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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DIET AND BIOMARKERS OF CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

S-adenosylmethionine lowers the inflammatory response in macrophages associated with changes in DNA methylation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pfalzer, A., Choi, S., Tammen, S.A., Park, L.K., Bottiglieri, T., Parnell, L.D., Lamon-Fava, S. 2014. S adenosylmethionine lowers the inflammatory response in macrophages associated with changes in DNA methylation. Physiological Genomics. DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00056.2014.
Dietary Trans Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Past and Present - (Review Article)
(16-May-14)
Regulation of ATP-binding cassette transporters and cholesterol efflux by glucose in primary human monocytes and murine bone marrow-derived macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Apr-14)
Letter to the Editor re: Bittman's "Butter is Back" - (Other)
Lichtenstein, A.H. 2014. Letter to the Editor re: Bittman's "Butter is Back". New York Times. A20.
Treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in adults: Synopsis of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline - (Other)
Robinson, J.G., Stone, N.J., Lichtenstein, A.H., Goff, D., Lloyd-Jones, D.M., Smith, S.C., Blum, C., Schwartz, J. 2014. Treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in adults: Synopsis of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline. Annals Of Internal Medicine. 160(5):339-344.
Lipoprotein(a) metabolism - (Review Article)
Lamon-Fava, S., Diffenderfer, M., Marcovina, S. 2014. Lipoprotein(a) metabolism. Current Opinion in Lipidology. 25(3):189-193.
The composition and metabolism of large and small LDL - (Review Article)
Diffenderfer, M.R., Schaefer, E.J. 2014. The composition and metabolism of large and small LDL. Current Opinion in Lipidology. 25:221-226.
Linoleic acid suppresses cholesterol efflux and ATP-binding cassette transporters in murine bone marrow-derived macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spartano, N.L., Lamon-Fava, S., Matthan, N.R., Obin, M.S., Greenberg, A.S., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2014. Linoleic acid suppresses cholesterol efflux and ATP-binding cassette transporters in murine bone marrow-derived macrophages. Lipids. 49(5):415-422.
Systematic reviews in the field of nutrition - (Book / Chapter)
(17-Jan-14)
Diet and lifestyle in CVD prevention and treatment - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A.H. 2014. Diet and lifestyle in CVD prevention and treatment. IN: Betteridge, D. J., and Nicholls, S. Managing Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetes. First edition. Hoboken, NJ. Wiley Blackwell. Chapter 9. pp. 215-237.
Food-intake patterns assessed by using front-of-pack labeling program criteria associated with better diet quality and lower cardiometabolic risk - (Review Article)
Lichtenstein, A.H., Carson, J.S., Johnson, R.K., Kris-Etherton, P.M., Pappas, A., Rupp, L., Stitzel, K.F., Vafiadis, D.K., Fulgoni Iii, V.L. 2013. Food-intake patterns assessed by using front-of-pack labeling program criteria associated with better diet quality and lower cardiometabolic risk. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 90:454-462.
Effect of Mediterranean diet with and without weight loss on apolipoprotein B100 metabolism in men with metabolic syndrome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richard, C., Couture, P., Ooi, E.M., Tremblay, A.J., Desroches, S., Charest, A., Lichtenstein, A.H., Lamarche, B. 2013. Effect of Mediterranean diet with and without weight loss on apolipoprotein B100 metabolism in men with metabolic syndrome. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 34(2):433-438.
Urinary isoflavone concentrations are inversely associated with lower cardiometabolic risk markers in pregnant U.S. women - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, L., Harker-Ryan, H., Jones, E., Moore-Simas, T.A., Lichtenstein, A.H., Sun, Q., Hayman, L.L. 2013. Urinary isoflavone concentrations are inversely associated with lower cardiometabolic risk markers in pregnant U.S. women. Journal of Nutrition. 144(3):344-351. DOI:10.3945/JN.113.184069.
Dietary cholesterol and plasma lipoprotein profiles: Randomized controlled trials - (Review Article)
Griffin, J.D., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2013. Dietary cholesterol and plasma lipoprotein profiles: Randomized controlled trials. Current Nutrition Reports. 2:274-282.
2013 Aha/acc Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk: a Report of the American College of Cardiology/american Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eckel, R.H., Jakicic, J.M., Ard, J.D., Hubbard, V.S., De Jesus, J.M., Lee, I., Lichtenstein, A.H., Loria, C.M., Millen, B.E., Houston Miller, N., Nonas, C.A., Scks, F.M., Smith, S.C., Svetkey, L.P., Wadden, T.W., Yanovski, S.Z. 2013. 2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on practice guidelines. Circulation. 129(25 Suppl 2):S76-S99.
Fructose, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and non-alcoholic liver disease - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A.H., Chung, M. 2014. Fructose, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and non-alcoholic liver disease. IN: Shlian, Sherrie. Sweeteners and Health: An Evidence-Based Guide. Chapter 9. New York, NY. Springer/Deved, Inc. pp. 325-339.
Adherence to the 2006 American Heart Association Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations for cardiovascular disease risk reduction is associated with bone health in older Puerto Ricans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhupathiraju, S.N., Lichtenstein, A.H., Dawson-Hughes, B., Hannan, M.T., Tucker, K. 2013. Adherence to the 2006 American Heart Association Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations for cardiovascular disease risk reduction is associated with bone health in older Puerto Ricans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 98:1309-1316.
2013 Acc/aha Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults: a Report of the American College of Cardiology/american Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines - (Other)
Stone, N., Robinson, J., Lichtenstein, A.H., Merz, C., Blum, C.C., Eckel, R.H., Goldberg, A.C., Gordon, D., Levy, D., Lloyd-Jones, D.M., Mcbride, P., Schwartz, J., Shero, S.T., Smith, S.C., Watson, K., Wilson, P. 2013. 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on practice guidelines. Circulation. 129(25 Suppl 2):S1-S45.
Background diet and fat type alters plasma lipoprotein response but not aortic cholesterol accumulation in F1B golden syrian hamsters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, A., Matthan, N.R., Spartano, N.L., Bulkowske, A.E., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2013. Background diet and fat type alters plasma lipoprotein response but not aortic cholesterol accumulation in F1B golden syrian hamsters. Lipids. 48:1177-1184.
Critical assessment of high-circulation print newspaper coverage of the Institute of Medicine report Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D - (Review Article)
(12-Jun-13)
Effect of an isoenergetic traditional Mediterranean diet on apolipoprotein A-I kinetic in men with metabolic syndrome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richard, C., Couture, P., Desroches, S., Lichtenstein, A., Lamarche, B. 2013. Effect of an isoenergetic traditional Mediterranean diet on apolipoprotein A-I kinetic in men with metabolic syndrome. Nutrition. 12:76.
Red blood cell MUFAs and risk of coronary artery disease in the Physicians’ Health Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto, C., Matthan, N.R., Lichtenstein, A.H., Gaziano, M.J., Djousse, L. 2013. Red blood cell MUFAs and risk of coronary artery disease in the Physicians’ Health Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 98:749-754.
Empirical evaluation of meta-analytic approaches for nutrient and health outcome dose-response data - (Review Article)
Yu, W.W., Schmid, C.H., Lichtenstein, A.H., Trikalinos, T.A. 2013. Empirical evaluation of meta-analytic approaches for nutrient and health outcome dose-response data. Research Synthesis Methods. 4:256-268.
Diet quality and older adults – special considerations - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A.H. 2013. Diet quality and older adults – special considerations. IN: Preedy, V.R., Le, L., and Patel, V. Diet Quality: An Evidence-Based Approach. Volume 1. Springer. New York, NY. pp 219-231.
Lipid content in hepatic and gonadal adipose tissue parallel aortic cholesterol accumulation in mice fed diets with different omega-6 PUFA to EPA plus DHA ratios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Matthan, N.R., Wu, D., Reed, D.B., Bapat, P., Yin, X., Grammas, P., Shen, C., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2014. Lipid content in hepatic and gonadal adipose tissue parallel aortic cholesterol accumulation in mice fed diets with different omega-6 PUFA to EPA plus DHA ratios. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 33:260-266.
Postprandial lipid responses to standard carbohydrate challenges used to determine glycemic index values - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega-Lopez, S., Ausman, L., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A. 2013. Postprandial lipid responses to standard carbohydrate challenges used to determine glycemic index values. British Journal of Nutrition. DOI:10.1017/S000711451300130X.
Chapter 11: Dietary reference intakes - (Book / Chapter)
(25-Mar-13)
Effects of diets differing in glycemic index and glycemic load on cardiovascular risk factors: review of randomized controlled-feeing trials - (Review Article)
Kristo, A., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A. 2013. Effects of diets differing in glycemic index and glycemic load on cardiovascular risk factors: review of randomized controlled-feeing trials. Nutrients. 5(4):1071-1080.
Fats and oils: An overview - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A.H. 2014. Fats and oils: An overview. In: Caballero, B.Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition. 3rd Edition. Waltham, MA: Academic Press.Elsevier, Ltd. p. 201-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-375083-9.00097-0.
Sex specific differences in the predictive value of cholesterol homeostasis markers and 10-Year CVD event rate in Framingham Offspring Study participants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A., Zhu, L., D'Agnostino, R., Schaefer, E., Pencina, M. 2013. Sex specific differences in the predictive value of cholesterol homeostasis markers and 10-Year CVD event rate in Framingham Offspring Study participants. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2(1):e005066.
Erythrocyte stearidonic acid and other n-3 fatty acids and CHD in the Physicians’ Health Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto, C., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A., Wilk, J., Gaziano, J., Djousse, L. 2012. Erythrocyte stearidonic acid and other n-3 fatty acids and CHD in the Physicians’ Health Study. British Journal of Nutrition. 109:2044-2049.
Lipids: Absorption and transport - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A.H., Jones, P.H. 2012. Lipids: Absorption and transport. IN: Erdman, Jr., J. W., Macdonald, I., and Zeisel, S. Present Knowledge in Nutrition. Tenth Edition. Ames, IA., Blackwell Publishing Ltd. pp. 118-131.
New York City trans fat ban: improving the default option when purchasing foods prepared outside the home - (Other)
Lichtenstein, A. 2012. New York City trans fat ban: improving the default option when purchasing foods prepared outside the home. Annals Of Internal Medicine. 157(2):144-145.
Red blood cell membrane concentration of cis-palmitoleic and cis-vaccenic acids and risk of coronary heart disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Djousse, L., Matthan, N.R., Lichtenstein, A.H., Gaziano, J.M. 2012. Red blood cell membrane concentration of cis-palmitoleic and cis-vaccenic acids and risk of coronary heart disease. American Journal of Cardiology. PMID:22579341.
Association of plasma n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with synovitis in the knee: the MOST study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, K., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A.H., Niu, J., Guermazi, A., Roemer, F., Grainger, A., Nevitt, M., Clancy, M., Lewis, C. 2012. Association of plasma n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with synovitis in the knee: the MOST study. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 20(5):382-387.
New and emerging weight management strategies for busy ambulatory settings: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rao, G., Burke, L., Spring, B., Ewing, L., Lichtenstein, A., Turk, M., Cormier, M., Spence, J.D., Coons, M. 2011. New and emerging weight management strategies for busy ambulatory settings: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 124:1182-1203.
Changes in cholesterol homeostasis modify the response of F1B hamsters to dietary very long chain n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lecker, J.L., Matthan, N.R., Billheimer, J.T., Rader, D.J., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2011. Changes in cholesterol homeostasis modify the response of F1B hamsters to dietary very long chain n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Lipids in Health and Disease. 186:1-10.
Fatty acids in cardiovascular health and disease: a comprehensive update - (Proceedings)
Baum, S., Kris-Etherton, P., Willet, W., Lichtenstein, A., Rudel, L., Maki, K., Whelan, J., Ramsden, C., Block, R. 2012. Fatty acids in cardiovascular health and disease: a comprehensive update. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 6:216-234.
Concordance of randomized and nonrandomized studies was unrelated to translational patterns of two nutrient-disease associations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trikalinos, T., Moorthy, D., Chung, M., Yu, W., Lee, J., Lichtenstein, A., Lau, J. 2012. Concordance of randomized and nonrandomized studies was unrelated to translational patterns of two nutrient-disease associations. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 65(1):16-29.
Thp-1 Macrophage Lipid Accumulation Unaffected by Fatty Acid Double Bond Geometric Or Positional Configuration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, A., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A. 2011. THP-1 macrophage lipid accumulation unaffected by fatty acid double bond geometric or positional configuration. Nutrition Research. 31(8):625-630.
Docosahexaenoic acid suppresses apolipoprotein A-I gene expression through hepatocyte nuclear factor-3beta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuang, Y., Paulson, K., Lichtenstein, A., Matthan, N., Lamon-Fava, S. 2011. Docosahexaenoic acid suppresses apolipoprotein A-I gene expression through hepatocyte nuclear factor-3beta. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 94:1-8.
Dietary patterns are associated with disease risk among participants in the women's health initiative observational study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Horn, L., Tian, L., Neuhouser, M., Howard, B., Eaton, C., Snetselaar, L., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A. 2012. Dietary patterns are associated with disease risk among participants in the women's health initiative observational study. Journal of Nutrition. 142:284-291.
Independent effects of age-related changes in waist circumference and BMI z scores in predicting cardiovascular disease risk factors in a prospective cohort of adolescent females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tybor, D., Lichtenstein, A., Dallal, G., Daniels, S., Must, A. 2011. Independent effects of age-related changes in waist circumference and BMI z scores in predicting cardiovascular disease risk factors in a prospective cohort of adolescent females. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 93:392-401. PMID 21147855.
Adherence index based on the AHA 2006 diet and lifestyle recommendations is associated with select cardiovascular disease risk factors in older Puerto Ricans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhupathiraju, S., Lichtenstein, A.H., Dawson-Hughes, B., Tucker, K.L. 2011. Adherence index based on the AHA 2006 diet and lifestyle recommendations is associated with select cardiovascular disease risk factors in older Puerto Ricans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 141(3):460-469.
Dietary effects on cardiovcascular risk factors - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A. 2011. Dietary effects on cardiovcascular risk factors. In: Grundy, S., editor. 5th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Current Medicine, Inc.
Health claims and dietary guidance to reduced cardiovascular disease risk in the United States - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A. 2010. Health claims and dietary guidance to reduced cardiovascular disease risk in the United States. In: Salminen, S., Kniefel, W., Ouwehand, A., editors. Lactic Acid Bacteria. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
Nutrition and CVD risk - (Book / Chapter)
Lichtenstein, A. 2010. Nutrition and CVD risk. In: Eckel, R., editor. Metabolic Risk for Cardiovascular Disease. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Appropriateness of the hamster as a model to study diet-induced atherosclerosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, A., Matthan, N., Lichtenstein, A. 2010. Appropriateness of the hamster as a model to study diet-induced atherosclerosis. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease. 10:89. PMID 21143982.
Adherence index based on the American Heart Association 2006 diet and lifestyle recommendations: associations with cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Boston Puerto Rican health study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhupathiraju, S., Lichtenstein, A., Dawson-Hughes, B., Tuckey, K. 2011. Adherence index based on the American Heart Association 2006 diet and lifestyle recommendations: associations with cardiovascular disease risk factors in the Boston Puerto Rican health study. Journal of Nutrition. 141:460-469. PMID 21270369.
Long-term fatty acid stability in human serum cholesteryl ester, triglyceride, and phospholipid fractions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matthan, N.R., Ip, B., Resteghini, N., Ausman, L., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2010. Long-term fatty acid stability in human serum cholesteryl ester, triglyceride, and phospholipid fractions. Journal of Lipid Research. 51:2826-2832.
Systematic review to support the development of nutrient reference intake values: challenges and solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, M., Balk, E.M., Ip, S., Lee, J., Terasawa, T., Raman, G., Trikalinos, T., Lichtenstein, A.H., Lau, J. 2010. Systematic review to support the development of nutrient reference intake values: challenges and solutions. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 92(2):273-276.
Bring back home economics education - (Other)
Lichtenstein, A.H., Ludwig, D.S. 2010. Bring back home economics education. Journal of the American Medical Association. 303(18):1857-1858.
Vitamin D and cardiometabolic outcomes: a systematic review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pittas, A.G., Chung, M., Trikalinos, T., Mitri, J., Brendel, M., Patel, K., Lichtenstein, A.H., Lau, J., Balk, E. 2010. Vitamin D and cardiometabolic outcomes: a systematic review. Annals Of Internal Medicine. 152(5):307-314.
Altering dietary lysine: arginine ratio has little effect on cardiovascular risk factors and vascular reactivity in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lichtenstein, A., Vega-Lopez, S., Matthan, N., Ausman, L., Harding, S., Rideout, T., Ai, M., Otokozawa, S., Freed, A., Kuvin, J., Karas, R., Jones, P., Schaefer, E. 2009. Altering dietary lysine: arginine ratio has little effect on cardiovascular risk factors and vascular reactivity in moderately hypercholesterolemic adults. Atherosclerosis. 210(2):555-562.
Cholesterol absorption and synthesis markers in individuals with and without a CHD event during pravastatin therapy: insights from the PROSPER trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matthan, N., Resteghini, N., Robertson, M., Ford, I., Shepherd, J., Packard, C., Buckley, B.M., Jukema, J., Lichtenstein, A.H., Schaefer, E. 2009. Cholesterol absorption and synthesis markers in individuals with and without a CHD event during pravastatin therapy: Insights from the PROSPER trial. Journal of Lipid Research. 51:202-209.
Alterations in cholesterol absorption and synthesis characterize Framingham offspring study participants with coronary heart disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matthan, N., Pencina, M., Larocque, J., D'Agostino, R.B., Jacques, P.F., Ordovas, J.M., Schaefer, E.J., Lichtenstein, A.H. 2009. Alterations in cholesterol absorption and synthesis characterize Framingham offspring study participants with coronary heart disease. Journal of Lipid Research. 50:1927-1935.
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