Parvane Saneei

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BACKGROUND Although several cross-sectional studies have investigated serum vitamin D levels in relation to body mass index (BMI), findings are inconsistent. OBJECTIVE This systematic review and meta-analysis of published cross-sectional data was conducted to summarize the evidence on the link between serum vitamin D levels and BMI in adults. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Although several observational studies have investigated the association between vitamin D status and schizophrenia, we are aware of no comprehensive meta-analysis in this regard. OBJECTIVE We aimed to conduct a systematic review and a meta-analysis of observational studies to summarize the available data on the association between serum(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Findings were not consistent on the therapeutic effect of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on blood pressure. We aimed to review systematically and perform a meta-analysis to assess the magnitude of the effect of the DASH diet on blood pressure in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) among adults. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
The effects of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan on childhood metabolic syndrome (MetS) and insulin resistance remain to be determined. The present study aimed to assess the effects of recommendations to follow the DASH diet v. usual dietary advice (UDA) on the MetS and its features in adolescents. In this randomised cross-over(More)
PURPOSE Epidemiologic data linking adherence to the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) diet and metabolic abnormalities is sparse and inconsistent. The association between habitual intake of the DASH diet and metabolic syndrome (MetS) has not been investigated in the Middle East. We aimed to determine whether usual adherence to the DASH dietary(More)
SCOPE Few data, with conflicting findings, are available linking red meat consumption to indicators of insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction. This study aimed to investigate the association of red meat consumption with insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction among a sample of female nurses in Isfahan, Iran. METHODS AND RESULTS This(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet on inflammation in childhood metabolic syndrome (MetS) have still to be identified. OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of the DASH diet on markers of systemic inflammation in adolescents with MetS. METHODS In this randomized, cross-over clinical trial, 60 postpubescent girls(More)
BACKGROUND These findings from several observational studies, investigated the association between red meat consumption and gliomas, were inconsistent. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies to summarize available date on the relation between meat intake and risk of glioma. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic literature(More)
BACKGROUND We are aware of no systematic review or meta-analysis of published findings about the association between Vitamin D status and risk of gastric cancer (GC). We systematically reviewed the current evidence on the association between Vitamin D intake as well as serum 25-hydroxy Vitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and risk of GC. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
AIMS This systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies was conducted to summarize the evidence on the association between calcium intake and mortality. METHODS AND RESULTS PubMed, Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) (Web of Science), SCOPUS, SciRUS, Google Scholar, and Excerpta Medica dataBASE (EMBASE) were searched to identify(More)