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  • Rocio A. Chávez-Santoscoy, Janet Alejandra Gutiérrez-Uribe, +5 authors Armando R Tovar
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 April 2014)
  • Black bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seed coats are a rich source of natural compounds with potential beneficial effects on human health. Beans exert hypolipidaemic activity; however, this effect hasContinue Reading
  • Aurora Elizabeth Serralde-Zúñiga, M Guevara-Cruz, +4 authors Nimbe Torres
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Genes & Nutrition
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 November 2014)
  • Obesity is a complex disorder caused by several factors. Thus, the aim of the present study was to assess whether the expression of genes in the omental white adipose tissue (AT) of subjects withContinue Reading
  • Andrea Díaz-Villaseñor, Omar Granados, +5 authors Armando R. Tovar
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutritional biochemistry
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 November 2013)
  • Recent evidence indicates that several metabolic abnormalities developed during obesity are associated with the presence of dysfunctional adipose tissue. Diet is a key factor that modulates severalContinue Reading
  • Juan Carlos Espín, Azalia Ávila-Nava, +5 authors Nimbe Torres
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Molecular nutrition & food research
  • 2017
  • SCOPE There is few information about the possible health effects of a food combination based on a pre-hispanic Mexican diet (PMD). This diet rich in fiber, polyphenols, a healthy ratio of omegaContinue Reading
  • Marcela González-Granillo, Knut R. Steffensen, +10 authors Armando R Tovar
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Diabetologia
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 September 2012)
  • Aims/hypothesisLiver X receptor (LXR)α regulates the genes involved in cholesterol, fatty acid and glucose metabolism. Soy protein (SP) consumption reduces the hepatic accumulation of cholesterol andContinue Reading
  • Gloria Leticia Arellano-Martínez, Omar Granados, Berenice Palacios-González, Nimbe Torres, Isabel Medina-Vera, Armando R Tovar
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 June 2014)
  • Several studies using different animal models have demonstrated that the consumption of soya protein (SP) reduces serum cholesterol concentrations by increasing the excretion of bile acids (BA).Continue Reading