ASHIMA KANT

Summary

Affiliation: Queens College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Eating out in America, 1987-2000: trends and nutritional correlates
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Prev Med 38:243-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Energy density of diets reported by American adults: association with food group intake, nutrient intake, and body weight
    A K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:950-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns predict mortality in a national cohort: the National Health Interview Surveys, 1987 and 1992
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, USA
    J Nutr 134:1793-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and health outcomes
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:615-35. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of reported consumption of low-nutrient-density foods in a 24-h recall by 8-16 year old US children and adolescents
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Appetite 41:175-80. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three dietary pattern indexes for predicting biomarkers of diet and disease
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Remsen Hall, Room 306E, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:294-303. 2005
  7. pmc Trends in black-white differentials in dietary intakes of U.S. adults, 1971-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:264-272. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity is an independent correlate of biomarkers of micronutrient intake and status in American adults
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Nutr 137:2456-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and socioeconomic differences in variability in nutritional biomarkers
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1464-71. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the association of socio-economic position with self-reported dietary attributes and biomarkers in the US population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1971-1975 to NHANES 1999-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Remsen Hall, Room 306E, Queens College of City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:158-67. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Eating out in America, 1987-2000: trends and nutritional correlates
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Prev Med 38:243-9. 2004
    ..To address this issue, we examined trends in frequency of consumption of commercially prepared (CP) meals reported by Americans aged > or =18 years, and its nutritional correlates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Energy density of diets reported by American adults: association with food group intake, nutrient intake, and body weight
    A K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:950-6. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the energy density of diets consumed by free-living populations; therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine demographic, health, and nutritional correlates of energy density of self-reported diets...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns predict mortality in a national cohort: the National Health Interview Surveys, 1987 and 1992
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, USA
    J Nutr 134:1793-9. 2004
    ..The population-attributable fraction due to diet was 0.16 in men and 0.09 in women. Dietary patterns characterized by compliance with prevailing food-based dietary guidance were associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and health outcomes
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:615-35. 2004
    ..Both of the currently used approaches for extracting dietary patterns have limitations, are subject to dietary measurement errors, and have not generated new diet and disease hypotheses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of reported consumption of low-nutrient-density foods in a 24-h recall by 8-16 year old US children and adolescents
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Appetite 41:175-80. 2003
    ..Socio-demographic, family, body weight, or lifestyle characteristics contributed little to predicting the number of LND foods reported in a 24-h recall...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three dietary pattern indexes for predicting biomarkers of diet and disease
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Remsen Hall, Room 306E, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:294-303. 2005
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  7. pmc Trends in black-white differentials in dietary intakes of U.S. adults, 1971-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:264-272. 2007
    ..S. population. Tracking changes in black-white differentials in dietary attributes over time may help in understanding the contribution of diet to these disparities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity is an independent correlate of biomarkers of micronutrient intake and status in American adults
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Nutr 137:2456-63. 2007
    ..Ethnic differences in status of several micronutrients persisted after adjustment for education and income, suggesting the importance of ethnicity-specific nutrition interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and socioeconomic differences in variability in nutritional biomarkers
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1464-71. 2008
    ..Although biomarker measurements are not subject to biased self-reports, biologic variability due to individual characteristics and behaviors related to dietary exposures contributes to within-subject variability and measurement error...
  10. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in the association of socio-economic position with self-reported dietary attributes and biomarkers in the US population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1971-1975 to NHANES 1999-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Remsen Hall, Room 306E, Queens College of City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:158-67. 2007
    ..To understand if diet may be a contributor to these trends, we examined secular trends in the association of diet and indicators of SEP from 1971-1975 to 1999-2002...
  11. pmc Secular trends in patterns of self-reported food consumption of adult Americans: NHANES 1971-1975 to NHANES 1999-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1215-23. 2006
    ..The contributors to trends in increasing prevalence of obesity in the US population are poorly understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nature of dietary reporting by adults in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing 11367, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:315-27. 2002
    ..This study examined the relation of a measure of dietary reporting status with the nature of food intake reported by adults in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reported consumption of low-nutrient-density foods by American children and adolescents: nutritional and health correlates, NHANES III, 1988 to 1994
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing 11367, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:789-96. 2003
    ..To examine the contribution of foods of modest nutritional value to the diets of American children and adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of self-perceived body weight status with dietary reporting by U.S. teens
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing 11367, USA
    Obes Res 10:1259-69. 2002
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  15. pmc Associations of lifestyle and physiologic factors with prostate-specific antigen concentrations: evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2004)
    Niyati Parekh
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2467-72. 2008
    ..No associations were observed between the other lifestyle and physiologic factors. Additional studies are required to confirm these results and to investigate the potential mechanisms that may explain these relationships...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physician advice about being overweight: association with self-reported weight loss, dietary, and physical activity behaviors of US adolescents in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Remsen Hall, Room 306E, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e142-7. 2007
    ..The goal was to examine the association of physician counseling about being overweight with attempted weight loss, dietary, and physical activity/inactivity behaviors of US teens...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and subsequent cancer incidence and mortality in a prospective cohort of women
    Volker Mai
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:54-60. 2005
    ..Using additional follow-up, we have now extended our analysis to detailed studies of associations between RFS and the mortality and incidence from common cancers...

Research Grants5

  1. Relation of diet quality with mortality
    ASHIMA KANT; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Dietary pattern indexes: relation with CVD risk factors
    ASHIMA KANT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will use dietary, anthropometric, biochemical, and health data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994 (>15,000), to address these issues. ..
  3. Trends in socioeconomic position and diet relationship
    ASHIMA KANT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will thus contribute to progress towards the stated goals of Healthy People 2010 and the National Cancer Institute. ..
  4. Trends in food consumption patterns of Americans
    ASHIMA KANT; Fiscal Year: 2005
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