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BACKGROUND Poor appetite could be indicative of protein energy wasting (PEW) and experts recommend assessing appetite in dialysis patients. Our study aims to determine the relationship between PEW and appetite in haemodialysis (HD) patients. METHODS HD patients (n=205) self-rated their appetite on a scale of 1 to 5 as very good (1), good (2), fair (3),(More)
BACKGROUND Food advertising on television (TV) is well known to influence children's purchasing requests and models negative food habits in Western countries. Advertising of unhealthy foods is a contributor to the obesogenic environment that is a key driver of rising rates of childhood obesity. Children in developing countries are more at risk of being(More)
BACKGROUND Television food advertising (TVFA) is the most dominant medium in the obesogenic environment promoting unhealthy food choices in children. METHODS This cross-sectional study investigated children's attitudes towards TVFA by examining four well-cited induction factors namely advertisement recognition, favourite advertisement, purchase request,(More)
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