J Mursu

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Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The intake of flavonoids and carotid atherosclerosis: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    The Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:814-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Intake of flavonoids and risk of cancer in Finnish men: The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 123:660-3. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Dark chocolate consumption increases HDL cholesterol concentration and chocolate fatty acids may inhibit lipid peroxidation in healthy humans
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:1351-9. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    J Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:144-9. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of coffee consumption on lipid peroxidation and plasma total homocysteine concentrations: a clinical trial
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 38:527-34. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Flavonoid intake and the risk of ischaemic stroke and CVD mortality in middle-aged Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Unit of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Br J Nutr 100:890-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol-rich phloem enhances the resistance of total serum lipids to oxidation in men
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 53:3017-22. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for CVD mortality in men with other CVD risk factors: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    J K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 257:255-62. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Phloem fortification in rye bread elevates serum enterolactone level
    M Vanharanta
    The Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:952-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Low intake of fruits, berries and vegetables is associated with excess mortality in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    Tiina H Rissanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Nutr 133:199-204. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint The intake of flavonoids and carotid atherosclerosis: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    The Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:814-8. 2007
    ..There was a trend for an inverse association between intake of flavonols and mean CCA-IMT (P = 0.055). We conclude that high intake of flavonoids is associated with decreased carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged Finnish men...
  2. doi request reprint Intake of flavonoids and risk of cancer in Finnish men: The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 123:660-3. 2008
    ..No association between flavonoid intake and risk of prostate or colorectal cancer were found. We conclude that high intake of flavonoids is associated with decreased risk of lung cancer in middle-aged Finnish smoking men...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dark chocolate consumption increases HDL cholesterol concentration and chocolate fatty acids may inhibit lipid peroxidation in healthy humans
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:1351-9. 2004
    ..Cocoa polyphenols may increase the concentration of HDL cholesterol, whereas chocolate fatty acids may modify the fatty acid composition of LDL and make it more resistant to oxidative damage...
  4. doi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    J Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:144-9. 2011
    ..The role of dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) in coronary heart disease (CHD) is unclear. Our aim was to study the association between the dietary GI and GL and the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of coffee consumption on lipid peroxidation and plasma total homocysteine concentrations: a clinical trial
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 38:527-34. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the consumption of filtered coffee does not have any detectable effects on lipid peroxidation in healthy nonsmoking men. The effect of coffee consumption on tHcy concentrations needs further investigation...
  6. doi request reprint Flavonoid intake and the risk of ischaemic stroke and CVD mortality in middle-aged Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Unit of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Br J Nutr 100:890-5. 2008
    ..54 (95% CI 0.32, 0.92) and 0.65 (95% CI 0.40, 1.05), respectively. The present results suggest that high intakes of flavonoids may be associated with decreased risk of ischaemic stroke and possibly with reduced CVD mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol-rich phloem enhances the resistance of total serum lipids to oxidation in men
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 53:3017-22. 2005
    ..in a dose-dependent manner. Our results suggest that polyphenols may inhibit lipid peroxidation in the hydrophilic fraction of serum...
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a risk factor for CVD mortality in men with other CVD risk factors: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    J K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 257:255-62. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to explore the joint effect of increased serum tHcy concentration and other risk factors on the risk of CVD mortality in middle-aged men without a history of heart disease or stroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phloem fortification in rye bread elevates serum enterolactone level
    M Vanharanta
    The Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:952-7. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Low intake of fruits, berries and vegetables is associated with excess mortality in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    Tiina H Rissanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Nutr 133:199-204. 2003
    ..Consequently, the findings of this work indicate that diets that are rich in plant-derived foods can promote longevity...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary intake and urinary excretion of lignans in Finnish men
    Tarja Nurmi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 103:677-85. 2010
    ..Although the assessed intake of lignans corresponded well with the urinary excretion of lignans, the enterolactone production in the human body depended more on the dietary sources of lignans than the absolute intake of lignans...
  12. doi request reprint Serum long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of hospital diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Circulation 120:2315-21. 2009
    ..We tested this hypothesis by studying the association between the serum long-chain n-3 PUFAs eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and docosahexaenoic acid and risk of AF in men...
  13. pmc Functional COMT Val158Met polymorphism, risk of acute coronary events and serum homocysteine: the Kuopio ischaemic heart disease risk factor study
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 2:e181. 2007
    ..Many genetic factors play a role in folate-homocysteine metabolism, like functional polymorphism (Val108Met) in the Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene...
  14. doi request reprint Coffee, tea and caffeine intake and the risk of severe depression in middle-aged Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Anu Ruusunen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Kuopio Campus, University of Eastern Finland, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:1215-20. 2010
    ..Only a few cross-sectional studies have assessed the association between coffee, tea and caffeine and the risk of depression. Our aim was to determine the association in a population-based cohort study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Serum folate and homocysteine and the incidence of acute coronary events: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:317-23. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Mercury, fish oils, and risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality in men in eastern Finland
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:228-33. 2005
    ..We investigated the effects of high mercury content in hair on the risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in men from eastern Finland...
  17. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine, folate and risk of stroke: Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:369-75. 2005
    ..Homocysteine and folate have been suggested to have opposite effects on the risk of stroke, although the results are controversial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids and cardiovascular health
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health and Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1265-71. 2006
    ..Currently, the consumption of carotenoids in pharmaceutical forms for the treatment or prevention of heart diseases cannot be recommended...
  19. ncbi request reprint High dietary methionine intake increases the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:113-20. 2006
    ..To date, the effects of dietary intake of methionine, the key amino acid in homocysteine metabolism, on CVD have not been studied. Our aim was to examine the effects of dietary methionine intake on the risk of acute coronary events...
  20. doi request reprint Metabolism of berry anthocyanins to phenolic acids in humans
    Tarja Nurmi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 57:2274-81. 2009
    ..Although anthocyanins were partly fragmented to phenolic acids, still a large part of metabolites remained unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of olive oils on biomarkers of oxidative DNA stress in Northern and Southern Europeans
    Anja Machowetz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    FASEB J 21:45-52. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in LDL fatty acid composition as a response to olive oil treatment are inversely related to lipid oxidative damage: The EUROLIVE study
    Arrigo F G Cicero
    GC Descovich Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Disease Research Unit, Internal Medicine, Aging and Kidney Diseases Dept, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:314-20. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the changes in the fatty acid composition of low density lipoproteins (LDL) after sustained consumption of olive oil at real-life doses (25 mL/day) and their relationship with lipid oxidative damage...
  23. ncbi request reprint Consumption of juice fortified with oregano extract markedly increases excretion of phenolic acids but lacks short- and long-term effects on lipid peroxidation in healthy nonsmoking men
    Anna Nurmi
    Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 54:5790-6. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Ingestion of oregano extract increases excretion of urinary phenolic metabolites in humans
    Anna Nurmi
    Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 54:6916-23. 2006
    ..The main metabolite, p-hydroxybenzoic acid, was excreted rapidly. The results show that constituents of oregano extract and, in particular, their metabolites may contribute to the dietary intake of phenolic antioxidants...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of polyphenols in olive oil on heart disease risk factors: a randomized trial
    Maria Isabel Covas
    Municipal Institute for Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Intern Med 145:333-41. 2006
    ..Little information is available on the effect of the phenolic compounds of olive oil on plasma lipid levels. No international study with a large sample size has been done...
  26. ncbi request reprint Coffee intake and the incidence of hypertension
    Sari Voutilainen
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1248; author reply 1249. 2007