Alan J Flint
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Whole grains and incident hypertension in menAlan J Flint
Department of Epidemiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 90:493-8. 2009..Prospective data on the relation between whole grain intake and incident hypertension in men are limited, and no previous studies have quantitatively estimated total grams of whole grains in relation to risk of hypertension...
- Body mass index, waist circumference, and risk of coronary heart disease: A prospective study among men and womenAlan J Flint
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Electronic
Obes Res Clin Pract 4:e163-246. 2010..0 cm in men and 71.0 cm in women may be useful in identifying those at increased risk of developing CHD. The findings have broad implications in terms of CHD risk assessment in both clinical practice and epidemiologic studies. ..
- Excess weight and the risk of incident coronary heart disease among men and womenAlan J Flint
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:377-83. 2010..A substantial proportion of incident CHD may be attributed to excess weight...
- Food-addiction scale measurement in 2 cohorts of middle-aged and older womenAlan J Flint
Departments of Epidemiology AJF, AEF, and EBR and Nutrition AJF and EBR, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA the Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ANG the Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ WRC the Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT KDB the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA AEF the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA AEF and EBR and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA AEF
Am J Clin Nutr 99:578-86. 2014..Excess weight is a major threat to public health. An addiction-like tendency toward certain foods may contribute to overeating...
- Prospective study of breakfast eating and incident coronary heart disease in a cohort of male US health professionalsLeah E Cahill
Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Room 349, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Circulation 128:337-43. 2013..However, it remains unknown whether specific eating habits regardless of dietary composition influence coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. The objective of this study was to prospectively examine eating habits and risk of CHD...
- Vigorous-intensity leisure-time physical activity and risk of major chronic disease in menAndrea K Chomistek
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1898-905. 2012..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between vigorous-intensity physical activity, compared with moderate-intensity activity, and risk of major chronic disease in men...
- Body mass index and risk of death in Asian AmericansYikyung Park
Yikyung Park, Cari M Kitahara, Steven C Moore, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, D Michal Freedman, Robert N Hoover, Martha S Linet, Mark Purdue, Catherine Schairer, and Patricia Hartge are with the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Sophia Wang and Leslie Bernstein are with the Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope, Duarte, CA Ellen T Chang is with Health Sciences Practice, Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, CA Alan J Flint and Walter C Willett are with the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA J Michael Gaziano, Howard D Sesso, and Walter C Willett are with the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Kim Robien is with Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC Emily White is with the Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle Bradley J Willcox is with the Pacific Health Research and Education Institute and Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Michael J Thun is with the Department of Epidemiology, Utrecht University
Am J Public Health 104:520-5. 2014..We investigated the association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality among Asian Americans...
- Physical activity and inactivity and risk of hip fractures in menDiane Feskanich
Diane Feskanich and Walter C Willett are with the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Walter C Willett is also with and Alan J Flint is with the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
Am J Public Health 104:e75-81. 2014..We assessed associations between activity and hip fracture in men...
- Abuse victimization in childhood or adolescence and risk of food addiction in adult womenSusan M Mason
Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E775-81. 2013..This study examined the association between child abuse victimization and food addiction, a measure of stress-related overeating, in 57,321 adult participants in the Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII)...
- Commentary: Obesity and cardiovascular disease risk among the young and old--is BMI the wrong benchmark?Alan J Flint
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Int J Epidemiol 35:187-9. 2006
- Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and food addiction in women by timing and type of trauma exposureSusan M Mason
Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Psychiatry 71:1271-8. 2014..Identification of the links between PTSD and obesogenic eating behaviors is necessary to clarify this pathway and inform development of obesity prevention strategies in PTSD-affected populations...