Ahmad Esmaillzadeh

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  1. ncbi Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:910-8. 2007
  2. ncbi Home use of vegetable oils, markers of systemic inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction among women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and the Food Security and Nutrition Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:913-21. 2008
  3. ncbi Fruit and vegetable intakes, C-reactive protein, and the metabolic syndrome
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Human Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1489-97. 2006
  4. ncbi Metabolic risks in individuals with normal body mass index and normal waist circumference
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:200-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Dietary diversity score and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:728-36. 2006
  6. ncbi Clustering of metabolic abnormalities in adolescents with the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:36-46; quiz 183-4. 2006
  7. ncbi Soy inclusion in the diet improves features of the metabolic syndrome: a randomized crossover study in postmenopausal women
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Human Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:735-41. 2007
  8. ncbi Prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in Iranian adolescents
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Prev Med 30:52-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Dairy consumption is inversely associated with the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:523-30. 2005
  10. ncbi Independent and inverse association of hip circumference with metabolic risk factors in Tehranian adult men
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Prev Med 42:354-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:910-8. 2007
    ..Although individual foods and nutrients have been associated with the metabolic syndrome, whether dietary patterns identified by factor analysis are also associated with this syndrome is not known...
  2. ncbi Home use of vegetable oils, markers of systemic inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction among women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and the Food Security and Nutrition Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:913-21. 2008
    ..Most knowledge about adverse health effects of trans fats was mainly derived from studies done in Western populations of European or American origins; few data are available in the understudied region of the Middle East...
  3. ncbi Fruit and vegetable intakes, C-reactive protein, and the metabolic syndrome
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Human Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1489-97. 2006
    ..Limited data on the relation between the risk of the metabolic syndrome and fruit and vegetable intakes and inflammatory marker concentrations are available...
  4. ncbi Metabolic risks in individuals with normal body mass index and normal waist circumference
    Farzad Hadaegh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:200-7. 2007
    ..Risk of cardiovascular diseases increases in Asian adults within the normal limits of body mass index and waist circumference...
  5. ncbi Dietary diversity score and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:728-36. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between dietary diversity score (DDS) and cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adults...
  6. ncbi Clustering of metabolic abnormalities in adolescents with the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:36-46; quiz 183-4. 2006
    ..It remains unknown whether the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype, an appropriate screening tool in adults, can also be used to screen for metabolic abnormalities in adolescents...
  7. ncbi Soy inclusion in the diet improves features of the metabolic syndrome: a randomized crossover study in postmenopausal women
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Human Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:735-41. 2007
    ..Little evidence exists regarding the effects of soy consumption on the metabolic syndrome in humans...
  8. ncbi Prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in Iranian adolescents
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Prev Med 30:52-8. 2006
    ..No evidence exists regarding the prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in adolescents. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of this phenotype in a representative sample of Tehranian adolescents...
  9. ncbi Dairy consumption is inversely associated with the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Tehranian adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:523-30. 2005
    ..Although previous studies showed some benefits from dairy consumption with respect to obesity and insulin resistance syndrome, epidemiologic data on the association between dairy intakes and metabolic syndrome are sparse...
  10. ncbi Independent and inverse association of hip circumference with metabolic risk factors in Tehranian adult men
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Prev Med 42:354-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between hip circumference and metabolic risk factors in an urban adult population of Tehranian men...
  11. ncbi Cholesterol-lowering effect of concentrated pomegranate juice consumption in type II diabetic patients with hyperlipidemia
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Human Nutrition, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:147-51. 2006
    ..It is concluded that CPJ consumption could modify heart disease risk factors in these hyperlipidemic patients. Therefore, its inclusion in their diets may be beneficial...
  12. ncbi Under-reporting of energy intake affects estimates of nutrient intakes
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:459-64. 2006
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  13. ncbi Is there an independent association between waist-to-hip ratio and cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese women?
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R, Iran
    Int J Cardiol 101:39-46. 2005
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  14. ncbi High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Iranian adolescents
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:377-82. 2006
    ..No evidence exists regarding the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents in Middle Eastern countries. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of Iranian adolescents...
  15. ncbi Diet composition and body mass index in Tehranian adults
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:224-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, energy from fat was found to be independently and positively associated with obesity in adults. No other association was observed between energy from protein and carbohydrate with BMI...
  16. ncbi Comparative evaluation of anthropometric measures to predict cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adult women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19 395 4763, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 9:61-9. 2006
    ..To compare the ability of waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) to predict cardiovascular risk factors in an urban adult population of Tehranian women...
  17. ncbi Particle size of LDL is affected by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) step II diet in dyslipidaemic adolescents
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Nutr 98:134-9. 2007
    ..4) v. 0.1 (sd 0.4) nanometer, P < 0.001). HDL particle size did not change significantly. NCEP step II diet had a favourable effect on the LDL particle size. The related mechanism needs to be studied in future experimental designs...
  18. ncbi Evaluation of waist circumference to predict cardiova scular risk factors in an overweight Tehranian population: findings from Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:347-56. 2005
    ..The classic cut-off points of WC failed to provide adequate evidence for the use of WC in detecting cardiovascular risk factors. Further studies should be conducted to determine optimal WC cut-off points for Iranians...
  19. ncbi Better dietary adherence and weight maintenance achieved by a long-term moderate-fat diet
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Nutr 97:399-404. 2007
    ..Better dietary adherence with the moderate-fat diet may be the reason for its successful effects...
  20. ncbi Beneficial effects of a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension eating plan on features of the metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Care 28:2823-31. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of a Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan on metabolic risks in patients with the metabolic syndrome...
  21. ncbi Larger hip circumference independently contributed to reduced metabolic risks in Tehranian adult women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 19395 4763, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Cardiol 108:338-45. 2006
    ..Before discarding the hip circumference in epidemiological surveys, it is important to consider whether any important information is likely to be lost...
  22. pmc Major dietary patterns in relation to stunting among children in Tehran, Iran
    Fatemeh Esfarjani
    Department of Food Policy and Nutrition Planning, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:202-10. 2013
    ..13-0.78, p < 0.05). Adherence to dietary patterns high in protein (e.g. dairy, legumes, and meat products) and carbohydrates (e.g. fruits, sweets, and desserts) might be associated with reduced odds of being stunted among children...
  23. doi Legume consumption is inversely associated with serum concentrations of adhesion molecules and inflammatory biomarkers among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Food Security Research Center, and Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Nutr 142:334-9. 2012
    ..5%, P < 0.01). Legume intake and concentrations of serum amyloid A were not correlated. Legume consumption is inversely associated with serum concentrations of adhesion molecules and inflammatory biomarkers among Iranian women...
  24. ncbi Correlates of under- and over-reporting of energy intake in Tehranians: body mass index and lifestyle-related factors
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:54-9. 2005
    ..01). The results showed a high prevalence of misreporting of energy intake in Tehran. This phenomenon is related to age, obesity and smoking habits...
  25. ncbi Whole-grain intake and the prevalence of hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype in Tehranian adults
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:55-63. 2005
    ..Although dietary guidelines recommend increased intake of grain products to prevent chronic diseases, no epidemiologic data associate whole-grain intake with hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype...
  26. doi Effect of vitamin C supplementation on oxidative stress and lipid profiles in hemodialysis patients
    Hadi Abdollahzad
    School of Health, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:281-7. 2009
    ..Conclusion: Every other day supplementation with 250 mg vitamin C for 12 weeks increases serum vitamin C, decreases MDA levels, and improves lipid profiles in hemodialysis patients...
  27. doi Effect of substituting saturated with monounsaturated fatty acids on serum visfatin levels and insulin resistance in overweight women: a randomized cross-over clinical trial
    Fahimeh Haghighatdoost
    Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:772-81. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of a monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA)-rich diet on serum visfatin, interleukin-6 and insulin levels among overweight women...
  28. doi Dietary energy density is favorably associated with dietary diversity score among female university students in Isfahan
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 28:991-5. 2012
    ..To report the relation between dietary energy density and dietary diversity score (DDS) in Isfahanian female university students...
  29. doi Dietary patterns and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among Iranian children
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 28:242-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to assess the relation of major dietary patterns identified by factor analysis to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a group of Iranian school-age children...
  30. ncbi Concentrated pomegranate juice improves lipid profiles in diabetic patients with hyperlipidemia
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Food 7:305-8. 2004
    ..It is concluded that CPJ consumption may modify heart disease risk factors in hyperlipidemic patients, and its inclusion therefore in their diets may be beneficial...
  31. ncbi Food intake patterns may explain the high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and Food Security and Nutrition Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan PO Box 81745, Iran
    J Nutr 138:1469-75. 2008
    ..Eating patterns of this Middle Eastern population might explain the higher prevalence of some cardiovascular risk factors in this region. However, our findings need to be confirmed in other Middle Eastern countries...
  32. ncbi Major dietary patterns in relation to general obesity and central adiposity among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and Food Security and Nutrition Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Nutr 138:358-63. 2008
    ..This study indicates significant associations among major dietary patterns, general obesity, and central adiposity in a Middle-Eastern country. Further prospective investigations are required to confirm such associations...
  33. ncbi Dietary diversity score in adolescents - a good indicator of the nutritional adequacy of diets: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:56-60. 2004
    ..There was a significant and positive correlation between DDS and most of the nutrient adequacy ratios (NARs). It is concluded that DDS is an appropriate method to evaluate nutrient intake adequacy in this group of adolescents...
  34. ncbi Consumption of hydrogenated versus nonhydrogenated vegetable oils and risk of insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome among Iranian adult women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 31:223-6. 2008
  35. ncbi Dietary patterns and markers of systemic inflammation among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan PO Box 81745, Iran
    J Nutr 137:992-8. 2007
    ..04, P < 0.05) when we controlled for confounders including BMI and WC. The findings suggest an independent association between major dietary patterns and plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation...
  36. ncbi Soy consumption, markers of inflammation, and endothelial function: a cross-over study in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 30:967-73. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of soy consumption on markers of inflammation and endothelial function in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome...
  37. ncbi Dietary soya intake alters plasma antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, PO Box 81745, Iran
    Br J Nutr 98:807-13. 2007
    ..9 % (P < 0.01) in the soya nut period and - 9.4 % (P < 0.01) in the soya protein diet). We conclude that soya consumption reduces plasma MDA and increases plasma TAC levels in postmenopausal women with the metabolic syndrome...
  38. ncbi Dietary and non-dietary determinants of central adiposity among Tehrani women
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 11:528-34. 2008
    ..To determine the correlates of central adiposity...
  39. doi Soy protein intake, cardiorenal indices, and C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes with nephropathy: a longitudinal randomized clinical trial
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, P O Box 81745, Iran
    Diabetes Care 31:648-54. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of long-term soy consumption on cardiovascular risks, we measured C-reactive protein (CRP) and kidney function indexes among type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy...
  40. ncbi Whole-grain intake, metabolic syndrome, and mortality in older adults
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1439-40; author reply 1441-2. 2006
  41. ncbi Dietary patterns among pregnant women in the west-north of Iran
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 11:793-6. 2008
    ..The findings indicated that rural women have better nutritional status than urban women. Future studies should determine factors associated with food consumption pattern in these women...
  42. ncbi Metabolic abnormalities identified by anthropometric measures in elderly men
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:173; author reply 173-4. 2006