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  1. There is no country in the developing world where iodine deficiency is not a public health problem including Ethiopia. Therefore, this study aimed to assess inadequate utilization of iodized salt and associate...

    Authors: Getachew Sale Mezgebu, Endalkachew Amare Enyew, Beakal Zinab Tefera and Fentaw Wassie Feleke
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:96
  2. Whether or not the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) conditions in which children under five live determine their nutritional status is still under discussion. The work aimed to study the effects of househo...

    Authors: Nicolas Gaffan, Alphonse Kpozehouen, Cyriaque Degbey, Yolaine Glele Ahanhanzo and Moussiliou Noël Paraïso
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:95
  3. Iron deficiency (ID) and anaemia of inflammation (AI) coexist where infections and nutritional deficiencies are common. The aim of this study was to determine burden of ID, anaemia, inflammation and AI in chil...

    Authors: Sharon Odmia Sama, Germain Sotoing Taiwe, Rene Ning Teh, Gwendolyne Elobe Njume, Seraphine Njuontsop Chiamo and Irene Ule Ngole Sumbele
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:94
  4. Neural tube defects (NTDs) are serious brain and spine birth defects. Although NTDs are primarily pregnancy complications, such as abortion and stillbirth, they also contribute to under-five morbidity and mort...

    Authors: Fadumo Ahmed Mohamed, Merga Dheresa, Temam Bashir Raru, Newas yusuf, Tahir Ahmed Hassen, Ame Mehadi, Tara Wilfong, Kedir Negesso Tukeni, Mohammed Abdurke Kure and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:93
  5. Food insecurity is prevalent in Canada and may influence mental health, particularly among females. The present study examined the joint effect of female sex and food insecurity on mood disorders.

    Authors: James Kotuah Sakeah, Gervin Ane Apatinga, Edgar Balinia Adda, Paschal Awingura Apanga, Carol Vlassoff and Yue Chen
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:91
  6. Anaemia is a serious health problem among adolescent girls in Ghana. The aims of this study were to measure the prevalence and identify the nutritional, health, and socio-demographic determinants of anaemia in...

    Authors: Anthony Wemakor, Matilda Kwaako and Adinan Abdul-Rahman
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:90
  7. The American Heart Association (AHA) chose the REAP-S dietary screener in 2020 as one of three US dietary screeners recommended for integrating dietary assessment into clinical care. The REAP-S v.2 is an updat...

    Authors: Viswanathan Shankar, Kathryn H. Thompson, Judith Wylie-Rosett and C. J. Segal-Isaacson
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:88
  8. The optimal nutritional treatment for gestational diabetes (GDM) is still a matter of debate. With increasing rates of GDM and potential negative consequences for the health of mother and child, the best treat...

    Authors: Lisa Torsdatter Markussen, Jemina Kivelä, Jaana Lindström, Reza A. Ashrafi, Seppo Heinonen, Saila Koivusalo and Jelena Meinilä
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:87
  9. Cellular immunity as reflected by total lymphocyte count (TLC) has been proven to be related to overall survival rate cancer patients. Lymphocyte proliferation is regulated, to some extent, by nutritional fact...

    Authors: Yosua Yan Kristian, Rahmat Cahyanur, Yohannessa Wulandari, Wina Sinaga, Widjaja Lukito, Findy Prasetyawaty and Wiji Lestari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:86
  10. Minority ethnic groups are a fast-growing population in many high-income countries, partly due to the increasing population of immigrants and second-generation migrants. The dietary practices of some of these...

    Authors: Abimbola S. Ojo, Lawrence A. Nnyanzi, Emma L. Giles, Louisa J. Ells, Olusegun Awolaran, Sylvester R. Okeke, Agani Afaya and Obasanjo Afolabi Bolarinwa
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:85
  11. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a prevalent liver disease predisposing patients to life-threatening conditions, including cirrhosis. There is evidence that the incidence of NAFLD is related to the...

    Authors: Adib Valibeygi, Ali Davoodi, Azizallah Dehghan, Farhad Vahid, James R. Hébert, Mojtaba Farjam and Reza Homayounfar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:84
  12. Malnutrition is the main cause of illness and death in children under the age of five. It affects millions of children worldwide, putting their health and future in jeopardy. Therefore, this study aimed to ide...

    Authors: Abebew Aklog Asmare and Yitateku Adugna Agmas
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:82
  13. Cameroon, like many other developing countries, is experiencing a double burden of malnutrition. With increasing urbanization, communities are exposed to high calorie diets and sedentary lifestyles, which cont...

    Authors: Faith Asangha Akob, Kirthee Pillay, Nicola Wiles and Muthulisi Siwela
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:81
  14. Depression is prevalent among individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and can cause poor health outcomes. Moreover, a solid bilateral association between NAFLD and depression has been shown,...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Mohsenpour, Farzaneh Mohammadi, Nadia Razmjooei, Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari and Najmeh Hejazi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:80
  15. Since bottle feeding has an impact on the effectiveness of breastfeeding and appropriate supplemental feeding, the World health organization recommends being avoided for infant and early child feeding. Thus, t...

    Authors: Belachew M. Hunde, Ismael K. Sitotaw and Teshome B. Elema
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:79
  16. Although dietary adjustments are recommended frequently for bowel symptoms, evidence of diet’s impact on bowel function is lacking. The aim was to develop a patient-reported outcome instrument, for children wi...

    Authors: Lovisa Telborn, Christine Kumlien, Christina Granéli, Irene Axelsson and Pernilla Stenström
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:78
  17. Nutrition education is a key component of health promotion programs which leads to the improvement of students’ nutritional behaviors. The transtheoretical model (TTM) is one of the models extensively used in ...

    Authors: Nooshin Rouhani-Tonekaboni, Sara Sabrkonandeh, Asieh Ashouri, Parisa Kasmaei and Mehdi Mirzaei-Alavijeh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:77
  18. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain the leading cause of mortality worldwide. This underlies the need to evaluate different targets, such as diet quality. In this regard, we conducted the present study to fi...

    Authors: Pegah Ahmadijoo, Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari, Seyed Jalil Masoumi, Maryam Ranjbar Zahedani and Farzaneh Mohammadi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:76
  19. Organic farming is a relatively new concept in developing countries compared to developed countries. Understanding the factors affecting consumers’ willingness to pay for organic foods is critical to increasin...

    Authors: Marjan Bazhan, Farnam Shafiei Sabet and Nasrin Borumandnia
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:74
  20. We have suggested “Revised Nutritional Reference Values for Feeding at Evacuation Shelters” (Revised RV) as a daily nutritional recommendation for meals served at evacuation shelters where poor diets had been ...

    Authors: Tamaki Takeda, Noriko Sudo, Nobuyo Tsuboyama-Kasaoka, Ikuko Shimada, Keiichi Sato, Yuki Shibamura and Sayaka Nagao-Sato
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:73
  21. It is well known that the magnitude of undernutrition in Ethiopia is unacceptably high. The burden of co-occurrence of iron, folate, and vitamin A deficiency, on the other hand, has received less attention. Th...

    Authors: Meseret Belete Fite, Abera Kenay Tura, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Lemessa Oljira, Tara Wilfong, Newas Yusuf Mamme, Gemechu Asefa, Demiraw Bikila Gurmu, Wossene Habtu, Feyissa Challa Waka, Nahom Tefera Demiss, Meseret Woldeyohannes, Masresha Tessema, Dawit Alemayehu, Tahir Ahmed Hassen, Aboma Motuma…
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:72
  22. Iodine is a crucial trace element for thyroid hormone synthesis. All age groups are affected by iodine deficiency disorders (IDD), especially pregnant women, young women, and children. Iodine deficiency disord...

    Authors: Yalelet Fentaw Shiferaw, Wubshet Debebe Negash, Daniel Gashaneh Belay, Haileyesus Birhan and Desale Bihonegn Asmamaw
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:71
  23. Child undernutrition is a major public health problem and an important indicator of child’s health. Adequate nutrition is critical for a child’s growth and development. Growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) se...

    Authors: Benjamin Baguune, Dramani Mahama Aminu, Emmanuel Bekyieriya and Martin Nyaaba Adokiya
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:70
  24. Childhood stunting is recognized as significant public health concern in India. It is a form of malnutrition with impaired linear growth and creates a range of adversaries among children, including under-5 mor...

    Authors: Tamal Basu Roy, Tanu Das, Partha Das and Priya Das
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:69
  25. Metabolic syndrome is recognized as one of the most common global health issues, which may cause numerous side effects. Studies have shown the favorable effects of probiotic supplements on glycemic indices, li...

    Authors: Mohammad-Amin Zolghadrpour, Farzad Karimpour, Mohammad-Reza Jowshan, Hossein Imani and Somayyeh Asghari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:68
  26. Sufficient, safe and nutritious food is unattainable for many people experiencing severe food insecurity, putting them at dietary risk. Food banks, a growing part of the charitable food system (CFS), are the m...

    Authors: Sharonna Mossenson, Roslyn Giglia, Claire E. Pulker, Miranda Chester and Christina M. Pollard
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:67
  27. The energy imbalance gap (EIG) represents the average daily difference between energy intake and energy expenditure. The maintenance energy gap (MEG) captures the increased energy intake needed to maintain a h...

    Authors: Saeideh Fallah-Fini, Tannaz Rezaei, Karin De Ridder and Stefanie Vandevijvere
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:66
  28. Many low- and middle-income countries are now shifting toward diets that are higher in added sugars, unhealthy fats, salt, and refined carbohydrates. Childhood obesity and chronic diseases have all been linked...

    Authors: Deresegne Fentie Jemere, Mekonnen Sisay Alemayehu and Aysheshim Kassahun Belew
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:65
  29. One of the unfortunate events after bariatric surgery is the weight regain, which occurs in some patients. Food addiction is an eating disorder related to the brain-intestinal axis and can be effective in weig...

    Authors: Fateme Ghafouri-Taleghani, Behnaz Abiri, Ali Zamanian and Atoosa Saidpour
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:63
  30. food insecurity (FI) is considered as an essential public health problem which may have detrimental effects on people’s health. The aim of present study was to evaluate FI, body mass index, quantity and qualit...

    Authors: Milad Rajabzadeh-Dehkordi, Fatemeh Mohammadi-Nasrabadi, Mehran Nouri, Ali Ahmadi and Shiva Faghih
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:62
  31. This review aimed to determine what methods are used to assess nutritional status, the levels of nutritional status, determinants of undernutrition, and nutritional interventions employed for adolescents with ...

    Authors: Meless Gebrie, Lin Perry, Xiaoyue Xu, Andargachew Kassa and Marilyn Cruickshank
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:60
  32. Child under-nutrition remains a widespread problem around the globe. Improving child nutrition and empowering women are two important and closely connected development goals. These two interconnected goals wil...

    Authors: Habtamu Zelalem, Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew, Samuel Dagne and Anteneh Mengist Dessie
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:59
  33. Evaluate the adequacy of energy/macronutrient intake in adolescents according to the Slovenian national recommendations adopted from the recommendations of the German Nutrition Society and to identify differen...

    Authors: Emanuela Čerček Vilhar, Petra Golja, Gregor Starc, Barbara Koroušić Seljak and Katja Zdešar Kotnik
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:58

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  34. Eating foods away from home has been associated with poor diet quality and adverse health outcomes. Research is needed to examine barriers and facilitators to making healthier eating choices in restaurant sett...

    Authors: Melissa Fuster, Maria P. Santos, Emily Dimond, Terry T. K. Huang and Margaret A. Handley
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:57
  35. Haemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell disorder and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency as well as differences in ABO blood groups have been shown to influence the risk of malaria and/or anaem...

    Authors: Samuel Kofi Tchum, Samuel Asamoah Sakyi, Fareed Arthur, Bright Adu, Latifatu Alhassan Abubakar, Felix Boakye Oppong, Francis Dzabeng, Benjamin Amoani, Thomas Gyan and Kwaku Poku Asante
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:56
  36. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a common global issue linked to the quality of one’s eating occasions. The current cross-sectional study evaluates the association between a novel index, the Main Meal Quality Inde...

    Authors: Amin Mirrafiei, Mohaddeseh Hasanzadeh, Fatemeh Sheikhhossein, Maryam Majdi¹, Kurosh Djafarian and Sakineh Shab-Bidar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:55
  37. Under-nutrition remains a major global public health challenge, particularly among children under the age of five. Among the manifestations of under-nutrition, stunting accounts for the larger proportion, whic...

    Authors: Berhanu Kibemo Lefebo, Dejene Hailu Kassa and Baye Gelaw Tarekegn
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:54
  38. Heme and non-heme irons are two forms of iron in the diet. Few studies have evaluated the association between heme iron intake and the risk of gastric cancer (GC). We aimed to investigate the association betwe...

    Authors: Saba Narmcheshm, Fatemeh Toorang, Bahareh Sasanfar, Maryam hadji, Sahar Rostami and Kazem Zendehdel
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:53
  39. Minimum dietary diversity for women, an important dimension of diet quality, has been widely used as a proxy indicator for micronutrient adequacy. In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), women of reproduc...

    Authors: Md. Hafizul Islam, Ahmed Jubayer, Abira Nowar, Md. Moniruzzaman Nayan and Saiful Islam
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:52
  40. In Brazil, institutional foodservices are required to meet the recommendations of the Workers? Food Program (WFP), a national public policy used to plan collective menus. The current study aimed to propose a m...

    Authors: Marina Padovan, Fernando Ribeiro de Senna, Juliana Klein Kimura, Samara Tortorella Nascimento, Antonio Carlos Moretti and Caroline Dário Capitani
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:51
  41. Malnutrition - comprising both undernutrition and overweight - has to be addressed in the medical follow-up of older adults due to the negative consequences for the functional state and general health. Still, ...

    Authors: Corinna Vossius, Miguel G. Borda, Bjørn Lichtwarck, Janne Myhre, May Ingvild Volungholen Sollid, Tom Borza, Ingvild Hjorth Feiring, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth and Sverre Bergh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:50
  42. Data from numerous studies demonstrate the high frequency of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and insufficiency (VDI) in many countries worldwide that depend on age and sex, seasons, country, and concomitant patholo...

    Authors: N. V. Grygorieva, T. Yu. Solonenko, A. S. Musiienko and M. A. Bystrytska
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:49
  43. Osteoporosis is a health complication worldwide, especially in developing countries. The prevalence was reported to be 18.3% globally. While the effect of biochemical factors on fracture risk/odds has been doc...

    Authors: Adeleh khodabakhshi, Sayed Hossein Davoodi and Farhad Vahid
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:48
  44. Children with orofacial clefts are highly susceptible to malnutrition, with severe malnutrition restricting their eligibility to receive safe surgery. Ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) are an effective tre...

    Authors: Shady Mikhail, Lily Chattopadhyay, Melissa DiBona, Charlotte Steppling, Dede Kwadjo, Anjaramamy Ramamonjisoa, Wendy Gallardo, Fatima Almendarez, Beau Sylvester, Samanta Rosales, Ibrahim Nthalika, Zachary J. Collier, William Magee III and Allyn Auslander
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:47

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