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

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Evaluation of the nutritional status of adult subject with cancer at the Treichville University hospital center

Introduction: While multidisciplinary consultation meetings on therapeutic protocols, psychological management, treatment of pain for patients living with cancer are setting up, their nutritional status in Côte-d'Ivoire is almost absent in oncology units. Our objective was to assess the nutritional profile of adult patients with cancer, followed at the oncology service of the University Hospital of...

Author(s):Bile Arthur gerard, Soumaila Dabonne, Gbogouri Grodji Albarin, Toure Moctar and Adoubi Innocent,

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Prevalence and Factors Associated with stunting among children 6-59 Months in Pastoralist Communities of Southeast Ethiopia

Background: In Ethiopia, stunting is one of the most important public health problems. It affects human capital and productivity in several dimensions like impairing learning potential, increased economic costs to health systems and families. Hence, this study was aimed to determine the prevalence and factors associated with stunting among children 6-59months in pastoralist communities of Bale Zone, south-east Ethiopia....

Author(s):Tomas Benti Tefera, Mekonnen Tegegne Hailu, Mulusew Teshome Alemayehu, Semere Sileshi Balda, Mohammedawel Abduku Hussein and Gemechu Ganfure

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

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

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Central obesity and associated factors among adults in Jimma Town, E|thiopia: A cross sectional study

Background: Central obesity is an apple shape distribution of fat to the abdominal area, currently identified as a major risk for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease due to accumulation of liable fat. Objective: To assess the magnitude of central obesity and associated factors among adults in Jimma Town Methods: A community based cross-sectional study was employed on 845 adults chosen using multi stage...

Author(s):Fitsum Endale Liben, Aderajew Nigussie Teklehaymanot, Solomon Berhanu Mogas, Tadesse Mekonen Zeleke, Tefera Belachew Lema

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Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding practice in Southern Ethiopia

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life followed by optimal complementary feeding are critical public health measures for reducing and preventing morbidity and mortality in young children since breastfeeding supports infants’ immune systems and helps protect them from chronic illnesses later in life. However, rate of exclusive breastfeeding practice is very low especially in developing countries. The aim...

Author(s):Abate Lette, Birkinesh Ermancho

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

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 Igbinaduwa O

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