Scientific References for Genetic Guide to Food eBook

Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Author Martin Cheifetz

Genetic Guide to Food

References  for Intro Story by Nicola Hansen

  1. Scuteri A. et al (2007) ‘Genome-wide association scan shows genetic variants in the FTO gene are associated with obesity-related traits’, PLoS genetics., 3(7).
  2. Tuomas O. Kilpeläinen et al (2011) ‘Physical activity Attenuates the influence of FTO variants on obesity risk: A Meta-Analysis of 218, 166 adults and 19, 268 children’, PLoS Medicine, 8(11), p. e1001116
  3. Halton, T. and Hu, F. (2004) ‘The effects of high protein diets on thermogenesis, satiety and weight loss: A critical review’,Journal of the American College of Nutrition., 23(5), pp. 373–85.
  4. Buemann, B. et al (2001) ‘The association between the val/ala-55 polymorphism of the uncoupling protein 2 gene and exercise efficiency’, International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity., 25(4), pp. 467–71.
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References for Phytonutrient Story by Paul Rose

  1. Adults meeting fruit and vegetable intake recommendations - United States, 2013, Latetia V. Moore and Frances E. Thompson, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, CDC, published online 10 July 2015.
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  3. N Hishikawa, Y Takahashi, Y Amakusa, Y Tanno, Y Tuji, H Niwa, N Murakami, U K Krishna. Effects of turmeric on alzheimer’s disease with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. Ayu. 2012 Oct-Dec; 33(4): 499–504.
  4. Adams LS, Chen S. Phytochemicals for breast cancer prevention by targeting aromatase. Front Biosci. 2009 Jan 1;14:3846-63.
  5. F L Buchner, H B Bueno-de-Mesquita, M M Ros, K Overvad, C C Dahm, L Hansen, A Tjonneland, and more. Variety in fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of lung cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Sep;19(9):2278-86.
  6. Ortiz D, Shea TB. Apple juice prevents oxidative stress induced by amyloid-beta in culture. J Alzheimers Dis. 2004 Feb;6(1):27-30.
  7. Youdim KA, Joseph JA. A possible emerging role of phytochemicals in improving age-related neurological dysfunctions: a multiplicity of effects. Free Rad Biol Med. 2001;30:583–94.
  8. W. Craig and L. Beck, “Phytochemicals: Health Protective Effects,” Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, Vol. 60, No. 2, 1999, pp. 78-84.
  9. Tanskanen, M., Atalay, M. and Uusitalo, A., 2010. Altered oxidative stress in overtrained athletes. Journal of sports sciences, 28(3), pp.309-317.
  10. Ji, L., 1995. Oxidative stress during exercise: implication of antioxidant nutrients. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 18(6), pp.1079-1086.
  11. J. Dias, "Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits of Vegetables: A Review," Food and Nutrition Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2012, pp. 1354-1374. doi:10.4236/fns.2012.310179.
  12. Chen, L., Vigneault, C., Vijaya Raghavan, G.S. and Kubow, S., 2007. Importance of the phytochemical content of fruits and vegetables to human health. Stewart Postharvest Review, 3(3), pp.1-5.


References for Seaweed story by Geraldine Campbell:

Brownlee, I., Fairclough, A., Hall, A. and Paxman, J., 2012. The potential health benefits of seaweed and seaweed extract.

Rajapakse, N. and Kim, S.K., 2011. Nutritional and digestive health benefits of seaweed. Advances in food and nutrition research64, pp.17-28.

Brown, E.M., Allsopp, P.J., Magee, P.J., Gill, C.I., Nitecki, S., Strain, C.R. and McSorley, E.M., 2014. Seaweed and human health. Nutrition reviews72(3), pp.205-216.

Burtin, P., 2003. Nutritional value of seaweeds. Electronic journal of Environmental, Agricultural and Food chemistry2(4), pp.498-503

Chung, H.R., 2014. Iodine and thyroid function. Annals of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism19(1), pp.8-12.

Bouga, M. and Combet, E., 2015. Emergence of seaweed and seaweed-containing foods in the UK: focus on labeling, iodine content, toxicity and nutrition. Foods4(2), pp.240-253.


References for Nordic Diet Story by Geraldine Campbell:

Sassi, F., Organisation européenne de coopération économique, Devaux, M. and Fisher, H., 2012. OECD obesity update 2012. OECD.

Adamsson, V., Reumark, A., Fredriksson, I.B., Hammarström, E., Vessby, B., Johansson, G. and Risérus, U., 2011. Effects of a healthy Nordic diet on cardiovascular risk factors in hypercholesterolaemic subjects: a randomized controlled trial (NORDIET). Journal of internal medicine269(2), pp.150-159.

Hu, F.B. and Willett, W.C., 2002. Optimal diets for prevention of coronary heart disease. Jama288(20), pp.2569-2578.

Poulsen, S.K., Due, A., Jordy, A.B., Kiens, B., Stark, K.D., Stender, S., Holst, C., Astrup, A. and Larsen, T.M., 2014. Health effect of the New Nordic Diet in adults with increased waist circumference: a 6-mo randomized controlled trial. The American journal of clinical nutrition99(1), pp.35-45.

Adamsson, V., Reumark, A., Cederholm, T., Vessby, B., Risérus, U. and Johansson, G., 2012. What is a healthy Nordic diet? Foods and nutrients in the NORDIET study. Food & nutrition research56.

Uusitupa, M., Hermansen, K., Savolainen, M.J., Schwab, U., Kolehmainen, M., Brader, L., Mortensen, L.S., Cloetens, L., Johansson‐Persson, A., Önning, G. and Landin‐Olsson, M., 2013. Effects of an isocaloric healthy Nordic diet on insulin sensitivity, lipid profile and inflammation markers in metabolic syndrome–a randomized study (SYSDIET).Journal of internal medicine274(1), pp.52-66.

Kolehmainen, M., Ulven, S.M., Paananen, J., de Mello, V., Schwab, U., Carlberg, C., Myhrstad, M., Pihlajamäki, J., Dungner, E., Sjölin, E. and Gunnarsdottir, I., 2015. Healthy Nordic diet downregulates the expression of genes involved in inflammation in subcutaneous adipose tissue in individuals with features of the metabolic syndrome. The American journal of clinical nutrition101(1), pp.228-239




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