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  1. The repeatability of a risk factor measurement affects the ability to accurately ascertain its association with a specific outcome. Choline is involved in methylation of homocysteine, a putative risk factor fo...

    Authors: Aurelian Bidulescu, Lloyd E Chambless, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Steven H Zeisel and Gerardo Heiss

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  2. University students are commonly overlooked when diet of populations is measured and there is a lack of comprehensive dietary assessment in whole university student populations. To measure diet of undergraduat...

    Authors: Fiona Comrie, Lindsey F Masson and Geraldine McNeill

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:13

    Content type: Research

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  3. The need to promote a healthy diet to curb the current obesity epidemic has today been recognized by most countries. A prerequisite for planning and evaluating interventions on dietary intake is the existence ...

    Authors: Anna Winkvist, Agneta Hörnell, Göran Hallmans, Bernt Lindahl, Lars Weinehall and Ingegerd Johansson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  4. The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically. A direct comparison in the predisposition to obesity between males, premenopausal females, and postmenopausal females with various caloric intakes has not ...

    Authors: Jina Hong, Renee E Stubbins, Rebekah R Smith, Alison E Harvey and Nomelí P Núñez

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:11

    Content type: Short report

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  5. To explore the effects of increasing fruit and vegetable intake and the resulting effects on levels of circulating micronutrients in a community-dwelling population with an already high consumption of fruits a...

    Authors: Maria Cristina Polidori, Juan-Carlos Carrillo, Pablo E Verde, Helmut Sies, Johannes Siegrist and Wilhelm Stahl

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:10

    Content type: Short report

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  6. The relationship of dietary fiber to overall health is of great importance, as beneficial effects have been demonstrated with the use of fiber from diverse sources, some traditional, other novel. PolyGlycopleX® (...

    Authors: Ioana G Carabin, Michael R Lyon, Simon Wood, Xavier Pelletier, Yves Donazzolo and George A Burdock

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  7. Adequate nutrition plays an important role in bone mass accrual and maintenance and has been demonstrated as a significant tool for the prevention of fractures in individuals with osteoporosis.

    Authors: Marcelo M Pinheiro, Natielen J Schuch, Patrícia S Genaro, Rozana M Ciconelli, Marcos B Ferraz and Lígia A Martini

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. The persistence of an epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes suggests that new nutritional strategies are needed if the epidemic is to be overcome. A promising nutritional approach suggested by this thematic ...

    Authors: Gabriela Radulian, Emilia Rusu, Andreea Dragomir and Mihaela Posea

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:5

    Content type: Review

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  9. Disturbances in intestinal microbial ecology and in the immune system of the host have been implicated as a part of the pathogenesis in chronic fatigue syndrome. Probiotic lactic acid producing bacteria have b...

    Authors: Åsa Sullivan, Carl E Nord and Birgitta Evengård

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. A number of components in soy appear to have anticancer properties, including the isoflavones, genistein and daidzein. The use of soy by women with breast cancer is now being questioned because of the estrogen...

    Authors: Carolyn A Lammersfeld, Jessica King, Sharon Walker, Pankaj G Vashi, James F Grutsch, Christopher G Lis and Digant Gupta

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  11. The prevalence of hypertension and its contribution to cardiovascular disease risk makes it imperative to identify factors that may help prevent this disorder. Extensive biological and biochemical data suggest...

    Authors: Gladys Block, Christopher D Jensen, Edward P Norkus, Mark Hudes and Patricia B Crawford

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:35

    Content type: Research

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  12. To explore the extent to which people living with obesity have attempted to lose weight, their attitudes towards dieting, physical exercise and weight loss solutions, why their weight loss attempts have failed...

    Authors: Samantha L Thomas, Jim Hyde, Asuntha Karunaratne, Rick Kausman and Paul A Komesaroff

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  13. We had found a 14% higher incidence of pneumonia with vitamin E supplementation in a subgroup of the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study cohort: participants who had initiated smoking...

    Authors: Harri Hemilä and Jaakko Kaprio

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:33

    Content type: Research

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  14. In the past year Lebanon has been experiencing a nutritional transition in food choices from the typical Mediterranean diet to the fast food pattern. As a consequence, the dietary habits of young adults have b...

    Authors: Najat Yahia, Alice Achkar, Abbass Abdallah and Sandra Rizk

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:32

    Content type: Research

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  15. Osteoarthritis-induced arthralgia is a common cause of morbidity in both men and women worldwide. AR7 Joint Complex is a nutritional supplement containing various ingredients including sternum collagen II and ...

    Authors: Qingwen Xie, Rong Shi, Gang Xu, Lifu Cheng, Liyun Shao and Jianyu Rao

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  16. This review will discuss some issues related to the risk/benefit profile of the use of dietary antioxidants. Thus, recent progress regarding the potential benefit of dietary antioxidants in the treatment of ch...

    Authors: Daria Brambilla, Cesare Mancuso, Mariagrazia Rita Scuderi, Paolo Bosco, Giuseppina Cantarella, Laurence Lempereur, Giulia Di Benedetto, Salvatore Pezzino and Renato Bernardini

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:29

    Content type: Review

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  17. The main emphasis of dietary advice for control of obesity has been on reducing dietary fat. Increasing ready to eat cereal (RTEC) consumption could be a strategy to reduce fat intake and increase carbohydrate...

    Authors: Jorge L Rosado, María del R Arellano, Karina Montemayor, Olga P García and María del C Caamaño

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  18. Familial history information could be useful in clinical practice. However, little is known about the accuracy of self-reported familial history, particularly self-reported familial history of obesity (FHO).

    Authors: Ann-Marie Paradis, Louis Pérusse, Gaston Godin and Marie-Claude Vohl

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  19. To investigate the effect of commercial weight loss programmes on macronutrient composition and micronutrient adequacy over a 2 month period.

    Authors: Helen Truby, Rebecca Hiscutt, Anne M Herriot, Manana Stanley, Anne deLooy, Kenneth R Fox, Susan Baic, Paula J Robson, Ian Macdonald, Moira A Taylor, Robert Ware, Catherine Logan and MBE Livingstone

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  20. While high protein diets have been shown to improve satiety and retention of lean body mass (LBM), this study was designed to determine effects of a protein-enriched meal replacement (MR) on weight loss and LB...

    Authors: Leo Treyzon, Steve Chen, Kurt Hong, Eric Yan, Catherine L Carpenter, Gail Thames, Susan Bowerman, He-Jing Wang, Robert Elashoff and Zhaoping Li

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  21. As weight gain is one of the most frequently cited reasons for not using and for discontinuing hormonal contraceptives, in an open-label, single-arm, multicentre clinical study we evaluated the effect of the e...

    Authors: Antonio Piccoli, PierGiorgio Crosignani, Carmine Nappi, Salvatore Ronsini, Vincenzina Bruni and Silvia Marelli

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:21

    Content type: Research

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  22. Botanical products are frequently used for treatment of nasal allergy. Three of these substances, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Malpighia glabra, and Bidens pilosa, have been shown to have a number of anti-allergic prop...

    Authors: Jonathan Corren, Marc Lemay, Yumei Lin, Lisa Rozga and R Keith Randolph

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  23. Bioelectrical Impedance (BIA) derived phase angle is increasingly being used as an objective indicator of nutritional status in advanced cancer. Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is a subjective method of nut...

    Authors: Digant Gupta, Christopher G Lis, Sadie L Dahlk, Jessica King, Pankaj G Vashi, James F Grutsch and Carolyn A Lammersfeld

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  24. Self-reports of dietary intake in the context of nutrition intervention research can be biased by the tendency of respondents to answer consistent with expected norms (social approval bias). The objective of t...

    Authors: Tracy M Miller, Madiha F Abdel-Maksoud, Lori A Crane, Al C Marcus and Tim E Byers

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  25. The objective of this clinical study was to assess the potential benefit of a dietary supplement, NP 06-1, on cardiovascular protective properties in overweight and normal weight adults diagnosed with osteoart...

    Authors: Julius Oben, Ebangha Enonchong, Shil Kothari, Walter Chambliss, Robert Garrison and Deanne Dolnick

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  26. Insulin resistance (IR) is an important risk factor for type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Metabolic Syndrome (MS) is a clustering of metabolic alterations associated to IR; howev...

    Authors: Veronica Mujica, Elba Leiva, Gloria Icaza, Nora Diaz, Miguel Arredondo, Rodrigo Moore-Carrasco, Roxana Orrego, Marcela Vásquez and Ivan Palomo

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  27. Maintenance of the botanical integrity of cereal kernels and the addition of acetic acid (as vinegar) in the product or meal has been shown to lower the postprandial blood glucose and insulin response and to i...

    Authors: Joanna Hlebowicz, Sandra Lindstedt, Ola Björgell, Peter Höglund, Lars-Olof Almér and Gassan Darwiche

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Recent research has established correlations between stress, anxiety, insomnia and excess body weight and these correlations have significant implications for health. This study measured the effects of a propr...

    Authors: Douglas S Kalman, Samantha Feldman, Robert Feldman, Howard I Schwartz, Diane R Krieger and Robert Garrison

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  29. High blood pressure is an important constituent of the metabolic syndrome. However, the underlying mechanisms for development of hypertension in the metabolic syndrome are very complicated and remain still obs...

    Authors: Hidekatsu Yanai, Yoshiharu Tomono, Kumie Ito, Nobuyuki Furutani, Hiroshi Yoshida and Norio Tada

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:10

    Content type: Review

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  30. This small, pilot study evaluated the impact of treatment with a natural multi-mineral supplement from seaweed (Aquamin) on walking distance, pain and joint mobility in subjects with moderate to severe osteoar...

    Authors: Joy L Frestedt, Melanie Walsh, Michael A Kuskowski and John L Zenk

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. Most studies of Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have focused on either young children or older adults. The current study compared 11 ADHD adolescents with 12 age-matched controls. The purpose w...

    Authors: Ashley L Colter, Caroline Cutler and Kelly Anne Meckling

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  32. Vitamin A and zinc are crucial for normal immune function, and may play a synergistic role for reducing the risk of infection including malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

    Authors: Augustin N Zeba, Hermann Sorgho, Noël Rouamba, Issiaka Zongo, Jeremie Rouamba, Robert T Guiguemdë, Davidson H Hamer, Najat Mokhtar and Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  33. Tolerance to enteral nutrition in the critically ill child with shock has not been studied. The purpose of the study was to analyze the characteristics of enteral nutrition and its tolerance in the critically ...

    Authors: Jesús López-Herce, Santiago Mencía, Císar Sánchez, Maria J Santiago, Amaya Bustinza and Dolores Vigil

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:6

    Content type: Research

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  34. Excess body fat is a major risk factor for disease primarily due to its endocrine activity. In recent years several criteria have been introduced to evaluate this factor. Nevertheless, treatment need is curren...

    Authors: Ottavia Colombo, Simona Villani, Giovanna Pinelli, Claudia Trentani, Maurizia Baldi, Orazio Tomarchio and Anna Tagliabue

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  35. Low serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D3 (vitamin D3) is known to perturb cellular function in many tissues, including the endocrine pancreas, which are involved in obesity and type II diabetes mellitus (TIIDM). Vitamin D3

    Authors: Anne-Thea McGill, Joanna M Stewart, Fiona E Lithander, Caroline M Strik and Sally D Poppitt

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:4

    Content type: Short report

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  36. Intra-articular hyaluronic acid represents a substantive addition to the therapeutic armamentarium in knee osteoarthritis. We examined the effect of dietary supplementation with a natural extract of chicken co...

    Authors: Douglas S Kalman, Maria Heimer, Anita Valdeon, Howard Schwartz and Eric Sheldon

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  37. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4 out of the 10 leading causes of disability in the US and other developed countries are mental disorders. Major depression, bipolar diso...

    Authors: Shaheen E Lakhan and Karen F Vieira

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2008 7:2

    Content type: Review

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