• Beneficial effect on serum cholesterol levels, but not glycaemic regulation, after replacing SFA with PUFA for three days: a randomised crossover trial 

      Gaundal, Line; Myhrstad, Mari; Leder, Lena; Byfuglien, Marte Gjeitung; Gjøvaag, Terje; Rud, Ida; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Ulven, Stine Marie; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke (British Journal of Nutrition;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-02)
      Replacing intake of SFA with PUFA reduces serum cholesterol levels and CVD risk. The effect on glycaemic regulation is, however, less clear. The main objective of the present study was to investigate the short-term effect ...
    • Community pharmacies offer a potential high-yield and convenient arena for total cholesterol and CVD risk screening. 

      Svendsen, Karianne; Jacobs Jr., David R.; Røyseth, Ida Tonning; Garstad, Kjersti W.; Byfuglien, Marte Gjeitung; Granlund, Linda; Mørch-Reiersen, Lisa T.; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke; Retterstøl, Kjetil (European Journal of Public Health;Volume 29, Issue 1, 1 February 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-18)
      Background: Moderately elevated blood total cholesterol (TC), blood glucose (BG) and blood pressure (BP) are rarely symptomatic and as such many individuals remain untreated. We studied the yield of an in-pharmacy screening ...
    • Effect of the fat composition of a single high-fat meal on inflammatory markers in healthy young women 

      Myhrstad, Mari C. W.; Narverud, Ingunn; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke H.; Karhu, Toni; Lund, Daniel Bødtker; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Makinen, Markus; Halvorsen, Bente; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Kirkhus, Bente; Granlund, Linda; Holven, Kirsten B.; Ulven, Stine M. (British Journal of Nutrition;106(12), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of a single high-fat meal with different fat quality on circulating inflammatory markers and gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) to elucidate ...
    • Evaluating the Use of the Heart Age Tool in Community Pharmacies: A 4-week Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial 

      Svendsen, Karianne; Jacobs Jr., David R.; Mørch-Reiersen, Lisa Therese; Garstad, Kjersti W.; Henriksen, Hege Berg; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke; Retterstøl, Kjetil (European Journal of Public Health;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-24)
      Background: Joint British Societies have developed a tool that utilizes information on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors to estimate an individual's 'heart age'. We studied if using heart age as an add-on to ...
    • Evaluation of a short Food Frequency Questionnaire to assess cardiovascular disease-related diet and lifestyle factors 

      Svendsen, Karianne; Henriksen, Hege; Østengen, Beate; Jacobs, David R. Jr.; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Food & Nutrition Research;62(1370), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      BACKGROUND: The Vascular lifestyle-Intervention and Screening in phArmacies (VISA) study investigates diet and lifestyle factors associated with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). As part of the study methodology, a ...
    • Fatty acid profile and estimated desaturase activities in whole blood are associated with metabolic health 

      Svendsen, Karianne; Olsen, Thomas; Rusvik, Tove C. N.; Ulven, Stine Marie; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke (Lipids in Health and Disease;19, Article number: 102 (2020), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-21)
      Background: The aim was to investigate if fatty acid profile and estimated desaturase activities; stearoyl CoAdesaturase (SCD), delta-5-desaturase and delta-6-desaturase (D5D; D6D), differ between individuals with metabolically ...
    • Gender differences in nutrition literacy levels among university students and employees: a descriptive study. 

      Svendsen, Karianne; Torheim, Liv Elin; Fjelberg, Vibeke; Sorprud, Anja; Narverud, Ingunn; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Myhrstad, Mari; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke (Journal of Nutritional Science (JNS);Volume 10, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-30)
      The impact of nutrition information on public health is partly determined by the population’s level of nutrition literacy (NL), which involves functional NL (such as knowledge of dietary guidelines) and critical NL (such ...
    • Kva er dei regionale skilnadene i totalkolesterol og kroppsmasseindeks – resultat frå risikokartlegging i apotek 

      Bakka, Anna Lillehammer; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke; Garstad, Kjersti W.; Mørch-Reiersen, Lisa T.; Jacobs Jr., David R.; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Svendsen, Karianne (Norsk Farmaceutisk Tidsskrift;2020; 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-02)
      Høge nivå av totalkolesterol (TK) og kroppsmasseindeks (KMI) er viktige risikofaktorar for kardiovaskulær sjukdom på befolkningsnivå. Frå 40-årsundersøkingane fekk vi kunnskap om at det var skilnader i risikofaktorar mellom ...
    • Oxidised fish oil does not influence established markers of oxidative stress in healthy human subjects: a randomised controlled trial 

      Ottestad, Inger; Vogt, Kjell Gjermund; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Myhrstad, Mari; Haugen, John-Erik; Nilsson, Astrid; Ravn-Haren, Gitte; Nordvi, Berit; Brønner, Kirsti Wettre; Andersen, Lene Frost; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Ulven, Stine Marie (British Journal of Nutrition;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Intake of fish oil reduces the risk of CHD and CHD deaths. Marine n-3 fatty acids (FA) are susceptible to oxidation, but to our knowledge, the health effects of intake of oxidised fish oil have not previously been ...
    • Subjects with Low Plasma HDL Cholesterol Levels Are Characterized by an Inflammatory and Oxidative Phenotype 

      Holven, Kirsten B.; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Ueland, Thor; Ulven, Stine M.; Nenseter, Marit S.; Sandvik, Marit; Narverud, Ingunn; Berge, Knut E.; Ose, Leiv; Aukrust, Pål (PloS one;8(11), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Epidemiological studies have shown that low plasma levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but the mechanisms for the possible ...
    • Substitution of TAG oil with diacylglycerol oil in food items improves the predicted 10 years cardiovascular risk score in healthy, overweight subjects 

      Telle-Hansen, Vibeke H.; Narverud, Ingunn; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Wesseltoft-Rao, Nima; Mosdøl, Annhild; Granlund, Linda; Christiansen, Kirsti Forstrøm; Lamglait, Amandine; Halvorsen, Bente; Holven, Kirsten B.; Ulven, Stine M. (Journal of Nutritional Science;1(e17), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Dietary fat is normally in TAG form, but diacylglycerol (DAG) is a natural component of edible oils. Studies have shown that consumption of DAG results in metabolic characteristics that are distinct from those of TAG, which ...