Alexandra Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Introduction of farm stands in low-income communities increases fruit and vegetable among community residents
    Alexandra E Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, 1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6 300 Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Health Place 18:1137-43. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between the food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of adolescents living in Residential Children's Homes
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Austin Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 East 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:520-30. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Parental feeding practices and concerns related to child underweight, picky eating, and using food to calm differ according to ethnicity/race, acculturation, and income
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 313 E 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX, 78701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:899-909. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in Texas
    Alexandra E Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:387-96. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Traditional foods and practices of Spanish-speaking Latina mothers influence the home food environment: implications for future interventions
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1031-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumption
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:608-16. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of children's physical activity in residential children's homes
    Jennifer L Gay
    Dept of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:636-44. 2011
  8. pmc Ethnic differences in the home food environment and parental food practices among families of low-income Hispanic and African-American preschoolers
    Katherine Skala
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1014-22. 2012

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Introduction of farm stands in low-income communities increases fruit and vegetable among community residents
    Alexandra E Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, 1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 6 300 Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Health Place 18:1137-43. 2012
    ..This study underscores the potential of farmers' markets to increase F&V consumption through increasing F&V access in low-income communities...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between the food environment and fruit and vegetable intake of adolescents living in Residential Children's Homes
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Austin Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 East 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:520-30. 2009
    ..Food environments are related to adolescents' dietary behaviors and interventions targeting FV consumption should include strategies to increase administrative support and the development of FV-related policies...
  3. doi request reprint Parental feeding practices and concerns related to child underweight, picky eating, and using food to calm differ according to ethnicity/race, acculturation, and income
    Alexandra Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 313 E 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX, 78701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:899-909. 2011
    ..Results from this study can be used to tailor health programs that promote healthy feeding practices among parents...
  4. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of beverage consumption among an ethnically diverse sample of public school students in Texas
    Alexandra E Evans
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:387-96. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prevalence rates of 5 types of beverage consumption by sociodemographic factors among 4th-, 8th-, and 11th-grade public school students in Texas...
  5. doi request reprint Traditional foods and practices of Spanish-speaking Latina mothers influence the home food environment: implications for future interventions
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1031-8. 2011
    ..In addition, interventions could encourage and reinforce healthy food-related practices that Latino families bring from their native countries...
  6. doi request reprint Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumption
    Alexandra Evans
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:608-16. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of children's physical activity in residential children's homes
    Jennifer L Gay
    Dept of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:636-44. 2011
    ..Little is known about environmental determinants of physical activity for children in RCH...
  8. pmc Ethnic differences in the home food environment and parental food practices among families of low-income Hispanic and African-American preschoolers
    Katherine Skala
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1014-22. 2012
    ..69, P ≤ 0.001). Hispanic families consumed more family meals together (P = 0.003) and less meals in front of the television (P ≤ 0.006). Health promotion interventions should consider the behavioral differences between ethnicities...