Editor’s Choice | International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition


The below articles have been selected by the  Editor in Chief to be the top articles published in the journal. The topic, scientific quality and importance in the field where collectively considered while making this selection

  Vol. 7, No. 2  Vol. 7, No. 1
Vol. 6, No. 4
Vol. 6, No. 3
Vol. 6, No. 2
Vol. 6, No. 1
Vol. 5, No. 4
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Vol. 5, No. 2  
Vol. 5, No. 1
Vol. 4, No. 4 Vol. 4, No. 3 Vol. 4, No. 2 Vol. 4, No. 1
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Vol. 7, No. 2Untitled-5

Open AccessBeverage Consumption in the Diets of Children is Not Consistently Associated with Weight: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2014  - Pages 47-62

Theresa A. Nicklas, Carol E. O’Neil and Victor L. Fulgoni III

The Influence of Perinatal Education on Breastfeeding Decision and Duration - Pages 74-81

Corina Zugravu, Michaela Iuliana Nanu, Florentina Moldovanu, Oana Cristina Arghir, Cristina Maria Mihai, Marina Ruxandra Oțelea and Simona Claudia Cambrea

Vol. 7, No. 1Untitled-5

Open AccessInfant Feeding Practices with Oral Health Implications among Suburban Mothers of Tanzania - Pages 159-165
Hawa Shariff Mbawalla and Shadia Majid

Open Access
Foundations for Fitness: A Multi-Cohort Pediatric Weight Management Intervention - Pages 9-14
Kyle M. Morrison and Steven Smith

Evaluation of an After-School Obesity Prevention Program for Children - Pages 1-8

Laura Nabors, Kristen Welker, Brandon Pavilack, Myia Lang, Renee Hawkins and Anne Bauer

Vol. 6, No. 4Untitled-5

Growth Rate from Birth to Three Months of Breastfed and Non-Breastfed Infants Delivered in Hospitals at Owo Metropolis Pages 132-137
R.A. Mustapha, A.A. Oladapo, T.M. Akinola, J.V. Akinlotan and A.P. Oluwagunwa

Infant Feeding Practices with Oral Health Implications among Suburban Mothers of Tanzania - Pages 159-165
Hawa Shariff Mbawalla and Shadia Majid

Vol. 6, No. 3Untitled-5

Open AccessSelf-Reported Academic Performance and Lifestyle Habits of School Children in Japan - Pages 90-97
Jun Kohyama

Blood Microsampling for Complete Blood Count: Take Heed of Preanalytical Errors - Pages 105-109
Barbara Kościelniak, Andrzej Zając and Przemysław Tomasik

Vol. 6, No. 2Untitled-5

Open AccessQuality of Life of Infants with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: A Large Prospective Observational Study - Pages 62-69
Camille Jung, Laurence Beck, Thierry Hanh and Marc Bellaiche

Open AccessDeterminants of Exclusive Breastfeeding and Patterns of Complementary Feeding Practices in Mecca City, Saudi Arabia - Pages 80-89
Firas S. Azzeh

Vol. 6, No. 1Untitled-5

Treating Obesity in Latino Children: A Systematic Review of Current Interventions - Pages 1-15
May May Leung, Olivia Barata-Cavalcanti, Amani El Dada, Mason Brown, Katrina F. Mateo and Ming-Chin Yeh

Open AccessPatterns and Trends in the Attributable Fractions of under-5 Years Hospitalization and Inpatient Death for Neonates, Infectious Diseases, and Severe Acute Malnutrition in Yemen: A Retrospective Data Analysis - Pages 34-42
Salem M. Banajeh

Vol. 5, No. 4Untitled-5

Open AccessProviding Breastfeeding Support: Experiences from Child-Health Nurses - Pages 126-134
Emelie Andersson Grenholm, Pernilla Söderström and Birgitta Lindberg

Comparative Efficacy of Serum Creatinine and Microalbuminuria in Detecting Early Renal Injury in Asphyxiated Babies in Calabar, Nigeria - Pages 147-151
Sunday O. Ochigbo, Udo J. Jacob, Anthony C. Nlemadim and Olaniyo O. Kudirat

Vol. 5, No. 3Untitled-5

Comparing Two Waist-to-Height Ratio Measurements with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Youth with Diabetes - Pages 87-94
Lenna L. Liu, Henry S. Kahn, David J. Pettitt, Nora F. Fino, Tim Morgan, David M. Maahs, Nancy A. Crimmins, Archana P. Lamichhane, Angela D. Liese, Ralph B. D’Agostino Jr. and Ronny A. Bell

Open AccessPreventive Effects of Health-Food Drinks on the Obesity and DNA Damage of Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet under a Mild Stress - Pages 105-111
Minoru Higashimoto, Chikako Toda, Nao Tokumoto and Arinobu Yamauchi

Vol. 5, No. 2Untitled-5

Open AccessUse of Stand-Biased Desks to Reduce Sedentary Time in High School Students: A Pilot Study - Pages 75-78
Adam W. Pickens, Mark E. Benden, Drew E. Schneider and Hongwei Zhao

Is Neck Circumference a Marker for Cardiovascular Risk in Obese Adolescents? - Pages 79-85
Bruno Faria, Maria Arlete Meil Schimith Escrivão and Paulo Cesar Koch Nogueira

Vol. 5, No. 1Untitled-5

Open AccessInfant Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER): Benign Infant Acid Reflux or just Plain Aerophagia? - Pages 10-16
Lawrence Kotlow

Factors Associated with Stunting among Children Aged 0 to 59 Months in Harare City, Zimbabwe - Pages 31-44
Julita Maradzika, Israel P. Makwara and S. Chipunza

Vol. 4, No. 4Untitled-5

Open AccessDiabetes Education in Family: Risk Factors and Barriers to Diabetes Care in Mexican Children and Adolescents - Pages 203-212
María del Carmen Enríquez Leal, María del Socorro Saucedo Tamayo, María Guadalupe Vidal Ochoa, Martha Nydia Ballesteros Vásquez, Rosa María Cabrera Pacheco, Cecilia Adriana Montaño Figueroa and María Isabel Ortega Vélez

Open AccessChanging Parental Style for the Management of Childhood Obesity: A Multi-Component Group Experience - Pages 213-218
Paola Iaccarino Idelson, Eugenio Zito, Enza Mozzillo, Mary Lista, Sara Mobilia, Giuliana Valerio and Adriana Franzese

Clinical Outcomes and Determinants of Recovery Rates of Pediatric Inpatients Treated for Severe Acute Malnutrition - Pages 219-229
Mahama Saaka, Shaibu Mohammed Osman, Alhassan Abdul-Mumin, Anthony Amponsem, Juventus Ziem, Ernestina Yirkyio, Eliasu Yakubu, Sean Ervin, Gity Sotoudeh, Parvaneh Yavari, Fereydoun Siassi and Prosper Akanbong

Vol. 4, No. 3Untitled-5

Open AccessPotentials, Experiences and Outcomes of a Comprehensive Community Based Programme to Address Malnutrition in Tribal India - Pages 151-162
Vandana Prasad and Dipa Sinha

Impact of School-Based Interventions on Children’s Healthful Nutritional Outcomes (2009-2013): Implications for Future Research - Pages 180-193
Paloma Rohlfs Domínguez
Vol. 4, No. 2Untitled-5

Open AccessThe Role of Animal Source Foods in Improving Nutritional Health in Urban Informal Settlements: Identification of Knowledge Gaps and Implementation Barriers - Pages 94-102
Allison E. James and Guy H. Palmer

Open AccessConsumption of 100% Fruit Juice is Associated with Better Nutrient Intake and Diet Quality but not with Weight Status in Children: NHANES 2007-2010 - Pages 112-121
Theresa A. Nicklas, Carol E. O’Neil and Victor L. Fulgoni III

Vol. 4, No. 1Untitled-5

Interventions for Improving Young Children’s Dietary Intake through Early Childhood Settings: A Systematic Review - Pages 14-32
Lucinda K. Bell and Rebecca K. Golley

Open AccessThe Relative Value of Measures of Omega-3 Index, Perceived Stress, Cortisol and Sleep Time in Identifying Depression Among a Cohort of Australian Adolescents - Pages 40-49
Ross Grant, Ayse Bilgin, Jade Guest, Margaret J. Morris, Manohar Garg and Robyn Pearce

Volume 3, Number 4Untitled-5
Evaluation of an Afterschool Children’s Healthy Eating and Exercise Program - Pages 156-162
Chia-Liang Dai, Laura A. Nabors, Keith A. King, Rebecca A. Vidourek, Ching-Chen Chen, Nhung Hoang and Katherine G. Mastro

Open AccessExperiences of those Taking Part in the BeeZee Bodies Family-Based Weight Management Intervention: A Qualitative Evaluation - Pages 163-169
Laurel D. Edmunds, Kirsten L. Rennie, Stuart King and Helen Mayhew

Volume 3, Number 3Untitled-5
Factors Contributing to Positive Deviance in the Growth of Children in Rural Northern Ghana - Pages 114-123
Mahama Saaka and Sofo Mutaru

Open AccessAssessment of Serum Calcium, Serum Iron and Nutritional Status among Under-Five Children in Six Municipalities of Abidjan District, Côte d’Ivoire - Pages 139-147
Mohamed B. Koné, Souleymane Traoré, Kouakou Brou, Agbo A. Edith and Gnakri Dago

Volume 3, Number 2Untitled-5
Open AccessComparison of Maternal Feeding Practices and Child Weight Status in Children from Three Countries - Pages 67-77
Maria Luiza Blanques Petty, Maria Arlete M. Schimith-Escrivão, Kyong-Mee Chung, Woo Hyun Jung, Helen M. Hendy and Keith E. Williams

Open AccessContribution of Dehydration and Malnutrition to the Mortality of Children 0-59 Month of Age in a Senegalese Pediatric Hospital - Pages 93-98
Assane Sylla, Younoussa Keita, Cheikh Sidate Diouf, Modou Guéye, Falilou Mbow, Ousmane Ndiaye, Saliou Diouf and Mohamadou Guélaye Sall

 Volume 3, Number 1Untitled-5
Open AccessAmount of Zinc Transferred in Breast Milk to Breastfed Moroccan Babies with Normal or Low Birth Weight at 1, 3 and 6 Months After Birth - Pages 48-54
Ghizlane Choua, Nourddine El Haloui, Khalid El Kari, Hassan Aguenaou and Najat Mokhtar

Open AccessRefeeding Syndrome in a Critically Ill Child - Pages 55-59
Fabíola I. Suano de Souza, Heitor Pons Leite, Walter Jacob Chwals and Werther Brunow de Carvalho

Open AccessEconomic Recessions and Infant Mortality in the U.S., 1999-2008 - Pages 60-66
David Bishai, Qingfeng Li and Sai Ma

 Volume 2, Number 4Untitled-5
Maternal and Neonatal Factors Influencing Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight in Oman: A Hospital Based Study - Pages 281-295
M. Mazharul Islam, Khalid Al-Thihli and Mohamed Abdellatif

The Children in Action Pilot Study - Pages 296-308
Theresa A. Nicklas, Tuan Nguyen, Nancy F. Butte and Yan Liu

Volume 2, Number 3Untitled-5
Relationship between Snacking Patterns, Diet Quality and Risk of Overweight and Abdominal Obesity in Children - Pages 79-84
Theresa A. Nicklas, Carol E. O’Neil and Victor L. Fulgoni III

Prevalence and Determinants of Chronic Malnutrition Among Under-5 Children in Ethiopia - Pages 230-236
Berihun Megabiaw and Azizur Rahman

Volume 2, Number 2Untitled-5
Necrotizing Enterocolitis: An Update on the Benefits of Breast Milk - Pages 79-84
Adam Khader, Julie Gallagher, Megan Woods, Weng-Lang Yang, Ping Wang, Steven Stylianos and Jose M. Prince

Open AccessComparison of the Nutritional Values of Toddler Milks Available in Italy - Pages 85-98
Enrica Riva, Elvira Verduci, Giuseppe Banderali, Maria Elena Capra and Marcello Giovannini

Volume 2, Number 1Untitled-5
Open AccessExamination of the Relationship of Dairy Product Consumption and Dietary Calcium with Body Mass Index Percentile in Children - Pages 1-8
Carolyn W. Gunther, Paul Branscum, Julie Kennel, Elizabeth G. Klein, Laura E. Monnat and Gail Kaye

Breastfeeding and Beyond - Pages 50-62
Antonella Sansone

Volume 1, Number 2Untitled-5
An Investigation of Patterns and Factors Associated with Exclusive Breast Feeding in Northern Ghana - Pages 92-103
Mahama Saaka, Solomon Addae Takyi and Tetteh Maxwell

Vitamin A Supplementation and Stunting Levels Among Two Year Olds in Kenya: Evidence from the 2008-09 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey - Pages 135-147
Elizabeth W. Kimani-Murage, Crispin Ndedda, Katherine Raleigh and Peninah Masibo

Volume 1, Number 1Untitled-5
A Theoretical Proposal for a Perceptually Driven, Food-Based Disgust that Can Influence Food Acceptance During Early Childhood - Pages1-10
Steven D. Brown and Gillian Harris

Do Childhood Cancer Survivors Meet the Diet and Physical Activity Guidelines? A Review of Guidelines and Literature - Pages44-58
Fang Fang Zhang, Edward Saltzman, Aviva Must and Susan K. Parsons














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