Reynaldo Martorell

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical growth and development of the malnourished child: contributions from 50 years of research at INCAP
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:68-82. 2010
  2. pmc Weight gain in the first two years of life is an important predictor of schooling outcomes in pooled analyses from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:348-54. 2010
  3. pmc Effect of zinc on efficacy of iron supplementation in improving iron and zinc status in women
    Phuong Nguyen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr Metab 2012:216179. 2012
  4. pmc Rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics for the Vietnam pre-conceptual micronutrient supplementation trial (PRECONCEPT): a randomized controlled study
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 12:898. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Intergenerational influences on child growth and undernutrition
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:302-14. 2012
  6. pmc Patterns of stunting and wasting: potential explanatory factors
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:227-33. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The nutrition intervention improved adult human capital and economic productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:411-4. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Obesity indicators and cardiometabolic status in 4-y-old children
    Camila Corvalan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:166-74. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of docosahexaenoic acid supplementation during pregnancy on gestational age and size at birth: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S108-16. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to a nutrition supplementation intervention in early childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood: evidence from Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1160-70. 2006

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Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical growth and development of the malnourished child: contributions from 50 years of research at INCAP
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:68-82. 2010
    ..INCAP's work has contributed knowledge that has informed and improved policies and programs aimed at overcoming maternal and child undernutrition and promoting optimal growth and development...
  2. pmc Weight gain in the first two years of life is an important predictor of schooling outcomes in pooled analyses from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:348-54. 2010
    ..Catch-up growth in smaller babies benefited schooling. Nutrition interventions aimed at women and children under 2 y are among the key strategies for achieving the millennium development goal of universal primary education by 2015...
  3. pmc Effect of zinc on efficacy of iron supplementation in improving iron and zinc status in women
    Phuong Nguyen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr Metab 2012:216179. 2012
    ..In conclusion, adding zinc to IFA supplements did not modify efficacy on iron status or improve zinc status, but daily supplementation was more efficacious than weekly in improving iron stores...
  4. pmc Rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics for the Vietnam pre-conceptual micronutrient supplementation trial (PRECONCEPT): a randomized controlled study
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 12:898. 2012
    ..This paper provides an overview of study design, methodology and sample characteristics from baseline survey data and key lessons learned...
  5. doi request reprint Intergenerational influences on child growth and undernutrition
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:302-14. 2012
    ..The challenge ahead is to increase efforts to prevent linear growth failure while keeping child overweight at bay...
  6. pmc Patterns of stunting and wasting: potential explanatory factors
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:227-33. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The nutrition intervention improved adult human capital and economic productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:411-4. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Obesity indicators and cardiometabolic status in 4-y-old children
    Camila Corvalan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:166-74. 2010
    ..In adults and adolescents, obesity is positively associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors; however, evidence in preschool children is scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of docosahexaenoic acid supplementation during pregnancy on gestational age and size at birth: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S108-16. 2010
    ..The need for omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), during pregnancy has received much attention, but evidence of effects on birth outcomes is limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to a nutrition supplementation intervention in early childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adulthood: evidence from Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1160-70. 2006
    ..Interventions designed to address nutrient deficiencies and ameliorate stunting that are targeted at pregnant women and young children are unlikely to increase cardiovascular disease risk later in life and may instead lower the risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations among dietary zinc intakes and biomarkers of zinc status before and after a zinc supplementation program in Guatemalan schoolchildren
    Vinh Q Bui
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 34:143-50. 2013
    ..The associations among dietary zinc intakes and biomarkers of zinc status are unknown in apparently healthy children at high risk for zinc deficiency...
  12. doi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplementation during early childhood increases child size at 2 y of age only among high compliers
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program and Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1125-31. 2009
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies are common, even in middle-income countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Growth and diet quality are associated with the attainment of walking in rural Guatemalan infants
    Elena V Kuklina
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:3296-300. 2004
    ..02). Morbidity during infancy was not associated with age of walking. These findings indicate the importance of prevention of postnatal growth retardation and improvement of diet quality for children's gross motor development...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of growth on cardiometabolic status at 4 y of age
    Camila Corvalan
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:547-55. 2009
    ..Growth is associated with CVD risk in adulthood; however, its contribution to CVD risks in children facing the obesity epidemic is unclear...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of prenatal and postnatal growth on intellectual functioning in school-aged children
    Tippawan Pongcharoen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:411-6. 2012
    ..To assess the relative influence of size at birth, infant growth, and late postnatal growth on intellectual functioning at 9 years of age...
  16. pmc Growth to age 18 months following prenatal supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid differs by maternal gravidity in Mexico
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 141:316-20. 2011
    ..13 cm (95% CI = -0.59, 0.32) (P > 0.5). Maternal DHA supplementation during the second half of gestation may enhance growth through 18 mo of children born to primagravid women...
  17. pmc Five-year changes in adiposity and cardio-metabolic risk factors among Guatemalan young adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:228-35. 2009
    ..Rapidly transitioning societies are experiencing dramatic increases in obesity and cardio-metabolic risk; however, few prospective studies from developing countries have quantified these increases or described their joint relationships...
  18. pmc Adult consequences of growth failure in early childhood
    John Hoddinott
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC JH and ARQ the Departments of Economics and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA JRB the Department of Economics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT JAM The Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, Guatemala City, Republic of Guatemala PM and MR Z and the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health ADS, KMY, and RM, and the Department of Sociology KMY, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1170-8. 2013
    ..Growth failure is associated with adverse consequences, but studies need to control adequately for confounding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal and childhood nutrition and later blood pressure levels in young Guatemalan adults
    Aimee L Webb
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:898-904. 2005
    ..Low birth weight and subsequent rapid child growth are associated with later blood pressure levels. The role of maternal and child nutrition in this association remains unclear...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of indicators of iron deficiency in Kenyan children
    Frederick K E Grant
    Nutrition and Health Sciences program of Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1231-7. 2012
    ..However, the choice of an appropriate single iron biomarker to replace the multiple-criteria model for screening for ID at the population level continues to be debated...
  21. pmc Nutritional supplementation in early childhood, schooling, and intellectual functioning in adulthood: a prospective study in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:612-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the association of improved nutrition in early life with adult intellectual functioning, controlling for years of schooling...
  22. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient supplementation may reduce symptoms of depression in Guatemalan women
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 59:278-86. 2009
    ..Our findings that poor folate status may increase depression needs to be further investigated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy do not reduce anemia or improve iron status compared to iron-only supplements in Semirural Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:898-903. 2004
    ..Neither supplement was able to meet iron needs as evidenced by dramatic increases in anemia and iron deficiency by the end of pregnancy...
  24. pmc Associations between serum C-reactive protein and serum zinc, ferritin, and copper in Guatemalan school children
    Vinh Q Bui
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biol Trace Elem Res 148:154-60. 2012
    ..High-sensitive CRP methods and the use of very low CRP cutoffs may be more accurate than traditional CRP methods in the adjustment of serum copper concentrations for inflammation in healthy school children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reductions in the energy content of meals served in the Chilean National Nursery School Council Program did not consistently decrease obesity among beneficiaries
    Camila Corvalan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 138:2237-43. 2008
    ..The intervention may have slowed improvements in linear growth, but concern is tempered by the near absence of growth failure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Schooling, educational achievement, and cognitive functioning among young Guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S46-54. 2005
    ..Migrants to Guatemala City have completed more years of school and scored higher on the tests of educational achievement and cognitive functioning than have cohort members who have remained in the study villages...
  27. pmc Detection of cardio-metabolic risk by BMI and waist circumference among a population of Guatemalan adults
    Cria O Gregory
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:1037-45. 2008
    ..BMI and waist circumference (WC) are used to screen for cardio-metabolic risk; however it is unclear how well these indices perform in populations subject to childhood stunting...
  28. pmc Growth patterns in early childhood and final attained stature: data from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 748, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:353-9. 2010
    ..Growth failure prior to age 12 mo was most strongly associated with adult stature. These consistencies speak to the importance of interventions to address intrauterine growth failure and growth failure in the first 12 mo of life...
  29. ncbi request reprint Weekly may be as efficacious as daily folic acid supplementation in improving folate status and lowering serum homocysteine concentrations in Guatemalan women
    Phuong Nguyen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 138:1491-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, weekly FA (either high or low dose) plus vitamin B-12 may be as efficacious as daily supplementation in improving serum folate and lowering Hcy concentrations in healthy women of reproductive age...
  30. pmc Birth status, child growth, and adult outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA MRC Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Pediatr 163:1740-1746.e4. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of being born preterm or small for gestational age (SGA) on several adult outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplements on maternal weight and skinfold changes: a randomized double-blind clinical trial in Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, NE, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:273-80. 2005
    ..Recent trials of prenatal multivitamin-mineral supplements have yielded mixed findings for outcomes such as birth size, but the benefits of prenatal multivitamin-mineral supplements for maternal outcomes are unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maternal and child nutritional supplementation are inversely associated with fasting plasma glucose concentration in young Guatemalan adults
    Andrea J Conlisk
    Graduate Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 134:890-7. 2004
    ..Among women, the benefit of postnatal supplementation was restricted to those born thin (test for interaction P = 0.10). Improving the nutritional status of undernourished women and children may have positive long-term consequences...
  33. ncbi request reprint Methods of using household consumption and expenditures survey (HCES) data to estimate the potential nutritional impact of fortified staple foods
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1599 Clifton Road, N E GHI Rm 6 431, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 33:S185-9. 2012
    ..Household Consumption and Expenditures Surveys (HCES) are nationally representative cross-sectional surveys conducted over a 12-month period every 2 to 5 years, primarily to characterize household expenditures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of birth size and postnatal growth for women's educational achievement
    Haojie Li
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Early Hum Dev 76:1-16. 2004
    ..Child undernutrition, commonly measured by growth failure, is associated with functional disadvantages later in life...
  35. ncbi request reprint Early childhood growth and development in rural Guatemala
    Elena V Kuklina
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Early Hum Dev 82:425-33. 2006
    ..Small size at birth and in early childhood has been associated with impaired neurodevelopment in studies from developing countries, but few have examined associations with growth...
  36. pmc Height for age increased while body mass index for age remained stable between 1968 and 2007 among Guatemalan children
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 139:365-9. 2009
    ..05); for BMI <-1.00, the respective prevalences were 7.9% and 5.2% (P > 0.05). There have been long-term improvements in child growth, as measured by HAZ, without concurrent increases in BMI over successive generations of children...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship between parity and overweight varies with household wealth and national development
    Sonia A Kim
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:93-101. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Rationale for a follow-up study focusing on economic productivity
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Department of Global Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S5-14. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Effect of multiple micronutrient versus iron-folate supplementation during pregnancy on intrauterine growth
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 74:53-62. 2013
    ..Prenatal MM supplementation improved intrauterine growth and can be recommended instead of prenatal IFA supplements in settings where micronutrient deficiencies are common...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of linear growth patterns in the first three years of life across two generations in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e270-5. 2004
    ..It is not known whether these improvements have an impact on the growth of subsequent generations. Our objective was to estimate the intergenerational effect on offspring length of improved nutrition in the mother's early childhood...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anemia in Vietnam
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate School of Art and Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta GA, 30322, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1213-23. 2006
    ..Other risk factors in women included having > 3 children and having a child < 24 months old. In men, no variables were found significantly associated with anemia...
  42. ncbi request reprint A situation analysis of public health interventions, barriers, and opportunities for improving maternal nutrition in Bihar, India
    Elizabeth A Noznesky
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 33:S93-103. 2012
    ..Although numerous programs and platforms exist for delivering efficacious interventions for improving maternal nutrition, the coverage and quality of these interventions are low...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of early childhood supplementation on the educational achievement of women
    Haojie Li
    Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1156-62. 2003
    ..We assessed the effects of improved nutrition in early life on the EA of women in 4 rural Guatemalan villages...
  44. doi request reprint Interrelationship between growth and development in low and middle income countries
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Hubert Department of Global Health and Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:99-118; discussion 118-21. 2010
    ..In conclusion, children in settings of poverty who experience growth failure prior to age 2 years have reduced potential to succeed in school and to be productive members of society...
  45. doi request reprint Effects of micronutrients on growth of children under 5 y of age: meta-analyses of single and multiple nutrient interventions
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program and Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:191-203. 2009
    ..Micronutrient interventions have received much attention as a cost-effective and promising strategy to improve child health, but their roles in improving child growth remain unclear...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of protein-energy supplementation early in life and of growth in the subsequent generation in Guatemala
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:162-7. 2003
    ..Nutritional supplementation in early life reduces stunting in chronically undernourished populations. It is unknown whether these improvements can be transmitted to subsequent generations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Early determinants of non-exclusive breastfeeding among Guatemalan infants
    Daniel W Sellen
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:299-301. 2004
  48. doi request reprint Long-term effects of iron and zinc supplementation during infancy on cognitive function at 9 y of age in northeast Thai children: a follow-up study
    Tippawan Pongcharoen
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:636-43. 2011
    ..One would expect that iron and zinc supplementation in infancy would affect long-term cognitive development and school achievement, but this has not been evaluated...
  49. pmc Prenatal docosahexaenoic acid supplementation and infant morbidity: randomized controlled trial
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e505-12. 2011
    ..We investigated the effects of prenatal DHA supplementation on infant morbidity...
  50. doi request reprint Effect of women's nutrition before and during early pregnancy on maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30032, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:285-301. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation from mid-pregnancy to parturition influenced breast milk fatty acid concentrations at 1 month postpartum in Mexican women
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 141:321-6. 2011
    ..Prenatal DHA supplementation from 18-22 wk gestation to parturition increased concentrations of DHA and ALA in breast milk at 1 mo postpartum, providing a mechanism through which breast-fed infants could benefit...
  52. ncbi request reprint A simple index to measure hygiene behaviours
    Amy L Webb
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1469-77. 2006
    ..We evaluated the within-household repeatability of hygiene indices created from spot checks and their ability to predict incidence of diarrhoea in young Guatemalan children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin-mineral supplementation is not as efficacious as is iron supplementation in improving hemoglobin concentrations in nonpregnant anemic women living in Mexico
    Siobhan E Moriarty-Craige
    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1308-11. 2004
    ..Iron supplements improve hemoglobin status and reduce anemia due to iron deficiency. It is not known whether multiple micronutrient (MM) supplements are as efficacious as are iron supplements alone in improving hemoglobin concentrations...
  54. pmc Maternal height and child growth patterns
    O Yaw Addo
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr 163:549-54. 2013
    ..To examine associations between maternal height and child growth during 4 developmental periods: intrauterine, birth to age 2 years, age 2 years to mid-childhood (MC), and MC to adulthood...
  55. pmc Auditory- and visual-evoked potentials in Mexican infants are not affected by maternal supplementation with 400 mg/d docosahexaenoic acid in the second half of pregnancy
    Aryeh D Stein
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 142:1577-81. 2012
    ..10). We conclude that DHA supplementation during pregnancy did not influence brainstem auditory-evoked responses at 1 and 3 mo or visual-evoked potentials at 3 and 6 mo...
  56. ncbi request reprint Wheat flour fortification is unlikely to benefit the neediest in Guatemala
    Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 137:1017-22. 2007
    ..The poorest, rural, indigenous populations who suffer the highest burden of nutritional deficiencies likely benefit least from wheat flour fortification...
  57. ncbi request reprint Physical activity level, dietary habits, and alcohol and tobacco use among young Guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S78-87. 2005
    ..One-third of men reported consuming alcohol and 42% were current smokers. Very few women reported alcohol or tobacco use...
  58. doi request reprint Early life exposure to the 1959-1961 Chinese famine has long-term health consequences
    Cheng Huang
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 140:1874-8. 2010
    ..In general, postnatal exposure during the first 2-3 y of life reduced height and increased BMI and hypertension, whereas exposure during pregnancy and infancy reduced BMI...
  59. ncbi request reprint Multimicronutrient interventions but not vitamin a or iron interventions alone improve child growth: results of 3 meta-analyses
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 134:2592-602. 2004
    ..28 (95% CI: -0.07, 0.63) for weight. Interventions limited to only vitamin A or iron did not improve child growth. Multimicronutrient interventions, on the other hand, improved linear and possibly ponderal growth in children...
  60. ncbi request reprint Associations between prenatal and postnatal growth and adult body size and composition
    Haojie Li
    Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1498-505. 2003
    ..Growth failure in early childhood may have important long-term consequences through its influence on ABSC...
  61. ncbi request reprint Delayed onset of lactation and risk of ending full breast-feeding early in rural Guatemala
    Daniel J Hruschka
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 133:2592-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that some mothers who experience delayed OL are less likely to continue full breast-feeding in the first 6 mo and that further research should examine the contextual factors that modify this relationship...
  62. ncbi request reprint Public health interventions, barriers, and opportunities for improving maternal nutrition in India
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 33:S71-92. 2012
    ..Although nutrition policies are on the books and interventions are in place, child malnutrition and maternal undernutrition persist as severe public health problems...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparing three body mass index classification systems to assess overweight and obesity in children and adolescents
    Inés González-Casanova
    Graduate Division of Biological, Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 33:349-55. 2013
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Panel discussion: regional action priorities
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 132:871S-4S. 2002
    ..Monitoring and evaluation efforts have proven necessary for improving quality and for advocacy...
  65. pmc Randomized trial of the effect of zinc supplementation on the mental health of school-age children in Guatemala
    Ann M DiGirolamo
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1241-50. 2010
    ..Rates of mental illness in children are increasing throughout the world. Observational studies of depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder suggest that zinc is an alternative treatment...
  66. ncbi request reprint Intestinal helminth infections among reproductive age women in Vietnam: prevalence, co-infection and risk factors
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Global Health Department, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:865-74. 2006
    ..1). Our findings suggest that reproductive-age women, especially rural farmers, should be included among the high priority groups for helminth control programs through mass chemotherapy and improving sanitation...
  67. doi request reprint Correcting for inflammation changes estimates of iron deficiency among rural Kenyan preschool children
    Frederick K E Grant
    Nutrition and Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 142:105-11. 2012
    ..r = 0.20; P < 0.001, before and after adjustment, respectively). Although the use of CF to adjust for inflammation appears indicated, further work is needed to confirm that this approach improves the accuracy of assessment of ID...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors are related to adult adiposity but not birth weight in young guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 132:2208-14. 2002
    ..Overweight in adults is a strong determinant of variance in CVD risk factor prevalence...
  69. ncbi request reprint Intention or experience? Predictors of continued breastfeeding
    Ann DiGirolamo
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:208-26. 2005
    ..This study supports using the intention construct from the theory of reasoned action to predict initiation of behavior but suggests the need to include initial experience when predicting maintenance of behavior...
  70. ncbi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy does not lead to greater infant birth size than does iron-only supplementation: a randomized controlled trial in a semirural community in Mexico
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:720-5. 2003
    ..Little is known about the benefits of prenatal multivitamin and mineral supplements in reducing low birth weight...
  71. pmc Cognition and behavioural development in early childhood: the role of birth weight and postnatal growth
    Cheng Huang
    Department of Global Health, George Washington University, Washington DC, WA 20037, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:160-71. 2013
    ..Multivariate regressions were conducted to investigate the relationship of birth weight and postnatal growth variables with the outcomes, separately for preterm children and term children...
  72. doi request reprint Is it time to replace iron folate supplements in pregnancy with multiple micronutrients?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Division of Women and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:27-35. 2012
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  73. pmc Diabetes and Mexicans: why the two are linked
    Reynaldo Martorell
    Department of Global Health, The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Room 754, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A04. 2005