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  1. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a significant influence on nutritional status. There have been several studies on dietary habits and nutritional status in connection with COVID-19. However, there h...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Amer Koni, Muna Shakhshir, Moyad Shahwan and Ammar A. Jairoun
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:25
  2. The potential modifiable role of diet in common psychological disorders, including depression and anxiety, has attracted growing interest. Diet may influence the occurrence of mental disorders through its infl...

    Authors: Xiaoling Li, Meicui Chen, Zhicui Yao, Tianfeng Zhang and Zengning Li
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:24
  3. Unhealthy diet including consumption of high amounts of sugar-sweetened beverages is a key modifiable risk factor for obesity and NCDs which begin in childhood and adolescence. The study aimed to compare the e...

    Authors: Fateme Zareharofteh and Masoud Karimi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:23
  4. Undernutrition is one of the major public health problems affecting children in developing settings. Despite impressive interventions like productive safety net program (PSNP), there is limited information on ...

    Authors: Aklilu Tesfaye and Gudina Egata
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:13
  5. Vitamin D is vital for the growth and development of children. While deficiency and/or insufficiency of vitamin D among South Asian children are frequently reported in the literature, the lack of a meta-analys...

    Authors: Mahbubul H. Siddiqee, Badhan Bhattacharjee, Umme Ruman Siddiqi and Mohammad Meshbahur Rahman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:10
  6. The aim of the present study was to validate the Lifestyle Behavior Checklist (LBC) questionnaire, to measure Iranian parents' perceptions of their children's weight-related behaviors and their self-efficacy i...

    Authors: Nasrin Omidvar, Saba Narmcheshm, Hassan Eini-Zinab, Parisa Amiri, Sayyed Reza Sobhani and Azam Doustmohammadian
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:9
  7. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is increasing globally and is associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, autoimmune disease, and cardiovascular disease. Vit D deficiency is also associated...

    Authors: Payam Sharifan, Mohammad Rashidmayvan, Zahra Khorasanchi, Susan Darroudi, Azam Heidari, Fatemeh Hoseinpoor, Hassan Vatanparast, Mohamad Safarian, Saeid Eslami, Asma Afshari, Zahra Asadi, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Mohammad Bagherniya, Hamed Khedmatgozar, Gordon Ferns, Mitra Rezaie…
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:8
  8. Although assessing the nutritional status of pregnant women is becoming a common research agenda, evidence on food consumption scores, particularly among rural residents, is limited. This study aimed to assess...

    Authors: Meseret Belete Fite, Abera Kenay Tura, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Lemessa Oljira and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:6
  9. The glycemic index (GI) reflects body responses to different carbohydrate-rich foods. Generally, it cannot be simply predicted from the composition of the food but needs in vivo testing.

    Authors: Chonnikant Visuthranukul, Pichet Sampatanukul, Suphab Aroonparkmongkol, Pathama Sirimongkol and Sirinuch Chomtho
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:5
  10. One of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic was the weakening of the community's economic condition. The weak economy of the community will have an impact on household food security. This study aims to determi...

    Authors: Ahmad Syafiq, Sandra Fikawati and Syilga Cahya Gemily
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:4
  11. There are some statistical concerns regarding a recently published article which has claimed to develop and psychometrically evaluate an instrument to assess the nutrition self-efficacy among Iranian elderly p...

    Authors: Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Navaz Naghavi and Hamid Sharif Nia
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:11

    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:38

  12. Evidence indicates the lower intake of fruits and vegetables than the recommended daily amount. Study aimed at determining the effects of peer education intervention on the consumption of fruits and vegetable ...

    Authors: Roya Sheybani, Zahra Hosseini, Sayed Hossein Davoodi, Teamur Aghamolaei and Amin Ghanbarnejad
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:53
  13. Nutrition literacy refers to an individual’s knowledge, motivation and competencies to access, process and understand nutrition information to make nutrition-related decisions. It is known to influence dietary...

    Authors: Rebecca Hui San Ong, Wai Leng Chow, Magdalin Cheong, Gladys Huiyun Lim, Weiyi Xie, Geraldine Baggs, Dieu Thi Thu Huynh, Hong Choon Oh, Choon How How, Ngiap-Chuan Tan, Siew Ling Tey and Samuel Teong Huang Chew
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:52
  14. The global prevalence of overweight (including obesity) in children under 5 years of age was 7% in 2012, and it is expected to rise to 11% by the year 2025. The main objective of this study was to fit spatio-t...

    Authors: Owen Paweni Loss Mtambo and Legesse Kassa Debusho
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:51
  15. Undernutrition among adolescents is a major public health problem in developing nations including Ethiopia. Adolescents need to have good-quantity and good-quality nutrients to cope with this rapid growth and ...

    Authors: Damitie Kebede, Reddy P. C. J. Prasad, Degnet Teferi Asres, Hayat Aragaw and Eyerusalem Worku
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:44
  16. A healthy diet in the adolescence period is essential for physical, mental, and immunological development. We aimed to assess macronutrient consumption in the diet of adolescent school children using 24 h reca...

    Authors: Syed Hasan Raza Abidi, Aysha Almas, Abdul Ghani, Sania Sabir and Romania Iqbal
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:43
  17. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is recommended for long-term enteral nutrition. However, long-term nasogastric (NGT) feeding is still commonplace in China. We surveyed Chinese clinicians’ opinions to...

    Authors: Yijie Zhang, Chen Ma, Chenxi Li, Qian Chen, Meifen Shen and Yuyu Wang
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:42
  18. Saudi women are at risk of vitamin D deficiency because they are fully covered by traditional clothing and because of their indoor lifestyle. The latest national study reported that vitamin D deficiency (serum...

    Authors: Tahani A. Zareef and Robert T. Jackson
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:38
  19. While policies to address “obesity” have existed for decades, they have commonly focused on behavioral interventions. More recently, the taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages is gaining traction globally. This...

    Authors: Andrea E. Bombak, Taylor E. Colotti, Dolapo Raji and Natalie D. Riediger
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:36
  20. A healthy dietary intake during pregnancy is important for maternal and child health. However, pregnant women with a low socio-economic status often fail to meet dietary guidelines and requirements for healthy...

    Authors: Sabina Super, Yvette H. Beulen, Maria A. Koelen and Annemarie Wagemakers
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:35
  21. In many resource-poor settings, nutritional counselling is one of the key components of nutrition support programmes aiming to improve nutritional and health outcomes amongst people living with HIV. Counsellin...

    Authors: Fisaha Haile Tesfay, Anna Ziersch, Lillian Mwanri and Sara Javanparast
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:34
  22. Fast-food consumption is an unhealthy dietary behaviour because it increases the risk of diet-related chronic diseases. We aimed to investigate factors associated with fast-food consumption, namely sociodemogr...

    Authors: Cheong Siew Man, Lim Kuang Hock, Chan Ying Ying, Kee Chee Cheong, Lim Kuang Kuay, Teh Chien Huey, Azli Baharudin and Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:31
  23. End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a leading cause of death and morbidity worldwide. Malnutrition is a common problem among hemodialysis (HD) patients that negatively impacts their prognosis and is linked to an...

    Authors: Eba’a Hafi, Ro’ya Soradi, Sarah Diab, Ahmad M. Samara, Marah Shakhshir, Malik Alqub and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:30
  24. Vending machines represent one way of offering food, but they are overlooked in the efforts to improve people’s eating habits. The aim of our study was to analyse the variety and nutritional values of beverage...

    Authors: Urška Rozman, Nataša Fidler Mis, Urška Pivk Kupirovič, Igor Pravst, Primož Kocbek, Maja Strauss and Sonja Šostar Turk
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:29
  25. Application of advanced body composition measurement methods is not practical in developing countries context due to cost and unavailability of facilities. This study generated ethnic specific body fat percent...

    Authors: Makeda Sinaga, Melese Sinaga Teshome, Tilhun Yemane, Elsah Tegene, David Lindtsrom and Tefera Belachew
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:17
  26. Web-based therapeutic approaches are new and attractive tools for primary health care systems due to their time and cost-saving nature and their accessibility for different populations. The aim of the current ...

    Authors: Leila Jahangiry and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:16
  27. A body of evidences showed that adolescent undernutrition is a serious public health problem in developing countries including Ethiopia. Adolescence period is the last chance for curbing the consequences of un...

    Authors: Gebrehiwot Hadush, Oumer Seid and Abel Gebre Wuneh
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:2
  28. Although good progress was made in maternal and child nutrition during the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era, malnutrition remains one of the major threats on global health. Therefore, the United Nation ...

    Authors: Xin Huang, Bo Yang, Qin Liu, Ruilin Zhang, Shenglan Tang and Mary Story
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:12
  29. To investigate the relation of child dietary diversity and household food insecurity along with other socio-demographic with child anthropometric indices in north-central Ethiopia, an area with a high level of...

    Authors: Amare Molla Dinku, Tefera Chane Mekonnen and Getachew Shumye Adilu
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:11
  30. There is limited evidence on the determinants of childhood stunting across urban India or specifically in slum settlements. This study aims to assess the extent of stunting among children under 2 years of age ...

    Authors: Sushmita Das, Sheila Chanani, Neena Shah More, David Osrin, Shanti Pantvaidya and Anuja Jayaraman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:10
  31. Although infant and young child feeding practices play an important role, children in Ethiopia suffer from poor infant and young child feeding. To date, there is a limited study which addresses factors that in...

    Authors: Netsanet Fentahun, Yared Mulu, Tesfaye Feleke and Abraham Tamirat
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:9
  32. Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are dietary surveys widely used in studies of nutritional epidemiology because they are inexpensive, easy to complete and provide significant information on dietary intake ...

    Authors: María García Rodríguez, Manuel Romero Saldaña, José Manuel Alcaide Leyva, Rafael Moreno Rojas and Guillermo Molina Recio
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:47
  33. Despite different interventions to improve child nutrition conditions, chronic malnutrition is still a public health concern in Rwanda, with a high stunting prevalence of 38% among under 5-year-olds children. ...

    Authors: Jeanine Ahishakiye, Laura Bouwman, Inge D. Brouwer, Eric Matsiko, Margaret Armar-Klemesu and Maria Koelen
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:43
  34. Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) was established to identify individuals exhibiting signs of addiction towards certain types of food. This study aimed to develop a Turkish version of the Yale Food Addiction Sc...

    Authors: Zehra Buyuktuncer, Aslı Akyol, Aylin Ayaz, Reyhan Nergiz-Unal, Burcu Aksoy, Erdal Cosgun, Pınar Ozdemir, Gulden Pekcan and Halit Tanju Besler
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:42
  35. Awareness of nutrition self-efficacy dimensions can enable healthcare providers to guide their use in screening and providing a context for positive changes such as in promoting a healthy lifestyle and quality...

    Authors: Abbas Shamsalinia, Reza Ghadimi, Razieh Torabi Chafjiri, Faezeh Norouzinejad, Ali Pourhabib and Fatemeh Ghaffari
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:38

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:3

  36. Risk factors of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh are well documented. However, due to regional variations in prevalence of acute malnutrition, it is important to explore the risk factors specific to the region...

    Authors: Monsurul Hoq, Masum Ali, Ashraful Islam and Charulatha Banerjee
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:36
  37. The aim of this study was to analyse the use of dietary supplements to support weight reduction (DSSWR) in adults according to sociodemographic background, body mass index (BMI), waist-hip ratio (WHR), body fa...

    Authors: Adrian Lubowiecki-Vikuk, Magdalena Król-Zielińska and Adam Kantanista
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:31
  38. In Ethiopia, 38% of children under 5 years of age are stunted (low height for age). A novel government-led intervention called the Sustainable Undernutrition Reduction in Ethiopia (SURE) aims to tackle the bur...

    Authors: Mihretab M. Salasibew, Cami Moss, Girmay Ayana, Desalegn Kuche, Solomon Eshetu and Alan D. Dangour
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:29