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Late adolescence to early adulthood is the period of life when prevalence of overweight and obesity rises the fastest, and an important time to understand changes in dietary risk factors. In this study we assess variation in diet quality through analysis of cross-sectional...

["Epidemiology","Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27268v1
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The proposed protocol is for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the relationship between vitamin A and body mass. The primary objective is to explore the mechanisms between vitamin A and adiposity such as inflammation, dietary intake and body fat. The secondary...

["Food Science and Technology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27071v1
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Chicken egg (egg) is a conventional food that contains every nutrient required for the growth of the chicken embryo. Eggs contain high amounts of important proteins and fat with a very low amount of carbohydrates, and also contain all vitamins and minerals needed...

["Food Science and Technology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27000v1
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According to the energy supply/energy depletion model, it is not clear how the depletion of substrates (adenosine triphosphate) affects sprint performance. Therefore, this research was conducted to find out how the human organism regulates the amount and the rate...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Global Health","Kinesiology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26919v1
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Background. Early adulthood is a period associated with poor diet and rapid weight gain. This is also an age of transition, including environmental, social and lifestyle changes which may be associated with changes in diet. We assess longitudinal associations between...

["Epidemiology","Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26876v1
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The proposed protocol is for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of whole-grains (WG) on non-communicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and obesity. The primary objectives is to explore the mechanisms of...

["Agricultural Science","Nutrition","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26710v1
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The main aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of hyperspectral imagery for determining the influence of different diets on fish skin. Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) were fed either a commercial based diet (N= 80) or a 100 % plant-based diet (N...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26562v1
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Background. The aim of the experiment was to determine the influence of sodium selenite and selenium nanoparticles on antioxidant status of rats. Methods. The males of outbreed strain Wistar albino were selected as a model organism. Animals were fed with different...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26554v1
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An estimated two billion people worldwide currently suffer from micronutrient malnutrition, and almost one billion are calorie deficient. Providing adequate nutrition is a growing global challenge. Seafood is one of the most important sources of both protein and...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Global Health","Nutrition","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26442v1
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The aim of this anthropometric survey was to map regional differences in height and body proportions in eight counties adjacent to the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Body height was measured in 1803 males and 782 females aged 17-20 years at 66 schools in 23 towns....

["Anthropology","Nutrition","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3388v1
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Background: Oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of heart diseases. Antioxidants such as palm tocotrienol-rich fraction (TRF) can reduce oxidative stress, hence preventing and reducing the risk of heart disease. This study was aimed to determine...

["Biochemistry","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3333v1
1,141 downloads
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Background. Carrot is a multi-nutritional food source. It is an important root vegetable, rich in natural bioactive compounds with health-promoting properties, such as antioxidants that have anti-carcinogenic properties. Aim. This review summarises the occurrences...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3187v1
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The Smarter Lunchrooms intervention approach aims to tackle childhood obesity by promoting healthier nutrition through the use of choice architecture or ‘nudge’ tactics in school lunchrooms. I reviewed research papers that were described by Cornell University as...

["Nutrition","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3137v1
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Background: Salvia officinalis (sage) is a native plant to the Mediterranean region and has been used for a long time in traditional medicine for various diseases. We investigated possible anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-obesity effects of sage methanol...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Nutrition","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3086v1
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Prebiotics are selectively fermentable dietary compounds that result in changes in the composition and/or activity of the intestinal microbiota, thus conferring benefits upon host health. In veterinary medicine, commercially available products containing prebiotics...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Veterinary Medicine","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2814v1
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