Proc Nutr Soc 1975 Sep;34(2):40A-41A
BMC Pediatr 2021 05 19;21(1):239. Epub 2021 May 19.
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.
Background: Suboptimal child nutrition remains the main factor underlying child undernutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This study aimed to assess the prevalence of minimum acceptable diet and associated factors among children aged 6-23 months old.Methods: Community-based cross-sectional study including 742 mothers with children aged 6-23 months old was conducted in 2 Health Zones of South Kivu, Eastern DRC. Read More
Front Public Health 2021 27;9:650823. Epub 2021 Apr 27.
Chongqing Key Laboratory of Child Nutrition and Health, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Child Development and Disorders, Children's Nutrition Research Center, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health and Disorder, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.
This study aimed to explore the changes in infant vitamin A (VA) status and the effect of early VA supplementation on VA level throughout the first 6 months of life. A prospective cohort study was conducted in Chongqing, China. A total of 1,016 healthy infants were enrolled at birth. Read More
BMC Genomics 2021 May 11;22(1):338. Epub 2021 May 11.
Nutrition Research Unit, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers Alle 20, 8830, Tjele, Denmark.
Background: Early life malnutrition is known to target adipose tissue with varying impact depending on timing of the insult. This study aimed to identify differentially expressed genes in subcutaneous (SUB) and perirenal (PER) adipose tissue of 2.5-years old sheep to elucidate the biology underlying differential impacts of late gestation versus early postnatal malnutrition on functional development of adipose tissues. Read More
Reprod Fertil Dev 2021 May;33(7):484-496
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 4L8, Canada; and Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 4L8, Canada, and Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 4L8, Canada.
We tested whether changes in Sertoli cell transcription factors and germ cell heat shock proteins (HSPs) are linked to the effects of maternal undernutrition on male offspring fertility. Rats were fed ad libitum with a standard diet (CONTROL) throughout pregnancy and lactation or with 50% of CONTROL intake throughout pregnancy (UNP) or lactation (UNL) or both periods (UNPL). After postnatal Day 21, 10 male pups per group were fed a standard diet ad libitum until postnatal Day 160 when testes were processed for histological, mRNA and immunohistochemical analyses. Read More
J Nutr Metab 2021 5;2021:3806360. Epub 2021 Apr 5.
School of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
A significant proportion of infant and young child mortality can be prevented by the provision of a diverse diet. Globally, an estimated 45% of deaths of children under the age of 5 are because of malnutrition. More than two-thirds of these deaths are associated with inappropriate child-feeding practices. Read More