Ruchi Vaidya

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CONTEXT There is little data correlating dietary fibre (DF) intake and cardiovascular risk in Asian Indians with diabetes. AIM To assess the DF intake and its association with lipid profile (total serum cholesterol and low density lipoprotein [LDL] - cholesterol levels) in urban Asian Indians with diabetes. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Dietary assessment using(More)
CONTEXT There is limited literature on the dietary fat intake of rural Indian populations, particularly in relation to the risk of metabolic syndrome (MS). AIM This study aims to assess the dietary fat intake and analyze its association with the risk of selected components of the MS among rural population in the state of Tamil Nadu. SETTINGS AND DESIGN(More)
India has the second largest number of people with diabetes in the world following China. Evidence indicates that consumption of whole grains can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. This article describes the study design and methods of a trial in progress evaluating the effects of substituting whole grain brown rice for polished (refined) white rice on(More)
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