Neal Barnard

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Affiliation: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Saturated and trans fats and dementia: a systematic review
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, USA Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 35:S65-73. 2014
  2. doi Correction: barnard, N., et Al. Meat consumption as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Nutrients 2014, 6, 897-910
    Neal Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutrients 6:1181. 2014
  3. doi Meat consumption as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes
    Neal Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutrients 6:897-910. 2014
  4. ncbi Diet and sex-hormone binding globulin, dysmenorrhea, and premenstrual symptoms
    N D Barnard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:245-50. 2000
  5. pmc D2 dopamine receptor Taq1A polymorphism, body weight, and dietary intake in type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    Nutrition 25:58-65. 2009
  6. pmc A low-fat vegan diet elicits greater macronutrient changes, but is comparable in adherence and acceptability, compared with a more conventional diabetes diet among individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:263-72. 2009
  7. pmc A low-fat vegan diet and a conventional diabetes diet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a randomized, controlled, 74-wk clinical trial
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1588S-1596S. 2009
  8. doi Vegetarian and vegan diets in type 2 diabetes management
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:255-63. 2009
  9. doi Trends in food availability, 1909-2007
    Neal D Barnard
    Washington Center for Clinical Research, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1530S-1536S. 2010
  10. ncbi A low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in a randomized clinical trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1777-83. 2006

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Publications34

  1. ncbi Saturated and trans fats and dementia: a systematic review
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC, USA Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 35:S65-73. 2014
    ..Several, although not all, prospective studies indicate relationships between saturated and trans fat intake and risk of cognitive disorders. ..
  2. doi Correction: barnard, N., et Al. Meat consumption as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Nutrients 2014, 6, 897-910
    Neal Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutrients 6:1181. 2014
    ..We have found two inadvertent errors in our paper published in Nutrients [1]. ..
  3. doi Meat consumption as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes
    Neal Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutrients 6:897-910. 2014
    ..e., meat consumption versus no meat consumption), as a scalar variable (i.e., gradations of meat consumption), or as part of a broader dietary pattern. ..
  4. ncbi Diet and sex-hormone binding globulin, dysmenorrhea, and premenstrual symptoms
    N D Barnard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:245-50. 2000
    ..To test the hypothesis that a low-fat, vegetarian diet reduces dysmenorrhea and premenstrual symptoms by its effect on serum sex-hormone binding globulin concentration and estrogen activity...
  5. pmc D2 dopamine receptor Taq1A polymorphism, body weight, and dietary intake in type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    Nutrition 25:58-65. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that their presence would be associated with reduced efficacy of dietary interventions in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  6. pmc A low-fat vegan diet elicits greater macronutrient changes, but is comparable in adherence and acceptability, compared with a more conventional diabetes diet among individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:263-72. 2009
    ..Although therapeutic diets are critical to diabetes management, their acceptability to patients is largely unstudied...
  7. pmc A low-fat vegan diet and a conventional diabetes diet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a randomized, controlled, 74-wk clinical trial
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1588S-1596S. 2009
    ..Low-fat vegetarian and vegan diets are associated with weight loss, increased insulin sensitivity, and improved cardiovascular health...
  8. doi Vegetarian and vegan diets in type 2 diabetes management
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:255-63. 2009
    ..The presently available literature indicates that vegetarian and vegan diets present potential advantages for the management of type 2 diabetes...
  9. doi Trends in food availability, 1909-2007
    Neal D Barnard
    Washington Center for Clinical Research, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1530S-1536S. 2010
    ..These changes may have influenced the prevalence of childhood obesity...
  10. ncbi A low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in a randomized clinical trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1777-83. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate whether a low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi Acceptability of a low-fat vegan diet compares favorably to a step II diet in a randomized, controlled trial
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:229-35. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess the acceptability of a low-fat vegan diet, as compared with a more typical fat-modified diet, among overweight and obese adults...
  12. ncbi Effectiveness of a low-fat vegetarian diet in altering serum lipids in healthy premenopausal women
    N D Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:969-72. 2000
    ..7% (p<0.01). LDL/HDL ratio remained unchanged. Thus, in healthy premenopausal women, a low-fat vegetarian diet led to rapid and sizable reductions in serum total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol concentrations...
  13. ncbi The current use of estrogens for growth-suppressant therapy in adolescent girls
    Neal D Barnard
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:23-6. 2002
    ..To assess the current prevalence of growth-suppressant therapy using oral estrogens for tall adolescent girls among U.S. pediatric endocrinologists...
  14. ncbi Vegetarian diets and weight status
    Susan E Berkow
    Physician s Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:175-88. 2006
    ..We reviewed the literature to ascertain the extent to which and by what mechanism(s) a plant-based diet may mediate body weight...
  15. doi A plant-based diet for type 2 diabetes: scientific support and practical strategies
    Caroline Trapp
    APPhysicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:33-48. 2010
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  16. doi Usefulness of vegetarian and vegan diets for treating type 2 diabetes
    Caroline B Trapp
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:152-8. 2010
    ..Vegetarian and vegan diets present potential advantages in managing type 2 diabetes that merit the attention of individuals with diabetes and their caregivers...
  17. doi A worksite programme significantly alters nutrient intakes
    Susan M Levin
    Washington Center for Clinical Research, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1629-35. 2010
    ..To examine whether a worksite nutrition programme using a low-fat vegan diet could significantly improve nutritional intake...
  18. ncbi Serum-free hybridoma culture: ethical, scientific and safety considerations
    Megha S Even
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 24:105-8. 2006
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  19. ncbi Blood pressure regulation and vegetarian diets
    Susan E Berkow
    Physician s Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:1-8. 2005
    ..This report reviews the evidence of the relationship between a vegetarian diet and blood pressure regulation and presents data as to the putative mechanisms of action...
  20. doi Detection of PhIP in grilled chicken entrées at popular chain restaurants throughout California
    Kristie M Sullivan
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:592-602. 2008
    ..When factoring in the weight of the entrees, absolute levels of PhIP reached over 1,000 ng for some entrees. Potential strategies for reducing exposure include the avoidance of meats cooked using methods that are known to form PhIP...
  21. ncbi Calcium, dairy products, and bone health in children and young adults: a reevaluation of the evidence
    Amy Joy Lanou
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Pediatrics 115:736-43. 2005
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  22. ncbi The effects of a low-fat, plant-based dietary intervention on body weight, metabolism, and insulin sensitivity
    Neal D Barnard
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Med 118:991-7. 2005
    ..This study investigated the effect of a low-fat, plant-based diet on body weight, metabolism, and insulin sensitivity, while controlling for exercise in free-living individuals...
  23. doi A multicomponent intervention reduces body weight and cardiovascular risk at a GEICO corporate site
    Hope R Ferdowsian
    Department of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:384-7. 2010
    ..To determine whether a multicomponent nutrition intervention program at a corporate site reduces body weight and improves other cardiovascular risk factors in overweight individuals...
  24. doi A worksite vegan nutrition program is well-accepted and improves health-related quality of life and work productivity
    Heather I Katcher
    Washington Center for Clinical Research, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 56:245-52. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the acceptability of a worksite vegan nutrition program and its effects on health-related quality of life and work productivity...
  25. ncbi Effects of a low-fat vegan diet and a Step II diet on macro- and micronutrient intakes in overweight postmenopausal women
    Gabrielle M Turner-McGrievy
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, Washington, DC, USA
    Nutrition 20:738-46. 2004
    ..This study investigated the nutrient intake of overweight postmenopausal women assigned to a low-fat vegan diet or a Step II diet...
  26. ncbi Acceptability of soymilk as a calcium-rich beverage in elementary school children
    Jennifer K Reilly
    The Cancer Project, 5100 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:590-3. 2006
    ..6%. Total calcium-rich beverage selection with lunch increased from 79% to 83.1%. Calcium consumption per gram of saturated fat consumed from calcium-rich beverages also rose from 194 mg to 237 mg with the addition of soymilk...
  27. ncbi The consumer cost of calcium from food and supplements
    Jennifer L Keller
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1669-71. 2002
    ..This information is useful for dietitians, health professionals, and consumers in meeting calcium requirements on a budget...
  28. doi Effects of plant-based diets on plasma lipids
    Hope R Ferdowsian
    Washington Center for Clinical Research, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:947-56. 2009
    ..In conclusion, plant-based dietary interventions are effective in lowering plasma cholesterol concentrations...
  29. ncbi Development of a novel ELISA for human insulin using monoclonal antibodies produced in serum-free cell culture medium
    Megha S Even
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Clin Biochem 40:98-103. 2007
    ..Development of an ELISA for human insulin that utilizes monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) produced in serum-free medium...
  30. ncbi A two-year randomized weight loss trial comparing a vegan diet to a more moderate low-fat diet
    Gabrielle M Turner-McGrievy
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2217 McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7461, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2276-81. 2007
    ..The objective was to assess the effect of a low-fat, vegan diet compared with the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) diet on weight loss maintenance at 1 and 2 years...
  31. doi Changes in nutrient intake and dietary quality among participants with type 2 diabetes following a low-fat vegan diet or a conventional diabetes diet for 22 weeks
    Gabrielle M Turner-McGrievy
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1636-45. 2008
    ..Although vegan diets improve diabetes management, little is known about the nutrient profiles or diet quality of individuals with type 2 diabetes who adopt a vegan diet...
  32. ncbi Diet and survival after prostate cancer diagnosis
    Susan E Berkow
    George Mason University, Department of Global and Community Health, 1211 Tatum Drive, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:391-403. 2007
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  33. ncbi Type 2 diabetes and the vegetarian diet
    David J A Jenkins
    Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:610S-616S. 2003
    ..It is anticipated that their combined use in vegetarian diets will produce very significant metabolic advantages for the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications...
  34. doi Dairy and weight loss hypothesis: an evaluation of the clinical trials
    Amy Joy Lanou
    University of North Carolina at Asheville, Department of Health and Wellness, Asheville, North Carolina 28804, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:272-9. 2008
    ..Four of 24 trials report differential fat loss. Consequently, the majority of the current evidence from clinical trials does not support the hypothesis that calcium or dairy consumption aids in weight or fat loss...

Research Grants2

  1. Plant-Based Dietry Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes
    Neal Barnard; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Glycosylated hemoglobin, insulin concentrations, 24-hour urinary albumin, body weight, blood pressure, serum lipids, and related cardiovascular risk factors will be measured at baseline, 22 weeks, and 74 weeks. ..
  2. Plant-Based Dietry Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes
    Neal Barnard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Glycosylated hemoglobin, insulin concentrations, 24-hour urinary albumin, body weight, blood pressure, serum lipids, and related cardiovascular risk factors will be measured at baseline, 22 weeks, and 74 weeks. ..