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  1. Wasting (acute malnutrition) is the most serious form of malnutrition for children in the near term. Malnutrition has a variety of causes, all of which are interconnected and hierarchically related. The purpos...

    Authors: Helen Ali Ewune, Reta Kassa Abebe, Daniel Sisay and Getanew Aschalew Tesfa
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:160
  2. To evaluate the effect of a diet pattern based on Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), in a controlled feeding setting, on plasma markers of inflammation and on cytokine production by peripheral blood monon...

    Authors: Sridevi Krishnan, Tammy Freytag, Xiaowen Jiang, Gertrud U. Schuster, Leslie R. Woodhouse, Nancy L. Keim and Charles B. Stephensen
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:157
  3. Due to the growing global trend of obesity, it is necessary to study the diet quality as a modifiable factor to reduce the dangerous consequences of obesity. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate th...

    Authors: Esmail Alipour Nosrani, Maryam Majd, Elham Bazshahi, Fatemeh Mohtashaminia, Hanieh Moosavi, Reza Ramezani, Hossein Shahinfar, Farhang Djafari, Sakineh Shab-Bidar and Abolghassem Djazayery
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:156
  4. Amino acids (AAs) are important bioactive components in the diet that can be involved in various underlying biological processes that contribute to the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). ...

    Authors: Ebrahim Mokhtari, Hamid Ahmadirad, Farshad Teymoori, Azadeh Mohammadebrahim, Samaneh Sadat Bahrololomi and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:155
  5. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a chronic disease with many complications among which is growth retardation. Here, we described the growth and nutritional status patterns of children with SCD and adolescents livi...

    Authors: Eposse Ekoube Charlotte, Mbono Betoko Ritha Carole, Ida Penda Calixthe, Mony Elimbi Jeanne Georgette, Epee Patricia, Hassanatou Iyawa, Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar, Budzi Michael Ngenge, Ntsoli Kofane Gaelle, Ekame Bulu Bianca Claudia, Sajida Misse Dicka, Koki Ndombo Paul and Kedy Mangamba Koum Daniele-Christiane
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:154
  6. The present study aims to estimate the factors contributing to the change adequate diversified dietary intake (ADDI) from 2005–06 to 2015–16 among children aged 6–23 months in India.

    Authors: Divya Bhati, Abhipsa Tripathy, Prem Shankar Mishra and Shobhit Srivastava
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:153
  7. Food safety and hygiene are currently a global health concern, especially in unindustrialized countries, as a result of increasing food-borne diseases (FBDs) and accompanying deaths. It has continued to be a c...

    Authors: Sanbato Tamiru, Kebebe Bidira, Tesema Moges, Milkias Dugasa, Bonsa Amsalu and Wubishet Gezimu
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:151
  8. Dietary diversity has been recognized as a significant component of high-quality diets for children’s growth and development. Poor infant and young child feeding practices in the first one thousand days of age...

    Authors: Dejenu Assefa and Tefera Belachew
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:149
  9. According to the 2018 Demographic and Health Survey, undernutrition remains a public health problem among Cameroonian children under-five. This varies across the country, greatest in areas with ongoing humanit...

    Authors: Andinwoh Betterdel Ngassa, Henry Dilonga Meriki, Clarence Mvalo Mbanga, Léonie Dapi Nzefa, Xikombiso Mbhenyane and Ayuk Betrand Tambe
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:148
  10. Even though the existence of inequalities in fruit and vegetable consumption has been well established, it is not clear how it is patterned across intersections of multiple social positions and identities. Thi...

    Authors: Thomas Vogt and Per E. Gustafsson
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:147
  11. Vitamin D (VD) insufficiency has now become a global problem throughout the world. The association between increasing body mass index (BMI) and VD insufficiency has attracted great attention in recent research...

    Authors: Farahnaz Joukar, Mehrnaz Asgharnezhad, Mohammadreza Naghipour, Kourosh Mojtahedi, Arsalan Salari, Alireza Mansour-Ghanaei and Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:146
  12. Specific approaches are needed to reach and support people with a lower socioeconomic position (SEP) to achieve healthier eating behaviours. There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that digital health t...

    Authors: Amber Ronteltap, Andrea J. Bukman, Gera E. Nagelhout, Roel C. J. Hermans, Karen Hosper, Annemien Haveman-Nies, Remko Lupker and Catherine A. W. Bolman
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:145
  13. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of intermittent fasting (IF) guidance, delivered through a smartphone application, in terms of engagement and weight loss.

    Authors: Sarunas Valinskas, Kasparas Aleknavicius, Marius Nakrys and Justinas Jonusas
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:144
  14. Exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA) is primarily from the diet through canned foods. Characterizing dietary exposures can be conducted through biomonitoring and dietary surveys...

    Authors: Jennifer C. Hartle, Roy S. Zawadzki, Joseph Rigdon, Juleen Lam and Christopher D. Gardner
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:143
  15. Obesity epidemic presents major challenge to chronic disease prevention. Young adults may be at higher risk due to consumption of energy dense foods/beverages and low physical activity. This study assessed the...

    Authors: Rufina N. B. Ayogu, Hannah Oshomegie and Elizabeth A. Udenta
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:142
  16. Non-invasive human biospecimens, including stool, urine, and hair, are important in understanding the relationship between diet and changes in human physiologic processes that affect chronic disease outcomes. ...

    Authors: Amrik Singh Khalsa, Jonathan Burton, Michael T. Bailey, Jiangjiang Zhu, Kelly J. Kelleher, Ross M. Maltz, Brett R. Loman and Colleen K. Spees
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:141
  17. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is defined as the excessive accumulation of fat in the liver cells of people who do not drink alcohol. The aim of study is investigated the association between low car...

    Authors: Fatemeh Yaghoubi, Mina Darand, Aazam Ahmadi Vasmehjani, Zahra Darabi, Nasir Talenezhad, Farhang Mirzavandi and Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:140
  18. Community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is an effective intervention at recovering children from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and preventing mortality. However, there is growing evidence tha...

    Authors: Chloe Puett, Sarah King and Heather Stobaugh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:139
  19. Dyslipidemia is a prominent cause of cardiovascular disease as it leads to inflammation and plaque deposition within arteries. Treatment includes lifestyle modifications and lipid-lowering medications. We aime...

    Authors: Ali Tavan, Saam Noroozi, Bardia Zamiri, Reza Gholchin Vafa, Mohammadhossein Rahmani, Mohammadjavad Mehdizadeh Parizi, Amin Ahmadi, Reza Heydarzade, Mohammad Montaseri, Seyed Ali Hosseini and Javad Kojuri
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:138
  20. Inadequate food and water resources negatively affect child health and the efficiency of nutrition interventions.

    Authors: Nadia Koyratty, Mduduzi N. N. Mbuya, Andrew D. Jones, Roseanne C. Schuster, Katarzyna Kordas, Chin-Shang Li, Naume V. Tavengwa, Florence D. Majo, Bernard Chasekwa, Robert Ntozini, Jean H. Humphrey and Laura E. Smith
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:136
  21. The Composite Index of Anthropometric Failure (CIAF) can comprehensively identify undernutrition by combining several indicators of nutritional status – namely, weight-for-age, length/height-for-age and weight...

    Authors: Tria Astika Endah Permatasari and Yudi Chadirin
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:133
  22. Hunger and malnutrition are rampant among refugees and displaced populations, many of whom are infants and children. We sought to determine the prevalence and factors associated with thinness among children ag...

    Authors: Teddy Namubiru, Nestor Mbabazi, Terry Namirembe, Henry Mark Lugobe and Victor Musiime
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:132
  23. The average prevalence of stunting reported by the Nepal Demographic Health Survey from 2001 to 2016 only reports the prevalence of stunting at the national level and provincial and district level information ...

    Authors: Sajama Nepali, Padam Simkhada and Balaram Thapa
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:131
  24. Follow-up of patients after recovery from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and identifying the adverse effects of the disease in other organs is necessary. Psychiatric symptoms can persist after patients re...

    Authors: Zahra Khorasanchi, Asieh Ahmadihoseini, Omalbanin Hajhoseini, Reza Zare-Feyzabadi, Masoumeh Haghighi, Masoumeh Heidari, Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani, Zahra Dehnavi, Payam Sharifan, Simin Rashidianyazd, MohammadReza Latifi, Fatemeh Rastgooy, Danial Ildarabadi, Maryam Mohammadi Bajgiran, Sara Saffar Soflaei, Gordon Ferns…
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:130
  25. Despite promising data from high-income countries, the impact of diet quality on gestational weight gain (GWG) has not been investigated in the context of many low-income countries including Nepal.

    Authors: Kelly Martin, Diane Rigassio Radler, Joachim Sackey, Cuilin Zhang, Kusum Shrestha, Abha Shrestha, Archana Shrestha, Emily S. Barrett and Shristi Rawal
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:129
  26. To assess the prevalence and factors associated with stunting and thinness among school-age children in rural primary schools in the East Dembia District, Northwest Ethiopia.

    Authors: Mihretu Sisay, Azeb Atenafu, Melkamu Tamir Hunegnaw and Merkineh Markos Lorato
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:128
  27. Adequate nutritional intake of both macronutrients and micronutrients is essential for maintaining good health throughout life, particularly for women of reproductive age (WRA). The Minimum Dietary Diversity f...

    Authors: Maneerat Puwanant, Sasivara Boonrusmee, Somchit Jaruratanasirikul, Kanjana Chimrung and Hutcha Sriplung
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:127
  28. Previous studies found high prevalence of inadequate intakes of vitamins E, D and K, calcium and potassium among Brazilian pre-school children, with suboptimal consumption of dairy products. Dietary modelling ...

    Authors: Yvonne M. Lenighan, Marie Tassy, Carlos A. Nogueira-de-Almeida, Elizabeth A. Offord and Tsz Ning Mak
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:121
  29. Autophagy is a cellular process that cleanses cells and is particularly important during ageing. Autophagy has been extensively studied in vitro and in animal models and is known to be sensitive to nutrition. ...

    Authors: Julien Bensalem, Leonie K. Heilbronn, Jemima R. Gore, Amy T. Hutchison, Timothy J. Sargeant and Célia Fourrier
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:120
  30. Measuring diet quality in early childhood requires time-intensive and costly measurements (e.g., 24-hour diet recall) that are especially burdensome for low-income, minority populations. This study aimed to va...

    Authors: Laura E. Adams, Evan C. Sommer, Kimberly P. Truesdale, Shari L. Barkin and William J. Heerman
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:125
  31. Low birth weight is a global public health problem, with 15–20% of all births globally, described by weight at birth of less than 2500 g ensuing fetal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, poor cognitive growt...

    Authors: Birhanie Muluken Walle, Adeyemi O. Adekunle, Ayodele O. Arowojolu, Tesfaye Tolessa Dugul and Akiloge Lake Mebiratie
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:124
  32. choosing a healthier lifestyle and modifying dietary habits could prevent four million new people from developing cancer. Recently, a new index called the Mediterranean-dietary approach to stop hypertension (D...

    Authors: Ebrahim Mokhtari, Sanaz Jamshidi, Hossein Farhadnejad, Farshad Teymoori, Bahram Rashidkhani, Parvin Mirmiran, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani and Zeinab Heidari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:123
  33. The pandemic of the newly emerged coronavirus infection and its related disease, Covid-19, has influenced various aspects of human life including dietary habits. This study aimed to examine changes in dairy pr...

    Authors: Bahareh Nikooyeh, Samira Rabiei, Maryam Amini, Delaram Ghodsi, Hamid Rasekhi, Azam Doustmohammadian, Zahra Abdollahi, Mina Minaie, Farzaneh Sadeghi and Tirang R. Neyestani
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:122
  34. Abdominal obesity increases the risk of cardio-metabolic diseases, disability, and poor quality of life, as well as health-care costs. It is a component of the metabolic syndrome, along with hypertension, diab...

    Authors: Solomon Gebretsadik Bereka, Ayele Worku Demisse and Genanew Kassie Getahun
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:119
  35. Nutritional inadequacy, especially micronutrients, is still a serious concern among children in developing countries. Dietary diversity score (DDS) has been recommended as a proxy for nutritional adequacy. The...

    Authors: Zahra Yari, Maryam Amini, Hamid Rasekhi, Bahareh Nikooyeh, Azam Doustmohammadian, Delaram Ghodsi, Samira Rabiei and Tirang R. Neyestani
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:118
  36. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a complex disorder with an increasing prevalence globally. Limited data are available about the association between dietary habits and the prevalence of MetS. The present cross-sec...

    Authors: Zahra Fallah, Mina Darand, Amin Salehi-Abargouei, Masoud Mirzaei, Gordon A. Ferns and Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:117
  37. Good nutrition and access to healthy foods are essential for child growth and development. However, there are concerns that Canadian children do not have a healthy diet, which may be related to dietary choices...

    Authors: Joyce Slater, Bhanu Pilli, Aynslie Hinds, Alan Katz, Marcelo L. Urquia, Julianne Sanguins, Chris Green, Jaime Cidro, Dan Chateau and Nathan Nickel
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:116
  38. Psoriasis is a continuing, periodic, immune‑mediated, fiery skin disease branded by hyper proliferation of epidermal keratinocytes and accompanying with inflammatory cellular infiltrate in both dermis and epid...

    Authors: Ghulam Hassan Bhat, Sadaf Guldin, Mosin Saleem Khan, Mir Yasir and Ganesh Prasad
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:115
  39. The dietary glycemic index (GI) has been introduced as a novel index to elucidate the potential of foods to increase postprandial glucose. According to the limited available data about the association of GI wi...

    Authors: Goli Siri, Mahsa Mahmoudinezhad, Samira Alesaeidi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:114
  40. Malnutrition is a major public health problem that is experienced by many developing countries, like Ethiopia. Though some studies were conducted to identify the magnitude and determinants of acute malnutritio...

    Authors: Temam Beshir Raru, Galana Mamo Ayana, Bedasa Taye Merga, Belay Negash, Alemayehu Deressa, Abdi Birhanu, Fila Ahmed Hassen and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:113
  41. The burden of undernutrition among children with epilepsy in low- and middle-income countries is not well studied. This study aimed to assess the magnitude of undernutrition and associated factors among childr...

    Authors: Geta Bayu Genet, Nahom Worku Teshager and Alemayehu Teklu Toni
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:112
  42. Diet is one important predictor of children’s growth, and often dietary interventions can assist with reversing adverse nutrition outcomes. Traditionally research has focused on individual food items or food c...

    Authors: Anesu Marume, Moherndran Archary and Saajida Mahomed
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:111
  43. The healthy plate model is considered one of the practical approaches to reduce the average portion of staple food in main meals, consequently reducing the risks associated with diabetes and other Non-communic...

    Authors: Gibson B. Kagaruki, Michael J. Mahande, Katharina S. Kreppel, Doris Mbata, Andrew M. Kilale, Elizabeth H. Shayo, Sayoki G. Mfinanga and Bassirou Bonfoh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:110
  44. There is a high estimated prevalence of obesity and poor eating habits among children with disabilities. Unfortunately, the extent of parental and teachers’ awareness of the dietary needs and nutritional requi...

    Authors: Maxwell Peprah Opoku, Ashraf Moustafa, Noora Anwahi, Hala Elhoweris, Fatima Alkatheeri, Najwa Alhosani, Anwar Alameri and Shashidhar Belbase
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:109

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