Ahmad Esmaillzadeh

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Affiliation: Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications45

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi A case-control study of the relationship between gastric cancer and meat consumption in Iran
    Neda Zamani
    Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, International Branch of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:324-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we designed a study to assess the relation between meat consumption and the risk of gastric cancer in Golestan Province, a high- risk area for gastric malignancies in Iran...
  42. doi The effect of iron-vitamin C co-supplementation on biomarkers of oxidative stress in iron-deficient female youth
    Mohammad R Khoshfetrat
    National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Biol Trace Elem Res 153:171-7. 2013
    ..Co-supplementation of iron + vitamin C has no further effect on oxidative stress compared with iron alone...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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