Selected Publications

  1. Mansoori S, Dini A, Chai SC*. Effects of tart cherry and its metabolites on aging and inflammatory conditions: Efficacy and possible mechanisms. Aging Research Reviews. 2021 Jan 9;101254. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2021.101254. (IF=10.390)
  2. George KS, Muñoz J, Akhavan NS, Foley EM, Siebert SC, Tenenbaum G, Khalil DA, Chai SC, Arjmandi BH. Is soy protein effective in reducing cholesterol and improving bone health? Food & Function. 2020 Jan 29. doi: 10.1039/c9fo01081e.
  3. Mansoori S, Kushner N, Suminski RR, Farquhar WB, Chai SC*. Added sugar intake is associated with blood pressure in older females. Nutrients. 2019 Sep 3;11(9). pii: E2060.
  4. Chai SC*, Jerusik J, Davis K, Wright RS, Zhang Z. Effect of Montmorency tart cherry juice on cognitive performance in older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Food & Function. 2019 July 17;10(7):4423-4431.
  5. Chai SC*, Davis K, Zhang Z, Zha L, Kirschner KF. Effects of tart cherry juice on biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in older adults. Nutrients. 2019 Jan; (11)2. pii:E228.
  6. Chai SC*, Foley EM, Arjmandi BH. Anti-atherogenic properties of vitamin E, aspirin, and their combination. PLoS One.  2018 Oct 25;13(10):e0206315.
  7. Chai SC*, Jiang H, Papas MA, Fang C, Setiloane K. Acculturation, diet and psychological health among Asian students. Journal of American College Health. 2018 Jul 6:1-8. 
  8. Chai SC*, Davis K, Wright RS, Kuczmarski MF, Zhang Z. Impact of tart cherry juice on systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Food & Function. 2018, Jun; 9(6):3185-3194.
  9. Pourfshar S, Johnson SA, Keshevarz B, Feresin SG, Kahlil DA, Chai SC, Arjmandi BH, The effects of supplemental vitamin E on hemotological parameters in rat model of ovarian deficiency. Menopause. 2018 Mar; 25(3):336-42. 
  10. Arjmandi BH, Johnson, SA, Pourafshar S, Navaei N, George KS,  Hooshmand S, Chai SC, Akhavan NS. Bone protective effects of dried plum in postmenopausal women: efficacy and possible mechanisms. Nutrients. 2017 May 149(5): 496.
  11. Hooshmand S, Kern M, Metti D, Shamloufard P, Chai SC, Johnson SA, Payton ME, Arjmandi BH. The effect of two doses of dried plum on bone density and bone biomarkers in osteopenic postmenopausal women: a randomized, controlled trial. Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jul;27(7): 2271-9. 
  12. Hooshmand S, Kumar A, Zhang JY, Johnson SA, Chai SC, Arjmandi BH. Evidence for anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties of dried plum polyphenols in macrophage RAW 264.7 cells. Food & Function. 2015 May 13;6 (5):1719-25.
  13. Chai SC, Hooshmand S, Saadat RL, Payton ME, Brummel-Smith K, Arjmandi BH. Dried apple versus dried plum: The impact on cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women. The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2012 Aug;112(8):1158-68.
  14. Hooshmand S, Chai SC, Saadat RL, Payton ME, Brummel-Smith K, Arjmandi BH. Comparative effects of dried plum and dried apple on bone in postmenopausal women. British Journal of Nutrition. 2011 Sep;106(6):923-30. 
  15. Arjmandi BH, Johnson CD, Campbell S, Hooshmand S, Chai SC, Akhter MP. Combining of fructooligosaccharide and dried plum has the greatest effect on restoring bone mineral density among select functional foods and bioactive compounds. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2010 Apr; 13(2):312-9.
  16. Chai SC, Arjmandi BH. Vitamin E dose-dependently reduces aortic fatty lesions in orchidectomized rats. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2011 Feb ;23(1):11-6.
  17. Chai SC, Wei CI, Brummel-Smith K, Arjmandi BH. Role of vitamin E in reversing bone. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2008 Dec; 20(6):521-7.
  18. Devareddy L, Hooshmand S, Collins JK, Lucas EA, Chai SC, Arjmandi BH. Blueberry prevents bone loss in ovariectomized rat model of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 2008 Oct; 19(10):694-9.
  19. Tripathi YB, Tripathi P, Korlagunta K, Chai SC, Smith BJ, Arjmandi BH. Role of sandhika: a polyphenol formulation on MC3T3-E1 osteoblast-like cells. Inflammation. 2008 Feb; 31(1):1-8.
  20. Lucas EA, Chen TY, Chai SC, Devareddy L, Juma S, Wei CI, Tripathi YB, Daggy BP, Hwang DF, Arjmandi BH. Effect of vitamin E on lipid parameters in ovariectomized rats. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2006 Spring; 9(1):77-83.