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  1. Short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides (scFOS) are well-known for their bifidogenicity. In a large study comprising 200 healthy volunteers, we determined the bifidogenic properties of 7 non-digestible carbohydrat...

    Authors: Yoram Bouhnik, Laurent Raskine, Guy Simoneau, Damien Paineau and Francis Bornet

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  2. Folate has emerged as a key nutrient for optimising health. Impaired folate status has been identified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, various types of cancers, and neurocognitive disorders. The s...

    Authors: Christos M Hatzis, George K Bertsias, Manolis Linardakis, John M Scott and Anthony G Kafatos

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:5

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC) is a national population-based cohort study with 102 443 women enrolled at age 30–70 y from 1991 to 1997. The present study was a methodological sub-study to assess...

    Authors: Christine L Parr, Marit B Veierød, Petter Laake, Eiliv Lund and Anette Hjartåker

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:4

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  4. Small increases in zinc (Zn) consumption above recommended amounts have been shown to reduce copper (Cu) status in experimental animals and humans. Recently, we have reported that copper chaperone for Cu/Zn su...

    Authors: Monica Iskandar, Eleonora Swist, Keith D Trick, Bingtuan Wang, Mary R L'Abbé and Jesse Bertinato

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:35

    Content type: Research

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  5. The purposes of this paper are two fold. First, to describe an approach used to identify fruits and vegetables to target for a child focused dietary change intervention. Second, to evaluate the concept of frui...

    Authors: Marilyn S Nanney, Debra Haire-Joshu, Michael Elliott, Kimberly Hessler and Ross C Brownson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:34

    Content type: Research

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  6. Red wine (RW) is rich in antioxidant polyphenols that might protect from oxidative stress related diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. Antioxidant effects after single ingestion of RW or dealco...

    Authors: Bianca M Arendt, Sabine Ellinger, Klaudia Kekic, Leonie Geus, Rolf Fimmers, Ulrich Spengler, Wolfgang-Ulrich Müller and Roland Goerlich

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:33

    Content type: Research

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  7. Abnormal body weight, dietary concerns, and unhealthy weight loss behaviors are increasingly being observed in young females in Japan. Our previous research has shown that the irregular lifestyles of female Ja...

    Authors: Ruka Sakamaki, Rie Amamoto, Yoshie Mochida, Naotaka Shinfuku and Kenji Toyama

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:31

    Content type: Research

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  8. Osteoporosis is the gradual declining in bone mass with age, leading to increased bone fragility and fractures. Fractures in hip and spine are known to be the most important complication of the disease which l...

    Authors: Arezoo Haghighian Roudsari, Farideh Tahbaz, Arash Hossein-Nezhad, Bahram Arjmandi, Bagher Larijani and Seyed Masoud Kimiagar

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:30

    Content type: Research

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  9. previous studies have shown that non-digestible inulin-type fructan intake can increase intestinal mineral absorption in both humans and animals. However, this stimulatory effect on intestinal absorption may d...

    Authors: Charles Coudray, Mathieu Rambeau, Christine Feillet-Coudray, Jean Claude Tressol, Christian Demigne, Elyett Gueux, Andrzej Mazur and Yves Rayssiguier

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:29

    Content type: Research

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  10. Few data have been published on the validity of classification of overweight and obesity based on self-reported weight in representative samples of Hispanic as compared to other American populations despite th...

    Authors: RF Gillum and Christopher T Sempos

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:27

    Content type: Research

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  11. In an epidemiological study, it is essential to test the validity of the food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for its ability to estimate dietary intake. The objectives of our study were to 1) validate a FFQ for...

    Authors: Junko Ishihara, Seiichiro Yamamoto, Hiroyasu Iso, Manami Inoue and Shoichiro Tsugane

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. Cancer chemoprevention is a new approach in cancer prevention, in which chemical agents are used to prevent cancer in normal and/or high-risk populations. Although chemoprevention has shown promise in some epi...

    Authors: Da-ming Zou, Molly Brewer, Francisco Garcia, Jean M Feugang, Jian Wang, Roungyu Zang, Huaguang Liu and Changping Zou

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. Childhood obesity has reached epidemic levels in developed countries. Twenty five percent of children in the US are overweight and 11% are obese. Overweight and obesity in childhood are known to have significa...

    Authors: Mahshid Dehghan, Noori Akhtar-Danesh and Anwar T Merchant

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:24

    Content type: Review

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  14. In order to assess the effects of juice feedings during acute diarrhea a double-blind, randomized study was performed in 90 children, mean age of 10 ± 4.28 months. Thirty patients with acute diarrhea were fed ...

    Authors: Sandra Valois, Hugo Costa-Ribeiro Jr, Ângela Mattos, Tereza Cristina Ribeiro, Carlos Maurício Mendes and Fima Lifshitz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:23

    Content type: Research

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  15. In persons without clinical symptom it is difficult to assess an impact of probiotics regarding its effect on health. We evaluated the functional efficacy of the probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3 in healthy ...

    Authors: Epp Songisepp, Jaak Kals, Tiiu Kullisaar, Reet Mändar, Pirje Hütt, Mihkel Zilmer and Marika Mikelsaar

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:22

    Content type: Research

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  16. The plant stanol ester margarine Benecol® is a functional food that has been shown to lower effectively serum total and LDL-cholesterol. The purpose of this post-marketing study is to characterize users of plant ...

    Authors: Meri Simojoki, Riitta Luoto, Antti Uutela, Hannu Rita, John D Boice Jr, Joseph K McLaughlin and Pekka Puska

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:20

    Content type: Research

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  17. In Africa, herbal medicines are often used as primary treatment for HIV/AIDS and for HIV-related problems. In general, traditional medicines are not well researched, and are poorly regulated. We review the evi...

    Authors: Edward Mills, Curtis Cooper, Dugald Seely and Izzy Kanfer

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:19

    Content type: Review

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  18. The Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) is one of the most commonly used tools in epidemiologic studies to assess long-term nutritional exposure. The purpose of this study is to describe the development of a cu...

    Authors: Mahshid Dehghan, Nawal Al Hamad, AfzalHussein Yusufali, Fathimunissa Nusrath, Salim Yusuf and Anwar T Merchant

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. Increased rates of death from asbestos related diseases have been reported for people previously employed in the mining and milling operations at Wittenoom (Western Australia), and people who lived in the near...

    Authors: Helman S Alfonso, Lin Fritschi, Nicholas H de Klerk, Gina Ambrosini, John Beilby, Nola Olsen and A William Musk

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. Several investigators have reported that clinical improvements of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), from participating in therapeutic diet intervention studies, have been accompanied by loss of body wei...

    Authors: Lars Sköldstam, Lars Brudin, Linda Hagfors and Gunnar Johansson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:15

    Content type: Research

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  21. The effect of food supplementation provided by the World Food Programme to patients and their families enrolled in a predominantly HIV/AIDS home based care programme in Bangwe Malawi is assessed.

    Authors: Cameron Bowie, Linda Kalilani, Reg Marsh, Humphrey Misiri, Paul Cleary and Claire Bowie

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  22. Favorable dietary habits promote health, whereas unfavorable habits link to various chronic diseases. An individual's "sense of coherence" (SOC) is reported to correlate with prevalence of some diseases to which ...

    Authors: Ulrika Lindmark, Birgitta Stegmayr, Berit Nilsson, Bernt Lindahl and Ingegerd Johansson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  23. Although soy protein and its isoflavones have been reported to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in peri- and post-menopausal women, most of these studies are of short duration (i.e. six months). The objective o...

    Authors: Bahram H Arjmandi, Edralin A Lucas, Dania A Khalil, Latha Devareddy, Brenda J Smith, Jennifer McDonald, Andrea B Arquitt, Mark E Payton and Claudia Mason

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2005 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Review

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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