A systematic review and meta-analysis of Green tea Catechins (GTC) – With the conclusion that consumption of GTC is associated with a reduction in total and LDL cholesterol, but no significant effect on HDL and Triglycerides. JADA 2011;111:1720-1729
The potential role of nutritional genomics tools in validating high health foods for cancer control: Broccoli as example – Molecular Nutrition & Food research Jan 2012
Super Broccoli goes on sale!, This enhanced broccoli promises to increase the Sulforaphane levels in the body is now available in select UK supermarkets. Has any one tried it yet?, please send me your comments – From Beneforte
Nutrigenetics of Lipoprotein metabolism – This review discusses which SNP´s play a role in lipd metabolism and how their phenotype can be altered by dietary modification. Molecular Nutrition & Food research Jan 2012
Meta-analysis of short term studies on the effect of cocoa consumption on cardiovascular risk factors – Cocoa consumption leads to a significant reduction in insulin resistance, blood pressure and lipid profiles with a maximum benefit experienced at a flavonoid dosage of 500mg/d, larger,long-term studies are required. Jrn Nutrition 2011
Choline provides novel insights into NAFLD and its progression – Choline requirement is determined by genotype and estrogen status. Understanding individual differences may shed light onto why some individuals develop NAFLD and some not. Curr Op Gastro Nov 2011
I am certain that this area will continue to develop at lightening speed and we will continue to learn great things!