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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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