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#1Leila Bazrafkan (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 7
#2Mohammad Amin Choobineh (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)
Last. Mohammad Hossein Sharifi (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 4
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BACKGROUND The growing trend of overweight and obesity in many developed and developing countries in recent years has made obesity one of the most significant health problems in the world. The treatment of overweight and obese people is challenging, as patients have difficulty adhering to a weight-loss diet. Thus, the present study aimed to identify the reasons for the dropout of weight-loss diets. METHODS This qualitative study using content analysis was conducted in a comprehensive health cent...
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#1Frank FornerH-Index: 1
#2Ina VolkhardtH-Index: 1
Last. Gabriele I. StanglH-Index: 34
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#1Mostafa Qorbani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 89
#2Motahar Heidari-Beni (IUMS: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 12
Last. Hamid Asayesh (Qom University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 37
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Background null Metabolic syndrome (MetS) starts from early life and is one of the important underlying factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in adulthood. Controversial evidence exists on the role of vitamin D deficiency in increasing the risk of pediatric MetS. null Objective null This study aimed to assess the relationship between vitamin D level with MetS and its components in children and adolescents. null Methods null This nationwide cross-sectional study was performed as part of a ...
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#1Kidanemaryam Berhe (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 3
#2Lemlem Weldegerima (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
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BACKGROUND Under-nutrition during pregnancy affects birth outcomes and neonatal outcomes. Worldwide, 20.5 million children were low birth weight, mainly in poor countries. However, there is no longitudinal-based evidence on the effect of under-nutrition during pregnancy on birth weight in Tigray regional state. Therefore, this study aimed at investigating the effect of under-nutrition during pregnancy on low birth weight in Tigray regional state. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study a...
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#1Karoline Villinger (University of Konstanz)H-Index: 5
#2Deborah R. Wahl (University of Konstanz)H-Index: 5
Last. Britta Renner (University of Konstanz)H-Index: 35
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BACKGROUND Sugar overconsumption is a major contributor to overweight and obesity, with daily consumption greatly exceeding the WHO's recommendations. The aim of the present study was to determine whether using a functionally modified sugar shaker as a food environment nudge could be an effective means to reduce the sugar used in hot beverages. METHODS Sugar shakers were functionally modified to reduce the amount of sugar in each pour by 47%. A real-world experiment was conducted to compare the ...
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#1Benjamin Kenyi Bendere Lomira (Gulu University)
#2Prossy Nassanga (Gulu University)H-Index: 1
Last. Duncan Ongeng (Gulu University)H-Index: 10
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BACKGROUND The high level of incidence of mortality attributed to non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and hypertension being experienced in developing countries requires concerted effort on investment in strategies that can reduce the risks of development of such diseases. Fruits and vegetables (FV) contain natural bioactive compounds, and if consumed at or above 400 g per day (RDMIL) as recommended by World Health Organization (WHO) is believed to contribute to reduced risk of de...
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#1Dorothy Apondi Othoo (JKUAT: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
#2Sophie Ochola (KU: Kenyatta University)H-Index: 11
Last. Judith Kimiywe (KU: Kenyatta University)H-Index: 12
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BACKGROUND Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) remains high in Kenya despite interventions. Twenty-seven percent of children aged 6 months-14 years are anemic, with low iron intake (7%) among children aged 6-23 months. Standard food interventions involve a corn soy blend (CSB), which is limited in micronutrients, and fortifiers are not accessible locally. Moreover, the use of spirulina as a strategy for mitigating IDA has not been adequately documented. This study compared the impact of a spirulina cor...
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#1Samuel Dagne (Bahir Dar University)H-Index: 1
#2Jemal Aliyu (Bahir Dar University)
Last. Netsanet Fentahun (Bahir Dar University)H-Index: 1
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#1Ramadhani H. Mtongwa (Ifakara Health Institute)
#2Charles Festo (Ifakara Health Institute)H-Index: 10
Last. Ester Elisaria (Ifakara Health Institute)H-Index: 3
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BACKGROUND Tanzania is one of the Sub-Saharan African country with nearly 12 out of 60 million people being adolescent. The prevalence of child marriage is higher with one out of every three girls being married before reaching their 18th birthday, 5 % being married by the age of 15, and 31% by the age of 18 years. Literature shows early pregnancy is associated with Low Birth Weight (LBW) and stunting among children under 5 years. This paper explores variation and factors associated with low birt...
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The purpose of this study is to compare the change in the metabolic syndrome prevalence and risk factors between participants who followed a low carbohydrate diet and those who followed a low fat diet for six months in Erbil city/ Iraqi Kurdistan. Out of 289 apparently healthy obese adults who were chosen by a stratified multistage probability sampling method, 94 of them agreed to participate in the study. They were assigned to low carbohydrate and low fat diet groups. Both groups were followed ...
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