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Elham A. Al-Jaaly; Nahlaa A. Khalifa, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Arwa M. Badreldin, Saudi Arabia Background: The role of schools in contributing to the promotion of health status is more vital compared to other institutions in a country. This could be

Nagat Eltoum, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia Sidiga Washi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates Abdulaziz Al Twaim, King Abdulaziz Medicalcity, Saudi Arabia Purpose: the aim is to examine the effect of Ramadan fasting on the dietary

Elham Al-Jaaly, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia, and University College London (UCL), UK Purpose: To explore the nature and contents of food advertisements aired on popular television channels most watched by Jeddah adolescent girls. Design/methodology: The content of 288 hours of television

Elham Al-Jaaly, Margaret Lawson and Therese Hesketh, University College London, UK Abstract: There are growing concerns about increasing levels of obesity in adolescents in Saudi Arabia. To address the problem requires an understanding of the determinants. The objective of the study

Safaa T. Zaki, Salwa M. EL Shebini, Saneya A Wahba, Atiat M Arafa, N.H. El-Arabi, National Research Center, Egypt Abstract: This pilot study was carried out to assess the nutritional status, blood pressure (B.P) and dietary intake of some school adolescents