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Biofortification interventions have the potential to combat malnutrition. This review explored the use of provitamin A-biofortified maize (PVABM) as a vitamin A deficiency (VAD) reduction agricultural-based strategy. Maize has been identified as one of the key staple crops for biofortification to...

Author(s)
Zuma, M. K.; Kolanisi, U.; Modi, A. T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 4, pp 805
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Background: Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO) in children is often associated with growth restriction, which improves after the restoration of portal venous flow with a meso-Rex bypass, but the physiologic mechanism is unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanism...

Author(s)
Lautz, T. B.; Eaton, S.; Keys, L.; Ito, J.; Polo, M.; Wells, J. C. K.; Pierro, A.; Superina, R. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Surgical Research, 2018, 223, pp 109-114
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Background: Previous studies have linked maternal depression to different child offspring's growth outcomes. However, its effect has not been well established. The aim of this review was to evaluate the available evidence on the effect of maternal postpartum depression on offspring weight and...

Author(s)
Farías-Antúnez, S.; Xavier, M. O.; Santos, I. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, 228, pp 143-152
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Objective: As both gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are associated with malnutrition and feeding dysfunction, this study compares growth, nutrition, and feeding behaviors in children with GERD and EoE. Methods: Subjects ages 1 to 7 years with GERD or EoE...

Author(s)
Mehta, P.; Furuta, G. T.; Brennan, T.; Henry, M. L.; Maune, N. C.; Sundaram, S. S.; Menard-Katcher, C.; Atkins, D.; Takurukura, F.; Giffen, S.; Pan, Z.; Haas, A. M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2018, 66, 4, pp 603-608
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Purpose of review: Advances in our understanding of the treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in a resource-limited environment are needed to improve outcome. Recent findings: Ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs) made from local products and with reduced milk content lower costs and may be ...

Author(s)
Nel, E.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 2018, 21, 3, pp 195-199
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Purpose of review: The development of nutritional screening tools has done much to raise the profile of nutrition and encourage healthcare practitioners to consider how to identify children at nutritional risk. However, the next challenge is to ensure nutritional screening accurately identifies...

Author(s)
Marino, L. V.; Thomas, P. C.; Beattie, R. M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 2018, 21, 3, pp 184-194
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Purpose of review: This review focuses on the recent discoveries about the impact of intestinal microbiota on mammalian host juvenile growth. Recent findings: Intestinal microbiota is a powerful modulator of many facets of multicellular host's physiology. Recent results from human field studies and ...

Author(s)
Schwarzer, M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 2018, 21, 3, pp 179-183
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Purpose of review: Malnutrition before and during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an independent risk factor for mortality in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Yet, optimal use of nutritional support to improve outcomes remains controversial. Our aim was ...

Author(s)
Baumgartner, A.; Hoskin, K.; Schuetz, P.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, 2018, 21, 3, pp 152-158
Abstract

Undernutrition and micronutrient deficiency continue to be two of the major health burdens in less developed economies. In this study, we explore the link between urban agriculture, dietary diversity and child health, using weight-for-age and height-for-age Z-scores. The study makes use of two...

Author(s)
Wagner, N.; Tasciotti, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2018, 39, 2, pp 234-251
Abstract

There is growing concern in Sri Lanka over the impact of climate change, variability and extreme weather events on food production, food security and livelihoods. The link between climate change and food security has been mostly explored in relation to impacts on crop production or food...

Author(s)
Esham, M.; Jacobs, B.; Rosairo, H. S. R.; Siddighi, B. B.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2018, 20, 3, pp 1017-1036

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