Nutrition Reviews

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Edited By: Naomi Fukagawa, MD, PhD

Impact Factor: 5.541

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 5/79 (Nutrition & Dietetics)

Online ISSN: 1753-4887

Virtual Issue - Role of Nutrition in Disease Prevention and Management

VIRTUAL ISSUE: Role of Nutrition in Disease Prevention and Management

Edited by Naomi K. Fukagawa, MD, PhD

Published: January 2, 2014


Increasing attention is being paid to the role of nutrition in disease prevention and management, especially in the face of the global epidemic of cardiometabolic diseases. The entire age spectrum is at risk, and there is increased recognition that risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus can be imparted in utero. The articles in this issue range from basic nutritional science to behaviors that have an impact on well-being across the age span.

Associations between diet-related diseases and impaired physiological mechanisms: a holistic approach based on meta-analyses to identify targets for prevention nutrition
Anthony Fardet, Yves Boirie

Role of the intestinal microbiome in health and disease: from correlation to causation
Willem M de Vos and Elisabeth AJ de Vos

Effect of probiotics on biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: implications for heart-healthy diets
Douglas B DiRienzo

Role of developmental overnutrition in pediatric obesity and type 2 diabetes
Dana Dabelea and Curtis S Harrod

Suboptimal magnesium status in the United States: are the health consequences underestimated?
Andrea Rosanoff, Connie M Weaver and Robert K Rude

Sarcopenic obesity in the elderly and strategies for weight management
Zhaoping Li and David Heber

Role of coffee in modulation of diabetes risk
Fausta Natella and Cristina Scaccini

Association between eating out of home and body weight
Ilana N Bezerra, Cintia Curioni and Rosely Sichieri