T T Fung

Summary

Affiliation: Simmons College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:713-20. 2008
  2. pmc Intake of specific fruits and vegetables in relation to risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer among postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:925-30. 2013
  3. pmc A dietary pattern that is associated with C-peptide and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:959-65. 2012
  4. pmc A dietary pattern derived to correlate with estrogens and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:1157-62. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Diet quality is associated with the risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:466-72. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:61-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of overall diet quality and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1753-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, the Alternate Healthy Eating Index and plasma sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:803-9. 2007
  9. pmc Sweetened beverage consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1037-42. 2009
  10. pmc Mediterranean diet and incidence of and mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 119:1093-100. 2009

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:713-20. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the association between a DASH-style diet adherence score and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in women...
  2. pmc Intake of specific fruits and vegetables in relation to risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer among postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:925-30. 2013
    ..In conclusion, higher intake of berries and peaches was associated with lower risk of ER- breast cancer among postmenopausal women. These results are considered exploratory and need to be confirmed in further studies...
  3. pmc A dietary pattern that is associated with C-peptide and risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:959-65. 2012
    ..Therefore, we used diet information to identify food groups that correlated with fasting serum concentrations of C-peptide and assess the association of this dietary pattern and CRC risk...
  4. pmc A dietary pattern derived to correlate with estrogens and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:1157-62. 2012
    ..Although these results were null, it should be repeated in other populations as differences in food intake may yield a dietary pattern with stronger association with estrogens...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diet quality is associated with the risk of estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:466-72. 2006
    ..01) with the vegetable component of the scores. We conclude that women who scored high in AHEI, RFS, and aMed had a lower risk of ER- breast cancer. The HEI and DQI-R appeared to be of limited value in predicting breast cancer risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:61-7. 2001
    ..Although the effects of individual foods or nutrients on the development of diseases and their risk factors have been investigated in many studies, little attention has been given to the effect of overall dietary patterns...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of overall diet quality and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1753-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this article was to assess the association between the Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) and risk of type 2 diabetes in women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, the Alternate Healthy Eating Index and plasma sex hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:803-9. 2007
    ..In contrast, the Western pattern was positively associated with estrogen levels and inversely with SHBG. However, these associations appeared to be largely accounted for by BMI...
  9. pmc Sweetened beverage consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1037-42. 2009
    ..Previous studies have linked full-calorie sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with greater weight gain and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes...
  10. pmc Mediterranean diet and incidence of and mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 119:1093-100. 2009
    ..Several studies have documented an inverse association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but few data are available on the relationship between Mediterranean diet and risk of stroke...
  11. pmc The Mediterranean and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diets and colorectal cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1429-35. 2010
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  12. pmc Low-carbohydrate diets, dietary approaches to stop hypertension-style diets, and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:652-60. 2011
    ..In addition, a diet high in plant protein and fat and moderate in carbohydrate content was associated with a lower risk of ER- cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diet-quality scores and plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:163-73. 2005
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:116-21. 2005
    ..However, a Western-type diet may elevate risk of breast cancer among smokers, and a prudent diet may protect against estrogen receptive-negative tumors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and carotenoid intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:110-5. 2003
    ..No evidence was found that vitamins A, C and E; folate; or carotenoids play an important protective role against incident SCC...
  16. ncbi request reprint Whole-grain intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in men
    Teresa T Fung
    Programs in Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:535-40. 2002
    ..Certain dietary components may play a role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vitamins and carotenoids intake and the risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin in women (United States)
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:221-30. 2002
    ..We examined prospectively intakes of vitamins A. C, and E, folate, and specific carotenoids in relation to the risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin (BCC) in women...
  18. ncbi request reprint The association between magnesium intake and fasting insulin concentration in healthy middle-aged women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:533-8. 2003
    ..We assessed the association between magnesium intake and fasting insulin levels in a large cohort of women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of major dietary patterns and stroke risk in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stroke 35:2014-9. 2004
    ..Many foods have been suggested to influence the risk of stroke. However, no previous studies have examined the relationship between overall dietary patterns and risk of stroke...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, meat intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2235-40. 2004
    ..To examine the association between major dietary patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a cohort of women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Major dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Teresa Fung
    Programs in Nutrition, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:309-14. 2003
    ..Several foods and nutrients have been implicated in the development of colon and rectal cancers. In this study, we prospectively assessed the associations between major dietary patterns and the risks of these 2 cancers in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Major dietary patterns are related to plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition and the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1029-35. 2004
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linking diet and the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and the risk of coronary heart disease in women
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1857-62. 2001
    ..Although substantial information on individual nutrients or foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is available, little is known about the role of overall eating pattern...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adherence to healthy eating patterns is associated with higher circulating total and high-molecular-weight adiponectin and lower resistin concentrations in women from the Nurses' Health Study
    Jessica L Fargnoli
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1213-24. 2008
    ..Adherence to a healthy dietary pattern, such as the Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), is associated with a lower risk of diabetes and atherosclerosis...
  25. pmc Low-carbohydrate diets and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: two cohort studies
    Teresa T Fung
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:289-98. 2010
    ..Data on the long-term association between low-carbohydrate diets and mortality are sparse...
  26. pmc Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US women
    Raphaelle Varraso
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:488-95. 2007
    ..Although many foods and nutrients are associated with lung function or symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the relation between overall diet and newly diagnosed COPD is not known...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intake of alcohol and alcoholic beverages and the risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1119-22. 2002
    ..Alcohol intake was associated with BCC, but the association appeared to be different for each type of alcoholic beverage. Other studies are needed to confirm these results...
  28. pmc DASH-style diet associates with reduced risk for kidney stones
    Eric N Taylor
    Renal Division and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:2253-9. 2009
    ..Exclusion of participants with hypertension did not change the results. In conclusion, consumption of a DASH-style diet is associated with a marked decrease in kidney stone risk...
  29. pmc Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US men
    Raphaelle Varraso
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thorax 62:786-91. 2007
    ..Because foods are consumed together and nutrients may interact, dietary patterns are an alternative way of characterising diet. A study was undertaken to assess the relation between dietary patterns and newly diagnosed COPD in men...
  30. pmc Prospective study of dietary pattern and risk of Parkinson disease
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1486-94. 2007
    ..Several studies have shown associations between Parkinson Disease (PD) risk and individual foods and nutrients with inconsistent results...
  31. ncbi request reprint Plant-based diets: what should be on the plate?
    Teresa T Fung
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:357-8. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and changes in body weight in women
    Matthias B Schulze
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1444-53. 2006
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between adherence to dietary patterns and weight change in women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival after breast cancer diagnosis
    Candyce H Kroenke
    University of California, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:9295-303. 2005
    ..There is little prior study of major dietary patterns and breast cancer survival...