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Changes in knowledge, beliefs and behaviors related to F&V consumption among Australian adults

16 December 2008

Objectives. We monitored changes in self-reported knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding fruit and vegetable...

Increasing antioxidant intake from fruits and vegetables

08 December 2008

Increasing intakes of dietary antioxidants may help to reduce oxidative damage caused by free radicals and provide...

Bioavailability and nutritional effects of carotenoids from organically and conventionally harvested carrots in healthy men.

02 December 2008

It has been hypothesised that organically harvested vegetables are healthier than conventionally produced ones...

Anthropometric and dietary determinants of blood pressure in over 7000 Mediterranean women

02 December 2008

BACKGROUND: Anthropometric characteristics and dietary habits are widely recognized to influence blood pressure. We...

Increasing fruit and vegetable intake among children

26 November 2008

The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of two primary school-based interventions on...

Luteolin, a flavonoid with potential for cancer prevention and therapy.

21 November 2008

Luteolin, 3',4',5,7-tetrahydroxyflavone, is a common flavonoid that exists in many types of plants including fruits,...

Antiobesity effects of dietary flavonoids.

20 November 2008

Dietary flavonoids are suggested to have antiobesity effects. However, evidence of an association between flavonoids...

Validation of Overweight Children's Fruit and Vegetable Intake Using Plasma Carotenoids

13 November 2008

Assessing dietary intake in children is difficult and limited validated tools exist. Plasma carotenoids are nutritional...

Estimation of typical food portion sizes for children of different ages in Great Britain.

12 November 2008

It is often the case in dietary assessment that it is not practicable to weigh individual intakes of foods eaten. The...

Definition of the Mediterranean diet based on bioactive compounds.

10 November 2008

Antioxidant (polyphenols and carotenoids), nonantioxidant (phytosterols) bioactive compounds and dietary fibers may...

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