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Research Article 

Impact of Social and Behavior Change Communication in Nutrition Specific Interventions on Selected Indicators of Nutritional Status

Eileen Kennedy, Jennifer Stickland, Meghan Kershaw and Sibhatu Biadgilign

Abstract

The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition has focused on elimination of malnutrition in all its forms. To achieve this goal, countries are focusing on nutrition specific and sensitive programs. This paper reviews studies in four thematic areas - malnutrition, micronutrient supplementation.

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Review Article 

Impact of Social and Behavior Change Communication in Nutrition Sensitive Interventions on Selected Indicators of Nutritional Status

Eileen Kennedy, Jennifer Stickland, Meghan Kershaw and Sibhatu Biadgilign

Abstract

The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition has focused on elimination of malnutrition in all its forms. To achieve this goal, countries are focusing on nutrition specific and sensitive programs. This paper reviews studies in three thematic areas - agriculture, social safety net and WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) - to assess the effects of nutrition sensitive strategies combined with a social and behavioral change communication component on diet and nutritional status.

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Protocol Paper 

Parental Perceptions of Onsite Hospital Food Outlets in a Large Hospital in the North East of England: A Qualitative Interview Study Protocol

Lorraine McSweeney, Catherine Haighton, Suzanne Spence, Julie Anderson and Wendy Wrieden

Abstract

The need to address the increasing obesity rates of children living in the United Kingdom has become a Government priority. It has been recognized that a public health level approach as opposed to an individual approach is potentially one way forward.

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Case Study 

Prosthetic Hip-Associated Cobalt Toxicity (Phact) Reversal through Nutrition Supplementation and Dietary Intervention

Oscar Coetzee and Angela Mari

Abstract

Cases of Prosthetic Hip-Associated Cobalt Toxicity (PHACT) are becoming more prevalent in medical literature. Conditions associated with cobalt toxicity include cardiac issues, thyroid dysfunction, and neurological afflictions.

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Original Research 

Comparative Evaluation of Malnutrition Screening in Oncology Patients in an Acute Care Hospital: A Pilot Study

Chandni Sen Sinha, Colette LaSalle, Debra Argabright and Clarie B Hollenbeck

Abstract

Malnutrition is associated with negative health consequences in the cancer population, making it imperative for an efficient interdisciplinary approach to conduct nutritional screening using an appropriate instrument.

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Case Report 

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Iron Deficiency Anemia Reversal through Nutrition: A Case Report

Oscar Coetzee and Angela Mari

Abstract

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS) is becoming more clearly defined and accepted in the medical literature. Indirect evidence suggests that NCGS is more common than Celiac Disease.

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