Latest Nutrition disorder Stories

2012-10-03 10:20:35

Both obesity and under-nutrition are common in women and children from the Western Sahara living in refugee camps in Algeria, highlighting the need to balance both obesity prevention and management with interventions to tackle under-nutrition in this population, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The authors, led by Carlos Grijalva-Eternod and Andrew Seal from the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, surveyed 2005 households in...

2011-05-31 16:36:46

New research in the FASEB Journal demonstrates need for public health initiatives aimed at identifying, treating and taking seriously modest vitamin and mineral deficiencies Severe deficiency of the vitamins and minerals required for life is relatively uncommon in developed nations, but modest deficiency is very common and often not taken seriously. A new research published online in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), however, may change this thinking as it examines moderate selenium...

2007-04-02 09:00:09

Serious nutritional deficiencies, obesity plague Greek elderly ATHENS, March 30 (Xinhua) -- A combination of bad diet and too little exercise has led to the destruction of muscle in many of Greece's over-60s, exposing them to health risks like obesity, osteoporosis and impaired mobility, said a study available here on Friday. According to survey presented by the research program " Archimedes" carried out by Thessaloniki Technological Education Institute(TEI), 70 percent of Greek women...

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