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Effects of one serving of mixed nuts on serum lipids, insulin resistance and inflammatory markers in patients with the metabolic syndrome.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Knowledge of the effect of nut consumption on metabolic syndrome (MetS) components is limited. We assessed the effects of nut intake on adiposity, serum lipids, insulinExpand
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Effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts on metabolic syndrome status: one-year results of the PREDIMED randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies suggest that the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) may reduce the risk of developing the metabolic syndrome (MetS). We compared the 1-year effect of 2 behavioralExpand
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The role of diet in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an important preventable disease and a growing public health problem. Epidemiologic and interventional studies suggest that weight loss is the main driving force to reduceExpand
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Acute effects of three high-fat meals with different fat saturations on energy expenditure, substrate oxidation and satiety.
BACKGROUND & AIMS To compare the acute effects of three fatty meals with different fat quality on postprandial thermogenesis, substrate oxidation and satiety. METHODS Twenty-nine healthy men agedExpand
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Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes With the Mediterranean Diet
OBJECTIVE To test the effects of two Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) interventions versus a low-fat diet on incidence of diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This was a three-arm randomized trial inExpand
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Prevention of Diabetes With Mediterranean Diets A Subgroup Analysis of a Randomized Trial
Jordi Salas-Salvadó, MD, PhD*; Mònica Bulló, PhD; Ramón Estruch, MD, PhD; Emilio Ros, MD, PhD; Maria-Isabel Covas, DPharm; Núria Ibarrola-Jurado, RD, PhD; Dolores Corella, DPharm, PhD; Fernando Arós,Expand
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Systemic inflammation, adipose tissue tumor necrosis factor, and leptin expression.
OBJECTIVES To explore the links between tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) and leptin adipose tissue expression and low-grade systemic inflammation and to determine the relationship betweenExpand
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Dietary fat intake and risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in a population at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
BACKGROUND Dietary fat quality and fat replacement are more important for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention than is total dietary fat intake. OBJECTIVE The aim was to evaluate the associationExpand
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Frequency of nut consumption and mortality risk in the PREDIMED nutrition intervention trial
BackgroundProspective studies in non-Mediterranean populations have consistently related increasing nut consumption to lower coronary heart disease mortality. A small protective effect on all-causeExpand
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Circulating nerve growth factor levels in relation to obesity and the metabolic syndrome in women.
OBJECTIVE Neurotrophins (NTs) could be involved in the development and progression of inflammatory and immune diseases. Because obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) are related to a low-gradeExpand
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