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Each and every month at WHFoods, we rely on hundreds of research studies to keep you up-to-date on scientific information about food, nutrition, and health. (For more information about the role of science in our website content, please see Our Approach to Science Research). Among the featured sections of our website are 100 food profiles and 31 nutrient profiles. In terms of scientific review, we make these profiles one of our website priorities. In each of these profiles, you will find a dedicated References section that contains an alphabetized list of key scientific references involving that particular food or nutrient. In order to make all of these key food and nutrient research references available to you in a single place, we created this WHFoods Reference Library. You can use the radio buttons below to start with either Foods or Nutrients. Then simply choose the specific food or nutrient of interest, and click on it to obtain an alphabetized list of key research references.

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Tomatoes references

  • Aldrich HT, Salandanan K, Kendall P et al. Cultivar choice provides options for local production of organic and conventionally produced tomatoes with higher quality and antioxidant content. J Sci Food Agric. 2010 Dec;90(15):2548-55. 2010.
  • Anthon GE, LeStrange M, and Barrett DM. Changes in pH, acids, sugars and other quality parameters during extended vine holding of ripe processing tomatoes. J Sci Food Agric. 2011 May;91(7):1175-81. 2011.
  • Bai Y and Lindhout P. Domestication and Breeding of Tomatoes: What have We Gained and What Can We Gain in the Future? . Ann Bot. 2007 October; 100(5): 1085-1094. Published online 2007 August 23. 2007.
  • Borguini RG and Torres EAFDS. Tomatoes and Tomato Products as Dietary Sources of Antioxidants. Food Reviews International. Philadelphia: 2009. Vol. 25, Iss. 4; p. 313-325. 2009.
  • Cao XL, Corriveau J, and Popovic S. Bisphenol A in Canned Food Products from Canadian Markets. Journal of Food Protection. Des Moines: Jun 2010. Vol. 73, Iss. 6; p. 1085-1089. 2010.
  • Dilis B and Trichopoulou A. Antioxidant Intakes and Food Sources in Greek Adults. The Journal of Nutrition. Bethesda: Jul 2010. Vol. 140, Iss. 7; p. 1274-1279. 2010.
  • Dogukan A, Tuzcu M, Agca CA et al. A tomato lycopene complex protects the kidney from cisplatin-induced injury via affecting oxidative stress as well as Bax, Bcl-2, and HSPs expression. Nutr Cancer. 2011;63(3):427-34. 2011.
  • Etminan M, Takkouche B, and Caamano-Isorna F. The role of tomato products and lycopene in the prevention of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Mar;13(3):340-5. 2004. 2004.
  • Friedman M, Levin CE, Lee SU et al. Tomatine-containing green tomato extracts inhibit growth of human breast, colon, liver, and stomach cancer cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Jul 8;57(13):5727-33. 2009.
  • Gonzali S, Mazzucato A, and Perata P. Purple as a tomato: towards high anthocyanin tomatoes. Trends Plant Sci. 2009 May;14(5):237-41. Epub 2009 Apr 8. 2009.
  • Herbette S, de Labrouhe DT, Drevet JR et al. Transgenic tomatoes showing higher glutathione peroxydase antioxidant activity are more resistant to an abiotic stress but more susceptible to biotic stresses. lant Sci. 2011 Mar;180(3):548-53. Epub 2010 Dec 14. 2011.
  • Ishida BK, Chapman MH. A comparison of carotenoid content and total antioxidant activity in catsup from several commercial sources in the United States. J Agric Food Chem. 2004 Dec 29;52(26):8017-20. 2004. PMID:15612790.
  • Jacob K, Garcia-Alonso FJ, Ros G et al. Stability of carotenoids, phenolic compounds, ascorbic acid and antioxidant capacity of tomatoes during thermal processing. Arch Latinoam Nutr. 2010 Jun;60(2):192-8. 2010.
  • Kim YI, Takahashi H, Goto T et al. 9-oxo-10(E),12(E)-octadecadienoic acid derived from tomato is a potent PPAR agonist to decrease triglyceride accumulation in mouse primary hepatocytes. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 2010; DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201000264. 2010.
  • Lazarus SA, Bowen K, Garg ML. Tomato juice and platelet aggregation in type 2 diabetes. JAMA. 2004 Aug 18;292(7):805-6. 2004. PMID:15315994.
  • Lee ST, Wong PF, Cheah SC et al. Alpha-tomatine induces apoptosis and inhibits nuclear factor-kappa B activation on human prostatic adenocarcinoma PC-3 cells. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 26;6(4):e18915. 2011.
  • Lippi G and Targher G. Tomatoes, lycopene-containing foods and cancer risk. Br J Cancer. 2011 Mar 29;104(7):1234-5. Epub 2011 Feb 22. 2011.
  • Mackinnon ES, Rao AV, and Rao LG. Dietary restriction of lycopene for a period of one month resulted in significantly increased biomarkers of oxidative stress and bone resorption in postmenopausal women. J Nutr Health Aging. 2011 Feb;15(2):133-8. 2011.
  • Mathieu S, Dal Cin V, Fei Z et al. Flavour compounds in tomato fruits: identification of loci and potential pathways affecting volatile composition. J Exp Bot. 2009 January; 60(1): 325-337. Published online 2008 December 16. 2009.
  • Moneruzzaman KM, Hossain ABMS, Sani W et al. Effect of Stages of Maturity and Ripening Conditions on the Biochemical Characteristics of Tomato. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Year: 2008 Vol: 4 Issue: 4 Pages/record No.: 336-344. 2008.
  • Nohara T, Ono M, Ikeda T et al. The Tomato Saponin, Esculeoside A. J Nat Prod. 2010 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]. 2010.
  • Palozza P, Parrone N, Catalano A et al. Tomato lycopene and inflammatory cascade: basic interactions and clinical implications. Curr Med Chem. 2010;17(23):2547-63. 2010.
  • Reboul E, Borel P, Mikail C et al. Enrichment of Tomato Paste with 6% Tomato Peel Increases Lycopene and {beta}-Carotene Bioavailability in Men. J Nutr. 2005 Apr;135(4):790-4 2005. 2005.
  • Salem S, Salahi M, Mohseni M et al. Major dietary factors and prostate cancer risk: a prospective multicenter case-control study. Nutr Cancer. 2011;63(1):21-7. 2011.
  • Sesso HD, Liu S, Gaziano JM et al. Dietary lycopene, tomato-based food products and cardiovascular disease in women. J Nutr Jul;133(7): 2336-41. 2003. 2003.
  • Shieh JM, Cheng TH, Shi MD et al. a-Tomatine suppresses invasion and migration of human non-small cell lung cancer NCI-H460 cells through inactivating FAK/PI3K/Akt signaling pathway and reducing binding activity of NF-kB. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2011 Jul;60(3):297-310. 2011.
  • Silaste ML, Alfthan G, Aro A, et al. Tomato juice decreases LDL cholesterol levels and increases LDL resistance to oxidation. Br J Nutr. 2007 Dec;98(6):1251-8. 2007. PMID:17617941.
  • Slimestad R and Verheul M. Properties of chalconaringenin and rutin isolated from cherry tomatoes. J Agric Food Chem. 2011 Apr 13;59(7):3180-5. Epub 2011 Mar 4. 2011.
  • Talvas J, Caris-Veyrat C, Guy L et al. Differential effects of lycopene consumed in tomato paste and lycopene in the form of a purified extract on target genes of cancer prostatic cells. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jun;91(6):1716-24. Epub 2010 Apr 14. 2010.
  • Tan HL, Thomas-Ahner JM, Grainger EM et al. Tomato-based food products for prostate cancer prevention: what have we learned? . Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2010 Sep;29(3):553-68. 2010.
  • Torres-Urrutia C, Guzman L, Schmeda-Hirschmann G et al. Antiplatelet, anticoagulant, and fibrinolytic activity in vitro of extracts from selected fruits and vegetables. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2011 Apr;22(3):197-205. 2011.
  • Visioli F, Riso P, Grande S et al. Protective activity of tomato products on in vivo markers of lipid oxidation. Eur J Nutr. 2003;42(4):201-6. 2003.
  • Willcox JK, Catignani GL, Lazarus S. Tomatoes and cardiovascular health. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2003;43(1):1-18. 2003.
  • Wood M. Tangerine Tomatoes Top Reds in Preliminary Lycopene Study. Agricultural Research. Washington: Feb 2011. Vol. 59, Iss. 2; p. 15. 2011.

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