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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was the evaluation of chosen nutritional habits in group of children and teenagers attending elementary schools and junior high schools in Bialystok. MATERIAL AND METHODS All together there were examined 1829 children aged 10 to 15 (884 children from primary school and 945 students ofjunior high school). Body height and(More)
Glycoconjugates, viz. glycoproteins, glycolipids and proteoglycans, play an important role in the protection of human gastric mucosa against pepsin and hydrochloric acid. The biosynthesis and catabolism of these compounds in the human gastric mucosa have been studied. We isolated and identified the majority of the intermediates and isolated some enzymes,(More)
BACKGROUND The studies has indicated that mistakes related to nutritional manner and continuously decreasing level of physical activity cause that diet related diseases became an important issue of nutritional epidemiology. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was the estimation of dietary intake of lower secondary school students with differentiated state of(More)
The aim of the study was to determine the vanadium content in the hair of students of the Medical University of Białystok and to find out whether its level in the organism measured basing on its hair content correlates with the nutritional status. The study involved 134, 127 and 125 students in the years 2000-2003, respectively. Hair vanadium content was(More)
INTRODUCTION Morbid obesity needs to be treated by bariatric procedures. Proper dietary preparation of patients before surgery conditions their postoperative status. AIM Assessment of dietary habits, nutritional status and biochemical parameters of the blood in patients being prepared for different bariatric procedures. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study(More)
The study objective was to evaluate the content of chosen vitamins soluble in fats (A, E) and in water (B1, B2 B6, B12, C, niacin, folic acid) in daily food rations of obese subjects, who are not on a reducing diet (201 obese women - BMI = 32.9 +/- 6.2 kg/ m2 and 60 men - BMI = 33.4 +/- 5.3 kg/m2). The mean age was 45.8 +/- 12.2 years for women and 48 +/-(More)
INTRODUCTION Diet is one of the factors that can stimulate genetic predisposition and, in consequence, lead to insulin resistance. An adequate supply of nutrients and energy-rich diet as well as increased physical activity are the most effective methods to prevent metabolic disorders. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to determine whether there(More)
The aim of the study was to estimate chosen dietary habits of a cohort of students in the years 2000-2003. The frequency of the intake of chosen groups of food products, the number of meals and snacks between meals were considered. The highest percentage of both male and female students involved in the questionnaire investigations in the study period(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND. Adiponectin is a protein specific to visceral adipose tissue where its concentrations are reduced in type 2 diabetes and obesity. Many factors also determine serum levels of adiponectin such as gender, BMI, as well as diet. OBJECTIVE. To compare the effects of consuming certain key foodstuffproducts on serum adiponectin concentrations(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with obesity, including morbid obesity, commit numerous dietary mistakes. They prefer high-energy diets, but of poor nutritional value. Patients qualified for bariatric procedures show deficiencies in vitamins and minerals due to insufficient intake of vegetables, fruit and whole grain products. OBJECTIVE Analysis of dietary habits in(More)