International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 125

Table of Content: August 2012; 4(8)

August 2012

Problems encountered by breastfeeding mothers in their practice of exclusive breast feeding in tertiary hospitals in Enugu State, South-east Nigeria

This study determined the knowledge of mothers about exclusive breast feeding (EBF), identified the difficulties associated with psycho-socio-cultural values and investigated other problems the mothers encountered. Using a convenience sampling technique, 240 women were selected from the study population (800). Researcher’s developed questionnaire was used to collect data which were analyzed using descriptive...

Author(s): Okolie Uchenna

August 2012

Protective effect of the combination of exercise and curcumin supplementation on cardiac system in rats exposed to lead

Effects of exercise training and curcumin supplementation, alone or combined on cardioprotective markers in left ventricle were investigated in rats during chronic exposure to lead acetate. Forty (40) male rats were randomly assigned to; sham (Sh), training + lead (TL), curcumin + lead (CL), training + curcumin + lead (TCL), and lead (L) groups. Heat shock protein (HSP72) and enzyme activities were determined in rat...

Author(s): Valiollah Dabidi Roshan, Mina Rahimi, Vahid Shirinbayan, Soleiman Mahjoub, and Mahdi Hosseinzadeh