G Turconi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of a colour food photography atlas as a tool for quantifying food portion size in epidemiological dietary surveys
    G Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:923-31. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of xenobiotics in human milk and ingestion by the newborn--an epidemiological survey in Lombardy (Northern Italy)
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health and Psycho behavioural Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 43:191-7. 2004
  3. pmc Prevalence rate of Metabolic Syndrome in a group of light and heavy smokers
    Hellas Cena
    Department of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Section of Human Nutrition, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 5:28. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional status, dietary habits, nutritional knowledge and self-care assessment in a group of older adults attending community centres in Pavia, Northern Italy
    G Turconi
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Neuroscience, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, via Bassi, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Hum Nutr Diet 26:48-55. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Helping consumers make a more conscious nutritional choice: acceptability of nutrition information at a cafeteria
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 15:792-801. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Reliability and relative validity of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for use among adults in Italian population
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:846-62. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Dietary exposure estimates of twenty-one trace elements from a Total Diet Study carried out in Pavia, Northern Italy
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi, 21, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 101:1200-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating habits and behaviors, physical activity, nutritional and food safety knowledge and beliefs in an adolescent Italian population
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:31-43. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Overweight and blood pressure: results from the examination of a selected group of adolescents in northern Italy
    G Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 11:905-13. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Survey on environmental contamination in the total diet of an Italian population]
    G Turconi
    Dip di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate e Psicocomportamentali, Sez di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Fac di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Pavia
    Ann Ig 15:71-82. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of a colour food photography atlas as a tool for quantifying food portion size in epidemiological dietary surveys
    G Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:923-31. 2005
    ..To test the validity of a colour food photography atlas for quantifying portion size eaten compared with weighed foods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of xenobiotics in human milk and ingestion by the newborn--an epidemiological survey in Lombardy (Northern Italy)
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health and Psycho behavioural Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 43:191-7. 2004
    ..Concerning this problem, attention should be paid to mycotoxins and heavy metals...
  3. pmc Prevalence rate of Metabolic Syndrome in a group of light and heavy smokers
    Hellas Cena
    Department of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Section of Human Nutrition, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 5:28. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a group of light and heavy smokers, wishing to give up smoking...
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional status, dietary habits, nutritional knowledge and self-care assessment in a group of older adults attending community centres in Pavia, Northern Italy
    G Turconi
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Neuroscience, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, via Bassi, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Hum Nutr Diet 26:48-55. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Helping consumers make a more conscious nutritional choice: acceptability of nutrition information at a cafeteria
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 15:792-801. 2012
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the nutritional value of meals available in a university cafeteria, in order to develop a target nutritional tool to help consumers make a more conscious nutritional choice...
  6. doi request reprint Reliability and relative validity of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for use among adults in Italian population
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:846-62. 2010
    ..The reliability and relative validity of this FFQ was good, supporting its use in assessing dietary intakes of Italians in nutritional surveillance programs and in epidemiological dietary surveys...
  7. doi request reprint Dietary exposure estimates of twenty-one trace elements from a Total Diet Study carried out in Pavia, Northern Italy
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi, 21, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 101:1200-8. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating habits and behaviors, physical activity, nutritional and food safety knowledge and beliefs in an adolescent Italian population
    Giovanna Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:31-43. 2008
    ..The present study evaluates eating habits and behaviors, and nutritional and food safety knowledge of a group of Italian adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Overweight and blood pressure: results from the examination of a selected group of adolescents in northern Italy
    G Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 11:905-13. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Survey on environmental contamination in the total diet of an Italian population]
    G Turconi
    Dip di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate e Psicocomportamentali, Sez di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Fac di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Pavia
    Ann Ig 15:71-82. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Adolescent Body Mass Index data: what differences result using different reference standard curves?]
    G Turconi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate e Psicocomportamentali, Sezione di Scienza dell Alimentazione, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Pavia
    Ann Ig 15:601-10. 2003
    ..In conclusion, it can be asserted that BMI is an useful indicator to assess adiposity (overweight and obesity) in adolescent, but one should be cautious when comparing results based on different references...
  12. ncbi request reprint BMI values and other anthropometric and functional measurements as predictors of obesity in a selected group of adolescents
    G Turconi
    Dept of Health Sciences Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine University of Pavia, via Bassi, 21, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 45:136-43. 2006
    ..Epidemiological data (IOTF) show that prevalence rates are increasing not only in industrialized countries, but also in developing countries, especially as far as the adolescent population is concerned...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment of dietary intake of polychlorinated biphenyls from a total diet study conducted in Pavia, Northern Italy
    R Turci
    Laboratory for Environmental and Toxicological Testing, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Via S Maugeri 6, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Food Addit Contam 23:919-38. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Assessment of weight gain during pregnancy: an Italian practical approach
    H Cena
    Department of Health Applied Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 61:97-107. 2009
    ..Since the recommendations of the guidelines must be adapted to the patient's specific profile, establishing the ideal weight gain in numerical terms is not immediate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary attitudes and diseases of comfort
    C Allegri
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Human Nutrition Section, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eat Weight Disord 16:e226-35. 2011
    ..Coinciding with the obesity epidemic and the spread of other food-related diseases, this dichotomy calls for the development of effective preventive strategies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a dietary questionnaire on food habits, eating behaviour and nutritional knowledge of adolescents
    G Turconi
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 2700 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:753-63. 2003
    ..To develop a dietary questionnaire on food habits, eating behaviour and nutrition knowledge of adolescents and to examine its reliability...
  17. doi request reprint Lutein concentration in human milk during early lactation and its relationship with dietary lutein intake
    Hellas Cena
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 12:1878-84. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to estimate the lutein concentration in human milk during early lactation and its relationship with dietary lutein intake measured through the administration of a short FFQ...
  18. doi request reprint Health nutrition practice in Italy
    Hellas Cena
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy
    Nutr Rev 68:556-63. 2010
    ..The public health nutrition infrastructures need to be enhanced, as do the education and training systems. Roles and functions in health nutrition practice need to be defined and discipline-specific competencies should be integrated...
  19. doi request reprint Development and validation of a brief food frequency questionnaire for dietary lutein and zeaxanthin intake assessment in Italian women
    Hellas Cena
    Dept of Health Applied Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition, University of Pavia, via Bassi 21, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 47:1-9. 2008
    ....