Amy B. Porto, PhD, RD
Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., Integrative Biosciences, Nutrition Science option, 2004
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Dietetic Internship, 2000.
Muhlenberg College, B.S. Biochemistry, 1997
Selected Presentations and Publications:
Binkoski AE, Kris-Etherton PM, Wilson TA, Mountain ML, Nicolosi RJ. Balance of unsaturated Fatty acids is important to a cholesterol-lowering diet: comparison of mid-oleic sunflower oil and olive oil on cardiovascular disease risk factors. J Am Diet Assoc. 2005 Jul;105(7):1080-6.
Kris-Etherton PM, Hecker KD, Binkoski AE. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Health Nutr Rev. 2004 Nov;62(11):414-26.
Binkoski AE, Kris-Etherton PM, Beard JL. Iron Supplementation Does Not Affect the Susceptibility of LDL to Oxidative Modification in Women with Low Iron Status. J Nutr. 2004 Jan; 134(1):99-103.
Binkoski AE, Kris-Etherton PM. Dietary Recommendations for Total Fat. Cardiovascular Nutrition: Disease Management and Prevention (Editors: Carson JS, Burke FM, Hark LA.) American Dietetic Association, Chicago , IL : 2004.
Kris-Etherton PM, Hecker KD, Bonanome A, Coval SM, Binkoski AE, Hilpert KF, Griel AE, Etherton TD. Bioactive compounds in foods: their role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Am J Med. 2002 Dec 30; 113 Suppl 9B:71S-88S.
Kris-Etherton PM, Binkoski AE, Zhao G, Coval SM, Clemmer KF, Hecker KD, Jacques H, Etherton TD. Dietary fat: assessing the evidence in support of a moderate-fat diet; the benchmark based on lipoprotein metabolism. Proc Nutr Soc. 2002 May; 61(2):287-98.
Clemmer KF, Binkoski AE, Coval SM, Zhao G, Kris-Etherton PM. Diet and drug therapy: a dynamic duo for reducing coronary heart disease risk. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2001 Nov; 3(6):507-13.
Kris-Etherton PM, Zhao G, Binkoski AE, Coval SM, Etherton TD. The effects of nuts on coronary heart disease risk. Nutr Rev. 2001 Apr; 59(4):103-11.
Binkoski AE. Lipid-lowering effects of a mid-oleic sunflower oil in moderately hypercholesterolemic men and women. Presentation at National Sunflower Association Annual Meeting June 24, 2003 .
Binkoski AE, Kris-Etherton PM, Nicolosi RJ, Wilson TA, Blough ML. Lipid-lowering effects of a mid-oleic sunflower oil in moderately hypercholesterolemic men and women. FASEB J. 2003. (Poster at Experimental Biology 2003).