Chrystalleni Lazarou

Summary

Affiliation: Harokopio University
Country: Cyprus

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of diet in prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: implications for public health
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 52:382-9. 2012
  2. pmc Use of dietary indexes among children in developed countries
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition Science Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Adv Nutr 2:295-303. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Dietary patterns analysis using data mining method. An application to data from the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, 70 Eleftheriou Venizelou Str, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 108:706-14. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity mediates the protective effect of the Mediterranean diet on children's obesity status: The CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Nutrition 26:61-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A critical review of current evidence, perspectives and research implications of diet-related traditions of the Eastern Christian Orthodox Church on dietary intakes and health consequences
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:739-58. 2010
  6. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels are associated with adiposity and a high inflammatory foods index in mountainous Cypriot children
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 29:779-83. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The role of folic acid in prevention and treatment of depression: an overview of existing evidence and implications for practice
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:161-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effects of reflexology on fibromyalgia symptoms: a multiple case study
    Thora Jenny Gunnarsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:167-72. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint E-KINDEX: a dietary screening tool to assess children's obesogenic dietary habits
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:100-12. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Children's physical activity, TV watching and obesity in Cyprus: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 20:70-7. 2010

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The role of diet in prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: implications for public health
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 52:382-9. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Use of dietary indexes among children in developed countries
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition Science Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Adv Nutr 2:295-303. 2011
    ..However, understanding the advantages and limitations when applying them in research and public health settings is important, and more research is needed to further develop their utility...
  3. doi request reprint Dietary patterns analysis using data mining method. An application to data from the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, 70 Eleftheriou Venizelou Str, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 108:706-14. 2012
    ..Thus, a more individualized approach when translating public health messages could be achieved...
  4. doi request reprint Physical activity mediates the protective effect of the Mediterranean diet on children's obesity status: The CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Nutrition 26:61-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the association between adherence to the MD and obesity status in children...
  5. doi request reprint A critical review of current evidence, perspectives and research implications of diet-related traditions of the Eastern Christian Orthodox Church on dietary intakes and health consequences
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:739-58. 2010
    ..It is being deemed important that dieticians and health professionals are able to exploit this dietary scheme of periodic vegetarianism and advise the ECOC adherents on how to further improve their meal planning...
  6. doi request reprint C-reactive protein levels are associated with adiposity and a high inflammatory foods index in mountainous Cypriot children
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 29:779-83. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was thus to examine the association between overall and central obesity and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in Cypriot children of Greek ancestry...
  7. doi request reprint The role of folic acid in prevention and treatment of depression: an overview of existing evidence and implications for practice
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:161-6. 2010
    ..Folic acid is a promising nutrient in relation to augmentation of depression treatment efficiency. Our aim is to present an overview of the potential ways in which folic acid may be associated with depression...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of reflexology on fibromyalgia symptoms: a multiple case study
    Thora Jenny Gunnarsdottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:167-72. 2010
    ..To explore the effects of reflexology on pain and other symptoms in women with fibromyalgia syndrome [FM]...
  9. ncbi request reprint E-KINDEX: a dietary screening tool to assess children's obesogenic dietary habits
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:100-12. 2011
    ..To date, no published dietary indices have evaluated the overall effects of various dietary components, beliefs, and practices on the development of obesity in children...
  10. doi request reprint Children's physical activity, TV watching and obesity in Cyprus: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 20:70-7. 2010
    ..e. body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), percentage of body fat (BF%) and 'total & abdominal obesity' (TAO)]...
  11. doi request reprint Foods E-KINDEX: a dietary index associated with reduced blood pressure levels among young children: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1070-5. 2009
    ..The Foods E-KINDEX score is independently associated with lower BP among healthy children. This finding might have implications in public health and should be further explored...
  12. doi request reprint Level of adherence to the Mediterranean diet among children from Cyprus: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 12:991-1000. 2009
    ..The Mediterranean diet (MD) prototype is widely used as an educational tool in public health programmes; few studies, however, have been conducted on the adherence of children to this diet...
  13. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in preadolescent children and their parents in Cyprus: prevalence and associated socio-demographic factors - the CYKIDS study
    C Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obes Rev 9:185-93. 2008
    ..Prevalence of OW/OB was related to socio-demographic factors, especially among adults and women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nutritional approaches in tackling hypertension
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Br J Community Nurs 13:423-8. 2008
    ..Finally, further implications for community nursing practice are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors are determinants of children's blood pressure levels: the CYKIDS study
    C Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition Science and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Hum Hypertens 23:456-63. 2009
    ..Conclusively, our study suggests that lifestyle factors play an important role in determining BP levels in children; a finding that underlines the importance of lifestyle modifications in children...
  16. doi request reprint Urbanization influences dietary habits of Cypriot children: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Public Health 54:69-77. 2009
    ..Therefore, we aimed to examine the relationship between dietary habits of preadolescent children in Cyprus and their place of residence, with reference to nutrition transition...
  17. doi request reprint The influence of parents' dietary beliefs and behaviours on children's dietary beliefs and behaviours. The CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Appetite 51:690-6. 2008
    ..We propose that parents are likely to exert their influence in shaping eating habits and subsequently obesity development in their children, by influencing their children's dietary beliefs and behaviours...
  18. pmc Dietary and other lifestyle characteristics of Cypriot school children: results from the nationwide CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 9:147. 2009
    ..Thus, the objective of this work was to describe lifestyle characteristics of a representative segment of Cypriot school children and provide implications for school health education...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns among preadolescent children in Cyprus: the CYKIDS study
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Phys Act Health 6:185-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to summarize patterns of correlations between variables and reduce a large number of variables to a smaller number of factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overview of depression: epidemiology and implications for community nursing practice
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopia University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Br J Community Nurs 16:41-7. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Review of epidemiology of depression and implications for community nursing practice
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, A rthens, Greece
    East Afr J Public Health 7:246-9. 2010
    ..It also discusses the role of nurses in the community, in order to improve recognition rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns and sedentary behaviors of children from urban and rural areas of Cyprus
    Eirini Bathrellou
    Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:66-70. 2007
    ..In the present study we examined the physical activity patterns and sedentary behaviours of children living in urban and rural areas of Cyprus, where major demographic shifts have occurred the last decades...
  23. ncbi request reprint The role of nurses in the prevention and management of obesity
    Chrystalleni Lazarou
    Harokopio University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nurs 19:641-7. 2010
    ..This paper discusses the nursing implications in relation to the prevention and management of obesity...