International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2023

  • Compliance with Iron-Folic Acid Supplementation Among Pregnant Women in the Bekwai Municipality, Ghana

    Kingsley Atuahene Ampratwum, Isaac Nyanor, John Ndebugri Alem

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 65-76
    Received: Dec. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2023
    Published: Jun. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: Globally, 40% of pregnant women are affected by anaemia. Anaemia, low haemoglobin level in the bloodstream, has many negative effects on pregnancy. The World Health Organisation recommends supplementation with iron and folic acid to prevent the incidence of anaemia in pregnancy. In Ghana, iron and folic acid supplementation has been through Ante Na... Show More
  • Food Frequency Questionnaire to Assess Fiber Intake and Its Relationship with Health

    Maria Lidia Palma, Mariana Batalha, Joana Pereira, Maria Joao Cebola, Paula Pereira, Marisa Nicolai

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 77-85
    Received: May 23, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 10, 2023
    Published: Jun. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: The correlation between the type of food in the diet and the occurrence of intestinal pathology and other health conditions is becoming increasingly clear. The fiber intake, particularly its relationship with the maintenance of intestinal microbiota has been ascertained and is included in the concept of intestinal permeability and health. The curre... Show More