• Engagement in agriculture protects against food insecurity and malnutrition in peri-urban Nepal 

      Moucheraud, Corrina; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Henjum, Sigrun; Strand, Tor A; Ulak, Manjeswori; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Locks, Lindsey; Webb, Patrick; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L. (Current Developments in Nutrition;Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-25)
      Background: Urbanization is occurring rapidly in many low- and middle-income countries, which may affect households’ livelihoods, diet, and food security and nutritional outcomes. Objective: The main objective of our ...
    • Erythrocyte fatty acid composition of Nepal breast-fed infants. 

      Henjum, Sigrun; Øyvind, Lie; Manjeswori, Ulak; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L.; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Shrestha, Prakash Sunder; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Strand, Tor A.; Malde, Marian Kjellevold (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Essential fatty acids play a critical role in the growth and development of infants, but little is known about the fatty acid status of populations in low-income countries. The objective was to describe the fatty ...
    • Iron deficiency is uncommon among lactating women in urban Nepal, despite a high risk of inadequate dietary iron intake 

      Henjum, Sigrun; Manger, Mari Skar; Skeie, Eli; Ulak, Manjeswori; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L.; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Locks, Lindsey; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Strand, Tor A (British Journal of Nutrition;12(01), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-04-08)
      The main objective of the present study was to examine the association between dietary Fe intake and dietary predictors of Fe status and Hb concentration among lactating women in Bhaktapur, Nepal. We included 500 randomly ...
    • The prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency is more common in breastfed infants than their mothers in Bhaktapur, Nepal 

      Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Henjum, Sigrun; Ulak, Manjeswori; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Shrestha, Prakash Sunder; Locks, Lindsey; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Strand, Tor A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-02)
      Background/Objectives: Iron deficiency anemia is a widespread public health problem, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Maternal iron status around and during pregnancy may influence infant iron status. ...