Works (9)

Updated: July 28th, 2023 21:16

2023 review

Biomarkers of Micronutrients and Phytonutrients and Their Application in Epidemiological Studies

[Review of ]. NUTRIENTS, 15(4).

By: J. Zheng, F. Wu, F. Wang, J. Cheng n, H. Zou, Y. Li, J. Du, J. Kan

author keywords: nutritional biomarker; dietary; vitamins; minerals; phytonutrients; epidemiology
MeSH headings : Micronutrients; Vitamins / therapeutic use; Nutritional Status; Diet; Biomarkers; Epidemiologic Studies; Phytochemicals
TL;DR: Through a comprehensive literature search, the well-established nutritional biomarkers of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, and their association with epidemiological studies are reviewed to better understand the role of nutrition in health and disease. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 20, 2023

2022 journal article

Carotenoids in orange carrots mitigate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease progression

FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 9.

By: E. Balbuena n, J. Cheng n & A. Eroglu n

author keywords: phytochemicals; nutrition; beta-oxidation; nuclear receptors; lipid metabolism
TL;DR: Carotenoids in the orange carrots reduced HFD-induced weight gain, better than white carrots, and may display more potent efficacy in mitigating NAFLD than those with low carotenoid levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 review

Personalized nutrition: A review of genotype-based nutritional supplementation

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 9.

By: F. Wang, J. Zheng, J. Cheng n, H. Zou, M. Li, B. Deng, R. Luo, F. Wang ...

author keywords: personalized nutrition; nutritional supplementation; nutrient; genotype; single nucleotide polymorphisms; nutrigenetics
TL;DR: Already literatures linking critical genetic variants to the nutrient and the ways in which these variants influence the outcomes of certain nutritional supplementations are reviewed, paving the way for the smooth transition of conventional generic approach to genotype-based personalized nutrition. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 3, 2022

2022 review

Phytonutrients: Sources, bioavailability, interaction with gut microbiota, and their impacts on human health

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 9.

By: J. Kan, F. Wu, F. Wang, J. Zheng, J. Cheng n, Y. Li, Y. Yang*, J. Du

author keywords: phytonutrients; gut microbiota; metabolism; health outcomes; bioavailability
TL;DR: The mechanisms by which phytonutrients and gut microbiota play roles in health are uncovered, and the interrelationships between phytonUTrients and Gut microbiota were summarized. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 12, 2022

2021 journal article

A Botanical Product Containing Cistanche and Ginkgo Extracts Potentially Improves Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms in Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, and Placebo-Controlled Study

FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 8.

By: J. Kan, J. Cheng n, C. Hu, L. Chen, S. Liu, D. Venzon, M. Murray, S. Li*, J. Du

author keywords: chronic fatigue syndrome; cistanche; ginkgo; Chalder fatigue questionnaire; quality of life; sexual life quality; blood lactic acid
TL;DR: This botanical product showed promising effects in ameliorating the symptoms of CFS, and clinical trials with improved assessment tools, an expanded sample size, and an extended follow-up period are warranted to further validate the findings. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 20, 2021

2021 journal article

In Situ Biomanufacturing of Small Molecules in the Mammalian Gut by Probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii

ACS SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY, 10(5), 1039–1052.

By: D. Durmusoglu n, I. Al'Abri n, S. Collins n, J. Cheng n, A. Eroglu n, C. Beisel n, N. Crook n

author keywords: Saccharomyces boulardii; probiotic engineering; metabolic engineering; colonization profile; in situ production; beta-carotene
MeSH headings : Animals; Antineoplastic Agents / metabolism; CRISPR-Cas Systems; Feces / chemistry; Female; Gastrointestinal Microbiome; Gastrointestinal Tract / metabolism; Gastrointestinal Tract / microbiology; Gene Editing / methods; Gene Expression; Indoles / metabolism; Male; Metabolic Engineering / methods; Mice; Mice, Inbred C57BL; Microorganisms, Genetically-Modified; Multigene Family; Plasmids / genetics; Probiotics / metabolism; Promoter Regions, Genetic; Provitamins / biosynthesis; Saccharomyces boulardii / genetics; Saccharomyces boulardii / metabolism; Saccharomyces cerevisiae / genetics; beta Carotene / biosynthesis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 6, 2021

2021 review

The Promising Effects of Astaxanthin on Lung Diseases

[Review of ]. ADVANCES IN NUTRITION, 12(3), 850–864.

By: J. Cheng n & A. Eroglu n

author keywords: astaxanthin; lung diseases; oxidative stress; molecular mechanism; lung cancer
MeSH headings : Humans; Lung Diseases / drug therapy; Oxidative Stress; Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases / metabolism; Signal Transduction; Xanthophylls / pharmacology
TL;DR: The potential role of ASX in protecting against lung diseases, including lung cancer, is reviewed and the underlying molecular mechanisms by which ASX protects against pulmonary diseases are summarized. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 10, 2021

2021 journal article

The Role of beta-Carotene in Colonic Inflammation and Intestinal Barrier Integrity

FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 8.

By: J. Cheng n, E. Balbuena n, B. Miller n & A. Eroglu n

author keywords: beta-carotene; colonic inflammation; colonic epithelial cells; tight junctions; vitamin A
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 23, 2021

2020 journal article

A Novel Botanical Combination Attenuates Light-Induced Retinal Damage through Antioxidant and Prosurvival Mechanisms

OXIDATIVE MEDICINE AND CELLULAR LONGEVITY, 2020.

By: J. Kan, J. Cheng n, J. Guo, L. Chen, X. Zhang & J. Du

MeSH headings : Animals; Antioxidants / pharmacology; Antioxidants / therapeutic use; Disease Models, Animal; Humans; Male; Rats; Rats, Sprague-Dawley; Retina / pathology; Retinal Diseases / drug therapy
TL;DR: Investigation of the effects of a novel combination of lutein ester, zeaxanthin, chrysanthemum, goji berry, and black currant extracts against retinal damage found the botanical combination can alleviate light-induced retina damage, potentially through antioxidant and prosurvival mechanisms. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 14, 2020

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