Division of Nutritional Sciences
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Effects of diet and loss of ovarian hormone production on adiposity, inflammation, cecal integrity, and gut microbial communities of rodent models (2016-11-30)Menopause is an age-related loss of ovarian hormone production that has been linked with obesity-associated metabolic dysfunction, increased visceral adiposity, and inflammation, although the mechanisms remain unclear. ...
(2015-12-04)Childhood obesity is a nutrition-related disease with multiple underlying etiologies. The gut microbiota is thought to be a contributor in the development of obesity by fermentation of non-digestible polysaccharides to ...
(2015-12-03)Malaria is the most prevalent tropical human disease reported worldwide, caused by protozoan parasites. Half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, and more than 200 million new cases are reported annually. ...
(2015-09-28)Patients with renal failure undergoing maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) therapy suffer from a number of co-morbidities including skeletal muscle loss, reduced physical function, a significantly increased fall risk, and reduced ...
Defining risk for metabolic syndrome in young Mexican adults: the relationship between β,β-carotene-15,15'- oxygenase 1, nutrition and the lipid profile (2015-09-10)Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a growing problem around the globe. According to most definitions, this syndrome is characterized by the concurrent manifestation of 3 or more of the following five factors: enlarged waist ...