Cara B Ebbeling

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:491-504. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intake
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 119:869-75. 2007
  3. pmc A randomized trial of sugar-sweetened beverages and adolescent body weight
    Cara B Ebbeling
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1407-16. 2012
  4. pmc Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study
    Diego Botero
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1664-70. 2009
  5. pmc A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children
    Marta Ramon-Krauel
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Child Obes 9:252-60. 2013
  6. pmc Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenance
    Carolyn O Walsh
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58172. 2013
  7. pmc Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance
    Cara B Ebbeling
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 307:2627-34. 2012
  8. pmc Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1306-15. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescents
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 291:2828-33. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:976-82. 2005

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:491-504. 2007
    ..Specialty differences in dietary recommendations, referrals, and barriers to treatment were identified. Pediatric overweight management guidelines should consider specialty differences and be accessible to all pediatric care providers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intake
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 119:869-75. 2007
    ..Eating large amounts of food at a rapid rate, defined as gorging, may contribute to excess energy intake. We aimed to evaluate whether altering portion sizes and eating rate could decrease energy intake during an extra-large fast food meal...
  3. pmc A randomized trial of sugar-sweetened beverages and adolescent body weight
    Cara B Ebbeling
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1407-16. 2012
    ..Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages may cause excessive weight gain. We aimed to assess the effect on weight gain of an intervention that included the provision of noncaloric beverages at home for overweight and obese adolescents...
  4. pmc Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study
    Diego Botero
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1664-70. 2009
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  5. pmc A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children
    Marta Ramon-Krauel
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Child Obes 9:252-60. 2013
    ..Fatty liver is highly prevalent among obese children and represents a major risk factor for chronic liver diseases and severe metabolic complications...
  6. pmc Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenance
    Carolyn O Walsh
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58172. 2013
    ..An integrated measure of postprandial energy availability from circulating metabolic fuels may help inform dietary recommendations for weight maintenance after weight loss...
  7. pmc Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance
    Cara B Ebbeling
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 307:2627-34. 2012
    ..Reduced energy expenditure following weight loss is thought to contribute to weight gain. However, the effect of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance has not been studied...
  8. pmc Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1306-15. 2010
    ..The optimal diet for pregnancy that is complicated by excessive weight is unknown...
  9. ncbi request reprint Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescents
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 291:2828-33. 2004
    ..However, if fast food and obesity are causally related, the question arises of why some children who frequently eat fast food do not become overweight...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:976-82. 2005
    ..The optimal nutritional approach for the prevention of cardiovascular disease among obese persons remains a topic of intense controversy. Available approaches range from conventional low-fat to very-low-carbohydrate diets...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 297:2092-102. 2007
    ..The results of clinical trials involving diet in the treatment of obesity have been inconsistent, possibly due to inherent physiological differences among study participants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot study
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:673-80. 2006
    ..We conducted a pilot study to examine the effect of decreasing SSB consumption on body weight...
  13. pmc Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in men
    Belinda S Lennerz
    New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:641-7. 2013
    ..Qualitative aspects of diet influence eating behavior, but the physiologic mechanisms for these calorie-independent effects remain speculative...
  14. pmc Correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers and motor freight workers
    Eve M Nagler
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115 5450, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:637-47. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare and contrast correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in two blue-collar populations: construction laborers and motor freight workers...
  15. ncbi request reprint A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesity
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:773-9. 2003
    ..The incidence of type 2 diabetes increases markedly for obese children after puberty. However, the effect of dietary composition on body weight and diabetes risk factors has not been studied in adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint A physiological basis for disparities in diabetes and heart disease risk among racial and ethnic groups
    David S Ludwig
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 132:2492-3. 2002
  17. pmc Relationship between funding source and conclusion among nutrition-related scientific articles
    Lenard I Lesser
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to characterize financial sponsorship of scientific articles addressing the health effects of three commonly consumed beverages, and to determine how sponsorship affects published conclusions...
  18. pmc Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S636-43. 2009
    ..We assessed whether adequate sleep is linked to more healthful eating behaviors among motor freight workers and whether it mediates the effects of workplace experiences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: public-health crisis, common sense cure
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 360:473-82. 2002
    ..In view of its rapid development in genetically stable populations, the childhood obesity epidemic can be primarily attributed to adverse environmental factors for which straightforward, if politically difficult, solutions exist...
  20. pmc Effects of replacing the habitual consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with milk in Chilean children
    Cecilia Albala
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de Alimentos, INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:605-11. 2008
    ..Obesity is now the primary nutritional problem in posttransitional Chile...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesity
    Dorota B Pawlak
    Obes Rev 4:73-4. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Nutrition Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:577-86. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey
    Shanthy A Bowman
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:112-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that fast-food consumption adversely affects dietary factors linked to obesity risk...
  24. ncbi request reprint Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiative
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Research on Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:629-37. 2003
    ..To compare energy intake derived from a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with estimated energy expenditure in postmenopausal women participating in a large clinical study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tracking pediatric obesity: an index of uncertainty?
    Cara B Ebbeling
    JAMA 299:2442-3. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of nutritional supplementation throughout an endurance run on leucine kinetics during recovery
    Sharon L Miller
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:456-67. 2007
    ..Additional studies are needed to determine whether protein supplementation during exercise can optimize protein utilization during recovery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hard facts about soft drinks
    David S Ludwig
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:290; author reply 290. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Lancet 365:36-42. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between reported fast-food habits and changes in bodyweight and insulin resistance over a 15-year period in the USA...
  29. pmc The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity
    Swann Arp Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:389-98. 2005
    ..30, 0.005). Body size was not associated with reporting bias in this study. The authors conclude that social desirability and social approval may influence self-reported physical activity on some survey instruments...
  30. ncbi request reprint Overweight children and adolescents
    David S Ludwig
    N Engl J Med 353:1070-1; author reply 1070-1. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. Motivating Obese Adolescents to Reduce Risk for Diabetes
    CARA EBBELING; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ludwig, Peterson, Sorensen, and Wypij will ensure successful completion of this project and promote Dr. Ebbeling's progress towards independence. ..