Dr. Mo`ez Al Islam Ezzat Faris
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Dr. Mo`ez Al Islam Ezzat Faris

Assistant Professor
University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Technology from University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

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Area of Interest:

Food Science and Technology
Food Nutrition
Food and Health

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Jahrami, H.A., M.A.I.E. Faris, Z.Q. Saif and L.H. Hammad, 2017. Assessing dietary and lifestyle risk factors and their associations with disease comorbidities among patients with schizophrenia: A case-control study from Bahrain. Asian J. Psychiatry, 28: 115-123.
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  2. Abdel-Rahman, W.H., M.E. Faris and P. Peltomaki, 2017. Molecular determinants of colon cancer susceptibility in the east and west. Curr. Mol. Med., 17: 34-45.
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  3. Hamad, H.J., D.T. Abu-Hassouneh, M.O. Ibrahim and M.A.I.E. Faris, 2016. Prevalence of obesity among Jordanian school-aged adolescents in greater Amman. J. Health Med. Nurs., 33: 91-96.
  4. Faris, M.A.I.E., H. Jahrami, M.M. Al-Hilali, N.J. Chehyber, S.O. Ali, S.D. Shahda and R.S. Obaid, 2016. Energy drink consumption is associated with reduced sleep quality among college students: a cross-sectional study. Nutr. Dietetics., 10.1111/1747-0080.12289.
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  5. Faris, M.A.I.E., 2016. Nutrition and Cancer: Advances in the Role of Food in Cancer Etiology, Prevention and Management. Deanship of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.
  6. Faris, M.A.I.E. and A. Attlee, 2016. Lentils (Lens culinaris, L.): A Novel Functional Food. In: Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods. Kabir, Y. et al., (Eds.). IGI Global Publisher, USA, pp 42-72.
  7. Faris, M.A.I.E. and A. Attilee, 2016. Lentils (Lens culinaris L.): A Novel Functional Food. In: Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods, Kabir, Y. (Ed.). IGI Global Publisher, USA., pp: 42-72.
  8. Qiblawi, S., S. Dhanarasu and M.A.I.E. Faris, 2015. Chemopreventive effect of cardamom (elettaria cardamomum L.) against benzo (α) pyrene-induced forestomach papillomagenesis in swiss albino mice. J. Environ. Pathol. Toxicol. Oncol., 34: 95-104.
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  9. Faris, M.A.I.E., S. Epuru, S. Al-Shimmari and E. Al-Shimmari, 2015. Alarming High Levels of Energy Drinks Consumption among School Children in Hail, Northern of Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Child Health Nutr., 4: 1-13.
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  10. Faris, M.A.I.E. and A. Attlee, 2015. Obesity and cancer: What's the interconnection? Adv. Obesity Weight Manage. Control, Vol. 2. 10.15406/aowmc.2015.02.00027.
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  11. Al-Trad, B.A., M.A.I.E. Faris, M. Al-Smadi, A. Bashir, M. Mansi, M. Alaraj and A. Al-Hazimi, 2015. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction in young obese males is not associated with disturbances in pituitary-thyroid axis hormones. Eur. Rev. Med. Pharmacol. Sci., 19: 1689-1695.
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  12. Faris, M.A.I.E., 2014. Nutritional and Health Aspects of Fasting during Childhood. Arab J. Food Nutr., 32: 144-172.
  13. Faris, M.A.I.E. and M.A. Al-Holy, 2014. Implications of Ramadan intermittent fasting on maternal and fetal health and nutritional status: A review. Mediterr. J. Nutr. Metab., 7: 107-118.
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  14. Faris, M.A., S. Epuru, D. Abu-Jamous, M. Smadi, A. Eideh and E. Alshammari, 2014. Assessing obesity, body fatness and dietary behaviors among adult college students in Hail, Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 3: 60-68.
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  15. Faris, E., 2014. Patterns of Caffeinated Energy Drinks Consumption among Adolescents and Adults in Hail, Saudi Arabia. Food Nutr. Sci., 5: 158-168.
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  16. Faris, M.A.I.E., H.R. Takruri and A.Y. Issa, 2013. Role of lentils (Lens culinaris L.) in human health and nutrition: a review. Mediterr. J. Nutr. Metab., 6: 3-16.
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  17. Shomaf, M.S. and H.R. Takruri, 2012. Lentils (Lens culinaris, L.) Attenuate Colonic Lesions and Neoplasms in Fischer 344 Rats. Jordan Med. J., 45: 231-238.
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  18. Faris, M.A.I.E., S. Kacimi, R.A. Al-Kurd, M.A. Fararjeh, Y.K. Bustanji, M.K. Mohammad and M.L. Salem, 2012. Intermittent fasting during Ramadan attenuates proinflammatory cytokines and immune cells in healthy subjects. Nutr. Res., 32: 947-955.
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  19. Faris, M.A.I.E., R.N. Hussein, R.A.A. Al-Kurd, M.A. Al-Fararjeh, Y.K. Bustanji and M.K. Mohammad, 2012. Impact of Ramadan intermittent fasting on oxidative stress measured by urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane. J. Nutr. Metab. 10.1155/2012/802924.
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  20. Fararjeh, M.A., A. Al-Jamal, M.A.E. Faris, R.A. Al-Kurd, M. Khalil and Y. Al-Bustanji, 2012. Effect of intermittent fasting on lipid profile and hematological parameters in healthy volunteers in Jordan. Universal J. Med. Dent., 1: 5-9.
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  21. Takruri, H.R., R.A. Al-Kurd and M.A.I.E. Faris, 2011. Trends of energy and macronutrients intakes by Jordanians. J. Saudi Soc. Food Nutr., 6: 40-54.
  22. Al-Kurd, R.A. and M.A.I. Ezzat Faris, 2011. Nutritional and health quality of a group of popular weight-reducing diets in Jordan. Pak. J. Nutr., 10: 814-822.
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  23. Al-Domy, H.A., M.A.I.E. Faris and S.M. Habib, 2011. Dietetic practice of nutritionists in Jordanian hospitals: an ethnographic study. Arab J. Food Nutr., 27: 43-64.
  24. Faris, M.A.I.E., H.R. Takruri and M. Shomaf, 2010. Chemopreventive Effect of Lentils against Colorectal Cancer. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pages: 196.
  25. Alkurd, R.A., H.R. Takruri, M.A.I.E. Faris, 2010. Estimated intakes of iron, zinc and selenium of jordanians as obtained from data of Jordanian Household Expenditures and Income Survey (JHEIS) 2006. Pak. J. Nutr., 9: 600-604.
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  26. Faris, M.A.I.E., H.R. Takruri, M.S. Shomaf and Y.K. Bustanji, 2009. Chemopreventive effect of raw and cooked lentils (Lens culinaris L.) and soybeans (Glycine max) against azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci. Nutr. Res., 29: 355-362.
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  27. Faris, M.A.I.E., 2009. Food in the Holy Quran. In: The Arab Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition (in Arabic). Musaiger, A.R. (Ed.). Arabic Center for Nutrition/Bahrain Center for Research and Studies, Manama, Bahrain, pp 654-691.
  28. Faris, M.A.I.E., 2009. Biochemical and Physiological Changes during Ramadan Fasting. In: The Arab Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition (in Arabic). Musaiger, A.R. (Ed.). Arabic Center for Nutrition/Bahrain Center for Research and Studies, Manama, Bahrain, pp 694-724.
  29. Takruri, H.R. and M.A.I.E. Faris, 2003. Study of the effect of using different levels of tahinah on the protein quality of chickpea dip. Arab J. Food Nutr., 4: 37-48.
  30. Faris, M.A.I.E. and H.R. Takruri, 2003. Study of the effect of using different levels of tahinah (sesame butter) on the protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS) of chickpea dip. J. Sci. Food Agric., 83: 7-12.
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