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  1. Content type: Review

    Seaweeds are marine macroalgae, some of which are edible. They are rich in specific dietary fibers and also contain other characteristic biological constituents. Biological activities have been investigated ma...

    Authors: Muyao Xi and Lars O. Dragsted

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:24

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  2. Content type: Research

    The mechanism of high ambient temperature affecting meat quality is not clear till now. This study investigated the effect of high ambient temperature on meat quality and nutrition metabolism in finishing pigs.

    Authors: Xianyong Ma, Li Wang, Zibiao Shi, Wei Chen, Xuefen Yang, Youjun Hu, Chuntian Zheng and Zongyong Jiang

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:23

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  3. Content type: Research

    High protein intake may promote angiogenesis giving support to the development of metastasis according to the experimental data. However, nutritional epidemiologic evidence is inconsistent with metastasis. The...

    Authors: Ali Shokri, Saeed Pirouzpanah, Mitra Foroutan-Ghaznavi, Vahid Montazeri, Ashraf Fakhrjou, Hojjatollah Nozad-Charoudeh and Gholamreza Tavoosidana

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:22

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  4. Content type: Research

    Japan is traditionally a country with one of the highest levels of fish consumption worldwide, although the westernization of the Japanese diet has resulted in the reduction of fish consumption. A recent meta-...

    Authors: Maki Igarashi, Shun Nogawa, Kaoru Kawafune, Tsuyoshi Hachiya, Shoko Takahashi, Huijuan Jia, Kenji Saito and Hisanori Kato

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:21

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  5. Content type: Research

    Evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) reduces the incidence of allergic disease in children. LCPUFAs are produced from dietary precursors catalyzed by des...

    Authors: Purevsuren Losol, Faisal I. Rezwan, Veeresh K. Patil, Carina Venter, Susan Ewart, Hongmei Zhang, S. Hasan Arshad, Wilfried Karmaus and John W. Holloway

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:20

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  6. Content type: Research

    A low-protein diet increases the expression and circulating concentration of FGF21. FGF21 stimulates the browning process of WAT by enhancing the expression of UCP1 coupled with an increase in PGC1α. Interesti...

    Authors: Gabriela Alemán, Ana Laura Castro, Ana Vigil-Martínez, Ivan Torre-Villalvazo, Andrea Díaz-Villaseñor, Lilia G. Noriega, Isabel Medina-Vera, Guillermo Ordáz, Nimbe Torres and Armando R. Tovar

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:19

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  7. Content type: Review

    Culinary herbs and spices have been used as both food flavoring and food preservative agents for centuries. Moreover, due to their known and presumptive health benefits, herbs and spices have also been used in...

    Authors: Rosa Vázquez-Fresno, Albert Remus R. Rosana, Tanvir Sajed, Tuviere Onookome-Okome, Noah A. Wishart and David S. Wishart

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:18

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  8. Content type: Research

    Studies have shown that the effects of maternal nutrition exposure during gestation influence metabolic risk in early life through an epigenetic mechanism. Low glycaemic index (GI) diets benefit both maternal ...

    Authors: Weili Yan, Yi Zhang, Liping Wang, Wenhong Yang, Chunying Li, Liling Wang, Ping Gu, Yingqian Xia, Juhua Yan, Ying Shen, Qian Zhao, Dayan Niu, Kai Mu and Yuan Jiang

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:17

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  9. Content type: Research

    Variability in circulating carotenoids may be attributable to several factors including, among others, genetic variants and lipid profile. However, relatively few studies have considered the impact of gene exp...

    Authors: Bénédicte L. Tremblay, Frédéric Guénard, Benoît Lamarche, Louis Pérusse and Marie-Claude Vohl

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:16

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  10. Content type: Review

    Animals require sufficient intake of a variety of nutrients to support their development, somatic maintenance and reproduction. An adequate diet provides cell building blocks, chemical energy to drive cellular...

    Authors: Aleksandra Zečić, Ineke Dhondt and Bart P. Braeckman

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:15

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  11. Content type: Research

    Genetically mediated sensitivity to bitter taste has been associated with food preferences and eating behavior in adults and children. The aim of this study was to assess the association between TAS2R38 bitter...

    Authors: Gabriele Cont, Giulia Paviotti, Marcella Montico, Paola Paganin, Martina Guerra, Antonella Trappan, Sergio Demarini, Paolo Gasparini and Antonietta Robino

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:13

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  12. Content type: Review

    Aging is a complex phenomenon caused by the time-dependent loss of cellular homeodynamics and consequently of physiological organismal functions. This process is affected by both genetic and environmental (e.g...

    Authors: Zoi Evangelakou, Maria Manola, Sentiljana Gumeni and Ioannis P. Trougakos

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:12

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  13. Content type: Research

    Olfaction is an important sense influencing food preferences, appetite, and eating behaviors. This hypothesis-driven study aimed to assess associations between olfactory pathway gene methylation signatures, ob...

    Authors: Omar Ramos-Lopez, Jose I. Riezu-Boj, Fermin I. Milagro, M. Angeles Zulet, Jose L. Santos and J. Alfredo Martinez

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:11

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  14. Content type: Research

    Intake of the marine omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) reduces fasting triglyceride (TG) levels and may thereby lower cardiovascular disease risk. However, there ar...

    Authors: Amanda Rundblad, Sunniva V. Larsen, Mari C. Myhrstad, Inger Ottestad, Magne Thoresen, Kirsten B. Holven and Stine M. Ulven

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:10

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  15. Content type: Review

    Tubers are important crops as well as staple foods in human nutrition. Among tubers, the potato in particular has been investigated for its health effects. However, except for its contribution to energy and ef...

    Authors: Xiaomin Zhou, Qian Gao, Giulia Praticò, Jie Chen and Lars Ove Dragsted

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:9

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  16. Content type: Research

    Micro algae’s are worldwide considered as an alternative source of proteins in diets for animals and humans. Micro algae also produce an array of biological active substances with potential to induce beneficia...

    Authors: Marcel Hulst, Rommie van der Weide, Arjan Hoekman and Marinus van Krimpen

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:8

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  17. Content type: Review

    Nuts and vegetable oils are important sources of fat and of a wide variety of micronutrients and phytochemicals. Following their intake, several of their constituents, as well as their derived metabolites, are...

    Authors: Mar Garcia-Aloy, Paul J. M. Hulshof, Sheila Estruel-Amades, Maryse C. J. Osté, Maria Lankinen, Johanna M. Geleijnse, Janette de Goede, Marynka Ulaszewska, Fulvio Mattivi, Stephan J. L. Bakker, Ursula Schwab and Cristina Andres-Lacueva

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:7

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  18. Content type: Research

    Hepatic insulin resistance (IR) plays a crucial role in the development of many metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in the pathogenesis of IR and related diseases; howe...

    Authors: Xue Zhao, Zhao Chen, Zengyuan Zhou, Yuzheng Li, Yuanyuan Wang, Zihao Zhou, Huimin Lu, Changhao Sun and Xia Chu

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:6

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  19. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to draw a global portrait of the current knowledge and interest regarding nutrigenetics in a population of French Canadians from the province of Quebec (Canada).

    Authors: Bastien Vallée Marcotte, Hubert Cormier, Véronique Garneau, Julie Robitaille, Sophie Desroches and Marie-Claude Vohl

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:5

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  20. Content type: Research

    Nearly 10 years ago, the World Health Organization reported the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide as a challenge for public health due to the associated adverse consequences. Epidemiolo...

    Authors: Giuseppe Iacomino, Paola Russo, Pasquale Marena, Fabio Lauria, Antonella Venezia, Wolfgang Ahrens, Stefaan De Henauw, Pasquale De Luca, Ronja Foraita, Kathrin Günther, Lauren Lissner, Dénes Molnár, Luis A. Moreno, Michael Tornaritis, Toomas Veidebaum and Alfonso Siani

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:2

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    The suitability of C. elegans as a model for the question of nutritional science is a controversial topic. The discussion makes clear that C. elegans is its own best model for revealing, via genetic approaches, b...

    Authors: Dieter-Christian Gottschling and Frank Döring

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2019 14:1

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  22. Content type: Review

    Allium vegetables are widely consumed around the world and are known for their potential bioactive components improving human health. These effects have been extensively investigated; however, the results were in...

    Authors: Giulia Praticò, Qian Gao, Claudine Manach and Lars O. Dragsted

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:34

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  23. Content type: Research

    Hypovitaminosis D is prevalent worldwide. It is more prevalent in Eastern Asia region, including Korea. In addition to various environmental factors that influence serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentra...

    Authors: Songhwa Choi, Hyeonyoung Ko, Kayoung Lee, Joohon Sung and Yun-Mi Song

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:33

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  24. Content type: Research

    There is increasing evidence indicating an aberrant expression of miRNAs in colorectal cancer (CRC) development. Growing evidence has suggested that polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could modulate the remod...

    Authors: Mostafa Moradi Sarabi, Seyed Abdollah Zahedi, Naser Pajouhi, Peyman Khosravi, Shahrokh Bagheri, Hassan Ahmadvand and Soroosh Shahryarhesami

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:32

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  25. Content type: Research

    Microbial communities are influenced by environmental factors including host genetics. We investigated the relationship between host bitter taste receptor genotype hTAS2R38 and oral microbiota, together with t...

    Authors: Mari A. Sandell and Maria Carmen Collado

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:30

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  26. Content type: Research

    Several muscle-specific microRNAs (myomiRs) are differentially expressed during cellular senescence. However, the role of dietary compounds on myomiRs remains elusive. This study aimed to elucidate the modulat...

    Authors: Azraul Mumtazah Razak, Shy Cian Khor, Faizul Jaafar, Norwahidah Abdul Karim and Suzana Makpol

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:31

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  27. Content type: Review

    Fruit is a key component of a healthy diet. However, it is still not clear whether some classes of fruit may be more beneficial than others and whether all individuals whatever their age, gender, health status...

    Authors: Marynka Ulaszewska, Natalia Vázquez-Manjarrez, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Rafael Llorach, Fulvio Mattivi, Lars O. Dragsted, Giulia Praticò and Claudine Manach

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:29

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  28. Content type: Research

    Energy homeostasis is regulated by the hypothalamus but fails when animals are fed a high-fat diet (HFD), and leptin insensitivity and obesity develops. To elucidate the possible mechanisms underlying these ef...

    Authors: Domenico Sergi, Fiona M. Campbell, Christine Grant, Amanda C. Morris, Eva-Maria Bachmair, Christiane Koch, Fiona H. McLean, Aifric Muller, Nigel Hoggard, Baukje de Roos, Begona Porteiro, Mark V. Boekschoten, Fiona C. McGillicuddy, Darcy Kahn, Phyllis Nicol, Jonas Benzler…

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:28

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  29. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported a spelling error of the third author’s name, Mar Garcia Aloy.

    Authors: Pedapati S C Sri Harsha, Roshaida Abdul Wahab, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Francisco Madrid-Gambin, Sheila Estruel-Amades, Bernhard Watzl, Cristina Andrés-Lacueva and Lorraine Brennan

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:27

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    The original article was published in Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:25

  30. Content type: Review

    Dairy and egg products constitute an important part of Western diets as they represent an excellent source of high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals and fats. Dairy and egg products are highly diverse and t...

    Authors: Linda H Münger, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Rosa Vázquez-Fresno, Doreen Gille, Albert Remus R Rosana, Anna Passerini, María-Trinidad Soria-Florido, Grégory Pimentel, Tanvir Sajed, David S Wishart, Cristina Andres Lacueva, Guy Vergères and Giulia Praticò

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:26

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  31. Content type: Review

    There is a growing interest in assessing dietary intake more accurately across different population groups, and biomarkers have emerged as a complementary tool to replace traditional dietary assessment methods...

    Authors: Pedapati S. C. Sri Harsha, Roshaida Abdul Wahab, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Francisco Madrid-Gambin, Sheila Estruel-Amades, Bernhard Watzl, Cristina Andrés-Lacueva and Lorraine Brennan

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:25

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:27

  32. Content type: Research

    Ninety-seven independent single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are robustly associated with adult body mass index (BMI kg/m2) in Caucasian populations. The relevance of such variants in African populations at di...

    Authors: Richard J. Munthali, Venesa Sahibdeen, Juliana Kagura, Liesl M. Hendry, Shane A. Norris, Ken K. Ong, Felix R. Day and Zané Lombard

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:24

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  33. Content type: Research

    Intrauterine growth-restricted (IUGR) neonates impair postnatal skeletal muscle growth. The aim of this study was to investigate whether high nutrient intake (HNI) during the suckling period could improve musc...

    Authors: Liang Hu, Fei Han, Lin Chen, Xie Peng, Daiwen Chen, De Wu, Lianqiang Che and Keying Zhang

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:23

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  34. Content type: Review

    To unravel true links between diet and health, it is important that dietary exposure is accurately measured. Currently, mainly self-reporting methods (e.g. food frequency questionnaires and 24-h recalls) are u...

    Authors: Charlotte C. J. R. Michielsen, Enrique Almanza-Aguilera, Elske M. Brouwer-Brolsma, Mireia Urpi-Sarda and Lydia A. Afman

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:22

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  35. Content type: Research

    The neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the accumulation of toxic aggregates of β-amyloid in the human brain. On the one hand, hyperhomocysteinemia has been shown to be a risk factor fo...

    Authors: Anne Leiteritz, Benjamin Dilberger, Uwe Wenzel and Elena Fitzenberger

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:21

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  36. Content type: Research

    Selenium is an essential trace element and is suggested to play a role in the etiology of a number of chronic diseases. Genetic variation in genes encoding selenoproteins, such as selenoprotein P and the gluta...

    Authors: Tine Iskov Kopp, Malene Outzen, Anja Olsen, Ulla Vogel and Gitte Ravn-Haren

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:20

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  37. Content type: Research

    Diminished brain levels of two neurohormones, 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT; serotonin) and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25D; active vitamin D metabolite), are proposed to play a role in the atypical social behaviors ...

    Authors: Marya S. Sabir, Mark R. Haussler, Sanchita Mallick, Ichiro Kaneko, Daniel A. Lucas, Carol A. Haussler, G. Kerr Whitfield and Peter W. Jurutka

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:19

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  38. Content type: Research

    Milk in mammals is a key source of lipids for offspring, providing both critical energy and essential fatty acids. For lactating sows, palmitic acid is one of the most abundant fatty acids in milk, providing 1...

    Authors: Yantao Lv, Shihai Zhang, Wutai Guan, Fang Chen, Yinzhi Zhang, Jun Chen and Yang Liu

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:18

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  39. Content type: Review

    Metabolic flexibility is the ability of cells to change substrates for energy production based on the nutrient availability and energy requirement. It has been shown that metabolic flexibility is impaired in o...

    Authors: Samar H. K. Tareen, Martina Kutmon, Michiel E. Adriaens, Edwin C. M. Mariman, Theo M. de Kok, Ilja C. W. Arts and Chris T. Evelo

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:17

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  40. Content type: Correction

    Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that some corrections to Table 2 were not carried out. The corrected Table 2 can be seen below and the original article has also been update...

    Authors: Sunniva V. Larsen, Kirsten B. Holven, Inger Ottestad, Kine N. Dagsland, Mari C. W. Myhrstad and Stine M. Ulven

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:16

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    The original article was published in Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:9

  41. Content type: Review

    Non-alcoholic beverages are important sources of nutrients and bioactive compounds that may influence human health and increase or decrease the risk of chronic diseases. A wide variety of beverage constituents...

    Authors: Joseph A. Rothwell, Francisco Madrid-Gambin, Mar Garcia-Aloy, Cristina Andres-Lacueva, Caomhan Logue, Alison M. Gallagher, Carina Mack, Sabine E. Kulling, Qian Gao, Giulia Praticò, Lars O. Dragsted and Augustin Scalbert

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:15

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  42. Content type: Review

    Biomarkers of food intake (BFIs) are a promising tool for limiting misclassification in nutrition research where more subjective dietary assessment instruments are used. They may also be used to assess complia...

    Authors: L. O. Dragsted, Q. Gao, A. Scalbert, G. Vergères, M. Kolehmainen, C. Manach, L. Brennan, L. A. Afman, D. S. Wishart, C. Andres Lacueva, M. Garcia-Aloy, H. Verhagen, E. J. M. Feskens and G. Praticò

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:14

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  43. Content type: Research

    Both lifestyle and genetic predisposition determine the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D), and studies have indicated interactions between specific dietary components and individual genetic variants. Howeve...

    Authors: Ulrika Ericson, George Hindy, Isabel Drake, Christina-Alexandra Schulz, Louise Brunkwall, Sophie Hellstrand, Peter Almgren and Marju Orho-Melander

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:13

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  44. Content type: Research

    The multidisciplinary nature of nutrition research is one of its main strengths. At the same time, however, it presents a major obstacle to integrate data analysis, especially for the terminological and semant...

    Authors: Francesco Vitali, Rosario Lombardo, Damariz Rivero, Fulvio Mattivi, Pietro Franceschi, Alessandra Bordoni, Alessia Trimigno, Francesco Capozzi, Giovanni Felici, Francesco Taglino, Franco Miglietta, Nathalie De Cock, Carl Lachat, Bernard De Baets, Guy De Tré, Mariona Pinart…

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:12

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  45. Content type: Research

    Skeletal muscle injury activates satellite cells to initiate processes of proliferation, differentiation, and hypertrophy in order to regenerate muscle fibers. The number of microRNAs and their target genes ar...

    Authors: Karolina A. Chodkowska, Anna Ciecierska, Kinga Majchrzak, Piotr Ostaszewski and Tomasz Sadkowski

    Citation: Genes & Nutrition 2018 13:10

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