B Caballero

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of child health: the role of nutrition
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:3-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Obesity and mortality--light at the end but still a long tunnel
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:21-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention in children: opportunities and challenges
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S90-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The global epidemic of obesity: an overview
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 29:1-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathways: a school-based, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren
    Benjamin Caballero
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1030-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Fortification, supplementation, and nutrient balance
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:S76-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Body composition and overweight prevalence in 1704 schoolchildren from 7 American Indian communities
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:308-12. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of nutrition to child health
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:1-2. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Early nutrition and risk of disease in the adult
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 4:1335-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Symposium: Obesity in developing countries: biological and ecological factors
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition and Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 131:866S-870S. 2001

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of child health: the role of nutrition
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:3-7. 2002
    ..Marginal nutrient deficiencies in the developed world are increasingly accepted as risk factors for the development of chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease or some cancers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Obesity and mortality--light at the end but still a long tunnel
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:21-2. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention in children: opportunities and challenges
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S90-5. 2004
    ..This paper briefly discusses some of the common features of childhood obesity prevention programs, focusing on the experience in the US and Canada...
  4. ncbi request reprint The global epidemic of obesity: an overview
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 29:1-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathways: a school-based, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren
    Benjamin Caballero
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1030-8. 2003
    ..Childhood obesity is a major public health problem in the United States, particularly among American Indian communities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fortification, supplementation, and nutrient balance
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:S76-8. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint Body composition and overweight prevalence in 1704 schoolchildren from 7 American Indian communities
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:308-12. 2003
    ..Nationwide data on obesity prevalence in American Indian communities are limited...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of nutrition to child health
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:1-2. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Early nutrition and risk of disease in the adult
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 4:1335-6. 2001
    ..One example would be obesity. In contrast, interventions early in life, aimed at reducing these early risk factors, could potentially result in major reductions in the incidence of several diseases of adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Symposium: Obesity in developing countries: biological and ecological factors
    B Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition and Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 131:866S-870S. 2001
    ..This symposium discusses key aspects of the phenomenon of obesity in the developing world and provides some specific examples from countries facing increasing prevalence of that condition...
  11. ncbi request reprint An isotopic method for quantifying sweeteners derived from corn and sugar cane
    A Hope Jahren
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1380-4. 2006
    ..Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, as well as cane sugar, has been implicated in the rise of the obesity and diabetes epidemics. To date, however, no reliable biomarker for the consumption of these sweeteners is available...
  12. pmc Resemblance in dietary intakes between urban low-income African-American adolescents and their mothers: the healthy eating and active lifestyles from school to home for kids study
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:52-63. 2009
    ..To examine the association and predictors of dietary intake resemblance between urban low-income African-American adolescents and their mothers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity and related risk factors among low socio-economic status minority students in Chicago
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:927-38. 2007
    ..To assess overweight and related risk factors among urban low socio-economic status (SES) African-American adolescents in an attempt to study the underlying causes of ethnicity and gender disparities in overweight...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity
    Megan L Jehn
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:989-93. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and at-risk-for-overweight in schoolchildren from Baltimore City...
  15. pmc Reduction in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with weight loss: the PREMIER trial
    Liwei Chen
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1299-306. 2009
    ..Consumption of liquid calories from beverages has increased in parallel with the obesity epidemic in the US population, but their causal relation remains unclear...
  16. ncbi request reprint A nutrition paradox--underweight and obesity in developing countries
    Benjamin Caballero
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1514-6. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Whole body protein turnover in children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
    R A Henderson
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Nutrition 15:189-94. 1999
    ..82). These data suggest an association between increased rates of protein turnover and low weight and height-for-age Z scores, and that it may be possible to achieve positive protein balance given an adequate intake of nutrients...
  18. doi request reprint Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic
    Youfa Wang
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2323-30. 2008
    ..Timely, dramatic, and effective development and implementation of corrective programs/policies are needed to avoid the otherwise inevitable health and societal consequences implied by our projections ...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity and body composition with insulin sensitivity in a community sample of adolescents
    Soren Snitker
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:677-83. 2007
    ..To examine how body composition and physical activity are related to insulin sensitivity and secretion in adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral content in girls perinatally infected with HIV
    K O O'Brien
    Johns Hopkins University Center for Human Nutrition, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:821-6. 2001
    ..Despite these advances, few studies have addressed calcium status and bone growth in HIV-infected children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of body mass index to identify obesity-related metabolic disorders in the Chinese population
    X Weng
    1Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:931-7. 2006
    ..To identify the body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) cutoff that predicts the risk for obesity-related metabolic disorders for the Chinese population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association between obesity and kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Y Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 73:19-33. 2008
    ..Obesity increases the risk for KD in the general population, and the association appears to be stronger in women than in men. Obesity adversely affects the progress of KD among patients with kidney-related diseases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a store-based environmental obesity intervention on two American Indian Reservations
    Sarah Curran
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:719-29. 2005
    ..Process data will be tied to outcomes and will be useful for the planning of future store-based programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the current world health organization growth references for children and adolescents
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S175-88. 2006
    ..There is a need for a single international reference to assess the nutritional status and growth of school-aged children and adolescents across different countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint An urban-rural comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Eastern China
    Xiaoping Weng
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:131-6. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of urbanisation on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epidemic of childhood obesity: implications for kidney disease
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 13:336-51. 2006
    ..Future studies in the pediatric populations are needed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth hormone and/or sex steroid administration on whole-body protein turnover in healthy aged women and men
    Xin Huang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Metabolism 54:1162-7. 2005
    ..2 g protein.kg-1.d-1; P<.01). These data suggest that low-dose GH administration increases protein synthesis in healthy aged women and men, and that the coadministration of testosterone plus GH enhances this effect in elderly men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of food purchasing and preparation in American Indian households
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:163-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to address this gap...
  29. pmc The modifying effect of social class on the relationship between body mass index and breast cancer incidence
    Celeste Marie Torio
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:146-51. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether social class modifies the effect of BMI on breast cancer incidence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Formative research and stakeholder participation in intervention development
    Amy Vastine
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:57-69. 2005
    ..To present a model for using formative research and stakeholder participation to develop a community-based dietary intervention targeting American Indians...
  31. pmc Trends and correlates in meat consumption patterns in the US adult population
    Youfa Wang
    Department of International Health, Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1333-45. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined recent shifts in meat consumption (MC), differences among US population groups, and the influence of psychosocial-behavioural factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Indices of changes in adiposity in American Indian children
    Tim Lohman
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Prev Med 37:S91-6. 2003
    ..Several body composition methods were compared in intervention and control schools for assessing body composition changes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical activity as a predictor of body composition in American Indian children
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, CB 7461, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Obes Res 12:1974-80. 2004
    ..To examine physical activity in second grade American Indian children as a predictor of percentage body fat 3 years later...
  34. ncbi request reprint A new proposed guidance system for beverage consumption in the United States
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:529-42. 2006
    ..The Panel recommends that the consumption of beverages with no or few calories should take precedence over the consumption of beverages with more calories...
  35. ncbi request reprint Estimating body fat from anthropometry and isotopic dilution: a four-country comparison
    Cara L Eckhardt
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Obes Res 11:1553-62. 2003
    ..BMI is widely recommended as an indicator of overweight. However, whether BMI adequately estimates BF and has the same meaning in different ethnic groups and youths has been questioned...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and a food-frequency instrument to evaluate a nutrition intervention for the Apache in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:948-56. 2007
    ..To demonstrate how dietary data collected from 24-hour dietary recalls were incorporated into the development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) for the Apache in Arizona...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chronicle of the Institute of Medicine physical activity recommendation: how a physical activity recommendation came to be among dietary recommendations
    George A Brooks
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biology, 5101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:921S-930S. 2004
    ..In conclusion, dietary and physical activity recommendations for healthful living are inextricably intertwined. Adequate physical activity provides protection against chronic diseases and helps to balance energy expenditure and intake...
  38. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of child health: the role of nutrition
    Benjamin Caballero
    Forum Nutr 56:249-50. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of multivitamin and mineral supplement use to prevent cancer and chronic disease in adults: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference
    Han Yao Huang
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:372-85. 2006
    ..Multivitamin and mineral supplements are the most commonly used dietary supplements in the United States...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association between stunting and overweight in Latin American and Caribbean preschool children
    Pablo Duran
    Nutrition and Diabetes Unit, P de Elizalde Children s Hospital, School of Public Health, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Food Nutr Bull 27:300-5. 2006
    ..Although some segments of the population continue to suffer from undernutrition, other groups exhibit excess weight gain, resulting in the coexistence of undernutrition and obesity and leading to a dual nutritional burden...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin/Mineral supplements and prevention of chronic disease: executive summary
    Han Yao Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:265S-268S. 2007
  42. doi request reprint The effect of income and occupation on body mass index among women in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Surveys (1983-2002)
    M Arantxa Colchero
    Department of Health Economics and Evaluation, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Soc Sci Med 66:1967-78. 2008
    ..Our analysis suggests a trend in the environment over the last 20 years that has increased the susceptibility of Filipino women to larger body mass...