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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Research

    Hormonal responses to non-nutritive sweeteners in water and diet soda

    Non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS), especially in form of diet soda, have been linked to metabolic derangements (e.g. obesity and diabetes) in epidemiologic studies. We aimed to test acute metabolic effects of NNS...

    Allison C. Sylvetsky, Rebecca J. Brown, Jenny E. Blau, Mary Walter and Kristina I. Rother

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:71

    Published on: 21 October 2016

  15. Research

    Comparison of maternal isocaloric high carbohydrate and high fat diets on osteogenic and adipogenic genes expression in adolescent mice offspring

    Maternal high fat/high calorie diet leads to adiposity and bone fracture in offspring. However, the effects of macronutrient distribution in maternal isocaloric diet have not been studied. The present study wa...

    Seyedeh Neda Mousavi, Fariba Koohdani, Farzad Shidfar and Mohamadreza Baghaban Eslaminejad

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:69

    Published on: 18 October 2016

  16. Research

    Metabolic response of glioblastoma cells associated with glucose withdrawal and pyruvate substitution as revealed by GC-MS

    Tumor cells are highly dependent on glucose even in the presence of oxygen. This concept called the Warburg effect is a hallmark of cancer and strategies are considered to therapeutically exploit the phenomeno...

    Henry Oppermann, Yonghong Ding, Jeevan Sharma, Mandy Berndt Paetz, Jürgen Meixensberger, Frank Gaunitz and Claudia Birkemeyer

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:70

    Published on: 18 October 2016

  17. Research

    Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism association with obesity and some related disorders in Egyptian females: a case-control observational study

    According to the WHO report in 2015, obesity is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide, and the prevalence of Egyptian female obesity is 37.5 %. Since obesity is highly influenced by genetics, and adipose ...

    Tarek K. Motawi, Olfat G. Shaker, Nancy N. Shahin and Nancy M. Ahmed

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:68

    Published on: 12 October 2016

  18. Research

    Dietary green-plant thylakoids decrease gastric emptying and gut transit, promote changes in the gut microbial flora, but does not cause steatorrhea

    Green-plant thylakoids increase satiety by affecting appetite hormones such as ghrelin, cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). The objective of this study was to investigate if thylakoids a...

    Eva-Lena Stenblom, Björn Weström, Caroline Linninge, Peter Bonn, Mary Farrell, Jens F. Rehfeld and Caroline Montelius

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:67

    Published on: 12 October 2016

  19. Review

    Animal models of metabolic syndrome: a review

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) consists of several medical conditions that collectively predict the risk for cardiovascular disease better than the sum of individual conditions. The risk of developing MetS in human...

    Sok Kuan Wong, Kok-Yong Chin, Farihah Hj Suhaimi, Ahmad Fairus and Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:65

    Published on: 4 October 2016

  20. Research

    Microarray analysis of gene expression in liver, adipose tissue and skeletal muscle in response to chronic dietary administration of NDGA to high-fructose fed dyslipidemic rats

    Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA), the main metabolite of Creosote Bush, has been shown to have profound effects on the core components of metabolic syndrome, including lowering of blood glucose, free fatty aci...

    Haiyan Zhang, Wen-Jun Shen, Yihang Li, Alex Bittner, Stefanie Bittner, Juveria Tabassum, Yuan F. Cortez, Fredric B. Kraemer and Salman Azhar

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:63

    Published on: 29 September 2016

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