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Effects of chili consumption on postprandial glucose, insulin, and energy metabolism.
BACKGROUND Animal and some human studies have indicated that the consumption of chili-containing meals increases energy expenditure and fat oxidation, which may help to reduce obesity and relatedExpand
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Effects of probiotics supplementation on gastrointestinal permeability, inflammation and exercise performance in the heat
PurposeThis study aimed to investigate the effects of multi-strain probiotics supplementation on gastrointestinal permeability, systemic markers of inflammation and running performance whenExpand
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Accuracy, Validity, and Reliability of an Electronic Visual Analog Scale for Pain on a Touch Screen Tablet in Healthy Older Adults: A Clinical Trial
Background New technology for clinical data collection is rapidly evolving and may be useful for both researchers and clinicians; however, this new technology has not been tested for accuracy,Expand
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Exploring the popularity, experiences, and beliefs surrounding gluten-free diets in nonceliac athletes.
Adherence to a gluten-free diet (GFD) for nonceliac athletes (NCA) has become increasingly popular despite a paucity of supportive medical or ergogenic evidence. This study aimed to quantify theExpand
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Acute effects of food on postprandial blood pressure and measures of arterial stiffness in healthy humans.
BACKGROUND Recent research suggests that central pulse pressure may be a better indicator of cardiovascular disease outcomes than brachial pressure. Little information is available regarding theExpand
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Glutathione peroxidase, superoxide dismutase and catalase genotypes and activities and the progression of chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND Oxidative stress has been linked to the progression of disease, including chronic kidney disease (CKD). The aim of the present study was to determine the association betweenExpand
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Effects of a Controlled Diet Supplemented with Chickpeas on Serum Lipids, Glucose Tolerance, Satiety and Bowel Function
Objective: To compare the effect of a diet supplemented with chickpeas to a wheat-based diet of similar fibre content on serum lipids, glucose tolerance, satiety and bowel function. A third,Expand
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Coingestion of carbohydrate and protein during training reduces training stress and enhances subsequent exercise performance.
Researchers have focused primarily on investigating the effects of coingesting carbohydrate (CHO) and protein (PRO) during recovery and, as such, there is limited research investigating the benefitsExpand
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The efficacy of interactive, motion capture-based rehabilitation on functional outcomes in an inpatient stroke population: a randomized controlled trial
Objective: To compare the efficacy of novel interactive, motion capture-rehabilitation software to usual care stroke rehabilitation on physical function. Design: Randomized controlled clinical trial.Expand
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Validity and reliability of central blood pressure estimated by upper arm oscillometric cuff pressure.
BACKGROUND Noninvasive central blood pressure (BP) independently predicts mortality, but current methods are operator-dependent, requiring skill to obtain quality recordings. The aims of this studyExpand
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