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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Timely, adequate and appropriate Complementary Feeding (CF) is essential for the growth and cognitive development of infants, but until today, evidence-based information is scarce in terms of impact evaluation...

    Authors: Aminur Rahman, Mohammad Badrul Bhuiyan and Sumon Kumar Das
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:73
  5. Consumers are exposed to a wide range of advertisements through different channels daily, which tends to have an influence on their food decision making. The aim of this study was to evaluate the different for...

    Authors: Gabriel Libienuo Sowley Kalog, Faiza Kasim, Bernice Anyebuno, Sandra Tei, Clement Kubreziga Kubuga, Victor Mogre and Paul Armah Aryee
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:72
  6. Preschool children are the most vulnerable group because of their high nutritional needs for growth and development. The study assessed dietary diversity scores and associated factors among preschool children ...

    Authors: Ebisa Olika Keyata, Abebe Daselegn and Alemayehu Oljira
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:71
  7. Low birth weight (LBW) is one of the major predictors of perinatal survival, infant morbidity, and mortality, as well as the risk of developmental disabilities and illnesses in future lives. The effect of the ...

    Authors: Meseret Belete Fite, Abera Kenay Tura, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Lemessa Oljira and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:70
  8. Apart from its nutritive value, meat is one of the substances for the transmission of pathogenic micro-organisms to consumers and the raw beef eating habit of Ethiopians can create a favourable condition for t...

    Authors: Daniel Teshome Gebeyehu, Biruk Alemu and Gemechu Belete
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:68
  9. Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among children below five years with sub-Saharan Africa being the most affected. In Kabale district, SAM affects 2.9% chi...

    Authors: Vincent ssekajja, Henry Wamani, Freddy Eric Kitutu and Abel Atukwase
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:67
  10. Anemia is a global public health problem that affects pregnant women. The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency which is extremely common in developing countries. World health organization reported th...

    Authors: Girma Teferi Mengistu, Bizunesh Kefale Mengistu, Tolesa Gemeda Gudeta, Ayana Benti Terefe, Fedhesa Mamo Habtewold, Mebratu Demissie Senbeta, Seboka Abebe Sori and Hirut Dinku Jiru
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:66
  11. Disadvantaged socioeconomic circumstances are associated with certain unhealthy food habits such as inadequate consumption of fruit and vegetables. This study examined whether multiple socioeconomic measures a...

    Authors: Jatta Salmela, Anne Kouvonen, Elina Mauramo, Ossi Rahkonen, Eva Roos and Tea Lallukka
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:65
  12. With KiESEL, the Children’s Nutrition Survey to Record Food Consumption, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) collected representative food consumption data for children aged six months up to...

    Authors: Nicole Nowak, Friederike Diouf, Nadine Golsong, Tobias Höpfner and Oliver Lindtner
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:64
  13. The under-five mortality rates of children in South Africa (SA) remain high despite successful HIV prevention and treatment programs. The in-hospital mortality of children with severe acute malnutrition remain...

    Authors: S Ndlovu, C David-Govender, P Tinarwo and KL Naidoo
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:63
  14. Overweight and obesity complicates the care and treatment of ART patients and predispose them to chronic non-communicable diseases. However, there is a shortage of research evidence on overweight and obesity a...

    Authors: Ashenafi Kure, Amene Abebe, Daniel Baza and Wondimagegn Paulos
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:62
  15. In malnourished patients, postoperative morbidity, hospitalization period, and medical expenses are reportedly to be high. We evaluated the clinical impact of a preoperative nutritional support program (PNSP) ...

    Authors: Hyeong Min Park, Young Hwa Kang, Dong Eun Lee, Mee Joo Kang, Sung-Sik Han and Sang-Jae Park
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:61
  16. Previous studies has shown that a low quality diet is related to sleep disorders. A Mediterranean diet is considered to be a high quality diet and has been shown to have beneficial effects on overall health. T...

    Authors: Zahra Yaghtin, Sara Beigrezaei, Emad Yuzbashian, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan and Sayyed Saeid Khayyatzadeh
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:60
  17. Obesity is a complex disease characterised by excess fat accumulation and health risks. There is paucity of data on epidemiology of obesity patterns among adults in rural Nigeria. This study aimed to provide c...

    Authors: Rufina N. B. Ayogu, Mmesoma G. Ezeh and Elizabeth A. Udenta
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:59
  18. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has become a significant outcome in assessing interventions in the pediatric population and could be influenced by diet patterns. The Mediterranean diet (MD) pattern has ...

    Authors: Milton A. Romero-Robles, Fabricio Ccami-Bernal, Zhamanda N. Ortiz-Benique, Diego F. Pinto-Ruiz, Vicente A. Benites-Zapata and Donovan Casas Patiño
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:57
  19. A multicentric study is being conducted in which children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) aged 6–59 months are identified with only weight-for-height z-score (WHZ) < − 3 criteria. The present study aimed ...

    Authors: Rajesh Kumar Sinha, Praveen Kumar, Abner Daniel, Hemang Shah, Raja Sriswan, Arun Kokane, Aditya Mohapatra, Vivek Kashyap, Anil Kumar Goel, Virendra Kumar, Asha Kiran, N. Arlappa, Ankur Joshi, Rashmi Ranjan Nayak, Shikha Sayal and Arjan de Wagt
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:56
  20. This study aimed at reviewing effective food hygiene principles and dietary intakes to reinforce the immune system for prevention of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

    Authors: Jalaledin Mirzay-Razaz, Majid Hassanghomi, Marjan Ajami, Glareh Koochakpoor, Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:53
  21. Breakfast skipping and its relationship with academic achievement among primary school children were investigated in this study. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 848 primary school children. Breakfa...

    Authors: Lulu Abebe, Nebiyu Mengistu, Tinsae Shemelise Tesfaye, Robel Hussen Kabthymer, Wondwosen Molla, Desalegn Tarekegn, Aregahegn Wudneh, Misrak Negash Shonor and Solomon Yimer
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:51
  22. In Ethiopia, the proportion of older adults is steadily increasing. This rapidly growing older adult population may increase the burden of malnutrition. However, malnutrition among older adults, particularly t...

    Authors: Yohannes Mulu Ferede, Terefe Derso and Mekonnen Sisay
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:52
  23. This paper examines seemingly contradictory evidence from extant research that son preference is high, but male disadvantage in mortality is increasing in Nepal. To do so, we documented the timing, geographic ...

    Authors: Jasmine Fledderjohann and Melanie Channon
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:50
  24. Lifestyle interventions are the first-line treatment for Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), highly prevalent in the community. This study aimed to examine the 8-week separate and combined effects of aerobic trai...

    Authors: Sasan Nemati, Vahid Tadibi and Rastegar Hoseini
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:48
  25. Obesity is a major risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and is associated with altered platelet function. The mean platelet volume (MPV) is a rapid measure of platelet activation and ...

    Authors: Bongani Brian Nkambule, Vuyolwethu Mxinwa, Tawanda Maurice Nyambuya and Phiwayinkosi Vusi Dludla
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:47
  26. Healthcare professionals are important sources of nutrition and health information for Americans. As plant-based (PB) dairy alternative products increase in popularity, concerns have been raised about their nu...

    Authors: Bridget E. Clark, Lizzy Pope and Emily H. Belarmino
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:46
  27. Personalized diet counselling, as part of lifestyle change programs for cardiometabolic risk conditions (combinations of prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and high waist circumference)...

    Authors: Paula Brauer, Dawna Royall, Airu Li, Ariellia Rodrigues, Jennifer Green, Sharon Macklin, Alison Craig, Miranda Chan, Jennifer Pasanen, Lucie Brunelle, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Doug Klein, Angelo Tremblay, Caroline Rheaume, David M. Mutch and Khursheed Jeejeebhoy
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:45
  28. The minimum acceptable diet (MAD) has been used globally as one of the main indicators to assess the adequacy of feeding practices. More than half of the causes of under-five child mortality in developing coun...

    Authors: Firanbon Teshome and Afework Tadele
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:44
  29. Safe and effective weight control strategies are needed to curtail the current obesity epidemic worldwide. Increasing dietary fibre has shown positive results with weight loss as well as in the reduction of me...

    Authors: Sebely Pal, Jenny McKay, Suleen Ho, Monica Jane, Roland J. Gahler and Simon Wood
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:42
  30. Obesity is becoming more prevalent worldwide. Magnesium (Mg) intake may play a role in the regulation of energy metabolism and body weight. Therefore, in this cross-sectional study, we aimed to investigate the...

    Authors: Amin Mirrafiei, Bahareh Jabbarzadeh, Yasaman Hosseini, Kurosh Djafarian and Sakineh Shab-Bidar
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:39
  31. Malnutrition is an important public health issue and the main cause of child morbidity and mortality, especially in developing countries. The present study aimed to model trend changes in percentage of the mal...

    Authors: Parisa Keshani and Hadi Raeisi Shahraki
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:38
  32. Low resting metabolic rate (RMR), as a risk factor for weight gain and obesity, can be influenced by many factors. Empirical research has confirmed the role of appetite and related hormones in obesity and ener...

    Authors: Sara Hajishizari, Hossein Imani, Sanaz Mehranfar, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Atieh Mirzababaei, Cain C. T. Clark and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:37
  33. Healthy dietary habits prevent childhood overweight and obesity and the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) later in life. We examined dietary patterns and their association with adiposity among primary s...

    Authors: Mary Vincent Mosha, Heavenlight A. Paulo, Sia E. Msuya, Heiner Grosskurth and Suzanne Filteau
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:35
  34. Evidence on double and triple burdens of malnutrition at household level among child-mother pairs is a key towards addressing the problem of malnutrition. In Ethiopia, studies on double and triple burdens of m...

    Authors: Bethelihem Tigabu Tarekegn, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Kendalem Asmare Atalell, Selam Fisiha Kassa, Addis Bilal Muhye, Masresha Asmare Techane, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu, Chalachew Adugna Wubneh, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Tadesse Tarik Tamir, Destaye Guadie Kassie, Amare Wondim, Bewuketu Terefe, Mohammed Seid Ali, Beletech Fentie, Almaz Tefera Gonete…
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:34
  35. Malnutrition is a determining factor of pediatric mortality and morbidity, especially in low and middle-income countries. Hospitalized children are at a higher risk of malnutrition. Several malnutrition screen...

    Authors: Armen Malekiantaghi, Kosar AsnaAshari, Hosein Shabani-Mirzaee, Mohsen Vigeh, Mohsen Sadatinezhad and Kambiz Eftekhari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:33
  36. Mislabeling is a type of fraud, that can lead to major health concerns, especially when used on staple foods like bread. This study aimed to assess the compliance of nutrition claims on pre-packaged Pita bread...

    Authors: Priscilla Bedran, Christelle Bou-Mitri, Samar Merhi, Jacqueline Doumit, Jessy El Hayek Fares and Antoine G. Farhat
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:32
  37. To describe and compare detailed dietary fat intake, fat quality and associative factors between two measuring points 10 years apart of residents living in long-term care facilities, and to reflect how fat com...

    Authors: K. Jyväkorpi Satu, H. Suominen Merja, E. Strandberg Timo, Karoliina Salminen, T. Niskanen Riikka, Hanna-Maria Roitto, K. T. Saarela Riitta and H. Pitkälä Kaisu
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:31
  38. Child undernutrition is a major public health problem in many resource-poor communities in the world. More than two-thirds of malnutrition-related child deaths are associated with inappropriate feeding practic...

    Authors: Daniel Gashaneh Belay, Asefa Adimasu Taddese and Kassahun Alemu Gelaye
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:30
  39. Optimal infant and young child feeding practices (IYCFP) reduce childhood stunting and are associated with additional health benefits. In Tanzania, IYCFP are far from optimal where 32% of children under the ag...

    Authors: E Beckstead, G Mulokozi, M Jensen, J Smith, M Baldauf, K. A. Dearden, M. Linehan, S. Torres, J. Glenn, J. H. West, P. C. Hall and B. T. Crookston
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:29
  40. Based on a comprehensive search, we realized that there is no previous study conducted among migraine patients to assess the association between major dietary patterns and mental health. Therefore, the present...

    Authors: Arman Arab, Nahid Rafie, Amir Hadi, Fariborz Khorvash, Zahra Heidari and Gholamreza Askari
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:28
  41. Food and nutrition literacy (FANLit) has been proposed to promote healthy diet behaviour and is believed to decrease the prevalence of overweight, obesity and chronic disease. However, the perspective of junio...

    Authors: Kingkaew Samruayruen and Nithra Kitreerawutiwong
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:27

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