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

Severe acute malnutrition among children below five years: Treatment Outcome and Determinants in Therapeutic Feeding Unit, Assela Referral and Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia

Article in Press

Introduction: Globally severe acute malnutrition affects most children aged below five years. Those living in the developing and the extreme poverty regions are affected more. It is also one of the least preventable causes of death in children. Limited information exists on the factors that influences treatment outcome of admitted children that the study tried to reveal. Objective: To assess treatment outcome and...

Author(s):Abdulmujib Mohammed, Abdulkerim Suleyman, Abdurezak Murad, Abel Girma, Abenezer Eshetu, Abinet Amanuel, Legesse Tadesse Wodajo

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 in...

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

Effect of Junk Food on Body Mass Index (BMI) of Adolescent School Children in Ukwuani Local Government Area (LGA) of Delta State

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There are great concerns in Nigeria about lifestyle diseases which are now emerging among adolescent school children due to emphasis on the food taste rather than nutritional value of the food. Survey of the consumption pattern of junk foods among adolescent school children drawn from both public and private school in Ukwuani LGA of Delta State, Nigeria was carried out. The study sample is Class three (3) of the Junior...

Author(s):Ajieh G. I., Salami L. I., Uko-Aviomoh E. E., and Okonta V., Igbinaduwa O

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