cholesterol

Blueberry Consumption Affects Serum Uric Acid Concentrations in Older Adults in a Sex-Specific Manner

December 08, 2016

Carol L. Cheatham, Itzel Vazquez-Vidal, Amanda Medlin and V. Saroja Voruganti (2016). Blueberry Consumption Affects Serum Uric Acid Concentrations in Older Adults in a Sex-Specific Manner. Antioxidants 2016, 5(4), 43; doi:10.3390/antiox5040043. Author Affiliations 1. Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA 2. Nutrition Research Institute, […]

Breaking Down the Dietary Guidelines – Understanding Fats

April 05, 2016

Bad fats, good fats, cholesterol, triglycerides− what’s the difference anyway? This week at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, we continue with our series on the new federal dietary guidelines focusing on understanding fats. The fats that are a healthy part of a balanced diet, and those that are not.   The federal dietary […]

13-Year Old Scientist Tackles Cholesterol at NCRC

January 08, 2015

In the lab of Slavko Komarnytsky, PhD, assistant professor in pharmacogenomics at the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, research revolves around the study of natural compounds in plants and their effect on metabolic, inflammatory and infective diseases. On Wednesday, January 7, 13-year-old Aarushi Patil brought […]

Both rare and common variants in PCSK9 influence plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in American Indians

November 20, 2014

Both rare and common variants in PCSK9 influence plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in American Indians. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Nov 20, Tsai CW1, North KE, Tin A, Haack K, Franceschini N, Saroja Voruganti V (UNC Nutrition Research Institute), Laston S, Zhang Y, Best LG, MacCluer JW, Beaty TH, Navas-Acien A, Linda Kao WH,Howard BV. Department […]

Plasma Cholesterol-Lowering Activity of Gingerol- and Shogaol-Enriched Extract Is Mediated by Increasing Sterol Excretion

October 16, 2014

Plasma Cholesterol-Lowering Activity of Gingerol- and Shogaol-Enriched Extract Is Mediated by Increasing Sterol Excretion. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. October 7, 2014. Lin Lei †, Yuwei Liu †, Xiaobo Wang †, Rui Jiao ‡,Ka Ying Ma †, Yuk Man Li †, Lijun Wang †, Sun Wa Man †, Shengmin Sang §, Yu Huang #, and Zhen-Yu Chen *† Author Affiliations † Food and Nutritional Sciences Programme, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, […]

Blueberry polyphenol-enriched soybean flour reduces hyperglycemia, body weight gain and serum cholesterol in mice.

February 08, 2013

Blueberry polyphenol-enriched soybean flour reduces hyperglycemia, body weight gain and serum cholesterol in mice. Pharmacological Research. February 2013. Roopchand DE, Kuhn P, Rojo LE, Lila MA, Raskin I. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences; Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC […]