Searching with a thematic focus on Food security, Nutrition
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- DocumentJournal of Human Ecology, 2009Adolescence is a significant period of human growth and maturation, unique changes occur an many adult patterns are established. Following early childhood (<2 yr), during the adolescent growth spurt, the risk of iron deficiency and anaemia reappears (Dallman et al. 1980). Iron deficiency affects the ability of adolescents to read, write and learn also.DocumentPLoS Medicine, 2010Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and may increase the risk of obesity and diabetes.OrganisationThe Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.DocumentRight to Food and Nutrition Watch, 2014This report argues that food security and human rights remain deeply threatened by concentration of land ownership, corporate domination of food systems and policy incoherence. It discusses key policy processes and highlights the increasing influence of companies in international food and nutrition governance as a growing challenge in the global struggle for the right to adequate food.Document
Is international or Asian criteria-based body mass index associated with maternal anaemia, low birthweight, and preterm births among Thai population?—an observational studyJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011An observational study is conducted in the four southernmost provinces of Thailand aiming at determining the effect of international or Asian criteria-based body mass index (BMI) in predicting maternal anaemia, low birth weight (LBW), and preterm births among pregnant Thai women and the change in haemoglobin (Hb) level during pregnancy.Document
Prevalence of and risk factors for stunting among school children and adolescents in Abeokuta, southwest NigeriaJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011Stunting adversely affects the physical and mental outcome of children. The objectives of the study are to determine the prevalence of and risk factors associated with stunting among urban school children and adolescents in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Five hundred and seventy children aged 5-19 years were selected using the multi-stage random-sampling technique.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011Determination of vitamin D status in different age-groups in a community and in different climates of a country is necessary and has important implications for general health. The study is conducted to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among the adult population of Isfahan, a centrally located city in Iran.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011Nutrition and health are fundamental pillars of human development across the entire life-span. The potential role of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in improving nutrition and health and reduction of poverty has been recognised in recent years. NTFPs continue to be an important source of household food security, nutrition, and health.Document
A systematic review of effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on irthweight: meta-analysis of 17 randomized controlled trialsJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011The effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birth weight is controversial as randomised controlled trials (RCTs) report conflicting conclusions. A systematic review which includes meta-analysis was done on 17 RCTs conducted worldwide since 1984 to assess the effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birth weight. The studies were identified through web-based search.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011High-energy diet and sedentary lifestyle fail to completely explain the epidemic of obesity in developing countries. In this cross-sectional survey, the prevalence and patterns of overweight/obesity were assessed among women in a slum in Brazil.