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  1. Content type: Research article

    Establishing an understanding of an athlete’s nutrition knowledge can inform the coach/practitioner and support the development of the athlete. Thus the purpose of the study was to develop a psychometrically v...

    Authors: Matthew James Walter Furber, Justin Dene Roberts and Michael George Roberts

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:36

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Food insecurity influences children nutritional status by limiting the quantity and quality of dietary intake. Studies conducted across different parts of the world revealed controversial evidences about the r...

    Authors: Ermiyas Mulu and Bezatu Mengistie

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:35

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Assessment of food intake is a cornerstone of nutritional research. However, the use of minimally validated dietary assessment methods is common and can generate misleading results. Thus, there is a need for v...

    Authors: Jacynthe Lafrenière, Benoît Lamarche, Catherine Laramée, Julie Robitaille and Simone Lemieux

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:34

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Undernutrition among preschool children in Northern region is the highest in Ghana. However, there is scarcity of data on the factors that determine undernutrition in these children. This study investigated th...

    Authors: Zakari Ali, Mahama Saaka, Abdul-Ganiyu Adams, Stephen K. Kamwininaang and Abdul-Razak Abizari

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:31

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Cost-effective approaches to improve feeding practices and to reduce undernutrition are needed in low-income countries. Strategies such as nutritional counseling, food supplements, and cash transfers can subst...

    Authors: S. B. Ickes, C. Baguma, C. A. Brahe, J. A. Myhre, L. S. Adair, M. E. Bentley and A. S. Ammerman

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:32

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  6. Content type: Research article

    More than a quarter of children living in Sub-Saharan Africa are underweight. Nutritional deficiency in children increases the risk of infection and affects their mental development. However, there was scarcit...

    Authors: Frehiwot Abebe, Ayele Geleto, Lelisa Sena and Cherinet Hailu

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:30

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Monotonous low quality diets are the norm in resource-limited environments across the globe. Dietary diversity is a challenge for rural communities in developing countries. Their diets are based on starchy sta...

    Authors: Getnet Mekuria, Yalewsew Wubneh and Tilahun Tewabe

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:28

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Malnutrition is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity among children in low- and middle-income countries. Ghana is one of 36 countries with the highest burden of stunting, globally. The aim of this work i...

    Authors: A.E. Yawson, E.O. Amoaful, L.K. Senaya, A.O. Yawson, P.K. Aboagye, A.B. Mahama, L. Selenje and V. Ngongalah

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:27

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  9. Content type: Software

    When food is available, the main obstacle to access is usually economic: people may not be able to afford a nutritious diet, even if they know what foods to eat. The Cost of the Diet method and software was de...

    Authors: Amy Deptford, Tommy Allieri, Rachel Childs, Claudia Damu, Elaine Ferguson, Jennie Hilton, Paul Parham, Abigail Perry, Alex Rees, James Seddon and Andrew Hall

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:26

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Spirulina platensis produced in Nomayos (Cameroon) is used as a dietary supplement. S. platensis is known as a neutraceutical with many beneficial effects on humans like lipid-lowering...

    Authors: Vicky Jocelyne Ama Moor, Prosper Cabral Nya Biapa, Borgia Legrand Nono Njinkio, Bruno Moukette Moukette, Zacharie Sando, Cyril Kenfack, Baruch Ateba, Marthe Elise Ngo Matip, Constant Anatole Pieme and Jeanne Ngogang

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:25

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Many older adults are at risk of undernutrition. Dietitians play a key role in the management and treatment of undernutrition, but older adults have difficulties to comply with dietetic recommendations. This q...

    Authors: Janne Beelen, Emmelyne Vasse, Canan Ziylan, Nancy Janssen, Nicole M. de Roos and Lisette C. P. G. M. de Groot

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:24

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age with an estimated prevalence of 5–20% of premenopausal women. The clinical symptoms common to PCOS include menstrual dysfu...

    Authors: Laura E. McBreairty, Philip D. Chilibeck, Donna R. Chizen, Roger A. Pierson, Lindsay Tumback, Lauren B. Sherar and Gordon A. Zello

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:23

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Adequate B-vitamins concentrations in human milk are considered to be a prerequisite for healthy development of infants in early life. This study aims to determine the concentrations of B-vitamins in human mil...

    Authors: Yong Xue, Karine Meisser Redeuil, Esther Campos Giménez, Gerard Vinyes-Pares, Ai Zhao, Tingchao He, Xiaoguang Yang, Yingdong Zheng, Yumei Zhang, Peiyu Wang and Sagar K. Thakkar

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:22

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Dietary intake is a known determinant of body mass index (BMI) among different populations and is therefore a useful component for BMI control. To our knowledge, no study has investigated the usual dietary int...

    Authors: Nicholas Matovu, Flavia K. Matovu, Wenceslaus Sseguya and Florence Tushemerirwe

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:21

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Nutrition is a modifiable factor affecting birth outcomes, particularly in adolescent pregnancies. This study explores diet and supplementation practices, information and advice before, during and after pregna...

    Authors: Hora Soltani, Alexandra Duxbury, Rachel Rundle and Katie Marvin-Dowle

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:19

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Severe acute malnutrition remains one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of this study was to investigate morbidity and mortality trends and factors assoc...

    Authors: Tadele Yohannes, Tariku Laelago, Menen Ayele and Temesgen Tamrat

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:18

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Obesity is defined as an abnormal or excessive accumulation of body fat and it is currently one of the most concerning public health issues, as it is related to a wide range of serious diseases and disorders. ...

    Authors: Luísa Maria de Morais Macieira, Jorge Manuel Tavares Lopes de Andrade Saraiva and Lélita da Conceição Santos

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:17

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Stunting among toddlers is highly prevalent in Indonesia. As a chronic malnutrition problem, stunting is closely related to internal (maternal health) and external factors such as feeding practices, illness an...

    Authors: Ni Ketut Aryastami, Anuraj Shankar, Nunik Kusumawardani, Besral Besral, Abas Basuni Jahari and Endang Achadi

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:16

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from a high burden of undernutrition, affecting 23.2% of its population, and in 2015 constituted 69% of the estimated people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) globally. ...

    Authors: Kudakwashe C. Takarinda, Tsitsi Mutasa-Apollo, Bernard Madzima, Brilliant Nkomo, Ancikaria Chigumira, Mirriam Banda, Monica Muti, Anthony D. Harries and Owen Mugurungi

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:15

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  20. Content type: Erratum

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:14

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    The original article was published in BMC Nutrition 2017 3:4

  21. Content type: Study protocol

    Nutrition care in hospitals is often haphazard, and malnourished patients are not always readily identified and do not receive the care they require. The Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care (INPAC) is ...

    Authors: Heather Keller, Celia Laur, Renata Valaitis, Jack Bell, Tara McNicholl, Sumantra Ray, Joseph Murphy and Stephanie Barnes

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:13

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and chronic energy deficiency are bidirectional and multifaceted. HIV can cause or worsen chronic energy deficiency by increasing energy requirements, reducing food...

    Authors: Melkitu Fentie, Molla Mesele Wassie, Adino Tesfahun, Kassahun Alemu, Malede Mequanent and Tadesse Awoke Ayele

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:11

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Undernutrition is a major public health problem in developing countries like Ethiopia where schoolchildren are among the vulnerable groups. However, limited attention has been given for the nutritional status ...

    Authors: Tagel Getachew and Alemayehu Argaw

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:9

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Resistance exercise and protein intake are both strong stimuli for muscle protein synthesis. The potential for a protein to acutely increase muscle protein synthesis seems partly dependent on absorption kineti...

    Authors: Håvard Hamarsland, John Aleksander Larssen Laahne, Gøran Paulsen, Matthew Cotter, Elisabet Børsheim and Truls Raastad

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:10

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Acute effects of caffeinated and non-caffeinated cocoa on mood, motivation, and cognitive function are not well characterized. The current study examined the acute influence of brewed cocoa, alone and with sup...

    Authors: Ali Boolani, Jacob B. Lindheimer, Bryan D. Loy, Stephen Crozier and Patrick J. O’Connor

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:8

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The development of several disorders, such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and osteoporosis, has been linked to suboptimal dietary magnesium (Mg) intake. In this context, a number of studies have tried to...

    Authors: Dominik Kappeler, Irene Heimbeck, Christiane Herpich, Natalie Naue, Josef Höfler, Wolfgang Timmer and Bernhard Michalke

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:7

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Early dietary patterns are critical to growth and development and play an important role in development of food preferences and habits. The objective of this paper is to describe when different foods enter the...

    Authors: Kathleen C. Reidy, Denise M. Deming, Ronette R. Briefel, Mary Kay Fox, Jose M. Saavedra and Alison L. Eldridge

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:5

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to analyse prevailing dietary patterns among German adolescents and their associations with biomarkers of nutrient status and cardiovascular risk factors.

    Authors: Almut Richter, Martina Rabenberg, Julia Truthmann, Christin Heidemann, Jutta Roosen, Silke Thiele and Gert B. M. Mensink

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:4

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Nutrition 2017 3:14

  29. Content type: Study protocol

    Nutrition information is increasingly provided on pre-packaged foods as a public health measure to help consumers make healthier food choices. Many studies have looked at the independent effects of three main ...

    Authors: Zenobia Talati, Simone Pettigrew, Helen Dixon, Bruce Neal, Clare Hughes, Trevor Shilton and Caroline Miller

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2017 3:3

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In the UK, diabetes accounts for approximately 10% of the total UK National Health Service (NHS) resource expenditure, a figure that has been predicted to increase to 17% by 2035/2036. Meta-analysis of associa...

    Authors: Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop, James Mahon, Lindsay Claxton, Alicia Wooding, Andrew Prentice and Nick Finer

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:77

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Undernutrition is a major public health issue highlighted by the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals, with target 2.2 aiming to ‘end hunger’ by 2030. On-going surveillance is essential detecting nutritional str...

    Authors: Severine Frison, Marko Kerac, Francesco Checchi and Claudine Prudhon

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:76

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Adequate quantity and quality of food are required for optimal health, growth and development of human life. Thus, availability of food has been a major concern in every community at all time and context. Acce...

    Authors: Kalkidan Hassen, Beakal Zinab and Tefera Belachew

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:75

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Gangliosides are a group of sialylglycosphingolipids, widely distributed in body tissues, mainly as components of plasma membranes. They play crucial roles in neurodevelopment, gut maturation, and immune syste...

    Authors: Geok Lin Khor, Sangeetha Shyam, Snigdha Misra, Bertram Fong, Megan Hueh Zan Chong, Norhasmah Sulaiman, Yee Lin Lee, Rebecca Cannan and Angela Rowan

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:74

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Changes in lifestyle include a healthy diet. However, due to different educational approaches, the effects of nutritional counselling are still not very encouraging and require further study. The objective of ...

    Authors: Lis Proença Vieira, Moacyr Roberto Cucê Nobre and Jonas Augusto Cardoso da Silveira

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:72

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The global “nutrition transition” has increased children’s consumption of sugary snacks and beverages (junk food), compounding their risk for poor oral health and malnutrition. The purpose of this study was to...

    Authors: Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, Bathsheba Turton, Hannah Husby and Cecilia Leonor Paz

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:73

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  36. Content type: Research article

    We aimed to illustrate the importance of imputation models specifications, based on a study exploring the associations between subclasses of dietary polyphenols and the thiobarbituric-acid-reactive substances ...

    Authors: Claire Montlahuc, Chantal Julia, Mathilde Touvier, Léopold Fezeu, Serge Hercberg, Pilar Galan, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot and Sylvie Chevret

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:71

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Malnutrition, including undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies is a chronic problem in most developing countries. Animal-source foods (ASFs) provide essential sources of proteins and micronutrients, yet...

    Authors: Laura Cornelsen, Pablo Alarcon, Barbara Häsler, Djesika D. Amendah, Elaine Ferguson, Eric M. Fèvre, Delia Grace, Paula Dominguez-Salas and Jonathan Rushton

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:70

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Globally, malnutrition accounts for at least half of all childhood deaths. Managing malnutrition in the community settings involves identifying malnutrition using a universally validated screening tool and imp...

    Authors: Gul Nawaz Khan, Ali Turab, Mohammad Imran Khan, Arjumand Rizvi, Fariha Shaheen, Asmat Ullah, Amjad Hussain, Imtiaz Hussain, Imran Ahmed, Muhammad Yaqoob, Shabina Ariff and Sajid Bashir Soofi

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:69

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The identification and correction of malnutrition in children remains a critical public health issue in many developing countries. In this study, the rate of anemia and standardized indicators of physical grow...

    Authors: Thomas A. Weppelmann, Michael E. von Fricken, Roseline Masse, Gedeon Gelin, J. Glenn Morris Jr., Bernard A. Okech and Valery Madsen Beau De Rochars

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:68

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The primary purpose of this paper is to assess how well food consumption patterns of young children in the U.S. conform to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. A secondary purpose is to gain insight into fo...

    Authors: Mary Kay Fox, Elizabeth Gearan, Judith Cannon, Ronette Briefel, Denise M. Deming, Alison L. Eldridge and Kathleen C. Reidy

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:67

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Relationships among dietary sugars and a variety of chronic diseases have spawned interest in investigating the metabolic effects of dietary sugars. An approach developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research ...

    Authors: Mei Chung, Ding Ding Wang, Edward Archer, Janine Higgins, Sery Kim, Maren Laughlin, Lu Qi, Susan Raatz, Richard D. Siegel, Joanne Slavin, Dan Steffen, Hope Warshaw and Alice M. Tang

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:66

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The National Family Health Survey-Round 3 in India during 2005–2006 recorded more children and women as anaemic compared to the prevailing situation eight years ago; more children also had wasting. Analysis of...

    Authors: Samiran Panda, Chittapriyo Sadhu, Gopal Pramanik, Sobha Pahari and Jakir Hossain

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:65

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Poor hospital outcomes among adult patients admitted to hospitals have been attributed to inadequate nutrient intake and progressive disease conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine the adequacy ...

    Authors: Murambiwa Nyati, Irene Ogada and Christopher Nyirenda

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:64

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  44. Content type: Correspondence

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is currently defined by the WHO as either a low mid-upper arm circumference (i.e. MUAC <115 mm), a low weight-for-height z-score (i.e. WHZ <− 3), or bilateral pitting oedema. MU...

    Authors: André Briend, José-Luis Alvarez, Nathalie Avril, Paluku Bahwere, Jeanette Bailey, James A. Berkley, Paul Binns, Nikki Blackwell, Nancy Dale, Hedwig Deconinck, Pascale Delchevalerie, Nicky Dent, Maureen Gallagher, Saul Guerrero, Kerstin Hanson, Marko Kerac…

    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2016 2:63

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