Jeffrey B Blumberg

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Why clinical trials of vitamin E and cardiovascular diseases may be fatally flawed. Commentary on "The relationship between dose of vitamin E and suppression of oxidative stress in humans"
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 43:1374-6. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Vitamins: preparing for the next 100 years
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:360-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of biomarkers of oxidative stress in research studies
    Jeffrey Blumberg
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 134:3188S-3189S. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the proceedings of the Third International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health: Role of Flavonoids in the Diet
    Jeffrey Blumberg
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 133:3244S-3246S. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids from almond skins are bioavailable and act synergistically with vitamins C and E to enhance hamster and human LDL resistance to oxidation
    Chung Yen Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
    J Nutr 135:1366-73. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Relationships of body mass index with serum carotenoids, tocopherols and retinol at steady-state and in response to a carotenoid-rich vegetable diet intervention in Filipino schoolchildren
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biosci Rep 28:97-106. 2008
  7. pmc Chronic and acute effects of walnuts on antioxidant capacity and nutritional status in humans: a randomized, cross-over pilot study
    Diane L McKay
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr J 9:21. 2010
  8. pmc Supplementation with lutein or lutein plus green tea extracts does not change oxidative stress in adequately nourished older adults
    Lei Li
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 21:544-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The phytochemical composition and antioxidant actions of tree nuts
    Bradley W Bolling
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:117-23. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Carotene-rich plant foods ingested with minimal dietary fat enhance the total-body vitamin A pool size in Filipino schoolchildren as assessed by stable-isotope-dilution methodology
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1041-9. 2007

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Why clinical trials of vitamin E and cardiovascular diseases may be fatally flawed. Commentary on "The relationship between dose of vitamin E and suppression of oxidative stress in humans"
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 43:1374-6. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Vitamins: preparing for the next 100 years
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 82:360-4. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of biomarkers of oxidative stress in research studies
    Jeffrey Blumberg
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 134:3188S-3189S. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the proceedings of the Third International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health: Role of Flavonoids in the Diet
    Jeffrey Blumberg
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 133:3244S-3246S. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids from almond skins are bioavailable and act synergistically with vitamins C and E to enhance hamster and human LDL resistance to oxidation
    Chung Yen Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
    J Nutr 135:1366-73. 2005
    ..5% (P < or = 0.05). Thus, ASF possess antioxidant capacity in vitro; they are bioavailable and act in synergy with vitamins C and E to protect LDL against oxidation in hamsters...
  6. doi request reprint Relationships of body mass index with serum carotenoids, tocopherols and retinol at steady-state and in response to a carotenoid-rich vegetable diet intervention in Filipino schoolchildren
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biosci Rep 28:97-106. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Chronic and acute effects of walnuts on antioxidant capacity and nutritional status in humans: a randomized, cross-over pilot study
    Diane L McKay
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr J 9:21. 2010
    ..A limited number of human feeding trials indicate that walnuts improve some measures of antioxidant status, but not others...
  8. pmc Supplementation with lutein or lutein plus green tea extracts does not change oxidative stress in adequately nourished older adults
    Lei Li
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 21:544-9. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The phytochemical composition and antioxidant actions of tree nuts
    Bradley W Bolling
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:117-23. 2010
    ..A limited number of human studies indicate these nut phytochemicals are bioaccessible and bioavailable and have antioxidant actions in vivo...
  10. ncbi request reprint Carotene-rich plant foods ingested with minimal dietary fat enhance the total-body vitamin A pool size in Filipino schoolchildren as assessed by stable-isotope-dilution methodology
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1041-9. 2007
    ..Strategies for improving the vitamin A status of vulnerable populations are needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phytochemical composition of nuts
    C Y Oliver Chen
    Antioxidants Research Lab, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:329-32. 2008
    ..However, as complete phytochemical profiles are lacking for most nuts, information is limited regarding their bioavailability and metabolism, so further research on this topic is warranted...
  12. pmc Effects of cranberry juice consumption on vascular function in patients with coronary artery disease
    Mustali M Dohadwala
    Evans Department of Medicine and the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:934-40. 2011
    ..Cranberry juice contains polyphenolic compounds that could improve endothelial function and reduce cardiovascular disease risk...
  13. doi request reprint Fetal programming of dietary fructose and saturated fat on hepatic quercetin glucuronidation in rats
    Aida Serra
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 28:1165-71. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Avenanthramides are bioavailable and have antioxidant activity in humans after acute consumption of an enriched mixture from oats
    C Y Oliver Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 137:1375-82. 2007
    ..After consumption of 1 g AEM, plasma reduced glutathione was elevated by 21% at 15 min (P < or = 0.005) and by 14% at 10 h (P < or = 0.05). Thus, oat AV are bioavailable and increase antioxidant capacity in healthy older adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age-related loss of associations between acute exercise-induced IL-6 and oxidative stress
    Jennifer M Sacheck
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E340-9. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin E and eccentric exercise on selected biomarkers of oxidative stress in young and elderly men
    Jennifer M Sacheck
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 34:1575-88. 2003
    ....
  17. pmc Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study
    Diego Botero
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1664-70. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint In vitro activity of almond skin polyphenols for scavenging free radicals and inducing quinone reductase
    C Y Oliver Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4427-34. 2008
    ..Thus, in vitro, ASP act as antioxidants and induce QR activity, but these actions are dependent upon their dose, method of extraction, and interaction with antioxidant vitamins...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant activity and metabolite profile of quercetin in vitamin-E-depleted rats
    Clement K Ameho
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 19:467-74. 2008
    ..However, vitamin E status appears to enhance the distribution of isorhamnetin into the circulation and its disposition in muscle...
  20. pmc The kinetic basis for age-associated changes in quercetin and genistein glucuronidation by rat liver microsomes
    Bradley W Bolling
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 21:498-503. 2010
    ..Thus, the capacity for flavonoid glucuronidation by rat liver microsomes is dependent on age, UGT isoenzymes and flavonoid structure...
  21. doi request reprint Hibiscus sabdariffa L. tea (tisane) lowers blood pressure in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults
    Diane L McKay
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory 6Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 140:298-303. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Avenanthramides and phenolic acids from oats are bioavailable and act synergistically with vitamin C to enhance hamster and human LDL resistance to oxidation
    Chung Yen Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1459-66. 2004
    ..005). Thus, oat phenolics, including avenanthramides, are bioavailable in hamsters and interact synergistically with vitamin C to protect LDL during oxidation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Determination of flavonoids and phenolics and their distribution in almonds
    Paul E Milbury
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:5027-33. 2006
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  24. doi request reprint Tea and health: preventive and therapeutic usefulness in the elderly?
    Bradley W Bolling
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:42-8. 2009
    ..To update the growing literature suggesting that tea and its constituent flavonoids are inversely related to the risk of chronic diseases common among the elderly...
  25. doi request reprint Flavonoid basics: chemistry, sources, mechanisms of action, and safety
    Michael P Corcoran
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 31:176-89. 2012
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  26. pmc Microsomal quercetin glucuronidation in rat small intestine depends on age and segment
    Bradley W Bolling
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Drug Metab Dispos 39:1406-14. 2011
    ..Thus, age-related differences in UGT quercetin glucuronidation depend on intestinal segment, are more pronounced in the proximal and distal segments and may be partially related to UGT1A1 and UGT1A7 content...
  27. pmc Dietary intake of selected flavonols, flavones, and flavonoid-rich foods and risk of cancer in middle-aged and older women
    Lu Wang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:905-12. 2009
    ..Flavonoids may protect against cancer development through several biological mechanisms. However, epidemiologic studies on dietary flavonoids and cancer risk have yielded inconsistent results...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin E supplementation on vitamin K status in adults with normal coagulation status
    Sarah L Booth
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:143-8. 2004
    ..Although a vitamin E-vitamin K interaction was proposed to underlie this effect, it has not been systematically investigated in adults with normal baseline coagulation status...
  29. ncbi request reprint Flavonols, flavones, flavanones, and human health: epidemiological evidence
    Brigitte A Graf
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Med Food 8:281-90. 2005
    ..As the totality of the available evidence on these flavonoids suggests a role in the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease, further research is warranted, particularly in controlled clinical trials...
  30. ncbi request reprint A review of the bioactivity and potential health benefits of peppermint tea (Mentha piperita L.)
    Diane L McKay
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Phytother Res 20:619-33. 2006
    ..Adverse reactions to peppermint tea have not been reported, although caution has been urged for peppermint oil therapy in patients with GI reflux, hiatal hernia or kidney stones...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Diane L McKay
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachussetts 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:490-502. 2007
    ..Research regarding the bioactivity of cranberries and their constituents on risk factors for CVD is reviewed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) anthocyanins modulate heme oxygenase-1 and glutathione S-transferase-pi expression in ARPE-19 cells
    Paul E Milbury
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:2343-9. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint A review of the bioactivity of South African herbal teas: rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and honeybush (Cyclopia intermedia)
    Diane L McKay
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Phytother Res 21:1-16. 2007
    ..However, human studies of rooibos are limited and of honeybush are absent. No adverse effects of rooibos or honeybush consumption as tisanes have been reported...
  34. doi request reprint Anthocyanins are bioavailable in humans following an acute dose of cranberry juice
    Paul E Milbury
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 140:1099-104. 2010
    ..Observed concentrations of plasma anthocyanins appear insufficient to alter radical load or redox potential but may be adequate to affect signal transduction and/or gene expression...
  35. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status and biomarkers of oxidative stress in dogs with congestive heart failure
    Lisa M Freeman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 19:537-41. 2005
    ..The effect of dietary interventions to correct this imbalance in antioxidant defenses warrants further study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bioavailablility of elderberry anthocyanins
    Paul E Milbury
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Room 507, 711 Washington St Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:997-1006. 2002
    ..The current findings appear to refute assumptions that anthocyanins are not absorbed in their unchanged glycosylated forms in humans...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of almond skin polyphenolics and quercetin on human LDL and apolipoprotein B-100 oxidation and conformation
    Chung Yen Chen
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 18:785-94. 2007
    ..Thus, ASP and quercetin reduce the oxidative modification of apo B-100 and stabilize LDL conformation in a dose-dependent manner, acting in an additive or synergistic fashion with VC and VE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A: is it a risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fracture?
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    J Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:425-38. 2007
    ..The potential for exacerbating an already serious public health problem with intakes of vitamin A currently considered safe indicates further research into this matter is warranted...
  39. ncbi request reprint Communicating cardiovascular disease risk due to elevated homocysteine levels: using the EPPM to develop print materials
    Diane L McKay
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:355-71. 2004
    ..This study's results contribute to our understanding of the usefulness of theory-guided written materials in motivating compliant health behaviors. Recommendations for using this model are provided...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary glutathione and coenzyme Q10 on the prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in mice
    Chun Liu
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:74-85. 2004
    ..Further studies using additional animal models are required to determine whether GSH or CoQ10 provide a favorable or unfavorable benefit:risk ratio in the prevention or treatment of IBD...
  41. ncbi request reprint The role of tea in human health: an update
    Diane L McKay
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:1-13. 2002
    ..Clinical trials employing putative intermediary indicators of disease, particularly biomarkers of oxidative stress status, suggest tea polyphenols could play a role in the pathogenesis of cancer and heart disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Rat gastrointestinal tissues metabolize quercetin
    Brigitte A Graf
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA
    J Nutr 136:39-44. 2006
    ..The unique pattern of quercetin metabolites in each GI tissue indicates extensive biotransformation before absorption and distribution in rats...
  43. ncbi request reprint Nutrition information sources vary with education level in a population of older adults
    Diane L McKay
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1108-11. 2006
    ..Strategies to improve and/or ensure the quality of the specific nutrition information sources this vulnerable group relies on may be needed...
  44. doi request reprint Hepatic biotransformation of alkylresorcinols is mediated via cytochrome P450 and β-oxidation: a proof of concept study
    Matti Marklund
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Food Chem 139:925-30. 2013
    ..Our results are consistent with a metabolic pathway by which AR are degraded to phenolic acids via CYP4F2-mediated ω-oxidation and subsequent β-oxidation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lutein and zeaxanthin and their potential roles in disease prevention
    Judy D Ribaya-Mercado
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:567S-587S. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Dietary vitamin K variability affects International Normalized Ratio (INR) coagulation indices
    Rebecca Couris
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111 USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:65-74. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint An update: vitamin E supplementation and heart disease
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:50-5. 2002
    ..Consideration of the design and outcome of these studies together with new reports about the action of antioxidants suggests approaches for new studies as well as a basis for current advice to patients...
  48. pmc Cranberries and their bioactive constituents in human health
    Jeffrey B Blumberg
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Adv Nutr 4:618-32. 2013
    ..Berry fruit, including cranberries, represent a rich source of phenolic bioactives that may contribute to human health. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint A review of the bioactivity and potential health benefits of chamomile tea (Matricaria recutita L.)
    Diane L McKay
    USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Phytother Res 20:519-30. 2006
    ..Adverse reactions to chamomile, consumed as a tisane or applied topically, have been reported among those with allergies to other plants in the daisy family, i.e. Asteraceae or Compositae...
  50. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant and oxidative stress indices in dialysis-dependent acute renal failure
    Vaidyanathapuram S Balakrishnan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tupper Research Institute, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Blood Purif 21:213-9. 2003
    ..Little is known of the effects of hemodialysis and other clinical variables on antioxidant defenses and oxidative stress among patients with ARF...
  51. ncbi request reprint Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD: the nutrition agenda. Interview by Frank Lampe and Suzanne Snyder
    Jeffrey Blumberg
    Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:64-71. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Almond consumption reduces oxidative DNA damage and lipid peroxidation in male smokers
    Ning Li
    National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China
    J Nutr 137:2717-22. 2007
    ..These results suggest almond intake can enhance antioxidant defenses and diminish biomarkers of oxidative stress in smokers...
  53. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the Proceedings of the Fourth International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health
    Lenore Arab
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Nutr 138:1526S-1528S. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure is reduced and insulin sensitivity increased in glucose-intolerant, hypertensive subjects after 15 days of consuming high-polyphenol dark chocolate
    Davide Grassi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of L Aquila, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    J Nutr 138:1671-6. 2008
    ..These findings suggest flavanol-rich, low-energy cocoa food products may have a positive impact on CVD risk factors...
  55. ncbi request reprint Moderate antioxidant supplementation has no effect on biomarkers of oxidant damage in healthy men with low fruit and vegetable intakes
    Robert A Jacob
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, University of California at Davis, 95616 8683, USA
    J Nutr 133:740-3. 2003
    ..In healthy young men, the endogenous antioxidant defense system and a modest intake of dietary antioxidants are adequate to minimize levels of in vivo oxidant damage such that they cannot be differentiated by current methods...
  56. pmc Depletion of plasma antioxidants in surgical intensive care unit patients requiring parenteral feeding: effects of parenteral nutrition with or without alanyl-glutamine dipeptide supplementation
    Menghua Luo
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Nutrition 24:37-44. 2008
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Identification of anthocyanins in the liver, eye, and brain of blueberry-fed pigs
    Wilhelmina Kalt
    Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Center, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, 32 Main Street, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4N 1J5
    J Agric Food Chem 56:705-12. 2008
    ..The results suggest that anthocyanins can accumulate in tissues, including tissues beyond the blood-brain barrier...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron promotes azoxymethane-induced colon tumors in mice
    Jillian N M Ilsley
    Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Nutr Cancer 49:162-9. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that, following carcinogen exposure, elevated dietary iron promotes the growth of tumors with altered cellular homeostasis through a mechanism that is independent of oxidative stress...
  59. doi request reprint Should supplemental antioxidant administration be avoided during chemotherapy and radiation therapy?
    Brian D Lawenda
    Radiation Oncology Division, Breast Health Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:773-83. 2008
    ....
  60. pmc Metabolic effects of enteral versus parenteral alanyl-glutamine dipeptide administration in critically ill patients receiving enteral feeding: a pilot study
    Menghua Luo
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, 1364 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Clin Nutr 27:297-306. 2008
    ..Glutamine (Gln) may become conditionally indispensable during critical illness. The short-term metabolic effects of enteral versus parenteral Gln supplementation are unknown in this clinical setting...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cocoa reduces blood pressure and insulin resistance and improves endothelium-dependent vasodilation in hypertensives
    Davide Grassi
    Dipartimento Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of L Aquila, Piazzale Salvatore Tommasi 1, 67100 Coppito, L Aquila, Italy
    Hypertension 46:398-405. 2005
    ..These results suggest that, while balancing total calorie intake, flavanols from cocoa products may provide some cardiovascular benefit if included as part of a healthy diet for patients with EH...
  62. ncbi request reprint Superoxide dismutase mimetic preserves the glomerular capillary permeability barrier to protein
    Pu Duann
    Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medicine School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 316:1249-54. 2006
    ..These observations indicate that SOD mimetics can preserve the glomerular permeability barrier to protein under conditions of oxidative stress from O2* production...
  63. ncbi request reprint Do the dietary supplements epigallocatechin gallate or vitamin e cause a radiomodifying response on tumors in vivo? A pilot study with murine breast carcinoma
    Brian D Lawenda
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:11-7. 2007
    ..As supplementation with VE radioprotected normal tissue, additional studies on this putative benefit are recommended...