Human Nutrition

Publications - Nutrition Asia Research Grant

Publications are an important part of the BASF Nutrition Asia Research Grant. Several of the projects have had their results published in peer reviewed scientific journals and we are proud to feature them here.

Chang, H., Gan, W., Liao, X., Wei, J., Lu, M., Chen, H., Wang, S., Ma, Y., Wu, Q., Yu, Y., Liu, X. (2020). Conjugated linoleic acid supplements preserve muscle in high-body-fat adults: A double-blind, randomized, placebo trial. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. doi: (Abstract only)

Song, L., Zhao, X. G., Ouyang, P. L., Guan, Q., Yang, L., Peng, F., Du. H., Yin, F., Yan, W., Yu, W. J., Yan, H. (2020). Combined effect of n-3 fatty acids and phytosterol esters on alleviating hepatic steatosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease subjects: a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. British Journal of Nutrition, 123(10), 1148-1158. doi:10.1017/S0007114520000495 (Abstract only)

Ferguson, J. J. A., Wolska, A., Remaley, A. T., Stojanovski, E., MacDonald-Wicks, L., & Garg, M. L. (2019). Bread enriched with phytosterols with or without curcumin modulates lipoprotein profiles in hypercholesterolaemic individuals. A randomised controlled trial. Food Funct, 10(5), 2515-2527. doi:10.1039/c8fo02512f (Abstract only)

Lye, C. T., Mukherjee, S., & Burns, S. F. (2019). Combining Plant Sterols With Walking Lowers Postprandial Triacylglycerol More Than Walking Only in Chinese Men With Elevated Body Mass Index. 29(6), 576. doi:10.1123/ijsnem.2018-0398 (Full text)

Wang, J. F., Zhang, H. M., Li, Y. Y., Xia, S., Wei, Y., Yang, L., Wang, D., Ye, J. J., Li H. X., Yuan, J., Pan, R. R. (2019). A combination of omega-3 and plant sterols regulate glucose and lipid metabolism in individuals with impaired glucose regulation: a randomized and controlled clinical trial. Lipids Health Dis, 18(1), 106. doi:10.1186/s12944-019-1048-x. Full text

Ho, X. L., & Loke, W. M. (2017). Dietary Plant Sterols Supplementation Increases In Vivo Nitrite and Nitrate Production in Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Study. Journal of Food Science, 82(7), 1750-1756. Full text

Song, L., Qu, D., Zhang, Q., Jiang, J., Zhou, H., Jiang, R., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Yan, H. (2017). Phytosterol esters attenuate hepatic steatosis in rats with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease rats fed a high-fat diet. Scientific Reports, 7, 41604. Full text

Dong, S., Zhang, R., Ji, Y. C., Hao, J. Y., Ma, W. W., Chen, X. D., Xiao, R., Yu, H. L. (2016). Soy milk powder supplemented with phytosterol esters reduced serum cholesterol level in hypercholesterolemia independently of lipoprotein E genotype: a random clinical placebo-controlled trial. Nutr Res, 36(8), 879-884. Abstract only

Ho, X. L., Liu, J. J. H., & Loke, W. M. (2016). Plant sterol-enriched soy milk consumption modulates 5-lipoxygenase, 12-lipoxygenase, and myeloperoxidase activities in healthy adults – a randomized-controlled trial. Free Radical Research, 50(12), 1396-1407. Abstract only

Han, H., Ma, H. F., Rong, S., Chen, L., Shan, Z. L., Xu, J. Q., Zhang, Y.J., Liu, L. G. (2015). Flaxseed oil containing flaxseed oil ester of plant sterol attenuates high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis in apolipoprotein-E knockout mice. Journal of Functional Foods, 13, 169-182. Abstract only

Han, H., Yan, P., Chen, L., Luo, C., Gao, H., Deng, Q., Zheng, M., Shi, Y., Liu, L. (2015). Flaxseed Oil Containing a-Linolenic Acid Ester of Plant Sterol Improved Atherosclerosis in ApoE Deficient Mice. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. Full text