U Alexy

Summary

Affiliation: Research Institute of Child Nutrition
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lunch habits of German children and adolescents: composition and dietary quality
    U Alexy
    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 62:75-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Diet costs and energy density in the diet of German children and adolescents
    U Alexy
    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1362-3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint 24 h-Sodium excretion and hydration status in children and adolescents--results of the DONALD Study
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn, Heinstueck 11, 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Clin Nutr 31:78-84. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Pattern of long-term fat intake and BMI during childhood and adolescence--results of the DONALD Study
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1203-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensory preferences and discrimination ability of children before and after an obesity intervention
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:116-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Breakfast trends in children and adolescents: frequency and quality
    Ute Alexy
    Forschungsinstitut für Kinderernährung, Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 13:1795-802. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Whole grain in children's diet: intake, food sources and trends
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:745-51. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Convenience food in the diet of children and adolescents: consumption and composition
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, University of Bonn, Heinstueck 11, 44225, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 99:345-51. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of dietary fibre intake from infancy to adolescence against various references--results of the DONALD Study
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:909-14. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential renal acid load in the diet of children and adolescents: impact of food groups, age and time trends
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 11:300-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Lunch habits of German children and adolescents: composition and dietary quality
    U Alexy
    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 62:75-9. 2013
    ..Data from the ongoing, open-cohort Dortmund Nutritional and Anthropometric Longitudinally Designed (DONALD) study were used to describe warm family lunch meals and the association of the lunch composition with total diet quality...
  2. doi request reprint Diet costs and energy density in the diet of German children and adolescents
    U Alexy
    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1362-3. 2012
    ..Higher % diet costs of fruit/vegetables could be compensated by lower % diet costs of meat/sausage to lower ED without increasing diet costs...
  3. ncbi request reprint 24 h-Sodium excretion and hydration status in children and adolescents--results of the DONALD Study
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn, Heinstueck 11, 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Clin Nutr 31:78-84. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Pattern of long-term fat intake and BMI during childhood and adolescence--results of the DONALD Study
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1203-9. 2004
    ..No single dietary factor has been clearly identified so far. We analyzed long-term fat intake patterns during childhood and adolescence and their influence on body fatness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensory preferences and discrimination ability of children before and after an obesity intervention
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:116-9. 2010
    ..For both preference and sensitivity tests, there was no significant difference in experimental test decisions between the three time points...
  6. doi request reprint Breakfast trends in children and adolescents: frequency and quality
    Ute Alexy
    Forschungsinstitut für Kinderernährung, Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 13:1795-802. 2010
    ..Knowledge of changes in breakfast habits may provide potential behaviour targets for intervention programmes. The present study describes the actual data on trends in breakfast habits and composition...
  7. doi request reprint Whole grain in children's diet: intake, food sources and trends
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:745-51. 2010
    ..To quantify the intake of grain and whole grain, and their food sources, as well as to investigate the age and time trends over the last decade in a sample of German children and adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Convenience food in the diet of children and adolescents: consumption and composition
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, University of Bonn, Heinstueck 11, 44225, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 99:345-51. 2008
    ..The composition of convenience food was characterised by a high fat content and a high number of flavourings and food additives...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of dietary fibre intake from infancy to adolescence against various references--results of the DONALD Study
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:909-14. 2006
    ..To evaluate dietary fibre intake from infancy to adolescence against various reference standards expressed on a body weight, age or energy intake (EI) basis and to describe age and 15-year time trends...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential renal acid load in the diet of children and adolescents: impact of food groups, age and time trends
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 11:300-6. 2008
    ..The impact of acid-base balance on health is widely accepted. Here, we describe the potential renal acid load (PRAL) in the diet of healthy German children and adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in dietary intake of vitamins A, C, and E in German children and adolescents--results of the DONALD Study
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:335-42. 2003
    ..Our results point to the impact of the food industry on long-term nutrient intake, but also underline the necessity of nutrition education even in young age groups to improve vitamin intake...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two approaches to derive a proposal for added sugars intake for German children and adolescents
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 6:697-702. 2003
    ..Intake of sugars is restricted in most international food guides. However, in recent recommendations quantified limits of added sugars intake have not been given, although deemed necessary by those who criticised the recommendations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Iodine intake in the youngest: impact of commercial complementary food
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1368-70. 2009
    ..A well-balanced fortification of commercial CF, including pure infant cereals, would be required to ensure an adequate iodine supply...
  14. doi request reprint Convenience foods in children's diet and association with dietary quality and body weight status
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Heinstueck 11, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:160-6. 2011
    ..The present paper examines the association between CF consumption and dietary quality or body weight status in a sample of German children and adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year time trends in energy and macronutrient intake in German children and adolescents: results of the DONALD study
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 87:595-604. 2002
    ..However, since recommended fat intake and fatty acid composition was not reached at the end of the study period by far, further efforts will be necessary to improve macronutrient composition and to stabilize favourable dietary habits...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fortification masks nutrient dilution due to added sugars in the diet of children and adolescents
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    J Nutr 132:2785-91. 2002
    ..The positive effect of fortification on nutrient densities was greater than the negative effect of added sugars. Therefore, fortification should more often be considered in dietary analyses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations between intake of added sugars and intakes of nutrients and food groups in the diets of German children and adolescents
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 90:441-7. 2003
    ..However, the DONALD study gives no clear indicator on grounds of micronutrient dilution for a quantitative limit on intake of added sugars...
  18. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the consumption of dairy foods in German children and adolescents
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1331-7. 2003
    ..Examination of time trends in the consumption of dairy food and their impact on fat and calcium intakes in German children and adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient intake of 3- to 36-month-old German infants and children: results of the DONALD Study. Dortmund Nutritional and Anthropometric Longitudinally Designed Study
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 43:14-22. 1999
    ..Intake of dietary fiber was highest at the age of 1 year (boys/girls, 2.7/2.3 g/MJ). The macronutrient intake was in accordance with other German and European surveys, but deviated considerably from the respective recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ten-year trends in vitamin and mineral intake from fortified food in German children and adolescents
    W Sichert-Hellert
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:81-6. 2000
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The foods most consumed by German children and adolescents: results of the DONALD Study. Dortmund Nutritional and Anthropometric Longitudinally Design
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, University Witten-Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 45:128-34. 2001
    ..Food selection was very similar in age and sex groups. CONCLUSION: Our study shows that under preventive aspects the current food selection could be improved without disturbing the prevailing dietary habits and food preferences...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term protein intake and dietary potential renal acid load are associated with bone modeling and remodeling at the proximal radius in healthy children
    Ute Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1107-14. 2005
    ..Protein and alkalizing minerals are increasingly described as playing a major role in influencing bone status, not only in the elderly but also in children and adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Energy intake and growth of 3- to 36-month-old German infants and children
    U Alexy
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 42:68-74. 1998
    ..Our data indicate that the new estimations of energy requirement seem to be more appropriate than the 1985 FAO/WHO energy requirements...
  24. doi request reprint [The DONALD cohort. An updated overview on 25 years of research based on the Dortmund Nutritional and Anthropometric Longitudinally Designed study]
    A E Buyken
    DONALD Studie, Institut fur Ernahrungs und Lebensmittelwissenschaften, Universitat Bonn, Heinstück 11, 44225, Dortmund, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:875-84. 2012
    ..Future analyses will provide insight into the extent to which health in young adulthood is receptive to diet, anthropometric pattern and hormonal status in distinct potentially critical periods during childhood...
  25. doi request reprint PUFA and LC-PUFA intake during the first year of life: can dietary practice achieve a guideline diet?
    J Schwartz
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:124-30. 2010
    ..We examined the polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and LC-PUFAs pattern in dietary practice of two study groups and evaluated the results against the present Dietary Guidelines in Germany...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Nutrition of children and adolescents. Results of the DONALD Study]
    M Kersting
    Forschungsinstitut für Kinderernährung, Dortmund
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:213-8. 2004
    ..The partly favorable and partly unfavorable dietary trends observed in the DONALD Study should continue to be critically considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint Letter
    A Kroke
    1Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1674. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and mineral supplements for the use of children on the German market: products, nutrients, dosages
    M Kersting
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, University Witten Herdecke Dortmund, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:125-8. 2000
    ..In total, the findings point to an abundance of products, nutrients and dosages in the German market supply of vitamin and mineral supplements for the use of children...
  29. doi request reprint Trends in dietary carbohydrate quality during puberty from 1988 to 2007: a cause for concern?
    Guo Cheng
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 104:1375-83. 2010
    ..The quality of dietary CHO consumed by healthy German adolescents shows notable secular declines, but does not change markedly during puberty. Public health initiatives should be tailored to improve the overall quality of CHO nutrition...
  30. doi request reprint Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and its association with nutrient intakes and diet quality in German children and adolescents
    Lars Libuda
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 101:1549-57. 2009
    ..This effect might be relevant especially in girls as the association with diet quality was larger and mean NQI levels were lower in comparison with boys...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between long-term consumption of soft drinks and variables of bone modeling and remodeling in a sample of healthy German children and adolescents
    Lars Libuda
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1670-7. 2008
    ..Soft drinks are thought to displace milk in diets of children and adolescents and therefore might affect variables of bone modeling and remodeling...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pattern of beverage consumption and long-term association with body-weight status in German adolescents--results from the DONALD study
    Lars Libuda
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition FKE, Heinstueck 11, D 44225 Dortmund, Germany
    Br J Nutr 99:1370-9. 2008
    ..055 SDS/MJ increase in regular soft drink consumption; P = 0.08). In conclusion, these results suggest that an increase in energetic beverage consumption may result in weight gain, at least in adolescent girls...
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal examination of 24-h urinary iodine excretion in schoolchildren as a sensitive, hydration status-independent research tool for studying iodine status
    Thomas Remer
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Department of Nutrition and Health, Dortmund, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:639-46. 2006
    ..Because worldwide iodine status (IS) depends on continuous fortification, the adequacy of IS needs to be regularly monitored...
  34. ncbi request reprint Using the concept of Food Based Dietary Guidelines to Develop an Optimized Mixed Diet (OMD) for German children and adolescents
    Mathilde Kersting
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Dortmund, Germany
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:301-8. 2005
    ..To apply for the first time FAO/WHO standards for Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG) to develop a total diet concept named Optimized Mixed Diet (OMD) for children and adolescents in a European country...
  35. ncbi request reprint The DONALD Study. History, current status and future perspectives
    Anja Kroke
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition, Heinstück 11, 44225, Dortmund, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 43:45-54. 2004
    ..As the DONALD study offers unique research opportunities and due to its long follow-up an abundance of data, collaborative research is encouraged...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development of an estimated food record for 9-36-month-old toddlers
    A Hilbig
    Research Institute of Child Nutrition Dortmund FKE, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:907-15. 2014
    ..The objective of this work is to develop a toddler-specific estimated food record (EFR) in a booklet providing photographs of age-specific foods and portion sizes that should be accurate and simple...
  37. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status and parathyroid hormone in obese children before and after weight loss
    Thomas Reinehr
    Vestische Hospital for Children and Adolescents Datteln, University of Witten Herdecke, Dr F Steiner Strasse 5, 45711 Datteln, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:225-32. 2007
    ..Therefore, we studied the relationships between PTH, 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D (1,25-OH Vit D), 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25-OH Vit D), weight status, and insulin sensitivity before and after weight loss in obese children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of overweight children: after training, after a single consultation session, and without treatment
    Thomas Reinehr
    Vestische Kinderklinik Datteln, University of Witten Herdecke, Dr F Steiner Str 5, 45711 Datteln, Germany
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:72-4. 2003
    ..An individual consultation session is the usual practice while experts recommend an outpatient training program consisting of a combination of physical exercise, nutrition education, and behavior therapy...