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Volume 10, Issue 2 (Summer 2023)                   J Prevent Med 2023, 10(2): 110-117 | Back to browse issues page

Research code: ir.larums.rec.1398.007
Ethics code: ir.larums.rec.1398.007

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Soltani S, Ashoorpour M, Zare M, Madadi S, Yosaee S. The Relationship Between Dietary Patterns and Telomere Length: A Systematic Review. J Prevent Med 2023; 10 (2) :110-117
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-700-en.html
1- Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, Non-communicable Diseases Research Institute, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
2- Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Larestan University of Medical Sciences, Larestan, Iran.
3- Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health of Evaz, Larestan University of Medical Sciences, Larestan, Iran.
4- Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Research Center, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (578 Views)
Objective Telomere length is a biological marker of the aging process. It seems that longer telomeres are associated with healthy diets, including a low intake of processed meats and a high intake of fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products. The present study aims to investigate the effect of dietary patterns on telomere length. 
Methods This is a systematic review study. Related articles were searched in PubMed, Embase, Scopus, and Web of Science databases. Selection methods for study: The quality assessment of articles was done using the Cochrane library guidelines by two researchers separately.  
Results Five studies were eligible for the review. They all had a cross-sectional design. Only one study reported a negative relationship between the intake of nuts and seeds and telomere length. 
Conclusion Only a few studies have reported the significant relationship of dietary patterns with telomere length. Considering that scant research has been conducted in this field, more studies are recommended.
Keywords: Aging, Diet, Telomere
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Special
Received: 2023/03/29 | Accepted: 2023/06/27 | Published: 2023/09/1

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