Nutrition 2018 Feb 24;46:48-52. Epub 2017 Aug 24.
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Faculty of Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel; Sackler Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:
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Arch Dis Child 2016 Dec 29;101(12):1137-1141. Epub 2016 Aug 29.
Nottingham Children's Hospital, National Paediatric Ataxia Telangiectasia Clinic, QMC, Nottingham, UK.
Background: Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare multisystem disease with high early mortality from lung disease and cancer. Nutritional failure adversely impacts outcomes in many respiratory diseases. Several factors influence nutrition in children with A-T. Read More
Med Wieku Rozwoj 2006 Jan-Mar;10(1):3-191
Zakład Zywienia, Instytut Matki i Dziecka, ul. Kasprzaka 17a, 01-211 Warszawa, Poland.
Unlabelled: Excessive amount of adipose tissue in children and adolescents and simple obesity in particular constitute a growing health problem throughout the world. Adverse health effects of obesity of children justify the need to look for efficient treatments, among them the dietary treatment. THE AIM OF THE STUDY was to examine the effectiveness of dietary treatment in children with simple obesity on the basis of thorough analysis of their state of nutrition, method of nutrition and eating habits and the impact of other environmental factors. Read More
Int J Food Sci Nutr 2007 Sep;58(6):445-60
SiG-Nurture Ltd Independent Nutrition Consultants, Guildford, Surrey, UK.
We investigated associations between body mass index (BMI) and intake of non-milk extrinsic sugars (NMES) and caloric soft drinks using weighed 7-day food records, nutrient intakes, BMI measurements and 7-day physical activity (PA) diaries from the UK National Dietary and Nutritional Survey of Young People (n=1,294 aged 7-18 years). NMES and caloric soft drinks (excluding 100% fruit juice) were quantified by their contribution to energy intake. BMI z-scores were calculated from UK reference curves and International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) cut-off values were used to define overweight. Read More
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2006 Feb;42(2):222-8
Pediatric Pulmonary Unit, the Safra Children's Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer 52621, Israel.
Objectives: Several studies have shown a linear correlation between nutritional status and pulmonary function in patients with cystic fibrosis. Our study aims were: 1) To evaluate the effect of nutritional supplementation via gastrostomy on nutritional, clinical, and pulmonary parameters, and 2) To identify predicting factors for success of long-term nutritional rehabilitation.
Methods: Twenty-one Israeli patients, aged 8 months to 20 years, underwent gastrostomy insertion from 1992 to 2001. Read More