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Dr Catherine Bondonno

Research Fellow

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 4601
Email: c.bondonno@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO31.470B  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8509-439X

Catherine Bondonno is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition

Background

Catherine Bondonno has PhD from the University of Western Australia. She is based at the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation Building.

Professional Associations

  • Nutrition Society of Australia
  • Australian Atherosclerosis Society
  • High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia

Awards and Recognition

  • Nutrition Society of Australia Early Career Travel Grant
  • Heart Foundation Bendat Family Foundation Scholarship
  • Australian Atherosclerosis Society Travel Grant
  • Nutrition Society of Australia and Nestle Emerging Researcher of the Year Award
  • BUPA Emerging Researcher of the Year Finalist

Research Areas and Interests

The primary objective of Catherine’s research is providing evidence for dietary strategies to achieve and maintain cardiovascular health. In particular, she focuses on the cardiovascular benefits of dietary nitrate and flavonoids.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2014.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Blekkenhorst, L., Sim, M., Radavelli Bagatini, S., Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Devine, A., Schousboe, J., Lim, W., Kiel, D., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J., Prince, R., Lewis, J. (2021). Cruciferous vegetable intake is inversely associated with extensive abdominal aortic calcification in elderly women: a cross-sectional study. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, Online(July), 9p.. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114520002706.
  • Ong, S., Bondonno, N., Downey, L., Scholey, A., Smith, M., Stough, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Woodman, R., Croft, K., Hodgson, J., Bondonno, C. (2021). Effects of Chewing Gum on Nitric Oxide Metabolism, Markers of Cardiovascular Health and Neurocognitive Performance after a Nitrate-Rich Meal. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 2021(Feb), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/07315724.2020.1869119.
  • Bondonno, N., Murray, K., Cassidy, A., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Croft, K., Kyro, C., Gislason, G., Torp-Pedersen, C., Scalbert, A., Tjønneland, A., Hodgson, J., Dalgaard, F. (2021). Higher habitual flavonoid intakes are associated with a lower risk of peripheral artery disease hospitalizations. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 113(2021), 187-199.
  • Sim, M., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, N., Radavelli Bagatini, S., Peeling, P., Bondonno, C., Magliano, D., Shaw, J., Woodman , R., Murray, K., Lewis, J., Daly, R., Hodgson, J. (2021). Dietary nitrate intake is positively associated with muscle function in men and women independent of physical activity levels. The Journal of Nutrition, -(-), -. https://doi.org/in press.
  • Radavelli Bagatini, S., Blekkenhorst, L., Sim, M., Prince, RL., Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Woodman, R., Anokye, R., Dimmock, J., Jackson, B., Costello, L., Devine, A., Stanley, M., Dickson, J., Magliano, DJ., Shaw, JE., Daly, RM., Hodgson, J., Lewis, J. (2021). Fruit and vegetable intake is inversely associated with perceived stress across the adult lifespan. Clinical Nutrition, -(-), -.
  • Radavelli Bagatini, S., Anokye, R., Bondonno, N., Sim, M., Bondonno, C., Stanley, M., Harms, C., Woodman, R., Magliano, DJ., Shaw, JE., Daly, RM., Hodgson, J., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L. (2021). Association of habitual intake of fruits and vegetables with depressive symptoms: the AusDiab study. European Journal of Nutrition, -(-), -. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-021-02532-0.

Journal Articles

  • Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Ward, N., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J., Croft, K. (2020). Enzymatically-Modified Isoquercitrin Improves Endothelial Function in Volunteers at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 123(2), 182-189. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114519002137.
  • Gopinath, B., Liew, G., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Burlutsky, G., Hodgson, J., Mitchell, P. (2020). Association of dietary nitrate intake with retinal microvascular structure in older adults. European Journal of Nutrition, 59(5), 2057–2063. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-02055-9.
  • Parmenter, B., Croft, K., Hodgson, J., Dalgaard, F., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Cassidy, A., Scalbert, A., Bondonno, N. (2020). An overview and update on the epidemiology of flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease risk. Food and Function, 11(8), 6777-6806. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0FO01118E.
  • Sim, M., Lewis, J., Prince, R., Levinger, I., Brennan-Speranza, T., Palmer, C., Bondonno, C., Bondonno, N., Devine, A., Ward, N., Byrnes, E., Schultz, C., Woodman, R., Croft, K., Hodgson, J., Blekkenhorst, L. (2020). The effects of vitamin K-rich green leafy vegetables on bone metabolism: a 4-week randomised controlled trial in middle-aged and older individuals. Bone Reports, 12(June 2020), Article number 100274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bonr.2020.100274.
  • Bondonno, C., Bondonno, N., Shinde, S., Shafaei Darestani, A., Boyce, M., Swinny, E., Jacob, S., Lacey, K., Woodman, R., Croft, K., Considine, M., Hodgson, J. (2020). Phenolic composition of 91 Australian apple varieties: towards understanding their health attributes. Food and Function, 11(8), 7115-7125. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0fo01130d.
  • Bondonno, N., Murray, K., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Croft, K., Kyro, C., Gislason, G., Tjonneland, A., Scalbert, A., Cassidy, A., Piccini, J., Overvad, K., Hodgson, J., Dalgaard, F. (2020). Flavonoid intake and its association with atrial fibrillation. Clinical Nutrition, 39(12), 3821-3828. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2020.04.025.
  • Connolly, E., Bondonno, C., Sim, M., Radavelli Bagatini, S., Croft, K., Boyce, M., James, A., Clark, K., Anokye, R., Bondonno, N., Woodman, R., Devine, A., Gan, SK., Schultz, C., Mithen, R., Lewis, J., Hodgson, J., Blekkenhorst, L. (2020). A randomised controlled crossover trial investigating the short-term effects of different types of vegetables on vascular and metabolic function in middle-aged and older adults with mildly elevated blood pressure: the VEgetableS for vaScular hEaLth (VESSEL) study protocol. Nutrition Journal, 19(1), Article number 41. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-020-00559-3.
  • Gopinath, B., McMahon, C., Lewis, J., Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Burlutsky, G., Hodgson, J., Mitchell, P. (2020). Associations between Intake of Dietary Flavonoids and 10-Year Incidence of Age-Related Hearing Loss. Nutrients, 12(11), Article number 3297. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113297.
  • Anokye, R., Radavelli Bagatini, S., Bondonno, C., Sim, M., Blekkenhorst, L., Connolly, E., Bondonno, N., Schousboe, J., Woodman, R., Zhu, K., Szulc, P., Jackson, B., Dimmock, J., Schlaich, M., Cox, K., Kiel, D., Lim, W., Devine, A., Thompson, P., Gianoudis, J., De Ross, B., Daly, R., Hodgson, J., Lewis, J., Stanley, M. (2020). Implementation, mechanisms of impact and key contextual factors involved in outcomes of the Modification of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle (MODEL) randomised controlled trial in Australian adults: Protocol for a mixed-method process evaluation. BMJ Open, 10(11), Article number 036395. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036395.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Lewis, J., Bondonno, C., Sim, M., Devine, A., Zhu, K., Lim, WH., Woodman, RJ., Beilin, LJ., Thompson, PL., Prince, RL., Hodgson, J. (2020). Vegetable diversity in relation with subclinical atherosclerosis and 15-year atherosclerotic vascular disease deaths in older adult women. European Journal of Nutrition, 59(1), 217-230. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-01902-z.
  • Bondonno, N., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Shin, JH., Croft, KD., Woodman, RJ., Wong, G., Lim, WH., Gopinath, B., Flood, VM., Russell, J., Mitchell, P., Hodgson, J. (2020). Association of flavonoids and flavonoid-rich foods with all-cause mortality: The Blue Mountains Eye Study. Clinical Nutrition, 39(1), 141-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.01.004.
  • Gopinath, B., Liew, G., Lewis, J., Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Burlutsky, G., Hodgson, J., Mitchell, P. (2020). Associations between dietary flavonoids and retinal microvasculature in older adults. European Journal of Nutrition, 59(7), 3093-3101. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-019-02148-5.
  • Radavelli Bagatini, S., Bondonno, C., Sim, M., Blekkenhorst, L., Anokye, R., Connolly, E., Bondonno, N., Schoesboe, J., Woodman, R., Zhu , K., Szulc, P., Jackson, B., Dimmock, J., Schlaich, M., Cox, K., Kiel, D., Lim, W., Stanley, M., Devine, A., Thompson, P., Gianoudis, J., De Ross, B., Daly, R., Lewis, J., Hodgson, J. (2020). Modification Of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle (MODEL) study: a randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open, 10(11), Article number 036366. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036366.

Journal Articles

  • Mubarak, A., Croft, K., Bondonno, C., Din, N. (2019). Comparison of liberica and arabica coffee: Chlorogenic acid, caffeine, total phenolic and DPPH radical scavenging activity. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 7(1), 130-136.
  • Sim, M., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Devine, A., Zhu, K., Peeling, P., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2019). Dietary nitrate intake is associated with muscle function in older women. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, 10(3), 601-610. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12413.
  • Dalgaard, F., Bondonno, N., Murray, K., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Croft, K., Kyro, C., Gislason, G., Scalbert, A., Cassidy, A., Tjonneland, A., Overvad, K., Hodgson, J. (2019). Associations between habitual flavonoid intake and hospital admissions for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Planetary Health, 3(11), 450-459. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(19)30212-8.
  • Liu, AH., Bondonno, C., Russell, J., Flood, VM., Lewis, J., Croft, KD., Woodman, RJ., Lim, WH., Kifley, A., Wong, G., Mitchell, P., Hodgson, J., Blekkenhorst, L. (2019). Relationship of dietary nitrate intake from vegetables with cardiovascular disease mortality: a prospective study in a cohort of older Australians. European Journal of Nutrition, 58(7), 2741–2753. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-018-1823-x.
  • Jackson, J., Patterson, A., Macdonald-Wicks, L., Forder, P., Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Hodgson, J., Ward, N., Holder, C., Oldmeadow, C., Byles, J., McEvoy, M. (2019). Vegetable Nitrate Intakes Are Associated with Reduced Self-Reported Cardiovascular-Related Complications within a Representative Sample of Middle-Aged Australian Women, Prospectively Followed up for 15 Years. Nutrients, 11(2), Article number 240. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11020240.
  • Bondonno, N., Dalgaard, F., Kyro, C., Murray, K., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Croft, K., Gislason, G., Scalbert, A., Cassidy, A., Tjonneland, A., Overvad, K., Hodgson, J. (2019). Flavonoid intake is associated with lower mortality in the Danish Diet Cancer and Health Cohort. Nature Communications, 10(1), Article number 3651. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11622-x.
  • Raubenheimer, K., Bondonno, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Wagner, K., Peake, J., Neubauer, O. (2019). Effects of dietary nitrate on inflammation and immune function, and implications for cardiovascular health. Nutrition Reviews, 77(8), 584-599. https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuz025.

Journal Articles

  • Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Considine, M., Maghzal, G., Stocker, R., Woodman, R., Ward, N., Hodgson, J., Croft, K. (2018). Flavonoid-rich apple improves endothelial function in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 62(3), Article number 1700674. https://doi.org/10.1002/mnfr.201700674.
  • Bondonno, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Liu, AH., Bondonno, N., Ward, NC., Croft, KD., Hodgson, J. (2018). Vegetable-derived bioactive nitrate and cardiovascular health. Molecular Aspects of Medicine, 61(June 2018), 83-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mam.2017.08.001.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Sim, M., Bondonno, C., Bondonno, N., Ward, N., Prince, R., Devine, A., Lewis, J., Hodgson, J. (2018). Cardiovascular Health Benefits of Specific Vegetable Types: A Narrative Review. Nutrients, 10(5), Article no.595. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10050595.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Woodman, R., Devine, A., Bondonno, N., Lim, W., Zhu, K., Beilin, L., Thompson, P., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2018). Cruciferous and Total Vegetable Intakes Are Inversely Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Older Adult Women. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(8), Article no.e008391. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.008391.
  • Gopinath, B., Liew, G., Kifley, A., Lewis, J., Bondonno, C., Joachim, N., Hodgson, J., Mitchell, P. (2018). Association of Dietary Nitrate Intake with the 15-Year Incidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 118(12), 2311-2314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.07.012.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Lewis, J., Prince, R., Devine, A., Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Wood, L., Puddey, I., Ward, N., Croft, K., Woodman, R., Beilin, L., Hodgson, J. (2018). Nitrate-rich vegetables do not lower blood pressure in individuals with mildly elevated blood pressure: a 4-wk randomized controlled crossover trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 107(6), 894-908. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy061.
  • Sim, M., Blekkenhorst, L., Lewis, J., Bondonno, C., Devine, A., Zhu, K., Woodman, R., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2018). Vegetable Diversity, Injurious Falls, and Fracture Risk in Older Women: A Prospective Cohort Study. Nutrients, 10(8), Article no.1081. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10081081.
  • Jackson, J., Patterson, A., Macdonald-Wicks, L., Bondonno, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Ward, N., Hodgson, J., Byles, J., McEvoy, M. (2018). Dietary Nitrate and Diet Quality: An Examination of Changing Dietary Intakes within a Representative Sample of Australian Women. Nutrients, 10(8), article no.1005. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10081005.
  • Sim, M., Blekkenhorst, L., Lewis, J., Bondonno, C., Devine, A., Zhu, K., Woodman, R., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2018). Vegetable and fruit intake and injurious falls risk in older women: a prospective cohort study. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 120(8), 925-934. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114518002155.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, N., Liu, A., Ward, N., Prince, R., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Croft, K., Hodgson, J., Bondonno, C. (2018). Nitrate, the oral microbiome, and cardiovascular health: a systematic literature review of human and animal studies. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 107(4), 504-522. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqx046.

Journal Articles

  • Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Woodman, R., Croft, K., Lim, W., Wong, G., Beilin, L., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2017). Association of dietary nitrate with atherosclerotic vascular disease mortality: a prospective cohort study of older adult women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 106(1), 207-216. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.146761.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Prince, R., Ward, N., Croft, K., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Shinde, S., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J., Bondonno, C. (2017). Development of a reference database for assessing dietary nitrate in vegetables. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61(8), Article no. 1600982. https://doi.org/10.1002/mnfr.201600982.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Bondonno, C., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Zhu, K., Lim, W., Woodman, R., Beilin, L., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2017). Cruciferous and allium vegetable intakes are inversely associated with 15-year Atherosclerotic Vascular disease deaths in older adult women. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(10), Article number e006558. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.006558.
  • Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Ward, N., Hodgson, J., Croft, K. (2017). The cardiovascular health benefits of apples: Whole fruit vs. isolated compounds. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 69(April 2017), 243-256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2017.04.012.
  • Bondonno, C., Blekkenhorst, L., Prince, R., Ivey, K., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Woodman, R., Lundberg, J., Croft, K., Thompson, P., Hodgson, J. (2017). Association of vegetable nitrate intake with Carotid Atherosclerosis and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease in older women. Stroke, 48(7), 1724-1729. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016844.
  • Bondonno, N., Lewis, J., Blekkenhorst, L., Shivappa, N., Woodman, R., Bondonno, C., Ward, N., Hebert, J., Thompson, P., Prince, R., Hodgson, J. (2017). Dietary inflammatory index in relation to sub-clinical atherosclerosis and atherosclerotic vascular disease mortality in older women. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 117(11), 1577-1586. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114517001520.
  • Blekkenhorst, L., Hodgson, J., Lewis, J., Devine, A., Woodman, R., Lim, W., Wong, G., Zhu, K., Bondonno, C., Ward, N., Prince, R. (2017). Vegetable and Fruit Intake and Fracture-Related Hospitalisations: A Prospective Study of Older Women. Nutrients, 9(5), Article number 511. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu9050511.

Journal Articles

  • Hodgson, J., Prince, R., Woodman, R., Bondonno, C., Ivey, K., Bondonno, N., Rimm, E., Ward, N., Croft, K., Lewis, J. (2016). Apple intake is inversely associated with all-cause and disease-specific mortality in elderly women. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 115(5), 860-867. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114515005231.
  • Bondonno, N., Lewis, J., Prince, R., Lim, W., Wong, G., Schousboe, J., Woodman, R., Kiel, D., Bondonno, C., Ward, N., Croft, K., Hodgson, J. (2016). Fruit intake and abdominal aortic calcification in elderly women: A prospective cohort study. Nutrients, 8(3), Article no. 159. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu8030159.
  • Bondonno, C., Croft, K., Hodgson, J. (2016). Dietary nitrate, nitric oxide, and cardiovascular health. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 56(12), 2036-2052. https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2013.811212.
  • Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Rich, L., Mas, E., Shinde, S., Ward, N., Hodgson, J., Croft, K. (2016). Acute effects of quercetin-3-O-glucoside on endothelial function and blood pressure: a randomized dose-response study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 104(1), 97-103. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.131268.

Journal Articles

  • Bondonno, C., Liu, A., Croft, K., Considine, M., Puddey, I., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J. (2015). Antibacterial Mouthwash Blunts Oral Nitrate Reduction and Increases Blood Pressure in Treated Hypertensive Men and Women. American Journal of Hypertension, 28(5), 572-575. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpu192.
  • Bondonno, C., Liu, A., Croft, K., Ward, N., Puddey, I., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J. (2015). Short-Term Effects of a High Nitrate Diet on Nitrate Metabolism in Healthy Individuals. Nutrients, 7(3), 1906-1915. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu7031906.
  • Bondonno, C., Liu, A., Croft, K., Ward, N., Shinde, S., Moodley, Y., Lundberg, J., Puddey, I., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J. (2015). Absence of an effect of high nitrate intake from beetroot juice on blood pressure in treated hypertensive individuals: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 102(2), 368-375. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.101188.
  • Bondonno, N., Bondonno, C., Hodgson, J., Ward, N., Croft, K. (2015). The efficacy of quercetin in cardiovascular health. Current Nutrition Reports, 4(4), 290-303. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13668-015-0137-3.
  • Bondonno, C., Croft, K., Ward, N., Considine, M., Hodgson, J. (2015). Dietary flavonoids and nitrate: effects on nitric oxide and vascular function. Nutrition Reviews, 73(4), 216-235. https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nuu014.

Journal Articles

  • Hodgson, J., Woodman, R., Croft, K., Ward, N., Bondonno, C., Puddey, I., Lukoshkova, E., Head, G. (2014). Relationships of vascular function with measures of ambulatory blood pressure variation. Atherosclerosis, 233(1), 48-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.12.026.
  • Bondonno, C., Downey, L., Croft, K., Scholey, A., Stough, C., Yang, X., Considine, M., Ward, N., Puddey, I., Swinny, E., Mubarak, A., Hodgson, J. (2014). The acute effect of flavonoid-rich apples and nitrate-rich spinach on cognitive performance and mood in healthy men and women. Food and Function, 5(5), 849-858. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3fo60590f.
  • Bondonno, C., Liu, A., Croft, K., Ward, N., Yang, X., Considine, M., Puddey, I., Woodman, R., Hodgson, J. (2014). Short-term effects of nitrate-rich green leafty vegetables on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in individuals with high-normal blood pressure. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 77(December), 353-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2014.09.021.
  • Hodgson, J., Croft, K., Woodman, R., Puddey, I., Bondonno, C., Wu, J., Beilin, L., Lukoshkova, E., Head, G., Ward, N. (2014). Effects of vitamin E, vitamin C and polyphenols on the rate of blood pressure variation: results of two randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(9), 1551-1561. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114514002542.

Journal Articles

  • Liu, A., Bondonno, C., Croft, K., Puddey, I., Woodman, R., Rich, L., Ward, N., Vita, J., Hodgson, J. (2013). Effects of a nitrate-rich meal on arterial stiffness and blood pressure in healthy volunteers. Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry, 35(2013), 123-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.niox.2013.10.001.
  • Yang, X., Bondonno, C., Indrawan, A., Hodgson, J., Croft, K. (2013). An improved mass spectrometry-based measurement of NO metabolites in biological fluids. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 56(2013), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.12.002.

Journal Articles

  • Mubarak, A., Bondonno, C., Liu, A., Considine, M., Rich, L., Mas, E., Croft, K., Hodgson, J. (2012). Acute Effects of Chlorogenic Acid on Nitric Oxide Status, Endothelial Function, and Blood Pressure in Healthy Volunteers: A Randomized Trial. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 60(36), 9130-9136. https://doi.org/10.1021/jf303440j.
  • Bondonno, C., Yang, X., Croft, K., Considine, M., Ward, N., Rich, L., Puddey, I., Swinny, E., Mubarak, A., Hodgson, J. (2012). Flavonoid-rich apples and nitrate-rich spinach augment nitric oxide status and improve endothelial function in healthy men and women: a randomized controlled trial. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 52(1), 95-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2011.09.028.
  • Bondonno, C., Croft, K., Puddey, I., Considine, M., Yang, X., Ward, N., Hodgson, J. (2012). Nitrate causes a dose-dependent augmentation of nitric oxide status in healthy women. Food and Function, 3(5), 522-527. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2fo10206d.

Research Projects

  • Investigating the Relationship between Dietary Components and Cardiometabolic Disease, Raine Medical Research Foundation, 2020 Healy Research Collaboration Award, 2020 ‑ 2022, $51,723.
  • Nitrate and Human Health - From Villain to Hero, Department of Health WA, Near Miss Merit Awards, 2019 ‑ 2021, $75,000.
  • A new Western Australian flavonoid-rich apple, BravoTM, and vascular health, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round, 2018 ‑ 2020, $84,545.
  • A microbiome derived flavan-3-ol catabolite as a biomarker of intake, Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation, Springboard Grants, 2018 ‑ 2020, $19,930.
  • Increased production of short chain fatty acids by the gut microbiome improves vascular health, Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation, Grant, 2017 ‑ 2019, $18,376.
  • Can vegetable-derived nitrate improve cardiovascular health? , Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2018, 2018 ‑ 2019, $28,600.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Potential Role of Dietary Nitrate in relation To Cognition, Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Cardiovascular causes of falls and fracture: Exploring the nature of the nexus
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Modification of diet, exercise and lifestyle: The model study

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Vegetable components in relation to vascular and metabolic health: Are some types of vegetables more beneficial for cardiometabolic health?

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Impact of Dietary Nitrate On Measures of Cardiovascular Health
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