Hilary Green

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BACKGROUND Plant sterols reduce cholesterol absorption, which leads to a decrease in plasma and LDL-cholesterol concentrations. Plant sterols also lower plasma concentrations of carotenoids and alpha-tocopherol, but the mechanism of action is not yet understood. OBJECTIVES The aims of this clinical study were to determine whether plant sterols affect the(More)
This paper addresses some of the ways that Nestlé is making a long-term commitment to the health and well-being of consumers. In particular, Nestlé, like other food companies, has a role to play in improving people's health and wellness by improving the nutritional profile of foods, by ensuring sound communication on nutrition and consumer education, and by(More)
BACKGROUND People who eat more fiber often have a lower body weight than people who eat less fiber. The mechanism for this relationship has been explained, in part, by increased satiety, which may occur as a result of changes in appetite-suppressing gut hormone levels, and decreases in food intake at subsequent meals. OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that(More)
Conventional wisdom suggests that fiber consumption leads to lower postprandial glucose and insulin response. We hypothesized that increasing doses of mixed, viscous fiber would lower glucose and insulin levels in a dose-dependent manner. Healthy men (n = 10) and women (n = 10) with a body mass index of 24 ± 2 (mean ± SEM) participated in this double-blind,(More)
This study describes the validation of a new electronic appetite rating system, and a statistical variance model for visual analogue scale (VAS) research. Thirty volunteers rated hunger, fullness, desire to eat, prospective intake, thirst and liking on 100mm paper VAS and on 70 mm electronic VAS presented on a Dell Pocket PC, after consuming breakfast, in a(More)
UPGRADE monographs are also published in Spanish (full version printed; summary, abstracts and some articles online) by Novática UPGRADE is the anchor point for UPENET (UPGRADE European NETwork), the network of CEPIS member societies' publications, that currently includes the following ones:
UPGRADE monographs are also published in Spanish (full version printed; summary, abstracts and some articles online) by Novática UPGRADE is the anchor point for UPENET (UPGRADE European NETwork), the network of CEPIS member societies' publications, that currently includes the following ones: Authors Rubén Mondéjar-Andreu is a PhD student in the Dept. of(More)
In this paper, I introduce a graph which I call Grapharti. Grapharti is designed to display data obtained from surveys, opinion polls or evaluations. The data are retrieved from a database and displayed on a web page. The purpose of this paper is to show that grapharti can enable objective interpretation of the data; however, it also aims to invite(More)
UPGRADE monographs are also published in Spanish (full version printed; summary, abstracts and some articles online) by Novática UPGRADE is the anchor point for UPENET (UPGRADE European NETwork), the network of CEPIS member societies' publications, that currently includes the following ones: • Informatica, journal from the Slovenian CEPIS society SDI •(More)