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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. Gut bacteria Akkermansia has been shown an anti-obesity protective effect in previous studies and may be used as promising probiotics. However, the above effect may be confounded by common factors, such as sex, a...

    Authors: Qi Zhou, Yanfeng Zhang, Xiaoxia Wang, Ruiyue Yang, Xiaoquan Zhu, Ying Zhang, Chen Chen, Huiping Yuan, Ze Yang and Liang Sun

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:90

    Content type: Research

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  10. Excess adiposity is associated with fat accumulation within the liver, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is highly prevalent in bariatric patients. Elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is associated ...

    Authors: Razk Abdalgwad, Mohammed Faraz Rafey, Conor Murphy, Iulia Ioana, Paula Mary O’Shea, Eoin Slattery, Colin Davenport, Derek Timothy O’Keeffe and Francis Martin Finucane

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:87

    Content type: Research

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  11. In the current study, our specific aim was to characterize the Klotho protein and expression levels in the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex of old rats treated with different diets (high-fat, high-protein, lo...

    Authors: Anahid Shafie, Ahmad Mustafa Rahimi, Iraj Ahmadi, Fatemeh Nabavizadeh, Mina Ranjbaran and Ghorbangol Ashabi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:86

    Content type: Research

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  12. In vitro and animal experiments reported a microbiota-regulating ability of oatmeal, however, related in vivo evidences remained limited. Thus, we conducted this study aiming to investigate the oatmeal-induced...

    Authors: Mengyao Ye, Jianqin Sun, Yanqiu Chen, Qian Ren, Zhen Li, Yanfang Zhao, Yiru Pan and Huijun Xue

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:85

    Content type: Research

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  13. Sarcopenia is common and contributes to a high risk of mortality among general population. There is no consensus regarding the cut-off values for sarcopenia in terms of mortality among chronic kidney disease p...

    Authors: Xiao Xu, Zhikai Yang, Tiantian Ma, Ziqian Li, Yuan Chen, Yingdong Zheng and Jie Dong

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:84

    Content type: Research

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  14. The relationships between apolipoprotein A-I (APOA-I), apolipoprotein B (APOB) with insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome (MetS) are unclear in OSA. We aimed to evaluate whether the multiple single nucleotide...

    Authors: Xinyi Li, Zhihui Fu, Huajun Xu, Jianyin Zou, Huaming Zhu, Zhiqiang Li, Kaiming Su, De Huai, Hongliang Yi, Jian Guan and Shankai Yin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:83

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  15. Targeted nutrition is defined as dietary advice tailored at a group level. Groups known as metabotypes can be identified based on individual metabolic profiles. Metabotypes have been associated with differenti...

    Authors: Elaine Hillesheim, Miriam F. Ryan, Eileen Gibney, Helen M. Roche and Lorraine Brennan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:82

    Content type: Research

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  16. Interest into the health, disease, and performance impact of exogenous ketone bodies has rapidly expanded due to their multifaceted physiological and signaling properties but limiting our understanding is the ...

    Authors: Philip J. Prins, Dominic P. D’Agostino, Christopher Q. Rogers, Dana L. Ault, Gary L. Welton, Dalton W. Jones, Samuel R. Henson, Tyler J. Rothfuss, Kylie G. Aiken, Jantzen L. Hose, Emilia L. England, Adam D. Atwell, Jeffrey D. Buxton and Andrew P. Koutnik

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:81

    Content type: Research

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  17. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most important threats to human health in the twenty-first century. The use of complementary and alternative medicine to prevent, control, and reduce the complications of diabet...

    Authors: Hamed Jafari-Vayghan, Parisa Varshosaz, Fatemeh Hajizadeh-Sharafabad, Hamid Reza Razmi, Mahdi Amirpour, Omid Mohammad Tavakoli-Rouzbehani, Mohammad Alizadeh and Vahid Maleki

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:80

    Content type: Review

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  18. Current adult studies suggest that uric acid (UA) is associated with body fat, but the relationship in obese children is unclear. Thus, we aim to evaluate the association between uric acid and body composition...

    Authors: Yang Niu, Xue-lin Zhao, Hui-juan Ruan, Xiao-meng Mao and Qing-ya Tang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:79

    Content type: Research

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  19. Epidemiological studies have suggested that adiponectin is associated with the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. This study first examined the effect of purified anthocyanins, a group of d...

    Authors: Liping Yang, Wenhua Ling, Yun Qiu, Yong Liu, Li Wang, Jing Yang, Changyi Wang and Jianping Ma

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:78

    Content type: Research

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  20. The gut microbiota has been shown to be involved in the development and severity of type 2 diabetes. The aim of the present study was to test the effect of 4-week functional food ingredient feeding, alone or i...

    Authors: Ingrid S. Surono, Ata Aditya Wardana, Priyo Waspodo, Budi Saksono, Jessica Verhoeven and Koen Venema

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:77

    Content type: Research

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  21. Vascular surgery patients have reduced tissues` blood supply, which may lead to mitochondrial dysfunction and accumulation of acylcarnitines (ACs). It has been suggested that remote ischaemic preconditioning (...

    Authors: Teele Kasepalu, Karl Kuusik, Urmas Lepner, Joel Starkopf, Mihkel Zilmer, Jaan Eha, Mare Vähi and Jaak Kals

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:76

    Content type: Research

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  22. A number of studies have investigated the effects of individual foods and/or nutrients on rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but research focusing on whole dietary patterns remains limited. The association of dietary ...

    Authors: Shokufeh Nezamoleslami, Reza Ghiasvand, Awat Feizi, Mansour Salesi and Makan Pourmasoumi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:75

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  23. Diabetes mellitus is the most common metabolic disorder worldwide. We aimed to determine the metabolic and clinical responses to Bunium Persicum (Black Caraway) supplementation in overweight and obese patients...

    Authors: Saber Jafari-Maskouni, Mansour Shahraki, Milad Daneshi-Maskooni, Alireza Dashipour, Ali Shamsi-Goushki and Zinat Mortazavi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:74

    Content type: Research

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  24. The kinetics and localization of the reactions of metabolism are coordinated by the enzymes that catalyze them. These enzymes are controlled via a myriad of mechanisms including inhibition/activation by metabo...

    Authors: Heesoo Jeong and Nathaniel M. Vacanti

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:73

    Content type: Review

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  25. Suppressed mitochondrial biosynthesis has been reported to be the early signal of mitochondrial dysfunction which contributes to diabetic cardiomyopathy, but the mechanism of mitochondrial biosynthesis suppres...

    Authors: Yan Xiong, Chun-Xia Hai, Wei-Jin Fang, Yan-Ping Lei, Xiao-Mei Li and Xin-Ke Zhou

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:72

    Content type: Research

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  26. Exercise has been extensively utilised as an effective therapy for overweight- and obesity-associated changes that are linked to health complications. Several preclinical rodent studies have shown that treadmi...

    Authors: Sarah-Jane Leigh, Nadeem O. Kaakoush, Rosa M. Escorihuela, R. Frederick Westbrook and Margaret J. Morris

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:71

    Content type: Research

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  27. The principal function of iodine acts on thyroid function, but in recent years, the role of iodine deficiency in metabolism has also been gradually revealed. We aimed to investigate the current status of iodiz...

    Authors: Chi Chen, Yi Chen, Hualing Zhai, Fangzhen Xia, Bing Han, Wen Zhang, Yuying Wang, Heng Wan, Ningjian Wang and Yingli Lu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:70

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  28. Obesity, characterized by the excessive accumulation of triglycerides in adipocytes and their decreased excretion from adipocytes, is closely related to various health problems. Ginsenoside Rb1 (Rb1), the most...

    Authors: Rong Guo, Lei Wang, Xianqin Zeng, Minghao Liu, Peng Zhou, Huixia Lu, Huili Lin and Mei Dong

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:69

    Content type: Research

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  29. Physical exercise and activity status may modify the effect of the fat mass- and obesity-associated (FTO) genotype on body weight and obesity risk. To understand the interaction between FTO’s effect and physical ...

    Authors: Jessica Danaher, Christos G. Stathis, Robin A. Wilson, Alba Moreno-Asso, R. Mark Wellard and Matthew B. Cooke

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:68

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  30. Early nutritional programming affects a series of metabolism, growth and development in mammals. Fish also exhibit the developmental plasticity by early nutritional programming. However, little is known about ...

    Authors: Qiang-Sheng Zhu, Jie Wang, Shan He, Xu-Fang Liang, Shuang Xie and Qian-Qian Xiao

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:67

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  31. Early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is still difficult. Screening of plasma biomarkers has great significance of optimizing diagnosis and predicting the complications of T2DM.

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Zhiyuan Lu, Yuxin Wang, Tianran Zhang and Xiaodong He

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:66

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  32. Propolis is a sticky, resinous material gather from plants and is blended with wax and other constituents. It is reported to have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and blood glucose-lowering properties. This r...

    Authors: Naseh Pahlavani, Mahsa Malekahmadi, Safieh Firouzi, Daryoush Rostami, Alireza Sedaghat, Ahmad Bagheri Moghaddam, Gordon A. Ferns, Jamshid Gholizadeh Navashenaq, Reza Reazvani, Mohammad Safarian and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:65

    Content type: Perspective

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  33. Insulin resistance and accumulation of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT) place aging adults with obesity at high risk of cardio-metabolic disease. A very low carbohydrate di...

    Authors: Amy M Goss, Barbara Gower, Taraneh Soleymani, Mariah Stewart, May Pendergrass, Mark Lockhart, Olivia Krantz, Shima Dowla, Nikki Bush, Valene Garr Barry and Kevin R. Fontaine

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:64

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  34. Hypertriglyceridemic waist (HTGW) phenotype has been suggested as a risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, there is limited evidence on the relationship of triglyceride waist phenotypes with es...

    Authors: Yun Qiu, Qi Zhao, Na Wang, Yuting Yu, Ruiping Wang, Yue Zhang, Shuheng Cui, Meiying Zhu, Xing Liu, Yonggen Jiang and Genming Zhao

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:63

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  35. The relationship between selenium (Se) and insulin resistance remains unclear. We aim to explore the association between toenail Se levels and insulin resistance through a cross-sectional study comprising Chin...

    Authors: Qiuyun Gu, Xueying Cui, Kun Du, Bian Wang, Wei Cai, Qingya Tang and Xiuhua Shen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:62

    Content type: Research

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  36. Dietary protein deficiency and amino acid imbalance cause hepatic fat accumulation. We previously demonstrated that only arginine deficiency or total amino acid deficiency in a diet caused significant hepatic ...

    Authors: Lila Otani, Hiroki Nishi, Ayaka Koyama, Yuta Akasaka, Yusuke Taguchi, Yuka Toyoshima, Daisuke Yamanaka, Fumihiko Hakuno, Huijuan Jia, Shin-Ichiro Takahashi and Hisanori Kato

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:60

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  37. Previous studies indicated that serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations are positively associated with physical activity levels independent of sun exposure. However, the effect of resistance trainin...

    Authors: Xiaomin Sun, Xiao-Kai Ma, Lin Zhang and Zhen-Bo Cao

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:59

    Content type: Research

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  38. Both low vitamin D status and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are worldwide concerns, and low 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels are associated with MetS; however, related epidemiological evidence based on elderly...

    Authors: Ling Liu, Zhaojin Cao, Feng Lu, Yingchun Liu, Yuebin Lv, Yingli Qu, Heng Gu, Chengcheng Li, Jiayi Cai, Saisai Ji, Yawei Li, Feng Zhao and Xiaoming Shi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:58

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  39. As a lipid metabolic disorder, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an important cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, with no effective drug up to date. Previous studies have demonstrated i...

    Authors: Jingjie Wang, Yitong Zhang, Qin Zhuo, Yujen Tseng, Jiucun Wang, Yanyun Ma, Jun Zhang and Jie Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:46

    Content type: Research

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  40. Although obesity is considered as the main cause of Type II diabetes (T2DM), non-obese individuals may still develop T2DM and obese individuals may not.

    Authors: Somayeh Alsadat Hosseini Khorami, Mohd Sokhini Abd Mutalib, Mohammad Feili Shiraz, Joseph Anthony Abdullah, Zulida Rejali, Razana Mohd Ali and Huzwah Khaza’ai

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:55

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  41. The gut microbiota plays a critical role in obesity and lipid metabolism disorder. Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa L.) are rich in polyphenols with various physiological and pharmacological activities. We determin...

    Authors: Yue Zhu, Jia-ying Zhang, Yu-long Wei, Jing-yi Hao, Yu-qing Lei, Wan-bin Zhao, Yu-hang Xiao and Ai-dong Sun

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:54

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  42. Lower post-prandial glucose (PPG) and insulin (PPI) responses to foods are associated with reduced diabetes risk and progression. Several plant extracts have been proposed to reduce PPG or PPI by inhibiting en...

    Authors: David J. Mela, Xiu-Zhen Cao, Rajendra Dobriyal, Mark I. Fowler, Li Lin, Manoj Joshi, Theo J. P. Mulder, Peter G. Murray, Harry P. F. Peters, Mario A. Vermeer and Zhang Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:51

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  43. Metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) has been reported to be associated with the development of vascular damage by the carotid intima-media thickness, but the relationship between metabolic health and obesity p...

    Authors: Yue Yuan, Jian-Jun Mu, Chao Chu, Wen-Ling Zheng, Yang Wang, Jia-Wen Hu, Qiong Ma, Yu Yan, Yue-Yuan Liao and Chen Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:50

    Content type: Research

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