Inge Huybrechts

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for estimating calcium intake in Belgian preschool children
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 95:802-16. 2006
  2. pmc Relationship between self-reported dietary intake and physical activity levels among adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:8. 2011
  3. pmc Clustering of unhealthy food around German schools and its influence on dietary behavior in school children: a pilot study
    Christoph Buck
    Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology BIPS, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:65. 2013
  4. pmc Main characteristics and participation rate of European adolescents included in the HELENA study
    Laurent Beghin
    INSERM U955, IFR 114 IMPRT, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Lille Nord de France, F 59037, Lille, France
    Arch Public Health 70:14. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Food sources and correlates of sodium and potassium intakes in Flemish pre-school children
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1039-46. 2012
  6. pmc Dietary exposure assessments for children in europe (the EXPOCHI project): rationale, methods and design
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 69:4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Intake and dietary sources of haem and non-haem iron in Flemish preschoolers
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:806-12. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between diet and subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the Asklepios Study
    L I Hoebeeck
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:606-13. 2011
  9. doi request reprint [Environmental factors. Opportunities and barriers for physical activity and healthy eating among children and adolescents]
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, 2 blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgien
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:716-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a diet quality index for children assessed using a FFQ
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital 2BlokA, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 104:135-44. 2010

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Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Validity and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for estimating calcium intake in Belgian preschool children
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 95:802-16. 2006
    ..This FFQ tended to underestimate preschool children's Ca intake when administered by a proxy. However, it demonstrated good repeatability and fairly good ability to classify subjects into extremes of Ca intake...
  2. pmc Relationship between self-reported dietary intake and physical activity levels among adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:8. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study is to describe the relationship between energy, nutrient and food intake and the physical activity level among a large group of European adolescents...
  3. pmc Clustering of unhealthy food around German schools and its influence on dietary behavior in school children: a pilot study
    Christoph Buck
    Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology BIPS, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:65. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Main characteristics and participation rate of European adolescents included in the HELENA study
    Laurent Beghin
    INSERM U955, IFR 114 IMPRT, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Lille Nord de France, F 59037, Lille, France
    Arch Public Health 70:14. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Food sources and correlates of sodium and potassium intakes in Flemish pre-school children
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1039-46. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate dietary sources of Na and K intakes among Flemish pre-school children using multiple linear regression analyses...
  6. pmc Dietary exposure assessments for children in europe (the EXPOCHI project): rationale, methods and design
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 69:4. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  7. doi request reprint Intake and dietary sources of haem and non-haem iron in Flemish preschoolers
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:806-12. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study aims to investigate iron intake and its food sources in Flemish preschoolers...
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between diet and subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the Asklepios Study
    L I Hoebeeck
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:606-13. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether adherence to the FBDG is associated with reduced femoral/carotid atherosclerosis and/or inflammation...
  9. doi request reprint [Environmental factors. Opportunities and barriers for physical activity and healthy eating among children and adolescents]
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, 2 blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgien
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:716-24. 2010
    ..g., ban of softdrinks at school). Better-designed and -conducted research on the true importance of environmental factors for obesogenic behavioral change is needed to achieve success of large-scale environmental change interventions...
  10. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a diet quality index for children assessed using a FFQ
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital 2BlokA, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 104:135-44. 2010
    ..The FFQ-based DQI approach compared well with the 3 d record approach, and it can be used to determine diet quality among preschoolers...
  11. doi request reprint Respondents' evaluation of the 24-h dietary recall method (EPIC-Soft) in the EFCOVAL Project
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:S29-37. 2011
    ..To improve participation rate, accuracy and respondents' compliance, it is important to know the respondents' viewpoint...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Children's Eating Habits Questionnaire used in the IDEFICS study by relating urinary calcium and potassium to milk consumption frequencies among European children
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:S69-78. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Dietary sources and sociodemographic and economic factors affecting vitamin D and calcium intakes in Flemish preschoolers
    I Huybrechts
    Unit Nutrition and Food Safety, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1039-47. 2011
    ..This study aims to investigate dietary sources of calcium and vitamin D intake, and its associated sociodemographic, economic and lifestyle factors among preschoolers...
  14. doi request reprint High dietary supplement intakes among Flemish preschoolers
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital 2BlokA, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 54:340-5. 2010
    ..Future studies should investigate potential harms and benefits of dietary supplementation use among preschoolers...
  15. pmc Validity of parent-reported weight and height of preschool children measured at home or estimated without home measurement: a validation study
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Pediatr 11:63. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the validity of parent-reported height, weight and BMI values of preschool children (3-7 y-old), when measured at home or estimated by parents without actual measurement...
  16. pmc Relative validity and reproducibility of a food-frequency questionnaire for estimating food intakes among Flemish preschoolers
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital 2BlokA, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:382-99. 2009
    ..The results indicate that our newly developed FFQ gives reproducible estimates of food group intake. Overall, moderate levels of relative validity were observed for estimates of food group intake...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validity of parentally reported weight and height for preschool-aged children in Belgium and its impact on classification into body mass index categories
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pediatrics 118:2109-18. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of parentally reported weight and height values for preschool-aged children (3-7 years of age) in Belgium and the accuracy of BMI classifications using those data...
  18. doi request reprint Variation in energy and nutrient intakes among pre-school children: implications for study design
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 18:509-16. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe dietary variations in Flemish pre-schoolers and to estimate the number of record days required for studying diet-disease associations among pre-school-aged children...
  19. pmc Food intakes by preschool children in Flanders compared with dietary guidelines
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:243-57. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Energy and nutrient intakes by pre-school children in Flanders-Belgium
    Inge Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 98:600-10. 2007
    ..Furthermore, this affluent diet, characterised by SFA, MUFA and PUFA intakes differing from the recommendations and excessive sodium intakes, might increase the risk for CVD in later life...
  21. pmc Dietary sources of animal and plant protein intake among Flemish preschool children and the association with socio-economic and lifestyle-related factors
    Yi Lin
    Unit Nutrition and Food Safety, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nutr J 10:97. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the intake of animal, plant and food group-specific protein, and to investigate their associations with socio-economic and lifestyle-related factors in Flemish preschoolers...
  22. doi request reprint Fibre intake among the Belgian population by sex-age and sex-education groups and its association with BMI and waist circumference
    Yi Lin
    Unit Nutrition and Food Safety, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 105:1692-703. 2011
    ..In summary, total fibre intake was inversely associated with WC, whereas fruit-derived fibre intake was positively associated with WC in the Belgian population...
  23. doi request reprint Dietary fatty acid intake, its food sources and determinants in European adolescents: the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study
    Krishna E Vyncke
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 2 Blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 108:2261-73. 2012
    ..In this group the major contributor to SFA was meat...
  24. doi request reprint European adolescents' level of perceived stress is inversely related to their diet quality: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 108:371-80. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Intake and serum profile of fatty acids are weakly correlated with global dietary quality in European adolescents
    Krishna E Vyncke
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Nutrition 29:411-9.e1-3. 2013
    ..The present study assessed whether compliance with the Food-Based Dietary Guidelines is related to habitual fatty acid (FA) intake and blood lipid parameters...
  26. doi request reprint Mineral concentrations in hair of Belgian elementary school girls: reference values and relationship with food consumption frequencies
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, University Hospital, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 block A, 2nd Floor, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Trace Elem Res 150:56-67. 2012
    ..Future research should focus on mechanisms and processes involved in mineral incorporation and accumulation in scalp hair, in order to fully understand the importance and influence of diet on hair minerals...
  27. doi request reprint Plant and animal protein intake and its association with overweight and obesity among the Belgian population
    Yi Lin
    Unit of Nutrition and Food Safety, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 105:1106-16. 2011
    ..Associations with anthropometric data indicated that plant proteins could offer a protective effect in the prevention of overweight and OB in the Belgian population...
  28. doi request reprint Cross-sectional relationship between chronic stress and mineral concentrations in hair of elementary school girls
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 block A, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Trace Elem Res 153:41-9. 2013
    ..Findings need to be confirmed in a more heterogeneous population and on longitudinal basis. The precise mechanisms by which stress alters hair mineral levels should be further elucidated...
  29. doi request reprint Validation of the Diet Quality Index for Adolescents by comparison with biomarkers, nutrient and food intakes: the HELENA study
    Krishna Vyncke
    Department of Public Health, University Hospital Block A, 2nd Floor, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 109:2067-78. 2013
    ..The present study has shown good validity of the DQI-A by confirming the expected associations with food and nutrient intakes and some biomarkers in blood...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of a 2-year healthy eating and physical activity intervention for 3-6-year-olds in communities of high and low socio-economic status: the POP (Prevention of Overweight among Pre-school and school children) project
    Valerie De Coen
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1737-45. 2012
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Microbial and dietary factors are associated with the equol producer phenotype in healthy postmenopausal women
    Selin Bolca
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Nutr 137:2242-6. 2007
    ..850 (1.215-2.817), P = 0.004] intake were more likely to be strong equol producers. Finally, we validated the daidzein metabolism by fecal cultures as screening assay to identify equol producers without dietary intervention...
  32. doi request reprint Negative life events, emotions and psychological difficulties as determinants of salivary cortisol in Belgian primary school children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1506-15. 2012
    ..This paper describes whether children's life events, emotions and psychological difficulties are related to their salivary cortisol patterns and whether this is different between sexes...
  33. pmc Validity of self-reported weight and height of adolescents, its impact on classification into BMI-categories and the association with weighing behaviour
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2696-711. 2009
    ..In summary, adolescents' self-reported weight and height cannot replace measured values to determine their BMI-category, and thus the latter are highly recommended when investigating underweight, overweight and obesity in adolescents...
  34. doi request reprint Cortisone in hair of elementary school girls and its relationship with childhood stress
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University Hospital, 2 block A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Pediatr 172:843-6. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Nutritional quality and acceptability of a weekly vegetarian lunch in primary-school canteens in Ghent, Belgium: 'Thursday Veggie Day'
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Care Vesalius, University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:2326-30. 2012
    ..To determine the nutritional adequacy and acceptability to children of vegetarian lunches served on 'Thursday Veggie Day' - a public health initiative in Ghent (Belgium) primary schools...
  36. doi request reprint Stress, emotional eating behaviour and dietary patterns in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 59:762-9. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, emotional eating behaviour was not observed to mediate the stress-diet relation...
  37. doi request reprint Determinants and reference values of short-term heart rate variability in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1477-88. 2013
    ..Future HRV studies in children should consider age, sex and physical fitness...
  38. doi request reprint Caucasian children's fat mass: routine anthropometry v. air-displacement plethysmography
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 109:1528-37. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the higher workload, cost and survey management of an immobile device like the BOD POD® remains justified...
  39. doi request reprint Predicting urinary creatinine excretion and its usefulness to identify incomplete 24 h urine collections
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Care Vesalius, University College Ghent, Keramiekstraat 80, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 108:1118-25. 2012
    ..The present study shows that UCE can be predicted from weight, age and sex. However, the results revealed that a creatinine index based on these predictions is not sufficiently sensitive to exclude incomplete 24 h urine collections...
  40. pmc Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:328. 2011
    ..This study examines the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, sedentary and dietary patterns among European adolescents and investigates if the identified clusters could be characterized by socio-demographic factors...
  41. doi request reprint Clustering of multiple lifestyle behaviors and health-related fitness in European adolescents
    Magdalena Cuenca-Garcia
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, Granada University, Granada, Spain Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:549-57. 2013
    ..To explore the clustering of different lifestyle behaviors and whether this clustering differs by gender, age, and health-related fitness...
  42. pmc Dietary sources of energy and macronutrient intakes among Flemish preschoolers
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, University College Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 69:5. 2011
    ..fruit juices) should be discouraged, while consumption of fruits, vegetables, water, bread and margarine on bread should be encouraged...
  43. doi request reprint Food photographs in nutritional surveillance: errors in portion size estimation using drawings of bread and photographs of margarine and beverages consumption
    Willem De Keyzer
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Care Vesalius, University College Ghent, Keramiekstraat 80, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 105:1073-83. 2011
    ..For photographs of margarine on bread, further validation using smaller amounts corresponding to actual consumption is recommended...
  44. doi request reprint Parental socioeconomic status and soft drink consumption of the child. The mediating proportion of parenting practices
    Valerie De Coen
    Ghent University, Department of Public Health, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 59:76-80. 2012
    ..Interestingly, this effect is almost entirely mediated by three soft drink parenting practices: soft drinks served at meals, the child can take soft drink whenever he or she wants and having soft drinks at home...
  45. doi request reprint Results from a dietary intervention study in preschools "Beastly Healthy at School"
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH bloc A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:142-9. 2009
    ..In the present study the impact of the intervention on children's food consumption is investigated...
  46. doi request reprint Food consumption among preschoolers. Does the school make a difference?
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 51:723-6. 2008
    ..Significant school level variables were availability of sugared milk drinks and having food rules in the school policy...
  47. pmc Dietary Sources of Fiber Intake and Its Association with Socio-Economic Factors among Flemish Preschool Children
    Yi Lin
    Unit Nutrition and Food Safety, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium E Mails Y L G D B S D H
    Int J Mol Sci 12:1836-53. 2011
    ..Hence, dietary fiber should be promoted among parents of preschoolers and low socio-economic status families should be addressed in particular...
  48. doi request reprint Children's heart rate variability as stress indicator: association with reported stress and cortisol
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:433-40. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Low HRV (lower parasympathetic activity) might serve as stress indicator in children...
  49. doi request reprint Association between self-reported sleep duration and dietary quality in European adolescents
    Sarah Bel
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 110:949-59. 2013
    ..This supports the hypothesis that the health consequences of insufficient sleep may be mediated by the relationship of insufficient sleep to poor dietary quality...
  50. doi request reprint Hair minerals and metabolic health in Belgian elementary school girls
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, Block A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Trace Elem Res 151:335-43. 2013
    ..This study showed reduced hair mineral concentrations in young girls with a more unhealthy metabolic profile. Positive associations were observed between some minerals and BMI and BF%...
  51. pmc Validity and reproducibility of a self-administered semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for estimating usual daily fat, fibre, alcohol, caffeine and theobromine intakes among Belgian post-menopausal women
    Selin Bolca
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:121-50. 2009
    ..33-0.80). In conclusion, these results compare favourably with those reported by others and indicate that the FFQ is a satisfactorily reliable and valid instrument for ranking individuals within this study population...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of the IPAQ-A and actigraph in relation to VO2max among European adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Sci Med Sport 14:317-24. 2011
    ..Both instruments are able to detect the adolescents with the highest cardio respiratory fitness, which are the most active adolescents...
  53. pmc Children's Body composition and Stress - the ChiBS study: aims, design, methods, population and participation characteristics
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Public Health 70:17. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  54. doi request reprint Intercorrelations between serum, salivary, and hair cortisol and child-reported estimates of stress in elementary school girls
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 49:1072-81. 2012
    ..last 3 months), whereas hair cortisol may be preferred above salivary measurements for periods more distant and thus for chronic stress assessment. However, applicability should be confirmed in larger and more heterogeneous populations...
  55. ncbi request reprint n-6 and n-3 PUFA intakes of pre-school children in Flanders, Belgium
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 98:819-25. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the replacement of meat products rich in SFA by poultry would increase the arachidonic acid intake. As well, fatty fish consumption needs to be increased, as it is a rich source of long-chain n-3 PUFA...
  56. doi request reprint Consumption of plant sterols in Belgium: estimated intakes and sources of naturally occurring plant sterols and β-carotene
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 105:960-6. 2011
    ..The main food source of naturally occurring plant sterols was bread and other cereal products. For β-carotene, the main food source was vegetables...
  57. doi request reprint Relation between salivary cortisol as stress biomarker and dietary pattern in children
    Nathalie Michels
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1512-20. 2013
    ..g. changes in cortisol pattern) that may change food selection in unhealthy ways. This study examines whether children's dietary pattern is indeed related to salivary cortisol levels...
  58. doi request reprint Consumption of plant sterols in Belgium: consumption patterns of plant sterol-enriched foods in Flanders, Belgium
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 105:911-8. 2011
    ..Efficient communication tools are needed to inform consumers better about the target group of PS-enriched products, the advised dose per day and alternative dietary strategies to lower the blood cholesterol level...
  59. doi request reprint Relative validity of a short qualitative food frequency questionnaire for use in food consumption surveys
    Willem De Keyzer
    1 Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Care Vesalius, University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 23:737-42. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the relative validity of a self-administered qualitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) applied in the Belgian food consumption survey...
  60. doi request reprint Harmonisation of food categorisation systems for dietary exposure assessments among European children
    M De Neve
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 27:1639-51. 2010
    ..The work done and the problems encountered in this project can be of interest for future projects in which food consumption data will be collected on a pan-European level and used for common exposure assessments...
  61. doi request reprint Epidemiological approaches to measure childhood stress
    Barbara Vanaelst
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:280-97. 2012
    ..This review is meant to serve as a preliminary guide for health researchers new to this research area by reflecting on theoretical and methodological aspects in childhood stress assessment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Microbial and dietary factors associated with the 8-prenylnaringenin producer phenotype: a dietary intervention trial with fifty healthy post-menopausal Caucasian women
    Selin Bolca
    Laboratory of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Harelbekestraat 72, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 98:950-9. 2007
    ..Strong 8-PN producers consumed less alcohol and had a higher theobromine intake. From this study we conclude that in vivo O-demethylation of IX increases the oestrogenic potency of hop-derived products...
  63. pmc Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents--the HELENA study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:717. 2011
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Variability and uncertainty assessment of patulin exposure for preschool children in Flanders
    Katleen Baert
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Food Chem Toxicol 45:1745-51. 2007
    ..2%] for organic apple juice. Reduction of the apple juice consumption was less effective than a reduction of the patulin concentration in apple juice and is only useful when the patulin concentration of apple juice is below 25 microg/kg...
  65. doi request reprint The use of accelerometry in adolescents and its implementation with non-wear time activity diaries in free-living conditions
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    J Sports Sci 29:103-13. 2011
    ..It is therefore recommended to use a non-wear activity diary for gaining insight into the physical activity levels of individuals...
  66. ncbi request reprint Improving children's diet report on findings from child nutrition surveys in Flanders as a basis for the development of a methodological framework for future dietary surveillance
    I Huybrechts
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185 B 9000 Gent
    Verh K Acad Geneeskd Belg 71:205-40. 2009
    ..New methods have been developed and evaluated for use in future preschool dietary surveys and an European perspective for future pan-European food consumption surveys in children was discussed...
  67. doi request reprint Comparison of different nutrient profiling schemes to a new reference method using dietary surveys
    Caroline Quinio
    French Food Safety Agency Afssa, Paris, France
    Eur J Nutr 46:37-46. 2007
    ..However, further improvement of the "indicator foods" approach is needed if it is to serve as a "gold standard"...
  68. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic exposure assessment of patulin in apple juice for preschool children in flanders
    Katleen Baert
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University Coupure Links 653, BE 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 71:11-4. 2006
  69. doi request reprint A new reference method for the validation of the nutrient profiling schemes using dietary surveys
    Jean Luc Volatier
    French Food Safety Agency Afssa, Maisons Alfort, France
    Eur J Nutr 46:29-36. 2007
    ..Further work is needed to build a list of indicator foods that could be considered as a "gold standard."..