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The present study was designed to assess the nutritional knowledge among the adolescents and impact of nutrition education on their knowledge level. A sample size of 1101 adolescents in the age group of 12-18 years of class 7th to 12th were selected from two schools of district Udham Singh Nagar,...

Author(s)
Pratibha Singh; Shivani Bhardwaj; Chetna Jantwal; Suman Verma; Raghuvanshi, R. S.
Publisher
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 2017, 15, 1/2, pp 119-121
Abstract

Many researchers use data from Household Consumption and Expenditure Surveys (HCES) to estimate individual food and nutrient intake when individual dietary data are not available. They assume that food is allocated within households according to members' proportional energy requirements relative to ...

Author(s)
Coates, J.; Rogers, B. L.; Blau, A.; Lauer, J.; Alemzewed Roba
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2017, 72, pp 27-42
Abstract

By analyzing the food consumption data from the 2008/09 Pesquisa de Orçamentos Familiares in Brazil, we demonstrate that failing to account for food consumed for free at school may significantly distort the assessment of the distribution of food consumption among households and therefore the...

Author(s)
Borlizzi, A.; Delgrossi, M. E.; Cafiero, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2017, 72, pp 20-26
Abstract

Food labelling is a population-based approach to health education that enables consumers to make better choices by providing information at the point of purchase. This study aimed to assess the food label usage and understanding and factors affecting them among Lebanese supermarket shoppers. A...

Author(s)
Hassan, H. F.; Dimassi, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2017, 41, 5, pp 570-575
Abstract

Objective: To assess dietician's numerical parameters for school feeding and discuss limitations and possibilities for professional practice in the municipalities of Vale do Ivaí, in Northern Paraná, Brazil. Methods: This is a multiple case study. A semi-structured interview was administered to...

Author(s)
Pires, P. F. F.; Retondario, A.; Almeida, C. C. B.; Schmidt, S. T.; Beux, M. R.; Ferreira, S. M. R.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Nutrição, 2017, 30, 4, pp 499-510
Abstract

Complementary feeding is crucial for improving child survival and promoting growth and development, particularly among HIV-exposed children who have higher risk of morbidity and mortality than their un-exposed peers. This prospective study employed an infant and child feeding index (ICFI) to...

Author(s)
Kamenju, P.; Liu EnJu; Hertzmark, E.; Spiegelman, D.; Kisenge, R.; Kupka, R.; Aboud, S.; Manji, K. P.; Duggan, C.; Fawzi, W. W.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2017, 13, 3, pp e12358
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Objective: The National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives (ECELC) Project aims to promote healthy physical activity and nutrition environments, policies and practices in early care and education (ECE) programmes across multiple states. The present pilot study sought to assess changes ...

Author(s)
Smith, T. M.; Blaser, C.; Rasmussen, C. G.; Shuell, J.; Plumlee, C.; Yaroch, A. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Public Health Nutrition, 2017, 20, 9, pp 1692-1698
Abstract

Objective: The role of school lunches in diet quality has not been well studied. Here, we aimed to determine the contribution of school lunches to overall nutrient intake in Japanese schoolchildren. Design: The study was conducted nationwide under a cross-sectional design. A non-consecutive,...

Author(s)
Asakura, K.; Sasaki, S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Public Health Nutrition, 2017, 20, 9, pp 1523-1533
Abstract

The Crunch&Sip programme is a school-based nutrition initiative designed to increase the fruit, vegetable and water intakes of primary-school children. In recognition of the notable deficits in children's vegetable consumption, the present study explored the receptivity of school staff to a...

Author(s)
Sharp, G.; Pettigrew, S.; Wright, S.; Pratt, I. S.; Blane, S.; Biagioni, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Public Health Nutrition, 2017, 20, 8, pp 1491-1499
Abstract

To evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based participatory nutrition promotion (CPNP) programme involving a 2-week group nutrition session in improving child feeding and hygiene practices among caregivers. Cluster randomized trial. In the intervention area (six clusters), the CPNP programme...

Author(s)
Kang YunHee; Suh YounKyoung; Debele, L.; Juon HeeSoon; Christian, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Public Health Nutrition, 2017, 20, 8, pp 1461-1472

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