Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Epidemiologic challenges in the study of the efficacy and safety of medicinal herbsL Arab
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Public Health Nutr 3:453-7. 2000....
- Individualized nutritional recommendations: do we have the measurements needed to assess risk and make dietary recommendations?Lenore Arab
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Proc Nutr Soc 63:167-72. 2004....
- Biomarkers of fat and fatty acid intakeLenore Arab
University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27955, USA
J Nutr 133:925S-932S. 2003..e., alcohol consumption and smoking), circulating apolipoprotein levels and the hormonal milieu of the individual and the source tissue...
- Garlic and cancer: a critical review of the epidemiologic literatureA T Fleischauer
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Nutr 131:1032S-40S. 2001..The study limitations indicate the need for more definitive research and improved nutritional epidemiologic analyses of dietary data...
- Salad and raw vegetable consumption and nutritional status in the adult US population: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyL Joseph Su
School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1600 Canal St, Ste 800, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:1394-404. 2006....
- A case-control study of serum tocopherol levels and the alpha- to gamma-tocopherol ratio in radiographic knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis ProjectJoanne M Jordan
Thurston Arthritis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, 27599 7330, USA
Am J Epidemiol 159:968-77. 2004..Associations between radiographic knee osteoarthritis and tocopherol isoforms are complex and may vary by ethnicity and sex...
- Soy consumption and colorectal cancerDenise Spector
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Nutr Cancer 47:1-12. 2003..Most of these issues would contribute to underestimations of any association. In spite of the methodological issues, the available evidence is compelling enough to warrant further study utilizing stronger methodology...
- The epidemiology of tea consumption and colorectal cancer incidenceLenore Arab
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Nutr 133:3310S-3318S. 2003..Finally, the assessment of tea in most of these studies was based on a single question and therefore may have significant measurement error compared with more recent studies specifically aimed at assessing tea consumption...
- Commentary: This study failed?Charles Poole
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Int J Epidemiol 32:534-5. 2003
- Ethnic differences in the nutrient intake adequacy of premenopausal US women: results from the Third National Health Examination SurveyLenore Arab
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 103:1008-14. 2003..To examine the adequacy of dietary intake of calcium; folate; and vitamins C, D, E, B-6, and B-12 in premenopausal US women of differing ethnicity...
- Black tea consumption and risk of rectal cancer in Moscow populationIl yasova Dora
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at, Chapel Hill, NC 27157, USA
Ann Epidemiol 13:405-11. 2003..This population-based case-control study (663 cases and 323 controls) examined the effect of black tea intake on the risk of rectal cancer in Moscow residents. The Moscow population was selected for its wide range of black tea consumption...
- Lycopene and the lungLenore Arab
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Suite 2105E, Mcgavren Greenberg Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 227:894-9. 2002..Although lycopene can be found in the human lung, and there is evidence, albeit weak, for a protective association with lung cancer, its biologic role remains to be elucidated...
- Biomarkers and the measurement of fatty acidsLenore Arab
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Public Health Nutr 5:865-71. 2002..To review the various biomarkers of dietary intakes of fatty adds in human populations, their measurement, limitations and analytical considerations...
- Antioxidant supplements and risk of breast cancer recurrence and breast cancer-related mortality among postmenopausal womenAaron T Fleischauer
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Nutr Cancer 46:15-22. 2003..This study provides limited support for the hypothesis that antioxidant supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence or breast cancer-related mortality...
- Does tea affect cardiovascular disease? A meta-analysisU Peters
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:495-503. 2001..With increasing tea consumption, the risk increased for coronary heart disease in the United Kingdom and for stroke in Australia, whereas the risk decreased in other regions, particularly in continental Europe...
- Plasma and lung macrophage responsiveness to carotenoid supplementation and ozone exposure in humansS Steck-Scott
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1571-9. 2004..To examine the effect of ozone exposure and vegetable juice supplementation on plasma and lung macrophage concentrations of carotenoids...
- Within- and between-person variation in nutrient intakes of Russian and U.S. children differs by sex and ageLisa Jahns
Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
J Nutr 134:3114-20. 2004..Researchers are encouraged to use these estimates to conduct sensitivity analyses of usual intake distributions in their own data when multiple days of data collection are not feasible...
- The use of external within-person variance estimates to adjust nutrient intake distributions over time and across populationsLisa Jahns
Department of Nutrition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
Public Health Nutr 8:69-76. 2005..To examine the utility of using external estimates of within-person variation to adjust usual nutrient intake distributions...
- A cross-national comparison of lifestyle between China and the United States, using a comprehensive cross-national measurement tool of the healthfulness of lifestyles: the Lifestyle IndexSoowon Kim
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
Prev Med 38:160-71. 2004..However, lifestyle factors have rarely been studied simultaneously. The authors propose an integrated approach to summarize total healthfulness of lifestyles and to enhance understanding of lifestyle patterns across countries...
- Predictors of pregnancy and postpartum haemoglobin concentrations in low-income womenLisa M Bodnar
Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Public Health Nutr 7:701-11. 2004..We identified predictors of Hb from 24 weeks' gestation until delivery and from 4 to 25 weeks postpartum...
- Dietary reference intakes still used incorrectly in Journal articlesLisa Jahns
J Am Diet Assoc 103:1292-3; author reply 1293. 2003
- Tea consumption and the reduced risk of colon cancer -- results from a national prospective cohort studyL Joseph Su
Stanley S Scott Cancer Center and Departments of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1600 Canal Street, Suite 800, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Public Health Nutr 5:419-25. 2002..This study examines the relationship between tea consumption and colon cancer risk in the US population...
- Alcohol consumption and risk of colon cancer: evidence from the national health and nutrition examination survey I epidemiologic follow-up studyLihchyun Joseph Su
Stanley S Scott Cancer Center and School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Nutr Cancer 50:111-9. 2004..73; 95% CI=1.08, 2.78). Overall, alcohol consumption was significantly associated with increased risk of colon cancer. The most important factor for colon cancer seems to be liquor consumption...
- Soy-based formulae and infant growth and development: a reviewMichelle A Mendez
Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
J Nutr 132:2127-30. 2002..Nonetheless, given evidence suggesting that early exposure to soy and/or isoflavones might have long-term effects, further research following infants fed soy-based formulae into adulthood is warranted...
- Low toenail chromium concentration and increased risk of nonfatal myocardial infarctionEliseo Guallar
Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Epidemiol 162:157-64. 2005..95). Toenail chromium concentration was inversely associated with the risk of a first myocardial infarction in men. These results add to an increasing body of evidence that points to the importance of chromium for cardiovascular health...
- Introduction to the Proceedings of the Fourth International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human HealthLenore Arab
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Nutr 138:1526S-1528S. 2008