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  1. Environmental factors, particularly commensal bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract, may be involved in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of this study was to evaluate whether natural mil...

    Authors: Kou Katayama, Takeo Matsuno, Takaki Waritani, Kuniaki Terato and Hiroshi Shionoya

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2011 10:2

    Content type: Research

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  2. The consumption of low glycemic index (LGI) foods before exercise results in slower and more stable glycemic increases. Besides maintaining an adequate supply of energy during exercise, this response may favor...

    Authors: Paula G Cocate, Letícia G Pereira, João CB Marins, Paulo R Cecon, Josefina Bressan and Rita CG Alfenas

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2011 10:1

    Content type: Research

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  3. There is concern that recommending protein-enriched meal replacements as part of a weight management program could lead to changes in biomarkers of liver or renal function and reductions in bone density. This ...

    Authors: Zhaoping Li, Leo Treyzon, Steve Chen, Eric Yan, Gail Thames and Catherine L Carpenter

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:72

    Content type: Research

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  4. To conduct a systematic review for the evidence supporting or disproving the reality of parenteral nutrition- antiepileptic drugs interaction, especially with respect to the plasma protein-binding of the drug.

    Authors: Muhannad RM Salih, Mohd Baidi Bahari and Arwa Y Abd

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:71

    Content type: Review

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  5. There are limited findings available on coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors and nutritional pattern of CAD patients in Iran. The purpose of this study was to compare nutritional-related risk factors of ...

    Authors: Reza Amani, Mohammad Noorizadeh, Samira Rahmanian, Naser Afzali and Mohammad H Haghighizadeh

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:70

    Content type: Research

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  6. Evidence showed that the occurrence of iodine deficiency endemic areas has been found in every provinces of Thailand. Thus, a new pilot programme for elimination of iodine deficiency endemic areas at the commu...

    Authors: Wiyada Charoensiriwatana, Pongsant Srijantr, Punthip Teeyapant and Jintana Wongvilairattana

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:68

    Content type: Research

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  7. Adolescence is a crucial period for development of dietary behaviors that continue into adulthood and influence the risk of chronic diseases later in life. The aim of this study was to determine the eating pat...

    Authors: Mehmet Akman, Hülya Akan, Güldal İzbirak, Özlem Tanrıöver, Sırma Mine Tilev, Anıl Yıldız, Simge Tektaş, Ayça Vitrinel and Osman Hayran

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:67

    Content type: Research

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  8. The ultrasonographic estimation of thyroid size has been advocated as being more precise than palpation to diagnose goitre. However, ultrasound also requires technical proficiency. This study was conducted amo...

    Authors: Sigrun Henjum, Tor A Strand, Liv E Torheim, Arne Oshaug and Christine L Parr

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:66

    Content type: Research

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  9. Despite the numerous reports of the association of vitamin D with a spectrum of development, disease treatment and health maintenance, vitamin D deficiency is common. Originating in part from the diet but with...

    Authors: Ran Zhang and Declan P Naughton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:65

    Content type: Review

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  10. Since human diets contain many components that may work synergistically to prevent or promote disease, assessing diet quality may be informative. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association be...

    Authors: Ana P Tardivo, Jorge Nahas-Neto, Eliana AP Nahas, Nailza Maesta, Marcio AH Rodrigues and Fabio L Orsatti

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:64

    Content type: Research

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  11. Results of epidemiological studies have suggested that consumption of green tea could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Intervention studies show that green tea may decrease blood glucose levels, and also inc...

    Authors: Julija Josic, Anna Tholén Olsson, Jennie Wickeberg, Sandra Lindstedt and Joanna Hlebowicz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:63

    Content type: Research

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  12. Matrix Metalloproteinases 2 is a key molecule in cellular invasion and metastasis. Mitochondrial ROS has been established as a mediator of MMP activity. Coenzyme Q10 contributes to intracellular ROS regulation. C...

    Authors: Massih Bahar, Shahnaz Khaghani, Parvin Pasalar, Maliheh Paknejad, Mohammad Reza Khorramizadeh, Hossein Mirmiranpour and Siavash Gerayesh Nejad

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:62

    Content type: Research

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  13. Multivitamin/multimineral complexes are the most common dietary supplements. Unlike minerals in foods that are incorporated in bioorganic structures, minerals in dietary supplements are typically in an inorgan...

    Authors: Alexander B Rabovsky, Andrei M Komarov, Jeremy S Ivie and Garry R Buettner

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:61

    Content type: Research

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  14. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] is the major circulating form of vitamin D and a standard indicator of vitamin D status. Emerging evidence in the literature suggests a high prevalence of suboptimal vitamin...

    Authors: Pankaj G Vashi, Kristen Trukova, Carolyn A Lammersfeld, Donald P Braun and Digant Gupta

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:60

    Content type: Research

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  15. This study's purpose investigated the impact of different macronutrient distributions and varying caloric intakes along with regular exercise for metabolic and physiological changes related to weight loss.

    Authors: Chad M Kerksick, Jennifer Wismann-Bunn, Donovan Fogt, Ashli R Thomas, Lem Taylor, Bill I Campbell, Colin D Wilborn, Travis Harvey, Mike D Roberts, Paul La Bounty, Melyn Galbreath, Brandon Marcello, Christopher J Rasmussen and Richard B Kreider

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:59

    Content type: Research

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  16. Reductions in postprandial glycemia have been demonstrated previously with the addition of the novel viscous polysaccharide (NVP), PolyGlycopleX® (PGX®), to an OGTT or white bread. This study explores whether the...

    Authors: Alexandra L Jenkins, Veronica Kacinik, Michael Lyon and Thomas MS Wolever

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:58

    Content type: Research

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  17. The past two decades have seen a rise in the number of investigations examining the health-related effects of religiously motivated fasts. Islamic Ramadan is a 28 - 30 day fast in which food and drink are proh...

    Authors: John F Trepanowski and Richard J Bloomer

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:57

    Content type: Review

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  18. Child and infant malnourishment is a significant and growing problem in the developing world. Malnourished children are at high risk for negative health outcomes over their lifespans. Philani, a paraprofession...

    Authors: Ingrid M le Roux, Karl le Roux, W Scott Comulada, Erin M Greco, Katherine A Desmond, Nokwanele Mbewu and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:56

    Content type: Research

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  19. Chocolate is rich in flavonoids that have been shown to be of benefit in disparate conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer. The effect of polyphenol rich chocolate in subjects with chronic fatig...

    Authors: Thozhukat Sathyapalan, Stephen Beckett, Alan S Rigby, Duane D Mellor and Stephen L Atkin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:55

    Content type: Research

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  20. People overeat because their hunger directs them to consume more calories than they require. The purpose of this study was to analyze the changes in experience and perception of hunger before and after partici...

    Authors: Joel Fuhrman, Barbara Sarter, Dale Glaser and Steve Acocella

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:51

    Content type: Research

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  21. Over the past decade, several large epidemiologic investigations of meat intake and prostate cancer have been published. Therefore, a meta-analysis of prospective studies was conducted to estimate potential as...

    Authors: Dominik D Alexander, Pamela J Mink, Colleen A Cushing and Bonnie Sceurman

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:50

    Content type: Review

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  22. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of a dietary supplement (Ambrotose AO®) on resting and exercise-induced blood antioxidant capacity and oxidative stress in exercise-trained and untra...

    Authors: Richard J Bloomer, Robert E Canale, Megan M Blankenship and Kelsey H Fisher-Wellman

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:49

    Content type: Research

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  23. Food pattern analyses are popular tools in the study of associations between diet and health. However, there is a need for further evaluation of this methodology. The aim of the present cross-sectional study w...

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

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:48

    Content type: Research

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  24. Mexico has seen a very steep increase in child obesity level. Little is known about caloric beverage intake in this country as well as all other countries outside a few high income countries. This study examin...

    Authors: Simon Barquera, Fabricio Campirano, Anabelle Bonvecchio, Lucia Hernández-Barrera, Juan A Rivera and Barry M Popkin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:47

    Content type: Research

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  25. Olive oil and its minor constituents have been recommended as important dietary therapeutic interventions in preventive medicine. However, a question remains to be addressed: what are the effects of olive oil ...

    Authors: Geovana MX Ebaid, Fábio RF Seiva, Katiucha KHR Rocha, Gisele A Souza and Ethel LB Novelli

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:46

    Content type: Research

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  26. Increase in the incidence of hyperuricemia associated with gout as well as hypertension, renal diseases and cardiovascular diseases has been a public health concern. We examined the possibility of facilitated ...

    Authors: Aya Kanbara, Masayuki Hakoda and Issei Seyama

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:45

    Content type: Research

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  27. Decreased bone mineral density and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women represents a growing source of physical limitations and financial concerns in our aging population. While appropriate medical treatments ...

    Authors: Zhaoping Li, Hannah Karp, Alona Zerlin, Tsz Ying Amy Lee, Catherine Carpenter and David Heber

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:44

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  28. Previous animal studies have shown that Curcuma (C.) longa lowers plasma glucose. C. longa may thus be a promising ingredient in functional foods aimed at preventing type 2 diabetes. The purpose of the study is t...

    Authors: Jennie Wickenberg, Sandra Lindstedt Ingemansson and Joanna Hlebowicz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:43

    Content type: Research

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  29. A previous study showed that combination of zinc and vitamin A reduced sputum conversion time in pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) patients.

    Authors: Trevino A Pakasi, Elvina Karyadi, Ni Made Desy Suratih, Michael Salean, Nining Darmawidjaja, Hans Bor, Koos van der Velden, Wil MV Dolmans and Jos WM van der Meer

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:41

    Content type: Research

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  30. Recommendations for daily dietary vegetable intake were increased in the 2005 USDA Dietary Guidelines as consumption of a diet rich in vegetables has been associated with lower risk of certain chronic health d...

    Authors: Sonia F Shenoy, Alexandra G Kazaks, Roberta R Holt, Hsin Ju Chen, Barbara L Winters, Chor San Khoo, Walker SC Poston, C Keith Haddock, Rebecca S Reeves, John P Foreyt, M Eric Gershwin and Carl L Keen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:38

    Content type: Research

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  31. We have developed a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for the assessment of habitual diet, with special focus on the intake of fruit, vegetables and other antioxidant-rich foods and beverages. The aim of the ...

    Authors: Monica H Carlsen, Inger TL Lillegaard, Anette Karlsen, Rune Blomhoff, Christian A Drevon and Lene F Andersen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:37

    Content type: Research

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  32. Validation of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) is important as incorrect information may lead to biased associations. Therefore the relative validity of an FFQ developed for use in the German Health Examin...

    Authors: Marjolein Haftenberger, Thorsten Heuer, Christin Heidemann, Friederike Kube, Carolin Krems and Gert BM Mensink

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:36

    Content type: Research

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  33. Vitamin A deficiency is a major public health nutrition problem in the developing world. Even subclinical Vitamin A deficiency is associated with increased childhood mortality. Severe maternal vitamin A defici...

    Authors: Nermin Tansuğ, Muzaffer Polat, Selcan Çeşme, Fatma Taneli, Salih Gözmen, Özlem Tokuşoğlu, Dilek Yılmaz and Gönül Dinç

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:34

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  34. Arabinogalactan from Larch tree (Larix spp.) bark has previously demonstrated immunostimulatory activity. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that ingestion of a proprietary arabinogalactan extra...

    Authors: Jay K Udani, Betsy B Singh, Marilyn L Barrett and Vijay J Singh

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:32

    Content type: Research

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  35. Several studies demonstrated an association of homocysteine plasma levels and the plasma lipoprotein profile. This cross-sectional pilot study aimed at analyzing whether blood levels of the two important cofac...

    Authors: Alexander Semmler, Susanna Moskau, Andreas Grigull, Susan Farmand, Thomas Klockgether, Yvo Smulders, Henk Blom, Bernd Zur, Birgit Stoffel-Wagner and Michael Linnebank

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:31

    Content type: Research

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  36. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of mortality in the United States as well as globally. Epidemiological studies show that regular fruit and vegetable consumption reduces CVD risk, in part, due t...

    Authors: Keith R Martin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:29

    Content type: Research

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  37. Limiting consumption of eggs, which are high in cholesterol, is generally recommended to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. However, recent evidence suggests that dietary cholesterol has limited influence ...

    Authors: Valentine Njike, Zubaida Faridi, Suparna Dutta, Anjelica L Gonzalez-Simon and David L Katz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:28

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  38. There is limited data on the nutritional status of Asian patients with various aetiologies of cirrhosis. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of malnutrition and to compare nutritional differences betw...

    Authors: Mei-Ling S Tai, Khean-Lee Goh, Siti Hawa Mohd-Taib, Sanjay Rampal and Sanjiv Mahadeva

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:27

    Content type: Research

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  39. The physical health status of vegetarians has been extensively reported, but there is limited research regarding the mental health status of vegetarians, particularly with regard to mood. Vegetarian diets excl...

    Authors: Bonnie L Beezhold, Carol S Johnston and Deanna R Daigle

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:26

    Content type: Research

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  40. Insulin resistance (IR) plays an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Current methods for insulin resistance detection are cumbersome, or not sensitive ...

    Authors: Meir Mizrahi, Gadi Lalazar, Tomer Adar, Itamar Raz and Yaron Ilan

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:25

    Content type: Research

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