Richard J Wood
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Comparison of low fat and low carbohydrate diets on circulating fatty acid composition and markers of inflammationCassandra E Forsythe
Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Unit 1110, Storrs, CT, 06269 1110, USA
Lipids 43:65-77. 2008..In summary, a very low carbohydrate diet resulted in profound alterations in fatty acid composition and reduced inflammation compared to a low fat diet...
- Effect of dietary carbohydrate restriction with and without weight loss on atherogenic dyslipidemiaRichard J Wood
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
Nutr Rev 64:539-45. 2006..The effects of carbohydrate restriction on the specific aspects of lipoprotein metabolism affected by atherogenic dyslipidemia under weight-stable and weight-loss conditions are reviewed here...
- Effects of a carbohydrate-restricted diet with and without supplemental soluble fiber on plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and other clinical markers of cardiovascular riskRichard J Wood
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
Metabolism 56:58-67. 2007..Furthermore, a CRD led to clinically important positive alterations in cardiovascular disease risk factors...
- Carbohydrate restriction has a more favorable impact on the metabolic syndrome than a low fat dietJeff S Volek
Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
Lipids 44:297-309. 2009..The results support the use of dietary carbohydrate restriction as an effective approach to improve features of MetS and cardiovascular risk...
- Macronutrient composition and increased physical activity modulate plasma adipokines and appetite hormones during a weight loss interventionShymaa M Ata
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:139-45. 2010..As a follow-up, we evaluated the effect of moderate carbohydrate intake and increased physical activity on inflammation and regulation of appetite...
- Maintenance of the LDL cholesterol:HDL cholesterol ratio in an elderly population given a dietary cholesterol challengeChristine M Greene
Departments of Nutritional Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
J Nutr 135:2793-8. 2005..We conclude from this study that dietary cholesterol provided by eggs does not increase the risk for heart disease in a healthy elderly population...
- Raisins and additional walking have distinct effects on plasma lipids and inflammatory cytokinesMichael J Puglisi
Department of Nutritional Sciences University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Lipids Health Dis 7:14. 2008..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of consuming raisins, increasing steps walked, or a combination of these interventions on blood pressure, plasma lipids, glucose, insulin and inflammatory cytokines...
- Carbohydrate restriction alters lipoprotein metabolism by modifying VLDL, LDL, and HDL subfraction distribution and size in overweight menRichard J Wood
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
J Nutr 136:384-9. 2006..01). We conclude that weight loss induced by CR favorably alters the secretion and processing of plasma lipoproteins, rendering VLDL, LDL, and HDL particles associated with decreased risk for atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease...
- Effects of a short-term carbohydrate-restricted diet on strength and power performanceJason C Sawyer
Physical Education and Human Performance Department, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, USA
J Strength Cond Res 27:2255-62. 2013..A CRD may be an alternative method for short-term weight loss without compromising strength and power outputs. The use of a 7-day CRD could replace weight loss methods employing severe dehydration before competition...
- Effects of a carbohydrate-restricted diet on emerging plasma markers for cardiovascular diseaseRichard J Wood
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
Nutr Metab (Lond) 3:19. 2006....
- Grape polyphenols exert a cardioprotective effect in pre- and postmenopausal women by lowering plasma lipids and reducing oxidative stressTosca L Zern
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
J Nutr 135:1911-7. 2005..Through alterations in lipoprotein metabolism, oxidative stress, and inflammatory markers, LGP intake beneficially affected key risk factors for coronary heart disease in both pre- and postmenopausal women...
- A combination therapy including psyllium and plant sterols lowers LDL cholesterol by modifying lipoprotein metabolism in hypercholesterolemic individualsSudeep Shrestha
LipoScience Inc, Raleigh, NC 27616
J Nutr 136:2492-7. 2006..In addition, the evaluation of lipoprotein subfractions resulting from the action of the fiber and plant sterols in the intestinal lumen provides an insight on the secondary mechanisms of plasma LDL-C lowering...