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  • Open Access

Retraction Note: Impact of weight loss diet associated with flaxseed on inflammatory markers in men with cardiovascular risk factors: a clinical study

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Nutrition Journal201615:59

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-016-0165-x

  • Received: 21 April 2016
  • Accepted: 21 April 2016
  • Published:

The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2015 14:5

The Editor is retracting this article [1] because of concerns raised after publication with respect to the methods and the statistical analysis [2] which the authors have not been able to adequately address [2]. We apologise to all affected parties for the inconvenience caused. All authors support this retraction.

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Authors’ Affiliations

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Institute of Nutrition, Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
(2)
Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Nutrition, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Avenida Bandeirantes, 3900 Bairro Monte Alegre, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, CEP: 14049-900, Brazil

References

  1. Cassani RSL, Fassini PG, Silvah JH, Lima CMM, Marchini JS. Impact of weight loss diet associated with flaxseed on inflammatory markers in men with cardiovascular risk factors: a clinical study. Nutr J. 2015;14:5.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Dimova RB, Allison, DB. Inappropriate statistical method in a parallel-group randomized controlled trial results in unsubstantiated conclusions. Nutr J 2016, doi:10.1186/s12937-016-0163-z.

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