Search for dissertations about: "Nutrition and women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 swedish dissertations containing the words Nutrition and women.

  1. 1. Dietary Fatty Acids and Inflammation Observational and Interventional Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Helena Bjermo; Ulf Risérus; Tommy Cederholm; Parveen Yaqoob; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary fat; Fatty acids; Serum fatty acid composition; Linoleic acid; Stearoyl coenzymeA desaturase; SCD-1; Inflammation; C-reactive protein; Oxidative stress; Lipid peroxidation; Isoprostanes; Prostaglandins; Obesity; Epidemiology; Dietary intervention; Metabolic syndrome; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Nutrition; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Näringslära; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Immunology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Immunologi; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Diabetology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Diabetologi; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiologi; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Dietary fat quality influences the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A low-grade inflammation is suggested to contribute to the disease development, often accompanied by obesity. Whereas n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have been considered anti-inflammatory, n-6 PUFA have been proposed to act pro-inflammatory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health and Nutrition in the Tarahumara of Northern Mexico Studies among Women and Children

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joel Monárrez-Espino; Ted Greiner; Gunilla Lindmark; Homero Martínez; Reynaldo Martorell; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; acculturation; anemia; anthropometry; body shape; cognitive anthropology; qualitative methods; ferritin; food; indian; infant feeding; malnutrition; Mexico; micronutrients; obesity; overweight; Raramuri; school children; Tarahumara; westernization; women; Internationell hälsa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Belonging to an indigenous group in Mexico is usually associated with poor health, mainly as the result of social isolation from the mainstream society. The Tarahumara are no exception. They constitute the largest indigenous group in northern Mexico and one of the most marginalized ethnic minorities in North America. READ MORE

  3. 3. Older Women and Food Dietary Intake and Meals in Self-Managing and Disabled Swedish Females Living at Home

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny Andersson; Sölve Elmståhl; [2002]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Domestic sciences; elderly; women; dietary intake; meals; self-managing; disabled; dietary assessment methods; participation rate; Hushållsvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Domestic science and nutrition; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study elderly self-managing and disabled women’s dietary intake and meals in relation to age, household structure (single-living or cohabitant), disability and cooking ability. The women were aged 64-88 years and living at home, in the mid-eastern part of Sweden. The self-managing women were randomly selected. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutrition and energy expenditure in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nighat Farooqi; Thomas Sandström; Frode Slinde; Lena Håglin; Tommy Cederholm; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Energy expenditure and women; Women and COPD; Nutrition and women; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : AimThe overall objective of this thesis was to increase the knowledge and validate methods for assessment of total daily energy expenditure (TEE), energy requirement and energy intake (EI) in women with COPD. We also investigated the relationship of BMI with clinical characteristics of COPD in a population-based study. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Violence Against Women on Child Growth, Morbidity and Survival Studies in Bangladesh and Nicaragua

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Kajsa Åsling Monemi; Lars Åke Persson; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; Lars Smedman; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Violence against women; Birth-weight; Child growth; Under-nutrition; Infant morbidity; Under-five mortality; Bangladesh; Nicaragua; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women of reproductive age and the level of controlling behaviour in marriage on child health and survival in two different cultural settings: Bangladesh and Nicaragua. Data were acquired from four quantitative community-based studies. READ MORE