E Wirfalt

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Diet and body constitution in relation to subgroups of breast cancer defined by tumour grade, proliferation and key cell cycle regulators
    Signe Borgquist
    Division of Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R11. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Fat from different foods show diverging relations with breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Elisabet Wirfalt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 53:135-43. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Food sources of fat and sex hormone receptor status of invasive breast tumors in women of the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Elisabet Wirfalt
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Nutrition Epidemiology, Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 63:722-33. 2011
  4. pmc Associations between food patterns defined by cluster analysis and colorectal cancer incidence in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    E Wirfalt
    Nutrition Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:707-17. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol are associated with diet, smoking, and general and central adiposity
    P Wallström
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:777-85. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Food patterns and components of the metabolic syndrome in men and women: a cross-sectional study within the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Medicine, Orthopedics and Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1150-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine are associated with lifestyle factors and GSTM1 genotype: a report from the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Peter Wallström
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:444-51. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in fat intake in a middle-aged population: report from the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    M Lindstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 29:438-48. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Food patterns, inflammation markers and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the Malmö Diet and Cancer study
    J Hlebowicz
    Center for Emergency and Clinical Science, Department of Cardiology Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 270:365-76. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Association between fat intake, physical activity and mortality depending on genetic variation in FTO
    E Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease genetic epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1041-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Diet and body constitution in relation to subgroups of breast cancer defined by tumour grade, proliferation and key cell cycle regulators
    Signe Borgquist
    Division of Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R11. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Fat from different foods show diverging relations with breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Elisabet Wirfalt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 53:135-43. 2005
    ..74; confidence interval, CI = 1.12-2.72) and dried soup powders (OR = 1.59; CI = 1.04-2.43) showed positive associations. Dietary fiber did not influence associations...
  3. doi request reprint Food sources of fat and sex hormone receptor status of invasive breast tumors in women of the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Elisabet Wirfalt
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Nutrition Epidemiology, Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 63:722-33. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Associations between food patterns defined by cluster analysis and colorectal cancer incidence in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    E Wirfalt
    Nutrition Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:707-17. 2009
    ..To examine associations between food patterns, constructed with cluster analysis, and colorectal cancer incidence within the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol are associated with diet, smoking, and general and central adiposity
    P Wallström
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:777-85. 2001
    ..Previous studies of associations between diet, obesity, and blood concentrations of alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene have been equivocal. Furthermore, most studies used only body mass index (BMI) as an obesity measure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Food patterns and components of the metabolic syndrome in men and women: a cross-sectional study within the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Medicine, Orthopedics and Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1150-9. 2001
    ..Relations between risk factors and food patterns may partly depend on gender differences in metabolism or food consumption and on variations in confounders across food patterns...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine are associated with lifestyle factors and GSTM1 genotype: a report from the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Peter Wallström
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:444-51. 2003
    ..Our study shows that a high alcohol consumption, smoking in combination with lack of GSTM1, and low body fatness (in men) is associated with high titers of anti-5-HMdU aAbs in this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in fat intake in a middle-aged population: report from the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    M Lindstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 29:438-48. 2000
    ..The objective was to investigate whether socioeconomic differences in fat intake may explain socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular diseases...
  9. doi request reprint Food patterns, inflammation markers and incidence of cardiovascular disease: the Malmö Diet and Cancer study
    J Hlebowicz
    Center for Emergency and Clinical Science, Department of Cardiology Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Intern Med 270:365-76. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between food patterns constructed using cluster analysis and markers of systemic and vascular inflammation, and incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) after 13 years of follow-up...
  10. doi request reprint Association between fat intake, physical activity and mortality depending on genetic variation in FTO
    E Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease genetic epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1041-9. 2011
    ..We wanted to explore if FTO genotype interacts with fat intake, or leisure-time physical activity, on fat mass, lean mass and mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Ability of physical activity measurements to assess health-related risks
    C Li
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1448-51. 2009
    ..We conclude that both PA questionnaires distinguish health risks associated with anthropometric-metabolic risk factors, particularly in men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption in relation to risk factors for cancer: a report from the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    P Wallström
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 3:263-71. 2000
    ..To examine the associations between the consumption of fruit and vegetables and other markers of cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fat intake is more strongly associated with lifestyle factors than with socio-economic characteristics, regardless of energy adjustment approach
    I Mattisson
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedics, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:452-61. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint No relations between breast cancer risk and fatty acids of erythrocyte membranes in postmenopausal women of the Malmö Diet Cancer cohort (Sweden)
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:761-70. 2004
    ..To examine the fatty acid composition of erythrocyte membranes, in relation to obesity indexes and breast cancer risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of heterocyclic amines in relation to socio-economic, lifestyle and other dietary factors: estimates in a Swedish population
    U Ericson
    Department of Clinical Sciences at Malmö, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 10:616-27. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint A high eating frequency is associated with an overall healthy lifestyle in middle-aged men and women and reduced likelihood of general and central obesity in men
    Isabel Holmbäck
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 104:1065-73. 2010
    ..There is a need for prospective studies investigating the association between eating frequency, diet and body composition...
  17. pmc Role of TCF7L2 risk variant and dietary fibre intake on incident type 2 diabetes
    G Hindy
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Clinical Research Center, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 55:2646-54. 2012
    ..As TCF7L2 rs7903146 has been associated with diminished incretin effect we investigated whether interaction between dietary intake of carbohydrate, fat, protein or fibre and this variant affects the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal breast cancer is associated with high intakes of omega6 fatty acids (Sweden)
    Elisabet Wirfalt
    Malmö Diet and Cancer Study Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:883-93. 2002
    ..To estimate the postmenopausal breast cancer risk associated with total fat intake, different types and relative proportions of dietary fat using a nested, matched case-control study within the Malmö Diet and Cancer (MDC) cohort, Sweden...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake--food sources and dietary correlates in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Irene Mattisson
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedics, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 6:559-69. 2003
    ..Relative fat intake was expressed as energy contributed by fat in percentage of non-alcohol energy...
  20. pmc Intake levels of dietary long-chain PUFAs modify the association between genetic variation in FADS and LDL-C
    S Hellstrand
    Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
    J Lipid Res 53:1183-9. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that dietary intake levels of different PUFAs modify the associated effect of genetic variation in FADS on LDL and HDL...
  21. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in the consumption of vegetables, fruit and fruit juices. The influence of psychosocial factors
    M Lindstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 11:51-9. 2001
    ..The aim was to investigate whether social network and social support factors can explain socioeconomic differences in the risk of consuming low amounts of vegetables, fruit and fruit juices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Variation in fasting and non-fasting serum enterolactone concentrations in women of the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    E Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1005-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the variation of enterolactone from fasting and non-fasting blood of middle-aged healthy women eating a normal diet to determine the usefulness of a single sample in epidemiological studies...
  23. pmc Intakes of plant foods, fibre and fat and risk of breast cancer--a prospective study in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    I Mattisson
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedics, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 90:122-7. 2004
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that a dietary pattern characterised by high fibre and low fat intakes is associated with a lower risk of postmenopausal breast cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Smoking, low formal level of education, alcohol consumption, and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis
    U Bergstrom
    Section of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Rheumatol 42:123-30. 2013
    ..Suggested predictors of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) include environmental exposure, such as smoking. Our purpose was to investigate potential predictors of RA in a nested case-control study based on a prospective cohort...
  25. doi request reprint Fat and carbohydrate intake modify the association between genetic variation in the FTO genotype and obesity
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Nutrition Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1418-25. 2009
    ..The fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) has been shown to be associated with obesity and to influence appetite regulation...
  26. doi request reprint Plasma folate concentrations are positively associated with risk of estrogen receptor beta negative breast cancer in a Swedish nested case control study
    Ulrika Ericson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Nutrition Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Nutr 140:1661-8. 2010
    ..The study contributes knowledge concerning folate's multifaceted role in cancer development. If replicated in other populations, the observations may have implications for public health, particularly regarding folic acid fortification...
  27. doi request reprint Enterolactone and breast cancer: methodological issues may contribute to conflicting results in observational studies
    Emily Sonestedt
    Nutrition Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Nutr Res 30:667-77. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on dietary fat and incidence of prostate cancer (Malmö, Sweden)
    Peter Wallström
    Nutrition Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1107-21. 2007
    ..To study the associations between intake of various types of fat and risk of prostate cancer (PCa) in a population-based cohort...
  29. doi request reprint Increased breast cancer risk at high plasma folate concentrations among women with the MTHFR 677T allele
    Ulrika C Ericson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Nutrition Epidemiology, Lund University, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1380-9. 2009
    ..Folate is involved in DNA synthesis and methylation and may thereby influence carcinogenesis...
  30. doi request reprint Do both heterocyclic amines and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids contribute to the incidence of breast cancer in postmenopausal women of the Malmö diet and cancer cohort?
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 123:1637-43. 2008
    ..In conclusion, intakes of HAs are not associated with breast cancer incidence in this Swedish cohort, but dietary patterns very high in omega-6 PUFA may promote breast cancer development...
  31. ncbi request reprint Both food habit change in the past and obesity status may influence the association between dietary factors and postmenopausal breast cancer
    Emily Sonestedt
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Building 60 floor 13, CRC entrance 72 UMAS, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 10:769-79. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint High folate intake is associated with lower breast cancer incidence in postmenopausal women in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Ulrika Ericson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:434-43. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies of associations between folate intake and breast cancer are inconclusive, but folate and other plant food nutrients appear protective in women at elevated risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Past food habit change is related to obesity, lifestyle and socio-economic factors in the Malmo Diet and Cancer Cohort
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo Diet and Cancer, Entrance 59, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 8:876-85. 2005
    ..To examine if obesity status and socio-economic and lifestyle factors are associated with self-reported past food habit change, and also whether the level of obesity depends on the reason for change...
  34. ncbi request reprint Misreporting of energy: prevalence, characteristics of misreporters and influence on observed risk estimates in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Irene Mattisson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 94:832-42. 2005
    ..High-energy reporting was significantly associated with low BMI, living alone and current smoking. The results add support to the practice of energy adjustment as a means to reduce the influence of errors in risk assessment...
  35. doi request reprint Plant foods and oestrogen receptor alpha- and beta-defined breast cancer: observations from the Malmo Diet and Cancer cohort
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 29:2203-9. 2008
    ..We did not observe strong evidence for differences in incidence according to the ERalpha and ERbeta status of breast cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Enterolactone is differently associated with estrogen receptor beta-negative and -positive breast cancer in a Swedish nested case-control study
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Research Group in Nutrition Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Cancer Research Centre Entrance 72, Building 60 floor 13, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3241-51. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, the association between enterolactone and ERbeta-defined breast cancer has previously not been examined...
  37. doi request reprint The protective association of high plasma enterolactone with breast cancer is reasonably robust in women with polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor alpha and beta genes
    Emily Sonestedt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Nutrition Epidemiology, Lund University, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    J Nutr 139:993-1001. 2009
    ..The suggested interaction between enterolactone concentration and rs2347867 needs to be confirmed in larger samples...
  38. doi request reprint Folate intake, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk in women from the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    Ulrika Ericson
    Clinical Research Center, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1101-10. 2009
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Relation between human vasopressin 1a gene variance, fat intake, and diabetes
    Sofia Enhörning
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:400-6. 2009
    ..Male arginine vasopressin 1a receptor knockout mice (V1aR(-/-)) display a phenotype of low triglycerides and high glucose concentrations and high-fat-diet-induced obesity and diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Associations between estimated acrylamide intakes, and hemoglobin AA adducts in a sample from the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:314-23. 2008
    ..To examine the coherence of estimated intakes of acrylamide (AA) from foods, with hemoglobin (Hb) AA adduct levels, an objective marker of environmental AA exposure...
  41. pmc A prospective Swedish study on body size, body composition, diabetes, and prostate cancer risk
    P Wallström
    Nutrition Epidemiology Research Group, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 100:1799-805. 2009
    ..General adiposity, expressed as BMI or body fat percentage, and prevalent diabetes were not associated with PCa risk. In this study, WHR and body height were stronger PCa predictors than general adiposity...
  42. ncbi request reprint High fat and alcohol intakes are risk factors of postmenopausal breast cancer: a prospective study from the Malmö diet and cancer cohort
    Irene Mattisson
    Department of Medicine, Surgery and Orthopedics, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 110:589-97. 2004
    ..Mutual adjustment did not affect risk estimates for total alcohol or relative fat intakes. The specific energy-adjustment approach did not influence associations differentially...
  43. ncbi request reprint Food sources of carbohydrates in a European cohort of adults
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo, SE 20502 Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 5:1197-215. 2002
    ..To describe the average consumption of carbohydrate-providing food groups among study centres of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...