Susan Joyce Whiting

Summary

Affiliation: University of Saskatchewan
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary recommendations for vitamin D: a critical need for functional end points to establish an estimated average requirement
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Nutr 135:304-9. 2005
  2. pmc Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation
    Agnes Gozdzik
    Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:336. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intakes in North America and Asia-Pacific countries are not sufficient to prevent vitamin D insufficiency
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 103:626-30. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary Reference Intakes for the micronutrients: considerations for physical activity
    Susan J Whiting
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:80-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Symposium overview. Dietary Reference Intakes: considerations for physical activity
    Susan J Whiting
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:59-60. 2006
  6. pmc Calcium: a nutrient deserving a special issue
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon SK S7N 5C9, Canada Email
    Nutrients 2:1044-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary recommendations to meet both endocrine and autocrine needs of Vitamin D
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, 110 Science Place, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 97:7-12. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of net acid excretion by use of paper strips
    Susan Joyce Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nutrition 21:961-3. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The vitamin D status of Canadians relative to the 2011 Dietary Reference Intakes: an examination in children and adults with and without supplement use
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:128-35. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein, phosphorus and potassium are beneficial to bone mineral density in adult men consuming adequate dietary calcium
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:402-9. 2002

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary recommendations for vitamin D: a critical need for functional end points to establish an estimated average requirement
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Nutr 135:304-9. 2005
    ..Despite gaps in our knowledge, there are data from which new dietary reference intake values for vitamin D may be set...
  2. pmc Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation
    Agnes Gozdzik
    Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:336. 2008
    ..The main goal of this study was to examine the vitamin D status and vitamin D intake of young Canadian adults of diverse ancestry during the winter months...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intakes in North America and Asia-Pacific countries are not sufficient to prevent vitamin D insufficiency
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 103:626-30. 2007
    ..5 microg vitamin D in some of the population, but for many achieving the amount needed in the absence of skin synthesis requires intakes above the current upper level for vitamin D of 50 microg...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary Reference Intakes for the micronutrients: considerations for physical activity
    Susan J Whiting
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:80-5. 2006
    ..Understanding the origin of DRI values for micronutrients will assist in understanding how to use the values in assessment and planning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Symposium overview. Dietary Reference Intakes: considerations for physical activity
    Susan J Whiting
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:59-60. 2006
    ..It was therefore timely to review the recommendations, describe the considerations for physical activity that went into setting the recommendations, and, where possible, indicate how the DRIs may be applied to athletes...
  6. pmc Calcium: a nutrient deserving a special issue
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon SK S7N 5C9, Canada Email
    Nutrients 2:1044-7. 2010
    ..This Special Issue on calcium nutrition, spanning the lifecycle from critically ill neonates through to older adults, has been written by some of the leading researchers in this field...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary recommendations to meet both endocrine and autocrine needs of Vitamin D
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, 110 Science Place, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 97:7-12. 2005
    ..New recommendations for Vitamin D should be made for the otherwise healthy populations in greatest need of dietary Vitamin D due to lack of adequate sun exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measurement of net acid excretion by use of paper strips
    Susan Joyce Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nutrition 21:961-3. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether a pH paper strip measurement of overnight (i.e., first void) urine would reflect 24-h NAE, measured as excretion rates of titratable acid minus bicarbonate plus ammonium...
  9. doi request reprint The vitamin D status of Canadians relative to the 2011 Dietary Reference Intakes: an examination in children and adults with and without supplement use
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:128-35. 2011
    ..The Canadian population has not yet been assessed according to these recommendations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein, phosphorus and potassium are beneficial to bone mineral density in adult men consuming adequate dietary calcium
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:402-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine relationships of calcium (Ca), protein (Pr), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) to measures of bone mineral density in adult men...
  11. doi request reprint Correcting poor vitamin D status: do older adults need higher repletion doses of vitamin D3 than younger adults?
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1077-84. 2010
    ..Other strategies including bolus and loading doses are described. No study reported adverse effects of using oral intakes about the current upper level of 50 microg (2000 IU)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors that affect bone mineral accrual in the adolescent growth spurt
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada, S7N 5C9
    J Nutr 134:696S-700S. 2004
    ..Specific dietary and nutrient recommendations for adolescents are needed in order to ensure optimal bone growth and consolidation during this important life stage...
  13. doi request reprint Calcium requirements for bone growth in Canadian boys and girls during adolescence
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    Br J Nutr 103:575-80. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Overview of the proceedings from Experimental Biology 2005 symposium: Optimizing Vitamin D Intake for Populations with Special Needs: Barriers to Effective Food Fortification and Supplementation
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5C9, Canada
    J Nutr 136:1114-6. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Many adult Canadians are not meeting current calcium recommendations from food and supplement intake
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N5C9, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:191-6. 2009
    ..The calcium intake of Canadian adults remains in need of improvement, despite fortification and supplement use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Protein content of puréed diets: implications for planning
    Wendy J Dahl
    Saskatoon Helath Region, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 68:99-102. 2007
    ..The appropriateness of protein levels of puréed diets in LTC facilities was determined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and vitamin/ mineral supplement use in Canada
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5C9
    Health Rep 21:19-25. 2010
    ..This article examines factors related to Canadians' use of such supplements, with emphasis on associations with household income and education...
  18. ncbi request reprint Calcium supplementation trials and bone mass development in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Nutr Rev 64:204-9. 2006
    ..Positive short-term effects on bone measures during growth has been shown in boys and girls, particularly in weight-bearing appendicular bone, although the lifelong effect is not certain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationships of activity and sugar drink intake on fat mass development in youths
    Clark A Mundt
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1245-54. 2006
    ..To determine whether a significant relationship exists between fat mass (FM) development and physical activity (PA) and/or sugar-sweetened drink (SD) consumption in healthy boys and girls aged 8-19 yr...
  20. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effects of flaxseed lignan complex on metabolic syndrome composite score and bone mineral in older adults
    Stephen M Cornish
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N5B2, Canada smc
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:89-98. 2009
    ..Flaxseed lignan had no effect on bone mineral density or content, body composition, lipoproteins, glucose, or inflammation...
  21. doi request reprint Despite mandatory fortification of staple foods, vitamin D intakes of Canadian children and adults are inadequate
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:301-3. 2010
    ..Consideration should be given to strategies to improve vitamin D intake of Canadians by increasing both the amount of vitamin D added to foods and range of foods eligible for fortification...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of dietary protein on bone mineral mass in young adults may be modulated by adolescent calcium intake
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada S7N 5C9
    J Nutr 137:2674-9. 2007
    ..05). Our results indicate that when calcium intake is adequate, protein intake has a beneficial effect on the bone mass of young adult females. Protein, in the absence of sufficient calcium, does not confer as much benefit to bone...
  23. ncbi request reprint Positive effects of vegetable and fruit consumption and calcium intake on bone mineral accrual in boys during growth from childhood to adolescence: the University of Saskatchewan Pediatric Bone Mineral Accrual Study
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:700-6. 2005
    ..Recent studies of children and adolescents examined the effects of foods such as milk products and fruit and vegetables on bone growth; however, few studies included both boys and girls...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nutrient inadequacies among elderly residents of long-term care facilities
    Christina O Lengyel
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
    Can J Diet Pract Res 69:82-8. 2008
    ..Regular, non-therapeutic diets were examined in long-term care (LTC) residents to determine whether these residents consumed adequate nutrients according to current recommendations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of Canadians in the 1990s using population-weighted data derived from the provincial nutrition surveys
    Jadwiga H Dolega-Cieszkowski
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, 110 Science Place, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:753-8. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of fruit on net acid and urinary calcium excretion in an acute feeding trial of women
    Janet Amy Bell
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nutrition 20:492-3. 2004
    ..Further, there is no evidence that only fresh fruits and vegetables must be consumed for a beneficial effect on bone...
  27. ncbi request reprint Elderly women need dietary protein to maintain bone mass
    Janet Bell
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Nutr Rev 60:337-41. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of thickened beverages fortified with inulin on beverage acceptance, gastrointestinal function, and bone resorption in institutionalized adults
    Wendy J Dahl
    Food and Nutrition Services, Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Nutrition 21:308-11. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Vitamin fortification of puréed foods for long-term care residents
    Jennifer L Adolphe
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 70:143-50. 2009
    ..A fortification procedure was developed at a long-term care (LTC) facility, and nutrient intakes and serum vitamin levels were assessed to determine whether they subsequently increased...
  30. doi request reprint The development and evaluation of a food frequency questionnaire used in assessing vitamin D intake in a sample of healthy young Canadian adults of diverse ancestry
    Hongyu Wu
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK, Canada
    Nutr Res 29:255-61. 2009
    ..10). Because Canadians are reliant on dietary intakes of vitamin D in the wintertime, especially those with higher skin melanin, our FFQ can monitor and provide information on intake and food group consumption...
  31. ncbi request reprint Obesity is not protective for bones in childhood and adolescence
    Susan J Whiting
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Nutr Rev 60:27-30. 2002
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  32. doi request reprint Health effects with consumption of the flax lignan secoisolariciresinol diglucoside
    Jennifer L Adolphe
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    Br J Nutr 103:929-38. 2010
    ..The present review discusses the potential health benefits of SDG in humans, with supporting evidence from animal studies, and offers suggestions for future research...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early milk intake, later bone health: results from using the milk history questionnaire
    Hassanali Vatanparast
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5C9, Canada
    Nutr Rev 62:256-60. 2004
    ..By contrast, a recent study indicates that early milk intake has no beneficial effect on bone mineral density in black women. The milk history questionnaire can assist in determining diet-bone relationships in various groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of flax fiber on laxation and glycemic response in healthy volunteers
    Wendy J Dahl
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Med Food 8:508-11. 2005
    ..015, respectively). Peak blood glucose values and AUC were improved by ingestion of flax fiber in healthy subjects. In conclusion, a flax fiber supplement provides the benefits of soluble and insoluble fiber...
  35. doi request reprint Beverage intake improvement by high school students in Saskatchewan, Canada
    Elisabeth Lo
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5C9
    Nutr Res 28:144-50. 2008
    ..A peer educator school-based nutrition education approach can lead to a decrease in sugary beverage intake in high school children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Increased stool frequency occurs when finely processed pea hull fiber is added to usual foods consumed by elderly residents in long-term care
    Wendy J Dahl
    College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1199-202. 2003
    ..001). With treatment, prune-based laxative administration decreased (P<.001). Thus, addition of a moderate amount of finely processed fiber to foods results in increased bowel frequency in institutionalized elderly individuals...