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The potential role of phytochemicals in wholegrain cereals for the prevention of type 2 diabetes.

The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammation activities of the phytochemicals in whole grains may confer significant protection against the development and progression of type 2 diabetes.

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Long-term effects of ad-libitum low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets on body weight and serum lipid in overweight subjects with metabolic syndrome.

High consumption of low-fat, high complex carbohydrate diets is associated with healthy weight and lipid profile in overweight metabolic syndrome patients.

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Consumption of red meat and whole grain bread in relation to biomarkers of obesity, inflammation, glucose metabolism, and oxidative stress.

Low serum concentrations of ALT, GGT, and hs-CRP and high plasma levels of GGT and hs-CRP are associated with high consumption of whole-grain bread and red meat respectively.

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Association between phthalates and attention deficit disorder and learning disability in U.S. children, 6-15 years.

Increased exposure to phthalate may elevate the risk of developing attention deficit disorder alone and both attention deficit disorder and learning disability in children.

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High caloric intake at breakfast vs. dinner differentially influences weight loss of overweight and obese women.

Regular intake of high-calorie breakfast and low-calorie dinner may promote weight loss and improve the conditions of obese women with metabolic syndrome.

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Intensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease.

A lifestyle that involves the regular intake of low-fat vegetarian diets, aerobic exercise, and stress reduction may improve and reverse the conditions of coronary heart disease patients.

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Vascular endothelium and human disease.

Endothelial dysfunction may be a good indicator of the presence of various diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, cancer, and atherosclerosis.

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Postprandial angina pectoris: clinical and angiographic correlations.

Postprandial angina pectoris is associated with severe coronary artery disease.

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Intestinal microbiota metabolism and atherosclerosis.

Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), a metabolite produced by intestinal microbes, is associated with elevated atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease risk.

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Intestinal microbial metabolism of phosphatidylcholine and cardiovascular risk.

High serum and urine concentrations of TMAO, produced from intestinal microbial metabolism of phosphatidylcholine, may increase an individual’s susceptibility to adverse cardiac events and cardiovascular diseases.

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The effect of a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle intervention on serum HDL levels and the implications for metabolic syndrome status - a cohort study.

Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.

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Low-carbohydrate diets and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Diets low on carbohydrates may increase total mortality risk.

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