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Sex and gender differences in dietary intake and other dietary behaviors across the life course

  1. Recognition of discrepancies between men and women in nutritional intake is important to tackle food and nutrition insecurity and the often-double burden of malnutrition. The purpose of this study was to asses...

    Authors: Kethmany Ratsavong, Tessa van Elsacker, Daovieng Doungvichit, Latsamy Siengsounthone, Sengchanh Kounnavong and Dirk Essink

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:31

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  2. Little is known about sex-based dietary differences in middle-income countries, particularly those undergoing the nutrition transition. This study aims at examining sex disparities in energy and macronutrients...

    Authors: Lara Nasreddine, Marie Claire Chamieh, Jennifer Ayoub, Nahla Hwalla, Abla-Mehio Sibai and Farah Naja

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:24

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  3. High prevalence of stunting in children under 5 years poses a major threat to child development in developing countries. It is associated with micronutrient deficiency arising from poor diets fed to children u...

    Authors: Terrence Kairiza, George Kembo, Asankha Pallegedara and Lesley Macheka

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:22

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  4. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading causes of death for men and women in low-and-middle income countries (LMIC). The nutrition transition to diets high in salt, fat and sugar and low in fruit and veg...

    Authors: Briar L. McKenzie, Joseph Alvin Santos, Pascal Geldsetzer, Justine Davies, Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Mongal Singh Gurung, Lela Sturua, Gladwell Gathecha, Krishna K. Aryal, Lindiwe Tsabedze, Glennis Andall-Brereton, Till Bärnighausen, Rifat Atun, Sebastian Vollmer, Mark Woodward, Lindsay M. Jaacks…

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:3

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  5. The safety of high egg intake in view of its impact on glucose metabolism remains inconclusive. The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between egg intake, dietary patterns and elevated fasting glu...

    Authors: Anna Czekajło-Kozłowska, Dorota Różańska, Katarzyna Zatońska, Andrzej Szuba and Bożena Regulska-Ilow

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2019 18:90

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  6. The importance of healthy eating in adolescence is well established. The present study examined possible effects of the free Norwegian School Fruit Scheme (NSFS), changes in dietary habits between 1995 and 200...

    Authors: Ingrid Marie Hovdenak, Elling Bere and Tonje Holte Stea

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2019 18:77

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  7. The increasing prevalence of obesity has become a pandemic problem, and dietary patterns are one of the important factors causing obesity. Although the correlation between dietary patterns and obesity has been...

    Authors: Li-Yin Lin, Chien-Yeh Hsu, Hsiu-An Lee, Alexey A. Tinkov, Anatoly V. Skalny, Wan-Hsiang Wang and Jane C.-J. Chao

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2019 18:75

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  8. The impact of iron and vitamin D supplements among adolescent is not well understood. The prevalence of supplement use, and the behavioral intentions of adolescents was studied to better understand the data on...

    Authors: Ali Alami, Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Elaheh Lael-Monfared, Gordon A Ferns, Maryam Tatari, Zahra Hosseini and Alireza Jafari

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2019 18:8

    Content type: Research

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