MINDY SUSAN KURZER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Soy protein isolate increases urinary estrogens and the ratio of 2:16alpha-hydroxyestrone in men at high risk of prostate cancer
    Jill M Hamilton-Reeves
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 137:2258-63. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormonal effects of soy in premenopausal women and men
    Mindy S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 132:570S-573S. 2002
  3. pmc Total dietary fat and omega-3 fatty acids have modest effects on urinary sex hormones in postmenopausal women
    Lindsay R Young
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:36. 2013
  4. pmc The effects of aerobic exercise on estrogen metabolism in healthy premenopausal women
    Alma J Smith
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:756-64. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Soy consumption for reduction of menopausal symptoms
    M S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 1334 Eckles Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Inflammopharmacology 16:227-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen supplement use by women
    Mindy S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 133:1983S-1986S. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma phytoestrogens are not altered by probiotic consumption in postmenopausal women with and without a history of breast cancer
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 134:1998-2003. 2004
  8. pmc No effect of exercise on insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin, and glucose in young women participating in a 16-week randomized controlled trial
    Andrea Y Arikawa
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2987-90. 2010
  9. pmc Women in Steady Exercise Research (WISER): study design and methods
    Andrea Y Arikawa
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:457-65. 2010
  10. pmc Shifting motivations: Young women's reflections on physical activity over time and across contexts
    Maureen O'Dougherty
    University of Minnesota, St Paul, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:547-67. 2010

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Soy protein isolate increases urinary estrogens and the ratio of 2:16alpha-hydroxyestrone in men at high risk of prostate cancer
    Jill M Hamilton-Reeves
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 137:2258-63. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Hormonal effects of soy in premenopausal women and men
    Mindy S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 132:570S-573S. 2002
    ..These data do not support concerns about effects on reproductive hormones and semen quality...
  3. pmc Total dietary fat and omega-3 fatty acids have modest effects on urinary sex hormones in postmenopausal women
    Lindsay R Young
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:36. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effects of differing total fat and omega-3 fatty acid content of diets on a panel of urinary estrogens and metabolites...
  4. pmc The effects of aerobic exercise on estrogen metabolism in healthy premenopausal women
    Alma J Smith
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:756-64. 2013
    ..Our objective was to investigate the effects of exercise on premenopausal estrogen metabolism pertinent to breast cancer risk...
  5. doi request reprint Soy consumption for reduction of menopausal symptoms
    M S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 1334 Eckles Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Inflammopharmacology 16:227-9. 2008
    ..To review current research on the effects of soy consumption on menopausal symptoms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen supplement use by women
    Mindy S Kurzer
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 133:1983S-1986S. 2003
    ..Until safety with respect to breast cancer is established, phytoestrogen supplements should not be recommended, particularly for women at high risk of breast cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma phytoestrogens are not altered by probiotic consumption in postmenopausal women with and without a history of breast cancer
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 134:1998-2003. 2004
    ....
  8. pmc No effect of exercise on insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin, and glucose in young women participating in a 16-week randomized controlled trial
    Andrea Y Arikawa
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2987-90. 2010
    ..Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and IGF binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3) have been associated with increased risk of breast cancer...
  9. pmc Women in Steady Exercise Research (WISER): study design and methods
    Andrea Y Arikawa
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:457-65. 2010
    ..WISER is a randomized controlled trial examining the effects of exercise training on oxidative stress, and hormonal and metabolic factors associated with breast cancer risk...
  10. pmc Shifting motivations: Young women's reflections on physical activity over time and across contexts
    Maureen O'Dougherty
    University of Minnesota, St Paul, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:547-67. 2010
    ..Social motivations were compelling, both those associated with societal values (research, health) and cultural trends (body image)...
  11. pmc Purposeful exercise and lifestyle physical activity in the lives of young adult women: findings from a diary study
    Maureen O'Dougherty
    University of Minnesota, Food Science and Nutrition, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Women Health 49:642-61. 2009
    ..The findings of this small scale study reinforce the ongoing benefit of recommending structured, planned physical activity at moderate and vigorous levels of intensity to young, healthy women to ensure they obtain the health benefits...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short-term soy and probiotic supplementation does not markedly affect concentrations of reproductive hormones in postmenopausal women with and without histories of breast cancer
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:1067-74. 2005
    ..Because intestinal bacteria metabolize isoflavones, it was hypothesized that consumption of probiotic bacteria would enhance the biologic effects of isoflavones, including effects on endogenous hormones...
  13. ncbi request reprint Consumption of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium longum does not alter phytoestrogen metabolism and plasma hormones in men: a pilot study
    Mary H McMullen
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:887-94. 2006
    ..A secondary focus was to investigate whether male equol excretors have a hormone profile consistent with reduced prostate cancer risk...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of soy protein isolate consumption on prostate cancer biomarkers in men with HGPIN, ASAP, and low-grade prostate cancer
    Jill M Hamilton-Reeves
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55455, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:7-13. 2008
    ..01). These data suggest that 6-mo SPI+ consumption does not alter prostate tissue biomarkers, SPI- consumption exerts mixed effects, and less prostate cancer is detected after 6 mo of soy consumption regardless of isoflavone content...
  15. ncbi request reprint Isoflavone-rich soy protein isolate suppresses androgen receptor expression without altering estrogen receptor-beta expression or serum hormonal profiles in men at high risk of prostate cancer
    Jill M Hamilton-Reeves
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Nutr 137:1769-75. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of soy consumption on the urinary 2:16-hydroxyestrone ratio in postmenopausal women depends on equol production status but is not influenced by probiotic consumption
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 135:603-8. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with studies that found lower urine 2:16OHE(1) ratios in women with breast cancer and suggest that soy consumption increases this ratio only in women who are equol producers...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical studies show no effects of soy protein or isoflavones on reproductive hormones in men: results of a meta-analysis
    Jill M Hamilton-Reeves
    Department of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Science, St Catherine University, St Paul, Minnesota 55105, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:997-1007. 2010
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  18. pmc Effects of aerobic exercise on premenopausal sex hormone levels: results of the WISER study, a randomized clinical trial in healthy, sedentary, eumenorrheic women
    Alma J Smith
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1098-106. 2011
    ..The WISER (Women In Steady Exercise Research) study investigated the effects of aerobic exercise on premenopausal sex hormone levels...
  19. doi request reprint Bone volumetric density, geometry, and strength in female and male collegiate runners
    Amanda J Smock
    School of Kinesiology, Laboratory of Musculoskeletal Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:2026-32. 2009
    ..To explore differences in tibial bone geometry, volumetric density, and estimates of bone strength in runners and healthy controls...
  20. ncbi request reprint Probiotic consumption does not enhance the cholesterol-lowering effect of soy in postmenopausal women
    Kristin A Greany
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Nutr 134:3277-83. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Phyto-oestrogens
    Alison M Duncan
    Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 17:253-71. 2003
    ..Overall, it is clear that phyto-oestrogens are an area of active and advancing research with great potential to continue to affect human health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity, endogenous hormones, and endometrial cancer risk: a synthetic review
    Rudolf Kaaks
    Hormones and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1531-43. 2002
    ..The ovarian androgen excess may be because of an interaction between obesity-related, chronic hyperinsulinemia with genetic factors predisposing to the development of ovarian hyperandrogenism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Isoflavones and postmenopausal women: a critical review
    William R Phipps
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Treat Endocrinol 1:293-311. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Seaweed and soy: companion foods in Asian cuisine and their effects on thyroid function in American women
    Jane Teas
    University of South Carolina, USA
    J Med Food 10:90-100. 2007
    ..Seven weeks of 5 g/day seaweed supplementation was associated with a small but statistically significant increase in TSH. Soy protein isolate supplementation was not associated with changes in serum thyroid hormone concentrations...
  25. doi request reprint Exercise effect on oxidative stress is independent of change in estrogen metabolism
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:220-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine the effect of 15 weeks of aerobic exercise on lipid peroxidation, endogenous estrogens, and body composition in young, healthy eumenorrheic women...

Research Grants4

  1. Soy Isoflavone Distribution in Biological Fluids as Markers of Prostate Exposure
    MINDY KURZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Green Tea and Reduction of Breast Cancer Risk
    MINDY KURZER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The development of a viable non-toxic chemoprevention strategy targeting high risk women could have a significant impact on breast cancer morbidity and mortality. ..
  3. Green Tea and Reduction of Breast Cancer Risk
    MINDY SUSAN KURZER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The development of a viable non-toxic chemoprevention strategy targeting high risk women could have a significant impact on breast cancer morbidity and mortality. ..