Selected peer-reviewed publications:

Weiler H, Attar A, Farahnak Z, Sotunde OF, Razaghi M, Gharibeh N, Khamessan A, Vanstone CA. Vitamin D Status of Infants of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes: Status at Birth and a Randomized Controlled Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation across Infancy. The Journal of Nutrition. 2022; 152 (11): 2441–2450,

Gharibeh N, Razaghi M, Vanstone CA, Sotunde O, Glenn L, Mullahoo K, Farahnak Z, Khamessan A, Wei Sh, McNally D, Rauch F, Jones G, Weiler H. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Bone Mass in Infants With 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations Less Than 50 nmol/L: A Prespecified Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatric. Published online February 13, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.5837

Langeard A, Farahnak Z, Vrinceanu T, Noriega de la Colina A, Pothier K, Berryman N, Vu TT, Girouard H, Karelis AD, Bherer L. Sex-moderated association between body composition and cognition in older adults. Experimental Gerontology. 2020; 138: 111002.

Farahnak Z, Yuan YM, Vanstone CA, Weiler HA. Maternal and neonatal red blood cell n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids inversely associate with infant whole-body fat mass assessed by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. 2020; 45: 318-326.

Farahnak Z, Freundorfer MT, Lavery P, and Weiler HA. Dietary docosahexaenoic acid contributes to increased bone mineral accretion and strength in young female Sprague-Dawley rats. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids. 2019; 144: 32-39.

Farahnak Z, Lévy-Ndejuru J, Lavery P, Weiler HA. Docosahexaenoic acid at 0.4% of dietary weight enhances lean mass in young female Sprague-Dawley rats. J. Nutr. 2019; 149(3): 479-487.

Farahnak Z, Côté I, Ngo Sock ET, Lavoie JM. High dietary cholesterol and ovariectomy in rats repress gene expression of key markers of VLDL and bile acid metabolism in liver. Lipids Health Dis. 2015 Oct 9; 14: 125.

Ngo Sock ET, Farahnak Z, Lavoie JM. Exercise training decreases gene expression of endo- and xeno-sensors in rat small intestine. Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. 2014; 39(10):1098-1103.