Ahmad Esmaillzadeh

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Affiliation: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. pmc Sarcopenia and its determinants among Iranian elderly (SARIR): study protocol
    Rezvan Hashemi
    Endocrinology and metabolic research center, and chronic disease research center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:23. 2012
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  5. doi 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi Dietary energy density and the metabolic syndrome among Iranian women
    A Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:598-605. 2011

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  1. doi 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...
  2. pmc Sarcopenia and its determinants among Iranian elderly (SARIR): study protocol
    Rezvan Hashemi
    Endocrinology and metabolic research center, and chronic disease research center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate sarcopenia and related risk factors in Iran according new definition of sarcopenia...
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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
  5. doi 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi Dietary energy density and the metabolic syndrome among Iranian women
    A Esmaillzadeh
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:598-605. 2011
    ..This study was performed to assess the association between dietary energy density and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among Iranian women...
  11. doi 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi Outcomes of a comprehensive healthy lifestyle program on cardiometabolic risk factors in a developing country: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:4-11. 2013
    ..The Isfahan Healthy Heart Program (IHHP) was a comprehensive action-oriented, multi-component intervention with a quasi-experimental design and reference area.  ..
  15. 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...
  16. doi Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in relation to the metabolic syndrome among Iranian adults
    Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan, Iran
    Obes Facts 5:527-37. 2012
    ..Furthermore, findings from these studies are inconsistent and most are from Western societies; no information is available in this regard from Middle Eastern populations...
  17. doi 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. 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...
  19. doi Obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in a representative population of Iranian adolescents and adults in comparison to a Western population: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Centre in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 13:314-23. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop reference data for the Iranian population for anthropometric values and cardiometabolic data in comparison with those in Americans, as representative of a Western population...
  20. doi Effects of recommendations to follow the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet v. usual dietary advice on childhood metabolic syndrome: a randomised cross-over clinical trial
    Parvane Saneei
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Br J Nutr 110:2250-9. 2013
    ..This type of healthy diet can be considered as a treatment modality for the MetS and its components in children...
  21. doi The association between hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype, menopause, and cardiovascular risk factors
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:161-6. 2013
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  22. 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...
  23. doi 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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  24. 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. doi A case-control study on potato consumption and risk of stroke in central Iran
    Hossein Khosravi-Boroujeni
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:172-6. 2013
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  27. doi Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in relation to stroke: a case-control study
    Mahdieh Niknam
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 64:1-6. 2013
    ..00, 0.84 (95% CI: 0.46-1.54) and 0.85 (0.43-1.66) (p(trend) = 0.12). No statistically significant association was found between habitual intakes of SSBs and stroke...
  28. doi Relationship between major dietary patterns and metabolic syndrome among individuals with impaired glucose tolerance
    Massoud Amini
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 26:986-92. 2010
    ..This study focused on the association between major dietary patterns and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in individuals with impaired glucose tolerance...
  29. doi 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi 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...
  36. doi 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...
  37. doi 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. 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...
  40. doi A cross-sectional study on food patterns and adiposity among individuals with abnormal glucose homeostasis
    Massoud Amini
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:131-5. 2012
    ..This study identifies major dietary patterns among Iranian people with abnormal glucose homeostasis...
  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. doi 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...
  43. pmc Fatty acid composition of commercially available Iranian edible oils
    Seddigeh Asgary
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:211-5. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to quantify the amounts of the common fatty acids in several commercial oils marketing in Iran...
  44. pmc Impact of a community-based lifestyle intervention program on blood pressure and salt intake of normotensive adult population in a developing country
    Alireza Khosravi
    Associate Professor in Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:235-41. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of a healthy lifestyle community-based trial on salt intake and blood pressure among a representative sample of normotensive Iranian adults...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. doi 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...
  49. pmc Consumption of spicy foods and the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh, Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81745 151, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 19:6465-71. 2013
    ..To explore the association between consumption of spicy foods and prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) among Iranian adults...
  50. doi 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. doi Refined carbohydrate intake in relation to non-verbal intelligence among Tehrani schoolchildren
    Amin Salehi Abargouei
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 15:1925-31. 2012
    ..The present study was conducted to examine the relationship between long-term refined carbohydrate intake and non-verbal intelligence among schoolchildren...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc The association of hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype with type 2 diabetes mellitus among individuals with first relative history of diabetes
    Massoud Amini
    Professor of Endocrinolgy, Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:156-64. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the association of EWET phenotype with diabetes among individuals with family history of diabetes...
  57. doi 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...
  58. doi Maternal vitamin D status and risk of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marjan Tabesh
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81745 151, Iran
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3165-73. 2013
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis of published observational studies was conducted to summarize the evidence on the association between maternal serum vitamin D levels and risk of pre-eclampsia...
  59. pmc Association between food intake and oral health in elderly: SEPAHAN systematic review no. 8
    Shantia Kazemi
    Dental Students Research Committee, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Dent Res J (Isfahan) 8:S15-20. 2011
    ..Most investigations found a significant relationship between the oral health status and nutrient intake; however, longitudinal studies were required for a better understanding of the diet-oral health relations...
  60. pmc A 10-year performance trajectory of top nutrition journals' impact factors
    Narges Jani
    Food Security Research Center, Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:128-32. 2012
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the impact factors (IFs) and total citations of ISI-indexed nutrition journals in a 10-year period from 1999 to 2008 in order to assess the quality of nutrition journals...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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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  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi Metabolic abnormalities identified by anthropometric measures in elderly men
    Ahmad Esmaillzadeh
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:173; author reply 173-4. 2006
  75. 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...
  76. 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
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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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  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...