Pratibha Singh | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Pratibha Singh

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, MRIIRS, Haryana, India


  • Research   
    Nutritional and Non-Nutritional Parameters Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A review
    Author(s): Shashi Mathur* and Pratibha Singh

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD is the disease that effects the lungs where there is obstruction of the flow of air to the lungs hindering with the normal breathing. A lot of studies have been done, at the national and international level, on the factors associated with the causation and/or treatment of COPD, both nutritional and nonnutritional. In this paper both these aspects have been reviewed. Under the nutritional aspects the effects of high fibre intake and ω-3 fatty acids through dietary sources have been covered. Under non-nutritional aspects, factors covered are cigarette /tobacco smoking, ABH secretor status, age, gender, BMI, MUAC, family history (hereditary factors) and clinical history with special emphasis on childhood respiratory infections. Along with all the above factors, air-pollution is also one of the major concerns for lung health. The respira.. Read More»
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