Evaluation of the impact of selenium-enrichment and some organic matter on morphophysiological and essential oil in Anethum graveolens L.

Parviz Samavatipour; Vahid Abdossi; Reza Salehi; Saeed Samavat; Alireza Ladan Moghadam

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 1-6

  Recently, the role of selenium (Se) as an antioxidant has generated wide interest in humans and animal-based on its presence in antioxidant defense systems. Unfortunately, people in many countries fail to get enough selenium. Dill (Anethum graveolens L.) is one of the medicinal plants belonging to the ...  Read More

Performance of machine learning system to prediction of almond physical properties

Mohsen Mokhtarian; Hamid Tavakolipour; Hassan Hamedi; Amir Daraei Garmakhany

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 7-13

  The physical properties of almond kernel are necessary for the proper design of equipment for transporting, drying, processing, sorting, grading, and storage this crop. In this study, different models of ANNs with different activation functions were used to forecast surface area, volume, mass, and kernel ...  Read More

Association of depression with malnutrition in hemodialysis patients

Mohsen Taghavi; Seyyed Ali Keshavarz; Alireza Hoveyda; Asal Ataie-Jafari

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 14-18

  Chronic renal failure (CKD) is a progressive and irreversible disease that in the final stages (ESRD), the person forever needs kidney replacement therapy such as hemodialysis. Protein-energy malnutrition is very common among hemodialysis patients and depression is also very common in these patients. ...  Read More

Self-medication practice, its causes and risk factors among people in Tehran, Iran: A descriptive-analytic study

Hesam Aldin Varpaei; Pariya Onsori; Faeze Esmaeili; Saba Abachi; Mohammad Mahdi Miremami; Mohammad Yavari; Hosein Esmaeili; Amir Mahdi Farahani; Pedram Nouroozi; Ali Kazemi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 19-25

  Self-medication practice, unfortunately, is a current issue in different countries. Patterns of self-medication vary among different populations and are influenced by different characteristics. So, this study was aimed at the prevalence of self-medication practice in Tehran. This descriptive-analytic ...  Read More

Some nutritional habits of elderlies in Tehran

Saeedeh Avazzade; Akram Ghanbari Moghaddam; Fateme Ardaneh; Mohammad Ayatnia; Sahel Sang-Sefidi; Mojtaba Mohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 26-30

  Since the promotion of healthy nutrition behaviors can have a significant effect on disease prevention, this study examines some nutritional habits of the elderly in Tehran, the capital of Iran. This was a cross-sectional study with a sample of 400 elderly people over 60 years of age who were randomly ...  Read More

Social-cognitive determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among Rafsanjan female students, 2018-19: Application of social cognitive theory

Zahra Soleiman Ahari; Mostafa Nasirzadeh; Mohammad Asadpour; Leili Mazar

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2020, Pages 31-35

  Healthy eating habits in childhood and adolescence prevent many chronic diseases and some types of cancer in adulthood. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate factors affecting fruit and vegetable consumption among female students in Rafsanjan (Southern Iran), based on the social cognitive ...  Read More