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  1. Content type: Research

    This is a report on a 37-patient continuation study of the open ended, Omega-3 Fatty Acid (O-3FA) add-on study. Subjects consisted of the original 19 patients, along with 18 new patients recruited and followed...

    Authors: Kemal Sagduyu, Mehmet E Dokucu, Bruce A Eddy, Gerald Craigen, Claudia F Baldassano and Ayşegül Yıldız

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:6

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    We have previously shown that irregular lifestyle of young Japanese female students are significantly related to their desire to be thinner. In the present study, we examined the nutritional knowledge and food...

    Authors: Ruka Sakamaki, Kenji Toyama, Rie Amamoto, Chuan-Jun Liu and Naotaka Shinfuku

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:4

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  3. Content type: Review

    Migraine and tension-type headaches impose a tremendous economic drain upon the healthcare system. Intravenous and oral niacin has been employed in the treatment of acute and chronic migraine and tension-type ...

    Authors: Jonathan Prousky and Dugald Seely

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Quercetin and quercetin glycosides are widely consumed flavonoids found in many fruits and vegetables. These compounds have a wide range of potential health benefits, and understanding the bioavailability of f...

    Authors: Jeanelle Boyer, Dan Brown and Rui Hai Liu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:1

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  5. Content type: Case Report

    We investigated lifetime alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk in a case-control study conducted in Buffalo, NY (1998–2001).

    Authors: Maddalena Barba, Susan E McCann, Holger J Schünemann, Saverio Stranges, Barbara Fuhrman, Sabino De Placido, Giuseppe Carruba, Jo L Freudenheim, Maurizio Trevisan, Marcia Russell, Tom Nochajski and Paola Muti

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:23

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  6. Content type: Research

    Although soy protein may have many health benefits derived from its associated antioxidants, many male exercisers avoid soy protein. This is due partly to a popular, but untested notion that in males, soy is i...

    Authors: Erin C Brown, Robert A DiSilvestro, Ari Babaknia and Steven T Devor

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:22

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  7. Content type: Research

    The exclusion of individuals with elevated acute phase proteins has been advocated in order to improve prevalence estimates of vitamin A deficiency in surveys, but it is unclear whether this will lead to sampl...

    Authors: Maria Maqsood, Barbara Dancheck, Mary V Gamble, Neal A Palafox, Michelle O Ricks, Kennar Briand and Richard D Semba

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:21

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  8. Content type: Research

    There is evidence for an adaptive role of the omega -3 fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during stress. Mechanisms of action may involve regulation of stress mediators, such as the catecholamines and proi...

    Authors: Joanne Bradbury, Stephen P Myers and Chris Oliver

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:20

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  9. Content type: Research

    Data regarding the impact of cigarette smoking on trace elements are scarce and inconsistent. In this study, we evaluated the effect of smoking on serum concentrations of trace elements among adult males with ...

    Authors: Sam K Bashar and Amal K Mitra

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:18

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  10. Content type: Research

    Reports of the use of psyllium, largely in hypercholesterolemic men, have suggested that it lowers serum cholesterol as a result of the binding of bile acids in the intestinal lumen. Widespread advertisements ...

    Authors: Guido MA Van Rosendaal, Eldon A Shaffer, Alun L Edwards and Rollin Brant

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:17

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  11. Content type: Research

    Poor diet is thought to be a risk factor for many diseases, including age-related macular disease (ARMD), which is the leading cause of blind registration in those aged over 60 years in the developed world. Th...

    Authors: Hannah Bartlett and Frank Eperjesi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:16

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  12. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological studies have reported associations between reduced cardiovascular disease and diets rich in tomato and/or lycopene. Intervention studies have shown that lycopene-containing foods may reduce cho...

    Authors: JK Collins, BH Arjmandi, PL Claypool, P Perkins-Veazie, RA Baker and BA Clevidence

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:15

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  13. Content type: Research

    We studied food consumption and nutrient intake in subjects with depressed mood, anxiety and insomnia as indices of compromised mental wellbeing.

    Authors: Reeta Hakkarainen, Timo Partonen, Jari Haukka, Jarmo Virtamo, Demetrius Albanes and Jouko Lönnqvist

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:14

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  14. Content type: Research

    Many patients do not eat and drink sufficiently during hospitalisation. The clinical consequences of this under nutrition include lassitude, an increased risk of complications and prolonged convalescence. The ...

    Authors: Karin O Lassen, Filip Kruse, Merete Bjerrum, Lillian Jensen and Kjeld Hermansen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:12

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  15. Content type: Research

    We have demonstrated that moderate alcohol consumption (15 g/d, 30 g/d) for 8 weeks resulted in significantly increased levels of serum estrone sulfate and DHEAS in 51 postmenopausal women in a randomized, pla...

    Authors: Somdat Mahabir, David J Baer, Laura L Johnson, Joanne F Dorgan, William Campbell, Ellen Brown, Terryl J Hartman, Beverly Clevidence, Demetrius Albanes, Joseph T Judd and Philip R Taylor

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:11

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  16. Content type: Research

    It has been shown that several extracts and compounds derived from garlic are able to inhibit Cu2+-induced low density lipoprotein oxidation. In this work we explored if the ability of aqueous garlic extract to p...

    Authors: José Pedraza-Chaverrí, Mariana Gil-Ortiz, Gabriela Albarrán, Laura Barbachano-Esparza, Marta Menjívar and Omar N Medina-Campos

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    For adults, vitamin D intake of 100 mcg (4000 IU)/day is physiologic and safe. The adequate intake (AI) for older adults is 15 mcg (600 IU)/day, but there has been no report focusing on use of this dose.

    Authors: Reinhold Vieth, Samantha Kimball, Amanda Hu and Paul G Walfish

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:8

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  18. Content type: Research

    Coffee oil potently raises serum cholesterol levels in humans. The diterpenes cafestol and kahweol are responsible for this elevation. Coffee oil also causes elevation of liver enzyme levels in serum. It has b...

    Authors: Mark V Boekschoten, Evert G Schouten and Martijn B Katan

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:7

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  19. Content type: Review

    Evidence suggests that a diet high in fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, and phytochemicals including phenolics, flavonoids and caroteno...

    Authors: Jeanelle Boyer and Rui Hai Liu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:5

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  20. Content type: Review

    Homocysteine has emerged as a novel independent marker of risk for the development of cardiovascular disease over the past three decades. Additionally, there is a graded mortality risk associated with an eleva...

    Authors: Melvin R Hayden and Suresh C Tyagi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:4

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  21. Content type: Review

    Co-supplementation of ferrous salts with vitamin C exacerbates oxidative stress in the gastrointestinal tract leading to ulceration in healthy individuals, exacerbation of chronic gastrointestinal inflammatory...

    Authors: Anna EO Fisher and Declan P Naughton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:2

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  22. Content type: Research

    Although the consumption of wine in particular has been associated with a lower risk of atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease, systematic reviews differ as to the relative protective effect of beer, wine and...

    Authors: Joan Carles Escolá-Gil, Laura Calpe-Berdiel, Vicent Ribas and Francisco Blanco-Vaca

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2004 3:1

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  23. Content type: Research

    Deficiencies of vitamin A and its precursors, the carotenoids are common problems in developing countries. Plasma levels of these components are used as biomarkers of their availability. The study was conducte...

    Authors: Florian J Schweigert, Jeannine Klingner, Andrea Hurtienne and Hans J Zunft

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:17

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  24. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the intermediate-term health outcomes associated with a soy-based meal replacement, and to compare the weight loss efficacy of two distinct patterns of caloric restriction.

    Authors: Kevin R Fontaine, Dongyan Yang, Gary L Gadbury, Stanley Heshka, Linda G Schwartz, Radha Murugesan, Jennifer L Kraker, Moonseong Heo, Steven B Heymsfield and David B Allison

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:14

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  25. Content type: Research

    Addition of glutamine to enteral nutrition formulas is consistently associated with a significant decrease in septic morbidity in critically ill patients, possibly related to the attenuation of gut dysfunction...

    Authors: Jean-Charles Preiser, Daliana Peres-Bota, Pierre Eisendrath, Jean-Louis Vincent and André Van Gossum

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:13

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  26. Content type: Research

    Age-related macular disease is the leading cause of blind registration in the developed world. One aetiological hypothesis involves oxidation, and the intrinsic vulnerability of the retina to damage via this p...

    Authors: Hannah Bartlett and Frank Eperjesi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:12

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  27. Content type: Research

    Use of synbiotic preparations as dietary supplement is believed to be a valid approach to restore and maintain colonic microflora. However, only few papers have been published on the assessment of these food s...

    Authors: Lorenzo Morelli, Daniela Zonenschain, Maria Luisa Callegari, Enzo Grossi, Federico Maisano and Michele Fusillo

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:11

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  28. Content type: Research

    Oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Vitamin C and vitamin E are known to react with reactive oxygen species (ROS) blocking the propagation of r...

    Authors: Claudia PMS Oliveira, Luiz Carlos da Costa Gayotto, Caroline Tatai, Bianca Ishimoto Della Nina, Emerson S Lima, Dulcinéia SP Abdalla, Fabio P Lopasso, Francisco RM Laurindo and Flair José Carrilho

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:9

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  29. Content type: Research

    Few data have been published on the association of variables of the insulin resistance syndrome and serum total homocysteine (tHcy), a putative risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity, in representative sampl...

    Authors: Richard Gillum

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    Previously we have reported that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) obtained a significant reduction in disease activity by adopting a Mediterranean-type diet. The present study was carried out to investi...

    Authors: Linda Hagfors, Per Leanderson, Lars Sköldstam, Jan Andersson and Gunnar Johansson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:5

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  31. Content type: Research

    Dietary assessment tools are often too long, difficult to quantify, expensive to process, and largely used for research purposes. A rapid and accurate assessment of dietary fat intake is critically important i...

    Authors: Allen J Taylor, Henry Wong, Karen Wish, Jon Carrow, Debulon Bell, Jody Bindeman, Tammy Watkins, Trudy Lehmann, Saroj Bhattarai and Patrick G O'Malley

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:4

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  32. Content type: Research

    The relation between diet and human health has long been investigated. The aim of this work is to evaluate the association between CHD risk and the consumption of fruit and vegetable, in a large sample of card...

    Authors: Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Christos Pitsavos, Peter Kokkinos, Christina Chrysohoou, Manolis Vavuranakis, Christodoulos Stefanadis and Pavlos Toutouzas

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:2

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  33. Content type: Research

    In this work we investigated the effect of the consumption of the Mediterranean diet on coronary risk, in subjects with the metabolic syndrome.

    Authors: Christos Pitsavos, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Christine Chrysohoou, Ioanna Papaioannou, Lambros Papadimitriou, Dimitrios Tousoulis, Christodoulos Stefanadis and Pavlos Toutouzas

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2003 2:1

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