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  1. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:3

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  2. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:1

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  3. Content type: 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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:92

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  4. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:90

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  5. Content type: Research

    Overweight and obesity are widespread chronic disorders defined as excessive fat accumulation, and are major risk factors for several chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, high bl...

    Authors: Michele Cavalera, Ulrika Axling, Karin Berger and Cecilia Holm

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:91

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  6. Content type: Review

    Obesity and its associated metabolic syndrome continue to be a health epidemic in westernized societies and is catching up in the developing world. Despite such increases, little headway has been made to rever...

    Authors: Yusra Azhar, Ashish Parmar, Colette N. Miller, Janaiya S. Samuels and Srujana Rayalam

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:89

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:88

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  8. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:87

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  9. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:86

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  10. Content type: Research

    When indirect calorimetry is not available, predictive equations are used to estimate resing energy expenditure (REE). There is no consensus about which equation to use in hospitalized patients. The objective ...

    Authors: Hinke M. Kruizenga, Geesje H. Hofsteenge and Peter J.M. Weijs

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:85

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  11. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:84

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  12. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:83

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

  13. Content type: Research

    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 ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:81

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  14. Content type: Research

    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....

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:82

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  15. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:80

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  16. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:79

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  17. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Tomomi Yamazaki, Sumire Okawa and Mayumi Takahashi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:78

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  18. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:76

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  19. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:75

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  20. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:74

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  21. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:73

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  22. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:72

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  23. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:71

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  24. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:69

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