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July-September 2011

Cover: Biofactors in foods — such as isoflavones in soy, omega-3 fatty acids in fish, antioxidants in produce and hydroxytyrosol in olive oil — may play a critical role in reducing the risk and symptoms of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and kidney disease. Photo: Rita Maas, Getty Images

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California Agriculture, July-September 2011

Volume 65, Number 3
Food as medicine: Can what we eat help cure what ails us?

Peer-reviewed Research Articles

Dietary omega-3 fatty acids aid in the modulation of inflammation and metabolic health
by Angela M. Zivkovic, Natalie Telis, J. Bruce German, Bruce D. Hammock
pp106-111, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p106
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Asthma patients with specific genotypes identified for fish oil treatment trial
by Olga Fortenko, Amir Zeki, Gertrud Schuster, Cristina Davis, Hooman Allayee, Charles Stephensen, Nicholas J. Kenyon
pp112-117, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p112
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Soy may help protect against cardiovascular disease
by Emily R. Cena, Francene M. Steinberg
pp118-123, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p118
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Proper nutrition can prevent negative health outcomes in young female athletes
by Michelle T. Barrack, Marta D. Van Loan
pp124-129, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p124
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Citrus can help prevent vitamin A deficiency in developing countries
by Betty J. Burri, Jasmine S. T. Chang, Tami Turner
pp130-135, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p130
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Well-functioning cell mitochondria promote good health
by Winyoo Chowanadisai, Sonia F. Shenoy, Edward Sharman, Carl L. Keen, Jiankang Liu, Robert B. Rucker
pp136-140, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p136
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Biofactors in food promote health by enhancing mitochondrial function
by Sonia F. Shenoy, Winyoo Chowanadisai, Edward Sharman, Carl L. Keen, Jiankang Liu, Robert B. Rucker
pp141-147, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p141
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Blue oak stump sprouting evaluated after firewood harvest in northern Sacramento Valley
by Richard B. Standiford, Douglas McCreary, Sheila Barry, Larry Forero
pp148-154, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p148
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Low hybrid onion seed yields relate to honey bee visits and insecticide use
by Rachael F. Long, Lora Morandin
pp155-159, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p155
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E-Edition

Originally published online only.

Transgenic rice evaluated for risks to marketability
by Dustin R. Mulvaney, Timothy J. Krupnik, Kaden B. Koffler
pp161-167, doi#10.3733/ca.E.v065n03p161
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Sidebar: Biosafety or trade barrier? Japan's tenuous trade with California
by Dustin R. Mulvaney, Timothy J. Krupnik, Kaden B. Koffler
pp163, doi#10.3733/ca.E.v065n03p163
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Switchgrass is a promising, high-yielding crop for California biofuel
by Gabriel M. Pedroso, Christopher De Ben, Robert B. Hutmacher, Steve Orloff, Dan Putnam, Johan Six, Chris van Kessel, Steven Wright, Bruce A. Linquist
pp168-173, doi#10.3733/ca.E.v065n03p168
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science briefs

TO OUR READERS: California Agriculture kicks off E-Edition, allowing faster publication
Editors
pp99, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p99a
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Letters
From our readers
pp99-101, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p99b
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About California Agriculture
Editors
pp100, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p100
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EDITORIAL: Diet factors could ease disease, build healthier California
by Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, Dave Campbell
pp102-103, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p102
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UC Cooperative Extension focuses on youth health and science literacy
by Robin Meadows
pp103, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p103
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Biofactors in food linked to health benefits
by Robin Meadows
pp104-105, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p104
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Available from ANR
Editors
pp160, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p160a
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Coming Up in California Agriculture
Editors
pp160, doi#10.3733/ca.v065n03p160b
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