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Background: Podocarpus gracilis is an evergreen, dioecious tree found in Ethiopia and other African nations. It can reach a height of 60 meters. Without any scientific validation, ethnobotanical studies conducted in Ethiopia revealed that the Podocarpus gracilis plant's leaf is consumed orally to...

Author(s)
Wakuma Wakene Jifar; Bahammam, A. S.; Yadeta Babu Bayane; Biruk Tafese Moges; Teshome Bekana
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2023, 2023, 9187837,
Abstract

In theory, irrigation could affect farm households' nutritional status in either direction. On the one hand, irrigation may improve nutritional status by boosting farm productivity and household income. On the other hand, it may deter diet quality by shifting farmers' attention from nutrition-rich...

Author(s)
Ahmed, M. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Irrigation and Drainage, 2022, 71, 4, pp 1089-1106
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Low height/length-for-age (stunting) is a public health problem in Ethiopia. Efforts that have been made to evaluate factors affecting national and international strategies related to the problem are very limited and poorly achieved. The present study aimed to evaluate low length/height-for-age...

Author(s)
Gilano, G.; Hailegebreal, S.; Sako, S.; Seboka, B. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 2022, 61, 5, pp 608-623
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Background and Objectives: The impact of food structure on postprandial physiological responses has received sustained attention in recent years. Changes in the glycemic response and satiety score to commonly consumed starchy foods may have a positive impact on health. However, no data on Ethiopian ...

Author(s)
Zemenu Yaregal; Kaleab Baye; Fardet, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Cereal Chemistry, 2022, 99, 5, pp 1030-1038
Abstract

One of the therapeutic approaches for decreasing postprandial hyperglycemia is to retard absorption of glucose by the inhibition of carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes, a-amylase, and a-glucosidases, in the digestive organs. Coffee consumption has been reported to beneficial effects for controlling...

Author(s)
Mitiku, H.; Kim TaeYang; Kang HanNa; Apostolidis, E.; Lee JungYun; Kwon YoungIn
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, 2022, 22, 249, pp (23 September 2022)
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Background: Exclusive breastfeeding remains sub-optimal in low-income countries contributing to infant mortality. Mobile health (mHealth) interventions, delivered through personal mobile phones, to improve exclusive breastfeeding have shown promise, but very few include fathers or have been applied ...

Author(s)
Gebremariam, K. T.; Afework Mulugeta; Gallegos, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Breastfeeding Journal, 2023, 18, 2, pp (06 January 2023)
Abstract

Contact with livestock and consumption of unpasteurised dairy products are associated with an increased risk of zoonotic and foodborne infection, particularly among populations with close animal contact, including pastoralists and semi-pastoralists. However, there are limited data on disease risk...

Author(s)
Roess, A. A.; Hosh, F. M.; Morton, L. C.; Bestul, N.; Davis, J.; Carruth, L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2023, 151, e44,
Abstract

Background: Considerable proportions of pregnant women are affected by poor nutrition outcomes in Ethiopia. Women's empowerment, on the other hand, is highly recognized as a means to achieve better maternal nutrition outcomes. However, the role of pregnant women's empowerment in nutritional status...

Author(s)
Tizita Dengia Etea; Alemayehu Worku Yalew; Mitike Molla Sisay; Solomon Shiferaw
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Global Women's Health, 2023, 4, June,
Abstract

Background: Timely initiation of breastfeeding reduces the risk of neonatal mortality. However, there was paucity of literature on the timely initiation of breastfeeding among women who gave birth by cesarean section (CS) in Ethiopia. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess the magnitude of...

Author(s)
Arega Abebe Lonsako; Haymanot Mezmur; Arsema Gebreyesus; Gadissa Tolosa; Sagni Girma
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2023, 18, 9,
Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to assess the pooled estimate of Ethiopia's women's knowledge, attitudes, practices, and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding. Methods: PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus, Science Direct, and Addis Ababa University online library were searched. Data were extracted using...

Author(s)
Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu; Kirubel Dagnaw Tegegne; Nathan Estifanos Shewangashaw; Gebyaw Biset; Nigussie Abebaw; Lehulu Tilahun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health in Practice, 2023, 5,

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