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: 118

Table of Content: February 2015; 7(2)

February 2015

Triglyceride lowering by chromium picolinate in type 2 diabetic people

In some studies in diabetic people, chromium picolinate supplementation has lowered readings for both plasma triglycerides and blood sugar. In the present study, relatively low dose supplementation (200 µg chromium) did not lower blood sugar readings, but did lower triglyceride values in people with the following characteristics: type 2 diabetes, moderately elevated blood sugar, and not using insulin therapy....

Author(s): Elizabeth Joseph, Robert DiSilvestro and Esperanza J. Carcache de Blanco  

February 2015

Malnutrition in Albania, related problems and flour fortification as a solution

Micronutrient deficiencies are caused mainly by an inadequate intake of vitamins and minerals, as a consequence of an unbalanced diet composed mostly of carbohydrates in the conditions of poverty, the inability to take a variety of nutrients, the lack of knowledge on the most appropriate feeding practices and the relatively high incidence of infectious diseases. From a public health perspective, the importance of these...

Author(s): Pellumb Pipero⊃, Gazmend Bejtja⊃, Klodian Rjepaj⊃, Ehadu Mersini⁴, Mario Pipero⁵ and Alban Ylli⁶