SUNG IL KOO

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Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Green tea as inhibitor of the intestinal absorption of lipids: potential mechanism for its lipid-lowering effect
    Sung I Koo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 18:179-83. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Estimation of antioxidant intakes from diet and supplements in U.S. adults
    Ock K Chun
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 140:317-24. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Green tea extract protects leptin-deficient, spontaneously obese mice from hepatic steatosis and injury
    Richard S Bruno
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 138:323-31. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight loss favorably modifies anthropometrics and reverses the metabolic syndrome in premenopausal women
    Ingrid E Lofgren
    University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences 3624 Horsebarn Road Extension, U 4017, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:486-93. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint L-carnitine increases liver alpha-tocopherol and lowers liver and plasma triglycerides in aging ovariectomized rats
    Richard M Clark
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 18:623-8. 2007
  6. pmc Dietary green tea extract lowers plasma and hepatic triglycerides and decreases the expression of sterol regulatory element-binding protein-1c mRNA and its responsive genes in fructose-fed, ovariectomized rats
    Sudeep Shrestha
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 139:640-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake is correlated with biomarkers for coronary heart disease in a population of overweight premenopausal women
    Ingrid E Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 16:245-50. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of an algorithm to establish a total antioxidant capacity database of the US diet
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 4017, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:600-23. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight loss associated with reduced intake of carbohydrate reduces the atherogenicity of LDL in premenopausal women
    Ingrid Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Metabolism 54:1133-41. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is a better predictor than body mass index of coronary heart disease risk in overweight premenopausal women
    Ingrid Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 134:1071-6. 2004

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Publications12

  1. pmc Green tea as inhibitor of the intestinal absorption of lipids: potential mechanism for its lipid-lowering effect
    Sung I Koo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 18:179-83. 2007
    ..The available information strongly suggests that green tea or its catechins may be used as safe and effective lipid-lowering therapeutic agents...
  2. doi request reprint Estimation of antioxidant intakes from diet and supplements in U.S. adults
    Ock K Chun
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 140:317-24. 2010
    ..05). Consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may be a good strategy to increase antioxidant intake. The possible association between antioxidant intake and the prevalence of chronic diseases should be investigated further...
  3. ncbi request reprint Green tea extract protects leptin-deficient, spontaneously obese mice from hepatic steatosis and injury
    Richard S Bruno
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 138:323-31. 2008
    ..Further study is underway to define the events by which GTE protects against obesity-triggered NAFLD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight loss favorably modifies anthropometrics and reverses the metabolic syndrome in premenopausal women
    Ingrid E Lofgren
    University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences 3624 Horsebarn Road Extension, U 4017, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:486-93. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint L-carnitine increases liver alpha-tocopherol and lowers liver and plasma triglycerides in aging ovariectomized rats
    Richard M Clark
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 18:623-8. 2007
    ..Whether supplemental L-carnitine may be of benefit to postmenopausal women in lowering plasma TG and improving the antioxidant status remains to be studied...
  6. pmc Dietary green tea extract lowers plasma and hepatic triglycerides and decreases the expression of sterol regulatory element-binding protein-1c mRNA and its responsive genes in fructose-fed, ovariectomized rats
    Sudeep Shrestha
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 139:640-5. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the lipid-lowering effect of GT is mediated partly by its inhibition of hepatic lipogenesis involving SREBP-1c and its responsive genes without affecting lipoprotein assembly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake is correlated with biomarkers for coronary heart disease in a population of overweight premenopausal women
    Ingrid E Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 16:245-50. 2005
    ..01) and a larger LDL diameter (P < .05) than the > or =53% group. These results suggest that the lower LDL-C in the LC group may be related to both the amount of carbohydrate and the type of fatty acids consumed by these subjects...
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of an algorithm to establish a total antioxidant capacity database of the US diet
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 4017, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:600-23. 2010
    ..484, P = 0.001, n = 44). The TAC database of the US diet has been established and validated. In future studies, TAC of the US diet can be linked to biomarkers of chronic disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Weight loss associated with reduced intake of carbohydrate reduces the atherogenicity of LDL in premenopausal women
    Ingrid Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Metabolism 54:1133-41. 2005
    ..This study suggests that moderate weight loss (<5% of body weight) associated with reduced caloric intake, lower dietary carbohydrate, and increased physical activity impacts the atherogenicity of LDL...
  10. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is a better predictor than body mass index of coronary heart disease risk in overweight premenopausal women
    Ingrid Lofgren
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 134:1071-6. 2004
    ..01). These results suggest that WC is a stronger predictor of CHD risk than BMI and is more closely associated with the level of exercise in premenopausal women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The lowering of plasma lipids following a weight reduction program is related to increased expression of the LDL receptor and lipoprotein lipase
    Madhu Patalay
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 135:735-9. 2005
    ..The results suggest that the increased expression of the LDL-R and LPL after the intervention might have contributed to the lower plasma LDL-C and TG observed in these women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Milk sphingomyelin is more effective than egg sphingomyelin in inhibiting intestinal absorption of cholesterol and fat in rats
    Sang K Noh
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 134:2611-6. 2004
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. R21: Hypocholesterolemic action of green tea extracts
    Sung Koo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study also will yield valuable information on whether green tea and catechins can be recommended as a means of lowering cholesterol absorption, and will form the basis for further mechanistic or clinical investigations. ..