Nutritional status of internally displaced pregnant, lactating and non-pregnant Sudanese women

This project investigated the nutritional status of displaced pregnant and lactating women women living in Khartoum, Sudan. Habitual dietary intake and fatty acids composition of maternal and cord plasma and breast milk, and vitamins and trace elements were assessed.

Published papers

Nyuar KB, Min Y, Dawood M, Abukashawa S, Daal A, Ghebremeskek (2013) Regular consumption of Nile river fish could ameliorate the low milk DHA of Southern Sudanese women living in Khartoum City area. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 89(2-3):65-69.

Nyuar KB, Ghebremeskel, Crawford MA (2012) Sudanese women's and neonates' vitamin A status. Nutr Health 21(1):45-55.

Nyuar KB, Khalil AK, Crawford MA (2012) Dietary intake of Sudanese women: a comparative assessment of nutrient intake of displaced and non-displaced women. Nutr Health 21(2):131-144.

Nyuar KB, Min Y, Ghebremeskel K, Khalil AKH, Elbashir MI, Crawford MA (2010) Milk of northern Sudanese mothers whose traditional diet is high in carbohydrate contains low docosahexaenoic acid. Acta Paediatrica 2010 99(12):1824-7.