Publications

Applied Health Sciences - Health Sciences & Kinesiology




Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, GROUPED BY TOPIC:
(students are denoted by *)

EARLY LIFE DIET FOR PROGRAMMING BONE METABOLISM AND 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

*Miotto P, *Castelli L, Amoye F, LeBlanc PJ, Peters SJ, Roy B, Ward WE. Maternal high fat feeding does not have long-lasting effects on body composition and bone health in female and male rat offspring at young adulthood. Molecules. 18(12):15094-15109, 2013.

*Lau BYY, Cohen DJA, Ward WE, Ma DWL. Investigating the role of polyunsaturated fatty acids in bone development using animal models. Molecules. 18(11):14203-27, 2013. (invited review)

*Kaludjerovic J, Ward WE. Adequate but not supplemental folic acid combined with soy isoflavones during early life improves bone health at adulthood in male mice. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 24(10):1691-1696, 2013.

*Kaludjerovic J, Chen J, Ward WE. Early life exposure to genistein and daidzein disrupts structural development of reproductive organs in female mice. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A. 75(11):649-660, 2012. 

*Dinsdale EC, *Kaludjerovic J, Ward WE. Isoflavone exposure throughout suckling results in improved adult bone health in mice. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 3(4):271-275, 2012. 

*Dinsdale EC, Chen J, Ward WE. Early life exoosure to isoflavones adversely affects reproductive health in first but not second generation female CD-1 mice. Journal of Nutrition. 141(11):1996-2002, 2011.

*Dinsdale CE, Ward WE. Early exposure to soy isoflavones and effects on reproductive health: a review of human and animal studies. Nutrients. 2(11):1156-1187, 2010. (invited review)

*Kaludjerovic J, Ward WE. Neonatal administration of isoflavones attenuates deterioration of bone tissue in female but not male mice. Journal of Nutrition. 140(4):766-772, 2010.

*Kaludjerovic J, Ward WE. Neonatal exposure to daidzein, genistein or the combination modulates bone development in female CD-1 mice. Journal of Nutrition. 139(3):467-473, 2009.

FOOD SYNERGY AND FOOD-DRUG SYNERGY TO PROMOTE BONE HEALTH DURING AGING

Weaver CM, Alekel L, Ward WE, Ronis MJ. Flavonoid intakes and bone health. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. 31(3):239-253, 2012. (invited review).

*Sacco SM, Thompson LU, Ward WE. Accesibility of 3H-secoisolariciresinol diglycoside lignan metabolites in skeletal tissue of ovariectomized rats. Journal of Medicinal Food. 14(10)1208-1214, 2011.

*Sacco SM, Ward WE. Revisiting estrogen: efficacy and safety of lower doses for postmenopausal bone loss. Journal of Osteoporosis. 708931, 2010. (invited review).

*Sacco SM, *Jiang JM, Reza-Lopez S, Thompson LU, Ma DWL, Ward WE. Flaxseed combined with low dose estrogen therapy preserves in ovariectomized rats. Menopause. 16(3):545-554, 2009.

NUTRITION: ORAL HEALTH AND HEALING 

*Johnston BD, Fritz PC, Ward WE. Use of dietary supplements in patients seeking treatment at a periodontal clinic. Nutrients. 5(4):1110-1121, 2013. 

*Lau B, *Johnston BD, Fritz PC, Ward WE. Dietary strategies to optimize wound healing after periodontal and dental implant surgery: an evidence-based review. Open Dentistry Journal. 7:36-46, 2013. 

METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN USING RODENT MODELS TO STUDY BONE METABOLISM

*Kaludjerovic J, Franke AA, Ward WE. Circulating isoflavonoid levels in CD-1 mice: effect of oral versus subcutaneous delivery and frequency of administration. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 23(5):437-442, 2011.

*Jiang J, *Sacco SM, Ward WE. Ovariectomy-induced hyperphagia does not modulate bone mineral or bone strength in rats. Journal of Nutrition. 138(11):2106-2110, 2008.

Ward WE, *Piekarz A, *Fonseca D. Bone mass, bone strength, and their relationship in developing CD-1 mice. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 85(2):274-279, 2007.

PUBLISHED BOOKS
ON NUTRITION AND WOMEN’S HEALTH

Optimizing Women’s Health Through Nutrition, L.U. Thompson, W.E. Ward (eds), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL. 2007, pp.454

Food-Drug Synergy and Safety, L.U. Thompson, W.E. Ward (eds), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL. 2005. pp. 488.

RECENT BOOK CHAPTERS
ON NUTRITION AND BONE HEALTH

*Dodington DW, Ward WE. Diet, physical activity and osteoporosis. In: Diet, Exercise, and Disease: the Biological Basis of Prevention. M. Ardies (ed.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2013, in press.

Ward WE, Thompson LU. Flaxseed and bone health in animal models of menopause. In: Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Menopause. V. Preedy (ed), Springer, UK. 2013, in press.

*Kaludjerovic J, Ward WE. Soy: animal studies; spanning the lifespan. In: Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population. R.R. Watson (ed.), Academic Press, UK. 2013, pp. 383-408.

Ronis MJ, Ward WE, Weaver CM. Skeletal effects of plant products other than soy. In: Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population. R.R. Watson (ed.), Academic Press, UK. 2013, pp. 409-420.

Alekel DL, Weaver CM, Ronis MJ, Ward WE. Nutritional influences on bone health and overview of methods. In: Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population. R.R. Watson (ed.), Academic Press, UK. 2013, pp. 357-370.

Ward WE, *Kaludjerovic J, *Lau B, *Sacco SM. In: Functional foods and bone health: where are we at? In: Functional food product development. E. Charter, J. Smith (eds). Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2009, pp. 459-503.

a portrait of Wendy Ward
Wendy E. Ward

Professor
Canada Research Chair in Bone and Muscle Development
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