1 Goals in Nutrition Science 2020-2025.

Bassaganya-Riera J, Berry EM, Blaak EE, Burlingame B, le Coutre J, van Eden W, El-Sohemy A, German JB, Knorr D, Lacroix C, Muscaritoli M, Nieman DC, Rychlik M, Scholey A, Serafini M.

Front Nutr. 2021 Feb 9;7:606378. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2020.606378. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33665201 Free PMC article. Review.


2 The Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Insulin Sensitivity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Pramono A, Jocken JWE, Blaak EE, van Baak MA.

Diabetes Care. 2020 Jul;43(7):1659-1669. doi: 10.2337/dc19-2265. PMID: 33534727


3 The Impact of Artificial Sweeteners on Body Weight Control and Glucose Homeostasis.

Pang MD, Goossens GH, Blaak EE. Front Nutr. 2021 Jan 7;7:598340. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2020.598340. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33490098 Free PMC article. Review.


4 Sexual dimorphism in cardiometabolic health: the role of adipose tissue, muscle and liver.

Goossens GH, Jocken JWE, Blaak EE. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2021 Jan;17(1):47-66. doi: 10.1038/s41574-020-00431-8. Epub 2020 Nov 10. PMID: 33173188 Review.


5 NK cells in human visceral adipose tissue contribute to obesity-associated insulin resistance through low-grade inflammation.

Wouters K, Kusters YHAM, Bijnen M, Wetzels S, Zhang X, Linssen PBC, Gaens K, Houben AJHM, Joris PJ, Plat J, Kooi ME, van der Kallen CJH, Mensink RP, Verboven K, Jocken J, Hansen D, Blaak EE, Ehlers FAI, Wieten L, Greve JW, Rensen S, Stehouwer CDA, Schalkwijk CG.

Clin Transl Med. 2020 Oct;10(6):e192. doi: 10.1002/ctm2.192. PMID: 33135349 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


6 The Impact of Amino Acids on Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Kinetics in Humans: A Quantitative Overview.

Sloun BV, Goossens GH, Erdos B, Lenz M, Riel NV, Arts ICW.

Nutrients. 2020 Oct 21;12(10):3211. doi: 10.3390/nu12103211. PMID: 33096658 Free PMC article.


7 Gut microbiome stability and resilience: elucidating the response to perturbations in order to modulate gut health.

Fassarella M, Blaak EE, Penders J, Nauta A, Smidt H, Zoetendal EG.

Gut. 2021 Mar;70(3):595-605. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2020-321747. Epub 2020 Oct 13. PMID: 33051190 Review.


8 Towards personalized microbial substrates for metabolic health.

Canfora EE, Blaak EE.

Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2020 Nov;16(11):613-614. doi: 10.1038/s41574-020-00416-7. PMID: 32887950 No abstract available.


9 SMOC1 is a glucose-responsive hepatokine and therapeutic target for glycemic control.

Montgomery MK, Bayliss J, Devereux C, Bezawork-Geleta A, Roberts D, Huang C, Schittenhelm RB, Ryan A, Townley SL, Selth LA, Biden TJ, Steinberg GR, Samocha-Bonet D, Meex RCR, Watt MJ.

Sci Transl Med. 2020 Sep 2;12(559):eaaz8048. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaz8048. PMID: 32878981


10 Short chain fatty acids in human gut and metabolic health.

Blaak EE, Canfora EE, Theis S, Frost G, Groen AK, Mithieux G, Nauta A, Scott K, Stahl B, van Harsselaar J, van Tol R, Vaughan EE, Verbeke K.

Benef Microbes. 2020 Sep 1;11(5):411-455. doi: 10.3920/BM2020.0057. Epub 2020 Aug 31. PMID: 32865024 Review.


11 Obesity and COVID-19: A Perspective from the European Association for the Study of Obesity on Immunological Perturbations, Therapeutic Challenges, and Opportunities in Obesity.

Goossens GH, Dicker D, Farpour-Lambert NJ, Frühbeck G, Mullerova D, Woodward E, Holm JC.

Obes Facts. 2020;13(4):439-452. doi: 10.1159/000510719. Epub 2020 Aug 13. PMID: 32791497 Free PMC article. Review.


12 Mitochondrial Dysfunction is a Key Pathway that Links Saturated Fat Intake to the Development and Progression of NAFLD.

Meex RCR, Blaak EE.

Mol Nutr Food Res. 2021 Jan;65(1):e1900942. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201900942. Epub 2020 Jul 13. PMID: 32574416 Free PMC article. Review.


13 Integrative phenotyping of glycemic responders upon clinical weight loss using multi-omics.

Valsesia A, Chakrabarti A, Hager J, Langin D, Saris WHM, Astrup A, Blaak EE, Viguerie N, Masoodi M.

Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 8;10(1):9236. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65936-8. PMID: 32514005 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


14 Cathepsin gene expression in abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue of obese/overweight humans.

Xu Q, Mariman ECM, Goossens GH, Blaak EE, Jocken JWE.

Adipocyte. 2020 Jan 1;9(1):246-252. doi: 10.1080/21623945.2020.1775035. PMID: 32486882 Free PMC article.


15 Individual and cohort-specific gut microbiota patterns associated with tissue-specific insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese males.

Hermes GDA, Reijnders D, Kootte RS, Goossens GH, Smidt H, Nieuwdorp M, Blaak EE, Zoetendal EG.

Sci Rep. 2020 May 5;10(1):7523. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-64574-4. PMID: 32371932 Free PMC article.


16 European Association for the Study of Obesity Position Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic.

Frühbeck G, Baker JL, Busetto L, Dicker D, Goossens GH, Halford JCG, Handjieva-Darlenska T, Hassapidou M, Holm JC, Lehtinen-Jacks S, Mullerova D, O'Malley G, Sagen JV, Rutter H, Salas XR, Woodward E, Yumuk V, Farpour-Lambert NJ.

Obes Facts. 2020;13(2):292-296. doi: 10.1159/000508082. Epub 2020 Apr 27. PMID: 32340020 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

17 Reducing postprandial glucose in dietary intervention studies and the magnitude of the effect on diabetes-related risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ruijgrok C, Blaak EE, Egli L, Dussort P, Vinoy S, Rauh SP, Beulens JW, Robertson MD, Alssema M.

Eur J Nutr. 2021 Feb;60(1):259-273. doi: 10.1007/s00394-020-02240-1. Epub 2020 Apr 10. PMID: 32277270 Free PMC article.


18 Metabolic profiling of tissue-specific insulin resistance in human obesity: results from the Diogenes study and the Maastricht Study.

Vogelzangs N, van der Kallen CJH, van Greevenbroek MMJ, van der Kolk BW, Jocken JWE, Goossens GH, Schaper NC, Henry RMA, Eussen SJPM, Valsesia A, Hankemeier T, Astrup A, Saris WHM, Stehouwer CDA, Blaak EE, Arts ICW;

Diogenes consortium. Int J Obes (Lond). 2020 Jun;44(6):1376-1386. doi: 10.1038/s41366-020-0565-z. Epub 2020 Mar 17. PMID: 32203114


19 Current metabolic perspective on malnutrition in obesity: towards more subgroup-based nutritional approaches?

Blaak EE.

Proc Nutr Soc. 2020 Aug;79(3):331-337. doi: 10.1017/S0029665120000117. Epub 2020 Mar 3. PMID: 32122428 Free PMC article.


20 The Relationship between Circulating Acetate and Human Insulin Resistance before and after Weight Loss in the DiOGenes Study.

González Hernández MA, Canfora EE, Pasmans K, Astrup A, Saris WHM, Blaak EE. Nutrients. 2020 Jan 28;12(2):339. doi: 10.3390/nu12020339. PMID: 32012996 Free PMC article.


21 Effect of wheat bran derived prebiotic supplementation on gastrointestinal transit, gut microbiota, and metabolic health: a randomized controlled trial in healthy adults with a slow gut transit.

Müller M, Hermes GDA, Emanuel E C, Holst JJ, Zoetendal EG, Smidt H, Troost F, Schaap FG, Damink SO, Jocken JWE, Lenaerts K, Masclee AAM, Blaak EE.

Gut Microbes. 2020 Nov 9;12(1):1704141. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2019.1704141. Epub 2020 Jan 25. PMID: 31983281 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


22 OBEDIS Core Variables Project: European Expert Guidelines on a Minimal Core Set of Variables to Include in Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trials of Obesity Interventions.

Alligier M, Barrès R, Blaak EE, Boirie Y, Bouwman J, Brunault P, Campbell K, Clément K, Farooqi IS, Farpour-Lambert NJ, Frühbeck G, Goossens GH, Hager J, Halford JCG, Hauner H, Jacobi D, Julia C, Langin D, Natali A, Neovius M, Oppert JM, Pagotto U, Palmeira AL, Roche H, Rydén M, Scheen AJ, Simon C, Sorensen TIA, Tappy L, Yki-Järvinen H, Ziegler O, Laville M.

Obes Facts. 2020;13(1):1-28. doi: 10.1159/000505342. Epub 2020 Jan 16. PMID: 31945762 Free PMC article.


23 Distal colonic transit is linked to gut microbiota diversity and microbial fermentation in humans with slow colonic transit.

Müller M, Hermes GDA, Canfora EE, Smidt H, Masclee AAM, Zoetendal EG, Blaak EE. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2020 Feb 1;318(2):G361-G369. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00283.2019. Epub 2019 Dec 23. PMID: 31869241