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: 127

Table of Content: July-December 2023; 14(1)

December 2023

Dietary intake of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids among pregnant and breastfeeding women in Morogoro, Tanzania

A new-born’s health and wellbeing is determined by the diet and lifestyle of the mother prior, during and after conception. Polyunsaturated fatty acids play an important role for proper development of brain and other organs in the body. This study sought to assess dietary intake of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids among pregnant and breastfeeding women in Morogoro municipality, Tanzania. About 318 women completed a...

Author(s): Tesha Anna Peter Tesha, Akwilina Wendelin Mwanri and Cornelio Nyaruhucha  

December 2023

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., Igbinaduwa O., and Okonta V.