Liisa M Valsta

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Phyto-oestrogen database of foods and average intake in Finland
    Liisa M Valsta
    National Public Health Institute KTL, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Nutrition Unit, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300, Finland
    Br J Nutr 89:S31-8. 2003
  2. doi FINDIET 2007 Survey: energy and nutrient intakes
    Pirjo Pietinen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00270, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:920-4. 2010
  3. ncbi Food-based dietary guidelines for Finland--a staged approach
    L M Valsta
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 81:S49-55. 1999
  4. ncbi Estimation of plant sterol and cholesterol intake in Finland: quality of new values and their effect on intake
    L M Valsta
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Nutrition Unit, The National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 92:671-8. 2004
  5. pmc Body size at birth is associated with food and nutrient intake in adulthood
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e46139. 2012
  6. doi Early growth and postprandial appetite regulatory hormone responses
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 110:1591-600. 2013
  7. doi Modifying effects of alcohol on the postprandial glucose and insulin responses in healthy subjects
    Katja A Hätönen
    Departments of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:44-9. 2012
  8. ncbi Protein and fat modify the glycaemic and insulinaemic responses to a mashed potato-based meal
    Katja A Hätönen
    Department of Lifestyles and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 106:248-53. 2011
  9. doi Explaining the 25-year decline of serum cholesterol by dietary changes and use of lipid-lowering medication in Finland
    Liisa M Valsta
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:932-8. 2010
  10. ncbi Coffee does not modify postprandial glycaemic and insulinaemic responses induced by carbohydrates
    Katja A Hätönen
    Department of Lifestyles and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Mannerheimintie 166, 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 51:801-6. 2012

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  1. ncbi Phyto-oestrogen database of foods and average intake in Finland
    Liisa M Valsta
    National Public Health Institute KTL, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Nutrition Unit, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300, Finland
    Br J Nutr 89:S31-8. 2003
    ..The average intake of lignans and isoflavones in Finland seems to be low, but intake varies throughout the population...
  2. doi FINDIET 2007 Survey: energy and nutrient intakes
    Pirjo Pietinen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00270, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:920-4. 2010
    ..The National FINDIET surveys are carried out every 5 years to monitor dietary habits and nutrient intake of the adult Finnish population. The latest survey was carried out in 2007...
  3. ncbi Food-based dietary guidelines for Finland--a staged approach
    L M Valsta
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 81:S49-55. 1999
    ..More research is needed to determine the differences in food consumption patterns of different population groups before developing food-based dietary guidelines for these groups...
  4. ncbi Estimation of plant sterol and cholesterol intake in Finland: quality of new values and their effect on intake
    L M Valsta
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Nutrition Unit, The National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 92:671-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that researchers can have confidence in the new values for PS and cholesterol, because systematic evaluation of the new analytical values showed them to be of high quality...
  5. pmc Body size at birth is associated with food and nutrient intake in adulthood
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e46139. 2012
    ..We examined the association between body size at birth and intake of foods and macronutrients in adulthood...
  6. doi Early growth and postprandial appetite regulatory hormone responses
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 110:1591-600. 2013
    ..In conclusion, early growth may have a role in programming appetite regulatory hormone secretion in later life. Slow early growth is also associated with higher postprandial insulin and TAG responses but not with incretin levels...
  7. doi Modifying effects of alcohol on the postprandial glucose and insulin responses in healthy subjects
    Katja A Hätönen
    Departments of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:44-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, imputed GI values from 36 to 95 on the basis of carbohydrate-rich beverages have been used for beer in epidemiologic studies...
  8. ncbi Protein and fat modify the glycaemic and insulinaemic responses to a mashed potato-based meal
    Katja A Hätönen
    Department of Lifestyles and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 106:248-53. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the protein, fat and salad contents of a meal exert considerable influence on the glycaemic and insulinaemic responses to mashed potatoes. Furthermore, the estimation of the GI of a mixed meal by calculation is imprecise...
  9. doi Explaining the 25-year decline of serum cholesterol by dietary changes and use of lipid-lowering medication in Finland
    Liisa M Valsta
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:932-8. 2010
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  10. ncbi Coffee does not modify postprandial glycaemic and insulinaemic responses induced by carbohydrates
    Katja A Hätönen
    Department of Lifestyles and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Mannerheimintie 166, 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 51:801-6. 2012
    ..Strong epidemiological evidence suggests that coffee consumption is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes. In postprandial studies, however, caffeine consumption has been associated with impaired glucose regulation...
  11. doi Dietary survey methodology of FINDIET 2007 with a risk assessment perspective
    Heli Reinivuo
    Nutrition Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:915-9. 2010
    ..However, international standardisation projects are needed in order to estimate comparable food intakes...
  12. pmc Impact of early growth on postprandial responses in later life
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24070. 2011
    ..Our aim was to examine the impact of growth during infancy on postprandial responses to a fast-food meal (FF-meal) and a meal, which followed the macro-nutrient composition of the dietary guidelines (REC-meal)...
  13. doi Impact of overweight and glucose tolerance on postprandial responses to high- and low-glycaemic index meals
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Mannerheimintie 166, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 105:1627-34. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the LGI meal causes lower glucose and insulin responses, but higher TAG responses, than the HGI meal. The RGR of the meals does not differ between normal-weight and overweight subjects with NGT or IGT...
  14. doi Glycaemic index database for the epidemiological Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study
    Minna E Similä
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki FI 00300, Finland
    Br J Nutr 101:1400-5. 2009
    ..This, however, requires the availability of GI values for relevant local carbohydrate-containing foods...
  15. ncbi Labelling the salt content in foods: a useful tool in reducing sodium intake in Finland
    Pirjo Pietinen
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute KTL, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 11:335-40. 2008
    ..To estimate the impact of choosing food products labelled either as low or high in salt on salt intake in the Finnish adult population...
  16. pmc Low-, medium- and high-glycaemic index carbohydrates and risk of type 2 diabetes in men
    Minna E Similä
    Division of Welfare and Health Promotion, National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 105:1258-64. 2011
    ..The associations of dietary GI and GL with diabetes risk should be interpreted by considering nutritional correlates, as foods may have different properties that affect risk...
  17. ncbi Intake of lignans is associated with serum enterolactone concentration in Finnish men and women
    Annamari Kilkkinen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr 133:1830-3. 2003
    ..2 mg). The main dietary sources of lignans, i.e., whole grain, vegetables and fruits, are foods commonly associated with lower risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Serum EL concentration is a feasible biomarker of lignan intake...
  18. doi Monitoring diet and diet-related chronic disease risk factors in Finland
    Satu Mannisto
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:907-14. 2010
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  19. doi Mapping geographical variation in obesity in Finland
    Marjaana Lahti-Koski
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 18:637-43. 2008
    ..The geographical pattern of mean anthropometric values and obesity prevalence were studied applying a Bayesian hierarchical approach and Geographical Information Systems...
  20. ncbi Effects of reduced-fat diets with different fatty acid compositions on serum lipoprotein lipids and apolipoproteins
    A Aro
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 1:109-16. 1998
    ..To compare the effects on serum lipoproteins of three isocaloric diets with reduced total fat and saturated fatty acid (SFA) contents but with different proportions of monounsaturated (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA)...
  21. ncbi Sodium in the Finnish diet: II trends in dietary sodium intake and comparison between intake and 24-h excretion of sodium
    H Reinivuo
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1160-7. 2006
    ..To estimate cross-sectional and long-term dietary sodium intakes and sources in Finland, and to evaluate the validity of 48-h recall to assess sodium intake...
  22. ncbi Folate intake, plasma folate and homocysteine status in a random Finnish population
    G Alfthan
    Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:81-8. 2003
    ..To assess the folate status of Finnish adults using plasma folate and homocysteine as biomarkers and to evaluate dietary and supplementary folate intakes...
  23. ncbi Determinants of serum enterolactone concentration
    A Kilkkinen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:1094-100. 2001
    ..The lignan enterolactone, which is produced by the intestinal microflora from dietary precursors, may protect against hormone-dependent cancers and cardiovascular diseases...
  24. doi The association between salt intake and adult systolic blood pressure is modified by birth weight
    Mia Maria Perälä
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:422-6. 2011
    ..Nutritional factors, including salt intake, also influence blood pressure. However, it is unknown whether prenatal growth modifies the association between salt intake and blood pressure in later life...
  25. ncbi Iron status of adults in the capital area of Finland
    Marjaana Lahti-Koski
    Dept of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute KTL, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 42:287-92. 2003
    ..Enrichment of wheat flour with iron, which commenced in Finland in the mid-1970s, ceased in 1994. No data on iron status among adults have been published since 1993...
  26. ncbi Methodologic considerations in the measurement of glycemic index: glycemic response to rye bread, oatmeal porridge, and mashed potato
    Katja A Hätönen
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and of Health and Functional Capacity, The National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1055-61. 2006
    ..Methodologic choices affect measures of the glycemic index (GI). The effects on GI values of blood sampling site, reference food type, and the number of repeat tests have been insufficiently determined...
  27. doi Associations of vitamin D receptor, calcium-sensing receptor and parathyroid hormone gene polymorphisms with calcium homeostasis and peripheral bone density in adult Finns
    M M L Laaksonen
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 2:55-63. 2009
    ..Associations of vitamin D receptor (VDR) FokI, calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) A986S and parathyroid hormone (PTH) BstBI polymorphisms with calcium homeostasis and peripheral bone density were investigated in adult Finns...
  28. ncbi Vitamin D deficiency and bone health in healthy adults in Finland: could this be a concern in other parts of Europe?
    C J Lamberg-Allardt
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 16:2066-73. 2001
    ..Thus, the results of this study indicate that more attention should be focused on vitamin D status and the sources of vitamin D in these countries...