Essays about: "nutrition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 833 essays containing the word nutrition.

  1. 1. COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY BETWEEN IMMIGRANT MOTHERS AND NURSES IN CHILD HEALTH CENTERS IN SWEDEN (Nurses and Doulas’ perspectives)

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Rocío Rodríguez Pozo; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : Communication; Culture; Immigration; Language; Technology; Mothers; Nurses; Doulas; Swedish Child Health Centers;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to describe and to analyze the perceived communication challenges and cultural differences (from nurses and doulas' points of view) in meetings between Swedish nurses and immigrant mothers in Swedish Child Health Centers (CHC) from dense immigrant areas. A special focus is put on the use of technology for managing their communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. Field study of the drought’s impact on feeding strategy and biological parameters in early lactation dairy cattle

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

    Author : Mikaela Würtz; [2019]
    Keywords : dairy cattle; drought; energy balance; feeding; metabolism;

    Abstract : The summer of 2018 was unusually warm and dry. For animal production, this resulted in poor pastures, reduced harvests of crops, such as roughage and grains, and increased risk for heat stress in the animals. The drought led to problems as in shortage of animal feed, which made the feeding of dairy cattle difficult. 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. En undersökning av prevalensen av överviktiga hundar på ett djursjukhus i Sverige och interreliabiliteten i en hullbedömningsmetod : en praktisk studie och en litteraturstudie

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Linnéa Sällström; Josefin Mårtensson; [2019]
    Keywords : övervikt; fetma; hund; hullbedömning; prevalens; djuromvårdnad;

    Abstract : Övervikt hos hundar är en av de vanligaste nutritionsrelaterade sjukdomarna med många konsekvenser bland annat i form av allvarliga följdsjukdomar. Övervikt beskrivs som en ackumulering av fettvävnad och definieras som en ökning av 15%, eller mer, av kroppsvikten jämfört med idealvikten. READ MORE

  5. 5. Våm-pH hos mjölkkor : jämförelse av mättekniker och pH-förändring i samband med foderintag

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

    Author : Veronica Furenbäck; [2019]
    Keywords : nätmagens pH; våmacidos; SARA; LRCpH; eBolus; buffring; salivflödeshastighet; tuggaktivitet; idissling; peNDF; partikellängd; sortering;

    Abstract : Våmmens pH hos mjölkkor varierar under dygnet och mikroberna i våmmen behöver ett pH mellan 6-6,5 för att fungera optimalt. Normalt hålls våm-pH stabilt genom att kon absorberar flyktiga fettsyror (VFA) till blodet och den viktigaste mekanismen är saliven vilket har en buffringsförmåga då den innehåller bikarbonat och vätefosfatjoner. READ MORE