Selected Publications & Research Areas
Guelph Family Health Study - Family and Child Health. Haines J, et al. Guelph Family Health Study: pilot study of a home-based obesity prevention intervention. Can J Public Health. 2018 Apr 25.
Fatty acids in humans - Omega-3s, Omega-6's, MUFA, SAFA, trans, & CLA. Abdelmagid SA et al. Comprehensive profiling of plasma fatty acid concentrations in young healthy Canadian adults. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 12;10(2):e0116195.
Omega-3's and Cancer. Liu J, et al. Marine fish oil is more potent than plant-based n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the prevention of mammary tumors. J Nutr Biochem. 2017 Dec 27;55:41-52.
Omega-3's and Nutrigenomics. Abdelmagid SA, et al. Ethnicity, sex, FADS genetic variation, and hormonal contraceptive use influence delta-5- and delta-6-desaturase indices and plasma docosahexaenoic acid concentration in young Canadian adults: a cross-sectional study. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2015 Apr 21;12:14.
Omega-3's and NASH. Arendt BM et al. Altered hepatic gene expression in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with lower hepatic n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Hepatology. 2015 May;61(5):1565-78.
Omega-3's and Brain. Parrot MD et al. Whole-food diet worsened cognitive dysfunction in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model. Neurobiol Aging. 2015 Jan;36(1):90-9.
Omega-3's and Bone. Lau BY et al. Investigating the role of polyunsaturated Fatty acids in bone development using animal models. Molecules. 2013 Nov 15;18(11):14203-27.
Associations Between Family Meal Context and Diet Quality Among Preschool-aged Children in the Guelph Family Health Study. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. 2019 (in press)
Krystia O, Ambrose T, Darlington G, Ma DWL, Buchholz AC, Haines J; Guelph Family Health Study. A randomized home-based childhood obesity prevention pilot intervention has favourable effects on parental body composition: preliminary evidence from the Guelph Family Health Study. BMC Obes. 2019 Mar 4;6:10. doi: 10.1186/s40608-019-0231-y. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30873285.
Jeremy Bauman-Fortin, Ma DWL, David Mutch, Salma Abdelmagid, Alaa Badawi, Ahmed El-Sohemy, Bénédicte Fontaine-Bisson. The association between plasma omega-6/omega-3 ratio and anthropometric traits differs by racial/ethnic groups and NFKB1 genotypes in healthy young adults. J. Pers. Med. 2019, 9, 13; doi:10.3390/jpm9010013.
Chamoun E, Liu AAS, Duizer LM, Darlington G, Duncan AM, Haines J, Ma DWL. Taste sensitivity and taste preference measures are correlated in healthy young adults. Chem Senses. 2019 Jan 29;44(2):129-134. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjy082. PMID: 30590512.
Sarr O, Payne GW, Hucik B, Abdelmagid S, Nakamura MT, Ma DWL, Mutch DM. Dietary EPA and DHA prevent changes in white adipose tissue omega-3 PUFA and oxylipin content associated with a Fads2 deficiency. J Nutr Biochem. 2019 Jan;63:140-149. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2018.09.017. Epub 2018 Sep 26. PMID: 30368227.
Arendt BM, Teterina A, Pettinelli P, Comelli EM, Ma DWL, Fung SK, McGilvray ID, Fischer SE, Allard JP. Cancer-related gene expression is associated with disease severity and modifiable lifestyle factors in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Nutrition. 2018 Dec 13;62:100-107. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2018.12.001. PMID: 30870804.
Tang L, Darlington G, Ma DWL, Haines J; Guelph Family Health Study. Mothers' and fathers' media parenting practices associated with young children's screen-time: a cross-sectional study. BMC Obes. 2018 Dec 3;5:37. doi: 10.1186/s40608-018-0214-4. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30524742.
Walton K, Ambrose T, Annis A, Ma DW, Haines J; Guelph Family Health Study Family Advisory Council; on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Putting family into family-based obesity prevention: enhancing participant engagement through a novel integrated knowledge translation strategy. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2018 Nov 8;18(1):126. doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0588-5. PMID: 30409164.
Burns JL, Nakamura MT, Ma DWL. Differentiating the biological effects of linoleic acid from arachidonic acid in health and disease. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2018 Aug;135:1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.plefa.2018.05.004. Review. PMID: 30103919. Invited Review.
Chamoun E, Carroll NA, Duizer LM, Qi W, Feng Z, Darlington G, Duncan AM, Haines J, Ma DWL; Guelph Family Health Study. The Relationship between Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Taste Receptor Genes, Taste Function and Dietary Intake in Preschool-Aged Children and Adults in the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients. 2018 Jul 29;10(8). pii: E990. doi:0.3390/nu10080990. PMID: 30060620.
Haines J, Douglas S, Mirotta JA, O'Kane C, Breau R, Walton K, Krystia O, Chamoun E, Annis A, Darlington GA, Buchholz AC, Duncan AM, Vallis LA, Spriet LL, Mutch DM, Brauer P, Allen-Vercoe E, Taveras EM, Ma DWL. Guelph Family Health Study. Guelph Family Health Study: pilot study of a home-based obesity prevention intervention. Can J Public Health. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.17269/s41997-018-0072-3. PMID: 29981086.
Chan P, Suridjan I, Mohammad D, Herrmann N, Mazereeuw G, Hillyer LM, Ma DWL, Oh PI, Lanctôt KL. Novel Phospholipid Signature of Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 5;7(10). pii: e008278. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.008278. PMID: 29730646.
Bertolo RF, Hentges E, Makarchuk MJ, Wiggins AKA, Steele H, Levin J, Grantham A, Gramlich L, Ma DWL. Key attributes of global partnerships in food and nutrition to align research agendas and improve public health. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2018 Jul;43(7):755-758. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2017-0715. PMID: 29671333.
Krystia O, Darlington G, Haines J, Ma DWL, and Buchholz AC. 2018. Parental overweight is associated with less encouragement of child dietary balance and variety and involvement in meal planning and preparation. FACETS 3: 155–163.
Liu J, Abdelmagid SA, Pinelli CJ, Monk JM, Liddle DM, Hillyer LM, Hucik B, Silva A, Subedi S, Wood GA, Robinson LE, Muller WJ, Ma DWL. Marine fish oil is more potent than plant-based n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the prevention of mammary tumors. J Nutr Biochem. J Nutr Biochem. 2018 May;55:41-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2017.12.011. PMID: 29413488.
Mirotta JA, Darlington GA, Buchholz AC, Haines J, Ma DWL, Duncan AM; Guelph Family Health Study. Guelph Family Health Study's Home-Based Obesity Prevention Intervention Increases Fibre and Fruit Intake in Preschool-Aged Children. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2018 Jun 1;79(2):86-90. doi: 10.3148/cjdpr-2017-036. PMID: 29388435
Chamoun E, Hutchinson JM, Krystia O, Mirotta JA, Mutch DM, Buchholz AC, Duncan AM, Darlington G, Haines J, Ma DWL; Guelph Family Health Study. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Taste Receptor Genes Are Associated with Snacking Patterns of Preschool-Aged Children in the Guelph Family Health Study: A Pilot Study. Nutrients. 2018 Jan 30;10(2). pii: E153. doi: 10.3390/nu10020153. PMID: 29385734.
Westgarth S, Blois SL, D Wood R, Verbrugghe A, Ma DW. Effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and aspirin, alone and combined, on canine platelet function. J Small Anim Pract. 2018 May;59(5):272-280. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12776. PMID: 29120035
O'Kane C, Wallace A, Wilson L, Annis A, Ma DWL, Haines J; Guelph Family Health Study. Family-Based Obesity Prevention: Perceptions of Canadian Parents of Preschool-Age Children. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2018 Mar 1;79(1):13-17. doi: 10.3148/cjdpr-2017-027. PMID: 28971685
Hutchinson JM, Watterworth JC, Haines J, Duncan AM, Mirotta JA, Ma DWL, Buchholz AC; Guelph Family Health Study. Snacking Patterns of Preschool-Aged Children: Opportunity for Improvement. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2018 Mar 1;79(1):2-6. doi: 10.3148/cjdpr-2017-022. PMID: 28799788.
Chamoun E, Mutch DM, Allen-Vercoe E, Buchholz AC, Duncan AM, Spriet LL, Haines J, Ma DWL; Guelph Family Health Study. A review of the associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in taste receptors, eating behaviors, and health. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2018 Jan 22;58(2):194-207. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2016.1152229. PMID: 27247080.