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Food Frequency Questionnaire to Determine the Intake of Vitamin C: A Pilot Validation Study

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A Comparative Assessment of Serum Vitamin C and Serum Lead Among Periodontitis and Diabetic Patient

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Evaluation of dietary habits and nutritional content of food intake in overweight and obese patients


Background and Aims To document the nutritional content of food intake in overweight and obese people, in order to change dietary habits for acquiring the normal weight. Material and methods We assessed the nutritional content of food intake (kilocalories, vitamins and minerals) in a sample of 124 overweight and obese people and 33 subjects with normal weight. We also measured abdominal circumference, percent of body fat and resting metabolic rate. Results Overweight and obese patients, compared to normal weight, have a significant increased intake of vitamin A (p=0.002), vitamin B1 (p=0.037), vitamin B5 (p=0.047), vitamin C (p=0.029) and vitamin D (p=0.015), sodium (p=0.036), iron (p=0.032) and selenium (p=0.007). The percent of body fat in obese persons is increased (p=0.00001) and very close to abnormal in patients with no weight problems. An increased food intake, above the calculated resting metabolic rate, is associated with a slower metabolism and a rapid resting metabolic rate is often associated with food intake below resting metabolic rate (p=0.002). Conclusions All subjects had imbalanced intake of vitamins and minerals. The normal weight group didn’t achieve the dietary recommendations for vitamins and minerals and we found that these subjects had risk factors for cardiac diseases like increased abdominal circumference, body fat and sodium intake.

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Raw Camel Milk Properties on Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Wistar Rats

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The Influence of Hyperglycemia on the Outcome of Diabetic Pregnancies

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Effect of Soya based Protein Rich Diet on Glycaemic Parameters and Thyroid Function Tests in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

, Shimojo N, Suzuki Y et al. Maternal intake of Natto, a Japan's traditional fermented soybean food, during pregnancy and the risk of eczema in Japanese babies. Allergol Int 63: 261-266, 2014. 30. Wijaya-Erhardt M, Muslimatun S, Erhardt JG . Fermented soyabean and vitamin C-rich fruit: a possibility to circumvent the further decrease of iron status among iron deficient pregnant women in Indonesia. Public Health Nutr 14: 2185-2196, 2011.

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Microscopic Study of Testicular Tissue Structure and Spermatogenesis Following Long Term Dose Dependent Administration of Monosodium Glutamate in Adult Diabetic Rats

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