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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Working with communities and households

Charity Dirorimwe, Pooja Pandey Rana and Ann Burgess.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 8315 words.

This chapter gives guidelines on how to work with communities and individual households in order to help people improve their nutrition. It lists which data are useful, including data on...

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Overview of community nutrition actions

Jennifer N. Nielsen, Martin Nankap and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3781 words.

This chapter describes the actions that nutrition workers can take to address the immediate and underlying causes of malnutrition during a child’s first 1000 days. These actions include...

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Improving community nutrition, care, and health

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 and Nutrition. 3891 words.

This chapter identifies barriers that prevent women, children, and other vulnerable groups from receiving the care and good health they need to be well nourished, and explains how to remove...

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Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations Are Associated with Computed Tomography Markers of Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease among Community-Dwelling Adults in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Samuel M Kim, Di Zhao, Anna J Podolanczuk, Pamela L Lutsey, Eliseo Guallar, Steven M Kawut, R Graham Barr, Ian H de Boer, Bryan R Kestenbaum, David J Lederer and Erin D Michos.

in The Journal of Nutrition

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 6500 words.

Abstract

Background

Activated vitamin D has anti-inflammatory properties. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] deficiency...

Using a Community-Based Early Childhood Development Center as a Platform to Promote Production and Consumption Diversity Increases Children's Dietary Intake and Reduces Stunting in Malawi: A Cluster-Randomized Trial

Aulo Gelli, Amy Margolies, Marco Santacroce, Natalie Roschnik, Aisha Twalibu, Mangani Katundu, Helen Moestue, Harold Alderman and Marie Ruel.

in The Journal of Nutrition

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 8529 words.

ABSTRACT

Background

Children in Malawi face nutritional risks related to low-quality diets and chronic malnutrition.

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Nutrition in vulnerable population groups

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 5798 words.

Minority ethnic communities 306

Vegetarians 312

Eating on a low income 318

Refugees and asylum...

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Older people

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 2380 words.

An ageing population 296

Dietary recommendations for older people 297

Undernutrition in older people 298

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Vitamins and trace elements

J. Powell-Tuck and M. Eastwood.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

P ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 16191 words.

Vitamins

Vitamins are diverse, unrelated organic compounds that some higher animals, humans included, cannot synthesize and which play key roles in...

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Malnutrition in young children

Akoto K. Osei, Frederick Grant and Elhadji Issakha Diop.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 6053 words.

This chapter describes the different types of malnutrition affecting children aged from birth until 5 years. The chapter focuses on moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) but also deals with...

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Obesity and other nutrition-related non-communicable diseases

Hélène Delisle.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 4283 words.

This chapter addresses the growing issue of ‘overnutrition’ and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases, and describes the metabolic syndrome. Obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular...

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Helping people learn about nutrition

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 and Nutrition. 7741 words.

This chapter explains that nutrition education means helping people make informed choices about their nutrition practices. It uses the behaviour change approach, which aims to help people...

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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Edited by Felicity Savage King, Ann Burgess, Victoria J. Quinn and Akoto K. Osei.

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 400 pages.

This third edition of Nutrition for Developing Countries explains, in clear simple language and with many illustrations, how health and nutrition workers can help households to feed and...

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The premature newborn

John Puntis.

in Oxford Specialist Handbook of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Gastroenterology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 1628 words.

Infants born at 24 weeks’ gestation now have a 40% chance of survival, rising to 80% at 26 weeks. Many have difficulty tolerating enteral feeds because of gastrointestinal immaturity;...

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Autism spectrum disorder and food neophobia: clinical and subclinical links

Gregory L Wallace, Clare Llewellyn, Alison Fildes and Angelica Ronald.

in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 5485 words.

ABSTRACT

Background

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been linked with eating- and feeding-related atypicalities,...

Large-Scale Social and Behavior Change Communication Interventions Have Sustained Impacts on Infant and Young Child Feeding Knowledge and Practices: Results of a 2-Year Follow-Up Study in Bangladesh

Sunny S Kim, Phuong Hong Nguyen, Lan Mai Tran, Tina Sanghvi, Zeba Mahmud, Mohammad Raisul Haque, Kaosar Afsana, Edward A Frongillo, Marie T Ruel and Purnima Menon.

in The Journal of Nutrition

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 6861 words.

Abstract

Background

Sustained improvements in infant and young child feeding (IYCF) require continued...

Effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abir Abdel Rahman, Lamis Jomaa, Lara A Kahale, Pauline Adair and Cynthia Pine.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 10427 words.

Abstract

Context

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children has been associated with adverse...

Scientific rigor and credibility in the nutrition research landscape

Cynthia M Kroeger, Cutberto Garza, Christopher J Lynch, Esther Myers, Sylvia Rowe, Barbara O Schneeman, Arya M Sharma and David B Allison.

in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 10767 words.

ABSTRACT

Scientific progress depends on the quality and credibility of research methods. As discourse on rigor, transparency, and reproducibility joins the...

Snacking Recommendations Worldwide: A Scoping Review

Monika Potter, Antonis Vlassopoulos and Undine Lehmann.

in Advances in Nutrition

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 8925 words.

Abstract

Across the globe, dietary habits include the consumption of foods and drinks between main meals. Although often described as “snacks” or “snacking,”...

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Backpack Programs and the Crisis Narrative of Child Hunger—A Critical Review of the Rationale, Targeting, and Potential Benefits and Harms of an Expanding but Untested Model of Practice

Maryah S Fram and Edward A Frongillo.

in Advances in Nutrition

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 6762 words.

Abstract

In recent years, school-based food backpack programs (BPPs) have come into national prominence as a response to a perceived crisis of child hunger in...

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Vitamin D Status and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Yadollah Khoshbakht, Reza Bidaki and Amin Salehi-Abargouei.

in Advances in Nutrition

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 6874 words.

Abstract

An association between vitamin D and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been proposed by several researchers in recent years;...

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