Diane L McKay

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
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  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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...