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Background and aim Several data demonstrated that dietary habits significantly affect the health state of the population. During recent years all the major scientific associations have provided nutritional recommendations for primary prevention of chronic diseases but few data are available about...
Background and aim Increased levels of sP-selectin, a member of the selectin family involved in the transient attachment of leukocytes to endothelial cells, are found in a number of conditions including diabetes and ischemic heart disease. A number of polymorphisms in the gene encoding P-selectin...
The possible association between dairy products consumption and body weight regulation has been the subject of several recent publications. The interest in this issue arose after biologically plausible mechanisms for this association were identified: most of these suggested a key role for calcium...