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Progress in Nutrition was founded in 1999 as an independent magazine, a multidisciplinary approach, dedicated to issues of nutrition and metabolism. Official journal of the Italian Society of Nutritional Science (SISA) and sponsored by Nutrition and Food Researchers Association (ARNA). From 2001 is indexed by Excerpta M
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Current Issue

Vol. 21 No. 2-S (2019): Supplement 2/2019: Community nutrition from childhood to old age

Published: 2020-01-27

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Cover and Index

Editorial Office
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Page 00-00


Potential blood biomarkers in COPD cachexia

Amin Mokari Yamchi, Sorayya Kheirouri, Ziba Mokari-Yamchi
Abstract 26 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 5-13

The role of green coffee extract on weight loss glucose and lipid metabolism

Mehdi Fasihi, Ali Barzegar, Mahmood Alizadeh Sani
Abstract 38 | PDF Downloads 43

Page 14-21

A survey on the today's world problem of increasing obesity

Nafiseh Bahadori Birgani, Pezhman Motamedi, Leila Kanaani
Abstract 30 | PDF Downloads 37

Page 22-32

The effect of Nigella sativa on infertility in men and women: a systematic review

Mina Darand, Parvin Mirmiran, Amin Mokari-Yamchi, Amin Mokari-Yamchi
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 23

Page 33-41

Diet influence on colorectal cancer

Wissam Zam, Bana Hasan
Abstract 348 | PDF Downloads 129

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Original articles

Comparison of dietary macro and micronutrient intake with physical activity levels among children with and without autism: a case-control study

Jalal Moludi, Behzad Ebrahimi, Vahid Maleki, Somaiyeh Saiedi, Arash Tandoroost, Hamed Jafari-Vayghyan, Shahab Alizadeh, Kurosh Djafarian
Abstract 324 | PDF Downloads 206

Page 49-55

Household food insecurity and associated factors among rural and urban high school students in Kurdish population of Iran

Pishva Arzhang, Bahram Pourghassem Gargari, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Hamid Farzaneh
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Page 56-64

The impact of a child being diagnosed with T1DM on their family’s dietary habits

Avgi Karaiskou, Maria Resta, Meropi Dimitriadou, Konstantina Pappa, Panagiota Triantafyllou, Athanasios Christoforidis
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Page 73-80

Association of cognitive function with nutritional zinc status in adolescent female students

Reza Amani, Kobra Tahmasebi, Sorour Nematpour, Zahra Nazari, Kambiz Ahmadi, Seyed-Ali Mostafavi
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Page 86-93

Rate and determinants of cesarean delivery in northwest of iran: descriptive results from public health records

Sorayya Kheirouri, Mohammad Alizadeh, Zahra Akbari, Sanaz Ghalehghir, Masumeh Feizian, Zahra Shoae
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Page 94-100

The effects of milk and yogurt consumption on the anthropometric measurements of adolescents

Meryem Elif Öztürk, Nurcan Yabanci Ayhan
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Page 101-106

Fat and sugar rich dietary pattern is associated with negative metaphorical statement in metabolically healthy overweight and obese men and women

Morteza Abdollahi, Somayeh Sadat Mckian Mckian, Sanaz Jamhidi, Zahra Esmaeilinezhad, Nazanin Mohammadipoor, Baran Hashemi, Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi
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Page 113-120

The effect of high performance inulin on appetite, energy intake and anthropometric indices in patient with type 2 diabetes

Abed Ghavami, Neda Roshanravan, Elyas Nattagh-Eshtivani, Shima Sharifi, Peshawa Arzhang, Mahmood Alizadeh Sani, Mohsen Hemmati Dinarvand, Ali Shokri, Alireza Ostadrahimi
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Page 121-126

Fatty acid profiles among individuals in Nagano, Japan: potential effects on health

Hiroshi Harada, Yoshiaki Kanai, Mikiyuki Katagiri, Takuji Shirasawa
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Daily fortified-synbiotic yogurt consumption facilitates appetite control in overweight and obese adults with metabolic syndrome during a weight-loss program: a 10-week randomized controlled trial

Mohsen Mohammadi-Sartang, Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi, Mohammad Fararouie, Alireza Bedeltavana, Mandana Famouri, Zohreh Mazloom
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Page 135-144

The Association between Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), Respiratory Quotient (RQ) and Dietary Energy Density (DED) in overweight and obese women

Niloufar Rasaei, Seyedeh Forough Sajjadi, Atieh Mirzababaei, Sara Pooyan, Elaheh Rashidbeygi, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Hossein Imani, Khadije Mirzaei
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Page 145-151

Alternative Healthy Eating Index may be associated with liver enzymes level among healthy adults

Khadije Mirzaei, Farzad Mohammadi, Mohammad Hossein Rahimi, Mehdi Mollahosesini, Amoss Issah, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Zhila Maghbooli
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Page 165-169

Effects of green coffee extract supplementation on blood pressure and antioxidants status in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Samaneh Hosseinabadi, Maryam Rafraf, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi
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Page 180-189

Dietary food groups' intake in association with salivary physico-chemical properties in adult females

Amene Hosseini-Yekani, Simin Shahvazi, Azadeh Najjarzadeh, Mehrdad Vossoughi, Javad Zavarreza, Ali Golkari
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Page 190-202

Macronutrients analysis of fresh and canned Agaricus bisporus and Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom species sold in Alexandria markets, Egypt.

Doaa A. Shbeeb, Mohamed Fawzi Farahat, Hanaa Mohamed Ismail
Abstract 207 | PDF Downloads 143

Page 203-209

Biochemical and nutritional attributes of Stevia rebaudiana grown in Pakistan

Muhammad Farhan Jahangir Chughtai, Imran Pasha, Masood Sadiq Butt, Muhammad Asghar
Abstract 236 | PDF Downloads 333

Page 210-222

In vitro cytotoxic and in vivo anxiolytic study of methanolic crude extract of Sterculia villosa seeds

Showmitra Barua, Hasanul Bannah, Md. Mahdee Hasan, Shofiul Azam, Mohammad Abdullah Jainul, Amin Chowdhury, Manzurul Quodor
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Page 223-228

Dietary patterns and socioeconomic status in Iranian adolescent girls, 2015

Lida Daeie-Farshbaf, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Mehranghiz Ebrahimi-Mamagani, Ali Tarighat-Esfanjani
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 29

Page 229-237

Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) extracts improve glucose and lipid metabolism in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

Assia Sassi, Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak, Muhammad Taher
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Page 238-245

Chromatographic evaluation of gallic acid, catechin and quercetin in methanolic extracts of selected formulations of spices and herbs

Ovais Ullah Shirazi, Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak, Nor Azwani Mohd Shukri
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The Mediterranean diet could be an exceptional support for patients with chronic renal disease

Francesco Cacciabaudo, Roberta Altomare, Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Giuseppe Damiano, Salvatore Fazzotta, Leonardo Gulotta, Giulia Lo Monte, Francesco Maltese, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte
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Evaluation of orientation and efficiency of schoolchildren nutrition in recreational period

Leonid Podrigalo, Olga Rovnaya, Tetiana Yermakova, Mirosława Cieślicka, Radosław Muszkieta
Abstract 297 | PDF Downloads 166

Effect of dairy products intake in women with premenstrual syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

Merve Yurt, Seyit Mehmet Mercanlıgil, Seray Kabaran
Abstract 239 | PDF Downloads 118

Nutrition planning and hydration control during a six-stage Pirineos FIT Endurance trail-running race. A case report

Eraci Drehmer Rieger, Mª Ángeles Navarro, Sandra Carrera, Roberto Herrera, Carlos Sanchis, Mari Luz Moreno
Abstract 313 | PDF Downloads 186

Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of commonly consumed fruits and vegetables in Algeria

Habiba Djenidi, Seddik Khennouf, Amel Bouaziz
Abstract 322 | PDF Downloads 282

Teachers’ self-efficacy is related to their nutrition teaching methods

Nurhan Unusan, Hatice Yalcin
Abstract 223 | PDF Downloads 135

Essential oil and fatty acid composition of Melissa officinalis L.

Mouna Souihi, Ismail Amri, Amir Souissi, Karim Hosni, Nadia Ben Brahim, Mohamed Annabi
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The The relationship between BMI, WHR and serum vitamin B12, folic acid and ferritin levels in adults

Sabiha Zeynep Aydenk Koseoglu, Dilek Toprak, Nurhan Dogan
Abstract 345 | PDF Downloads 169

Does Mediterranean diet correlate with cognitive performance among elderly? A cross-sectional study from Cyprus

Nezire Ince, Pınar Gelener, Halit Tanju Besler
Abstract 220 | PDF Downloads 126

Investigation of aflatoxin levels in chips by HPLC using post-column UV derivatization system

Jale Çatak, Mustafa Yaman, Halime Uğur
Abstract 327 | PDF Downloads 207

The effect of different term swimming exercise in rats on serum leptin levels

Hakan Acar, Erkut Tutkun
Abstract 214 | PDF Downloads 153

Evaluation of nutritional status in patients with end-stage renal disease in hemodialysis using principal component analysis

Erika Saenz Pardo Reyes, Fatima Ezzahra Housni, Antonio López-Espinoza, Alma Gabriela Martinez Moreno, Maria del Rocio Padilla Galindo
Abstract 462 | PDF Downloads 172

Varietal and time dependent differences in juglone and total phenolic contents of the walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaves

İsmail Kocaçalışkan, Emel Turan, Ümran Ertürk, Yavuz Demir, İrfan Terzi
Abstract 208 | PDF Downloads 148

Strong association between malnutrition, inflammation, and depression in elderly patients. A new novel geriatric complex based on malnutrition; MID complex?

İbrahim Halil Turkbeyler, Zeynel Abidin Öztürk; Zeynel Abidin Sayiner; Mehmet Gol, Eyüp Murat Efendioglu, Seyma Sahinbeyoglu
Abstract 338 | PDF Downloads 208

Phytochemical screening and in vivo and in vitro evaluation antioxidant capacity of Fargaria ananassa, Prunus armeniaca and Prunus persica fruits growing in Algeria

Soulef Saoudi, Seddik Khennouf, Nozha Mayouf, Smain Amira, Saliha Dahamna, Karim Hosni
Abstract 414 | PDF Downloads 286

Impact of food behavior on children’s health. A case study

Laurentiu Gabriel Talaghir, Octavian Barna, Cristian Serea, Iuliana Petronela Barna, Elena Ariela Banu
Abstract 292 | PDF Downloads 175

The Effects of media tools on food consumption and obesity in adolescents

Fatma Kartal, Neslişah Rakıcıoğlu
Abstract 205 | PDF Downloads 150

Evaluation of some commercial dairy rations in terms of chemical composition, methane production, metabolisable energy and organic matter digestibility

Mustafa Boga, Ozer Kurt, Cagri Ozgur Ozkan, Ali İhsan Atalay, Adem Kamalak
Abstract 218 | PDF Downloads 127

Nutritional habits of people with type two diabetes mellitus

Jelena Bjelanovic, Teodora Petric, Tatjana Pavlica, Rada Rakic, Natasa Dragic, Sanja Bijelovic, Artur Bjelica
Abstract 219 | PDF Downloads 131

Clinoptilolite induces cell death in THP-1 cells in oxidative stress conditions

Gunnur Demircan; Ata Onur Kepenek; Sule Beyhan Ozdas, Demet Akin
Abstract 27 | PDF Downloads 2

The effects of weight class athletes’ nutrient consumptions and eating habits on their depression-anxiety-stress levels

Deniz Özge Yüceloğlu Keskin, Menderes Kabadayı, Özgür Bostancı, Levent Bayram, Deniz Günay Derebaşı
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The effect of short-term royal jelly supplement on testosterone levels in sedentary and healthy individuals

Ali Muhittin Taşdoğan, Zarife Pancar, Mustafa Özdal, Mehmet Vural, Serkan Pancar, Yakup Zühtü Birinci
Abstract 285 | PDF Downloads 63

Effect of royal jelly supplementation on aerobic power output and anaerobic power output

Ali Muhittin Taşdoğan, Mehmet Vural, Mustafa Özdal, Zarife Pancar
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A folk remedy: royal jelly improves lung capacity in smokers

Ali Muhittin Taşdoğan, Ebru Tarıkçı Kılıç, Zarife Pancar, Mustafa Özdal
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Linoleic acid: have we understood how it works in psychopathologies and Ischemic Cardiovascular Diseases?

Massimo Cocchi, Elisabetta Mondo, Chara Minuto, Giovanni Lercker
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The Relationship Between University Students' Quality of Life and Nutrition

İBRAHİM DALBUDAK, Şıhmehmet Yiğit, Taner Yılmaz
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Effect of skipping breakfast on cerebral blood flow and cardiovascular function under a mental load in healthy female students

Asuka Sawai, Naoyo Nie, Shinya Sawai, Kayoko Tsuzuki, Osamu Tochikubo
Abstract 167 | PDF Downloads 117

Comparative Phytochemical Profile of Some Medicinal Plants from Gilgit-Baltistan

Muhammad Ismail, Shams Jamal, Noor Ul Haq, Shabbir Hussain, Shafqat Hussain
Abstract 244 | PDF Downloads 168

Progress in Nutrition in Cerebral Palsy Children – A Literature Review

Ali Madi Almajwal, Iftikhar Alam
Abstract 164 | PDF Downloads 181

University students meal experience at the dining hall

nurhan unusan
Abstract 226 | PDF Downloads 137

The effect of Hijamah on different health parameters

Ahmad R Allafi, Ahmad R Al-Haifi
Abstract 221 | PDF Downloads 126

Sleep efficiency and duration assessed with metabolic holter: Associate with body composition and dietary components

Nilüfer Acar Tek, Semra Navruz Varlı, Merve Şeyda Karaçil Ermumcu, Yasemin Ertaş Öztürk
Abstract 175 | PDF Downloads 104

Nutritional knowledge among coaches and personal trainers in Kuwait: a cross sectional study

Fawaz D Almansour, Ahmad R Allafi, Ahmed Aldughpassi, Ahmad R Al-Haifi
Abstract 262 | PDF Downloads 124

Body mass index and insulin resistance in healthy adults: Associations with plasma osteocalcin, phylloquinone levels, and dietary vitamin K intake

Yasemin Ertaş Öztürk, Makbule Gezmen Karadağ, Müjde Aktürk, Nevin Şanlıer
Abstract 210 | PDF Downloads 108

The The evaluation of the nutritional habits of 14-25 years old people with skin problems

Pınar Sökülmez Kaya, Canan Asal Ulus, Bahtinur Taşcı
Abstract 126 | PDF Downloads 87

Culture, gender and coffee drinking in Kuwait

Ahmad R Allafi, Asma Saleh, Ahmed Aldughpassi, Ahmad R Al-Haifi, Abir Hersi, Farhia Ahmad, Sara Aljluwi
Abstract 205 | PDF Downloads 134

Roseburia species in intestinal flora in amateur and professional male football players

Mustafa Ertuğrul Çıplak, Ayça Genç, Hakan Acar, Erkut Tutkun, Muhammet Fatih Bilici, Ferhat Güder
Abstract 15 | PDF Downloads 9

The Relationship Between Anthropometry and Jumping Performance in Handball

Mustafa Ertuğrul Çıplak, Nebahat Eler, Serdar Eler, Hakan Acar
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Comparison of hemogram parameters according to the severity of Vitamin B12 deficiency in children aged three months-16 years

Övgü Büke, Meltem Erol, Özlem Bostan Gayret, Özgül Yiğit, Fatih Mete
Abstract 136 | PDF Downloads 7

Malnutrition and Obesity Prevalences in Geriatric Patients

İbrahim H Turkbeyler, Zeynel A Ozturk; Mehmet Gol; Azer Abiyev, Eyüp M Efendioglu, Hamit Yildiz
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Use of herbal products for weight loss in Turkey

Ezgi Bellikci-Koyu, Banu Pınar Şarer-Yürekli, Selda Seckiner, Nilüfer Özdemir, Zehra Buyuktuncer
Abstract 161 | PDF Downloads 22

Consumption of some Food Groups is Associated with the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease among Jordanians

Reema Tayyem, Mohammed Azab, Abdel-Ellah Al-Shudifat, Hiba Bawadi
Abstract 124 | PDF Downloads 28

Reported energy intake versus estimated energy requirements of Portuguese adolescents and young adults

José Maria Tallon, Janine Narciso, Raquel Saavedra, Ana Barros, António José Silva, Aldo Matos Costa
Abstract 43 | PDF Downloads 3

Serum Orexin-A, Oestrogen, Leptin, RBP-4 Levels, Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Parameters in Migraine: A Case-Control Study

Abstract 148 | PDF Downloads 14

Screening for antioxidant capacity, pollen types and phytochemical profile by GC/MS and UHPLC from propolis

Nesrin ECEM BAYRAM; Yusuf Can Gerçek; Gül Cevahir Öz
Abstract 192 | PDF Downloads 29

Does Nitric Oxide Intake Affect Post-Exercise Recovery in Athletes? A Study on Cocoa, Caffeine and Nitric Oxide Supplement

Ahmet MOR, Ali Kerim YILMAZ, Kürşat ACAR, Mürşit Ceyhun BİRİNCİ, Gökhan IPEKOGLU
Abstract 583 | PDF Downloads 254

Nutrition in patients with unilateral neglect

Fabio Fabbian, Emanuele Di Simone, Noemi Giannetta, Andrea Gazzelloni, Roberto Torre, Jacopo Livadiotti, Flavio Di Muzio, Marzietta Montesano, Alessandra Moriconi, Marco Di Muzio, Sara Dionisi
Abstract 177 | PDF Downloads 103

The role of probiotic content of kefir in the adipogenic differentiation process of 3T3-L1 cells

Sabiha Gökçen Zeybek, Eda Becer, Tamer Şanlıdağ, Sevinç Yücecan, Seda Vatansever
Abstract 295 | PDF Downloads 141

Chronotype is associated with REEs in obese children & adolescents

Duygu Ağagündüz, Nilüfer ACAR TEK, Prof.Dr., Rukiye BOZBULUT
Abstract 163 | PDF Downloads 22

Effect of Emotional State on Nutrition Behavior in Working And Non-Working Women Living in Manavgat District.

Muhittin Tayfur, Vahibe Ulucay , Sabiha Zeynep Aydenk Koseoglu
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The Effect of different level of Pomegranate molasses on performance, egg quality trait, serological and hematological parameters in older laying hens

Ismail Bayram, Professor, Eyup Eren Gultepe , Research Assistant, Cangir Uyarlar, Assistant Professor, Ümit Õzçınar, PhD student, İbrahim Sadi Cetingul, Associate Professor
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The dietary habits and life satisfaction according to the food groups consumed by young people

Hülya Türkmen, Sibel Karaca Sivrikaya
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Effect of raw grain feeding on obesity factors

Jong Suk Park, Tae Hyun Hwang, Yeon Hee Son
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Influence of gamma radiation on nutritional quality and shelf life of fresh red chilies (capsicum annuum)

Afshan Kaleem, Ramish Shafique, Mehwish Iqtedar, Roheena Abdullah, Faiza Saleem, Mahwish Aftab, shagufta Naz, Saima Sharif, Saeeda Alyas, Shagufta Naz
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Effect of garlic oil on lamb fattening performance, rumen fermentation and blood parameters

Adem Kamalak, Onder Canbolat, Hatice Kalkan, Huseyin Kara, Ismail Filya
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A gender stratified controlled descriptive study to identify how specific food and drink consumption differentiate in MS

Gülşen Delikanlı Akbay, Erdinç Karakullukçu, Aslı Akyol Mutlu
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The effects of low-dose caffeinated coffee ingestion on strength and muscular endurance performance in male athletes

Raci karayigit, Mehmet Akif Sahin, Cengizhan Sari, Aysegul Sisman, Haktan Yildiz, Hakan Buyukcelebi, Gülfem Ersöz
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The relationship between dysphagia, oral health, masticatory performance and activities of daily living in elderly individuals as assessed by the Eating Assessment Tool

Hatice Merve Bayram, Fatma Ilgaz, Selen Serel-Arslan, Numan Demir, Neslişah Rakıcıoğlu
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