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  1. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  11. 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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  12. 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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    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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Content type: Research

    The intake of protein and antioxidants has been inversely associated with frailty, individually. However, to our knowledge, no study has evaluated these associations in considering antioxidants or protein inta...

    Authors: Satomi Kobayashi, Hitomi Suga and Satoshi Sasaki

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:29

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    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) mediate much of the DNA damage caused by ionizing radiation. Among carotenoids, lycopene and β-carotene, present in tomato juice, are known to be strong radical scavengers. The ai...

    Authors: Ayumi Nakamura, Chieko Itaki, Ayako Saito, Toko Yonezawa, Koichi Aizawa, Ayumi Hirai, Hiroyuki Suganuma, Tomisato Miura, Yasushi Mariya and Siamak Haghdoost

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:27

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  20. Content type: Research

    The findings of prospective cohort studies are inconsistent regarding the association between dietary magnesium intake and serum magnesium concentration and the risk of hypertension. We aimed to review the evi...

    Authors: Hedong Han, Xin Fang, Xin Wei, Yuzhou Liu, Zhicao Jin, Qi Chen, Zhongjie Fan, Jan Aaseth, Ayako Hiyoshi, Jia He and Yang Cao

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:26

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  21. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide and prevention is needed. Whole grain has shown potential to lower the risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. One possible mechanism behi...

    Authors: Jonna C. Sandberg, Inger M. E. Björck and Anne C. Nilsson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:25

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    A strategy of limited preoperative fasting, with carbohydrate (CHO) loading and intraoperative infusion of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 PUFA), has seldom been tried in cardiovascular surgery. Brief...

    Authors: Gibran Roder Feguri, Paulo Ruiz Lúcio de Lima, Danilo de Cerqueira Borges, Laura Ramos Toledo, Larissa Nadaf Batista, Thaís Carvalho e Silva, Neuber José Segri and José Eduardo de Aguilar-Nascimento

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:24

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  23. Content type: Research

    Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) are essential for infant neurodevelopment. The nutritional adequacy of dietary LC-PUFAs depends not only on the LC-PUFAs intake but also on the n-6 to n-3 fatt...

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

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:23

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  24. Content type: Research

    Chronic, low-grade inflammation is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The inflammatory impact of diet can be reflected by concentrations of inflammatory markers in the bloodstream and the i...

    Authors: Stina Bodén, Maria Wennberg, Bethany Van Guelpen, Ingegerd Johansson, Bernt Lindahl, Jonas Andersson, Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hebert and Lena Maria Nilsson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:21

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  25. Content type: Research

    Dietary risks today constitute the largest proportion of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) globally and in Sweden. An increasing number of people today consume highly processed foods high in saturated fat...

    Authors: Anna Winkvist, Sofia Klingberg, Lena Maria Nilsson, Maria Wennberg, Frida Renström, Göran Hallmans, Kurt Boman and Ingegerd Johansson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:20

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  26. Content type: Research

    The excretion of amino acids in urine represents an important avenue for the loss of key nutrients. Some amino acids such as glycine and histidine are lost in higher abundance than others. These two amino acid...

    Authors: R. H. Dunstan, D. L. Sparkes, M. M. Macdonald, X. Janse De Jonge, B. J. Dascombe, J. Gottfries, C.-G. Gottfries and T. K. Roberts

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:19

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  27. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of dietary supplements has increased in Japan, and, as a consequence, the adverse events associated with dietary supplement use have become more prominent. Severe adverse events must be reported...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Chiba, Yoko Sato, Etsuko Kobayashi, Kazuki Ide, Hiroshi Yamada and Keizo Umegaki

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:18

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  28. Content type: Research

    Previously reported associations between vitamin D status, as measured by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations, and cardiometabolic risk factors were largely limited by variability in 25(OH)D ass...

    Authors: Banaz Al-khalidi, Samantha M. Kimball, Michael A. Rotondi and Chris I. Ardern

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nutrition Journal 2017 16:32

  29. Content type: Research

    Childhood overweight and obesity remains high, contributing to cardiometabolic risk factors at younger ages. It is unclear which measures of adiposity serve as the best proxies for identifying children at meta...

    Authors: Megan Hetherington-Rauth, Jennifer W. Bea, Vinson R. Lee, Robert M. Blew, Janet Funk, Timothy G. Lohman and Scott B. Going

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:15

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  30. Content type: Research

    High-amylose maize resistant starch type 2 (HAM-RS2) stimulates gut-derived satiety peptides and reduces adiposity in animals. Human studies have not supported these findings despite improvements in glucose ho...

    Authors: Mindy Patterson Maziarz, Sara Preisendanz, Shanil Juma, Victorine Imrhan, Chandan Prasad and Parakat Vijayagopal

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:14

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  31. Content type: Research

    The present study identified the most commonly consumed grain food patterns in US children and adolescents (2–18 years-old; N = 8,367) relative to those not consuming grains and compared diet quality and nutrient...

    Authors: Yanni Papanikolaou, Julie Miller Jones and Victor L. Fulgoni III

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:13

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  32. Content type: Research

    Early oral nutrition (EON) has been shown to improve recovery of gastrointestinal function, length of stay and mortality after abdominal surgery; however, early oral nutrition often fails during the first week...

    Authors: Da-Li Sun, Wei-Ming Li, Shu-Min Li, Yun-Yun Cen, Qing-Wen Xu, Yi-Jun Li, Yan-Bo Sun, Yu-xing Qi, Yue-ying Lin, Ting Yang, Qi-Ping Lu and Peng-Yuan Xu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:11

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  33. Content type: Research

    Intentional weight loss in obese older adults is a risk factor for accelerated muscle mass loss. We investigated whether a high protein diet and/or resistance exercise preserves fat free mass (FFM) during weig...

    Authors: Amely M. Verreijen, Mariëlle F. Engberink, Robert G. Memelink, Suzanne E. van der Plas, Marjolein Visser and Peter J.M. Weijs

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:10

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  34. Content type: Short report

    Trehalose is hydrolyzed by a specific intestinal brush-border disaccharidase (trehalase) into two glucose molecules. In animal studies, trehalose has been shown to prevent adipocyte hypertrophy and mitigate in...

    Authors: Chiyo Yoshizane, Akiko Mizote, Mika Yamada, Norie Arai, Shigeyuki Arai, Kazuhiko Maruta, Hitoshi Mitsuzumi, Toshio Ariyasu, Shimpei Ushio and Shigeharu Fukuda

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:9

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  35. Content type: Review

    Public health policies, including in Europe, are considering measures and recommendations to limit the intake of added or free sugars. For such policies to be efficient and monitored, a precise knowledge of th...

    Authors: Véronique Azaïs-Braesco, Diewertje Sluik, Matthieu Maillot, Frans Kok and Luis A. Moreno

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:6

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  36. Content type: Research

    Cluster analysis is a data-driven method used to create clusters of individuals sharing similar dietary habits. However, this method requires specific choices from the user which have an influence on the resul...

    Authors: Nicolas Sauvageot, Anna Schritz, Sonia Leite, Ala’a Alkerwi, Saverio Stranges, Faiez Zannad, Sylvie Streel, Axelle Hoge, Anne-Françoise Donneau, Adelin Albert and Michèle Guillaume

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:4

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  37. Content type: Research

    Vitamin D inadequacy is common among the elderly, especially within the Asian population. The vitamin D status among healthy adults in the elderly Chinese population was evaluated.

    Authors: Jing Chen, Chunfeng Yun, Yuna He, Jianhua Piao, Lichen Yang and Xiaoguang Yang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:3

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  38. Content type: Research

    In young men, unhealthy lifestyle behaviours can be detrimental to their physical and/or mental health and set them on a negative health trajectory into adulthood. Despite this, there is a lack of evidence to ...

    Authors: Lee M. Ashton, Philip J. Morgan, Melinda J. Hutchesson, Megan E. Rollo and Clare E. Collins

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2017 16:2

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  39. Content type: Review

    According to previous meta-analyses, coffee consumption reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the underlying mechanism remains unknown. Whether caffeine, the key ingredient in coffee, has a be...

    Authors: Xiuqin Shi, Wenhua Xue, Shuhong Liang, Jie Zhao and Xiaojian Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2016 15:103

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