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

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

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Nutritional Status and Associated Drivers of Food Choice among Lactating Women in Debrebirhan Town, North Shoa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia: A community based cross-sectional study.

People’s perception of food products during food choice is a very complex phenomenon that is influenced by a wide range of characteristics that an individuals, groups and local communities make. This study investigated nutritional status and associated motives of food choice among lactating women from Debrebirhan Town. Anthropometric measurements and motives of food choice questionnaire were administered among 423 randomly...

Author(s):Gesessew Kibr

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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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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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