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According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Society for Hypertension, elevated blood pressure is defined as the blood pressure the readings of which consistently range ≥ 140 mmHg systolic and/or 90 mmHg diastolic. Having in mind the fact that hypertension is one of the leading risk factors for cardiovasluar disease, ki...

By MAJA VUKOVIĆ, BILJANA MIJOVIĆ, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ, VESNA LAZIĆ

Cardiovascular diseases rank first on the mortality list globally or 31%. The basic measure of prevention in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Organization is a change in risk lifestyle in terms of diet, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol consumption. Vitamin D was previously recognized as a regulator of calcium and phosph...

By VESNA LAZIĆ, BILJANA MIJOVIĆ, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ, OLIVERA RAŠEVIĆ, MAIDA MULIĆ, MAJA VUKOVIĆ

Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD) worldwide. Recently, mortality and morbidity from CVD have shown a trend in its occurrence in earlier years, while these diseases have been associated with older age until recently. In developed countries, mortality from diseases caused by atherosclerosis has decreased over the la...

By VESNA LAZIĆ, BILJANA MIJOVIĆ, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ

The concept of proper nutrition implies meeting the needs of the body concerning daily energy intake and a sufficient amount of nutrients and protective substances necessary to maintain the physiological functions of the body and its health. Nutrients are divided into macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins an...

By SRĐAN ŽIVANOVIĆ, VESELINKA KULIĆ, NATALIJA HADŽIVUKOVIĆ, JELENA PAVLOVIĆ, SANDRA MATOVIĆ

Introduction. The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that in 2016 more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Over 650 million of them were obese. Diet quality in university students is determined by factors such as family, food availability and meals in student canteens. The purpose of this study was to investigate fre...

By SUZANA SAVIĆ, GORDANA TEŠANOVIĆ, LARISA GAVRAN, SAŠA STANIVUKOVIĆ

Chronic non-communicable diseases are diseases that arise as a response of the human body to a number of factors, the most important of which are ecological and socio-economic factors. According to the World Health Organization, their classification is based on mortality and morbidity statistics. The top four leading causes of death are as follows:...

By VESNA LAZIĆ, BILJANA MIJOVIĆ, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ

Introduction. Anemia is an important public health problem recognized worldwide either as an isolated problem or associated with other forms of malnutrition. In 2016, the prevalence of anemia in women of reproductive age was 32.0%, that is 613 millions of women, aged 15-49 years. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of anemi...

By DRAGANA STOJISAVLJEVIĆ, SLAĐANA ŠILJAK, LJILJANA STANIVUK, JELENA NIŠKANOVIĆ, MARIN KVATERNIK

Introduction. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease resulting from an inadequate immune response to gluten in genetically predisposed individuals as a result of consuming gluten and other related proteins present in wheat, rye, barley and oats. The only cure for this specific disease is a strict, carefully controlled and lifelong gluten-free diet...

By BILJANA STOJANOVIĆ-JOVANOVIĆ, STEVAN JOVANOVIĆ, BILJANA VULETIĆ

In recent years, academic publishing excited a considerable interest in gut microbiota and its role in human health maintenance. In patients with chronic renal failure, gut microbiota is altered due to increased blood urea nitrogen and metabolic acidosis, specific diet and therapy, as well as prolonged intestinal transit time. Protein-fermenting ba...

By MILOŠ MITROVIĆ, NADA DIMKOVIĆ

Introduction. Chronic kidney diseases are global health problem and thus close attention is devoted to their prevention and early detection. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of chronic kidney disease biomarkers in three groups at risk. Methods. The study included 77 persons divided into three groups: (1) 31 patients with hypertensi...

By SVETLANA KRSMANOVIĆ