Jordi Salas-Salvado

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Affiliation: Rovira i Virgili University
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluid intake from beverages in Spanish adults; cross-sectional study
    Cíntia Ferreira-Pêgo
    Nutr Hosp 29:1171-8. 2014
  2. pmc Olive oil intake and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the PREDIMED Study
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, University Hospital of Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, C Sant Llorenç 21, Reus, 43201, Spain
    BMC Med 12:78. 2014
  3. pmc Cross-sectional assessment of nut consumption and obesity, metabolic syndrome and other cardiometabolic risk factors: the PREDIMED study
    Núria Ibarrola-Jurado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e57367. 2013
  4. pmc White blood cell counts as risk markers of developing metabolic syndrome and its components in the PREDIMED study
    Nancy Babio
    Human Nutrition Unit, Sant Joan Hospital, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e58354. 2013
  5. pmc A risk score to predict type 2 diabetes mellitus in an elderly Spanish Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e33437. 2012
  6. pmc Reduced circulating sTWEAK levels are associated with metabolic syndrome in elderly individuals at high cardiovascular risk
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, Reus, Tarragona 43201, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:51. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary regulation of glucose metabolism in metabolic syndrome
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:928-45. 2013
  8. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Brazilian adults: a systematic review
    Fernanda de Carvalho Vidigal
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University Hospital Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:1198. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduced serum concentrations of carboxylated and undercarboxylated osteocalcin are associated with risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in a high cardiovascular risk population: a nested case-control study
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Healthy Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4524-31. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and risk of hyperuricemia in elderly participants at high cardiovascular risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1263-70. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Fluid intake from beverages in Spanish adults; cross-sectional study
    Cíntia Ferreira-Pêgo
    Nutr Hosp 29:1171-8. 2014
    ..The evaluation of the fluid consumption pattern of a population has been the main objective of only a very few studies...
  2. pmc Olive oil intake and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the PREDIMED Study
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, University Hospital of Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, C Sant Llorenç 21, Reus, 43201, Spain
    BMC Med 12:78. 2014
    ..The aim was to assess the association between total olive oil intake, its varieties (extra virgin and common olive oil) and the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in a Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk...
  3. pmc Cross-sectional assessment of nut consumption and obesity, metabolic syndrome and other cardiometabolic risk factors: the PREDIMED study
    Núria Ibarrola-Jurado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e57367. 2013
    ..Limited data are available on the epidemiological associations between nut intake and cardiometabolic risk factors...
  4. pmc White blood cell counts as risk markers of developing metabolic syndrome and its components in the PREDIMED study
    Nancy Babio
    Human Nutrition Unit, Sant Joan Hospital, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e58354. 2013
    ..The white blood cell (WBC) count has been proposed as a marker for predicting cardiovascular risk. However, few prospective studies have evaluated the relationship between WBC subtypes and risk of MetS...
  5. pmc A risk score to predict type 2 diabetes mellitus in an elderly Spanish Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e33437. 2012
    ..To develop and test a diabetes risk score to predict incident diabetes in an elderly Spanish Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk...
  6. pmc Reduced circulating sTWEAK levels are associated with metabolic syndrome in elderly individuals at high cardiovascular risk
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, Reus, Tarragona 43201, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:51. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between sTWEAK levels and metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in older subjects at high cardiovascular risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary regulation of glucose metabolism in metabolic syndrome
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 11:928-45. 2013
    ..We also discuss the effect of diet alone on inflammation and the homeostatic control of glucose, regardless of the effect of exercise and weight loss. ..
  8. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Brazilian adults: a systematic review
    Fernanda de Carvalho Vidigal
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University Hospital Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:1198. 2013
    ..The present study aims to assess studies describing the prevalence of MS in Brazil in order to determine the global prevalence of the syndrome and its components...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduced serum concentrations of carboxylated and undercarboxylated osteocalcin are associated with risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in a high cardiovascular risk population: a nested case-control study
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Healthy Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4524-31. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and risk of hyperuricemia in elderly participants at high cardiovascular risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1263-70. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether better adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MeDiet) reduced or prevented the development of hyperuricemia...
  11. pmc Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with the Mediterranean diet: results of the PREDIMED-Reus nutrition intervention randomized trial
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, Departament de Bioquimica i Biotecnologia, Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Diabetes Care 34:14-9. 2011
    ..To test the effects of two Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) interventions versus a low-fat diet on incidence of diabetes...
  12. doi request reprint The role of diet in the prevention of type 2 diabetes
    J Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Department, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:B32-48. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts on metabolic syndrome status: one-year results of the PREDIMED randomized trial
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Medicine, University of Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Arch Intern Med 168:2449-58. 2008
    ..We compared the 1-year effect of 2 behavioral interventions to implement the MedDiet vs advice on a low-fat diet on MetS status...
  14. doi request reprint Cultural and historical aspects of Mediterranean nuts with emphasis on their attributed healthy and nutritional properties
    J Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Department, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:S1-6. 2011
    ..Nuts have been part of the human diet since prehistoric times. The aim of the present article is to describe the most important historical and cultural aspects of nut consumption throughout history...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of nuts on inflammation
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotech nology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:333-6. 2008
    ..Nut consumption has also been shown to decrease the plasma concentration of CRP, IL-6 and some endothelial markers in recent clinical trials...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of two doses of a mixture of soluble fibres on body weight and metabolic variables in overweight or obese patients: a randomised trial
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Br J Nutr 99:1380-7. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Components of the Mediterranean-type food pattern and serum inflammatory markers among patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease
    J Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:651-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate associations between components of the Mediterranean diet and circulating markers of inflammation in a large cohort of asymptomatic subjects at high risk for cardiovascular disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint [SEEDO 2007 Consensus for the evaluation of overweight and obesity and the establishment of therapeutic intervention criteria]
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 128:184-96; quiz 1 p following 200. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between macronutrient intake and chronic kidney disease in a population at high cardiovascular risk
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Clin Nutr 32:606-12. 2013
    ..The aim was to examine the associations between macronutrient intake and the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) or microalbuminuria (MiA) in individuals at high cardiovascular risk...
  20. pmc Associations of the FTO rs9939609 and the MC4R rs17782313 polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes are modulated by diet, being higher when adherence to the Mediterranean diet pattern is low
    Carolina Ortega-Azorín
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:137. 2012
    ..However gene-diet interactions with dietary patterns have not been investigated. Our main aim was to analyze whether these associations are modulated by the level of adherence to the Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of vitamin K is inversely associated with mortality risk
    Martí Juanola-Falgarona
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Sant Joan de Reus University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Pere Virgili Institute of Health Research
    J Nutr 144:743-50. 2014
    ..This trial was registered at http://www.controlled-trials.com as ISRCTN35739639. ..
  22. pmc Frequency of nut consumption and mortality risk in the PREDIMED nutrition intervention trial
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    BMC Med 11:164. 2013
    ..To examine the association between frequency of nut consumption and mortality in individuals at high cardiovascular risk from Spain, a Mediterranean country with a relatively high average nut intake per person...
  23. pmc Waist-to-height ratio and cardiovascular risk factors in elderly individuals at high cardiovascular risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Institut d Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43275. 2012
    ..We compared the ability of several anthropometric measurements to predict the presence of type-2 diabetes, hyperglycemia, hypertension, atherogenic dyslipidemia or metabolic syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of Mediterranean diets on kidney function: a report from the PREDIMED trial
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:380-9. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic observations have linked healthy dietary patterns to improved kidney function...
  25. pmc Statistical and biological gene-lifestyle interactions of MC4R and FTO with diet and physical activity on obesity: new effects on alcohol consumption
    Dolores Corella
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e52344. 2012
    ..This could be through food intake, but results are contradictory. Modulation by diet or other lifestyle factors is also not well understood...
  26. doi request reprint Association between red meat consumption and metabolic syndrome in a Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk: cross-sectional and 1-year follow-up assessment
    N Babio
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department de Bioquímica i Biotecnologia, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C San Llorenc 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:200-7. 2012
    ..The aim was to assess the relationship between RM consumption and the prevalence or incidence of the MetS and its components in a Mediterranean population at high risk of cardiovascular disease...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake is inversely associated with mortality in adults at high cardiovascular disease risk
    Marta Guasch-Ferré
    Human Nutrition Unit, University Hospital of Sant Joan de Reus, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, Reus, Spain
    J Nutr 144:55-60. 2014
    ..66; 95% CI: 0.45, 0.95; P < 0.01). Dietary magnesium intake was inversely associated with mortality risk in Mediterranean individuals at high risk of CVD. This trial was registered at controlled-trials.com as ISRCTN35739639...
  28. pmc Plasma vitamin D and parathormone are associated with obesity and atherogenic dyslipidemia: a cross-sectional study
    Alba Guasch
    Human Nutrition Unit, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:149. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin expression and adipose tissue lipolytic activity in lean and obese women
    Monica Bullo
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Obes Surg 15:382-6. 2005
    ..The authors evaluated whether adipose adiponectin expression is related to adipose tissue lipolytic activity and fatty acid oxidation rate in lean and obese women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trends in food availability determined by the Food and Agriculture Organization's food balance sheets in Mediterranean Europe in comparison with other European areas
    Rafael Balanza
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 10:168-76. 2007
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Association between a healthy lifestyle and general obesity and abdominal obesity in an elderly population at high cardiovascular risk
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Prev Med 53:155-61. 2011
    ..We assessed the relationship between lifestyle and obesity risk in a baseline analysis of the PREDIMED study, a randomized dietary primary prevention trial conducted in Spain...
  32. doi request reprint Serum sTWEAK concentrations and risk of developing type 2 diabetes in a high cardiovascular risk population: a nested case-control study
    Andrés Díaz-López
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3482-90. 2013
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Plasma soluble tumor necrosis factor alpha receptors and leptin levels in normal-weight and obese women: effect of adiposity and diabetes
    Monica Bullo
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:325-31. 2002
    ..To explore the determinants of the tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) system and their relationship with plasma leptin levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of nut consumption on oxidative stress and the endothelial function in metabolic syndrome
    Patricia López-Uriarte
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Rovira i Virgili University, Sant Llorenc 21, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Nutr 29:373-80. 2010
    ..Oxidative stress has a key role in atherosclerosis, cancer and other chronic diseases. Some bioactive compounds in nuts have been implicated in antioxidant activities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammation, adipose tissue tumor necrosis factor, and leptin expression
    Monica Bullo
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Obes Res 11:525-31. 2003
    ....
  36. pmc Association between dietary phylloquinone intake and peripheral metabolic risk markers related to insulin resistance and diabetes in elderly subjects at high cardiovascular risk
    Martí Juanola-Falgarona
    Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, Reus, Spain
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:7. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the associations between dietary intake of vitamin K and peripheral adipokines and other metabolic risk markers related to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  37. pmc Gene-environment interactions of CETP gene variation in a high cardiovascular risk Mediterranean population
    Dolores Corella
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Lipid Res 51:2798-807. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the strong association of the CETP SNPs and HDL-C was not statistically modified by diet or by the other environmental factors...
  38. doi request reprint Effect of a traditional Mediterranean diet on apolipoproteins B, A-I, and their ratio: a randomized, controlled trial
    Rosa Solà
    Human Nutrition Department, School of Medicine, University Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 218:174-80. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of a traditional Mediterranean diet (TMD) on apolipoproteins...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, obesity and comorbidities: the role of diet
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, Departament de Bioquimica i Biotecnologia, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenc, 21 43201 Reus, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 10:1164-72. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Total and undercarboxylated osteocalcin predict changes in insulin sensitivity and β cell function in elderly men at high cardiovascular risk
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:249-55. 2012
    ..Osteocalcin has been related to insulin secretion in experimental models. Few prospective studies have evaluated the association between circulating osteocalcin concentrations and insulin secretion and sensitivity in humans...
  41. ncbi request reprint Design and methods of the GLYNDIET study; assessing the role of glycemic index on weight loss and metabolic risk markers
    Martí Juanola-Falgarona
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 28:382-90. 2013
    ..Glycemic index and/or glycemic load have been explored as an alternative for the prevention and/or management of obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and cancer...
  42. doi request reprint Nut intake and adiposity: meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Gemma Flores-Mateo
    Unitat de Suport a la Recerca Tarragona Reus, Institut Universitari d Investigació en Atenció Primaria Jordi Gol, Tarragona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1346-55. 2013
    ..However, clinical trials that evaluated nut consumption on adiposity have been scarce and inconclusive...
  43. doi request reprint Dietary phylloquinone intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in elderly subjects at high risk of cardiovascular disease
    Núria Ibarrola-Jurado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Institute of Health Research Pere Virgli, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1113-8. 2012
    ..Limited evidence from human and animal studies has suggested that vitamin K has a potentially beneficial role in glucose metabolism and insulin resistance...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nuts, inflammation and insulin resistance
    Patricia Casas-Agustench
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Sant Llorenc 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:124-30. 2010
    ..This review evaluates the epidemiologic and experimental evidence in humans demonstrating an association between nut consumption and these two emergent cardio-protective mechanisms...
  45. pmc Association between serum ferritin and osteocalcin as a potential mechanism explaining the iron-induced insulin resistance
    Martí Juanola-Falgarona
    Human Nutrition Unit and Preventive Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain CIBERobn Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition, Institute of Health Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e76433. 2013
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Increase in metabolic syndrome as defined by ATPIII from 1992-1993 to 2002-2003 in a Mediterranean population
    Genevieve G Buckland
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, IISPV Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Nutr Rev 67:S117-25. 2009
    ..Applying ATPIII definitions, MetS prevalence was lower, and it increased significantly (P < 0.001) from 18.4% in 1992-1993 to 24.8% in 2002-2003. MetS prevalence is high and has increased significantly in the last decade in Catalonia...
  47. doi request reprint Mediterranean nuts: origins, ancient medicinal benefits and symbolism
    Patricia Casas-Agustench
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Departament de Bioquimica i Biotecnologia, IISPV, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C Sant Llorenç 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 14:2296-301. 2011
    ..To consider historical aspects of nuts in relation to origin and distribution, attributed medicinal benefits, symbolism, legends and superstitions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and oxidation: nuts and olive oil as important sources of fat and antioxidants
    Monica Bullo
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Departament de Bioquimica i Biotecnologia, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Curr Top Med Chem 11:1797-810. 2011
    ..We focus our review on two important Mediterranean vegetable sources of potentially oxidized fat-olive oil and nuts...
  49. ncbi request reprint Nuts and oxidation: a systematic review
    Patricia López-Uriarte
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Nutr Rev 67:497-508. 2009
    ..This review evaluates the in vitro and in vivo studies conducted in animals or humans to analyze the effect of nuts on oxidation...
  50. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and metabolic syndrome: the evidence
    Nancy Babio
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, IISPV, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 12:1607-17. 2009
    ..The Mediterranean diet has long been related to a lower cardiovascular disease risk; however, more recent evidences also indicate that it has a favourable effect on adiposity and type 2 diabetes...
  51. pmc Shifting from glucose diagnosis to the new HbA1c diagnosis reduces the capability of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) to screen for glucose abnormalities within a real-life primary healthcare preventive strategy
    Bernardo Costa
    Jordi Gol Primary Care Research Institute, Reus Tarragona Diabetes Research Group, Catalan Health Institute, Primary Health Care Division, Camí de Riudoms 53 55, 43202, Reus, Spain
    BMC Med 11:45. 2013
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Effect of whole walnuts and walnut-skin extracts on oxidant status in mice
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Facultat de Medicinia i Ciències de la Salut, ISPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Nutrition 26:823-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of the intake of whole walnuts and walnut fractions on the oxidant status in mice...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre, nuts and cardiovascular diseases
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S46-51. 2006
    ..After cereals, nuts are the vegetable foods that are richest in fibre, which may partly explain their benefit on the lipid profile and cardiovascular health...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and high dietary acid load associated with mixed nuts: effect on bone metabolism in elderly subjects
    Monica Bullo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine of Reus, School of Medicine, Institut d Investigacions Sanitàries Pere i Virgili, University Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1789-98. 2009
    ..To analyze the effect of differing diet on the acid load content on bone metabolism...
  55. doi request reprint [Capacity analysis of health food choice by reference to consumers in two models of nutritional labeling; crossover study]
    Nancy Babio
    Unidad de Nutrición Humana, Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 28:173-81. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare two models of nutrition labeling front-of-pack, in reference to the ability of consumers to choose a diet closer to nutritional recommendations...
  56. doi request reprint Heme iron intake and risk of new-onset diabetes in a Mediterranean population at high risk of cardiovascular disease: an observational cohort analysis
    Jose Candido Fernandez-Cao
    Unidad Nutrición y Salud Pública, Universitat Rovira i Virgili Reus, Tarragona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:1042. 2013
    ..S populations. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the association between heme iron intake and the incidence of T2DM in a Mediterranean population at high cardiovascular risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of soluble fiber (Plantago ovata husk) on plasma lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins in men with ischemic heart disease
    Rosa Solà
    Unitat de Recerca de Lipids i Arteriosclerosi, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, IRCIS, Reus, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1157-63. 2007
    ..New dietary strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk include the addition of fiber to the diet. The effect of soluble-fiber consumption derived from Plantago ovata husk on lipid risk factors in patients with CVD is unknown...
  58. ncbi request reprint A controlled, randomized, double-blind trial to evaluate the effect of a supplement of cocoa husk that is rich in dietary fiber on colonic transit in constipated pediatric patients
    Gemma Castillejo
    Human Nutrition Unit, Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Reus, Departament de Bioquimica i Biotecnologia, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
    Pediatrics 118:e641-8. 2006
    ..Our aim with this pilot study was to evaluate if fiber supplementation is beneficial for the treatment of children with idiopathic chronic constipation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effect of oral administration of a whole formula diet on nutritional and cognitive status in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, C San Llorenc 21, 43201 Reus Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Nutr 24:390-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of a whole formula diet on nutritional and cognitive status in Alzheimer's disease patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Diet and dietetics in al-Andalus
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina de Reus, C Sant Llorenç 21, E 43201 Reus, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S100-4. 2006
    ..We also find that many of the terms in current use in diet and agriculture are a living testimony to the Arabic influence, as are many of the dishes of our varied Mediterranean gastronomy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Circulating nerve growth factor levels in relation to obesity and the metabolic syndrome in women
    Monica Bullo
    Unitat de Nutricio Humana, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43201, Reus, Spain
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:303-10. 2007
    ..This is the first study evaluating the plasma NT levels in a group of women with obesity and MetSyn, and also the adipose tissue nerve growth factor (NGF) expression in a small group of them...
  62. ncbi request reprint FABP4 predicts atherogenic dyslipidemia development. The PREDIMED study
    Anna Cabre
    Research Unit on Lipids and Atherosclerosis, CIBERDEM, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 222:229-34. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to prospectively analyze the predictive value of baseline FABP4 plasma concentrations for the development of AD...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Role of calcium intake in obesity]
    Pilar Garcia-Lorda
    Unidad de Nutrición Humana, Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud de Reus, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:467-75. 2005
    ..However, available evidences are mostly indirect and further studies specifically designed for this purpose are needed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin distribution in a Mediterranean population and its association with cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome
    Jordi Salas-Salvado
    Human Nutrition Unit, Faculty of Medicine, URV, Reus, Spain
    Metabolism 56:1486-92. 2007
    ..4% of its variability. In conclusion, adiponectin plasma levels are more closely related to the components of the metabolic syndrome in women than in men in a Mediterranean population...
  65. doi request reprint Salt in bread in Europe: potential benefits of reduction
    Joan Quilez
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Medicine, IISSPV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, and CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición CIBERobn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Nutr Rev 70:666-78. 2012
    ..European legislation in the field of nutrition and health claims allows the positive aspects of such salt reduction and replacement methods to be stated...