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- Del Bo’, Cristian, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Food & function 2017 v.8 no.10 pp. 3601-3609
- Lactobacillus helveticus; Streptococcus; adhesion; anti-inflammatory activity; blueberries; carbohydrates; children; dendritic cells; epithelium; health services; human cell lines; humans; immune response; in vitro studies; interferon-beta; interleukin-12; macrophages; mice; pharyngitis; pharynx; probiotics; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... Group A streptococci (GAS) cause 20–30% of pediatric pharyngitis episodes, which are a major cause of ambulatory care visits. Therefore, a strategy to prevent GAS dissemination in children could significantly benefit public healthcare. Contextually, we assessed the possibility of employing alternative food-grade strategies to be used with the oral probiotic L. helveticus MIMLh5 for the prevention ...
- Del Bo', Cristian, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Clinical nutrition 2017
- adolescents; analysis of variance; blood lipids; blood sampling; blood serum; children; erythrocytes; hazelnuts; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; hyperlipidemia; lipid composition; low density lipoprotein cholesterol; monounsaturated fatty acids; nutritional intervention; patients; phospholipids; randomized clinical trials; risk
- ... Regular intake of nuts improves lipid profile and thus reduces the cardiovascular (CV) risk associated with hyperlipidemia. The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of a dietary intervention with hazelnuts (HZNs, 15–30 g/day, depending on patient weight) on serum lipid profile, anthropometric parameters and fatty acids (FAs) composition of erythrocyte phospholipids in children and adoles ...