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  1. Content type: Research

    Enhancing circulating adiponectin is considered as a potential approach for the prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) were rep...

    Authors: Jia Song, Cheng Li, Yushan Lv, Yi Zhang, William Kwame Amakye and Limei Mao

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:52

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    Vitamin D status and season are intrinsically linked, and both have been proposed to be associated with glucose homeostasis in pregnancy, with conflicting results. We aimed to determine if exposure to winter a...

    Authors: Eileen C. O’Brien, Elizabeth J. O’Sullivan, Mark T. Kilbane, Aisling A. Geraghty, Malachi J. McKenna and Fionnuala M. McAuliffe

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:50

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  3. Content type: Research

    Almonds can decrease glycemic index of co-consumed foods and are a rich source for oleic acid and α-tocopherol. The aim of the randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial was to examine whether as compared...

    Authors: Chiao-Ming Chen, Jen-Fang Liu, Sing-Chung Li, Chen-Ling Huang, An-Tsz Hsirh, Shuen-Fu Weng, Mei-Ling Chang, Hung-Ta Li, Emily Mohn and C-Y. Oliver Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:51

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  4. Content type: Research

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), recognized as the liver manifestation of metabolic syndrome, is highly prevalent in the general population. Recent studies suggest that lipid accumulation product is ...

    Authors: Haijiang Dai, Weijun Wang, Ruifang Chen, Zhiheng Chen, Yao Lu and Hong Yuan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:49

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  5. Content type: Research

    Dietary fructose can rapidly cause fatty liver in animals through de novo lipogenesis (DNL) and contribute to the development and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). In response to diverse ce...

    Authors: Woo-Gyun Choi, Jaeseok Han, Ji-Hyeon Kim, Mi-Jeong Kim, Jae-Woo Park, Benbo Song, Hee-Jeong Cha, Hye-Seon Choi, Hun-Taeg Chung, In-Kyu Lee, Tae-Sik Park, Maria Hatzoglou, Hueng-Sik Choi, Hyun Ju Yoo, Randal J. Kaufman and Sung Hoon Back

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:48

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  6. Content type: Review

    Tannins are often cited for antinutritional effects, including chelation of non-heme iron. Despite this, studies exploring non-heme iron bioavailability inhibition with long-term consumption have reported mixe...

    Authors: Nicole M. Delimont, Sara K. Rosenkranz, Mark D. Haub and Brian L. Lindshield

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:47

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  7. Content type: Review

    Diabetic patients are at an increased risk of developing heart failure when compared to their non-diabetic counter parts. Accumulative evidence suggests chronic hyperglycemia to be central in the development o...

    Authors: Phiwayinkosi V. Dludla, Elizabeth Joubert, Christo J.F. Muller, Johan Louw and Rabia Johnson

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:45

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  8. Content type: Research

    Musclin is a novel skeletal muscle-derived secretory factor considered to be a potent regulator of the glucose metabolism and therefore may contribute to the pathogenesis of obesity and insulin resistance (IR).

    Authors: Wen-Jia Chen, Yue Liu, Yu-Bin Sui, Hong-Tao Yang, Jin-Rui Chang, Chao-Shu Tang, Yong-Fen Qi, Jing Zhang and Xin-Hua Yin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:46

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  9. Content type: Research

    We sought to characterize the effects of dietary macronutrient composition on various hormones implicated in the regulation of insulin sensitivity (IS) and energy expenditure (EE).

    Authors: Bridget M. Hron, Cara B. Ebbeling, Henry A. Feldman and David S. Ludwig

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:44

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  10. Content type: Research

    Studies have revealed that plasma level of free fatty acids (FFAs) is related to cardiovascular disease. However, the role of FFAs in clinical outcomes of stable coronary artery disease (SCAD) has been less ev...

    Authors: Hui-Wen Zhang, Xi Zhao, Yuan-Lin Guo, Cheng-Gang Zhu, Na-Qiong Wu, Jing Sun, Geng Liu, Qian Dong and Jian-Jun Li

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:41

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  11. Content type: Research

    Excessive production and/or reduced excretion of uric acid could lead to hyperuricemia, which could be a major cause of disability. Hyperuricemia has received increasing attention in the last few decades due t...

    Authors: Yu Wang, Zhijian Lin, Bing Zhang, Anzheng Nie and Meng Bian

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:38

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  12. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have shown that early life nutrition can modulate the development of white adipose tissue and thereby affect the risk on obesity and metabolic disease later in life. For instance, postnatal fe...

    Authors: Andrea Kodde, Eline M. van der Beek, Esther Phielix, Eefje Engels, Lidewij Schipper and Annemarie Oosting

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:37

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  13. Content type: Research

    Inflammation is associated with increased bone resorption; the role of inflammation in postprandial bone turnover has not been explored. Consumption of milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) reduces inflammation in ...

    Authors: Tara S. Rogers, Elieke Demmer, Nancy Rivera, Erik R. Gertz, J. Bruce German, Jennifer T. Smilowitz, Angela M. Zivkovic and Marta D. Van Loan

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:36

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  14. Content type: Research

    Amino acid availability stimulates protein synthesis via the mTORC1 (mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1) signaling pathway. In response to an increase in cellular amino acid availability, translocation ...

    Authors: Ted G. Graber, Michael S. Borack, Paul T. Reidy, Elena Volpi and Blake B. Rasmussen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:35

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  15. Content type: Research

    Adipokines are a set of cytokines secreted by white adipose tissue that have been suggested to be involved in the development of cardiovascular diseases. We aimed to evaluate the cross-sectional associations o...

    Authors: Wenjin Liu, Lei Jiang, Jianping Chen, Chaoqing Gao, Jianmei Zhou, Jiajun Zhou, Youwei Bai, Hong Chu, Wei Fan, Liang Wang, Zhuxing Sun, Xiurong Li and Junwei Yang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:34

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  16. Content type: Research

    No intervention follow-up study has examined the association between plasma n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), which is a risk factor for cardiovascular...

    Authors: Minkyung Kim, Minjoo Kim, Ayoung Lee, Hye Jin Yoo, Jung Soo Her, Sun Ha Jee and Jong Ho Lee

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:32

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  17. Content type: Research

    Saturated fatty acids have been shown to cause insulin resistance and low-grade chronic inflammation, whereas unsaturated fatty acids suppress inflammation via G-protein coupled receptor 120 (GPR120) in macrop...

    Authors: Hodaka Yamada, Tomio Umemoto, Masafumi Kakei, Shin-ichi Momomura, Masanobu Kawakami, San-e Ishikawa and Kazuo Hara

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:33

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  18. Content type: Research

    Ketosis can be induced in humans and in animals by fasting or dietary interventions, such as ketogenic diets. However, the increasing interest on the ketogenic state has motivated the development of alternativ...

    Authors: Rennan de Oliveira Caminhotto, Ayumi Cristina Medeiros Komino, Flaviane de Fatima Silva, Sandra Andreotti, Rogério Antônio Laurato Sertié, Gabriela Boltes Reis and Fabio Bessa Lima

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:31

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  19. Content type: Brief communication

    The elevated body weight in post-menopausal state attributes to the reduced estrogen levels which is alleviated by resveratrol (RES) but its role in control rats is not well understood. The main objective of t...

    Authors: Rupali Sharma, Neel Kamal Sharma and M. Thungapathra

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:30

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  20. Content type: Review

    Myostatin (MSTN), also referred to as growth and differentiation factor-8, is a protein secreted in muscle tissues. Researchers believe that its primary function is in negatively regulating muscle because a mu...

    Authors: Bing Deng, Feng Zhang, Jianghui Wen, Shengqiang Ye, Lixia Wang, Yu Yang, Ping Gong and Siwen Jiang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:29

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  21. Content type: Research

    Real-time and dynamic assessment of an individual’s lipid homeostatic state in blood is complicated due to the need to collect samples in a clinical environment. In the context of precision medicine and popula...

    Authors: Fei Gao, Justice McDaniel, Emily Y. Chen, Hannah E. Rockwell, Jeremy Drolet, Vivek K. Vishnudas, Vladimir Tolstikov, Rangaprasad Sarangarajan, Niven R. Narain and Michael A. Kiebish

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2017 14:28

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