Daniel J Hoffman
Affiliation: Rutgers University
- Upper limits in developing countries: warning against too much in lands of too littleDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, Room 228B, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 23:610S-615S. 2004..This study illustrates the precarious state of health in developing countries and provides the backdrop for a discussion on food security and the potential effects of establishing policies on food intake in unstable settings...
- Estimating total body fat using a skinfold prediction equation in Brazilian childrenDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Ann Hum Biol 39:156-60. 2012..The double burden of obesity and underweight is increasing in developing countries and simple methods for the assessment of fat mass in children are needed...
- The prevalence of wasting, but not stunting, has improved in the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
J Nutr 135:452-6. 2005..Continued surveillance of nutritional status of children in the DPRK is warranted given the continued state of undernutrition in that country...
- Comparison of visceral adipose tissue mass in adult African Americans and whitesDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, Room 230 Davison Hall, 26 Nichol Avenue, Room 228B, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Obes Res 13:66-74. 2005..This study was designed to measure the extent to which race is associated with VAT, controlling for total adipose tissue (TAT) mass and testosterone...
- Comparison of techniques to evaluate adiposity in stunted and nonstunted childrenDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Pediatrics 117:e725-32. 2006..Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine whether growth retardation affects the accuracy of field methods for assessing body composition in children...
- Changes in body weight and fat mass of men and women in the first year of college: A study of the "freshman 15"Daniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Am Coll Health 55:41-5. 2006..8%. The authors found that the first year of college is a period in which weight and fat gain may occur. The exact causes behind these changes are unclear and warrant further research to plan or improve intervention and prevention...
- Body fat distribution in stunted compared with normal-height children from the shantytowns of São Paulo, BrazilDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Nutrition 23:640-6. 2007..The objective of this study was to determine whether central fat distribution varies between children who were growth retarded as young children and normal-height children from the same impoverished communities of São Paulo, Brazil...
- Growth in transitional countries: The long-term impact of under-nutrition on healthDaniel J Hoffman
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Ann Hum Biol 39:395-401. 2012..The potential economic fallout of continued poor nutrition, poor growth and changing diets and activity patterns will be great given the healthcare costs and social problems associated with NRCD...
- Validity of resting energy expenditure estimated by an activity monitor compared to indirect calorimetryJocilyn E Dellava
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, Room 288 B, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Br J Nutr 102:155-9. 2009..001). Therefore, in the cohort studied, the use of an activity monitor to estimate REE is valid when compared to IC, but not to a standard prediction equation of REE...
- Maternal behavior and infant weight gain in the first yearJohn Worobey
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2882, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 41:169-75. 2009..To examine the relative contributions of maternal characteristics and behaviors in predicting infant weight gain over the first year of postpartum life...
- Birth weight is inversely associated with central adipose tissue in healthy children and adolescentsMeredith S Dolan
Healthy Weight Program, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1600-8. 2007..Previous studies have explored the association between birth weight and excess childhood body fat, but few have used precise measures of body composition, leading to equivocal and sometimes contradictory results...
- Economic transition and household food consumption: a study of Bulgaria from 1985 to 2002Ludmila Ivanova
National Center of Public Health Protection, Sofia, Bulgaria
Econ Hum Biol 4:383-97. 2006..The fact that part of this decline may be attributed to continued economic challenges suggests that future transitions in the diet may be expected as economic development proceeds...
- Substrate-energy metabolism and metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease in relation to fetal growth and adult body compositionOsama A Kensara
Institute of Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E365-71. 2006..BW was found to be a significant predictor of REE that was independent of adult weight plus height...