Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 37 Issue 5


Table of contents - Special Issue: Nutrition and activity

Guest Editors: Dr Mabel Blades

Interaction among diet, genes, and exercise affects athletic performance and risk for chronic disease

Barbara Demmig‐Adams, Jared Carter

The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive summary, for both experts and non‐experts, of new findings on interactions among diet, genes, and exercise in determining…


Taking it a step too far? Physical activity and infertility

Emma Derbyshire

Public health messages are a constant reminder, informing us that we need to participate in more physical activity. Such messages when coupled with increased social pressures can…


Cancer: the role of exercise in prevention and progression

Robert Thomas, Nicola J. Davies

The paper's purpose is to examine evidence for the benefits of exercise in relation to cancer development, progression and prevention.


Assessing body types, diet, exercise, and sedentary behavior of American and Japanese college students

Futoshi Kobayashi

The present study aims to investigate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in both American and Japanese college students and their diet, exercise, and sedentary behavior.


Dietary assessment, anthropometric measurements and nutritional status of Greek professional athletes

Dimitrios Papandreou, Panagiotis Eystathiadis, Vassiliki Bouzoukiu, Maria Hassapidou, George Tsitskaris, Andreas Garefis

The purpose of this study is to examine the anthropometric characteristics and to assess dietary intakes of professional athletes, of four different sporting teams, in Northern…


Exercise enthusiasts’ perceptions and beliefs of functional foods in Trinidad, West Indies

Neela Badrie, Simone Reid‐Foster, Chandra Benny‐Ollivierra, Hazel Roberts

There is unprecedented interest by consumers to improve health and wellness through dietary means. This first study conducted in Trinidad, West Indies, aims to examine the…

Nutrient intake and body composition in relation to making weight in young male Taekwondo players

Sarah Fleming, Vassiliki Costarelli

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the nutritional intake and body composition of Taekwondo (TKD) athletes during a two‐week period of weight management as they…

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