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Briony Stevens; Alan Clough; Jenni Judd, James Cook University, Australia Julie Brimbecombe, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia Kerrianne Watt, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Purpose: To describe what maternal nutrition means to pregnant women living in rural areas of northern Bangladesh. Design: Photovoice

Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Purpose: The purpose of this review is to examine the available evidence on defining professionalism and dietetic practice in Sudan. Design/Methods: A comprehensive search of six electronic databases including ISI, Medline, PubMed, EMBASE, Health Management

Cathryn Salisbury, University of Westminster, UK Claire Robertson, University of Westminster, UK Purpose: This paper summarises the scientific rationale supporting the need to promote healthy diet and lifestyle choices during pregnancy and describes a pilot study assessing the impact of public health

Barbara F. Harland, Howard University, USA Donald Oberleas, Texas Tech University, USA Purpose: Emphatically state that zinc deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency worldwide. Introduce the Phytate:Zinc Molar Ratio as a tool for predicting zinc deficiency. To introduce the consequences or

Kavindra Kumar Kesari, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Ruchika Handa & Ranu Prasad, Deemed University, India Abstract: Undernutrition is a problem worldwide, especially among infants and young children, belonging to the poor socio-economic classes. Our aim was to explore the associations between undernutrition

Moushira E. Zaki, Nayera E. Hassan, Sahar A. El-Masry, Wafaa A. Kandeel and Fawzia H. Hussien, National Research Centre, Egypt Abstract: Weight-for-stature is widely used as an index of recent malnutrition. The aim is to construct weight-for-stature percentile curves of prepubescent