Search for dissertations about: "nutritional requirements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words nutritional requirements.

  1. 1. Copepods in Skeletonema-dominated food webs : Toxicity and nutritional quality as factors controlling copepod-diatom interactions

    Author : Roswati Md Amin; Ulf Båmstedt; Sigrun Jónasdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Copepod-diatom interaction; toxicity; nutritional quality; Skeletonema;

    Abstract : My thesis focuses on copepod-diatom interactions, specifically on the effects of food quality and toxicity on copepod feeding, reproductive success and behavior but as a frame, also includes a quantitative evaluation of copepod carbon requirements compared to other trophic plankton groups. My aim was to evaluate the function of copepods in diatom-dominated spring blooms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of iron supplementation on iron status, health and neurological development in marginally low birth weight infants

    Author : Staffan Berglund; Magnus Domellöf; Olle Hernell; Michael K Georgieff; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Auditory brainstem response; behavior; breast feeding; cognition; erythropoietin; ferritin; growth; hemoglobin; hepcidin; human infant; iron; iron deficiency; iron deficiency anemia; iron status; iron supplementation; low birth weight; morbidity; neurodevelopment; nutritional requirements; randomized controlled trial; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Background Due to small iron stores and rapid growth during the first months of life, infants with low birth weight (LBW) are at risk of iron deficiency (ID). ID in infancy is associated with irreversible impaired neurodevelopment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young vegetarians and omnivores : Dietary habits and other health-related aspects

    Author : Christel Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Adolescent; Biological markers; Dietary intake; Diet history; Doubly labeled water; Energy expenditure; Food habits; Lifestyle; Nutritional status; Questionnaire; Vegan; Vegetarian; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : In the middle of the 1990s many adolescents became vegetarians. There was concern among adults about whether these new young vegetarians got enough energy and nutrients from their dietary intake. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment and prognostic importance of nutritional status and body composition in liver transplantation

    Author : Catarina Lindqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Chronic liver disease and liver cirrhosis are progressive diseases closely linked to metabolism and nutritional status. Weight loss is a result of negative energy balance and is therefore a good measure of risk of malnutrition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Malnutrition in elderly people in need of municipal care

    Author : Lennart Christensson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe nutritional status in elderly people at the time of entering municipal care, to evaluate nutritional assessment techniques and to investigate the effect of a nutritional care plan. Furthermore the aim was to investigate the staffs' attitudes towards nutritional nursing care. READ MORE