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PostNAPs was a continuation of the PreNAPs study. 246 women were enrolled in the postnatal period with the primary scientific objective of determining whether food insecurity was an independent risk factor for poor maternal nutritional or psychosocial outcomes or for sub-optimal infant feeding practices.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-06T00:38:21-0400
Arkansas has one of the highest rates for food insecurity and 27.7% of children in the University of Arkansas area are food insecure. In addition, more than 14% of children ages 2-4 are ob...
This study compares food insecurity disclosure rates in face-to-face interviews versus electronic formats, and explores caregiver preferences regarding screening modality and location, in ...
A pervasive and persistent finding is the health disadvantage experienced by those in food insecure households. While clear associations have been identified between food insecurity and di...
This study will implement the validated household-level water insecurity scale developed by study investigators among a cohort of postpartum women in Nyanza, Kenya and will assess a range ...
To optimize the food security in quilombolas communities with high prevalence of food insecurity and obesity, the present study proposes to test a multi-sector intervention including agric...
The issue of food insecurity is one of growing concern among institutions of higher learning in the United States. In addition to studies on the prevalence and risk factors, research is needed to bett...
Food insecurity is positively associated with asthma, the most common chronic childhood disease, yet directionality is unclear. The objective was to determine the association between exposure to food ...
Food insecurity and violence are two major public health issues facing U.S. women. The link between food insecurity and violence has received little attention, particularly regarding the temporal orde...
HIV-infected adults receiving anti-retroviral therapy have a high prevalence of food insecurity in both high- and low-income settings., Women bear an inequitable burden of food insecurity due to lack ...
While there are high rates of food insecurity among individuals with serious mental illnesses, and among African Americans, there is very little research on the ways African Americans in public-sector...
The presence of parasites in food and food products. For the presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food, FOOD MICROBIOLOGY is available.
Exposure of FOOD to radioactive substances, distinguishable from FOOD IRRADIATION, a food preservation technique.
Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the fortified food. The supplementation of cereals with iron and vitamins is an example of fortified food. Fortified food includes also enriched food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those essential nutrients removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
A reference measure of food used to identify the calorie and nutrient content in a particular amount of that food. It is defined by an authoritative source, such as the Food Guide Pyramid devised by the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. It is different from PORTION SIZE, which is the amount of food one chooses to eat at a single meal.
A quantitative value of a measured amount of a specific food that is equal to the GLYCEMIC INDEX of that food multiplied by the carbohydrate content of that food.
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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...