Search for dissertations about: "diet validation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words diet validation.

  1. 1. Metabolic consequences of a Paleolithic diet in obese postmenopausal women

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Caroline Blomquist; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Postmenopausal women; Paleolithic diet; randomized diet intervention; fat metabolism; low-grade inflammation; circulating fatty acids; diet validation; obesity; insulin resistance; Postmenopausala kvinnor; Paleolitisk kost; randomiserad kostintervention; fettmetabolism; fetma; låggradig inflammation; cirkulerande fettsyror; kostvalidering; fetma; insulin resistens; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : BackgroundObesity, in particular abdominal adiposity, is associated with elevated fatty acids and pro-inflammatory adipokines, which are linked to ectopic fat storage and insulin resistance. During menopause, there is a redistribution of fat from the peripheral to abdominal depots. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Mediterranean dietary intervention study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Linda Hagfors; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : Rheumatoid arthritis; Mediterranean diet; fatty acids; antioxidants; diet history interview; biological markers; doubly labelled water; energy expenditure;

    Abstract : Case control studies have shown that a high consumption of fish, olive oil, and cooked vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These foods have a central position in the traditional Cretan Mediterranean diet, and it has been suggested that dietary factors contribute to the low prevalence of RA in Mediterranean countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. What contributes to human body burdens of phthalate esters? An experimental approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University

    Author : Georgios Giovanoulis; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Phthalates; Alternative plasticizers; DINCH; In vivo screening; Urine; Nails; Air; Dust; Hand wipes; Duplicate diet; Predictors of exposure; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Phthalate esters (PEs) and alternative plasticizers used as additives in numerous consumer products are continuously released into the environment leading to subsequent human exposure. The ubiquitous presence and potential adverse health effects (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. International validation of the comet assay and a human intervention study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition

    Author : Clara Ersson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The comet assay is an established, sensitive method extensively used in biomonitoring studies. The methods’ advantages include; a) only a small cell sample is required, b) possibility to measure damage in practically any cell type, c) ability to measure heterogeneity in response within a cell population, d) relatively fast and economical procedure, and e) various applications of the method, which allow measurement of a range of different DNA lesions as well as DNA repair. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diet and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Prostate Cancer Treated with Radiotherapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary intervention; gastrointestinal symptoms; prostate cancer; radiotherapy; randomized controlled trial; health-related quality of life; questionnaire design; nutritional assessment; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Objective The main objective of this thesis was to explore the effects of diet on gastrointestinal symptoms in prostate cancer patients treated with local curative radiotherapy, by evaluating dietary intake prior to treatment (Study I), the psychometric properties of a new questionnaire on patient-reported gastrointestinal side effects (Study II), and the effect of a dietary intervention on acute and long-term gastrointestinal symptoms up to 2 years after radiotherapy completion (Study III-IV).Methods A total of 130 men with localized prostate cancer referred to dose-escalated radiotherapy (ED2 87-102 Gy, α/β=3 Gy) were recruited to a dietary intervention trial. READ MORE