Kathleen L Keller

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Food branding influences ad libitum intake differently in children depending on weight status. Results of a pilot study
    Jamie Forman
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 53:76-83. 2009
  2. pmc Common variants in the CD36 gene are associated with oral fat perception, fat preferences, and obesity in African Americans
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1066-73. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Genetic influences on oral fat perception and preference: Presented at the symposium "The Taste for Fat: New Discoveries on the Role of Fat in Sensory Perception, Metabolism, Sensory Pleasure and Beyond" held at the Institute of Food Technologists 2011 An
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Food Sci 77:S143-7. 2012
  4. pmc Sex differences in the effects of inherited bitter thiourea sensitivity on body weight in 4-6-year-old children
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine and the New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1194-200. 2010
  5. pmc Increased sweetened beverage intake is associated with reduced milk and calcium intake in 3- to 7-year-old children at multi-item laboratory lunches
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Ave, 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:497-501. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential of an analog scaling device for measuring fullness in children: development and preliminary testing
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14 A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 47:233-43. 2006
  7. pmc Fat discrimination: a phenotype with potential implications for studying fat intake behaviors and obesity
    Lisa C H Liang
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY 10025, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:470-5. 2012
  8. pmc PROP taster status interacts with the built environment to influence children's food acceptance and body weight status
    Carlye Burd
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, New York 10025, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:786-94. 2013
  9. pmc Children who are pressured to eat at home consume fewer high-fat foods in laboratory test meals
    Heewon Lee
    Department of Health and Behavior, Teacher s College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:271-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The impact of food branding on children's eating behavior and obesity
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Physiol Behav 106:379-86. 2012

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Food branding influences ad libitum intake differently in children depending on weight status. Results of a pilot study
    Jamie Forman
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 53:76-83. 2009
    ..Overweight children showed greater responsiveness to food branding, and they may be at risk in environments that are highly inundated with messages about food...
  2. pmc Common variants in the CD36 gene are associated with oral fat perception, fat preferences, and obesity in African Americans
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1066-73. 2012
    ..001), but only 2 D/D individuals were tested, so this finding needs replication. This is the first study to demonstrate an association between common variants in CD36 and fat ingestive behaviors in humans...
  3. doi request reprint Genetic influences on oral fat perception and preference: Presented at the symposium "The Taste for Fat: New Discoveries on the Role of Fat in Sensory Perception, Metabolism, Sensory Pleasure and Beyond" held at the Institute of Food Technologists 2011 An
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Food Sci 77:S143-7. 2012
    ..Assuming these data are confirmed in other populations, screening for CD36 genotype may provide helpful information to food companies for developing fat-modified products...
  4. pmc Sex differences in the effects of inherited bitter thiourea sensitivity on body weight in 4-6-year-old children
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine and the New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1194-200. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the TAS2R38 variation, PROP phenotype, and sex interact to impact obesity risk in children. Future studies should be done to determine how this trait influences energy balance...
  5. pmc Increased sweetened beverage intake is associated with reduced milk and calcium intake in 3- to 7-year-old children at multi-item laboratory lunches
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Ave, 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:497-501. 2009
    ..The possibility that limiting sweetened beverages may help optimize dietary calcium during childhood is a topic that merits further research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential of an analog scaling device for measuring fullness in children: development and preliminary testing
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14 A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 47:233-43. 2006
    ..Future experiments will validate this scaling procedure for measuring fullness in real eating situations. If successful, this methodology might have applications to the measurement of other bodily sensations in young children...
  7. pmc Fat discrimination: a phenotype with potential implications for studying fat intake behaviors and obesity
    Lisa C H Liang
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY 10025, USA
    Physiol Behav 105:470-5. 2012
    ..53; p<0.01). If these results are replicated, fat discrimination may serve as clinical research tool to identify participants who are at risk for obesity and other chronic diseases due to increased fat intake...
  8. pmc PROP taster status interacts with the built environment to influence children's food acceptance and body weight status
    Carlye Burd
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, New York 10025, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:786-94. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to use a gene-environment interaction model to test for differences in children's food acceptance and body weights...
  9. pmc Children who are pressured to eat at home consume fewer high-fat foods in laboratory test meals
    Heewon Lee
    Department of Health and Behavior, Teacher s College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:271-5. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that greater pressure to eat is associated with lower intake of some high-fat foods in the laboratory, where no pressure is applied...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of food branding on children's eating behavior and obesity
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Physiol Behav 106:379-86. 2012
    ..Future studies are needed to better understand the influence that child age, sex, and obesity has on response to food branding and marketing...
  11. doi request reprint Increased restrictive feeding practices are associated with reduced energy density in 4-6-year-old, multi-ethnic children at ad libitum laboratory test-meals
    Shama Sud
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 55:201-7. 2010
    ..Previous reports of positive associations between child obesity and restrictive feeding practices may not apply in predominantly non-Caucasian, lower socioeconomic status cohorts of children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in childhood food consumption patterns: a cause for concern in light of increasing body weights
    Marie Pierre St-Onge
    Institute of Human Nutrition and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1068-73. 2003
    ..In addition, a critical review of food service and political practices regarding food choices for children at school is included...
  13. doi request reprint Manipulating fat content of familiar foods at test-meals does not affect intake and liking of these foods among children
    Annemarie Olsen
    Department of Food Science Sensory Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Appetite 57:573-7. 2011
    ..We conclude that manipulating fat content had little effect on liking and weight-based food intake, but markedly influenced overall energy intake, and thus might provide a means of lowering children's energy consumption...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetics of eating and its relation to obesity
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:176-82. 2002
    ..Genetically informative designs that infuse innovative behavioral measures may help explain individual differences in eating styles and hopefully promote more effective obesity treatments...
  15. doi request reprint Bitter taste phenotype and body weight predict children's selection of sweet and savory foods at a palatable test-meal
    Kathleen L Keller
    Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA New York Nutrition Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 77:115-23. 2014
    ..These findings may have implications for understanding differences in susceptibility to hyperphagia. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of energy intake in children
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:844-50. 2004
    ..Insights may be achieved by testing whether the eating patterns of children are associated with demographic variables or whether they aggregate among family members...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of ingestive behavior in humans
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nutrition 20:127-33. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Inherited taste sensitivity to 6-n-propylthiouracil in diet and body weight in children
    Kathleen L Keller
    Rutgers University, Department of Food Science, 65 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 8520, USA
    Obes Res 12:904-12. 2004
    ..This study tested the relationships among the ability to taste PROP, reported food intake, and body weight in young children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Project Grow-2-Gether: a study of the genetic and environmental influences on child eating and obesity
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Twin Res 5:472-5. 2002
    ..Future directions may involve longitudinal assessment of child growth and molecular analyses for specific genes that influence child eating behavior...
  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic taste sensitivity to 6-n-propylthiouracil influences food preference and reported intake in preschool children
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Food Science, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Appetite 38:3-12. 2002
    ..In addition, taster group differences in acceptance of full-fat milk and intake of discretionary fats seen in girls, suggest that gender-specific environmental factors might interact with genetics to influence fat preferences...

Research Grants2

  1. Mechanisms of Positive Energy Balance in PROP Nontasters
    Kathleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal of this work is to train the candidate to become an independent investigator who will compete for future award programs (e.g., R01s, R03s) . ..