David J Baer

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Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Body Mass Index, percent body fat, and regional body fat distribution in relation to leptin concentrations in healthy, non-smoking postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nutr J 6:3. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption lowers risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women fed a controlled diet
    David J Baer
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:593-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acids affect plasma markers of inflammation in healthy men fed controlled diets: a randomized crossover study
    David J Baer
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:969-73. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Stearic acid absorption and its metabolizable energy value are minimally lower than those of other fatty acids in healthy men fed mixed diets
    David J Baer
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Nutr 133:4129-34. 2003
  5. doi request reprint The number of 24 h dietary recalls using the US Department of Agriculture's automated multiple-pass method required to estimate nutrient intake in overweight and obese adults
    Kim S Stote
    Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1736-42. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The USDA Automated Multiple-Pass Method accurately assesses population sodium intakes
    Donna G Rhodes
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:958-64. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The US Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method reduces bias in the collection of energy intakes
    Alanna J Moshfegh
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:324-32. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Black tea consumption reduces total and LDL cholesterol in mildly hypercholesterolemic adults
    Michael J Davies
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA
    J Nutr 133:3298S-3302S. 2003
  9. pmc Discrepancy between the Atwater factor predicted and empirically measured energy values of almonds in human diets
    Janet A Novotny
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:296-301. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Phytosterol intake and dietary fat reduction are independent and additive in their ability to reduce plasma LDL cholesterol
    Shirley C Chen
    Food Components and Health Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, USDA, ARS, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Lipids 44:273-81. 2009

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Publications38

  1. pmc Body Mass Index, percent body fat, and regional body fat distribution in relation to leptin concentrations in healthy, non-smoking postmenopausal women in a feeding study
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Nutr J 6:3. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption lowers risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women fed a controlled diet
    David J Baer
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:593-9. 2002
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption (1-2 drinks/d) may decrease cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women by improving lipid profiles...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acids affect plasma markers of inflammation in healthy men fed controlled diets: a randomized crossover study
    David J Baer
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:969-73. 2004
    ..The effect of individual dietary fatty acids on emerging risk factors for cardiovascular disease that are associated with subclinical inflammation is unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stearic acid absorption and its metabolizable energy value are minimally lower than those of other fatty acids in healthy men fed mixed diets
    David J Baer
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Nutr 133:4129-34. 2003
    ..On the basis of these results, reduced stearic acid absorption does not appear to be responsible for the differences in plasma lipoprotein responses to stearic acid relative to other saturated or unsaturated fatty acids...
  5. doi request reprint The number of 24 h dietary recalls using the US Department of Agriculture's automated multiple-pass method required to estimate nutrient intake in overweight and obese adults
    Kim S Stote
    Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1736-42. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The USDA Automated Multiple-Pass Method accurately assesses population sodium intakes
    Donna G Rhodes
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:958-64. 2013
    ..Although the gold standard for estimating sodium intake is the 24-h urine collection, few studies have used this biomarker to evaluate the accuracy of a dietary instrument...
  7. ncbi request reprint The US Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method reduces bias in the collection of energy intakes
    Alanna J Moshfegh
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:324-32. 2008
    ..Because the data have important program and policy applications, it is essential that the validity of the method be tested...
  8. ncbi request reprint Black tea consumption reduces total and LDL cholesterol in mildly hypercholesterolemic adults
    Michael J Davies
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA
    J Nutr 133:3298S-3302S. 2003
    ..Tea consumption did not affect antioxidant status in this study...
  9. pmc Discrepancy between the Atwater factor predicted and empirically measured energy values of almonds in human diets
    Janet A Novotny
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:296-301. 2012
    ..The energy content of foods is primarily determined by the Atwater factors, which may not be accurate for certain food groups. Nuts are a food group for which substantial evidence suggests that the Atwater factors may be poorly predictive...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phytosterol intake and dietary fat reduction are independent and additive in their ability to reduce plasma LDL cholesterol
    Shirley C Chen
    Food Components and Health Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, USDA, ARS, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Lipids 44:273-81. 2009
    ..2831 and 0.732). The PS effect in lowering plasma TC and LDL cholesterol was independent of and additive to the effect due to dietary fat reduction. Responses of plasma carotenoids to PS intake were consistent with the literature...
  11. pmc A controlled trial of reduced meal frequency without caloric restriction in healthy, normal-weight, middle-aged adults
    Kim S Stote
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Beltsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:981-8. 2007
    ..A diet with less meal frequency can improve the health and extend the lifespan of laboratory animals, but its effect on humans has never been tested...
  12. pmc Estimates of adherence and error analysis of physical activity data collected via accelerometry in a large study of free-living adults
    David R Paul
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 307B Center Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:38. 2008
    ..No study has reported the degree of data loss in a large study of adults, and/or the degree to which the estimates of PA and TEE are affected. Also, no study in adults has proposed a methodology to minimize the effects of AM removals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary cis and trans monounsaturated and saturated FA and plasma lipids and lipoproteins in men
    Joseph T Judd
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS, USDA, Maryland 20705, USA
    Lipids 37:123-31. 2002
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  14. pmc Whey protein but not soy protein supplementation alters body weight and composition in free-living overweight and obese adults
    David J Baer
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Nutr 141:1489-94. 2011
    ..Dietary recommendations, especially those that emphasize the role of dietary protein in facilitating weight change, should also address the demonstrated clinical potential of supplemental WP...
  15. doi request reprint Measured energy value of pistachios in the human diet
    David J Baer
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Br J Nutr 107:120-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, pistachio nuts contain less metabolisable energy than that calculated from the Atwater general factors. Accurate information about metabolisable energy content of foods is important for reliable food labelling...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of moderate alcohol intake on fasting insulin and glucose concentrations and insulin sensitivity in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael J Davies
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, BARC E, Bldg 308, Room 218, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    JAMA 287:2559-62. 2002
    ..No controlled-diet studies have addressed the effects of daily moderate alcohol consumption on fasting insulin and glucose concentrations and insulin sensitivity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation of a food frequency questionnaire by direct measurement of habitual ad libitum food intake
    David R Paul
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:806-14. 2005
    ..The application of correction methods based on energy expenditure and body weight can be used to reduce measurement error, improving the ability of the food frequency questionnaire to measure food intake...
  18. doi request reprint Vitamin K absorption and kinetics in human subjects after consumption of 13C-labelled phylloquinone from kale
    Janet A Novotny
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Building 307B, Room 219, BARC East, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Br J Nutr 104:858-62. 2010
    ..Modelling results demonstrated a mean (n 6) bioavailability of phylloquinone from kale to be 4.7%. Plasma and tissue half-times for phylloquinone were found to be 8.8 and 215 h, respectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plant sterol esters lower plasma lipids and most carotenoids in mildly hypercholesterolemic adults
    Joseph T Judd
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS, USDA, Maryland 20705, USA
    Lipids 37:33-42. 2002
    ..Plasma carotenoids on all diets remained within normal ranges. We conclude that low-fat foods, such as salad dressings, are effective carriers for PSE...
  20. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics as predictors of underreporting of energy intake on 24-hour dietary recall interviews
    Janet A Novotny
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1146-51. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics associated with misreporting of energy intake during 24-hour dietary recalls (24 HR)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of daily alcohol intake on breath alcohol concentrations of postmenopausal women after a bolus dose
    Janet A Novotny
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:380-3. 2003
    ..This study was designed to test whether daily alcohol intake can influence parameters related to rate of alcohol clearance and systemic alcohol exposure...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of trans fatty acid isomers from ruminant sources on risk factors of cardiovascular disease: study design and rationale
    Sarah K Gebauer
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Building 307B, Room 213, BARC East, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:569-76. 2011
    ..Results from this study will be important in determining whether ruminant TFA and industrially produced TFA differentially affect markers of cardiovascular risk, in the context of a highly controlled feeding study...
  23. pmc Effects of ruminant trans fatty acids on cardiovascular disease and cancer: a comprehensive review of epidemiological, clinical, and mechanistic studies
    Sarah K Gebauer
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Adv Nutr 2:332-54. 2011
    ..Clinical studies have not been conducted investigating the cause-and-effect relationship between iTFA and rTFA intake and risk for cancers. Further research is needed to determine the health effects of VA and c9,t11-CLA in humans...
  24. ncbi request reprint The USDA Automated Multiple-Pass Method accurately estimates group total energy and nutrient intake
    Cynthia A Blanton
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Western Human Nutrition Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 136:2594-9. 2006
    ..In highly motivated premenopausal women, the AMPM provides valid measures of group total energy and nutrient intake whereas the Block and DHQ yield underestimations...
  25. pmc Comparison of two different physical activity monitors
    David R Paul
    Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:26. 2007
    ..A range of different activity monitors brands are available for investigators to use, but little is known about how they respond to different levels of PA in the field, nor if data conversion between brands is possible...
  26. ncbi request reprint The metabolizable energy of dietary resistant maltodextrin is variable and alters fecal microbiota composition in adult men
    David J Baer
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, MD
    J Nutr 144:1023-9. 2014
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Tea consumption may improve biomarkers of insulin sensitivity and risk factors for diabetes
    Kim S Stote
    Food Components and Health Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Nutr 138:1584S-1588S. 2008
    ..However, further controlled clinical trials are required to gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of tea consumption in persons with diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint Bioavailability of anthocyanins from purple carrot juice: effects of acylation and plant matrix
    Craig S Charron
    Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 57:1226-30. 2009
    ..Because the treatments were consumed as juice, it could be discerned that the difference in bioavailability of acylated versus nonacylated anthocyanins was not primarily caused by interactions with the plant matrix...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of energy expenditure estimates from 4 physical activity questionnaires with doubly labeled water estimates in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:230-6. 2006
    ..However, most epidemiologic studies have not validated these methods against the doubly labeled water (DLW) technique for measuring EE...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum leptin levels and alcohol consumption in a controlled feeding and alcohol ingestion study
    Mark J Roth
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1722-5. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in postmenopausal women
    Jackie A Lavigne
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 4264, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:503-7. 2005
    ..Studies have suggested that alcohol may affect IGF-I or IGFBP-3; however, controlled feeding studies to assess alcohol's effects on IGF-I or IGFBP-3 have not been conducted...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of calcium absorption is not compromised in clinically stable prepubertal and pubertal girls with cystic fibrosis
    Kerry J Schulze
    Center of Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:110-6. 2003
    ..Reduced bone mass is common in both children and adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) and may be a consequence of inadequate calcium absorption. The effect of CF on intestinal calcium absorption and retention has not been described in children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endogenous fecal losses of calcium compromise calcium balance in pancreatic-insufficient girls with cystic fibrosis
    Kerry J Schulze
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pediatr 143:765-71. 2003
    ..Actual calcium balance [absorbed calcium-(urinary calcium (V(u))+V(endo))] was compared with estimated balance (assuming V(endo)=1.6 mg/kg/day calcium) by paired t test...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of a controlled diet and black tea drinking on the fecal microflora composition and the fecal bile acid profile of human volunteers in a double-blinded randomized feeding study
    Volker Mai
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 134:473-8. 2004
    ..Larger studies with well defined end points that control for the observed variation are needed to improve our understanding of the effects of diet on intestinal microflora and fecal bile acid profile...
  35. ncbi request reprint QDR 4500A dual-energy X-ray absorptiometer underestimates fat mass in comparison with criterion methods in adults
    Dale A Schoeller
    Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1018-25. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Common leptin receptor polymorphisms do not modify the effect of alcohol ingestion on serum leptin levels in a controlled feeding and alcohol ingestion study
    Mark J Roth
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Suite 705, MSC 8314, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1576-8. 2005
    ..No significant effects were found between common leptin receptor polymorphisms and serum leptin levels (P > or = 0.26)...
  37. pmc Impact of reduced meal frequency without caloric restriction on glucose regulation in healthy, normal-weight middle-aged men and women
    Olga Carlson
    Diabetes Section, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Metabolism 56:1729-34. 2007
    ..The impaired glucose tolerance was reversible and was not associated with alterations in the levels of adipokines or BDNF...
  38. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of body mass index as a sufficient adiposity measurement for sex hormone concentration associations in postmenopausal women
    Somdat Mahabir
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Pressler Boulevard, CPB4 3247, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2502-7. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the usefulness of body mass index (BMI) as a sufficient adiposity measurement to assess associations with sex hormone levels...