Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md.)

Scaling up Dietary Data for Decision-Making in Low-Income Countries: New Technological Frontiers.

Publication Date: 
Nov 16, 2017

Dietary surveys in low-income countries (LICs) are hindered by low investment in the necessary research infrastructure, including a lack of basic technology for data collection, links to food composition information, and data processing.

A Systematic Review of Application and Effectiveness of mHealth Interventions for Obesity and Diabetes Treatment and Self-Management.

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Publication Date: 
May 16, 2017

The use of mobile and wireless technologies and wearable devices for improving health care processes and outcomes (mHealth) is promising for health promotion among patients with chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.

Characteristics of Smartphone Applications for Nutrition Improvement in Community Settings: A Scoping Review.

Publication Date: 
Mar 16, 2017

Smartphone applications are increasingly being used to support nutrition improvement in community settings. However, there is a scarcity of practical literature to support researchers and practitioners in choosing or developing health applications.