N F Butte

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation and calibration of physical activity monitors in children
    Maurice R Puyau
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obes Res 10:150-7. 2002
  2. pmc Parental feeding practices in Mexican American families: initial test of an expanded measure
    Jeanne M Tschann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy based on total energy expenditure and energy deposition
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:1078-87. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of the metabolic syndrome in Hispanic children
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:1243-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy and lactation
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:1010-27. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Obesity and the environment: where do we go from here?"
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Science 301:598; author reply 598. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of breastfeeding in obesity
    N F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:189-98. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of lactating women derived from doubly labeled water and milk energy output
    N F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 131:53-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements derived from total energy expenditure and energy deposition during the first 2 y of life
    N F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1558-69. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Composition of gestational weight gain impacts maternal fat retention and infant birth weight
    Nancy F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1423-32. 2003

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Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation and calibration of physical activity monitors in children
    Maurice R Puyau
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obes Res 10:150-7. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Parental feeding practices in Mexican American families: initial test of an expanded measure
    Jeanne M Tschann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143 0848, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:6. 2013
    ..Items reflected both parent's use of control over child eating and child-centered feeding practices...
  3. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy based on total energy expenditure and energy deposition
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:1078-87. 2004
    ..Energy requirements during pregnancy remain controversial because of uncertainties regarding maternal fat deposition and reductions in physical activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitative genetic analysis of the metabolic syndrome in Hispanic children
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:1243-8. 2005
    ..Significant heritabilities and pleiotropy seen for the components of the metabolic syndrome indicate a strong genetic contribution to the metabolic syndrome in overweight Hispanic children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy and lactation
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:1010-27. 2005
    ..To estimate the energy requirements of pregnant and lactating women consistent with optimal pregnancy outcome and adequate milk production...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Obesity and the environment: where do we go from here?"
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Science 301:598; author reply 598. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of breastfeeding in obesity
    N F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:189-98. 2001
    ..Although a highly provocative concept, the protective effect of breastfeeding on later obesity remains controversial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of lactating women derived from doubly labeled water and milk energy output
    N F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 131:53-8. 2001
    ..Because adaptations in basal metabolism and physical activity were not evident in these well-nourished women, energy requirements during lactation were met primarily from the diet and only partially by mobilization of tissue stores...
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements derived from total energy expenditure and energy deposition during the first 2 y of life
    N F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1558-69. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Composition of gestational weight gain impacts maternal fat retention and infant birth weight
    Nancy F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agriculture Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1423-32. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate how changes in gestational weight and body composition affect infant birth weight and maternal fat retention after delivery in underweight, normal-weight and overweight women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of infants
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:953-67. 2005
    ..To estimate the energy requirements of infants from total energy expenditure and energy deposition during growth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adjustments in energy expenditure and substrate utilization during late pregnancy and lactation
    N F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:299-307. 1999
    ..Metabolic adjustments occur during pregnancy and lactation to support fetal growth and milk synthesis; however, the effect of body composition and hormonal milieu on these changes is poorly understood...
  13. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of women of reproductive age
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:630-8. 2003
    ..The energy requirements of women have been based on total energy expenditure (TEE) derived from the factorial approach or as multiples of basal metabolic rate (BMR)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Protein metabolism in insulin-treated gestational diabetes
    N F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Services, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Diabetes Care 22:806-11. 1999
    ..To test the hypothesis that protein metabolism is not totally normalized in insulin treated gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) patients compared with normal, pregnant control subjects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in pregnancy: normal compared with gestational diabetes mellitus
    N F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1256S-61S. 2000
    ..Further research is needed to elucidate the mechanisms and consequences of alterations in lipid metabolism during pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental factors influencing fasting serum adiponectin in Hispanic children
    Nancy F Butte
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4170-6. 2005
    ..Because of its antiinflammatory and insulin-sensitizing properties, adiponectin may play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of familial predisposition to obesity on energy expenditure in multiethnic prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:893-900. 2000
    ..The prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing and the causes of this are unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Metabolic adaptation to high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets in children and adolescents
    Margarita S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:479-89. 2003
    ..Difficulty adapting to high-fat (HF) and high carbohydrate (HC) diets may predispose children to obesity and diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations in Caucasian and African-American girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:3574-7. 1998
    ..2 ng/mL after controlling for differences in maturation, fat mass, and physical fitness. The higher serum leptin levels might play an important role in the accelerated growth and sexual maturation of African-American girls...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pubertal African-American girls expend less energy at rest and during physical activity than Caucasian girls
    W W Wong
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:906-11. 1999
    ..The lower energy expenditure of the pubertal African-American girls suggests that they are at a higher risk of becoming overweight than their Caucasian counterparts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Viva la Familia Study: genetic and environmental contributions to childhood obesity and its comorbidities in the Hispanic population
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:646-54; quiz 673-4. 2006
    ..Genetic and environmental contributions to childhood obesity are poorly delineated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Body fat estimation in late pregnancy and early postpartum: comparison of two-, three-, and four-component models
    J M Hopkinson
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:432-8. 1997
    ..Pregnancy-corrected two-compartment models produce reliable mean fat mass estimates during pregnancy, but individual fat mass estimates may vary widely from four-component values...
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimating body fat in African American and white adolescent girls: a comparison of skinfold-thickness equations with a 4-compartment criterion model
    W W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:348-54. 2000
    ..Although skinfold-thickness equations are widely used to estimate body fat, their accuracy in a biracial population of female adolescents has not been established...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relations of parental obesity status to physical activity and fitness of prepubertal girls
    M S Treuth
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E49. 2000
    ..To determine whether physical activity and fitness differ among normal-weight-for-height, multiethnic, prepubertal girls whose parents are lean, obese, or both...
  25. ncbi request reprint A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 13q affects fasting glucose levels in Hispanic children
    Guowen Cai
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4893-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to localize quantitative trait loci influencing fasting serum glucose levels in Hispanic children participating in the Viva La Familia Study...
  26. doi request reprint DXA: can it be used as a criterion reference for body fat measurements in children?
    Roman J Shypailo
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:457-62. 2008
    ..1) will affect whole-body bone mineral results for subjects weighing <40 kg. We wished to reanalyze pediatric whole-body scans in order to assess the impact of the new software on pediatric soft-tissue body composition estimates...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Hispanic youth with BMI > or =95th percentile
    Ruben E Quiros-Tejeira
    University of Texas Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:228-36. 2007
    ..To characterize children at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and to explore possible mechanisms underlying the development of NAFLD in Hispanic youth with a body mass index > or =95th percentile...
  28. doi request reprint Energy imbalance underlying the development of childhood obesity
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3056-66. 2007
    ....
  29. pmc A genetic contribution to circulating cytokines and obesity in children
    Guowen Cai
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cytokine 44:242-7. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and behavioral predictors of weight gain in Hispanic children: the Viva la Familia Study
    Nancy F Butte
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1478-85. 2007
    ..Despite the high prevalence of overweight among Hispanic children in the United States, definitive predictors of weight gain have not been identified in this population...
  31. doi request reprint Genome-wide scan revealed genetic loci for energy metabolism in Hispanic children and adolescents
    G Cai
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:579-85. 2008
    ..Genome-wide scans were conducted in search for genetic locations linked to energy expenditure and substrate oxidation in children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Estimation of body fat in Caucasian and African-American girls: total-body electrical conductivity methodology versus a four-component model
    W W Wong
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1200-6. 2000
    ..Obesity has been increasing dramatically in recent years among children, particularly African-American girls. Total-body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) is a simple way to measure body fat with minimal risk...
  33. doi request reprint BOUNCE: a community-based mother-daughter healthy lifestyle intervention for low-income Latino families
    Norma Olvera
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S102-4. 2010
    ..Similarly, EG mothers reported more strategies to increase fruit/vegetable consumption and reduce fat intake compared to CG mothers. No changes in physical activity or BMI were observed between EG and CG mother-daughter dyads...
  34. pmc Characterization of adult ghrelin and ghrelin receptor knockout mice under positive and negative energy balance
    Yuxiang Sun
    Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Endocrinology 149:843-50. 2008
    ..These results support our hypothesis that the primary metabolic function of ghrelin in adult mice is to modulate glucose sensing and insulin sensitivity, rather than directly regulate energy intake and energy expenditure...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bivariate linkage confirms genetic contribution to fetal origins of childhood growth and cardiovascular disease risk in Hispanic children
    Guowen Cai
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Genet 121:737-44. 2007
    ..09 and 2.85, respectively. Chromosome 10q22 harbors genes influencing both birth weight and childhood body size and cardiovascular disease risk in Hispanic children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Heritability of hyperphagic eating behavior and appetite-related hormones among Hispanic children
    Jennifer O Fisher
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Suite 4004, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1484-95. 2007
    ..Genetic and environmental associations of EAH with overweight, fat mass, and key hormonal regulators of food intake were also evaluated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in nonoverweight and overweight Hispanic children and adolescents
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1257-66. 2007
    ..Despite the high prevalence of childhood obesity among U.S. Hispanic children and adolescents, quantitative, objective data on their patterns and levels of physical activity are scarce...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluating body fat in girls and female adolescents: advantages and disadvantages of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    William W Wong
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:384-9. 2002
    ..However, DXA has not been fully evaluated against an independent criterion method of measuring body fatness in young females...
  39. ncbi request reprint Body size, body composition, and metabolic profile explain higher energy expenditure in overweight children
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2660-7. 2007
    ..Alterations in EE, energetic efficiency, and substrate utilization were not evident in the overweight children...
  40. pmc Mucosal maltase-glucoamylase plays a crucial role in starch digestion and prandial glucose homeostasis of mice
    Buford L Nichols
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 77030 300, USA
    J Nutr 139:684-90. 2009
    ..In conclusion, mucosal alpha-glucogenic activity of Mgam plays a crucial role in the regulation of prandial glucose homeostasis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Overestimation of infant and toddler energy intake by 24-h recall compared with weighed food records
    Jennifer O Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:407-15. 2008
    ..Twenty-four-hour dietary recalls have been used in large surveys of infant and toddler energy intake, but the accuracy of the method for young children is not well documented...
  42. doi request reprint Rate of phenylalanine hydroxylation in healthy school-aged children
    Jean W Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Res 69:341-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, healthy children are capable of converting phenylalanine to tyrosine, but the need for tyrosine cannot be met by providing extra phenylalanine...
  43. doi request reprint Nutrient intakes of US infants, toddlers, and preschoolers meet or exceed dietary reference intakes
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:S27-37. 2010
    ....
  44. pmc Validation of cross-sectional time series and multivariate adaptive regression splines models for the prediction of energy expenditure in children and adolescents using doubly labeled water
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 140:1516-23. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint BOUNCE: an exploratory healthy lifestyle summer intervention for girls
    Norma Olvera
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204 6015, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:144-55. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy of the BOUNCE parent-daughter intervention in promoting selected physical fitness measures and activity...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary macronutrient content on glucose metabolism in children
    Agneta L Sunehag
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5168-78. 2002
    ..In the adolescents, the high carbohydrate diet resulted in increased insulin sensitivity, thus facilitating insulin-mediated glucose uptake...
  47. ncbi request reprint Normalization of energy expenditure data for differences in body mass or composition in children and adolescents
    Issa Zakeri
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 136:1371-6. 2006
    ..In some instances, the exponents for scaling EE by body weight or composition were influenced by gender and weight status, but not by age...
  48. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements of infants and children
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 58:19-32; discussion 33-7. 2006
    ..Although the basic principles underlying energy requirements have not changed, the recommendations for energy intake have been decreased in infancy and early childhood, and increased in adolescence based on newly available TEE data...
  49. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate digestion in humans from a beta-glucan-enriched barley is reduced
    Carlos H Lifschitz
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center and Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 132:2593-6. 2002
    ..05), whereas there was no difference in CO(2) production. We conclude that absorption of PW is significantly lower than that of BZ, making the modified barley appropriate for obese and diabetic patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements during pregnancy and consequences of deviations from requirement on fetal outcome
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 55:49-67; discussion 67-71. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Prediction of activity energy expenditure using accelerometers in children
    Maurice R Puyau
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center Department of Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1625-31. 2004
    ..To validate two accelerometer-based activity monitors as measures of children's physical activity using energy expenditure as the criterion measure...
  52. pmc Nutrient adequacy and diet quality in non-overweight and overweight Hispanic children of low socioeconomic status: the Viva la Familia Study
    Theresa A Wilson
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1012-21. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Glucose production, gluconeogenesis, and insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents: an evaluation of their reproducibility
    A L Sunehag
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Res 50:115-23. 2001
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Nutr 139:412S-6S. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, other genetic and environmental determinants such as socioeconomic status, parental obesity, smoking, birth weight, and rapid infancy weight gain far supersede infant-feeding practices as risk factors for childhood obesity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the feasibility of international growth standards for school-aged children and adolescents
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:153-7. 2007
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Application of cross-sectional time series modeling for the prediction of energy expenditure from heart rate and accelerometry
    Issa Zakeri
    United States Department of Agriculture, USA
    J Appl Physiol 104:1665-73. 2008
    ..CSTS modeling provides a useful predictive model for EE and, hence, TEE in children and adolescents on the basis of HR and PA and other observable explanatory subject characteristics of age, sex, weight, and height...
  57. ncbi request reprint Physical activity self-report and accelerometry measures from the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 38:S43-9. 2004
    ..Valid and reliable physical activity checklists are needed to assess effectiveness of interventions. This study tested the validity and reliability of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS) Activity Questionnaire...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related changes in physical activity, fitness, and strength
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:832-7. 2005
    ..The objective was to examine the pregnancy-related changes in physical activity, fitness, and strength in women of varying body mass indices (BMI)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Predictors of body fat gain in nonobese girls with a familial predisposition to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1212-8. 2003
    ..Conflicting evidence exists on the causal factors underlying the development of excess adiposity in children...
  60. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of activity measures in African-American girls for GEMS
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:532-9. 2003
    ..To determine the reliability and validity of physical activity monitors and self-report instruments suitable for young African-American girls...
  61. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of fitness and activity in girls predisposed to obesity
    Margarita S Treuth
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:198-204. 2004
    ..To determine whether physical activity and fitness change in girls with and without a predisposition to obesity from 8 to 10 yr of age...
  62. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide scan for serum ghrelin detects linkage on chromosome 1p36 in Hispanic children: results from the Viva La Familia study
    V Saroja Voruganti
    Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, Texas 78227, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:445-50. 2007
    ..9), and C-peptide (LOD=2.0). Several family-based studies have reported linkages for obesity-related phenotypes in the region of 1p36. These results indicate the importance of this region in relation to adiposity in children from the VFS...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Boron concentrations in milk from mothers of exclusively breast-fed healthy full-term infants are stable during the first four months of lactation
    Curtiss D Hunt
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, ND, USA
    J Nutr 135:2383-6. 2005
    ..Future investigations of boron regulatory mechanisms should focus on metabolism of bone as the major storage site of B and kidney excretion, the major excretory route for B...