Section Editors

  • Maria Lorella Gianni', Clinical Sciences and Community Health Dept, University of Milan
  • Truls Raastad, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
  • Denis Roy, University Laval, Québec
  • Ursula Schwab, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio campus

Executive Editor

  • Catia Cornacchia, BioMed Central

Articles

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    Can cholecalciferol protect from acute infection?

    Results from this double-blind randomised placebo-controlled trial suggest evidence of a protective effect of weekly cholecalciferol supplementation against acute infection among persons who were vitamin D deficient at baseline.

    BMC Nutrition 2015, 1:7
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    Can magnesium intake affect blood pressure?

    There is no significant association between dietary magnesium intake and the subsequent development of hypertension in an adult Mexican population, although a modest inverse association with blood pressure cannot be ruled out.

    BMC Nutrition 2015, 1:6
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    Malnutrition and its associated risk factors

    The prevalence of malnutrition among HIV/AIDS patients receiving anti-retroviral therapy in Ethiopia is high and intestinal parasite co-infection is found important risk factor associated with malnutrition.

    BMC Nutrition 2015, 1:5
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    Traditional Emirati foods and their nutritional composition

    The effect of the nutritional composition on the glycemic index values has been assessed in commonly-consumed Emirati foods, demonstrating that the glycemic index can be modified through altering ingredients, cooking method or portion size.

    BMC Nutrition 2015, 1:4
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    Probiotic L. reuteri intake and sick leave: any correlation?

    A regular intake of the probiotic L. reuteri does not affect the number of days of sick leave caused by respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases but might have a protective effect on their symptoms.

    BMC Nutrition 2015, 1:3

Scope

BMC Nutrition is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of nutritional sciences, including public health nutrition and global interventions, nutritional epidemiology, the biological underpinnings of nutrition in the body, clinical nutrition, health and nutrition throughout the lifecourse, and dietary supplementation for improvement in health and performance. The journal also welcomes papers on developments in nutritional research tools and novel technologies.

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