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  1. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Wanzi Jiang, Shushu Huang, Shuai Ma, Yingyun Gong, Zhenzhen Fu, Li Zhou, Wen Hu, Guofang Mao, Zhimin Ma, Ling Yang, Guangfeng Tang, Xiaofang Sun, Ping Zhang, Jianling Bai, Lei Chen, Bimin Shi…
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:35

    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:17

  2. Leucine deprivation modulates the dietary amino acid composition, reducing the fat content and improving the glucose tolerance, thus protecting the organism against obesity. However, a complete deprivation of ...

    Authors: Ziheng Zhou, Hanrui Yin, Yajie Guo, Yuanyuan Fang, Feixiang Yuan, Shanghai Chen and Feifan Guo
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:34
  3. Many chronic disease patients experience a concurrent loss of lean muscle mass. Skeletal muscle is a dynamic tissue maintained by continuous protein turnover and progenitor cell activity. Muscle stem cells, or...

    Authors: Josiane Joseph and Jason D. Doles
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:33
  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Golbarg Rahimi, Salime Heydari, Bahareh Rahimi, Navid Abedpoor, Iman Niktab, Zahra Safaeinejad, Maryam Peymani, Farzad Seyed Forootan, Zahra Derakhshan, Mohammad Hossein Nasr Esfahani and Kamran Ghaedi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:32

    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:14

  5. Due to the lack of evidence, advice pertaining to glycemic load (GL) can be misleading. Does the excessive restriction of GL, mostly through an extreme reduction in carbohydrate intake, result in a relatively ...

    Authors: Fengyi He, Chaogang Chen, Feng Li, Yiqin Qi, Xiuhong Lin, Ping Liang, Meng Ren and Li Yan
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:31
  6. Neck circumference, a proxy for upper-body subcutaneous fat, is a unique and pathogenic fat depot that confers additional metabolic risk. The purpose of present study was to determine whether neck circumferenc...

    Authors: Jie Shi, Zixuan Wang, Weiwei Zhang, Yixin Niu, Ning Lin, Xiaoyong Li, Hongmei Zhang, Guang Ning, Jiangao Fan, Li Qin, Qing Su and Zhen Yang
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:30
  7. 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 may regulate adipogenesis in adipocytes in-vitro, but little is known about possible molecular mechanisms related to the inhibitory effect of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 on adipogenesis i...

    Authors: Amin Salehpour, Mehdi Hedayati, Farzad Shidfar, Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Ali Asghar Farshad and Saeed Mohammadi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:29

    The Correction to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:42

  8. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are associated with an unhealthy lifestyle, including poor diet. Indices reflecting the overall quality of diets are more effective than single food or nutrient-based approaches ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Nouri, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Noushin Mohammadifard, Hamidreza Roohafza, Awat Feizi and Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:28
  9. Cancer-associated cachexia is a multifactorial syndrome defined by progressive weight loss with ongoing loss of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle. Adipose loss occurs in the early stage of cachexia and is ass...

    Authors: Jun Han, Lei Shen, Zheng Zhan, Yuguo Liu, Chang Zhang, Ruochen Guo, Yangjun Luo, Zhiqin Xie, Ying Feng and Guohao Wu
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:27
  10. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent liver disease and is characterized by excessive fat accumulation. Kaili Sour Soup, a food typical of Guizhou Province, is believed to have signifi...

    Authors: Shuo Cong, Zhengchao Li, Lei Yu, Yongmei Liu, Yaxin Hu, Ying Bi and Mingliang Cheng
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:26
  11. The link between total cholesterol (TC) and all-cause and specific mortality has not been elucidated. Herein, we aimed to evaluate the effect of TC levels on all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and cancer...

    Authors: Guo-dong He, Xiao-cong Liu, Lin Liu, Yu-ling Yu, Chao-lei Chen, Jia-yi Huang, Kenneth Lo, Yu-qing Huang and Ying-qing Feng
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:25
  12. The low carbohydrate, high fat ketogenic diet can be an effective anticonvulsant treatment in some pediatric patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Its mechanism(s) of action, however, remain uncertain. Dir...

    Authors: Susan A. Masino, David N. Ruskin, Natalie R. Freedgood, Marie Lindefeldt and Maria Dahlin
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:23
  13. One of the most prevalent diseases worldwide without a fully-known mechanism is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Recently, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have emerged as significant regulatory molecu...

    Authors: Arezoo Gowhari Shabgah, Fatemeh Norouzi, Mahdiyeh Hedayati-Moghadam, Davood Soleimani, Naseh Pahlavani and Jamshid Gholizadeh Navashenaq
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:22
  14. Body composition may explain partially why non-obese individuals still at the risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The ratio of fat mass to fat-free mass (FM/FFM) has been proposed to ...

    Authors: Huajie Dai, Jiali Xiang, Yanan Hou, Liping Xuan, Tiange Wang, Mian Li, Zhiyun Zhao, Yu Xu, Jieli Lu, Yuhong Chen, Weiqing Wang, Guang Ning, Yufang Bi and Min Xu
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:21
  15. Patients with estrogen receptor negative (ER) breast cancer have poor prognosis due to high rates of metastasis. However, there is no effective treatment and drugs for ER breast cancer metastasis. Our purpose o...

    Authors: Yuelin Tong, Zhongwei Li, Yikuan Wu, Shenglong Zhu, Keke Lu and Zhao He
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:20
  16. More studies have shown that serum calcium has a crucial role in many types of cancers. However, few studies have determined the association between serum calcium levels and renal impairment (RI) and all-cause...

    Authors: Jun Cheng, Wen Zhang, Yi Zhao, Xiayu Li, Rong Lv, Heng Li and Jianghua Chen
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:19
  17. Diabetes was a major risk factor for numerous chronic diseases. However, the associations between daytime napping and diabetes in the existing literature is still inconsistent.

    Authors: Hao Wang, Lingli Chen, Dun Shen, Yuan Cao, Xiaoyi Zhang, Kaixu Xie, Chunmei Wang, Shuiqing Zhu, Yu Guo, Bragg Fiona, Min Yu, Zhengming Chen and Liming Li
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:18
  18. Obesity is a globally increasing health epidemic requiring early lifestyle intervention. Our main objective was to examine the effectiveness of companion-intensive multi-aspect weight management (CIMWM) in Chi...

    Authors: Wanzi Jiang, Shushu Huang, Shuai Ma, Yingyun Gong, Zhenzhen Fu, Li Zhou, Wen Hu, Guofang Mao, Zhimin Ma, Ling Yang, Guangfeng Tang, Xiaofang Sun, Ping Zhang, Jianling Bai, Lei Chen, Bimin Shi…
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:35

  19. Since evidence regarding to low carbohydrate diet (LCD) and psychiatric disorders is little and controversial, this study aimed to assess relation between LCD score and psychological disorders including depres...

    Authors: Zohreh Sadat Sangsefidi, Amin Salehi-Abarghouei, Zahra Sadat Sangsefidi, Masoud Mirzaei and Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:16
  20. Nutritional ergogenic aids are foods or nutrients that can improve physical performance. Among these foods with ergogenic properties, caffeine has shown that it can increase the fat catabolism, strength, and i...

    Authors: Kelvin Euton Oliveira Carmo, Diego Ignácio Valenzuela Pérez, Charles Nardelli Valido, Jymmys Lopes dos Santos, Bianca Miarka, Raquel Simões Mendes-Netto, Marina Macedo Rodrigues Leite, Naiara Ribeiro Antoniêtto, Esteban Ariel Aedo-Muñoz and Ciro José Brito
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:15
  21. SPTC is a mix of four herbal components (Salvia officinalis, Panax ginseng, Trigonella foenum-graeceum, and Cinnamomum zeylanicum) which might be prevented the development of AGE rich diet-induced diabetic compli...

    Authors: Golbarg Rahimi, Salime Heydari, Bahareh Rahimi, Navid Abedpoor, Iman Niktab, Zahra Safaeinejad, Maryam Peymani, Farzad Seyed Forootan, Zahra Derakhshan, Mohammad Hossein Nasr Esfahani and Kamran Ghaedi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:14

    The Correction to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:32

  22. Lipotoxicity-induced cell death plays a detrimental role in the pathogenesis of metabolic diseases. Ferulic acid, widespread in plant-based food, is a radical scavenger with multiple bioactivities. However, th...

    Authors: Tiantian Xu, Qing Song, Li Zhou, Wenwen Yang, Xiangyao Wu, Qianyu Qian, Hui Chai, Qiang Han, Hongzhi Pan, Xiaobing Dou and Songtao Li
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:13
  23. Limited population-based studies have investigated the secular trend of prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in mainland China. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence of GDM and ti...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Ru-Ying Hu, Wei-Wei Gong, Jin Pan, Fang-Rong Fei, Hao Wang, Xiao-Yan Zhou, Jie-Ming Zhong and Min Yu
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:12
  24. The Atherogenic Index of Plasma is a predictive biomarker of atherosclerosis in adults but there is a lack of studies in paediatric population aimed at evaluating the longitudinal changes of the AIP and of the...

    Authors: Elvira Verduci, Giuseppe Banderali, Elisabetta Di Profio, Sara Vizzuso, Gianvincenzo Zuccotti and Giovanni Radaelli
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:11
  25. The aim of this study was to investigate whether two variants of the TCF7L2 (rs7903146 and rs12255372) modify the association between nut consumption and the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Additionally, th...

    Authors: Somayeh Hosseinpour-Niazi, Bahar Bakhshi, Asiyeh-Sadat Zahedi, Mahdi Akbarzadeh, Maryam S. Daneshpour, Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:10
  26. Obesity is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D) although the causal links remain unclear. A feature shared by both conditions however is systemic inflammation and raised levels of circulating fatty ac...

    Authors: Patricia Thomas, Kaiyven A. Leslie, Hannah J. Welters and Noel G. Morgan
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:9
  27. In order to recapitulate the best available evidence of milk consumption and multiple health-related outcomes, we performed an umbrella review of meta-analyses and systematic reviews in humans. Totally, 41 met...

    Authors: Xingxia Zhang, Xinrong Chen, Yujie Xu, Jie Yang, Liang Du, Ka Li and Yong Zhou
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:7
  28. Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis. Consumption of hawthorn fruit is believed to be cardio-protective, yet whether it is able to suppress the TMAO-induced atherosclero...

    Authors: Zouyan He, Erika Kwek, Wangjun Hao, Hanyue Zhu, Jianhui Liu, Ka Ying Ma and Zhen-Yu Chen
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:6
  29. Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) remains a fatal gastrointestinal disorder in neonates and has very limited therapeutic options. Sialylated human milk oligosaccharides (SHMOs) improve pathological changes in ex...

    Authors: Wenting Zhang, Jingqiu He-Yang, Wenjuan Tu and Xiaoying Zhou
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:5
  30. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin are used for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Chronic use of low-dose aspirin is associated with the occurrence of gastric ulcer. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Shu-Yu Hsieh, Yu Zhi Lian, I-Hsuan Lin, Yu-Chen Yang, Alexey A. Tinkov, Anatoly V. Skalny and Jane C.-J. Chao
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:4
  31. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) in non-overweight/obese people is insidiously associated with cardiovascular disease. Novel anthropometric indices can reflect central obesity better than the traditional anthropometr...

    Authors: Lihong Wu, Wenhua Zhu, Qiaohua Qiao, Lijuan Huang, Yiqi Li and Liying Chen
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:3
  32. Water is essential for maintaining the functions of human body properly. Studies have shown that the amounts and contributions of fluids were associated with health and hydration status. The objectives of the ...

    Authors: Jianfen Zhang, Na Zhang, Shufang Liu, Songming Du, Hairong He and Guansheng Ma
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2021 18:2
  33. The current research was to assess the relationship of the solute carrier family 44 member 4 (SLC44A4) rs577272, notch receptor 4 (NOTCH4) rs3134931 SNPs and serum lipid levels in the Han and Maonan ethnic groups...

    Authors: Peng-Fei Zheng, Rui-Xing Yin, Yao-Zong Guan, Bi-Liu Wei, Chun-Xiao Liu and Guo-Xiong Deng
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:105
  34. Altered function of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis in type 2 diabetic patients, a condition preceded by pre-diabetes, has been shown to increase the risk of depression as well as cause downstrea...

    Authors: Palesa Mosili, Bongeka Cassandra Mkhize, Phikelelani Ngubane, Ntethelelo Sibiya and Andile Khathi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:104
  35. Our previous study had shown that microRNA (miR)-302a played a key role in folate deficiency-induced apoptosis in mouse embryonic stem cells. However, details regarding the mechanism remain unclear. Transcript...

    Authors: Yan Liang, Dingding Cao, Yuanyuan Li, Zhuo Liu and Jianxin Wu
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:103
  36. Gastric cancer (GC) incidence and mortality are rapidly growing worldwide. It is estimated that more than 1,000,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, and more than 78,000 people lose their lives due to GC. Th...

    Authors: Farhad Vahid, Diana Rahmani and Seyed Hossein Davoodi
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:102
  37. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a widespread disease with variable symptoms that have an important impact on the quality of life. Despite the prevalence of IBS, its etiology and pathophysiology are still to ...

    Authors: Mattia Cappelletti, Emiliana Tognon, Linda Vona, Katia Basello, Andrea Costanzi, Michela Carola Speciani and Attilio Francesco Speciani
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:101
  38. Dietary nutrient intake plays a significant role in carcinogenesis. Few studies have investigated the association between dietary nutrient intake and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) risk in China.

    Authors: Zhe Wang, Aimin Yang, Jing Yang, Weihong Zhao, Zhilian Wang, Wei Wang, Jintao Wang, Jinghui Song, Li Li, Weiguo Lv, Dongyan Li, Huiqiang Liu, Chen Wang and Min Hao
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:100
  39. We previously identified the urinary biomarkers to diagnose calcium deficiency and nutritional rickets by ultra-performance liquid chromatography/quadrupole time-of-flight tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC/Q-TOF ...

    Authors: Fanyu Meng, Lina Fan, Lin Sun, Qingli Yu, Maoqing Wang and Changhao Sun
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:99
  40. Inflammation-related factors have been shown to play a significant role throughout pregnancy. In this study, we aimed to explore the relationships between selected inflammatory cytokines and gestational diabet...

    Authors: Mengyang Tang, Mingjuan Luo, Wenqian Lu, Rong Zhang, Wei Liang, Jianfen Gu, Xuemei Yu, Xueli Zhang and Cheng Hu
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:98
  41. Although metabolic associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease worldwide, the exact molecular mechanism of MAFLD progression remains unknown. In the present study, Tandem Ma...

    Authors: Hu Li, Wei Huang, Mingjie Wang, Peizhan Chen, Li Chen and Xinxin Zhang
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:97
  42. The objective of this study was to develop a new predictive equation of resting energy expenditure (REE) for acute kidney injury patients (AKI) on dialysis.

    Authors: Daniela Ponce, Cassiana Regina de Goes and Luis Gustavo Modelli de Andrade
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:96
  43. Asian Chinese are more susceptible to deposition of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) development than European Caucasians when matched for gender, age and body mass index (BMI). Our aims...

    Authors: Zhanxuan E. Wu, Karl Fraser, Marlena C. Kruger, Ivana R. Sequeira, Wilson Yip, Louise W. Lu, Lindsay D. Plank, Rinki Murphy, Garth J. S. Cooper, Jean-Charles Martin and Sally D. Poppitt
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:95
  44. Compared to the corresponding source of inorganic trace minerals (TM), chelated supplements are characterized by better physical heterogeneity and chemical stability and appear to be better absorbed in the gut...

    Authors: Hossein Ali Ghasemi, Iman Hajkhodadadi, Maryam Hafizi, Kamran Taherpour and Mohammad Hassan Nazaran
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:94
  45. Ketogenic diet (KD) has been proposed to be an effective lifestyle intervention in metabolic syndrome. However, the effects of KD on cardiac remodeling have not been investigated. Our aim was to investigate th...

    Authors: Yuehua You, Yongzheng Guo, Ping Jia, Biaobiao Zhuang, Yu Cheng, Hongpei Deng, Xiaowen Wang, Cheng Zhang, Suxin Luo and Bi Huang
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:91
  46. Probiotic Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 (BC30) has been shown to increase protein digestion in an in vitro model of the stomach and small intestine. Once active in the small intestine after germination, BC30 ai...

    Authors: Richard A. Stecker, Jessica M. Moon, Travis J. Russo, Kayla M. Ratliff, Petey W. Mumford, Ralf Jäger, Martin Purpura and Chad M. Kerksick
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:93
  47. Gestational diabetes mellitus has a long-term effect on pregnant women. Walnut (Juglans regia L.) oil-derived polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) possesses multifarious pharmacological activities. This study invest...

    Authors: Bingmei Sun, Hua Yan, Chao Li, Linlin Yin, Fei Li, Lianxiang Zhou and Xiuqing Han
    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:92

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