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  1. Subchronic administration of the potent pharmaceutical estrogen diethylstilbestrol (DES) to female Fischer 344 (F344) rats induces growth of large, hemorrhagic pituitaries that progress to tumors. Phytoestroge...

    Authors: Yow-Jiun Jeng, Mikhail Kochukov, Dhananjaya Nauduri, Bhupendra S Kaphalia and Cheryl S Watson

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:40

    Content type: Research

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  2. The Forbes equation relating fat-free mass (FFM) to fat mass (FM) has been used to predict longitudinal changes in FFM during weight change but has important limitations when paired with a one dimensional energy ...

    Authors: Diana Thomas, Sai Krupa Das, James A Levine, Corby K Martin, Laurel Mayer, Andrew McDougall, Boyd J Strauss and Steven B Heymsfield

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:39

    Content type: Research

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  3. Selenium is an essential micronutrient known for its antioxidant function. However, the association of serum selenium with lipid profiles and fasting glucose are inconsistent in populations with average intake...

    Authors: Kuen-Cheh Yang, Long-Teng Lee, Yow-Shan Lee, Hui-Ying Huang, Ching-Yu Chen and Kuo-Chin Huang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:38

    Content type: Research

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  4. Epidemiological studies associate consumption of whole grain foods, including breads, with reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk; however, few studies have compared wheat whole grains with wheat refined gr...

    Authors: Amy J Tucker, Kathryn A MacKay, Lindsay E Robinson, Terry E Graham, Marica Bakovic and Alison M Duncan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:37

    Content type: Research

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  5. The beneficial actions of exercise training on lipid, glucose and energy metabolism and insulin sensitivity appear to be in part mediated by PGC-1α. Previous studies have shown that spontaneously exercised rat...

    Authors: Renata Matiello, Rosa T Fukui, Maria ER Silva, Dalva M Rocha, Bernardo L Wajchenberg, Salman Azhar and Rosa F Santos

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:36

    Content type: Research

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  6. Macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 (MIC-1) is a key inducer of cancer-related anorexia and weight loss. However, its possible role in the etiopathogenesis of nutritional disorders of other etiology such as anore...

    Authors: Ivana Dostálová, Petra Kaválková, Hana Papežová, Daniela Domluvilová, Vít Zikán and Martin Haluzík

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  7. Management of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) has been difficult using standard therapy (radiation with temozolomide chemotherapy). The ketogenic diet is used commonly to treat refractory epilepsy in children an...

    Authors: Giulio Zuccoli, Norina Marcello, Anna Pisanello, Franco Servadei, Salvatore Vaccaro, Purna Mukherjee and Thomas N Seyfried

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:33

    Content type: Brief communication

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  8. Despite its use in our diet for hundreds of years, hempseed has surprisingly little research published on its physiological effects. This may have been in the past because the psychotropic properties wrongly a...

    Authors: Delfin Rodriguez-Leyva and Grant N Pierce

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:32

    Content type: Review

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  9. Carnitine is a conditionally essential nutrient that plays a vital role in energy production and fatty acid metabolism. Vegetarians possess a greater bioavailability than meat eaters. Distinct deficiencies ari...

    Authors: Judith L Flanagan, Peter A Simmons, Joseph Vehige, Mark DP Willcox and Qian Garrett

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:30

    Content type: Review

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  10. The prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and related chronic diseases, among them non-insulin-dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus, are on the rise in the United States and throughout the world. Animal models that...

    Authors: Fadi Chaabo, Andrzej Pronczuk, Ekaterina Maslova and KC Hayes

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  11. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is higher among African Americans (AA) vs European Americans (EA), independent of obesity and other known confounders. Although the reason for this disparity is not known, it ...

    Authors: Jessica A Alvarez, Nikki C Bush, Suzanne S Choquette, Gary R Hunter, Betty E Darnell, Robert A Oster and Barbara A Gower

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  12. Omentin-1 is a novel adipokine expressed in visceral adipose tissue and negatively associated with insulin resistance and obesity. We aimed to study the effects of weight loss-induced improved insulin sensitiv...

    Authors: José María Moreno-Navarrete, Victoria Catalán, Francisco Ortega, Javier Gómez-Ambrosi, Wifredo Ricart, Gema Frühbeck and José Manuel Fernández-Real

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  13. We have recently determined the optimal cut-off of the homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance for the diagnosis of insulin resistance (IR) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in non-diabetic residents of...

    Authors: Alireza Esteghamati, Haleh Ashraf, Omid Khalilzadeh, Ali Zandieh, Manouchehr Nakhjavani, Armin Rashidi, Mehrdad Haghazali and Fereshteh Asgari

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  14. Previous epidemiological investigations of associations between dietary glycemic intake and insulin resistance have used average daily measures of glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL). We explored multip...

    Authors: Therese A O'Sullivan, Alexandra P Bremner, Sheila O'Neill and Philippa Lyons-Wall

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  15. Relatively little is known about the role of specific saturated fatty acids in the development of high fat diet induced obesity and insulin resistance. Here, we have studied the effect of stearate in high fat ...

    Authors: Sjoerd AA van den Berg, Bruno Guigas, Silvia Bijland, Margriet Ouwens, Peter J Voshol, Rune R Frants, Louis M Havekes, Johannes A Romijn and Ko Willems van Dijk

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  16. Gamma-oryzanol (OR), a phytosteryl ferulate mixture extracted from rice bran oil, has a wide spectrum of biological activities in particular, it has antioxidant properties.

    Authors: Maznah Ismail, Ghanya Al-Naqeeb, Wan Abd Azizbin Mamat and Zalinah Ahmad

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  17. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) provides an affordable and practical assessment of multiple whole body and regional body composition. However, little information is available on the assessment of change...

    Authors: Diana A Santos, Analiza M Silva, Catarina N Matias, David A Fields, Steven B Heymsfield and Luís B Sardinha

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  18. A preventive role of selenium on the risk of diabetes has been reported and ascribed to the "insulin-like" activity of selenium and the antioxidant properties of the selenoenzymes. By contrast, data from cross...

    Authors: Tasnime N Akbaraly, Josiane Arnaud, Margaret P Rayman, Isabelle Hininger-Favier, Anne-Marie Roussel, Claudine Berr and Annick Fontbonne

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:21

    Content type: Research

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  19. Caveolins are 21-24 kDa integral membrane proteins that serve as scaffolds to recruit numerous signaling molecules. Specific subclasses of caveolae carry out specific functions in cell metabolism. In particula...

    Authors: José M Fernández-Real, Victoria Catalán, José M Moreno-Navarrete, Javier Gómez-Ambrosi, Francisco J Ortega, Jose I Rodriguez-Hermosa, Wifredo Ricart and Gema Frühbeck

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  20. An increase in the intestinal permeability is considered to be associated with the inflammatory tone and development in the obesity and diabetes, however, the pathogenesis of the increase in the intestinal per...

    Authors: Takuya Suzuki and Hiroshi Hara

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  21. Astaxanthin modulates immune response, inhibits cancer cell growth, reduces bacterial load and gastric inflammation, and protects against UVA-induced oxidative stress in in vitro and rodent models. Similar clinic...

    Authors: Jean Soon Park, Jong Hee Chyun, Yoo Kyung Kim, Larry L Line and Boon P Chew

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:18

    Content type: Research

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  22. The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of 10 weeks resistance training in combination with either a regular diet (Ex) or a low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet (Lc+Ex) in overweight women on body ...

    Authors: Pal T Jabekk, Ingvild A Moe, Helge D Meen, Sissel E Tomten and Arne T Høstmark

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  23. The combination of oleoyl-estrone (OE) and a selective β3-adrenergic agonist (B3A; CL316,243) treatment in rats results in a profound and rapid wasting of body reserves (lipid).

    Authors: Raquel Ferrer-Lorente, Cristina Cabot, José-Antonio Fernández-López and Marià Alemany

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:15

    Content type: Research

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  24. HER2/neu is a member of the epidermal growth factor receptor family easily detectable in the serum of cancer patients. We aimed to evaluate circulating HER-2 concentrations in association with insulin resistance ...

    Authors: José Manuel Fernández-Real, Javier A Menendez, Gema Frühbeck, José María Moreno-Navarrete, Alejandro Vazquez-Martín and Wifredo Ricart

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  25. Liver steatosis is a frequent histological feature in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). The relationship between HCV and hepatic steatosis seems to be the result of both epigenetic an...

    Authors: Silvia Mirandola, David Bowman, Mahmood M Hussain and Alfredo Alberti

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:13

    Content type: Review

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  26. Drinking coffee has been linked to reduced calcium conservation, but it is less clear whether it leads to sustained bone mineral loss and if individual predisposition for caffeine metabolism might be important...

    Authors: Helena Hallström, Håkan Melhus, Anders Glynn, Lars Lind, Ann-Christine Syvänen and Karl Michaëlsson

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  27. There are safety concerns regarding widespread consumption of phytosterol and phytostanol supplemented food products. The aim of this study was to determine, in the absence of excess dietary salt, the individu...

    Authors: Qixuan Chen, Heidi Gruber, Eleonora Swist, Kara Coville, Catherine Pakenham, Walisundera MN Ratnayake and Kylie A Scoggan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  28. The composition of dietary fatty acids (FA) during early life may impact adult adipose tissue (AT) development. We investigated the effects of α-linolenic acid (ALA) intake during the suckling/weaning period o...

    Authors: Etienne Pouteau, Olivier Aprikian, Catherine Grenot, Denis Reynaud, Cecil Pace-Asciak, Claude Yves Cuilleron, Eurídice Castañeda-Gutiérrez, Julie Moulin, Gregory Pescia, Carine Beysen, Scott Turner and Katherine Macé

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  29. Emerging evidence indicates that impaired cellular energy metabolism is the defining characteristic of nearly all cancers regardless of cellular or tissue origin. In contrast to normal cells, which derive most...

    Authors: Thomas N Seyfried and Laura M Shelton

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:7

    Content type: Review

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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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