Riva Touger-Decker

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake in patients with myofascial face pain
    Karen G Raphael
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, NJ Medical School Dept of Psychiatry, NJ Dental School Dept of Oral Pathology, Biology, and Diagnostic Sciences, 183 South Orange Avenue, UBSB Room F1512, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Orofac Pain 16:39-47. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and dental medicine: where is the connection?
    Dominick DePaola
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:1208-10. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and mineral supplements: what is the dentist to do?
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:1222-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of diet quality and weight status of children from a low socioeconomic urban environment supports "at risk" classification
    Denise D Langevin
    Dietetic Internship Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health Related Professions, Scotch Plains, NH 07076, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1973-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The bits and bytes to advanced graduate degree programs
    Diane Rigassio Radler
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:647-52. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis: the dentist's role in assessing patient risk
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Quintessence Int 36:115-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet, cardiovascular disease and oral health: promoting health and reducing risk
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, and Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen St, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07107 3001, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:167-70. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition & oral health. Dietary supplements and Oral Health: should the dentist ask?
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Quintessence Int 36:287-92. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Workplace weight loss program; comparing live and internet methods
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, Department of Nutritional Sciences, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1112-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The new advanced clinical nutrition degree: the practice doctorate in clinical nutrition
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, New Jersey 07107 3001, USA
    Nutrition 20:494-5. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Scientific Advances in CAM by Allied Health and Nursing
    Riva Touger Decker; Fiscal Year: 2003

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake in patients with myofascial face pain
    Karen G Raphael
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, NJ Medical School Dept of Psychiatry, NJ Dental School Dept of Oral Pathology, Biology, and Diagnostic Sciences, 183 South Orange Avenue, UBSB Room F1512, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Orofac Pain 16:39-47. 2002
    ..To determine the impact of myofascial face pain (MFP) on dietary intake of selected nutrients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and dental medicine: where is the connection?
    Dominick DePaola
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:1208-10. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and mineral supplements: what is the dentist to do?
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:1222-6. 2007
    ..Vitamins and minerals are essential for systemic and oral health and the prevention of nutrient deficiencies. The author reviews recommendations for their use, consumer intake patterns and considerations for dental practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of diet quality and weight status of children from a low socioeconomic urban environment supports "at risk" classification
    Denise D Langevin
    Dietetic Internship Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health Related Professions, Scotch Plains, NH 07076, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1973-7. 2007
    ..Results of this study suggest that these urban children may be "at risk," based on the high percentage who are overweight and have insufficient food group consumption and micronutrient intake...
  5. ncbi request reprint The bits and bytes to advanced graduate degree programs
    Diane Rigassio Radler
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:647-52. 2007
    ..This paper will focus on advanced-degree academic programs using the distance education route. Characteristics of technologically savvy programs and learners will be addressed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis: the dentist's role in assessing patient risk
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Quintessence Int 36:115-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet, cardiovascular disease and oral health: promoting health and reducing risk
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, and Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen St, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07107 3001, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:167-70. 2010
    ..Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease includes screening as well as education and risk-reduction efforts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition & oral health. Dietary supplements and Oral Health: should the dentist ask?
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    Quintessence Int 36:287-92. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Workplace weight loss program; comparing live and internet methods
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, Department of Nutritional Sciences, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1112-8. 2010
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the 12-week workplace intervention (WIP) on energy intake, weight, physical activity (PA) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and the effect of delivery method on outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint The new advanced clinical nutrition degree: the practice doctorate in clinical nutrition
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, New Jersey 07107 3001, USA
    Nutrition 20:494-5. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders: detection and referral--the role of the dental professional
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School, Newark 07107 3001, USA
    Quintessence Int 37:199-201. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutrition education of medical and dental students: innovation through curriculum integration
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:198-203. 2004
    ..A forward-thinking attitude with a focus on the integration of nutrition topics throughout the 4 y of medical or dental school and subsequent training programs will increase the potential for a successful program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine: competencies for dietetics professionals
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07107 3001, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1465-9. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Sugars and dental caries
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, New Jersey Dental School, Newark 07107, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:881S-892S. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratory assessment of nutrition status in dental practice
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Room 158, Newark, NJ 07107 3001, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:259-78. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Position of the American Dietetic Association: oral health and nutrition
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1418-28. 2007
    ..The multifaceted interactions between diet, nutrition, and oral health in practice, education, and research in both dietetics and dentistry merit continued, detailed delineation...
  17. doi request reprint Workplace weight loss program: impact on quality of life
    Maura Bruno
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1396-403. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a 12-week workplace intervention program (WIP) focused on weight loss and reduction of cardiovascular risk factors on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and the effect of delivery method on outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Identifying components of advanced-level clinical nutrition practice: a Delphi study
    Rebecca A Brody
    Graduate Programs in Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen St, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:859-69. 2012
    ..Communication with patients and the health care team is a priority. An advanced-level practice model in clinical nutrition was proposed depicting the requisite attributes and activities within four dimensions of professional practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Survey of current job functions of renal dietitians
    Bonnie Thelen
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Ren Nutr 19:450-61. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the current job functions of renal dietitians in relation to their demographic characteristics...
  20. doi request reprint Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: oral health and nutrition
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:693-701. 2013
    ..The multifaceted interactions between diet, nutrition, and oral health in practice, education, and research in both dietetics and dentistry merit continued, detailed delineation...
  21. doi request reprint Multivitamin/Mineral supplementation does not affect standardized assessment of academic performance in elementary school children
    Adam I Perlman
    Department of Primary Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1089-93. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the in-school daily consumption of an MVM supplement by third- through sixth-grade inner-city children did not lead to improved school performance based upon standardized testing, grade point average, and absenteeism...
  22. ncbi request reprint Position of the American Dietetic Association: Oral health and nutrition
    Riva Touger-Decker
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:615-25. 2003
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Registered dietitians' use of physical assessment parameters in professional practice
    Tami Jones Mackle
    Department of Primary Care, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 07107, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1632-8. 2003
    ..To examine how registered dietitians who have completed one of two physical assessment programs use the knowledge and skills learned in practice and whether method of instruction had an affect on use of skills in practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of an oral health assessment education program on nurses' knowledge and patient care practices in skilled nursing facilities
    Nancy Munoz
    Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Genesis HealthCare Corporation, New Jersey, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 29:179-85. 2009
    ..002). Providing nurses with education on oral health assessments in skilled nursing facilities has a positive impact on completeness of data and congruency between the NA and the MDS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity screening
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Division of Nutrition, Department of Diagnosis Sciences, New Jersey Dental School, USA
    Quintessence Int 37:43-5. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Functions performed by level of practice of registered dietitian members of the diabetes care and education dietetic practice group
    Dania Mercadante Green
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, Stratford, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1280-4. 2005
    ..7, and advanced-level practitioners performed 11.6 functions. The results of this survey further delineated that RDs function at various levels of practice and that credentials for RDs increased as level of practice advanced...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG® and Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis BB-12® on health-related quality of life in college students affected by upper respiratory infections
    Tracey J Smith
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, 65 Bergen Street, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Br J Nutr 109:1999-2007. 2013
    ..More research is warranted regarding mechanisms of action associated with these findings and the cost-benefit of prophylactic supplementation...
  28. doi request reprint Chemopreventive role of fruits and vegetables in oropharyngeal cancer
    Patricia G Davidson
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Morris Plains, NJ, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 24:250-60. 2009
    ..It focuses on the variability of the incidence of oropharyngeal cancers and possible reasons behind this phenomenon as it relates to dietary factors, specifically fruits and vegetables...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical therapists' attitudes, knowledge, and practice approaches regarding people who are obese
    Suzanne Sack
    School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen St, Room 157, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Phys Ther 89:804-15. 2009
    ..Little is known about physical therapists' attitudes, knowledge, and practice approaches regarding people who are obese...
  30. ncbi request reprint Medical quick reference glossary for dental clinicians: diabetes
    Harold V Cohen
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UMDNJ New Jersey Dental School, Newark, USA
    J N J Dent Assoc 77:37-8. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Weighing in on weight screening in the dental office: practical approaches
    Anne Lenore Hague
    Division of Dental Hygiene, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43218 2357, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:934-8. 2008
    ..Being overweight and being obese are systemic and oral health risks, as well as global health problems. The authors present weight-screening strategies for adults that are simple, reliable, valid and realistic to use in the dental practice...
  32. ncbi request reprint PROP taster status and self-perceived food adventurousness influence food preferences
    Natalia V Ullrich
    Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:543-9. 2004
    ..To determine the influence of 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) taster status and food adventurousness on liking of bitter, hot, and pungent foods...
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of nutrition in the dental practice
    Riva Touger-Decker
    Quintessence Int 35:67-70. 2004
    ..This integration of oral and nutrition health care will yield improved oral, nutritional, and systemic health status...

Research Grants1

  1. Scientific Advances in CAM by Allied Health and Nursing
    Riva Touger Decker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Intended outcomes of the annual conferences include electronically published proceedings, new and collaborative research and CAM research agendas and priorities for allied health and nursing that can be shared with the key associations. ..