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Appropriate Waist Circumference Cutoff Values for the Diagnosis of Metabolic Syndrome in Mexican American Adults
Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently proposed new criteria for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, which requires the presence ...
Folate intake and biomarkers and risk of chronic disease
Background: Folate status of the U.S. population significantly improved after folic acid fortification of enriched cereal-grain products in 1998. Recent evidence suggests that the increased folate levels may have impacts ...
Flavonoids, Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes
Background: Flavonoids have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and vasodilatory properties; mechanisms that may lead to cardio-protective benefits. Results from observational studies assessing the associations ...
ASSOCIATIONS OF HEALTH MARKERS, PERCEPTIONS, AND LIFESTYLE BEHAVIORS WITH DIET QUALITY INDICES AND TYPE 2 DIABETES STATUS IN U.S. ADULTS
There is growing evidence that adherence to healthful dietary patterns reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The Healthy Eating Index 2010 (HEI-2010) and the Alternate Healthy Eating Index 2010 (AHEI-2010) are ...