Search for dissertations about: "Diet cost"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Diet cost.

  1. 1. Toward an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators of dietary change

    Author : Petra Rydén; Linda Hagfors; Ylva Mattsson Sydner; Lars Lindholm; Christina Bergh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Dietary change; Healthy eating; Barriers; Facilitators; Dietary indexes; Diet cost; Food prices; Social relationships; Qualitative interviews; Mediterranean diet; Celiac disease; Children; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Healthy dietary changes would be beneficial for society, as the economic burden of diet-related diseases is massive, and for the individual, who would reduce their risk of ill health. However, it is not easy to change dietary habits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevention of type 2 diabetes : modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention

    Author : Anne Neumann; Lars Lindholm; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention; health economics; Markov modeling; risk equations; health-related quality of life; lifestyle modification; pre-diabetic states; cost-effectiveness; Västerbotten Intervention Programme;

    Abstract : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. A 3-year lifestyle intervention in primary health care : effects on physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, quality of life and cost-effectiveness

    Author : Kerstin Margareta Eriksson; Mats Eliasson; Eva-Britt Malmgren-Olsson; Mai-Lis Hellenius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle intervention; primary health care; physical activity; cardiovascular risk factors; quality of life; cost-effectivenesss; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Background: A sedentary lifestyle diminishes quality of life (QOL) and contributes to increasing prevalence of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and thus increases the economic burden on health care and society. Expensive and tightly controlled lifestyle interventions reduce cardiovascular risk and onset of diabetes. READ MORE

  4. 4. On starlings and farming: population decline, foraging strategies, cost of reproduction and breeding success

    Author : Måns Bruun; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; breeding success; foraging strategies; intensification; agricultural methods; population decline; farmland bird; cost of reproduction; Animal ecology; Djurekologi;

    Abstract : The European Starling Sturnus vulgaris as many other farmland bird species has been declining during the last decades. The cause of these declines is generally believed to be changes with in agricultural methods affecting breeding and survival of birds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutritive value and use of locally available low-cost feed ingredients for tilapia farming in Tanzania

    Author : Francis Pius Mmanda; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Fish farming has become popular in Tanzania in recent years, resulting in an increase in the number of fishponds. This has caused a corresponding demand for good-quality fish feeds at affordable prices, for sustainable aquaculture production and productivity. READ MORE