Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 53 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: The relationship between nutrition and COVID-19

Guest Editors: Mauro Lombardo

Role of nutrition in minimizing mental and health-related issues during COVID-19: a systematic literature review

Luxita Sharma, Dhananjay Sharma

This study aims to conduct a systematic literature review to investigate the mental health problems during COVID-19 and the role of nutrition in minimizing mental and…

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet in Greek adolescents during COVID-19: exploring determining factors through cross-sectional study

Stamatina Papadaki, Vilelmine Carayanni, Venetia Notara, Dimitrios Chaniotis

During the pandemic, people have changed their diet and lifestyle, which are highly important to maintain health and well-being. This study aims to investigate the relationship…

Effect of synbiotics on inflammatory markers and white blood cell count in COVID-19 patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Mahsa Khodadoostan, Majid Aghadavood Marnani, Amir Reza Moravejolahkami, Gholamreza Askari, Bijan Iraj

Today, coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) treatment is an evolving process, and synbiotic administration has been suggested as a new therapeutic strategy. This study aims to…

Was COVID-19 pandemic anxiety reflected on nutritional habits in adults?

Yasemin Açar, Hilal Yıldıran

This study aims to evaluate the reflection of COVID-19 pandemic anxiety experienced in adults on nutritional habits during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey.

Association between diet quality and BMI with side effects of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and SARS-CoV-2 immunoglobulin G titers

Hawal Lateef Fateh, Negin Kamari, Ayad M. Ali, Jalal Moludi, Shahab Rezayaeian

The nutritional and anthropometric status can be essential in determining their immune response to vaccines. The purpose of this paper was to investigate the association between…

Metabolic risks and prognosis of COVID-19: are dietary patterns important?

Hande Bakırhan, Fatmanur Özyürek Arpa, Halime Uğur, Merve Pehlivan, Neda Saleki, Tuğba Çelik

This study aims to identify the dietary patterns of two groups of subjects (with and without COVID-19), and to assess the relationship of findings with the prognosis of COVID-19…

Perceived stress negatively affects diet quality and life satisfaction during the COVID-19 lockdown period, in Greece

Vassiliki Costarelli, Maria Michou

The pandemic of COVID-19 led to considerable challenges with respect to people's health, dietary behavior and satisfaction with life. This study aims to investigate perceived…

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