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dc.titleThe demographic diversity of food intake and prevalence of kidney stone diseases in the Indian continent
dc.contributor.authorGuha, M.
dc.contributor.authorBanerjee, H.
dc.contributor.authorMitra, P.
dc.contributor.authorDas, M.
dc.identifier.citationGuha, M., Banerjee, H., Mitra, P., Das, M. (2019). The demographic diversity of food intake and prevalence of kidney stone diseases in the Indian continent. Foods 8 (1) : 37. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.description.abstractFood intake plays a pivotal role in human growth, constituting 45% of the global economy and wellbeing in general. The consumption of a balanced diet is essential for overall good health, and a lack of equilibrium can lead to malnutrition, prenatal death, obesity, osteoporosis and bone fractures, coronary heart diseases (CHD), idiopathic hypercalciuria, diabetes, and many other conditions. CHD, osteoporosis, malnutrition, and obesity are extensively discussed in the literature, although there are fragmented findings in the realm of kidney stone diseases (KSD) and their correlation with food intake. KSD associated with hematuria and renal failure poses an increasing threat to healthcare infrastructures and the global economy, and its emergence in the Indian population is being linked to multi-factorial urological disorder resulting from several factors. In this realm, epidemiological, biochemical, and macroeconomic situations have been the focus of research, even though food intake is also of paramount importance. Hence, in this article, we review the corollary associations with the consumption of diverse foods and the role that these play in KSD in an Indian context. © 2019 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.
dc.publisherMDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International
dc.sourceScopus OA2019
dc.subjectFood diversity
dc.subjectFood intake
dc.subjectKidney stone disease
dc.subjectSocial epidemiology
dc.contributor.departmentBIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
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