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Jul 27, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Nutrition Intervention, Oral Supplementation and Healing of Leg Ulcer in Adult with Sickle Cell Disease: A Rare Case Report

Débora Frauches, Julia da Silva Goncalves dos Santos, Renata Lanziani, águeda Glória Sabino de Matos, André Baima, Ana Maria Mach Queiroz, Eleonora D’ávila Thomé, Karen Cordovil
Leg ulcers (LU) are one of the most frequent complications in individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD). Old reports and unofficial documents found at the Nutrition Outpatient Clinic in a reference center for hematological diseases (NOC/RCHD) describe the use of oral supplement (OS) hypercaloric, hyper protein and arginine-rich (OS/HHA) for the healing of leg ulcers. The aim is to describe a rare case of a patient with sickle cell disease and leg ulcer submitted a dietetics orientations and int...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106478


Feb 04, 2020Open    AccessArticle

The Impact of Flour from White Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) on Rheological, Qualitative and Nutritional Properties of the Bread

Ibrahim Hoxha, Gafur Xhabiri, Ramadan Deliu
The white bean represents the most important nutrition legume in many coun-tries in the world, including Kosovo. It has high protein, dietary fibers and mineral content and it is mainly used in the form of cooked food. This paper has the objective to review the parameters of rheological properties, qualitative properties and nutrition values of the bread produced by adding various per-centages of the flour obtained from white bean. The results from rheological
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Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106059


Dec 03, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Microencapsulation Stability of Stevia Leaf Extracts of Stevia rebaudiana Bert Using Inulin-Chitosan

Mutmainah Mutmainah, Yohanes Martono, Yuvianti Dwi Franyoto, Lia Kusmita
Extract of Stevia leaf of rebaudiana Bert has a content that is easily oxidized by the presence of light and heating so it is not stable during storage. A microencapsulation process is carried out which aims to protect the contents in the extract. This study aims to determine the effect of storage temperature on the physical stability of the microencapsulation of Stevia leaf of rebaudiana Bert with a combination of encap
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105925


May 10, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Nutrition, Fruits and Vegetable Intake and Lipid Profile of Obese and Non-Obese Schoolchildren in Bandar Lampung Indonesia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Samsu Udayana Nurdin, Mubarak Ismail, Yaktiworo Indriani, Reni Zuraida
Objectives: There is currently no data on the prevalence of obesity and li-pid profile as well as nutrition and food intake of elementary schoolchildren in Bandar Lampung city. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate obesity prevalence and dyslipidemia in children. Design, setting, and participants: Cross-sectional study on grade 4 school children in Bandar Lampung Indonesia (n = 392). Outcome meas
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105371


Nov 01, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Impact of Eating Habits and Lifestyle on the Oral Health Status of a Casablanca’s Academic Population

Houriya Mestaghanmi, Ali Labriji, Imane M’Touguy, Fatima Zahra Kehailou, Said Idhammou, Nabil Kobb, Fatema Zahra Mahfoud, Ahmadaye Ibrahim Khalil, Souad El Amrani
Introduction: Bad eating habits can have serious impact on oral health. Objec-tives: To study the impact of eating habits and dental hygiene practices on the dental status of students. Methods: Cross-sectional study of 400 students aged 17 and more, from the Ben M’Sik Sciences Faculty. A questionnaire on the so-cio-economic level of the parents, the eating habits, the means of hygiene and the oral health status has been filled in
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104967


Jul 13, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Association between Visceral Fat, Dietary Patterns, and Comorbidities

Louay Labban, Zeina Malek
Visceral fat is technically the excess accumulation of intra-abdominal adipose tissue. This type of fat is stored further underneath the skin than subcutaneous fat and it’s actually wrapped around major organs, including liver, pancreas and kidneys. Studies have shown that visceral fat plays a distinctive and potentially dangerous role affecting hormones function and it is also associated with
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104654


Apr 26, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Level of Awareness of Fast Food Operators on Food Safety and Hygiene Practices

Millicent Amoah, Regina E. Adonu, Eric Paintsil
The growing fast food sector in the Ghanaian economy offers easy access to inexpensive food as well as new job opportunities for urban residents. While this development is positive in many ways, it also presents new public health challenges for the urban population. Maintaining safe food at the street level is a major concern to food control officers since outbreaks of most diarrheal diseases have been linked to stree
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104392


Jan 05, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The New RN and Emergency Patient Care Scenarios: How Simulation Can Help

Donna Driscoll
Failure to rescue a patient that is experiencing deteriorating symptoms is a major cause of mortality in the acute care settings. The nurse is at the fore-front of prevention and recognition of patient distress. Failure to rescue patients that are displaying symptoms of deterioration is becoming a national crisis due to treatment complications and missed signs and symptoms of impending arrest [1]. New nurse graduates must have add
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103904


Sep 27, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Malnutrition among Children under 5 Does Not Correlate with Higher Socio Economic Status of Parents in Rural Communities

Ahmad Isah Muhammad, Isa Yunusa, Mohammed Tahiru Bolori, Lawrence Uchenna Sunday Ezeanyika, Hamisu Abdullahi Walla, Zulaihat Mukhtar Gidado
Introduction: Understanding the socioeconomic characteristics of families with undernourished children is very critical to providing solution to the menace especially in rural communities where there is complexity in the relationship between economic activities, education and parental care and the undernutrition. Objectives: The study is aimed at understanding the nutritional status of children under the age of 5 years i
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103906


Sep 18, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Model of Long-Term Vitamin A Deficiency in the Mammary Gland of Virgin Rats

Miriam Ester Vasquez Gomez, Silvia Varas, Maria Sofia Gimenez
Deficiency in vitamin A is an evil in underdeveloped countries where the minimum recommended intake is not achieved. This may have long-term implications on the health of the population. For this reason, it would be very useful to achieve an animal model where the different implications of this deficiency can be observed. This could lead to the formulation of future nutrition politics. The levels of retinoic acid and intermediary
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103887


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