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  1. The enrichment of diet with nutrients with potential benefits on body composition is a strategy to combat obesity. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) due its beneficial effects on body composition and inflammatory...

    Authors: Pilar Parra, Andreu Palou and Francisca Serra

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  2. Dietary restraint is largely unsuccessful for controlling obesity. As an alternative, subjects can easily be trained to reliably recognize sensations of initial hunger (IH) a set of physiological sensations wh...

    Authors: Mario Ciampolini, David Lovell-Smith and Massimiliano Sifone

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  3. Adipose tissue is a key regulator of energy balance playing an active role in lipid storage and may be a dynamic buffer to control fatty acid flux. Just like PPARγ, fatty acid synthesis enzymes such as FASN ha...

    Authors: María D Mayas, Francisco J Ortega, Manuel Macías-González, Rosa Bernal, Ricardo Gómez-Huelgas, José M Fernández-Real and Francisco J Tinahones

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  4. Dietary long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) are of crucial importance for the development of neural tissues. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a dietary supplementation in n-3 fa...

    Authors: Frédéric Destaillats, Corinne Joffre, Niyazi Acar, Florent Joffre, Jean-Baptiste Bezelgues, Bruno Pasquis, Cristina Cruz-Hernandez, Serge Rezzi, Ivan Montoliu, Fabiola Dionisi and Lionel Bretillon

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  5. Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in American women. Dietary factors are thought to have a strong influence on breast cancer incidence. This study utilized a meal-feeding protocol with female Sprague-...

    Authors: Christopher J Moulton, Rudy J Valentine, Donald K Layman, Suzanne Devkota, Keith W Singletary, Matthew A Wallig and Sharon M Donovan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  6. A low-carbohydrate diet (LCD) achieves good glycemic control in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) compared with a high-carbohydrate diet. With respect to energy metabolism, acute metabolic responses to high-carbohydrate ...

    Authors: Hajime Haimoto, Tae Sasakabe, Hiroyuki Umegaki and Kenji Wakai

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:52

    Content type: Brief communication

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  7. Chromium picolinate (Cr(pic)3) is advocated as adjuvant therapy for impaired glycemic control, despite concerns for DNA damage. Potential toxicity of Cr(pic)3 should be greater for the kidney that accumulates ...

    Authors: Mahmood S Mozaffari, Rafik AbdelSayed, Jun Yao Liu, Hereward Wimborne, Azza El-Remessy and Ahmed El-Marakby

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:51

    Content type: Research

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  8. Phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) is an important modulator of lipoprotein metabolism, including interparticle phospholipid transfer, remodeling of HDL, cholesterol and phospholipid efflux from peripheral t...

    Authors: Xueying Chen, Aijun Sun, Ather Mansoor, Yunzeng Zou, Junbo Ge, Jason M Lazar and Xian-Cheng Jiang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:49

    Content type: Research

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  9. Olive oil and fish oils are known to possess beneficial properties for human health. We investigated whether different oils and fatty acids alone were able to decrease oxidative stress induced on corneal cells.

    Authors: Mélody Dutot, Hong Liang, Chantal Martin, Delphine Rousseau, Alain Grynberg, Jean-Michel Warnet and Patrice Rat

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:48

    Content type: Research

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  10. Corn silk contains proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, Ca, K, Mg and Na salts, fixed and volatile oils, steroids such as sitosterol and stigmasterol, alkaloids, saponins, tannins, and flavonoids. Base on folk r...

    Authors: Jianyou Guo, Tongjun Liu, Linna Han and Yongmei Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:47

    Content type: Research

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  11. In this study, we suggested characterizing the vasodilator effects and the phytochemical characteristics of a plant with food usage also used in traditional treatment of arterial high blood pressure in Senegal.

    Authors: Mamadou Sarr, Saliou Ngom, Modou O Kane, Alassane Wele, Doudou Diop, Bocar Sarr, Lamine Gueye, Ramaroson Andriantsitohaina and Aminata S Diallo

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:45

    Content type: Research

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  12. Vitamin A may have some influence on the immune system, but the role in allergy modulation is still unclear.

    Authors: Victor Matheu, Karin Berggård, Yvelise Barrios, Ysamar Barrios, Maria-Rosa Arnau, Jose M Zubeldia, Maria L Baeza, Ove Back and Shohreh Issazadeh-Navikas

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:44

    Content type: Research

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  13. Elevated levels of serum uric acid are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The response of uric acid to weight loss therapy (lifestyle plus sibutramine) in an overweigh...

    Authors: Charlotte Andersson, Peter Weeke, Bente Brendorp, Lars Køber, Emil L Fosbøl, Arya M Sharma, Nick Finer, Ian D Caterson, Richard A Rode, Philip T James and Christian Torp-Pedersen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:42

    Content type: Research

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  14. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between intakes of energy-providing macronutrients, and markers of cardio metabolic risk factors in high BMI African American (AA) children.

    Authors: Sushma Sharma, Lindsay S Roberts, Mark L Hudes, Robert H Lustig and Sharon E Fleming

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:41

    Content type: Research

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  15. Many publications link high homocysteine levels to cardiovascular disease. In Spain there is little information on the prevalence of hyperhomocysteinaemia and associated vitamin factors among the general popul...

    Authors: Ruth Gil-Prieto, Valentín Hernández, Beatriz Cano, Manuel Oya and Ángel Gil

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:39

    Content type: Research

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  16. It has been suggested that protein hydrolysates providing mainly di- and tripeptides are superior to intact (whole) proteins and free amino acids in terms of skeletal muscle protein anabolism. This review prov...

    Authors: Anssi H Manninen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:38

    Content type: Review

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  17. Early molecular changes of nutritionally-induced insulin resistance are still enigmatic. It is also unclear if acute overnutrition alone can alter insulin signaling in humans or if the macronutrient compositio...

    Authors: Rebecca L Adochio, J Wayne Leitner, Karen Gray, Boris Draznin and Marc-Andre Cornier

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:37

    Content type: Research

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  18. Authors: Amandine Brochot, Marine Guinot, Daniel Auchere, Jean-Paul Macaire, Pierre Weill, Alain Grynberg and Delphine Rousseau-Ralliard

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:35

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:14

  19. Malnutrition in early life is associated with obesity in adulthood and soybean products may have a beneficial effect on its prevention and treatment. This study evaluated body composition, serum leptin and ene...

    Authors: Loanda Maria G Cheim, Elisângela A Oliveira, Vanessa C Arantes, Roberto V Veloso, Marise Auxiliadora B Reis, Maria Helena G Gomes-da-Silva, Everardo M Carneiro, Antonio C Boschero and Márcia Q Latorraca

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  20. Caffeic acid (CA) and ellagic acid (EA) are phenolic acids naturally occurring in many plant foods. Cardiac protective effects of these compounds against dyslipidemia, hypercoagulability, oxidative stress and ...

    Authors: Pei-chun Chao, Cheng-chin Hsu and Mei-chin Yin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  21. Appetite is affected by many factors including the hormones leptin, ghrelin and adiponectin. Ghrelin stimulates hunger, leptin promotes satiety, and adiponectin affects insulin response. This study was designe...

    Authors: Joseph J Carlson, Amy A Turpin, Gail Wiebke, Steven C Hunt and Ted D Adams

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:32

    Content type: Research

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  22. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by early and region-specific declines in cerebral glucose metabolism. Ketone bodies are produced by the body during glucose deprivation and are metabolized by the brai...

    Authors: Samuel T Henderson, Janet L Vogel, Linda J Barr, Fiona Garvin, Julie J Jones and Lauren C Costantini

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  23. Elevated liver enzymes are markers of liver steatosis and metabolic syndrome. We aimed to investigate the association of Mediterranean diet on the relationship between aminotransferases (i.e., AST, ALT, gGT) a...

    Authors: Natalia Tzima, Christos Pitsavos, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos, Christina Chrysohoou, Evangelos Polychronopoulos, John Skoumas and Christodoulos Stefanadis

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  24. The first aim of this study was to clarify the effective ratio of extractive from leaves of Morus Alba (ELM) to sucrose so as to apply this knowledge to the preparation of confections that could effectively suppr...

    Authors: Mariko Nakamura, Sadako Nakamura and Tsuneyuki Oku

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  25. A sudden increase in exercise and energy expenditure is associated with an increase in protein turnover and nitrogen excretion. This study examined how a sudden increase in exercise-induced energy expenditure ...

    Authors: Tracey J Smith, Matthew A Pikosky, Ann Grediagin, Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa, Lauri O Byerley, Ellen L Glickman and Andrew J Young

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  26. Microsomal stearoyl-CoA desaturase1 (SCD1) is the rate limiting enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs); palmitoleic (16:1) and oleic (18:1) acid from their respective substr...

    Authors: Shanmugam M Jeyakumar, Pratti Lopamudra, Suryaprakash Padmini, Nagalla Balakrishna, Nappan V Giridharan and Ayyalasomayajula Vajreswari

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  27. Resting and postprandial oxidative stress is elevated in those with metabolic disorders such as diabetes. Antioxidant supplementation may attenuate the rise in oxidative stress following feeding. Therefore we ...

    Authors: Richard J Bloomer, Kelsey H Fisher-Wellman and Patrick S Tucker

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:25

    Content type: Research

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  28. Dietary n-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3-PUFA) have been shown to reduce body weight and fat mass in rodents as well as in humans in one small short-term study. We conducted this controlled randomized diet...

    Authors: Mario Kratz, Holly S Callahan, Pamela Y Yang, Colleen C Matthys and David S Weigle

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  29. To determine the safety and efficacy of altering the ratio of carbohydrate and protein in low-energy diets in conjunction with a popular exercise program in obese women.

    Authors: Chad Kerksick, Ashli Thomas, Bill Campbell, Lem Taylor, Colin Wilborn, Brandon Marcello, Mike Roberts, Emily Pfau, Megan Grimstvedt, Jasmine Opusunju, Teresa Magrans-Courtney, Christopher Rasmussen, Ron Wilson and Richard B Kreider

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  30. We previously demonstrated that a loosely restricted 45%-carbohydrate diet led to greater reduction in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared to high-carbohydrate diets in outpatients with mild type 2 diabetes (mean ...

    Authors: Hajime Haimoto, Tae Sasakabe, Kenji Wakai and Hiroyuki Umegaki

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:21

    Content type: Brief communication

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  31. The dramatic increase in obesity-related diseases emphasizes the need to elucidate the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying fat metabolism. To investigate how natural substances influence lipolysis and...

    Authors: Jörn Söhle, Anja Knott, Ursula Holtzmann, Ralf Siegner, Elke Grönniger, Andreas Schepky, Stefan Gallinat, Horst Wenck, Franz Stäb and Marc Winnefeld

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:20

    Content type: Research

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  32. The conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) content of beef can be increased by supplementing appropriate beef cattle diets with vegetable oil or oil seed. Yet the effect of consumption of such beef on adipose tissue c...

    Authors: Mao L He, Priya S Mir, Erasmus K Okine and Helen Napadajlo

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:19

    Content type: Review

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  33. Acylation Stimulating Protein (ASP) has been shown to influence adipose tissue triglyceride (TG) storage. The aim was to examine ethnic differences in ASP and leptin levels in relation to lipid profiles and po...

    Authors: Thea Scantlebury-Manning, Joseph Bower, Katherine Cianflone and Hisham Barakat

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  34. Despite increasing research and clinical significance, limited information is available on how the visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue (VAT and SAT) compartments develop during growth and maturation and t...

    Authors: Wei Shen, Mark Punyanitya, Analiza M Silva, Jun Chen, Dympna Gallagher, Luís B Sardinha, David B Allison and Steven B Heymsfield

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  35. The metabolic syndrome may have its origins in thriftiness, insulin resistance and one of the most ancient of all signalling systems, redox. Thriftiness results from an evolutionarily-driven propensity to mini...

    Authors: Alistair VW Nunn, Jimmy D Bell and Geoffrey W Guy

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. In the literature, supplement of soy aglycons of isoflavone as estrogen agonists in improvement of serum biochemical attributes, liver antioxidative capacities and vaginal epithelium protection has been meager...

    Authors: Tu-Fa Lien, Yu-Lin Hsu, Dan-Yuan Lo and Robin YY Chiou

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:15

    Content type: Research

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  37. Previous work showed that the functional cardiac effect of dietary alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) in rats requires a long feeding period (6 months), although a docosahexaenoic (DHA) acid-supply affects cardiac adr...

    Authors: Amandine Brochot, Marine Guinot, Daniel Auchere, Jean-Paul Macaire, Pierre Weill, Alain Grynberg and Delphine Rousseau-Ralliard

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:14

    Content type: Research

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  38. Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is an independent predictor of cardiovascular events. ED is also a reversible disorder, and nitric oxide donors like L-arginine may promote this process. Despite the positive resul...

    Authors: Shaghayegh Haghjooy Javanmard, Mehdi Nematbakhsh and Mohammad Hosein Sanei

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:13

    Content type: Research

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  39. We investigated in rats the effects of feeding different forms of high amylose maize starches (HAMS) rich in resistant starch (RS) to understand what the implications of RS heterogeneity might be for colonic b...

    Authors: Richard K Le Leu, Ying Hu, Ian L Brown and Graeme P Young

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:11

    Content type: Research

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