Bernard J Venn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The glycemic load estimated from the glycemic index does not differ greatly from that measured using a standard curve in healthy volunteers
    Bernard J Venn
    Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Nutr 136:1377-81. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index and glycemic load: measurement issues and their effect on diet-disease relationships
    B J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S122-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Cereal grains, legumes and diabetes
    B J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1443-61. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of increasing consumption of pulses and wholegrains in obese people: a randomized controlled trial
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:365-72. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of low-dose supplementation with L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate or folic acid on plasma homocysteine: a randomized placebo-controlled study
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:658-62. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Another approach to estimating the reliability of glycaemic index
    Sheila M Williams
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 100:364-72. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Folic acid fortified milk increases blood folate and lowers homocysteine concentration in women of childbearing age
    Timothy J Green
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:173-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Red cell folate and predicted neural tube defect rate in three Asian cities
    Timothy J Green
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:269-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency in New Zealanders during the winter is associated with higher parathyroid hormone concentrations: implications for bone health?
    Jennifer E p Rockell
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 121:75-84. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Selenium supplements do not increase plasma total homocysteine concentrations in men and women
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:418-20. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The glycemic load estimated from the glycemic index does not differ greatly from that measured using a standard curve in healthy volunteers
    Bernard J Venn
    Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Nutr 136:1377-81. 2006
    ..For practical purposes, GI x available carbohydrate provided a good estimate of GL, at least under circumstances in which available carbohydrate was measured, and GI and GL were tested in the same group of people...
  2. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index and glycemic load: measurement issues and their effect on diet-disease relationships
    B J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:S122-31. 2007
    ..When the GI or GL concepts are used to guide food choice, this should be done in the context of other nutritional indicators and when values have been reliably measured in a large group of individuals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cereal grains, legumes and diabetes
    B J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1443-61. 2004
    ..This is compatible with advice from around the world that recommends consumption of a wide range of carbohydrate foods from cereals, vegetables, legumes and fruits both for the general population and for people with diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of increasing consumption of pulses and wholegrains in obese people: a randomized controlled trial
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:365-72. 2010
    ..Wholegrain intake is inversely related to weight gain over time, but little information is available on the role of pulses in weight control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of low-dose supplementation with L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate or folic acid on plasma homocysteine: a randomized placebo-controlled study
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:658-62. 2003
    ..Synthetic L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (L-MTHF) may be more appropriate than folic acid as a fortificant because it is unlikely to mask the hematologic indicators of vitamin B-12 deficiency...
  6. doi request reprint Another approach to estimating the reliability of glycaemic index
    Sheila M Williams
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 100:364-72. 2008
    ..If the very different GI of potato and chickpeas are estimates of an individual's every-day response to different foods, then the GI of foods may provide an indication of the GI of a long-term diet...
  7. ncbi request reprint Folic acid fortified milk increases blood folate and lowers homocysteine concentration in women of childbearing age
    Timothy J Green
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:173-8. 2005
    ..Daily consumption of fortified milk would be expected to reduce NTD risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Red cell folate and predicted neural tube defect rate in three Asian cities
    Timothy J Green
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:269-73. 2007
    ..Red cell folate status in women of childbearing age may be a surrogate for NTD rates and may be helpful in identifying countries or regions most likely to benefit from improved folate status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency in New Zealanders during the winter is associated with higher parathyroid hormone concentrations: implications for bone health?
    Jennifer E p Rockell
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin
    N Z Med J 121:75-84. 2008
    ..The threshold of 25-hydroxyvitamin D above which PTH plateaus, is a criterion often used to define vitamin D adequacy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Selenium supplements do not increase plasma total homocysteine concentrations in men and women
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:418-20. 2003
    ..54). These results suggest that selenium supplementation does not influence plasma tHcy concentrations in healthy populations in developed countries, whose selenium status is characterized by lower plasma selenium concentrations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reasons for wanting to lose weight: different strokes for different folks
    Kerry O'Brien
    Psychology Department, University of Otago, P O Box 56 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Behav 8:132-5. 2007
    ..Identifying a person's reasons and motives for weight loss may help in tailoring dietary and psychological components of a weight loss program to the individual...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increases in blood folate indices are similar in women of childbearing age supplemented with [6S]-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and folic acid
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 132:3353-5. 2002
    ..These data suggest that low dose [6S]-5-MTHF and folic acid supplementation increase blood folate indices to a similar extent. A steady state in the blood indices had not been reached by 24 wk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary counseling to increase natural folate intake: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in free-living subjects to assess effects on serum folate and plasma total homocysteine
    Bernard J Venn
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:758-65. 2002
    ..Increasing folate intake either through supplements or foods naturally rich in folates has been shown to decrease tHcy concentrations...