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Top 10 cited reviews from 2010-2011

Food & Function has consistently published strong review content since it’s launch, and 2012 looks set to continue this trend.  Here is a look back at the most cited review content from 2010-2011 – all completely free to access!

Insights into the metabolism and microbial biotransformation of dietary flavan-3-ols and the bioactivity of their metabolites, Maria Monagas, Mireia Urpi-Sarda, Fernando Sánchez-Patán, Rafael Llorach, Ignacio Garrido, Carmen Gómez-Cordovés, Cristina Andres-Lacueva and Begoña Bartolomé, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 233-253

Review of in vitro digestion models for rapid screening of emulsion-based systems, David Julian McClements and Yan Li, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 32-59

Combining nutrition, food science and engineering in developing solutions to Inflammatory bowel diseases – omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as an example, Lynnette R. Ferguson, Bronwen G. Smith and Bryony J. James, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 60-72

Anti-inflammatory activity of natural dietary flavonoids, Min-Hsiung Pan, Ching-Shu Lai and Chi-Tang Ho, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 15-31

Mechanisms underlying the cholesterol-lowering properties of soluble dietary fibre polysaccharides, Purnima Gunness and Michael John Gidley, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 149-155

Bioactive peptides derived from milk proteins and their health beneficial potentials: an update, Ravinder Nagpal, Pradip Behare, Rajiv Rana, Ashwani Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Sanu Arora, Fransesco Morotta, Shalini Jain and Hariom Yadav, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 18-27

Inhibition of advanced glycation endproduct formation by foodstuffs, Chi-Hao Wu, Shang-Ming Huang, Jer-An Lin and Gow-Chin Yen, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 224-234

Effects of eggs on plasma lipoproteins in healthy populations, Maria Luz Fernandez, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 156-160

The potential role of milk-derived peptides in cardiovascular disease, Martha Phelan and David Kerins, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 153-167

The metabolism and analysis of isoflavones and other dietary polyphenols in foods and biological systems, Stephen Barnes, Jeevan Prasain, Tracy D’Alessandro, Ali Arabshahi, Nigel Botting, Mary Ann Lila, George Jackson, Elsa M. Janle and Connie M. Weaver, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 235-244

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Top ten most accessed articles in March

This month sees the following articles in Food & Function that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits
Joe A. Vinson and Yuxing Cai
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10152A

Salt release from potato crisps
Xing Tian and Ian D. Fisk
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10282J

Transcription profiles of LPS-stimulated THP-1 monocytes and macrophages: a tool to study inflammation modulating effects of food-derived compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan Mes, Robert A. M. Vreeburg, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 254-261, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00113A

The metabolism and analysis of isoflavones and other dietary polyphenols in foods and biological systems
Stephen Barnes, Jeevan Prasain, Tracy D’Alessandro, Ali Arabshahi, Nigel Botting, Mary Ann Lila, George Jackson, Elsa M. Janle and Connie M. Weaver
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 235-244, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10025D

Espresso coffees, caffeine and chlorogenic acid intake: potential health implications
Thomas W. M. Crozier, Angelique Stalmach, Michael E. J. Lean and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 30-33, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10240K

Target molecules of food phytochemicals: Food science bound for the next dimension
Akira Murakami and Kohta Ohnishi
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10274A

The importance of the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid n-6/n-3 ratio in development of non-alcoholic fatty liver associated with obesity
Rodrigo Valenzuela and Luis A. Videla
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 644-648, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10133A

Bioactive peptides derived from milk proteins and their health beneficial potentials: an update
Ravinder Nagpal, Pradip Behare, Rajiv Rana, Ashwani Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Sanu Arora, Fransesco Morotta, Shalini Jain and Hariom Yadav
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 18-27, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00016G

Mechanisms underlying the cholesterol-lowering properties of soluble dietary fibre polysaccharides
Purnima Gunness and Michael John Gidley
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 149-155, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00080A

Inhibition of advanced glycation endproduct formation by foodstuffs
Chi-Hao Wu, Shang-Ming Huang, Jer-An Lin and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 224-234, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10026B

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Top ten most accessed articles in February

This month sees the following articles in Food & Function that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits
Joe A. Vinson and Yuxing Cai
Food Funct.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10152A

Whole grain cereals: functional components and health benefits
Rafael Borneo and Alberto Edel León
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10165J

Espresso coffees, caffeine and chlorogenic acid intake: potential health implications
Thomas W. M. Crozier, Angelique Stalmach, Michael E. J. Lean and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 30-33, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10240K

The importance of the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid n-6/n-3 ratio in development of non-alcoholic fatty liver associated with obesity
Rodrigo Valenzuela and Luis A. Videla
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 644-648, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10133A

Development of oral food-grade delivery systems: Current knowledge and future challenges
Revital Cohen Benshitrit, Carmit Shani Levi, Sharon Levi Tal, Eyal Shimoni and Uri Lesmes
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10068H

The metabolism and analysis of isoflavones and other dietary polyphenols in foods and biological systems
Stephen Barnes, Jeevan Prasain, Tracy D’Alessandro, Ali Arabshahi, Nigel Botting, Mary Ann Lila, George Jackson, Elsa M. Janle and Connie M. Weaver
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 235-244, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10025D

Salt release from potato crisps
Xing Tian and Ian D. Fisk
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10282J

Antihypertensive peptides from food proteins: a review
Daniel Martínez-Maqueda, Beatriz Miralles, Isidra Recio and Blanca Hernández-Ledesma
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10192K

Transcription profiles of LPS-stimulated THP-1 monocytes and macrophages: a tool to study inflammation modulating effects of food-derived compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan Mes, Robert A. M. Vreeburg, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 254-261, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00113A

Inhibition of advanced glycation endproduct formation by foodstuffs
Chi-Hao Wu, Shang-Ming Huang, Jer-An Lin and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 224-234, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10026B

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Food and cholesterol

Cholesterol is steroid of fat and although it is vital for the human body, too much cholesterol in the blood increases the risk of coronary heart disease and disease of the arteries.  Diet has a huge part to play in regulating levels of cholesterol in the body, and much research is focused on understanding the mechanisms involved. 

Food & Function provides and excellent forum for such work and below is a selection of the high quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access, so why not take a look?

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Polyphenols prevent lipid abnormalities and arterial dysfunction in hamsters on a high-fat diet: a comparative study of red grape and white persimmon wines, Jin-Hyang Suh, Anne Virsolvy, Aurélie Goux, Cécile Cassan, Sylvain Richard, Jean-Paul Cristol, Pierre-Louis Teissèdre and Jean-Max Rouanet, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 555-561

Raspberry juice consumption, oxidative stress and reduction of atherosclerosis risk factors in hypercholesterolemic golden Syrian hamsters, Jin-Hyang Suh, Cindy Romain, Rocío González-Barrio, Jean-Paul Cristol, Pierre-Louis Teissèdre, Alan Crozier and Jean-Max Rouanet, Food Funct., 2011, 2, 400-405

Mechanisms underlying the cholesterol-lowering properties of soluble dietary fibre polysaccharides, Purnima Gunness and Michael John Gidley, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 149-155

Effects of eggs on plasma lipoproteins in healthy populations, Maria Luz Fernandez, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 156-160

Hypocholesterolemic activity of onion is mediated by enhancing excretion of fecal sterols in hamsters, Lei Guan, Hau Yin Chung, Yalun Su, Rui Jiao, Cheng Peng and Zhen Yu Chen, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 84-89

Consumption of polyphenolic-rich beverages (mostly pomegranate and black currant juices) by healthy subjects for a short term increased serum antioxidant status, and the serum’s ability to attenuate macrophage cholesterol accumulation, Mira Rosenblat, Nina Volkova, Judith Attias, Riad Mahamid and Michael Aviram, Food Funct., 2010, 1, 99-109

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Top ten most accessed articles in January

This month sees the following articles in Food & Function that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits
Joe A. Vinson and Yuxing Cai
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10152A

Espresso coffees, caffeine and chlorogenic acid intake: potential health implications
Thomas W. M. Crozier, Angelique Stalmach, Michael E. J. Lean and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 30-33, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10240K

Whole grain cereals: functional components and health benefits
Rafael Borneo and Alberto Edel León
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10165J

Development of oral food-grade delivery systems: Current knowledge and future challenges
Revital Cohen Benshitrit, Carmit Shani Levi, Sharon Levi Tal, Eyal Shimoni and Uri Lesmes
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10068H

Antihypertensive peptides from food proteins: a review
Daniel Martínez-Maqueda, Beatriz Miralles, Isidra Recio and Blanca Hernández-Ledesma
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10192K

Surface-active solid lipid nanoparticles as Pickering stabilizers for oil-in-water emulsions
Renuka Gupta and Dérick Rousseau
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10203J

The metabolism and analysis of isoflavones and other dietary polyphenols in foods and biological systems
Stephen Barnes, Jeevan Prasain, Tracy D’Alessandro, Ali Arabshahi, Nigel Botting, Mary Ann Lila, George Jackson, Elsa M. Janle and Connie M. Weaver
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 235-244, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10025D

Mechanisms underlying the cholesterol-lowering properties of soluble dietary fibre polysaccharides
Purnima Gunness and Michael John Gidley
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 149-155, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00080A

Inhibitory effects of garcinol and pterostilbene on cell proliferation and adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 cells
Chin-Lin Hsu, Yu-Jyun Lin, Chi-Tang Ho and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 49-57, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10209E

Insights into the metabolism and microbial biotransformation of dietary flavan-3-ols and the bioactivity of their metabolites
Maria Monagas, Mireia Urpi-Sarda, Fernando Sánchez-Patán, Rafael Llorach, Ignacio Garrido, Carmen Gómez-Cordovés, Cristina Andres-Lacueva and Begoña Bartolomé
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 233-253, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00132E

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Top ten most accessed articles in December

This month sees the following articles in Food & Function that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Espresso coffees, caffeine and chlorogenic acid intake: potential health implications
Thomas W. M. Crozier, Angelique Stalmach, Michael E. J. Lean and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 30-33, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10240K

Whole grain cereals: functional components and health benefits
Rafael Borneo and Alberto Edel León
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10165J

Pu-erh tea, green tea, and black tea suppresses hyperlipidemia, hyperleptinemia and fatty acid synthase through activating AMPK in rats fed a high-fructose diet
Hsiu-Chen Huang and Jen-Kun Lin
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10157A

Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits
Joe A. Vinson and Yuxing Cai
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2FO10152A

Inhibitory effects of garcinol and pterostilbene on cell proliferation and adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 cells
Chin-Lin Hsu, Yu-Jyun Lin, Chi-Tang Ho and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2012, 3, 49-57, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10209E

Review of the efficacy of green tea, isoflavones and aloe vera supplements based on randomised controlled trials
Gary Williamson, Patrick Coppens, Lluís Serra-Majem and Tristan Dew
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10101C

Dietary agents in the prevention of alcohol-induced hepatotoxicty: preclinical observations
Arnadi Ramachandrayya Shivashankara, Aysha Azmidah, Raghavendra Haniadka, Manoj Ponadka Rai, Rajesh Arora and Manjeshwar Shrinath Baliga
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10170F

Inhibition of advanced glycation endproduct formation by foodstuffs
Chi-Hao Wu, Shang-Ming Huang, Jer-An Lin and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 224-234, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10026B

Encapsulation of polyphenolic grape seed extract in polymer-coated liposomes
Monika Gibis, Effie Vogt and Jochen Weiss
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10181A

Development of oral food-grade delivery systems: Current knowledge and future challenges
Revital Cohen Benshitrit, Carmit Shani Levi, Sharon Levi Tal, Eyal Shimoni and Uri Lesmes
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10068H

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Volumes 1 & 2 of Food & Function free to access

As Food & Function enters its 3rd year of publication we are pleased to announce that volumes 1 & 2 are now free to access (upon registration).  The Journal has published some excellent work from top researchers in the field over the past two years; simply visit our website to read it all for free. 

To get you started here are the 10 most downloaded articles since our launch in October 2010.

Espresso coffees, caffeine and chlorogenic acid intake: potential health implications
Thomas W. M. Crozier, Angelique Stalmach, Michael E. J. Lean and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10240K

Anti-inflammatory activity of natural dietary flavonoids
Min-Hsiung Pan, Ching-Shu Lai and Chi-Tang Ho
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 15-31, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00103A

Review of in vitro digestion models for rapid screening of emulsion-based systems
David Julian McClements and Yan Li
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 32-59, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00111B

Comparison of the polyphenolic composition and antioxidant activity of European commercial fruit juices
Gina Borges, William Mullen and Alan Crozier
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 73-83, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00008F

Transcription profiles of LPS-stimulated THP-1 monocytes and macrophages: a tool to study inflammation modulating effects of food-derived compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan Mes, Robert A. M. Vreeburg, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 254-261, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00113A

Red wine: A source of potent ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ
Alfred Zoechling, Falk Liebner and Alois Jungbauer
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 28-38, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00086H

Bioactive peptides derived from milk proteins and their health beneficial potentials: an update
Ravinder Nagpal, Pradip Behare, Rajiv Rana, Ashwani Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Sanu Arora, Fransesco Morotta, Shalini Jain and Hariom Yadav
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 18-27, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00016G

Inhibition of advanced glycation endproduct formation by foodstuffs
Chi-Hao Wu, Shang-Ming Huang, Jer-An Lin and Gow-Chin Yen
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 224-234, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10026B

Mechanisms underlying the cholesterol-lowering properties of soluble dietary fibre polysaccharides
Purnima Gunness and Michael John Gidley
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 149-155, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00080A

Expression of carotenoid biosynthetic pathway genes and changes in carotenoids during ripening in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
Kanakapura Krishnamurthy Namitha, Surya Narayana Archana and Pradeep Singh Negi
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 168-173, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00169D

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Top ten most accessed articles in November

This month sees the following articles in Food & Function that are in the top ten most accessed:-

The immediate and short-term chemosensory impacts of coffee and caffeine on cardiovascular activity
Michael K. McMullen, Julie M. Whitehouse, Gillian Shine, Peter A. Whitton and Anthony Towell
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 547-554, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10102A

Review of the efficacy of green tea, isoflavones and aloe vera supplements based on randomised controlled trials
Gary Williamson, Patrick Coppens, Lluís Serra-Majem and Tristan Dew
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10101C

Transcription profiles of LPS-stimulated THP-1 monocytes and macrophages: a tool to study inflammation modulating effects of food-derived compounds
Wasaporn Chanput, Jurriaan Mes, Robert A. M. Vreeburg, Huub F. J. Savelkoul and Harry J. Wichers
Food Funct., 2010, 1, 254-261, DOI: 10.1039/C0FO00113A

(-)-Secoisolariciresinol attenuates high-fat diet-induced obesity in C57BL/6 mice
Shiori Tominaga, Kosuke Nishi, Sogo Nishimoto, Koichi Akiyama, Satoshi Yamauchi and Takuya Sugahara
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10166H

Development of oral food-grade delivery systems: Current knowledge and future challenges
Revital Cohen Benshitrit, Carmit Shani Levi, Sharon Levi Tal, Eyal Shimoni and Uri Lesmes
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10068H

The importance of the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid n-6/n-3 ratio in development of non-alcoholic fatty liver associated with obesity
Rodrigo Valenzuela and Luis A. Videla
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 644-648, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10133A

Sugar and dietary fibre composition influence, by different hormonal response, the satiating capacity of a fruit-based and a ß-glucan-enriched beverage
Roberta Barone Lumaga, Danilo Azzali, Vincenzo Fogliano, Luca Scalfi and Paola Vitaglione
Food Funct., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10065C

Safety assessment of plant food supplements (PFS)
Suzanne J. P. L. van den Berg, Lluis Serra-Majem, Patrick Coppens and Ivonne M. C. M. Rietjens
Food Funct., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10067J

An overview of consumer attitudes and beliefs about plant food supplements
Bernadette Egan, Charo Hodgkins, Richard Shepherd, Lada Timotijevic and Monique Raats
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 747-752, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10109A, Review

Mechanisms of action of isothiocyanates in cancer chemoprevention: an update
Sandi L. Navarro, Fei Li and Johanna W. Lampe
Food Funct., 2011, 2, 579-587, DOI: 10.1039/C1FO10114E

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