Gianvincenzo Barba

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Food Science
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Total fat, fat distribution and blood pressure according to eating frequency in children living in southern Italy: the ARCA project
    G Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1166-9. 2006
  2. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Body mass, fat distribution and blood pressure in Southern Italian children: results of the ARCA project
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Via Roma 52 A C, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:239-48. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods, dietary calcium and obesity: a short review of the evidence
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Via Roma 52 AC, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:445-51. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hypertension in individuals with different blood pressure salt-sensitivity: results of a 15-year follow-up study
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1465-71. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender inequalities in maternal perception of healthy child body shape and their association with child body mass and blood pressure
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:78-83. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Gender-related differences in the relationships between blood pressure, age, and body size in prepubertal children
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 21:1007-10. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Glycaemic index and body fat distribution in children: the results of the ARCA project
    G Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Via Roma 52 A C, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:28-34. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between body mass and frequency of milk consumption in children
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Br J Nutr 93:15-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin and blood pressure in men: graded association independent of body mass and fat pattern
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Obes Res 11:160-6. 2003

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Total fat, fat distribution and blood pressure according to eating frequency in children living in southern Italy: the ARCA project
    G Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1166-9. 2006
    ..In our sample of school children, the daily eating frequency was inversely associated with the degree of both total adiposity and central fat deposition...
  2. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
    ..The aim of the present manuscript was to describe the content and developmental process of the IDEFICS intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Body mass, fat distribution and blood pressure in Southern Italian children: results of the ARCA project
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Via Roma 52 A C, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:239-48. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods, dietary calcium and obesity: a short review of the evidence
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Via Roma 52 AC, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:445-51. 2006
    ..However, research in this field should aim to define the health impact of dairy foods even beyond obesity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hypertension in individuals with different blood pressure salt-sensitivity: results of a 15-year follow-up study
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1465-71. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender inequalities in maternal perception of healthy child body shape and their association with child body mass and blood pressure
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:78-83. 2008
    ..To investigate whether maternal perception of child body shape is different for boys and girls and whether this subjective parameter is associated with objective indices of cardiovascular health...
  7. doi request reprint Gender-related differences in the relationships between blood pressure, age, and body size in prepubertal children
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 21:1007-10. 2008
    ..However, in the pediatric age group, body size is the most important determinant of age-related BP increases. The aim of the present analysis was to investigate the relationships between age, gender, and body size and BP in children...
  8. doi request reprint Glycaemic index and body fat distribution in children: the results of the ARCA project
    G Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council, Via Roma 52 A C, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:28-34. 2012
    ..Among them, the role of glycaemic index (GI) remains a subject of debate. The present study aimed at evaluating the association between dietary GI, body mass index (BMI) and body fat distribution in school children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inverse association between body mass and frequency of milk consumption in children
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Br J Nutr 93:15-9. 2005
    ..Regardless of the mechanisms involved, our results might encourage further research on this issue and might have important implications for the prevention of obesity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin and blood pressure in men: graded association independent of body mass and fat pattern
    Gianvincenzo Barba
    Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Science, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Obes Res 11:160-6. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between leptin and BP in relation to body mass index (BMI) and fat distribution in a large sample of untreated male adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint HindIII(+/-) polymorphism of the Y chromosome, blood pressure, and serum lipids: no evidence of association in three white populations
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:331-8. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic variations at the endocannabinoid type 1 receptor gene (CNR1) are associated with obesity phenotypes in men
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Roma 52A C, Avellino, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2382-6. 2007
    ..The endocannabinoid system modulates food intake and body weight in animal models. Treatment with the cannabinoid type 1 receptor blocker, rimonabant, reduces body weight in obese individuals...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship of waist circumference to blood pressure: the Olivetti Heart Study
    Alfonso Siani
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 15:780-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of central adiposity in the association between overweight, high BP, and insulin resistance...
  14. ncbi request reprint -344C/T Variant in the promoter of the aldosterone synthase gene (CYP11B2) is associated with metabolic syndrome in men
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Avellino, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:218-22. 2007
    ..We assessed the association between this genetic variant and metabolic syndrome in a large sample of European population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combination of renin-angiotensin system polymorphisms is associated with altered renal sodium handling and hypertension
    Alfonso Siani
    Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, Via Roma, 52 a c, 83100 Avellino, Italy
    Hypertension 43:598-602. 2004
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  16. doi request reprint Genetic variants of Y chromosome are associated with a protective lipid profile in black men
    Paola Russo
    Unit of Epidemiology and Population Genetics, Institute of Food Sciences, CNR, via Roma 52A C, 83100, Avellino, Italy
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1569-74. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the C(-344)T polymorphism of CYP11B2 and age in the regulation of blood pressure and plasma aldosterone levels: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings of the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    Paola Russo
    Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Avellino, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:1785-92. 2002
    ..To study the interaction between the C(-344)T polymorphism and known determinants (age, body mass and dietary sodium) of blood pressure and plasma aldosterone...
  18. ncbi request reprint The BRAVO project: screening for childhood obesity in a primary school setting
    G Barba
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Avellino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:103-8. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Gliadin-specific type 1 regulatory T cells from the intestinal mucosa of treated celiac patients inhibit pathogenic T cells
    Carmen Gianfrani
    Institute of Food Science Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Avellino, Italy
    J Immunol 177:4178-86. 2006
    ..In conclusion, dietary Ag-specific Tr1 cells are present in the human intestinal mucosa, and strategies to boost their numbers and/or function may offer new therapeutic opportunities to restore gut homeostasis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gly40Ser polymorphism of the glucagon receptor gene is associated with central adiposity in men
    A Siani
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Via Roma, Avellino, Italy
    Obes Res 9:722-6. 2001
    ..To study the association between the Gly40Ser polymorphism of the glucagon receptor gene (GCG-R) and central adiposity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of diet and lifestyle in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: knowledge and attitude of physicians and patients in Southern Italy
    G Barba
    Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Research Council, Avellino, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:546-52. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the renin-angiotensin system and abdominal adiposity in men: the Olivetti Prospective Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 138:17-23. 2003
    ..The renin-angiotensin system is involved in adipocyte growth and differentiation and possibly in adipose tissue metabolism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of renal sodium handling in the metabolic syndrome. Results of the Olivetti Heart Study
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II Medical School, University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1633-9. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Altered renal handling of sodium in human hypertension: short review of the evidence
    Pasquale Strazzullo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples Medical School, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Hypertension 41:1000-5. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptide clearance receptor alleles and susceptibility to abdominal adiposity
    Riccardo Sarzani
    Department of Internal Medicine, Polytechnical University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Obes Res 12:351-6. 2004
    ..To test the association of the C(-55)A polymorphism of the natriuretic peptide clearance receptor (NPRC) with blood pressure (BP), overweight/obesity, and body fat distribution in a large male adult population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between polymorphism in the beta2-adrenergic receptor gene, hypertension, and obesity in the Olivetti heart study
    Ferruccio Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Medical School, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 17:718-20. 2004
    ..However, controversial results have been obtained...