Upma Agarwal

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Background/objectives:To assess the effects on macro- and micronutrient intake of a nutrition intervention program in corporate settings across the United States.Subjects/methods:Two hundred and ninety-two individuals who were overweight or had type 2 diabetes were recruited from 10 sites of a US insurance company. Two hundred and seventy-one participants(More)
Background:Diabetic neuropathy is a common and often debilitating condition for which available treatments are limited. Because a low-fat plant-based diet has been shown to improve glycemic control in individuals with type 2 diabetes, we hypothesized that such a diet would reduce painful symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.Methods:In this 20-week pilot study,(More)
Even scientist admits that an occasional alcoholic beverage may be enjoyed without harmful effects. It may not do well, but it will not impair health either. It is really a question of the amount consumed and the frequency with which one drinks plus the individuals own metabolism. Every bit of alcohol burned in the tissues creates a nutritional demand for(More)
Background/objectives:To determine the effects of a low-fat plant-based diet program on anthropometric and biochemical measures in a multicenter corporate setting.Subjects/methods:Employees from 10 sites of a major US company with body mass index ⩾25 kg/m2 and/or previous diagnosis of type 2 diabetes were randomized to either follow a low-fat vegan diet,(More)
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