Vera Mikkilä

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Factors linked to obesity and body weight perception in adolescents]
    Vera Mikkilä
    TAYS n lastenklinikka PL 2000, 33521 Tampere
    Duodecim 118:921-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Associates of obesity and weight dissatisfaction among Finnish adolescents
    Vera Mikkilä
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 6:49-56. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in diet from childhood into adulthood with respect to risk of cardiovascular diseases: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    V Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1038-45. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistent dietary patterns identified from childhood to adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    V Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, PO Box 66, FIN 00 014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 93:923-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Major dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors from childhood to adulthood. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Vera Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:218-25. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Long-term dietary patterns and carotid artery intima media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Vera Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 102:1507-12. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Lactase gene c/t(-13910) polymorphism, calcium intake, and pQCT bone traits in Finnish adults
    Sanna Tolonen
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 88:153-61. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Association of apolipoprotein E promoter polymorphisms with bone structural traits is modified by dietary saturated fat intake - the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Sanna Tolonen
    Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Bone 48:1058-65. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Genetic lactase non-persistence, consumption of milk products and intakes of milk nutrients in Finns from childhood to young adulthood
    Marika M L Laaksonen
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 66, FIN 00014, Finland
    Br J Nutr 102:8-17. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sense of coherence, food selection and leisure time physical activity in type 1 diabetes
    Aila J Ahola
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 40:621-8. 2012

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint [Factors linked to obesity and body weight perception in adolescents]
    Vera Mikkilä
    TAYS n lastenklinikka PL 2000, 33521 Tampere
    Duodecim 118:921-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Associates of obesity and weight dissatisfaction among Finnish adolescents
    Vera Mikkilä
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 6:49-56. 2003
    ..We investigated behavioural and socio-economic factors associated with obesity and weight dissatisfaction among Finnish adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in diet from childhood into adulthood with respect to risk of cardiovascular diseases: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    V Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1038-45. 2004
    ..To assess nutrient intakes relevant in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among young adults in Finland and to find past and present determinants of quality of diet...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistent dietary patterns identified from childhood to adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    V Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, PO Box 66, FIN 00 014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 93:923-31. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that food behaviour and concrete food choices are established already in childhood or adolescence and may significantly track into adulthood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Major dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors from childhood to adulthood. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Vera Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:218-25. 2007
    ..Our results support earlier findings that dietary patterns have a role in the development of CVD...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term dietary patterns and carotid artery intima media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Vera Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 102:1507-12. 2009
    ..01), but not in women (P = 0.66). Long-term adherence to traditional food choices seems to increase the risk of developing subclinical atherosclerosis among Finnish men...
  7. doi request reprint Lactase gene c/t(-13910) polymorphism, calcium intake, and pQCT bone traits in Finnish adults
    Sanna Tolonen
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, P O Box 66, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 88:153-61. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the C/T(-13910) polymorphism was associated with trabecular density at the distal radius and tibia in men. These differences may be due to the differences in calcium intake between the lactase genotypes...
  8. doi request reprint Association of apolipoprotein E promoter polymorphisms with bone structural traits is modified by dietary saturated fat intake - the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Sanna Tolonen
    Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Bone 48:1058-65. 2011
    ..Furthermore, high longitudinal SAFA intake seems to be more detrimental to bone in women with the -219T/T and +133C/C genotypes than others...
  9. doi request reprint Genetic lactase non-persistence, consumption of milk products and intakes of milk nutrients in Finns from childhood to young adulthood
    Marika M L Laaksonen
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 66, FIN 00014, Finland
    Br J Nutr 102:8-17. 2009
    ..Thus, in those with the C/C- 13910 genotype, preference for low-lactose milk and milk products may decrease the risk for inadequate Ca intake...
  10. doi request reprint Sense of coherence, food selection and leisure time physical activity in type 1 diabetes
    Aila J Ahola
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 40:621-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that patients with weak sense of coherence have less prudent food choices and lower physical activity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Schoolchildren's food consumption and dietary intake during the dry season in north-west Namibia
    Liisa Vähätalo
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 56:367-75. 2005
    ..7 MJ/day for rural subjects. The intakes of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate were inadequate in both groups. Our findings show that during the dry season, the diets of Namibian school-aged children are monotonous...
  12. ncbi request reprint Household educational level as a determinant of consumption of raw vegetables among male and female adolescents
    E B Roos
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 33:282-91. 2001
    ..A further aim was to investigate whether the associations were the same for male and female adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Childhood serum cholesterol ester fatty acids are associated with blood pressure 27 y later in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Jari E Kaikkonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1422-31. 2012
    ..In adults, dietary fatty acids (FAs) modify blood pressure (BP), but it is not known whether childhood FA quality is associated with adulthood BP...
  14. doi request reprint Many patients with Type 1 diabetes estimate their prandial insulin need inappropriately
    Aila J Ahola
    Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Diabetes 2:194-202. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine how often patients with Type 1 diabetes achieve normal postprandial glucose concentrations and to evaluate factors associated with postprandial hypo- and hyperglycemia...