Lisa G Smithers
Affiliation: University of Adelaide
- Can Items Used in 4-Year-Old Well-Child Visits Predict Children's Health and School Outcomes?Lisa G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Adelaide, Mail Drop DX 650 550, Adelaide, 5005, Australia
Matern Child Health J 18:1345-53. 2014..Items used in a well-child health check were moderate predictors of overweight/obesity and mental health problems at 6-7 years, but poor predictors of other health and academic outcomes. ..
- Impact of neonatal growth on IQ and behavior at early school ageLisa G Smithers
School of Population Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Pediatrics 132:e53-60. 2013..The objective was to examine associations of neonatal weight gain (NWG) and head circumference gain (HCG) with IQ scores and behavior at early school age...
- Do dietary trajectories between infancy and toddlerhood influence IQ in childhood and adolescence? Results from a prospective birth cohort studyLisa G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
PLoS ONE 8:e58904. 2013..We examined whether trajectories of dietary patterns from 6 to 24 months of age are associated with intelligence quotient (IQ) in childhood and adolescence...
- Dietary patterns of infants and toddlers are associated with nutrient intakesLisa G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, South Australia, Australia
Nutrients 4:935-48. 2012..These findings highlight that dietary patterns in infants and toddlers vary in their underlying energy and nutrient composition...
- Dietary patterns at 6, 15 and 24 months of age are associated with IQ at 8 years of ageLisa G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Mail drop DX650550, Adelaide, 5005, Australia
Eur J Epidemiol 27:525-35. 2012..Propensity score analyses were consistent with regression analyses. This study suggests that dietary patterns from 6 to 24 months may have a small but persistent effect on IQ at 8 years...
- Associations between dietary patterns at 6 and 15 months of age and sociodemographic factorsL G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Eur J Clin Nutr 66:658-66. 2012..However, it is not clear when dietary patterns emerge. We aimed to describe dietary patterns in early life and their associations with maternal and infant sociodemographic characteristics...
- Characterizing whole diets of young children from developed countries and the association between diet and health: a systematic reviewLisa G Smithers
Discipline of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
Nutr Rev 69:449-67. 2011..Few studies have characterized the diets of children under 5 years of age and linked diet with health. Given the limited evidence, research establishing the predictive validity of whole-of-diet methods in childhood is needed...
- Diet quality of U.K. infants is associated with dietary, adiposity, cardiovascular, and cognitive outcomes measured at 7-8 years of ageRebecca K Golley
Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
J Nutr 143:1611-7. 2013..These findings suggest that adherence to current complementary feeding guidelines may have implications for some, but not all, health and development outcomes in childhood. ..
- Characterization of transition diets spanning infancy and toddlerhood: a novel, multiple-time-point application of principal components analysisLaima Brazionis
Discipline of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 95:1200-8. 2012..The transition dietary period, a dynamic period of rapid dietary change spanning infancy and toddlerhood when children shift from a milk-based to a food-based diet, has not been characterized...
- An index measuring adherence to complementary feeding guidelines has convergent validity as a measure of infant diet qualityRebecca K Golley
Public Health, School of Health Sciences, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
J Nutr 142:901-8. 2012..209)] and "healthy" [β = 0.185 (95% CI = 0.155, 0.215)] dietary pattern scores at age 3 y. The CFUI is able to discriminate across food intake, nutrient intake, and socio-demographic factors and is associated with later dietary patterns...
- A preference based measure of complementary feeding quality: application to the Avon longitudinal study of parents and childrenMurthy N Mittinty
Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
PLoS ONE 8:e76111. 2013..Unlike traditional approaches, the distribution of the CFUI does not peak towards mean value but distributes evenly towards the tails of the distribution. ..
- Randomized controlled trial of maternal omega-3 long-chain PUFA supplementation during pregnancy and early childhood development of attention, working memory, and inhibitory controlJacqueline F Gould
Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia JFG and MM the Disciplines of Paediatrics JFG and MM and Public Health LGS, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia MM and the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies and Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS JC
Am J Clin Nutr 99:851-9. 2014..Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) accumulates in the hippocampus and frontal lobes of the fetal brain during the last trimester of pregnancy. These areas of the brain contribute to attention and working memory and inhibitory control (WMIC)...
- Higher dose of docosahexaenoic acid in the neonatal period improves visual acuity of preterm infants: results of a randomized controlled trialLisa 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...
- The effect of dairy foods on CHD: a systematic review of prospective cohort studiesRobert 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...
- The effect of maternal omega-3 (n-3) LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy on early childhood cognitive and visual development: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJacqueline F Gould
Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 97:531-44. 2013....
- Carbohydrate intake is the main determinant of growth in infants born <33 weeks' gestation when protein intake is adequateCarmel 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...
- Industry self-regulation and TV advertising of foods to Australian childrenLisa G Smithers
School of Population Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 50:386-92. 2014....