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Nutritional Medicine and Diet CareISSN: 2572-3278

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510030

Comparison of Nutrition Screening and Assessment Parameters in Predicting Length of Hospital Stay

Susetyowati, Hamam Hadi, Mohammad Hakimi and Ahmad Husain Asdie

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 05, 2018

Prospective cohort study in Dr. Sardjito General Hospital, the central hospital in Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia. Subjects are 326 adult patients within 48 hours of hospital admission. We using The Simple Nutrition Screening Tool (SNST), Nutritional Risk Screening-2002 (NRS-2002), Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST), Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) and Short Nutritional Assessment Questioner (SNAQ), and Nutritional Assessment (anthropometric and biochemical measurements)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510029

Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Factors in Cancer

M Waheed Roomi, Aleksandra Niedzwiecki and Matthias Rath

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 28, 2018

Epidemiological and experimental studies suggest that a proper diet and a healthy life style can decrease the risk of cancer by up to 70%. The cancers most closely related to nutrition are breast and endometrial cancers in women and prostate and gastrointestinal cancers in men. The review outlines that many anti-oxidants, vitamins, phytochemicals, and other micronutrients in food have cancer preventing effects, while many food additives, pesticide residues and high consumption of charbroiled mea...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510028

Assessing Iodine Status in Frontline Healthcare

Ciara Wright and Heather Leeson

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 07, 2018

Iodine is essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormones and both hypothyroidism and iodine deficiency are prevalent worldwide. Assessing iodine status in the individual is difficult. Spot urine iodine measurement, while readily available, is not accurate. However, combining the clinical picture with a brief dietary history along with this simple measurement may give further insight into the likely iodine requirements of an individual. Supporting nutritional deficiency in subclinical hypothyroi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510027

Nutritional Status of Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease

Samara Agda dos Santos, Cecilia Lacroix de Oliveira, Paulo Ivo Cortez and Claudia dos Santos Cople Rodrigues

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

We identified 37 articles that describe low weight, short stature and overweight or obesity prevalence ranging between 3 and 100%, 8.2% and 24.0%, 1.6% and 22.4%, respectively. The associated factors to the growth deficit were the increase of resting energy expenditure, the presence of low bone density, the high prevalence of low zinc and D-vitamin plasma concentration, the low consume of calcium and D-vitamin, vessel occlusion crises, increased need of transfusions and hormonal amendments prese...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510026

Evaluation of the Impact of Nutritional Support on Quality of Life and Morbidity Indicators in Hemodialysis

Adriana Bergamini Quieregatto do Espirito Santo, Nestor Schor and Sandra Maria Rodrigues Laranja

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 09, 2018

The prevalence of malnutrition in hemodialysis (HD) is high, ranging from 40-80%. The major nutritional problems are related to accumulation of metabolites between dialysis sessions and to nutrient loss during the procedure....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510025

Absorption of Hydroxytyrosol from Different Sources and its Impact on Lipid Status in Human Subjects

Simone Siefer, Roland Wacker, Manfred Wilhelm and Christiane Schoen

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 09, 2018

There is growing interest in the health effects of dietary polyphenols on cardiovascular risk factors. In this context, the effect of hydroxytyrosol on lipid status was investigated in healthy subjects. Hydroxytyrosol, a polyphenol especially known from olive oil, is available on the market from different sources. Absorption from those sources is prerequisite for its effects....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3278.1510024

Characteristics of Hospitalised Patients at the Lowest and Highest Ends of the Body Mass Index Spectrum

Diane M Dennis, Jenna Haak, Vicki Carter, Michelle Trevenen and Ian Cooper

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 09, 2018

Recent findings established that underweight (UW) and extremely obese (EO) people were over-represented in the inpatient cohort of one Australian tertiary hospital. This study aimed to describe the characteristics of these patients and identify if differences existed between this subset and the remaining cohort....

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