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Breast-feeding and feeding practices of infants in a developing country: a national survey in Lebanon.
OBJECTIVE Breast-feeding (BF) provides the ideal food for the healthy growth and development of infants. Expand
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Estimation of traditional food intake in indigenous communities in Denendeh and the Yukon
This study used food frequency and 24-hour recall questionnaires to quantify traditional food intake in 18 communities in the McKenzie basin of the Northwest Territories and Yukon. Expand
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Folate deficiency is associated with nutritional anaemia in Lebanese women of childbearing age.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify the determinants of anaemia in Lebanese women of childbearing age attending health centres in Lebanon. DESIGN Cross-sectional study carried outExpand
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Traditional Lebanese Recipes Based on Wild Plants: An Answer to Diet Simplification?
Traditional Lebanese recipes based on wild edible plants and their derived products can be a good model for diet diversification. Expand
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Prevalence and correlates of metabolic syndrome in an adult Lebanese population
Summary Aim To assess the prevalence and correlates of metabolic syndrome in an adult population attending health centers in Lebanon. Methods and results A sample of 499 men and women aged 18–65Expand
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Breastfeeding initiation and duration in Lebanon: are the hospitals "mother friendly"?
Eight hundred and thirty mothers and their children aged 1 to 5 years were studied to identify the determinants of breastfeeding initiation and perseverance in relation to hospital policies. OnlyExpand
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Sociocultural determinants of traditional food intake across indigenous communities in the Yukon and Denendeh
Chronic non-communicable diseases related to excessive or unbalanced dietary intakes are on the rise among some Indigenous populations in Canada. Nutritional problems of Indigenous peoples arise inExpand
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Perceived health and medicinal properties of six species of wild edible plants in north-east Lebanon.
OBJECTIVES Wild edible plants (WEP) play the dual role of securing food diversity and promoting health in traditional societies. Current simplified dietary habits contribute to increasing populationExpand
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Association between fish consumption, dietary omega‐3 fatty acids and persistent organic pollutants intake, and type 2 diabetes in 18 First Nations in Ontario, Canada
Background: First Nations (FNs) populations in Canada experience a disproportionally higher rate of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared to the general population. Recent data suggest that aExpand
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