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  1. Content type: Research

    In Ecuador, adolescents’ food intake does not comply with guidelines for a healthy diet. Together with abdominal obesity adolescent’s inadequate diets are risk factors for non-communicable diseases. We report ...

    Authors: Angélica Ochoa-Avilés, Roosmarijn Verstraeten, Lieven Huybregts, Susana Andrade, John Van Camp, Silvana Donoso, Patricia Liliana Ramírez, Carl Lachat, Lea Maes and Patrick Kolsteren

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:79

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    Optimum nutrition and good feeding practices amongst infants and young children are the key determinants of growth for a healthy life. Dietary diversity is considered to be a reliable and easy-to-measure proxy...

    Authors: Sarosh Iqbal, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar and Florian Fischer

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:78

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    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the major causes of irreversible blindness. The objective of this study was to determine whether there is any relationship between dietary intake of fruits and ...

    Authors: Eun-kyung Kim, Hyesook Kim, Aswathy Vijayakumar, Oran Kwon and Namsoo Chang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:77

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    Dietary strategies that help patients adhere to a weight reduction diet may increase the likelihood of weight loss maintenance and improved long-term health outcomes. Regular nut consumption has been associate...

    Authors: Cheryl L. Rock, Shirley W. Flatt, Hava-Shoshana Barkai, Bilge Pakiz and Dennis D. Heath

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:76

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    Inadequate protein intake (PI), containing a sub-optimal source of essential amino acids (EAAs), and reduced appetite are contributing factors to age-related sarcopenia. The satiating effects of dietary protei...

    Authors: Theocharis Ispoglou, Kevin Deighton, Roderick FGJ King, Helen White and Matthew Lees

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:75

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    This study aimed to evaluate the concordance between two dietary indexes, the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and the Diabetes Healthy Eating Index (DHEI), in evaluating diet quality and its possible association wi...

    Authors: Juliana Peçanha Antonio, Vanessa Costa da Rosa, Roberta Aguiar Sarmento and Jussara Carnevale de Almeida

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:74

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    The primary aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that an orally ingested apple polyphenol extract rich in epicatechin and flavan-3-ol oligomers improves endothelium-dependent brachial artery flow-media...

    Authors: Maria Saarenhovi, Pia Salo, Mika Scheinin, Jussi Lehto, Zsófia Lovró, Kirsti Tiihonen, Markus J. Lehtinen, Jouni Junnila, Oliver Hasselwander, Anneli Tarpila and Olli T. Raitakari

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:73

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    A major protein component of cow’s milk is β-casein. The most frequent variants in dairy herds are A1 and A2. Recent studies showed that milk containing A1 β-casein promoted intestinal inflammation and exacerb...

    Authors: Mei He, Jianqin Sun, Zhuo Qin Jiang and Yue Xin Yang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:72

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    We evaluated the effects of eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA) acids enriched fish oil (FO) on nutritional and immunological parameters of treatment naïve breast cancer patients.

    Authors: Elemárcia Martins da Silva Paixão, Ana Carolina de M. Oliveira, Nathalia Pizato, Maria Imaculada Muniz-Junqueira, Kelly G. Magalhães, Eduardo Yoshio Nakano and Marina K. Ito

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:71

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  10. Content type: Study protocol

    Besides the effects of dietary long chain PUFA on circulating endocannabinoids concentrations, the impact of other nutrients on these system is not known and, whether changes in plasma endocannabinoids levels ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Haidari, Vahideh Aghamohammadi, Majid Mohammadshahi and Kambiz Ahmadi- Angali

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:70

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    Empirically derived food purchase patterns provide information about which combinations of foods were purchased from households. The objective of this study was to identify what kinds of patterns exist, which ...

    Authors: Silke Thiele, Jonas Peltner, Almut Richter and Gert B. M. Mensink

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:69

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  12. Content type: Review

    Dyslipidemia is an important and common cardiovascular risk factor in the general population. The lipid-lowering effects of turmeric and curcumin are unconfirmed. We performed a meta-analysis to assess the eff...

    Authors: Si Qin, Lifan Huang, Jiaojiao Gong, Shasha Shen, Juan Huang, Hong Ren and Huaidong Hu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:68

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    The potential glucose-lowering effects of pomegranate have been reported in animal and observational studies, but intervention studies in humans have generated mixed results. In this paper, we aimed to conduct...

    Authors: Haohai Huang, Dan Liao, Guangzhao Chen, Honglang Chen and Yongkun Zhu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:67

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    One of the most common complications of parenteral nutrition (PN) is liver dysfunction (LD). Therapeutic approaches for LD include, among others, administering cyclic parenteral nutrition (cPN), allowing some ...

    Authors: Jose J. Arenas Villafranca, Miriam Nieto Guindo, Elena Álvaro Sanz, Manuela Moreno Santamaria, Marga Garrido Siles and Jimena Abilés

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:66

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    There are limited data on the evolution of eating habits, including snacking, in Australia. This study aimed to understand snacking trends among Australian children over three previous National Nutrition Surveys.

    Authors: Flávia Fayet-Moore, Véronique Peters, Andrew McConnell, Peter Petocz and Alison L. Eldridge

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:65

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    Fatty fish is the dominant dietary source of n-3 LCPUFAs but it also contains other micronutrients considered important for brain development and function. To our knowledge, the effect of fatty fish intake on ...

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

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:64

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    Previously, a “purchase” pattern (rich in vegetable oil, manufactured foods, red meat and poultry, fruits, and vegetables) was identified among adults in urban Ghana and was inversely associated with T2D, whil...

    Authors: Franziska Jannasch, George Bedu-Addo, Matthias B. Schulze, Frank P. Mockenhaupt and Ina Danquah

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:63

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    The specific role of major socio-economic indicators in influencing food preparation behaviours could reveal distinct socio-economic patterns, thus enabling mechanisms to be understood that contribute to socia...

    Authors: Caroline Méjean, Wendy Si Hassen, Séverine Gojard, Pauline Ducrot, Aurélie Lampuré, Hans Brug, Nanna Lien, Mary Nicolaou, Michelle Holdsworth, Laura Terragni, Serge Hercberg and Katia Castetbon

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:62

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    There is an increasing global interest in the role of Japanese diet as a possible explanation for the nation’s healthy diet, which contributes to the world’s highest life-expectancy enjoyed in Japan. However, ...

    Authors: Nay Chi Htun, Hitomi Suga, Shino Imai, Wakana Shimizu and Hidemi Takimoto

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:61

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  20. Content type: Review

    Data on the associations between circulating magnesium (Mg) levels and incidence of coronary heart diseases (CHD), hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are inconsistent and inconclusive. The aim o...

    Authors: Jiang Wu, Pengcheng Xun, Qingya Tang, Wei Cai and Ka He

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:60

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  21. Content type: Research

    Vitamin-D deficiency has been linked with impaired development in animal studies; however, the evidence from human studies is scanty. Evidence as to whether vitamin-D deficiency during early childhood affects ...

    Authors: Ranadip Chowdhury, Sunita Taneja, Nita Bhandari, Ingrid Kvestad, Tor A. Strand and Maharaj Kishan Bhan

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:59

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  22. Content type: Research

    Sustainability has become a greater concern among consumers that may influence their dietary intake. Only a few studies investigated the relationship between sustainable food choice motives and diet and they f...

    Authors: B. Allès, S. Péneau, E. Kesse-Guyot, J. Baudry, S. Hercberg and C. Méjean

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:58

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    Studies examining meal and snack eating behaviors in relation to overall diet and health markers are limited, at least partly because there is no definitive consensus about what constitutes a snack, a meal, or...

    Authors: Kentaro Murakami

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:57

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    An increasing number of studies in Western countries have shown that healthy dietary patterns may have a protective effect against cognitive decline and dementia. However, information on this relationship amon...

    Authors: Hitomi Okubo, Hiroki Inagaki, Yasuyuki Gondo, Kei Kamide, Kazunori Ikebe, Yukie Masui, Yasumichi Arai, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Satoshi Sasaki, Takeshi Nakagawa, Mai Kabayama, Ken Sugimoto, Hiromi Rakugi and Yoshinobu Maeda

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:56

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    Currently, Vitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem and it affects more than one billion people worldwide. Vitamin D is crucial for bone mineralization and ossification. Patients with fractures ne...

    Authors: Yalelet Fentaw, Haile Woldie, Solomon Mekonnen and Adino Tesfahun Tsegaye

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:54

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  26. Content type: Review

    Consumers are often confused about nutrition research findings and recommendations. As content experts, it is essential that nutrition scientists communicate effectively. A case-study of the history of dietary...

    Authors: Ann G. Liu, Nikki A. Ford, Frank B. Hu, Kathleen M. Zelman, Dariush Mozaffarian and Penny M. Kris-Etherton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:53

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  27. Content type: Research

    World Health Organization now recommends the transition from F-75 to ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). We described the transition from F-75 to RUTF an...

    Authors: Betty Lanyero, Hanifa Namusoke, Nicolette Nabukeera-Barungi, Benedikte Grenov, Ezekiel Mupere, Kim Fleischer Michaelsen, Christian Mølgaard, Vibeke Brix Christensen, Henrik Friis and André Briend

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:52

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  28. Content type: Research

    Studies have suggested a link between alcohol intake and adiposity. However, results from longitudinal studies have been inconsistent, and a possible interaction with genetic predisposition to adiposity measur...

    Authors: Jeanett F Rohde, Lars Ängquist, Sofus C. Larsen, Janne S. Tolstrup, Lise Lotte N. Husemoen, Allan Linneberg, Ulla Toft, Kim Overvad, Jytte Halkjær, Anne Tjønneland, Torben Hansen, Oluf Pedersen, Thorkild I. A. Sørensen and Berit L Heitmann

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:51

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  29. Content type: Research

    Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) levels (< 75 nmol/l) are inversely associated with anemia prevalence. Since anemia and low 25OHD levels are common in patients with heart failure (HF), we aimed to investigate w...

    Authors: J. B. Ernst, S. Prokop, U. Fuchs, J. Dreier, J. Kuhn, C. Knabbe, H. K. Berthold, S. Pilz, I. Gouni-Berthold, J. F. Gummert, J. Börgermann and A. Zittermann

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:49

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  30. Content type: Research

    Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soda, have been shown to play an important role in weight gain. Although soda consumption has been associated with body mass index (BMI) in many studies, it ha...

    Authors: Anna E. Eney, Siny Tsang, Joseph A. Delaney, Eric Turkheimer and Glen E. Duncan

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:48

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  31. Content type: Study protocol

    A lifelong gluten-free diet (GFD) is regarded as the only proven and accepted therapy for coeliac disease (CD). However, even patients who strictly follow a GFD often suffer from intestinal symptoms and malabs...

    Authors: Urszula Krupa-Kozak, Natalia Drabińska and Elżbieta Jarocka-Cyrta

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:47

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  32. Content type: Review

    This review aims to update the influences of sport modalities, sport performance, and non-exercise-related determinant, on eating patterns and nutrient intake outcomes among adolescent competitive athletes.

    Authors: Matias Noll, Carolina Rodrigues de Mendonça, Lorena Pereira de Souza Rosa and Erika Aparecida Silveira

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:46

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  33. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has been associated with low polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) status. However, investigations regarding PUFA status and correlates in children with moderate acute malnutrition ...

    Authors: C. W. Yaméogo, B. Cichon, C. Fabiansen, M. J. H. Rytter, D. Faurholt-Jepsen, K. D. Stark, A. Briend, S. Shepherd, A. S. Traoré, V. B. Christensen, K. F. Michaelsen, H. Friis and L. Lauritzen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:44

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  34. Content type: Research

    The health benefits of consuming a low glycaemic index (GI) diet to reduce the risk of type 2 Diabetes are well recognized. In recent years the GI values of various foods have been determined. Their efficacy i...

    Authors: Stefan Gerardus Camps, Bhupinder Kaur, Rina Yu Chin Quek and Christiani Jeyakumar Henry

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:43

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  35. Content type: Research

    Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is the most frequent pancreatic specific complication (PSC) after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Several gastric decompression systems exist to manage DGE. Patients with a pancrea...

    Authors: Théophile Guilbaud, David Jérémie Birnbaum, Sandrine Loubière, Julien Bonnet, Sophie Chopinet, Emilie Grégoire, Stéphane Berdah, Jean Hardwigsen and Vincent Moutardier

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:42

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  36. Content type: Research

    Special Operations Forces (SOF) Soldiers deploy frequently and require high levels of physical and cognitive performance. Nutritional status is linked to cognitive and physical performance. Studies evaluating ...

    Authors: Emily K. Farina, Jonathan C. Taylor, Gary E. Means, Nancy E. Murphy, Stefan M. Pasiakos, Harris R. Lieberman and James P. McClung

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:41

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  37. Content type: Research

    Diet quality indices address the diet’s complexity and are calculated by a combination of foods and/or nutrients which together represent a dietary pattern. The current study analysed the relationship between ...

    Authors: Jose I. Recio-Rodriguez, Irene A. Garcia-Yu, Rosario Alonso-Dominguez, José A. Maderuelo-Fernandez, Maria C. Patino-Alonso, Cristina Agudo-Conde, Natalia Sanchez-Aguadero, Rafel Ramos, Ruth Marti, Emiliano Rodriguez-Sanchez, Manuel A. Gómez-Marcos and Luis Garcia-Ortiz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:40

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  38. Content type: Research

    Some probiotics have hypocholesterolemic effects in animal studies, which are mediated, in part, by increases in fecal short chain fatty acids (SCFAs). Clinical trials of probiotics on lipids/lipoproteins are ...

    Authors: Yujin Lee, Zhaoyong Ba, Robert F. Roberts, Connie J. Rogers, Jennifer A. Fleming, Huicui Meng, Emily J. Furumoto and Penny M. Kris-Etherton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:39

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  39. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the interaction between gender and low birth weight (LBW) and lifelong social mobility as an explanation of the etiology of obesity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate total and...

    Authors: Juliana Rombaldi Bernardi, Marcelo Zubaran Goldani, Tanara Vogel Pinheiro, Luciano Santos Pinto Guimarães, Heloisa Bettiol, Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva and Marco Antônio Barbieri

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:38

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  40. Content type: Review

    Semen quality, a predictor of male fertility, has been suggested declining worldwide. Among other life style factors, male coffee/caffeine consumption was hypothesized to influence semen parameters, but also s...

    Authors: Elena Ricci, Paola Viganò, Sonia Cipriani, Edgardo Somigliana, Francesca Chiaffarino, Alessandro Bulfoni and Fabio Parazzini

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:37

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  41. Content type: Research

    Several studies have been focusing on the effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on modulation of inflammatory markers in several cardiopathies. Although immunoregulatory dysfunction has been associated...

    Authors: Paula Simplício da Silva, Mauro Felippe Felix Mediano, Gilberto Marcelo Sperandio da Silva, Patricia Dias de Brito, Claudia Santos de Aguiar Cardoso, Cristiane Fonseca de Almeida, Luiz Henrique Conde Sangenis, Roberta Olmo Pinheiro, Alejandro Marcel Hasslocher-Moreno, Pedro Emmanuel Alvarenga Americano do Brasil and Andrea Silvestre de Sousa

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:36

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  42. Content type: Research

    There has been increasing interest in utilizing a diet low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs) for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a functiona...

    Authors: Jennifer Erickson, Renee Korczak, Qi Wang and Joanne Slavin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:35

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  43. Content type: Research

    People may have different responses to the same environmental changes. It has been reported that genome variations may be responsible for these differences. Also, HDL subfractions may be influenced by differen...

    Authors: Masoumeh Moradi, Maryam Mahmoudi, Ahmad Saedisomeolia, Roxana Zahirihashemi and Fariba Koohdani

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:34

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  44. Content type: Research

    Dairy products are a major contributor to dietary SFA. Partial replacement of milk SFA with unsaturated fatty acids (FAs) is possible through oleic-acid rich supplementation of the dairy cow diet. To assess ad...

    Authors: Oonagh Markey, Dafni Vasilopoulou, Kirsty E. Kliem, Albert Koulman, Colette C. Fagan, Keith Summerhill, Laura Y. Wang, Alistair S. Grandison, David J. Humphries, Susan Todd, Kim G. Jackson, David I. Givens and Julie A. Lovegrove

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:33

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  45. Content type: Research

    The impact of meat consumption on high blood pressure (HBP) and obesity in children and adolescents is a subject of debate. The aim of this study was thus to evaluate the association between meat consumption a...

    Authors: Geum Hee Kim, Sang Won Shin, Juneyoung Lee, Jun Hyun Hwang, Soon-Woo Park, Jin Soo Moon, Hyun Jung Kim and Hyeong Sik Ahn

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:31

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