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  1. Evaluation of Actiheart and a 7 d activity diary for estimating free-living total and activity energy expenditure using criterion methods in...

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(10):1830 (2014) PMID 24503109

    We evaluated the capacity of (1) 4 d recordings obtained using the Actiheart (mean heart rate (mHR) and mean activity counts (mAC)) to provide assessments of total energy expenditure (TEE) and activity energy expenditure (AEE) and (2) a 7 d activity diary to provide assessments of physical activity...
  2. Dietary histidine requirement to reduce the risk and severity of cataracts is higher than the requirement for growth in Atlantic salmon smol...

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(10):1759 (2014) PMID 24576359

    The present study was carried out to investigate whether the dietary histidine requirement to reduce cataract development is higher than that for growth in Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar L.) after seawater transfer and whether dietary vegetable oils contribute to cataractogenesis. Duplicate gro...
  3. Nutrient deposition partitioning and priorities between body compartments in two size classes of rainbow trout in response to feed restricti...

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(8):1361 (2014) PMID 24330909

    We investigated the effects of graded feed restriction levels on nutrient deposition in 1·3 g fingerlings and 70 g juveniles. At the whole-body level, highly restricted juveniles strove to maintain body protein while mobilising lipid reserves and compensating for mass loss by increasing water conten...
  4. Association between energy-dense food consumption at 2 years of age and diet quality at 4 years of age.

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(7):1275 (2014) PMID 24229473

    The present study aimed to evaluate the association between the consumption of energy-dense foods at 2 years of age and the consumption of foods and diet quality at 4 years of age. The sample included 705 children evaluated at 2 and 4 years of age, as part of the population-based birth cohort Genera...
  5. Project Energize: whole-region primary school nutrition and physical activity programme; evaluation of body size and fitness 5 years after t...

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(2):363 (2014) PMID 23867069

    Project Energize, a region-wide whole-school nutrition and physical activity programme, commenced as a randomised controlled trial (RCT) in the period 2004-6 in 124 schools in Waikato, New Zealand. In 2007, sixty-two control schools were engaged in the programme, and by 2011, all but two of the 235...
  6. Fatty acids in the infant diet: size matters.

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(2):193 (2014) PMID 23920340

  7. Wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)-enriched diet improves dyslipidaemia and modulates the expression of genes related to lipid metabol...

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(2):194 (2014) PMID 23920421

    The present study investigated the potential of a wild blueberry (WB)-enriched diet to improve blood lipid profile and modulate the expression of genes related to lipid homeostasis in obese Zucker rats (OZR), a model of the metabolic syndrome with severe dyslipidaemia. For this purpose, twenty OZR a...
  8. n-6:n-3 PUFA ratio is involved in regulating lipid metabolism and inflammation in pigs.

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(3):445 (2014) PMID 23947577

    The objective of the present study was to investigate the optimal dietary n-6:n-3 PUFA ratios that regulate lipid metabolism and inflammation in pigs. A total of ninety-six cross-bred (Large White × Landrace) growing-finishing pigs (73·8 (SEM 1·6) kg) were chosen and fed one of the four isoenergetic...
  9. Glucose uptake by the brain on chronic high-protein weight-loss diets with either moderate or low amounts of carbohydrate.

    British Journal of Nutrition 111(4):586 (2014) PMID 24528939

    Previous work has shown that hunger and food intake are lower in individuals on high-protein (HP) diets when combined with low carbohydrate (LC) intakes rather than with moderate carbohydrate (MC) intakes and where a more ketogenic state occurs. The aim of the present study was to investigate whethe...
  10. Methodological considerations for meal-induced thermogenesis: measurement duration and reproducibility.

    British Journal of Nutrition 110(11):1978 (2013) PMID 23683799

    We aimed to determine the following: (1) the proportion of a 6 h MIT response completed at 3, 4 and 5 h; (2) the associations between the shorter durations and the 6 h measures; (3) whether shorter durations improved the reproducibility of the measurement. MIT was measured in response to a 2410 kJ m...