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Does the history of food energy units suggest a solution to Calorie confusion?
Abstract The Calorie (kcal) of present U.S. food labels is similar to the original French definition of 1825. The original published source (now available on the internet) defined the Calorie as ...
Topical anti-inflammatory activity of Polygonum cuspidatum extract in the TPA model of mouse ear inflammation
Abstract Background This study tested the ability of a characterized extract of Polygonum cuspidatum (PCE) to inhibit mouse ear ...
The effects of quercetin on SW480 human colon carcinoma cells: a proteomic study
Abstract Background High fruit and vegetable intake is known to reduce the risk of colon cancer. To improve understanding of this ...
Adipose energy stores, physical work, and the metabolic syndrome: lessons from hummingbirds
Abstract Hummingbirds and other nectar-feeding, migratory birds possess unusual adaptive traits that offer important lessons concerning obesity, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. Hummingbirds ...
Modeling transitions in body composition: the approach to steady state for anthropometric measures and physiological functions in the Minnesota human starvation study
Abstract Background This study evaluated whether the changes in several anthropometric and functional measures during caloric ...