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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

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

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

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

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,

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

Sahar A. El-Masry and Nayera E. Hassan, National Research Centre, Egypt Abstract: Study objective is to evaluate validity of body mass index (BMI) and fat mass index (FMI) as indicators of obesity in 272 boys and 242 girls aged 3–5 years.