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  1. Content type: Review

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) consists of several medical conditions that collectively predict the risk for cardiovascular disease better than the sum of individual conditions. The risk of developing MetS in human...

    Authors: Sok Kuan Wong, Kok-Yong Chin, Farihah Hj Suhaimi, Ahmad Fairus and Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:65

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  2. Content type: Research

    Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA), the main metabolite of Creosote Bush, has been shown to have profound effects on the core components of metabolic syndrome, including lowering of blood glucose, free fatty aci...

    Authors: Haiyan Zhang, Wen-Jun Shen, Yihang Li, Alex Bittner, Stefanie Bittner, Juveria Tabassum, Yuan F. Cortez, Fredric B. Kraemer and Salman Azhar

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:63

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  3. Content type: Research

    The increased incidence of obesity and associated metabolic diseases has driven research focused on genetically or pharmacologically alleviating metabolic dysfunction. These studies employ a range of fasting-r...

    Authors: C. E. Geisler, C. Hepler, M. R. Higgins and B. J. Renquist

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:62

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  4. Content type: Research

    Arginine is an amino acid determinant in the metabolic, immune and reparative responses to severe trauma. The present study aims to determine argininemia and plasma arginine bioavailability (PAB) in critical t...

    Authors: Beatriz P. Costa, Paulo Martins, Carla Veríssimo, Marta Simões, Marisa Tomé, Manuela Grazina, Jorge Pimentel and Francisco Castro-Sousa

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:60

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  5. Content type: Research

    Free fatty acids (FFAs) acutely stimulate insulin secretion from pancreatic islets. Conflicting results have been presented regarding this effect at non-stimulatory glucose concentration, however. The aim of o...

    Authors: Jing Cen, Ernest Sargsyan and Peter Bergsten

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:59

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  6. Content type: Research

    Transplanting a fecal sample from lean, healthy donors to obese recipients has been shown to improve metabolic syndrome symptoms. We therefore examined the gut microbiota in mice after administering a long-ter...

    Authors: Maria Kulecka, Agnieszka Paziewska, Natalia Zeber-Lubecka, Filip Ambrozkiewicz, Michal Kopczynski, Urszula Kuklinska, Kazimiera Pysniak, Marta Gajewska, Michal Mikula and Jerzy Ostrowski

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:57

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  7. Content type: Research

    Folate deficiency is closely related to the development of neural tube defects (NTDs). However, the exact mechanism is not completely understood. This study aims to induce murine NTDs by inhibiting one of the ...

    Authors: Lin Xu, Li Wang, JianHua Wang, ZhiQiang Zhu, Ge Chang, Ying Guo, XinLi Tian and Bo Niu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:56

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  8. Content type: Research

    Maternal obesity may program the fetus and increase the susceptibility of the offspring to adult diseases. Metformin crosses the placenta and has been associated with decreased inflammation and reversal of fat...

    Authors: Kemoy Harris, Neeraj Desai, Madhu Gupta, Xiangying Xue, Prodyot K. Chatterjee, Burton Rochelson and Christine N. Metz

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:55

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  9. Content type: Research

    2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo(4,5-b)pyridine (PhIP), a heterocyclic aromatic amine (HCA) formed in meat that is cooked at high temperatures and then ingested, can potentially be retained in human adipose ti...

    Authors: Lora J. Rogers, Alexei G. Basnakian, Mohammed S. Orloff, Baitang Ning, Aiwei Yao-Borengasser, Vinay Raj and Susan Kadlubar

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:54

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  10. Content type: Research

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the health problems with great burden on the liver that may end with liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The aim of this work was to assess serum vi...

    Authors: Amal Mohamed Ahmed, Maha Abdel Ghany, Gehan Lotfy Abdel Hakeem, Aya Kamal, Rania Khattab, Asmaa Abdalla, Laila El Morsi Abou El Fotoh, Abdel Azeem El Mazary, Madiha Abdalla Sayed and Ashraf Mohamed Abdel Fadil

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:53

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:83

  11. Content type: Research

    Dysfunctional mitochondrial processes limit malignant cells ability to use energy from fatty acids and ketones. Animal studies using ketogenic diets for cancer show encouraging results. We tested the diet’s sa...

    Authors: Jocelyn L. Tan-Shalaby, Jennifer Carrick, Krystal Edinger, Dana Genovese, Andrew D. Liman, Vida A. Passero and Rashmikant B. Shah

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:52

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:61

  12. Content type: Research

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and dyslipidemia are closely related. Diet plays an important role in the progression of these diseases, but the role of specific dietary components is not completely ...

    Authors: David Højland Ipsen, Pernille Tveden-Nyborg, Bidda Rolin, Günaj Rakipovski, Maria Beck, Line Winther Mortensen, Lasse Færk, Peter Mikael Helweg Heegaard, Peter Møller and Jens Lykkesfeldt

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:51

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  13. Content type: Review

    Nutritional research in sickle cell disease has been the focus in recent times owing to not only specific nutritional deficiencies, but also the improvements associated with less painful episodes. Though hydro...

    Authors: Shahida A. Khan, Ghazi Damanhouri, Ashraf Ali, Sarah A. Khan, Aziz Khan, Ahmed Bakillah, Samy Marouf, Ghazi Al Harbi, Saeed H. Halawani and Ahmad Makki

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:50

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  14. Content type: Research

    Intestinal absorption of dietary lipids involves their hydrolysis in the lumen of proximal intestine as well as uptake, intracellular transport and re-assembly of hydrolyzed lipids in enterocytes, leading to t...

    Authors: Zeina Soayfane, François Tercé, Michela Cantiello, Horst Robenek, Michel Nauze, Valérie Bézirard, Sophie Allart, Bruno Payré, Florence Capilla, Christel Cartier, Christine Peres, Talal Al Saati, Vassilia Théodorou, David W. Nelson, Chi-Liang Eric Yen, Xavier Collet…

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:48

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  15. Content type: Research

    We recently have reported the 24-hour glucose, insulin and glucagon responses to a 72-hour fast compared to a 72-hour macronutrient-sufficient, carbohydrate-free diet in men with type 2 diabetes. The 72-hour t...

    Authors: Frank Quentin Nuttall, Rami Mahmoud Almokayyad and Mary Carol Gannon

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:47

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  16. Content type: Research

    The human SLC30A8 gene encodes the secretory granule-localised zinc transporter ZnT8 whose expression is chiefly restricted to the endocrine pancreas. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the human SLC30A8 g...

    Authors: Antonia Solomou, Erwann Philippe, Pauline Chabosseau, Stephanie Migrenne-Li, Julien Gaitan, Jochen Lang, Christophe Magnan and Guy A. Rutter

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:46

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  17. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the mitochondrial effects exerted by physiological and supra-physiological concentrations of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) and recombinant insulin-like gr...

    Authors: James Keane, Lotti Tajouri and Bon Gray

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:45

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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

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