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*  Anthropometry of the upper arm
Based on analysis of field results, MUAC < 125mm corresponds to Global Acute Malnutrition and MUAC < 115mm with or without ... ISBN 0-443-06242-0. William D. McArdle; Frank I. Katch; Victor L. Katch (2007). Exercise physiology: energy, nutrition, and ... William A. Stini (1972). "Reduced sexual dimorphism in upper arm muscle circumference associated with protein-deficient diet in ... Rebecca J. Stratton; Ceri J. Green; Marinos Elia (2003). Disease-related malnutrition: an evidence-based approach to treatment ...
*  Lactalbumin
The increase in body weight observed in these patients did not correlate with increase in energy or protein intake. In ... A pilot trial of proactive enteral feeding for patients at high risk of malnutrition has commenced. The Committee believes that ... wheat or corn protein, egg albumin, beef or fish protein, Spirulina maxima, or Scenedesmus protein, or Purina mouse chow. This ... Whey protein is particularly rich in substrates for GSH synthesis. We suggest that whey protein may be exerting its effect on ...
*  Green Revolution
While agricultural output increased as a result of the Green Revolution, the energy input to produce a crop has increased ... High yield-cereal crops have low quality proteins, with essential amino acid deficiencies, are high in carbohydrates, and lack ... However, biodiversity is also important for tackling malnutrition as well as food security. Dugger, Celia W. (10 October 2007 ... but many are affected by malnutrition such as iron or vitamin-A deficiencies. Frison further asserts that almost 60% of yearly ...
*  Science and technology in Venezuela
The primary focus on his research is biochemical kinetics, protein homeostasis and protein folding diseases. Estrella de Laredo ... Roche was an advisor of the WHO and UNESCO as Governor of the International Atomic Energy Agency (1958-1960), President of the ... malnutrition and poisonous animals. During the dictatorship of Marcos Perez Jiménez signed a document prepared by Arturo Uslar ... Since 2003 he was a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Oklahoma, in the Sarkeys Energy Center, and worked mainly ...
*  History of military nutrition in the United States
... energy bar and the ERGO (Energy Rich Glucose Optimized) energy drink. During the 1990s, several nutrition studies were ... The recipes emphasized meat and milk (for protein) and whole grains, fruits and vegetables (for carbohydrates). The first "US ... malnutrition and related health concerns. The findings of this report spurred the creation of the Food Stamp program (1974), ... and the role of energy balance in disease resistance. The latter study directly led to changes in food allowances for U.S. Army ...
*  Agricultural policy
As the global population grows to 9 billion by 2050, and as diets shift to emphasize higher energy products and greater overall ... Another contributory factor was the feeding of infected protein supplements to very young calves instead of milk from their ... become an increasingly important topic in agricultural policy as decision makers attempt to reduce poverty and malnutrition ... The current scientific view is that infectious proteins called prions developed through spontaneous mutation, probably in the ...
*  Sports injury
As an athlete there are times where you may run on low energy leading to the deterioration in technique or form, which results ... Obtaining sufficient amount of calories, carbohydrates, fluids, protein, and vitamins and minerals is important for the overall ... and endurance Malnutrition and lack of sleep Extrinsic Factors: Sports specific and protective equipment: helmet, mouth guard, ... It is important to maintain normal iron levels, blood pressure levels, fluid balance, adequate total energy intake, and normal ...
*  Coconut
Proteins from coconut may cause food allergy, including anaphylaxis. In the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug ... Handbook of Energy Crops; unpublished)". Purdue University, NewCROP - New Crop Resource. 1983. Archived from the original on ... Coconut flour has also been developed for use in baking, to combat malnutrition. Coconut chips have been sold in the tourist ... A protein-rich powder can be processed from coconut milk following centrifugation, separation, and spray drying. Another ...
*  Cirrhosis
This type of hepatitis appears to be associated with obesity (40% of NASH patients) diabetes, protein malnutrition, coronary ... A healthy diet is encouraged, as cirrhosis may be an energy-consuming process. Close follow-up is often necessary. Antibiotics ... Alcohol seems to injure the liver by blocking the normal metabolism of protein, fats, and carbohydrates. This injury happens ... Recent studies show that this assumption was incorrect, and high-protein foods are even encouraged to maintain adequate ...
*  Environmental vegetarianism
A 2003 paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, after calculating effects on energy, land, and water use ... He "depicted grain-fed livestock farming as a costly and nonsustainable way to produce animal protein", but "distinguished ... The World Health Organization calls malnutrition "the silent emergency", and says that it is a factor in at least half of the ... According to Cornell University scientists: "The heavy dependence on fossil energy suggests that the US food system, whether ...
*  World Community Grid
The project investigated protein-protein interactions for 40,000 proteins whose structures are known, with particular focus on ... "The Clean Energy Project research page on WCG". Worldcommunitygrid.org. Retrieved 2010-06-07. "The Clean Energy Project (Phase ... especially in regions where malnutrition is a critical concern. The project has been covered by more than 200 media outlets ... and IBM were investigating protein-protein interactions for more than 2,200 proteins whose structures are known, with ...
*  Human digestive system
Sweetness guides to those foods that will supply energy; the initial breakdown of the energy-giving carbohydrates by salivary ... The taste of umami is thought to signal protein-rich food. Sour tastes are acidic which is often found in bad food. The brain ... A number of problems including malnutrition and anemia can arise from malabsorption, the abnormal absorption of nutrients in ... The pancreas is also the main source of enzymes for the digestion of fats and proteins. Some of these are released in response ...
*  Childbirth in India
"Hot" foods are those high in protein, sodium, and acid, while "cold" foods are those that are sweet or starchy. Many women are ... In India deaths due to malnutrition, famines, and gastro-intestinal ailments are being decreased through improved agricultural ... while other rest throughout pregnancy to save energy. Sleeping may also be regulated, and some women never sleep on their back ...
*  Zinc
In proteins, zinc ions are often coordinated to the amino acid side chains of aspartic acid, glutamic acid, cysteine and ... These devices are similar to an integrated circuit and can detect the energy of incoming gamma ray photons. When behind an ... The World Health Organization advocates zinc supplementation for severe malnutrition and diarrhea. Zinc supplements help ... This helps to create a hydrophobic pocket on the enzyme near the zinc, which attracts the non-polar part of the protein being ...
*  Nutrition and cognition
Animal protein products are a good source of B12, particularly organ meats such as kidney or liver. Other good sources are fish ... Moderate or mild malnutrition can cause an increased risk for Alzheimer's. About 4 million Americans a year are classified with ... The mechanisms involved in the transfer of energy from foods to neurons are likely to be fundamental to the control of brain ... While niacin is present in corn and other grains, the bioavailability of the nutrient is much less than it is in protein-rich ...
*  Wernicke's encephalopathy
The lack of thiamine sometimes affects other major energy consumers, the myocardium, and also patients may have developed ... SLC19A2 thiamine transporter protein mutations, and the aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 gene, which may predispose to alcoholism. The ... signs of malnutrition, poor diet, recent diarrhea or vomiting, peripheral neuropathy, intercurrent illness, delirium tremens or ... Thiamine is involved in: Metabolism of carbohydrates, releasing energy. Production of neurotransmitters including glutamic acid ...
*  Yam (vegetable)
"Kwashiorkor (Protein-Calorie Malnutrition)". Tropical Medicine Central Resource. 2006. "Undernutrition". The Merck Manual: The ... and heat energy. During this transformation of the starch, the dry matter of the tuber is reduced. Amongst the major roots and ... The protein content and quality of roots and tubers is lower than other food staples, with the content of yam and potato being ... Yams, with cassava, provide a much greater proportion of the protein intake in Africa, ranging from 6% in East and South Africa ...
*  Canadian health claims
... that bone growth is stunted during general malnutrition and specific bone abnormalities develop with deficiencies in protein, ... are a type of function claim that describe the well-established functions of nutrients or energy necessary for the maintenance ... As the name implies, Calbindin functions as a calcium-binding protein thereby enhancing calcium absorption. As a result of the ... Roughly half the volume of the extracellular material of bone consists of protein and the other half of calcium phosphate ...
*  Hookworm infection
... and protein malnutrition. They result mainly from adult hookworms in the small intestine ingesting blood, rupturing ... Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. Retrieved December 11, 2017. ... Signs of advanced severe infection are those of anemia and protein deficiency, including emaciation, cardiac failure and ... but they give rise to a combination of intestinal inflammation and progressive iron-deficiency anemia and protein deficiency. ...
*  Science and technology in the Philippines
The Philippine Atomic Energy Commission of the NSDB explored the uses of atomic energy for economic development. Marcos ... Benito de Lumen, both Filipino doctors, when they were enhancing the nutritional properties of soy protein. Dr. Galvez observed ... food and nutrition research investigates the ideal diet for Filipinos to solve the problem of malnutrition and the current ... This potentially enables a cheaper alternative to gasoline as a medium in producing energy. Also, this benefits the environment ...
*  Cassava
... hay contains high protein (20-27 percent crude protein) and condensed tannins (1.5-4 percent CP). It is valued as a ... Under the Development Plan for Renewable Energy in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan in the People's Republic of China, the target is ... Nayar, A. (2011). "Grants aim to fight malnutrition". Nature. doi:10.1038/news.2011.233. Reinhardt H. Howeler. "Production ... they are poor in protein and other nutrients. In contrast, cassava leaves are a good source of protein (rich in lysine), but ...
*  Salmonella
showed that mutants of Salmonella enterica lacking RecA or RecBC protein function are highly sensitive to oxidative compounds ... and malnutrition, especially in children. The genetic makeup of iNTS is evolving into a more typhoid-like bacterium, able to ... obtaining their energy from oxidation and reduction reactions using organic sources. They are also facultative anaerobes, ...
*  Easter Island
Midden contents show that the main source of protein was tuna and dolphin. With the loss of the trees, there was a sudden drop ... A new style of art from this period shows people with exposed ribs and distended bellies, indicative of malnutrition, and it is ... Peiser, B. (2005). "From Genocide to Ecocide: The Rape of Rapa Nui" (PDF). Energy & Environment. 16 (3&4): 513. doi:10.1260/ ... with domestic chickens as the primary source of protein. As the island became overpopulated and resources diminished, warriors ...
*  2007-08 world food price crisis
Rising meat consumption due to changes in lifestyle can in turn lead to higher energy consumption due to the higher energy- ... to boost the measured level of protein. Hundreds of thousands of children became ill, China's milk exports virtually ended, ... and on those involved in international development to continue increasing focus on reducing child malnutrition and stimulating ... ISBN 978-1-59726-175-3. . See Chapter 6. Homegrown Energy. Larry Rother (10 April 2006). "With Big Boost From Sugar Cane, ...
*  Cocaine
One specific purpose of ancient coca leaf consumption was to increase energy and reduce fatigue in messengers who made multi- ... Cocaine can often cause reduced food intake, many chronic users lose their appetite and can experience severe malnutrition and ... Finally, a loss of vesicular monoamine transporters, neurofilament proteins, and other morphological changes appear to indicate ... Cocaine use leads to increases in alertness, feelings of well-being and euphoria, increased energy and motor activity, and ...
*  Infant mortality
Protein energy malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency are two reasons for stunted growth in children under five years old in ... Protein-energy deficiency results in low-quality breastmilk that provides less energy and other nutrition. Vitamin A deficiency ... Malnutrition leads to diarrhea and dehydration, and ultimately death. Millions of women in developing countries are stunted due ... Malnutrition frequently accompanies these[which?] diseases, and is a primary factor contributing to the complications of both ...
*  Golden rice
In 2008, WHO malnutrition expert Francesco Branca cited the lack of real-world studies and uncertainty about how many people ... Rice is a staple food crop for over half of the world's population, making up 30-72% of the energy intake for people in Asian ... Bioinformatic analysis of proteins in Golden Rice 2 to assess potential allergenic cross-reactivity. Preliminary Report. ... LSU AgCenter Communications (2004). "'Golden Rice' Could Help Reduce Malnutrition". Archived from the original on September 28 ...