Leila Azadbakht

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Affiliation: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Soy milk consumption, inflammation, coagulation, and oxidative stress among type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
    Maryam Sadat Miraghajani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 35:1981-5. 2012
  2. pmc How dietary patterns could have a role in prevention, progression, or management of diabetes mellitus? Review on the current evidence
    Zahra Maghsoudi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:694-709. 2012
  3. pmc White rice consumption and CVD risk factors among Iranian population
    Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:252-61. 2013
  4. pmc Fast Food Consumption, Quality of Diet, and Obesity among Isfahanian Adolescent Girls
    Mohammad Hossein Rouhani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Obes 2012:597924. 2012
  5. pmc Determinants of fast food consumption among Iranian high school students based on planned behavior theory
    Gholamreza Sharifirad
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Obes 2013:147589. 2013
  6. pmc A cross-over trial on soy intake and serum leptin levels in women with metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:317-23. 2010
  7. pmc Application of BASNEF educational model for nutritional education among elderly patients with type 2 diabetes: improving the glycemic control
    Gholamreza Sharifirad
    Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:1149-58. 2011
  8. pmc Effect of Soymilk Consumption on Waist Circumference and Cardiovascular Risks among Overweight and Obese Female Adults
    Seyed Ali Keshavarz
    Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:798-805. 2012
  9. pmc Serum adiponectin level and different kinds of cancer: a review of recent evidence
    Vajihe Izadi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Science, P O Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran Departmant of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Science, P O Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran
    ISRN Oncol 2012:982769. 2012
  10. pmc Macro and Micro-Nutrients Intake, Food Groups Consumption and Dietary Habits among Female Students in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
    L Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 14:204-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Soy milk consumption, inflammation, coagulation, and oxidative stress among type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
    Maryam Sadat Miraghajani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 35:1981-5. 2012
    ..To determine the effects of soy milk consumption compared with cow's milk on inflammation, coagulation, and oxidative stress among patients with diabetic nephropathy...
  2. pmc How dietary patterns could have a role in prevention, progression, or management of diabetes mellitus? Review on the current evidence
    Zahra Maghsoudi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:694-709. 2012
    ..To investigate the role of dietary patterns in prevention and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  3. pmc White rice consumption and CVD risk factors among Iranian population
    Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:252-61. 2013
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  4. pmc Fast Food Consumption, Quality of Diet, and Obesity among Isfahanian Adolescent Girls
    Mohammad Hossein Rouhani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Obes 2012:597924. 2012
    ..4% versus 2.9%, P = 0.0001). Conclusion. Fast food consumption is associated with poor diet quality and high prevalence of overweight and obesity among Isfahani adolescents. Prospective data are required to confirm these findings...
  5. pmc Determinants of fast food consumption among Iranian high school students based on planned behavior theory
    Gholamreza Sharifirad
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Obes 2013:147589. 2013
    ..We used the framework of the theory planned behavior (TPB) to predict this behavior...
  6. pmc A cross-over trial on soy intake and serum leptin levels in women with metabolic syndrome
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:317-23. 2010
    ..Soy consumption may affect serum leptin levels and exert its beneficial effects in this way. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of soy consumption on serum leptin levels in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome...
  7. pmc Application of BASNEF educational model for nutritional education among elderly patients with type 2 diabetes: improving the glycemic control
    Gholamreza Sharifirad
    Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:1149-58. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of nutritional educational program on glycemic control of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes...
  8. pmc Effect of Soymilk Consumption on Waist Circumference and Cardiovascular Risks among Overweight and Obese Female Adults
    Seyed Ali Keshavarz
    Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:798-805. 2012
    ..Therefore, we are going to determine the effects of soy milk replacements on the waist circumference and cardiovascular risk factors among overweight and obese female adults...
  9. pmc Serum adiponectin level and different kinds of cancer: a review of recent evidence
    Vajihe Izadi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Science, P O Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran Departmant of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Science, P O Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran
    ISRN Oncol 2012:982769. 2012
    ..This relationship was more elucidated by the correlation between the hormone with obesity and insulin resistance. Suppression of growth and proliferation of cancer cells by adiponectin were explained via several mechanisms...
  10. pmc Macro and Micro-Nutrients Intake, Food Groups Consumption and Dietary Habits among Female Students in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
    L Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 14:204-9. 2012
    ..This study determines the nutrients and food group intake as well as dietary habits among female students in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences...
  11. pmc Effects of daily milk supplementation on improving the physical and mental function as well as school performance among children: results from a school feeding program
    Khadijeh Rahmani
    Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Technology Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:469-76. 2011
    ..Therefore, this study was conducted to evaluate the effects of milk supplementation on physical, mental and school performance of students...
  12. pmc The effectiveness of nutritional education on the knowledge of diabetic patients using the health belief model
    Gholamreza Sharifirad
    School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:1-6. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of the Health Belief Model (HBM) on nutrition education in type 2 diabetic patients...
  13. pmc Effects of education on self-monitoring of blood pressure based on BASNEF model in hypertensive patients
    Mohammad Hossein Baghianimoghadam
    Associate Professor in Health Education, School of Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:70-7. 2010
    ..Self-monitoring may be an effective method for controlling this disease. The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of education on blood pressure self-monitoring in patients with hypertension based on BASNEF model...
  14. pmc Relationship of body satisfaction, with nutrition and weight control behaviors in women
    Firoozeh Mostafavi-Darani
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Faculty of Health, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 4:467-74. 2013
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  15. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake, body mass index and waist circumference among young female students in Isfahan
    Reihaneh Seyed Ghalaeh
    Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Educ Health Promot 1:29. 2012
    ..Nutrition is an important issue of obesity. The aim of this study was to determine the association between fruit and vegetable intake with the waist circumference and the body mass index (BMI) among young female university students...
  16. pmc Epidemiologic evidence on serum adiponectin level and lipid profile
    Vajihe Izadi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 4:133-40. 2013
    ..An inverse correlation between very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) and LDL levels and adiponectin was reported from the studies. So, Adiponectin has an important role in the metabolism of lipid profile including HDLc...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of consuming salad and yogurt as preload on body weight management and cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized clinical trial
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 64:392-9. 2013
    ..Consuming vegetable salad, yogurt and water as preload leads to greater changes in anthropometric measures and CVD risks...
  18. doi request reprint Breakfast eating pattern and its association with dietary quality indices and anthropometric measurements in young women in Isfahan
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:420-5. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is inversely associated with the diet quality indices among Iranian young adults
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:29-35. 2012
    ..05). Dietary energy density was inversely associated with the diet quality indices among Iranian young women adults...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. pmc Effects of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan on cardiovascular risks among type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized crossover clinical trial
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetes Care 34:55-7. 2011
    ..To determine the effects of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating pattern on cardiometabolic risks in type 2 diabetic patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. doi request reprint 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy drink replacement in a weight reducing diet on anthropometric values and blood pressure among overweight and obese female youths
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:383-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, we are going to determine the effects of soy drink replacements on the weight, waist circumference and blood pressure among overweight and obese female youths...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint Dietary diversity score is related to obesity and abdominal adiposity among Iranian female youth
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 14:62-9. 2011
    ..The present study was conducted to report the relationship among dietary diversity score (DDS), obesity and abdominal adiposity among female university students...
  27. ncbi request reprint Soy-protein consumption and kidney-related biomarkers among type 2 diabetics: a crossover, randomized clinical trial
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and Food Security and Nutrition Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Ren Nutr 19:479-86. 2009
    ..This study sought to assess the effects of soy-protein consumption on renal-related markers among type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy...
  28. doi request reprint Red meat intake is associated with metabolic syndrome and the plasma C-reactive protein concentration in women
    Leila Azadbakht
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Nutr 139:335-9. 2009
    ..98; P-trend <0.01). In conclusion, increased red meat consumption is cross-sectionally associated with greater risk of metabolic syndrome and inflammation. Further prospective investigations will be needed to confirm this finding...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. doi request reprint Healthy eating index and cardiovascular risk factors among Iranians
    Fahimeh Haghighatdoost
    a Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:111-21. 2013
    ..To determine the associations between Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and cardiometabolic risk factors among Iranian population...
  32. doi request reprint The association of sleep duration and cardiometabolic risk factors in a national sample of children and adolescents: the CASPIAN III study
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:1133-41. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between sleep duration and CVD risk factors among a nationally representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. doi request reprint Soy milk consumption and blood pressure among type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
    Maryam Sadat Miraghajani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Ren Nutr 23:277-282.e1. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of soy milk consumption cardiovascular risk and biomarkers of renal function in type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity within food groups: an indicator of specific nutrient adequacy in Tehranian women
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran IR, Iran
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:354-61. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between dietary diversity within food groups and dietary diversity score and the probability of nutrient adequacy in Tehranian women...
  40. doi request reprint Consumption of energy-dense diets in relation to cardiometabolic abnormalities among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 15:868-75. 2012
    ..To assess the association between dietary energy density and the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors among Iranian adult women...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dietary quality-adherence to the dietary guidelines in Tehranian adolescents: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:195-200. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the diets of most Tehranian adolescents need improvement, demonstrating the need for nutrition education in this age group...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. doi request reprint Duration of breast-feeding and cardiovascular risk factors among Iranian children and adolescents: the CASPIAN III study
    Vajihe Izadi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:744-51. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate the relationship between BF duration and CVD risk factors in adolescents...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cardiovascular risk factors in Tehranian adolescents: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:307-12. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the major health and social problems in Iran. The aim of this study is to determine the predictors of CVD risk factors in adolescents residing in district 13 of Tehran...
  47. ncbi request reprint 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...
  48. doi request reprint Dairy consumption and circulating levels of inflammatory markers among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 13:1395-402. 2010
    ..The current study was undertaken to assess the association between the consumption of high-fat and low-fat dairy products and circulating levels of inflammatory markers among Tehrani women aged 40-60 years...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dietary behaviour of Tehranian adolescents does not accord with their nutritional knowledge
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 10:897-901. 2007
    ..To determine the nutritional behaviour of Tehranian adolescents...
  50. doi request reprint Sleep deprivation is associated with lower diet quality indices and higher rate of general and central obesity among young female students in Iran
    Fahimeh Haghighatdoost
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 28:1146-50. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between sleep duration and the quality of diets. Therefore, we aimed to compare the diet quality indices and anthropometric measures between short and longer sleepers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Is the association between salt intake and blood pressure mediated by body mass index and central adiposity?
    Fahimeh Haghighatdoost
    Hypertension Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:167-71. 2013
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. doi request reprint Do lifestyle interventions affect dietary diversity score in the general population?
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 12:1924-30. 2009
    ..The dietary diversity score (DDS) is a good indicator of diet quality as well as of diet-disease relationships; therefore, the present study was undertaken to reveal the effect of a lifestyle intervention on this index...
  54. doi request reprint Comparative effects of carbohydrate versus fat restriction on serum levels of adipocytokines, markers of inflammation, and endothelial function among women with the metabolic syndrome: a randomized cross-over clinical trial
    Somayeh Rajaie
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:159-67. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the effects of moderate substitution of dietary fats for carbohydrates on serum levels of adipocytokines, inflammatory indices, and biomarkers of endothelial function among women with the MetS...
  55. ncbi request reprint 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...
  56. doi request reprint Potato consumption and cardiovascular disease risk factors among Iranian population
    Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Centre, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:913-20. 2012
    ..Previous studies investigated the effects of dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load on cardiovascular risk factors. Little evidence is available regarding the association between potato intake and cardiovascular risk factors in Iran...
  57. ncbi request reprint 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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...
  60. doi request reprint Effects of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on some risk for developing type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis on controlled clinical trials
    Fatemeh Shirani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:939-47. 2013
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint 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...
  62. pmc Do lifestyle interventions work in developing countries? Findings from the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 87:39-50. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of a comprehensive, integrated community-based lifestyle intervention on diet, physical activity and smoking in two Iranian communities...
  63. ncbi request reprint 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
  64. doi request reprint The association of birth weight with cardiovascular risk factors and mental problems among Iranian school-aged children: the CASPIAN-III study
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 30:150-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of birth weight with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and mental problems among Iranian school-aged children...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effect of fenugreek seeds on blood glucose and lipid profiles in type 2 diabetic patients
    Nazila Kassaian
    Infectious Diseases Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 79:34-9. 2009
    ..Recently use of herbal medicines, have been considered as an alternative for therapeutic usage. So, this study was undertaken to evaluate the hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of fenugreek seeds in type 2 diabetic patients...
  66. doi request reprint 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...
  67. doi request reprint 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint 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...
  69. doi request reprint Different kinds of vegetable oils in relation to individual cardiovascular risk factors among Iranian women
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Br J Nutr 105:919-27. 2011
    ..Higher intakes of PHVO were associated with a greater risk of individual cardiovascular risk factors, while those of non-HVO were associated with a reduced risk...
  70. doi request reprint Increased levels of inflammation among women with enlarged waist and elevated triglyceride concentrations
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:77-84. 2010
    ..We have evaluated the association between hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype, markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women...
  71. doi request reprint Effects of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-style diet on fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular diseases--incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis on observational prospective studies
    Amin Salehi-Abargouei
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:611-8. 2013
    ..Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a group of disorders affecting heart and blood vessels. However, protective roles are proposed for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-style diets...
  72. ncbi request reprint 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...
  73. pmc The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension eating plan affects C-reactive protein, coagulation abnormalities, and hepatic function tests among type 2 diabetic patients
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center and School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81745, Iran
    J Nutr 141:1083-8. 2011
    ..5 ± 3.4%) (P = 0.03). Among diabetic patients, the DASH diet can play an important role in reducing inflammation, plasma levels of fibrinogen, and liver aminotransferases. Future longer term studies are recommended...
  74. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fatty acid content of some Iranian fast foods with emphasis on trans fatty acids
    Seddigheh Asgary
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, PO Box 81465 1148, Iran s_asgari crc mui ac ir
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:187-92. 2009
    ..This study showed higher TFAs contents in commercially available fast foods compared to the amounts recommended by dietary guidelines in Iran. Further studies must assess the effects of these fatty acids on human health...
  75. doi request reprint The effect of an energy restricted low glycemic index diet on blood lipids, apolipoproteins and lipoprotein (a) among adolescent girls with excess weight: a randomized clinical trial
    Mohammad Hossein Rouhani
    Food Security Research Center and Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81745, Isfahan, Iran
    Lipids 48:1197-205. 2013
    ..There were no significant differences in lipid profiles, apolipoproteins and Lpa between the LGI diet and the HNR-based diet and the impact of these two diets on lipid profile was equal in this trial...
  76. doi request reprint Moderate replacement of carbohydrates by dietary fats affects features of metabolic syndrome: a randomized crossover clinical trial
    Somayeh Rajaie
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 30:61-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of moderate replacement of carbohydrates by dietary fats on insulin resistance and features of MetS among women...
  77. doi request reprint Effect of glycemic index and glycemic load on energy intake in children
    Mohammad Hossein Rouhani
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:1100-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to summarize and assess the evidence for the effect of GI and GL on energy intake by conducting a meta-analysis on published randomized clinical trials...
  78. pmc Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire for Assessment of Determinants of Weight Disorders among Children and Adolescents: The Caspian-IV Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatrics Department, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:699-705. 2012
    ..This study aimed to develop a valid and wideranging questionnaire for assessment of these parameters in a nationwide sample of Iranian children and adolescents...
  79. pmc Dietary treatment options for depression among diabetic patient, focusing on macronutrients
    Fahimeh Haghighatdoost
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 21871, Iran
    J Diabetes Res 2013:421832. 2013
    ..In this paper, we reviewed the available data on the treatment of depression in diabetic patients. ..
  80. doi request reprint Role of dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in type 2 diabetes: a review of epidemiological and clinical studies
    Tina Jafari
    Food Security Research Center and Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Maturitas 74:303-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, this paper aimed to review the epidemiological and clinical studies on the role of dietary n-3 PUFAs in T2DM. Also, the limitations of these studies and the need for potential further research on the subject are discussed...
  81. pmc Fatty acid analysis of Iranian junk food, dairy, and bakery products: Special attention to trans-fats
    Bahar Nazari
    Physiology Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Physiology Research Center, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:952-7. 2012
    ..Low attention to dairy product consumptions and high intake of junk foods and bakery products might be related to high prevalence of chronic diseases because of their fat content and fatty acid composition...
  82. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain intake, metabolic syndrome, and mortality in older adults
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1439-40; author reply 1441-2. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight, obesity and central fat accumulation among Tehranian adults between 1998-1999 and 2001-2002: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Fereidoun Azizi
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:3-8. 2005
    ..Recent estimates show the prevalence of obesity to be increasing at alarming rates. This study was conducted to examine trends of prevalence in overweight, obesity and central fat accumulation among Tehranian adults between 1998 and 2002...
  84. ncbi request reprint General obesity and central adiposity in a representative sample of Tehranian adults: prevalence and determinants
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:297-304. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence and associations of general and central obesity in adults residing in district 13 of Tehran and to examine the associations of obesity with certain factors...
  85. ncbi request reprint 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint Diet quality status of most Tehranian adults needs improvement
    Leila Azadbakht
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:163-8. 2005
    ..Diets were categorized into: needs improvement (74%); good (23%); and poor (3%). Since the majority of the sample needed to improve their diet, this suggests that nutrition intervention may be needed...