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  1. Content type: Research

    A high-fat diet promotes postprandial systemic inflammation and metabolic endotoxemia. We investigated the effects of three consecutive high-fat meals on endotoxemia, inflammation, vascular function, and postp...

    Authors: Mariann I Lassenius, Ville-Petteri Mäkinen, Christopher L Fogarty, Lina Peräneva, Matti Jauhiainen, Pirkko J Pussinen, Marja-Riitta Taskinen, Juha Kirveskari, Outi Vaarala, Janne K Nieminen, Sohvi Hörkkö, Antti J Kangas, Pasi Soininen, Mika Ala-Korpela, Daniel Gordin, Aila J Ahola…

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:28

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  2. Content type: Review

    Detrimental effects of acute and chronic alcohol (ethanol) consumption on human physiology are well documented in the literature. These adversely influence neural, metabolic, cardiovascular, and thermoregulato...

    Authors: Antonino Bianco, Ewan Thomas, Francesco Pomara, Garden Tabacchi, Bettina Karsten, Antonio Paoli and Antonio Palma

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:26

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:43

  3. Content type: Research

    Obesity is associated with development of the cardiorenal metabolic syndrome, which is a constellation of risk factors, such as insulin resistance, inflammatory response, dyslipidemia, and high blood pressure ...

    Authors: Amanda Roberta de Almeida, Sarah Monte-Alegre, Michele Bianca Zanini, Aglécio Luiz Souza, Maurício Etchebehere and José Antonio Rocha Gontijo

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:25

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  4. Content type: Research

    Diets rich in dairy and/or calcium (Ca) have been associated with reductions in adiposity and inflammation, but the mechanisms underlying this remain to be fully elucidated. Oxylipins and endocannabinoids are ...

    Authors: Tamara N Dunn, Alison H Keenan, Anthony P Thomas, John W Newman and Sean H Adams

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:24

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  5. Content type: Research

    Individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) are at risk for nutritional insufficiency. The purpose of the study was to examine the vitamin D status of adults with CP, and to evaluate the association between vitamin D...

    Authors: Mark D Peterson, Heidi J Haapala, Ashish Chaddha and Edward A Hurvitz

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:22

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  6. Content type: Research

    Increased cellular iron exposure is associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. Hepcidin, a liver peptide hormone, acts as the primary regulator of systemic iron status by blocking iron release from enterocy...

    Authors: Cenk K Pusatcioglu, Elizabeta Nemeth, Giamila Fantuzzi, Xavier Llor, Sally Freels, Lisa Tussing-Humphreys, Robert J Cabay, Rose Linzmeier, Damond Ng, Julia Clark and Carol Braunschweig

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:21

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  7. Content type: Research

    Marine derived oils are rich in long-chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids, in particular eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which have long been associated with health promoting e...

    Authors: Veronika Tillander, Bodil Bjørndal, Lena Burri, Pavol Bohov, Jon Skorve, Rolf K Berge and Stefan EH Alexson

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:20

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  8. Content type: Research

    We examined if a purported anti-inflammatory supplement (AF) abrogated Western-diet (WD)-induced liver pathology in rats. AF contained: 1) protein concentrates from bovine colostrum and avian egg yolk; 2) herb...

    Authors: C Brooks Mobley, Ryan G Toedebusch, Christopher M Lockwood, Alexander J Heese, Conan Zhu, Anna E Krieger, Clayton L Cruthirds, John C Hofheins, Joseph M Company, Charles E Wiedmeyer, Dae Y Kim, Frank W Booth and Michael D Roberts

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:19

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  9. Content type: Research

    Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR-4) is crucial in maintaining intestinal epithelial homeostasis, participates in a vigorous signaling process and heightens inflammatory cytokine output. The objective of this study wa...

    Authors: Igor Sukhotnik, Yulia Pollak, Arnold G Coran, Janna Pilatov, Jacob Bejar, Jorge G Mogilner and Drora Berkowitz

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:17

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  10. Content type: Brief communication

    Vitamin D, which influences cellular proliferation and breast tissue characteristics, has been inversely correlated with breast cancer risk. Dietary vitamin D intake has been associated with lower mammographic...

    Authors: Katherine D Crew, Julie Campbell, Diane Reynolds, Loralee Fulton, Julie D Flom, Yuyan Liao, Parisa Tehranifar and Mary Beth Terry

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:18

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  11. Content type: Research

    Functional foods with bioactive properties may help in treat obesity, as they can lead to a decreased risks of inflammatory diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of chitosan coacervate...

    Authors: Mayara Franzoi Moreno, Gabriel Inácio de Morais Honorato de Souza, Ana Claudia Losinskas Hachul, Bruno dos Santos, Marcos Hiromu Okuda, Nelson Inácio Pinto Neto, Valter Tadeu Boldarine, Elisa Esposito, Eliane Beraldi Ribeiro, Claudia Maria da Penha Oller do Nascimento, Aline de Piano Ganen and Lila Missae Oyama

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:15

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  12. Content type: Research

    Miglitol is an oral anti-diabetic drug that acts by inhibiting carbohydrate absorption in the small intestine. Recent studies have shown that miglitol reduces obesity in humans and rodents. However, its mechan...

    Authors: Satoru Sugimoto, Hisakazu Nakajima, Kazuki Kodo, Jun Mori, Kensuke Matsuo, Kitaro Kosaka, Wataru Aoi, Kanji Yoshimoto, Hiroshi Ikegaya and Hajime Hosoi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:14

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  13. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    We and the Editorial Board acknowledge and thank all reviewers for their active participation and contribution during 2013. We greatly appreciate their dedication and behind the scenes contribution. It is larg...

    Authors: Lucy Abel, Ahmed Bakillah and M Mahmood Hussain

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:7

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  14. Content type: Research

    It may be useful to examine associations of fat intakes with total mortality as a basis for dietary recommendations. We aimed to elucidate associations between dietary fat and total mortality among Japanese po...

    Authors: Kenji Wakai, Mariko Naito, Chigusa Date, Hiroyasu Iso and Akiko Tamakoshi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:12

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  15. Content type: Review

    Metabolic flexibility is the capacity of a system to adjust fuel (primarily glucose and fatty acids) oxidation based on nutrient availability. The ability to alter substrate oxidation in response to nutritiona...

    Authors: Shuai Zhang, Matthew W Hulver, Ryan P McMillan, Mark A Cline and Elizabeth R Gilbert

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:10

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  16. Content type: Research

    Lupin proteins exert hypocholesterolemic effects in man and animals, although the underlying mechanism remains uncertain. Herein we investigated whether lupin proteins compared to casein modulate sterol excret...

    Authors: Juliane Radtke, Stefanie Geissler, Alexandra Schutkowski, Corinna Brandsch, Holger Kluge, Marcello M Duranti, Sylvia Keller, Gerhard Jahreis, Frank Hirche and Gabriele I Stangl

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:9

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  17. Content type: Research

    Increased oxidative stress and inflammatory mediators are implicated in the development of diabetic retinopathy, and in rats, its development can be prevented by antioxidants. Carotenoids are some of the power...

    Authors: Renu A Kowluru, Qing Zhong, Julia M Santos, Mangayarkarasi Thandampallayam, Doug Putt and Dennis L Gierhart

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:8

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  18. Content type: Research

    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) have been shown to alleviate the symptoms of metabolic disorders, such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity and insulin resistance. Several putative mechanisms by whi...

    Authors: Abeer A Ahmed, Kayode A Balogun, Natalia V Bykova and Sukhinder K Cheema

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:6

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  19. Content type: Review

    As a minor component of vitamin E, tocotrienols were evident in exhibiting biological activities such as neuroprotection, radio-protection, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and lipid lowering properties which ar...

    Authors: Ju-Yen Fu, Hui-Ling Che, Doryn Meam-Yee Tan and Kim-Tiu Teng

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:5

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  20. Content type: Research

    Accumulating evidence suggests a role for silicon in optimal connective tissue health. Further proof of its importance/essentiality may be provided by studies involving imposed depletion followed by 29Si challeng...

    Authors: Supannee Pruksa, Atitaya Siripinyanond, Jonathan J Powell and Ravin Jugdaohsingh

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:4

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  21. Content type: Research

    Changes of gastrointestinal motility, which are important related to the food digestion and absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, may be one of the factors in obesity-formation.

    Authors: Xiao-Yi Fu, Ze Li, Na Zhang, Hai-Tao Yu, Shu-Ran Wang and Jia-Ren Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:3

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  22. Content type: Research

    Renal interstitial fibrosis is a common final pathological process in the progression of kidney disease. This is primarily due to oxidative stress, which contributes to renal inflammation and fibrosis. Nuclear...

    Authors: Sungjin Chung, Hye Eun Yoon, Soo Jeong Kim, Sung Jun Kim, Eun Sil Koh, Yu Ah Hong, Cheol Whee Park, Yoon Sik Chang and Seok Joon Shin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:2

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  23. Content type: Research

    Phenolic acids are covalently bound to the arabinoxylan fibre matrix of wheat aleurone layer. In order to be bioavailable they need to be released by endogenous or bacterial enzymes and absorbed within the int...

    Authors: Jenna Pekkinen, Natalia N Rosa, Otto-Ilari Savolainen, Pekka Keski-Rahkonen, Hannu Mykkänen, Kaisa Poutanen, Valérie Micard and Kati Hanhineva

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 11:1

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  24. Content type: Research

    African-Americans are more insulin-resistant than whites but have lower triglyceride (TG) concentrations. The metabolic basis for this is unknown. Our goal was to determine in a cross-sectional study the effec...

    Authors: Anne E Sumner, Jeremy D Furtado, Amber B Courville, Madia Ricks, Novie Younger-Coleman, Marshall K Tulloch-Reid and Frank M Sacks

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:73

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  25. Content type: Research

    Mixing a small proportion, 10%, of retinoic acid (RA) into an oral dose of vitamin A (VA) has been shown to markedly increase retinol uptake and retinyl ester (RE) formation in the neonatal lung, as compared t...

    Authors: Lili Wu, Reza Zolfaghari and A Catharine Ross

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:72

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  26. Content type: Review

    Caffeine, nicotine, ethanol and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are among the most prevalent and culturally accepted drugs in western society. For example, in Europe and North America up to 90% of the adult populat...

    Authors: Dominik H Pesta, Siddhartha S Angadi, Martin Burtscher and Christian K Roberts

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:71

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  27. Content type: Research

    There is completely no report about both hen egg anti-lipase immunoglobulin yolk (IgY) and its anti-obesity action. Thus, we tried to isolate and characterize a novel anti-lipase immunoglobulin from hen egg yo...

    Authors: Mai Hirose, Taishi Ando, Rahman Shofiqur, Kouji Umeda, Yoshikatsu Kodama, Sa Van Nguyen, Tsuyoshi Goto, Masaya Shimada and Satoshi Nagaoka

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:70

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  28. Content type: Research

    Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations associate with skeletal muscle weakness (i.e., deficit in skeletal muscle strength) after muscular injury or damage. Although supplemental vitamin D increases...

    Authors: Tyler Barker, Erik D Schneider, Brian M Dixon, Vanessa T Henriksen and Lindell K Weaver

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:69

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  29. Content type: Research

    Elevated homocysteine is a cardiovascular risk factor in hyperlipidemia. Transsulfuration pathway provides an endogenous pathway for homocysteine conversion to antioxidant glutathione (GSH). Salvianolic acid A...

    Authors: Wenting Zhang, Hua He, Haidong Wang, Shijun Wang, Xi Li, Yao Liu, Huiyong Jiang, Hao Jiang, Yidan Yan, Yixuan Wang and Xiaoquan Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:68

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  30. Content type: Brief communication

    The protective effect of HDL is mostly attributed to their metabolic function in reverse cholesterol transport (RCT), a process whereby excess cellular cholesterol is taken up from peripheral cells, processed ...

    Authors: Laeticia Lichtenstein, Nizar Serhan, Wijtske Annema, Guillaume Combes, Bernard Robaye, Jean-Marie Boeynaems, Bertrand Perret, Uwe J F Tietge, Muriel Laffargue and Laurent O Martinez

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:67

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  31. Content type: Research

    Zerumbone is one of the pungent constituents of Zingiber zerumbet (L) Smith (Zingiberaceae family). The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of zerumbone in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabeti...

    Authors: Thing-Fong Tzeng, Shorong-Shii Liou, Chia Ju Chang and I-Min Liu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:64

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  32. Content type: Research

    For decades in Finland, intensive population strategies and preventive activities have been used to lower the risk of atherosclerotic coronary heart disease (CHD). Lifestyle changes, with the emphasis on diet,...

    Authors: Maarit Hallikainen, Janne Halonen, Jussi Konttinen, Harri Lindholm, Piia Simonen, Markku J Nissinen and Helena Gylling

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:62

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  33. Content type: Perspective

    Milk protein intake has recently been suggested to improve metabolic health. This Perspective provides evidence that metabolic effects of milk protein intake have to be regarded in the context of the individua...

    Authors: Bodo C Melnik, Gerd Schmitz, Swen Malte John, Pedro Carrera-Bastos, Staffan Lindeberg and Loren Cordain

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:60

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  34. Content type: Research

    Lower serum total (TC), high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterols (LDL-C) have been linked to an increased risk of cancer in various sites, but its underlying mechanism remains ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Akiko Nanri, Ai Hori, Masao Sato, Kazuaki Kawai, Hiroshi Kasai and Tetsuya Mizoue

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:59

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  35. Content type: Research

    Low levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) are considered an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease and constitute one of the criteria for the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Lifestyle interventions pr...

    Authors: Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Paul Rankin, Ewan Ward, Ross Grant, John Gobble and Hans Diehl

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:58

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  36. Content type: Research

    Currently, there is a lack of studies examining the effects of adenosine-5′-triphosphate (ATP) supplementation utilizing a long-term, periodized resistance-training program (RT) in resistance-trained populatio...

    Authors: Jacob M Wilson, Jordan M Joy, Ryan P Lowery, Michael D Roberts, Christopher M Lockwood, Anssi H Manninen, John C Fuller Jr., Eduardo O De Souza, Shawn M Baier, Stephanie MC Wilson and John A Rathmacher

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:57

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  37. Content type: Research

    Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) is an essential chaperone that assists in the assembly of apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins to transport lipids. We have shown that microRNA (miR)-30c reg...

    Authors: James Soh and M Mahmood Hussain

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:56

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  38. Content type: Research

    Previously, we reported that ProAlgaZyme (PAZ) and its biologically active fraction improved plasma lipids in hypercholesterolemic hamsters, by significantly increasing the high density lipoprotein cholesterol...

    Authors: Andreea Geamanu, Arvind Goja, Nadia Saadat, Pramod Khosla and Smiti V Gupta

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:55

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  39. Content type: Review

    Epidemiological studies indicate that the consumption of fructose-containing caloric sweeteners (FCCS: mainly sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup) is associated with obesity. The hypothesis that FCCS plays a ...

    Authors: Luc Tappy, Leonie Egli, Virgile Lecoultre and Pascal Schneider

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:54

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  40. Content type: Research

    Beneficial effects of glutamine (GLN) have been described in many gastrointestinal disorders. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the preventative effect of oral GLN supplementation against acetic aci...

    Authors: Forat Swaid, Igor Sukhotnik, Ibrahim Matter, Drora Berkowitz, Christopher Hadjittofi, Yulia Pollak and Alexandra Lavy

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:53

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  41. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We examined the methodological approach to the assessment of monosodium glutamate intake. The high carbohydrate and low fat consumption characteristic of this study population would be conducive to the develop...

    Authors: Karuthan Chinna and Tilakavati Karupaiah

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 10:52

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