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An analysis of methods used to synthesize evidence and grade recommendations in food-based dietary guidelines

Phillipa Blake, Solange Durão, Celeste E Naude and Lisa Bero.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 7385 words.

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Evidence-informed guideline development methods underpinned by systematic reviews ensure that guidelines are transparently developed, free from overt...

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Birth order and number of siblings and their association with overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fernanda Oliveira Meller, Christian Loret de Mola, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Antônio Augusto Schäfer, Darren Lawrence Dahly and Fernando Celso Barros.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 4165 words.

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The effect of both birth order and number of siblings on overweight and/or obesity has not been...

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Breastfeeding

Felicity Savage King, Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics. 11578 words.

This chapter explains the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the infant’s first 6 months of life. Breast milk contains all the nutrients and water a baby needs in an easily digested...

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Buying food

Ann Burgess and Helena Pachón.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics. 2838 words.

This chapter aims to enable readers to help households to budget, and know which local foods to buy. It does so by presenting a simple methodology to calculate the minimum weekly cost of a...

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Cancer survivorship and work

Philip Wynn and Shirley D’Sa.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Clinical Oncology. 8671 words.

About 5 per cent of the overall UK cancer burden can be attributed to occupational exposures. However, occupational physicians in clinical practice are most likely to be called upon to...

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Cardiovascular disorders

Anne E. Price and Michael C. Petch.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 9869 words.

Cardiovascular disorders remain one of the commonest causes of ill health and death but their incidence in Western society has been declining and there have also been significant reductions...

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Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (<i>Salvia hispanica</i> L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Siew Li Teoh, Nai Ming Lai, Possatorn Vanichkulpitak, Vladimir Vuksan, Hoang Ho and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 12011 words.

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Chia seed is a popular dietary supplement, taken mainly for its high content of alpha-linolenic...

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Corrigendum for “Revisiting the safety of aspartame” by Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Etheresia Pretorius <i>Nutrition Reviews</i>. 2017; 75(9): 718–730

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 243 words.

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Corrigendum for “Systems biology of personalized nutrition.” <i>Nutrition Reviews</i> 2017; 75(8): 579–599

in Nutrition Reviews

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 14 words.

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Dermatological disorders

Ursula T. Ferriday and I. S. Foulds.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Dermatology. 4531 words.

The skin acts as a protective barrier against a number of hazards within our environment. These hazards can be: chemical, e.g. acids, alkalis, solvents, cutting, or soluble oils; biologicalnull...

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