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  1. Obesity develops when energy intake continuously exceeds energy expenditure, causing a fundamental chronic energy imbalance. Societal and behavioural changes over the last decades are held responsible for the ...

    Authors: Nathalie Duvigneaud, Katrien Wijndaele, Lynn Matton, Renaat Philippaerts, Johan Lefevre, Martine Thomis, Christophe Delecluse and William Duquet
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:26
  2. Childhood obesity is an emerging problem in urban Indian children and increases in childhood overweight and obesity may be major contributors to the adult obesity epidemic. Thus, identifying potential risk fac...

    Authors: Rebecca Kuriyan, Swarnarekha Bhat, Tinku Thomas, Mario Vaz and Anura V Kurpad
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:25
  3. In order to rapidly assess nutrient intake, Food Frequency Questionnaires (FFQ) have been developed and proven to be reliable for quick, user friendly analysis in adults. However, the accuracy of these questio...

    Authors: Michael Moore, Sarah Braid, Bareket Falk and Panagiota Klentrou
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:24
  4. Dietary fibre food intake is related to a reduced risk of developing diabetes mellitus. However, the mechanism of this effect is still not clear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of commercial ...

    Authors: Joanna Hlebowicz, Jennie Wickenberg, Rickard Fahlström, Ola Björgell, Lars-Olof Almér and Gassan Darwiche
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:22
  5. Postpartum weight retention may contribute to the development of obesity. We studied whether individual counselling on diet and physical activity from 2 to 10 months postpartum has positive effects on diet and...

    Authors: Tarja I Kinnunen, Matti Pasanen, Minna Aittasalo, Mikael Fogelholm, Elisabete Weiderpass and Riitta Luoto
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:21
  6. Epidemiological studies on risk factors for colorectal cancer (CRC) have mainly focused on diet, and being overweight is now recognized to contribute significantly to CRC risk. Overweight and obesity are defin...

    Authors: Barbara Delage, Anne Rullier, Maylis Capdepont, Eric Rullier and Pierrette Cassand
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:20
  7. Prepubescent children may oxidize fatty acids more readily than adults. Therefore, dietary fat needs would be higher for children compared with adults. The dietary fat recommendations are higher for children 4...

    Authors: John C Kostyak, Penny Kris-Etherton, Deborah Bagshaw, James P DeLany and Peter A Farrell
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:19
  8. The study of body composition in specific populations by techniques such as bio-impedance analysis (BIA) requires validation based on standard reference methods. The aim of this study was to develop and cross-...

    Authors: Nayeli Macias, Heliodoro Alemán-Mateo, Julián Esparza-Romero and Mauro E Valencia
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:18
  9. Inconsistent data exist about the efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of constipation. Several studies in adults with constipation showed positive effects of probiotics on constipation. Inconsistent data e...

    Authors: Noor-L-Houda Bekkali, Marloes EJ Bongers, Maartje M Van den Berg, Olivia Liem and Marc A Benninga
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:17
  10. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurological condition in children. This pilot study evaluated the effects of high-dose eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (...

    Authors: Paul J Sorgi, Edward M Hallowell, Heather L Hutchins and Barry Sears
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:16
  11. The primary objective was to determine whether consumption of conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs) affected the fecal microbiota composition, fecal enzyme activity or fecal composition.

    Authors: Edward R Farnworth, Yvan P Chouinard, Helene Jacques, Sudha Venkatramanan, Akier A Maf, Sabrina Defnoun and Peter JH Jones
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:15
  12. Chile is currently undergoing a period of rapid demographic transition which has led to an increase in the proportion of older people in the population; the proportion aged 60 years and over, for example, incr...

    Authors: Alan D Dangour, Cecilia Albala, Cristian Aedo, Diana Elbourne, Emily Grundy, Damian Walker and Ricardo Uauy
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:14
  13. Safe and effective weight control strategies are needed to stem the current obesity epidemic. The objective of this one-year study was to document and compare the macronutrient and micronutrient levels in the ...

    Authors: Judith M Ashley, Holly Herzog, Sharon Clodfelter, Vicki Bovee, Jon Schrage and Chris Pritsos
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:12
  14. Observational studies have frequently reported an association between cognitive function and nutrition in later life but randomised trials of B vitamins and antioxidant supplements have mostly found no benefic...

    Authors: Geraldine McNeill, Alison Avenell, Marion K Campbell, Jonathan A Cook, Philip C Hannaford, Mary M Kilonzo, Anne C Milne, Craig R Ramsay, D Gwyn Seymour, Audrey I Stephen and Luke D Vale
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:10
  15. Nutrilon Omneo (new formula; NF) contains high concentration of sn-2 palmitic acid, a mixture of prebiotic oligosaccharides and partially hydrolyzed whey protein. It is hypothesized that NF positively affects sto...

    Authors: Marloes EJ Bongers, Fleur de Lorijn, Johannes B Reitsma, Michael Groeneweg, Jan AJM Taminiau and Marc A Benninga
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:8
  16. Selenium (Se), vitamin C and vitamin E function as antioxidants within the body. In this study, we investigated the effects of reduced dietary Se and L-ascorbic acid (AA) on vitamin C and α-tocopherol (AT) sta...

    Authors: Jesse Bertinato, Nick Hidiroglou, Robert Peace, Kevin A Cockell, Keith D Trick, Penny Jee, Alex Giroux, Réné Madère, Giuseppe Bonacci, Monica Iskandar, Stephen Hayward, Nicholas Giles and Mary R L'Abbé
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:7
  17. Soluble fibers lower serum lipids, but are difficult to incorporate into products acceptable to consumers. We investigated the physiological effects of a concentrated oat β-glucan on cardiovascular disease (CV...

    Authors: Katie M Queenan, Maria L Stewart, Kristen N Smith, William Thomas, R Gary Fulcher and Joanne L Slavin
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:6
  18. The health benefits of increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids are well established but palatability often presents a problem. The process of emulsification is used in the food industry to provide a wider spe...

    Authors: Iveta Garaiova, Irina A Guschina, Sue F Plummer, James Tang, Duolao Wang and Nigel T Plummer
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:4
  19. The relationship between BMI and leptin has been studied extensively in the past, but previous reports in postmenopausal women have not been conducted under carefully controlled dietary conditions of weight ma...

    Authors: Somdat Mahabir, David Baer, Laura L Johnson, Mark Roth, William Campbell, Beverly Clevidence and Philip R Taylor
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:3
  20. Human, animal, and in vitro research indicates a beneficial effect of appropriate amounts of omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) on bone health. This is the first controlled feeding study in human...

    Authors: Amy E Griel, Penny M Kris-Etherton, Kirsten F Hilpert, Guixiang Zhao, Sheila G West and Rebecca L Corwin
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:2
  21. Obesity in Canadian children increased three-fold in twenty years. Children living in low-income neighborhoods exercise less and are more overweight than those living in more affluent neighborhoods after accou...

    Authors: Anwar T Merchant, Mahshid Dehghan, Deanna Behnke-Cook and Sonia S Anand
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2007 6:1
  22. Body mass, as well as distribution of body fat, are predictors of both diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In Northern Sweden, despite a marked increase in average body mass, prevalence of diabetes was stagna...

    Authors: Benno Krachler, Mats Eliasson, Hans Stenlund, Ingegerd Johansson, Göran Hallmans and Bernt Lindahl
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:34
  23. Few studies on impact of meals served in school have been published. However, implications of school meals are an actual issue of both public and political concern in several countries. The objective of this s...

    Authors: Anne S Ask, Sigrunn Hernes, Ingebjørg Aarek, Gaute Johannessen and Margaretha Haugen
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:33
  24. The effect of iron fortification is generally assumed to be less than iron supplementation; however, the magnitude of difference in effects is not known. The present study aims to compare the efficacy of these...

    Authors: Huong Thi Le, Inge D Brouwer, Jan Burema, Khan Cong Nguyen and Frans J Kok
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:32
  25. More people than ever are considered obese and the resulting health problems are evident. These facts highlight the need for identification of critical time periods for weight gain. Therefore the purpose was t...

    Authors: Holly R Hull, Duncan Radley, Mary K Dinger and David A Fields
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:29
  26. Supplementation of nutritional deficiencies helps to improve immune function and resistance to infections in malnourished subjects. However, the suggested benefits of dietary supplementation for immune functio...

    Authors: Danielle AW Wolvers, Wendy MR van Herpen-Broekmans, Margot HGM Logman, Reggy PJ van der Wielen and Ruud Albers
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:28
  27. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical features, haematological findings and CD4+ and CD8+ cell counts of severely malnourished children in relation to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

    Authors: Hanifa Bachou, Thorkild Tylleskär, Robert Downing and James K Tumwine
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:27
  28. Renal lithiasis is a multifactorial disease. An important number of etiologic factors can be adequately modified trough diet, since it must be considered that the urine composition is directly related to diet....

    Authors: Felix Grases, Antonia Costa-Bauza and Rafel M Prieto
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:23
  29. The number of individuals with age-related cognitive impairment is rising dramatically in the UK and globally. There is considerable interest in the general hypothesis that improving the diet of older people m...

    Authors: Alan D Dangour, Felicity Clemens, Diana Elbourne, Nicky Fasey, Astrid E Fletcher, Pollyanna Hardy, Graham E Holder, Felicia A Huppert, Rosemary Knight, Louise Letley, Marcus Richards, Ann Truesdale, Madge Vickers and Ricardo Uauy
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:20
  30. Precise measurements of activity at a population level are important for monitoring trends and evaluating health promotion strategies. Few studies have assessed the measurement of physical activity in developi...

    Authors: Romaina Iqbal, Ghazala Rafique, Salma Badruddin, Rahat Qureshi and Katherine Gray-Donald
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:18
  31. Vitamin A (VA) deficiency is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa and school-age children are a vulnerable group. In Burkina Faso, the production and consumption of red palm oil (RPO) is being promoted as a food s...

    Authors: Augustin N Zeba, Yves Martin Prével, Issa T Somé and Hélène F Delisle
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:17
  32. Dietary nucleotide supplementation has been shown to have important effects on the growth and development of cells which have a rapid turnover such as those in the immune system and the gastrointestinal tract....

    Authors: CP Dancey, EA Attree and KF Brown
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:16
  33. Appropriate nutrition is an essential prerequisite for effective improvement of athletic performance, conditioning, recovery from fatigue after exercise, and avoidance of injury. Nutritional supplements contai...

    Authors: Wataru Aoi, Yuji Naito and Toshikazu Yoshikawa
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:15
  34. children affected by refractory epilepsy could be at risk of malnutrition because of feeding difficulties (anorexia, chewing, swallowing difficulties or vomiting) and chronic use of anticonvulsants, which may ...

    Authors: S Bertoli, S Cardinali, P Veggiotti, C Trentani, G Testolin and A Tagliabue
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:14
  35. The health benefits of soy isoflavones have been widely investigated; however, there are some concerns as to whether soy isoflavones, similar to ipriflavone, a synthetic isoflavone, cause lymphocytopenia in po...

    Authors: Do Y Soung, Anagha Patade, Dania A Khalil, Edralin A Lucas, Latha Devareddy, Kathryn A Greaves and Bahram H Arjmandi
    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2006 5:12

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