Journal of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Current Issue

  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Nov 25, 2016

    Association between Infant Feeding Practices and Nutritional Status in Healthy Nicaraguan Infants

    Adherence to the World Health Organization’s infant feeding recommendations is intended to promote optimal growth, development, and health for infants. Evidence from the scientific literature shows that cultural and family traditions play a major role in breastfeeding and complementary feeding behaviors. The objectives were to describe feeding practices during weaning…

    -Erica C. Borresen, Milena C. Guajardo, Luis E. Zambrana, Johann Perez, Claudia Perez, Lorann Stallon

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  • Review article - Lifesciences Published: Sep 22, 2016

    Role of Nutrition in the Progression and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus-Related Chronic Liver Disease: A Review

    The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with oxidative stress and metabolic abnormalities. Research efforts have shown that excess macro-components and deficiencies in micro-components in the diet are linked to increases in the severity of liver disease. Studies have demonstrated a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in HCV patients,…

    -Peres WA and Paula TP

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  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Sep 15, 2016

    Relation of Vitamin D Intake and Sun Exposure to Respiratory Conditions in Hispanics

    Background: Low vitamin D status could predispose individuals to higher risk of respiratory conditions. Objective: To assess if vitamin D intake and sun exposure is associated with respiratory conditions in a group of Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico. Methods: 100 adults completed a questionnaire about respiratory conditions (asthma, allergies and…

    -Camacho MA, Irizarry-Ramírez M, Segarra B and Palacios C*

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  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Jun 08, 2016

    Poor Validity of Dietary Recall in Low-Income Hispanic Children using Digital Food Imaging Analysis as the Reference

    Background: The prevalence of obesity among all U.S. children continues to increase but among Hispanic children the increase is more pronounced. With childhood obesity and technology on the rise, conventional methods of assessing dietary intake through memory recall might need to be complemented with newer technologies. Objective: To test the…

    -Trevino RP, Ravelo AV, Senne-Duff B, Murad M, Diaz JF, and Birkenfeld E

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  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: May 09, 2016

    Yogurt Consumption: Influence of Body Mass Index and Dietary Restraint? Cross-Sectional Analysis of the INFOGENE Study

    The objective of the present study was to determine whether dietary restraint and the avoidance for fattening foods moderated the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the preference for fat-free, low-fat or high-fat yogurts.

    -Cormier H, Laliberté A, Tremblay A, Pérusse L, and VOHL MC

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  • Review article - Lifesciences Published: Apr 28, 2016

    Microbiological Safety Concerns of Raw Milk

    Milk is an ideal medium for the growth and multiplication of diverse microorganisms resulting in its early deterioration. Consumption of raw milk should be discouraged as numerous epidemiological outbreaks even death have been recorded. Microbiological quality of raw milk is resultant of various factors including health of the animal to…

    -Sarkar S

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