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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28074617/soft-drink-intake-and-the-risk-of-metabolic-syndrome-a%C3%A2-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Aditya Narain, Chun Shing Kwok, Mamas A Mamas
BACKGROUND: It is unclear whether consumption of sugar- or artificially sweetened beverages is independently associated with the development of metabolic syndrome. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to evaluate whether soft drink consumption is associated with the development of metabolic syndrome. METHODS: Medline and EMBASE were searched in November 2015 for studies which considered soft drink (sugar-sweetened beverage [SSB] and artificially sweetened beverage [ASB]) intake and risk of metabolic syndrome...
January 10, 2017: International Journal of Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039031/worsening-of-memory-deficit-induced-by-energy-dense-diet-in-a-rat-model-of-early-alzheimer-s-disease-is-associated-to-neurotoxic-a%C3%AE-species-and-independent-of-neuroinflammation
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Pamela V Martino Adami, Pablo Galeano, Marina L Wallinger, Celia Quijano, Alejandro Rabossi, Eleonora S Pagano, Natividad Olivar, Carlos Reyes Toso, Daniel Cardinali, Luis I Brusco, Sonia Do Carmo, Rafael Radi, Goar Gevorkian, Eduardo M Castaño, A Claudio Cuello, Laura Morelli
Diet is a modifiable risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD), but the mechanisms linking alterations in peripheral metabolism and cognition remain unclear. Since it is especially difficult to study long-term effects of high-energy diet in individuals at risk for AD, we addressed this question by using the McGill-R-Thy1-APP transgenic rat model (Tg(+/-)) that mimics presymptomatic AD. Wild-type and Tg(+/-) rats were exposed during 6months to a standard diet or a Western diet (WD), high in saturated fat and sugar...
December 27, 2016: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003201/effects-of-free-sugars-on-blood-pressure-and-lipids-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-nutritional-isoenergetic-intervention-trials
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Elena Fattore, Francesca Botta, Carlo Agostoni, Cristina Bosetti
BACKGROUND: Sugar has been suggested as a central risk factor in the development of noncommunicable diseases. OBJECTIVE: We assessed the evidence of the effects of free sugars compared with complex carbohydrates on selected cardiovascular disease risk factors. DESIGN: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention trials to compare diets that provide a given amount of energy from free sugars with a control diet that provides the same amount of energy from complex carbohydrates...
January 2017: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27998425/-prevalence-of-nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease-and-its-correlated-risk-factors-in-health-population-in-guangzhou
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H Ge, J Chen, Y M Sun, W H Ling
Objective: To investigate the situation and its risk factors of nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) in health population, and to provide the scientific evidence for this disease control and prevention. Methods: The subjects who had health examination in our hospital from Jan 2014 to Jan 2015 were enrolled in this cross-sectional survey study. The medical history, body examination data (height, weight and blood pressure), biochemical data (blood lipid, blood sugar, liver function, etc.) and the ultrasound examination result were recorded...
December 13, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27886383/permanent-tooth-loss-and-sugar-sweetened-beverage-intake-in-u-s-young-adults
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Sunkyung Kim, Sohyun Park, Mei Lin
OBJECTIVE: In young adults, sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is associated with dental caries, which in turn is a major contributor to tooth loss. The independent role of SSB intake on tooth loss, however, has not been well-described. This cross-sectional study examined associations between tooth loss and SSB intake among U.S. young adults. METHODS: The outcome was number of permanent teeth lost because of dental caries or periodontal disease (0, 1-5, ≥6 teeth)...
November 25, 2016: Journal of Public Health Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27855750/short-sleep-duration-is-associated-with-eating-more-carbohydrates-and-less-dietary-fat-in-mexican-american-children
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Suzanna M Martinez, Jeanne M Tschann, Nancy F Butte, Steve E Gregorich, Carlos Penilla, Elena Flores, Louise C Greenspan, Lauri A Pasch, Julianna Deardorff
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Short sleep duration is a risk factor for childhood obesity. Mechanisms are unclear, but may involve selection of high carbohydrate foods. This study examined the association between estimated sleep duration and macronutrient intake as percentages of total energy among Mexican American (MA) 9-11 year olds. METHODS: This cross-sectional study measured diet using two 24-hour recalls and estimated sleep duration using hip-worn accelerometry in MA children (n=247) who were part of a cohort study...
November 14, 2016: Sleep
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790472/arterial-stiffness-and-trace-elements-in-apparently-healthy-population-a-cross-sectional-study
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Gangapatnam Subrahmanyam, Rama Mohan Pathapati, Krishnan Ramalingam, Selvam Armugam Indira, Katari Kantha, Bhemasen Soren
INTRODUCTION: Stiffening of arteries is a natural ageing process. Any diseases/disorders or risk factors that escalate oxidative stress, microvascular inflammation and endothelial damage may promote to premature vascular stiffening. Any imbalance in these trace element levels may independently contribute to the changes in the components in the arterial wall and thus, arterial stiffness via one or more mechanisms. AIM: To evaluate the severity of arterial stiffness in apparently healthy population and also to evaluate role of various risk factors and trace elements in the severity of arterial stiffness...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27761024/eating-disinhibition-and-vagal-tone-moderate-the-postprandial-response-to-glycemic-load-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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Hayley A Young, Heather Watkins
Reducing the glycemic load (GL) of the diet may benefit appetite control but its utility is complicated by psychological influences on eating. Disinhibited behaviour, a risk factor for overconsumption, is characterized by reduced prefrontal cortex activity, which in turn modulates vagal tone; a phenomenon associated with glucoregulation. This double blind randomised controlled trial explored for the first time the influence of disinhibited eating and vagal tone (heart rate variability (HRV)) on hunger and the postprandial response to GL...
October 20, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27754193/me-03-2-high-salt-intake-as-a-cause-of-obesity
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Graham MacGregor
High salt intake is the major cause of raised blood pressure and accordingly leads to cardiovascular diseases. Recently, it has been shown that high salt intake is associated with an increased risk of obesity through sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Increasing evidence also suggests a direct link. Our study aimed to determine whether there was a direct association between salt intake and obesity independent of energy intake. We analyzed the data from the rolling cross-sectional study-the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008/2009 to 2011/2012...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752012/risk-factors-for-chronic-kidney-disease-in-urban-uyo-south-south-nigeria
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Effiong Ekong Akpan, Udeme Ekpenyong Ekrikpo, Aniema Isaac Assam Udo
The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing the world over, and it is now regarded as a public health problem. The prevalence of CKD in Nigeria remained largely unknown with hospital-based data of 2-8%. However, emerging community studies show a prevalence of 10-26.8%. This study was conducted during the 2013 world kidney day activities in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, State of Nigeria, with an estimated population of 554,906 people. Sensitizations of members of the public were ensured through the media...
September 2016: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27711988/status-of-removable-dentures-and-relationship-with-oral-candida-associated-factors-in-a-geriatric-population-in-catalonia
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Elisenda Martori, Raúl Ayuso-Montero, Eva Willaert, Miguel Viñas, Maria Peraire, Jordi Martinez-Gomis
PURPOSE: Colonization by Candida is related to wearing a denture. How denture type, status, and maintenance play a role in determining Candida colonization remains unknown. This work evaluated removable denture status in an elderly population and explored the association between denture-related factors and oral Candida colonization as determined by systemic and local factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Socio-demographic, general health, and behavioral data and oral factors were registered by means of a questionnaire...
October 6, 2016: Journal of Prosthodontics: Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27688985/cardiovascular-disease-death-before-age-65-in-168-countries-correlated-statistically-with-biometrics-socioeconomic-status-tobacco-gender-exercise-macronutrients-and-vitamin-k
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David K Cundiff, Paul S Agutter
BACKGROUND: Nutrition researchers recently recognized that deficiency of vitamin K2 (menaquinone: MK-4-MK-13) is widespread and contributes to cardiovascular disease (CVD). The deficiency of vitamin K2 or vitamin K inhibition with warfarin leads to calcium deposition in the arterial blood vessels. METHODS: Using publicly available sources, we collected food commodity availability data and derived nutrient profiles including vitamin K2 for people from 168 countries...
August 24, 2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643150/me-03-2-high-salt-intake-as-a-cause-of-obesity
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Graham MacGregor
High salt intake is the major cause of raised blood pressure and accordingly leads to cardiovascular diseases. Recently, it has been shown that high salt intake is associated with an increased risk of obesity through sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Increasing evidence also suggests a direct link. Our study aimed to determine whether there was a direct association between salt intake and obesity independent of energy intake. We analyzed the data from the rolling cross-sectional study-the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008/2009 to 2011/2012...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27607084/protecting-new-zealand-children-from-exposure-to-the-marketing-of-unhealthy-foods-and-drinks-a-comparison-of-three-nutrient-profiling-systems-to-classify-foods
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Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Tara Mackenzie, Stefanie Vandevijvere
AIM: Promotion of unhealthy foods and drinks is a significant, modifiable risk factor for child obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases. We compared three accepted nutrient profiling systems: the Health Star Rating (HSR), the Ministry of Health Food and Beverage Classification System (FBCS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe Nutrient Profiling Model, to identify the best system to protect New Zealand children from exposure to the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages...
2016: New Zealand Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27602537/dietary-supplementation-with-myo-inositol-in-women-during-pregnancy-for-treating-gestational-diabetes
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Julie Brown, Tineke J Crawford, Jane Alsweiler, Caroline A Crowther
BACKGROUND: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is any degree of glucose intolerance that first presents and is recognised during pregnancy and usually resolves after the birth of the baby. GDM is associated with increased short- and long-term morbidity for the mother and her baby. Treatment usually includes lifestyle modification and/or pharmacological therapy (oral antidiabetic agents or insulin) with the aim to maintain treatment targets for blood glucose concentrations. Finding novel treatment agents which are effective, acceptable and safe for the mother and her baby are important...
September 7, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27563208/association-of-chronic-periodontitis-with-metabolic-syndrome-a-cross-sectional-study
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Naresh Kumar, Ashu Bhardwaj, Prakash Chand Negi, Pravesh Kumar Jhingta, Deepak Sharma, Vinay Kumar Bhardwaj
BACKGROUND: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MeS) is high among Asians, including Indians and is rising, particularly with the adoption of modernized lifestyle. Various studies have reported a significant relationship between periodontal status and MeS. The objective of this study is to investigate the association between periodontitis and MeS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study included 259 subjects (130 cases with chronic periodontitis, 129 controls without chronic periodontitis) who underwent medical and periodontal checkup...
May 2016: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27513231/correlation-between-hfe-gene-polymorphisms-and-increased-risk-of-coronary-artery-disease-among-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-in-iran
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Leila Saremi, Marzieh Saremi, Shirin Lotfipanah, Saber İmani, Junjiang Fu, Tianyu Zhang
BACKGROUND/AIM: Diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), which are among the major causes of deaths in type 2 diabetes (T2D). The purpose of the present study was to determine the association of C282Y and H63D mutations in the HFE gene with increased risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) in T2D patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred and ninety individuals were divided into two groups: a case group and a control group. Genomic DNA of peripheral venous blood cells was extracted and the HFE gene mutations were analyzed using the PCR-RFLP technique...
2016: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27489744/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-metabolic-syndrome-and-androgenic-alopecia-is-there-a-possible-relationship
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Naglaa F Agamia, Tamer Abou Youssif, Abeer El-Hadidy, Amr El-Abd
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incidence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and metabolic syndrome in patients with androgenetic alopecia (AGA) in comparison with those with no AGA, as several previous studies have reported inconsistent results of an association between metabolic syndrome and BPH with AGA. PATIENTS SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 400 participants, divided into 300 patients diagnosed with AGA, with different grades according to Norwood-Hamilton classification, and 100 control subjects with no AGA...
June 2016: Arab Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27469912/associations-of-white-blood-cell-count-alanine-aminotransferase-and-aspartate-aminotransferase-in-the-first-trimester-withgestational-diabetes-mellitus
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<strong>Objective </strong>To explore the associations of white blood cell (WBC) count,alanine aminotransferase (ALT),and aspartate aminotransferase(AST) in the first trimester of pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). <strong>Methods </strong>Totally 725 GDM women and 935 women who remained euglycemic throughout pregnancy were enrolled in this study. Pre-pregnancy weight/height were recorded. WBC,ALT,and AST levels were detected between 8 and 12 weeks of pregnancy.At 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy,the glucose and insulin levels were measured...
June 10, 2016: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27460907/food-groups-and-risk-of-chronic-disease-a-protocol-for-a-systematic-review-and-network-meta-analysis-of-cohort-studies
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Lukas Schwingshackl, Anna Chaimani, Angela Bechthold, Khalid Iqbal, Marta Stelmach-Mardas, Georg Hoffmann, Carolina Schwedhelm, Sabrina Schlesinger, Heiner Boeing
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of systematic and comprehensive evaluations whether food intakes lower or increase risk of chronic diseases. In this network meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies, we aim to evaluate the effects of different foods on risk of chronic diseases. METHODS/DESIGN: We will search PubMed and EMBASE. This will be supplemented by a hand search and author contacts. Citations, abstracts, and relevant papers will be screened for eligibility by two reviewers independently...
2016: Systematic Reviews
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