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  1. 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
  2. The aim of this study is to assess the current status of non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors amongst adolescents in Bangladesh. We also critically reviewed the existing policy responses to NCD risk amo...

    Authors: Tuhin Biswas, Peter Azzopardi, Syeda Novera Anwar, Tim David de Vries, Luis Manuel Encarnacion-Cruz, Md. Mehedi Hasan, M. Mamun Huda, Sonia Pervin, Rajat Das Gupta, Dipak Kumar Mitra, Lal B. Rawal and Abdullah Al Mamun
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:22
  3. Gut microbiota might play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and probiotics supplement may be an effective treatment option. This study aims to explore the therapeutic effect...

    Authors: Mei Luo, Qin Liu, Lin Xiao and Li-Shou Xiong
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:21
  4. From 2012 to 2015, a health promotion intervention (under a project called HADP) aiming to improve children’s well-being was implemented in Horowpathana, Sri Lanka. The donor organization reports positive resu...

    Authors: Najith Duminda Galmangoda Guruge, Adam Arhelger and Kalpani Abhayasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:20
  5. Community characteristics are a significant social determinant of child health. Little is known about the effects of social heterogeneity as a specific factor that might impact health. This paper aims to fill ...

    Authors: Bailey Richards, Krishna Rao and David Bishai
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:19
  6. Balanced nutrition is crucial for adolescent’s proper physical and mental development. Dietary habits change significantly with a child’s development. Along with increasing age and the shift towards adolescenc...

    Authors: Alicja Basiak-Rasała, Sara Górna, Joanna Krajewska, Mateusz Kolator, Katarzyna Pazdro-Zastawny, Aleksander Basiak and Tomasz Zatoński
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:17
  7. The purpose of the project was to improve newborn health in neonatal care units in a low resource area with high neonatal mortality, predominantly by better nutrition and educational exchange of health care wo...

    Authors: Kirsti Haaland and Sadasivam Sitaraman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:16
  8. The association between dietary cholesterol consumption and dyslipidemia is still in controversy. The study aims to evaluate whether dietary cholesterol intake associated with dyslipidemia and its components i...

    Authors: Junqiang Pan, Wenqi Han, Yongrong Jiang, Jine Wu and Xin Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:15
  9. Studies in the literature have found mixed results on the effect of microcredit on health outcomes. Of the five previous experimental studies that included microcredit and a health intervention, three reported...

    Authors: Stan Becker, Ruhul Amin, Nirali Chakraborty and Linnea Zimmerman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:14
  10. 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
  11. Adolescent mothers (Girls aged 15–19) constitute 8% of annual global births, but account for 10% of annual maternal deaths. WHO recommended 4–8 Antenatal Care (ANC) visits, in addition to quality care and faci...

    Authors: Aminur Rahman, Tahmina Begum, Anne Austin, Md. Hasan, Nurul Alam, Iqbal Anwar and Surasak Taneepanichskul
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:12
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Diabetes prevalence, as well as that of pre-diabetes, is rapidly increasing in South Africa. Individuals with pre-diabetes have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is reversible with a change in l...

    Authors: Nina Grundlingh, Temesgen T. Zewotir, Danielle J. Roberts and Samuel Manda
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:7
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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

  20. Recent studies have investigated the role of Helicobacter pylori infection in the development of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. It is estimated that approximately 0.1% of people infect...

    Authors: Masoud Keikha, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Yoshio Yamaoka and Mohsen Karbalaei
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:2
  21. Despite significant economic growth and development, undernutrition among children remains a major public health challenge for low- and middle-income countries in the twenty-first century. In Millennium Develo...

    Authors: Ranjan Kumar Prusty, Mohan Bairwa, Fahmina Anwar, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Kamalesh Kumar Patel and Daya Krishan Mangal
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:1
  22. WHO estimated 20% of adolescents (10–19 years) have mental health problems. We examined the prevalence and associated risk predictors of overweight/obesity and perceived stress using eating behaviors and physi...

    Authors: S. K. Roy, Khurshid Jahan, Nurul Alam, Rumana Rois, Ambrina Ferdaus, Samina Israt and Md. Rizwanul Karim
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:54
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Stress-related mental health problems are one of the most common causes of the burden in university students worldwide. Many studies have been conducted to predict the prevalence of stress among university stu...

    Authors: Rumana Rois, Manik Ray, Atikur Rahman and Swapan K. Roy
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:50
  27. Adherence is crucial in treating Tuberculosis to achieve the required treatment success rate. However, due to the longer treatment duration, adherence to Tuberculosis treatment is the most challenging factor a...

    Authors: Resom Berhe Gebremariam, Maereg Wolde and Aykerem Beyene
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:49
  28. Child neglect is a form of child maltreatment and it is a neglected area of research. As similar to other forms of maltreatment, neglect also results in negative health outcomes for children. Child neglect is ...

    Authors: Nadeeka Rathnayake, Shreenika De Silva Weliange and G. N. Duminda Guruge
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:48
  29. Foetal reduction—removal of one or more foetuses to reduce the number of foetuses in multiple conceptions—is a procedure used for improving pregnancy outcomes following assisted reproductive technology (ART) t...

    Authors: Mei-Zen Huang, Yi-Chin Sun, Meei-Ling Gau, Shuby Puthussery and Chien-Huei Kao
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:47
  30. Both human genes and environmental exposures, due to complex interplay, play important role in the cancer etiology. Vitamin D is associated with a reduced risk of incidence and mortality of several human cance...

    Authors: Elham kazemian, Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari, Nariman Moradi, Safoora Gharibzadeh, Atieh Amouzegar, Laura S. Rozek, Alison M. Mondul, Maryam Khademolmele, Katie R. Zarins, Nasim Ghodoosi, Zahra Shateri, Soudabeh Fallah and Sayed Hossein Davoodi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:46
  31. Despite progress made to improve access to child health services, mothers’ consistent utilization of these services has been constrained by several factors. This study is aimed at assessing the inequalities in...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng, Carol J. Henry, Rein Lepnurm, Bonnie Janzen and Susan J. Whiting
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:45
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Iran is one of the developing countries and foodborne diseases commonly impose problems for public health, the health care system and the economy. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the chemical and micro...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Seyed Reza Hosseini, Somayeh Jafarian, Mohsen Rezazadeh, Mohsen Mirzaei, Ebrahim Esmaeili and Peyman Hasanzadeh
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:40
  36. Authors: Lukoye Atwoli, Abdullah H. Baqui, Thomas Benfield, Raffaella Bosurgi, Fiona Godlee, Stephen Hancocks, Richard Horton, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Carlos Augusto Monteiro, Ian Norman, Kirsten Patrick, Nigel Praities, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Eric J. Rubin, Peush Sahni, Richard Smith…
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:39
  37. 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
  38. Lymphomas usually present with different occurrence patterns across different geographical locations, but their epidemiology in Zambia is yet to be extensively explored.

    Authors: Pascal Polepole, Victor C. Mudenda, Sody M. Munsaka and Luwen Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:37
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Malnutrition is a major public health problem. It contributes to the high death rate among children in developing countries despite the various advocacies of institutions such as WHO and FAO and many other org...

    Authors: Yrence Urielle Amoussou Lokossou, Ayuk Betrand Tambe, Colette Azandjèmè and Xikombiso Mbhenyane
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:33
  43. Over the last few decades, Mizoram has shown an increase in cases of type 2 diabetes mellitus; however, no in-depth scientific records are available to understand the occurrence of the disease. In this study, ...

    Authors: Freda Lalrohlui, Souvik Ghatak, John Zohmingthanga, Vanlal Hruaii and Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:32
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Vitamin D deficiency among pregnant women is a public health concern globally. In India, individual studies report high prevalence. However, lack of national data masks the true burden. This work determined th...

    Authors: Angeline Jeyakumar, Vidhya Shinde and Reshma Ravindran
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:28

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