Volume 59 (2015)

Review Articles

Role of poultry meat in a balanced diet aimed at maintaining health and wellbeing: an Italian consensus document Franca Marangoni, Giovanni Corsello, Claudio Cricelli, Nicola Ferrara, Andrea Ghiselli, Lucio Lucchin, Andrea Poli
Carotenoids: potential allies of cardiovascular health? Maria Alessandra Gammone, Graziano Riccioni, Nicolantonio D’Orazio
Addressing the risk of inadequate and excessive micronutrient intakes: traditional versus new approaches to setting adequate and safe micronutrient levels in foods Maaike J. Bruins, Gladys Mugambi, Janneke Verkaik-Kloosterman, Jeljer Hoekstra, Klaus Kraemer, Saskia Osendarp, Alida Melse-Boonstra, Alison M. Gallagher, Hans Verhagen

Original Articles

The anti-obesity effects of Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota versus Orlistat on high fat diet-induced obese rats Golgis Karimi, Mohd Redzwan Sabran, Rosita Jamaluddin, Kolsoom Parvaneh, Norhafizah Mohtaruddin, Zuraini Ahmad, Huzwah Khazaai, Alireza Khodavandi
Evaluation of Trigonella foenum-graecum extract in combination with swimming exercise compared to glibenclamide consumption on type 2 Diabetic rodents Sajad Arshadi, Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani, Fatemeh Hajiaghaalipour, Ashril Yusof, Maghsoud Peeri, Salar Bakhtiyari, Robert S. Stannard, Noor Azuan Abu Osman, Firouzeh Dehghan
Raf/ERK/Nrf2 signaling pathway and MMP-7 expression involvement in the trigonelline-mediated inhibition of hepatocarcinoma cell migration Jung Chun Liao, Kun Tsung Lee, Bang Jau You, Chia Lin Lee, Wen Te Chang, Yang Chang Wu, Hong-Zin Lee
The differential effects of green tea on dose-dependent doxorubicin toxicity Slawomir Mandziuk, Renata Gieroba, Agnieszka Korga, Wlodzimierz Matysiak, Barbara Jodlowska-Jedrych, Franciszek Burdan, Ewa Poleszak, Michał Kowalczyk, Luiza Grzycka-Kowalczyk, Elzbieta Korobowicz, Aleksandra Jozefczyk, Jaroslaw Dudka
Protective effect of soluble eggshell membrane protein hydrolysate on cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury Tao Yang, Yan Li, Meihu Ma, Qinlu Lin, Shuguo Sun, Bin Zhang, Xi Feng, Junwen Liu
NutricheQ Questionnaire assesses the risk of dietary imbalances in toddlers from 1 through 3 years of age Giuseppe S. Morino, Giulia Cinelli, Ilaria Di Pietro, Vittoria Papa, Nicola Spreghini, Melania Manco
A model to secure a stable iodine concentration in milk Gisken Trøan, Lisbeth Dahl, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Marianne Hope Abel, Ulf Geir Indahl, Anna Haug, Egil Prestløkken
A suggested approach for imputation of missing dietary data for young children in daycare June Stevens, Fang-Shu Ou, Kimberly P. Truesdale, Donglin Zeng, Amber E. Vaughn, Charlotte Pratt, Dianne S. Ward
Effect of MW-assisted roasting on nutritional and chemical properties of hazelnuts Fatih Kalkan, Sai Kranthi Vanga, Yvan Gariepy, Vijaya Raghavan
Dietary fibre intakes and reduction in functional constipation rates among Canadian adults: a cost-of-illness analysis Mohammad M.H. Abdullah, Collin L. Gyles, Christopher P.F. Marinangeli, Jared G. Carlberg, Peter J.H. Jones
Bilberry and bilberry press cake as sources of dietary fibre Anna-Marja Aura, Ulla Holopainen-Mantila, Juhani Sibakov, Tuija Kössö, Mirja Mokkila, Poutanen Kaisa
Impact of sensory-based food education in kindergarten on willingness to eat vegetables and berries Ulla Hoppu, Mira Prinz, Pauliina Ojansivu, Oskar Laaksonen, Mari A. Sandell
Nutritional intakes in children with Prader - Willi syndrome and non-congenital obesity Daniela A. Rubin, Jill Nowak, Erin McLaren, Monzeratt Patiño, Diobel M. Castner, Marilyn C. Dumont-Driscoll
Effects of goat milk-based formula on development in weaned rats Meihong Xu, Liren Wei, Zhiyong Dai, Yanchun Zhang, Yong Li, Junbo Wang
N-Acetylneuraminic acid attenuates hypercoagulation on high fat diet-induced hyperlipidemic rats Zhang Yida, Mustapha Umar Imam, Maznah Ismail, Waiteng Wong, Maizaton Atmadini Abdullah, Aini Ideris, Norsharina Ismail
Foetal cord blood contains higher portions of n-3 and n-6 long-chain PUFA but lower portions of trans C18:1 isomers than maternal blood Wiebke Schlörmann, Ronny Kramer, Alfred Lochner, Carsten Rohrer, Ekkehard Schleussner, Gerhard Jahreis, Katrin Kuhnt
Comparing dietary macronutrient composition and food sources between native and diasporic Ghanaian adults Rachel Gibson, Annemarie Knight, Matilda Asante, Jane Thomas, Louise Goff
Diet inequality prevails among consumers interested and knowledgeable in nutrition Andreas Håkansson, Håkan S. Andersson, Yvonne Granfeldt
Composition of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides and their apoptosis-inducing effect on human hepatoma SMMC-7721 cells Qian Zhang, Xiaoling Lv, Tao Wu, Qian Ma, Anguo Teng, Ying Zhang, Min Zhang
Anticipatory and consummatory effects of (hedonic) chocolate intake are associated with increased circulating levels of the orexigenic peptide ghrelin and endocannabinoids in obese adults Antonello E. Rigamonti, Fabiana Piscitelli, Teresa Aveta, Fiorenza Agosti, Alessandra De Col, Silvia Bini, Silvano G. Cella, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Alessandro Sartorio
The contribution of school meals to energy and nutrient intake of Swedish children in relation to dietary guidelines Christine Persson Osowski, Anna Karin Lindroos, Heléne Enghardt Barberi, Wulf Becker
Nutritional assessment methods for zinc supplementation in prepubertal non-zinc-deficient children Márcia Marília Gomes Dantas Lopes, Naira Josele Neves de Brito, Érika Dantas de Medeiros Rocha, Mardone Cavalcante França, Maria das Graças de Almeida, José Brandão-Neto
Anti-inflammatory effects of potato extract on a rat model of cigarette smoke - induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Gui Hua Xu, Jie Shen, Peng Sun, Min Li Yang, Peng Wei Zhao, Yan Niu, Jing Kun Lu, Zhi Qiang Wang, Chao Gao, Xue Han, Lei Lei Liu, Chen Chen Liu, Zhang Yue Cong
The impact of polyphenols on chondrocyte growth and survival: a preliminary report Salvador Fernández-Arroyo, Fernando Huete-Toral, María Jesús Pérez de Lara, María de la Luz Cádiz-Gurrea, Laurence Legeai-Mallet, Vicente Micol, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Jorge Joven, Jesús Pintor
Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis for evaluating zinc supplementation in prepubertal and healthy children Márcia Marília Gomes Dantas, Érika Dantas Medeiros Rocha, Naira Josele Neves Brito, Mardone Cavalcante França, Maria das Graças Almeida, José Brandão-Neto
Ameliorating effect of olive oil on fertility of male rats fed on genetically modified soya bean Thanaa A. F. El-Kholy, Hatim A. Al-Abbadi, Dina Qahwaji, Ahmed K. Al-Ghamdi, Vishal G. Shelat, Hanan M. Sobhy, Mohammad Abu Hilal
Protective effects of Carissa opaca fruits against CCl4-induced oxidative kidney lipid peroxidation and trauma in rat Sumaira Sahreen, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Rahmat Ali Khan, Huda Mohammad Alkreathy
Simplified dietary acute tryptophan depletion: effects of a novel amino acid mixture on the neurochemistry of C57BL/6J mice Cristina L. Sánchez, Amanda E. D. Van Swearingen, Andrew E. Arrant, Caroline S. Biskup, Cynthia M. Kuhn, Florian D. Zepf
Studying the effects of dietary body weight-adjusted acute tryptophan depletion on punishment-related behavioral inhibition Tilman J. Gaber, Vita L.S. Dingerkus, Molly J. Crockett, Sarah Bubenzer-Busch, Katrin Helmbold, Cristina L. Sánchez, Brigitte Dahmen, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Florian D. Zepf
An assessment of the test-retest reliability of the New Nordic Diet score Helga Birgit Bjørnarå, Elisabet Rudjord Hillesund, Monica Klungland Torstveit, Tonje Holte Stea, Nina Cecilie Øverby, Elling Bere
Consuming a multi-ingredient thermogenic supplement for 28 days is apparently safe in healthy adults Roxanne M. Vogel, Jordan M. Joy, Paul H. Falcone, Matt M. Mosman, Michael P. Kim, Jordan R. Moon
Leucine supplementation improves leptin sensitivity in high-fat diet fed rats Xue-Wei Yuan, Shu-Fen Han, Jian-Wei Zhang, Jia-Ying Xu, Li-Qiang Qin
Indicators of dietary patterns in Danish infants at 9 months of age Louise B.B. Andersen, Christian Mølgaard, Kim F. Michaelsen, Emma M. Carlsen, Rasmus Bro, Christian B. Pipper
A multi-ingredient, pre-workout supplement is apparently safe in healthy males and females Jordan M. Joy, Ryan P. Lowery, Paul H. Falcone, Roxanne M. Vogel, Matt M. Mosman, Chih-yin Tai, Laura R. Carson, Dylan Kimber, David Choate, Michael P. Kim, Jacob M. Wilson, Jordan R. Moon
Development and validation testing of a short nutrition questionnaire to identify dietary risk factors in preschoolers aged 12–36 months Niamh Rice, Helena Gibbons, Breige A. McNulty, Janette Walton, Albert Flynn, Michael J. Gibney, Anne P. Nugent
Antibacterial activity of fresh pomegranate juice against clinical strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis Gabriel Betanzos-Cabrera, Perla Y. Montes-Rubio, Héctor E. Fabela-Illescas, Helen Miller-Belefant, Juan C. Cancino-Diaz
Nutrient intake of pregnant women at high risk of gestational diabetes Jelena Meinilä, Saila B. Koivusalo, Anita Valkama, Kristiina Rönö, Maijaliisa Erkkola, Hannu Kautiainen, Beata Stach-Lempinen, Johan Eriksson
Iron status of schoolchildren (6-15 years) and associated factors in rural Nigeria Rufina N.B. Ayogu, Adaobi M. Okafor, Henrietta N. Ene-Obong
Relative validity and reliability of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire for adults in Guam Rachael T. Leon Guerrero, Marie Chong, Rachel Novotny, Lynne R. Wilkens, Grazyna Badowski, Michelle Blas-Laguana, Suzanne Murphy
Lower serum magnesium concentration is associated with diabetes, insulin resistance, and obesity in South Asian and white Canadian women but not men Jesse Bertinato, Chao Wu Xiao, W. M. Nimal Ratnayake, Lois Fernandez, Christopher Lavergne, Carla Wood, Eleonora Swist
Role of vitamin B6 status on antioxidant defenses, glutathione, and related enzyme activities in mice with homocysteine-induced oxidative stress Cheng-Chin Hsu, Chien-Hsiang Cheng, Chin-Lin Hsu, Wan-Ju Lee, Shih-Chien Huang, Yi-Chia Huang
Effects of dietary tryptophan and phenylalaninetyrosine depletion on phasic alertness in healthy adults - A pilot study Patricia Hildebrand, Werner Königschulte, Tilman Jakob Gaber, Sarah Bubenzer-Busch, Katrin Helmbold, Caroline Sarah Biskup, Karl-Josef Langen, Gereon Rudolf Fink, Florian Daniel Zepf
Comparative validity of the ASSO - Food Frequency Questionnaire for the web-based assessment of food and nutrients intake in adolescents Garden Tabacchi, Anna Rita Filippi, João Breda, Laura Censi, Emanuele Amodio, Giuseppe Napoli, Antonino Bianco, Monèm Jemni, Alberto Firenze, Caterina Mammina
Trends of fast food consumption among adolescent and young adult Saudi girls living in Riyadh Nora A. ALFaris, Jozaa Z. Al-Tamimi, Moneera O. Al-Jobair, Naseem M. Al-Shwaiyat
Adherence to the healthy Nordic food index, dietary composition, and lifestyle among Swedish women Nina Roswall, Ulf Eriksson, Sven Sandin, Marie Löf, Anja Olsen, Guri Skeie, Hans-Olov Adami, Elisabete Weiderpass
Iron absorption in raw and cooked bananas: a field study using stable isotopes in women Olga P. García, Mara Martínez, Diana Romano, Mariela Camacho, Fabiana F. de Moura, Steve A. Abrams, Harjeet K. Khanna, James L. Dale, Jorge L. Rosado
Dietary aspects related to health and obesity in Williams syndrome, Down syndrome, and Prader - Willi syndrome Marianne Nordstrøm, Benedicte Paus, Lene F. Andersen, Svein Olav Kolset

Book Reviews

Book review Steve Morrison

Migration, nutrition and health

Reducing the risk of heart disease among Indian Australians: knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs regarding food practices - a focus group study Ritin S. Fernandez, John X. Rolley, Rohan Rajaratnam, Bronwyn Everett, Patricia M. Davidson
Socio-economic status and ethnicity are independently associated with dietary patterns: the HELIUS-Dietary Patterns study Louise H. Dekker, Mary Nicolaou, Rob M. van Dam, Jeanne H. M. de Vries, Evelien J. de Boer, Henny A. M. Brants, Marja H. Beukers, Marieke B. Snijder, Karien Stronks