About the Authors

Habiba I. Ali

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft

habAli@uaeu.ac.ae

Affiliation Nutrition and Health Department, College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Carine Platat

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Nutrition and Health Department, College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Najoua El Mesmoudi

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Nutrition and Health Department, College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed El Sadig

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Public Heath, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Ihab Tewfik

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Division of Food, Nutrition and Public Health, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.