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Julie A. Lovegrove
University of Reading
EndocrinologyBiochemistryDiabetes mellitusMedicineBiology
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#2Fariba Shojaee-Moradie (University of Surrey)H-Index: 17
Last. A. Margot UmplebyH-Index: 13
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A high fructose intake exacerbates postprandial plasma triacylglycerol (TAG) concentration, an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, although it is unclear whether this is due to increased production or impaired clearance of triacylglycerol (TAG)-rich lipoproteins. We determined the in vivo acute effect of fructose on postprandial intestinal and hepatic lipoprotein TAG kinetics and de novo lipogenesis (DNL). Five overweight men were studied twice, 4 weeks apart. They consumed hourl...
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#1Nicole Dorrington (University of Reading)
#2Rosalind Fallaize (University of Reading)H-Index: 16
Last. Julie A. Lovegrove (University of Reading)H-Index: 43
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Appropriate dietary choices in later life may reduce the risk of chronic diseases and rate of functional decline, however, there is little well-evidenced age-specific nutritional guidance in the UK for older adults, making it challenging to provide nutritional advice. Therefore, the aim of this critical review was to propose evidence-based nutritional recommendations for older adults (aged ≥65 y). Nutrients with important physiological functions in older adults were selected for inclusion in the...
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Studies in Asian Indians have examined the association of metabolic traits with vitamin D status. However, findings have been quite inconsistent. Hence, we aimed to explore the relationship between metabolic traits and 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations. We investigate whether this relationship was modified by lifestyle factors using a nutrigenetic approach in 545 Asian Indians randomly selected from the Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (219 normal glucose tolerant individuals, 1...
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#1D. Vasilopoulou (University of Reading)H-Index: 4
#2Oonagh Markey (University of Reading)H-Index: 11
Last. Julie A. Lovegrove (University of Reading)H-Index: 43
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Background Modifying dairy fat composition by increasing the MUFA content is a potential strategy to reduce dietary SFA intake for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention in the population. Objectives To determine the effects of consuming SFA-reduced, MUFA-enriched (modified) dairy products, compared with conventional dairy products (control), on the fasting cholesterol profile (primary outcome), endothelial function assessed by flow-mediated dilatation (FMD; key secondary outcome), and other ca...
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Little is known about who would benefit from internet-based personalised nutrition (PN) interventions. This study aimed to evaluate the characteristics of participants who achieved greatest improvements (i.e. benefit) in diet, adiposity and biomarkers following an internet-based PN intervention. Adults (n=1607) from seven European countries were recruited into a 6-month, randomized controlled trial (Food4Me) and randomized to receive conventional dietary advice (control) or PN advice. Informatio...
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#1Maria M. UlaszewskaH-Index: 10
#2A. KoutsosH-Index: 3
Last. Urska VrhovsekH-Index: 37
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Validated biomarkers of food intake (BFIs) have recently been suggested as a useful tool to assess adherence to dietary guidelines or compliance in human dietary interventions. Although many new candidate biomarkers have emerged in the last decades for different foods from metabolic profiling studies, the number of comprehensively validated biomarkers of food intake is limited. Apples are among the most frequently consumed fruits and a rich source of polyphenols and fibers, an important mediator...
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#1Rosalind Fallaize (University of Reading)H-Index: 16
#2Jessica Newlove (University of Reading)
Last. Julie A. Lovegrove (University of Reading)H-Index: 43
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Background: Food bank use has increased significantly in the UK. With the rise in demand, it is imperative that users are receiving food parcels that meet their requirements. The present study aimed to explore whether typical food parcels, supplied by The Trussell Trust and independent food banks, were meeting the daily nutrient and energy requirements of an adult user. Methods: The Trussell Trust (n = 2) and independent food banks (n = 9) were surveyed in Oxfordshire, UK. Data were collected on...
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#1Julie A. LovegroveH-Index: 43
CVD remains the greatest cause of death globally, and with the escalating prevalence of metabolic diseases, including type-2 diabetes, CVD mortality is predicted to rise. While the replacement of SFA has been the cornerstone of effective dietary recommendations to decrease CVD risk since the 1980s, the validity of these recommendations have been recently challenged. A review of evidence for the impact of SFA reduction revealed no effect on CVD mortality, but a significant reduction in risk of CV...
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#1A. Koutsos (University of Reading)H-Index: 3
#2Samantha RiccadonnaH-Index: 11
Last. Julie A. Lovegrove (University of Reading)H-Index: 43
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Background: Apples are rich in bioactive polyphenols and fiber. Evidence suggests that consumption of apples, or their bioactive components is associated with beneficial effects on lipid metabolism and other markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, adequately powered randomized controlled trials are necessary to confirm these data and explore the mechanisms. Objective: To determine the effects of apple consumption on circulating lipids, vascular function and other CVD risk markers. Desi...
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#1Arif Sabta Aji (Andalas University)
#2Erwinda Erwinda (Andalas University)
Last. Karani Santhanakrishnan Vimaleswaran (University of Reading)H-Index: 24
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Adverse effects of maternal vitamin D deficiency have been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes. We investigated the relationship between maternal vitamin D status and newborn anthropometry measurements using a genetic approach and examined the interaction between genetic variations in involved in vitamin D synthesis and metabolism and maternal vitamin D concentrations on newborn anthropometry. The study was conducted in 183 pregnant Indonesian Minangkabau women. Genetic risk scores (GRSs) were ...
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