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  1. The co-occurrence of anaemia and stunting (CAS) presents acute development and morbidity challenges to children particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Evidence on the effect of child feeding recommendations...

    Authors: Aaron Kobina Christian, Eric Afful-Dadzie and Grace S. Marquis
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:9
  2. In infant and young child feeding practice parents are the primary agents for childcare activities, such as feeding. Mothers’ role in infant and young child feeding practice has been the focus of previous rese...

    Authors: Amare Abebe Wolkanto, Tsegaye Demissie Gemebo, Samson Kastro Dake and Tewodros Getachew Hailemariam
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:8
  3. Despite their low energy density and high nutrient content, legumes may be under-recognised as a beneficial food for the prevention and management of obesity and related diseases, such as cardiovascular diseas...

    Authors: Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Noor Hassim Ismail, Rosnah Ismail, Zaleha Md Isa, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Nurul Hafiza Ab Razak, Najihah Zainol Abidin, Mahshid Dehghan and Khairul Hazdi Yusof
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:6
  4. Food Insecurity (FI) is a global health concern. For the first time, this study evaluated households’ food insecurity and factors related to it in Golestan province, North of Iran.

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Honarvar, Masoomeh Gholami, Zahra Abdollahi, Farzaneh Sadeghi Ghotbabadi, Farhad Lashkarboluki, Majid Najafzadeh, Mohsen Mansouri, Gholamreza Veghari and Nasser Behnampour
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:5
  5. Household food insecurity is a state in which household members experienced limited or uncertain physical and economic access to safe, plenty, and healthy food to meet the dietary needs for a fruitful, healthy...

    Authors: Gizachew Yohannes, Eskinder Wolka, Temesgen Bati and Tadele Yohannes
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:4
  6. Nutritional intake plays an important role in determining energy availability which is vital to health, wellbeing, and sports performance in an active population. This research assessed the sports undergraduat...

    Authors: W. A. W. S. Rupasinghe, T. S. H. Perera, K. D. R. R. Silva, S. Samita and M. Nirmali Wickramaratne
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:2
  7. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on body composition and anthropometric measures of nursing mothers.

    Authors: Zohre Gerveieeha, Fereydoun Siassi, Mostafa Qorbani, Rezgar Shahi Menbar, Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi and Gity Sotoudeh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:1
  8. 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
  9. Adolescent population Global Diet Quality Score (GDQS) is uncommon in low-income settings. Though Global Diet Quality Score is a good measure of dietary diversity, it has not been used in assessing nutritional...

    Authors: Walelegn Worku Yallew, Amare Worku Tadesse, Ramadhani Abdallah Noor, Wafaie Fawzi and Yemane Berhane
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:159

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  10. COVID-19 is a very harmful pandemic, and its recovery process is highly influenced by nutritional status; however, an appropriate nutritional scale has not yet been proposed for these patients. Therefore, the ...

    Authors: Babak Alikiaii, Seyed Taghi Hashemi, Zahra Kiani, Zahra Heidari, Behzad Nazemroaya, Mohammad Golparvar, Somayyeh Daneshmanesh, Shirin Fattahpour, Sepide Amini, Mehrnaz Shojaei and Mohammad Bagherniya
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:158
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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