Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iceland
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. ncbi [Diet of six-year-old Icelandic children - National dietary survey 2011-2012]
    Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir
    University of Iceland, Iceland
    Laeknabladid 99:17-23. 2013
  2. ncbi 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
  3. 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
  4. doi Plasma alkylresorcinols reflect important whole-grain components of a healthy Nordic diet
    Ola Kally Magnusdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali, The National University of Iceland, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition and School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Nutr 143:1383-90. 2013
  5. 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
  6. doi Nutrient intake in infancy and body mass index at six years in two population-based cohorts recruited before and after revision of infant dietary recommendations
    Birna Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:145-51. 2013
  7. ncbi 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
  8. doi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. ncbi Early peak height velocity and cardiovascular disease mortality among Icelandic women
    Cindy Mari Imai
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali National University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Med 45:545-50. 2013

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  1. ncbi [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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi Plasma alkylresorcinols reflect important whole-grain components of a healthy Nordic diet
    Ola Kally Magnusdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali, The National University of Iceland, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition and School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Nutr 143:1383-90. 2013
    ..No significant difference in plasma β-carotene concentrations was observed between the ND and control groups, suggesting that β-carotene may not be a sensitive enough biomarker of the ND. ..
  5. 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...
  6. doi Nutrient intake in infancy and body mass index at six years in two population-based cohorts recruited before and after revision of infant dietary recommendations
    Birna Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Nutr Metab 63:145-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the nutrient intake in infancy and the body mass index (BMI) at age 6 years in two population-based cohorts recruited before and after the revision of infant dietary recommendations...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. ncbi Early peak height velocity and cardiovascular disease mortality among Icelandic women
    Cindy Mari Imai
    Unit for Nutrition Research, University of Iceland and Landspitali National University Hospital, Eiriksgata 29, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Ann Med 45:545-50. 2013
    ..Early pubertal onset among girls has been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. We examined whether timing of peak height velocity (PHV), an early marker of maturity, was associated with CVD mortality...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi 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...
  18. pmc Vitamin D intake and status in 12-month-old infants at 63-66° N
    Birna Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, IS 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nutrients 6:1182-93. 2014
    ..Breastfeeding and season did not affect vitamin D status. The majority of infants were vitamin D sufficient. Our findings highlight the need for vitamin D supplements or fortified products all year round, regardless of breastfeeding. ..
  19. ncbi Animal protein intake at 12 months is associated with growth factors at the age of six
    Birna Thorisdottir
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali University Hospital and Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Paediatr 103:512-7. 2014
    ..To study the associations between protein intake from different sources with anthropometry and serum insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) in infancy and childhood...
  20. doi 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...
  21. pmc Associations between infant feeding practice prior to six months and body mass index at six years of age
    Cindy Mari Imai
    Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali National University Hospital of Iceland, Eiriksgata 29, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
    Nutrients 6:1608-17. 2014
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  22. ncbi 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
  23. 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...
  24. doi 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...