Arja T Erkkilä

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Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Dietary associates of serum total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol and triglycerides in patients with coronary heart disease
    A T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Prev Med 28:558-65. 1999
  2. ncbi Cereal fiber and whole-grain intake are associated with reduced progression of coronary-artery atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 150:94-101. 2005
  3. ncbi Association between school performance, breast milk intake and fatty acid profile of serum lipids in ten-year-old cleft children
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Craniofac Surg 16:764-9. 2005
  4. ncbi Antibodies against oxidized LDL and cardiolipin and mortality in patients with coronary heart disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 183:157-62. 2005
  5. ncbi Fiber and cardiovascular disease risk: how strong is the evidence?
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:3-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Phylloquinone intake and risk of cardiovascular diseases in men
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:58-62. 2007
  7. ncbi Higher plasma docosahexaenoic acid is associated with reduced progression of coronary atherosclerosis in women with CAD
    Arja T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Lipid Res 47:2814-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Moderate increase in dietary sucrose does not influence fasting or postprandial serum lipids regardless of the presence of apolipoprotein E2 allele in healthy subjects
    A T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1094-101. 2007
  9. doi Vitamin K intake and atherosclerosis
    Arja T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 19:39-42. 2008
  10. ncbi Phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease risk but not stroke in women
    A T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:196-204. 2005

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi Dietary associates of serum total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol and triglycerides in patients with coronary heart disease
    A T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Prev Med 28:558-65. 1999
    ..Our objective was to analyze the dietary associates of serum lipids in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) not using lipid-lowering medication...
  2. ncbi Cereal fiber and whole-grain intake are associated with reduced progression of coronary-artery atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 150:94-101. 2005
    ..The aim was to examine the association between intakes of total fiber and fiber from different dietary sources and progression of coronary-artery atherosclerosis among women with established CAD...
  3. ncbi Association between school performance, breast milk intake and fatty acid profile of serum lipids in ten-year-old cleft children
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Craniofac Surg 16:764-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the fatty acid profiles of serum lipids seem to be comparable among children with different cleft types. Short breast milk intake was associated with poorer school performance...
  4. ncbi Antibodies against oxidized LDL and cardiolipin and mortality in patients with coronary heart disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 183:157-62. 2005
    ..03). In conclusion, the results suggest that antibodies against oxLDL and cardiolipin are not major predictors of risks of death and CHD events in patients with established CHD...
  5. ncbi Fiber and cardiovascular disease risk: how strong is the evidence?
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:3-8. 2006
    ..Despite this contradiction, the evidence promotes a food-based approach favoring increased intake of whole-grain cereals, fruit, and vegetables providing a mixture of different types of fibers for CVD prevention...
  6. ncbi Phylloquinone intake and risk of cardiovascular diseases in men
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:58-62. 2007
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  7. ncbi Higher plasma docosahexaenoic acid is associated with reduced progression of coronary atherosclerosis in women with CAD
    Arja T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Lipid Res 47:2814-9. 2006
    ..Consistent with higher reported fish intake, higher levels of plasma TG and PL DHA are associated with less progression of coronary atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women with CAD...
  8. ncbi Moderate increase in dietary sucrose does not influence fasting or postprandial serum lipids regardless of the presence of apolipoprotein E2 allele in healthy subjects
    A T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1094-101. 2007
    ..To investigate whether a moderate increase in dietary sucrose intake induces different serum lipid responses in normolipidemic subjects with the epsilon 2 allele compared with subjects without the epsilon 2 allele...
  9. doi Vitamin K intake and atherosclerosis
    Arja T Erkkilä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 19:39-42. 2008
    ..The evidence to support this putative role of vitamin K intake in atherosclerosis is reviewed...
  10. ncbi Phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease risk but not stroke in women
    A T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:196-204. 2005
    ..To examine the feasibility of using phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke risk in women...
  11. ncbi APOE polymorphism and the hypertriglyceridemic effect of dietary sucrose
    A T Erkkilä
    Departments of Clinical Nutrition and Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:746-52. 2001
    ..However, less is known about the interaction between APOE polymorphism and other macronutrients in the diet...
  12. ncbi Autoantibodies against oxidized low-density lipoprotein and cardiolipin in patients with coronary heart disease
    A T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:204-9. 2000
    ..001). In conclusion, autoantibodies against oxLDL were associated with myocardial infarction in men. Anti-cardiolipin autoantibodies were inversely correlated with dietary intakes of vitamin E and polyunsaturated fat in men with CHD...
  13. ncbi Association of leucine 7 to proline 7 polymorphism in the preproneuropeptide Y with serum lipids in patients with coronary heart disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Mol Genet Metab 75:260-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the Pro7 allele in the NPY gene was associated with higher serum total cholesterol concentration only in women with CHD who did not use lipid-lowering drugs...
  14. ncbi Variation in the fatty acid binding protein 2 gene is not associated with markers of metabolic syndrome in patients with coronary heart disease
    A T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:53-9. 2002
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  15. ncbi Fish intake is associated with a reduced progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:626-32. 2004
    ..However, limited data exist on the effect of fish intake on actual measures of progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis...
  16. ncbi n-3 Fatty acids and 5-y risks of death and cardiovascular disease events in patients with coronary artery disease
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:65-71. 2003
    ..Data on the association of n-3 fatty acid content in serum lipids with mortality in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are limited...
  17. ncbi Influence of hydrogenated fat and butter on CVD risk factors: remnant-like particles, glucose and insulin, blood pressure and C-reactive protein
    Alice H Lichtenstein
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Atherosclerosis 171:97-107. 2003
    ..These data suggest that, as previously demonstrated, the major CVD risk factor adversely affected by dietary trans fatty acids/partially-hydrogenated fat is LDL-cholesterol levels and total cholesterol/HDL-cholesterol ratios...
  18. doi The effect of fatty or lean fish intake on inflammatory gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with coronary heart disease
    Vanessa D F de Mello
    Department of Clinical Nutrition Food and Health Research Centre, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 48:447-55. 2009
    ..Little is known about the effect of fish consumption on gene expression of inflammation-related genes in immune cells in coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  19. ncbi Palm and partially hydrogenated soybean oils adversely alter lipoprotein profiles compared with soybean and canola oils in moderately hyperlipidemic subjects
    Sonia Vega-Lopez
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:54-62. 2006
    ..Partially hydrogenated fat has an unfavorable effect on cardiovascular disease risk. Palm oil is a potential substitute because of favorable physical characteristics...
  20. doi Effects of fatty and lean fish intake on blood pressure in subjects with coronary heart disease using multiple medications
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Dept of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 47:319-28. 2008
    ..Intake of fish and long-chain n-3 fatty acids has been of wide interest due to their beneficial effects on cardiovascular risk factors and lower coronary heart disease (CHD) risk...
  21. ncbi Effects of hempseed and flaxseed oils on the profile of serum lipids, serum total and lipoprotein lipid concentrations and haemostatic factors
    Ursula S Schwab
    Dept of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 45:470-7. 2006
    ..It is not known whether there is a difference between n-3 and n-6 FA of plant origin in the effects on serum lipid profile...
  22. ncbi Plasma transport of vitamin K in men using deuterium-labeled collard greens
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Metabolism 53:215-21. 2004
    ..8 hours (n = 3). Deuterated-phylloquinone was not detectable in plasma or TRL fraction at 72 hours. These results suggest rapid uptake and transport of physiologic doses of phylloquinone...
  23. ncbi Determinants of plasma dihydrophylloquinone in men and women
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Br J Nutr 93:701-8. 2005
    ..Despite this caveat, higher plasma dihydrophylloquinone was associated with higher dihydrophylloquinone intake and higher trans fatty acid intake...
  24. doi Validation of a semi-quantitative FFQ using food records as a reference in older women in the Kuopio Fracture Prevention Study (OSTPRE-FPS)
    Arja T Erkkilä
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Public Health, University of Eastern Finland, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 15:635-9. 2012
    ..To validate an eighty-nine-item semi-quantitative FFQ for measurement of nutrient intakes in elderly women...
  25. doi Alcohol consumption and bone mineral density in elderly women
    Isolde Sommer
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 16:704-12. 2013
    ..Findings regarding alcohol consumption and bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly women have been inconsistent. The objective of the present study was to explore the association of alcohol intake with BMD in elderly women...
  26. ncbi Comparison of the effects of plant sterol ester and plant stanol ester-enriched margarines in lowering serum cholesterol concentrations in hypercholesterolaemic subjects on a low-fat diet
    M A Hallikainen
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:715-25. 2000
    ..To investigate cholesterol-lowering effects of stanol ester (STAEST) and sterol ester (STEEST)-enriched margarines as part of a low-fat diet...
  27. doi Link between plasma ceramides, inflammation and insulin resistance: association with serum IL-6 concentration in patients with coronary heart disease
    V D F de Mello
    Department of Clinical Nutrition Food and Health Research Centre, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetologia 52:2612-5. 2009
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  28. ncbi Efficacy of a Therapeutic Lifestyle Change/Step 2 diet in moderately hypercholesterolemic middle-aged and elderly female and male subjects
    Alice H Lichtenstein
    Cardiovascular Nutrition Research Program and Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Lipid Res 43:264-73. 2002
    ..Female and male subjects responded similarly. The TLC/Step 2 diet resulted in a decrease in some CVD risk factors and no apparent adverse effects in others...
  29. doi 1H MR spectroscopic imaging of phospholipase-mediated membrane lipid release in apoptotic rat glioma in vivo
    Timo J Liimatainen
    Department of Biomedical NMR, A I Virtanen Institute, University of Kuopio, and Gene Therapy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Magn Reson Med 59:1232-8. 2008
    ..Our work demonstrates the versatility of 1H MRSI in studying apoptosis in vivo, which is likely to pave way for the use of MRSI in both experimental and clinical anticancer trials...