Inga Thorsdottir

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Affiliation: Landspitali University Hospital
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. pmc Patterns in sedentary and exercise behaviors and associations with overweight in 9-14-year-old boys and girls--a cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:16. 2007
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid supply from milk associates with lower type 2 diabetes in men and coronary heart disease in women
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik IS 101, Iceland
    Prev Med 39:630-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of fish and fish liver oil intake in pregnancy with infant size at birth among women of normal weight before pregnancy in a fishing community
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Epidemiol 160:460-5. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Infant weight gain, duration of exclusive breast-feeding and childhood BMI - two similar follow-up cohorts
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Eirikgsgötu 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 13:201-7. 2010
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint [Vitamin D in nutrition of young Icelandic children]
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Laboratory of Nutrition, University of Iceland Iceland University Hospital, Eiríksgoetu 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Laeknabladid 91:581-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Supplement and stimulation for stunted children
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspítali University Hospital and University of Iceland, Landspitali, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Lancet 366:1756-8. 2005
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary quality and adequacy of micronutrient intakes in children
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:366-75. 2006

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Publications84

  1. pmc Patterns in sedentary and exercise behaviors and associations with overweight in 9-14-year-old boys and girls--a cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:16. 2007
    ..Additionally, to identify clusters of children sharing the same pattern regarding sedentary and physical exercise behavior and compare these groups regarding overweight status...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid supply from milk associates with lower type 2 diabetes in men and coronary heart disease in women
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik IS 101, Iceland
    Prev Med 39:630-4. 2004
    ..We investigated these fatty acids in Nordic cow's milk and whether their supply from milk associates with type 2 diabetes prevalence and CHD mortality in the Nordic countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of fish and fish liver oil intake in pregnancy with infant size at birth among women of normal weight before pregnancy in a fishing community
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Epidemiol 160:460-5. 2004
    ..Smaller birth size was linked to the highest levels of fish oil intake. Constituents of fish and fish oil might affect birth size differently depending on the amount consumed...
  5. doi request reprint Infant weight gain, duration of exclusive breast-feeding and childhood BMI - two similar follow-up cohorts
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Eirikgsgötu 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 13:201-7. 2010
    ..To describe the association between duration of exclusive breast-feeding (EBF), weight gain in infancy and childhood BMI in two populations with a long duration of EBF...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Vitamin D in nutrition of young Icelandic children]
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Laboratory of Nutrition, University of Iceland Iceland University Hospital, Eiríksgoetu 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Laeknabladid 91:581-6. 2005
    ..The aim was to study vitamin D intake in young Icelandic children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Supplement and stimulation for stunted children
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspítali University Hospital and University of Iceland, Landspitali, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Lancet 366:1756-8. 2005
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary quality and adequacy of micronutrient intakes in children
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:366-75. 2006
    ..The studies indicated that mothers with less education, who smoked and who were younger needed more guidance concerning recommendations about diet in infancy...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Diet of six-year-old Icelandic children - National dietary survey 2011-2012]
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    University of Iceland, Iceland
    Laeknabladid 99:17-23. 2013
    ..Knowledge of dietary habits makes the basis for public nutrition policy. The aim of this study was to assess dietary intake of Icelandic six-year-olds...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Effect of birth year on birth weight and obesity in adulthood: comparison between subjects born prior to and during the great depression in Iceland
    Cindy Mari Imai
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    PLoS ONE 7:e44551. 2012
    ..Many epidemiological studies have linked small size at birth to adverse adult health outcomes but the relative influence of environmental exposures is less well established...
  18. pmc Assessing validity of a short food frequency questionnaire on present dietary intake of elderly Icelanders
    Tinna Eysteinsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr J 11:12. 2012
    ..Assessing the validity of FFQs is essential before they are used in studies on diet-related disease risk and health outcomes...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Adherence to food-based dietary guidelines and evaluation of nutrient intake in 7-year-old children
    Asa Gudrun Kristjansdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 12:1999-2008. 2009
    ..To evaluate the diet of 7-year-old children by comparison with food-based dietary guidelines (FBDG) and reference values for nutrient intake...
  21. doi request reprint Iodine status of pregnant women in a population changing from high to lower fish and milk consumption
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 16:325-9. 2013
    ..Pregnancy is one of the most critical periods for iodine deficiency. The aim of the present study was to assess the iodine status and dietary intake of pregnant women in a population changing from high to lower consumption of milk and fish...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Gender difference in the prediction of weight loss by leptin among overweight adults
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 56:190-7. 2010
    ..Leptin plays an important role in energy metabolism. The primary objective of the study was to investigate whether baseline leptin levels predict weight loss during a dietary intervention in overweight and obese individuals...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Revised infant dietary recommendations: the impact of maternal education and other parental factors on adherence rates in Iceland
    Asa Vala Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland and Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 102:143-8. 2013
    ..This study explored whether maternal education and other parental factors affected whether mothers followed the recommendations...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of a school-based intervention on adherence of 7-9-year-olds to food-based dietary guidelines and intake of nutrients
    Asa G Kristjansdottir
    Faculty of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 13:1151-61. 2010
    ..To assess the effects of a school-based intervention on the diets of 7-9-year-olds...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and coronary artery disease in a population with high birth weight
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1290-4. 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies suggest a link between fetal and childhood growth and later coronary artery disease (CAD). The influence of adult body size on the relation between birth size and CAD has not been thoroughly studied...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of seafood consumption and weight loss on fasting leptin and ghrelin concentrations in overweight and obese European young adults
    Alfons Ramel
    Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Nutr 48:107-14. 2009
    ..Energy restriction affects circulating leptin and ghrelin concentrations...
  30. doi request reprint Childhood growth and adult hypertension in a population of high birth weight
    Thórhallur Ingi Halldórsson
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Hypertension 58:8-15. 2011
    ..In conclusion, rapid linear growth between 8 and 13 years predicts elevated adult blood pressure in boys. This association is likely to reflect relatively early onset of puberty among hypertensive males...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of women's diet assessed by FFQs and 24-hour recalls with and without underreporters: associations with biomarkers
    Anna S Olafsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:450-60. 2006
    ..The aim was to compare two methods to assess women's diet and how well they associate with biomarkers. The influence and frequency of underreporting was also investigated...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding patterns and midlife erythrocyte sedimentation rate
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 96:852-6. 2007
    ..To assess the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and other coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors in adults who were either breast- or bottle-fed in early infancy...
  35. doi request reprint Children's and parents' perceptions of the determinants of children's fruit and vegetable intake in a low-intake population
    Asa Gudrun Kristjansdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 12:1224-33. 2009
    ..A second objective was to examine the observed variance in fruit and vegetable intake among the children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and glucose intolerance in a relatively genetically homogeneous, high-birth weight population
    Bryndis E Birgisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:399-403. 2002
    ..The results of epidemiologic studies have linked birth size to adult glucose intolerance...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between size at birth and hypertension in a genetically homogeneous population of high birth weight
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Hypertens 20:623-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between birth size and hypertension within a genetically homogeneous population of high birth weight...
  39. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric predictors of serum fasting insulin in 9- and 15-year-old children and adolescents
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Department of Food Science, University of Iceland, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:263-71. 2006
    ..The aim was to study the association between anthropometric measurements and fasting insulin concentration in a population-based sample of 9- and 15-year-old children and adolescents...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Core functions for the public health nutrition workforce in Europe: a consensus study
    Svandis Jonsdottir
    University of Iceland and Landspitali, The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 15:1999-2004. 2012
    ..To assess and develop a consensus among a European panel of public health nutrition workforce stakeholders (academics and employers) regarding core functions required for effective public health nutrition practice...
  43. doi request reprint Timing of the introduction of complementary foods in infancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Olof H Jonsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali, The National University Hospital of Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Pediatrics 130:1038-45. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that iron status would be better in infants who received complementary foods in addition to breast milk compared with those exclusively breastfed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Energy intake must be increased among recently hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to improve nutritional status
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:247-9. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of sociodemographic factors on adherence to breastfeeding and other important infant dietary recommendations
    Maria Gudnadottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 95:419-24. 2006
    ..To examine in an affluent and healthy population the association between sociodemographic factors and the adherence to key infant dietary recommendations...
  46. 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...
  47. pmc Association between 24-hour urine sodium and potassium excretion and diet quality in six-year-old children: a cross sectional study
    Oddny K Kristbjornsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
    Nutr J 11:94. 2012
    ..The aim was to assess 24h urinary excretion of Na and K in six-year-old children and its relationship with diet quality...
  48. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in women of normal weight before pregnancy: complications in pregnancy or delivery and birth outcome
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Obstet Gynecol 99:799-806. 2002
    ..To investigate the relation between gestational weight gain in women of normal prepregnant weight and complications during pregnancy and delivery in a population with high gestational weight gain and birth weight...
  49. 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...
  50. 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
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Differences in prevalence of overweight and stunting in 11-year olds across Europe: The Pro Children Study
    Agneta Yngve
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:126-30. 2008
    ..To assess country differences in prevalence of overweight, obesity, underweight and stunting in the Pro Children Survey...
  52. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and systolic blood pressure in adolescence and adulthood: meta-regression analysis of sex- and age-specific results from 20 Nordic studies
    Michael Gamborg
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:634-45. 2007
    ..This meta-analysis supports the evidence of an inverse birth weight-SBP association, regardless of adjustment for concurrent body size. It also reveals important heterogeneity in the shape and strength of the association by sex and age...
  53. doi request reprint Dietary protein intake is associated with lean body mass in community-dwelling older adults
    Olof G Geirsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, National University Hospital, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland The Icelandic Gerontological Research Center, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutr Res 33:608-12. 2013
    ..8 g/kg per day. Leisure-time physical activity, predominantly consisting of endurance type exercises, was not related to LBM in this group. ..
  54. 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)...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Influence of moderate energy restriction and seafood consumption on bone turnover in overweight young adults
    Alice J Lucey
    Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1045-52. 2008
    ..However, moderate energy restriction aimed at lowering body weight may promote bone turnover and bone loss. Inclusion of fish or fish oils in a weight-loss diet may attenuate these adverse skeletal effects...
  66. doi request reprint Iron status and developmental scores in 6-year-olds highlights ongoing need to tackle iron deficiency in infants
    Asa Vala Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 102:914-9. 2013
    ..To investigate iron status and developmental scores at 6 years of age in a population with decreased prevalence of iron deficiency in infancy. Iron status at 6 years and tracking from 12 months were also studied...
  67. doi request reprint Iron status of one-year-olds and association with breast milk, cow's milk or formula in late infancy
    Asa V Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland and Landspitali, The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Nutr 52:1661-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate associations between iron status among one-year-olds and feeding, with focus on the type of milk...
  68. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate after a 12-wk resistance exercise program with post-exercise protein ingestion in community dwelling elderly
    Alfons Ramel
    Unit for Nutrition Research, National University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Electronic address
    Nutrition 29:719-23. 2013
    ..However, these factors could also negatively affect renal function. We investigated changes in renal function after a 12-wk resistance exercise program combined with protein supplementation in community dwelling older adults...
  69. doi request reprint Whole cow's milk in early life
    Inga Thorsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 67:29-40. 2011
    ..The chapter gives a recent example of introducing formula at 6 months of age instead of whole cow's milk in infants' diet in Iceland. Several aspects of consuming whole cow's milk in infancy can be found in recent reviews...
  70. 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)...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Challenges in harmonizing energy and nutrient recommendations in Europe
    Mirjana Pavlovic
    Department of Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:108-14. 2007
    ..The symposium hosted by FENS provided a forum to exchange views and to consider the steps that will be needed if harmonization is to be realized in the future. A summary of the presentations and conclusions is presented here...
  73. doi request reprint Validation of a plate diagram sheet for estimation of energy and protein intake in hospitalized patients
    Rannveig Bjornsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali National University Hospital, Iceland
    Clin Nutr 32:746-51. 2013
    ..The aim was to validate a plate diagram sheet for estimation of energy and protein intakes of patients by comparison with weighed food records...
  74. pmc Nutrition and Iron Status of 1-Year Olds following a Revision in Infant Dietary Recommendations
    Asa V Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Anemia 2011:986303. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Improved iron status might be explained by a shift from cow's milk to formula in the diet of Icelandic 6-12-month olds. Dietary changes altered associations between foods and iron status...
  75. doi request reprint Should we use popular brands to promote healthy eating among children?
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 13:2064-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess whether children perceive food to taste better with a LazyTown label on the wrapping compared with the original packaging...
  76. 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
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Impact of fish intake on oxidative stress when included into a moderate energy-restricted program to treat obesity
    Dolores Parra
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Navarra, C Irunlarrea s n, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Eur J Nutr 46:460-7. 2007
    ..The role of some nutritional factors and hypocaloric diets on oxidative balance is a matter of debate, especially related to the prevention and treatment of obesity and co-morbidities...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Omega-3 fatty acids inclusion as part of an energy restricted diet to improve the effect on blood lipids]
    Maria Marques
    Departamento de Ciencias de la Alimentación, Fisiología y Toxicología, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 130:10-2. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on circulating cholesterol levels and other lipids, when included in an energy-restricted diet to nutritionally treat obesity...
  80. doi request reprint Consensus on the competencies required for public health nutrition workforce development in Europe - the JobNut project
    Svandis Jonsdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Public Health Nutr 14:1439-49. 2011
    ....
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint The relation of fatness to insulin is independent of fitness in 9- but not 15-yr-olds
    Sigurbjorn A Arngrimsson
    Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Iceland University of Education, Laugarvatn, Iceland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:43-9. 2008
    ..To explore the relationship between varying aerobic fitness (fitness), fatness, and fasting insulin levels in healthy children...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Nordic nutrition recommendations]
    Wulf Becker
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:76-7; author reply 77. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint The Women's Health Initiative. What is on trial: nutrition and chronic disease? Or misinterpreted science, media havoc and the sound of silence from peers?
    Agneta Yngve
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 9:269-72. 2006
    ..But the trial was in key respects not reaching its aims, was methodologically controversial, and in any case has not produced the reported null results. What should the public health nutrition profession do about such messes?..