Nadja D. Vasiljević

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OBJECTIVE To determine the presence of nutrition labels on pre-packaged food products, as well as to analyse the types of presentation. DESIGN This was a descriptive study. The following characteristics were analysed: (i) presence and placement of the nutrition declaration (either as front-of-pack (FOP) or back-of-pack (BOP)); (ii) content of the(More)
OBJECTIVE Although C-reactive protein (CRP) is among the best cardiovascular disease risk predictors, data regarding the association of CRP and menopause are controversial. In this study, we measured CRP by a high-sensitivity method (hsCRP), cholesterol, lipoproteins, and triglycerides in normal and overweight postmenopausal women. METHODS Body weight,(More)
BACKGROUND The association between excess body weight, impairment of health and different co-morbidities is well recognized; however, little is known on how excess body weight may affect the quality of life in the general population. Our study investigates the relationship between perceived health-related quality of life (HRQL) and body mass index (BMI) in(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to investigate the association of the body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) with the severity of radiographic severity of knee osteoarthritis (rKOA) Methods. A cross-sectional study had been applied during the research which included 150 patients diagnosed at the General Hospital in Užice and Health Center(More)
Preeclampsia and eclampsia are very important health problems because they are the main contributors to maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. These disorders are unique in pregnancy and are characterized by oedema, proteinuria and hypertension. they occur in 0.5% to 30% of all pregnancies, primarily in primigravidas, after the 20-th week of(More)
The high prevalence of obesity in our society makes obesity a major and increasing health hazard. Extensive observations pointed out a connection of obesity with a variety of illnesses. The evidence shows that obesity is a major contributor to the high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, gallstone disease,(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with symptomatic carotid disease (amaurosis fugax, transient ischaemic attack, stroke); to compare it with that of the general population; to explore whether HRQoL depends on the severity of the disease and to investigate the possible association between some demographic and clinical(More)
We examined changes in weight-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and the relation to weight loss in a Serbian population undergoing diet-induced weight loss treatment. HRQOL was assessed at intake and after 1 year using the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire. Study sample consists of 135 obese patients. After 1(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Iron is a vital constituent of hemoglobin, myoglobin, and some mitochondrial enzymes; therefore, body iron deficiency may result in reduced aerobic capacity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of daily oral iron supplementation on body iron status, and the maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) in female athletes with latent iron(More)
The heart phospholipid content and fatty acid composition were examined in adult rats after four weeks of feeding lipid-supplemented diets (20 g % w/w) containing sunflower oil-lard (1:1) mixture (SL group) or margarine (M group). Our results showed a decreased cardiolipin content and distribution in both experimental groups and an increased(More)