Research Topics

Valeria Pala


Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale Tumori
Country: Italy


  1. Bogl L, Mehlig K, Intemann T, Masip G, Keski Rahkonen A, Russo P, et al. A within-sibling pair analysis of lifestyle behaviours and BMI z-score in the multi-centre I.Family study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies should explore whether genetic variants regulating appetite or energy expenditure behaviours account for weight differences in sibling pairs. ..
  2. Dello Russo M, Ahrens W, de Henauw S, Eiben G, Hebestreit A, Kourides Y, et al. The Impact of Adding Sugars to Milk and Fruit on Adiposity and Diet Quality in Children: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis of the Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-Induced Health Effects in Children and Infants (IDEFIC. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the habit to adding sugars to foods that are commonly perceived as healthy may impact the adherence to healthy dietary guidelines and increase in adiposity risk as well. ..
  3. Romaguera D, Ward H, Wark P, Vergnaud A, Peeters P, van Gils C, et al. Pre-diagnostic concordance with the WCRF/AICR guidelines and survival in European colorectal cancer patients: a cohort study. BMC Med. 2015;13:107 pubmed publisher
    ..Greater concordance with the WCRF/AICR recommendations on diet, physical activity, and body fatness prior to CRC diagnosis is associated with improved survival among CRC patients. ..
  4. Hebestreit A, Barba G, de Henauw S, Eiben G, Hadjigeorgiou C, Kovács Ã, et al. Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between energy intake and BMI z-score in European children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016;13:23 pubmed publisher
    ..Residual EI may be considered as a useful exposure measure in children as it accounts for growth-related changes in usual EI during childhood. ..
  5. Pala V, Sieri S, Berrino F, Vineis P, Sacerdote C, Palli D, et al. Yogurt consumption and risk of colorectal cancer in the Italian European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition cohort. Int J Cancer. 2011;129:2712-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Investigation of larger cohorts is necessary to reveal any residual confounding of the association of yogurt intake with CRC risk. ..
  6. Noh H, Freisling H, Assi N, Zamora Ros R, Achaintre D, Affret A, et al. Identification of Urinary Polyphenol Metabolite Patterns Associated with Polyphenol-Rich Food Intake in Adults from Four European Countries. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..This proposed strategy of biomarker pattern identification has the potential of expanding the currently still limited list of available dietary intake biomarkers. ..
  7. Bogl L, Silventoinen K, Hebestreit A, Intemann T, Williams G, Michels N, et al. Familial Resemblance in Dietary Intakes of Children, Adolescents, and Parents: Does Dietary Quality Play a Role?. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher