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milk and cardiovascular disease

Flávio Andrade Francisco, Luiz Felipe Barella, Sandra da Silva Silveira, Lucas Paulo Jacinto Saavedra, Kelly Valério Prates, Vander Silva Alves, Claudinéia Conationi da Silva Franco, Rosiane Aparecida Miranda, Tatiane Aparecida Ribeiro, Laize Peron Tófolo, Ananda Malta, Elaine Vieira, Kesia Palma-Rigo, Audrei Pavanello, Isabela Peixoto Martins, Veridiana Mota Moreira, Júlio Cezar de Oliveira, Paulo Cezar de Freitas Mathias, Rodrigo Mello Gomes
PURPOSE: Environmental and nutritional disorders during perinatal period cause metabolic dysfunction in the progeny and impair human health. Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are primarily produced during metabolism of excess blood glucose, which is observed in diabetes. Methylglyoxal (MG) is a precursor for the generation of endogenous AGEs, which disturbs the metabolism. This work aimed to investigate whether the maternal MG treatment during lactation programs the progeny to metabolic dysfunction later in life...
October 17, 2016: European Journal of Nutrition
Khemayanto Hidayat, Hong-Zhen Du, Jing Yang, Guo-Chong Chen, Zheng Zhang, Zeng-Ning Li, Li-Qiang Qin
Certain foods or their components are widely used in the prevention and/or management of cardiovascular disease. Milk proteins have been suggested to have hypotensive properties. A number of clinical trials have been carried out to evaluate the effect of milk proteins from whole foods and supplements on blood pressure (BP). However, the effect of milk proteins on BP is not well understood. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis of randomized control trials to provide insight into and robust evidence concerning the overall impact of milk proteins on BP...
October 13, 2016: Hypertension Research: Official Journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension
Natalia Marczuk, Elżbieta Cecerska-Heryć, Anna Jesionowska, Barbara Dołęgowska
Adropin is a peptide hormone that was discovered in 2008 by Kumar et al. This protein consists of 76 amino acids, and it was originally described as a secreted peptide, with residues 1-33 encoding a secretory signal peptide sequence. The amino acid sequence of this protein in humans, mice and rats is identical. While our knowledge of the exact physiological roles of this poorly understood peptide continues to evolve, recent data suggest a role in energy homeostasis and the control of glucose and fatty acid metabolism...
2016: Postȩpy Higieny i Medycyny Doświadczalnej
Atsushi Obata, Shinji Kamei, Seizo Okauchi, Tomohiko Kimura, Hidenori Hirukawa, Akihito Tanabe, Tomoe Kinoshita, Kenji Kohara, Fuminori Tatsumi, Masashi Shimoda, Shuhei Nakanishi, Tomoatsu Mune, Kohei Kaku, Hideaki Kaneto
INTRODUCTION: It is known that chylomicronemia is caused by several pathologies and is classified as primary and secondary chylomicronemia. Since hypertriglycemia is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and severe pancreatitis, it is very important to make a proper diagnosis of the cause of hypertriglycemia. CASE DESCRIPTION: We herein present the case of a 40-year-old male who developed severe hypertriglycemia accompanied with acute exacerbation of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
2016: SpringerPlus
Gitane Fuke, José Laerte Nornberg
The term CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) corresponds to a mixture of positional and geometric isomers of linoleic acid. Two of these isomers (9c, 11t and 10t, 12c) have biological activity. The milk and dairy products are the most abundant source of conjugated linoleic acid, which refers to a group of positional and geometric isomers of CLA (CLA 18:2 cis-9, cis-12). The following research aims to approach aspects regarding the CLA, as well as its relationship with diseases. Conjugated linoleic acids have been studied for their beneficial effects in the prevention and treatment of many diseases, including obesity, cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases...
January 2, 2017: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Caren E Smith, Oscar Coltell, Jose V Sorlí, Ramón Estruch, Miguel Ángel Martínez-González, Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Montserrat Fitó, Fernando Arós, Hassan S Dashti, Chao Q Lai, Leticia Miró, Lluís Serra-Majem, Enrique Gómez-Gracia, Miquel Fiol, Emilio Ros, Stella Aslibekyan, Bertha Hidalgo, Marian L Neuhouser, Chongzhi Di, Katherine L Tucker, Donna K Arnett, José M Ordovás, Dolores Corella
Controversy persists on the association between dairy products, especially milk, and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Genetic proxies may improve dairy intake estimations, and clarify diet-disease relationships through Mendelian randomization. We meta-analytically (n ≤ 20,089) evaluated associations between a lactase persistence (LP) SNP, the minichromosome maintenance complex component 6 (MCM6)-rs3754686C>T (nonpersistence>persistence), dairy intake, and CVD biomarkers in American (Hispanics, African-American and Whites) and Mediterranean populations...
2016: Scientific Reports
Ulices Alvirde-García
Most of the recent observational studies have failed to find an association between dairy intake and increased risk of cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease and stroke, regardless of milk fat content. The purpose of this review is to examine the published research on the relationship between milk products containing milk fat and cardiovascular health. Despite their saturated fat content, there is no clear evidence of an association between dairy intake and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
September 2016: Gaceta Médica de México
Pedro Arroyo, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo
The aim of this review is to present scientific evidence on the biological, dietary, cultural and economic advantages of cow´s milk and dairy products intake in adults, with emphasis on the elderly. The role of milk and dairy products as part of the regular diet, as well as their contribution to a healthy diet for the aged population is described. The updated scientific references on the importance of milk and dairy products on the dietary management of the most prevalent diseases of the eldery -among these energy-protein malnutrition, sarcopenia, obesity, sarcopenic obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases- are presented...
September 2016: Gaceta Médica de México
D P Mohanty, S Mohapatra, S Misra, P S Sahu
Milk-derived bioactive peptides have been identified as potential ingredients of health-promoting functional foods. These bioactive peptides are targeted at diet-related chronic diseases especially the non-communicable diseases viz., obesity, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Peptides derived from the milk of cow, goat, sheep, buffalo and camel exert multifunctional properties, including anti-microbial, immune modulatory, anti-oxidant, inhibitory effect on enzymes, anti-thrombotic, and antagonistic activities against various toxic agents...
September 2016: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences
Arrigo Fg Cicero, Federica Fogacci, Alessandro Colletti
In the last years, a growing interest has been directed to bioactive peptides of animal and plant origin: in particular, researchers focused their attention on their mechanisms of action and their potential role in the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular and infective diseases. A search strategy was developed to identify studies in PubMed (January 1980 to May 2016); in particular, the authors selected papers reporting comprehensive reviews or meta-analyses, or studies in vitro and in vivo and clinical trials on bioactive peptides with an action on cardiovascular diseases, immunity, cancer or with an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial effects...
August 29, 2016: British Journal of Pharmacology
Xianwei Cui, Yun Li, Lei Yang, Lianghui You, Xing Wang, Chunmei Shi, Chenbo Ji, Xirong Guo
Breastfeeding is associated with a lower incidence of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease later in life. While macrosomic infants have a higher risk of developing obesity and other metabolic disorders. Breast milk may contain special nutrients to meet the different growth needs of different infants. Whether mothers make breast milk different to meet the requirement of macrosomic infants is still unknown. Here, we conducted a comparison between mothers delivering macrosomic and non-macrosomic infants in colostrum endogenous peptides...
August 23, 2016: Oncotarget
Jennifer E Cohen, Claire E Wakefield, Richard J Cohn
BACKGROUND: Childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing health conditions such as osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease than their peers. Health-promoting behaviour, such as consuming a healthy diet, could lessen the impact of these chronic issues, yet the prevalence rate of health-protecting behaviour amongst survivors of childhood cancer is similar to that of the general population. Targeted nutritional interventions may prevent or reduce the incidence of these chronic diseases...
2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
J Winny Yun, Adam Xiao, Ikuo Tsunoda, Alireza Minagar, J Steven Alexander
Discovered in 1947, microparticles (MP) represent a group of sub-micron cell-derived particles isolated by high speed centrifugation. Once regarded as cellular 'trash', in the past decade MP have gained tremendous attention in both basic sciences and medical research both as biomarkers and mediators of infection, injury and response to therapy. Because MP bear cell surface markers derived from parent cells, accumulate in extracellular fluids (plasma, serum, milk, urine, cerebrospinal fluid) MP based tests are being developed commercially as important components in 'liquid biopsy' approaches, providing valuable readouts in cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as stroke, Alzheimer's disease and Multiple Sclerosis...
August 12, 2016: Pathophysiology: the Official Journal of the International Society for Pathophysiology
B Popova, D Mitev, A Nikolov
Breast feeding provides a lot of short and long-term benefits for the mother and the baby. It prevents the baby of gastrointestinal, urinary and respiratory infections, atopical conditions and assures long-term protection of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The breast feeding decreases the risk for the mother of ovary and breast carcinoma and creates a positive emotional bond between the mother and the baby Mother's milk is a species specific; its content is relatively stable regardless of mother's age race, way and place of living...
2016: Akusherstvo i Ginekologii︠a︡
Sunny G Hallowell, Elizabeth B Froh, Diane L Spatz
The American Academy of Nursing has identified toxic stress in childhood as a health policy concern of high priority. Adult diseases (e.g., obesity, diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease) should be viewed as developmental disorders that begin early in life that could be reduced with the alleviation of toxic stress in childhood. The provision of human milk/breastfeeding is an evidence-based intervention that may hold the greatest potential to mitigate the effects of toxic stress from the moment of birth...
July 14, 2016: Nursing Outlook
Arnaud De Luca, Régis Hankard, Marie-Cécile Alexandre-Gouabau, Véronique Ferchaud-Roucher, Dominique Darmaun, Clair-Yves Boquien
OBJECTIVE: Nutrition during fetal life and early childhood is thought to play a crucial role in the risk for developing metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases in the future adult and branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) intake may play a role in the development of obesity. The aim of this study was to compare the breast milk amino acid profiles of obese and normal weight (control) breast-feeding mothers. METHODS: Fifty obese and 50 control breast-feeding mothers were enrolled...
November 2016: Nutrition
Juristo Fonolla-Joya, Rebeca Reyes-García, Antonia García-Martín, Eduardo López-Huertas, Manuel Muñoz-Torres
OBJECTIVE: Nutritional strategies can be effective for the prevention of menopause-related diseases, such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Our aim was to evaluate the effects of a dairy product enriched in polyunsaturated fatty acids, calcium, oleic acid, and vitamins on cardiovascular markers and bone metabolism in postmenopausal women with moderate cardiovascular risk. METHODS: One hundred seventeen healthy postmenopausal women (aged 45 ± 7.7 years) were allocated to 2 groups: the intervention group (IG; n = 63), who consumed 0...
August 2016: Journal of the American College of Nutrition
Young-Su Yi
Inflammation involves a series of complex biological processes mediated by innate immunity for host defense against pathogen infection. Chronic inflammation is considered to be one of the major causes of serious diseases, including a number of autoimmune/inflammatory diseases, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and neurological diseases. Milk fat globule-epidermal growth factor 8 (MFG-E8) is a secreted protein found in vertebrates and was initially discovered as a critical component of the milk fat globule. Previously, a number of studies have reported that MFG-E8 contributes to various biological functions including the phagocytic removal of damaged and apoptotic cells from tissues, the induction of VEGF-mediated neovascularization, the maintenance of intestinal epithelial homeostasis, and the promotion of mucosal healing...
2016: Mediators of Inflammation
Dominick J Lemas, Shanique Yee, Nicole Cacho, Darci Miller, Michelle Cardel, Matthew Gurka, David Janicke, Elizabeth Shenkman
Pediatric obesity, a significant public health concern, has been associated with adult premature mortality and the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Evidence has suggested that the gut microbiota is associated with pediatric obesity. Establishment of the infant gut microbiome is dependent on a dynamic maternal-infant microbiota exchange during early life. The objective of this review is to describe maternal factors such as feeding practices and antibiotic use that may influence the infant gut microbiome and risk for obesity...
July 15, 2016: Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Maria Pfeuffer, Anke Jaudszus
The odd-chain fatty acids (OCFAs) pentadecanoic acid (15:0) and heptadecanoic acid (17:0), which account for only a small proportion of total saturated fatty acids in milk fat and ruminant meat, are accepted biomarkers of dairy fat intake. However, they can also be synthesized endogenously, for example, from gut-derived propionic acid (3:0). A number of studies have shown an inverse association between OCFA concentrations in human plasma phospholipids or RBCs and risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
July 2016: Advances in Nutrition
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