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  1. Content type: Research

    Obesity and diabetes mellitus (DM) are public health concerns in Mexico of top-level priority due to their high prevalence and their growth rate in recent decades. The accumulation of adipose tissue leads to a...

    Authors: Analí Castellanos-Gutiérrez, Tania G. Sánchez-Pimienta, Alicia Carriquiry, Teresa H. M. da Costa and Ana Carolina Ariza

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:114

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    Data on the use of lipid emulsions containing fish-oil (FO) derived n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) in addition to medium- and long-chain triglycerides (MCT/LCT) for long-term home parenteral nutri...

    Authors: Helene Bohnert, Max Maurer, Philip C. Calder, Johann Pratschke, Paul Thul and Verena Müller

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:113

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    The association between maternal consumption of sprouted potato during periconceptional period on the development of neural tube defects (NTDs) or orofacial clefts (OFCs) remains unclear. We aimed to examine t...

    Authors: Wenli Ni, Tian Tian, Le Zhang, Zhiwen Li, Linlin Wang and Aiguo Ren

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:112

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  4. Content type: Research

    A dietary screener questionnaire (DSQ) was used to assess dietary outcomes among children in the Healthy Communities Study (HCS), a study of the relationships between programs and policies to prevent child obe...

    Authors: Sridharshi Chintha Hewawitharana, Frances Elizabeth Thompson, Catherine M. Loria, Warren Strauss, Jyothi Nagaraja, Lorrene Ritchie and Karen Lucy Webb

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:111

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    Although animal and human studies have demonstrated interactions between dietary choline and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, dietary choline deficiency in pregnancy is common in the US and worldwide. We soug...

    Authors: R. Colin Carter, Sandra W. Jacobson, Sharmilah Booley, Baheya Najaar, Neil C. Dodge, Lori J. Bechard, Ernesta M. Meintjes, Christopher D. Molteno, Christopher P. Duggan, Joseph L. Jacobson and Marjanne Senekal

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:108

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  6. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is defined as the presence of central obesity plus any two of the following markers: high triglycerides (> 150 mg/dl), low high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol < 40 mg/dl in men...

    Authors: Makeda Sinaga, Meron Worku, Tilahun Yemane, Elsah Tegene, Tolassa Wakayo, Tsinuel Girma, David Lindstrom and Tefera Belachew

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:109

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  7. Content type: Research

    The association between milk and dairy intake and the incidence of cardiometabolic diseases, cancer and mortality has been evaluated in many studies, but these studies have had conflicting results with no clea...

    Authors: Ingegerd Johansson, Lena Maria Nilsson, Anders Esberg, Jan-Håkan Jansson and Anna Winkvist

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:110

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  8. Content type: Research

    Previous research has demonstrated the association between maternal dietary patterns and gestational diabetes (GDM), but evidence in Asian populations remains limited and inconsistent. This study investigated ...

    Authors: Jonathan K. L. Mak, Ngoc Minh Pham, Andy H. Lee, Li Tang, Xiong-Fei Pan, Colin W. Binns and Xin Sun

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:107

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  9. Content type: Research

    Metabolic syndrome is commonly associated with inflammation. The underlying factors of inflammation in metabolic syndrome are not fully understood. The objective of the study was to determine the association o...

    Authors: Ahmad Syauqy, Chien-Yeh Hsu, Hsiao-Hsien Rau and Jane C.-J. Chao

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:106

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  10. Content type: Research

    Based on data obtained from pregnant women who participated in the Mothers and Children’s Environmental Health (MOCEH) study in South Korea, we aimed to determine whether maternal intake of fruits and vegetabl...

    Authors: Won Jang, Hyesook Kim, Bo-Eun Lee and Namsoo Chang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:105

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  11. Content type: Research

    Low birth weight remains a major public health problem affecting developing countries. Evidence shows that low birth weight has long lasting negative health consequences through its contribution to stunting, m...

    Authors: Semira Ahmed, Kalkidan Hassen and Tolassa Wakayo

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:103

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  12. Content type: Research

    Whole grain (WG) intake is associated with reduced risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, whereas type 2 diabetes increases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Jonna C. Sandberg, Inger M. E. Björck and Anne C. Nilsson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:102

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  13. Content type: Research

    This study explored the influence of cigarette smoking and food consumption patterns on BMI after adjusting for various socio-demographic characteristics. Since weight-based stereotypes may have an impact on s...

    Authors: Elena Raptou and Georgios Papastefanou

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:101

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  14. Content type: Research

    The primary aim of this study was to assess whether exposure during fetal life to extra vitamin D from food fortification was associated with a reduction in the risk of subsequently developing gestational diab...

    Authors: Amélie Keller, Maria Stougård, Peder Frederiksen, Fanney Thorsteinsdottir, Allan Vaag, Peter Damm, Ramune Jacobsen and Berit L. Heitmann

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:100

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  15. Content type: Short report

    We recently reported that successive ingestion of matured hop extract (MHE), produced by oxidation of hops, results in a reduction of body fat in healthy overweight participants. A combined effect of MHE and p...

    Authors: Shigeo Suzuki, Takahiro Yamazaki, Chika Takahashi, Yuji Kaneko, Yumie Morimoto-Kobayashi and Mikio Katayama

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:98

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  16. Content type: Research

    Consumption of foods and beverages rich in sugar remains high across all races and ages in the United States. Interventions to address childhood obesity and decrease sugar intake are needed, particularly in lo...

    Authors: Angela C. B. Trude, Pamela J. Surkan, Lawrence J. Cheskin and Joel Gittelsohn

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:96

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  17. Content type: Research

    Too fast or slow weight gain in infancy is bad for health in later life. In this study, we aim to investigate the optimal weight gain pattern during the first 2 y of life for term small-for-gestational-age (SG...

    Authors: Huiqing Shi, Xiaodong Yang, Dan Wu, Xiulian Wang, Tingting Li, Honghua Liu, Chong Guo, Jian Wang, Xiangying Hu, Guangjun Yu and Jinjin Chen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:97

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  18. Content type: Study protocol

    While public health experts have identified food environments as a driver of poor diet, they also hold great potential to reduce obesity, non-communicable diseases, and their inequalities. Supermarkets are the...

    Authors: Claire Elizabeth Pulker, Georgina S. A. Trapp, Frances Foulkes-Taylor, Jane Anne Scott and Christina Mary Pollard

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:95

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  19. Content type: Research

    The role of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in breast cancer is not clear and under debate. To explore this relationship it is important to have proper validated dietary assessment methods for measurin...

    Authors: Sonja H. Brunvoll, Inger Thune, Hanne Frydenberg, Vidar G. Flote, Gro F. Bertheussen, Ellen Schlichting, Kristian S. Bjerve and Anette Hjartåker

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:94

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  20. Content type: Research

    Dietary habits have a great influence on physiological health. Even though this fact is generally recognized, people do not eat as healthily as they know they should. The factors that support a healthy diet, o...

    Authors: Mikko Pänkäläinen, Mikael Fogelholm, Raisa Valve, Olli Kampman, Markku Kauppi, Erja Lappalainen and Jukka Hintikka

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:92

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  21. Content type: Research

    It has been suggested that the acidity of the diet may be related to increased risk of type 2 diabetes. To investigate this hypothesis, we tested if the acidity of the diet, measured as the Potential Renal Aci...

    Authors: Joachim Gæde, Trine Nielsen, Mia L. Madsen, Ulla Toft, Torben Jørgensen, Kim Overvad, Anne Tjønneland, Torben Hansen, Kristine H. Allin and Oluf Pedersen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:91

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  22. Content type: Research

    University represents a key transition into adulthood for many adolescents but there are associated concerns about health and behaviours. One important aspect relates to diet and there is emerging evidence tha...

    Authors: E. F. Sprake, J. M. Russell, J. E. Cecil, R. J. Cooper, P. Grabowski, L. K. Pourshahidi and M. E. Barker

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:90

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  23. Content type: Short report

    The Healthy Eating Index-2010 is a measure of diet quality as portrayed by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans; however, computing the Healthy Eating Index score is time consuming and requires trained personn...

    Authors: Carol S Johnston, Courtney Bliss, Jessica R Knurick and Cameron Scholtz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:89

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  24. Content type: Study protocol

    This paper describes the rationale, development and final protocol of the Healthy Diets Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing (ASAP) method which aims to assess, compare and monitor the price, pric...

    Authors: Amanda J Lee, Sarah Kane, Meron Lewis, Elizabeth Good, Christina M Pollard, Timothy J Landrigan and Mathew Dick

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:88

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  25. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological studies have found that high whole grain intake may be associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer. However, the evidence has not been consistent. We conducted a meta-analysis to quantitati...

    Authors: Yunjun Xiao, Yuebin Ke, Shuang Wu, Suli Huang, Siguo Li, Ziquan Lv, Eng-kiong Yeoh, Xiangqian Lao, Samuel Wong, Jean Hee Kim, Graham A. Colditz, Rulla M. Tamimi and Xuefen Su

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:87

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  26. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is diagnosed when the weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) is <−3Z of the WHO2006 standards, or a mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC) of < 115 mm or there is nutritional oedema. Although...

    Authors: Emmanuel Grellety and Michael H. Golden

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:81

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  27. Content type: Research

    Biofortification of staple food crops with zinc (Zn) can be one of the cost-effective and sustainable strategies to combat zinc deficiency and prevent morbidity among the target population. Agronomic approache...

    Authors: Sunil Sazawal, Usha Dhingra, Pratibha Dhingra, Arup Dutta, Saikat Deb, Jitendra Kumar, Prabhabati Devi and Ashish Prakash

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:86

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  28. Content type: Research

    According to WHO childhood severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is diagnosed when the weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) is <−3Z of the WHO2006 standards, the mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC) is < 115 mm, there is nutr...

    Authors: Emmanuel Grellety and Michael H. Golden

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:79

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  29. Content type: Research

    The WHO recommended criteria for diagnosis of sever acute malnutrition (SAM) are weight-for-height/length Z-score (WHZ) of <− 3Z of the WHO2006 standards, a mid-upper-arm circumference (MUAC) of < 115 mm, nutriti...

    Authors: Emmanuel Grellety and Michael H. Golden

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:80

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  30. Content type: Research

    Following the release of the Sustainable Development Goals, dietary patterns and guidelines are being revised for their effect on the environment in addition to their health implications. The objective of this...

    Authors: Farah Naja, Lamis Jomaa, Leila Itani, Jeremy Zidek, Sibelle El Labban, Abla Mehio Sibai and Nahla Hwalla

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:85

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  31. Content type: Research

    Scholars have documented presumptions regarding the relationships between diet, exercise, weight, and type 2 diabetes. However, it is unclear to what extent researchers contribute to these presumptions, and ho...

    Authors: Natalie D. Riediger, Andrea E. Bombak, Adriana Mudryj, Jackson Bensley and Samuel Ankomah

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:83

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  32. Content type: Review

    As aging populations increase across the globe, research on lifestyle factors that prevent cognitive decline and dementia is urgently needed. Therefore, a systematic review was conducted to examine the effects...

    Authors: Jounghee Lee, Zhuxuan Fu, Mei Chung, Dai-Ja Jang and Hae-Jeung Lee

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:82

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  33. Content type: Research

    Evidence regarding the deleterious effects of diet on blood lipids in adolescence has been inconsistent, and few studies have investigated this association using a dietary pattern approach. We examined whether...

    Authors: Juliana dos Santos Vaz, Romina Buffarini, Gilberto Kac, Renata Moraes Bielemann, Isabel Oliveira, Ana Baptista Menezes and Maria Cecilia Formoso Assunção

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:77

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  34. Content type: Research

    Dietary patterns, including beverage consumption, that are developed during a child’s first few years of life have been shown to impact dietary choices made later in life. Authoritative sources provide beverag...

    Authors: Elieke Demmer, Christopher J. Cifelli, Jenny A. Houchins and Victor L. Fulgoni III

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:78

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  35. Content type: Research

    Nutritional supplements are an important source of complementary food for young children, since they may either complement or substitute nutrients obtained from other food sources. Assessing how the introducti...

    Authors: Gabriela Añorve-Valdez, Amado David Quezada-Sánchez, Fabiola Mejía-Rodríguez, Armando García-Guerra and Lynnette Marie Neufeld

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:76

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  36. Content type: Research

    Social media may be an effective medium by which parents could be trained to promote healthy eating behaviour and physical activity for their children. This trial evaluates the effectiveness of a family-based ...

    Authors: Norliza Ahmad, Zalilah Mohd Shariff, Firdaus Mukhtar and Munn-Sann Lye

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:74

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  37. Content type: Research

    The contribution of beverages to overall diet is of increasing interest to researchers and policymakers, particularly in terms of consumption of drinks high in added sugars; however, few tools to assess bevera...

    Authors: Lana Vanderlee, Jessica L. Reid, Christine M. White, Erin P. Hobin, Rachel B. Acton, Amanda C. Jones, Meghan O’Neill, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick and David Hammond

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:73

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  38. Content type: Research

    Whole grains (WG) and fruits and vegetables (FV) have been shown to reduce the risk of metabolic disease, possibly via modulation of the gut microbiota. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of...

    Authors: Julianne C. Kopf, Mallory J. Suhr, Jennifer Clarke, Seong-il Eyun, Jean-Jack M. Riethoven, Amanda E. Ramer-Tait and Devin J. Rose

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:72

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  39. Content type: Research

    Evidence about the associations between maternal dietary patterns and preterm delivery is scarce in Eastern countries. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between maternal dietary pattern...

    Authors: Min-Shan Lu, Jian-Rong He, Qiaozhu Chen, Jinhua Lu, Xueling Wei, Qianling Zhou, Fanfan Chan, Lifang Zhang, Niannian Chen, Lan Qiu, Mingyang Yuan, Kar Keung Cheng, Huimin Xia and Xiu Qiu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:71

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  40. Content type: Research

    Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (AA) are crucial for normal brain development in utero and in early infancy. Data on fatty acid status...

    Authors: Sigrun Henjum, Ingrid Kvestad, Merina Shrestha, Manjeswori Ulak, Ram K. Chandyo, Andrew L. Thorne-Lyman, Prakash S. Shrestha, Marian Kjellevold, Mari Hysing and Tor A. Strand

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:70

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  41. Content type: Research

    In Jharkhand, Malnutrition Treatment Centres (MTCs) have been established to provide care to children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM). The study examined the effects of facility- and community based care ...

    Authors: Anuraag Chaturvedi, Ashok K. Patwari, Deepa Soni, Shivam Pandey, Audrey Prost, Raj Kumar Gope, Jyoti Sharma and Prasanta Tripathy

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:69

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  42. Content type: Research

    Associations of dietary patterns in Chinese adolescents and children with later obesity have not previously been investigated. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the associations between dietary ...

    Authors: Shihan Zhen, Yanan Ma, Zhongyi Zhao, Xuelian Yang and Deliang Wen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:68

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  43. Content type: Research

    The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) provides specific intake recommendations for vegetable variety and amount in order to protect against chronic disease. However, to the best of our knowledge...

    Authors: Zach Conrad, Susan Raatz and Lisa Jahns

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:67

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  44. Content type: Research

    The nutritional composition of foods and beverages consumed away from the home has important implications for population health. Our objective was to determine if the serve size, energy, and sodium contents of...

    Authors: Helen Eyles, Yannan Jiang, Tony Blakely, Bruce Neal, Jennifer Crowley, Christine Cleghorn and Cliona Ni Mhurchu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:65

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  45. Content type: Research

    Findings available in literature indicate that metabolic syndrome (MetS) diagnosed in young ages tends to remain in adulthood. The aim of the study was to identify demographic, nutritional, anthropometric and beh...

    Authors: Michel Coutinho dos Santos, Ana Paula Cicci de Castro Coutinho, Mônica de Souza Dantas, Letícia Ayran Medina Yabunaka, Dartagnan Pinto Guedes and Silvia Aparecida Oesterreich

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:66

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