Affiliation: Tufts University
- The effect of folate fortification of cereal-grain products on blood folate status, dietary folate intake, and dietary folate sources among adult non-supplement users in the United StatesMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 24:266-74. 2005..S. population following folic acid fortification of enriched cereal-grain products and to explore accompanying changes in food sources and dietary total folate intake...
- Vitamin C supplementation decreases oxidative stress biomarker f2-isoprostanes in plasma of nonsmokers exposed to environmental tobacco smokeMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Nutr Cancer 45:176-84. 2003..Daily AO supplementation (especially with vitamin C) decreases this oxidative stress biomarker in passive smokers. This finding might be of importance for the prevention of ETS-associated adverse health effects in nonsmokers...
- Relations of glycemic index and glycemic load with plasma oxidative stress markersYouqing Hu
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 84:70-6; quiz 266-7. 2006..5 than for those with a BMI > or = 26.5. CONCLUSIONS: Chronic consumption of high-GI foods may lead to chronically high oxidative stress. A low-GI diet, not a low-carbohydrate diet, appears to be beneficial in reducing oxidative stress...
- Intraindividual variability of plasma antioxidants, markers of oxidative stress, C-reactive protein, cotinine, and other biomarkersGladys Block
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Epidemiology 17:404-12. 2006..Within-person variability in biomarkers results in random error that can attenuate estimates of association. Little information on such variability is available for a number of nutrition-related biomarkers...
- Plasma C-reactive protein concentrations in active and passive smokers: influence of antioxidant supplementationGladys Block
Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 23:141-7. 2004..The objective was to determine whether antioxidant supplementation reduces plasma CRP in active and passive smokers...
- Factors associated with oxidative stress in human populationsGladys Block
Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Epidemiol 156:274-85. 2002..These data would permit a better understanding of the role that oxidants and antioxidants play in the health of human populations...
- Smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke decrease some plasma antioxidants and increase gamma-tocopherol in vivo after adjustment for dietary antioxidant intakesMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 77:160-6. 2003..Free radicals in cigarette smoke may cause oxidative damage to macromolecules, contributing to cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Decreased plasma antioxidant concentrations may indicate cigarette smoke-related oxidative stress...
- Associations between apolipoprotein E genotype and circulating F2-isoprostane levels in humansMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Lipids 40:329-34. 2005..0056). High-cholesterol subjects that are epsilon4 carriers have significantly higher levels of lipid peroxidation as assessed by circulating F2-isoprostane levels...
- Does gamma-tocopherol play a role in the primary prevention of heart disease and cancer? A reviewMarion Dietrich
Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Nutritional Epidemiology, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 25:292-9. 2006..In this article, we review publications on dietary gamma-tocopherol intake, plasma gamma-tocopherol levels, cardiovascular disease and cancer risk in humans...
- The effect of weight loss on a stable biomarker of inflammation, C-reactive proteinMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Nutr Rev 63:22-8. 2005..Reducing inflammation through weight loss could therefore be associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-associated chronic diseases...
- A review: dietary and endogenously formed N-nitroso compounds and risk of childhood brain tumorsMarion Dietrich
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Cancer Causes Control 16:619-35. 2005..This approach may be helpful in determining the essential information that must be collected in future epidemiological studies on CBT...
- Antioxidant supplementation decreases lipid peroxidation biomarker F(2)-isoprostanes in plasma of smokersMarion Dietrich
Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:7-13. 2002..The intake of antioxidants may help prevent smoking-related diseases. Smoking cessation should still be considered the most effective way to prevent smoking-related diseases...
- The effect of breakfast type on total daily energy intake and body mass index: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)Sungsoo Cho
Kellogg-USA, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 22:296-302. 2003..Eating cereal (ready-to-eat or cooked cereal) or quick breads for breakfast is associated with significantly lower body mass index compared to skipping breakfast or eating meats and/or eggs for breakfast...