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Tamara Poklar Vatovec

Tamara Poklar Vatovec
Faculty of Health Sciences (FVZ)

Doctor of Nutriton

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Publications (13)
Technical Report
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The new doctoral study Prevention for Health is a modern and innovative study programme in which we aim to develop holistic preventive approaches to the most important public health problems in today's society in Slovenia and around the world. The study combines the fields of kinesiology, nursing, dietetics and physiotherapy in accordance with scie...
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Objective A 12-week ketogenic diet was shown to have many beneficial effects in healthy obese adults, but it is not clear if the supply of micronutrients is adequate. Methods In 35 adult individuals with BMI above 30, the intakes of minerals and their serum levels were analyzed at baseline and at weeks 4 and 12 of the ketogenic diet intervention....
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The ketogenic diet (KD) is being increasingly promoted as a strategy to fight obesity. Although the KD is effective for weight loss and weight control, comprehensive determination of its relationship with biochemical, physiological and psychological changes is still largely unexplored. We hypothesized that a 12-week KD (12KD) would significantly af...
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Uvod: Eden od dejavnikov kakovosti življenja starejših v socialnovarstvenem zavodu je prehrana. Namen raziskave je bil proučiti prehransko stanje in ponuditi predloge za izboljšanje prehrane starejših v socialnovarstvenem zavodu. Metode: V raziskavi je bila uporabljena kvantitativna opisna metoda raziskovanja. Analizirani so bili dnevni jedilniki...
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Introduction: Healthy eating and physical activity are the determinants which are inseparably linked to adolescents' health. The aim of the study was (1) to evaluate the nutritional status and dietary habits of the third grade secondary school students in the Primorsko-notranjska region; (2) to study their physical activity habits and (3) to resear...
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In recent years, a lot of work to improve the state of diet therapy in Slovenia was made, especially on the field of policy and education. However, we have the slow progress in practice and poor accessibility of these services for patients. Article present current state on the field of medical nutrition therapy, educational facilities and organizat...
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In recent years, a lot of work to improve the state of diet therapy in Slovenia was made, especially on the field of policy and education. However, we have the slow progress in practice and poor accessibility of these services for patients. Article present current state on the field of medical nutrition therapy, educational facilities and organizat...
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Introduction: The aim of the research, based on a literature review, is to present and analyse the results, the purpose of which was to determine the effects of nutritional therapies in the prevention of the metabolic syndrome. Methods: Comparative, cross-sectional and longitudinal researches, published in the last decade in electronic databases M...
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The purpose of the research was to evaluate the offer of seashell specialties in Slovene Istria restaurants, and to assess food safety knowledge (gained through formal and informal education) as well as to assess the behaviour of food handlers in preparing shell dishes. A self-administered questionnaire was designed that included four sections: a d...
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The boundary between health and disease is often defined by a complex equilibrium between two elements, genetics and lifestyle. The aim of nutrigenomics is to personalize nutrition and its effects on health by tailoring food to the individual genotype. The purpose of this review was to present the interaction between certain genetic polymorphisms a...

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Nationaly representative dietary study, conducted as part of European EU MENU studues. Data collection and aanlyses funded by EFSA, Ministry of health or Republic of Slovenia and Slovenian Research Agency.
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Our goal was to determine safety and health effects of 12-week ketogenic diet in obese. The aim of the study was a comprehensive determination of quality of body mass loss, metabolic states changes, physical and psychological performance changes, appetite, and inflammatory and hormones profile changes during and post a 12-week low energy ketogenic diet intervention.