Children's brain development 'strongly influenced by food'
- Growth pattern of schoolchildren in Sagamu, Nigeria using the CDC standards and 2007 WHO standards. Fetuga, M.; Ogunlesi, T.; Adekanmbi, A.; Alabi, A. // Indian Pediatrics;Jul2011, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p523
Objective: To compare the median weight, height and body mass index of school children with the 2000 CDC and 2007 WHO reference values. Settings: Schoolchildren in Sagamu, Nigeria. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Methods: Between November and December, 2008, 1690 school children aged 6 to 16...
- Nutrient intake in 5-17-year-old African boys and girls in a rural district of Kenya. Semproli, S.; Canducci, E.; Ricci, E.; Gualdi-Russo, E. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;jul/ago2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p765
Objective: To investigate relationships between nutritional status and growth among a sample of schoolchildren and adolescents living in a rural district of Kenya. Design: Cross-sectional nutritional and anthropometric survey. Setting: The data are from schools in a rural district of...
- Factores demogrÃ¡ficos, crianza e historia de salud: vinculaciÃ³n con la nutriciÃ³n y el desarrollo infantil. Moreno, Assol Cortés; Flores, Ana Laura Avilés // Universitas Psychologica;Sep-Dec2011, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p789
Effects of undernourishment on psychological development vary according psychosocial factors. This study assessed the impact of demographic, familiar, and rearing variables on nourishment and psychological development in children aged complementary feeding. A sample of 124 child-caregiver dyads...
- Hunger stunts Filipino kids. // Filipino Post;
The article focuses on the survey of the Philippine Food and Nutrition Research Institute, which shows that most of the school children in the country are malnourished in 2008 because poverty has forced them to eat too little for years.
- Hidden Hunger among Pre-schoolers in Matisi Peri-urban Location, Tran-Nzoia District, Kenya. Magaju, P. K.; Mbagaya, G. M.; Ettyang, G. M.; Wafula, S. // Journal of Biology, Agriculture & Healthcare;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p18
Pre-school children require adequate intake of essential nutrients in order to sustain the rapid growth and proper development at this critical period. A child who doesn't eat enough to cover his/her nutritional needs can develop growth failure and may eventually become undernourished....
- HIGHLIGHT FRUITS AND VEGGIES. // Scholastic SuperScience;Mar2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
The article presents a study, conducted by a group of researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, which shows that putting vegetables and fruits in a colorful bowl or display can get children to make healthier choices.
- food: briefly. // Chicago Citizen;9/8/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 24, p9
The article reports on the study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina which reveals that about one-third of the daily calories consumed by children have come from unhealthy snacks.
- Childhood energy intake and adult mortality from cancer: The... Frankel, Stephen; Gunnell, David J.; Peters, Tim J.; Maynard, Maria; Smith, George Davey // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/14/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7130, p499
Examines the relationship between childhood nutrition and adult mortality from cancer. Methodology of the study; Brief account on the use of height as a determinant for childhood nutrition; Comparison of the study to animal studies; Discussion of results; Conclusions.
- Age-appropriate feeding practices and nutritional status of infants attending child welfare clinic at a Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. Lawan, Umar M.; Amole, Gboluwaga T.; Jahum, Mahmud G.; Sani, Abdullahi // Journal of Family & Community Medicine;Apr2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p6
Background: Appropriate infant feeding is the key to optimum infant and child development and survival. This study investigates age-appropriate infant feeding practices and nutritional status of infants attending the immunization and child welfare clinic at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital....