Summary: Dietary patterns which have been found to be important in reducing disease risk.
- Gougeon L, Payette H, Morais J, Gaudreau P, Shatenstein B, Gray Donald K. A prospective evaluation of the depression-nutrient intake reverse causality hypothesis in a cohort of community-dwelling older Canadians. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:1032-1041 pubmed publisher..To help preventative efforts by programmes and practitioners, longitudinal cohorts of longer duration should investigate the extent of the decline in dietary intakes relative to the time of depression. ..
- Adebayo F, Itkonen S, Koponen P, Prättälä R, Härkänen T, Lamberg Allardt C, et al. Consumption of healthy foods and associated socio-demographic factors among Russian, Somali and Kurdish immigrants in Finland. Scand J Public Health. 2017;45:277-287 pubmed publisher..Further studies examining the consumption of fruits, berries and fresh vegetables among Somali immigrants in Finland are needed. ..
- Doostvandi T, Bahadoran Z, Mozaffari Khosravi H, Tahmasebinejad Z, Mirmiran P, Azizi F. The association of dietary patterns and the incidence of insulin resistance after a 3-year follow-up: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2017;26:531-538 pubmed publisher..These findings confirmed the protective effect of a plant-based, low-fat dietary pattern against the development of insulin resistance as a main risk factor of type 2 diabetes and metabolic disorders. ..
- Ducrot P, Mejean C, Fassier P, Alles B, Hercberg S, Peneau S. Associations between motives for dish choice during home-meal preparation and diet quality in French adults: findings from the NutriNet-Santé study. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:851-861 pubmed publisher..A higher adherence to nutritional guidelines was observed in individuals attaching importance to a healthy diet (mPNNS-GS score 7·87 (sd 0·09) v. 7·39 (sd 0·09)) and specific diets (mPNNS-GS score 7·73 (sd 0·09) v...
- Brigham E, Matsui E, Appel L, Bull D, Curtin Brosnan J, Zhai S, et al. A pilot feeding study for adults with asthma: The healthy eating better breathing trial. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180068 pubmed publisherEvidence from observational studies and to a lesser extent clinical trials suggest that a healthy diet may improve symptoms and lung function in patients with asthma...
- Park S, Boushey C, Wilkens L, Haiman C, Le Marchand L. High-Quality Diets Associate With Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Analyses of Diet Quality Indexes in the Multiethnic Cohort. Gastroenterology. 2017;153:386-394.e2 pubmed publisher..Based on an analysis of data from the Multiethnic Cohort Study, high-quality diets are associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer in most racial/ethnic subgroups. ..
- Biesbroek S, Verschuren W, Boer J, van de Kamp M, van der Schouw Y, Geelen A, et al. Does a better adherence to dietary guidelines reduce mortality risk and environmental impact in the Dutch sub-cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition?. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:69-80 pubmed publisherGuidelines for a healthy diet aim to decrease the risk of chronic diseases. It is unclear as to what extent a healthy diet is also an environmentally friendly diet...
- Poggio R, Elorriaga N, Gutierrez L, Irazola V, Rubinstein A, Danaei G. Associations between dietary patterns and serum lipids, apo and C-reactive protein in an adult population: evidence from a multi-city cohort in South America. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:548-555 pubmed publisher..This study provides possible evidence of a prudent diet in South American populations to help reduce the burden of CVD. ..
- Shivappa N, Hebert J, Kivimaki M, Akbaraly T. Alternate Healthy Eating Index 2010, Dietary Inflammatory Index and risk of mortality: results from the Whitehall II cohort study and meta-analysis of previous Dietary Inflammatory Index and mortality studies. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:210-221 pubmed publisher
- Muellmann S, Steenbock B, De Cocker K, De Craemer M, Hayes C, O Shea M, et al. Views of policy makers and health promotion professionals on factors facilitating implementation and maintenance of interventions and policies promoting physical activity and healthy eating: results of the DEDIPAC project. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:932 pubmed publisherThe uptake, implementation, and maintenance of effective interventions promoting physical activity (PA) and a healthy diet and the implementation of policies targeting these behaviors are processes not well understood...
- Leedo E, Beck A, Astrup A, Lassen A. The effectiveness of healthy meals at work on reaction time, mood and dietary intake: a randomised cross-over study in daytime and shift workers at an university hospital. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:121-129 pubmed publisher..Moreover, increased intake of water may be associated with beneficial effects on fatigue, vigour and total mood in shift-working healthcare staff. ..
- Terao J. Factors modulating bioavailability of quercetin-related flavonoids and the consequences of their vascular function. Biochem Pharmacol. 2017;139:15-23 pubmed publisher..The relationship between the bioavailability and bio-efficacy should be clarified, to evaluate the vascular function of a wide variety of dietary flavonoids. ..
- Aleksandrowicz L, Tak M, Green R, Kinra S, Haines A. Comparison of food consumption in Indian adults between national and sub-national dietary data sources. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:1013-1019 pubmed publisher..The underlying methods of the compared data highlight possible sources of under- or over-estimation, and influence their relevance for addressing various research questions and programmatic needs. ..
- Brawley O. The role of government and regulation in cancer prevention. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18:e483-e493 pubmed publisher..Cancer prevention and health promotion are also in the realm of the zoning board, the board of education, and the board of health. ..
- Sbroma Tomaro E, Pippi R, Reginato E, Aiello C, Buratta L, Mazzeschi C, et al. Intensive lifestyle intervention is particularly advantageous in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:688-694 pubmed publisher..CURIAMO trial was registered in the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry, (ACTRN12611000255987). ..
- de Ridder D, Kroese F, Evers C, Adriaanse M, Gillebaart M. Healthy diet: Health impact, prevalence, correlates, and interventions. Psychol Health. 2017;32:907-941 pubmed publisherTo discuss healthy diet from a psychological perspective by considering definitions of healthy diet in terms of consumer understanding; the health effects of specific dietary elements in terms of overweight and (chronic) illness; the ..
- Anders S, Schroeter C. The impact of nutritional supplement intake on diet behavior and obesity outcomes. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185258 pubmed publisher..Knowledge of the determinants of supplement demand in the context of strong diet-health trends should also be helpful to stakeholders in the U.S. produce sector in their competition over consumer market share...
- Lehtisalo J, Ngandu T, Valve P, Antikainen R, Laatikainen T, Strandberg T, et al. Nutrient intake and dietary changes during a 2-year multi-domain lifestyle intervention among older adults: secondary analysis of the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability (FINGER) randomised controlled t. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:291-302 pubmed publisher..Lifestyle, especially healthy diet, affects many risk factors related to chronic diseases, and thus lifestyle interventions among older adults may ..
- Okada R, Tsushita K, Wakai K, Ishizaka Y, Kato K, Wada T, et al. Lower risk of progression from prediabetes to diabetes with health checkup with lifestyle education: Japan Ningen Dock study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:679-687 pubmed publisher..Lifestyle education at health checkup for people with prediabetes might prevent progression to diabetes by reducing modifiable risk factors. ..
- Patnode C, Evans C, Senger C, Redmond N, Lin J. Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Known Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Ta. JAMA. 2017;318:175-193 pubmed publisher..There is very limited evidence on longer-term intermediate and health outcomes or on harmful effects of these interventions. ..
- Bansilal S, Vedanthan R, Kovacic J, Soto A, Latina J, Björkegren J, et al. Rationale and Design of Family-Based Approach in a Minority Community Integrating Systems-Biology for Promotion of Health (FAMILIA). Am Heart J. 2017;187:170-181 pubmed publisher..The FAMILIA studies seek to demonstrate that targeting a younger age group (3-5 years) and using a family-based approach may be a critical strategy in promoting cardiovascular health across the life-span. ..
- Zaslavsky O, Zelber Sagi S, Hebert J, Steck S, Shivappa N, Tabung F, et al. Biomarker-calibrated nutrient intake and healthy diet index associations with mortality risks among older and frail women from the Women's Health Initiative. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;105:1399-1407 pubmed publisher..these data, we then evaluated the association of mortality in older women with frailty and dietary intake and healthy diet indexes, such as the alternate Mediterranean Diet (aMED), the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) ..
- Rahmati Najarkolaei F, Pakpour A, Saffari M, Hosseini M, Hajizadeh F, Chen H, et al. Determinants of Lifestyle Behavior in Iranian Adults with Prediabetes: Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior. Arch Iran Med. 2017;20:198-204 pubmed publisher..Therefore, it may be used to monitor lifestyle modification to prevent development of diabetes among people with prediabetic conditions. ..
- Tainio M, Monsivais P, Jones N, Brand C, Woodcock J. Mortality, greenhouse gas emissions and consumer cost impacts of combined diet and physical activity scenarios: a health impact assessment study. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014199 pubmed publisher..Increasing F&V consumption offers the potential for large health benefits and reduces health inequalities. Replacing short car trips with cycling offers the potential for net benefits for health, GHG emissions and consumer costs. ..
- Piepoli M, Hoes A, Agewall S, Albus C, Brotons C, Catapano A, et al. 2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: The Sixth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (constituted by represe. Eur Heart J. 2016;37:2315-2381 pubmed publisher
- Darmon N, Lacroix A, Muller L, Ruffieux B. Food Price Policies May Improve Diet but Increase Socioeconomic Inequalities in Nutrition. World Rev Nutr Diet. 2016;115:36-45 pubmed publisher..3% with the mixed subsidy, whereas decreases of 13.2 and 12.6%, respectively, were recorded for the medium-income group. Finally, both policies improved dietary quality, but they increased socioeconomic inequalities in nutrition. ..
- Masala G, Bendinelli B, Occhini D, Bruno R, Caini S, Saieva C, et al. Physical activity and blood pressure in 10,000 Mediterranean adults: The EPIC-Florence cohort. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:670-678 pubmed publisher..04). In this large cohort of Mediterranean adults without a diagnosis of hypertension we confirm the role of overall PA in modulating SBP and DBP values. Cycling and manual occupations were associated with lower DBP values. ..
- Turati F, Bravi F, di Maso M, Bosetti C, Polesel J, Serraino D, et al. Adherence to the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research recommendations and colorectal cancer risk. Eur J Cancer. 2017;85:86-94 pubmed publisher..56, 95% CI, 0.42-0.76), limiting alcohol (OR 0.87, 95% CI, 0.77-0.99) and salt intake (OR 0.63, 95% CI, 0.48-0.84). Our study indicated that adherence to the WCRF/AICR recommendations is inversely related to CRC risk. ..
- Arvidsson L, Eiben G, Hunsberger M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Molnar D, Jilani H, et al. Bidirectional associations between psychosocial well-being and adherence to healthy dietary guidelines in European children: prospective findings from the IDEFICS study. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:926 pubmed publisherIn children the relationship between a healthy diet and psychosocial well-being has not been fully explored and the existing evidence is inconsistent...
- Nunes L, Vigo A, Oliveira L, Giugliani E. [Effect of a healthy eating intervention on compliance with dietary recommendations in the first year of life: a randomized clinical trial with adolescent mothers and maternal grandmothers]. Cad Saude Publica. 2017;33:e00205615 pubmed publisher..The outcome was defined as meeting the Ten Steps to a Healthy Diet: A Food Guide for Children Under Two Years Old, assessed by a score...
- Velander P, Wu L, Henderson F, Zhang S, Bevan D, Xu B. Natural product-based amyloid inhibitors. Biochem Pharmacol. 2017;139:40-55 pubmed publisher..To enhance natural product bioavailability in vivo, emerging work using nanocarriers for delivery has also been described. Finally, issues and challenges as well as future development of such inhibitors are envisioned. ..
- Marques Vidal P, Gaspoz J, Theler J, Guessous I. Twenty-year trends in dietary patterns in French-speaking Switzerland: toward healthier eating. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;106:217-224 pubmed publisher..The stronger increases in the "fish and vegetables" pattern score among the less well-educated participants led to a smaller difference in dietary intake across the different educational levels. ..
- Ares G, Machín L, Girona A, Curutchet M, Gimenez A. Comparison of motives underlying food choice and barriers to healthy eating among low medium income consumers in Uruguay. Cad Saude Publica. 2017;33:e00213315 pubmed publisher..Implications for the design of public policies targeted at each group are discussed. ..
- Heffron S, Rockman C, Adelman M, Gianos E, Guo Y, Xu J, et al. Greater Frequency of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of Peripheral Artery Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017;37:1234-1240 pubmed publisher..These observations suggest the need to further efforts to increase F&V consumption and for more rigorous evaluation of the role of F&V in PAD prevention. ..
- Vandevijvere S, Mackenzie T, Mhurchu C. Indicators of the relative availability of healthy versus unhealthy foods in supermarkets: a validation study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017;14:53 pubmed publisher..Consistent use of those shelf length ratio indicators could enhance comparability of supermarket food availability between studies, and help inform policies to create healthy consumer food retail environments. ..
- De Lepeleere S, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Cardon G, Verloigne M. The effect of an online video intervention 'Movie Models' on specific parenting practices and parental self-efficacy related to children's physical activity, screen-time and healthy diet: a quasi experimental study. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:366 pubmed publisherIn children, being sufficiently physically active, having low levels of screen-time and having a healthy diet are largely influenced by parenting practices...
- Bonaccio M, Ruggiero E, Di Castelnuovo A, Costanzo S, Persichillo M, De Curtis A, et al. Fish intake is associated with lower cardiovascular risk in a Mediterranean population: Prospective results from the Moli-sani study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:865-873 pubmed publisher..The aim of this study was to test the association between fish intake and risk of composite coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in a large population-based cohort adhering to Mediterranean Diet...
- Delaney T, Wyse R, Yoong S, Sutherland R, Wiggers J, Ball K, et al. Cluster randomised controlled trial of a consumer behaviour intervention to improve healthy food purchases from online canteens: study protocol. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014569 pubmed publisher..Study findings will be disseminated widely through peer-reviewed publications and relevant presentations in international conferences and to stakeholders. ACTRN12616000499482. ..
- Grant E, Gearry R, Wilson R, Pearson J, Skidmore P. Home availability of fruit and vegetables and obesogenic foods as an indicator of nutrient intake in 50 year olds from Canterbury, New Zealand. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2017;26:524-530 pubmed publisher..Future research should investigate whether these scores can predict health outcomes. ..
- Tarro L, Aceves Martins M, Tiñena Y, Parisi J, Blasi X, Giralt M, et al. Restaurant-based intervention to facilitate healthy eating choices and the identification of allergenic foods at a family-oriented resort and a campground. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:393 pubmed publisher..001). This restaurant-based intervention expanded the number of healthy and allergen-free foods offered in a family-oriented holiday resort environment to encourage healthy food choices, resulting in increased customer satisfaction. ..
- Espín J, Gonzalez Sarrias A, Tomas Barberan F. The gut microbiota: A key factor in the therapeutic effects of (poly)phenols. Biochem Pharmacol. 2017;139:82-93 pubmed publisher..The review will focus in those PPs that are known to be metabolized by gut microbiota resulting in bioactive metabolites. ..
- Muskett R, Bourke Taylor H, Hewitt A. Intrarater Reliability and Other Psychometrics of the Health Promoting Activities Scale (HPAS). Am J Occup Ther. 2017;71:7104190010p1-7104190010p8 pubmed publisher..Results included a high aggregate ICC of .90 and an MDC of 5 points. Our evaluation of the HPAS revealed good reliability and stability, suggesting suitability for ongoing evaluation as an outcome measure. ..
- Aldhoon Hainerová I, Hainer V, Zamrazilová H. Impact of dietary intake, lifestyle and biochemical factors on metabolic health in obese adolescents. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:703-710 pubmed publisher..Uric acid concentration associated with metabolic health when abdominal obesity was excluded. ..
- Manyanga T, Tremblay M, Chaput J, Katzmarzyk P, Fogelholm M, Hu G, et al. Socioeconomic status and dietary patterns in children from around the world: different associations by levels of country human development?. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:457 pubmed publisher..8%; 10.8%; 26.4% for unhealthy diet pattern (UDP) and 88.9%; 3.7%; 7.4%) for healthy diet pattern (HDP) respectively...
- Kazman J, Scott J, Deuster P. Using item response theory to address vulnerabilities in FFQ. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:383-391 pubmed publisher..Group comparisons, examined with differential item functioning (DIF), provided evidence of scale validity across each Army sub-population (sex, service component and officer status). Such an approach holds promise for future FFQ. ..
- Chen H, Weng S, Cheng Y, Lord A, Lin H, Pan W. The application of traffic-light food labelling in a worksite canteen intervention in Taiwan. Public Health. 2017;150:17-25 pubmed publisher..This first report of a TFL intervention in an Asian worksite suggests that TFL is acceptable and well understood by this population and may assist customers in choosing healthier items when healthier choices are available. ..
- Qin B, Moorman P, Kelemen L, Alberg A, Barnholtz Sloan J, Bondy M, et al. Dietary Quality and Ovarian Cancer Risk in African-American Women. Am J Epidemiol. 2017;185:1281-1289 pubmed publisher..Our findings indicate that adherence to an overall healthy dietary pattern may reduce ovarian cancer risk in African-American women, and particularly among postmenopausal African-American women...
- O Donovan C, Walsh M, Woolhead C, Forster H, Celis Morales C, Fallaize R, et al. Metabotyping for the development of tailored dietary advice solutions in a European population: the Food4Me study. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:561-569 pubmed publisher..Future work should ascertain whether this proposed method could be utilised in a healthcare setting, for the rapid and efficient delivery of tailored dietary advice solutions...
- Godfrey K, Costello P, Lillycrop K. Development, Epigenetics and Metabolic Programming. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2016;85:71-80 pubmed publisher..Elucidation of such epigenetic processes may enable early intervention strategies to improve early development and growth. ..