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Indices for the assessment of diet quality

Aim: Indices are composite tools aiming to measure and quantify a variety of clinical conditions, behaviors, attitudes and beliefs that are difficult to be measured quantitatively and accurately.

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Bioactive lipids in atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a low-grade systemic inflammatory condition and a dynamic process.

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Nutrition and exercise: The safest way to health

Hippocrates’ wisdom still resonates, while finding “the right amount” continues to elude us.

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Use of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of diarrhea in children

Functional foods consist one of the faster developing sectors of food industry. Apart of their nutritional value they have beneficial effect in human health.

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Obesity surgery when combined with an intensive lifestyle intervention program confers a greater advantage over the combination of low energy diet and lifestyle intervention

Aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term effects of two obesity treatment modalities: lifestyle intervention coupled with surgery and lifestyle intervention coupled with low-energy diet.

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Desserts of modified composition have a positive effect to postprandial glucose and insulin response in diabetics

Desserts formulated for diabetic patients may improve quality of life and enhance adherence to diabetic diet.

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The effect of consuming different snacks on energy intake and body weight in females: A clinical trial

Objective: To investigate the long-term effects of the daily consumption of isoenergetic quantities of fresh banana, banana juice or water, as snacks, on energy intake and body weight in healthy women.

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Dietary habits, practice and the elderly’s health in Greece

Over the last years population’s life expectancy follows a rapid rise at a global level, while scientific evidence presented appears to be reverse to unhealthier dietary habits.

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