Mona S Calvo

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Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vitamin D2 from light-exposed edible mushrooms is safe, bioavailable and effectively supports bone growth in rats
    M S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Osteoporos Int 24:197-207. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Survey of current vitamin D food fortification practices in the United States and Canada
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 136:211-3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health strategies to overcome barriers to optimal vitamin D status in populations with special needs
    Mona S Calvo
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 136:1135-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D fortification in the United States and Canada: current status and data needs
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1710S-6S. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Overview of the proceedings from Experimental Biology 2004 symposium: vitamin D insufficiency: a significant risk factor in chronic diseases and potential disease-specific biomarkers of vitamin D sufficiency
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:301-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intake: a global perspective of current status
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:310-6. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Modern India and the vitamin D dilemma: evidence for the need of a national food fortification program
    Uma S Babu
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1134-47. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Public health impact of dietary phosphorus excess on bone and cardiovascular health in the general population
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Laurel, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:6-15. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in Canada and the United States: importance to health status and efficacy of current food fortification and dietary supplement use
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, HFS 025, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:107-13. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D₂ from UVB light exposed mushrooms modulates immune response to LPS in rats
    Uma S Babu
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 58:318-28. 2014

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Vitamin D2 from light-exposed edible mushrooms is safe, bioavailable and effectively supports bone growth in rats
    M S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Osteoporos Int 24:197-207. 2013
    ..Light-exposed edible mushrooms synthesize vitamin D(2). Bioavailability, safety, and efficacy of high levels of vitamin D(2) from mushrooms to support bone health was established in chronically fed growing rats...
  2. doi request reprint Survey of current vitamin D food fortification practices in the United States and Canada
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 136:211-3. 2013
    ..However, further research into safety and efficacy of bio-addition needs to be established in different target populations. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Vitamin D Workshop'...
  3. ncbi request reprint Public health strategies to overcome barriers to optimal vitamin D status in populations with special needs
    Mona S Calvo
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 136:1135-9. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D fortification in the United States and Canada: current status and data needs
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1710S-6S. 2004
    ..Recent prospective intervention studies with higher vitamin D concentrations provided evidence of safety and efficacy for fortification of specific foods and use of supplements...
  5. ncbi request reprint Overview of the proceedings from Experimental Biology 2004 symposium: vitamin D insufficiency: a significant risk factor in chronic diseases and potential disease-specific biomarkers of vitamin D sufficiency
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:301-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intake: a global perspective of current status
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:310-6. 2005
    ..Reliance on the world food supply as an alternative to UVB exposure will necessitate greater availability of fortified food staples, dietary supplement use, and/or change in dietary patterns to consume more fish...
  7. doi request reprint Modern India and the vitamin D dilemma: evidence for the need of a national food fortification program
    Uma S Babu
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1134-47. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Public health impact of dietary phosphorus excess on bone and cardiovascular health in the general population
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Laurel, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:6-15. 2013
    ..The increased cumulative use of ingredients containing phosphorus in food processing merits further study given what is now being shown about the potential toxicity of phosphorus intake when it exceeds nutrient needs. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in Canada and the United States: importance to health status and efficacy of current food fortification and dietary supplement use
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, HFS 025, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:107-13. 2003
    ..Fluid milk, as the predominant vehicle for vitamin D fortification, is apparently not very effective in staving off vitamin D insufficiency in adults in all populations at all times of the year...
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D₂ from UVB light exposed mushrooms modulates immune response to LPS in rats
    Uma S Babu
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 58:318-28. 2014
    ..Poor vitamin D (vitD) status is linked to increased risk of infectious diseases, thus there is need for vitD-rich foods. UVB-exposed mushrooms synthesize vitD₂ but knowledge of bioavailability and function in immune response is lacking...
  11. doi request reprint Is phosphorus intake that exceeds dietary requirements a risk factor in bone health?
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, Maryland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1301:29-35. 2013
    ..Specific attention is given to phosphorus intake from processed foods rich in phosphorus additives, which significantly contribute to phosphorus intake. ..
  12. doi request reprint Contributions to total phosphorus intake: all sources considered
    Mona S Calvo
    Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Laurel, Maryland, USA
    Semin Dial 26:54-61. 2013
    ..Our goal is to help delineate areas for future interventions that will enable tighter control of dietary phosphorus intake, a critical factor to maintaining health and quality of life in CKD and dialysis patients...