International Journal of Nutrition Sciences (IJNS) publishes nutrition research that addresses human, animal, cellular, and molecular nutrition. In particular, IJNS draws attention to research findings that identify the nutritional problems and possible solutions for various populations. IJNS advances our understanding of nutritional mechanisms and the complex interactions of nutrition with genetics, physiology, health, and behavior.

In their commitment to furthering nutrition science, the IJNS editors, reviewers, and staff have provided a consistently fast peer review and efficient publication process. 

 

 

 
 
Review Article
The Effects of Vitamin K Supplementation in Vascular Calcification: A Systematic Review
1. The Effects of Vitamin K Supplementation in Vascular Calcification: A Systematic Review

Maryam Sharafi Miab; Seyed Jalil Massoumi; Neda Haghighat; Morteza zare

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 54-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81825.1014

Abstract
  Vascular calcification is a predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, which can be evaluated by pulse wave velocity (PWV) and Coronary Artery Calcification score (CAC. s). ...  Read More
Review Article
Glycemic Control and Acne: A Review
2. Glycemic Control and Acne: A Review

Zahra Setavand; Maryam Ekramzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 59-64

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81827.1016

Abstract
  Acne as a chronic inflammation involves pilosebaceous unit and is associated with hyperkeratosis and sebaceous hypersecretion. A high glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) diet ...  Read More
Review Article
The Effects of Papaya Fruit as Anti Diabetes: A Review
3. The Effects of Papaya Fruit as Anti Diabetes: A Review

Zuhria Ismawanti; Joseph Benedictus Suparyatmo; Budiyanti Wiboworini

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 65-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81751.1013

Abstract
  Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disease that results in an imbalance in the body ability to use food efficiently caused by the pancreas failure to produce insulin or dysfunction of the ...  Read More
Original Article
Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Weight and Food Intake in Patients under Hemodialysis
4. Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Weight and Food Intake in Patients under Hemodialysis

seyyedeh Maryam Sadeghi; Fatemeh Sadeghi; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 71-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81548.1009

Abstract
  Background: Poor appetite is one of the nutritional problems of hemodialysis patients. We examined the effect of zinc supplementation on weight and dietary intakes in hemodialysis patients.Methods: ...  Read More
Original Article
The Relation between Dietary Components and Body Mass Index with Urinary Prostaglandin E2 Level in 5-15 Years Children with Nocturnal Enuresis
5. The Relation between Dietary Components and Body Mass Index with Urinary Prostaglandin E2 Level in 5-15 Years Children with Nocturnal Enuresis

Elham Rahmani; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; Mohammad Hassan Fallahzadeh; Mohammad Fararuei

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 78-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81826.1015

Abstract
  Background: Nocturnal enuresis is known as a common urinary bladder complication in children. Recent studies associated some dietary components with nocturnal enuresis. To our knowledge, ...  Read More
Original Article
The Effect of Aqueous Extract of Berberis Vulgaris on Fetal Height and Weight during Pregnancy
6. The Effect of Aqueous Extract of Berberis Vulgaris on Fetal Height and Weight during Pregnancy

Davood Mehrabani; Mahbobe Zabeti; Akbar Vahdati; Mehdi Pasalar; Mina Rabiee; Seyed Jalil Massoumi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 83-87

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82444.1020

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, the use of herbal medicine for the treatment of different diseases especially during pregnancy is increasing. It was shown that some herbs have irreparable effects ...  Read More
Original Article
The Effect of Simultaneous Consumption of Coffee Caffeine and Sleep Deprivation on Plasma Ghrelin and Leptin Levels
7. The Effect of Simultaneous Consumption of Coffee Caffeine and Sleep Deprivation on Plasma Ghrelin and Leptin Levels

Behrouz Rasaei; Norimah Abdul Karim; Ruzita Abd Talib; Ismail Mohd Noor; Majid Karandish

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 88-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82136.1017

Abstract
  Background: Unlike sleep deprivation, caffeine in coffee has been shown to yield positive effects on appetite, body weight, and risk of developing symptoms of metabolic syndrome. However, ...  Read More
Original Article
The Role of Seaweed Concentration Gracilaria Sp with Response Surface Methodology on Optimization of Analog Rice Formulation
8. The Role of Seaweed Concentration Gracilaria Sp with Response Surface Methodology on Optimization of Analog Rice Formulation

Lego Suhono; Sri Rumiyati; Endang Trowulan; Masirah Masirah

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, Pages 97-103

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.81554.1010

Abstract
  Background: Indonesia has potential to be the biggest seaweed exporter in the world due to its fisheries potential. Brackish ponds are not merely used for cultivating fish and shrimp, ...  Read More
The Role of Camel Milk in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: A Review
1. The Role of Camel Milk in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: A Review

Sahar Shahriari; Najmeh Hejazi; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 120-126

Abstract
  Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common metabolic diseases worldwide. In patients with type 2 diabetes, insulin sensitivity and glucose homeostasis are impaired and leading to hyperglycemia. ...  Read More
Mechanisms of Anti-Obesity Effects of Catechins: A Review
2. Mechanisms of Anti-Obesity Effects of Catechins: A Review

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Ali Kohanmoo

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 127-132

Abstract
  Overweight and obesity is a public health problem worldwide. Green tea catechins are a group of plant flavonoids from flavanol subgroup. The beneficial effects of catechins on weight ...  Read More
Metabolic Profile and Nutritional Status of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients
3. Metabolic Profile and Nutritional Status of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Shabnam Bagheri; Maryam Ekramzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 177-184

Abstract
  The global burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is increasing, suggesting that it will become the third leading cause of death and disability worldwide by the year 2020. The brain ...  Read More
The Prevalence of Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Misuse and its Associated Factors among Bodybuilders in Shiraz, Iran
4. The Prevalence of Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Misuse and its Associated Factors among Bodybuilders in Shiraz, Iran

Ali Fijan; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; Arash Dashtabi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 151-156

Abstract
  Background: Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetic forms of testosterone that can be misused by bodybuilders to increase their athletic performance. This study was conducted ...  Read More
Human Health Risks from Heavy Metals in Fish of a Fresh Water River in Iran
5. Human Health Risks from Heavy Metals in Fish of a Fresh Water River in Iran

Majid Majlesi; Safoora Pashangeh; Sayed Omid Salehi; Enayat Berizi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 157-163

Abstract
  Background: Aquatic organisms as one of the most important source of human nutrition are widely exposed to heavy metals, which even at low concentrations causes harmful effects on human ...  Read More
Review Article
Nordic Diet and Cardio-metabolic Diseases: A Review
1. Nordic Diet and Cardio-metabolic Diseases: A Review

Fatemeh Nouripour; Najmeh Hejazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82686.1025

Abstract
  Nordic Diet is a diet based on foods typically consumed in Nordic countries. This diet includes fruits (e.g. apple and pear); berries (e.g. blueberry, bilberries, lingoberries); ...  Read More
Review Article
Association of Quality of Life with Serum Phenylalanine Level and Socioeconomic Status in Patients with Phenylketonuria: A Review
2. Association of Quality of Life with Serum Phenylalanine Level and Socioeconomic Status in Patients with Phenylketonuria: A Review

Fatemeh Fooladi; Zahra Sohrabi; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.83209.1032

Abstract
  Phenylketonuria or PKU has an important place in medical history as the first congenital metabolic disorder. It is a genetic defect in the phenylalanine hydroxylase enzyme existing ...  Read More
Original Article
The Relationship between Zinc, Glycemic Control and Microvascular Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
3. The Relationship between Zinc, Glycemic Control and Microvascular Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Marjan Jeddi; Elahe Torabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82287.1019

Abstract
  Background: Zinc is the second most abundant trace element in human body. The relationship between zinc and insulin is well known. Zinc is involved in the synthesis, storage ...  Read More
Original Article
Psychometric Properties of Persian Version of Nutrition Literacy Inventory (NLI-28, 2017) among University Students
4. Psychometric Properties of Persian Version of Nutrition Literacy Inventory (NLI-28, 2017) among University Students

Elham Makiabadi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Mousa Salehi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82707.1026

Abstract
  Background: Nutrition literacy is a key determinant of nutrition decision and behavior. This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Persian version of Nutrition Literacy ...  Read More
Original Article
Enhancing Nutrition-Related Literacy, Knowledge and Behavior among University Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial
5. Enhancing Nutrition-Related Literacy, Knowledge and Behavior among University Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Elham Makiabadi; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Mohammad Reza Mahmoodi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi; Mousa Salehi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82709.1027

Abstract
  Background: Despite the key role of nutrition literacy and behavior in health, evidence suggests a low adherence to healthy nutritional behaviors. We sought to determine the ...  Read More
Original Article
The Effect of Aquous Extract of Cariandrum Sativum on Fetal Weight and Height in Pregnant Mice
6. The Effect of Aquous Extract of Cariandrum Sativum on Fetal Weight and Height in Pregnant Mice

Davood Mehrabani; Mahnaz Mehrmand; Akbar Vahdati; Mehdi Pasalar; Mina Rabiee; Seyed Jalil Masoumi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82958.1028

Abstract
  Background: Herbal medicine may have irreparable effects on fetal development. This study investigated the effect of Cariandrumsativum (coriander) aquous extract on mice fetal ...  Read More
Original Article
Embryonic Vascular Toxicity of Calotropis Procera; Evaluation of Early Anti-Vasculogenic Property and Molecular Aspects Using A Chick’s Extra-Embryonic Membrane Model
7. Embryonic Vascular Toxicity of Calotropis Procera; Evaluation of Early Anti-Vasculogenic Property and Molecular Aspects Using A Chick’s Extra-Embryonic Membrane Model

Hadi Tavakkoli; Amin Derakhshanfar; Javad Moayedi; Ali Poostforoosh Fard; Somayeh Behrouz; Mohammad Amin Piltan; Mohammad Navid Soltani Rad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82959.1029

Abstract
  Background: Calotropis procera Aiton (C. procera) is used in folk medicine to cure various diseases. However, the use of herbs in human medicine is sometimes associated with ...  Read More
Original Article
Toddlers’ Dietary Diversity and Its Determinants in Different Agricultural Periods
8. Toddlers’ Dietary Diversity and Its Determinants in Different Agricultural Periods

Ousmane Ouédraogo; Ella Wendinpuikondo Raketa Compaoré; Emile Kou’santa Sabiba Amouzou; Mamoudou Hama Dicko

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/ijns.2019.82283.1018

Abstract
  Background: Inadequate diet and illness were immediate causes of malnutrition. Dietary diversity helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients and promotes good health. Challenge ...  Read More

Publisher:
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Seyed Jalil Masoumi

Editor-in-Chief:
  Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari

Deputy Editor:
  Afsane Ahmadi   Marzieh Akbarzadeh   Zahra Sohrabi


Print ISSN: 2538-1873

Online ISSN: 2538-2829

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