Karen E Peterson

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prenatal lead exposure and weight of 0- to 5-year-old children in Mexico city
    Myriam Afeiche
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1436-41. 2011
  2. pmc Comfort and utility of school-based weight screening: the student perspective
    Karrie A Kalich
    Health Science Department, Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435 2903, USA
    BMC Pediatr 8:9. 2008
  3. pmc Effect of succimer on growth of preschool children with moderate blood lead levels
    Karen E Peterson
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:233-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trials
    Karen E Peterson
    Program in Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 138:218S-225S. 2008
  5. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
  6. pmc Longitudinal association of maternal attempt to lose weight during the postpartum period and child obesity at age 3 years
    Kendrin R Sonneville
    Department of Medicine, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2046-52. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical fitness to prevalence and incidence of overweight among schoolchildren
    Juhee Kim
    677 Huntington Avenue, III 616, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 13:1246-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
  9. pmc Windows of lead exposure sensitivity, attained height, and body mass index at 48 months
    Myriam Afeiche
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 160:1044-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Brazilian mothers' beliefs, attitudes and practices related to child weight status and early feeding within the context of nutrition transition
    Ana Cristina Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 41:21-37. 2009

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  1. pmc Prenatal lead exposure and weight of 0- to 5-year-old children in Mexico city
    Myriam Afeiche
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1436-41. 2011
    ..Cumulative prenatal lead exposure, as measured by maternal bone lead burden, has been associated with smaller weight of offspring at birth and 1 month of age, but no study has examined whether this effect persists into early childhood...
  2. pmc Comfort and utility of school-based weight screening: the student perspective
    Karrie A Kalich
    Health Science Department, Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435 2903, USA
    BMC Pediatr 8:9. 2008
    ..Students' response to such screening is unexplored, however. In this study we evaluated the perceived comfort, utility and impact of school-based weight screening from the perspective of middle school-aged students...
  3. pmc Effect of succimer on growth of preschool children with moderate blood lead levels
    Karen E Peterson
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:233-7. 2004
    ..Similar differences in weight gain were not statistically significant. Although succimer lowers blood lead in moderately lead-poisoned children, it does not have a beneficial effect on growth and may have an adverse effect...
  4. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trials
    Karen E Peterson
    Program in Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 138:218S-225S. 2008
    ..Biases in FVS estimates may reflect participants' lifestyles and sociodemographic characteristics and require further examination in longitudinal samples representative of diverse populations...
  5. pmc Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008
    S Bryn Austin
    Boston Children s Hospital, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E171; quiz E171. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Longitudinal association of maternal attempt to lose weight during the postpartum period and child obesity at age 3 years
    Kendrin R Sonneville
    Department of Medicine, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2046-52. 2011
    ..This association should be thoroughly examined in future studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical fitness to prevalence and incidence of overweight among schoolchildren
    Juhee Kim
    677 Huntington Avenue, III 616, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obes Res 13:1246-54. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between comprehensive fitness tests and overweight using a school surveillance system in a racially diverse city in the United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Eat Disord 21:91-108. 2013
    ..School-neighborhood poverty was associated with higher odds of DWCB in boys. Preventive strategies need to account for wide variability across schools and environmental factors that may contribute to DWCB in early adolescence...
  9. pmc Windows of lead exposure sensitivity, attained height, and body mass index at 48 months
    Myriam Afeiche
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 160:1044-9. 2012
    ..To examine longitudinal associations of prenatal, infancy, and early childhood lead exposure during sensitive periods with height and body mass index (BMI)...
  10. doi request reprint Brazilian mothers' beliefs, attitudes and practices related to child weight status and early feeding within the context of nutrition transition
    Ana Cristina Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 41:21-37. 2009
    ..The findings have implications for targeting food assistance as well as health and nutrition education strategies in low-income families undergoing the nutrition transition in north-east Brazil...
  11. ncbi request reprint Beverage consumption is not associated with changes in weight and body mass index among low-income preschool children in North Dakota
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1086-94. 2004
    ..To examine prospectively the association between beverage consumption (fruit juice, fruit drinks, milk, soda, and diet soda) and changes in weight and body mass index among preschool children...
  12. pmc Latina mothers' beliefs and practices related to weight status, feeding, and the development of child overweight
    Ana C Lindsay
    Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nurs 28:107-18. 2011
    ..To examine maternal beliefs and practices related to weight status, child feeding, and child overweight in the Latino culture that may contribute to the rising rates of overweight among preschool Latino children in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social context of physical activity and weight status in working-class populations
    Karen E Peterson
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 2 331, Boston, MA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:381-96. 2007
    ..Persistent disparities suggest that multiple aspects of social context may influence leisure-time physical activity levels and weight status in multiethnic, working-class populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pattern and predictors of weight gain during pregnancy among HIV-1-infected women from Tanzania
    Eduardo Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:560-9. 2003
    ..Prevention and treatment of parasitic infections and improvement of nutritional status are likely to enhance the pattern of gestational weight gain among HIV-infected women...
  15. pmc Using qualitative methods to design a culturally appropriate child feeding questionnaire for low-income, Latina mothers
    Ana Cristina Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:860-6. 2012
    ..Findings have important implications in developing nutrition education strategies for child health promotion that account for the social and cultural context of minority, low-income caregivers...
  16. pmc Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:109-12. 2011
    ..We examined the distribution and determinants of ethnic and gender disparities in DWCB in early adolescents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Society and Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1107-12. 2006
    ..To examine overweight trends over a 22-year period among preschool-aged children from primarily middle-income families enrolled in a health maintenance organization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of a school-based obesity-prevention intervention on menarche (United States)
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1245-52. 2005
    ..Early menarche is a risk factor for breast cancer. Since body composition influences age at menarche we decided to estimate the effects of a school-based intervention for the prevention of obesity on the initiation of menses in young girls...
  19. ncbi request reprint School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:865-9. 2007
    ....
  20. pmc Maternal dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids modifies the relationship between lead levels in bone and breast milk
    Manish Arora
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 138:73-9. 2008
    ..Monounsaturated fatty acids did not modify the relationship between lead levels in patella and breast milk. In conclusion, higher maternal dietary intake of PUFA may limit the transfer of lead from bone to breast milk...
  21. pmc Influence of social context on eating, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors of Latina mothers and their preschool-age children
    Ana C Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:81-96. 2009
    ..Health promotion efforts addressing obesity trends in Latino children must account for organizational and environmental influences on the day-to-day social context of young immigrant families...
  22. pmc Associations of breastfeeding with bulimic behaviors and eating disorders among adolescents
    Sharon Iron-Segev
    Department of Society Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts The Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 46:834-40. 2013
    ..To use the lifecourse framework to examine the association between duration of breastfeeding and risk of developing bulimic behaviors or a diagnosed eating disorder...
  23. pmc The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: results of the healthy directions studies
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1216-27. 2007
    ..We also observed differences between our intervention sites. Social context can play an important role in promoting changes in fruit and vegetable consumption...
  24. ncbi request reprint When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:436-42. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc Nativity and duration of time in the United States: differences in fruit and vegetable intake among low-income postpartum women
    Tamara Dubowitz
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1787-90. 2007
    ..White women consumed 1 serving less than Latinas, and those speaking both English and Spanish at home consumed 1.4 servings more than English-only speakers after adjusting for other covariates...
  26. pmc Predictors of breastfeeding cessation among HIV-infected women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Paul Petraro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 7:273-83. 2011
    ..The impact of breastfeeding counselling programs for HIV-infected African women should consider individual maternal, social and health contexts...
  27. ncbi request reprint School vending machine use and fast-food restaurant use are associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake in youth
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1624-30. 2006
    ..To examine associations between use of school vending machines and fast-food restaurants and youth intake of sugar-sweetened beverages...
  28. pmc How should gestational weight gain be assessed? A comparison of existing methods and a novel method, area under the weight gain curve
    Ken P Kleinman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1275-82. 2007
    ..Methods commonly used to assess weight gain incorporate assumptions that are usually not borne out, such as a linear weight gain, or do not account for differential length of gestation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity through school-based interventions: what has been done and where do we go from here?
    Karen E Peterson
    Public Health Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:113-30. 2007
    ..Thoughtful improvements to proven strategies, coupled with careful evaluation, can contribute to accumulation of evidence needed to design and implement the next generation of optimal interventions...
  30. pmc Effect of calcium supplementation on blood lead levels in pregnancy: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Adrienne S Ettinger
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:26-31. 2009
    ..Prenatal lead exposure is associated with deficits in fetal growth and neurodevelopment. Calcium supplementation may attenuate fetal exposure by inhibiting mobilization of maternal bone lead and/or intestinal absorption of ingested lead...
  31. pmc Incidence and remission rates of overweight among children aged 5 to 13 years in a district-wide school surveillance system
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1588-94. 2005
    ..To monitor annual changes in weight status, we determined incidence and remission rates of overweight among school-aged children with longitudinal school-based surveillance...
  32. doi request reprint Child overweight and undernutrition in Thailand: is there an urban effect?
    Rebecca Firestone
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1420-8. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to characterize how urban environments contribute to children's risks of obesity in developing countries...
  33. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms, parenting self-efficacy, and child growth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, 4th Floor West, Room 415, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:125-32. 2008
    ..We assessed whether maternal depressive symptoms and parenting self-efficacy were associated with child growth delay...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:225-30. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of an obesity prevention intervention on use of self-induced vomiting/laxatives (purging) and diet pills to control weight in girls in early adolescence...
  35. pmc Biomarker validation of dietary intervention in two multiethnic populations
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A44. 2006
    ..The Healthy Directions intervention studies were designed to increase multivitamin use, fruit and vegetable consumption, and physical activity in working-class, multiethnic populations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of multivitamin and vitamin A supplements on weight gain during pregnancy among HIV-1-infected women
    Eduardo Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1082-90. 2002
    ..Multivitamin supplementation was shown to be effective in preventing adverse pregnancy outcomes among HIV-positive women. These protective effects could be mediated in part by an improvement in the pattern of gestational weight gain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal social and pyschological conditions and physical growth in low-income children in Piauí, Northeast Brazil
    Pamela J Surkan
    Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:375-88. 2007
    ..2 lower average HAZ. Maternal depression was not associated with child growth. It is concluded that inadequate growth in children may be sensitive to maternal social support...
  38. pmc Levels of lead in breast milk and their relation to maternal blood and bone lead levels at one month postpartum
    Adrienne S Ettinger
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark East 3 110A, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:926-31. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Infant-feeding practices and beliefs about complementary feeding among low-income Brazilian mothers: a qualitative study
    Ana Cristina Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg II, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 29:15-24. 2008
    ..Breastfeeding and weaning practices are important determinants of growth and development not only in infancy but also later in life...
  40. ncbi request reprint Youth recall and TriTrac accelerometer estimates of physical activity levels
    Angie L Cradock
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:525-32. 2004
    ..To examine significance of missing data and describe physical activity patterns using recall and accelerometer measures among youth in a nonlaboratory setting...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of television viewing patterns on fruit and vegetable consumption among adolescents
    Renée Boynton-Jarrett
    Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1321-6. 2003
    ..Television viewing is hypothesized as a contributing factor because of its documented role in encouraging consumption of highly advertised foods that may lead to the replacement of fruits and vegetables...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of social networks and support in postpartum women's depression: a multiethnic urban sample
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Bldg, 7th Floor, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:375-83. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship of social support, and of social networks, to symptoms of depression in a multiethnic sample of women having recently given birth...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influence of maternal bone lead burden and calcium intake on levels of lead in breast milk over the course of lactation
    Adrienne S Ettinger
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:48-56. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A supplements ameliorate the adverse effect of HIV-1, malaria, and diarrheal infections on child growth
    Eduardo Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E6. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that vitamin A supplementation could ameliorate the adverse effect of these infections on child growth...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dietary composition and weight change among low-income preschool children
    P K Newby
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:759-64. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Hard facts about soft drinks
    David S Ludwig
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:290; author reply 290. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal bone lead on length and head circumference of newborns and 1-month-old infants
    Mauricio Hernandez-Avila
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Morelos, Mexico
    Arch Environ Health 57:482-8. 2002
    ..01, 1.04 per microgram lead/gm bone mineral). Odds ratios did not vary substantially after the authors adjusted for birth weight and other important determinants of head circumference...
  48. ncbi request reprint Are soft drinks getting a bum rap? We don't think so
    Adrienne A White
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, The University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469 5735, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:266-71. 2004
    ..Along with other stakeholders, soft drink manufacturers must acknowledge the problem of rising rates of overweight in children and work within their spheres of influence to limit access to soft drinks in schools...
  49. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal growth patterns of Pakistani infants in a clinic based growth promotion program
    Shamim A Qazi
    Children Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, G 8 3, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Indian Pediatr 40:1043-53. 2003
    ..To describe the operation of growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) clinic and longitudinal growth patterns of children...
  50. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of a nutrition working group
    Geoffrey W Greene
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:299-306. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium supplements to lower blood lead levels in lactating women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Mauricio Hernandez-Avila
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Epidemiology 14:206-12. 2003
    ..Pregnancy and breastfeeding mobilize lead stored in bone, which may be a hazard for the fetus and infant. We tested the hypothesis that in lactating women a dietary calcium supplement will lower blood lead levels...
  52. ncbi request reprint Use of signal detection methodology to identify subgroups of dietary supplement use in diverse populations
    Rachel E Davis
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Nutr 138:205S-211S. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that patterns of dietary supplement use are complex and support the use of SDM to identify possible population characteristics for targeted and tailored health communication interventions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Obesity Research at Children s Hospital Boston, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:50-9. 2007
    ..This intervention can serve as a basis for future organizational partnerships to benefit the health of populations who are low income...
  54. ncbi request reprint Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trial
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 138:226S-234S. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trials
    Geoffrey W Greene
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Nutr 138:200S-204S. 2008
    ..11 servings in women. Alternative FVS scoring procedures and a 1-item screener lowered correlations with 24HR as well as serum carotenoids but alternate scoring procedures generally improved estimations of servings...
  56. pmc Individual and neighborhood differences in diet among low-income foreign and U.S.-born women
    Tamara Dubowitz
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:181-90. 2008
    ..However, little empirical research has focused on women and even less has focused on how the neighborhood residential environment is associated with these health differences, particularly in the area of diet...
  57. ncbi request reprint Baseline design elements and sample characteristics for seven sites participating in the Nutrition Working Group of the Behavior Change Consortium
    Amy L Yaroch
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Nutr 138:185S-192S. 2008
    ..This paper provides the overall framework and descriptive information and serves as the reference for the BCC NWG special supplement...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of YRBS physical activity items among middle school students
    Philip J Troped
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2046, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:416-25. 2007
    ..To assess test-retest reliability and validity of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) items for moderate and vigorous physical activity in middle school students...
  59. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and health awareness are associated with choice of cooking oil in Costa Rica
    URIYOAN COLON-RAMOS
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:1214-22. 2007
    ..To examine the socio-economic and lifestyle determinants of cooking oil choice in Costa Rica during the last decade (1994-2004)...
  60. pmc Predictors of change in physical activity during and after pregnancy: Project Viva
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:312-9. 2007
    ..Few studies document longitudinal changes in physical activity from prepregnancy to the postpartum period...
  61. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse, immigrant status and acculturation in food purchasing and preparation among low-income mothers
    Tamara Dubowitz
    RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:396-404. 2007
    ..This research sought to understand physical and economic access to food, from both 'individual' and 'community' perspectives...
  62. doi request reprint Association of infant child care with infant feeding practices and weight gain among US infants
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1206 S 4th St, 213 Huff Hall, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:627-33. 2008
    ..To assess whether child care arrangements influence infant feeding practices and weight gain among US infants...