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High carbohydrate, high fiber diets increase peripheral insulin sensitivity in healthy young and old adults

High carbohydrate, high fiber diets may increase peripheral insulin sensitivity and glucose assimilation in healthy adults.

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A milk protein, casein, as a proliferation promoting factor in prostate cancer cells

Milk protein, casein, may promote the proliferation of prostate cancer cells, such as PC3 and LNCaP.

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  • 2014
  • Park SW, Kim JW, Kim YS, Lee SJ, Lee SG, Chung MK
  • Department of Urology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea. ; Research Institute for Convergence of Biomedical Science and Technology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea Research Institute for Convergence of Biomedical Science and Technology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea Institute for Medical Sciences, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea Genitourinary Cancer Branch, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea Department of Urology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Korea
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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Negative effect of a low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet on small peripheral artery reactivity in patients with increased cardiovascular risk

A low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet reduces arterial wall function in patients with high odds of developing cardiovascular diseases.

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  • 2012
  • Jordi Merino, Richard Kones, Raimon Ferres, Nuria Plana, Josefa Girona, Gemma Aragones, Daiana Ibarretxe, Mercedes Heras and Luis Masana
  • Vascular Medicine and Metabolism Unit, Lipids and Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Sant Joan University Hospital Institut d'Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili (IISPV), Faculty of Medicine Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spanish Biomedical Research Network in Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Disorders (CIBERDEM), Barcelona, Spain Cardiometabolic Research Institute, 7505 Fannin Street, Suite 210, Houston, TX 77054, USA
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity

Low-carb diets did not show significant weight loss over a conventional diet after one year.

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  • 2003
  • Gary D. Foster, Ph.D., Holly R. Wyatt, M.D., James O. Hill, Ph.D., Brian G. McGuckin, Ed.M., Carrie Brill, B.S., B. Selma Mohammed, M.D., Ph.D., Philippe O. Szapary, M.D., Daniel J. Rader, M.D., Joel S. Edman, D.Sc., and Samuel Klein, M.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309, USA. fosterg@mail.med.upenn.edu
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • This study was not about a low-fat, whole-foods, high-carb diet!
  • Yes. Source of funding disclosure found
  • Supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health (RR00036, RR00040, RR00051, AT1103, DK 37948, DK 56341, DK48520, DK42549, DK02703, and AT00058).
  • Yes. Potential conflicts disclosure found
  • Dr. Foster reports having received consulting fees from Abbott Laboratories and HealtheTech and lecture fees from Abbott Laboratories and Roche Laboratories. Dr. Wyatt reports having received consulting fees from Ortho-McNeil, USANA, and GlaxoSmithKline and lecture fees from Roche Laboratories, Abbott Laboratories, Slim-Fast, and Ortho-McNeil. Dr. Hill reports having received consulting fees from HealtheTech, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and the International Life Sciences Institute; lecture fees from Abbott Laboratories, Roche Laboratories, and Kraft Foods; and grant support from M&M Mars, Procter & Gamble, and Abbott Laboratories. Dr. Szapary reports having received lecture fees from AstraZeneca and Kos Pharmaceuticals and grant support from AstraZeneca. Dr. Klein reports having received consulting fees from Roche Laboratories and HealtheTech, lecture fees from Ortho-McNeil, and grants from GlaxoSmithKline and Regeneron.
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Dietary fat and prostate cancer progression and survival

High saturated fat intake may increase a prostate cancer patient's risk of dying from that prostate cancer.

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Effects of a very low fat high fiber diet on serum hormones and menstrual function

A very low fat, high fiber diet may lower the risk of developing breast cancer.

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  • 1995
  • Bagga D, Ashley JM, Geffery SP, Wang HJ, Barnard RJ, Korenman S, and Heber D
  • Division of Clinical Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine 90024-1742, USA
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • Yes. Source of funding disclosure found
  • UCLA Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, NIH. Grant Number: CA 42710, UCLA General Clinical Research Center. Grant Number: MO1-RR-00865, Pritikin Research Foundation, University Medical Research Foundation
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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