S I Barr

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Changes in body mass index in Canadians over a five-year period: results of a prospective, population-based study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:150. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Vegetarianism and menstrual cycle disturbances: is there an association?
    S I Barr
    School of Family and Nutritional Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:549S-54S. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Relative weight, weight loss efforts and nutrient intakes among health-conscious vegetarian, past vegetarian and nonvegetarian women ages 18 to 50
    S I Barr
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 19:781-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Canadian dietitians' views and practices regarding obesity and weight management
    S I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:503-12. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutritional considerations for vegetarian athletes
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Nutrition 20:696-703. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased dairy product or calcium intake: is body weight or composition affected in humans?
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Nutr 133:245S-248S. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Eating attitudes and habitual calcium intake in peripubertal girls are associated with initial bone mineral content and its change over 2 years
    S I Barr
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 16:940-7. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Healthy midlife Canadian women: how bone health is considered in their food choice systems
    G K Hammond
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 24:61-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary restraint, exercise, and bone density in young women: are they related?
    J A McLean
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1292-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity--why we must move from a casual acquaintance to a lifelong partnership. 2001 Ryley-Jeffs memorial lecture
    S I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Diet Pract Res 62:134-9. 2001

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Publications39

  1. pmc Changes in body mass index in Canadians over a five-year period: results of a prospective, population-based study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:150. 2007
    ..The initiation of the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study in 1996, and subsequent follow-up of the cohort 5 years later, provided longitudinal body mass index (BMI) data for a random sample of Canadians...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vegetarianism and menstrual cycle disturbances: is there an association?
    S I Barr
    School of Family and Nutritional Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:549S-54S. 1999
    ..Because the sample studied may not be representative of all vegetarian women, however, these results cannot be generalized. Population studies are needed to draw definitive conclusions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relative weight, weight loss efforts and nutrient intakes among health-conscious vegetarian, past vegetarian and nonvegetarian women ages 18 to 50
    S I Barr
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 19:781-8. 2000
    ..To compare relative weight, weight loss efforts and nutrient intakes among similarly health-conscious vegetarian, past vegetarian and nonvegetarian premenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Canadian dietitians' views and practices regarding obesity and weight management
    S I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:503-12. 2004
    ..To provide insight into Canadian dietitians' attitudes and practices regarding obesity and weight management...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutritional considerations for vegetarian athletes
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Nutrition 20:696-703. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the possibility of a disordered eating pattern should be investigated if a vegetarian diet is accompanied by unwarranted weight loss...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased dairy product or calcium intake: is body weight or composition affected in humans?
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Nutr 133:245S-248S. 2003
    ..However, the studies reviewed were not specifically designed or powered to address this issue; such studies are required...
  7. ncbi request reprint Eating attitudes and habitual calcium intake in peripubertal girls are associated with initial bone mineral content and its change over 2 years
    S I Barr
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 16:940-7. 2001
    ..9-7.6% to explained variance. Calcium intake predicted baseline, 2 years, and 2-year change in TB BMC, explaining 1.6-5.3% of variance. We conclude that both OC and habitual calcium intake may influence bone mineral acquisition...
  8. doi request reprint Healthy midlife Canadian women: how bone health is considered in their food choice systems
    G K Hammond
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 24:61-7. 2011
    ..This focus group study explored ways in which midlife women consider bone health in their personal food choice systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary restraint, exercise, and bone density in young women: are they related?
    J A McLean
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1292-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore relationships between dietary restraint and bone health in regularly menstruating young women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity--why we must move from a casual acquaintance to a lifelong partnership. 2001 Ryley-Jeffs memorial lecture
    S I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Diet Pract Res 62:134-9. 2001
    ..Moving from a casual acquaintance to a lifelong partnership will require modification of the education of nutrition and fitness professionals, as well as a personal commitment by members of both groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Canadian dietitians' approaches to counseling adult clients seeking weight-management advice
    Gwen E Chapman
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1275-9. 2005
    ..Further research to evaluate the effectiveness of dietitians' weight-management approaches and additional counseling training for dietitians will enhance practitioners' skills and confidence in this area...
  12. ncbi request reprint Self-reported lifetime physical activity and areal bone mineral density in healthy postmenopausal women: the importance of teenage activity
    C A Rideout
    Human Nutrition, University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Calcif Tissue Int 79:214-22. 2006
    ..Moderate physical activity during years of peak bone acquisition appears to have lasting benefits for lumbar spine and proximal femoral aBMD in postmenopausal women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and practices of self-defined current vegetarian, former vegetarian, and nonvegetarian women
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Food, Nutrition and Health, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:354-60. 2002
    ..To assess the diversity of vegetarians' dietary practices and how they change over time, and to explore perceptions of meat and dairy products among vegetarians, former vegetarians, and nonvegetarians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dietary restraint is associated with eating behaviors, lifestyle practices, personality characteristics and menstrual irregularity in college women
    Judy A McLean
    Human Nutrition, University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, B C, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Appetite 40:185-92. 2003
    ..Some of these behaviors or characteristics may influence menstrual function...
  15. ncbi request reprint Protein and bone health: literature review and counselling implications
    Gilles R Cloutier
    Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Diet Pract Res 64:5-11. 2003
    ..Practical advice on achieving bone health is given, with an emphasis on the use of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating in setting dietary goals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Toward increased capacity for practice-based research among health professionals: implementing a multisite qualitative research project with dietitians
    Gwen E Chapman
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:902-7. 2007
    ..They discuss the successes and challenges experienced by mentors and trainees, and provide recommendations for future initiatives to enhance capacity for qualitative, practice-based research among health care practitioners...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regulation of appetite in lean and obese adolescents after exercise: role of acylated and desacyl ghrelin
    Kerry J MacKelvie
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, Room K4 212, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6H 3V4
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:648-54. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that exercise could affect appetite-regulating hormones and the subjective desire to eat, which could partly explain the poor success rate of the existing interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle-related weight gain in obese men with newly diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea
    Karol A Traviss
    Sleep Disorders Program, UBC Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:703-6. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, symptoms, and calcium intakes of individuals with self-reported lactose intolerance
    Heather Y Lovelace
    University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:51-7. 2005
    ..To determine methods of diagnosis, symptoms, and calcium intake from food and supplements for individuals with self-reported lactose intolerance...
  20. doi request reprint GLP-1 and appetite responses to a meal in lean and overweight adolescents following exercise
    Jean Pierre Chanoine
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:202-4. 2008
    ..Increased physical activity is an integral part of weight loss programs in adolescents. We prospectively investigated the effects of exercise on glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) concentrations and on appetite markers...
  21. pmc The relationship between 24-h urinary cortisol and bone in healthy young women
    Jennifer L Bedford
    Human Nutrition, The University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Int J Behav Med 17:207-15. 2010
    ..Cortisol within the normal range has been associated with reduced bone density in the elderly, but little is known about this relationship in healthy young women...
  22. doi request reprint Reducing dietary sodium intake: the Canadian context
    Susan I Barr
    Food, Nutrition, and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:1-8. 2010
    ..Initiatives to reduce sodium in other parts of the world have demonstrated that it will be challenging to reduce sodium intake to the recommended range and will likely require many years to accomplish...
  23. ncbi request reprint Calcium and body fat in peripubertal girls: cross-sectional and longitudinal observations
    Susan I Barr
    Human Nutrition, University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1302-10. 2007
    ..The objective was to investigate whether calcium intake is independently associated with body fat in peripubertal girls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cognitive dietary restraint is associated with stress fractures in women runners
    Nanci S Guest
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:147-59. 2005
    ..0 +/- 5.4 vs. 8.4 +/- 4.3, P < 0.05). Subclinical menstrual cycle disturbances and increased cortisol levels that are associated with high CDR, might in turn contribute to lowered BMD and increased stress fracture risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Food experiences and eating patterns of visually impaired and blind people
    Marie Claire Bilyk
    Food, Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Diet Pract Res 70:13-8. 2009
    ..In this qualitative study, the food experiences and eating patterns of visually impaired and blind people were examined. Influencing factors were also explored...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interpreting and using the dietary references intakes in dietary assessment of individuals and groups
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:780-8. 2002
    ..Nutrition practitioners will find the new DRIs useful for assessing diets in a variety of settings. Computerized assessment systems will be important tools when incorporating these theoretical concepts into dietetic practice...
  27. ncbi request reprint Canadian dietitians' understanding of non-dieting approaches in weight management
    Gail Marchessault
    Faculty of Human Ecology, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 68:67-72. 2007
    ..How Canadian dietitians define and use non-dieting and size acceptance approaches (SAAs) in the context of weight management was explored...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food guides reflect similarities and differences in dietary guidance in three countries (Japan, Canada, and the United States)
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:141-8. 2007
    ..Although the process of developing the guides varied among the countries, the resulting recommended food patterns are remarkably consistent...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association between body mass index and health-related quality of life: data from CaMos, a stratified population study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Angada 4, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:1595-603. 2007
    ..We investigated this in the context of a population-based study, using a standard five-category weight classification system based on body mass index (BMI)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) should not be abandoned: an individual is both an individual and a member of a group
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:313-5; discussion 315-8. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Folate intakes and awareness of folate to prevent neural tube defects: a survey of women living in Vancouver, Canada
    Melissa R French
    Osteoporosis Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:181-5. 2003
    ..To estimate folate intake and knowledge in women of childbearing age, in relation to risk of neural tube defects...
  32. ncbi request reprint Re: "Estimated absorbable iron intakes in Quebec adults"
    Susan I Barr
    Can J Diet Pract Res 64:128; author reply 128-9. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Planning diets for individuals using the dietary reference intakes
    Susan I Barr
    Department of Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Nutr Rev 61:352-60. 2003
    ..This process is illustrated using case studies of a female vegetarian marathon runner and an older male smoker...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intakes of infants and toddlers
    Barbara Devaney
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:s14-21. 2004
    ..To assess the nutrient adequacy of the diets of US infants and toddlers 4 to 24 months of age...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of picky eaters among infants and toddlers and their caregivers' decisions about offering a new food
    Betty Ruth Carruth
    Nutrition Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:s57-64. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of added sugars on dietary quality
    Susan I Barr
    J Nutr 135:1336; author reply 1337. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Challenges in using the dietary reference intakes to plan diets for groups
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:267-71. 2005
    ..Several applications illustrating how to use the DRIs for planning the diets of individuals have been published, so this review will focus primarily on the methods that are recommended for planning the diets of groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint Applications of Dietary Reference Intakes in dietary assessment and planning
    Susan I Barr
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:66-73. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Using the new dietary reference intakes to assess diets: a map to the maze
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:267-75. 2002
    ..In addition, possible excessive consumption of many nutrients can be evaluated. The goal of this review is to provide a practical guide to the proper uses of the new DRIs when assessing intakes...