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  1. High fat diets have long been associated with weight gain and obesity, and the weak satiety response elicited in response to dietary lipids is likely to play a role. Suppression of appetite and food intake has...

    Authors: Caroline M Strik, Fiona E Lithander, Anne-Thea McGill, Alastair K MacGibbon, Brian H McArdle and Sally D Poppitt

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:24

    Content type: Research

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  2. The influence of diet on intestinal microflora has been investigated mainly using conventional microbiological approaches. Although these studies have advanced knowledge on human intestinal microflora, it is i...

    Authors: Merlin W Ariefdjohan, Dennis A Savaiano and Cindy H Nakatsu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:23

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  3. Breast milk contains lutein derived from the mother's diet. This carotenoid is currently not added to infant formula, which has a small and variable lutein content from innate ingredients. This study was condu...

    Authors: Rosario Capeding, Connie P Gepanayao, Nerrisa Calimon, Jowena Lebumfacil, Anne M Davis, Nicole Stouffer and Bruce J Harris

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:22

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  4. Compared with other common plant foods, walnuts (Juglans regia) are consistently ranked among the highest in antioxidant capacity. In vitro, walnut polyphenols inhibit plasma and LDL oxidation, while in animal mo...

    Authors: Diane L McKay, C-Y Oliver Chen, Kyung-Jin Yeum, Nirupa R Matthan, Alice H Lichtenstein and Jeffrey B Blumberg

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:21

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  5. Consumption of healthy diets that contribute with adequate amounts of fat and fatty acids is needed for children. Among Guatemalan children, there is little information about fat intakes. Therefore, the presen...

    Authors: Odilia I Bermudez, Claire Toher, Gabriela Montenegro-Bethancourt, Marieke Vossenaar, Paul Mathias, Colleen Doak and Noel W Solomons

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:20

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  6. The consumption of foods, especially by children, may be determined by the types of foods that are available in the home. Because most studies use a single point of data collection to determine the types of fo...

    Authors: Cheree Sisk, Joseph R Sharkey, William A McIntosh and Jenna Anding

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:19

    Content type: Research

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  7. Food frequency questionnaires (FFQ) are used for epidemiological studies. Because of the wide variations in dietary habits within different populations, a FFQ must be developed to suit the specific group. To d...

    Authors: Tomomi Kobayashi, Sanae Tanaka, Chihiro Toji, Hideko Shinohara, Miharu Kamimura, Naoko Okamoto, Shino Imai, Mitsuru Fukui and Chigusa Date

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:17

    Content type: Research

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  8. Chemoprevention has become an important area in cancer research due to the failure of current therapeutic modalities. Epidemiological and preclinical studies have demonstrated that nutrition plays a vital role...

    Authors: Saiful Yazan Latifah, Nurdin Armania, Tan Hern Tze, Yaacob Azhar, Abdul Hadi Nordiana, Saad Norazalina, Ithnin Hairuszah, Moin Saidi and Ismail Maznah

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:16

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  9. Urbanization in developing countries comes along with changes in food habits and living conditions and with an increase in overweight and associated health risks. The objective of the study was to describe die...

    Authors: Elodie Becquey, Mathilde Savy, Peggy Danel, Hubert B Dabiré, Sylvestre Tapsoba and Yves Martin-Prével

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:13

    Content type: Research

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  10. Epidemiological evidence supports that a diet high in whole grains is associated with lowered risk of chronic diseases included coronary heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. One p...

    Authors: Lynda Enright and Joanne Slavin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:12

    Content type: Research

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  11. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It is implicated in the development of a variety of chronic disease states and is associated with increased levels of inflammation and oxidative s...

    Authors: Lisa M Davis, Christopher Coleman, Jessica Kiel, Joni Rampolla, Tammy Hutchisen, Laura Ford, Wayne S Andersen and Andrea Hanlon-Mitola

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:11

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  12. Growing consumer interest in grass-fed beef products has raised a number of questions with regard to the perceived differences in nutritional quality between grass-fed and grain-fed cattle. Research spanning t...

    Authors: Cynthia A Daley, Amber Abbott, Patrick S Doyle, Glenn A Nader and Stephanie Larson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:10

    Content type: Review

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  13. Inadequate protein intake is known to be deleterious in animals. Using WHO consensus documents for human nutrient requirements, the protein:energy ratio (P:E) of an adequate diet is > 5%. Cassava has a very lo...

    Authors: Kevin Stephenson, Rachel Amthor, Sally Mallowa, Rhoda Nungo, Busie Maziya-Dixon, Simon Gichuki, Ada Mbanaso and Mark Manary

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:9

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  14. Metabolic syndrome, a constellation of metabolic risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, is one of the fastest growing disease entities in the world. Weight loss is thought to be a key to ...

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

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:8

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  15. The aim of this work is to identify major food sources and dietary constituents of Senegalese adults. We conducted a cross-sectional study, using a single 24-hour dietary recall interview. Foods were classifie...

    Authors: Cheryl AM Anderson, Scarlett Bellamy, Mindy Figures, Charnita Zeigler-Johnson, Mohamed Jalloh, Elaine Spangler, Margerie Coomes, Serigne Gueye and Timothy R Rebbeck

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:7

    Content type: Short report

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  16. Malnutrition is a common consequence of disease in older patients. Both in hospital setting and in community setting oral nutritional support has proven to be effective. However, cost-effectiveness studies are...

    Authors: Floor Neelemaat, Abel Thijs, Jaap C Seidell, Judith E Bosmans and Marian AE van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:6

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  17. Constipation is a significant problem in the elderly, specifically nursing home and/or extended-care facility residents are reported to suffer from constipation. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are beneficial probi...

    Authors: Hyang Mi An, Eun Hye Baek, Seok Jang, Do Kyung Lee, Mi Jin Kim, Jung Rae Kim, Kang Oh Lee, Jong Gi Park and Nam Joo Ha

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:5

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  18. In observational studies anaemia and iron deficiency are associated with cognitive deficits, suggesting that iron supplementation may improve cognitive function. However, due to the potential for confounding b...

    Authors: Martin Falkingham, Asmaa Abdelhamid, Peter Curtis, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Louise Dye and Lee Hooper

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:4

    Content type: Research

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  19. A plant-based diet protects against chronic oxidative stress-related diseases. Dietary plants contain variable chemical families and amounts of antioxidants. It has been hypothesized that plant antioxidants ma...

    Authors: Monica H Carlsen, Bente L Halvorsen, Kari Holte, Siv K Bøhn, Steinar Dragland, Laura Sampson, Carol Willey, Haruki Senoo, Yuko Umezono, Chiho Sanada, Ingrid Barikmo, Nega Berhe, Walter C Willett, Katherine M Phillips, David R Jacobs Jr and Rune Blomhoff

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:3

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  20. There is substantial evidence that low consumption of fruit and vegetables (FV) is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to assess FV consumption and the variables that influ...

    Authors: Leili Salehi, Hassan Eftekhar, Kazem Mohammad, Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian, Abolghasem Jazayery and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:2

    Content type: Research

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  21. In meta-analyses supplementation with vitamin D appears to reduce incidence of fractures, and in cross-sectional studies there is a positive association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and b...

    Authors: Rolf Jorde, Monica Sneve, Peter A Torjesen, Yngve Figenschau, John-Bjarne Hansen and Guri Grimnes

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2010 9:1

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  22. This research was conducted to explore the relationships between the levels of omega-3 fatty acids in serum phospholipid and key fatty acid ratios including potential cut-offs for risk factor assessment with r...

    Authors: Bruce J Holub, Mike Wlodek, William Rowe and Jerry Piekarski

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:58

    Content type: Research

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  23. Body mass index (BMI) is often used as an objective surrogate estimate of body fat. Increased BMI is directly associated with an increase in metabolic disease, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The Stun...

    Authors: Harold E Bays, Debbra D Bazata, Kathleen M Fox, Susan Grandy and James R Gavin III

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:57

    Content type: Research

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  24. Water soluble β-carotene (WS-BC) is a carotenoid form that has been developed as a food colorant. WS-BC is known to contain 10% of all-trans β-carotene (AT-BC). The aim of the present study was to investigate in ...

    Authors: Tomoko T Yamanushi, Midori I Torii, Najma Janjua and Hideaki Kabuto

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:56

    Content type: Short report

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  25. The nutritional status of the aging individual results from a complex interaction between personal and environmental factors. A disease influences and is influenced by the nutritional status and the functional...

    Authors: Maria RM Oliveira, Kelly CP Fogaça and Vânia A Leandro-Merhi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:54

    Content type: Research

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  26. The reproductive axis is closely linked to nutritional status. The purpose of this study was to compare the nutritional status in two groups of young infertile women, without clinically overt eating disorders:...

    Authors: Ottavia Colombo, Giovanna Pinelli, Mario Comelli, Pierpaolo Marchetti, Sabina Sieri, Furio Brighenti, Rossella E Nappi and Anna Tagliabue

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:53

    Content type: Research

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  27. Phase 2® is a dietary supplement derived from the common white kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Phase 2 has been shown to inhibit alpha-amylase, the complex carbohydrate digesting enzyme, in vitro. The inhibitio...

    Authors: Jay K Udani, Betsy B Singh, Marilyn L Barrett and Harry G Preuss

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:52

    Content type: Research

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  28. Preterm infants need high amounts of calcium and phosphorus for bone mineralization, which is difficult to obtain with parenteral feeding due to the low solubility of these salts. The objective of this study w...

    Authors: Daniela de Oliveira Ribeiro, Bianca Waruar Lobo, Nádia Maria Volpato, Venício Féo da Veiga, Lúcio Mendes Cabral and Valeria Pereira de Sousa

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:51

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  29. During last few decades, soft drink consumption has steadily increased while milk intake has decreased. Excess consumption of soft drinks and low milk intake may pose risks of several diseases such as dental c...

    Authors: Eun-Jeong Ha, Natalie Caine-Bish, Christopher Holloman and Karen Lowry-Gordon

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:50

    Content type: Research

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  30. African Americans (AA) suffer from an increased incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer (CRC). Environmental exposures including dietary habits likely contribute to a high burden of CRC, however, data on ...

    Authors: Volker Mai, Quintece M McCrary, Rashmi Sinha and Michael Glei

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:49

    Content type: Research

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  31. The ability to reduce inflammation in overweight and obese individuals may be valuable in preventing the progression to metabolic syndrome with associated risks for heart disease and diabetes. The purpose of t...

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

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:48

    Content type: Research

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  32. Incidence of diabetes, obesity and insulin resistance are associated with high glycemic load diets. Identifying food components that decrease post-prandial glycemia may be beneficial for developing low glycemi...

    Authors: Brent L Petersen, Loren S Ward, Eric D Bastian, Alexandra L Jenkins, Janice Campbell and Vladimir Vuksan

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:47

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  33. Adult-type hypolactasia, the physiological decline of lactase some time after weaning, was previously associated with the LCT -13910C>T polymorphism worldwide except in Africa. Lactase non-persistence is the m...

    Authors: Rejane Mattar, Maria S Monteiro, Cibele A Villares, Aníbal F Santos, Joyce MK Silva and Flair J Carrilho

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:46

    Content type: Short report

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  34. The glycaemic response to foods is dependent on the quality and content of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates in the form of dietary fibre have favourable effects on insulin and glucose metabolism and may help to co...

    Authors: Netta Lummela, Riina A Kekkonen, Tiina Jauhiainen, Taru K Pilvi, Tuula Tuure, Salme Järvenpää, Johan G Eriksson and Riitta Korpela

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:45

    Content type: Research

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  35. Poor growth of children in developing countries is a major public health problem associated with mortality, morbidity and developmental delay. We describe growth up to three years of age and investigate factor...

    Authors: Andrea M Rehman, Beryl P Gladstone, Valsan P Verghese, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Shabbar Jaffar and Gagandeep Kang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:44

    Content type: Research

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  36. Strawberry flavonoids are potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that have been shown to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in prospective cohort studies. Effects of strawberry supplementatio...

    Authors: Arpita Basu, Marci Wilkinson, Kavitha Penugonda, Brandi Simmons, Nancy M Betts and Timothy J Lyons

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:43

    Content type: Research

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  37. Rye products have previously been shown to induce comparatively low post-prandial insulin responses; irrespectively of their glycaemic indices (GI). However, the mechanism behind this lowered insulin demand re...

    Authors: Liza AH Rosén, Lorena O Blanco Silva, Ulrika K Andersson, Cecilia Holm, Elin M Östman and Inger ME Björck

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:42

    Content type: Research

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  38. The acid-ash hypothesis posits that increased excretion of "acidic" ions derived from the diet, such as phosphate, contributes to net acidic ion excretion, urine calcium excretion, demineralization of bone, an...

    Authors: Tanis R Fenton, Andrew W Lyon, Michael Eliasziw, Suzanne C Tough and David A Hanley

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:41

    Content type: Research

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  39. Recent studies have demonstrated a correlation between perceived stress and oxidative stress. As SOD is the main enzyme of the enzymatic antioxidant defence system of the body, we evaluated the effect of an or...

    Authors: Marie-Anne Milesi, Dominique Lacan, Hervé Brosse, Didier Desor and Claire Notin

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:40

    Content type: Research

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  40. Several studies report that dietary fibre from different sources promotes the feeling of satiety and suppresses hunger. However, results for cereal fibre from rye are essentially lacking. The aim of the presen...

    Authors: Hanna Isaksson, Helena Fredriksson, Roger Andersson, Johan Olsson and Per Åman

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:39

    Content type: Research

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  41. The objective of this clinical study was to assess the potential benefit of a dietary supplement, NP 06-1, on joint health in overweight and normal weight adults diagnosed with osteoarthritis.

    Authors: Julius Oben, Ebangha Enonchong, Shil Kothari, Walter Chambliss, Robert Garrison and Deanne Dolnick

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:38

    Content type: Research

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  42. Fatty acid measurements especially trans fatty acid has gained interest in recent times. Among the various available biomarkers, adipose tissue is considered to be the best for the long term dietary intake but...

    Authors: Ruby Gupta, Ransi Ann Abraham, Savita Dhatwalia, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Dorairaj Prabhakaran and Kolli Srinath Reddy

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:35

    Content type: Short report

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  43. Whey protein is a potential source of bioactive peptides. Based on findings from in vitro experiments indicating a novel whey derived peptide (NOP-47) increased endothelial nitric oxide synthesis, we tested its e...

    Authors: Kevin D Ballard, Richard S Bruno, Richard L Seip, Erin E Quann, Brittanie M Volk, Daniel J Freidenreich, Diana M Kawiecki, Brian R Kupchak, Min-Yu Chung, William J Kraemer and Jeff S Volek

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2009 8:34

    Content type: Research

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