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Nutrition knowledge and other determinants of food intake and lifestyle habits in children and young adolescents living in a rural area of Sicily, South Italy.
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to test the reliability of a nutrition questionnaire and to assess potential associations between nutrition knowledge, food consumption and lifestyle behaviours, controllingExpand
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Lutein concentration in human milk during early lactation and its relationship with dietary lutein intake.
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to estimate the lutein concentration in human milk during early lactation and its relationship with dietary lutein intake measured through the administration of aExpand
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Definition and diagnostic criteria for orthorexia nervosa: a narrative review of the literature
AimIn some cases, detrimental consequences on health are generated by self-imposed dietary rules intended to promote health. The pursuit of an “extreme dietary purity” due to an exaggerated focus onExpand
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Behavioral effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in young adults with severe autism: an open label study.
BACKGROUND Pilot findings seem to suggest a potential beneficial effect of omega-3 fatty acid (FA) supplementation on behavioral alterations in children with autism. However, data on the potentialExpand
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Validation of the Dutch Eating Behaviour Questionnaire parent version (DEBQ-P) in the Italian population: a screening tool to detect differences in eating behaviour among obese, overweight and
Objective: To validate the Dutch Eating Behaviour Questionnaire Parent version (DEBQ-P) in the Italian population and investigate the differences in eating behaviour among Italian normal-weight,Expand
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Reliability and relative validity of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for use among adults in Italian population
Our objective was to assess the reliability and relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) among adult people. In a cross-sectional study carried out in northern Italy, 112 adults wereExpand
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How reliable is bio-electrical impedance analysis for individual patients?
We performed bio-electrical impedance analysis (BIA) on 38 healthy adults with an initial body mass index (+/- s.d.) of 30 kg/m2 (+/- 5) before and after a low calorie diet. Five weeks later a meanExpand
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Relationship between smoking and metabolic syndrome.
Obesity and smoking are important causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The diseases and conditions associated with smoking make tobacco use one of the leading causes of death worldwide. InExpand
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Gastrointestinal symptoms and behavioral problems in preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are frequently reported in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and an impact of GI comorbidity on ASD behavioral problems has been hypothesized. Expand
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n-3 LC-PUFA supplementation: effects on infant and maternal outcomes
BackgroundLong-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA), particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid, are, respectively, n-3 and n-6 family members and play an important role inExpand
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