Alida Melse-Boonstra

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Association of dietary pattern and body weight with blood pressure in Jiangsu Province, China
    Yu Qin
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, P, O, Box 8129, 6700 EV, Bomenweg 2, Bdg 307, 6703 HD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:948. 2014
  2. pmc Anemia in relation to body mass index and waist circumference among Chinese women
    Yu Qin
    Department of Chronic Disease Control, Jiangsu Province Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
    Nutr J 12:10. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Iodine supplementation in pregnancy and its effect on child cognition
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:134-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Iodine deficiency in pregnancy, infancy and childhood and its consequences for brain development
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:29-38. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A dual-isotope-labeling method of studying the bioavailability of hexaglutamyl folic acid relative to that of monoglutamyl folic acid in humans by using multiple orally administered low doses
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1128-33. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of polyglutamyl folic acid relative to that of monoglutamyl folic acid in subjects with different genotypes of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II gene
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences and the Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:700-4. 2004
  7. pmc Zinc biofortification of rice in China: a simulation of zinc intake with different dietary patterns
    Yu Qin
    Department of Chronic Disease Control and Prevention, Jiangsu Province Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
    Nutrients 4:517-28. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Overweight increases risk of first trimester hypothyroxinaemia in iodine-deficient pregnant women
    Sueppong Gowachirapant
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Matern Child Nutr 10:61-71. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Betaine concentration as a determinant of fasting total homocysteine concentrations and the effect of folic acid supplementation on betaine concentrations
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences and the Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1378-82. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantifying folate bioavailability: a critical appraisal of methods
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:539-45. 2004

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Publications17

  1. pmc Association of dietary pattern and body weight with blood pressure in Jiangsu Province, China
    Yu Qin
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, P, O, Box 8129, 6700 EV, Bomenweg 2, Bdg 307, 6703 HD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:948. 2014
    ..To identify risk factors, associations between dietary patterns, body mass index (BMI), and hypertension in a Chinese population...
  2. pmc Anemia in relation to body mass index and waist circumference among Chinese women
    Yu Qin
    Department of Chronic Disease Control, Jiangsu Province Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
    Nutr J 12:10. 2013
    ..Anemia was defined as hemoglobin concentration <  12 g/dl. Prevalence ratios (PRs) of the relationship between anemia and BMI or waist circumference were calculated using Poisson regression...
  3. doi request reprint Iodine supplementation in pregnancy and its effect on child cognition
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:134-6. 2012
    ..The outcomes of these trials will contribute importantly to the evidence base for iodine supplementation of pregnant women living in areas of mild iodine deficiency...
  4. doi request reprint Iodine deficiency in pregnancy, infancy and childhood and its consequences for brain development
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:29-38. 2010
    ..Urinary iodine may also be useful but only at the population level. Adequate salt iodisation will cover the requirements of infants and children as well as pregnant women. However, close monitoring remains essential...
  5. ncbi request reprint A dual-isotope-labeling method of studying the bioavailability of hexaglutamyl folic acid relative to that of monoglutamyl folic acid in humans by using multiple orally administered low doses
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1128-33. 2006
    ..Previous studies comparing the bioavailabilities of polyglutamyl and monoglutamyl folic acid had inconsistent results...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of polyglutamyl folic acid relative to that of monoglutamyl folic acid in subjects with different genotypes of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II gene
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences and the Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:700-4. 2004
    ..The 1561T allele of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II gene (GCPII), which codes for folylpoly-gamma-glutamyl carboxypeptidase, may impair intestinal absorption of dietary folates...
  7. pmc Zinc biofortification of rice in China: a simulation of zinc intake with different dietary patterns
    Yu Qin
    Department of Chronic Disease Control and Prevention, Jiangsu Province Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
    Nutrients 4:517-28. 2012
    ..Zinc biofortifed rice improves dietary zinc intake and lowers risk for insufficient zinc intake, especially for subjects with a more "traditional" food pattern, but less for subjects with a "sweet tooth" food pattern...
  8. doi request reprint Overweight increases risk of first trimester hypothyroxinaemia in iodine-deficient pregnant women
    Sueppong Gowachirapant
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    Matern Child Nutr 10:61-71. 2014
    ..6-fold higher risk of hypothyroxinaemia in the first trimester compared to normal weight women. Targeted screening should consider overweight a potential risk factor for thyroid dysfunction in pregnant women in iodine-deficient areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Betaine concentration as a determinant of fasting total homocysteine concentrations and the effect of folic acid supplementation on betaine concentrations
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences and the Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1378-82. 2005
    ..The relevance of betaine as a determinant of fasting total homocysteine (tHcy) is not known, nor is it known how the 2 remethylation pathways are interrelated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantifying folate bioavailability: a critical appraisal of methods
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:539-45. 2004
    ..In this review, current methods for quantifying the bioavailability of dietary folate and specific folate vitamers in humans are reviewed. Emphasis is on isotopic labeling techniques that have been developed during the past 15 years...
  11. ncbi request reprint Validation of a food frequency questionnaire to assess folate intake of Dutch elderly people
    Ondine van de Rest
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 98:1014-20. 2007
    ..Our FFQ showed a weak correlation between folate intake and blood folate concentrations and reproducibility was acceptable. This FFQ is able to rank subjects according to their folate intake...
  12. pmc Tumour necrosis factor allele variants and their association with the occurrence and severity of malaria in African children: a longitudinal study
    Wanjiku N Gichohi-Wainaina
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 14:249. 2015
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  13. doi request reprint In overweight and obese women, dietary iron absorption is reduced and the enhancement of iron absorption by ascorbic acid is one-half that in normal-weight women
    Ana C Cepeda-Lopez
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands División de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Monterrey UDEM, Monterrey, Mexico and
    Am J Clin Nutr 102:1389-97. 2015
    ..Because hepcidin reduces iron efflux from the basolateral enterocyte, it is uncertain whether luminal enhancers of dietary iron absorption such as ascorbic acid can be effective in overweight and obese individuals...
  14. doi request reprint Relevance of dietary iron intake and bioavailability in the management of HFE hemochromatosis: a systematic review
    Diego Moretti
    Division of Human Nutrition and Science Shop, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:468-79. 2013
    ..Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) leads to iron loading because of a disturbance in the negative-feedback mechanism between dietary iron absorption and iron status. The management of HH is achieved by repeated phlebotomies...
  15. doi request reprint Common Variants and Haplotypes in the TF, TNF-α, and TMPRSS6 Genes Are Associated with Iron Status in a Female Black South African Population
    Wanjiku N Gichohi-Wainaina
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 145:945-53. 2015
    ..It is unknown whether single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), associated with iron status in European and Asian populations, have the same relation within the African population...
  16. doi request reprint Sharply higher rates of iron deficiency in obese Mexican women and children are predicted by obesity-related inflammation rather than by differences in dietary iron intake
    Ana C Cepeda-Lopez
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:975-83. 2011
    ..Obese individuals may be at increased risk of iron deficiency (ID), but it is unclear whether this is due to poor dietary iron intakes or to adiposity-related inflammation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of heptaglutamyl relative to monoglutamyl folic acid in healthy adults
    Alida Melse-Boonstra
    Wageningen Centre for Food Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:424-9. 2004
    ..The bioavailability of dietary folate has been estimated to be approximately 50% of that of synthetic folic acid. Folate in the diet is linked to a polyglutamate chain that may restrict folate absorption...