Tim Green, Ph.D.
May 13, 2011 - 2:41pm — Ethan
Food, Nutrition and Health
Professor, Human Nutrition
PhD, Applied Human Nutrition, University of Guelph
My research interests lie broadly in the area of vitamins. My specific research interests include folic acid and the prevention of birth defects, the consequences of high homocysteine, and the assessment of vitamin D status in various population groups.
Godley R, Brown RC, Williams SM, Green TJ. Moderate alcohol consumption the night before glycaemic index testing has no effect on glycaemic response. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2008; (In Press).
Rockell J, Skeaff CM, Williams SM, Green TJ. Association Between Quantitative Measures of Skin Color and Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
Woo J, Lam CW, Leung J, Lau WY, Lau E, Ling X, Xing X, He Zhao X, Murray Skeaff C, Bacon CJ, Rockell JE, Lambert A, Whiting SJ, Green TJ. Very high rates of vitamin D insufficiency in women of child- bearing age living in Beijing and Hong Kong. Br J Nutr. 2008:1-5.
Williams SM, Venn BJ, Perry T, Brown R, Wallace A, Mann JI, Green TJ.
Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Rockell JE, Venn BJ, Lambert A, Todd J, Khor GL, Loh SP, Muslimatun S, Agustina R, Whiting SJ. Vitamin D status and its association with parathyroid hormone concentrations in women of child- bearing age living in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur. Eur J Clin Nutr.
Crowe FL, Skeaff CM, McMahon JA, Williams SM, Green TJ. Lowering plasma homocysteine concentrations of older men and women with folate, vitamin B-12, and vitamin B-6 does not affect the proportion of (n-3) long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in plasma phosphatidylcholine.
Crowe FL, Murray Skeaff C, Green TJ, Gray AR. Serum n-3 long-chain PUFA differ by sex and age in a population-based survey of New Zealand adolescents and adults. Br J Nutr. 2008;99:168-74.
Whiting SJ, Green TJ, Calvo MS. Vitamin D intakes in North America and Asia-Pacific countries are not sufficient to prevent vitamin D insufficiency. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;103:626-30.
Venn BJ, Green TJ. Glycemic index and glycemic load: measurement issues and their effect on diet-disease relationships. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007;61 Suppl 1:S122-31.
McMahon JA, Skeaff CM, Williams SM, Green TJ. Lowering homocysteine with B vitamins has no effect on blood pressure in older adults. J Nutr. 2007;137:1183-7.
Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Venn BJ, Rockell JE, Todd JM, Khor GL, Loh SP, Duraisamy G, Muslimatun S, Agustina R, Ling X, Xing X. Red cell folate and predicted neural tube defect rate in three Asian cities. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16:269-73.
Green TJ, McMahon JA, Skeaff CM, Williams SM, Whiting SJ. Lowering homocysteine with B vitamins has no effect on biomarkers of bone turnover in older persons: a 2-y randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:460-4.
Crowe FL, Skeaff CM, Green TJ, Gray AR. Serum phospholipid n 3 long- chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and physical and mental health in a population-based survey of New Zealand adolescents and adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:1278-85.
Venn BJ, Wallace AJ, Monro JA, Perry T, Brown R, Frampton C, Green TJ.
Venn BJ, Skeaff CM, Brown R, Mann JI, Green TJ. A comparison of the effects of A1 and A2 beta-casein protein variants on blood cholesterol concentrations in New Zealand adults. Atherosclerosis. 2006;188:175-8.
Rockell JE, Skeaff CM, Williams SM, Green TJ. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations of New Zealanders aged 15 years and older. Osteoporos Int. 2006;17:1382-9.
McMahon JA, Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Knight RG, Mann JI, Williams SM. A controlled trial of homocysteine lowering and cognitive performance. N Engl J Med. 2006;354:2764-72.
Knight RG, McMahon J, Green TJ, Skeaff CM. Regression equations for predicting scores of persons over 65 on the rey auditory verbal learning test, the mini-mental state examination, the trail making test and semantic fluency measures. Br J Clin Psychol. 2006;45:393-402.
Khor GL, Duraisamy G, Loh SP, Green T. Dietary and blood folate status of Malaysian women of childbearing age. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr.
Green TJ, Skeaff C. Vitamin D status of Australians and New Zealanders, a cause for concern. Nutr Dietet. 2006;63:196-8.
Dobson I, Devenish C, Skeaff CM, Green TJ. Periconceptional folic acid use among women giving birth at Queen Mary Maternity Hospital in Dunedin. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006;46:534-7.
Crowe FL, Skeaff CM, Green TJ, Gray AR. Serum fatty acids as biomarkers of fat intake predict serum cholesterol concentrations in a population-based survey of New Zealand adolescents and adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;83:887-94.
Thurlow RA, Winichagoon P, Green TJ, Wasantwisut E, Pongcharoen T, Bailey KB, Gibson RS. Only a small proportion of anemia in northeast Thai schoolchildren is associated with iron deficiency. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;82:380-7.
Rockell JE, Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Whiting SJ, Taylor RW, Williams SM, Parnell WR, Scragg R, Wilson N, Schaaf D, Fitzgerald ED, Wohlers MW.
Lemberg DA, Issenman RM, Cawdron R, Green T, Mernagh J, Skehan SJ, Nahmias C, Jacobson K. Positron emission tomography in the investigation of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2005;11:733-8.
Green TJ, Venn BJ, Skeaff CM, Williams SM. Serum vitamin B12 concentrations and atrophic gastritis in older New Zealanders. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2005;59:205-10.
Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Rockell JE, Venn BJ. Folic acid fortified milk increases blood folate and lowers homocysteine concentration in women of childbearing age. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2005;14:173-8.
Skeaff CM, Green TJ. Do we need more food fortification? Nutrition and Dietetics. 2004;61:71-2.
Norsworthy B, Skeaff CM, Adank C, Green TJ. Effects of once-a-week or daily folic acid supplementation on red blood cell folate concentrations in women. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2004;58:548-54.
Venn BJ, Green TJ, Moser R, Mann JI. Comparison of the effect of low- dose supplementation with L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate or folic acid on plasma homocysteine: a randomized placebo-controlled study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003;77:658-62.
Venn BJ, Grant AM, Thomson CD, Green TJ. Selenium supplements do not increase plasma total homocysteine concentrations in men and women. J Nutr. 2003;133:418-20.
Thoma C, Green TJ, Ferguson LR. Citrus pectin and oligofructose improve folate status and lower total homocysteine in rats. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2003;73:403-9.
Skeaff M, Green TJ, Mann J. Mandatory fortification of flour? Science, not miracles, should inform the decision. N Z Med J. 2003;116:U303.
Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Whiting SJ, Gibson RS. Effect of folic acid supplementation on plasma zinc concentrations of young women.
Green TJ, Newton R, Bourn D. Estimated folic acid intakes from simulated fortification of the New Zealand food supply. N Z Med J.
de Jong N, Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Gibson RS, McKenzie JE, Ferguson EL, Horwath CC, Thomson CD. Vitamin B12 and folate status of older New Zealand women. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12:85-91.
Adank C, Green TJ, Skeaff CM, Briars B. Weekly high-dose folic Acid supplementation is effective in lowering serum homocysteine concentrations in women. Ann Nutr Metab. 2003;47:55-9.
Venn BJ, Green TJ, Moser R, McKenzie JE, Skeaff CM, Mann J. Increases in blood folate indices are similar in women of childbearing age supplemented with [6S]-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and folic acid. J Nutr. 2002;132:3353-5.
Venn BJ, Green TJ. Folate fortification – a means to lower homocysteine. Food Industry Journal. 2002;5:330-7.
Mann J, Green T. Hyperhomocysteinaemia: time to screen and treat? N Z Med J. 2002;115:U197.
Green TJ, Innis SM. Low erucic acid canola oil does not induce heart triglyceride accumulation in neonatal pigs fed formula. Lipids.
Gibson R, Heath A-L, Prosser N, Parnell W, Donovan U, Green T, McLaughlin K, O’Connor D, Bettger W, Skeaff C. Are Young Women With Low Iron Stores at Risk of Zinc as Well as Iron Deficiency. In: Favier A, editor. Trace Elements in Man and Animals. New York: Kluwer Academic; 2000. p. 323-8.
Innis SM, Green TJ, Halsey TK. Variability in the trans fatty acid content of foods within a food category: implications for estimation of dietary trans fatty acid intakes. J Am Coll Nutr. 1999;18:255-60.
Whiting SJ, Green TJ, Mackenzie EP, Weeks SJ. Effect of excess protein, sodium and potassium on acute and chronic urinary calcium excretion in young women. Nutrition Research. 1998;18:475-87.
Green TJ, Issenman RM, Jacobson K. Patients' diets and preferences in a pediatric population with inflammatory bowel disease. Can J Gastroenterol. 1998;12:544-9.
Green TJ, Houghton LA, Donovan U, Gibson RS, O'Connor DL. Oral contraceptives did not affect biochemical folate indexes and homocysteine concentrations in adolescent females. J Am Diet Assoc.
Green TJ, Allen OB, O'Connor DL. A three-day weighed food record and a semiquantitative food-frequency questionnaire are valid measures for assessing the folate and vitamin B-12 intakes of women aged 16 to 19 years. J Nutr. 1998;128:1665-71.
O'Connor DL, Green TJ, Picciano MF. Maternal folate status and lactation. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 1997;2:279-89.
Houghton LA, Green TJ, Donovan UM, Gibson RS, Stephen AM, O'Connor DL.
Picciano MF, Green TJ, O'Connor DL. The folate status of women and health. Nutr Today. 1994;29:20-9.
Green TJ, Whiting SJ. Potassium reduces high protein induced hypercalciuria Nutr Res. 1994;14:991-1002.