The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in children ages 2 to 12 years.
The processes and properties of living organisms by which they take in and balance the use of nutritive materials for energy, heat production, or building material for the growth, maintenance, or repair of tissues and the nutritive properties of FOOD.
Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in infants ages 1 month to 24 months.
Nutritional physiology of children from birth to 2 years of age.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
Programs and activities sponsored or administered by local, state, or national governments.
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Bangladesh" is a country located in South Asia, not a medical term or concept. Therefore, it doesn't have a medical definition. It shares borders with India, Myanmar (Burma), and Bay of Bengal. The population is primarily Bengali, and the official language is Bangla (Bengali). The capital city is Dhaka. If you have any questions related to medicine or health, feel free to ask!
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.
Nutrition of a mother which affects the health of the FETUS and INFANT as well as herself.
The delivery of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient whose sole source of nutrients is via solutions administered intravenously, subcutaneously, or by some other non-alimentary route. The basic components of TPN solutions are protein hydrolysates or free amino acid mixtures, monosaccharides, and electrolytes. Components are selected for their ability to reverse catabolism, promote anabolism, and build structural proteins.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Nepal" is not a medical term that has a definition in the field of medicine. It is actually the name of a country located in South Asia, known officially as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. If you have any questions related to medicine or health, I would be happy to try and help answer those for you!
Female parents, human or animal.
The status of health in rural populations.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition.
Improving health status of an individual by adjusting the quantities, qualities, and methods of nutrient intake.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.
Guidelines and objectives pertaining to food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet.
Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.
All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the NUTRITIONAL STATUS of the individual. NUTRITION SURVEYS may be used in making the assessment.
Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.
The at-home administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered via a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).

Portion-size estimation training in second- and third-grade American Indian children. (1/102)

Training in portion-size estimation is known to improve the accuracy of dietary self-reporting in adults, but there is no comparable evidence for children. To obtain this information, we studied 110 second- and third-grade American Indian schoolchildren (34 control subjects were not trained), testing the hypotheses that a 45-min portion-size estimation training session would reduce children's food quantity estimation error, and that the improvement would be dependent on food type, measurement type, or both. Training was a hands-on, 4-step estimation and measurement skill-building process. Mixed linear models (using logarithmic-transformed data) were used to evaluate within- and between-group differences from pre- to posttest. Test scores were calculated as percentage estimation errors by difference and absolute value methods. Mean within-group estimation error decreased significantly (P<0.05) from pre- to posttest for 7 of 12 foods (trained group) by both calculation methods, plus 3 additional foods by the difference method and one additional food by the absolute value method. Significant (P<0.05) between-group differences occurred for 3 foods, reflecting a greater decrease in estimation error for the trained group. Improvement was greatest for solid foods estimated by dimensions (P>0.05) or in cups (P<0.05), for liquids estimated by volume or by label reading (P<0.001), and for one amorphous food estimated in cups (P<0.01). Despite these significant improvements in estimation ability, the error for several foods remained >100% of the true quantity, indicating that more than one training session would be necessary to further increase dietary reporting accuracy.  (+info)

Culturally appropriate nutrition education improves infant feeding and growth in rural Sichuan, China. (2/102)

Chinese studies indicate that the growth of rural infants and children lags behind that of their urban counterparts after 4 mo of age and that the gap is widening. However, the rural areas are home to >85% of China's 300 million children. Clearly, culturally appropriate rural complementary feeding interventions are needed to close the growth and health gaps. After a 1990 survey of infants in rural Sichuan confirmed that poor infant feeding practices rather than inadequate household food resources were responsible for the growth faltering, a year-long community-based pilot nutrition education intervention (n congruent with 250 infants each in Education and Control groups) was undertaken in four townships. The goal was to improve infant growth by improving infant feeding practices. Features of the intervention included the training and mobilizing of village nutrition educators who made monthly growth monitoring and complementary feeding counseling visits to all pregnant women and families with infants born during the intervention in the study villages. After 1 y, the Education group mothers showed significantly higher nutrition knowledge and better reported infant feeding practices than their Control group counterparts. Also, the Education group infants were significantly heavier and longer, but only at 12 mo (weight-for-age -1.17 vs. -1.93; P = 0.004; height-for-age -1.32 vs. -1.96; P = 0.022), had higher breast-feeding rates overall (83% vs. 75%; P = 0.034) and lower anemia rates (22% vs. 32%; P = 0.008) than the Control group infants. We conclude that these methods have potential for adaptation and development to other rural areas in the county, province and nation.  (+info)

Nutrition knowledge and food intake of seven-year-old children in an atherosclerosis prevention project with onset in infancy: the impact of child-targeted nutrition counselling given to the parents. (3/102)

OBJECTIVE: To compare nutrition knowledge and food intake in 7-y-old intervention and control children in an atherosclerosis risk factor intervention trial after 6.5 y of nutrition counselling given to the parents. DESIGN, SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Intervention families in the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project received child-oriented nutritional counselling one to three times a year since child's age of 7 months, aimed at reduced saturated fat and cholesterol intake. Children's nutrition knowledge was analysed in a time-restricted cohort of 70 seven-y-old (34 boys) intervention children and 70 control children (40 boys) with a picture identification test. For comparison, children's food intake was evaluated using scores developed for the project that reflected quality and quantity of fat and quantity of salt in children's two or three 4-day food diaries recorded between 5.5 and 7 y of age. RESULTS: Child-targeted nutrition counselling of the intervention families only slightly increased intervention children's knowledge of heart-healthy foods (42.6% vs 34.9% correct answers by the intervention and control children, P = 0.057). Only < or = 20% of the children were able to adequately justify their answers in the test. The food diaries of the intervention children comprised more foods low in saturated fat and high in unsaturated fat than those of the control children (57.1% vs 41.7% of the maximum score for low fat foods, P = 0.0001; 48.9% vs 37.7% for high unsaturated fat foods, P = 0.0009, respectively), but the intervention and control children consumed similar amounts of low-salt foods (P = 0.23). Nutrition knowledge and food use scores correlated poorly (r = -0.20-0.35). CONCLUSIONS: Child-targeted nutrition counselling repeatedly given to the parents during and after child's infancy strongly influenced food choice scores of the 5.5-7-y-old children but failed to influence children's salt intake or scores in a nutrition knowledge picture test.  (+info)

Evaluation of implementation and effect of primary school based intervention to reduce risk factors for obesity. (4/102)

OBJECTIVES: To implement a school based health promotion programme aimed at reducing risk factors for obesity and to evaluate the implementation process and its effect on the school. DESIGN: Data from 10 schools participating in a group randomised controlled crossover trial were pooled and analysed. SETTING: 10 primary schools in Leeds. PARTICIPANTS: 634 children (350 boys and 284 girls) aged 7-11 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Response rates to questionnaires, teachers' evaluation of training and input, success of school action plans, content of school meals, and children's knowledge of healthy living and self reported behaviour. RESULTS: All 10 schools participated throughout the study. 76 (89%) of the action points determined by schools in their school action plans were achieved, along with positive changes in school meals. A high level of support for nutrition education and promotion of physical activity was expressed by both teachers and parents. 410 (64%) parents responded to the questionnaire concerning changes they would like to see implemented in school. 19 out of 20 teachers attended the training, and all reported satisfaction with the training, resources, and support. Intervention children showed a higher score for knowledge, attitudes, and self reported behaviour for healthy eating and physical activity. CONCLUSION: This programme was successfully implemented and produced changes at school level that tackled risk factors for obesity.  (+info)

Randomised controlled trial of primary school based intervention to reduce risk factors for obesity. (5/102)

OBJECTIVE: To assess if a school based intervention was effective in reducing risk factors for obesity. DESIGN: Group randomised controlled trial. SETTING: 10 primary schools in Leeds. PARTICIPANTS: 634 children aged 7-11 years. INTERVENTION: Teacher training, modification of school meals, and the development of school action plans targeting the curriculum, physical education, tuck shops, and playground activities. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Body mass index, diet, physical activity, and psychological state. RESULTS: Vegetable consumption by 24 hour recall was higher in children in the intervention group than the control group (weighted mean difference 0.3 portions/day, 95% confidence interval 0.2 to 0.4), representing a difference equivalent to 50% of baseline consumption. Fruit consumption was lower in obese children in the intervention group (-1.0, -1.8 to -0.2) than those in the control group. The three day diary showed higher consumption of high sugar foods (0.8, 0.1 to 1.6)) among overweight children in the intervention group than the control group. Sedentary behaviour was higher in overweight children in the intervention group (0.3, 0.0 to 0.7). Global self worth was higher in obese children in the intervention group (0.3, 0.3 to 0.6). There was no difference in body mass index, other psychological measures, or dieting behaviour between the groups. Focus groups indicated higher levels of self reported behaviour change, understanding, and knowledge among children who had received the intervention. CONCLUSION: Although it was successful in producing changes at school level, the programme had little effect on children's behaviour other than a modest increase in consumption of vegetables.  (+info)

Knowledge, attitude and practice of health workers in Keffi local government hospitals regarding Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) practices. (6/102)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of health workers towards Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) practices and thereafter plan an advocacy on BFHI training of the workers. DESIGN: A randomised cross-sectional study. SETING: Ten out of 16 health facilities reflecting all the levels of healthcare provision in Keffi Local Government Area in Nassarawa State, Nigeria, were selected. Staff of these health facilities had not received BFHI training, although breastfeeding is the norm in this population, exclusive breastfeeding is almost zero. SUBJECTS: A total of 250 health workers (six doctors, 160 nurses and 84 auxiliary staff) met in the health facilities at the time of interview. INTERVENTION: A structured questionnaire based on 10 steps to successful breastfeeding was administered by one of the authors and a Lactad nurse between July and October 1995. RESULTS: Fifty-two (20.8%) were aware of the need for initiating breastfeeding within 30 min of birth and 92 (36.8%) were aware of breastfeeding support groups. However, there were significant differences in the level of awareness among the doctors compared to the other categories of health staff (P<0.05). Also, 48 (19.2%) of the health workers believed that babies less than 6 months of age should not be given water (statistical difference (P<0.05) between doctors' attitude and that of the other health workers). Thirteen (5.22%) health workers could demonstrate correct positioning and attachment. CONCLUSION: There was general lack of awareness of some major recommended practices in the hospitals that will promote and sustain breastfeeding. There is therefore the need for policy changes and BFHI training for the staff of these health facilities to respond to the concern and growing need for proper infant/young child feeding.  (+info)

An implementation framework for household and community integrated management of childhood illness. (7/102)

This paper describes the development and recent history of the third component of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) strategy, improving household and community practices (HH/C IMCI). An implementation framework for this third component, developed through review of experiences of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in community-based child health and nutrition programmes, is then presented. This Framework responds to demand from NGOs and their partners for a description of the different categories of community-level activities necessary for the implementation of a comprehensive child health and nutrition programme. These categories of activities facilitate the systematic cataloguing, synthesis and coordination of organizational activities and experience. It also serves as a reference tool for improving communication of related community child health activities, and a guide for designing appropriate behaviour change strategies. The Framework was endorsed by participants in an international workshop held in Baltimore, Maryland in January 2001, and specified three linked elements that are integral to HH/C IMCI, supported by a multi-sectoral platform that addresses constraints communities face in adopting practices that promote health and nutrition. The three programmatic Elements critical to HH/C IMCI programmes are (1). improving partnerships between health facilities or services and the communities they serve; (2). increasing appropriate and accessible care and information from community-based providers; and (3). integrating promotion of key family practices critical for child health and nutrition. The Framework presented in this paper is an ideal tool for describing, sharing and coordinating efforts in the field, and is purposely descriptive rather than prescriptive.  (+info)

Child participation in WIC: Medicaid costs and use of health care services. (8/102)

OBJECTIVES: We used data from birth certificates, Medicaid, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to examine the relationship of child participation in WIC to Medicaid costs and use of health care services in North Carolina. METHODS: We linked Medicaid enrollment, Medicaid paid claims, and WIC participation files to birth certificates for children born in North Carolina in 1992. We used multiple regression analysis to estimate the effects of WIC participation on the use of health care services and Medicaid costs. RESULTS: Medicaid-enrolled children participating in the WIC program showed greater use of all types of health care services compared with Medicaid-enrolled children who were not WIC participants. CONCLUSIONS: The health care needs of low-income children who participate in WIC may be better met than those of low-income children not participating in WIC.  (+info)

Child Nutrition Sciences is a field of study focused on the nutritional needs and dietary habits of children from infancy through adolescence. This interdisciplinary field incorporates aspects of nutrition, pediatrics, psychology, sociology, and public health to promote optimal growth, development, and overall health in children.

The scope of Child Nutrition Sciences includes:

1. Understanding the unique nutritional requirements during various stages of childhood, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, early childhood, school-age, and adolescence.
2. Examining how cultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors influence children's dietary patterns and food choices.
3. Investigating the role of nutrition in preventing chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, which often originate in childhood.
4. Developing and implementing evidence-based interventions to improve children's diets, promote healthy eating behaviors, and reduce health disparities.
5. Assessing the effectiveness of nutrition education programs for children, families, and communities.
6. Collaborating with policymakers, educators, healthcare providers, and community organizations to create supportive environments that encourage healthy eating and physical activity.
7. Conducting research on the safety, efficacy, and quality of food products, supplements, and fortified foods marketed for children.
8. Advocating for policies and regulations that protect children from marketing tactics that promote unhealthy food choices and contribute to poor diet-related health outcomes.

Overall, Child Nutrition Sciences aims to improve the nutritional status of children, enhance their overall well-being, and reduce the burden of diet-related diseases throughout the lifespan.

Animal nutrition sciences is a field of study that focuses on the nutritional requirements, metabolism, and digestive processes of non-human animals. It involves the application of basic scientific principles to the practice of feeding animals in order to optimize their health, growth, reproduction, and performance. This may include the study of various nutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals, as well as how they are absorbed, utilized, and excreted by different animal species. The field also encompasses the development and evaluation of animal feeds and feeding strategies, taking into account factors such as animal age, sex, weight, production stage, and environmental conditions. Overall, the goal of animal nutrition sciences is to promote sustainable and efficient animal agriculture while ensuring the health and well-being of animals.

Nutritional Sciences is a field of study that deals with the scientific examination and understanding of nutrients in food, how the body uses them, and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. It encompasses various disciplines including biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology, epidemiology, and clinical nutrition.

The field covers several key areas such as:

1. Nutrient metabolism: This involves studying how nutrients are digested, absorbed, transported, stored, and utilized in the body for energy production, growth, maintenance, and reproduction.
2. Diet and disease prevention: Nutritional sciences investigate the role of diet in preventing or managing various health conditions like obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer.
3. Functional foods and nutraceuticals: This area focuses on studying the potential health benefits of specific foods or food components beyond their basic nutritional value, including functional foods (foods that have demonstrated health benefits) and nutraceuticals (nutrient-rich supplements derived from food sources).
4. Public health nutrition: Nutritional sciences also address population-wide nutrition issues, such as malnutrition, food insecurity, and the development of public policies related to food and health.
5. Clinical nutrition: This subfield applies nutritional principles and research findings to patient care, focusing on developing individualized dietary plans for patients with various medical conditions.

Overall, Nutritional Sciences aims to provide a solid scientific foundation for making informed dietary choices and promoting optimal health outcomes across populations and individuals.

Child nutrition disorders refer to a range of conditions that are caused by an improper or imbalanced diet during childhood. These disorders can have long-term effects on a child's growth, development, and overall health. Some common examples of child nutrition disorders include:

1. Malnutrition: This occurs when a child does not get enough nutrients for proper growth and development. It can result from inadequate food intake, digestive problems, or certain medical conditions that affect nutrient absorption.
2. Obesity: This is a condition characterized by excessive body fat accumulation to the point where it negatively affects a child's health. Obesity can lead to a range of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and orthopedic issues.
3. Vitamin deficiencies: Children who do not get enough vitamins in their diet may develop deficiencies that can lead to a range of health problems. For example, a lack of vitamin D can lead to rickets, while a lack of vitamin C can cause scurvy.
4. Food allergies and intolerances: Some children have allergic reactions or intolerances to certain foods, which can cause a range of symptoms, including digestive problems, skin rashes, and respiratory difficulties.
5. Eating disorders: Children may develop eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating disorder, which can have serious consequences for their physical and mental health.

Preventing child nutrition disorders involves providing children with a balanced diet that includes a variety of foods from all the major food groups, encouraging regular exercise, and promoting healthy eating habits. Regular medical check-ups can also help identify any nutritional deficiencies or other health problems early on, allowing for prompt treatment.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Nutritional Physiological Phenomena" is not a widely recognized or established medical term. It seems to be a very specific phrase that may refer to the physiological processes and phenomena related to nutrition.

Nutrition, in a medical context, refers to the process of providing or obtaining food necessary for health and growth. Physiological phenomena, on the other hand, refer to the functional manifestations of living organisms and their parts.

So, "Nutritional Physiological Phenomena" could hypothetically refer to the various physiological processes that occur in the body in relation to nutrition, such as digestion, absorption, metabolism, transportation, and storage of nutrients. However, I would recommend consulting the specific source or context where this term was used for a more accurate definition.

"Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena" is a broad term that refers to various physical and biological processes related to nutrition in children. While I couldn't find a precise medical definition for this specific phrase, I can provide you with some key physiological phenomena associated with child nutrition. These include:

1. Growth and Development: Proper nutrition is crucial for normal growth and development in children. Adequate intake of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals supports physical growth, brain development, and overall well-being.
2. Digestion and Absorption: The gastrointestinal tract undergoes significant changes during childhood, affecting the ability to digest and absorb various nutrients. For example, lactase production decreases in some children after weaning, leading to lactose intolerance.
3. Energy Metabolism: Children have higher energy requirements per unit of body weight compared to adults due to their rapid growth and development. Proper nutrition ensures efficient energy metabolism and prevents issues like obesity or undernutrition.
4. Immune Function: Nutrition plays a vital role in supporting the immune system. Adequate intake of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, zinc, and protein helps maintain immune function and resistance to infections.
5. Micronutrient Deficiencies: Inadequate nutrition can lead to micronutrient deficiencies, which may impair children's growth, cognitive development, and overall health. Examples include iron deficiency anemia, vitamin A deficiency, and iodine deficiency disorders.
6. Overnutrition and Obesity: Excessive energy intake, coupled with reduced physical activity, can lead to overweight and obesity in children. This increases the risk of developing non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain types of cancer later in life.
7. Food Allergies and Intolerances: Children are more prone to food allergies and intolerances than adults. These can manifest as various symptoms, such as skin rashes, digestive issues, or respiratory problems, and may require dietary modifications.
8. Eating Behaviors and Preferences: Childhood is a critical period for shaping eating behaviors and food preferences. Exposure to a variety of healthy foods during this stage can help establish lifelong healthy eating habits.

Infant nutrition disorders refer to a group of conditions that occur when an infant's diet does not provide adequate nutrients for growth, development, and health. These disorders can result from various factors such as inadequate feeding practices, poor nutrient quality or composition of the diet, food intolerances or allergies, and medical conditions affecting nutrient absorption or metabolism.

Examples of infant nutrition disorders include:

1. Failure to thrive (FTT): A condition characterized by an infant's failure to gain weight or height at the expected rate due to inadequate nutrition.
2. Malnutrition: A condition resulting from a deficiency, excess, or imbalance of nutrients in an infant's diet.
3. Obesity: A condition characterized by excessive body fat accumulation in an infant due to poor dietary habits and lack of physical activity.
4. Food intolerances or allergies: Adverse reactions to specific foods or food components that can cause digestive, skin, or respiratory symptoms in infants.
5. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies: A condition resulting from an insufficient intake or absorption of essential vitamins and minerals required for normal growth and development.
6. Metabolic disorders: Inborn errors of metabolism that affect the body's ability to process specific nutrients, leading to a buildup of toxic substances in the body.

Infant nutrition disorders can have serious consequences on an infant's health and development, and it is essential to identify and address them promptly through appropriate medical interventions and feeding practices.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena" is not a standard or widely recognized medical term. It seems to be a very specific phrase that may relate to various physiological processes and phenomena related to infant nutrition.

To try and provide some clarity, I can offer a brief explanation of the individual terms:

1. Infant: A young child, typically under one year of age.
2. Nutritional: Relating to food or nourishment, particularly in relation to energy and the balance of essential nutrients required for growth, repair, and maintenance of bodily functions.
3. Physiological: Describing processes and functions that occur within a living organism as part of normal bodily function, including biochemical reactions, organ function, and responses to environmental stimuli.
4. Phenomena: Observable events or occurrences.

So, "Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena" could refer to observable events or processes related to an infant's nutrition and physiology. However, without further context, it is difficult to provide a more precise definition. Examples of such phenomena might include the development of feeding skills, growth patterns, or changes in metabolism related to dietary intake.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Science" is a broad field that refers to a systematic and logical process used to discover how things in the universe work. It's not typically used as a medical term. However, within the context of medicine, "science" often refers to evidence-based practices, which are treatments and preventions that have been scientifically researched and proven to be effective. This could include areas like pharmacology (the study of drugs), pathophysiology (the study of changes in the body due to disease), or clinical trials (studies used to test new treatments). If you're looking for a specific medical term, could you please provide more context?

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Government Programs" is a very broad term and can encompass many different fields, including healthcare, social services, education, and more. If you're looking for a medical definition related to government programs, you might be referring to initiatives like Medicare, Medicaid, or the Affordable Care Act in the United States, which are government-run health insurance programs or policies.

1. Medicare: A federal health insurance program in the United States, primarily for people 65 and older, but also for some younger people with disabilities and those with end-stage renal disease. Medicare provides coverage for hospitalization, doctor visits, and other healthcare services.

2. Medicaid: A joint federal-state health insurance program in the United States that provides coverage to low-income individuals, including children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities. Medicaid covers a range of medical services, including hospital stays, doctor visits, and long-term care.

3. The Affordable Care Act (ACA): Also known as "Obamacare," the ACA is a United States healthcare reform law that aims to increase the quality and affordability of health insurance, lower the uninsured rate, and regulate the health insurance industry. The ACA includes provisions such as mandated insurance coverage, subsidies for low-income individuals, and protections for those with pre-existing conditions.

Please provide more context if you were looking for information on a different government program related to the medical field.

"Food Services" in a medical context typically refers to the provision and delivery of food and nutrition services to patients in hospitals, clinics, or other healthcare facilities. This can include:

1. Nutrition assessment and care planning by registered dietitians.
2. Food preparation and meal service that meet the dietary needs and restrictions of patients.
3. Special diets for patients with specific medical conditions (e.g., diabetes, heart disease, food allergies).
4. Enteral and parenteral nutrition support for patients who cannot eat or digest food normally.
5. Education for patients and their families about diet and nutrition.
6. Implementation of food safety and sanitation practices to prevent infection and ensure the quality of food.

The goal of food services in healthcare facilities is to promote optimal nutritional status, support recovery, and enhance patient satisfaction and well-being.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "urbanization" is a term that is more commonly used in the context of sociology and urban planning. It refers to the process through which rural areas become urbanized, or turned into cities, as a result of growth in population and infrastructure development.

However, if you are asking about the health implications of urbanization, then there is a field of study called "urban health" that focuses on how the urban environment impacts the physical and mental health of its inhabitants. Factors such as air pollution, noise pollution, lack of green spaces, inadequate housing, and limited access to healthy food options can all contribute to negative health outcomes in urban areas.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Bangladesh" is a country located in South Asia, rather than a medical term or condition. It is bordered by India to the west, north, and east, and by Myanmar (Burma) to the southeast, with the Bay of Bengal to the south. The official name of the country is the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health-related topics, I would be happy to help answer them for you!

Parenteral nutrition (PN) is a medical term used to describe the delivery of nutrients directly into a patient's bloodstream through a vein, bypassing the gastrointestinal tract. It is a specialized medical treatment that is typically used when a patient cannot receive adequate nutrition through enteral feeding, which involves the ingestion and digestion of food through the mouth or a feeding tube.

PN can be used to provide essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes to patients who have conditions that prevent them from absorbing nutrients through their gut, such as severe gastrointestinal tract disorders, malabsorption syndromes, or short bowel syndrome.

PN is administered through a catheter that is inserted into a vein, typically in the chest or arm. The nutrient solution is prepared under sterile conditions and delivered through an infusion pump to ensure accurate and controlled delivery of the solution.

While PN can be a life-saving intervention for some patients, it also carries risks such as infection, inflammation, and organ damage. Therefore, it should only be prescribed and administered by healthcare professionals with specialized training in this area.

Nutritional status is a concept that refers to the condition of an individual in relation to their nutrient intake, absorption, metabolism, and excretion. It encompasses various aspects such as body weight, muscle mass, fat distribution, presence of any deficiencies or excesses of specific nutrients, and overall health status.

A comprehensive assessment of nutritional status typically includes a review of dietary intake, anthropometric measurements (such as height, weight, waist circumference, blood pressure), laboratory tests (such as serum albumin, total protein, cholesterol levels, vitamin and mineral levels), and clinical evaluation for signs of malnutrition or overnutrition.

Malnutrition can result from inadequate intake or absorption of nutrients, increased nutrient requirements due to illness or injury, or excessive loss of nutrients due to medical conditions. On the other hand, overnutrition can lead to obesity and related health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain types of cancer.

Therefore, maintaining a good nutritional status is essential for overall health and well-being, and it is an important consideration in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various medical conditions.

Maternal nutritional physiological phenomena refer to the various changes and processes that occur in a woman's body during pregnancy, lactation, and postpartum periods to meet the increased nutritional demands and support the growth and development of the fetus or infant. These phenomena involve complex interactions between maternal nutrition, hormonal regulation, metabolism, and physiological functions to ensure optimal pregnancy outcomes and offspring health.

Examples of maternal nutritional physiological phenomena include:

1. Adaptations in maternal nutrient metabolism: During pregnancy, the mother's body undergoes various adaptations to increase the availability of essential nutrients for fetal growth and development. For instance, there are increased absorption and utilization of glucose, amino acids, and fatty acids, as well as enhanced storage of glycogen and lipids in maternal tissues.
2. Placental transfer of nutrients: The placenta plays a crucial role in facilitating the exchange of nutrients between the mother and fetus. It selectively transports essential nutrients such as glucose, amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals from the maternal circulation to the fetal compartment while removing waste products.
3. Maternal weight gain: Pregnant women typically experience an increase in body weight due to the growth of the fetus, placenta, amniotic fluid, and maternal tissues such as the uterus and breasts. Adequate gestational weight gain is essential for ensuring optimal pregnancy outcomes and reducing the risk of adverse perinatal complications.
4. Changes in maternal hormonal regulation: Pregnancy is associated with significant changes in hormonal profiles, including increased levels of estrogen, progesterone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), and other hormones that regulate various physiological functions such as glucose metabolism, appetite regulation, and maternal-fetal immune tolerance.
5. Lactation: Following childbirth, the mother's body undergoes further adaptations to support lactation and breastfeeding. This involves the production and secretion of milk, which contains essential nutrients and bioactive components that promote infant growth, development, and immunity.
6. Nutrient requirements: Pregnancy and lactation increase women's nutritional demands for various micronutrients such as iron, calcium, folate, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids. Meeting these increased nutritional needs is crucial for ensuring optimal pregnancy outcomes and supporting maternal health during the postpartum period.

Understanding these physiological adaptations and their implications for maternal and fetal health is essential for developing evidence-based interventions to promote positive pregnancy outcomes, reduce the risk of adverse perinatal complications, and support women's health throughout the reproductive lifespan.

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) is a medical term used to describe a specialized nutritional support system that is delivered through a vein (intravenously). It provides all the necessary nutrients that a patient needs, such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals. TPN is typically used when a patient cannot eat or digest food through their gastrointestinal tract for various reasons, such as severe malabsorption, intestinal obstruction, or inflammatory bowel disease. The term "total" indicates that the nutritional support is complete and meets all of the patient's nutritional needs.

A nutrition survey is not a medical term per se, but it is a research method used in the field of nutrition and public health. Here's a definition:

A nutrition survey is a study design that systematically collects and analyzes data on dietary intake, nutritional status, and related factors from a defined population or sample. It aims to describe the nutritional situation, identify nutritional problems, and monitor trends in a population over time. Nutrition surveys can be cross-sectional, longitudinal, or community-based and may involve various data collection methods such as interviews, questionnaires, observations, physical measurements, and biological samples. The results of nutrition surveys are used to inform nutrition policies, programs, and interventions aimed at improving the nutritional status and health outcomes of populations.

Enteral nutrition refers to the delivery of nutrients to a person through a tube that is placed into the gastrointestinal tract, specifically into the stomach or small intestine. This type of nutrition is used when a person is unable to consume food or liquids by mouth due to various medical conditions such as swallowing difficulties, malabsorption, or gastrointestinal disorders.

Enteral nutrition can be provided through different types of feeding tubes, including nasogastric tubes, which are inserted through the nose and down into the stomach, and gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes, which are placed directly into the stomach or small intestine through a surgical incision.

The nutrients provided through enteral nutrition may include commercially prepared formulas that contain a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, or blenderized whole foods that are pureed and delivered through the feeding tube. The choice of formula or type of feed depends on the individual's nutritional needs, gastrointestinal function, and medical condition.

Enteral nutrition is a safe and effective way to provide nutrition support to people who are unable to meet their nutritional needs through oral intake alone. It can help prevent malnutrition, promote wound healing, improve immune function, and enhance overall health and quality of life.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Nepal" is not a medical term. It is a country located in South Asia, between China and India. If you have any questions about medical terminology or health-related topics, I would be happy to try and help answer those for you.

I believe there may be a misunderstanding in your question. "Mothers" is a term that refers to individuals who have given birth to and raised children. It is not a medical term with a specific definition. If you are referring to a different word or term, please clarify so I can provide a more accurate response.

Rural health is a branch of healthcare that focuses on the unique health challenges and needs of people living in rural areas. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines rural health as "the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in the rural population."

Rural populations often face disparities in healthcare access and quality compared to their urban counterparts. Factors such as geographic isolation, poverty, lack of transportation, and a shortage of healthcare providers can contribute to these disparities. Rural health encompasses a broad range of services, including primary care, prevention, chronic disease management, mental health, oral health, and emergency medical services.

The goal of rural health is to improve the health outcomes of rural populations by addressing these unique challenges and providing high-quality, accessible healthcare services that meet their needs. This may involve innovative approaches such as telemedicine, mobile health clinics, and community-based programs to reach people in remote areas.

A newborn infant is a baby who is within the first 28 days of life. This period is also referred to as the neonatal period. Newborns require specialized care and attention due to their immature bodily systems and increased vulnerability to various health issues. They are closely monitored for signs of well-being, growth, and development during this critical time.

A rural population refers to people who live in areas that are outside of urban areas, typically defined as having fewer than 2,000 residents and lacking certain infrastructure and services such as running water, sewage systems, and paved roads. Rural populations often have less access to healthcare services, education, and economic opportunities compared to their urban counterparts. This population group can face unique health challenges, including higher rates of poverty, limited access to specialized medical care, and a greater exposure to environmental hazards such as agricultural chemicals and industrial pollutants.

Socioeconomic factors are a range of interconnected conditions and influences that affect the opportunities and resources a person or group has to maintain and improve their health and well-being. These factors include:

1. Economic stability: This includes employment status, job security, income level, and poverty status. Lower income and lack of employment are associated with poorer health outcomes.
2. Education: Higher levels of education are generally associated with better health outcomes. Education can affect a person's ability to access and understand health information, as well as their ability to navigate the healthcare system.
3. Social and community context: This includes factors such as social support networks, discrimination, and community safety. Strong social supports and positive community connections are associated with better health outcomes, while discrimination and lack of safety can negatively impact health.
4. Healthcare access and quality: Access to affordable, high-quality healthcare is an important socioeconomic factor that can significantly impact a person's health. Factors such as insurance status, availability of providers, and cultural competency of healthcare systems can all affect healthcare access and quality.
5. Neighborhood and built environment: The physical conditions in which people live, work, and play can also impact their health. Factors such as housing quality, transportation options, availability of healthy foods, and exposure to environmental hazards can all influence health outcomes.

Socioeconomic factors are often interrelated and can have a cumulative effect on health outcomes. For example, someone who lives in a low-income neighborhood with limited access to healthy foods and safe parks may also face challenges related to employment, education, and healthcare access that further impact their health. Addressing socioeconomic factors is an important part of promoting health equity and reducing health disparities.

Nutrition disorders refer to conditions that result from eating, drinking, or absorbing nutrients in a way that is not consistent with human physiological needs. These disorders can manifest as both undernutrition and overnutrition. Undernutrition includes disorders such as protein-energy malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, and mineral deficiencies, while overnutrition includes conditions such as obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain types of cancer.

Malnutrition is the broad term used to describe a state in which a person's nutrient intake is insufficient or excessive, leading to negative consequences for their health. Malnutrition can be caused by a variety of factors, including poverty, food insecurity, lack of education, cultural practices, and chronic diseases.

In addition to under- and overnutrition, disordered eating patterns such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other specified feeding or eating disorders can also be considered nutrition disorders. These conditions are characterized by abnormal eating habits that can lead to serious health consequences, including malnutrition, organ damage, and mental health problems.

Overall, nutrition disorders are complex conditions that can have significant impacts on a person's physical and mental health. They require careful assessment, diagnosis, and treatment by healthcare professionals with expertise in nutrition and dietetics.

Nutrition therapy is a medical treatment that focuses on providing adequate and balanced nutrition to help patients manage various medical conditions, promote recovery, improve overall health, and enhance quality of life. It involves the use of a personalized dietary plan, supplements, and enteral or parenteral nutrition support, as needed, under the guidance of healthcare professionals such as registered dietitians or nutritionists.

The goals of nutrition therapy may include:

1. Meeting nutritional needs and optimizing growth and development in children and adolescents.
2. Preventing or treating malnutrition due to illness, injury, or surgery.
3. Managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, or gastrointestinal disorders by controlling risk factors, reducing symptoms, and slowing the progression of the condition.
4. Supporting patients during cancer treatment to maintain strength, promote healing, and improve their response to therapy.
5. Providing nutrition support for individuals with eating disorders, food allergies, or intolerances.
6. Enhancing overall health and well-being through education on healthy eating habits and lifestyle modifications.

Nutrition therapy is an essential component of comprehensive healthcare and should be tailored to each individual's unique needs, preferences, and medical history.

Child welfare is a broad term that refers to the overall well-being and protection of children. It encompasses a range of services and interventions aimed at promoting the physical, emotional, social, and educational development of children, while also protecting them from harm, abuse, and neglect. The medical definition of child welfare may include:

1. Preventive Services: Programs and interventions designed to strengthen families and prevent child maltreatment, such as home visiting programs, parent education classes, and family support services.
2. Protective Services: Interventions that aim to protect children from harm, abuse, or neglect, including investigations of reports of maltreatment, removal of children from dangerous situations, and provision of alternative care arrangements.
3. Family Reunification Services: Efforts to reunite children with their families when it is safe and in the best interest of the child, such as family therapy, parent-child visitation, and case management services.
4. Permanency Planning: The development of long-term plans for children who cannot safely return to their families, including adoption, guardianship, or other permanent living arrangements.
5. Foster Care Services: Provision of temporary care for children who cannot safely remain in their own homes, including placement with foster families, group homes, or residential treatment facilities.
6. Child Health and Development Services: Programs that promote the physical, emotional, and developmental well-being of children, such as health screenings, immunizations, mental health services, and early intervention programs for children with special needs.
7. Advocacy and Policy Development: Efforts to promote policies and practices that support the well-being and protection of children, including advocating for laws and regulations that protect children's rights and ensure their safety and well-being.

Nutrition policy refers to a set of guidelines, regulations, or laws established by governmental or organizational bodies to promote healthy eating habits and reduce the risk of diet-related chronic diseases. These policies aim to create an environment that supports and encourages individuals to make healthier food choices. Nutrition policies can cover various aspects such as food labeling, nutrition education, food safety, agricultural practices, and access to affordable and nutritious foods. They may also address issues related to marketing and advertising of unhealthy food products, particularly to children. The ultimate goal of nutrition policy is to improve public health by creating a food environment that supports optimal nutrition and well-being.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Social Sciences" is a broad term that refers to academic disciplines that study human society and social relationships. It includes fields such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, political science, and economics. These subjects are considered part of the liberal arts and humanities, not medical sciences.

However, aspects of social sciences can intersect with medical studies in areas like medical anthropology, health psychology, sociology of health and illness, and psychiatry. For instance, medical anthropologists might study how cultural factors influence healthcare practices, while health psychologists examine the role of behavior and mental processes in health and illness.

If you're looking for a definition related to medical sciences, perhaps there was some confusion with the term. Could you please clarify or provide more context?

Biological science disciplines are fields of study that deal with the principles and mechanisms of living organisms and their interactions with the environment. These disciplines employ scientific, analytical, and experimental approaches to understand various biological phenomena at different levels of organization, ranging from molecules and cells to ecosystems. Some of the major biological science disciplines include:

1. Molecular Biology: This field focuses on understanding the structure, function, and interactions of molecules that are essential for life, such as DNA, RNA, proteins, and lipids. It includes sub-disciplines like genetics, biochemistry, and structural biology.
2. Cellular Biology: This discipline investigates the properties, structures, and functions of individual cells, which are the basic units of life. Topics covered include cell division, signaling, metabolism, transport, and organization.
3. Physiology: Physiologists study the functioning of living organisms and their organs, tissues, and cells. They investigate how biological systems maintain homeostasis, respond to stimuli, and adapt to changing environments.
4. Genetics: This field deals with the study of genes, heredity, and variation in organisms. It includes classical genetics, molecular genetics, population genetics, quantitative genetics, and genetic engineering.
5. Evolutionary Biology: This discipline focuses on understanding the processes that drive the origin, diversification, and extinction of species over time. Topics include natural selection, adaptation, speciation, phylogeny, and molecular evolution.
6. Ecology: Ecologists study the interactions between organisms and their environment, including the distribution, abundance, and behavior of populations, communities, and ecosystems.
7. Biotechnology: This field applies biological principles and techniques to develop products, tools, and processes that improve human health, agriculture, and industry. It includes genetic engineering, bioprocessing, bioremediation, and synthetic biology.
8. Neuroscience: Neuroscientists investigate the structure, function, development, and disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves.
9. Biophysics: This discipline combines principles from physics and biology to understand living systems' properties and behaviors at various scales, from molecules to organisms.
10. Systems Biology: Systems biologists study complex biological systems as integrated networks of genes, proteins, and metabolites, using computational models and high-throughput data analysis.

A disabled child is a child who has a physical, cognitive, or developmental condition that limits their ability to perform everyday tasks and activities. This limitation can be temporary or permanent and may range from mild to severe. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a person with a disability is someone who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment.

Disabled children may face challenges in various areas of their lives, including mobility, communication, self-care, learning, and socialization. Some common examples of disabilities that affect children include cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, hearing or vision loss, and spina bifida.

It is important to note that disabled children have the same rights and entitlements as other children, and they should be given equal opportunities to participate in all aspects of society. This includes access to education, healthcare, social services, and community activities. With appropriate support and accommodations, many disabled children can lead fulfilling lives and reach their full potential.

A Nutrition Assessment is a systematic and comprehensive evaluation of an individual's nutritional status, which is carried out by healthcare professionals such as registered dietitians or nutritionists. The assessment typically involves collecting and analyzing data related to various factors that influence nutritional health, including:

1. Anthropometric measurements: These include height, weight, waist circumference, blood pressure, and other physical measures that can provide insights into an individual's overall health status and risk of chronic diseases.
2. Dietary intake assessment: This involves evaluating an individual's dietary patterns, food preferences, and eating habits to determine whether they are meeting their nutritional needs through their diet.
3. Biochemical assessments: These include blood tests and other laboratory measures that can provide information about an individual's nutrient status, such as serum levels of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.
4. Clinical assessment: This involves reviewing an individual's medical history, current medications, and any symptoms or health conditions that may be impacting their nutritional health.
5. Social and economic assessment: This includes evaluating an individual's access to food, income, education level, and other social determinants of health that can affect their ability to obtain and consume a healthy diet.

The goal of a Nutrition Assessment is to identify any nutritional risks or deficiencies and develop a personalized nutrition plan to address them. This may involve making dietary recommendations, providing education and counseling, or referring the individual to other healthcare professionals for further evaluation and treatment.

Child behavior refers to the actions, reactions, and interactions exhibited by children in response to their environment, experiences, and developmental stage. It is a broad term that encompasses various aspects, including emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development.

Child behavior can be categorized into two main types:

1. Desirable or positive behaviors - These are behaviors that promote healthy development, social interactions, and learning. Examples include sharing toys, following rules, expressing emotions appropriately, and demonstrating empathy towards others.
2. Challenging or negative behaviors - These are behaviors that hinder healthy development, social interactions, and learning. Examples include aggression, defiance, tantrums, anxiety, and withdrawal.

Understanding child behavior is crucial for parents, caregivers, educators, and healthcare professionals to provide appropriate support, guidance, and interventions to promote positive developmental outcomes in children. Factors influencing child behavior include genetics, temperament, environment, parenting style, and life experiences.

Parenteral Nutrition, Home (HPN) is a medical definition referring to the specialized medical treatment in which nutrients are delivered directly into a patient's bloodstream through a vein outside of the gastrointestinal tract. This technique is used when a patient cannot receive adequate nutrition through enteral feeding or oral intake alone, often due to conditions such as severe malabsorption, intestinal failure, or chronic bowel disorders.

HPN specifically refers to the administration of parenteral nutrition in the home setting rather than in a hospital or healthcare facility. This approach allows patients to receive ongoing nutritional support while maintaining their quality of life and independence. HPN requires careful monitoring by healthcare professionals, including regular laboratory tests and clinical assessments, to ensure that the patient is receiving appropriate nutrition and to minimize potential complications such as infection, dehydration, or electrolyte imbalances.

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  • According to the legacy brand, the group behind the ​ has a strong academic foundation that leverages expertise in nutrition, dietetics, health promotion, and other health science related disciplines. (
  • and the Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition, and Dietetics. (
  • 6 Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • Please note that this study was published before the implementation of Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which went into effect during the 2012-13 school year, and its provision for Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards for Competitive Food in Schools, implemented during the 2014-15 school year. (
  • In 2010, the signing of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act ushered in the first update of school food and drink nutrition standards in 15 years, and as of June 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that more than 90 percent of schools were successfully meeting the new standards. (
  • Still, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act is set to expire next month and its opponents are using the reauthorization process as an opportunity to rollback the nutrition standards. (
  • The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere. (
  • My Health My World Explorations for Children and Adults are publications of the Center for Educational Outreach at Baylor College of Medicine , made possible by a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. (
  • Meeshay Williams-Wheeler, Ph.D., professor of Family and Consumer Sciences, will work to increase the number of students enrolled in department programs and grow their communication, critical thinking, interpersonal and problem- solving skills and cultural competencies. (
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) aims to address issues that affect individuals, families, and communities -- especially issues that relate to the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and relationships. (
  • The College of Health and Human Development is comprised of the departments of Child and Adolescent Development, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Recreation and Tourism Management. (
  • Olney DK, Leroy JL, Bliznashka L, Ruel MT. A multisectoral food-assisted maternal and child health and nutrition program targeted to women and children in the first 1000 days increases attainment of language and motor milestones among young Burundian children. (
  • With national school nutrition standards up for reauthorization in Congress, a new survey finds that most Americans support healthier school meals. (
  • The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition and the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico, together with the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the Fogarty International Center, NIH, will be holding a joint workshop, Technology-based Strategies for Management of Diabetes Mellitus, on March 3-4, 2014 in Mexico City. (
  • The full agenda, as well as further information on the workshop, can be found on The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition (INCMNSZ) website under the "Noticias Recientes" section. (
  • 2 Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • 3 Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • 4 Health Policy Research Center, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • 5 Students' Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • 7 Department of Food and Nutrition Policy and Planning Research, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. (
  • The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents. (
  • FFQ were completed by parents on behalf of children, and later by adolescents themselves. (
  • Pelham WE, Foster EM, Robb JA (2007) The economic impact of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. (
  • Schachter HM, Pham B, King J, Langford S, Moher D (2011) How efficacious and safe is short-acting methylphenidate for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents? (
  • Every day over 50 million children, adolescents, and teens attend public school in the United States (U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA], National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2017). (
  • She is currently studying the gut microbiota of children and adolescents undergoing bariatric (weight-loss) surgery, before and after sleeve gastrectomy, with the long-term goal of developing microbiome-based therapeutics to treat childhood obesity. (
  • We examined the effect of a diet supplemented with alanyl-glutamine (AG) or placebo glycine (G) on intestinal barrier function and growth in children in northeastern Brazil. (
  • Children in India, Russia and the Middle East are more than twice as likely to be picky eaters than kids from Thailand and as such, must find innovative ways to ensure their child receives the nutrients they need for optimal growth and development. (
  • Focuses on evidence-based concepts in the fields of health, safety, and nutrition and their relationship to the growth and development of the young child ages birth to eight. (
  • This Major offers a core emphasis on the scientific fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism throughout the lifespan from the molecular to the organismal level. (
  • Animal Science : Metabolism in humans and domestic animals. (
  • Children, especially those of preschool age, and old people are the most frequent victims of poverty based malnutrition. (
  • It is estimated that by 2025, the prevalence of overweight in preschool children will increase to 11% worldwide (6). (
  • This customizable sign-on letter urges Congress and the USDA to expand access to healthy school meals for all children and protect and strengthen evidence-based nutrition standards for school meals and other foods sold in school. (
  • A healthy diet helps children grow and learn. (
  • "There is strong demand globally for sports nutrition and protein fortified products for key areas of weight management, healthy aging, infant formula and fortified bar and beverage markets," ​ said Glanbia in a statement. (
  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2023 - Today, at the USDA Conversation on Healthy School Meals Roundtable, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced major initiatives at the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will support and enhance the health of America's children through nutritious school meals. (
  • Our commitment to the school meal programs comes from a common goal we all share - keeping kids healthy and helping them reach their full potential," said Vilsack. (
  • In alignment with the Administration's and Department's commitment to giving kids a healthy start, Vilsack shared proposed updates to the school meal standards to reflect the latest nutrition science. (
  • This case-control study illustrates that children with CD have a generally greater delay of DA and DM than healthy controls. (
  • A healthy body weight, good nutrition, and physical activity can help prevent or manage serious and chronic cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. (
  • Kids eat what they know - and today more than 23 million students are learning about healthy food and local farms in the classroom and cafeteria through farm-to-school activities," said Anupama Joshi, executive director of the National Farm to School Network . (
  • When it comes to ensuring a healthy start in life, nutrition is the natural place to start. (
  • Moms everywhere are interested in promoting good quality sleep, a nutritious diet and a healthy immune system for their children, but specific priorities vary significantly between countries. (
  • Mothers in the USA, Europe and Australia view healthy teeth and bones as being central to the health of their children, whereas in India, maintaining energy levels is the most important factor. (
  • NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public. (
  • NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health. (
  • NIEHS offers a broad range of job opportunities, career enhancement programs, and research training grants and programs in environmental health sciences and administration. (
  • Research shows school meals are the healthiest meals in a day for most kids, proving that they are an important tool for giving kids access to the nutrition they need for a bright future. (
  • Research shows that these standards are effective at promoting good nutrition, and kids who eat school meals are more likely to consume nutritious foods like fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. (
  • Reza Tahergorabi, Ph.D., associate professor of food and nutritional science, will lead students in conducting plant-based food research with the goal of developing plant-based surimi (minced) seafood. (
  • Leonard Williams, Ph.D., director of the Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies at the UNC Research Campus in Kannapolis, will develop courses to familiarize food and agricultural sciences students with the principles of food allergies and immunology, and to develop food-grade research strategies for safer, controlled immunotherapy, including desensitization to allergy-producing foods. (
  • PGNB serves as the focal point for NICHD extramural research in pediatric endocrinology and nutrition and their impact on health promotion and disease prevention throughout the life course. (
  • PGNB also serves as the focal point for NICHD training in child health research. (
  • Furthermore, PGNB supports translational and systems-based research in the application of behavioral science, medical science, and nutrition science to develop interventions for promoting health and mitigating disease during critical periods in human development. (
  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) collaborates with other NIH institutes and partners to advance research related to obesity, nutrition, and physical activity. (
  • NHLBI is also committed to advancing research on obesity, nutrition, and physical activity through collaboration across research disciplines and areas of expertise. (
  • The NHLBI director co-chairs the NIH Nutrition Research Task Force , which guides the development of the first NIH-wide strategic plan for nutrition research being conducted over the next 10 years. (
  • NHLBI-funded obesity, nutrition, and physical activity research continues to build on the legacy of contributions to the understanding of the causes, complications, and treatment of overweight and obesity. (
  • The Life Sciences team explores the relationships between nutrition, diet, health and performance through research and provides a single voice for PepsiCo in the interpretation, communication and translation of science to support innovation. (
  • Therefore, the H&NS team decided to create a website to ensure that there is transparency to our research program by making these materials more easily accessible to the broader health and nutrition community. (
  • The website is broken down into four focus areas: Guide New Product Development & Portfolio Expansion, External Engagement, Nutrition Science Research and Internal Education. (
  • Students examine research from a variety of disciplines and discuss within interdisciplinary teams the needs and effective support for a child and his or her family via direct service to children with ASD in a University laboratory setting. (
  • In the past, students have assisted with hands-on play and programming for individuals, nutrition research and advising, creating story boards and social stories, program implementation, assisting with research, as well as a variety of other opportunities. (
  • The Nutrition for Precision Health study leverages NIH's All of Us Research Program's large, diverse data platform. (
  • The goal of the NIH Common Fund's Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program (NHP), is to develop algorithms that predict individual responses to food and dietary patterns. (
  • The NPH program will build on recent advances in biomedical science including artificial intelligence (AI), microbiome research, as well as the infrastructure and large, diverse participant group of the All of Us Research Program. (
  • The Nutrition for Precision Health powered by the All of Us Research Program (NPH) will recruit a diverse pool of 10,000 participants who are part of the NIH's All of Us Research Program to inform more personalized nutrition recommendations. (
  • By developing this large study of precision nutrition research, NPH will complement ongoing nutrition research efforts across NIH and implement components of the 2020-2030 Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research . (
  • We're delighted that All of Us has a role in advancing in-depth nutrition research and furthering precision nutrition by serving as a platform for this unique initiative. (
  • Watch an overview video of the Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program ® to learn more about this initiative. (
  • A Simple Recipe: the Effect of a Prenatal Nutrition Program on Child Health at Birth ," Working Papers 14-01, Research Group on Human Capital, University of Quebec in Montreal's School of Management, revised May 2016. (
  • LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 19425, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library. (
  • Other research has found kids actually like the healthier meals. (
  • Graduates often continue on to graduate studies preparing for careers in research, medicine, and dentistry or as specialists in nutrition. (
  • We searched PubMed, Scopus and Web of science, as well as Persian scientific search engines, including Iran Research Information System, Scientific Information Database and Mag-Iran. (
  • The new Baghdady Fund will help malnourished children and mothers throughout the world by supporting the development of humanitarians skilled in international nutrition interventions and policies. (
  • For children between 12 and 24 months of age, the interventions improved both motor and language skills. (
  • The study's findings provide compelling arguments for policymakers, public health officials and nutrition experts to prioritize context-specific dairy development strategies that rely on the right mix of local dairy sector interventions and more. (
  • The purpose of this article is to review key components of language-rich interactions and examine existing or previously developed interventions that focus on improving the language and literacy skills of 0- to 3-year-old children. (
  • Studies were selected if they discussed or evaluated parent-based interventions for improving the language or literacy of 0- to 3-year-children. (
  • Incorporating Language Nutrition coaching and literacy promotion into pediatrics is a promising platform for building the capacity of parents to provide language exposure to their children. (
  • Development of children can be influenced by multiple factors, including nutritional status (during pregnancy and in childhood), health, hygiene behaviors, etc. (
  • Language, but not motor development, was improved by the multisectoral nutrition program in children from 4 to 24 months of age. (
  • The authors conclude that this form of multisectoral intervention can have small positive impacts on the development of motor and language skills in children. (
  • The development of children from conception through pre-puberty. (
  • The figures come from the 2011 Evaluation Report on Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) published by Planning Commission, Government of India and National Family Health Survey 4 and 5. (
  • Evaluation Study on Integrated Child Development Services. (
  • The study objective is to determine if prenatal methylmercury exposure from fish consumption has adverse effects on the children's neurodevelopment as well as to document child development in the Seychelles. (
  • Early Childhood Education at Kirkwood is an excellent program choice, focusing on the care and education of young children including child development, nutrition, safety, and appropriate childhood curriculum and environments. (
  • Language Nutrition, a term created to describe language exposure that is rich in quality and quantity and delivered in the context of social interactions, is crucial for a child's development and is strongly associated with his/her future literacy, academic achievement, and health. (
  • The Main cohort was recruited in 1989 and is comprised of 779 children. (
  • A subsequent Nutrition cohort (NC1) of 300 mothers was enrolled in 2001 during their first trimester of pregnancy. (
  • Most recently, a second Nutrition cohort (NC2) of 1,536 mother-child pairs was enrolled between 2008 and 2011. (
  • Children from the European IDEFICS/I.Family cohort study were examined at ages 5-9 years and followed up at ages 11-16 years. (
  • Pregnant women were enrolled around gestational week (GW) 8 in our longitudinal, population-based, mother-child cohort in Matlab, an area in rural Bangladesh with large variations in As concentrations in well water. (
  • We were the first cohort and we shared a common interest, maternal, newborn and child health. (
  • Reza Tahergorabi, Ph.D., left, a food and nutritional science professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences works on a project with his lab assistant. (
  • EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Aug. 2, 2023) - North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) will receive nearly $2 million to test environmentally friendly growing techniques, improve educational training on food allergies, strengthen nutritional science programs and more - six projects in all - as part of a competitive grant program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. (
  • For example, the House agricultural appropriations bill contains language that would prohibit the use of funds to implement regulations that decrease the amount of sodium served in school meals until more study is done on the benefits of sodium reduction for children. (
  • Last year, USDA issued transitional nutrition standards for school years 2022-23 and 2023-24 to give schools clear guidance after requirements were temporarily loosened during the height of the pandemic. (
  • Manufactures should re-think the practice of putting 'low fat' nutrition claims on foods with a high sugar content, according to a study. (
  • Introduces appropriate use of technology in early childhood professional practice, including a focus on approaches for instructional use with young children. (
  • This two-fold purpose will lead to a discussion of how pediatric health care providers can integrate Language Nutrition coaching into their daily practice to help support families in optimizing their child's future health and educational trajectory. (
  • These efforts are part of the National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health which was released in conjunction with the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in over 50 years, hosted by President Biden on Sept. 28, 2022. (
  • Westat data science and statistical experts will be in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 7-10, 2022, for the American Statistical Association (ASA)'s Symposium on Data Science and Statistics. (
  • The Virginia and Dr. Elie J. Baghdady Fund for Maternal and Child Nutrition will support one student internship at the master's level each year focused on helping malnourished children and mothers in the developing world. (
  • This study, which began in the mid-1980s, includes several large cohorts of children whose mothers consumed fish frequently during their pregnancy. (
  • So a child-usually those affected are malnourished children or mothers of child-bearing age-who has been eating cassava lifelong will wake up one morning either limping or needing a stick to walk or only able to crawl. (
  • The community health workers voiced interest in a nutrition guide for mothers. (
  • DSM has published the results of a new study which has confirmed that providing nutritious meals to children is a top priority for mothers across the world, despite regional differences in diets. (
  • Parenting styles vary from country to country, but one thing rings true across the world - mothers want what's best for their children. (
  • A new survey carried out by DSM has revealed the key priorities mothers have for their children's health, diets and nutrition, as well as the qualitative behaviors, attitudes, usage patterns and drivers of consumption for nutritionally fortified products. (
  • These include the school meals programs-the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program-as well as the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, Special Milk Program, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. (
  • Chapter 4 examines what is known about SFSP participation, other programs that help feed low-income children over the summer, and challenges, if any, in providing summer meals to children and the extent to which USDA provides assistance to address these challenges. (
  • These updates focus on a few targeted areas that will support even healthier meals for kids on a timeline that reflects critical input from school nutrition professionals, public health experts, industry, and parents. (
  • School nutrition professionals develop meals that fit within those standards and reflect local tastes and preferences. (
  • To provide up-to-date information on the school meal programs (including the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP)), and the nutrient content of school meals from data collected during the third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study (SNDA-III). (
  • The nutrition standards help ensure school meals include more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lean protein and low-fat dairy as well as less sugar, fat and sodium. (
  • In an opinion piece published yesterday in AgWeek , Vilsack wrote: "Opponents would have you think kids won't eat the healthier meals because they are too burdensome on schools. (
  • Nova publishes a wide array of books and journals from authors around the globe, focusing on Medicine and Health, Science and Technology and the Social Sciences and Humanities. (
  • The greatest impact on diet, health and nutritional status were observed in children from 12-24 months. (
  • This nutrition transition may drive an increase in diet-related health outcomes, like obesity and type 2 diabetes, among Inuit populations. (
  • Many children aren't getting the nutrition they need, and diet-related diseases are on the rise. (
  • We must all step up to support child health if we are to achieve the Biden-Harris Administration's goal of ending hunger and reducing diet-related diseases by 2030, in accordance with the National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. (
  • A major challenge in precision nutrition is the inability to combine the many factors that affect how individuals respond to diet into a personalized nutrition regimen. (
  • The concentration in sports nutrition integrates the influence of exercise and physical activity on health and chronic disease prevention. (
  • Get access to over 60 hours of the best science and latest clinical information at your convenience. (
  • The H&NS team is part of the Life Sciences function, which brings together key stakeholders with expertise in health and nutrition science and associated policy, sports science, external innovation, clinical operations and external engagement with health professionals and academics. (
  • The course is for students who are interested in working with children with autism and their families. (
  • Includes collaboration with families and assesses the role of culture, language and ability on health, safety, and nutrition decisions in early childhood settings. (
  • Specifically, 93 percent of respondents said it's "very important" or "somewhat important" to serve nutritious school foods to support children's health and ensure children are ready to learn and excel academically. (
  • Dr. Akagbosu a board-certified pediatrician and current fellow in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Children's National Hospital (CNH) pursuing triple board certification in obesity medicine as well as pediatric gastroenterology. (
  • The prevalence of obesity among U.S. adults and children, aged 2 to 19, has more than doubled between 1971 and 2014. (
  • According to the World Health Organization, the global prevalence of childhood obesity has increased from 31 million children in 1990 to 42 million in 2013 (5). (
  • The child nutrition programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) were last reauthorized in 2010 as reported in chapter 2. (
  • Creator: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S. (
  • The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Participant and Program Characteristics (PC) data provide an opportunity to establish national and WIC state agency-level* anemia surveillance for WIC participants. (
  • While the cost of the program is equivalent to the comparable United States Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the food basket is simpler and the gains on birth weight are larger. (
  • But despite its promise, the rice has been attacked by critics of genetically modified foods ever since it was announced in the pages of the journal Science in 2000. (
  • More than 70% of children with protein-energy malnutrition live in Asia, 26% live in Africa, and 4% in Latin America and the Caribbean (WHO 2000). (
  • The rate of overweight and obesity in Iranian children (aged 0-18 years) has increased from 5.5% in 2000 to 15.1% in 2013 (7). (
  • Marianne O'Shea, Vice President, Global Health & Nutrition leads PepsiCo's Health and Nutrition Sciences team. (
  • With today's announcement, FNS is proposing updated, science-based standards developed from the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines and informed by public comments on the transitional standards, as well as over 50 listening sessions the agency held with parents, school nutrition professionals, public health and nutrition experts, partners from tribal nations, and the food industry. (
  • Therefore, PepsiCo's Health and Nutrition Sciences (H&NS) team sought to create a website with ample resources for HCPs to help them be successful in their efforts to educate individuals and improve public health. (
  • The trend of increasing overweight and obesity among children is a huge burden on health systems. (
  • Roberta Claro da Silva, Ph.D., assistant professor of food and nutritional science, will lead a project to create a pipeline for graduate study and a diverse workforce in the food and nutritional sciences, in response to industry's need for well-prepared minority graduates. (
  • Jianmei Yu, Ph.D., a food and nutritional science professor, will work to develop a safe, natural alternative to antibiotics in livestock feed. (
  • Help young kids learn about the dairy food group with this simple and fun matching worksheet. (
  • Olney and colleagues studied the impact of such a food-assisted multisectoral nutrition program on the language and motor skills of children in Burundi. (
  • Impact of the combined program was measured in children that were 4-24 months of age after implementation and at 24-42 months of age after implementation. (
  • This is a list of states and union territories of India ranked by the percentage of underweight and overweight children, by the status of effective coverage of supplementary nutrition program for children, and by percentage of children living in households using iodized salt. (
  • We study the impact of a Canadian prenatal nutrition program on child health at birth. (
  • Using detailed administrative birth records for over 1.5 million newborns, we find that the program significantly increased the birth weight of treated children by 69.8g and reduced the probability of low birth weight by 3.6 percentage points. (
  • A simple recipe: The effect of a prenatal nutrition program on child health at birth ," Labour Economics , Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 77-89. (
  • PubMed and Web of Science were searched for peer-reviewed studies published between 1990 and 2015 in the English language using the key terms parent or caregiver, infant or child, intervention, talk or read, and language or literacy. (
  • The term child nutrition programs refers to several U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (USDA-FNS) programs that provide food for children in institutional settings. (
  • You are now leaving the USDA Food and Nutrition Service website and entering a non-government or non-military external link or a third-party site. (
  • This also gave the Food and Nutrition Service, also known as FNS, time to develop the updated standards. (
  • Children tolerated AG-supplemented enteral formula well, and it significantly improved cumulative WHZ and WAZ over 120 days in comparison with children in the placebo glycine group. (
  • This course covers the organization, administration, planning, and evaluation of interdisciplinary programming for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). (
  • Danckaerts M, Sonuga-Barke EJS, Banaschewski T et al (2010) The quality of life of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review. (
  • This systematic review aimed to identify the most common processed/ultraprocessed foods consumed by 4-12-year-old Iranian children. (
  • The criteria are based on food and nutrient recommendations from leading global and national nutrition authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Academy of Medicine and dietary guidelines from numerous countries. (
  • Among the loudest critics of the new school nutrition standards is the School Nutrition Association - a list of some of their food company sponsors is here . (
  • Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences) (B.Sc. (
  • By law, USDA is required to set standards for the foods and beverages served through the school meal programs, including nutrition standards that align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans . (
  • In terms of being too burdensome on school cafeteria staff, the USDA reported in May that 95 percent of schools were in compliance with the new nutrition standards. (
  • In response to calls to weaken or rollback the nutrition standards, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said the agency is working closely with schools to provide the flexibility, guidance and financial support to help them meet and sustain healthier meal options. (
  • Kids are asked to look at all the pictures of the food and then to circle only the pictures foods that are part of the grains food group. (
  • Given that the global average of children who are picky eaters sits at 39%, allowing children to have a say in what foods they consume at mealtimes would seem to be a reasonable strategy. (
  • The consumption of processed foods (PFs) or ultraprocessed foods (UPFs) in children is a predisposing factor for childhood obesity and subsequent NCDs (10,11). (
  • Many of the objectives and compelling questions identified in the plan focus on obesity, nutrition, and physical activity. (
  • "Healthcare professionals (HCPs), who are in direct contact with the public help to break down barriers by translating the latest nutrition science in a way that is easier to understand and by providing guidance on how to make choices that will lead to a healthier lifestyle," ​said O'Shea. (
  • We continue to see consumer demand for healthier products and products that deliver on various functional benefits like reducing stress, immune health, digestive health, plant-based or personalized nutrition. (