Search for dissertations about: "Nutrition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 471 swedish dissertations containing the word Nutrition.

  1. 1. A nutrition intervention in men with prostate cancer : Exploring effects on bowel symptoms from radiotherapy, patient experience, and nutrient intake

    Author : Marina Forslund; Birgitta Johansson; Peter Nygren; Anna Ottenblad; Anna Winkvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nutrition intervention; bowel symptoms; radiotherapy; prostate cancer; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Objective The main objective of this thesis was to explore the effects of a nutrition intervention on acute and late bowel symptoms in men with localised prostate cancer treated with pelvic radiotherapy (study I), participants’ experiences from receiving the nutrition intervention (study II), and associations with nutrient intakes (study III).Methods A total of 180 men with localised prostate cancer referred to curative radiotherapy targeting the prostate gland and pelvic lymph nodes were recruited to the trial. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of nutrition on growth, biomarkers, and health outcomes in preterm infants

    Author : Cornelia Späth; Magnus Domellöf; Elisabeth Stoltz Sjöström; Deborah O’Connor; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Preterm infant; parenteral nutrition; energy intake; nutrient intakes; postnatal growth; electrolyte imbalances; sodium supply; hypernatremia; intraventricular hemorrhage; pediatrik; Pediatrics; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : Introduction: Nutrients play a crucial role for growth and brain development after preterm birth. Meeting the nutritional needs of preterm infants is challenging. Particularly, the most immature infants have a high risk of malnutrition and poor growth during hospital care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wild vegetables and micronutrient nutrition : Studies on the significance of wild vegetables in women's diets in Vietnam

    Author : Britta M. Ogle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Edible wild plants; gathered vegetables; Vietnam; micronutrients; rapid appraisal; dietary assessment; nutrition status; chemical analysis; food diversity; folate; medicinal foods; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : The principal aim has been to investigate the contemporary role and importance of edible wild plants in the diets of women in different agro-ecological regions of Vietnam. Field studies were undertaken in four villages in the Mekong Delta (MD) and the Central Highlands (CH) in 1995-1999. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable nutrition: Opportunities, risks and uncertainties from environmental and health perspectives

    Author : Elinor Hallström; Miljö- och energisystem; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disease; health; nutrition; land use; climate impact; Diet;

    Abstract : Food production and consumption are key drivers of environmental pressures and are essential factors in the promotion and maintenance of health. Production of food occupies more than one third of global land areas and is estimated to be responsible for some 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dietary Fatty Acids and Inflammation : Observational and Interventional Studies

    Author : Helena Bjermo; Ulf Risérus; Tommy Cederholm; Parveen Yaqoob; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; Nutrition; Näringslära; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Immunology; Immunologi; Diabetology; Diabetologi; Cardiology; 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