Affiliation: University of California
- Cholesterol-lowering effects of a proprietary Chinese red-yeast-rice dietary supplementD 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....
- An analysis of nine proprietary Chinese red yeast rice dietary supplements: implications of variability in chemical profile and contentsD Heber
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1742, USA
J Altern Complement Med 7:133-9. 2001....
- Insulin-leptin-visceral fat relation during weight lossI 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...
- Implementation of a primary care physician network obesity management programS 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...
- Liquid meal replacements and glycemic control in obese type 2 diabetes patientsI 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...
- Livistona extract inhibits angiogenesis and cancer growthM 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...
- Herbs and atherosclerosisD 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...
- Evidence of an inhibitory effect of diet and exercise on prostate cancer cell growthC 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...
- Weight cycling in a very low-calorie diet programme has no effect on weight loss velocity, blood pressure and serum lipid profileZ 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...
- 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 miceE 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...
- Feasibility of a low-fat/high-fiber diet intervention with soy supplementation in prostate cancer patients after prostatectomyZ 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...
- 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 dietsJ 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...
- Modulation of omega-3/omega-6 polyunsaturated ratios with dietary fish oils in men with prostate cancerW 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...
- Biexponential model for predicting weight loss after gastric surgery for obesityE 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...
- Baicalin is a major component of PC-SPES which inhibits the proliferation of human cancer cells via apoptosis and cell cycle arrestT 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...
- A trial of darbepoetin alfa in type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney diseaseMarc 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...
- Inverse associations between plasma lycopene and other carotenoids and prostate cancerQ 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...
- Applying science to changing dietary patternsD 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...
- Green tea and its catechins inhibit breast cancer xenograftsM 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...
- Analysis of weight loss outcomes using VLCD in black and white overweight and obese women with and without metabolic syndromeK 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...
- Phytoestrogens induce differential estrogen receptor alpha- or Beta-mediated responses in transfected breast cancer cellsD 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....
- 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 proteinZ 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...
- Feasibility of a partial meal replacement plan for weight loss in low-income patientsS 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..05). CONCLUSION: Implementation of nutrition clinic utilizing meal replacements in this low-income patient population was effective in achieving a significant reduction in weight over 6 months of treatment....
- Psychometric characteristics of the General Well-Being Schedule (GWB) with African-American womenJ 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...
- Novel therapeutic approach: ligands for PPARgamma and retinoid receptors induce apoptosis in bcl-2-positive human breast cancer cellsE 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...
- Role of insulin and norepinephrine in the hypertension of obesityM 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...