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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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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  27. Obesity has reached an alarming rate worldwide. Promoting thermogenesis via increasing the function of brown adipose tissue (BAT) or white adipose tissue (WAT) browning has been proposed as a new protective ap...

    Authors: Naimeh Mesri Alamdari, Pardis Irandoost, Neda Roshanravan, Mohammadreza Vafa, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Shahriar Alipour, Leila Roshangar, Mohammadreza Alivand, Farnaz Farsi and Farzad Shidfar

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:42

    Content type: Research

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  28. Obesity is becoming one of the most severe global health problems. However, risk of developing normal weight obesity, where an individual has a high percentage of body fat despite a normal body mass index, is ...

    Authors: Yuko Maejima, Shoko Yokota, Shoichiro Horita and Kenju Shimomura

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:48

    Content type: Brief communication

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  29. Detox diet are known as a popular dieting strategies that helps toxins elimination and weight manage but there is very little clinical evidence. The Wellnessup diet (WD) used in the present study designed as a...

    Authors: Su-Jin Jung, Woo-Lim Kim, Byung-Hyun Park, Seung-Ok Lee and Soo-Wan Chae

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:47

    Content type: Research

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  30. Hepatic insulin resistance (IR) is an early pathological characteristic of many metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been identified as mediators of IR and related di...

    Authors: Zengyuan Zhou, Xue Zhao, Liang Chen, Yuzheng Li, Zhao Chen, Yuanyuan Wang, Zihao Zhou and Xia Chu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:45

    Content type: Research

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  31. Vitamin D deficiency has been often observed in obese persons. One of the mechanisms suggested for low vitamin D status in obesity was decreased bioavailability of vitamin D (VD) due to sequestration in adipos...

    Authors: Chan Yoon Park, Yongho Shin, Jeong-Han Kim, Shuang Zhu, Young Sun Jung and Sung Nim Han

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:44

    Content type: Research

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  32. Parenteral nutrition (PN)-associated liver disease (PNALD) is a common and life-threatening complication in patients receiving PN. However, its definitive etiology is not yet clear. Therefore, performed proteo...

    Authors: Gulisudumu Maitiabola, Feng Tian, Haifeng Sun, Li Zhang, Xuejin Gao, Bin Xue and Xinying Wang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:43

    Content type: Research

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  33. Atherosclerosis (AS), which characterized with the accumulation of lipids on the vessel wall, is the pathological basis of many cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and seriously threatens human health. Resveratrol (...

    Authors: Liyu Zhou, Jun Long, Yuting Sun, Weikai Chen, Runze Qiu and Dongping Yuan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:41

    Content type: Research

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  34. Even Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) has been becoming the key role in process of liver fibrosis or cirrhosis, no any NASH involving liver fibrosis mice model which consistent with the mechanisms of fatty...

    Authors: Xin Xin, Bei-Yu Cai, Cheng Chen, Hua-Jie Tian, Xin Wang, Yi-Yang Hu and Qin Feng

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:40

    Content type: Research

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  35. Accumulating evidence shows that circulating levels of trimethylamine N-oxide, which is generated from the metabolism of dietary choline, may predict cardiovascular disease among Caucasians. Acute coronary syn...

    Authors: Yuxiang Dai, Qianqian Tian, Jing Si, Zhonghan Sun, Shalaimaiti Shali, Lili Xu, Daoyuan Ren, Shufu Chang, Xin Dong, Hongxia Zhao, Zhendong Mei, Yan Zheng and Junbo Ge

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:39

    Content type: Research

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  36. The aims of this study were to verify the effect of progressive-chronic and acute sodium bicarbonate (SB) supplementation on the anaerobic capacity, blood acid-base balance, and discipline-specific performance...

    Authors: Krzysztof Durkalec-Michalski, Paulina M. Nowaczyk, Jacek Adrian, Joanna Kamińska and Tomasz Podgórski

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:38

    Content type: Research

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  37. High fat diet impact transcription of hepatic genes responsible for drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. Until now, researches just focused on a couple specific genes without a global profile showing. Age-dep...

    Authors: Yuqi He, Tao Yang, Yimei Du, Lin Qin, Feifei Ma, Zunping Wu, Hua Ling, Li Yang, Zhengtao Wang, Qingdi Zhou, Guangbo Ge and Yanliu Lu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:37

    Content type: Research

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  38. Obesity is associated with chronic inflammation, which contributes to cardiovascular diseases. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are reported to be involved in vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis. Abelmoschus esculentus (...

    Authors: Luoning Gou, Geng Liu, Rong Ma, Anita Regmi, Tianshu Zeng, Juan Zheng, Xueyu Zhong and Lulu Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:35

    Content type: Research

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  39. Gypenosides (Gyp) are the main ingredient of the Chinese medicine, Gynostemma pentaphyllum. They are widely used in Asia as a hepatoprotective agent. Here, we elucidated the mechanism of Gyp in non-alcoholic stea...

    Authors: Hongshan Li, Yingfei Xi, Xin Xin, Huajie Tian and Yiyang Hu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:34

    Content type: Research

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  40. Knowledge of the physiologic requirement for iron, the core index for the formulation of a dietary reference intake (DRI), is of great importance for the health of a pregnant woman and her fetus, and can help ...

    Authors: Jie Cai, Tongxiang Ren, Jiaxi Lu, Jinghuan Wu, Deqian Mao, Weidong Li, Yu Zhang, Min Li, Jianhua Piao, Lichen Yang, Yuxia Ma, Jun Wang and Xiaoguang Yang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:33

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  41. Infant anemia is prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. Maternal body mass index (BMI) is associated with serum ferritin in cord blood, but as yet has not been linked to infant anemia. The objective of...

    Authors: Shaohua Yin, Yubo Zhou, Hongtian Li, Zhihao Cheng, Yali Zhang, Le Zhang, Jufen Liu and Jianmeng Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:32

    Content type: Research

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  42. Pomegranate juice (POMj) contains abundant soluble polyphenolic antioxidant compounds and is recommended for its cardioprotective/atheroprotective properties. However, very few studies have investigated the ef...

    Authors: Achraf Ammar, Khaled Trabelsi, Stephen J. Bailey, Mouna Turki, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Omar Boukhris, Kais El Abed, Mohamed Bouaziz, Fatma Ayadi, Tarak Driss, Nizar Souissi, Hamdi Chtourou and Anita Hökelmann

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:31

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