Articles by Author: Po Ukegbu

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  1. Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the breastfeeding pattern and its relationship with the physical growth and health status of infants aged 0–24 weeks.
  2. Obesity and associated factors in young adults attending tertiary institutions in south-eastern Nigeria

    Obesity and associated factors in young adults attending tertiary institutions in south-eastern Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To assess prevalence of overweight/obesity and associated factors in a group of university undergraduates in south-east Nigeria.
  3. The association between calf circumference and appendicular skeletal muscle mass index of black urban women in Tlokwe City

    The association between calf circumference and appendicular skeletal muscle mass index of black urban women in Tlokwe City

    Background: Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass and strength, is associated with adverse health outcomes. Calf circumference (CC) has been proposed as a surrogate measure of muscle mass in the elderly; however, ethnic/sex specific cut-off values remain to be established.