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Clinical Nutrition

Covering the role of nutrients in diseases including, obesity, cancer, heart disease, diabetes as well as malnutrition.

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Abstract

Structured lipids (SL) are chemically or enzymatically modified oils and fats with respect to their original fatty acid composition or position in acylglycerols. These compounds present improved functional or nutraceutical properties. The present work aimed at the enzymatic synthesis of SL,...

Author(s)
Bassan, N.; Rodrigues, R. H.; Monti, R.; Tecelão, C.; Ferreira-Dias, S.; Paula, A. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2019, 99, pp 600-606
Abstract

Iron deficiency is the most prevalent mineral deficiency in the world. Food fortification offers an alternative to standard oral iron therapy, which often causes unpleasant side effects. In this study, bread was fortified with either ferrous sulphate or ferrous fumarate. To prevent undesired...

Author(s)
Bryszewska, M. A.; Tomás-Cobos, L.; Gallego, E.; Villalba, M.; Rivera, D.; Saa, D. L. T.; Gianotti, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2019, 99, pp 431-437
CAB ReviewFull Text

The paper reviews the evidence of agriculture-nutrition linkages with particular reference to South Asia from studies published during the period 2012-2018. South Asia houses the largest population of undernourished people in the world and a majority of the population in the region is dependent on...

Date
December 2018
Subjects
agriculture; diet; empowerment; nutrition; nutrition policy; reviews; undernutrition; women
Author(s)
Bhavani, R. V.; Priya Rampal
News Article

EFSA has released an interactive tool for navigating and using its opinions on dietary reference values (DRVs) for nutrients and populations. The...

Date
December 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Miscellaneous

To address the severity of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented Million Hearts (MH), an initiative focused on strengthening and supporting partnerships to promote...

Author(s)
Williams, M. V.; Varda, D. M.; Brown, R. A.; Armstrong, C.; Iyiewuare, P. O.; Ross, R.; Newman, K.; Sprong, S.
Publisher
Rand Corporation
Publication
A social network analysis and qualitative assessment of partnerships for Million Hearts®, 2018, pp xii + 69 pp.
Event

15 - 18 September 2020 - Cape Town

Venue
Cape Town
Country
South Africa
AbstractFull Text

The anticancer and antioxidant activities from sea cucumber (Stichopus variegatus) flour dried vacuum oven have not been widely reported. This study aimed to determine in vitro inhibition of enzyme and water extracts from sea cucumber flour against colon cancer cells WiDr, breast cancer cells T47D,...

Author(s)
Ridhowati, S.; Zakaria, F. R.; Syah, D.; Chasanah, E.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Publication
Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2018, 41, 3, pp 1125-1138

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