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

Time to recovery and determinants of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition among 6–59 months children from the Outpatient Therapeutic Feeding Program in north Shewa zone of Oromia region, Ethiopia. A prospective follow-up study.

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Background: community-based management of acute malnutrition is implementing in Ethiopia. But there is scarce information in our study set up regarding the time to recovery and its predictors of severe acute malnutrition among 6-59 months children, so this study aimed to assess the time to recovery and its predictors of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition among 6-59children managed at the outpatient therapeutic program...

Author(s):Amare Bekalu, Degemu Sahlu, Addisu Walelign

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

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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