# Browse Division of Nutritional Sciences by Title

• (1990)
Procedures used to hydrolyze plant polysaccharides to their monomeric components were compared and a high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) technique for the analysis of monosaccharides was developed. Procedures ...

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• (2011-01-21)
Goblet cells are key contributors to intestinal mucosal barrier function through their role in production of mucins and other important secretory products, which include trefoil factor 3 (TFF3) and resistin like molecule ...

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• (2012-09-18)
The child care setting represents a crucial environment for infants and children to establish healthy feeding practices in order to prevent overweight and obesity. The objective of this research was to investigate the ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Despite our best efforts, the status of adolescent nutrition still does not meet recommendations. To better target the adolescent population, nutrition education is rapidly spreading into the world of technology. ...

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• (1993)
The purposes of this cross-sectional study were to determine whether exercisers had greater bone mass than non-exercisers, and among exercisers, whether aerobic dancers had greater bone mass than walkers. Another purpose ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Placenta, as the sole transport mechanism between mother and fetus, links the maternal physical state and the immediate and life-long outcomes of the offspring. The present study examined the mechanisms behind the effect ...

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• (2014-09-16)
An insufficiency in omega-3 fatty acids has been linked to a wide variety of health concerns including Alzheimer’s disease, CHD, sub-optimal fetal development and male infertility. The long chain omega-3 docosahexaenoic ...

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• (1994)
The North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus) fasts for five months in the winter. While maintaining body temperature at 35$\sp\circ$C, the bear requires no food or water and does not urinate or defecate. Anabolic ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Statement of the problem: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is major health concern in Guatemala. Strategies to target IDA, including food fortification and supplementation, have been used with limited impact in low income, ...

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• (2012-02-06)
Chronic kidney disease is a progressive inflammatory disorder affecting approximately 15% of US adults, and the prevalence is increasing rapidly. Advanced chronic kidney disease requiring hemodialysis is associated with ...

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• (2012-06-27)
Overweight and obesity in childhood have tripled since 1980 and currently stand at 30% and 17% among 2-19-year-olds (Ogden et al., 2010), respectively. Excess fat mass in childhood is a strong predictor of obesity in ...

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• (2013-05-28)
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second leading cause of cancer and cancer related deaths in U.S. men; thus, identifying strategies to reduce PCa incidence could have a significant impact on public health. Epidemiological ...

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• (2012-06-27)
Skeletal muscle health is a key determinant of functional capacity in adults. It allows for locomotion and activities of daily living, and as a metabolically active tissue, it contributes substantially to energy expenditure. ...

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• (2010-08-31)
No clear consensus on the role of higher protein intakes has emerged, in spite of many decades of research. Protein unambiguously increases urinary calcium losses, which is completely attributable to the dietary acid load ...

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• (2012-09-18)
Breast milk is the optimal form of nutrition for the human infant. In the U.S., 77% of women initiate breastfeeding immediately after birth, but by 6 months post-partum, only 43% are still breastfeeding with only 13% being ...

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• (2012-07-24)
Neonates face a dramatic transition at birth as they move from the protected womb to an environment full of foreign antigens. Due to limited prenatal exposure to antigens, newborns initially rely on their innate immune ...

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• (2010-08-31)
Background: Compromised barrier function and bacterial translocation are common complications of short bowel syndrome (SBS) and parenteral nutrition (PN). Although mucins help prevent intestinal bacteria translocation, ...

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• (2011-08-25)
Overweight dogs have a reduced life expectancy and increased risk of chronic disease. During obesity development, adipose tissue undergoes major expansion and remodeling, but the biological processes involved are not well ...

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• (2010-08-31)
Adverse increases in adiposity and reductions in lean soft tissue (LST) are age related changes in body composition and are linked to an increased risk for metabolic disease and declines in physical function in older women. ...

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• (2013-08-22)
A two-stage feeding system for dry cows (far-off plus close-up groups) has been used by farmers for a long time. However, little basic research has been conducted to evaluate the effects of such approach on liver function. ...

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