Christophe Matthys

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Adolescents' education and their diet recorded by 7-day food records
    Christophe Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Soz Praventivmed 51:80-90. 2006
  2. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of a computerised tool for assessing the iron, calcium and vitamin C intake of Belgian women
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1297-305. 2004
  3. ncbi Risk assessment of dietary acrylamide intake in Flemish adolescents
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Food Chem Toxicol 43:271-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of an adolescent web-based food frequency questionnaire
    Christophe Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:605-10. 2007
  5. ncbi Breakfast habits affect overall nutrient profiles in adolescents
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 10:413-21. 2007
  6. ncbi Sources of saturated fatty acids in Belgian adolescents' diet: implications for the development of food-based dietary guidelines
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 95:546-54. 2006
  7. ncbi Dietary intakes and food sources of fatty acids for Belgian women, focused on n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Isabelle A Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Lipids 41:415-22. 2006
  8. 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
  9. doi Determinants of nutrition knowledge in young and middle-aged Belgian women and the association with their dietary behaviour
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:788-92. 2009
  10. doi Reproducibility and relative validity of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire designed for assessing the intake of dioxin-like contaminants
    Maaike Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Res 108:327-33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi Adolescents' education and their diet recorded by 7-day food records
    Christophe Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Soz Praventivmed 51:80-90. 2006
    ..To investigate associations between dietary habits and socio-economic status in adolescents (Ghent, Belgium)...
  2. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of a computerised tool for assessing the iron, calcium and vitamin C intake of Belgian women
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1297-305. 2004
    ..To determine the relative validity of a newly developed iron intake assessment tool, designed specifically to assess iron, calcium and vitamin C intake...
  3. ncbi Risk assessment of dietary acrylamide intake in Flemish adolescents
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Food Chem Toxicol 43:271-8. 2005
    ..It must be emphasised that the exposure assessment has several limitations. Risk of neurotoxicity seems negligible. The relevance of current intake levels in terms of cancer risk remains a subject of debate...
  4. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of an adolescent web-based food frequency questionnaire
    Christophe Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:605-10. 2007
    ..To assess the validity and reproducibility of a newly developed, cost-effective, and easy to administer, Web-based food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for the dietary assessment of adolescents...
  5. ncbi Breakfast habits affect overall nutrient profiles in adolescents
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 10:413-21. 2007
    ..To describe breakfast consumption patterns, on a nutrient and food item level, in Belgian adolescents...
  6. ncbi Sources of saturated fatty acids in Belgian adolescents' diet: implications for the development of food-based dietary guidelines
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 95:546-54. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Dietary intakes and food sources of fatty acids for Belgian women, focused on n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Isabelle A Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Lipids 41:415-22. 2006
    ..The main sources of long-chain PUFA were fish and seafood, and meat, poultry, and eggs. From a public health perspective, it seems desirable to tackle the problem of low n-3 PUFA intake...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. doi Determinants of nutrition knowledge in young and middle-aged Belgian women and the association with their dietary behaviour
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:788-92. 2009
    ..Women who had better knowledge of nutrition also exhibited better dietary behaviour, thus underlying the importance of nutrition education for improving dietary behaviour...
  10. doi Reproducibility and relative validity of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire designed for assessing the intake of dioxin-like contaminants
    Maaike Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Res 108:327-33. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the reproducibility and relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) designed to estimate the intake of dioxin-like contaminants...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. doi Self-reported physical activity in European adolescents: results from the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) study
    Katrien De Cocker
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 14:246-54. 2011
    ..Furthermore, self-reported PA patterns were evaluated in relation to gender, age category, weight status category and socio-economic status (SES)...
  13. doi The relation between the estimated dietary intake of PCDD/Fs and levels in blood in a Flemish population (50-65 years)
    Maaike Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Int 35:9-13. 2009
    ..Both the logistic and linear model confirmed the contribution of dietary intake to the dioxin activity measured in serum. Also BMI and region were found to be associated with dioxin activity levels...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi Determinants of ferritin and soluble transferrin receptors as iron status parameters in young adult women
    Ilse Pynaert
    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 12:1775-82. 2009
    ..To investigate associations between nutritional and non-nutritional variables and Fe status parameters, i.e. serum ferritin and soluble transferrin receptors (sTfR)...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. doi 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...
  18. ncbi Intake assessment for benzoates in different subgroups of the Flemish population
    Maaike Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:717-23. 2008
    ..A more precise estimation, using actual levels, is recommended...
  19. ncbi Estimated energy intake, macronutrient intake and meal pattern of Flemish adolescents
    C Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:366-75. 2003
    ..To describe the energy and macronutrient intake and the meal patterns of Flemish adolescents, aged 13-18 y...
  20. doi Reliability and validity of a healthy diet determinants questionnaire for adolescents
    Carine Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Gent University, De Pintelaan 185, 900 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 12:1830-8. 2009
    ..To describe the development of a short questionnaire including a wide range of personal, social and environmental constructs in relation to a healthy diet in an adolescent population...
  21. ncbi Young adolescents' nutrition assessment on computer (YANA-C)
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:658-67. 2005
    ..To assess the relative validity and acceptability of the computerised 24-h recall 'Young Adolescent's Nutrition Assessment on Computer (YANA-C)'...
  22. ncbi Iron intake and dietary sources of iron in Flemish adolescents
    I Pynaert
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:826-34. 2005
    ..To investigate the dietary iron intake and food sources of iron in Flemish adolescents...
  23. ncbi Evaluation of a 2-day food record to determine iron, calcium and vitamin C intake in young Belgian women
    I Pynaert
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:104-10. 2008
    ..Evaluation of a 2-day food record (FR) for the assessment of iron, calcium and vitamin C intake...
  24. ncbi Importance of seafood as nutrient source in the diet of Belgian adolescents
    I Sioen
    Department of Public Health, and Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:580-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the importance of seafood as a nutrient source in adolescents' diet and the extent to which seafood consumption can increase the intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin D...
  25. doi A feasibility study of using a diet optimization approach in a web-based computer-tailoring intervention for adolescents
    L Maes
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S76-81. 2008
    ..Adolescents are an interesting but neglected target group in obesity prevention. We assessed the feasibility of using a diet optimization approach for computer-tailored nutrition interventions for adolescents...
  26. ncbi Probabilistic approach to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure through eel consumption in recreational fishermen vs. the general population
    M Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Food Addit Contam 24:1386-93. 2007
    ..The Flemish catch-and-release obligation for eel, established in 2002, should be maintained and supervised (more) carefully...
  27. ncbi Dietary exposure to dioxin-like compounds in three age groups: results from the Flemish environment and health study
    Maaike Bilau
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Chemosphere 70:584-92. 2008
    ..The main contributors of dioxin-like substances are fish and seafood (25-43% of the total intake), added fats (22-25% of the total intake) and dairy products (17-20% of the total intake)...
  28. ncbi A concise overview of national nutrition action plans in the European Union Member States
    Carl Lachat
    Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 8:266-74. 2005
    ....
  29. doi Development and evaluation of a self-administered computerized 24-h dietary recall method for adolescents in Europe
    C A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S26-34. 2008
    ..To describe the development of a European computerized 24-h dietary recall method for adolescents, and to investigate the feasibility of self-administration (self report) by comparison with administration by a dietician (interview)...
  30. ncbi Assessing, understanding and modifying nutritional status, eating habits and physical activity in European adolescents: the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study
    L A Moreno
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 11:288-99. 2008
    ....