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  1. Content type: Research

    Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol that has been proposed to improve glycemic control in diabetes, by mechanisms that involve improvement in insulin secretion and activity. In type 1 diabetes (T1D), in which ...

    Authors: Caio Yogi Yonamine, Erika Pinheiro-Machado, Maria Luiza Michalani, Helayne Soares Freitas, Maristela Mitiko Okamoto, Maria Lucia Corrêa-Giannella and Ubiratan Fabres Machado

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:44

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  2. Content type: Research

    Data regarding the impact of different lipid measures on cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and mortality events is not consistent. We aimed to evaluate the relationship between different lipid parameters and incid...

    Authors: Zahra Ghasemzadeh, Hengameh Abdi, Samaneh Asgari, Maryam Tohidi, Davood Khalili, Majid Valizadeh, Siamak Moeini, Vahid Eidkhani, Fereidoun Azizi and Farzad Hadaegh

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:43

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  3. Content type: Perspective

    Milk is rich in miRNAs that appear to play important roles in the postnatal development of all mammals. Currently, two competing hypotheses exist: the functional hypothesis, which proposes that milk miRNAs are tr...

    Authors: Bodo C. Melnik, Foteini Kakulas, Donna T. Geddes, Peter E. Hartmann, Swen Malte John, Pedro Carrera-Bastos, Loren Cordain and Gerd Schmitz

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:42

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  4. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Karani S. Vimaleswaran, Dhanasekaran Bodhini, N. Lakshmipriya, K. Ramya, R. Mohan Anjana, Vasudevan Sudha, Julie A. Lovegrove, Sanjay Kinra, Viswanathan Mohan and Venkatesan Radha

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:41

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    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:39

  5. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to describe the intake of macronutrient, especially fatty acids, and explore their possible effect on diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

    Authors: Nuria Alcubierre, Eva M. Navarrete-Muñoz, Esther Rubinat, Mireia Falguera, Joan Valls, Alicia Traveset, Maria-Belen Vilanova, Josep Ramon Marsal, Marta Hernandez, Minerva Granado-Casas, Dolores Martinez-Gonzalez, Carmen Jurjo, Josep Franch-Nadal, Jesús Vioque and Didac Mauricio

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:40

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  6. Content type: Research

    Lifestyle factors such as diet and physical activity have been shown to modify the association between fat mass and obesity–associated (FTO) gene variants and metabolic traits in several populations; however, the...

    Authors: Karani S. Vimaleswaran, Dhanasekaran Bodhini, N. Lakshmipriya, K. Ramya, R. Mohan Anjana, Vasudevan Sudha, Julie A. Lovegrove, Sanjay Kinra, Viswanathan Mohan and Venkatesan Radha

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:39

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:41

  7. Content type: Research

    The melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) regulates metabolism by modulating eating behavior and MC4R variants (rs17782313 and rs571312) are associated with obesity in Asians and Caucasians. However, the impact of th...

    Authors: Sunmin Park, James W. Daily, Xin Zhang, Hyun Seok Jin, Hye Ja Lee and Yong Hyun Lee

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:38

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  8. Content type: Research

    Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase (GGT), a marker of oxidative stress, has been suggested to be independently associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) events. We examined the association of serum GGT levels...

    Authors: Shozab S. Ali, Ebenezer T. Oni, Michael J. Blaha, Emir Veledar, Hamid R. Feiz, Theodore Feldman, Arthur S. Agatston, Roger S. Blumenthal, Raquel D. Conceicao, Jose A. M. Carvalho, Raul D. Santos and Khurram Nasir

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:37

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  9. Content type: Research

    Serum preβ1-high density lipoprotein (preβ1-HDL) was defined by two-dimensional non-denaturing linear gel electrophoresis and apolipoprotein A-I immuno-blotting. Serum preβ1-HDL seems to play an important role...

    Authors: Yunqin Chen, Jibin Dong, Xueying Chen, Hui Jiang, Ahmed Bakillah, Xiaojin Zhang, Zhiqiang Li, Jia Yin, Donghui Liang, Yunzeng Zou, Mahmood Hussain, Marina Cuchel, Daniel Rader, Haozhu Chen, Junbo Ge and Xian-Cheng Jiang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:36

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  10. Content type: Research

    Controversial data is available on the effect of the Melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) gene variation on metabolic syndrome (MetS) and ineffectiveness of diet in managing MetS. Effects of the interaction between ...

    Authors: Gelareh Koochakpoor, Maryam S. Daneshpour, Parvin Mirmiran, Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Bahareh Sedaghatikhayat and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:35

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  11. Content type: Research

    Insulin-stimulated muscle blood flow facilitates plasma glucose disposal after a meal, a mechanism that is impaired in obese, insulin-resistant volunteers. Nitrate- or flavonoid-rich products, through their pr...

    Authors: Dagmar Fuchs, Jean Nyakayiru, Richard Draijer, Theo P. J. Mulder, Maria T. E. Hopman, Thijs M. H. Eijsvogels and Dick H. Thijssen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:34

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  12. Content type: Research

    Metabolic abnormalities are more associated with central obesity than peripheral obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. The present study was to identify serum metabolic biomarkers which d...

    Authors: Xiang Gao, Weidong Zhang, Yongbo Wang, Pardis Pedram, Farrell Cahill, Guangju Zhai, Edward Randell, Wayne Gulliver and Guang Sun

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:33

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  13. Content type: Research

    Apple polyphenols could represent a novel nutritional approach in the management and control of blood glucose, especially in type 2 diabetics. The aim of this study was to test the therapeutic potential of an ...

    Authors: Manuel Manzano, María D Giron, José D. Vilchez, Natalia Sevillano, Nuri El-Azem, Ricardo Rueda, Rafael Salto and Jose M. Lopez-Pedrosa

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:32

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  14. Content type: Research

    Intestinal fatty-acid binding protein (I-FABP) is expressed in epithelial cells of the mucosal layer of the small intestine tissue. When intestinal mucosal damage occurs, I-FABP is released into the circulatio...

    Authors: Eva Lau, Cláudia Marques, Diogo Pestana, Mariana Santoalha, Davide Carvalho, Paula Freitas and Conceição Calhau

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:31

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  15. Content type: Research

    Obesity is one of the greatest public health problems and major risk factors for serious metabolic diseases and significantly increases the risk of premature death. The aim of this study was to determine the i...

    Authors: Min-Sup Jung, Soo-Jung Lee, Yuno Song, Sun-Hee Jang, Wongi Min, Chung-Kil Won, Hong-Duck Kim, Tae Hoon Kim and Jae-Hyeon Cho

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:29

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  16. Content type: Review

    Hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives are important class of polyphenolic compounds originated from the Mavolanate-Shikimate biosynthesis pathways in plants. Several simple phenolic compounds such as cinnamic acid, p-...

    Authors: Md Ashraful Alam, Nusrat Subhan, Hemayet Hossain, Murad Hossain, Hasan Mahmud Reza, Md Mahbubur Rahman and M Obayed Ullah

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:27

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  17. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the effects of dietary components on the regulation of the gastric emptying rate of alcohol and its impact on alcohol metabolism. We recently found that the crude water-insoluble dietary ...

    Authors: Shunji Oshima, Sachie Shiiya, Yoshimi Tokumaru and Tomomasa Kanda

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:25

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  18. Content type: Research

    Current criterion of waist circumference (WC) for abdominal obesity is not enough to demonstrate characteristics of obese and non-obese populations defined by BMI. The aim of this study was to redefine the cut...

    Authors: Kyung-Soo Kim, Hyun-Ju Oh, Young Ju Choi, Byung Wook Huh, Soo-Kyung Kim, Seok Won Park, Eun Jig Lee, Yong-Wook Cho and Kap-Bum Huh

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:26

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  19. Content type: Research

    Cholesterol accumulation causes pancreatic beta cell lipotoxicity and dysfunction. Cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) plays an important role in blood lipid homeostasis. However, its role in tissue lipi...

    Authors: Wen Guo, Yingyun Gong, Zhenzhen Fu, Jinxiang Fu, Yan Sun, Xianxia Ju, Yina Chang, Wen Wang, Xiaohui Zhu, Beibei Gao, Xiaoyun Liu, Tao Yang and Hongwen Zhou

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:21

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