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  1. Child undernutrition is a major public health problem in Ethiopia despite different nutrition-specific and sensitive interventions implemented by the government. However, evidence regarding the burden and resp...

    Authors: Temesgen Mohammed Toma, Kassahun Tamene Andargie, Rahel Abera Alula, Bahiru Mulatu Kebede and Mintesinot Melka Gujo
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:34
  2. Child feeding practices during the first two years of life are crucial to ensure good health and nutrition status. This study aimed to assess the factors influencing inappropriate child feeding practices in ch...

    Authors: Dev Ram Sunuwar, Anuradha Bhatta, Anjana Rai, Narendra Kumar Chaudhary, Man Kumar Tamang, Suvash Nayaju and Devendra Raj Singh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:33
  3. Stroke is a debilitating disease that affects over 15 million people worldwide each year, resulting in the death of one-third of those people and severe disability in two-thirds of survivors. Previous studies ...

    Authors: Elham Karimi, Fariborz Khorvash, Arman Arab, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Mohammad Saadatnia and Reza Amani
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:32
  4. Dietary patterns that promote mild metabolic acidosis may have a negative effect on bone and muscle, and a high dietary acid load (DAL) may be detrimental to skeletal muscle mass and bone mineral content. Howe...

    Authors: Fatemeh Gholami, Niki Bahrampour, Mahsa Samadi, Niloufar Rasaei, Habib Yarizadeh, Sina Naghshi and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:31
  5. The association between different dietary approaches and quality of life (QoL) has been well-demonstrated in previous research. However, the relationship between glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) with...

    Authors: Niloufar Rasaei, Melika Fallah, Fatemeh Gholami, Mehdi Karimi, Sahar Noori, Niki Bahrampour, Cain C. T. Clark and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:30
  6. World is currently challenging with Covid-19 pandemic. Nutritional status is a determinant factor in the treatment process and recovery for patients with Covid-19. Although a limited data is available about th...

    Authors: Arezoo Haghighian-Roudsari, Tahereh Alsadat Khoubbin Khoshnazar, Marjan Ajami and Samira Pourmoradian
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:29
  7. A dietary pattern with a high glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) can be a precursor to sleep disorders that link to many chronic diseases. We aimed to assess the association of dietary GI and GL with t...

    Authors: Hossein Farhadnejad, Samaneh Sadat, Mitra Kazemi Jahromi, Farshad Teymoori, Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Ebrahim Mokhtari, Hossein Teymouri and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:28
  8. Dietary practices are acquired in the family context and in turn can affect the health of family members, especially the nutritional status of children. The objective of this study was to determine the relatio...

    Authors: Patricia Acosta, Ricardo Rojas-Humpire, Edda E. Newball-Noriega, Wilter C. Morales-García, Jacksaint Saintila, Percy G. Ruiz Mamani and Salomón Huancahuire-Vega
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:26
  9. Chronic low-grade inflammation is associated with an increased risk of chronic disease and mortality. The objective of the study was to test the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention on biomarkers of infl...

    Authors: Christian Koeder, Corinna Anand, Sarah Husain, Ragna-Marie Kranz, Nora Schoch, Dima Alzughayyar, Norman Bitterlich, Andreas Hahn and Heike Englert
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:25
  10. Climate change, obesity and undernutrition have now become a worldwide syndemic that threatens most people’s health and natural systems in the twenty-first century. Adolescent malnutrition appears to be a matt...

    Authors: Janice Ee Fang Tay, Serene En Hui Tung, Satvinder Kaur, Wan Ying Gan, Nik Norasma Che’Ya and Choon Hui Tan
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:24
  11. A healthy diet and a sufficient amount of physical activity are important factors to reduce complications of type 2 diabetes. Diet and physical activity are associated behaviours. Individuals who are physicall...

    Authors: Linnea Sjöblom, Stephanie Erika Bonn, Christina Alexandrou, Anna Dahlgren, Helén Eke and Ylva Trolle Lagerros
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:23
  12. Breast milk is the first natural food for babies. It has nutritional, immunological, developmental, psychological, societal and environmental advantages. Failing to feed children for twenty-four months has so ...

    Authors: Kidus Temesgen, Eshetu Andarge, Teshale Fikadu, Muluken Bekele, Yilma Chisha, Habtamu Esubalew and Temesgen Mohammed Toma
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:22
  13. The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is rising rapidly in Malaysia. Modifying dietary intake is key to both the prevention and treatment of T2DM. This study aims to investigate the pattern of macro...

    Authors: Zaleha Md Isa, Noor Hassim Ismail, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Rosnah Ismail, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Nurul Hafiza Ab Razak, Najihah Zainol Abidin and Khairul Hazdi Yusof
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nutrition 2023 9:27

  14. Many indigenous communities reside in biodiverse environments replete with natural food sources but show ​poor access and utilization.

    Authors: Archna Singh, Ayushi Dhasmana, Ashish Bandhu, Ridhima Kapoor, Sivasankar Baalasubramanian and Suparna Ghosh-Jerath
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:20
  15. The increased frequency of climate induced natural disasters has exacerbated the risks of malnutrition in the already vulnerable regions. This study was aimed at exploring the effects of Cyclone Idai on nutrit...

    Authors: Vimbainashe Prisca Dembedza, Prosper Chopera, Jacob Mapara, Nomalanga Mpofu-Hamadziripi, George Kembo and Lesley Macheka
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:19
  16. Colostrum avoidance is failure to feed first breast milk to a newborn baby for the first 2 to 3 days after delivery. The problem of avoiding colostrum is prevalent in Ethiopia. But it is not adequately address...

    Authors: TekleBuche Asaro, Befikadu Tariku Gutema and Haymanot Nigussie Weldehawaryat
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:18
  17. Stunting among children of ages 24-59 months is a major public health challenge in developing countries. It has been linked with poor water quality, water accessibility, a lack of environmental sanitation, and...

    Authors: Biruk Woldesenbet, Alemu Tolcha and Berhan Tsegaye
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:17
  18. Evidence on the association of insulinemic effects of dietary pattern and other lifestyle factors with the odds of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are limited. In the current study, we aimed to exami...

    Authors: Aref Momeni, Rouhollah Haghshenas and Soodeh Razeghi Jahromi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:16
  19. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is involved in 40% of patients with type 2 diabetes, Phytochemical index (PI) foods are known as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. Higher intake of phytochemicals can improve ...

    Authors: Niki Bahrampour, Atieh Mirzababaei, Dorsa Hosseininasab, Faezeh Abaj, Cain C. T. Clark and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:14
  20. While necessary for studying dietary decision-making or public health, estimates of nutrient supply based on self-reported food intake are barely accessible or fully lacking and remain a challenge in human res...

    Authors: Ronja Thieleking, Lennard Schneidewind, Arsene Kanyamibwa, Hendrik Hartmann, Annette Horstmann, A. Veronica Witte and Evelyn Medawar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:12
  21. In 2016, Chile implemented the Food Labeling and Advertising Law to fight childhood obesity through front-of-package food labelling, marketing restrictions and school activities and programs. Nevertheless, lit...

    Authors: Franziska Pfister and Claudia Pozas
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:11
  22. Epidemiological studies often investigate amino acids and their metabolites as biomarkers, but do not always consistently use fasting or non-fasting blood samples, or may lack information on the prandial statu...

    Authors: Ingrid V. Hagen, Anita Helland, Marianne Bratlie, Øivind Midttun, Adrian McCann, Arve Ulvik, Gunnar Mellgren, Per M. Ueland and Oddrun A. Gudbrandsen
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:10
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Breakfast is considered the day’s most important meal. Skipping breakfast consumption is detrimental to health and intellectual performance. University life has tight schedules and rigorous intellectual activi...

    Authors: Regina Enyonam Adonu, Millicent Amoah and Farrukh Ishaque Saah
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2023 9:7
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Nutrition 2023 9:15

  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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