I Thorsdottir

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Affiliation: Landspitali University Hospital
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in young, overweight, and obese European adults and associations with physical activity and omega-3 index
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik IS 101, Iceland
    Nutr Res 29:305-12. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Effects of weight loss and seafood consumption on inflammation parameters in young, overweight and obese European men and women during 8 weeks of energy restriction
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:987-93. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Moderate consumption of fatty fish reduces diastolic blood pressure in overweight and obese European young adults during energy restriction
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutrition 26:168-74. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Consumption of cod and weight loss in young overweight and obese adults on an energy reduced diet for 8-weeks
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:690-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and nutritional status in elderly hospitalized subjects in Iceland
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 12:1001-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Regional and total body bioelectrical impedance analysis compared with DXA in Icelandic elderly
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:978-83. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Anemia, nutritional status, and inflammation in hospitalized elderly
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutrition 24:1116-22. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in the glomerular filtration rate calculated by two creatinine-based and three cystatin-C-based formulae in hospitalized elderly patients
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nephron Clin Pract 108:c16-22. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Total plasma homocysteine in hospitalized elderly: associations with vitamin status and renal function
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:527-32. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations of iron status with dietary and other factors in 6-year-old children
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:398-403. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in young, overweight, and obese European adults and associations with physical activity and omega-3 index
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik IS 101, Iceland
    Nutr Res 29:305-12. 2009
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Effects of weight loss and seafood consumption on inflammation parameters in young, overweight and obese European men and women during 8 weeks of energy restriction
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:987-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of weight loss and seafood consumption on inflammation parameters during energy restriction...
  3. doi request reprint Moderate consumption of fatty fish reduces diastolic blood pressure in overweight and obese European young adults during energy restriction
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutrition 26:168-74. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate whether salmon consumption three times per week improves BP during energy restriction in young adults...
  4. doi request reprint Consumption of cod and weight loss in young overweight and obese adults on an energy reduced diet for 8-weeks
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:690-6. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and nutritional status in elderly hospitalized subjects in Iceland
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 12:1001-5. 2009
    ..The aims of the study were to describe the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in elderly hospitalized patients in Reykjavik, Iceland, and to investigate the effects of nutritional status and season on serum 25(OH)D...
  6. doi request reprint Regional and total body bioelectrical impedance analysis compared with DXA in Icelandic elderly
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:978-83. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Anemia, nutritional status, and inflammation in hospitalized elderly
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutrition 24:1116-22. 2008
    ..Anemia (hemoglobin <120 g/L) in elderly patients is a health problem. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of anemia and associations of anemia with nutritional status and inflammation in hospitalized elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in the glomerular filtration rate calculated by two creatinine-based and three cystatin-C-based formulae in hospitalized elderly patients
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nephron Clin Pract 108:c16-22. 2008
    ..Reduced renal function is a health problem in elderly patients. Different creatinine- and cystatin-C-based formulae have been used to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Total plasma homocysteine in hospitalized elderly: associations with vitamin status and renal function
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:527-32. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence of hyperhomocystein- emia (>15 micromol/l) in hospitalized elderly and to investigate whether nutrition status and other factors are related to total plasma homocysteine (tHcy)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations of iron status with dietary and other factors in 6-year-old children
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:398-403. 2007
    ..To investigate the associations of iron status at 6 years of age with dietary and other factors...
  11. doi request reprint Relationship between BMI and body fatness in three European countries
    A Ramel
    Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:254-8. 2013
    ..Information is lacking on differences between various Caucasian populations within Europe. The aim was to investigate the differences in anthropometrics and risk factors between adults from Iceland, Spain and Ireland...
  12. doi request reprint Inclusion of fish or fish oil in weight-loss diets for young adults: effects on blood lipids
    I Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1105-12. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of fish (lean or oily) and fish oil consumption on blood lipid concentration during weight loss...
  13. ncbi request reprint Iron status in 2-year-old Icelandic children and associations with dietary intake and growth
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:901-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of food and nutrient intake at 2 y and growth from birth on iron status at 2 y in a population with high birth weight...
  14. doi request reprint Fish consumption among young overweight European adults and compliance to varying seafood content in four weight loss intervention diets
    I Thorsdottir
    Department of Human Nutrition and Food Science, University of Iceland, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 12:592-8. 2009
    ..Fish is considered an important part of a healthy diet and is frequently recommended as a main course at least twice a week...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validity of retrospective diet history: assessing recall of midlife diet using food frequency questionnaire in later life
    T Eysteinsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:809-14. 2011
    ..Limited information exists on the validity of dietary information given by elderly people on their past diet. Here we test the relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire asking older persons about their midlife diet...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fat-soluble vitamins in the maternal diet, influence of cod liver oil supplementation and impact of the maternal diet on human milk composition
    A S Olafsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali-University Hospital, University of Iceland, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 45:265-72. 2001
    ..Only vitamin D in human milk cannot meet the recommended intakes for infants, with normal breastfeeding. There is a relationship between the content of vitamins A and E in human milk and the maternal diet...
  17. ncbi request reprint Iron status in 6-y-old children: associations with growth and earlier iron status
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:761-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the iron status of 6-y-old children and its association with growth and earlier iron status...
  18. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of long-chain n-3 fatty acids included in an energy-restricted diet on insulin resistance in overweight and obese European young adults
    A Ramel
    Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Eiriksgata 29, 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Diabetologia 51:1261-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of seafood consumption on insulin resistance in overweight participants during energy restriction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between high consumption of marine fatty acids in early pregnancy and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    A S Olafsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    BJOG 113:301-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether there is a relationship between maternal intake of cod-liver oil in early and late pregnancy and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of birth weight and breast-feeding with coronary heart disease risk factors at the age of 6 years
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:267-72. 2003
    ..The contributions of current macronutrient intake, maternal age and BMI were assessed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Different beta-casein fractions in Icelandic versus Scandinavian cow's milk may influence diabetogenicity of cow's milk in infancy and explain low incidence of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in Iceland
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, National University Hospital, Department of Food Science, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pediatrics 106:719-24. 2000
    ..Differences in the relative proportions of beta-casein fractions might explain the lower incidence of IDDM in Iceland than in Scandinavia...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of 12-week resistance exercise program on body composition, muscle strength, physical function, and glucose metabolism in healthy, insulin-resistant, and diabetic elderly Icelanders
    O G Geirsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Eiriksgata 29, Landspitali National University Hospital, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1259-65. 2012
    ..We investigated muscle mass and physical function before and after a resistance exercise program in participants with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in comparison to healthy controls...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lower consumption of cow milk protein A1 beta-casein at 2 years of age, rather than consumption among 11- to 14-year-old adolescents, may explain the lower incidence of type 1 diabetes in Iceland than in Scandinavia
    B E Birgisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:177-83. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of weight-loss-diets for young adults varying in fish and fish oil content
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1560-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of including seafood and fish oils, as part of an energy-restricted diet, on weight loss in young overweight adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint Iron status at 1 and 6 years versus developmental scores at 6 years in a well-nourished affluent population
    B S Gunnarsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, IS 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 96:391-5. 2007
    ..To examine the association between iron status at 1 and 6 years with development at 6 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between size at birth, truncal fat and obesity in adult life and its contribution to blood pressure and coronary heart disease; study in a high birth weight population
    I Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:812-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between size at birth and obesity as well as truncal fat, and its contribution to cardiovascular risk in a high birth weight population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of maternal smoking status and dietary intake related to weight gain and birth size parameters
    A S Olafsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    BJOG 113:1296-302. 2006
    ..To investigate the interaction of smoking status and dietary intake during pregnancy and its relationship to maternal weight gain and birth size parameters...
  28. doi request reprint Effects of two different types of fast food on postprandial metabolism in normal and overweight subjects
    A Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1193-8. 2012
    ..The aim was to investigate the effects of a conventional and an unconventional fast-food meal on postprandial metabolism in normal and in overweight subjects...
  29. doi request reprint Iodine status of adolescent girls in a population changing from high to lower fish consumption
    I Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:958-64. 2010
    ..As these food items are important dietary iodine (I) sources, the aim of the study was to assess the iodine status and dietary pattern of adolescent girls in a population changing from a high to lower consumption of milk and fish...
  30. doi request reprint Predictors of dropping out in a weight loss intervention trial
    I Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspítali University Hospital and University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland ingigun landspitali is
    Ann Nutr Metab 56:212-6. 2010
    ..Dropouts in intervention trials can affect the statistical power of the study. The aim was to assess predictors of dropping out in a weight loss trial...
  31. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acids in the diet and breast milk of lactating icelandic women with traditional fish and cod liver oil consumption
    A S Olafsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:270-6. 2006
    ..The proportion of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in the diet and breast milk of lactating women with traditional fish and cod liver oil consumption was investigated under free-living conditions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maternal body mass index, duration of exclusive breastfeeding and children's developmental status at the age of 6 years
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:426-31. 2005
    ..To investigate whether the duration of exclusive breastfeeding and maternal body mass index (BMI) are associated with children's developmental status at the time of beginning elementary school...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical function predicts improvement in quality of life in elderly Icelanders after 12 weeks of resistance exercise
    O G Geirsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:62-6. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effects of resistance training on health related quality of life (HRQL) in the elderly...
  34. doi request reprint Sensory analysis and consumer surveys of fat- and salt-reduced meat products and their use in an energy-reduced diet in overweight individuals
    A Arnarson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:872-80. 2011
    ..Our study indicates that such products are well accepted by potential consumers and can be included successfully in a weight loss programme...
  35. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, growth and feeding in infancy: relation to serum lipid concentration in 12-month-old infants
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1479-85. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of birth size, growth and feeding in infancy on serum lipids in 12-month-old infants...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship between growth and feeding in infancy and body mass index at the age of 6 years
    I Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1523-7. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between size and growth measurements in infancy to body mass index (BMI) at 6 y...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fast and simple screening for nutritional status in hospitalized, elderly people
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:53-60. 2005
    ..Having a screening tool as fast and simple as possible could increase its use in clinical routines...
  38. ncbi request reprint Maternal diet in early and late pregnancy in relation to weight gain
    A S Olafsdottir
    Public Health Institute of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:492-9. 2006
    ..Design:An observational study with free-living conditions.Subjects:Four hundred and ninety five healthy pregnant Icelandic women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in cis-9, trans-11 conjugated linoleic acid content in milk fat from Nordic countries
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Dairy Sci 87:2800-2. 2004
    ..Health implications of varying concentrations of CLA need to be studied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of 10- to 16-year-old children and adolescents in central and northern Europe and association with the incidence of type 1 diabetes
    I Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Department of Food Science, Landspitali University Hospital, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:267-75. 2003
    ..The highest incidence of type 1 diabetes is among 10- to 15-year-old adolescents. The aim of this study was to investigate a possible relationship between the dietary intake of this group and the incidence of type 1 diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validity of a questionnaire to assess fruit and vegetable intake in adults
    A G Kristjansdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:408-15. 2006
    ..To validate a method for assessing fruit and vegetable intake among adults in a population of low intake. The method assesses mean intake and ranks individuals by their usual intake...
  42. doi request reprint Effects of whey proteins and carbohydrates on the efficacy of resistance training in elderly people: double blind, randomised controlled trial
    A Arnarson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, The National University Hospital of Iceland and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:821-6. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Different weight gain in women of normal weight before pregnancy: postpartum weight and birth weight
    I Thorsdottir
    National University Hospital, Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Obstet Gynecol 92:377-83. 1998
    ..To identify the effect of different gestational weight gains among women of normal weight before pregnancy on babies' birth weights, and women's weights 18-24 months postpartum...
  44. ncbi request reprint Variation in consumption of cow milk proteins and lower incidence of Type 1 diabetes in Iceland vs the other 4 Nordic countries
    B E Birgisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland, Reykjavik
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 15:240-5. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Iron status at 12 months of age -- effects of body size, growth and diet in a population with high birth weight
    I Thorsdottir
    Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:505-13. 2003
    ..To investigate effects of growth and food intake in infancy on iron status at the age of 12 months in a population with high birth weight and high frequency of breast-feeding...