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An Assessment of Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviours of Adolescents in Selected Secondary Schools in Guyana

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.199
Pages: 
250–5
Synopsis: 
Dietary and physical activity behaviours of Guyanese adolescents’ survey revealed that only one-tenth of youth are consuming daily recommended fruit and vegetable intake. Only half of youth participate in vigorous physical activity and less than half in moderate physical activity.

ABSTRACT

Background: In Guyana, the five leading causes of death are ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Maintaining healthy eating habits and adequate daily physical activity could prevent many of these conditions.

Accepted: 
20 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 18 Dec, 2015

Ratio of Neutrophil/Lymphocyte and Platelet/Lymphocyte in Paediatric Patient with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.159
Synopsis: 
In the present study, we aimed to detect the relationship between Neutrophile/Lymphocyte, Platelet/Lymphocyte rates, platelet parameters and cutaneous leishmaniasis in paediatric patient.

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Background: In the present study,we aimed to detect the relation between Neutrophile/Lymphocyte, Platelet/Lymphocyte rates, platelet parameters and cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Accepted: 
04 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 23 Nov, 2015

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Sustainability of a Curriculum-based Intervention on Dietary Behaviours and Physical Activity among Primary School Children in Trinidad and Tobago

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.011
Pages: 
68–77
Synopsis: 
We investigated the long-term effect of a brief school-based curriculum intervention on dietary behaviours and physical activity among primary school children. The intervention was associated with significantly lower intakes of fried foods and sodas and higher knowledge scores 18 months later.
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Accepted: 
13 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 08 Apr, 2014
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