Punam Ohri-Vachaspati

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Child-directed marketing inside and on the exterior of fast food restaurants
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    Arizona State University School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Phoenix, Arizona Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:22-30. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental perception of the nutritional quality of school meals and its association with students' school lunch participation
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 74:44-7. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Elementary school participation in the United States Department of Agriculture's Team Nutrition program is associated with more healthful school lunches
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:733-8. 2013
  4. pmc Classification bias in commercial business lists for retail food stores in the U.S
    Euna Han
    College of Pharmacy, Gachon University, Yeonsu gu, Incheon, Korea
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:46. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint A closer examination of the relationship between children's weight status and the food and physical activity environment
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Prev Med 57:162-7. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Alliance for a Healthier Generation's competitive beverage and food guidelines: do elementary school administrators know about them and do they report implementing them?
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Sch Health 82:469-77. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program participation in elementary schools in the United States and availability of fruits and vegetables in school lunch meals
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:921-6. 2012
  8. pmc Strategies proposed by Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities partnerships to prevent childhood obesity
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E11. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving data accuracy of commercial food outlet databases
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University, NewBrunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:116-22. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood perceptions and active school commuting in low-income cities
    Robin S Deweese
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion DeWeese, Ohri Vachaspati, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
    Am J Prev Med 45:393-400. 2013

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Child-directed marketing inside and on the exterior of fast food restaurants
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    Arizona State University School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Phoenix, Arizona Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 48:22-30. 2015
    ..Children who eat fast food have poor diet and health outcomes. Fast food is heavily marketed to youth, and exposure to such marketing is associated with higher fast food consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental perception of the nutritional quality of school meals and its association with students' school lunch participation
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 74:44-7. 2014
    ..Advocates for and implementers of improved school meals may benefit from partnering with parents to increase the acceptance and utilization of improved school offerings. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Elementary school participation in the United States Department of Agriculture's Team Nutrition program is associated with more healthful school lunches
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ Electronic address
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:733-8. 2013
    ..To assess school-level characteristics associated with Team Nutrition (TN) program participation, and compare the availability of food items in school lunches in participating vs nonparticipating schools...
  4. pmc Classification bias in commercial business lists for retail food stores in the U.S
    Euna Han
    College of Pharmacy, Gachon University, Yeonsu gu, Incheon, Korea
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:46. 2012
    ..We evaluated the classification bias of food stores in Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and InfoUSA commercial business lists...
  5. ncbi request reprint A closer examination of the relationship between children's weight status and the food and physical activity environment
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Prev Med 57:162-7. 2013
    ..We assess relationships between the food and PA environments in inner-city neighborhoods and children's weight status and address sources of conflicting results of prior research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alliance for a Healthier Generation's competitive beverage and food guidelines: do elementary school administrators know about them and do they report implementing them?
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Sch Health 82:469-77. 2012
    ..This study examines nationwide awareness and implementation of the guidelines in US public elementary schools...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program participation in elementary schools in the United States and availability of fruits and vegetables in school lunch meals
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:921-6. 2012
    ..12 to 3.53) to serve fresh fruit during lunch meals. Slightly >25% of public elementary schools across the United States participated in the FFVP, and participation was associated with healthier food availability in school lunches...
  8. pmc Strategies proposed by Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities partnerships to prevent childhood obesity
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E11. 2012
    ..The objective of this analysis was to describe the strategies proposed by the 41 HKHC partnerships that received funding and compare them to the CDC recommendations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving data accuracy of commercial food outlet databases
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University, NewBrunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:116-22. 2011
    ..The intent is to contribute towards building a consensus among researchers on definitions used in public health research for characterizing different types of food outlets...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood perceptions and active school commuting in low-income cities
    Robin S Deweese
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion DeWeese, Ohri Vachaspati, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
    Am J Prev Med 45:393-400. 2013
    ..Active travel to and from school (ATS) is a potential source of increased activity for children, accounting for 22% of total trips and time spent traveling by school-aged children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relative and absolute availability of healthier food and beverage alternatives across communities in the United States
    Shannon N Zenk
    Shannon N Zenk is with the College of Nursing, Lisa M Powell is with the School of Public Health, Leah Rimkus and Zeynep Isgor are with the Institute for Health Research and Policy, and Frank Chaloupka is with the Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago Dianne C Barker is with Barker Bi Coastal Health Consultants Inc, Calabasas, CA Punam Ohri Vachaspati is with the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix
    Am J Public Health 104:2170-8. 2014
    ..We examined associations between the relative and absolute availability of healthier food and beverage alternatives at food stores and community racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and urban-rural characteristics...
  12. pmc Implementation of wireless terminals at farmers' markets: impact on SNAP redemption and overall sales
    Farryl M W Bertmann
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004 2135, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e53-5. 2012
    ..Implementation of wireless terminals may be important for improving the financial stability and accessibility of farmers' markets...