Edward A Frongillo

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an experience-based measure of household food insecurity within and across seasons in northern Burkina Faso
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 136:1409S-1419S. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing and assessing nutrition needs: perspectives of local program providers
    Jung Sun Lee
    Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, 137 East Franklin St, Suite 203, CB 8030, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:61-82. 2005
  3. pmc Household food security is associated with infant feeding practices in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 138:1383-90. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency and physical growth predict attainment of walking but not crawling in poorly nourished Zanzibari infants
    Patricia K Kariger
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 135:814-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Food Stamp Program participation is associated with better academic learning among school children
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 136:1077-80. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding the experience of household food insecurity in rural Bangladesh leads to a measure different from that used in other countries
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 133:4158-62. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding obesity and program participation in the context of poverty and food insecurity
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 133:2117-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Assessing food insecurity in Trinidad and Tobago
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:516-7. 2003
  9. pmc Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2335-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity affects school children's academic performance, weight gain, and social skills
    Diana F Jyoti
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 135:2831-9. 2005

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an experience-based measure of household food insecurity within and across seasons in northern Burkina Faso
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 136:1409S-1419S. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing and assessing nutrition needs: perspectives of local program providers
    Jung Sun Lee
    Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, 137 East Franklin St, Suite 203, CB 8030, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:61-82. 2005
    ..Efforts to better understand and meet the needs of elders will enable nutrition programs to respond to heterogeneous needs in ever increasing older population...
  3. pmc Household food security is associated with infant feeding practices in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 138:1383-90. 2008
    ..Our results provide strong evidence that HHFS influences IFP in rural Bangladesh...
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency and physical growth predict attainment of walking but not crawling in poorly nourished Zanzibari infants
    Patricia K Kariger
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 135:814-9. 2005
    ..In this sample of poorly nourished infants, growth and anemia-iron status are significant predictors of walking, but not crawling...
  5. ncbi request reprint Food Stamp Program participation is associated with better academic learning among school children
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 136:1077-80. 2006
    ..The mechanisms for this relationship are not well understood and may be through both dietary intake and stress...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding the experience of household food insecurity in rural Bangladesh leads to a measure different from that used in other countries
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 133:4158-62. 2003
    ..In many situations, this approach, rather than translating questions developed elsewhere, may best lead to suitable experience-based measures of food insecurity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding obesity and program participation in the context of poverty and food insecurity
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 133:2117-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Assessing food insecurity in Trinidad and Tobago
    Edward A Frongillo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:516-7. 2003
  9. pmc Low micronutrient levels as a predictor of incident disability in older women
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2335-40. 2006
    ..The role of nutritional status in the disablement process is still unclear. The objective of this study was to assess whether low concentrations of nutrients predict the development and course of disability...
  10. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity affects school children's academic performance, weight gain, and social skills
    Diana F Jyoti
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 135:2831-9. 2005
    ..This study provides the strongest empirical evidence to date that food insecurity is linked to specific developmental consequences for children, and that these consequences may be both nutritional and nonnutritional...
  11. pmc Serum micronutrient concentrations and decline in physical function among older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    JAMA 299:308-15. 2008
    ..The potential deleterious effect of poor nutrition on decline in physical function in older persons is unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Gender, ethnicity, marital status, and body weight in the United States
    Jeffery Sobal
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2223-31. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Constructing maternal knowledge frameworks. How mothers conceptualize complementary feeding
    Eva C Monterrosa
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appetite 59:377-84. 2012
    ..We conclude that elucidating maternal knowledge frameworks is crucial for explaining maternal behavior, and argue that these frameworks are the foundation for developing behavior-change interventions...
  14. doi request reprint Nutrition agenda setting, policy formulation and implementation: lessons from the Mainstreaming Nutrition Initiative
    David L Pelletier
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Policy Plan 27:19-31. 2012
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  15. pmc Micronutrient supplementation affects maternal-infant feeding interactions and maternal distress in Bangladesh
    Amy L Frith
    Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:141-8. 2009
    ..Although micronutrient malnutrition has been associated with poorer interaction, the effects of maternal micronutrient supplementation on interaction are unknown...
  16. pmc Maternal, infant, and household factors are associated with breast-feeding trajectories during infants' first 6 months of life in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Sabrina Rasheed
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 139:1582-7. 2009
    ..6; 95% CI, 0.4-0.8) were less likely to be in the CMFT. Thus, these trajectories were associated with distinct groups of women and these results provide information useful for developing interventions to improve breast-feeding practices...
  17. pmc Early participation in a prenatal food supplementation program ameliorates the negative association of food insecurity with quality of maternal-infant interaction
    Amy L Frith
    School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 142:1095-101. 2012
    ..Food insecurity limits the ability of mothers and infants to interact well, but an early invitation time to start a prenatal food supplementation program can support mother-infant interaction among those who are food insecure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in child survival are strongly associated with changes in malnutrition in developing countries
    David L Pelletier
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 133:107-19. 2003
    ..Continued reduction in mortality will require improved targeting of selective interventions and general nutritional improvement to the most marginal populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Marital status changes and body weight changes: a US longitudinal analysis
    Jeffery Sobal
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, MVR Hall, 14853, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1543-55. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that changes in social roles, such as entering or leaving marriage, influence physical characteristics such as body weight...
  20. ncbi request reprint The nutrition policy process: the role of strategic capacity in advancing national nutrition agendas
    David L Pelletier
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 32:S59-69. 2011
    ..This evidence that strategic action can redirect and/or overcome the effects of structural factors has important implications for future efforts to advance the nutrition agenda...
  21. pmc Low nutrient intake is an essential component of frailty in older persons
    Benedetta Bartali
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6301, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:589-93. 2006
    ..Poor nutrient intake is conceptualized to be a component of frailty, but this hypothesis has been little investigated. We examined the association between low energy and nutrient intake and frailty...
  22. ncbi request reprint Income health inequalities among older persons: the mediating role of multiple risk exposures
    Gary W Evans
    Departments of Environmental Analysis and Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Aging Health 20:107-25. 2008
    ..We examine whether the pervasive income gradient in health among senior citizens can be explained in part by multiple risk exposure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Family food insufficiency, but not low family income, is positively associated with dysthymia and suicide symptoms in adolescents
    Katherine Alaimo
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 132:719-25. 2002
    ..There is a strong association between food insufficiency and depressive disorder and suicidal symptoms in U.S. adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized efficacy trial of a micronutrient-fortified beverage in primary school children in Tanzania
    Deborah M Ash
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:891-8. 2003
    ..Dietary supplements providing physiologic amounts of several micronutrients simultaneously have not been thoroughly tested for combating micronutrient deficiencies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gender and marital status clarify associations between food insecurity and body weight
    Karla L Hanson
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 137:1460-5. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that food insecurity relates differently to body weight for men and women, and that partnering plays a strong part in this relationship for women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Understanding the experience of food insecurity by elders suggests ways to improve its measurement
    Wendy S Wolfe
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Nutr 133:2762-9. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Differential improvement among countries in child stunting is associated with long-term development and specific interventions
    Anna Milman
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 135:1415-22. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Intermittent iron supplementation regimens are able to maintain safe maternal hemoglobin concentrations during pregnancy in Venezuela
    Juan P Pena-Rosas
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 134:1099-104. 2004
    ..Intermittent iron and folic acid supplementation may be a valid strategy when used as a preventive intervention in prenatal care settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Characteristics attributed to complementary foods by caregivers in four countries of Latin America and the Caribbean
    Tanushree Dutta
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:316-26. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity is negatively associated with breastfeeding success among Hispanic but not Black women
    Janet G Kugyelka
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 134:1746-53. 2004
    ..We speculate that obesity may have a different biological meaning for BF success in Black women than it does in those who are Caucasian or Hispanic...
  31. ncbi request reprint Integrated program enhancements increased utilization of Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
    Elizabeth J Conrey
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 133:1841-4. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of measure of household food insecurity in urban Costa Rica confirms proposed generic questionnaire
    Wendy Gonzalez
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 138:587-92. 2008
    ..This study provides evidence that careful attention to the procedures in this guide will likely yield a questionnaire suitable for assessing household FI in middle-income countries...
  33. pmc Appropriate infant feeding practices result in better growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases and Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1852-9. 2008
    ..The World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund recommend a global strategy for feeding infants and young children for proper nutrition and health...
  34. ncbi request reprint Methodology for estimating regional and global trends of child malnutrition
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1260-70. 2004
    ..This paper describes the methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to derive global and regional trends of child stunting and underweight, and reports trends in prevalence and numbers affected for 1990-2005...
  35. ncbi request reprint Estimates of global prevalence of childhood underweight in 1990 and 2015
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2600-6. 2004
    ..One key target of the United Nations Millennium Development goals is to reduce the prevalence of underweight among children younger than 5 years by half between 1990 and 2015...
  36. ncbi request reprint The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study: planning, study design, and methodology
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S15-26. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Vitamin B6 status of children with sickle cell disease
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:463-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess vitamin B(6) status of children with SCD-SS ages 3 to 20 years and determine its relationship to growth, dietary intake, and disease severity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measuring household food insecurity: why it's so important and yet so difficult to do
    Patrick Webb
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1404S-1408S. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Commonalities in the experience of household food insecurity across cultures: what are measures missing?
    Jennifer Coates
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 136:1438S-1448S. 2006
    ..Future food insecurity assessments should consider these core domains and subdomains as the starting point for measures that can generate rich information to inform food security policies and programs...
  40. ncbi request reprint Parity and body weight in the United States: differences by race and size of place of residence
    Soo Kyung Lee
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2882, USA
    Obes Res 13:1263-9. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The modifying effects of Food Stamp Program participation on the relation between food insecurity and weight change in women
    Sonya J Jones
    Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29204, USA
    J Nutr 136:1091-4. 2006
    ..Among persistently food-insecure women, full participation in the FSP offset the weight change. There were no significant associations between change in food insecurity status and weight change in these data...
  42. ncbi request reprint Participation in food assistance programs modifies the relation of food insecurity with weight and depression in elders
    Kirang Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Hanyang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, 133 791, Korea
    J Nutr 137:1005-10. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity and subsequent weight gain in women
    Sonya J Jones
    Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, 2718 Middleburg Drive, 2nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29204, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:145-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship of food insecurity with subsequent weight gain in women using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relationships among weight gain, subcutaneous skinfold tissue and saltatory length growth spurts in infancy
    Michelle Lampl
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:1238-42. 2005
    ..These data generate the hypothesis that a common growth signal cascade couples growth in weight and length/height with a time delay due to sex-specific biology, reflected in a s.c. fat fold interface...
  45. ncbi request reprint Academic performance of Korean children is associated with dietary behaviours and physical status
    Hye Young P Kim
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, Yongin University, Yongin, Korea
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:186-92. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that accommodation of better dietary environment and nutrition education for three regular meals is recommended...
  46. ncbi request reprint Can interventions to promote animal production ameliorate undernutrition?
    Jef L Leroy
    Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys, National Institute of Public Health, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, CP 62508, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Nutr 137:2311-6. 2007
    ..Future studies on the AP-nutrition link would benefit from stronger methodological designs. Available evidence is insufficient to answer whether the promotion of AP is an effective means to alleviate undernutrition...
  47. ncbi request reprint Predominant breast-feeding from birth to six months is associated with fewer gastrointestinal infections and increased risk for iron deficiency among infants
    Eva C Monterrosa
    Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, T6G 2P5 Edmonton, Canada
    J Nutr 138:1499-504. 2008
    ..09). In this low-income population, our results suggest that PRBF should be promoted and the risk for ID managed using public health and nutrition strategies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Use of stable-isotope techniques to validate infant feeding practices reported by Bangladeshi women receiving breastfeeding counseling
    Sophie E Moore
    MRC International Nutrition Group, Nutrition and Public Health Interventions Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1075-82. 2007
    ..The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until age 6 mo. Studies relying on mothers' self-reported behaviors have shown that lactation counseling increases both the rate and duration of exclusive breastfeeding...
  49. ncbi request reprint Understanding targeting from the perspective of program providers in the elderly nutrition program
    Jung Sun Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    J Nutr Elder 24:25-45. 2005
    ..Understanding these different meanings about targeting could contribute to crafting better targeting policies and program procedures to deliver adequate nutrition service to elders in need in the community...
  50. ncbi request reprint Meanings of targeting from program workers
    Jung Sun Lee
    Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 4145, USA
    J Nutr 135:882-5. 2005
    ..The new framework based on the perspectives of program workers may contribute to developing a conceptual definition as well as practical guidance for targeting that can be used to formulate better ways of targeting in nutrition programs...