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Nutrition

  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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