Research Topics

Christine Delisle Nyström


Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden


  1. Leppänen M, Henriksson P, Henriksson H, Delisle Nyström C, Llorente Cantarero F, Lof M. Physical Activity Level Using Doubly-Labeled Water in Relation to Body Composition and Physical Fitness in Preschoolers. Medicina (Kaunas). 2018;55: pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, increasing physical activity, and thus energy expenditure, at young ages may be beneficial for preventing overweight/obesity. However, further studies with larger sample sizes are needed to confirm the results. ..
  2. Delisle Nyström C, Sandin S, Henriksson P, Henriksson H, Maddison R, Lof M. A 12-month follow-up of a mobile-based (mHealth) obesity prevention intervention in pre-school children: the MINISTOP randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2018;18:658 pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies using mHealth are needed to investigate how changes in obesity related markers in young children can be maintained over longer time periods. ( NCT02021786 ; 20 Dec 2013). ..
  3. Delisle Nyström C, Forsum E, Henriksson H, Trolle Lagerros Y, Larsson C, Maddison R, et al. A Mobile Phone Based Method to Assess Energy and Food Intake in Young Children: A Validation Study against the Doubly Labelled Water Method and 24 h Dietary Recalls. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..001). In conclusion, TECH accurately estimated the average intakes of energy and selected foods and thus has the potential to be a useful tool for dietary studies in pre-school children, for example obesity prevention trials. ..
  4. Delisle Nyström C, Henriksson P, Alexandrou C, Lof M. The Tanita SC-240 to Assess Body Composition in Pre-School Children: An Evaluation against the Three Component Model. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..Further work is needed in order to find accurate and easy-to-use methods for assessing body composition in pre-school children. ..
  5. Henriksson P, Cadenas Sanchez C, Leppänen M, Delisle Nyström C, Ortega F, Pomeroy J, et al. Associations of Fat Mass and Fat-Free Mass with Physical Fitness in 4-Year-Old Children: Results from the MINISTOP Trial. Nutrients. 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..22, p < 0.001) and motor fitness (? = 0.17, p = 0.004). Thus, fat mass and fat-free mass in preschoolers appear to have joint but opposite associations with physical fitness, an important marker for current and future health. ..
  6. Delisle Nyström C, Henriksson P, Ek A, Henriksson H, Ortega F, Ruiz J, et al. Is BMI a relevant marker of fat mass in 4 year old children? Results from the MINISTOP trial. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018;72:1561-1566 pubmed publisher
    ..3 to 35.3%) and FMI (1.75 to 5.78 kg/m2). BMI was strongly associated to both FMI and FFMI. Therefore, caution is needed when interpreting body fat status based on BMI values in pre-school children. ..
  7. Delisle Nyström C, Henriksson H, Alexandrou C, Bergstrom A, Bonn S, Bälter K, et al. Validation of an Online Food Frequency Questionnaire against Doubly Labelled Water and 24 h Dietary Recalls in Pre-School Children. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, KidMeal-Q had a relatively short answering time and comparative validity to other food frequency questionnaires. However, its accuracy needs to be improved before it can be used in studies in pre-school children. ..
  8. Nyström C, Sandin S, Henriksson P, Henriksson H, Trolle Lagerros Y, Larsson C, et al. Mobile-based intervention intended to stop obesity in preschool-aged children: the MINISTOP randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;105:1327-1335 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies targeting specific obesity classes within preschool-aged children are warranted. This trial was registered at as NCT02021786. ..
  9. Nyström C, Henriksson P, Martínez Vizcaíno V, Medrano M, Cadenas Sanchez C, Arias Palencia N, et al. Does Cardiorespiratory Fitness Attenuate the Adverse Effects of Severe/Morbid Obesity on Cardiometabolic Risk and Insulin Resistance in Children? A Pooled Analysis. Diabetes Care. 2017;40:1580-1587 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, CRF may play an important role in lowering the risk of cardiometabolic diseases in obese children. ..