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BACKGROUND Although Poland belongs to the economically developed countries, social transformations affect people's incomes and, consequently, their diets, what in many cases caused development of diet-related diseases. Results of epidemiological studies among students show symptoms of certain civilization diseases. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to(More)
The aim of the study was the evaluation of nutrients contents in daily food rations and state of nourishment of 126 students (111 women, 15 men) from Szczecin University of Agriculture. The supply of 24 nutrients was determined by 24-hours nutritional interview method. It was shown, that student's diets were characterised by inappropriate proportion of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the correlations between the concentration of tumor necrosis factor (TNF-α) and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in each woman with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) phenotypes based on the levels of androgen. METHODS Two groups of women with PCOS differing in their levels of androgens. The test group(More)
The riboflavin nutritional status of 120 people, age 22-25, studying in Szczecin, Poland, together with contents of their daily food servings were studied. Body's provision with riboflavin was determined using the erythrocyte glutathione reductase activity coefficient (EGRAC) and was compared with a sample in which the enzyme activity was stimulated with(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate intake of enriched food and diet supplementation by 126 Academy of Agriculture students (mostly women). The information was taken by "Face to face" interview. Enriched food was eaten by 68.8% of the persons. Mostly were used juices (31.4%), milk products and breakfast cereals, especially during breakfast.(More)
The objective of this inquiry study carried out in the midst of Szczecin University of Agriculture students, was to define the alcohol, coffee, tea and drugs consumption and also smoking. About 53-73% of the students declared to drink alcohol. Women preferred bear and men--wine. Smoking was practiced by 40% of men and 27% of women. Students from Szczecin(More)
BACKGROUND Researchers suspect that the accepted adequate ascorbic acid plasma concentration is not being met even after dietary intake of the recommended amount of vitamin C. Current dietary intake recommendation in Poland is 60 mg per day for women and 75 mg per day for man (EAR), while in Western Europe and North America is higher and amounts to 75-90 mg(More)
Chronic long-term exposure to high levels of fluoride leads to fluorosis, manifested by skeletal fluorosis and damage to internal organs, including kidneys, liver, parathyroid glands, and brain. Excess fluoride can also cause DNA damage, trigger apoptosis, and change cell cycle. The effect of fluoride may be exacerbated by lead (Pb), a potent inhibitor of(More)
Many researchers suggest an increased risk of atherosclerosis in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. In the available literature, there are no studies on the mediators of inflammation in women with PCOS, especially after dietary intervention. Eicosanoids (HETE and HODE) were compared between the biochemical phenotypes of women with PCOS (normal and high(More)