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Is a new waist circumference and BMI needed for African Americans for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome?
African Americans are noted as having a low prevalence metabolic syndrome (MetS), which is partly attributed to a reported use of MetS criteria, such as waist circumference that is not appropriate for this population group. ...
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 ...
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS TO WEIGHT MAINTENANCE AMONG SAUDI WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE IN JEDDAH CITY.
The prevalence of obesity is significantly higher in Saudi women (33.5%) than men (24.1%), however, the information surrounding the risk factors of obesity and barriers to maintaining a healthy weight among Saudi women of ...
NECK CIRCUMFERENCE AS A NEW ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICATOR FOR PREDICTION OF CARDIOMETABOLIC RISKS IN SAUDI POPULATION
Background: Recent studies have associated neck circumference (NC) with metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk factors. No studies designed to examine NC as a measure of cardiometabolic risks have been performed in Saudi ...
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 ...