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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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Abstract

Because of the well-established effect of food neophobia on children's variety of food consumption, the availability of valid measures of food neophobia in young children is necessary. We studied a Portuguese version of the Child's Food Neophobia Scale (CFNS), assessing its validity and...

Authors
Gomes, A. I.; Barros, L.; Pereira, A. I.; Roberto, M. S.; Mendonça, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Quality and Preference, 2018, 63, pp 151-158
Abstract

The study is comparative in nature and focuses on understanding the factors that affect the purchase intention of organic food in three countries: Pakistan, Turkey and Iran. The study also endeavors to explain the role of awareness as a moderating variable in organic food purchase intention. The...

Authors
Asif, M.; Wang XuHui; Nasiri, A.; Ayyub, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Quality and Preference, 2018, 63, pp 144-150
Miscellaneous

The SPRING project has implemented a facilitated community video project in Niger to promote high-impact maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and hygiene behaviors. Produced locally, the videos feature community members performing as actors and focus on many key themes, such as...

Publisher
Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project
Publication
The father factor: how community video encourages male involvement for better nutrition and hygiene behaviors in Niger. Evidence from the SPRING community video experience , 2017, pp 25 pp.
News Article

The increasingly popular fibre-rich "New Nordic Diet" might not work for everyone. Its success depends on the particular combination of bacteria in...

Date
September 2017
Authors
I. Hoskins
CAB ReviewFull Text

The world population is expected to be doubled by the next few decades that will increase the food demand in future. The fruit production is no doubt has of great importance in agricultural sector due to the economic importance and as well as their beneficial effect on human health. Adopting the...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
biodiversity; crop production; crop quality; crop yield; cultivars; education; energy consumption; environmental impact; equipment; food safety; fruits; innovations; irrigation; light relations; natural resources; nature conservation; pesticides; plant growth regulators; plant nutrition; postharvest treatment; reviews; rootstocks; socioeconomics; soil management; sustainability
Authors
Jemrić, T.; Vuković, M.; Milošević, T.
AbstractFull Text

The present study was carried out for six months to assess the dietary pattern, existing knowledge about the nutrition and its importance among the adolescent girls and impact of nutrition education on the knowledge increment. A sample size of 2446 adolescent girls of 10 to 17 years of age was...

Authors
Pratibha Singh; Shivani Bhardwaj; Shalu; Raghuvanshi, R. S.
Publisher
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
Publication
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 1/2, pp 122-125

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