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Spencer Marisa M Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System, 3912 Taubman Center, SPC 5362, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-5362, USA, - - 2014
The medical community has only recently started to focus attention on the role of food in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), though the association between food and gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms has been recognized by patients for decades. Health care providers receive little formal training in the dietary management ...
Requena-Méndez Ana A Laboratorio de Investigación de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, CRESIB, Hospital Clinic-Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. - - 2014
Poor response to tuberculosis (TB) therapy might be attributable to sub-therapeutic levels in drug-compliant patients. Pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters can be affected by several factors such as co-morbidities or the interaction of TB drugs with food. This study aimed to determine the PK of isoniazid (INH) in a Peruvian TB population ...
Yang Y-S YS Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, - - 2014
It is known that atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with food or environmental allergens and increased levels of serum IgE. However, the role of hypersensitivity to food antigens in adult patients remains controversial. To evaluate the association between food hypersensitivity and AD in 126 adult Korean participants. Patients with AD ...
van Ansem Wilke - - 2014
BackgroundThe aims of this study are 1) to investigate the association between maternal educational level and healthy eating behaviour of 11-year-old children (fruit, vegetables and breakfast consumption), and 2) to examine whether factors in the home food environment (parental intake of fruit, vegetables and breakfast; rules about fruit and vegetables ...
Vargas Ashley J AJ a Department of Nutritional Sciences , University of Arizona , Tucson , Arizona , - - 2014
Dietary polyamines have recently been associated with increased risk of pre-malignant colorectal lesions. Because polyamines are synthesized in cells and taken up from dietary sources, development of a biomarker of exposure is challenging. Excess polyamines are primarily excreted in the urine. This pilot study seeks to identify dietary correlates of ...
Bird J Andrew JA Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the utility of food allergy panel testing among patients referred to a pediatric food allergy center. Retrospective chart review of all new patients seen between September 2011 and December 2012 by 1 provider in a tertiary referral pediatric food allergy center. A cost analysis was performed to calculate ...
Jiang Na N Renal Division, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Center for Peritoneal Dialysis Research, No. 145 Middle ShanDong Road, Shanghai, 200001, People's Republic of - - 2014
The present study was conducted to analyze the dietary phosphorus intake and distribution in different food categories in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, to evaluate the relationship between dietary phosphorus intake and hyperphosphatemia. It was a cross-sectional study, in which prevalent Chinese PD patients were instructed by dietitians to record 3-day ...
Walton Ryan N RN 1 Public Health Ontario , Toronto, Ontario, Canada - - 2014
Abstract On April 17, 2012, two adult females presented to the hospital with symptoms of botulism. Patient A displayed shortness of breath, increasing lethargy, ptosis, and fixed and dilated pupils, and was intubated after admission. Patient B presented with shortness of breath, vomiting, and stridor. Both patients consumed a meal ...
Molina-Infante Javier J Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital San Pedro de Alcantara, Caceres, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an esophageal disorder predominantly triggered by food antigens. A six-food group elimination diet (SFGED) achieves remission in more than 70% of adult patients with EoE. After individual food reintroduction, just 1 or 2 food triggers for EoE can be identified in 65% to 85% of the patients, ...
Das Arpita A Department of Food Technology and Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, - - 2014
To understand the interest of functional food in low-income countries by analyzing various necessary factors. Being on a low income would appear to relate most often to an unbalanced diet, both qualitatively and quantitatively, which may be damaging to health in the long term. Most chronic diseases of concern today ...
Boggiano M M MM Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to use the Palatable Eating Motives Scale (PEMS) to determine if and what motives for eating tasty foods (e.g., junk food, fast food, and desserts) are associated with binge-eating in two diverse populations. BMI and scores on the PEMS, Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS), ...
Chadha S Nicole SN Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Electronic address: - - 2014
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic allergic disease of the esophagus unresponsive to treatment with proton pump inhibitors. A combination of immediate, IgE-mediated and delayed, and non-IgE-mediated immune reactions to foods and aeroallergens is thought to contribute to disease pathogenesis. Optimal methods to assess for food allergen sensitization have been ...
Rodriguez-Oliveros Maria Guadalupe MG Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública. Avenida Universidad 655. Colonia Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan. Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. CP 62100. Telephone: +52 (777) 329-30-00 ext 5113. Facsimile: +52 (777) - - 2014
Knowledge about mothers' perceptions of food classification and values about complementary feeding is necessary for designing educational and food supply interventions targeted to young children. To determine classification, attributes, and consumption/preparation routines of key complementary foods, 44 mothers of children < 2 y of age in 14 manufacturing businesses were ...
Gray Kristy L KL University of South Australia, School of Pharmacy and Medical - - 2014
People with Type 1 Diabetes (T1DM) or Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Despite good evidence that reducing sodium intake can reduce blood pressure and may reduce CVD risk in diabetes, salt intake in this population remains above recommended levels. The purpose of ...
Rodriguez-Palacios Alexander A Food Animal Health Research Program, College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA (Rodriguez-Palacios, LeJeune); Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA (Rodriguez-Palacios, LeJeune); Cooper Farms, Fort Recovery, Ohio, USA (Barman); Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA - - 2014
The cross-sectional (period) prevalence of Clostridium difficile in 875 farm animals from 29 commercial operations during the summer of 2008 in Ohio, USA was quantified. Compared to an external referent population of intensively managed race horses (12.7%), intensively managed commercially mature food animals (poultry, cattle, swine; < 0.6%) were infrequent ...
Campbell Norm N Department of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology and Community Health Sciences and Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, - - 2014
Reducing dietary salt is one of the most effective interventions to lessen the burden of premature death and disability. In high-income countries and those in nutrition transition, processed foods are a significant if not the main source of dietary salt. Reformulating these products to reduce their salt content is recommended ...
Nikolaou Charoula K CK Human Nutrition Section, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow. Electronic address: - - 2014
Obesity is the biggest challenge facing preventive medicine. Calorie-labelling has been suggested as a way of changing the architecture of an 'obesogenic' environment without limiting consumer choice. This study examined the effect of calorie-labelling on sales of food items at catering outlets on a city-centre university campus. Sales data were ...
Lainscak Mitja M Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Celje, Celje, Slovenia; Applied Cachexia Research, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, - - 2014
In the general population, poor self-rated health (SRH) is associated with malnutrition; however, these associations have not been studied in hospitalized patients. We aimed to evaluate SRH, indicators of nutrition, nutritional status, and their association with in-hospital mortality. The study is based on data from the nutritionDay, a multinational, multicenter ...
Sylvetsky Allison C AC From the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (A.C.S.) and the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness (W.H.D.), Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, - - 2014
The FDA is considering changes to its Nutrition Facts label, but other labeling changes would help consumers select nutritious foods. One key concern is sugar- and calorie-related claims, especially with regard to nonnutritive sweeteners and product sweetness.
Kessler David A DA From the Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San - - 2014
The FDA's proposals for revising its Nutrition Facts label for foods are strong, urgently needed, and likely to affect consumer behavior positively. But additional labeling requirements can do more to influence food choices, reduce obesity, and promote health.
Drewnowski Adam A From l'Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris VI, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France (AD), and the Center for Public Health Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - - 2014
The proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts Label by the US Food and Drug Administration will include information on added sugars for the first time.OBJECTIVE: The objective was to evaluate the sources of added sugars in the diets of a representative sample of US children and adults by food purchase ...
Maubach Ninya N Department of Marketing, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand. Electronic address: - - 2014
Many stakeholders support introducing an interpretive front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition label, but disagree over the form it should take. In late 2012, an expert working group established by New Zealand government recommended the adoption of an untested summary rating system: a Star label. This study used a best-worst scaling choice experiment ...
Lou-Arnal Luis M - - 2014
Introduction and objectives: An increased consumption of processed foods that include phosphorus-containing additives has led us to propose the following working hypothesis: using phosphate-rich additives that can be easily absorbed in processed foods involves a significant increase in phosphorus in the diet, which may be considered as hidden phosphorus since ...
Kasapila William W a Universiti Malaysia Sabah, School of Food Science and Nutrition , Locked Bag No. 2073, Kota Kinabalu , 88999 , Sabah , - - 2014
Abstract The need for accurate nutrition labeling on food products has never been greater. Obesity has assumed near-epidemic levels in both industrialized and emerging nations in recent years, and governments and consumer groups around the world are looking for ways to improve the nutritional choices for their citizenry while simultaneously ...
Hardin-Fanning Frances F University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky , USA. - - 2014
Grocery vouchers that specifically target foods associated with reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk result in increased consumption of those foods. In regions with disproportionately high CVD rates, there is little research concerning the impact of vouchers on purchases of risk-reducing foods when there are no restrictions placed on grocery voucher ...
Vermeer W M WM Department of Gynecology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The - - 2014
In the past decades, portion sizes of high-caloric foods and drinks have increased and can be considered an important environmental obesogenic factor. This paper describes a research project in which the feasibility and effectiveness of environmental interventions targeted at portion size was evaluated. The studies that we conducted revealed that ...
Roberto C A CA Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, - - 2014
Accurate and easy-to-understand nutrition labeling is a worthy public health goal that should be considered an important strategy among many to address obesity and poor diet. Updating the Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, developing a uniform front-of-package labeling system and providing consumers with nutrition information on restaurant menus offer ...
Kim Min-Gyou MG Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
Nutrition labels provide various information on the nutrient contents of food. However, despite the recent increase in the interest in dietary intake and expansion of related policies, studies on the association between nutrition label reading and dietary intake are lacking in Korea. This study analyzed the 2007-2009 KNHANES (Korean National ...
Mora C A CA Institute for Chemical- and Bioengineering, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1, 8093, Zurich, - - 2014
Ecological networks such as food webs are extremely complex and can provide important information about the robustness and productivity of an ecosystem. In most cases it is not feasible to observe trophic interactions between predators and prey directly and with the available methods it is difficult to quantify the connections ...
Cavanagh Kevin V KV Department of Psychology, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, - - 2014
The goal of the current study was to determine whether provision of brand and caloric information affects sensory perception and consumption of a food in restrained (n = 84) and unrestrained eaters (n = 104). Using a between-subjects 2 × 2 × 3 design, female restrained and unrestrained eaters were asked to taste and rate a cookie that ...
Radford Allyson - - 2014
In accordance with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, at least half of total grain intake should be whole grains. Adolescents are currently not consuming the recommended daily intake of whole grains. Research is needed to determine whether whole grains are acceptable to adolescents and whether changing their food environment ...
Munera-Picazo Sandra S a Department of Agro-Food Technology. Food Quality and Safety Group (CSA) . Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche . Orihuela , Alicante , - - 2014
Celiac disease (CD) may affect up to 1% of the Western population. It is a disease whose diagnosis has been made mainly in childhood, but now the profile has changed, with one out of five newly diagnosed individuals being over 65 years old. The only treatment for this population is a ...
Stice Eric E Oregon Research Institute, Eugene OR (ES, SD). Electronic address: - - 2014
Although obesity putatively occurs when individuals consume more calories than needed for metabolic needs, numerous risk factor studies have not observed significant positive relations between reported caloric intake and future weight gain, potentially because reported caloric intake is inaccurate. The present study tested the hypothesis that objectively measured habitual energy ...
Crowley Brooke E BE Department of Geology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 45221; Department of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, - - 2014
We examine the ecology of reddish-gray mouse lemurs from three habitats at Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve using focal follows and stable carbon and nitrogen isotope data. Focal observations indicate dietary differences among habitats as well as sexes and seasons. Both sexes consume more arthropods during the rainy season but overall, ...
Pelly Fiona F Faculty of Science, Health and Education, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the food provision and nutrition support at the London 2012 Olympic (OG) and Paralympic Games (PG) from the perspective of sports nutrition experts attending the event. Participants (n=15) were asked to complete an online survey and rate on a Likert scale menu ...
Lafuente Isabel I Unit of Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy, Children's Hospital La Fe. Instituto de Investigacion Sanitaria La Fe., Valencia, - - 2014
Procedures of desensitization to food in children who do not spontaneously outgrow their food allergy are increasingly being used. Some patients, especially those with severe allergy, have reactions during this process and must quit the procedure (1,2). An alternative for these cases is to use omalizumab, as an off-label indication, ...
Meals Roy A RA Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles; Department of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
We describe technical tips for injecting collagenase into Dupuytren cords based on experience acquired during the prerelease Food and Drug Administration clinical trials and with subsequent clinical practice. These tips include techniques for extracting the reconstituted enzyme efficiently from the vial, injecting the cord(s) with increased safety to the tendons, ...
Sheehy Tony - - 2014
Inuit in Arctic regions are experiencing a rapid diet and lifestyle transition. There are limited data on food consumption patterns among this unique population, raising concerns about assessing the risk for the development of diet-related chronic diseases. To assess the current frequency of consumption of foods and beverages among Inuit ...
Breck Andrew A New York University Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, 295 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012, USA; New York University School of Medicine, 550 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016, - - 2014
Identify consumer characteristics that predict seeing and using calorie information on fast food menu boards. Two separate data collection methods were used in Philadelphia during June 2010, several weeks after calorie labeling legislation went into effect: 1) point-of-purchase survey and receipt collection conducted outside fast food restaurants (N=669) and 2) ...
Karupaiah Tilakavati T a Faculty of Health Sciences , National University of Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur 50300 , - - 2014
The extent of industrial trans fatty acids (TFA) in the food supply is unknown in Malaysia whilst TFA disclosure on food labels is not mandatory by Malaysian food standards. Supermarket foods such as dairy products, fats and oils, meat products, snack foods, soups and confectionery are commonly cited to be ...
Crockett Rachel A RA King's College London. Section of Health Psychology, Guy's Campus, London Bridge, SE1 9RT, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is some evidence for paradoxical effects of nutritional labelling on energy intake particularly amongst restrained eaters and those with a higher body mass index (BMI) resulting in greater consumption of energy from foods with a positive health message (e.g. "low-fat") compared to the same foods, unlabelled. This study aimed ...
Vartak Vivek Rohidas VR Khar Land Research Station (Dr. B.S. Konkan Agricultural University), Panvel-, 410206, Navi Mumbai Maharashtra, India; Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore-, 632 014, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Improper labeling of raw as well as processed sea food is now of global importance for reducing commercial fraud and also enhancing food safety. Crabs are crustaceans with intricate morphological as well as the genetic divergence among the species and popular as seafood in restaurants. Due to the high number ...
Cha Eunseok E Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Atlanta, GA, USA. - - 2014
To examine relationships among health literacy, self-efficacy, food label use, and dietary quality in young adults aged 18-29. Health literacy, self-efficacy, food label use, and dietary quality were assessed. Participants were categorized into low, medium and high health literacy groups based on Newest Vital Sign score. Self-efficacy and health literacy ...
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The E number system for food additives was introduced in the 1960s and the E was intended to reassure consumers that permitted additives were safe. In the 1980s full ingredient declarations had to be provided on food products for the first time and manufacturers were permitted to use either the ...
Versluis Astrid A UMC - - 2014
Food allergic patients have to deal with an avoidance diet. Confusing labelling terms or precautionary labels can result in misinterpretation and risk-taking behaviour. Even those patients that strictly adhere to their diet experience (sometimes severe) unexpected allergic reactions to food. The frequency, severity and causes of such reactions are unknown. ...
Murniece Irisa I Department of Food Technology, Latvia University of Agriculture, Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001, Latvia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bakery products, particularly bread, make up a significant share of the food guide pyramid. To help consumers make more informed choices from the bread available in the market, it is essential to provide correct and appropriate information on food labels. The aim of this research was to analyse the information ...
Soares Sónia S REQUIMTE, Departamento de Ciências Químicas, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050-313 Porto, - - 2014
In the present work, we propose a normalised real-time quantitative PCR assay to determine the addition of soybean to meat products. The method proved to be a powerful tool for the quantification of soybean protein (dry basis) in the range of 0.01% to 6%, being successfully in-house validated. Its application ...
Durksen Anita A Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, - - 2014
Physical activity interventions targeting weight status have yielded mixed results. This variability may be attributed to compensatory changes in dietary patterns after increasing physical activity levels. Therefore, we sought to determine whether dietary patterns varied with time spent in vigorous intensity physical activity in youth. Cross-sectional analysis of 330 youth ...
Gevers D W M DW Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, P.O. Box 616 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Inconsistencies in measurements of food parenting practices continue to exist. Fundamental to this problem is the lack of clarity about what is understood by different concepts of food parenting practices. The purpose of this study was to clarify food parenting practice concepts related to snacking. A three round Delphi study ...
Lara Jose - - 2014
Retirement from work involves significant lifestyle changes and may represent an opportunity to promote healthier eating patterns in later life. However, the effectiveness of dietary interventions during this period has not been evaluated. We undertook a systematic review of dietary interventions among adults of retirement transition age (54 to 70 ...
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