Mares Group

Publications

2018

Dietary carotenoids and cognitive function among US adults, NHANES 2011-2014 Published in Nutritional Neuroscience, October 16, 2018
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2017

Vitamin D Status and Prevalent Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration in African Americans and Caucasians: The Atheroscelerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 2017
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Association between Dietary Xanthophyll (Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Intake and Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Published in Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2017
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Diet and Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Eye Diseases Published in Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Fourth Edition, Coulston, A, (ed) Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA, Chapter 19, pp 393-432. 2017

2016

Vitamin D status and prevalent diabetic retinopathy in African Americans and Caucasians: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Cohort Study Published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2016
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Lutein and zeaxanthin isomers in eye health and disease Published in Annual Review of Nutrition, 2016
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2015

Food Antioxidants to Prevent Cataract Published in JAMA Ophthalmology March 10, 2015
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Joint Associations of Diet, Lifestyle, and Genes for Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Carotenoids In Age-Related Eye Disease Study Published in Ophthalmology March 2015
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Relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and nuclear cataract in CAREDS Published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences July 2015.
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Association between vitamin D status and age-related macular degeneration by genetic risk Published in JAMA Ophthalmology October 1, 2015.
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2014

Genetic evidence for role  of carotenoids in age-related macular degeneration in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS) Published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences January 2014.
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2013

Investigation of genetic variation in scavenger receptor class B, member 1 (SCARB1) and associations with serum carotenoids Published in Ophthalmology August 2013.
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Vitamin D intake and season modify the effects of GC and CYP2R1 genes on 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations Published in The Journal of Nutrition in January 2013.
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Genetics determinants of macular pigment in women of the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study Published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science in March 2013.
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2012

Mares JA, Millen AE, Meyers KJ: Diet and supplements in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, In: Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Third Edition, Coulston, A, (ed) Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA, Chapter 19, pp 341-372. 2012

2011

Vitamin D status and early age-related macular degeneration in postmenopausal women.  Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in April 2011.
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Healthy lifestyles related to subsequent prevalence of age-related macular degeneration. Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in April 2011.
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Duration of physical activity and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of postmenopausal women. Published in Annals of Epidemiology in June 2011.
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Using regression calibration equations that combine self-reported intake and biomarker measures to obtain unbiased estimates and more powerful tests of dietary associations. Published in American Journal of Epidemiology in December 2011.
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2010

Healthy diets and the subsequent prevalence of nuclear cataract in women.  Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in June 2010.
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2009

Association between dietary fats and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the carotenoids in age-related eye disease study (CAREDS), an ancillary study of the women’s health initiative. Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in November 2009
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Women’s health initiative diet intervention did not increase macular pigment optical density in an ancillary study of a subsample of the Women’s Health Initiative. Published in Journal of Nutrition in September 2009
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2008

Associations between age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the carotenoids in age-related eye disease study (CAREDS), an ancillary study of the women’s health initiative. Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in March 2008
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Mares JA and Millen AE. Diet and supplements in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, In: Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Second Edition,Coulston, A, (ed) Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA, Chapter 18, 2008

Mares JA. Foods and supplements in the prevention and treatment of age-related macular degeneration. In: Albert and Jakobiec’s Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, Third Edition, Elsevier, Inc., 2008

Macular pigment density and age-related maculopathy in the carotenoids in age-related eye disease study, an ancillary study of the women’s health initiative. Published in Ophthalmology in May 2008
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2007

Association between vitamin D and age-related macular degeneration in the third national health and nutrition examination survey, 1988 through 1994. Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in May 2007
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2006

Associations between intermediate age-related macular degeneration and lutein and zeaxanthin in the Carotenoids in Age-related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS): an ancillary study of the Women’s Health Initiative. Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in August 2006
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Predictors of optical density of lutein and zeaxanthin in retinas of older women in the carotenoids in age-related eye disease study, an ancillary study of the women’s health initiative. Published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in November 2006
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2004

Doctor what vitamins should I take for my eyes? Published in Archives of Ophthalmology in April 2004
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Macular pigment measurement by heterochromatic flicker photometry in older subjects. The carotenoids and age-related eye disease study (CAREDS). Published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in February 2004
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Mares JA: Carotenoids and eye disease: epidemiologic evidence. In: Carotenoids in Health & Disease. Krinsky N, Mayne S, Sies, H (ed), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, Chapter19, 2004