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Nutrition and Food Sciences

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General Nutrition & Diet

Including public health nutrition, surveys of diet, studies of sociology and nutrition, and promotion of healthy eating.

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Micronutrient deficiencies (MNDs) remain widespread among people in sub-Saharan Africa, where access to sufficient food from plant and animal sources that is rich in micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) is limited due to socioeconomic and geographical reasons. Here we report the micronutrient...

Author(s)
Gashu, D.; Nalivata, P. C.; Amede, T.; Ander, E. L.; Bailey, E. H.; Botoman, L.; Chagumaira, C.; Gameda, S.; Haefele, S. M.; Hailu, K.; Joy, E. J. M.; Kalimbira, A. A.; Kumssa, D. B.; Lark, R. M.; Ligowe, I. S.; McGrath, S. P.; Milne, A. E.; Mossa, A. W.; Munthali, M.; Towett, E. K.; Walsh, M. G.; Wilson, L.; Young, S. D.; Broadley, M. R.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Publication
Nature (London), 2021, 594, 7861, pp 71-76
Abstract

Background: Despite their vulnerability to the toxic effects of certain metals, biomonitoring data on adolescents are limited. In the present study, we assessed blood concentrations of toxic metals cadmium [Cd], total mercury [Hg], and lead [Pb] in a national representative sample of Swedish...

Author(s)
Almerud, P.; Zamaratskaia, G.; Lindroos, A. K.; Bjermo, H.; Andersson, E. M.; Lundh, T.; Ankarberg, E. H.; Lignell, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc
Publication
Environmental Research, 2021, 197,
Event

1 - 5 November 2021 - Online

News Article

Repeated exposure to a variety of vegetables may be the best way to encourage vegetable eating amongst young children, suggests a study by a group of...

Date
March 2021
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Miscellaneous

This workshop aimed to review the status of current and emerging knowledge about innovations for modern food systems and strategies for meeting future needs. The workshop addressed different perspectives on the topic of food systems and would build on a workshop on the topic of sustainable diets...

Publisher
National Academies Press
Publication
Innovations in the food system. Exploring the future of food: proceedings of a workshop, 2020, pp xiii + 119 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

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...

Date
March 2019
Subjects
consumers; diets; food chains; food security; lamb (meat); losses; meat; mutton; offal; rangelands; sheepmeat; trace elements; wool; value chain; reviews
Author(s)
Wingett, K.; Allman-Farinelli, M.; Alders, R.
AbstractFull Text

Background: The low birth weight (LBW) problem is found in various developing countries with an increasing trend of cases every year. This is caused by nutritional status and a history of maternal health. The impact of LBW in children is they are more likely to experience delayed growth and...

Author(s)
Lestari, K. P.; Nurbadlina, F. R.; Wagiyo, W.; Jauhar, M.
Publisher
PAGEPress Publications
Publication
Journal of Public Health Research, 2021, 10, s1,

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