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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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The interaction of nutrients, environment, and genome determines the general physiological functioning and health of an organism. The branch of science which aims to understand these interactions is known as "Nutrigenomics." Aquaculture and fisheries are the fast-growing food production systems and ...

Author(s)
Bimal Prasanna Mohanty; Satabdi Ganguly; Arabinda Mahanty; Tandrima Mitra; Sasmita Mohanty
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 048, pp 1-19

Infrequent supplementation (IS; i.e., feeding supplement to animals at frequency less than daily) as opposed to frequent (i.e., daily) could be used as a management tool to improve economic returns of extensive beef production systems by reducing costs associated with the delivery of supplement to...

Author(s)
Al-Marashdeh, O.; Edwards, G. R.; Gregorini, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 034, pp 1-13

The aim of this study was to examine breeding objectives and the impact of production systems and breed types on dairy cattle performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A total of 64 research studies published between 1980 and 2018 were used for qualitative analysis (qualitative synthesis) of...

Author(s)
Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 007, pp 1-15

Obesity has become a highly prevalent worldwide public health issue that is attributed to the overconsumption of caloric dense foods, such as meals high in saturated fats. Consistent overconsumption of a high-fat diet (HFD) results in pathogenic adipose tissue expansion which induces a chronic...

Author(s)
Woodie, L. N.; Altonji, O. M.; Huggins, K. W.; Greene, M. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 011, pp 1-9
Open Access

There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

Author(s)
Lewitt, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 017, pp 1-10

This review reiterates the lack of diversity in Indian diets, especially with regard to fruits, vegetables and pulses, resulting in a deficient intake of essential micro-nutrients. It also highlights the variations in nutrient intake across the life cycle determined by gender and other...

Author(s)
Rama Narayanan
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 041, pp 1-7

Minimizing pre-consumer losses in agri-food value chains is crucial for planetary health and for reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This action stands to benefit animal, human and environmental health. Comprehensive, quantified-feedback systems along agri-food value chains...

Author(s)
Wingett, K.; Allman-Farinelli, M.; Alders, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 033, pp 1-12
Open Access

The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture-nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012-2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on...

Author(s)
Bhavani, R. V.; Priya Rampal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 046, pp 1-18

Poultry growth performance and feed efficiency are closely related to the intestinal microbiota quantity, wall structure and the activity of the immune system. Several antibiotics was used in poultry feeds as growth promoters to enhance growth and improve feed efficiency and to reduce mortality in...

Author(s)
Denlİ, M.; Demİrel, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 035, pp 1-9

The assessment of dietary intake with food records has traditionally been a burdensome experience for both the person keeping the records and the dietitian/nutritionist analysing the record. The advent of Smartphones with high-resolution cameras, the ability to run apps and internet connections has ...

Author(s)
Allman-Farinelli, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 034, pp 1-7

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