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: March 2015; 7(3)

March 2015

Counting carbohydrates as an educational tool to reduce fat consumption in obese children exposed to videogames: A pilot study

This study aimed to use carbohydrate counting as an educational tool to improve the diet habits and reduce fat mass in obese children exposed to videogames. It involved analytical and comparative pilot study in 10 children, 5 to 10 years of age with obesity and who were exposed to video games for more than five hours a day. It formed two study groups (five in each). One used carbohydrates count tool plus a diet plan and...

Author(s): Adriana Y. Lopez Gutierrez and Rebecca Monroy Torres,  

March 2015

Maternal anthropometry in rural and urban areas of Ogun-East senatorial district, Nigeria: A comparative study

Maternal nutrition is a well documented determinant of pregnancy outcome. Maternal anthropometry has been shown to be a predictor of the occurrence or otherwise of low birth weight, foetal macrosomia, increased maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. Rural-urban differences in nutritional status have been documented in literature. A cross-sectional comparative study of the anthropometric indices of 720 pregnant...

Author(s): Jeminusi, O. A., Sholeye, O. O. and Abosede O. A.