Timothy Johns

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Linking biodiversity, diet and health in policy and practice
    Timothy Johns
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9, Canada
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:182-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Biocultural diversity in the sustainability of developing-country food systems
    Timothy Johns
    International Plant Genetic Resources Institute IPGRI, Rome
    Food Nutr Bull 25:143-55. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Agricultural biodiversity as a link between traditional food systems and contemporary development, social integrity and ecological health
    Timothy Johns
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada Agrobiodiversity and Ecosystems Programme, Bioversity International, Via dei Tre Denari 472 a, 00057, Maccarese, Rome, Italy
    J Sci Food Agric 93:3433-42. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Wild foods from farm and forest in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
    Bronwen Powell
    a School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ecol Food Nutr 52:451-78. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity relates to plant part, life form and growing condition in some diabetes remedies
    Letitia M McCune
    Department of Plant Science, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:461-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Biological diversity, dietary diversity, and eye health in developing country populations: establishing the evidence-base
    Julie Bélanger
    Department of Plant Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ecohealth 5:244-56. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural health product use in Canada
    Leticia Troppmann
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9
    Can J Public Health 93:426-30. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cytoprotection from oxidized LDL by some crude Melanesian plant extracts is not related to their antioxidant capacity
    Patrick L Owen
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 21:231-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Contribution of selected wild and cultivated leafy vegetables from South India to lutein and beta-carotene intake
    Julie Bélanger
    Department of Plant Science, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:417-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Perceived health and medicinal properties of six species of wild edible plants in north-east Lebanon
    Zeinab Jeambey
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:1902-11. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Linking biodiversity, diet and health in policy and practice
    Timothy Johns
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9, Canada
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:182-9. 2006
    ..That traditional systems once lost are hard to recreate underlines the imperative for timely documentation, compilation and dissemination of eroding knowledge of biodiversity and the use of food culture for promoting positive behaviours...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biocultural diversity in the sustainability of developing-country food systems
    Timothy Johns
    International Plant Genetic Resources Institute IPGRI, Rome
    Food Nutr Bull 25:143-55. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Agricultural biodiversity as a link between traditional food systems and contemporary development, social integrity and ecological health
    Timothy Johns
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada Agrobiodiversity and Ecosystems Programme, Bioversity International, Via dei Tre Denari 472 a, 00057, Maccarese, Rome, Italy
    J Sci Food Agric 93:3433-42. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Wild foods from farm and forest in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
    Bronwen Powell
    a School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ecol Food Nutr 52:451-78. 2013
    ..These findings suggest participation in agriculture may be important for the maintenance of wild food use, and that wild foods can play an important role in the nutritional resilience of local people. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity relates to plant part, life form and growing condition in some diabetes remedies
    Letitia M McCune
    Department of Plant Science, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:461-9. 2007
    ..The antioxidant activity of these traditional plant remedies have the potential to be partially deduced through environment signals interpreted by the traditional herbalist...
  6. doi request reprint Biological diversity, dietary diversity, and eye health in developing country populations: establishing the evidence-base
    Julie Bélanger
    Department of Plant Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ecohealth 5:244-56. 2008
    ..Population-based studies combining clinical data and measures of access and consumption of biological diversity are key to demonstrating the important relationships among biodiversity, dietary diversity, and health outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural health product use in Canada
    Leticia Troppmann
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9
    Can J Public Health 93:426-30. 2002
    ..To quantify patterns of Natural Health Product (NHP) use in Canada...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cytoprotection from oxidized LDL by some crude Melanesian plant extracts is not related to their antioxidant capacity
    Patrick L Owen
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9
    J Biochem Mol Toxicol 21:231-42. 2007
    ..The discrepancies between our in vitro and cellular culture experiments emphasize the importance of experimental conditions in evaluating the antioxidant potential of crude plant extracts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Contribution of selected wild and cultivated leafy vegetables from South India to lutein and beta-carotene intake
    Julie Bélanger
    Department of Plant Science, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:417-24. 2010
    ..This is the first report of lutein content in fresh samples of Celosia argentea L., Rumex vesicarius L., Digera muricata (L.) Mart., and Amaranthus cruentus L. as well as in cooked samples of all species included in this study...
  10. doi request reprint Perceived health and medicinal properties of six species of wild edible plants in north-east Lebanon
    Zeinab Jeambey
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:1902-11. 2009
    ..Six species of WEP were identified as integral to the diet of rural Lebanese communities. We investigated their patterns of consumption and knowledge regarding their health and medicinal properties...
  11. ncbi request reprint Consumption of guava (Psidium guajava L) and noni (Morinda citrifolia L) may protect betel quid-chewing Papua New Guineans against diabetes
    Patrick L Owen
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:635-43. 2008
    ..These findings provide empirical support that DM2 risk reduction can be accomplished using traditional foods and medicines...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes in women using herbal therapies
    Timothy Johns
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 68:501-4. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Traditional dietary additives of the Maasai are antiviral against the measles virus
    Megan E Parker
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X3V9, Canada
    J Ethnopharmacol 114:146-52. 2007
    ..0+/-26.0%, range 3.5-87%; 72 h: 56.4+/-29.5%, range 14.1-103.1%) (p<0.05). This study provides evidence that medicinal plants added to the Maasai diet may contribute to the modulation of viral infections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Northwest African and Middle Eastern food and dietary change of indigenous peoples
    Harriet V Kuhnlein
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X3V9, Canada
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:344-9. 2003
    ..Trends in dietary change are presented as data derived from FAO Food Balance Sheets...
  15. ncbi request reprint Water extracts from Momordica charantia increase glucose uptake and adiponectin secretion in 3T3-L1 adipose cells
    Ben W C Roffey
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, 21, 111 Lakeshore, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Que, Canada H9X 3V9
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:77-84. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Bridging the "two cultures" in ethnopharmacology: barriers against interdisciplinarity in postgraduate education
    Patrick L Owen
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
    J Ethnopharmacol 134:999-1005. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity in medicinal plants associated with the symptoms of diabetes mellitus used by the indigenous peoples of the North American boreal forest
    Letitia M McCune
    Department of Plant Science, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:197-205. 2002
    ..The majority of the species (63 and 97%, respectively) had scavenging activities similar to ascorbic acid in the superoxide and peroxyl radical scavenging assays...
  18. ncbi request reprint Supplement use: is there any nutritional benefit?
    Leticia Troppmann
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:818-25. 2002
    ..To examine the role of dietary supplements in improving total nutrient intakes in adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Agricultural biodiversity, nutrition, and health: making a difference to hunger and nutrition in the developing world
    Emile A Frison
    International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy
    Food Nutr Bull 27:167-79. 2006
    ..The deployment of agricultural biodiversity is an approach that entails greater use of local biodiversity to ensure dietary diversity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medicinal plants of Cree communities (Québec, Canada): antioxidant activity of plants used to treat type 2 diabetes symptoms
    Marie Hélène Fraser
    Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Jardin botanique de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:1200-14. 2007
    ..5015; p = 0.003) and bioassays (r = 0.4178; p = 0.003). These results indicate that a clear majority of plants used by the Cree are excellent sources of antioxidants...
  21. ncbi request reprint Beliefs, attitudes, and practices of breastfeeding mothers from a periurban community in South Africa
    Lindiwe Sibeko
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Hum Lact 21:31-8. 2005
    ..Development of successful infant-feeding interventions aimed at promoting overall infant health can benefit from knowledge of these breastfeeding patterns...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ecuadorian Andean women's nutrition varies with age and socioeconomic status
    Barbara Macdonald
    Multilateral Programmes Branch, Canadian International Development Agency, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
    Food Nutr Bull 25:239-47. 2004
    ....