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ea0073aep274 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Sex-specific variations in lipid concentrations following a low-fat diet are mediated by vitamin D status: a 12-week prospective dietary intervention study among Christian Orthodox fasters

Karras Spyridon , Koufakis Theocharis , Adamidou Lilian , Dimakopoulos Georgios , Karalazou Paraskevi , Thisiadou Katerina , Bais Alkiviadis , Tzotzas Themistoklis , Makedou Kali , Manthou Eleni , Kotsa Kalliopi

BackgroundOrthodox religious fasting (OF) is a variation of the classical Mediterranean Diet during which meat and other animal products are restricted, whereas fish are occasionally and sea food are always allowed. The aim of this prospective study was to assess sex-specific differences in changes of lipid concentrations in a cohort of metabolically healthy adults following OF and investigate a potential role of vitamin D status in mediating these varia...