Sumithra Muthayya

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal nutrition & low birth weight - what is really important?
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Medical College and Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Med Res 130:600-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Effect of fortification with multiple micronutrients and n-3 fatty acids on growth and cognitive performance in Indian schoolchildren: the CHAMPION (Children's Health and Mental Performance Influenced by Optimal Nutrition) Study
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1766-75. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption and concentration among South Indian women during pregnancy
    Pratibha Dwarkanath
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Medical College and Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:389-94. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron absorption in young Indian women: the interaction of iron status with the influence of tea and ascorbic acid
    Prashanth Thankachan
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:881-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Micronutrient supplementation improves physical performance measures in Asian Indian school-age children
    Mario Vaz
    St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    J Nutr 141:2017-23. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Iron fortification of whole wheat flour reduces iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia and increases body iron stores in Indian school-aged children
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    J Nutr 142:1997-2003. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between maternal physical activity during pregnancy and birth weight
    Pratibha Dwarkanath
    Division of Nutrition, St Johnfs Research Institute, St Johnfs National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:704-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the etiology of anemia and iron deficiency in young women of low socioeconomic status in Bangalore, India
    Prashanth Thankachan
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Food Nutr Bull 28:328-36. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Consumption of a mid-morning snack improves memory but not attention in school children
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Institute of Population Health and Clinical Research, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Physiol Behav 90:142-50. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Lysine requirement of healthy, school-aged Indian children determined by the indicator amino acid oxidation technique
    Raja R Pillai
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560034, India
    J Nutr 140:54-9. 2010

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal nutrition & low birth weight - what is really important?
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Medical College and Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Med Res 130:600-8. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Effect of fortification with multiple micronutrients and n-3 fatty acids on growth and cognitive performance in Indian schoolchildren: the CHAMPION (Children's Health and Mental Performance Influenced by Optimal Nutrition) Study
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1766-75. 2009
    ..Fortification with multiple micronutrients has been shown to improve growth and cognitive performance among children in developing countries, but it is unknown whether higher concentrations are more effective than lower concentrations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption and concentration among South Indian women during pregnancy
    Pratibha Dwarkanath
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Medical College and Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:389-94. 2009
    ..As newborns primarily depend on placental transfer of omega-3 FA there is need to examine the omega-3 LC-PUFA concentration in infants of mother's with low intakes of omega-3 FA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron absorption in young Indian women: the interaction of iron status with the influence of tea and ascorbic acid
    Prashanth Thankachan
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:881-6. 2008
    ..Ascorbic acid (AA) enhances and tea inhibits iron absorption. It is unclear whether iron status influences the magnitude of this effect...
  5. doi request reprint Micronutrient supplementation improves physical performance measures in Asian Indian school-age children
    Mario Vaz
    St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    J Nutr 141:2017-23. 2011
    ..05). The study suggests that multiple micronutrient supplementation in similar populations may be beneficial in improving micronutrient status and enhancing aerobic capacity and endurance in children...
  6. doi request reprint Iron fortification of whole wheat flour reduces iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia and increases body iron stores in Indian school-aged children
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    J Nutr 142:1997-2003. 2012
    ..NaFeEDTA-fortified wheat flour markedly improved BIS and reduced ID in Fe-depleted children. It may be recommended for wider use in national school feeding programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between maternal physical activity during pregnancy and birth weight
    Pratibha Dwarkanath
    Division of Nutrition, St Johnfs Research Institute, St Johnfs National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:704-10. 2007
    ..This study assessed the role of different domains of physical activity during pregnancy and its relation to birth weight...
  8. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the etiology of anemia and iron deficiency in young women of low socioeconomic status in Bangalore, India
    Prashanth Thankachan
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Food Nutr Bull 28:328-36. 2007
    ..Anemia and iron deficiency are significant public health problems in India, particularly among women and children. Recent figures suggest that nearly 50% of young Indian women are anemic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Consumption of a mid-morning snack improves memory but not attention in school children
    Sumithra Muthayya
    Institute of Population Health and Clinical Research, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560 034, India
    Physiol Behav 90:142-50. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Lysine requirement of healthy, school-aged Indian children determined by the indicator amino acid oxidation technique
    Raja R Pillai
    Division of Nutrition, St John s Research Institute, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore 560034, India
    J Nutr 140:54-9. 2010
    ..The mean lysine requirements of Indian children were almost identical to that of Canadian children (35 mg.kg(-1).d(-1)). There is no evidence for any adaptation in lysine requirements in children from developing countries such as India...