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  1. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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    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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  10. 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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    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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  12. 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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    Relatively little is known about dietary changes and their relationships with weight change during behavioural weight loss interventions. In a secondary analysis of data from a multicentre RCT, we investigated...

    Authors: Gina L. Ambrosini, Ivonne Solis-Trapala, Amy L. Ahern, Nicholas R. Fuller, Christina Holzapfel, Hans Hauner, Ian D. Caterson and Susan A. Jebb

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:64

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    Diet quality has been linked to obesity, but this relationship remains unclear in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The aim of this study is to examine the association between diet quality and obesity in...

    Authors: Lorena T. F. Cheung, Ruth S. M. Chan, Gary T. C. Ko, Eric S. H. Lau, Francis C. C. Chow and Alice P. S. Kong

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:63

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  15. Content type: Research

    Although higher-protein diets (HP) can assist with weight loss and glycemic control, their effect on psychological wellbeing has not been established. The objective of this study was to compare the effects of ...

    Authors: Nerylee Ann Watson, Kathryn Ann Dyer, Jonathan David Buckley, Grant David Brinkworth, Alison Mary Coates, Gaynor Parfitt, Peter Ranald Charles Howe, Manny Noakes and Karen Joy Murphy

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:62

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  16. Content type: Research

    To date, no culture-specific food frequency questionnaires (FFQ) are available in North Africa. The aim of this study was to adapt and examine the reproducibility and validity of an FFQ or use in the Moroccan ...

    Authors: Khaoula El Kinany, Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, Mohamed Khalis, Meimouna Mint Sidi Deoula, Abdelilah Benslimane, Amran Ibrahim, Mohamed Chakib Benjelloun and Karima El Rhazi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:61

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  17. Content type: Research

    Vitamin A plays an important role in human functions, which mainly come from foods. This study aims to examine dietary vitamin A intake and major food sources of Chinese adults.

    Authors: Wenwen Du, Huijun Wang, Zhihong Wang, Jiguo Zhang, Chang Su, Xiaofang Jia, Ji Zhang, Hongru Jiang, Feifei Huang, Yifei Ouyang, Yun Wang, Li Li and Bing Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:60

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  18. Content type: Research

    The need for a better understanding of food consumption behaviour within its behavioural context has sparked the interest of nutrition researchers for user-documented food consumption data collected outside th...

    Authors: Marcus Maringer, Pieter van’t Veer, Naomi Klepacz, Muriel C. D. Verain, Anne Normann, Suzanne Ekman, Lada Timotijevic, Monique M. Raats and Anouk Geelen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:59

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  19. Content type: Review

    This study aimed to investigate the possible effect of omega-3 fatty acids on reducing the mortality of sepsis and sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in adults.

    Authors: HuaiSheng Chen, Su Wang, Ying Zhao, YuTian Luo, HuaSheng Tong and Lei Su

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:57

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  20. Content type: Research

    Whether long-chain n–3 PUFAs of marine origin have an anti-atherogenic effect in the general population has hardly been studied. In this population-based study, we hypothesized that fatty fish and fish oil int...

    Authors: Stein Harald Johnsen, Bjarne K. Jacobsen, Sigrid K. Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen and Ellisiv B. Mathiesen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:56

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  21. Content type: Research

    Dietary patterns are commonly used in epidemiological research, yet there have been few studies assessing if and how research results may vary across dietary patterns. This study aimed to estimate the risk of ...

    Authors: Ishor Sharma, Barbara Roebothan, Yun Zhu, Jennifer Woodrow, Patrick S. Parfrey, John R. Mclaughlin and Peter Peizhong Wang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:55

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  22. Content type: Research

    Propolis is a well-known bee product containing more than 2000 identified compounds. It has many beneficial effects on human health that include antibacterial, antiviral, anticancer and hepatoprotective justif...

    Authors: Mirza Bojić, Andrea Antolić, Maja Tomičić, Željko Debeljak and Željan Maleš

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:52

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of branched-chain amino acid metabolism. Patients with MSUD are at risk of life-threatening metabolic decompensations with ketoacidosis and e...

    Authors: Sarah Catharina Grünert, Stefanie Rosenbaum-Fabian, Anke Schumann, Karl Otfried Schwab, Nadja Mingirulli and Ute Spiekerkoetter

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:51

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  24. Content type: Research

    Selenium (Se) is essential for humans, with many critical roles in physiological and pathophysiological processes. Fish, eggs and meats are usually the rich food sources of Se. To improve the nutritional statu...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Linsheng Yang, Hairong Li, Yonghua Li and Binggan Wei

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:50

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  25. Content type: Research

    The diet of the Brazilian Cardioprotective Nutritional Program (BALANCE) classifies food into four groups and sets the daily amount to be consumed. The dietary approach of BALANCE is different from other dieta...

    Authors: Jacqueline Tereza da Silva, Ângela Cristine Bersch-Ferreira, Camila Ragne Torreglosa, Bernardete Weber and Renata Bertazzi Levy

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:49

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  26. Content type: Research

    Food insecurity has been associated with dietary intake and weight status in UK adults and children although results have been mixed and ethnicity has not been explored. We aimed to compare prevalence and traj...

    Authors: T. C. Yang, P. Sahota, K. E. Pickett and M. Bryant

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:48

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  27. Content type: Research

    Maternal fatty acids (FAs) intake has an effect on birth weight, birth length, and gestational age, as fetal development is entirely dependent on the maternal essential FA supply. This study aimed to identify ...

    Authors: Eunjung Lee, Hyesook Kim, Hyejin Kim, Eun-Hee Ha and Namsoo Chang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:47

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  28. Content type: Research

    Plate colour was previously shown to alter the amount of food consumption due to its environmental effect on food intake. However, different studies have indicated that the effect of plate colour cannot be gen...

    Authors: Asli Akyol, Aylin Ayaz, Elif Inan-Eroglu, Cansu Cetin and Gulhan Samur

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:46

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  29. Content type: Research

    Survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (cALL) experience cardiometabolic and bone complications after treatments. This study aimed at developing and validating an interview-administrated food freq...

    Authors: Sophia Morel, Olivia Portolese, Yasmine Chertouk, Jade Leahy, Laurence Bertout, Caroline Laverdière, Maja Krajinovic, Daniel Sinnett, Emile Levy and Valérie Marcil

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:45

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  30. Content type: Study protocol

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects 0.5–1.0% of the population, and where many patients in spite of modern pharmacological treatment fail to reach remission. This affects p...

    Authors: Anna Winkvist, Linnea Bärebring, Inger Gjertsson, Lars Ellegård and Helen M. Lindqvist

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:44

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  31. Content type: Research

    One of the driving factors of dietary overconsumption throughout the last decennia is the increase of food portion sizes. Larger portions induce higher daily energy intake, so reducing portion size may reduce ...

    Authors: Marie Vermote, Vickà Versele, Marijn Stok, Patrick Mullie, Eva D’Hondt, Benedicte Deforche, Peter Clarys and Tom Deliens

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:43

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  32. Content type: Research

    Nutrition Therapy (NT) is essential in type 2 diabetes (T2D) management. Standards of care recommend that each patient engages with a nutritionist (RDN) to develop an individualized eating plan. However, it is...

    Authors: Adham Mottalib, Veronica Salsberg, Barakatun-Nisak Mohd-Yusof, Wael Mohamed, Padraig Carolan, David M. Pober, Joanna Mitri and Osama Hamdy

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:42

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  33. Content type: Review

    Increasing population lifespan necessitates a greater understanding of nutritional needs in older adults (65 year and over). A synthesis of total energy expenditure in the older population has not been underta...

    Authors: Judi Porter, Kay Nguo, Simone Gibson, Catherine E. Huggins, Jorja Collins, Nicole J. Kellow and Helen Truby

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:40

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  34. Content type: Study protocol

    Existing ready-to-use supplementary and therapeutic foods (RUSFs and RUTFs) have had limited acceptance and effectiveness in Cambodia. This has hampered the treatment and prevention of child malnutrition. An i...

    Authors: Bindi Borg, Seema Mihrshahi, Mark Griffin, Daream Sok, Chamnan Chhoun, Arnaud Laillou, Jacques Berger and Frank T. Wieringa

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:39

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  35. Content type: Retraction Note

    The Editors are retracting this article [1] because post-publication peer review has identified multiple errors in the methodology of this meta-analysis, which invalidate the conclusions drawn.

    Authors: Hai Wang, Libo Man, Guizhong Li, Guanglin Huang and Ning Liu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:38

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    The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2016 15:32

  36. Content type: Research

    The amount of bone accrued during adolescence is an important determinant of later osteoporosis risk. Little is known about the influence of dietary patterns (DPs) on the bone during adolescence and their pote...

    Authors: Elham Z. Movassagh, Adam D. G. Baxter-Jones, Saija Kontulainen, Susan Whiting, Michael Szafron and Hassan Vatanparast

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:36

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  37. Content type: Short report

    This study was conducted to assess household coverage with iodized salt in Saudi Arabia, and to determine adequacy of salt iodization.

    Authors: Mushary H. Al-Dakheel, Hassan K. Haridi, Bushra M. Al-Bashir, Ali M. AL-Shangiti, Sulaiman N. Al-Shehri and Izzeldin Hussein

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:35

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  38. Content type: Research

    Consumption of polyphenol-rich fruits and vegetables may improve postprandial glucose and insulin levels and hence promote well-being. Previously it has been observed that consumption of bilberry decreases the...

    Authors: Jie Xu, Tommy Jönsson, Merichel Plaza, Åsa Håkansson, Martin Antonsson, Irini Lazou Ahrén, Charlotta Turner, Peter Spégel and Yvonne Granfeldt

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:34

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  39. Content type: Research

    Snacking raises concern since it may lead to an additional energy intake and poor nutrient quality. A snacking occasion can be defined as any eating occasion apart from main meals, regardless of the amount or ...

    Authors: Wendy Si Hassen, Katia Castetbon, Christine Tichit, Sandrine Péneau, Anouar Nechba, Pauline Ducrot, Aurélie Lampuré, France Bellisle, Serge Hercberg and Caroline Méjean

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:33

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  40. Content type: Research

    Food preparation skills may encourage healthy eating. Traditional assessment of child food preparation employs self- or parent proxy-reporting methods, which are prone to error. The eButton is a wearable all-d...

    Authors: Margaret Raber, Monika Patterson, Wenyan Jia, Mingui Sun and Tom Baranowski

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:32

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  41. Content type: Research

    Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 97 body-mass index (BMI) associated loci. We aimed to evaluate if dietary intake modifies BMI associations at these loci in the Singapore Chinese p...

    Authors: Xuling Chang, Rajkumar Dorajoo, Ye Sun, Yi Han, Ling Wang, Chiea-Chuen Khor, Xueling Sim, E-Shyong Tai, Jianjun Liu, Jian-Min Yuan, Woon-Puay Koh, Rob M. van Dam, Yechiel Friedlander and Chew-Kiat Heng

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:31

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  42. Content type: Research

    Adolescence involves changes in dietary habits that may induce imbalances in the intake of different nutrients. Fish is an important dietary source of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPU...

    Authors: Katina Handeland, Siv Skotheim, Valborg Baste, Ingvild E. Graff, Livar Frøyland, Øyvind Lie, Marian Kjellevold, Maria W. Markhus, Kjell M. Stormark, Jannike Øyen and Lisbeth Dahl

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:30

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  43. Content type: Research

    Child school performance during puberty may be at increased risk through emotional disturbance. It is hypothesized that this may be mitigated by dietary quality.

    Authors: Lin-Yuan Huang, Mark L. Wahlqvist, Meei-Shyuan Lee and Po-Huang Chiang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:29

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  44. Content type: Research

    Significant associations between visceral fat and alterations in plasma fatty acids have been identified in overweight individuals. However, there are scant data regarding the relationships of the visceral fat...

    Authors: Young Ju Lee, Ayoung Lee, Hye Jin Yoo, Minjoo Kim, Minkyung Kim, Sun Ha Jee, Dong Yeob Shin and Jong Ho Lee

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2018 17:28

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