D Heber

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering effects of a proprietary Chinese red-yeast-rice dietary supplement
    D Heber
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:231-6. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of nine proprietary Chinese red yeast rice dietary supplements: implications of variability in chemical profile and contents
    D Heber
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1742, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:133-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin-leptin-visceral fat relation during weight loss
    I Yip
    Center for Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1742, USA
    Pancreas 23:197-203. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Liquid meal replacements and glycemic control in obese type 2 diabetes patients
    I Yip
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095-1742, USA
    Obes Res 9:341S-347S. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a primary care physician network obesity management program
    S Bowerman
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1742, USA
    Obes Res 9:321S-325S. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Livistona extract inhibits angiogenesis and cancer growth
    M R Sartippour
    Department of Surgery, Division of Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Oncol Rep 8:1355-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Herbs and atherosclerosis
    D Heber
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, Los Angeles, 900 Veteran Avenue, Room 12 217, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 3:93-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of an inhibitory effect of diet and exercise on prostate cancer cell growth
    C N Tymchuk
    Department of Physiological Science, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urol 166:1185-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling in a very low-calorie diet programme has no effect on weight loss velocity, blood pressure and serum lipid profile
    Z Li
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:379-85. 2007
  10. pmc Ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptorgamma and retinoic acid receptor inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of human breast cancer cells in vitro and in BNX mice
    E Elstner
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048 0750, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:8806-11. 1998

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering effects of a proprietary Chinese red-yeast-rice dietary supplement
    D Heber
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:231-6. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of nine proprietary Chinese red yeast rice dietary supplements: implications of variability in chemical profile and contents
    D Heber
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1742, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:133-9. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin-leptin-visceral fat relation during weight loss
    I Yip
    Center for Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1742, USA
    Pancreas 23:197-203. 2001
    ..The relation between insulin-leptin-visceral fat axis during weight loss has not been studied previously...
  4. ncbi request reprint Liquid meal replacements and glycemic control in obese type 2 diabetes patients
    I Yip
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095-1742, USA
    Obes Res 9:341S-347S. 2001
    ..DISCUSSION: We have shown that liquid MRs are a safe and effective weight loss tool for obese subjects with type 2 diabetes, and can result in improvements in body weight, glucose, insulin, hemoglobin A1c and lipid levels...
  5. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a primary care physician network obesity management program
    S Bowerman
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1742, USA
    Obes Res 9:321S-325S. 2001
    ..Physicians reported a high degree of satisfaction with the program, suggesting that a brief, effective physician-directed program with nutritionist support by telephone can be implemented in a busy primary care office...
  6. ncbi request reprint Livistona extract inhibits angiogenesis and cancer growth
    M R Sartippour
    Department of Surgery, Division of Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Oncol Rep 8:1355-7. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that the extract from the shell of Livistona chinensis may be a potential supplemental source for cancer treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Herbs and atherosclerosis
    D Heber
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, Los Angeles, 900 Veteran Avenue, Room 12 217, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 3:93-6. 2001
    ..This herb is likely to be able to directly impact the process of atherosclerosis, but large-scale clinical trials are needed to assess the public health potential of this herbal supplement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence of an inhibitory effect of diet and exercise on prostate cancer cell growth
    C N Tymchuk
    Department of Physiological Science, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urol 166:1185-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: A low fat, high fiber diet and exercise intervention resulted in serum changes that significantly reduced the growth of androgen responsive LNCaP prostate cancer cells in vitro...
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling in a very low-calorie diet programme has no effect on weight loss velocity, blood pressure and serum lipid profile
    Z Li
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:379-85. 2007
    ..Many dieters lose and regain weight many times. It is unclear whether weight cycling is associated with adverse metabolic alterations or becomes more difficult with each attempt...
  10. pmc Ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptorgamma and retinoic acid receptor inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of human breast cancer cells in vitro and in BNX mice
    E Elstner
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048 0750, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:8806-11. 1998
    ..Taken together, this combination may provide a novel, nontoxic and selective therapy for human breast cancers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a low-fat/high-fiber diet intervention with soy supplementation in prostate cancer patients after prostatectomy
    Z Li
    Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:526-36. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and long-term compliance with a low-fat diet supplemented with soy protein in men at increased risk for recurrence after radical prostatectomy...
  12. doi request reprint Decrease of postprandial endothelial dysfunction by spice mix added to high-fat hamburger meat in men with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Z Li
    Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Diabet Med 30:590-5. 2013
    ..The present study was designed to investigate whether consumption of a hamburger cooked with a polyphenol-rich spice mixture will reduce postprandial lipid oxidation and endothelial dysfunction in men with Type 2 diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint NADPH-cytochrome P-450 reductase, cytochrome P-450 2C11 and P-450 1A1, and the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in livers of rats fed methyl-folate-deficient diets
    J Zhang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Nutr Cancer 28:160-4. 1997
    ..CYP1A1 is an enzyme associated with bioactivation of exogenous genotoxins. To our knowledge, this is the first time it has been shown that CYP1A1 and the Ah receptor are induced by dietary deficiencies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modulation of omega-3/omega-6 polyunsaturated ratios with dietary fish oils in men with prostate cancer
    W J Aronson
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095-1738, USA
    Urology 58:283-8. 2001
    ..The potential for this diet to prevent the development and progression of prostate cancer by way of altered COX-2 expression and prostaglandin production in prostatic tissue requires further study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biexponential model for predicting weight loss after gastric surgery for obesity
    E H Livingston
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Surg Res 101:216-24. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a mathematical model that accurately estimates the rate and extent of weight loss following gastric bypass surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Baicalin is a major component of PC-SPES which inhibits the proliferation of human cancer cells via apoptosis and cell cycle arrest
    T Ikezoe
    Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Prostate 49:285-92. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Baicalin inhibited the proliferation of cancer cells via apoptosis and cell cycle arrest, in which p27(kip1) may play a role. Baicalin may be a novel, adjunctive therapy for selected malignancies including prostate cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Applying science to changing dietary patterns
    D Heber
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Nutr 131:3078S-81S. 2001
    ..At home, simple ways of preparing foods rapidly and easily are needed to influence dietary patterns...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inverse associations between plasma lycopene and other carotenoids and prostate cancer
    Q Y Lu
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:749-56. 2001
    ..This study provides justification for further research on the associations between lycopene and other antioxidants and the risk of prostate cancer...
  19. doi request reprint A trial of darbepoetin alfa in type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease
    Marc A Pfeffer
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:2019-32. 2009
    ..Although darbepoetin alfa can effectively increase hemoglobin levels, its effect on clinical outcomes in these patients has not been adequately tested...
  20. ncbi request reprint Green tea and its catechins inhibit breast cancer xenografts
    M R Sartippour
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nutr Cancer 40:149-56. 2001
    ..Our results demonstrated the value of all catechins and argued for the use of a mixed GTE as a botanical dietary supplement, rather than purified EGCG, in future clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Analysis of weight loss outcomes using VLCD in black and white overweight and obese women with and without metabolic syndrome
    K Hong
    Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:436-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of very low calorie diet (VLCD) in black and white obese women. Changes in weight, metabolic profile, and body composition are assessed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens induce differential estrogen receptor alpha- or Beta-mediated responses in transfected breast cancer cells
    D M Harris
    The UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, 13 145 Warren Hall, 900 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:558-68. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of soy-based meal replacements vs an individualized diet plan in obese type II DM patients: relative effects on weight loss, metabolic parameters, and C-reactive protein
    Z Li
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:411-8. 2005
    ..Achieving significant weight loss and glycemic control in diabetic patients remains a challenging task...
  24. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a partial meal replacement plan for weight loss in low-income patients
    S Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 92801, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1575-9. 2004
    ..FL, USA) in low-income patients over a 6-month period compared with the routine care by their primary care physician (PMD) prior to enrolling in the nutrition clinic at similar time intervals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychometric characteristics of the General Well-Being Schedule (GWB) with African-American women
    J E Taylor
    Department of Psychology, Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri, Kansas City 64110, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:31-9. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that the GWB is a reliable and valid measure of psychological well-being in African-American women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Novel therapeutic approach: ligands for PPARgamma and retinoid receptors induce apoptosis in bcl-2-positive human breast cancer cells
    E Elstner
    Division of Hematology Oncology, School of Medicine Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 74:155-65. 2002
    ..Importantly, this effect was independent of expression levels of p53, ERalpha, HER-2/neu, bag-1, and BRCA1. Therefore, the combination of ligands for PPARgamma and retinoid receptors may have a therapeutic role for breast cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Role of insulin and norepinephrine in the hypertension of obesity
    M H Maxwell
    Division of Clinical Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine
    Am J Hypertens 7:402-8. 1994
    ..During weight loss, however, the temporal changes in blood pressure, insulin, and norepinephrine suggest their mediation of the hypotensive response...