Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras

Summary

Affiliation: Simmons College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of food insecurity on obesity in preschool children
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1949-58. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on cognition in Greek preschoolers
    E Metallinos-Katsaras
    Simmons College, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1532-42. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The association between an objective measure of physical activity and weight status in preschoolers
    Elizabeth S Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, MA 02115 5898, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:686-94. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with overweight in children younger than 5 years of age
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Sciences, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1790-4. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of WIC participation on household food insecurity
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:627-33. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Obesity in preschool children is more prevalent and identified at a younger age when WHO growth charts are used compared with CDC charts
    Zeina Maalouf-Manasseh
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 141:1154-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of food insecurity on obesity in preschool children
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1949-58. 2012
    ..Obesity and its co-occurrence with household food insecurity among low-income families is a public health concern, particularly because both are associated with later adverse health consequences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of iron supplementation on cognition in Greek preschoolers
    E Metallinos-Katsaras
    Simmons College, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1532-42. 2004
    ..To examine effects of iron supplementation on vigilance, attention and conceptual learning in preschool children in Greece...
  3. ncbi request reprint The association between an objective measure of physical activity and weight status in preschoolers
    Elizabeth S Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Studies, Simmons College, MA 02115 5898, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:686-94. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the association between physical activity and BMI among racially diverse low-income preschoolers...
  4. doi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with overweight in children younger than 5 years of age
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School for Health Sciences, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1790-4. 2009
    ..These findings suggest an association between household food insecurity and overweight prevalence in this low-income population. However, sex and age appear to modify both the magnitude and direction of the association...
  5. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of WIC participation on household food insecurity
    Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras
    Department of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:627-33. 2011
    ..96, 95% CI = 0.92-0.99) and of household food insecurity with hunger (AOR = 0.88, 95% CI = 0.83-0.94) at the last visit. Earlier and longer WIC participation may improve household food security status, particularly of vulnerable groups...
  6. doi request reprint Obesity in preschool children is more prevalent and identified at a younger age when WHO growth charts are used compared with CDC charts
    Zeina Maalouf-Manasseh
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 141:1154-8. 2011
    ..These results confirm that the prevalence of child obesity is higher according to the WHO standards and indicate that the WHO charts allow for a more timely detection of obesity in childhood...