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  1. Chromium has been suggested playing a role in alleviating diabetes, insulin resistance and lipid anomalies, but the effect on metabolic syndrome (MetS) in humans remains controversial.

    Authors: Sijing Chen, Li Zhou, Qianqian Guo, Can Fang, Mengke Wang, Xiaobo Peng, Jiawei Yin, Shuzhen Li, Yalun Zhu, Wei Yang, Yan Zhang, Zhilei Shan, Xiaoyi Chen and Liegang Liu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:107

    Content type: Research

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  2. Identifying leading dietary determinants for cardiometabolic risk (CMR) factors is urgent for prioritizing interventions in children. We aimed to identify leading dietary determinants for the change in CMR and...

    Authors: Xianwen Shang, Yanping Li, Haiquan Xu, Qian Zhang, Ailing Liu, Songming Du, Hongwei Guo and Guansheng Ma

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:105

    Content type: Research

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  3. Previous studies have reported that estimates of portion size, energy, and macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fat based on the food-photographic record closely correlate with directly weighed ...

    Authors: Keigo Saeki, Naoto Otaki, Maiko Kitagawa, Nobuhiro Tone, Ribeka Takachi, Rika Ishizuka, Norio Kurumatani and Kenji Obayashi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:104

    Content type: Research

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  4. Adults with a low socioeconomic position (SEP) are more likely to engage in unhealthy diets as compared to adults with high SEP. However, individual-level educational interventions aiming to improve food choic...

    Authors: Marjolein C. Harbers, Joline W. J. Beulens, Femke Rutters, Femke de Boer, Marleen Gillebaart, Ivonne Sluijs and Yvonne T. van der Schouw

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:103

    Content type: Review

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  5. Australians are consuming almost double the recommended maximum salt intake. The Victorian Salt Reduction Partnership was established to coordinate efforts to reduce salt intake in the state of Victoria. As pa...

    Authors: Emalie Rosewarne, Kathy Trieu, Clare Farrand, Jenny Reimers, Jane Potter, Chelsea Davidson, Natasha Darrigan, Elizabeth Joldeski, Sian Armstrong and Jacqui Webster

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:102

    Content type: Research

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  6. Strong epidemiologic evidence indicates that green tea intake is protective against hyperlipidemia; however, randomized controlled studies have presented varying results. In the present study, we aimed to cond...

    Authors: Renfan Xu, Ke Yang, Sui Li, Meiyan Dai and Guangzhi Chen

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:48

    Content type: Review

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  7. Observational studies have shown a link between zinc deficiency and migraine headaches. We aimed to examine the effect of zinc supplementation on the characteristics of migraine attacks in patients with migraine.

    Authors: Hedieh Ahmadi, Seyedeh Shabnam Mazloumi-Kiapey, Omid Sadeghi, Morteza Nasiri, Fariborz Khorvash, Tayebeh Mottaghi and Gholamreza Askari

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:101

    Content type: Research

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  8. Over the past decade, there have been many studies determining the effect of dietary ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids intake on cognitive performance; however, they have largely been inconsistent in their conclusions. ...

    Authors: Aayush Visaria, David Lo and Pranay Maniar

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:100

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Nutrition Journal 2020 19:99

  9. In this letter, we respond to the comments raised by Visaria et al. in their letter to the editor about the publication “Association of dietary ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids intake with cognitive performance in olde...

    Authors: Xue Dong and Dongfeng Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:99

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Nutrition Journal 2020 19:100

  10. Nutritional treatment is one of the most important components of multidisciplinary anti-cancer therapy. Home enteral nutrition is considered as a safe procedure, however, it may be associated with the risk of ...

    Authors: Karolina Kaźmierczak-Siedlecka, Marcin Folwarski, Karolina Skonieczna-Żydecka, Jakub Ruszkowski and Wojciech Makarewicz

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:98

    Content type: Study protocol

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  11. National programs are often developed with little consideration to the sub-national local factors that might affect program success. These factors include political support, capacity for implementation of prog...

    Authors: Oluchi Ezekannagha, Scott Drimie, Dieter von Fintel, Busie Maziya-Dixon and Xikombiso Mbhenyane

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:96

    Content type: Research

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  12. Early age at menarche is associated with risk of several chronic diseases. Prospective study on the association between dietary pattern and timing of menarche is sparse. We examined whether dietary patterns pr...

    Authors: Ruonan Duan, Yue Chen, Tian Qiao, Ruotong Duan, Mengxue Chen, Li Zhao, Yunhui Gong and Guo Cheng

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:95

    Content type: Research

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  13. Children in food-insecure families face increased barriers to meeting recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption. Hospitals and pediatric healthcare institutions have attempted to alleviate food-insec...

    Authors: Emily L. DeWit, Emily M. Meissen-Sebelius, Robin P. Shook, Kimberly A. Pina, Evelyn Donis De Miranda, Michelle J. Summar and Emily A. Hurley

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:94

    Content type: Research

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  14. A loss of muscle mass may be influenced by multiple factors. Insulin sensitivity and metabolic acidosis are associated with muscle wasting and may be improved with potassium intake. This study evaluated the as...

    Authors: Yu-Ji Lee, Mirae Lee, Yu Mi Wi, Seong Cho and Sung Rok Kim

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:93

    Content type: Research

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  15. Poor diet quality is associated with obesity-related morbidity and mortality. Psychological stress can increase unhealthy dietary choices, but evidence pertinent to women of reproductive age remains unclear. T...

    Authors: Karim Khaled, Fotini Tsofliou, Vanora Hundley, Rebecca Helmreich and Orouba Almilaji

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:92

    Content type: Review

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  16. Children’s food preference and intake patterns are affected by parental child feeding practices. The objective was to determine patterns of food parenting practices regarding junk food and sugary drinks (JS) a...

    Authors: Jessica L. Thomson, Erin Hennessy, Alicia S. Landry and Melissa H. Goodman

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:91

    Content type: Research

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  17. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Thomas Sharkey, Megan C. Whatnall, Melinda J. Hutchesson, Rebecca L. Haslam, Aaron Bezzina, Clare E. Collins and Lee M. Ashton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:90

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2020 19:78

  18. To examine the type of maternal dietary patterns during pregnancy and the distribution characteristics of children’s birth weight and the association between dietary patterns and neonatal birth weight in China.

    Authors: Hui Yan, Shaonong Dang, Yaodong Zhang and Shuying Luo

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:89

    Content type: Research

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  19. Low socio-economic position is associated with consumption of lower quality diets, which may be partly explained by the cost of healthier diets. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the mediating role of dietary...

    Authors: Jody C. Hoenink, Joline W. J. Beulens, Marjolein C. Harbers, Jolanda M. A. Boer, S. Coosje Dijkstra, Mary Nicolaou, Yvonne T. van der Schouw, Ivonne Sluijs, W. M. Monique Verschuren, Wilma Waterlander and Joreintje D. Mackenbach

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:88

    Content type: Research

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  20. Despite recent interest in the use of ketogenic diets (KDs) for cancer, evidence of beneficial effects is lacking. This study examined the impact of a randomly assigned KD on quality of life, physical activity an...

    Authors: Adeleh Khodabakhshi, Thomas N. Seyfried, Miriam Kalamian, Maryam Beheshti and Sayed Hossein Davoodi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:87

    Content type: Research

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  21. Consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPFs) plays a potential role in the development of obesity and other diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), but no studies have systematically focused on this. This...

    Authors: Xiaojia Chen, Zhang Zhang, Huijie Yang, Peishan Qiu, Haizhou Wang, Fan Wang, Qiu Zhao, Jun Fang and Jiayan Nie

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:86

    Content type: Review

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  22. The location and time of snack consumption may influence the composition, nutrient content and portion sizes of snacks. In this study, we aimed to determine and compare the time, location and frequency of snac...

    Authors: Hassan Vatanparast, Naorin Islam, Hedyeh Masoodi, Mojtaba Shafiee, Rashmi Prakash Patil, Jessica Smith and Susan J. Whiting

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:85

    Content type: Research

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  23. Because a moderate-carbohydrate diet reportedly has minimal risks, the substitution of carbohydrate for protein has been emphasized. Few studies have explored the effect of moderate-carbohydrate diets with hig...

    Authors: Kyungho Ha, Kisun Nam and YoonJu Song

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:84

    Content type: Research

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  24. Our ability to understand population-level dietary intake patterns is dependent on having access to high quality data. Diet surveys are common diet assessment methods, but can be limited by bias associated wit...

    Authors: Mark A. Green, Anthony W. Watson, Jeffrey M. Brunstrom, Bernard M. Corfe, Alexandra M. Johnstone, Elizabeth A. Williams and Emma Stevenson

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:83

    Content type: Research

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  25. There is a promising outlook regarding the potential effect of spinach-derived thylakoids in the management of obesity and its associated metabolic disturbances. This research aimed to evaluate the effects of ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Pourteymour Fard Tabrizi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Maryam Vaezi and Salar Hemmati

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:82

    Content type: Research

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  26. Knowing which dietary habits are associated with child growth could lead to better long-term health outcomes and improve the design of food-based interventions. We aimed to identify dietary habits that are ass...

    Authors: Isabel Mank, Alain Vandormael, Issouf Traoré, Windpanga Aristide Ouédraogo, Rainer Sauerborn and Ina Danquah

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:81

    Content type: Research

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  27. Associations of fruit and vegetable consumption before and during pregnancy with birth weight of new-borns and the risk of low birth weight (LBW) remain unclear.

    Authors: Yudai Yonezawa, Taku Obara, Takahiro Yamashita, Junichi Sugawara, Mami Ishikuro, Keiko Murakami, Aoi Noda, Fumihiko Ueno, Shigenori Suzuki, Hiroyuki Suganuma and Shinichi Kuriyama

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:80

    Content type: Research

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  28. This study evaluated the relationship between dietary quality and food patterns of Filipino adults and the rising prevalence of selected cardiometabolic non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors.

    Authors: Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, Ye Sun and Keith V. Tanda

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:79

    Content type: Research

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  29. Young adulthood has become synonymous with the development of poor lifestyle behaviours associated with an increased risk of preventable chronic disease in later years. Interventions aiming to improve health b...

    Authors: Thomas Sharkey, Megan C. Whatnall, Melinda J. Hutchesson, Rebecca L. Haslam, Aaron Bezzina, Clare E. Collins and Lee M. Ashton

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:78

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Nutrition Journal 2020 19:90

  30. Information regarding dietary patterns associated with prediabetes in the Chinese population is lacking. The objective of the present study was to explore the association between major dietary patterns and the...

    Authors: Xiao-Ming Shen, Yi-Qian Huang, Xiao-Yan Zhang, Xiao-Qing Tong, Pei-Fen Zheng and Long Shu

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:77

    Content type: Research

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  31. Several epidemiological studies have examined the association between trimethylamine N-Oxide (TMAO) and stroke risk; however, the results are still inconclusive. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate ...

    Authors: Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Mahdi Vajdi and Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:76

    Content type: Review

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  32. Excessive body fat is the leading cause of many metabolic disorders. Therefore, assessing levels of body fat associated with risk of disease in specific populations is crucial. The present study aimed to ident...

    Authors: H. Bawadi, S. Hassan, A. Shanbeh Zadeh, H. Sarv, A. Kerkadi, Josep A. Tur and Z. Shi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:75

    Content type: Research

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  33. No guidelines exist regarding nutrition assessment for transgender or gender non-conforming patients. Multiple nutrition assessment methods utilize gender-specific values that provide distinct recommendations ...

    Authors: Whitney Linsenmeyer, Theresa Drallmeier and Michael Thomure

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:74

    Content type: Short report

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  34. To date, there is no validated whole grain assessment tool for children in any Southeast Asian countries. Hence, there is a need for a valid tool to assess whole grain intake among Malaysian children. This stu...

    Authors: H. C. Koo, G. P. Lim, Satvinder Kaur, K. Q. Chan, Y. X. Florence Tan, X. J. Pang and L. Y. Tang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:73

    Content type: Research

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  35. The nutritional status of lactating mothers (LMs) is related to their own health and significantly impacts the secretion of breast-milk, and subsequently the growth and development of infants. Due to the influ...

    Authors: Ye Ding, Wiwik Indayati, Til Bahadur Basnet, Fang Li, Hongliang Luo, Han Pan and Zhixu Wang

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:72

    Content type: Research

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  36. The role of coffee consumption in the risk of cardiovascular diseases has been debated for many years. The current study aimed to summarize earlier evidence on the effects of green coffee extract (GCE) supplem...

    Authors: Omid Asbaghi, Mehdi Sadeghian, Morteza Nasiri, Mahmoud Khodadost, Azad Shokri, Bahman Panahande, Aliyar Pirouzi and Omid Sadeghi

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:71

    Content type: Review

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  37. Available data about the effects of circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) on ischemic stroke (IS) and its main risk factors remains limited and conflicting. Therefore, we conducted Mendelian randomiz...

    Authors: Tonghui Yuan, Shucheng Si, Yunxia Li, Wenchao Li, Xiaolu Chen, Congcong Liu, Jiqing Li, Bojie Wang, Lei Hou, Yanxun Liu and Fuzhong Xue

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:70

    Content type: Research

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  38. Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) is becoming increasingly more frequent, particularly in the context of obesity prevention policies. The aim of this study was to describe the consumption of NNS in...

    Authors: Carolina Venegas Hargous, Marcela Reyes, Lindsey Smith Taillie, Carmen Gloria González and Camila Corvalán

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:69

    Content type: Research

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  39. Trehalose is a natural disaccharide that is widely distributed. A previous study has shown that daily consumption of 10 g of trehalose improves glucose tolerance in individuals with signs of metabolic syndrome...

    Authors: Chiyo Yoshizane, Akiko Mizote, Chikako Arai, Norie Arai, Rieko Ogawa, Shin Endo, Hitoshi Mitsuzumi and Shimpei Ushio

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:68

    Content type: Short report

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  40. Many factors such as social and behavioral are related to appropriate weight gain during pregnancy, and there is much of importance to find them. The aim of the study was to explore the association of personal...

    Authors: Mahboobeh Shakeri, Sima Jafarirad, Reza Amani, Bahman Cheraghian and Mahin Najafian

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:67

    Content type: Research

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  41. Dietary Guidelines are an important tool for population health promotion efforts. However, current surveillance data suggest that only a small minority of the population meet the 2014 Brazilian Dietary Guideli...

    Authors: Neha Khandpur, Priscila de Morais Sato, Jose Ribeiro Gouveia Neto, Fernanda Scagliusi and Patricia Constante Jaime

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:66

    Content type: Research

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  42. The food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) is the most frequently used method to assess dietary intake in epidemiological studies evaluating diet-disease association. The objective of this study was to validate a ...

    Authors: Mireille Harmouche-Karaki, Maya Mahfouz, Jawaher Obeyd, Pascale Salameh, Yara Mahfouz and Khalil Helou

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:65

    Content type: Research

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  43. Older people are reported to be prone to imbalances between cobalamin and folate status with possible adverse effects on health. This longitudinal study investigates dynamics and interactions of cobalamin and ...

    Authors: Alexandra Jungert, Carola Zenke-Philippi and Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:64

    Content type: Research

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  44. Diet-based recommendations can be developed for preventing and treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) after investigating the effects of whole diets on NAFLD. The aim of this study was to identify ...

    Authors: Narges Dehghanseresht, Sima Jafarirad, Seyed Pejman Alavinejad and Anahita Mansoori

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:63

    Content type: Research

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  45. Previous studies have identified a positive association between the inflammatory potential of the diet and hypertension. It is not known if BMI is an effect modifier for this association, nor if the associatio...

    Authors: Conor-James MacDonald, Nasser Laouali, Anne-Laure Madika, Francesca Romana Mancini and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:62

    Content type: Research

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  46. School meals hold considerable potential to shape children’s diets and reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE)—in the short and long term. This study applied linear optimization to develop a GHGE-r...

    Authors: Patricia Eustachio Colombo, Emma Patterson, Anna Karin Lindroos, Alexandr Parlesak and Liselotte Schäfer Elinder

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:61

    Content type: Research

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  47. Recent research provides consistent evidence that the unexplained doubling of childhood asthma prevalence (1980–1995), its continued climb and 2013 plateau, may be associated with the proliferation of high-fru...

    Authors: Luanne R. DeChristopher and Katherine L. Tucker

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:60

    Content type: Research

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  48. Mexicans’ adherence to food group’s dietary recommendations is low and an inaccurate self-perception of dietary quality might perpetuate this low adherence. Our aim was to compare the intake and the adherence ...

    Authors: Carolina Batis, Analí Castellanos-Gutiérrez, Tania C. Aburto, Alejandra Jiménez-Aguilar, Juan A. Rivera and Ivonne Ramírez-Silva

    Citation: Nutrition Journal 2020 19:59

    Content type: Research

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