All articles: Diet

Sleep duration and childhood obesity. An association with lifestyle habits

Over the last decades, childhood obesity has been a crucial public health threat worldwide. In the meantime, insufficient sleep has become commonplace among children. A large body of research indicates that sleep duration is linked to children’s weight status. Thus, the aim of the present work was to review the current evidence regarding the potential underlying mechanisms (i.e. biological and behavioural) involved in the association between sleep duration and childhood obesity.

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Αcne and Nutrition: Myths and truthy

Acne vulgaris is a dermatologic condition which not only affects the majority of adolescents, but also a great number of young adults.

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Nutritional management of patients before, during and after therapeutic pelvic radiation

Therapeutic pelvic radiation is used with or without chemotherapy to treat malignancies of the pelvis that arise from gynecologic, genitourinary, and gastrointestinal organs.

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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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The effect of diet on the presence and management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a clinicopathologic entity with wide histological spectrum which includes both simple steatosis and steatohepatitis (NASH).

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