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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27887663/effects-of-royal-jelly-supplementation-on-regulatory-t-cells-in-children-with-sle
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Asmaa M Zahran, Khalid I Elsayh, Khaled Saad, Esraa M A Eloseily, Naglaa S Osman, Mohamd A Alblihed, Gamal Badr, Mohamed H Mahmoud
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To our knowledge, no previous studies have focused on the immunomodulatory effects of fresh royal jelly (RJ) administration on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in humans. Our aim was to study the effect of fresh RJ administration on the disease course in children with SLE with some immunological markers (CD4(+) and CD8(+) regulatory T cells and T lymphocytes apoptosis). METHODS: This was an open-label study in which 20 SLE children received 2 g of freshly prepared RJ daily, for 12 weeks...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27885970/cpt1a-gene-expression-in-peripheral-blood-mononuclear-cells-as-an-early-biomarker-of-diet-related-metabolic-alterations
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Rubén Díaz-Rúa, Andreu Palou, Paula Oliver
BACKGROUND: Research on biomarkers that provide early information about the development of future metabolic alterations is an emerging discipline. Gene expression analysis in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) is a promising tool to identify subjects at risk of developing diet-related diseases. OBJECTIVE: We analysed PBMC expression of key energy homeostasis-related genes in a time-course analysis in order to find out early markers of metabolic alterations due to sustained intake of high-fat (HF) and high-protein (HP) diets...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27882862/milk-and-dairy-products-good-or-bad-for-human-health-an-assessment-of-the-totality-of-scientific-evidence
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REVIEW
Tanja Kongerslev Thorning, Anne Raben, Tine Tholstrup, Sabita S Soedamah-Muthu, Ian Givens, Arne Astrup
BACKGROUND: There is scepticism about health effects of dairy products in the public, which is reflected in an increasing intake of plant-based drinks, for example, from soy, rice, almond, or oat. OBJECTIVE: This review aimed to assess the scientific evidence mainly from meta-analyses of observational studies and randomised controlled trials, on dairy intake and risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and all-cause mortality...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27839532/quality-of-life-in-parents-of-preterm-infants-in-a-randomized-nutritional-intervention-trial
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Trond Nordheim, Tone Rustøen, Per O Iversen, Britt Nakstad
BACKGROUND: Being a parent of a very-low birth weight (VLBW, birth weight <1,500 g) infant is challenging because of the numerous complications these infants may encounter, many of which are caused by inadequate nutrition. Whether the burden to the parents increases when their VLBW infant participates in a randomized intervention trial (RCT) and is thus exposed to additional risk is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine parental qualify of life (QoL) and well-being after participation of their VLBW infants in a nutrition RCT...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834186/twelve-week-conjugated-linoleic-acid-supplementation-has-no-effects-on-the-selected-markers-of-atherosclerosis-in-obese-and-overweight-women
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Monika Dus-Zuchowska, Edyta Madry, Patrycja Krzyzanowska, Paweł Bogdanski, Jaroslaw Walkowiak
BACKGROUND: The antiatherogenic effect of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has been demonstrated in animal models. Although there are plenty of in vitro studies that suggest the profitable properties of CLA, the results in humans remain inconsistent. OBJECTIVE: In this study, we assessed the impact of CLA supplementation on the levels of atherosclerosis markers - high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and asymmetrical dimethylarginine (ADMA). DESIGN: Seventy-four adult female subjects with body mass index ≥25 kg/m(2) were enrolled in the double-blind, placebo-controlled nutritional intervention...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834185/dietary-supplementation-with-a-specific-melon-concentrate-reverses-vascular-dysfunction-induced-by-cafeteria-diet
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Julie Carillon, Bernard Jover, Jean-Paul Cristol, Jean-Max Rouanet, Sylvain Richard, Anne Virsolvy
BACKGROUND: Obesity-related metabolic syndrome is associated with high incidence of cardiovascular diseases partially consecutive to vascular dysfunction. Therapeutic strategies consisting of multidisciplinary interventions include nutritional approaches. Benefits of supplementation with a specific melon concentrate, enriched in superoxide dismutase (SOD), have previously been shown on the development of insulin resistance and inflammation in a nutritional hamster model of obesity. OBJECTIVE: We further investigated arterial function in this animal model of metabolic syndrome and studied the effect of melon concentrate supplementation on arterial contractile activity...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834184/protective-effects-of-trifolium-alexandrinum-l-against-lung-injury-induced-by-environmental-toxin-ccl4-in-experimental-rats
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Rahmat Ali Khan, Huda Mohammad Alkreathy, Abdus Saboorshah, Mushtaq Ahmed, Samiullah Khan
BACKGROUND: In Pakistan numerous medicinal floras has used in the treatment of various human ailments. Among them Trifolium alexandrinum L. is traditionally used in the curing of disease. Presently we designed to ascertain the protective role of Trifolium alexandrinum methanolic extracts (TAME) against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced lung injury and oxidative stress in rats. METHODS: Exposure to CCl4 induces oxidative stress and causes tissue damage by the induction of CCl4 free radicals...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834183/public-health-implications-of-microbial-food-safety-and-foodborne-diseases-in-developing-countries
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LETTER
Olumide A Odeyemi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27814781/production-and-evaluation-of-mineral-and-nutrient-contents-chemical-composition-and-sensory-properties-of-ice-creams-fortified-with-laboratory-prepared-peach-fibre
#9
Filiz Yangılar
BACKGROUND: In the coming years, a nutraceutical food may provide both physical and mental benefits that are commonly attributed to the active components of the food. OBJECTIVE: In this study, we determined the nutrient and mineral contents, sensory properties, and physical and chemical characteristics of ice creams manufactured using peach fibre at different concentrations (1 and 2%). METHOD: A total of five experimental groups were formed: two types (from peach peel and pulp) of flour, two fibre concentrations (1 and 2%), and a control group without fibres...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27806832/the-effect-of-ginger-supplementation-on-serum-c-reactive-protein-lipid-profile-and-glycaemia-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#10
Mohsen Mazidi, Hong-Kai Gao, Peyman Rezaie, Gordon A Ferns
AIM: To undertake a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies to determine the effect of ginger supplementation on serum C-reactive protein (CRP), lipid profile, and glycaemia. METHOD: PubMed-MEDLINE, Web of Science, Cochrane Database, and Google Scholar databases were searched (up until July 2016) to identify prospective studies evaluating the impact of ginger supplementation on serum CRP. Random-effects model meta-analysis was used for quantitative data synthesis...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27806831/development-of-a-mediterranean-diet-score-adapted-to-japan-and-its-relation-to-obesity-risk
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Masao Kanauchi, Kimiko Kanauchi
BACKGROUND: The Mediterranean diet (MD) is well known as a healthy diet that protects against several chronic diseases. However, there is no appropriate and easy index to assess adherence to the MD pattern in Japan. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to develop a novel instrument to measure MD adherence adapted to a Japanese diet and to examine its association with overweight/obesity risk. METHODS: A cross-sectional nutritional survey provided the data for construction of a novel MD score...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802847/a-multistrain-probiotic-formulation-attenuates-skin-symptoms-of-atopic-dermatitis-in-a-mouse-model-through-the-generation-of-cd4-foxp3-t-cells
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Joo-Hyun Shin, Myung-Jun Chung, Jae-Gu Seo
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is characterized by chronic inflammation of the skin. AD develops mainly in infants and young children. It induces skin disorders and signals the initiation of the allergic march including allergic asthma and rhinitis. Probiotics modify intestinal microbial populations in a beneficial way for human and animal hosts by reducing inflammatory cytokines. OBJECTIVE: As a result of their immunomodulatory properties, probiotics have been considered a promising therapeutic option for the prevention and treatment of AD...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799085/atheroprotective-effects-of-pure-tocotrienol-supplementation-in-the-treatment-of-rabbits-with-experimentally-induced-early-and-established-atherosclerosis
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Thuhairah Abdul Rahman, Noor Faezah Hassim, Nurmazni Zulkafli, Suhaila Muid, Noor Kaslina Kornain, Hapizah Nawawi
BACKGROUND: Atherosclerosis is the main cause of coronary artery disease -related deaths worldwide. The atheroprotective properties of pure tocotrienols (T3) in the absence of alpha-tocopherol (α-TCP) in vitamin E has not been extensively examined. AIM: To determine the atheroprotective properties of T3 in early and established atherosclerosis rabbits. METHODS: Thirty New Zealand white rabbits were divided into two groups, B1 and B2 which represent early [fed 1% high cholesterol diet (HCD) for 2 weeks] and established (fed 1% HCD for 8 weeks) atherosclerosis...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799084/toward-crustacean-without-chemicals-a-descriptive-analysis-of-consumer-response-using-price-comparisons
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Charles Odilichukwu R Okpala, Gioacchino Bono, Vito Pipitone, Sergio Vitale, Leonardo Cannizzaro
BACKGROUND: To date, there seems to be limited-to-zero emphasis about how consumers perceive crustacean products subject to either chemical and or non-chemical preservative treatments. In addition, studies that investigated price comparisons of crustacean products subject to either chemical or chemical-free preservative methods seem unreported. OBJECTIVE: This study focused on providing some foundational knowledge about how consumers perceive traditionally harvested crustaceans that are either chemical-treated and or free of chemicals, incorporating price comparisons using a descriptive approach...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27782875/effects-of-stachyose-on-absorption-and-transportation-of-tea-catechins-in-mice-possible-role-of-phase-ii-metabolic-enzymes-and-efflux-transporters-inhibition-by-stachyose
#15
Wenfeng Li, Yalong Lu, Di Huang, Xiao Han, Xingbin Yang
BACKGROUND: Nutritional and absorption-promoting properties of stachyose combined with tea catechins (TC) have been revealed. However, the mechanism involved in non-digestible oligosaccharides-mediated enhancement of flavonoid absorption has largely remained elusive. METHODS: This study was designed to investigate the molecular mechanism of stachyose in enhancing absorption and transportation of TC in mice. Mice were orally pre-treated with stachyose (50, 250, and 500 mg/kg·bw) for 0-8 weeks, and 1 h before sacrifice, mice were treated with TC (250 mg/kg·bw)...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27765144/meals-based-on-vegetable-protein-sources-beans-and-peas-are-more-satiating-than-meals-based-on-animal-protein-sources-veal-and-pork-a-randomized-cross-over-meal-test-study
#16
Marlene D Kristensen, Nathalie T Bendsen, Sheena M Christensen, Arne Astrup, Anne Raben
BACKGROUND: Recent nutrition recommendations advocate a reduction in protein from animal sources (pork, beef) because of environmental concerns. Instead, protein from vegetable sources (beans, peas) should be increased. However, little is known about the effect of these vegetable protein sources on appetite regulation. OBJECTIVE: To examine whether meals based on vegetable protein sources (beans/peas) are comparable to meals based on animal protein sources (veal/pork) regarding meal-induced appetite sensations...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27765143/in-vivo-protein-quality-of-selected-cereal-based-staple-foods-enriched-with-soybean-proteins
#17
Laura Acevedo-Pacheco, Sergio O Serna-Saldívar
BACKGROUND: One way to diminish protein malnutrition in children is by enriching cereal-based flours for the manufacturing of maize tortillas, wheat flour tortillas, and yeast-leavened breads, which are widely consumed among low socio-economic groups. OBJECTIVE: The aim was to determine and compare the essential amino acid (EAA) scores, protein digestibility corrected amino acid scores (PDCAAS), and in vivo protein quality (protein digestibility, protein efficiency ratio (PER), biological values (BV), and net protein utilization (NPU) values) of regular versus soybean-fortified maize tortillas, yeast-leavened bread, and wheat flour tortillas...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756449/microalgae-as-a-safe-food-source-for-animals-nutritional-characteristics-of-the-acidophilic-microalga-coccomyxa-onubensis
#18
Francisco Navarro, Eduardo Forján, María Vázquez, Zaida Montero, Elisabeth Bermejo, Miguel Ángel Castaño, Alberto Toimil, Enrique Chagüaceda, Miguel Ángel García-Sevillano, Marisa Sánchez, María José Domínguez, Rosario Pásaro, Inés Garbayo, Carlos Vílchez, José María Vega
BACKGROUND: Edible microalgae are marine or fresh water mesophilic species. Although the harvesting of microalgae offers an abundance of opportunities to the food and pharmaceutical industries, the possibility to use extremophilic microalgae as a food source for animals is not well-documented. OBJECTIVE: We studied the effects of dietary supplementation of a powdered form of the acidophilic microalga Coccomyxa onubensis on growth and health parameters of laboratory rats...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756448/cardioprotective-effects-of-silver-fir-abies-alba-extract-in-ischemic-reperfused-isolated-rat-hearts
#19
Gorazd Drevenšek, Mojca Lunder, Eva Tavčar Benković, Borut Štrukelj, Samo Kreft
BACKGROUND: Silver fir trunk extract (SFTE) is a complex mixture of antioxidative polyphenols (lignans and phenolic acids) from the trunks of silver fir trees (Abies alba, lignum). In our previous study, we have shown that SFTE exerts strong antioxidative and protective effects against atherogenic, diet-induced arterial wall damage. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to test the potential protective effects of SFTE and its compounds, two phenolic acids (p-coumaric and protocatechuic acids) in ischemia-reperfusion injury of isolated rat hearts...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27745585/enhanced-polyunsaturated-fatty-acids-production-in-mortierella-alpina-by-ssf-and-the-enrichment-in-chicken-breasts
#20
Shengli Yang, Hui Zhang
BACKGROUND: Distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and soybean meal were used as the substrates for the production of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in solid-state fermentation (SSF) by Mortierella alpine. These fermented products were fed to laying hens. PUFA enrichment from chicken breasts was studied. METHODS: The maximum productivity of PUFA was achieved under optimized process condition, including 1% w/w yeast extract as additive, an incubation period of 5 days at 12°C, 10% v/w inoculum level, 75% moisture content, and pH 6...
2016: Food & Nutrition Research
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