International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009

IJNAM Articles in press

Can urbanization affect the occurrence of anemia in children 6 – 59 months of age in malaria endemic settings? A cross-sectional survey in Burkina Faso

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Anemia in children is still a major public health challenge in most developing countries, especially in Burkina Faso. Several factors were identified to contribute to its occurrence. The study aimed to assess the prevalence and the effect of urbanization on the occurrence of anemia in an endemic malaria urban area in Burkina Faso. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional community-based study was carried out in old and...

Author(s):Olivier Sombia, Zeba Nawidimbasba Augustin, Garanet Franck, Kazienga Adama, Kpoda Bekyaire Namwiniakarè Hervé, Soretire Ayodele Adebayo, Hien Alain, Sombie Olivier

Nutritional recommendations for the physical and mental health of patients with COVID-19

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Evidence suggests that the assessment of the nutritional status of COVID-19-infected patients is crucial prior to undertaking treatments. Nutritional support should be the basis of the management of an infected individual. The nutritional supplementation for COVID-19 patient needs to account for the sleep, stress level, anxiety, depression, as well as body mass index of the individual. Therefore, the main objective of this...

Author(s):Sileshi Demelash, Tariku Takele, Neima Zeynu, Jafar Kezali, Getinet Ayano,

Stunting, feeding practice and its associated factors among children age from 6-59 months in Ziway Dugda Woreda, Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia.

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Background: Adequate nutrition is vital to children’s growth and development. Globally, about 155 million children were stunted. About half of the child's mortality was related to child malnutrition in developing countries, including Ethiopia. Objective: This study aimed to assess the prevalence of stunting, feeding practice, and associated factors among children age 6 – 59 months in Zeway Dugda District in...

Author(s):Meless Gebrie, Antenh Benti

Nutrition economics: Are cost-effectiveness data in nutrition a double edged sword for nutrition companies?

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The health economic evidence of nutrition tends to be limited. An important reason is that nutritionals do not always fall under the coverage requirements for reimbursement, like pharmaceuticals, which often require health economic data. The objective of this paper is to assess the relevance of proactively generating cost-effectiveness data from a nutrition company perspective. After a general introduction into health...

Author(s):Mark Nuijten, Matthew Taylor

Prevalence and factors associated with food craving among pregnant women in dessie city administration, North Eastern E thiopia

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Introduction: Food cravings are intense urge to obtain certain foods. Maternal dietary intake and nutrition status of mothers, fetuses and infants after birth can be affected by food cravings. They are the body’s mechanism to supply and correct the deficient nutrient for the mother herself and growing fetus The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and factors associated with food craving among pregnant women...

Author(s):Ahmed Hussien Asfaw, Afework Mulugeta, Sisay Eshete, Foziya Mohammed, Yeshimebet Ali, Niguss Cherie

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