Magritt Brustad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Change in plasma levels of vitamin D after consumption of cod-liver and fresh cod-liver oil as part of the traditional north Norwegian fish dish "Mølje"
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:40-53. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint POP exposure from fish liver consumption and risk of cancer--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:682-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of UV-radiation and vitamin D status at 69 degrees north
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 6:903-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood diet in relation to Sámi and Norwegian ethnicity in northern and mid-Norway--the SAMINOR study
    M Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 11:168-75. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status in a rural population of northern Norway with high fish liver consumption
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:783-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status of middle-aged women at 65-71 degrees N in relation to dietary intake and exposure to ultraviolet radiation
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:327-35. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors for cod-liver oil supplement use--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:128-36. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality patterns in geographical areas with a high vs. low Sami population density in Arctic Norway
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 37:475-80. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of telephone vs face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24 h recall EPIC SOFT program--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:107-13. 2003

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Change in plasma levels of vitamin D after consumption of cod-liver and fresh cod-liver oil as part of the traditional north Norwegian fish dish "Mølje"
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:40-53. 2003
    ..To assess changes in plasma 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations after ingestion of <<Mølje>>, a traditional north Norwegian fish dish rich in vitamin D...
  2. ncbi request reprint POP exposure from fish liver consumption and risk of cancer--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:682-6. 2007
    ..We have concluded that in Norwegian women, fish liver consumption was not associated with an increased cancer risk in breast, uterus, or colon. In contrast, a decreased risk for total cancer was found...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of UV-radiation and vitamin D status at 69 degrees north
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 6:903-8. 2007
    ..The UV-hour variable significantly predicted 25(OH)D levels in blood when adjusted for intakes and artificial UV-radiation exposure and sun holidays abroad...
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood diet in relation to Sámi and Norwegian ethnicity in northern and mid-Norway--the SAMINOR study
    M Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 11:168-75. 2008
    ..The Sámis are an indigenous population living in the border areas of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
    ..Study design. Population-based cross-sectional design, using food frequency questionnaires...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status in a rural population of northern Norway with high fish liver consumption
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:783-9. 2004
    ..To assess vitamin D status and the impact of three fish meals consisting of cod liver and fresh cod-liver oil on the plasma level of vitamin D metabolites in an area with high consumption of cod liver and cod-liver oil...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status of middle-aged women at 65-71 degrees N in relation to dietary intake and exposure to ultraviolet radiation
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:327-35. 2004
    ..To determine the vitamin D status of middle-aged women living in the Norwegian arctic and its relationship with vitamin D intake and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors for cod-liver oil supplement use--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:128-36. 2004
    ..To assess the use of cod-liver oil supplements among Norwegian women and to examine dietary, lifestyle, demographic, and health factors associated with use of this supplement...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality patterns in geographical areas with a high vs. low Sami population density in Arctic Norway
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 37:475-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to study mortality patterns in the population in different geographical locations in northern Norway on the basis of Sami population density...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of telephone vs face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24 h recall EPIC SOFT program--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:107-13. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint 10th anniversary review: when healthy food becomes polluted-implications for public health and dietary advice
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, 9037, Norway
    J Environ Monit 10:422-7. 2008
    ..It is our view that the latter advice is most appropriately formulated in the context of risk management, of which both epidemiologic evidence and risk assessment are essential components...
  12. pmc Persistent organic pollutants in meat, liver, tallow and bone marrow from semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) in Northern Norway
    Ammar Ali Hassan
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Tromsø, N 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 55:57. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Vitamin D-effective solar UV radiation, dietary vitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Kåre Edvardsen
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 128:1425-33. 2011
    ..17 (0.95-1.44), 0.95 (0.75-1.21), 1.07 (0.87-1.32), 0.93 (0.76-1.14) and 1.10 (0.89-1.36), respectively. Our results do not support an association between vitamin D status, and breast cancer risk...
  14. pmc Concentrations and geographical variations of selected toxic elements in meat from semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) in mid- and northern Norway: evaluation of risk assessment
    Ammar Ali Hassan
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1699-714. 2012
    ..Thus, reindeer meat is not likely to be a significant contributor to the human body burden of toxic elements...
  15. ncbi request reprint The solar UV radiation level needed for cutaneous production of vitamin D3 in the face. A study conducted among subjects living at a high latitude (68 degrees N)
    Kåre Edvardsen
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 6:57-62. 2007
    ..For other individuals diet seemed to be the dominant controlling factor for 25(OH)D levels...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of telephone versus face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24-hour recall EPIC SOFT programme--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    IARC Sci Publ 156:17-9. 2002
  17. pmc Level of selected toxic elements in meat, liver, tallow and bone marrow of young semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) from Northern Norway
    Ammar Ali Hassan
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:1-7. 2012
    ..The correlations between concentrations in meat and liver, as well as the use of the latter as an indicator for toxic elements in meat, were also investigated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Duration of vitamin D synthesis from weather model data for use in prospective epidemiological studies
    Kåre Edvardsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Biometeorol 53:451-9. 2009
    ..The program code to compute VD-hours from ERA-40 files is written in Perl (v 5.8.7) and may be obtained free of charge by contacting corresponding author...
  19. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prevalence of general and central obesity among the Sami and Norwegian populations: the SAMINOR study
    Tove Nystad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:17-24. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of general (body mass index) and central (waist circumference and waist/hip ratio) obesity in an area with a mixed Sami and Norwegian population...
  20. doi request reprint What is needed to keep persons with multiple sclerosis vitamin D-sufficient throughout the year?
    Linn H Steffensen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of North Norway, P O Box 33, 9038, Tromsø, Norway
    J Neurol 260:182-8. 2013
    ..MS patients who have no sun exposure and low dietary vitamin D intake during the winter months should be recommended to take vitamin D supplements to achieve serum 25(OH)D levels of at least 50 nmol/l...
  21. pmc Dietary predictors and plasma concentrations of perfluorinated compounds in a coastal population from northern Norway
    Charlotta Rylander
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Public Health 2009:268219. 2009
    ..There were significant differences in PFOS isomer pattern between genders, with women having the largest proportion of linear PFOS. PFOS, PFHxS, and PFHpS concentrations also increased with age...
  22. pmc Selected vitamins and essential elements in meat from semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) in mid- and northern Norway: geographical variations and effect of animal population density
    Ammar Ali Hassan
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    Nutrients 4:724-39. 2012
    ..01). Reindeer meat contained higher vitamin B12, iron, zinc and selenium concentrations when compared to Norwegian beef, lamb, mutton, pork and chicken meat...
  23. doi request reprint Iron stores in relation to dietary patterns in a multiethnic population: the SAMINOR study
    Ann R Broderstad
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 14:1039-46. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association between serum ferritin (s-ferritin), transferrin saturation and dietary patterns, in connection with ethnicity, geographical settlement and lifestyle factors...
  24. doi request reprint The effect of coffee consumption on serum total cholesterol in the Sami and Norwegian populations
    Tove Nystad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 13:1818-25. 2010
    ..To assess coffee consumption in the Sami and Norwegian populations and to investigate the impact of unfiltered boiled coffee consumption on serum cholesterol concentrations...
  25. doi request reprint Associations between marine food consumption and plasma concentrations of POPs in a Norwegian coastal population
    Charlotta Rylander
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 11:370-6. 2009
    ..Intake of fatty fish did not significantly affect the body burden of POPs in this study group...
  26. doi request reprint Cod liver oil, other dietary supplements and survival among cancer patients with solid tumours
    Guri Skeie
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 125:1155-60. 2009
    ..70 (95% CI 0.49-0.99) and 0.55 (95% CI 0.31-0.97)]. More research is needed to clarify the association; meanwhile adjustment for dietary supplement use should be performed in survival analyses of lung cancer patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Daily duration of vitamin D synthesis in human skin with relation to latitude, total ozone, altitude, ground cover, aerosols and cloud thickness
    Ola Engelsen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research NILU, Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol 81:1287-90. 2005
    ..nilu.no/~olaeng/fastrt/VitD.html and http://zardoz.nilu.no/~olaeng/fastrt/VitD-ez.html. The computational methodology is outlined here...
  28. ncbi request reprint Levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a coastal northern Norwegian population with high fish-liver intake
    T M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 8:552-7. 2006
    ..Age and gender remain the strongest predictors of plasma levels of POPs in this study whereas fish liver intake was not significantly associated with the POPs...
  29. pmc Level of selected nutrients in meat, liver, tallow and bone marrow from semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer t. tarandus L.)
    Ammar Ali Hassan
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17997. 2012
    ..tarandus L.) and their nutritional value for humans. The results could be useful in updating the Norwegian Food Composition Database, whose current data on reindeer is limited...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin D: a candidate for the environmental effect in multiple sclerosis - observations from Norway
    Margitta T Kampman
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Neuroepidemiology 30:140-6. 2008
    ..The potential roles of vitamin D, other environmental exposures, and genes in the complex aetiology of MS are discussed in this review...
  31. ncbi request reprint A population-based study on health and living conditions in areas with mixed Sami and Norwegian settlements - the SAMINOR 2 questionnaire study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 73:23147. 2014
    ..To describe the method, data collection procedure and participation in The Population-based Study on Health and Living Conditions in Areas with both Sami and Norwegian Settlements - the SAMINOR 2 questionnaire study...
  32. pmc Which Sámi? Sámi inclusion criteria in population-based studies of Sámi health and living conditions in Norway - an exploratory study exemplified with data from the SAMINOR study
    Torunn Pettersen
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway Department of Social Sciences, Sámi University College, Guovdageaidnu Kautokeino, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 72:21813. 2013
    ..Consequently, the basis on which Sámi study participants are included and categorized when Sámi health and living conditions are explored and compared differs. This may influence the results and conclusions drawn...
  33. ncbi request reprint Human plasma levels of POPs, and diet among native people from Uelen, Chukotka
    Torkjel M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 5:689-96. 2003
    ..Transportation of beta-HCH by ocean currents through the Bering Strait into the Arctic Ocean or regional point sources might explain these elevated levels...
  34. ncbi request reprint Change in levels of persistent organic pollutants in human plasma after consumption of a traditional northern Norwegian fish dish-mølje (cod, cod liver, cod liver oil and hard roe)
    Torkjel M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, NO 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 5:160-5. 2003
    ..To obtain reliable data on human levels of POPs it is, on the basis of these findings, recommended that blood samples should be collected from fasting individuals and both wet-weight and lipid-weight levels should be reported...