• “ASUKI Step” pedometer intervention in university staff: rationale and design 

      Ainsworth, Barbara E.; Ananian, Cheryl Der; Soroush, Ali; Walker, Jenelle; Swan, Pamela; Poortvliet, Eric; Yngve, Agneta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-08-15)
      Background We describe the study design and methods used in a 9-month pedometer-based worksite intervention called “ASUKI Step” conducted at the Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Stockholm, Sweden and Arizona State University ...
    • Breastfeeding in Iran: prevalence, duration and current recommendations 

      Yngve, Agneta; Strandvik, Birgitta; Olang, Beheshteh; Farivar, Khalil; Heidarzadeh, Abtin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009)
      Background: The need to promote breastfeeding is unquestionable for the health and development of infants. The aim of this study was to investigate prevalence, duration and promotion of breastfeeding status in Iran with ...
    • Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and their determinants among 11-year-old schoolchildren between 2003 and 2009 

      Fischer, Claudia; Brug, Johannes; Tak, Nannah I.; Yngve, Agneta; te Velde, Saskia J. (International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 8 (141), Journal article; Peer reviewed; Text, 2011-12-22)
      Background Fruit and vegetable (FV) intake in children in the Netherlands is much lower than recommended. Recurrent appraisal of intake levels is important for detecting changes in intake over time and to inform future ...
    • En evaluering av hvordan helsemyndigheter i utvalgte land utvikler og formidler kostråd som omhandler frukt og grønnsaker til barn 

      Andersskog, Turi Øystese (MAEH;2013, Master thesis, 2013)
      Bakgrunn: Frukt og grønnsaker er viktige komponenter for et sunt kosthold, og et rikelig inntak er viktig for barns utvikling og vekst og kan redusere risikoen for en rekke sykdommer. Studier viser at inntaket av frukt og ...
    • Infant feeding practices among mothers with and without HIV in Western Cape, South Africa 

      Nordstrand, Møyfrid Elin (MAEH;2012, Master thesis, 2012)
      The HIV prevalence in adults and children in South Africa is high. South Africa is also a country where the breastfeeding rate is low and the child mortality rate is high. HIV-infected mothers have to weigh the risk of ...
    • Malnutrition among older adults living in Portuguese nursing homes: The PEN-3S study 

      Madeira, Teresa; Peixoto-Plácido, Catarina; Sousa-Santos, Nuno; Santos, Osvaldo; Alarcao, Violeta; Goulão, Beatriz; Mendonca, Nuno; Nicola, Paulo J.; Yngve, Agneta; Bye, Asta; Bergland, Astrid; Amaral, Teresa F; Lopes, Carla; Gorjao Clara, Joao (Public Health Nutrition;Volume 22, Issue 3, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-15)
      Objective: To characterise the nutritional status and to identify malnutritionassociated variables of older adults living in Portuguese nursing homes. Design: Cross-sectional study. Data on demographic and socio-economic ...
    • National survey of the Portuguese elderly nutritional status: Study protocol 

      Madeira, Teresa; Peixoto-Plácido, Catarina; Goulão, Beatriz; Mendonca, Nuno; Alarcao, Violeta; Santos, Nuno; De Oliveira, Rita Machado; Yngve, Agneta; Bye, Asta; Bergland, Astrid; Lopes, Carla; Nicola, Paulo; Santos, Osvaldo; Clara, João Gorjão (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background Worldwide we are facing a serious demographic challenge due to the dramatic growth of the population over 60 years. It is expected that the proportion of this population will nearly double from 12 to 22 %, ...
    • Polyamines in foods: development of a food database 

      Yngve, Agneta; Ali, Mohamed Atiya; Poortvliet, Eric; Strömberg, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background: Knowing the levels of polyamines (putrescine, spermidine, and spermine) in different foods is of interest due to the association of these bioactive nutrients to health and diseases. There is a lack of relevant ...
    • Polyamines: total daily intake in adolescents compared to the intake estimated from the Swedish Nutrition Recommendations Objectified (SNO) 

      Yngve, Agneta; Ali, Mohamed Atiya; Poortvliet, Eric; Strömberg, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background: Dietary polyamines have been shown to give a significant contribution to the body pool of polyamines. Knowing the levels of polyamines (putrescine, spermidine, and spermine) in different foods and the contribution ...
    • Reasons given by mothers for discontinuing breastfeeding in Iran 

      Olang, Beheshteh; Heidarzadeh, Abtin; Strandvik, Birgitta; Yngve, Agneta (International Breastfeeding Journal;7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-05-06)
      We have previously shown that in Iran, only 28% of infants were exclusively breastfed at six months, despite a high prevalence of breastfeeding at two years of age. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the ...