Rouyanne T Ras

Summary

Affiliation: Unilever Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Increases in plasma plant sterols stabilize within four weeks of plant sterol intake and are independent of cholesterol metabolism
    R T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 26:302-9. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Low doses of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid from fish oil dose-dependently decrease serum triglyceride concentrations in the presence of plant sterols in hypercholesterolemic men and women
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 144:1564-70. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Consumption of plant sterol-enriched foods and effects on plasma plant sterol concentrations--a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:336-46. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Flow-mediated dilation and cardiovascular risk prediction: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Nutrition and Health Department, Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 168:344-51. 2013
  5. pmc Tea consumption enhances endothelial-dependent vasodilation; a meta-analysis
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Nutrition and Health Department, Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16974. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Continuous dose-response relationship of the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of phytosterol intake
    Isabelle Demonty
    Unilever R and D, 3130 AC Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 139:271-84. 2009
  7. pmc The effect of plant sterols on serum triglyceride concentrations is dependent on baseline concentrations: a pooled analysis of 12 randomised controlled trials
    Isabelle Demonty
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, P O Box 114, 3130 AC, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 52:153-60. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Effect of polyphenol-rich grape seed extract on ambulatory blood pressure in subjects with pre- and stage I hypertension
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 110:2234-41. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Intake of phytosterols from natural sources and risk of cardiovascular disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-the Netherlands (EPIC-NL) population
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:1067-75. 2015
  10. doi request reprint The effect of plant sterols and different low doses of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil on lipoprotein subclasses
    Doris M Jacobs
    Unilever R and D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Mol Nutr Food Res 59:1745-57. 2015

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Increases in plasma plant sterols stabilize within four weeks of plant sterol intake and are independent of cholesterol metabolism
    R T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 26:302-9. 2016
    ..In this paper, we report time curves of changes in plasma PS during 12 weeks of PS intake. Furthermore, the impact of cholesterol synthesis and absorption on changes in plasma PS is explored...
  2. doi request reprint Low doses of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid from fish oil dose-dependently decrease serum triglyceride concentrations in the presence of plant sterols in hypercholesterolemic men and women
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 144:1564-70. 2014
    ..This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT01313988. ..
  3. doi request reprint Consumption of plant sterol-enriched foods and effects on plasma plant sterol concentrations--a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:336-46. 2013
    ..The magnitude of this increase has not been systematically assessed. This study aimed to investigate the effect of PS-enriched foods on plasma PS concentrations by performing a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies...
  4. doi request reprint Flow-mediated dilation and cardiovascular risk prediction: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Nutrition and Health Department, Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 168:344-51. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed prospective studies that investigated the association between brachial FMD and future cardiovascular events, with particular focus on the role of underlying health status...
  5. pmc Tea consumption enhances endothelial-dependent vasodilation; a meta-analysis
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Nutrition and Health Department, Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e16974. 2011
    ..Tea consumption is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke. Direct effects of tea components on the vasculature, particularly the endothelium, may partly explain this association...
  6. doi request reprint Continuous dose-response relationship of the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of phytosterol intake
    Isabelle Demonty
    Unilever R and D, 3130 AC Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 139:271-84. 2009
    ..Further investigations are warranted to investigate the impact of solid vs. liquid food formats and frequency of intake on phytosterol efficacy...
  7. pmc The effect of plant sterols on serum triglyceride concentrations is dependent on baseline concentrations: a pooled analysis of 12 randomised controlled trials
    Isabelle Demonty
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, P O Box 114, 3130 AC, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 52:153-60. 2013
    ..This study was performed to quantify the TG-lowering effect of PS by pooling individual subject data from 12 randomised controlled trials that investigated the effects of PS on blood lipids...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of polyphenol-rich grape seed extract on ambulatory blood pressure in subjects with pre- and stage I hypertension
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 110:2234-41. 2013
    ..Our findings show that consumption of polyphenol-rich GSE does not significantly lower ABP in untreated subjects with pre- and stage I hypertension...
  9. doi request reprint Intake of phytosterols from natural sources and risk of cardiovascular disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-the Netherlands (EPIC-NL) population
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:1067-75. 2015
    ..Whether a high intake of PS reduces CVD risk is unknown. This observational study aimed to investigate the associations between intake of naturally occurring PSs, blood lipids and CVD risk...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of plant sterols and different low doses of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil on lipoprotein subclasses
    Doris M Jacobs
    Unilever R and D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Mol Nutr Food Res 59:1745-57. 2015
    ..Yet, their combined effects on TG and Chol in various lipoprotein subclasses have been investigated to a limited extent...
  11. pmc The effect of black tea on blood pressure: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Arno Greyling
    Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e103247. 2014
    ..Our objective was to conduct a systematic literature review with meta-analysis of controlled human intervention studies examining the effect of tea consumption on BP...
  12. pmc LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of plant sterols and stanols across different dose ranges: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled studies
    Rouyanne T Ras
    Unilever R and D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, PO Box 114, 3130 ACVlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 112:214-9. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the LDL-cholesterol-lowering effect of both plant sterols and stanols continues to increase up to intakes of approximately 3 g/d to an average effect of 12%...