B L Heitmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi Mortality associated with body fat, fat-free mass and body mass index among 60-year-old swedish men-a 22-year follow-up. The study of men born in 1913
    B L Heitmann
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:33-7. 2000
  2. ncbi Do we eat less fat, or just report so?
    B L Heitmann
    Department of Medicine CF, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:435-42. 2000
  3. ncbi Ten-year trends in overweight and obesity among Danish men and women aged 30-60 years
    B L Heitmann
    Copenhagen County Centre for Preventive Medicine, Medical Department FC, Glostrup University, Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1347-52. 2000
  4. ncbi Gender, obesity and health
    Berit Lilienthal Heitmann
    Unit for Dietary Studies, Copenhagen County Centre of Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Ndr Ringvej 57, Entrance 8, 7th Floor, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Sb Lek 103:465-70. 2002
  5. ncbi Dietary patterns and mortality in Danish men and women: a prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 85:219-25. 2001
  6. ncbi Waist circumference and body composition in relation to all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women
    J Bigaard
    The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:778-84. 2005
  7. pmc Food intake patterns, self rated health and mortality in Danish men and women. A prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:399-403. 2001
  8. doi Associations between dietary intake and body fat independent of genetic and familial environmental background
    A L Hasselbalch
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Capital Region, Copenhagen University Hospitals, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:892-8. 2010
  9. ncbi OPEN about obesity: recovery biomarkers, dietary reporting errors and BMI
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden, and Research Unit for Dietary Studies at Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:956-61. 2007
  10. ncbi Assessment of habitual energy and macronutrient intake in adults: comparison of a seven day food record with a dietary history interview
    S Høidrup
    Copenhagen County Centre for Preventive Medicine, Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Medical Dept M, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:105-13. 2002

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  1. ncbi Mortality associated with body fat, fat-free mass and body mass index among 60-year-old swedish men-a 22-year follow-up. The study of men born in 1913
    B L Heitmann
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:33-7. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Do we eat less fat, or just report so?
    B L Heitmann
    Department of Medicine CF, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:435-42. 2000
    ..To examine secular trends in diet reporting error...
  3. ncbi Ten-year trends in overweight and obesity among Danish men and women aged 30-60 years
    B L Heitmann
    Copenhagen County Centre for Preventive Medicine, Medical Department FC, Glostrup University, Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1347-52. 2000
    ..The objective of the study was, therefore, to describe the development over 10 y in moderate and severe overweight in Danish adults aged 30-60 y...
  4. ncbi Gender, obesity and health
    Berit Lilienthal Heitmann
    Unit for Dietary Studies, Copenhagen County Centre of Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Ndr Ringvej 57, Entrance 8, 7th Floor, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Sb Lek 103:465-70. 2002
  5. ncbi Dietary patterns and mortality in Danish men and women: a prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 85:219-25. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi Waist circumference and body composition in relation to all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women
    J Bigaard
    The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:778-84. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of waist circumference and body composition (body fat and fat-free mass), mutually adjusted, to all-cause mortality...
  7. pmc Food intake patterns, self rated health and mortality in Danish men and women. A prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:399-403. 2001
    ..To examine whether self rated health confounds or modifies the relation between a prudent food intake pattern and mortality and to study whether the prudent food intake pattern predicts subsequent changes in self rated health...
  8. doi Associations between dietary intake and body fat independent of genetic and familial environmental background
    A L Hasselbalch
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Capital Region, Copenhagen University Hospitals, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:892-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether habitual dietary intake was associated with body fat mass and body fat distribution, independently of possible confounding by the genetic and shared environmental background...
  9. ncbi OPEN about obesity: recovery biomarkers, dietary reporting errors and BMI
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden, and Research Unit for Dietary Studies at Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:956-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to characterize obese and non-obese individuals with respect to reporting errors observed with two common dietary instruments, using energy and protein recovery biomarkers as reference measures...
  10. ncbi Assessment of habitual energy and macronutrient intake in adults: comparison of a seven day food record with a dietary history interview
    S Høidrup
    Copenhagen County Centre for Preventive Medicine, Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Medical Dept M, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:105-13. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi Food intake patterns and body mass index in observational studies
    P Togo
    Centre for Preventive Medicine, Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1741-51. 2001
    ..To review studies of patterns of food intake, as assessed by diet index, factor analysis or cluster analysis, and their associations with body mass index or obesity (BMI/Ob)...
  12. doi Association between sweet drink intake and adiposity in Danish children participating in a long-term intervention study
    B W Jensen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, Copenhagen University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Pediatr Obes 8:259-70. 2013
    ..The majority of these studies were, however, conducted in the USA and it is uncertain if the results are applicable to non-US countries...
  13. doi Combined effects of weight loss and physical activity on all-cause mortality of overweight men and women
    J N Østergaard
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:760-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the excess deaths associated with weight loss in combination with leisure time physical activity among overweight or obese people...
  14. ncbi A longitudinal study of food intake patterns and obesity in adult Danish men and women
    P Togo
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:583-93. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that specific food intake patterns or changes in food intake patterns were related to future changes in body mass index (BMI)...
  15. ncbi Prediction of fat-free body mass from bioelectrical impedance among 9- to 11-year-old Swedish children
    B M Nielsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:521-39. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi Intake of ruminant trans fatty acids in the Danish population aged 1-80 years
    M U Jakobsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies and Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:312-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the intake of ruminant trans fatty acids (TFA) in the Danish population aged 1-80 years...
  17. doi Obesity: lessons from evolution and the environment
    B L Heitmann
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen University Hospitals, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Rev 13:910-22. 2012
    ..At present, the impact of assortative mating on obesity prevalence is unambiguously positive. The complexity that appeared can only be fully appreciated by setting the data into the context of our evolutionary history...
  18. ncbi The relation between drinking pattern and body mass index and waist and hip circumference
    J S Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:490-7. 2005
    ..To study the association between alcohol drinking pattern and obesity...
  19. ncbi Imprecise methods may both obscure and aggravate a relation between fat and breast cancer
    B L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:925-7. 2007
    ..Whether the net result of the random and non-random bias aggravates or obscures relations depends on the relative magnitude of the two...
  20. ncbi Night eating and weight change in middle-aged men and women
    G S Andersen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1338-43. 2004
    ..To examine the association between the habit of eating at night, and the 5-y preceding and 6-y subsequent weight changes in a middle-aged population, with particular focus on the obese...
  21. doi Linking definition of childhood and adolescent obesity to current health outcomes
    A R A Adegboye
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:130-42. 2010
    ..To evaluate the ability of body mass index (BMI) and fat location indices to predict clustering of risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic disorders in children and adolescents...
  22. ncbi Prevalence of obesity in Denmark
    P Due
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Rev 8:187-9. 2007
    ..A close association with birth cohorts indicates a need for further aetiological research, not only into behavioural factors, but also into early life factors that may explain some of this developmental pattern...
  23. doi Hip Hip Hurrah! Hip size inversely related to heart disease and total mortality
    B L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Obes Rev 12:478-81. 2011
    ..In this 'viewpoint', we wish to draw attention to the emerging body of evidence and to encourage researchers to continue collecting measures of lower body size in their surveys...
  24. doi Endocrine-disrupting chemicals and obesity development in humans: a review
    J L Tang-Péronard
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Rev 12:622-36. 2011
    ..The study findings suggest that some endocrine disruptors may play a role for the development of the obesity epidemic, in addition to the more commonly perceived putative contributors...
  25. doi Combined influence of leisure-time physical activity and hip circumference on all-cause mortality
    J N Østergaard
    Department of Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E78-85. 2013
    ..Hip circumference has been shown to be inversely associated with mortality. Muscle atrophy in the gluteofemoral region may be a possible explanation and thus physical activity is likely to play an important role...
  26. doi Intake of calorically sweetened beverages and obesity
    N J Olsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Rev 10:68-75. 2009
    ..However, there seems to be no support that the association between intake of calorically sweetened beverages and obesity is mediated via increased energy intake, and alternative biological explanations should be explored...
  27. doi Stigmatization of obese children and adolescents, the importance of gender
    J L Tang-Péronard
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Rev 9:522-34. 2008
    ..There is a need to conduct further studies that are specifically designed to evaluate gender differences in stigmatization of overweight children and adolescents, and for studies focusing on preventing this stigmatization...
  28. doi Remaining teeth, cardiovascular morbidity and death among adult Danes
    B L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Prev Med 47:156-60. 2008
    ..To examine if number of remaining teeth was associated with development of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality over 5-12 years...
  29. doi Editors' introduction
    B L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:S1-2. 2007
  30. ncbi Sexual function and obesity
    S H Larsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1189-98. 2007
    ..To review the literature on the relationship between obesity and sexual function...
  31. ncbi Waist and hip circumferences and all-cause mortality: usefulness of the waist-to-hip ratio?
    J Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:741-7. 2004
    ..To investigate whether waist and hip circumferences, in addition to body mass index (BMI), are related to all-cause mortality. We studied these associations and tested the usefulness of the waist-to-hip ratio for mortality prediction...
  32. ncbi Composition (lean and fat tissue) of weight changes in adult Danes
    Berit Lilienthal Heitmann
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, University Hospital, København K, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:840-7. 2002
    ..Weight loss may be associated with unfavorable changes in body composition not compensated for by subsequent weight gain...
  33. ncbi Waist circumference, BMI, smoking, and mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 11:895-903. 2003
    ..Measurement of waist circumference alone as a proxy of abdominal fat mass has been suggested as a simple clinical alternative to BMI for detecting adults with possible health risks due to obesity...
  34. ncbi [Prevention of obesity]
    Thomas Meinert Larsen
    Den Kongelige Veterinaer og Landbohøjskole, Institut for Human Ernaering, Levnedsmiddelcenteret, og Enheden for Epidemiologisk Kostforskning, og Center for Epidemiologisk Grundforskning, Frederiksberg C
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:155-9. 2006
    ..Despite the lack of documentation, many initiatives are being undertaken, both nationally and internationally, and it is recommended that Denmark also initiate a collaborative official effort...
  35. ncbi Can adverse effects of dietary fat intake be overestimated as a consequence of dietary fat underreporting?
    Berit Lilienthal Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies and Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 8:1322-7. 2005
    ..To describe the consequences of systematic reporting bias by the obese for diet-disease relationships...
  36. ncbi Glycaemic index and glycaemic load in relation to blood lipids - 6 years of follow-up in adult Danish men and women
    Anne Lene Oxlund
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies and Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Øster Søgade 18, 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 9:737-45. 2006
    ..Cross-sectional studies have suggested an association between glycaemic index (GI) or glycaemic load (GL) and serum lipids. However, no prospective studies have been performed...