Affiliation: Indiana University
- Beneficial effects of designed dietary fatty acid compositions on lipids in triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins among Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitusJun Dai
Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Metabolism 58:510-8. 2009..05). Therefore, modifying DFACs attenuates the atherogenic lipid profile of ppTRLs in T2DM patients; but increasing PUFA ratio may be more feasible...
- High habitual dietary alpha-linolenic acid intake is associated with decreased plasma soluble interleukin-6 receptor concentrations in male twinsJun Dai
Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 92:177-85. 2010..alpha-Linolenic acid (ALA) is associated with a low risk of cardiovascular disease; however, the underlying mechanism is not completely known...
- Mediterranean dietary pattern is associated with improved cardiac autonomic function among middle-aged men: a twin studyJun Dai
Department of Applied Health Science, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:366-73. 2010..Reduced heart rate variability (HRV), a measure of cardiac autonomic dysfunction, is a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Diet can influence HRV, but this association may be confounded by genetic and environmental factors...
- Association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and oxidative stressJun Dai
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 88:1364-70. 2008..The cardioprotective property of the Mediterranean diet has been attributed to its antioxidant capacity, but direct investigation of this mechanism has been limited...
- Association of major depressive disorder with serum myeloperoxidase and other markers of inflammation: a twin studyViola Vaccarino
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
Biol Psychiatry 64:476-83. 2008..We sought to examine whether MPO and other markers of inflammation are associated with MDD and whether the association is confounded by genetic or other shared familial factors...
- Genetic and environmental influences on systemic markers of inflammation in middle-aged male twinsShaoyong Su
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
Atherosclerosis 200:213-20. 2008..The aims of this study were to determine the relative influence of genetic and environmental contributions to inflammatory biomarkers, and to what extent correlations among these markers are due to genetic or environmental factors...
- Adherence to the mediterranean diet is inversely associated with circulating interleukin-6 among middle-aged men: a twin studyJun Dai
Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Circulation 117:169-75. 2008..It is unknown to what extent the association between the Mediterranean diet and inflammation is due to genetic or other familial factors...
- Psychosocial factors associated with diet quality in a working adult populationErin Poe Ferranti
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Res Nurs Health 36:242-56. 2013..Social support was positively associated with better diet quality for all three indices (p < .01). Further research should focus on socio-environmental factors associated with diet quality...
- Occupation is more important than rural or urban residence in explaining the prevalence of metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk in Guatemalan adultsCria O Gregory
Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Nutr 137:1314-9. 2007....