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Farm production diversity is associated with greater household dietary diversity in Malawi: Findings from nationally representative data
Farm production diversity has the potential to influence the diversity of household diets, an important nutrition outcome associated with the nutrient adequacy of diets and the nutritional status of… Expand
World Health Organization infant and young child feeding indicators and their associations with child anthropometry: a synthesis of recent findings.
As the World Health Organization (WHO) infant and young child feeding (IYCF) indicators are increasingly adopted, a comparison of country-specific analyses of the indicators' associations with child… Expand
Pax7 is critical for the normal function of satellite cells in adult skeletal muscle
- J. von Maltzahn, A. Jones, R. Parks, M. Rudnicki
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 24 September 2013
Significance Skeletal muscle exhibits a remarkable ability to regenerate, a process that has been demonstrated to be dependent on satellite cells. Satellite cells uniformly express the transcription… Expand
On-Farm Crop Species Richness Is Associated with Household Diet Diversity and Quality in Subsistence- and Market-Oriented Farming Households in Malawi.
- A. Jones
- Medicine, Biology
- The Journal of nutrition
BACKGROUND On-farm crop species richness (CSR) may be important for maintaining the diversity and quality of diets of smallholder farming households. OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to… Expand
A Systematic Review of the Measurement of Sustainable Diets.
- A. Jones, L. Hoey, Jennifer Blesh, Laura Miller, A. Green, L. F. Shapiro
- Advances in nutrition
- 1 July 2016
Sustainability has become an integral consideration of the dietary guidelines of many countries in recent decades. However, a lack of clear metrics and a shared approach to measuring the multiple… Expand
Critical review of the emerging research evidence on agricultural biodiversity, diet diversity, and nutritional status in low- and middle-income countries
- A. Jones
- Nutrition reviews
- 15 September 2017
&NA; The declining diversity of agricultural production and food supplies worldwide may have important implications for global diets. The primary objective of this review is to assess the nature and… Expand
Food Insecurity and Mental Health Status: A Global Analysis of 149 Countries.
- A. Jones
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 27 April 2017
INTRODUCTION This study sought to determine the association of individual-level food insecurity (FI) with mental health status across all global regions. METHODS Cross-sectional data were analyzed… Expand
Isolation and Culture of Individual Myofibers and their Satellite Cells from Adult Skeletal Muscle
- Alessandra Pasut, A. Jones, M. Rudnicki
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
- 22 March 2013
Muscle regeneration in the adult is performed by resident stem cells called satellite cells. Satellite cells are defined by their position between the basal lamina and the sarcolemma of each… Expand
Heavy agricultural workloads and low crop diversity are strong barriers to improving child feeding practices in the Bolivian Andes.
- A. Jones, Yesmina Cruz Agudo, L. Galway, J. Bentley, P. Pinstrup-Andersen
- Social science & medicine
- 1 November 2012
Most nutrition initiatives to date aimed at improving infant and young child feeding (IYCF) have emphasized addressing knowledge gaps through behavior change messaging with less focus on addressing… Expand
Stunting Is Characterized by Chronic Inflammation in Zimbabwean Infants
Background Stunting affects one-third of children in developing countries, but the causes remain unclear. We hypothesized that enteropathy leads to low-grade inflammation, which suppresses the growth… Expand