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Effects of a short-term circuit weight training program on glycaemic control in NIDDM.
This study assessed the effects of short-term circuit weight training (CWT) on glycaemic control in NIDDM. Twenty-seven untrained, sedentary subjects (mean age, 51) with NIDDM participated in anExpand
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Dietary fish as a major component of a weight-loss diet: effect on serum lipids, glucose, and insulin metabolism in overweight hypertensive subjects.
BACKGROUND Obesity in hypertensive patients is associated with dyslipidemia and insulin resistance, both of which are improved by weight control. n-3 Fatty acids have diverse effects on mechanismsExpand
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Differential Effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid on Vascular Reactivity of the Forearm Microcirculation in Hyperlipidemic, Overweight Men
BackgroundRecent evidence supports differential effects of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the 2 major &ohgr;3 fatty acids of marine origin, on blood pressure in humansExpand
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The reliability of a food frequency questionnaire for use among adolescents
Background:Accurate measurement of dietary intake is essential for understanding the long-term effects of adolescent diet on chronic disease risk. However, adolescents may have limited food knowledgeExpand
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Family lifestyle and parental body mass index as predictors of body mass index in Australian children: a longitudinal study
OBJECTIVE: To investigate associations between body mass index (BMI) and family characteristics, including lifestyle, in parents and offspring from Australian families.DESIGN AND SUBJECTS:Expand
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Controlled comparison of retention and adherence in home- vs center-initiated exercise interventions in women ages 40-65 years: The S.W.E.A.T. Study (Sedentary Women Exercise Adherence Trial).
BACKGROUND In an 18-month exercise intervention in previously sedentary older women (40-65 years), we examined whether an initial 6 months of supervised exercise leads to greater long-term retentionExpand
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Dietary Protein and Soluble Fiber Reduce Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Treated Hypertensives
In population studies, higher blood pressure has been associated with lower intake of protein and, possibly, lower fiber consumption. In the present randomized controlled trial, we sought toExpand
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Long-chain omega 3 fatty acids, blood lipids and cardiovascular risk reduction
Increasing evidence suggests that omega 3 fatty acids derived from fish and fish oils may play a protective role in coronary heart disease and its many complications, through a variety of actions,Expand
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Effects on blood pressure of drinking green and black tea.
BACKGROUND The flavonoid components of tea have been associated in epidemiological studies with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. Flavonoids have been shown to have antioxidant andExpand
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Supplementation with isoflavonoid phytoestrogens does not alter serum lipid concentrations: a randomized controlled trial in humans.
Isoflavonoids are a class of flavonoids that are derived in the human diet mainly from soybean-based foods. The major dietary isoflavonoids, genistein and daidzein, have estrogen-like activity andExpand
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