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  1. Research

    Thylakoids reduce body fat and fat cell size by binding to dietary fat making it less available for absorption in high-fat fed mice

    Dietary thylakoids derived from spinach have beneficial effects on body fat accumulation and blood lipids as demonstrated in humans and rodents. Important mechanisms established include delayed fat digestion i...

    Karin G. Stenkula, Eva-Lena Stenblom, Caroline Montelius, Emil Egecioglu and Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:4

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  2. Research

    Evaluation of Lactobacillus coryniformis CECT5711 strain as a coadjuvant in a vaccination process: a randomised clinical trial in healthy adults

    Although the effects of probiotics on the immune system have been extensively evaluated under disease states, their role in healthy situations remains unclear, since changes are hardly expected under immunolog...

    Noemí Redondo, Esther Nova, Alina Gheorghe, Ligia Esperanza Díaz, Aurora Hernández and Ascensión Marcos

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:2

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  3. Research

    Plasticity of adipose tissue in response to fasting and refeeding in male mice

    Fasting is the most widely prescribed and self-imposed strategy for treating excessive weight gain and obesity, and has been shown to exert a number of beneficial effects. The aim of the present study was to d...

    Hao-Neng Tang, Chen-Yi Tang, Xiao-Fei Man, Shu-Wen Tan, Yue Guo, Jun Tang, Ci-La Zhou and Hou-De Zhou

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:3

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  4. Review

    Do metabolic syndrome and its components have an impact on bone mineral density in adolescents?

    In recent years, there has been growing concern about the occurrence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) at an early age and its effects on bone mass in adolescents. Adolescence is considered a critical period for bo...

    Valéria Nóbrega da Silva, Luciana Nunes Mosca Fiorelli, Carla Cristiane da Silva, Cilmery Suemi Kurokawa and Tamara Beres Lederer Goldberg

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:1

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  5. Review

    Nutritional modulation of endogenous glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion: a review

    The positive influences of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) on blood glucose homeostasis, appetite sensations, and food intake provide a strong rationale for its therapeutic potential in the nutritional managem...

    Alexandra M. Bodnaruc, Denis Prud’homme, Rosanne Blanchet and Isabelle Giroux

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:92

    Published on: 9 December 2016

  6. Research

    Effects of controlled doses of Oxyelite Pro on physical performance in rats

    OxyElite Pro (OEP) is a dietary supplement to increase metabolism which contains as key stimulant the ingredient 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA). Serious adverse effects have been reported after OEP consumption h...

    Paulo Vinicios Camuzi Zovico, Victor Magalhães Curty, Marcos André Soares Leal, Eduardo Frizzera Meira, Daniel Ventura Dias, Lívia Carla de Melo Rodrigues, Silvana dos Santos Meyrelles, Edilamar Menezes De Oliveira, Paula Frizera Vassallo and Valério Garrone Barauna

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:90

    Published on: 6 December 2016

  7. Research

    Alpha-mangostin from mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana Linn.) pericarp extract reduces high fat-diet induced hepatic steatosis in rats by regulating mitochondria function and apoptosis

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is caused by multiple factors including hepatic oxidative stress, lipotoxicity, and mitochondrial dysfunction. Obesity is among the risk factors for NAFLD alongside ty...

    Shin-Yu Tsai, Pei-Chin Chung, Eddy E. Owaga, I-Jong Tsai, Pei-Yuan Wang, Jeng-I Tsai, Tien-Shun Yeh and Rong-Hong Hsieh

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:88

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  8. Research

    Long-term consumption of an obesogenic high fat diet prior to ischemia-reperfusion mediates cardioprotection via Epac1-dependent signaling

    Obesity is still considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, although more recent knowledge also suggests obesity to be associated with reduced morbidity and mortality - the “obesity paradox”. This st...

    F. Edland, A. Wergeland, R. Kopperud, K. S. Åsrud, E. A. Hoivik, S. L. Witsø, R. Æsøy, L. Madsen, K. Kristiansen, M. Bakke, S. O. Døskeland and A. K. Jonassen

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:87

    Published on: 28 November 2016

  9. Research

    Effects of purified anthocyanin supplementation on platelet chemokines in hypocholesterolemic individuals: a randomized controlled trial

    It is becoming increasingly evident that platelet chemokines are involved in distinct aspects of atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of long-term supplementation with purified ant...

    Xiandan Zhang, Yanna Zhu, Fenglin Song, Yanling Yao, Fuli Ya, Dan Li, Wenhua Ling and Yan Yang

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:86

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  10. Research

    Combinations of bio-active dietary constituents affect human white adipocyte function in-vitro

    Specific bio-active dietary compounds modulate numerous metabolic processes in adipose tissue (AT), including pre-adipocyte proliferation and differentiation. AT dysfunction, rather than an increased fat mass per...

    Ines Warnke, Johan W. E. Jocken, Rotraut Schoop, Christine Toepfer, Regina Goralczyk and Joseph Schwager

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:84

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  11. Erratum

    Erratum to: Assessment of Vitamin D status in a group of Egyptian children with non alcoholic fatty liver disease (multicenter study)

    Amal Ahmed Mohamed, Maha Abdel Ghany, Gehan Lotfy Abdel Hakeem, Aya Mostafa, Rania Abdelmonem Khattab, Asmaa Mahmoud Abdalla, Laila El Morsi Abou El Fotoh, Abdel Azeem El Mazary, Madiha Abdalla Sayed and Ashraf Mohamed Abdel Fadil

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:83

    Published on: 18 November 2016

    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:53

  12. Research

    Effect on body weight and composition in overweight/obese Australian adults over 12 months consumption of two different types of fibre supplementation in a randomized trial

    Higher fibre intakes are associated with risk reduction for chronic diseases. However, many people find difficulty in consuming sufficient fibre through their diet. Supplements may be an effective alternative....

    Sebely Pal, Suleen Ho, Roland J. Gahler and Simon Wood

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:82

    Published on: 17 November 2016

  13. Research

    Relation of 24-hour urinary caffeine and caffeine metabolite excretions with self-reported consumption of coffee and other caffeinated beverages in the general population

    Caffeine intake is generally estimated by self-reported consumption, but it remains unclear how well self-report associates with metabolite urinary excretion. We investigated the associations of self-reported ...

    Dusan Petrovic, Sandrine Estoppey Younes, Menno Pruijm, Belén Ponte, Daniel Ackermann, Georg Ehret, Nicolas Ansermot, Markus Mohaupt, Fred Paccaud, Bruno Vogt, Antoinette Pechère-Bertschi, Pierre-Yves Martin, Michel Burnier, Chin B. Eap, Murielle Bochud and Idris Guessous

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:81

    Published on: 17 November 2016

  14. Review

    Postprandial lipemic and inflammatory responses to high-fat meals: a review of the roles of acute and chronic exercise

    Postprandial lipemia is an independent risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease. Postprandial inflammation following the prolonged elevation of triglycerides occurring subsequent to ingestion of h...

    Colby S. Teeman, Stephanie P. Kurti, Brooke J. Cull, Sam R. Emerson, Mark D. Haub and Sara K. Rosenkranz

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:80

    Published on: 16 November 2016

  15. Research

    A low-carbohydrate high-fat diet decreases lean mass and impairs cardiac function in pair-fed female C57BL/6J mice

    Excess body fat is a major health issue and a risk factor for the development of numerous chronic diseases. Low-carbohydrate diets like the Atkins Diet are popular for rapid weight loss, but the long-term cons...

    Jessica Nilsson, Madelene Ericsson, Masoumeh Motamedi Joibari, Fredrick Anderson, Leif Carlsson, Stefan K. Nilsson, Anna Sjödin and Jonas Burén

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:79

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  16. Research

    The effects on weight loss and gene expression in adipose and hepatic tissues of very-low carbohydrate and low-fat isoenergetic diets in diet-induced obese mice

    Obesity is caused by excessive fat or carbohydrate intake. The improvement of obesity is an important issue, especially in Western societies. Both low-carbohydrate diet (LCD) and low-fat diet (LFD) are used to...

    Tomomi Yamazaki, Sumire Okawa and Mayumi Takahashi

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:78

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  17. Research

    Interactions of exercise training and high-fat diet on adiponectin forms and muscle receptors in mice

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is characterized by systemic disturbances that increase cardiovascular risk. Adiponectin (Ad) exhibits a cardioprotective function because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-atheroscle...

    Mélany Pierard, Stéphanie Conotte, Alexandra Tassin, Sébastien Boutry, Pierrick Uzureau, Karim Zouaoui Boudjeltia and Alexandre Legrand

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:75

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  18. Research

    Dietary selenium augments sarcoplasmic calcium release and mechanical performance in mice

    As an essential trace element selenium plays a significant role in many physiological functions of the organs. It is found within muscles as selenocystein in selenoprotein N, which is involved in redox-modulat...

    Dóra Bodnár, Olga Ruzsnavszky, Tamás Oláh, Beatrix Dienes, Ildikó Balatoni, Éva Ungvári, Ilona Benkő, Beáta Babka, József Prokisch, László Csernoch and Péter Szentesi

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:76

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  19. Research

    Metabolic gene expression profile in circulating mononuclear cells reflects obesity-associated metabolic inflexibility

    Obesity is associated with an impaired ability to switch from fatty acid to glucose oxidation during the fasted to fed transition, particularly in skeletal muscle. However, whether such metabolic inflexibility...

    Sonia Baig, Ehsan Parvaresh Rizi, Muhammad Shabeer, Vanna Chhay, Shao Feng Mok, Tze Ping Loh, Faidon Magkos, Antonio Vidal-Puig, E. Shyong Tai, Chin Meng Khoo and Sue-Anne Toh

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:74

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  20. Research

    Association between parity and obesity patterns in a middle-aged and older Chinese population: a cross-sectional analysis in the Tongji-Dongfeng cohort study

    Higher parity has been implicated as a risk factor for obesity of women. The objective of the study was to examine whether parity was associated with general obesity or abdominal obesity, or both, among middle...

    Wending Li, Yi Wang, Lijun Shen, Lulu Song, Hui Li, Bingqing Liu, Jing Yuan and Youjie Wang

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:72

    Published on: 26 October 2016

  21. Research

    The effect of abscisic acid chronic treatment on neuroinflammatory markers and memory in a rat model of high-fat diet induced neuroinflammation

    Western diet and lifestyle are associated with overweight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, which, in turn, are correlated with neuroinflammation processes. Exercise and a healthy diet are important in the preven...

    Sandra Sánchez-Sarasúa, Salma Moustafa, Álvaro García-Avilés, María Fernanda López-Climent, Aurelio Gómez-Cadenas, Francisco E. Olucha-Bordonau and Ana M. Sánchez-Pérez

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:73

    Published on: 26 October 2016

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