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  1. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has become a significant outcome in assessing interventions in the pediatric population and could be influenced by diet patterns. The Mediterranean diet (MD) pattern has ...

    Authors: Milton A. Romero-Robles, Fabricio Ccami-Bernal, Zhamanda N. Ortiz-Benique, Diego F. Pinto-Ruiz, Vicente A. Benites-Zapata and Donovan Casas Patiño
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:57
  2. A multicentric study is being conducted in which children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) aged 6–59 months are identified with only weight-for-height z-score (WHZ) < − 3 criteria. The present study aimed ...

    Authors: Rajesh Kumar Sinha, Praveen Kumar, Abner Daniel, Hemang Shah, Raja Sriswan, Arun Kokane, Aditya Mohapatra, Vivek Kashyap, Anil Kumar Goel, Virendra Kumar, Asha Kiran, N. Arlappa, Ankur Joshi, Rashmi Ranjan Nayak, Shikha Sayal and Arjan de Wagt
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:56
  3. This study aimed at reviewing effective food hygiene principles and dietary intakes to reinforce the immune system for prevention of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

    Authors: Jalaledin Mirzay-Razaz, Majid Hassanghomi, Marjan Ajami, Glareh Koochakpoor, Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:53
  4. Breakfast skipping and its relationship with academic achievement among primary school children were investigated in this study. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 848 primary school children. Breakfa...

    Authors: Lulu Abebe, Nebiyu Mengistu, Tinsae Shemelise Tesfaye, Robel Hussen Kabthymer, Wondwosen Molla, Desalegn Tarekegn, Aregahegn Wudneh, Misrak Negash Shonor and Solomon Yimer
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:51
  5. In Ethiopia, the proportion of older adults is steadily increasing. This rapidly growing older adult population may increase the burden of malnutrition. However, malnutrition among older adults, particularly t...

    Authors: Yohannes Mulu Ferede, Terefe Derso and Mekonnen Sisay
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:52
  6. This paper examines seemingly contradictory evidence from extant research that son preference is high, but male disadvantage in mortality is increasing in Nepal. To do so, we documented the timing, geographic ...

    Authors: Jasmine Fledderjohann and Melanie Channon
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:50
  7. Lifestyle interventions are the first-line treatment for Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), highly prevalent in the community. This study aimed to examine the 8-week separate and combined effects of aerobic trai...

    Authors: Sasan Nemati, Vahid Tadibi and Rastegar Hoseini
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:48
  8. Obesity is a major risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and is associated with altered platelet function. The mean platelet volume (MPV) is a rapid measure of platelet activation and ...

    Authors: Bongani Brian Nkambule, Vuyolwethu Mxinwa, Tawanda Maurice Nyambuya and Phiwayinkosi Vusi Dludla
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:47
  9. Healthcare professionals are important sources of nutrition and health information for Americans. As plant-based (PB) dairy alternative products increase in popularity, concerns have been raised about their nu...

    Authors: Bridget E. Clark, Lizzy Pope and Emily H. Belarmino
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:46
  10. Personalized diet counselling, as part of lifestyle change programs for cardiometabolic risk conditions (combinations of prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and high waist circumference)...

    Authors: Paula Brauer, Dawna Royall, Airu Li, Ariellia Rodrigues, Jennifer Green, Sharon Macklin, Alison Craig, Miranda Chan, Jennifer Pasanen, Lucie Brunelle, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Doug Klein, Angelo Tremblay, Caroline Rheaume, David M. Mutch and Khursheed Jeejeebhoy
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:45
  11. The minimum acceptable diet (MAD) has been used globally as one of the main indicators to assess the adequacy of feeding practices. More than half of the causes of under-five child mortality in developing coun...

    Authors: Firanbon Teshome and Afework Tadele
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:44
  12. Safe and effective weight control strategies are needed to curtail the current obesity epidemic worldwide. Increasing dietary fibre has shown positive results with weight loss as well as in the reduction of me...

    Authors: Sebely Pal, Jenny McKay, Suleen Ho, Monica Jane, Roland J. Gahler and Simon Wood
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:42
  13. Obesity is becoming more prevalent worldwide. Magnesium (Mg) intake may play a role in the regulation of energy metabolism and body weight. Therefore, in this cross-sectional study, we aimed to investigate the...

    Authors: Amin Mirrafiei, Bahareh Jabbarzadeh, Yasaman Hosseini, Kurosh Djafarian and Sakineh Shab-Bidar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:39
  14. Malnutrition is an important public health issue and the main cause of child morbidity and mortality, especially in developing countries. The present study aimed to model trend changes in percentage of the mal...

    Authors: Parisa Keshani and Hadi Raeisi Shahraki
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:38
  15. Low resting metabolic rate (RMR), as a risk factor for weight gain and obesity, can be influenced by many factors. Empirical research has confirmed the role of appetite and related hormones in obesity and ener...

    Authors: Sara Hajishizari, Hossein Imani, Sanaz Mehranfar, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Atieh Mirzababaei, Cain C. T. Clark and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:37
  16. Healthy dietary habits prevent childhood overweight and obesity and the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) later in life. We examined dietary patterns and their association with adiposity among primary s...

    Authors: Mary Vincent Mosha, Heavenlight A. Paulo, Sia E. Msuya, Heiner Grosskurth and Suzanne Filteau
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:35
  17. Evidence on double and triple burdens of malnutrition at household level among child-mother pairs is a key towards addressing the problem of malnutrition. In Ethiopia, studies on double and triple burdens of m...

    Authors: Bethelihem Tigabu Tarekegn, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Kendalem Asmare Atalell, Selam Fisiha Kassa, Addis Bilal Muhye, Masresha Asmare Techane, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu, Chalachew Adugna Wubneh, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Tadesse Tarik Tamir, Destaye Guadie Kassie, Amare Wondim, Bewuketu Terefe, Mohammed Seid Ali, Beletech Fentie, Almaz Tefera Gonete…
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:34
  18. Malnutrition is a determining factor of pediatric mortality and morbidity, especially in low and middle-income countries. Hospitalized children are at a higher risk of malnutrition. Several malnutrition screen...

    Authors: Armen Malekiantaghi, Kosar AsnaAshari, Hosein Shabani-Mirzaee, Mohsen Vigeh, Mohsen Sadatinezhad and Kambiz Eftekhari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:33
  19. Mislabeling is a type of fraud, that can lead to major health concerns, especially when used on staple foods like bread. This study aimed to assess the compliance of nutrition claims on pre-packaged Pita bread...

    Authors: Priscilla Bedran, Christelle Bou-Mitri, Samar Merhi, Jacqueline Doumit, Jessy El Hayek Fares and Antoine G. Farhat
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:32
  20. To describe and compare detailed dietary fat intake, fat quality and associative factors between two measuring points 10 years apart of residents living in long-term care facilities, and to reflect how fat com...

    Authors: K. Jyväkorpi Satu, H. Suominen Merja, E. Strandberg Timo, Karoliina Salminen, T. Niskanen Riikka, Hanna-Maria Roitto, K. T. Saarela Riitta and H. Pitkälä Kaisu
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:31
  21. Child undernutrition is a major public health problem in many resource-poor communities in the world. More than two-thirds of malnutrition-related child deaths are associated with inappropriate feeding practic...

    Authors: Daniel Gashaneh Belay, Asefa Adimasu Taddese and Kassahun Alemu Gelaye
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:30
  22. Optimal infant and young child feeding practices (IYCFP) reduce childhood stunting and are associated with additional health benefits. In Tanzania, IYCFP are far from optimal where 32% of children under the ag...

    Authors: E Beckstead, G Mulokozi, M Jensen, J Smith, M Baldauf, K. A. Dearden, M. Linehan, S. Torres, J. Glenn, J. H. West, P. C. Hall and B. T. Crookston
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:29
  23. Based on a comprehensive search, we realized that there is no previous study conducted among migraine patients to assess the association between major dietary patterns and mental health. Therefore, the present...

    Authors: Arman Arab, Nahid Rafie, Amir Hadi, Fariborz Khorvash, Zahra Heidari and Gholamreza Askari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:28
  24. Food and nutrition literacy (FANLit) has been proposed to promote healthy diet behaviour and is believed to decrease the prevalence of overweight, obesity and chronic disease. However, the perspective of junio...

    Authors: Kingkaew Samruayruen and Nithra Kitreerawutiwong
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:27
  25. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the first reason for death worldwide, in which poor diet is the leading risk factor. It is estimated that 20% of all death is related to food. The Unhealthy diet includes ma...

    Authors: Mohammad Amerzadeh, Amirhossein Takian, Hamed Pouraram, Ali Akbari Sari and Afshin Ostovar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:26
  26. Food insecurity and dietary diversity remain a public health concern in developing countries like Bangladesh which is exacerbated by the COVID-19 especially for day laborers’ families in Bangladesh. This study...

    Authors: Md. Hasan Al Banna, Abu Sayeed, Satyajit Kundu, Anna Kagstrom, Mst. Sadia Sultana, Musammet Rasheda Begum and Md Shafiqul Islam Khan
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:25
  27. Elevated concentrations of myostatin inhibit muscle growth, function and strength. Myostatin is a mediator of sarcopenia and is associated with insulin resistance. For this study we tested the response of a ca...

    Authors: Cydne A. Perry, Gary P. Van Guilder and Tammy A. Butterick
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:24
  28. Barley contains abundant soluble beta-glucan fibers, which have established health benefits. In addition, the health benefits conferred by the gut bacteria have attracted considerable interest. However, few st...

    Authors: Tsubasa Matsuoka, Koji Hosomi, Jonguk Park, Yuka Goto, Mao Nishimura, Satoko Maruyama, Haruka Murakami, Kana Konishi, Motohiko Miyachi, Hitoshi Kawashima, Kenji Mizuguchi, Toshiki Kobayashi, Hiroshi Yokomichi, Jun Kunisawa and Zentaro Yamagata
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:23
  29. The relationship between dietary variety, adequacy, moderation, and balanced diet as diet quality indices and cardiovascular risk factors has not been yet evaluated amongst patients with Mmyocardial Iinfarctio...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Sharifi, Payman Izadpanah, Maryam Mohammad Hosseini and Mina Vojoudi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:20
  30. Childhood overweight and obesity have increasingly been recognized as a significant global public health crisis, including in Asia. This study aimed to assess the obesogenic environment in primary schools in J...

    Authors: Levina Chandra Khoe, Indah Suci Widyahening, Syougie Ali and Helda Khusun
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:19
  31. Use of dietary supplements (DS) and muscle enhancing dietary supplements (MEDS) is frequent among students despite the lack of evidence of effects and health risks related to consumption. We need to increase o...

    Authors: Christine Sundgot-Borgen, Therese Fostervold Mathisen, Monica Klungland Torstveit and Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:17
  32. In the past it was believed that wasting and stunting were independent of each other. Recent work has shown that they can occur concurrently in a child and that increases considerably the risk of mortality. Co...

    Authors: Tomás Zaba, Joel Conkle, Mara Nyawo, Dorothy Foote and Mark Myatt
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:15
  33. Early childhood growth patterns have long-term consequences for health and disease. Little is known about the interplay between growth and iron status during childhood. We explored the interplay between linear...

    Authors: Sarah Hanieh, Sabine Braat, Thach D. Tran, Tran T. Ha, Julie A. Simpson, Tran Tuan, Jane Fisher and Beverley-Ann Biggs
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:14
  34. Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is the most life-threatening form of malnutrition, and in 2019, approximately 14.3 million children under the age of 5 were considered to have SAM. The prevalence of child malnu...

    Authors: Paul Jasper, Warren C. Jochem, Emma Lambert-Porter, Umer Naeem and Chigozie Edson Utazi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:13
  35. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a common complication that has been shown in various studies to be related to the frequency and timing of eating. We aimed to evaluate the relationship between meal timing and freq...

    Authors: Neda Azizi, Sakineh Shab-Bidar, Elham Bazshahi, Azadeh Lesani, Mohammad Hassan Javanbakht and Kurosh Djafarian
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:12
  36. Nutritional problems are increasingly associated with acute infections. It is also related to further complications of illnesses and poor treatment outcomes of medical conditions. This study aimed to assess wa...

    Authors: Nahom Worku Teshager, Ashenafi Tazebew Amare, Koku Sisay Tamirat and Melkamu Aderajew Zemene
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:11
  37. The interdisciplinary Participatory Approach for Nutrition in Children: Strengthening Health, Education, Engineering and Environment Linkages (PANChSHEEEL) study used a participatory approach to develop locally-f...

    Authors: Hanimi Reddy Modugu, Rajesh Khanna, Antaryami Dash, Logan Manikam, Priti Parikh, Lorna Benton, Sanjay Sharma, Neha Santwani, Susrita Roy, Hemant Chaturvedi, Satya Prakash Pattanaik, Marie-Carine Lall, Virendra Kumar Vijay and Monica Lakhanpaul
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:10
  38. Stunting is impaired linear growth of children: they experience stunting in the first 1000 days after conception and is an indication of chronic malnutrition. Children under the age of two are regarded as the ...

    Authors: Tuba Tringo Tadele, Chameno Chalite Gebremedhin, Makiso Urugo Markos and Endale Liben Fitsum
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:9
  39. Food insecurity during pregnancy has important implications for maternal and newborn health. There is increasing commitment to screening for social needs within health care settings. However, little is known a...

    Authors: Chelsey R. Canavan, Tiffany D’cruze, Meaghan A. Kennedy, Kayla E. Hatchell, Maureen Boardman, Arvind Suresh, Daisy Goodman and Alka Dev
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:8

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