Published IRF-Supported Research

  1. Bell, S.J. and Sears, B. "Low-glycemic load diets: Impact on obesity and chronic diseases."Crit Rev Food Sci and Nutr 43: 357-377 (2003)
  2. Bell SJ and Sears B. "A Proposal for a New National Diet: A Low Glycemic- Load Diet with a Unique Macronutrient Composition."Metabol Synd and Related Disord 1:199-208 (2003)
  3. Bell SJ and Sears B. "The Zone Diet: An Anti-Inflammatory, Low Glycemic-Load Diet."Metabol Synd and Related Disord 2:24-38 (2004)
  4. Johnston CS, Tjonn SL, Swan PD, White A, and Sears B. "Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets that restrict potassium-rich fruits and vegetables promote calciuria."Osteoporos Int 17: 1820-1821 (2006)
  5. Johnston, CS, White AM, Tjonn, S, Swan PD, Hutchins H, and Sears B. "Ketogenic low-carbohydrate diets have no metabolic advantage over nonketogenic low-carbohydrate diets. Reply to NJ Krilanovich."Am J Clin Nutr 85: 239 (2007)
  6. Sorgi PJ, Hallowell EM, Hutchins HL, and Sears B. "Effects of an open-label pilot study with high-dose EPA/DHA concentrates on plasma phospholipids and behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder"Nutr J 13:16 (2007)
  7. White AM, Johnston CS, Swan PD, Tjonn SL, and Sears B. "Blood ketones are directly related to fatigue and perceived effort during exercise in overweight adults adhering to low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss: A pilot study."J Am Diet Assoc 107: 1792-1796 (2007)
  8. Sears B. "Anti-inflammatory diets for obesity and diabetes."J Coll Amer Nutr 28: 482S-491S (2009)
  9. Mills JD, Bailes JE, Sedney CL, Hutchins H, and Sears B. "Omega-3 dietary supplementation reduces traumatic axonal injury in a rodent head injury model"J Neurosurgery 114: 77-84 (2011)
  10. Sears B and Ricordi C. "Anti-inflammatory nutrition as a pharmacological approach to treat obesity."J Obesity 2011: 431985 (2011)
  11. Sears B and Ricordi C. "Role of fatty acids and polyphenols in inflammatory gene transcription and their impact on obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes."Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16: 1137-1154 (2012)
  12. Lotrich, FE, Sears, B, and McNamara RK. "Elevated ratio of arachidonic acid to long-chain omega-3 fatty acids predicts depression development following interferon- alpha treatment: Relationship with interleukin-6."Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 31: 48-53 (2013)
  13. Sears B, Bailes J, and Asselin B. "Therapeutic uses of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids to treat comatose patients with severe brain injury."PharmaNutrition 1: 86-89 (2013)
  14. Lotrich FE, Sears B, and McNamara R.K. "Anger induced by interferon-alpha is moderated by ratio of arachidonic acid to omega-3 fatty acids."J Psychosomatic Res 75:475-483 (2013)
  15. McNamara RK, Perry M, and Sears, B. "Dissociation of C-reactive protein levels from long-chain omega-3 fatty acid status and anti-depressant response in adolescents with major depressive disorder: an open-label dose-ranging trial."J Nutr Therapeutics 2:235-243 (2013)
  16. Georgiou T, Neokleous A, Nikolaou D, and Sears B. "Pilot study for treating dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with high-dose omega-3 fatty acids."PharmaNutrition 2:8-11 (2014)