development22(8).

Asiimwe, A., Kigozi, J. B., Baidhe, E., & Muyonga, J. H. 2022. Optimization of refractance window drying conditions for passion fruit puree. LWT, 154: 112742.

Ssenyimba, S., Kigozi, J., Tumutegyereize, P., Muyonga, J.H. & Mutumba, R. 2022. Design and evaluation of a refractance window lab-scale dryer. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology20(6): 1499-1518.

Fungo, R., Tieguhong, J.C., Iponga, D.M., Tchatat, M., Kahindo, J.M., Muyonga, J.H., Donn, P., Tchingsabe, O., Kaaya, A., Ngondi, J.L. & Tutu, S. 2022. Can wild forest foods contribute to food security and dietary diversity of rural populations adjoining forest concessions? Insights from Gabon, DR Congo and Cameroon. International Forestry Review.

Sonnie K. Gborie, Robert Mugabi, & Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, 2022. Effect of Extrusion on the Functional and Pasting Properties of High-quality Cassava Flour (HQCF). Journal of Food Research; Vol. 11, No. 4. https://doi.org/10.5539/jfr.v11n4p1. 

Yusuf Byenkya Byaruhanga, Stellah Byakika, Ivan Muzira Mukisa 2022. Survival and Acidification Potential of Lactobacillus Plantarum MNC 21 Stored in Air-Dried Sorghum Flours. Food ScienTech Journal, Vol 4, No. 2. 

Sophie Nansereko , John Muyonga , and Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, 2022. Influence of Drying Methods on Jackfruit Drying Behavior and Dried Products Physical Characteristics. International Journal of Food Science, Volume 2022, Article ID 8432478, 16 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/8432478 

Mugabi, R., Byakika, S., & Mukisa, I. M. (2022). Effects of Feed Moisture Content, Soybean Ratio and Barrel Temperature on Physical and Functional Properties of Extruded Maize-Soybean Flour Blends. Tanzania Journal of Science48(2), 447-459.

Byaruhanga, Y. B., Byakika, S., & Mukisa, I. M. (2022). Survival and Acidification Potential of Lactobacillus Plantarum MNC 21 Stored in Air-Dried Sorghum Flours. Food ScienTech Journal4(2), 119-128.

Byakika, S., Mukisa, I. M. & Muyanja C. (2022). Lactic Acid Bacteria Antagonism of Acid-tolerant and Antibiotic-resistant Non-staphylococcal Pathogenic Species Isolated from a Fermented Cereal Beverage using Baird-Parker Agar. Nutrition and Food Sciences Research 9(1):31-40.

Namubiru, L., Male, D., Mukisa, I.M, & Byaruhanga, Y.B. (2022). Food Safety Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Food Handlers along the Rice Value Chain of Uganda. Journal of Food Industry, 6 (1): 1-31

Akande, O. A., Oluwamukomi, M., Osundahunsi, O. F., Ijarotimi, O. S., & Mukisa, I. M. (2022). Evaluating the potential for utilising migratory locust powder (Locusta migratoria) as an alternative protein source in peanut-based ready-to-use therapeutic foods. Food Science and Technology International, 0(0); 1-13.

Male, D.; Ralston, R.; Nyamurungi, K.; Collin, J. ‘That is a Ministry of Health thing’: Article 5.3 implementation in Uganda and the challenge of whole-of-government accountability. Tobacco Control 2022. 

Male, D.; Kansabe, S.; Lukwata, H.; Rubanga, A.; Siddiqi, K.; Bauld, L.; McNeill, A.; Dobbie, F. Smokeless Tobacco in Uganda: Perceptions among Tobacco Control Stakeholders. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022, 19, 3398. 

Namubiru, L.; Male, D.; Muzira Mukisa, I.; Byenkya Byaruhanga, Y. Food Safety Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Food Handlers along the Rice Value Chain of Uganda. 2022.

Ralston, R.; Hirpa, S.; Bassi, S.; Male, D.; Kumar, P.; Barry, R.A.; Collin, J. Norms, rules and policy tools: understanding Article 5.3 as an instrument of tobacco control governance. Tobacco Control 2022, 31, s53-s60. 

Barry, R.A.; Abdullah, S.; Chugh, A.; Hirpa, S.; Kumar, P.; Male, D.; Ralston, R.; Wagner-Rizvi, T.; Collin, J. Advancing whole-of-government approaches to tobacco control: Article 5.3 and the challenge of policy coordination in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India and Uganda. Tobacco Control 2022, 31, s46-s52. 


Aisha Musaazi Sebunya Nakitto, John H. Muyonga, Yusuf Byenkya Byaruhanga and Anika E. Wagner, 2021. Solanum anguivi Lam. Fruits: Their Potential Effects on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Molecules 26, 2044. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26072044 

Muyonga, J. H., Natocho, J., Kigozi, J., Baidhe, E., & Nansereko, S. 2021. Drying behaviour and optimization of drying conditions of pineapple puree and slices using refractance window drying technology. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 1-10.

Wasswa, M.S., Fungo, R., Kaaya, A. & Muyonga, J.H. 2021. Proximate composition and sensory characteristics of refractance window dried cowpea porridges. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 21(10): 18965-18979. https://doi.org/10.18697/ajfand.105.21395

Namayengo, F. M., Raymonds, M., Alex, A., & Muyonga, J. H. 2021. Techno Economic Analysis of Refractance Window Drying of Fruits: A Case of Small-Medium Scale Agro Processors in Uganda. DOI: 10.51542/ijscia.v2i5.23

Nansereko, S., & Muyonga, J. H. 2021. Exploring the Potential of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam). Asian Food Science Journal. DOI: 10.9734/AFSJ/2021/v20i930346

Wasswa, M.S., Fungo, R., Kaaya, A. Byarugaba, R. & Muyonga JH. 2021.  Influence of sun drying and a combination of boiling and sun drying on the retention of nutrients and bioactive compounds in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L). Walp) leaves. African Journal of Biological Sciences 3, no. 3 (2021): 48-58.

Mutumba, R., Kigozi, J., Tumutegyereize, P., Ssenyimba, S., & Muyonga, J. Performance Analysis of An Arduino Based Calibration and Temperature Control System for A Refractance Window Dryer. International Journal of Scientific Advances, 2: 822-828

Nakitto, A. M. S., Muyonga, J. H., Byaruhanga, Y. B., & Wagner, A. E. 2021. Solanum anguivi Lam. Fruits: Their Potential Effects on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Molecules26(7), 2044.

Asiimwe, A., Kigozi, J. B., & Muyonga, J. 2021. Physicochemical Properties, Sensory Acceptance and Storage Stability of Yogurt Flavored with Refractance Window Dried Passion Fruit Powder. Asian Food Science Journal, 38-49.

Mutumba, R., Kigozi, J., Tumutegyereize, P., Ssenyimba, S., & Muyonga, J. 2021. Arduino based control of the Food and Water Conveyance Systems of a Refractance Window Dryer. , 2:810-821.

Kigozi, J., Ssenyimba, S., Mutumba, R., Baidhe, E., Oluk, I., Tumutegyereize, P. & Muyonga, J. 2021. Adoption of refractance window drying technology in the drying of fruits and vegetables in Uganda.  Journal of Advances in Food Science & Technology8(2), 1-10.

Bukenya, R., Ekesa, B., Andrade, J. M., Grigsby-Toussaint, D. S., Mugabi, R., Muyonga, J., & Andrade, J. E. 2021. Reliability of the general nutrition knowledge questionnaire among head teachers from schools in Uganda. Asian Food Science Journal20(10), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.9734/afsj/2021/v20i1030368

Mukisa, I. M., Ahimbisibwe, S & Byakika, S. 2021. Stabilization and preservation of a traditional sorghum-based fermented beverage. Nutrition and Food Science Research, 8 (4): 45-52.

Nakimbugwe, D.; Ssepuuya, G.; Male, D.; Lutwama, V.; Mukisa, I.; Fiaboe, K. Status of the regulatory environment for utilization of insects as food and feed in Sub-Saharan Africa-a review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 2021, 61, 1269-1278. 

Shimali F, Mangheni MN, Kabahenda M(2021). Nutrition education competencies of agricultural extension workers in Uganda. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 27 (4); 535-552, DOI:10.1080/1389224X.2021.1880451 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/349639902_Nutrition_education_competencies_of_agricultural_extension_workers_in_Uganda/link/616564d9e7993f536cc9804f/download

Kansiime Edward, Kabahenda Margaret & Eunice Bonsi (2021).  Improving caregivers’ infant and young child-feeding practices using a three-group food guide: a randomized intervention study in central Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture and Development, 21(4): 17834-17853, DOI :10.18697/ajfand.99.20240  https://ajfand.net/Volume21/No4/Kabahenda20240.pdf

Namubiru, L.; Male, D.; Byaruhanga, Y.B. Food Control in Uganda: Gaps and Opportunities in the Rice Value Chain. International Journal of Scientific Advances 2021, 2, doi:DOI: 10.51542/ijscia.v2i6.2. 

Namubiru, L., Male, D., Muzira, I. M., & Byaruhanga, Y. B. . Toxicological Risk Associated with Consumption of Rice Sold in Uganda. International Journal of Scientific Advances 2021, 2, doi:DOI: 10.51542/ijscia.v2i6.15. 

Namubiru, L.; Byaruhanga, Y.B.; Male, D. Incidence of Aflatoxins, Heavy Metals and Pesticide Residues Contamination in Imported and Locally Grown White Rice in Uganda. 


Stellah Byakika, I. M. Mukisa, Y.B. Byaruhanga, C. Muyanja, 2020. A Review of Criteria and Methods for Evaluating the Probiotic Potential of Microorganisms. Food Reviews International. DOI:10.1080/87559129.2019.1584815.

Bisikwa, J., Walukano, W., Ugen, M. A., Muyinda, A. M., & Muyonga, J. H. 2020. Effect of variety and soil fertility management on performance of grain amaranth in different agro-ecological zones in Uganda.

Natabirwa, H. Nakimbugwe, D., Lun’gaho, M. Mumwesigye, K.S., & Muyonga, J.H. 2020. Bean-based nutrient-enhanced puffed snacks: Formulation design, functional evaluation, and optimisation. Food Science & Nutrition, 8: 4763-4772.

Akumu, G.; Atukwase, A. Tibagonzeka, J. E.; Apil, J. Wambete, J. M. Atekyereza, P. R.; Kiyimba, F. J. Muyonga, J. H. 2020. On-farm evaluation of effectiveness of improved postharvest handling of maize in reducing grain losses, mold infection and aflatoxin contamination in rural Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition & Development, 20: 16522-16539.

Fungo, R., Tieguhong, J.C., Iponga, D.M., Tchatata, M., Kahindo, J.M., Muyonga, J.H., Mikolo-Yobo, C., Donn, P., Tchingsabe, O., Kaaya, A.N., Ngodi, J.L., Tutu, S., Emeleme, R., Odjo, S., Loo, J., & Snook, L. 2020. Can wild forest foods contribute to food security and dietary diversity of rural populations adjoining forest concessions? Insights from Gabon, DR Congo and Cameron. International Forestry Review, 22 (S2).

Akullo, D., Kigozi, J., & Muyonga, J.H. 2020. Nutritional, sensory and shelf life quality of tilapia and Nile perch sausages enriched with fish bone soup. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 8(3): 646-653.

Byarugaba, R., Nabubuya, A., & Muyonga, J.H. 2020. Descriptive sensory analysis and consumer preferences of bean sauces. Food Science & Nutrition, 8: 4252-4265.

Natukunda, S., Kamoga, K.R., Kizza, M.D., Namayengo, F.M., & Muyonga, J.H. 2020. Optimisation of extrusion conditions for production of instant millet-soybean blended flour. Journal of Food Studies, 9(1): 42-60.

Nansikombi, N., Muyonga, J.H. & Byaruhanga, Y.B. 2020. Optimising drying conditions for maximum nutritional quality and bioactivity of Cucurbita pepo L var. fastigata flesh and seeds. Journal of Horticulture and Postharvest Research, 3: 333-346.

Apil, J., Atekyereza, P., Akumu, G., Muyonga, J. H., Wambete, J. M., Kato, J. S., & Kiyimba, F. 2020. Comparative Analysis of Farmer-to-Farmer and Participatory Extension Approaches in promoting Adoption of Maize Postharvest Handling Technologies among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda. African Journal of Rural Development, 5(4), 221-234.


Mukisa, I. M., Ssendagala, G. W., & Byakika, S. 2020. Microbiological safety and physicochemical composition of Bongo, a traditional fermented milk product from Lyantonde district, Uganda. Scientific African, 10, e00583.

Stellah Byakika, I. M. Mukisa, Y. B. Byaruhanga, Charles Muyanja, 2020. Probiotic Potential of Lactic Acid Starter Cultures Isolated from a Traditional Fermented Sorghum-Millet Beverage. International Journal of Microbiology. DOI:10.1155/2020/7825943 


Byakika, S.; Mukisa, I.M.; Byaruhanga, Y.B.; Male, D.; Muyanja, C. Influence of food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of processors on microbiological quality of commercially produced traditional fermented cereal beverages, a case of Obushera in Kampala. Food control 2019, 100, 212-219. 

Robert Mugabi, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Curtis L. Weller. 2019. Challenges faced by small-scale local fabricators and millers in Uganda: A case study of hammer mill fabricators and users. Journal of Advances in Food Science & Technology, 5(2): 63-71. 

Nulu Nansikombi, John Herbert Muyonga, Yusuf Byenkya Byaruhanga. 2019. Association between Fruit Characteristics and Postharvest Stability of Different Pumpkin (Cucurbita) Species. Journal of Food Research, 8(4): doi:10.5539/jfr.v8n4p131.

12)Robert Mugabi, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Kent M. Eskridge, Curtis L. Weller. 2019. Performance evaluation of a hammer mill during grinding of maize grains. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 21(2): 170–179.

J. Balamaze, J. H. Muyonga, Y. B. Byaruhanga. 2019. Physico-chemical Characteristics of Selected Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) Varieties. Journal of Food Research, 8 (4): doi:10.5539/jfr.v8n4p11 .

Stellah Byakika, Ivan Muzira Mukisa, Yusuf Byenkya Byaruhanga, Charles Muyanja. 2019. A Review of Criteria and Methods for Evaluating the Probiotic Potential of Microorganisms, Food Reviews International, DOI: 10.1080/87559129.2019.1584815.

Akumu, G., Atukwase, A., Tibangozeka, J.E., Apil, J., Kato, J.S., Kiyimba, F. and Muyonga, J.H. 2019. The influence of extension approaches on uptake of postharvest technologies among maize farmers in Uganda. African Journal of Rural Development, 3 (4): 955-971.

Atukuri, J. Odong, B.B, and Muyonga, J.H. 2019. Multi‐response optimization of extrusion conditions of grain amaranth flour by response surface methodology. Food Science & Nutrition, 7:4147–4162.

Fungo, R., Muyonga, J.H., Ngondi, J.L., Mikolo-Yobo, C., Iponga, D.M. Ngoye, A., Tang, E.N and Teguhong, C. 2019. Nutrient and Bioactive Composition of Five Gabonese Forest Fruits and Their Potential Contribution to Dietary Reference Intakes of Children Aged 1–3 Years and women 19-60 years. Forests, 10:86. …

Ndagire, C.T., Muyonga, J.H. and Nakimbugwe, D. 2019. Fruit and vegetable consumption, leisure‐time physical activity, and sedentary behavior among children and adolescent students in Uganda. Food Science and Nutrition, 7: 599-607

Balamaze, J., Muyonga, J. H. and Byaruhanga, Y.B. 2019. Physico-chemical characteristics of selected jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) varieties. Journal of Food Research, 8(4):11-22.

Nansikombi, N., Muyonga, J.H. and Byaruhanga, Y.B. 2019. Association between Fruit Characteristics and Postharvest Stability of Different Pumpkin (Cucurbita) Species. Journal of Food Research, 8(4): 131-145.

Balamaze, J., Muyonga, J.H. and Byaruhanga, Y.B. 2019. Production and utilization of jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) in Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development,  19(2): 14289-14302https://scholar.google.com/javascript:void(0)

Mukisa, I. M., Byakika, S., Meeme, R., Wacoo, A. P., Sybesma, W., & Kort, R. (2019). Adopting traditional fermented foods as carriers for probiotics. Nutrition & Food Science.

Byakika, S., Mukisa, I.M., Wacoo, A.P., Kort, R., Byaruhanga, Y., & Muyanja, C. 2019. Potential application of lactic acid starters in the reduction of aflatoxin contamination in fermented sorghum-millet beverages. International Journal of Food Contamination, 6 (4): 1-8.

Stellah Byakika, Ivan Muzira Mukisaa, Yusuf Byenkya Byaruhanga, Denis Male, Charles Muyanja. 2019. Influence of food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of processors on microbiological quality of commercially produced traditional fermented cereal beverages, a case of Obushera in Kampala. Food Control, 100:212-219.


Gertrude M. Alal Ojera, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Christine Magala-Nyago, Charles M. B. K. Muyanja. 2018. Lipid Lowering Potential of Malakwang (Hibiscus) Species Leaf Extract in Hyperlipidaemia-Induced Rats. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 9: 145-159

Ndagire, C.T., Muyonga, J.H., Odur, B., and Nalibugwe, D. 2018. Prediction equations for body composition of children and adolescents aged 8–19 years in Uganda using deuterium dilution as the reference technique. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 28: 103-109

Fungo,R., Tieguhong,J.C., Muyonga, J.H., Odjo, S., Tchingsabe, O. and Tchatat, M. 2018. Perceived nutrition benefits and socio-demographic factors affecting consumption of forest foods in eastern and southern Cameroon. African Crop Science Journal, 26(2): 203 – 217

Ndagire, C.T , Muyonga, J.H., Isabirye, J., Odur, B., Somda, S.M.A ,  Bukenya, R., Andrade,J.E. and Nakimbugwe, D. 2018. Assessing the reliability of FTIR spectroscopy measurements and validity of bioelectrical impedance analysis as a surrogate measure of body composition among children and adolescents aged 8– 19 years attending schools in Kampala, Uganda. BMC Public Health 18:687 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5627-y

Tibagonzeka,  J.E., Akumu, G., Kiyimba, F., Atukwase, A., Wambete, J.M., Bemba, J. and Muyonga, J.H. 2018.  Post-harvest handling practices and losses for legumes and starchy staples in Uganda. Agricultural Science, 9: 141-156.

Natabirwa, H., Nakimbugwe, D., Lung’aho, M. and Muyonga, J.H. 2018. Optimization of Roba1 extrusion conditions and bean extrudate properties using response surface methodology and multi-response desirability function, LWT, 96: 411-418

Natabirwa, H., Muyonga, J.H., Nakimbugwe, D and Lungaho, M. 2018. Physico-chemical properties and extrusion behaviour of selected common bean varieties. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98(4): 1492-1501. DOI 10.1002/jsfa.8618

Nahalomo A, Per Ole Iversen PO, Rukundo P, Kaaya P, Kikafunda J, Eide W, Marais M, Wamala E, and Kabahenda M (2018) Realization of the right to adequate food and the nutritional status of land evictees: A case for mothers/caregivers and their children in rural Central Uganda. BMC International Health and Human Rights, DOI10.1186/s12914-018-0162-6 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5968527/pdf/12914_2018_Article_162.pdf


Fungo R, Ngondi JL, Muyonga J.H., Tchatat M, Odjo S, and Tieguhong JC. 2017. Physico-chemical characteristics and fatty acid profile of Baillonella toxisperma Pierre traditionally extracted edible oil from Cameroon forests. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 17(4):12758-12774

Natukunda, S., Muyonga, J.H. and Mukisa, I.M. 2017. Effect of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) seed on antioxidant activity, phytocompounds, physicochemical characteristics, and sensory acceptability of enriched, Food Science & Nutrition, 4(3): 494-507.

Losso, J.N., Karki, N., Muyonga, J., Wu, Y., Fusilier, K., Jacob, G., Yu, Y., J.C. Rood, J.C., Finley J.W., Greenway, F.L. 2017. Iron retention in iron-fortified rice and use of iron-fortified rice to treat women with iron deficiency: A pilot study. BBA Clinical 8: 78–83.

Bukenya, R., Abhiya, A., Andrade, J.M., Grigsby-Toussaint, D.S., Muyonga, J.H. & Andrade, J.E. 2017. Validity and Reliability of General Nutrition Knowledge Questionnaire for Adults in Uganda. Nutrients, 9(2), 172; doi:10.3390/nu9020172


Fungo, R., Muyonga, J. H., Kabahenda, M., Kaaya , A., Okia, C.A. Loo, J. , Tiegehungo, C. J. and Snook, L. 2016. Contribution of forest foods to nutrient intake and association with household food insecurity: A cross-sectional study in women from rural Cameroon. Public Health, 19:3185-3196

Fungo, R., Muyonga, J.H., Kabahenda, M., Okia, C.A. & Snook, L. 2016. Factors influencing consumption of nutrient rich forest foods in rural Cameroon. Appetite, 97: 176-184.

Kyagulanyi, J. Kabenge, I., Banadda, N., Muyonga, J., Mulumba, P. and Kiggundu, N. 2016. Estimation of spatial and temperol water requirements of grain amaranth using satellite, local and virtual weather stations datasets in Uganda. International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 9(2): 85-97.

Bukenya, R., Ahmed, A., ChapmanNovakofski, K. M., Muyonga, J., & Andrade, J. (2016). Validation of general nutrition knowledge questionnaire for adults in Uganda. The FASEB Journal30, 896-13.

Male, D.; Mitchell, N.; Wu, W.; Bursian, S.; Pestka, J.; Wu, F. Modelling the anorectic potencies of food-borne trichothecenes by benchmark dose and incremental area under the curve methodology. World Mycotoxin Journal 2016, 9, 279-288. 

Male, D.; Wu, W.; Mitchell, N.J.; Bursian, S.; Pestka, J.J.; Wu, F. Modeling the emetic potencies of food-borne trichothecenes by benchmark dose methodology. Food and Chemical Toxicology 2016, 94, 178-185.

Spencer PS, MazumderR,  PalmerV, LasarevMR, StadnikRC, KingP, KabahendaM, KitaraDL, Stadler D, McArdle B, Tumwine J and other Members of the Oregon-Uganda Nodding Syndrome Research Team (2016). Environmental, dietary and case-control study of Nodding Syndrome in Uganda : A post-measles brain disorder triggered by malnutrition ? Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 369 : 191-203 DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2016.08.023 ;  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27653888; or https://www.jns-journal.com/action/showPdf?pii=S0022-510X%2816%2930511-1

Fungo R, Muyonga J, Kabahenda M, Kaaya A, Okia C, Donn P, Snook L (2016) Contribution of forest foods to dietary intake and their association with household food insecurity: A cross-sectional study in women from rural Cameroon. Public Health Nutrition, 19 (17): 3185-3196. DOI: 10.1017/S1368980016001324  https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/contribution-of-forest-foods-to-dietary-intake-and-their-association-with-household-food-insecurity-a-crosssectional-study-in-women-from-rural-cameroon/B5E235D12B4FD0AE922AA61A032BA778

Kabahenda M . Feeding healthy children (2016)Manual developed to train caregivers in rural areas on what constitutes age-appropriate balanced diets for children under 5 year of age.  Includes a Food Guide Plate – Tested in western Uganda and has been revised and used in central region


Fungo RMuyonga J,Kaaya AOkia CTieguhong JC & Baidu-Forson JJ. 2015. Nutrients and bioactive compounds content of Baillonella toxisperma, Trichoscypha abut and Pentaclethra macrophylla from Cameroon. Food Science and Nutrition. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.217

Kisambira, A., Muyonga, J.H., Byaruhanga, Y.B., Tukamuhabwa, P., Tumwegamire, S. and Grüneberg, W.J. 2015. Composition and functional properties of yam bean (Pachyrhizus spp.) Seed Flour. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 6, 736-746. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/fns.2015.68076.

Ndagire, C.T., Muyonga, J. H., Manju, R. & Nakimbugwe, D. 2015. Optimized formulation and processing protocol for a supplementary bean-based composite flour. Food Science and Nutrition. Doi: 10.1002/fsn3.244.

Nabaterega, R., Banadda, N., Muyonga, J.H., Kiggundu, N. Kabenge, I. & Tumutegyereize, P. 2015. Determining the most appropriate and optimum rations of organic waste for biogas generation from small-scale food processing units. International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering, 4: 758-766.

Kamatara K., D.Mpairwe, M.Christensen, C.E.Eskildsen, D.Mutetikka, J. Muyonga, D. Mushi, S.Omagor, Z. Nantongo, J. Madsen. Influence of age and method of carcass suspension on meat quality attributes of pure bred Ankole bulls. Livestock Science, 169: 175-179.


Abbas Kisambira, John H. Muyonga, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Silver Tumwegamire, Wolfgang J. Grüneberg. 2015. Composition and Functional Properties of Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus spp.) Seed Flour. Food and Nutrition Sciences 6: 736-746

Y.B. Byaruhanga, V. Kassozi, R. Wafoyo, C. Mugoya and C. Masiga. 2014. Properties of Extrudates from Sorghum Varieties. African Crop Science Journal, 22 (s4): 829 – 836

18)Abbas Kisambira, John H. Muyonga, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Silver Tumwegamire & Wolfgang Gruenberg. 2014. Physicochemical Characteristics of Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus erosus) Seed Proteins. Journal of Food Research; 3, (6): 168-178.

Muyonga, J.H, Andabati, B. & Ssepuuya, G. 2014. Effect of heat processing on selected grain amaranth physicochemical properties. Food Science and Nutrition, 2(1): 9-16.

Tibagonzeka, J., Wambete, J., Muyinda, A.M. & Muyonga, J.H. Acceptability and nutritional contribution of grain amaranth recipes in Uganda. 2014. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Development. 14 (3): 8979 – 8997.

Andabati, B. & Muyonga, J.H. Pheneolic content and antioxidant activity of selected Ugandan medicinal foods. African Journal of Food Science, 8(8):427-434.

Abbas Kisambira, John H. Muyonga, Yusuf B. Byaruhanga, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Silver Tumwegamire, Wolfgang Gruenberg. 2014. Physicochemical Characteristics of Yam Bean (Pachyrhizus erosus) Seed Proteins. Journal of Food Research 3(6): 168- 178

Wu, F.; Mitchell, N.J.; Male, D.; Kensler, T.W. Reduced foodborne toxin exposure is a benefit of improving dietary diversity. Toxicological Sciences 2014, 141, 329-334. 

Kabahenda MK, Andress EL, Nickols SY, Kabonesa C & Mullis RM (2014) Promoting dietary diversity to improve child growth in less-resourced rural settings in Uganda. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. doi:10.1111/jhn.12056 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23786179/ or https://booksc.org/book/33878140/d00cff


A.N. Mbule, Y.B. Byaruhanga, M. Kabahenda, A. Lubowa. 2013. Determinants of anaemia among pregnant women in rural Uganda. Rural and Remote
Health 13: 2259. (Online). Available: http://www.rrh.org.au

Tumuhimbise, G.A., Namutebi, A., Turyashemererwa, F., Muyonga, J. Provitamin A Crops: Acceptability, Bioavailability, Efficacy and Effectiveness. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2013, 4, 430-435

Mbule AN, Byaruhanga kY B, Kabahenda M, & Lubowa A (2013). Determinants of anaemia among pregnant women in rural Uganda. Rural and Remote Health, 13: 2259.  https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH2259; https://www.rrh.org.au/journal/article/2259


M. Mukisa, D. Porcellato, Y. B. Byaruhanga, C. M.B.K. Muyanja, T. Langsrud,
J. A. Narvhus, K. Rudi, 2012. The dominant microbial community associated with fermentation of Obushera (sorghum and millet beverages) determined by culture- dependent and culture-independent methods. International Journal of Food Microbiology 160:1-10

Nabubuya, A. Namutebi, Y. Byaruhanga, J. Narvhus, Y. Stenstrøm, T. Wicklund. 2012. Amylolytic activity in selected sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas lam) varieties during development and in storage. Food and Nutrition Sciences 3: 660- 668. DOI: 10.4236/Fns.2012.35090

M. Mukisa,Y. B. Byaruhanga, C. M.B.K. Muyanja, M. Aijuka, R. B. Schüllera, S. Sahlstrømc, T. Langsruda, J. A. Narvhus. 2012. Influence of co- fermentation by amylolyticlactobacillus plantarum and lactococcus lactis strains on the fermentation process and rheology of sorghum porridge. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 78 (12): DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00857-12

M. Mukisa, C.M.B.K. Muyanja, Y. B. Byaruhanga, R. B. Schüller, T. Langsrud, J. A. Narvhus. 2012. Gamma irradiation of sorghum flour: effects on microbial inactivation, amylase activity, fermentability, viscosity and starch granule structure Radiation Physics & Chemistry 81 (3):345–351. DOI: 10.1016/J.Radphyschem.2011.11.021

Nankumbi J, Muliira J K, & Kabahenda M K (2012). Feeding practices and nutrition outcomes in children: Examining the practices of caregivers living in a rural settingInfant Child & Adolescent Nutrition; 4 (6). DOI:10.1177/1941406412454166 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1941406412454166

Kabahenda M, Mbabazi J, Kwetegeka J, & Amega R (2012). Nutrient alterations in Nile perch (Lates niloticus) skins owing to various processing and cooking techniques. International Journal of Environmental Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207233.2012.644883


J. Kigozi, Y. Byaruhanga, A. Kaaya, N Banadda. 2011. Development of the production process for sorghum ice-cream cones. Journal of Food Technology 9 (6):143-149

Wamono EBK, Kaaya AN, Ng’ang’a Z, Wamue G, Manyama A, Mwangi M and JH Muyonga. 2011. Nutrient-enhancement of matooke banana for improved nutrient intake of people living with HIV/AIDS in Rakai district, Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 11, 4: 5018-5034.

Masa, Justus Ogwok, Patrick , Muyonga John Herbert, Kwetegyeka Justus , Makokha Vincent and Ocen Denis. 2011. Fatty Acid Composition of Muscle, Liver, and Adipose Tissue of Freshwater Fish from Lake Victoria, Uganda. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 20: 1, 64 — 72

Kabahenda MK, Amega R, Okalany E, Husken SMC and Heck S (2011) Protein and micronutrient composition of low-value fish products commonly marketed in the Lake Victoria RegionWorld Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 7 (5): 521-26.           DOI:http://www.idosi.org/wjas/wjas7(5)/3.pdf

Mokori A, Kabahenda M, Wamuyu MG. (2011) Reliability of scored patient generated subjective global assessment for nutritional status among HIV infected adults in TASO, KampalaAfrican Health Sciences; 11 (S1): S86-92. DOI:10.4314/ahs.v11i3.70076   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3220126/

Kabahenda MK, Mullis RM, Erhardt JG, Northrop-Clewes C, and Nickols SY (2011). Nutrition education to improve dietary intake and micronutrient nutriture among children in less-resourced areas: a randomized controlled intervention in Kabarole district, western Uganda.  South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 24:2; 83-88.



I.M. Mukisa, D.G. Nsiimire, Y.B. Byaruhanga, C.M.B.K. Muyanja, T. Langsrud, J.A. Narvhus. 2010. Obushera: descriptive sensory profiling and consumer acceptability. Journal of Sensory Studies 25:190–214. DOI: 10.1111/J.1745- 459x.2009.00272.X

Tumuhimbise GA, Namutebi A. & Muyonga, J.H. 2010. Changes in microstructure, β-carotene content and in vitro bioaccessibility of orange-fleshed sweet potato roots stored under different conditions. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 10, 8: 3015-3028.

Nabubuya, A. Muyonga, J.H. & Kabasa, JD. 2010. Nutritional and hypocholesterolemic properties of Termitomyces microcarpus Mushrooms. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 10, 3: 2235- 2257.

Manyama, A. A. A., Wamono, E., Muyonga, J. H., Wamue-Ngare, G., & Mwangi, M. N. 2010. Banana tissue culture and nutrient enhancement for food security and income generation among people living with AIDS in the Lake Victoria basin. Asian Journal of African Studies, (28), 63-89.

Kabahenda M . Moringa for healthier diets at every life stage. Nutrition education manual promoting consumption of Moringa olifera leave products in Central Uganda. Developed in collaboration with Mukama IT (2010) with funding from NORAD.