Harunobu Amagase

Summary

Publications

  1. doi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, LLC, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:403-12. 2008
  2. ncbi Lycium barbarum increases caloric expenditure and decreases waist circumference in healthy overweight men and women: pilot study
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International Inc, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:304-9. 2011
  3. doi Immunomodulatory effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum fruit juice in Chinese older healthy human subjects
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International LLC, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    J Med Food 12:1159-65. 2009
  4. doi Current marketplace for probiotics: a Japanese perspective
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S73-5; discussion S144-51. 2008
  5. doi Lycium barbarum (goji) juice improves in vivo antioxidant biomarkers in serum of healthy adults
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, LLC, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    Nutr Res 29:19-25. 2009
  6. ncbi Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Prev Med 39:985-91. 2004
  7. ncbi Aged garlic extract has potential suppressive effect on colorectal adenomas in humans
    Shinji Tanaka
    Department of Endoscopy, Hiroshima University Hospital, Japan
    J Nutr 136:821S-826S. 2006
  8. ncbi Aged garlic extract is a potential therapy for sickle-cell anemia
    Junichiro Takasu
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Nutr 136:803S-805S. 2006
  9. ncbi Aged garlic extract may be safe for patients on warfarin therapy
    Henry Macan
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Nutr 136:793S-795S. 2006
  10. ncbi Clarifying the real bioactive constituents of garlic
    Harunobu Amagase
    Department of Research and Development, Wakunaga of America Co, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, USA
    J Nutr 136:716S-725S. 2006

Collaborators

  • Carmia Borek
  • Bin Lu
  • M J Budoff
  • Junichiro Takasu
  • Rolando Uykimpang
  • Shinji Tanaka
  • Lian Zhang
  • Henry Macan
  • Yutaka Niihara
  • Kazuaki Chayama
  • Kai Feng Pan
  • Goro Kajiyama
  • Roxana Moslehi
  • Kazuya Kira
  • Marcionila Alconcel
  • Wei Cheng You
  • Maria Alenor Sunga
  • Rafael Razon
  • Ken Haruma
  • Linda Morris Brown
  • Jun Ling Ma
  • Yu que Wang
  • Mitchell H Gail
  • Masaharu Yoshihara

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, LLC, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:403-12. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Lycium barbarum increases caloric expenditure and decreases waist circumference in healthy overweight men and women: pilot study
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International Inc, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:304-9. 2011
    ....
  3. doi Immunomodulatory effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum fruit juice in Chinese older healthy human subjects
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International LLC, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    J Med Food 12:1159-65. 2009
    ..In conclusion, daily consumption of GoChi significantly increased several immunological responses and subjective feelings of general well-being without any adverse reactions...
  4. doi Current marketplace for probiotics: a Japanese perspective
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S73-5; discussion S144-51. 2008
    ..A total of 65 probiotic products, containing 16 different strains, are listed among the 579 FOSHU products. Since the US market for probiotics is still small, it has substantial room to grow...
  5. doi Lycium barbarum (goji) juice improves in vivo antioxidant biomarkers in serum of healthy adults
    Harunobu Amagase
    FreeLife International, LLC, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    Nutr Res 29:19-25. 2009
    ..These results indicate that GoChi increased antioxidant efficacies in humans by stimulating endogenous factors and suggest that continued use beyond 30 days might help prevent or reduce free radical-related conditions...
  6. ncbi Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study
    Matthew J Budoff
    Division of Cardiology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Prev Med 39:985-91. 2004
    ..However, no study has evaluated the ability of AGE to inhibit vascular calcification, a marker of plaque formation in human coronary arteries...
  7. ncbi Aged garlic extract has potential suppressive effect on colorectal adenomas in humans
    Shinji Tanaka
    Department of Endoscopy, Hiroshima University Hospital, Japan
    J Nutr 136:821S-826S. 2006
    ..04). The results suggest AGE suppresses progression of colorectal adenomas in humans. It appears that AGE has multiple pathways to reduce cancer incidence and suppress its growth and proliferation...
  8. ncbi Aged garlic extract is a potential therapy for sickle-cell anemia
    Junichiro Takasu
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Nutr 136:803S-805S. 2006
    ..8+/-15.3% at follow-up; P=0.03). These data suggest that AGE has a significant antioxidant activity on sickle RBCs. AGE may be further evaluated as a potential therapeutic agent to ameliorate complications of sickle-cell anemia...
  9. ncbi Aged garlic extract may be safe for patients on warfarin therapy
    Henry Macan
    Department of Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Nutr 136:793S-795S. 2006
    ..Although the risk-benefit ratio of AGE use needs to be considered carefully when warfarin therapy is necessary, its positive effects may be beneficial to people with a high-risk background or who are taking cardiovascular medications...
  10. ncbi Clarifying the real bioactive constituents of garlic
    Harunobu Amagase
    Department of Research and Development, Wakunaga of America Co, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, USA
    J Nutr 136:716S-725S. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm their bioavailability and associated activities...
  11. ncbi A randomized factorial study of the effects of long-term garlic and micronutrient supplementation and of 2-wk antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection on serum cholesterol and lipoproteins
    Lian Zhang
    Beijing Institute for Cancer Research, Beijng, China
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:912-9. 2006
    ..Little is known about the long-term effects of garlic or micronutrient supplementation on total, HDL, and LDL cholesterol in disease-free persons...