Essays about: "Malnutrition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the word Malnutrition.

  1. 1. Kan man verkligen äta gräshoppor? : en kvalitativ intervjustudie om viktiga förutsättningar för insektsnäringen i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Malin Ekblad; [2020]
    Keywords : insekter; entomofagi; nya proteiner; Novel Foods; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : Att äta insekter – entomofagi – är någonting som under de senaste åren fått allt mer uppmärksamhet. Med en globalt växande befolkning, högt tryck på redan pressade landarealer och naturresurser, klimatförändringar och globala hälsoproblem i form av både övervikt och undernäring står världen inför stora utmaningar vad gäller matförsörjning. READ MORE

  2. 2. 3D printed food and customized siliconemolds : Investigating aesthetic appearance and food preparingmethods for a dysphagia diet

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Karlo Monfared; [2020]
    Keywords : 3D printed food; additive manufacturing; dysphagia; food mold; 3D scanning; slicer; broccoli; food safe materials; food casting;

    Abstract : Dysphagia is a serious eating disorder currently affecting around 100 thousand people in Sweden and it’s estimated that 1 in 10 people will develop some form of dysphagia during their lifetime around the world. The condition occurs mainly in elders and people who’ve suffered a stroke. READ MORE

  3. 3. The importance of livestock for food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Kajsa Bruhn; [2019]
    Keywords : undernourishment; stunting; livestock ownership; animal source foods; diarrhea;

    Abstract : In Sub- Saharan Africa 222 million people suffer from undernourishment, making it the region with the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world. The prevalence of household livestock ownership is high in the region, making livestock’s influence on undernourishment and food security an interesting aspect to further examine. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating health in medieval Uppsala : An osteological analysis of skulls from the anatomical collection of Museum Gustavianum

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Varvara Papamargariti; [2019]
    Keywords : human osteology; health; cranial pathologies; dental disease; Middle Ages; medieval; Uppsala;

    Abstract : Denna studie behandlar hälsan i det medeltida Uppsala genom osteologiska analyser på 32 skallar från Gustavianums anatomiska samling. Skallarna i fråga är del av en större grupp med mänskliga benrester som hittades vid Östra Ågatan år 1909. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Probiotics on High Sugar-Induced Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Symptoms in Drosophila melanogaster

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för hälsa och lärande

    Author : Yasser Al-Ghamdi; [2019]
    Keywords : Diabetes; Biomedicine; PEPCK; FOXO; Fbp; Hex-t1; Zw; Drosophila; Melanogaster; Longevity; Probiotics;

    Abstract : Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by the rise of fasting plasma glucose from its normal range (≥125mg/dl). It is marked by insufficient production of insulin from pancreatic β-cells as a result of failed compensation due to insulin resistance. READ MORE