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Research Project: Plant Components and Aging

Location: Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Avocado consumption increases macular pigment density in older adults: a randomized, controlled trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, T., Rasmussen, H., Chen, C.E., Johnson, E.J. 2017. Avocado consumption increases macular pigment density in older adults: a randomized, controlled trial. Nutrients. 9(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/nu9090919.

Orange pomace improves postprandial glycemic responses: an acute, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover trial in overweight men - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Rasmussen, H., Kamil, A., Du, P., Blumberg, J.B. 2017. Orange pomace improves postprandial glycemic responses: an acute, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover trial in overweight men. Nutrients. 9:130. doi: 10.3390/nu9020130.

Gigantol from Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. binds and inhibits aldose reductase gene to exert its anti-cataract activity: an in vitro mechanistic study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, J., Li, X., Wan, W., Yang, Q., Ma, W., Chen, D., Hu, J., Chen, C., Wei, X. 2017. Gigantol from Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. binds and inhibits aldose reductase gene to exert its anti-cataract activity: an in vitro mechanistic study. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 198:255-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2017.01.026.

Tannase enhances the anti-inflammatory effect of grape pomace in Caco-2 cells treated with IL-1beta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, I.M., Macedo, G.A., Macedo, J.A., Roberto, B., Chen, Q., Blumberg, J.B., Chen, C. 2016. Tannase enhances the anti-inflammatory effect of grape pomace in Caco-2 cells treated with IL-1beta. Journal of Functional Foods. 29:69-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jff.2016.12.011.

Phytochemical pharmacokinetics and bioactivity of oat and barley flour: a randomized crossover trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sawicki, C., McKay, D.L., McKeown, N.M., Dallal, G.E., Chen, C., Blumberg, J.B. 2016. Phytochemical pharmacokinetics and bioactivity of oat and barley flour: a randomized crossover trial. Nutrients. 8:813. doi: 10.3390/nu8120813.

Enzymatic biotransformation of polyphenolics increases antioxidant activity of red and white grape pomace - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, I., Roberto, B.S., Blumberg, J.B., Chen, C., Macedo, G. 2016. Enzymatic biotransformation of polyphenolics increases antioxidant activity of red and white grape pomace. Food Research International. 89:533-539.

Relationship between concentrations of lutein and StARD3 among pediatric and geriatric human brain tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tanpresertsuk, J., Li, B., Bernstein, P.S., Vishwanathan, R., Johnson, M., Poon, L., Johnson, E.J. 2016. Relationship between concentrations of lutein and StARD3 among pediatric and geriatric human brain tissue. PLoS One. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159877.

Effect of almond consumption on vascular function in patients with coronary artery disease: a randomized, controlled, cross-over trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Holbrook, M., Deuss, M., Dohadwala, M.M., Jamburg, N.M., Asztalos, B.F., Milbury, P.E., Blumberg, J.B., Vita, J.A. 2015. Effect of almond consumption on vascular function in patients with coronary artery disease: a randomized, controlled, cross-over trial. Nutrition Journal. 14(61):1-11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-015-0049-5.

Cranberry juice: effects on health - (Book / Chapter)
McKay, D.L., Wilson, T. 2016. Cranberry juice: effects on health. In: Wilson, T.,Temple, N., editors. Beverage Impacts on Health and Nutrition. Switzerland: Springer International. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-23672-8_7.

Comparison of plasma alkylresorcinols (AR) and urinary AR metabolites as biomarkers of compliance in a short-term, whole-grain intervention study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McKeown, N.M., Marklund, M., Ma, J., Ross, A.B., Lichtenstein, A.H., Livingston, K.A., Jacques, P.F., Rasmussen, H.B., Blumberg, J.B., Chen, C. 2015. Comparison of plasma alkylresorcinols (AR) and urinary AR metabolites as biomarkers of compliance in a short-term, whole-grain intervention study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 55(3):1235-1244. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-015-0936-8.

Whole eggs enhance antioxidant activity when combined with energy dense, cooked breakfast foods - (Abstract Only)
McKay, D.L., Chen, C., Rasmussen, H., Blumberg, J.B. 2015. Whole eggs enhance antioxidant activity when combined with energy dense, cooked breakfast foods. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 29(1):924.22.

Avenanthramide-enriched oats have an anti-inflammatory action: a pilot clinical trial - (Abstract Only)
McKay, D.L., Chen, C., Collins, W., Blumberg, J.B. 2015. Avenanthramide-enriched oats have an anti-inflammatory action: a pilot clinical trial. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 29(1):922.18.

Macular pigment carotenoids in the retina and occipital cortex are related in humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vishwanathan, R., Schalch, W., Johnson, E.J. 2015. Macular pigment carotenoids in the retina and occipital cortex are related in humans. Nutritional Neuroscience. doi: 10.1179/1476830514Y.0000000141.

Review and perspective on the composition and safety of green tea extracts - (Review Article)
Blumberg, J.B., Bolling, B.W., Chen, C., Xiao, H. 2014. Review and perspective on the composition and safety of green tea extracts. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety. 5(1):1-31. https://doi.org/10.9734/EJNFS/201.

Phytochemical composition and antioxidant capacity of whole wheat products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Kamil, A., Blumberg, J.B. 2015. Phytochemical composition and antioxidant capacity of whole wheat products. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 66(1):63-70. https://doi.org/10.3109/09637486.2014.971228.

Bioavailbility of AREDS1 micronutrients from softgels and tablets: a pilot study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.J., Vishwanathan, R., Rasmussen, H., Lang, J.C. 2014. Bioavailbility of AREDS1 micronutrients from softgels and tablets: a pilot study. Molecular Vision. 20:1228-1242.

Dietary bioactives: establishing a scientific framework for recommended intakes - (Review Article)
Wallace, T.C., Blumberg, J.B., Johnson, E.J., Shao, A. 2015. Dietary bioactives: establishing a scientific framework for recommended intakes. Advances in Nutrition. 6:1-4. https://doi.org/10.3945/an.114.007294.

Role of lutein and zeaxanthin in visual and cognitive function throughout the lifespan - (Review Article)
Johnson, E.J. 2014. Role of lutein and zeaxanthin in visual and cognitive function throughout the lifespan. Nutrition Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1111/nure.12133.