Diet quality and nutritional status in children with human immunodeficiency virus
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by Simone Augusta Ribas, Amanda Paiva Lino, Leticia Martins Raposo, Yve Ferreira, Thaís da Silva Ferreira
1w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Poor diet quality in children and adolescents may contribute to decreased immunity and lead to an increased risk of opportunistic diseases. Aim: To investigate diet quality and its relationship to nutritional status in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected pediatric patients (HIV-PIHIV). Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study with 87 patients aged between 6 and 19 years carried out in two University Hospitals. Diet quality was analyzed by an adapted Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and nutritional status. The association between HEI with ..read more
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The relative validity of a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire among pregnant women in the United Arab Emirates: The Mutaba’ah study
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by Aisha A Almulla, Luai A Ahmed, André Hesselink, Hanna Augustin, Linnea Bärebring
1w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) is the most frequently used dietary assessment method in estimating dietary intakes in epidemiological studies. Aim: This study aimed to assess the relative validity of a semiquantitative FFQ in evaluating dietary intake among pregnant women in the United Arab Emirates. Methods: Within the Mutaba'ah study, a subsample of 111 pregnant women completed a semiquantitative FFQ and a single 24-hour dietary recall (24-HDR) regarded as the reference method. Absolute and energy-adjusted nutrient and food intakes betwee ..read more
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Prevalence and determinants of insufficient vitamin D status in young Canadian Inuit children from Nunavik
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by Huguette Turgeon O’Brien, Doris Gagné, Rosanne Blanchet, Carole Vézina
1w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Vitamin D deficiency has reached pandemic levels affecting over one billion people worldwide. However, limited data is available on the prevalence and determinants of vitamin D status of Canadian Indigenous children and no study has been reported in Inuit children from Nunavik. Aim: Therefore, using data collected between 2006 and 2010, we aimed to investigate the prevalence and main determinants of insufficient serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (s25(OH)D) concentrations in Inuit children attending childcare centres in Nunavik. Methods: This study incl ..read more
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The use of social media networks for healthy nutritional practices by deaf and hearing students
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by Ziyad K Ellala, Balkees Abuawad, Samer A Abdel-Hadi, Abdoulaye Kaba
3w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and YouTube are among the most commonly used social networks among people. If used properly, they can contribute to enhancing individual knowledge and scientific values. Aim: The study aimed to investigate the use of social media networks for healthy nutritional practices among deaf and hearing students. Methods: The sample of the study consisted of 103 students (50 deaf and 53 hearing). The researchers used a descriptive approach and adopted a questionnaire for data collection. Results ..read more
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Experiences and perceptions of multidisciplinary paediatric teams of blended tube feeding in children
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by Orlaith Clancy, Siobhan McCormack, Meave Graham, Katie O’Sullivan, Annemarie E. Bennett
3w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Blended tube feeding (BTF) is the administration of pureed whole foods via gastric feeding tubes. There is some evidence to suggest that BTF may have clinical and psychosocial benefits when compared to commercial formula, but further investigation of how BTF is understood and recommended by health professionals is needed. This study aims to investigate awareness and knowledge of BTF among multi-disciplinary paediatric staff in Ireland. Methods: A cross-sectional observational study was conducted among paediatric staff in Children's Health Irela ..read more
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Alimentation and nutrition applied to the new fitness disciplines in Italian gym
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by Alisia D’Angelo, Valentina Assogna, Alessio Matarazzo, Sara Franceschelli, Lorenza Speranza, Ruggero D’Anastasio, Antonella Fondi, Patrizio Ripari
3w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: The energy balance between inputs and outputs is essential to avoid a reduction in performance, recovery difficulties, hormonal problems, an increased risk of fatigue, injuries and illnesses. Aim: The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether the energy intake assumed by non-professional sportsmen of the new fitness disciplines on the basis of the guidelines present in the literature, meets the needs required by their sporting activity. Methods: The sample consist of 20 non-competitive adult sportsmen (n.10 females; n.10 males) that were volu ..read more
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Association of Mediterranean diet with sleep quality, depression, anxiety, stress, and body mass index in university students: A cross-sectional study
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by Gökçe Ünal, Aliye Özenoğlu
3w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: The Mediterranean diet (MD) has many beneficial effects on health. However, compliance with MD is decreasing among university students. Aim: This study aims to investigate compliance with the MD and the association of MD with sleep quality, depression, anxiety, stress, and body mass index (BMI) among university students. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 750 students of Ondokuz Mayıs University, a state university in Samsun, Türkiye. Sociodemographic data and self-reported anthropometric data (weight and height) were recorded using a ..read more
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Experiences of healthcare practitioners providing nutrition care to people with cancer in New Zealand: A qualitative study
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by Rana Peniamina, Rachael Mira McLean
3w ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Aim: To explore the perspectives and experiences of healthcare practitioners in providing nutrition care to people with cancer in New Zealand. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 16 New Zealand healthcare professionals (HCPs) practicing in specialist secondary and tertiary cancer care (both public and private) who had previously completed an online survey about nutrition in cancer care. Interviews were recorded and transcribed verbatim, and thematic analysis was undertaken. Results: Participants identified nutrition as important in canc ..read more
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Dietary patterns and the risk of cardiovascular diseases
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by Firdos Ahmad
2M ago
Nutrition and Health, Volume 29, Issue 4, Page 609-610, December 2023 ..read more
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The association between social support with compliance of IFA supplement intake among adolescent girls in Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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by Hanna Tabita Hasianna Silitonga, Lutfi Agus Salim, Ira Nurmala, Minarni Wartiningsih, Angelarita Djami Raga
4M ago
Nutrition and Health, Ahead of Print. Background: Anemia is a severe nutritional issue affecting people worldwide, including in Indonesia. One of the government's initiatives to alleviate anemia afflicting adolescent Indonesian girls is iron and folic acid supplementation (IFAS). However, this program has shown to be ineffective, which may be due to poor compliance of IFAS. Aim: This study aimed to identify the association of social support (sources of information and reminders) with compliance of IFA supplement intake among adolescent girls in Sidoarjo, Indonesia. Methods: This research was a ..read more
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