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- Eshak, Ehab S.; Iso, Hiroyasu; Muraki, Isao; Tamakoshi, Akiko
- The British journal of nutrition 2019 v.121 no.12 pp. 1357-1364
- Japanese people; antioxidant activity; ascorbic acid; body mass index; folic acid; food intake; men; noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; prospective studies; protective effect; pyridoxine; regression analysis; riboflavin; risk; risk reduction; smoking (habit); thiamin; women
- ... Recent studies have shown that micronutrients are involved in the pathology of type 2 diabetes. Antioxidant effects of vitamins C and B₂ and homocysteine-lowering effects of vitamins B₆, folate and B₁₂ may have protective roles. However, a few reports have investigated the association between dietary water-soluble vitamin intakes and risk of diabetes. In a prospective study encompassing 19 168 hea ...
- Gao, Qin; Zhong, Chunrong; Zhou, Xuezhen; Chen, Renjuan; Xiong, Ting; Hong, Miao; Li, Qian; Kong, Man; Han, Weizhen; Sun, Guoqiang; Yang, Xuefeng; Yang, Nianhong; Hao, Liping
- The British journal of nutrition 2019 v.121 no.12 pp. 1405-1412
- alpha-carotene; beta-carotene; beta-cryptoxanthin; blood glucose; child health; cohort studies; cross-sectional studies; fasting; gestational diabetes; glucose tolerance tests; lutein; lycopene; pregnant women; protective effect; regression analysis; risk; risk reduction; zeaxanthin
- ... This study aimed to determine whether increased carotenoids intake was associated with reduced risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). We performed a cross-sectional analysis using data from Tongji Maternal and Child Health Cohort study. The dietary carotenoids intake of 1978 pregnant women was assessed using a researcher-administered FFQ before undertaking an oral glucose tolerance test at 2 ...