Samir Samman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Defining core elements and outstanding practice in Nutritional Science through collaborative benchmarking
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:6-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A mixed fruit and vegetable concentrate increases plasma antioxidant vitamins and folate and lowers plasma homocysteine in men
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Nutr 133:2188-93. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Red clover (Trifolium pratense) isoflavones and serum homocysteine in premenopausal women: a pilot study
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1813-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Inflammation markers predict zinc transporter gene expression in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Nutr Biochem 24:1655-61. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Effect of vegetarian diets on zinc status: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies in humans
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Food Agric 93:2362-71. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Zinc and glycemic control: a meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled supplementation trials in humans
    Jasmine Capdor
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 27:137-42. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Iron supplementation decreases plasma zinc but has no effect on plasma fatty acids in non-anemic women
    Kamrul Zaman
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutr Res 33:272-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin B₁₂ status, cognitive decline and dementia: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies
    Fiona O'Leary
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, G08, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Nutr 108:1948-61. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc on plasma lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations in humans: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 210:344-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Relative and biomarker-based validity of a food frequency questionnaire that measures the intakes of vitamin B(12), folate, iron, and zinc in young women
    Flavia Fayet
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutr Res 31:14-20. 2011

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Defining core elements and outstanding practice in Nutritional Science through collaborative benchmarking
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:6-9. 2006
    ..Further and more comprehensive surveys are required to consolidate and update the definition of the discipline, and to identify the optimal way of teaching it. Global ideas and specific regional requirements also need to be considered...
  2. ncbi request reprint A mixed fruit and vegetable concentrate increases plasma antioxidant vitamins and folate and lowers plasma homocysteine in men
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Nutr 133:2188-93. 2003
    ..Responses of smokers and nonsmokers did not differ. In the absence of dietary modification, supplementation with a fruit and vegetable concentrate produced responses consistent with a reduction in CHD risk...
  3. doi request reprint Red clover (Trifolium pratense) isoflavones and serum homocysteine in premenopausal women: a pilot study
    Samir Samman
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1813-6. 2009
    ..There is limited information on the effect of isoflavones on homocysteine concentrations, a risk factor for a number of chronic diseases...
  4. doi request reprint Inflammation markers predict zinc transporter gene expression in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Nutr Biochem 24:1655-61. 2013
    ..022). Associations among inflammatory cytokines and zinc transporter and metallothionein gene expression support an interrelationship between zinc homeostasis and inflammation in type 2 DM. ..
  5. doi request reprint Effect of vegetarian diets on zinc status: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies in humans
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Food Agric 93:2362-71. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Zinc and glycemic control: a meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled supplementation trials in humans
    Jasmine Capdor
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 27:137-42. 2013
    ..Impaired zinc metabolism is prominent in chronic disorders including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Zinc has the potential to affect glucose homeostasis in animals and humans and hence impact the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  7. doi request reprint Iron supplementation decreases plasma zinc but has no effect on plasma fatty acids in non-anemic women
    Kamrul Zaman
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutr Res 33:272-8. 2013
    ..The lack of a clear effect on an indirect indicator of desaturase activity may be related to the antagonism between iron and zinc, as illustrated by the decrease in plasma zinc concentrations in women who were supplemented with iron...
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin B₁₂ status, cognitive decline and dementia: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies
    Fiona O'Leary
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, G08, NSW 2006, Australia
    Br J Nutr 108:1948-61. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of zinc on plasma lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations in humans: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 210:344-52. 2010
    ..Studies in humans and animals suggest that zinc has the potential to affect lipoprotein metabolism and hence impact cardiovascular disease risk...
  10. doi request reprint Relative and biomarker-based validity of a food frequency questionnaire that measures the intakes of vitamin B(12), folate, iron, and zinc in young women
    Flavia Fayet
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutr Res 31:14-20. 2011
    ..37, P < .01) and vitamin B(12) (r = 0.27, P < .01). The electronic FFQ developed in the present study is a relatively valid tool that was able to adequately assess and rank individuals according to their nutrient intakes...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary fiber intake increases the risk of zinc deficiency in healthy and diabetic women
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience G08, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 149:135-42. 2012
    ..Recommendations to consume greater amounts of dietary fiber, much of which is associated with phytate, increase the risk of zinc deficiency...
  12. pmc Zinc and regulation of inflammatory cytokines: implications for cardiometabolic disease
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutrients 4:676-94. 2012
    ..Given the high prevalence of zinc deficiency and chronic disease globally, the interplay of zinc and inflammation warrants further examination...
  13. pmc Vitamin B12 in health and disease
    Fiona O'Leary
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutrients 2:299-316. 2010
    ..The long-term consequences of sub-clinical deficiency are not fully known but may include adverse effects on pregnancy outcomes, vascular, cognitive, bone and eye health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of supplementation with purified red clover (Trifolium pratense) isoflavones on plasma lipids and insulin resistance in healthy premenopausal women
    Sarah J Blakesmith
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    Br J Nutr 89:467-74. 2003
    ..Our present results indicate that purified isoflavones derived from red clover have no effect on cholesterol homeostasis or insulin resistance in premenopausal women, a group which is at low risk of CHD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Postprandial effects of dietary trans fatty acids on apolipoprotein(a) and cholesteryl ester transfer
    Lissa M Gatto
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1119-24. 2003
    ..The consumption of trans fatty acids adversely affects fasting plasma lipoprotein concentrations...
  16. doi request reprint Development and validation of a short questionnaire for estimating the intake of zinc
    Samir Samman
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences G08, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 134:226-34. 2010
    ..A shortened FFQ is likely to produce lower demands on the interviewer and/or respondent when assessing zinc intake...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of zinc supplementation in humans on plasma lipids, antioxidant status and thrombogenesis
    Suzanne Hughes
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:285-91. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant properties of palm fruit extracts
    Nagendran Balasundram
    Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:319-24. 2005
    ..4 mM GAE. These findings suggest that the crude and ethanol extracts are able to scavenge free radicals, by either hydrogen or electron donating mechanisms, and can therefore act as primary antioxidants...
  19. pmc Prevalence and correlates of dieting in college women: a cross sectional study
    Flavia Fayet
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Womens Health 4:405-11. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence of dieting and its relationship with eating behavior, body weight, and body mass index (BMI) in college women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 4 diets of varying glycemic load on weight loss and cardiovascular risk reduction in overweight and obese young adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Joanna McMillan-Price
    Human Nutrition Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 166:1466-75. 2006
    ..Despite the popularity of low-glycemic index (GI) and high-protein diets, to our knowledge no randomized, controlled trials have systematically compared their relative effects on weight loss and cardiovascular risk...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of the micronutrient composition of plant foods produced by organic and conventional agricultural methods
    Duncan Hunter
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 51:571-82. 2011
    ..9%, P<0.001) and legumes (+5.7%, P<0.001). Further research is required to determine the effect of organic agricultural methods on a broader range of nutrients and their potential impact on health...
  22. doi request reprint Zinc and redox signaling: perturbations associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus
    Meika Foster
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Antioxid Redox Signal 13:1549-73. 2010
    ..Further well-designed randomized controlled trials are needed to determine the effects of zinc supplementation in populations at various stages of CVD and DM progression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Postprandial lipoprotein(a) is affected differently by specific individual dietary fatty acids in healthy young men
    Tine Tholstrup
    Research Department of Human Nutrition and Center for Advanced Food Studies, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 134:2550-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, intake of meals high in individual dietary fatty acids increased postprandial plasma Lp(a) differently. There seems to be a complex regulatory role of plasma TAG on nonfasting plasma Lp(a) concentrations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and metabolism
    Samir Samman
    Curr Opin Lipidol 15:215-7. 2004