Transforming the nutrition information system

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Nutrition Module: 13. Nutrition Information System
Currently, asking for nutrition information from a woreda official leads to a paper-chase given the amount of report forms collated. Thus, triangulation of data at source is a kind of check by key people before information is fed into the decision-making processes or reported to higher levels. The main challenge for data utilisation at higher levels is that sources are not fully trusted while at lower levels there are limitations over capacities and mandate. Nutrition If you create an account, you can set up a personal learning profile on the site. Added value of NIS: These routine systems are the monitoring backbone of the NNP, which — at least theoretically — can be combined to inform timely warning and be shared with other sectors.

Main achievements of the Nutrition Information System


Woman Smiling and Holding a Supplement I managed to find several research studies on Garcinia Cambogia, in both animals and humans. According to some studies in rats, it can inhibit a fat producing enzyme called Citrate Lyase, making it more difficult for the body to produce fat out of carbohydrates (1). Other rat studies show increased levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin.

This could theoretically lead to reduced appetite and cravings (2). There are actually a whole bunch of studies in rats showing that Garcinia Cambogia consistently leads to significant weight loss (3, 4, 5, 6).

Inclusion of routine nutrition data in the NIS and the early warning system