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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. To evaluate the impact of home-delivered, medically tailored meals and medical nutrition therapy among food-insecure patients following hospitalization for congestive heart failure by comparing clinical outcom...

    Authors: Lauren Belak, Caroline Owens, Margaret Smith, Eric Calloway, Laura Samnadda, Heartley Egwuogu and Stacie Schmidt
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:108
  17. Overweight and obesity are significantly increasing among people living with HIV (PLWH), contributing to the risk of major adverse cardio-metabolic events. However, little is known on its prevalence among PLWH...

    Authors: Esther Alice Nalugga, Eva Laker, Maria Sarah Nabaggala, Ahmed Ddungu, Charles Batte, Theresa Piloya and Felix Bongomin
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:107
  18. Duration of breastfeeding is the length of the time that infants who were initially breastfed continue to receive breast milk until weaning. The duration of breastfeeding is important for a child's health, gro...

    Authors: Getahun Mulugeta, Dagne Tesfaye and Awoke Seyoum Tegegne
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:106
  19. The 2018 World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) 3rd expert report highlights up-to-date Cancer Prevention Recommendations that may reduce burdens of many chronic diseases...

    Authors: Marissa M. Shams-White, Ashley H. Tjaden, Sharon L. Edelstein, Sarah Bassiouni, Lisa L. Kahle, Catherine Kim, Xavier Pi-Sunyer, Karla A. Temple, Elizabeth M. Venditti, Jill Reedy and Brandy M. Heckman-Stoddard
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:105
  20. The consequences of undernutrition have serious implication for the health and future reproductive periods of adolescent girls and young women aged 15–24 years. Inspite of this, they are neglected age groups a...

    Authors: Wubshet Debebe Negash, Samrawit Mihret Fetene, Ever Siyoum Shewarega, Elsa Awoke Fentie, Desale Bihonegn Asmamaw, Rediet Eristu Teklu, Fantu Mamo Aragaw, Daniel Gashaneh Belay, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu and Habitu Birhan Eshetu
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:104
  21. Maternal diet is known to be important to both mother and infant health. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietar...

    Authors: Samira Karbasi, Ehsaneh Azaryan, Alireza Zangooie, Asghar Zarban and Afsane Bahrami
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:103
  22. A healthy diet can decrease the risk of several lifestyle diseases. From studying the health effects of single foods, research now focuses on examining complete diets and dietary patterns reflecting the combin...

    Authors: Åse Mari Moe, Sigrunn H. Sørbye, Laila A. Hopstock, Monica H. Carlsen, Ola Løvsletten and Elinor Ytterstad
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:102
  23. With the accelerated pace of people’s life and the changing dietary patterns, the number of chronic diseases is increasing and occurring at a younger age in today’s society. The speedily rising hypertensive pa...

    Authors: Yanli Zhang, Hanjing Zhang, Song Li, Yuetong Li, Cunjie Hu and Hongyu Li
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:101
  24. Parents are the gatekeepers of nutrition in early life and their feeding practices form children’s dietary behaviours. Although maternal characteristics have been associated with certain feeding practices, the...

    Authors: Eleni Spyreli, Michelle C. McKinley and Moira Dean
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:100
  25. Growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) is one of the health care priorities to assess and follow the growth pattern of children under 2 years old. Appropriate GMP services enable health care workers to control ...

    Authors: Getabalew Getachew Kebede, Yeshimebet Ali Dawed and Kemal Ahmed Seid
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:99
  26. Multiple micronutrient (MN) deficiencies remain highly prevalent among women of reproductive age (WRA) and preschool-aged children (PSC) in many areas within India. Salt is an attractive vehicle for MN fortifi...

    Authors: Christine M. McDonald, Kenneth H. Brown, Yvonne E. Goh, Mari S. Manger, Charles D. Arnold, Nancy F. Krebs, Jamie Westcott, Julie M. Long, Rosalind S. Gibson, Manu Jamwal, Bidhi L. Singh, Neha Dahiya, Deepmala Budhija, Reena Das and Mona Duggal
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:98
  27. People with substance use disorders generally have unhealthy diets, including limited intake of fruit and vegetables. Evidence shows substantial health benefits from increasing fruit and vegetable consumption ...

    Authors: Lars T. Fadnes, Einar Furulund, Karl Trygve Druckrey-Fiskaaen, Tesfaye Madebo, Jørn Henrik Vold, Maria Olsvold, Marianne Cook Pierron, Siv-Elin Leirvåg Carlsen, Rune Blomhoff and Torgeir Gilje Lid
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:97
  28. Poor diet may contribute to deleterious chronic health among individuals incarcerated. Yet, limited research has evaluated the nutritional content of menus and commissary items provided in jails. Thus, this st...

    Authors: Nanette V. Lopez, Ary Spilkin, Julianne Brauer, Rachelle Phillips, Bonnie Kuss, Gabrielle Delio and Ricky Camplain
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:96
  29. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in Finland and worldwide. Cancer-related malnutrition is a well-known risk factor for increased morbidity and mortality after surgery, and it is associated with c...

    Authors: Raila Aro, Pasi Ohtonen, Tero Rautio, Juha Saarnio, Elisa Mäkäräinen, Reetta Häivälä, Markus J. Mäkinen, Anne Tuomisto, Ursula Schwab and Sanna Meriläinen
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:89
  30. The effect of genetic polymorphisms on fasting blood lipid levels have been widely studied but the effects of these within the context of a high-fat meal challenge remain less characterized. The current study ...

    Authors: Yining E. Wang, Catherine P. Kirschke, Leslie R. Woodhouse, Ellen L. Bonnel, Charles B. Stephensen, Brian J. Bennett, John W. Newman, Nancy L. Keim and Liping Huang
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:95
  31. Defatted rice bran (DRB) is a byproduct of rice bran oil production rich in fiber, protein, and antioxidant compounds that may confer beneficial effects on metabolic profiles in humans. The current study aimed...

    Authors: Weeraya Saphyakhajorn, Rawiwan Sirirat and Suwimol Sapwarobol
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:94
  32. Natural enrichment of sn-2 palmitate content of infant formulae by using bovine milk fat is known to reduce formation of faecal fatty acid soaps and to improve stool consistency, but effects on gut microbiota ...

    Authors: Ellen Looijesteijn, Rutger W. W. Brouwer, Ruud J. W. Schoemaker, Laurien H. Ulfman, Stephanie L. Ham, Prescilla Jeurink, Eva Karaglani, Wilfred F. J. van IJcken and Yannis Manios
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:93
  33. Sample surveys are the mainstay of surveillance for acute malnutrition in settings affected by crises but are burdensome and have limited geographical coverage due to insecurity and other access issues. As a p...

    Authors: Francesco Checchi, Séverine Frison, Abdihamid Warsame, Kiross Tefera Abebe, Jasinta Achen, Eric Alain Ategbo, Mohamed Ag Ayoya, Ismail Kassim, Biram Ndiaye and Mara Nyawo
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:92
  34. The Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) model transformed the treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) by shifting treatment from inpatient facilities to the community. Evidence shows t...

    Authors: Sarah King, Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Ellyn Yakowenko, Bram Riems, Karin Gallandat, Sherifath Mama Chabi, Feysal Abdisalan Mohamud, Khamisa Ayoub, Ahmed Hersi Olad, Bagayogo Aliou, Anastasia Marshak, Indi Trehan, Oliver Cumming and Heather Stobaugh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:90
  35. The frequency of poor dietary practice due to inappropriate dietary habits is higher during pregnancy compared to any other stage of the life cycle. Suboptimal dietary practices during pregnancy can increase t...

    Authors: Abel Girma, Amare Genetu, Ermias Ayalew and Dawit Getachew
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:88
  36. Adolescent is the population whose age between 10–19 years old. They are undergoing rapid growth, development and are one of the nutritionally at-risk groups who should need attention. Adolescent undernutritio...

    Authors: Segni Mulugeta Tafasa, Meseret Robi Tura, Ermiyas Mulu and Zenebu Begna
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:87
  37. Child and maternal malnutrition are the most serious health risks in India, accounting for 15% of the country’s total disease burden. Malnutrition in children can manifest as ‘stunting’ (low height in relation...

    Authors: P. Shirisha, V. R. Muraleedharan and Girija Vaidyanathan
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:86
  38. Childhood stunting, wasting and underweight are significant public health challenges. There is a gap in knowledge of the coexistence of stunting, wasting, and underweight among children under five years (under...

    Authors: Mohammad Rocky Khan Chowdhury, Md Shafiur Rahman, Baki Billah, Russell Kabir, Nirmala K. P. Perera and Manzur Kader
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:84
  39. Gayet-Wernicke’s encephalopathy (GWE) is a neurological pathology caused by a Thiamine deficiency. While it is most often related to chronic alcoholism, GWE can occur in any situation that results in thiamine ...

    Authors: Skander Slim, Karim Ayed, Wissem Triki, Abdelmajid Baccar, Oussama Baraket, Khaled Rahal, Imen Ganzoui and Sami Bouchoucha
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:83
  40. Although the high burden of anemia among pregnant women in low-resource settings like Ethiopia is well documented, evidence is scarce on the underlying causes using biochemical tests. Therefore, this study ass...

    Authors: Meseret Belete Fite, Demiraw Bikila, Wossene Habtu, Abera Kenay Tura, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Lemessa Oljira and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:82
  41. There are many risk factors for stunting, and studies most often corroborate complementary feeding practices as a significant risk factor. Information on the prevalence of optimal complementary feeding practic...

    Authors: Tracy Lukiya Birungi and David Livingstone Ejalu
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:81
  42. Despite of the global efforts undertaken to improve nutrition, malnutrition still continues to be a serious public health concern. Malnutrition in its various forms has been closely associated to major causes ...

    Authors: Musa Kasajja, Elizabeth Nabiwemba, Henry Wamani and Saul Kamukama
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:79
  43. Inadequate micronutrients in the diet and vitamin A deficiency are worldwide public health problems. In developing regions, many preschool children are undernourished, become blind every year and died before t...

    Authors: Addisalem Workie Demsash, Alex Ayenew Chereka, Sisay Yitayih Kassie, Dereje Oljira Donacho, Habtamu Setegn Ngusie, Masresha Derese Tegegne, Mequannent Sharew Melaku, Sisay Maru Wubante and Mekonnen Kenate Hunde
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:77
  44. Nutritional improvement through appropriate feeding practices is critical for young children's healthy growth and development. Even if children are exempted from fasting, their diets are influenced by the wide...

    Authors: Haregewoin Birhanu, Kedir Abdela Gonete, Melkamu Tamir Hunegnaw and Fantu Mamo Aragaw
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:76
  45. Melon Manis Terengganu (MMT) peel has a high dietary fiber content, but there is no data examining its health benefits in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes. The objective of the study was to evaluate whether c...

    Authors: Ying Qian Ong, Sakinah Harith, Mohd Razif Shahril, Norshazila Shahidan and Hermizi Hapidin
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:75
  46. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first 6 months of life is essential for maternal and child health. Breast milk is considered the most suitable food for the child in early years of life. Studies carried o...

    Authors: Edna Duarte Lopes, Alzerina Maria Rocha Lima Monteiro, Djenifa Odília Barbosa Fernandes Cardoso Varela, Dulcineia Elisa Lima Rodrigues Trigueiros, Irina Monteiro Spencer Maia, Janice de Jesus Xavier Soares and Nívia Maria da Luz Pires Vieira
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:74

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