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Human Nutrition
Effect of pork ingestion on postprandial mitochondrial protein synthesis and inflammation in healthy weight, overweight, and obese adults
Human Nutrition
Effects of incorporating red meat into a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern on cardiometabolic and emotional well-being
The Mediterranean-style eating pattern (Med Pattern) is consistently associated with decreased chronic disease risk (1-3) with emerging evidence suggesting improved quality of life (4-6) and sleep...
Human Nutrition
A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover Trial to Assess the Effects of a Lean Pork-containing, High-protein Breakfast on Indices of Satiety and Metabolic Health In Men and Women with
Experimental studies in humans designed to test the impact of pork consumption on glucose homeostasis and other elements of the cardiometabolic risk factor profile are limited. Previous research on...
Human Nutrition
Protein consumption from meat vs. dairy as complementary foods on infant growth, body composition and gut microbiome: a controlled feeding study
a. Background The 1st year of life is very important for later-in-life obesity and heart disease development. Studies have shown that protein intake from dairy is associated with rapid weight gain,...
Human Nutrition
Postprandial muscle protein synthetic responses after high quality pork consumption in lean, overweight, and obese adults
Obesity is associated with numerous chronic diseases. Many obese individuals, however, do not display overt disease. This is due to obese...
Human Nutrition
A High Protein Weight Loss Treatment for Sarcopenic Obesity: Using Pork as a Meal Supplement to Improve Muscle Mass and Functional Status in Women
The impact of obesity on women’s health is an important research priority for the National Pork Board; relative to men, women have higher rates of obesity and sustain greater physical...
Human Nutrition
Systematic review of red and processed meat consumption and cancer
1. Objectives: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and National Pork Board jointly funded a project for Dr. Dominik Alexander, PhD, MSPH (Principal Epidemiologist, EpidStat Institute) to...
Human Nutrition
Menaquinone content of pork
1. Objectives:a. Measure the amounts of vitamin K2 (also known as menaquinones) in representative samples of fresh pork and processed pork products commonly consumed in the U.S. diet.
Human Nutrition
Comparison of red meat versus high carbohydrate diet as a means of preventing tissue-specific down-regulation of insulin receptors
The effect of diet on physiological and chemical balance was assessed when mature, obese gilts were fed either a high fat ground beef (GB) or a high carbohydrate corn/soybean diet (CON). A pool of 21...
Human Nutrition
Effects of pork vs. chicken/fish in a DASH diet on blood pressure regulation in older adults with hypertension
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the most commonly treated condition in primary care settings and is a major and modifiable risk factor of cardiovascular and kidney diseases [1]. The most...
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