1. Diet Diversity Score may not be a Good Indicator of Healthy Diet

Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 32-37

  Background: The close relationship between diet and disease emphasizes the need for optimal diet evaluation. The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency by which each of Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2010, Diet Quality Index-International (DQI), Mediterranean Diet Score (MDS), and Diet Diversity ...  Read More

2. Both Low and Upper Normal Levels of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Relates to Risk Factors of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Diseases

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Majid Kamali; Farideh Dastsouz

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 181-188

  AbstractBackground: Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in a wide rangeof pathological situations including cardiovascular diseases.This study aimed to investigate the association between serum25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) and risk factors of metabolicsyndrome and cardiovascular diseases.Methods: The ...  Read More

3. An Inverse Association between Mediterranean- Like Dietary Pattern and Blood Pressure in Male, But Not Female, Adults in Shiraz

Farideh Dastsouz; Majid Kamali; Fatemeh Sadeghi; Sasan Amanat; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 40-49

   AbstractBackground: Dietary pattern is an effective way of studying the effect of diet on diseases. We investigated the association between dietary patterns and blood pressure (BP) in adults aged 20-50 years.Methods: In a cross-sectional design, 418 individuals were selected through stratified multistage ...  Read More

4. Growth Faltering of Preschool-Aged Children with Poor Appetite Is Associated with Snacking Behaviors

Asma Kazemi; Zahra Hassanzadeh Rostami; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 93-98

  Background: The association between snacking patterns, sleep hours, and physical activity with growth status and appetite of preschool children was investigated.Methods: Sixty three children aged 3-7 years with low appetite and weight for age ratio below the 25th percentile were enrolled from those referring ...  Read More

5. Malnutrition Frequency and Its Family-Related Factors among Infants in Yasuj City in Iran, 2011

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Zeinab Sadri; Hamid Reza Tabatabaee

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 19-26

  Background: Malnutrition is one of the most common hazards which compromise children’s health. Previous studies have reported high rates of malnutrition in Kohkilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad. Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the frequency of child malnutrition in Yasuj and to explore the association ...  Read More