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Cohort profile: design and methods of the PREDIMED study.
The Spanish Ministry of Health—Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) funded the project for the period 2003–05 and in 2006 a new funding modality was established by ISCIII through the CIBER, which is providing funding for 7 of the original research groups, whereas the other 12 were funded by a new research network.
Resveratrol: Anti-Obesity Mechanisms of Action
The present review aims to compile the evidence concerning the potential mechanisms of action which underlie the anti-obesity effects of resveratrol, obtained either in cultured cells lines and animal models.
Expanding role for the apelin/APJ system in physiopathology
This review will consider the main roles of apelin in physiopathology with particular attention on its role in energy balance regulation and in obesity-associated disorders.
Usefulness of combining intermittent hypoxia and physical exercise in the treatment of obesity
Observations allow consideration of the hypothesis that intermittent hypoxia induces fat loss and may ameliorate cardiovascular health, which might be of interest for the treatment of obesity.
Impact of polyphenols and polyphenol-rich dietary sources on gut microbiota composition.
This review provides an overview of the latest investigations carried out with pure polyphenols, extracts rich in polyphenolics, and polyphenol-rich dietary sources and critically discusses the consequences to gut microbiota composition which are produced.
Resveratrol regulates lipolysis via adipose triglyceride lipase.
Key Aspects in Nutritional Management of COVID-19 Patients
Several natural bioactive compounds interact with the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor, the gateway for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and SARS-CoV-2, and are potential beneficial tools in the nutritional management of COVID-19 patients.
Olive oil in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies and intervention trials
Evidence is provided that the intake of OO could be beneficial for the prevention and management of T2D, and this conclusion regards OO as food, and might not been valid for single components comprising this food.
Lifestyles and Risk Factors Associated with Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet: A Baseline Assessment of the PREDIMED Trial
Background The traditional Mediterranean dietary pattern (MedDiet) is associated with longevity and low rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there is little information on who is more