M J Messina

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Affiliation: Loma Linda University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Insights gained from 20 years of soy research
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Nutr 140:2289S-2295S. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint An overview of the health effects of isoflavones with an emphasis on prostate cancer risk and prostate-specific antigen levels
    Mark Messina
    Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J AOAC Int 89:1121-34. 2006
  3. pmc The role of soy in vegetarian diets
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Nutrients 2:855-88. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated Asian adult soy protein and isoflavone intakes
    Mark Messina
    Department ofNutrition, School of PublicHealth, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:1-12. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Addressing the soy and breast cancer relationship: review, commentary, and workshop proceedings
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1275-84. 2006
  6. pmc Soy isoflavones, estrogen therapy, and breast cancer risk: analysis and commentary
    Mark J Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, 439 Calhoun Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    Nutr J 7:17. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The endometrial effects of isoflavones: a discussion paper
    Mark Messina
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:212-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Investigating the optimal soy protein and isoflavone intakes for women: a perspective
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:337-56. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives on the soy-breast cancer relation
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public, Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1673S-1679S. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Early intake appears to be the key to the proposed protective effects of soy intake against breast cancer
    Mark Messina
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:792-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Insights gained from 20 years of soy research
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Nutr 140:2289S-2295S. 2010
    ..Finally, other than allergic reactions, there is almost no credible evidence to suggest traditional soyfoods exert clinically relevant adverse effects in healthy individuals when consumed in amounts consistent with Asian intake...
  2. ncbi request reprint An overview of the health effects of isoflavones with an emphasis on prostate cancer risk and prostate-specific antigen levels
    Mark Messina
    Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J AOAC Int 89:1121-34. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc The role of soy in vegetarian diets
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Nutrients 2:855-88. 2010
    ..Based on the soy intake associated with health benefits in the epidemiologic studies and the benefits noted in clinical trials, optimal adult soy intake would appear to be between two and four servings per day...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated Asian adult soy protein and isoflavone intakes
    Mark Messina
    Department ofNutrition, School of PublicHealth, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:1-12. 2006
    ..Evidence suggests that < or =10% of the Asian population consumes as much as 25 g of soy protein or 100 mg of isoflavones per day. The applicability of these findings for making soy intake recommendations for non-Asians is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Addressing the soy and breast cancer relationship: review, commentary, and workshop proceedings
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1275-84. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes the workshop findings and recommendations. The primary research recommendation is that the impact of isoflavones on breast tissue needs to be evaluated at the cellular level in women at high risk for breast cancer...
  6. pmc Soy isoflavones, estrogen therapy, and breast cancer risk: analysis and commentary
    Mark J Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, 439 Calhoun Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    Nutr J 7:17. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The endometrial effects of isoflavones: a discussion paper
    Mark Messina
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:212-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Investigating the optimal soy protein and isoflavone intakes for women: a perspective
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:337-56. 2008
    ..In addition, an intake of 25 g/day soy protein can be specifically used as the recommendation for cholesterol reduction...
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives on the soy-breast cancer relation
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public, Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1673S-1679S. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Early intake appears to be the key to the proposed protective effects of soy intake against breast cancer
    Mark Messina
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:792-8. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Soybean isoflavone exposure does not have feminizing effects on men: a critical examination of the clinical evidence
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2095-104. 2010
    ..To critically evaluate the clinical evidence, and when not available, the animal data, most relevant to concerns that isoflavone exposure in the form of supplements or soy foods has feminizing effects on men...
  12. doi request reprint A brief historical overview of the past two decades of soy and isoflavone research
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Nutr 140:1350S-4S. 2010
    ..More recently, in vitro and animal research has raised questions about the safety of isoflavone exposure for certain subsets of the population, although the human data are largely inconsistent with these concerns...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of soy protein and soybean isoflavones on thyroid function in healthy adults and hypothyroid patients: a review of the relevant literature
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, California, USA
    Thyroid 16:249-58. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is important for soy food consumers to make sure their intake of iodine is adequate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Legumes and soybeans: overview of their nutritional profiles and health effects
    M J Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:439S-450S. 1999
    ..Given the nutrient profile and phytochemical contribution of beans, nutritionists should make a concerted effort to encourage the public to consume more beans in general and more soyfoods in particular...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of soyfoods and soybean isoflavone supplements for alleviating menopausal symptoms is positively related to initial hot flush frequency
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Med Food 6:1-11. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Gaining insight into the health effects of soy but a long way still to go: commentary on the fourth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease
    Mark Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    J Nutr 132:547S-551S. 2002
    ..If this modest amount of soy protein were to be incorporated in the American diet, it would represent only approximately 15% of total U. S. protein intake...
  17. ncbi request reprint Skeletal benefits of soy isoflavones: a review of the clinical trial and epidemiologic data
    Mark Messina
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:649-58. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to evaluate the clinical and epidemiologic studies relevant to the hypothesis that isoflavones promote bone health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Soy for breast cancer survivors: a critical review of the literature
    M J Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    J Nutr 131:3095S-108S. 2001
    ..Consequently, if breast cancer patients enjoy soy products, it seems reasonable for them to continue to use them...
  19. ncbi request reprint Introduction to and perspectives from the Fifth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease
    Mark Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Inc, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    J Nutr 134:1205S-1206S. 2004
  20. doi request reprint Report on the 8th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment
    Mark Messina
    Nutrition Matters, Port Townsend, WA 98368, USA
    J Nutr 139:796S-802S. 2009
    ..The majority of presentations at the Tokyo symposium focused on isoflavones. In this article, the major findings presented at the symposium are highlighted, and commentary about those findings and related background is provided...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of two types of soy milk and dairy milk on plasma lipids in hypercholesterolemic adults: a randomized trial
    Christopher D Gardner
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:669-77. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of two commercially available soy milks (one made using whole soy beans, the other using soy protein isolate) with low-fat dairy milk on plasma lipid, insulin, and glucose responses...
  22. ncbi request reprint Introduction and satellite session at the fourth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease
    Stephen Barnes
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Nutr 132:545S-546S. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Isoflavone supplements do not affect thyroid function in iodine-replete postmenopausal women
    Bonnie Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Med Food 6:309-16. 2003
    ..These results indicate that in this group of healthy iodine-replete subjects, soy isoflavones do not adversely affect thyroid function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Not all soy products are created equal: caution needed in interpretation of research results
    John W Erdman
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Nutr 134:1229S-1233S. 2004
    ..Efforts are needed by all to reduce the public confusion by adapting standardized approaches to the reporting of data. This paper provides a framework for both standardization of nomenclature and appropriate interpretation of data...
  25. doi request reprint Conclusion that isoflavones exert estrogenic effects on breast tissue and may raise breast cancer risk unfounded
    Mark Messina
    Mol Nutr Food Res 52:299-300. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint The safety and benefits of soybean isoflavones. A natural alternative to conventional hormone therapy?
    Mark Messina
    Menopause 14:958; author reply 958-9. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Western soy intake is too low to produce health effects
    Mark Messina
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:528-9; author reply 529-30. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemic effects of isoflavones unproven
    Mark Messina
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:468-9; author reply 470. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Resolving the soy-breast cancer controversy
    Mark Messina
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:363-4. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of soy protein on testosterone levels
    Mark Messina
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2795; author reply 2795-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Soy, garlic, and ginkgo biloba: their potential role in cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment
    Christopher D Gardner
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University Medical School, 730 Welch Road, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1583, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 5:468-75. 2003
    ..And for each there is at least some level of disagreement or controversy. The focus of this review is on results from recent human clinical trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Ellen Smit
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:146-52. 2007
    ..Thus, we find no association between legumes or protein intake and prostate cancer mortality in this longitudinal cohort study of PR men...
  33. ncbi request reprint Need to establish threshold soy protein intake for cholesterol reduction
    Mark Messina
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:942-3. 2005