Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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This study provides information on biological (gonadosomatic index), commercial quality (condition index and meat yield) and biochemical aspects (proximate composition, fatty acids) of the soft tissues of Flexopecten glaber reared in suspended cages in the Ionian...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Marine Biology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5810
29 downloads
166 views

Background Young women occasionally engage in dietary restrictions accompanied by fasting for the purpose of losing weight, but such restrictions have various effects on body functions. The recent increase in the number of people suffering from osteoporosis has...

["Nutrition","Orthopedics","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6161
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In Iberian pig outdoor production, pigs are fed equilibrated diets until the final fattening period when grazing pigs consume mainly acorns from oak trees. Acorns are rich in energy but poor in crude protein where lysine is the first limiting amino acid (AA). Net...

["Agricultural Science","Nutrition","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6137
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Lactobacillus supplementation is beneficial to the barrier function of the intestinal physical barrier in piglets. However, the mechanisms underlying this beneficial function remain largely unknown. Here, we investigated the effects of dietary supplementation with...

["Agricultural Science","Molecular Biology","Veterinary Medicine","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6060
89 downloads
370 views

Background Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles has gained significant attention in the field of nanomedicine as an environment-friendly and cost-effective alternative in comparison with other physical and chemical methods. Several metals such as silver, gold,...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Microbiology","Nutrition","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6086
67 downloads
305 views

Abstract There is little evidence on maternal consumption of supplementary food on nutritional status of children. The objectives of this study were to measure the prevalence and determinants of supplementary food intake during pregnancy and lactation, and their...

["Global Health","Nutrition","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5935
56 downloads
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Background A strict gluten-free (GF) diet is required for the management of celiac disease (CD). The nutritional adequacy of this diet has been questioned due to the elimination of wheat, an important vehicle for micronutrient fortification and source of fibre....

["Food Science and Technology","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5875
1 citation
57 downloads
262 views

Most valuable cured products from Iberian pigs come from pure bred animals raised for a final grazing-fattening period where pigs eat mainly acorns, a low protein energy rich fruit. This is a nutritional challenge for animals fed equilibrated diets from weaning....

["Agricultural Science","Anthropology","Nutrition","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5861
127 downloads
422 views

Background The present study builds on previous research which explored the relationship between mentalizing and eating disorders (ED) in a subgroup of patients with comorbid self-harm (SH). Whereas previous literature had linked this comorbidity to impulse-control...

["Clinical Trials","Cognitive Disorders","Evidence Based Medicine","Nutrition","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5756
64 downloads
273 views

Background Eating disorders are serious psychological disorders with long term health impacts. Athletic populations, tend to have higher incidences of eating disorders compared to the general population. Yet there is little known about athletes’ eating disorder...

["Kinesiology","Nutrition","Women\u2019s Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5868
129 downloads
497 views

Background Nut consumption at the population level remains low despite the well-documented benefits of their consumption, including their cardioprotective effects. Studies have suggested that advice from health professionals may be a means to increase nut consumption...

["Allergy and Clinical Immunology","Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5500
92 downloads
1,499 views

Background During pregnancy, healthy maternal body weight and a nutritionally complete diet provide a favorable environment for fetal development. Yet nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age in the United States (US) are either overweight or obese. The objective...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5526
2 citations
210 downloads
626 views

Background Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a construct used to separate “healthy” from “unhealthy” obese patients, and is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease. There is controversy over whether obese “metabolically well” persons have...

["Nutrition","Public Health","Medical Genetics","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5410
1 citation
279 downloads
1,137 views

The beneficial effects of prebiotic fibres on human health have been related to their capacities to alter the gut microbiota and modify the growth of beneficial microorganisms. It is long appreciated that bacterial metabolites affect the host’s physiology. The...

["Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5288
202 downloads
677 views

This study aimed to characterize the antioxidant properties of Rama Forte persimmon, a tannin-rich fruit variety produced in Brazil. Extracts prepared with lyophilized pulps from fruits obtained in local markets were analyzed individually to evaluate the extent...

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5223

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