Tara R Newton

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BACKGROUND Excess adiposity has been shown to be associated with increased risk for breast cancer recurrence, and a plant-based eating pattern has been hypothesized to be protective. Whether a plant-based diet without specific energy goals will result in weight loss or changes in body composition in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer has not(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a validated, focused Cruciferous Vegetable Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) as an assessment tool for specific quantification of dietary cruciferous vegetable exposure. DESIGN/METHODS Participants (n=107; 18 to 76 years old) completed a standard FFQ and the Cruciferous Vegetable FFQ twice over a 2-week period. Repeat dietary recalls(More)
Diet plays a role in the prevention and development of gastrointestinal cancers. The majority of available research consists of case-control studies, but the number of clinical trials is growing. The dietary recommendations to reduce gastrointestinal cancer risk include lowering total energy, fat, and saturated fat intake; avoidance of grilled and smoked(More)
The identification of the proteins that comprise the serum proteome is a current major research goal that will provide useful information for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. It is well established that Hsp70 and Hsp70 antibodies are present in human serum. This study reports on the development of an ELISA assay for the Hsp70 co-chaperone,(More)
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