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10 years of Nutrition & Metabolism

Nutrition & Metabolism has grown considerably in the ten years since its first article was published. To see how papers published in the journal had an impact we have identified some of the most popular articles in order to measure their influence, observe which fields are important to our readers, and try to explain what made these articles Nutrition & Metabolism “Classics”.

Collection published in Nutrition & Metabolism: 7 May 2014

  1. Emerging evidence indicates that impaired cellular energy metabolism is the defining characteristic of nearly all cancers regardless of cellular or tissue origin. In contrast to normal cells, which derive most...

    Authors: Thomas N Seyfried and Laura M Shelton

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:7

    Content type: Review

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  2. Dietary carbohydrate is the major determinant of postprandial glucose levels, and several clinical studies have shown that low-carbohydrate diets improve glycemic control. In this study, we tested the hypothes...

    Authors: Eric C Westman, William S Yancy Jr, John C Mavropoulos, Megan Marquart and Jennifer R McDuffie

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:36

    Content type: Research

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  3. Low-carbohydrate diets, due to their potent antihyperglycemic effect, are an intuitively attractive approach to the management of obese patients with type 2 diabetes. We previously reported that a 20% carbohyd...

    Authors: Jörgen V Nielsen and Eva A Joensson

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:14

    Content type: Brief communication

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  4. Current nutritional approaches to metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes generally rely on reductions in dietary fat. The success of such approaches has been limited and therapy more generally relies on pharma...

    Authors: Anthony Accurso, Richard K Bernstein, Annika Dahlqvist, Boris Draznin, Richard D Feinman, Eugene J Fine, Amy Gleed, David B Jacobs, Gabriel Larson, Robert H Lustig, Anssi H Manninen, Samy I McFarlane, Katharine Morrison, Jørgen Vesti Nielsen, Uffe Ravnskov, Karl S Roth…

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:9

    Content type: Review

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  5. The leucine metabolite beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) has been extensively used as an ergogenic aid; particularly among bodybuilders and strength/power athletes, who use it to promote exercise performa...

    Authors: Gabriel J Wilson, Jacob M Wilson and Anssi H Manninen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:1

    Content type: Review

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  6. Malignant brain cancer persists as a major disease of morbidity and mortality in adults and is the second leading cause of cancer death in children. Many current therapies for malignant brain tumors fail to pr...

    Authors: Weihua Zhou, Purna Mukherjee, Michael A Kiebish, William T Markis, John G Mantis and Thomas N Seyfried

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2007 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. Obesity is one of the principal causative factors involved in the development of metabolic syndrome. AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is an energy sensor that regulates cellular metabolism. The role of AMP-...

    Authors: Shailendra Giri, Ramandeep Rattan, Ehtishamul Haq, Mushfiquddin Khan, Rifat Yasmin, Je-song Won, Lyndon Key, Avtar K Singh and Inderjit Singh

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2006 3:31

    Content type: Research

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  8. It is speculated that high saturated fat very low carbohydrate diets (VLCARB) have adverse effects on cardiovascular risk but evidence for this in controlled studies is lacking. The objective of this study was...

    Authors: Manny Noakes, Paul R Foster, Jennifer B Keogh, Anthony P James, John C Mamo and Peter M Clifton

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2006 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  9. Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) represents a constellation of markers that indicates a predisposition to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other pathologic states. The definition and treatment are a matter of cur...

    Authors: Jeff S Volek and Richard D Feinman

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2005 2:31

    Content type: Review

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  10. Recent trends in weight loss diets have led to a substantial increase in protein intake by individuals. As a result, the safety of habitually consuming dietary protein in excess of recommended intakes has been...

    Authors: William F Martin, Lawrence E Armstrong and Nancy R Rodriguez

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2005 2:25

    Content type: Review

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  11. Obesity and type 2 diabetes are occurring at epidemic rates in the United States and many parts of the world. The "obesity epidemic" appears to have emerged largely from changes in our diet and reduced physica...

    Authors: Heather Basciano, Lisa Federico and Khosrow Adeli

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2005 2:5

    Content type: Review

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  12. There are likely many scenarios and pathways that can lead to metabolic syndrome. This paper reviews mechanisms by which the accumulation of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) may contribute to the metabolic syndro...

    Authors: Eric S Freedland

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2004 1:12

    Content type: Review

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  13. The topical role of uric acid and its relation to cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and hypertension is rapidly evolving. Its important role both historically and currently in the clinical clustering phen...

    Authors: Melvin R Hayden and Suresh C Tyagi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2004 1:10

    Content type: Review

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  14. Daily energy expenditure consists of three components: basal metabolic rate, diet-induced thermogenesis and the energy cost of physical activity. Here, data on diet-induced thermogenesis are reviewed in relati...

    Authors: Klaas R Westerterp

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2004 1:5

    Content type: Review

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  15. Impaired physical performance is a common but not obligate result of a low carbohydrate diet. Lessons from traditional Inuit culture indicate that time for adaptation, optimized sodium and potassium nutriture,...

    Authors: Stephen D Phinney

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2004 1:2

    Content type: Review

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