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Taurine supplementation modulates glucose homeostasis and islet function.
Taurine controls glucose homeostasis by regulating the expression of genes required for glucose-stimulated insulin secretion and enhances peripheral insulin sensitivity, and taurine supplemented mice showed an improved IPGTT. Expand
An extra-virgin olive oil rich in polyphenolic compounds has antioxidant effects in OF1 mice.
Protection by extra-virgin OO against oxidative stress occurs primarily through a direct antioxidant effect as well as through an indirect mechanism that involves greater expression and activity of certain enzymes with antioxidant activities. Expand
An extra virgin olive oil rich diet intervention ameliorates the nonalcoholic steatohepatitis induced by a high‐fat “Western‐type” diet in mice
Dietary EVOO could repair HFD‐induced hepatic damage, possibly via an anti‐inflammatory effect in adipose tissue and modifications in the liver lipid composition and signaling pathways, and liver regeneration. Expand
Gene-Diet Interactions in Type 2 Diabetes: The Chicken and Egg Debate
This review provides comprehensive information on the current state of nutrient-gene interactions and their role in T2 DM pathogenesis, the relationship between individual genetic load and diet, and the importance of epigenetic factors in influencing gene expression and defining the individual risk of T2DM. Expand
Antioxidant Activity and Nutritional Status in Anorexia Nervosa: Effects of Weight Recovery
The results support an association between nutrition improvement and weight gain in patients with AN, followed by an enhancement of antioxidant capacity and catalase antioxidant system. Expand
Consumption of extra-virgin olive oil rich in phenolic compounds has beneficial antioxidant effects in healthy human adults
Abstract Extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) possesses beneficial health effects due to its antioxidant activity. In a controlled before-and-after supplementation trial (45 healthy adults), we examined theExpand
Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Insights into Diabetes Etiopathogenesis
An overview of the role of gene variants and nutrient interactions, the importance of nutrients and dietary patterns on gene expression, how epigenetic changes and micro RNAs can alter cellular signaling in response to nutrients and the dietary interventions that may help to prevent the onset of DM are provided. Expand
Effect of thermal processing on the profile of bioactive compounds and antioxidant capacity of fermented orange juice
The novel orange beverage could be a valuable source of bioactive compounds with antioxidant capacity and exert potential beneficial effects. Expand
Consumption of orange fermented beverage reduces cardiovascular risk factors in healthy mice.
The consumption of fruits prevents the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Alcoholic fermentation has been carried out in fruits resulting in products which provide high concentration of bioactiveExpand
β-Cryptoxanthin is more bioavailable in humans from fermented orange juice than from orange juice.
This fermented orange beverage could be an abundant source of bioavailable carotenoids, and its regular consumption may exert healthy effects. Expand