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Greetings of the day!!
Hope you are doing well.
It’s our pleasure to welcome you as one of our Speaker for our upcoming congress on “2ND International Conference on Food Technology & Nutrition" which is scheduled at Hampton by Hilton Paris Clichy, Paris, France from October 24-26, 2022.
Our research team had a glance on one of your publication titled “Mung-Oat snack of high protein content by twin screw extrusion using response surface methodology  ” which is very impressive, we appreciate if you could accept our invitation and deliver your lecture.
Kindly have glance on our web page for further details: Food Technology - 2022
Highlights of the conference:
1) CPD certificate will be provided at the conference venue.
2) We are scheduled for city view of October 27, 2022 for all our participants without any charge.
3) As an invited speaker we will take care of your one night accommodation without any charge with food and beverages.
4) We will support your 25 percent of your travel.
5) Best 5 presentations will be awarded with USD 1500 per each.
6) Best 10 poster presentations will be awarded with USD 1000 each.
7) Soft copy of certificates will be sent upon on prior request
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10) Translators will be available to translate all languages to English
For further benefits and detailed explanation feel free to contact us.
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I think you rightfully wondered if this is a predatory business. These people are discussed on various occasions here on RG, have a look at: https://www.researchgate.net/post/International_Conference_on_Microbiology_Infectious_Diseases Here I indicated numerous red flags:
-They are mentioned in the list of questionable conferences https://libguides.caltech.edu/c.php?g=512665&p=3503029
-The address is suspect (virtual offices) and most likely misleadingly suggesting UK origin https://www.abcn.com/offices-london-city--lombard-street-2533
-Even if the address is legit it looks like they are not even registered here https://suite.endole.co.uk/explorer/postcode/ec3v-9hd
And I would like to add that the name used looks fake to me (Charlie does not seem a real last name to me). See for more good observations why to avoid this one in the given link.
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Hey everyone, I am a plant-based researcher/PhD student currently studying at the University of Central Lancashire.
This specific study is related to Palm Oil and Palmitic Acid consumption in plant-based diets, although all diets are welcome as to allow for a comparison.
The PhD is titled: Palmitic acid (16:0) consumption in plant-based diets and its effect on metabolic health.
Study is UK only.
All diets are welcome.
This specific experiment will help determine the intake of PO/PA across the UK.
What will happen if I take part?
As a participant in this study, you will need to have access to Microsoft Word (or alternative) and an email account:
Complete a questionnaire designed to collect some general information about your anthropometry, physical activity and lifestyle, dietary habits and awareness on palm oil.
Complete a diet diary stating about your dietary intake for a total of 12 days, including all meals, snacks and beverages (including alcohol):
a. Week 1 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
b. Week 6 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
c. Week 12 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Ethical approval was obtained from the University of Central Lancashire. Consent Form and Participant Information Sheet required to be read and signed before participating.
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Cristina Chinea Montesdeoca are you currently living in the UK?
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I have surveyed and collected data of 100 family about demographic, socioeconomic, nutrition knowledge and anthropometric data. Now I want to publishe in research paper.
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That was actually really hard! A lot of journals on this topic charge for submission and publication.
I hope these are ok - sometimes it was not really totally clear it was free but it sounds like it. I suggest you email the office(s) to confirm.
- Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
- Human Nutrition and Metabolism
- Clinical Nutrition
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What is relation between organically grown vegetables and nutritional security ?
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Arbind K. Choudhary, again thank you very much for your valuable support and blessings.
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Broodstock nutrition
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Change in testosterone level alone can not be consider as a strong criteria for determining the quality of male brood fish. The level of related hormones including estradiol-testosterone ratio, gonad weight, milt quality, sperm count and motility together can be considered as strong criteria.
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I need some papers or a treatise about The effect of onion nutrition on the performance of broilers. if anyone has this please send me.
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thank you so much dear Mr. Hamid.
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Dear researchers,
I need to analysie my data about nutrition habits. My aim is to examine differences regarding BMI. Therefore, I split population into three group <5th, from5thto85th, >85thpercentile of BMI. I calculate BMI on the entire population of 7th grade children (perhaps, I need to calculate BMI for boys and girls separately). The example of data is attached.
The questions are:
  1. Should I calculate BMI for each gender?
  2. How to provide meaningful research? It is hard to explaine findings using large number of groups. My data set is large, therefore almost every chi sqare is <.05.
  3. Could Pearson residuals be a soultion.
  4. Any insight is wellcome.
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If it's BMI for 7th graders, the index must be standardized by norms. Researchers tend to use BMI z-score using the CDC norms (google search BMIz CDC), but there are other standards as well (WHO, IOFT, etc.). BMI z-score is age and gender adjusted. Note, it's not simple standardization as the z-score is based on the growth trajectories. Typically, you need to run a SAS macro to compute BMI z-scores, but a Canadian Pediatric Group has developed a shiny app to compute these scores for you. (https://cpeg-gcep.shinyapps.io/who2007_cpeg/ ; they have CDC options as well). If you are studying nutrition or feeding 'habits', I assume you have repeated observations. In this case, you would run linear mixed effect model adjusting for baseline BMI and other factors. (google search for LME or analysis of repeated observation). Depends on how data were collected, things can be quite complicated. I encourage you to consult with a biostatistician for further guidance.
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We are looking for a dietary assessment tool which gives a quantitative data for comparison between our sample results and literature recommendations.
We were thinking about 24h dietary recall but we couldn't have a comparable data.
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Dear Hind,
Do you mean you are looking for a dietary assessment tool in which you can compare your data with recommended intake per nutrient? If so, I think you should check WHO for recommendations or other national guidelines.
The dietary assessment tools that I can think of are mostly used to give the mean nutritional values of food products.
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Poverty is a multidimensional concept and the dimensions of poverty are far beyond inadequate income, for example, poor health and nutrition, low education and skills, inadequate livelihoods, bad housing conditions, social exclusion and lack of participation. Money-based measures are but deprivations in other dimensions need to be considered because households facing multiple deprivations are likely to be in worse situations than income poverty measures suggest. I wish to know whether this index can be constructed at village level and what are the indicators and sub-indicator can be included in such an Index?
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I am not sure but very difficult, due to different indicators for Multi dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) such as health (Nutrition and child mortality rate), education, living standards and other important parameters.
Please also look at following link:
3. Multidimensional Poverty Index - Indicators and a Monitoring.
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Researchers will use the laboratory for experiments involving nutrition, heat stress, and animal health
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I found this interesting document (in attached) that may actually help you in your research.
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Dear Dr. Bulcsu Szekely
This research survey is about all kinds of athletes and sports players including football players. It would be really great if you participate in this research.
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Please help to circulate this questionnaire, which is part of a big international study (you can find below the questionnaire in different languages):
The project has the collaboration of researchers (including sport scientists) from 6 continents.
Globally, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed people’s day-to-day life. The world’s sporting calendar, recreational and professional, is almost unrecognisable. Athletes have seen access to training facilities and/or the ability to even leave their homes (i.e., to run, cycle) severely restricted, if not removed entirely. This questionnaire will investigate how the lockdown is affecting (or has affected) athletes’ lifestyle (including nutritional, psychological and sleep aspects) and how athletes are responding (have responded) to the pandemic.
Why participate in this project? Project outcomes will be used for research purposes and to inform current/future guidelines for athletes, coaches, sports scientists and (potentially) policymakers. It will reveal what has happened globally, across every inhabited continent, during the pandemic relative to athletes and their training practices. Your participation will contribute to improving the current and future lifestyle of athletes.
Target population: Elite or sub-elite athletes (amateur or professional from both genders, including Para athletes) from any country that is experiencing, or has experienced, a lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Privacy, confidentiality, and Data security : All responses will be de-identified and processed anonymously (you will not be asked to provide us with your name, ensuring total anonymity). No other identifying information, including IP address will be recorded. At the end of the study, the data will be destroyed in compliance with international regulations. Precautions will be taken to control access to all data. Only authorized individuals (principal investigators) will have access to the dataset. We’re minimizing the risk of breach of confidentiality by collecting and storing the data anonymously, and by saving data with password protection. This international survey has been approved by the Ethics Committee of Imam Khomeini International University.
Results : The results of this project will be used for scientific publications where it will not possible to identify any of the participants. To inquire about the results of the survey, please email the principal investigator. For any inquiries, please feel free to contact the principal investigator: Morteza Taheri E-mail: m.taheri@soc.ikiu.ac.ir
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Hello dear colleague.
A very interesting study. I can join.
I have experience in questioning student-athletes.
As well as the correction of their nutrition in order to increase immunity and endurance.
I would be happy to work together.
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I am looking for references on nutrition in chimpanzees and their oral health. What is the "normal" diet of chimpanzees and how does it affect oral health? Are there comparative studies of wild and captive animals. Do they show differences in oral health and are there studies on the oral microbiome?
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Hi Micha
As it happens. Am grateful for any good reference and have now already collected quite a bit. Have a good time in England. We will have a Zoom meeting in early April. Until then all the best.
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From embriology, we can learn so many important things related to the development of embrio, fetus system organs. About the development of endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm. About the closure of neural tube, formation of the cardiovascular systems, etc.
Nutritional science also very well developed to support the pregnancies, the mother and the baby. For example about the importance of ferrum tablet, about the folic acid to support neural system of the embrio, and so on.
It is expected that if the nutrition could be adequatly comsumed by the mother, and then the mother and also her baby will be healthy.
Many defects could be anticipated not occurs after the baby born.
For example : spina bifida, tetralogy Fallot, anencephaly, and the others.
So I think that it must be important if there are any guidliness corellate about what nutrition must be eaten week per week during pregnancy according to embriology and nutrition science.
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Good day Yovan Hendriek ,
Please find attached a systematic and comparative review of guidelines of nutrition in pregnancy. Hope they will be added value for your literature review.
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Dear Colleagues,
A plant-based diet is a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes while a vegan diet is strictly against all animal products. Whats your openion about PBD and vegan and their effects on our health?
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Healthy plant-based foods may lower risk and severity of COVID-19.
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What are the conceptual bases for personalised nutrition?
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Does creatine supplementation increase insulin sensitivity?
What is your opinion?
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Evidence:
"Acute Cr supplementation (20 g.d(-1) for 5 d) followed by short-term Cr supplementation (3 g.d(-1) for 28 d) did not alter insulin action in healthy, active untrained men"
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Home gardening is the basic unit of food security, it can help in maintaining food security from the grass-root level, whey the scientific team and scholars are not paying attention to it what are the prospects and challenges in this regard.
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Yes I think that
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perhaps the most useful aspect of epigenetic processes is that they are readily reversible. Unlike genetic effects that also play a role in cancer and aging, epigenetic aberrations can be relatively easily corrected. One of the most widespread approaches to epigenetic alterations in cancer and ageing is dietary control. now, I would like to know more about the types and mechanisms of that nutrition that have a positive impact on epigenetic alteration during cancer???
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thank you, dear Shin Murakami for your sugession
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I'm interested in finding journals, reviews, and online research portals where critical reviews and replication studies are conducted on commercial products and books in the dieting and wellness domains. What can you recommend?
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Let's break the barrier of specialization in research. What do you think about indomie? Is it healthy in nutrition or not?
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many thanks for your fit response.
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How long will it take for arthropod ingredients to appear on our menu?
Recently, Nestle has released food for dogs and cats, in which, in addition to the usual chicken, they added chopped fly larvae. And no, the global corporation does not save on cats. Livestock is one of the drivers of climate change, and replacing cows with insects can reduce its turnover. Some insect products have been on the market for a long time. Tell us who you can try and what sensations to expect?
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Depends on the country and culture. Unlikely in Brazil. Most likely in China.
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I've written a narrative review of medical and nutrition interventions supporting glycemic control in the hospitalized nutrition support patient (on enteral nutrition or parenteral nutrition). The article is to be published in the journal "Support Line" (the official journal of the Dietitians in Nutrition Support practice group). They've asked that we submit recommendations for peer reviewers--please let me know if you are interested!
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I am delighted to join this project. All the best.
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Used to work with NutWin Software (UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil) like nutritonal software, it seems to have an installation problem (not solved).
For this reason I am looking for other differents nutrition softwares. Relatively easy to work and follow subjects and bibliography validation if could be possible.
Thank you in advance
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You can use those software which are considered as the top 3 in nutrition software:
Nutrium
DietMaster Pro
Evolution Nutrition
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Schizophrenia is more common in countries with high grain consumption. This is thought to be related to gluten entropathy. Can psychiatric disorders be prevented or corrected by nutrition in humans?
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Studies have found links between low levels of certain nutrients — such as folate, magnesium, iron, zinc, and vitamins B6, B12, and D — and worsening mood, feelings of anxiety, and risk of depression. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/nutrition-and-mental-health-is-there-a-link
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When we grow older, it is seems that we are more easily to have constipation. What are your suggested preventive measures in treating this condition?
Thank you!
An update:
As I have the physiological condition of anorexia nervosa/morbid obesity, I have to adopt the anorexic Luigi Cornaro diet of eat-but-little. And I think my problem of constipation is a result of my eating habit.
My solution for this problem is, don't wait for the spontaneous bowel movements, try to have two or more bowel movements within one day, one in the early morning when I just get up, the other one in the later afternoon to evening. In this way, I can effectively prevent constipation.
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TRIPHALA - An excellent ayurvedic colon cleaner manufactured in India .
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How ultra-processed foods modify and command our food preferences?
It responds to the growing interest in ultra-processed foods among policy makers, academic researchers, health professionals, journalists and consumers concerned to devise policies, investigate dietary patterns, advise people, prepare media coverage, and when buying food and checking labels in shops or at home. Ultra-processed foods are defined within the NOVA classification system, which groups foods according to the extent and purpose of industrial processing.
Processes enabling the manufacture of ultra-processed foods include the fractioning of whole foods into substances, chemical modifications of these substances, assembly of unmodified and modified food substances, frequent use of cosmetic additives and sophisticated packaging. Processes and ingredients used to manufacture ultra-processed foods are designed to create highly profitable (low-cost ingredients, long shelf-life, emphatic branding), convenient (ready-to-consume), hyper-palatable products liable to displace all other NOVA food groups, notably unprocessed or minimally processed foods.
A practical way to identify an ultra-processed product is to check to see if its list of ingredients contains at least one item characteristic of the NOVA ultra-processed food group, which is to say, either food substances never or rarely used in kitchens (such as high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated or interesterified oils, and hydrolysed proteins), or classes of additives designed to make the final product palatable or more appealing (such as flavours, flavour enhancers, colours, emulsifiers, emulsifying salts, sweeteners, thickeners, and anti-foaming, bulking, carbonating, foaming, gelling and glazing agents).
What do you think about that?
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More ultra-processed foods in the diet associates with higher risks of obesity, heart disease and stroke, type-2 diabetes, cancer, frailty, depression and death. These harms can be caused by the foods' poor nutritional profile, as many are high in added sugars, salt and trans-fats. https://theconversation.com/the-rise-of-ultra-processed-foods-and-why-theyre-really-bad-for-our-health-140537
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Do you have any recommendation for PubMed indexed journals, Impact Factor > 0.5 and fast publishing? (Topic: nutrition, eating patterns, diabetes type 2, covid-19 health and nutrition impact)
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Good morning, I am a fellow nutritionist independent researcher, I was also looking for the exact same thing, I accede to your question and call for help. Thank you.
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Pulp and paper mill sludge waste Or agro-waste, which one substrate best for vermicomposting and after vermicomposting which compost has more nutritive value?
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This question is interesting but does not account the wide range of variation within both groups of organic resources or as I prefer feedstocks for vermicomposting. Please don't fall into the trap of prejudging resources. There's no black or white if it comes to vermicomposting organic resources.
MyNoke has vermicomposted 1 million t of organic waste in New Zealand form various industries (pulpmill solids, DAF, AS, paunch, wood ash, ...), agriculture, sewage sludge, lake weeds etc.
In both groups you will find extremely 'clean' and 'contaminated' feedstocks. E.g. some paper mills produce a very clean fibre which is cleaner than cardboard (no ink or glues), same applies to milk sludges. On the other side there are some 'agri-wastes, that are high in copper, zinc, pharmaceuticals, and extremely high in ammonia, which makes it difficulty to vermicompost these without harming worm population or leaching of N.
The pH of 'industrial' wastes varies form extreme alkaline to acidic, too.
Even lake weeds can be highly contaminated, e.g. if from geothermal areas.
Please! Do not generalise and judge on 'feedstocks' by their origin.
We are vermicomposting sewage sludge / biosolids which are slightly elevated in metals and finding biosolids with metal concentrations well below soil limits. So even biosolids are different from source to source or WWTP to WWTP.
My advise: be open minded. Do your homework and test and review each source of feedstock for your worms individual. Combine organic waste where possible. Fibre (carbon source) + nutrient + pH buffer. Think of your own dinner where you might have a carbon source, vegetables, fruits ... worms will enjoy a balanced feedstock, too.
Industrial organic by-products are often very consistent and it is much easier to standardise the mixing ratios. Agricultural organic wastes can vary making it more difficulty.
Some agricultural wastes don't require vermicomposting and can be applied to crops and pasture beneficially without costly vermicomposting. Whereas industrial organic by-products often require stabilisation such as through vermicomposting.
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What are the health or nutritional benefits of Garlic?
Can it boost immune system?
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There are a lot of benefit in eating Garlic, so in regards to the immune system, Garlic provides an important support to Immune functions by stimulating macrophages, lymphocytes, NK cells, and eosinophils activities, that's why Garlic is considered a natural antiseptic and antiviral agent. Garlic has also a remarkable antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Stay safe,
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I have data from households, where two types of data were collected:
  • A validated questionnaire (Household Dietary Diversity Score (HDDS)), which gives a score between 0 and 12 for each household.
  • Anthropometric measurements of all children < 5 years old in each household = a measure of nutritional status for the children.
I now wish to perform a regression analysis with HDDS score as independent variable and the anthropometric measurements as dependent variable.
The challenge is: In some households there were more than one child, which results in more observations of nutritional status than households scores, and the observations for the nutritional status are not independent, as some of the children come from the same household.
One way to g about it, is to take a mean of the nutritional status for all children in one household, but I would rather not do this, as children of different ages are difficult to compare regarding nutrition.
So what do I do to make sure I respect the assumption of independent observation in this analysis?
In case it's just not possible to perform a regression on this data, please feel free to suggest another analysis!
Hope there's someone out there who can help.
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You could use linear mixed models with fixed and random effects, which allows handling more than one group and the covariance.
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All over the world, rates of dementia are expected to rise dramatically over the coming decades. And research continues to suggest that actions that have been taken early can reduce the risk of this disease. There are about 10 million new cases, each year, of dementia, which is a general term for groups of symptoms associated with deterioration of the brain. We know that what we eat can affect our physical health. But it could affect the brain too.
So, it is possible that there is a link between our diet and the risk of the development of dementia? Is there any effective food that can reduce the risk of the development of this disease? How can we reduce the risk of dementia through diet?
All comments and contributions are welcome.
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Thanks a lot, Dr. Martin Hofmeister Yes, a number of studies are pooled on the benefits of sticking to a Mediterranean-style diet to stave off brain decline. Most of the studies focused on the overall benefits of the diet, but one study delved into the specific ingredients that help. Harvard Health cited a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health that evaluated the lifestyles of more than 7,750 participants and followed them for five to 10 years. They used this data to identify the dietary factors that were most important in reducing the risk of cognitive impairment, as well as the dietary factors that were most important in reducing the risk of cognitive decline. Harvard Health reported that fish was the “most important dietary factor” in reducing the risk of cognitive impairment. https://middleeast.in-24.com/News/162859.html
We are so grateful for sharing these valuable and informative links about this thread...My sincere gratitude, Doctor.
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Currently, my area of interest is substance abuse. I am focused on abuse of opioids, marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine. I would like to look at nutrition habits, comorbidities, especially depression in people who abuse or misuse those drugs. If you know of any recent articles (2017 through 2021) written on the subject I would really appreciate having a look at them.
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Thanks Bjogaraju, Nobari, and Sinan for your response. I will certainly use the information you provided. @
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In the literature we can find research on the relationships: (1) emotional state and disease; (2) nutrition and disease. Can the two factors be considered together?
For example, if a person watches TV while eating - could this be a reason to get sick in the future?
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Yes, we can consider, both together. In a long-term emotional state, like continuous anxiety, stress, etc., individuals tend to overeat or undereat. In Both conditions; overnutrition or undernutrition, the nutritional status of the body suffers which can predispose to metabolic diseases in the future.
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As part of a PhD project, we are thinking of carrying out an intervention around the use of nutrition labels (and/or claims) in the UK. The ultimate aim is to increase the knowledge of the participants on the healthiness of foods and to enable them to make healthier choices. We do not have a specific age group in mind yet. Does anybody have any suggestions? If you do, please share. Many thanks.
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Hello,
With my exp in the field of Nutrition, I propose an age group of 18 years and above
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Recently, I was in a workshop concerning sports nutrition, the person delivering the information stated that there is no proof that detox diet exists and is effective, her statement blew my mind, as she claimed that a body is able to detoxify its self naturally!, I was definitely against her statement, because if it was true then why there is a huge amount of cancer diagnosed patients, due to the chemicals or wrong diets or many other causes related to foods and medication, many studies have shown that customized detox diet plans are really effective, and in my clinic personally I have followed customized detox diet plans and the blood tests showed amazing improvements on all aspects, I need the aid in my statement and thoughts against her, any study, medical proof or so would be so helpful.
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There are many types of diets used to clean toxins from the body, including the "juice diet," which includes drinking fruit and vegetable juices. Besides the different diets that contain natural and good ingredients that help our bodies get rid of toxins. Eating organic foods helps reduce the amount of chemicals in the body. It is reported that the "juices diet" provides nutrients and antioxidants as well as vitamins, which the body needs to cleanse toxins. It also includes foods rich in fiber and water, which are used to remove toxins from the body, by increasing the frequency of urination and defecation.
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Two indices known to be health indicators.
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BMR and BMI are different but are both important indicators of health especially in the days we are living of diseases of lifestyle.
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Is it any relation between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic complications?
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Vitamin D deficiency is linked to increased insulin resistance
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We are about to develop nutrition in emergency standard operating procedures for our country. I am thinking of incorparation the COVID - 19 pandemic issues and other recent emergencies in it. What are your suggestions?
Did anyone develop nutrition in emergency SoPs recently?
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Start with the existing SPHERE standards, add in appropriate 'HIV protocols relating to nutrition', and have a look at this paper:
Hope that helps.
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Hi all,
I'm a post-graduate student and willing to do a data mining based research to detect contributing risk factors for CVD in Sri Lankan context.
Could you please go through my questionnaire (please refer the attachment below) and recommend me the future improvements
Ex: New questions can be asked
Questions that are not relevant to the study
Any other risk factors can be checked in the study etc.
Note : The questionnaire is based on "Metagenics - Genetic potential through nutrition" organization's Cardiovascular risk assessment questionnaire
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Dear Narmada Gamage here is another potentially useful article particularly with respect to the situation in Sri Lanka:
Prevalence of Chronic Complications, Their Risk Factors, and the Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Attending the Diabetic Clinic at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Sri Lanka
This paper is freely available as public full text.
Also please see the following potentially useful review article:
Status, determinants and interventions on cardiovascular disease & diabetes in
Sri Lanka: a desk review of research 2000 – 2018
(see attached pdf file)
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Among the loss mechanisms through which applied fertilizer N is lost from the soil-plant system - nitrate leaching, ammonia volatilization and escape as nitrous oxide gas, which is the most important in terms of N nutrition of crops and pollution of the environment? Also, which loss mechanism is being the most studied by researchers all over the world?
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When our interest is both crop nutrition as well as environmental pollution, it seems the loss of applied N via nitrate leaching is more important and it is also the most studied N loss pathway. However, in recent years, due to increased emphasis on climate change-related issues, interest in the loss of N2O from agricultural soils is increasing rapidly. As a consequence, a large number of studies on N2O emissions are appearing these days.
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I am struggling with my food science lab report, and although I completed the experiment I am still clueless about the Maillard reaction.
I have found a positive correlation between glucose concentration and absorbance and can’t understand why and what this actually means. Any help will be appreciated
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There will be more reducing sugars readily interact with amino acids and give rise to Maillard reaction products, which lead to progressive browning and aroma formation. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/reducing-sugars
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What are the global nutrition targets endorsed by WHO since 2012 ?
I don't know what is meaning by the target , or which population groups are they.
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Hi Stephen,
My name is Adam Collins and I am a postgraduate student from University of Westminster, studying Sport & Exercise Nutrition MSc.
I have come across the study you are a part of called 'COVID-19 home confinement negatively impacts social participation and life satisfaction: a worldwide multicenter study.'
I am currently designing my Major Project which is looking at the biopsychosocial effects of COVID-19 on amateur football players, which involves various validated questionnaires within an online survey.
I would like to use the SSPQL (Short Social Participation Questionnaire for Lockdowns) for the social dynamic within my survey. However, I would like to make some modifications (e.g. changing questions, omitting questions) so that it fits appropriately to my aims and objectives.
I am emailing to ask whether there is any room for modifications and/or omitting questions from the SSPQL? If so, would you be able to guide me on how to go about this so that I modify the questionnaire without damaging the original integrity of the questionnaire in terms of still being able to produce both valid and reliable results?
Best wishes,
Adam
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When turning on the UV lamp of the laminar flow , if there is a culture medium inside, will the nutrition of the culture medium be destroyed?
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I am going to run a research on synergistic effect of vitamin D and flavonoids plus cur-cumin in decreasing inflammation markers in obese teenager in Shiraz.
and looking forward for any related article or helpful comments.
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We know that bamboo shoots are highly nutritious, low in fat and calorie. Did you ever tasted bamboo shoots recipe? If yes in what form.
What is the name of the recipe in your native place or language?
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Yes, I can confirm that bamboo sprouts are tasty. I ate bamboo sprouts as a side dish in various dishes, most recently in broth with soy noodles.
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Is it related to nutrition or any other reason? Any other fungus have similar kind of growth pattern?
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I'm assessing the nutritional adequacy of sportspeople. The only issue is that the recommended values are not one specific value. They often have a range. For example, the target for protein intake is between 1.7 to 2.0 g/kg of body mass per day. As I can't put a range of values into the test value box how would I go about this? Should I do one test for the lower value and one for the higher, or one the middle value? Sorry if this seems simple but I haven't had much experience with statistics. Thanks, Everyone.
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health professionals have different opinions on keto diet. Some highly encourage it others suggest to avoid. Please provide your opinion or research with reference thank you
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The medical literature covers ketogenic dietary treatments, while researchers probe the mechanisms whereby ketosis supports compromised metabolism. For example, on the one hand, according to the Glut 1 Foundation, there is currently no cure for Glucose 1 Transporter Deficiency: "treatment is aimed at controlling symptoms … the current standard of care is the ketogenic diet" while, on the other hand, there is "breaking news"- not yet peer-reviewed - of ketogenesis and COVID (see Ryu S. "Ketogenesis restrains aging-induced exacerbation of COVID in a mouse model." htps://www.biorxiv.)
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There is some misinformation and myths about the benefits of eating figs and olives, do you have information about studies dealing with this topic?
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Yes, I believe in the Holy Qur’an and what is mentioned in the Holy Qur’an is a tribute to these two plants, but with regard to mixing one fig with 7 olives, it is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an. The site I mentioned did not mention the source of this information, and I searched for its source and did not find it. If I knew the source of the information or research, please send it to me.
And thank you very much Chinaza Godswill Awuchi
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Dear all
In this situations of carona pandemic what would be the role of Nutrition and nutritionists to combat this ?? Plz enlight if some approches can be made??
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may be the nutritionist can be help to formulated best formula for optimize the immune system.
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I am nutritionist and I am interested in aspects of zebrafish nutrition. I would like to know if there are established nutritional macronutrients requirements to zebrafish. I have not found any particular paper on this issue. If anyone knows any paper about this issue or has knowledge about zebrafish macronutrients requeriments, could you help me? Thanks, Ana
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What are the nutritional advices during covid-19 pandemic in individuals before occurrence of disease and in patients after suffering from disease.
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Lemon juice
Steaming
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Flower Bulbs are originally situated in the Near East like Turkey u.a. - they are adapted to hot summers and wet winters / springs.
What are the most important thing to ensure that these flower bulbs are perennial and flower each year after another:
- N nutrition
- K nutrition
- P nutrition
- good watering in winter
- good watering in spring
- non-watering in summer
- hot summers
- low temperature in autumn
- low temperature in winter
- rising temperature in spring
- planted not to deep
- planted not to high
- less concurrence through weeds in spring
- less condurrence through weeds in summer
- non shade in spring / direct sun
- lifted after wilt + replanted in autumn (avoid too much humidity in summer)
- ...
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Do you know any journals in the area of medicine/pediatrics/nutrition that publish protocols of systematic reviews? No APC or Low APC
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Journal of Nanomedicine is an open source , nno APC Journal in this field.
May be , there are other free Journals.
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  • Lemongrass essential oil
  • Nutritional stimulation
  • interest
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The most common essential oils used in beekeeping are lemongrass, spearmint and thyme (thymol oil). Other oils such as wintergreen, eucalyptus (eucalyptol), peppermint, menthol, and tea tree oil are also used in some formulations and included here. https://surrybeekeepers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/EssentialOilsInBeekeeping161113.pdf
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I am doing text mining on the performance on research for development interventions in low income countries. I need some standard dictionaries and typologies to map the content of the paper in a standardized way. Can you the international standards you are aware of? Thanks in advance.
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applied, unapplied, Economically feasible, Not economically feasible,
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I want to publish two articles about nutrition and public health on Scopus indexed (quartile 1 or 2) below 500 USD. Anyone suggest me some journal on my topics.
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The https://www.scimagojr.com site of Emad Kamil Hussein has some good information on rankings of journals, but they may have high costs and after doing a search you will need to click on journal and then on that page you will find a link to the website. And then you need to find out about publications costs. A lot of effort.
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What are the benefits of consuming milk and dairy products?
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More important is what people should not eat in osteoporosis - caffeinated beverages, coffee, carbonated beverages, wine, pickles, lemons, vinegar, restriction of meat and offal, sauces, pomegranate, preservatives, acidic drugs such as aspirin and NSAIDs .
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I'm looking at nutritional foodstuffs and games/activities to slow down dementia. As part of this I have been making foods high in antioxidants and balanced with nuts, dark chocolate etc. and trying them out on my self for taste, construction etc. before working on detailed studies post finding some basic designs.
I have regular blood tests and my potassium has risen to 5.3 which, excluding certain medical conditions, leads me to nutrition as that is the only thing I have changed as my diet is very high in antioxidants. I know that too much can lead to "reductive stress"/"oxidise stress" but there is limited information on this from nutrition induced as studies are in the main from injecting mice.
If I am right in my logic that too much antioxidant creates a high potassium level than I am going to have to go back a few steps and reconsider my basic design, as always, safety first.
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The potassium levels were a little higher than normal as many antioxidant foods have a higher level in them, but insufficient to take me that high as I was using supplements that did not contain potassium. Previous levels were high but safe around 4.2 to 4.4. I do not have the capability to measure exact intake. The high measure could also be from a lab error by damaging cells so I am testing again tomorrow.
I do have a concern though about having over antioxidant intake as I did not realise that was a problem. I am a psychologist and trying to put something together but I did not realise, naivety to be honest, that high intake of something that nutritionally has good affects but negative ones as well. I am also learning of other potential issues with kidneys and thyroids for instance.
I am now giving myself more questions than answers, which is not a bad thing at all, but something I thought was relatively easy, I think is going to very complex with a lot over my head.
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I want to know in the cold weather for improving performance and immunity which nutrient is added to the diet.
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I will suggest a continued balance of nutrients but a slight increase in carbs and quality oils for heat.
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Hi everybody,
I am looking for suggestions about biomedical "open access" databases, similar to the UK Biobank, to obtain information about nutrition, physical activity and energy balance?
I really appreciate any help you can provide.
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As a kinesiologist, I am often asked to give advice regards nutrition to my friends and collegues, and also create nutrition programs designed especially for them. Personally, I think I shouldn't do that and involve myself into the field in which I'm not categorized in and educated enough. Also, I see a lot of "fitness trainers" who graduated from 3 months course and now they're calling themselfs experts not just in fitness but also in nutrition. I think playing with this is really dangerous, because everyone is so individual and special in their own unique way and you could really make huge mistakes if you are not well educated.
What do you think about this problem in the world? What are the solutions? And also, what are the best methods in creating individual nutrition programs?
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In most of the food analysis procedures, before the chemical analysis of vegetables/foods are oven-dried at 50-60 centigrade temperature. Does it affect the nutrition content in the sample?
Thanks! Any help is appreciated!
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WHO recommends a fat intake of no less than 15% of the daily caloric requirements (https://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/publications/trs916/en/).
However, imagine a catastrophic situation in which a population somehow lost access to fat-rich foods for several years, while still having access to a good supply of carbohydrates, protein and micronutrients. Is there a point at which nutritional problems would arise if the consumption of fat was near zero? Would people survive if this was the case? what if the consumption was 5% or 10% of the total caloric intake?
Could the body survive via its own capacity to synthesize fats from carbohydrates?
-Please assume that essential fatty acid consumption (linoleic and alpha linoleic) is covered in this scenario-
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Current Dietary Fat Intake Recommendations for Adults by WHO (Fats and fatty acids in human nutrition Report of an expert consultation. FAO Food Nutr Pap. 2010;91) -
Total: 20-35%, Saturated: <10%, Trans: <1%, n-6 PUFA: 2.5-9%, n-3 PUFA: 0.5-2%.
Lichtenstein & Van Horn (1998) defined "a very low fat diet is defined as one in which ≤15% of total calories are derived from fat (33 g for a 2000-calorie diet, 50 g for a 3000-calorie diet) with fat calories distributed approximately equally among saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Approximately 15% of total daily calories consumed should be derived from protein and ≥70% from carbohydrates."
In contrast, at this time, no health benefits and possible harmful effects can be predicted from adherence to very low fat diets in certain subgroups. In addition to young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and persons with eating disorders should not attempt a very low fat diet. Persons with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, elevated TG levels, and carbohydrate malabsorption illnesses should also avoid such a diet.
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How many days Journal of Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition takes to publish
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The following paragraph on peer review for the Journal of Food Science indicates that the most time-consuming segment between the time a paper is submitted and final publication is in the evaluation process, which may require the author to revise the paper and then re-submit it, in which case, the amount of time the author would take to revise the paper should be taken into account when you are trying to figure out how long it takes for a paper to be published:
Peer review 
"All submitted manuscripts are screened by the section’s Scientific Editor for importance, interest to subscribers, substance, appropriateness for the journal, and general scientific quality. Those failing to meet current standards are rejected by the Scientific Editor without further review. Those manuscripts meeting these initial standards are sent to an Associate Editor who assigns referees. Author identities are disclosed to the referees, but referee identities are not disclosed to the author. When the initial review is complete, the Associate Editor will send you the referees’ suggestions along with his or her suggestions. You are expected to respond to all suggestions either by making appropriate revisions or stating why the suggestions are unreasonable. The Associate Editor will consider your revisions and provide the Scientific Editor with a recommendation to accept, revise, or reject your manuscript. If a second revision of a manuscript is still not satisfactory, it may be rejected (but may thereafter re-enter the peer review process if sufficiently updated and revised). You will then be informed by the Scientific Editor of the final decision."
Source: Website for the Journal of Food Science, accessed on October 20, 2020
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I am searching for background information on Peruvian food culture from the perspective of ethnobotany and health and nutrition.
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For some reason this just popped up on my RG - Flor Henderson -..- I do not have much direct help, but will suggest some ethnobotanical work by James Duke of the USDA who did some work in the Peruvian Amazon with a shaman (I met them near the Napo River in the mid 90's. I have been wanting to find out more about the shaman as I did get some info I want to follow up on.
Regarding food, you may want to focus on one of the regions of Peru. The coastal ceviche is some of the best in Latin America. The Lacuma fruit is prized by many in the mountains. And the amazonian 'catfish' were wonderful for eating (my students did not know they were eating fish). One of my favorite desserts are Alfajores, but those I bought Saturday did not even make it to Sunday with my boys being here. Hope your work is going well!
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I'm working on a RCTs study on the impact of nutrition training on crop diversity of small farmers. We will train them on nutrition and observe the changes in crop diversity and their diet.
We do randomize at village level.
We will check how it is different across seasons: lean and abundant. So that, we will collect two rounds of baseline and end line according to the two seasons, and we train them in between.
The two seasons are only 2 months different.
Right now I find the treatment effect by running the following regression:
Yi = β0 + β1T1 + β2X+ β3S + β4S*T + β6V + µi
Yi: Outcome indicators of all households in treated villages and control villages in both end-line rounds
β1: Treatment effect
T: Treatment
X: Household characteristics
S: Seasonality dummies (S=0: lean season, S=1: superfluous season)
V: village dummies
However, I am not sure about my estimator. Does anyone have any idea on this?
Thank you so much.
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What the principal problem in soil fertility and plant nutrition concerning cocoa tree crops? Please, talk about the problems inherent in your region/country.
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Cocoa powders may contain cadmium, a toxic heavy metal and probable carcinogen, found naturally in high levels in the soil of some regions of cocoa-producing countries. The European Union has imposed a limit (as of 1 January 2019) for cadmium in cocoa powder of 0.6 µg per gram of cocoa powder and 0.8 µg per gram for chocolate with ≥ 50% total dry cocoa solids. In Canada, a daily serving of a natural health product must contain no more than 6 µg of cadmium for an individual weighing 150 pounds (68 kg) and 3 µg for a 75 lb (34 kg) individual. While the US government has not set a limit for cadmium in foods or health products, the state of California has established a maximum allowable daily level of oral cadmium exposure of 4.1 µg and requires products containing more than this amount per daily serving to bear a warning on the label. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocoa_solids
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statistical methods follow for nutritional assessment ?
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Anthropometric assessment
Biochemical methods
Clinical assessment or examination
Dietary assessment or dietary methods
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Yogurt and its benefits
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Excellent answers by my dear colleagues; I should add: 1- liver disease can lead to serious health problems. But research shows that eating yogurt & 2- keep the liver healthy as the medicine for body!
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I am using ENA/WHO anthro analyser for plotting nutrition Z score normal distribution curves but each plot with reference WHO curve is plotted seperately. For eg: 1st graph is WHZ scores at baseline status with WHO ref curve and 2nd graph is WHZ scores at endline status. I want to show curves of both baseline and endline with WHO reference curve in same plot. I have tried but apart from minitab I couldnt find others but minitab cant plot WHO reference curve simultaneously.
Pls suggest tutorial for this plot.
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I want to know about effect of selenium on different fruits. I want to know at which concentration it increase the fruit nutrition and its mechanism.
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