All articles: Ιωάννα Κεχριμπάρη

Dietary Fiber and 10-year Cardiovascular disease risk, the role of family history; ATTICA study

Aims: This work aimed at exploring the effect of dietary fiber consumption in the 10-year incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), after controlling for the possible mediating role of family history of CVD.

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The role of lifestyle habits in the developmenet and management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic disease characterized by recurrent episodes of partial or complete collapse of the upper airway during sleep, leading to pauses of breathing and arousals.

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The effects of acute coffee consumption on gastrin and self-assessed gastrointestinal symptoms

Aims: The aim of the present study was to investigate the acute effects of the consumption of different types of coffee on salivary gastrin concentrations, on self-assessed gastrointestinal symptoms and psychometric assessments.

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Dietary managements for improving impaired glucose and insulin metabolism among women with polycystic ovary syndrome

The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders among women of reproductive age. It is associated with oligomenorrhea/ amenorrhea, infertility, hyperandrogenemia, obesity and impaired metabolism of glucose and insulin, resulting in serious consequences on health, such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia play an important role in the pathogenesis of the syndrome.

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Timing of complementary food introduction – consequences on infants’ and childrens’ health

The introduction of complementary foods during infancy is important, as milk feeding (breast milk or infant formula) alone is no longer sufficient for both developmental and nutritional reasons, with increasing age of the infant.

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