Maria Makrides

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Affiliation: South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids does not influence the growth of term infants
    Maria Makrides
    Applied Nutrition Group, Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1094-101. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of low-dose iron supplements during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:145-53. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Effect of increasing protein content of human milk fortifier on growth in preterm infants born at <31 wk gestation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jacqueline Miller
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:648-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Pre- and post-term growth in pre-term infants supplemented with higher-dose DHA: a randomised controlled trial
    Carmel T Collins
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Br J Nutr 105:1635-43. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Fish-oil supplementation in pregnancy does not reduce the risk of gestational diabetes or preeclampsia
    Shao J Zhou
    Women s and Children s Health Research Centre, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1378-84. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Higher dose of docosahexaenoic acid in the neonatal period improves visual acuity of preterm infants: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa G Smithers
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute and the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1049-56. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional adequacy of goat milk infant formulas for term infants: a double-blind randomised controlled trial
    Shao J Zhou
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Br J Nutr 111:1641-51. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Respiratory hospitalisation of infants supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid as preterm neonates
    Kerryn Atwell
    Neonatal Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E17-22. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Effect of DHA supplementation during pregnancy on maternal depression and neurodevelopment of young children: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
    JAMA 304:1675-83. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants fed high-dose docosahexaenoic acid: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
    JAMA 301:175-82. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids does not influence the growth of term infants
    Maria Makrides
    Applied Nutrition Group, Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1094-101. 2005
    ..Adequate growth is an important indicator of health and well-being in infants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of low-dose iron supplements during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:145-53. 2003
    ..Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is common in pregnant women, but previous trials aimed at preventing IDA used high-dose iron supplements that are known to cause gastrointestinal side effects...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of increasing protein content of human milk fortifier on growth in preterm infants born at <31 wk gestation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jacqueline Miller
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:648-55. 2012
    ..Preterm human milk-fed infants often experience suboptimal growth despite the use of human milk fortifier (HMF). The extra protein supplied in fortifiers may be inadequate to meet dietary protein requirements for preterm infants...
  4. doi request reprint Pre- and post-term growth in pre-term infants supplemented with higher-dose DHA: a randomised controlled trial
    Carmel T Collins
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Br J Nutr 105:1635-43. 2011
    ..Our data show that DHA up to 1 % total dietary fatty acids does not adversely affect growth...
  5. doi request reprint Fish-oil supplementation in pregnancy does not reduce the risk of gestational diabetes or preeclampsia
    Shao J Zhou
    Women s and Children s Health Research Centre, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1378-84. 2012
    ..There is uncertainty regarding the efficacy of increasing n-3 long-chain PUFA (LCPUFA) intake during pregnancy in reducing the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and preeclampsia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Higher dose of docosahexaenoic acid in the neonatal period improves visual acuity of preterm infants: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa G Smithers
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute and the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1049-56. 2008
    ..Preterm infants have improved visual outcomes when fed a formula containing 0.2-0.4% docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) compared with infants fed no DHA, but the optimal DHA dose is unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional adequacy of goat milk infant formulas for term infants: a double-blind randomised controlled trial
    Shao J Zhou
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Br J Nutr 111:1641-51. 2014
    ..Goat milk formula provided growth and nutritional outcomes in infants that did not differ from those provided by a standard whey-based cow milk formula. ..
  8. doi request reprint Respiratory hospitalisation of infants supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid as preterm neonates
    Kerryn Atwell
    Neonatal Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E17-22. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of neonatal docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation in preterm infants on later respiratory-related hospitalisations...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of DHA supplementation during pregnancy on maternal depression and neurodevelopment of young children: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
    JAMA 304:1675-83. 2010
    ..Uncertainty about the benefits of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for pregnant women and their children exists, despite international recommendations that pregnant women increase their DHA intakes...
  10. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants fed high-dose docosahexaenoic acid: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Rd, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
    JAMA 301:175-82. 2009
    ..Uncertainty exists about the benefit of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on the neurodevelopment of preterm infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation during pregnancy on the behaviour of children at early school age: long-term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial
    Annie G Parsons
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre and Women s and Children s Hospital, Child Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Br J Nutr 99:1133-9. 2008
    ..026). We conclude that prenatal Fe supplementation had no consistent effect on child behaviour at early school age in this study population. Further investigation regarding the long-term effects of this common practice is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation during pregnancy on the intelligence quotient and behavior of children at 4 y of age: long-term follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
    Shao J Zhou
    Child Nutrition Research Centre and the Department of Pediatrics, Women s and Children s Hospital, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1112-7. 2006
    ..Iron supplements are often prescribed during pregnancy despite the lack of intervention trials that have assessed the effects of supplementation in pregnancy on childhood development...
  13. doi request reprint Improving the neurodevelopmental outcomes of low-birthweight infants
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 74:211-21. 2013
    ..Further large-scale rigorously designed intervention trials, with long-term neurodevelopment follow-up, are required to determine the optimal nutritional supplements and the timing of their administration to LBW infants...
  14. doi request reprint DHA supplementation during the perinatal period and neurodevelopment: Do some babies benefit more than others?
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 88:87-90. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Home environment, not duration of breast-feeding, predicts intelligence quotient of children at four years
    Shao J Zhou
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre and Women s and Children s Hospital, Child Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Nutrition 23:236-41. 2007
    ..We investigated the relation between duration of breast-feeding in infancy and the intelligence quotient (IQ) of children at 4 y of age in a well-nourished population of an industrialized country...
  16. doi request reprint Maternal supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid during pregnancy does not affect early visual development in the infant: a randomized controlled trial
    Lisa G Smithers
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1293-9. 2011
    ..The docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) intake of pregnant women is lower than estimates of the DHA accretion by the fetus, and recommendations were made to increase the DHA intake of pregnant women...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of fatty acid status on growth and neurobehavioural development in humans
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre, 72 King William Road, Bedford Park, SA 5006, Australia
    Matern Child Nutr 7:80-8. 2011
    ..Further work is required to determine whether dietary n-3 LCPUFA is neuroprotective for children from disadvantaged or low-income backgrounds...
  18. doi request reprint Conversion of linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid to long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), with a focus on pregnancy, lactation and the first 2 years of life
    Robert A Gibson
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Matern Child Nutr 7:17-26. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Higher protein and energy intake is associated with increased weight gain in pre-term infants
    Carmel T Collins
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:96-102. 2010
    ..To characterise and compare the nutritional management and growth in infants <33 weeks' gestation in two tertiary centres...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation of preterm infants on disease risk and neurodevelopment: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Lisa G Smithers
    Child Health Research Institute, Child, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:912-20. 2008
    ..Supplementation of preterm formulas with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) is based on their effectiveness to increase blood status and improve visual outcomes. Dispute remains over their efficacy on global development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for mothers and their babies: do n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and seafoods make a difference?
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1622-6. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Dietary nucleotides do not alter erythrocyte long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in formula-fed term infants
    Robert A Gibson
    Child Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia 5042, Australia
    Lipids 40:631-4. 2005
    ..We conclude that there is no induction of LCPUFA accumulation in erythrocyte phospholipids of term, formula-fed infants following 7 mon of NT supplementation...
  23. doi request reprint Dietary n-3 LC-PUFA during the perinatal period as a strategy to minimize childhood allergic disease
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute and School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 77:155-62. 2013
    ..Further work is needed to establish the optimal period of supplementation and whether longer term benefits exist...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of fats in the lifecycle stages: pregnancy and the first year of life
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia
    Med J Aust 176:S111-2. 2002
    ..Debate continues about the importance of DHA supplementation for term infants; the current consensus is that the benefits of DHA supplementation in term infants are smaller than for preterm infants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nutritional effect of including egg yolk in the weaning diet of breast-fed and formula-fed infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Makrides
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1084-92. 2002
    ..Egg yolks can be a source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and iron but are often associated with adverse consequences on plasma cholesterol...
  26. ncbi request reprint Responses to immunisation with Hib conjugate vaccine in Australian breastfed and formula-fed infants
    Joanna S Hawkes
    Child Health Research Institute, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:597-600. 2007
    ..These observations prompted us to investigate the effect of feeding method on the antibody concentration to Hib polyribosylribitol (PRP) both prior to and 3 months after the primary course of immunisation with Hib (PRP-OMP)...
  27. doi request reprint Safety of supplementing infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and Bifidobacterium lactis in term infants: a randomised controlled trial
    Robert A Gibson
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, North Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Nutr 101:1706-13. 2009
    ..No influence of the supplements on the response to vaccines was observed. Growth characteristics of term infants fed the starter formula containing a probiotic and LC-PUFA were similar to standard formula-fed infants...
  28. ncbi request reprint Routine iron supplementation in pregnancy has no effect on iron status of children at six months and four years of age
    Shao J Zhou
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre and Women s and Children s Hospital, Child Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, Australia
    J Pediatr 151:438-40. 2007
    ..The iron status at 6 months and 4 years of children born to women who were randomly allocated to receive 20 mg of iron daily in the second half of pregnancy did not differ from children of mothers in the control group...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of iodine supplementation in pregnancy on child development and other clinical outcomes: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Shao J Zhou
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, North Adelaide, Australia AJA, MM, and SJZ the School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia MM and the FOODplus Research Centre, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Urrbrae, Australia AJA, RAG, MM, and SJZ
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1241-54. 2013
    ..Routine iodine supplementation during pregnancy is recommended by leading health authorities worldwide, even in countries where the iodine status of the population is sufficient...
  30. doi request reprint Early influences of nutrition on fetal growth
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 71:1-9. 2013
    ..Further nutritional intervention studies which are rigorously designed and implemented are needed particularly to delineate differential effects in developed and developing countries...
  31. ncbi request reprint Essential role of fats throughout the lifecycle: summary and recommendations
    Robert A Gibson
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia
    Med J Aust 176:S107-9. 2002
  32. doi request reprint Carbohydrate intake is the main determinant of growth in infants born <33 weeks' gestation when protein intake is adequate
    Carmel T Collins
    Child Health Research Institute, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide and Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Nutrition 24:451-7. 2008
    ..We investigated the relative contribution of macronutrients to postnatal growth in preterm infants born <33 wk of gestation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an iron specific checklist for the assessment of dietary iron intake in pregnant and postpartum women
    Shao J Zhou
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Nutrition 21:908-13. 2005
    ..This study developed and validated an iron checklist for assessing dietary iron intake of pregnant and postpartum women...
  34. doi request reprint The effect of dairy foods on CHD: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies
    Robert A Gibson
    Child Youth and Women s Health Service, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Level 7, Clarence Reiger Building, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Br J Nutr 102:1267-75. 2009
    ..This could be due to the limited sensitivity of the dietary assessment methods to detect an effect of a single food in a mixed diet on complex clinical outcomes...
  35. doi request reprint Is there a dietary requirement for DHA in pregnancy?
    Maria Makrides
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Level 7, Clarence Rieger Building, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 81:171-4. 2009
    ..On the other hand, large-scale trials assessing marine oil supplementation with large doses indicate that DHA supplementation in pregnancy is safe...
  36. doi request reprint Does maternal depression predict developmental outcome in 18 month old infants?
    Alicia M Piteo
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, and Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 88:651-5. 2012
    ..Our aim was to examine the associations between maternal depression in the first 6 months postpartum, home environment and cognitive, language and motor development in infants at 18 months of age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diet of lactating women and allergic reactions in their infants
    Debra Jane Palmer
    Child Health Research Institute, and Department of Paediatrics, The University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 9:284-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether the diet of lactating women modulates the development of allergic disease in their children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Magnesium supplementation in pregnancy
    Maria Makrides
    Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, C WCHRI, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD000937. 2014
    ..Many women, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, have low intakes of magnesium. Magnesium supplementation during pregnancy may be able to reduce fetal growth restriction and pre-eclampsia, and increase birthweight...
  39. pmc Heated allergens and induction of tolerance in food allergic children
    Merryn Netting
    Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, University of Adelaide, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Nutrients 5:2028-46. 2013
    ..This article will review the current literature regarding the use of heated food allergens as immunotherapy for children with cow's milk and egg allergy...
  40. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid-rich tuna oil and its effects on the human milk cytokines interleukin 1 beta, interleukin 6, and tumor necrosis factor alpha
    Joanna S Hawkes
    Child Nutrition Research Centre, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:754-60. 2002
    ..The production of proinflammatory cytokines by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) can be modified by dietary n-3 PUFAs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Selenium status of term infants fed selenium-supplemented formula in a randomized dose-response trial
    Lynne Daniels
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:70-6. 2008
    ..The optimal form and dose of selenium supplementation required to achieve indicators of selenium status equivalent to those in breastfed infants are unclear...
  42. ncbi request reprint The importance of early complementary feeding in the development of oral tolerance: concerns and controversies
    Susan L Prescott
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:375-80. 2008
    ..It will also examine the growing case for introducing complementary foods from around 4 months of age and maintaining breastfeeding during this early feeding period, for at least 6 months if possible...
  43. ncbi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acid composition as a biomarker of habitual dietary fat intake in an ethnically diverse cohort
    Allison M Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:415-26. 2007
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  44. ncbi request reprint The effect of alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid on the growth and development of formula-fed infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Tuesday Udell
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Lipids 40:1-11. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that ALA-supplemented diets improve the DHA status of infants. Further studies are needed to provide convincing evidence regarding the effects of ALA supplementation of formula on infant growth and development...