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Interventions and policies aimed at improving nutrition in Small Island Developing States: a rapid review
Interventions and policies aimed at improving nutrition in Small Island Developing States: a rapid review
2022-08-25

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To describe features of nutritional interventions implemented in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the past 20 years. Methods. A rapid scoping review was conducted by searching PubMed and Web of Science databases ...

Healthy lives, education and wealth: ecological relationships in social resilience
Healthy lives, education and wealth: ecological relationships in social resilience
2022-08-25

[EXTRACT]. A key feature of this special supplement of the Pan American Journal of Public Health is its focus on the state of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Caribbean. The negative value chain impact is its effects on economic growth ...

Sociodemographic and dietary influences on perceptions of eating habits in Jamaica
Sociodemographic and dietary influences on perceptions of eating habits in Jamaica
2022-08-25

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To evaluate how sociodemographic factors and food intake affect survey respondents’ perceptions of the quality of their diet. Methods. This cross-sectional analysis is based on a nonprobability sample of 374 participants in ...

COVID-19 and the social distribution of hunger in three Caribbean Small Island Developing States
COVID-19 and the social distribution of hunger in three Caribbean Small Island Developing States
2022-08-25

[ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To determine changes to income and livelihood, food consumption, and hunger due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in three Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean: Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, and St Vincent ...

Assessing the determinants of unhealthy dietary habits among a sample of survey participants in Jamaica
Assessing the determinants of unhealthy dietary habits among a sample of survey participants in Jamaica
2022-08-25

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To identify and assess the determinants of unhealthy dietary habits among a sample of survey participants in Jamaica. Methods. Because of resource constraints, this cross-sectional assessment is based on a three-stage non-probability ...

Comparative cost of diets for low-income families in the Caribbean
Comparative cost of diets for low-income families in the Caribbean
2022-08-25

[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To assess the ability of low-income families to obtain a standard basket of healthy foods before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods. The costs of 191 food items were averaged from supermarkets, municipal markets, ...

Improving dietary diversity in the Caribbean Community
Improving dietary diversity in the Caribbean Community
2022-08-25

[Extract]. The Caribbean Region is blessed by diversity. The ethnic diversities of the people who inhabit it. The language diversity reflecting the tongues of original native people, the colonial history and the people brought here from Africa and ...

Addressing malnutrition in all its forms in Caribbean countries using a food systems approach
Addressing malnutrition in all its forms in Caribbean countries using a food systems approach
2022-08-25

[Extract]. The Caribbean sub-region is facing increasing levels of overweight, obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), while at the same time coping with a persistent problem of acute and chronic undernutrition and deficiency diseases ...

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