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15 January 2019 Date2

Gluten-Free Diet: Gaps and Needs for a Healthier Diet

Valentina Melini and Francesca Melini * CREA Research Centre for Food and Nutrition; Via Ardeatina 546, I-00178 Rome, Italy; * Correspondence:; Tel.: +39-347-4814311  Published: 15 January 2019 __________ _______ Abstract: The gluten-free diet (GFD) is currently the only effective treatment in remitting the symptoms of coeliac ... [»»]

22 November 2018 Date2

How do energy balance-related behaviors cluster in adolescents?

Abstract: Objectives To delineate the clustering of energy balance-related behaviors in adolescents and investigate whether these behaviors are associated with the household socioeconomic status and parental education level.Methods Two cross-sectional studies assessed information on sedentary behavior, physical activity, sugar-sweetened beverages and fruit and vegetable consumption, and sleep du ... [»»]

4 October 2018 Date2

Consensus document on exclusion diets in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

ABSTRACT This paper summarizes the contents of a consensus document on exclusion diets in irritable bowel disease that was developed by a task force from SEPD, FEAD, SENPE, FESNAD, SEÑ, SEEN, SEGHNP, SEDCA and ADENYD. The complete document is available at the FEAD and in SENPE websites. Irritable bowel syndrome is a highly prevalent functional digestive disorder where, in addition to drugs, ther ... [»»]

29 August 2018 Date2

ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in the intensive care unit

Summary Following the new ESPEN Standard Operating Procedures, the previous guidelines to provide best medical nutritional therapy to critically ill patients have been updated. These guidelines define who are the patients at risk, how to assess nutritional status of an ICU patient, how to define the amount of energy to provide, the route to choose and how to adapt according to various clinical ... [»»]

22 March 2018 Date2

The Influence of Place of Residence, Gender and Age Influence on Food Group Choices in the Spanish Population: Findings from the ANIBES Study

Abstract: Socioeconomic factors (SEF) can exert a great impact on food choices. However, limited data are available from the Spanish population. Our aim was to describe the influence of place of residence and habitat size on food group intakes. Data were obtained from the ANIBES study. A 3-day dietary record provided information on food and beverage consumption. Data analysis compared gender, ... [»»]

1 March 2018 Date2

Physical activity, sedentary time, TV viewing, physical fitness and cardiovascular disease risk in adolescents: The HELENA study.

Abstract BACKGROUND: To examine the independent associations between physical activity (PA) intensities, sedentary time (ST), TV viewing, cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and muscular fitness (MF) with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in youth. METHODS: A cross-sectional study on 534 European adolescents (252 males, 282 females, 12.5-17.5years). Minutes per day of light (LPA), moderate (MPA) ... [»»]

1 January 2018 Date2

Inflammation in metabolically healthy and metabolically abnormal adolescents: The HELENA study.

Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Inflammation may influence the cardio-metabolic profile which relates with the risk of chronic diseases. This study aimed to assess the inflammatory status by metabolic health (MH)/body mass index (BMI) category and to assess how inflammatory markers can predict the cardio-metabolic profile in European adolescents, considering BMI. METHODS AND RESULTS: A total o ... [»»]

28 December 2017 Date2

Clustering of energy balance-related behaviours and parental education in European preschool children: the ToyBox study

Abstract Energy balance-related behaviours (EBRB) are established in childhood and seem to persist through to adulthood. A lower parental educational level was associated with unhealthy behavioural patterns. The aim of the study is to identify clusters of EBRB and examine their association with preschool children’s BMI and maternal, paternal and parental education. A subsample of ... [»»]

1 May 2017 Date2

Oportunidades para la nanotecnología en los alimentos y piensos

Fuente: Consejo Europeo de Información sobre la Alimentación (EUFIC) Las nanopartículas están presentes en la naturaleza, y los seres humanos estamos expuestos a estas partículas en nuestro día a día. Actualmente es posible crear materia de dimensiones muy pequeñas de forma intencionada, y la nanotecnología puede proporcionar medios para modificar la composición de los alimentos y piens ... [»»]

1 May 2017 Date2

Paleolithic and Mediterranean Diet Pattern Scores Are Inversely Associated with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Adults

Paleolithic and Mediterranean Diet Pattern Scores Are Inversely Associated with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Adults Background: Poor diet quality is associated with a higher risk of many chronic diseases that are among the leading causes of death in the United States. It has been hypothesized that evolutionary discordance may account for some of the higher incidence and mortality fro ... [»»]

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