(pp.42-55) S. Ezzat and A. Wahdan ‘The effectiveness of different interventions on body weight and fat of obese adult females’, IJFNPH, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2016

4th January 2016

Sally Ezzat; Ashraf Wahdan, Alexandria University, Egypt Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of short term interventions on body weight and fat of obese adult females. More specifically the aim was to evaluate the synergistic effect between the consumption of a low caloric diet and either physical activity, weight lowering […]

(pp.41-52) E. Hammarberg, R. Pappa, A. Gaywood, J. P. Ferraroli and I. Tewfik ‘Physical activity delivered in workplace: A pilot study to assess the health outcomes among employees at work’, IJFNPH, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2014

7th February 2015

Ewa Hammarberg, Regina Papp, Andi Gaywood, Jean Pierre Ferraroli and Ihab Tewfik, University of Westminster, UK Background: Physical activity is a potentially cost-effective approach to reduce overweight/obesity and possible complications (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers). Despite physical activity guidelines recommendations from government bodies and health organisations such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence […]

(pp.03-24) M. Salah and I. Tewfik ‘Globesity in action’, IJFNPH, Vol, 6. No. 1, 2013

8th March 2013

Miryem Salah and Ihab Tewfik, University of Westminster, UK Purpose: Physical activity (PA) holds a great promise in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases, hence the importance of assessing the effectiveness of PA guidelines in health promotion strategies and public health policy. This paper reviews the health outcomes that have been achieved by various […]

(pp.171-181) N. S. Al-Amoudi ‘Influence of esparto grass on reducing serum glucose of alloxan diabetic rats’, IJFNPH, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010

10th May 2010

Nadia Saleh Al-Amoudi, King Abd Al-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia Abstract: This work was carried out to evaluate the hypoglycemic effect of fenugreek seeds (Trigonella Foenum Graecum L.) myrrh resin (Commiphora myrrha L.), the wild grown halfa herb – esparto grass (Cortaderia sellona L.) and their blend (using equal amounts of the three herbs) as hypoglycemic […]

(pp.01-18) E. M. Salah, M. M. Youssef, S. M. E. Salem, H. S. Megahed and N. A. Kantoush ‘Association of anthropometric parameters with risk of cardiovascular disease’, IJFNPH, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010

17th February 2010

Ebtissam M. Salah, Mai M. Youssef, Samar M. E. Salem, Hala S. Megahed and Nagwa A. Kantoush, National Research Center, Egypt Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between simple anthropometric parameters (body mass index, waist circumference, waist to statureratio and sum of skinfolds thickness) with cardiovascular risk factors (total cholesterol, […]

(pp.75-81) A. M. E. Abd El Baky, T. M. F. El Shaer, A. E. Elwan and H. Rasmy ‘Effect of maternal obesity and passive smoking on red blood cells’, IJFNPH, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010

17th February 2010

Abeer M. N. E. Abd El Baky and Tarek M. F. El Shaer, National Research Centre, Egypt Amany Ezat Elwan, Cairo University, Egypt Hanaa Rasmy Mohamed Attia, National Research Centre, Egypt Abstract: Passive cigarette smoking and obesity during pregnancy are risk factors for adverse outcome in infant. Elevated umbilical cord neonatal nucleated red blood cells […]