THERESA ANN NICKLAS

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validity and feasibility of a digital diet estimation method for use with preschool children: a pilot study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:618-23. 2012
  2. pmc Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:257. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Nutrient profiling: the new environment
    Theresa A Nicklas
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, 1100 Bates Avenue, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:416S-420S. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of dairy in meeting the recommendations for shortfall nutrients in the American diet
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:73S-81S. 2009
  5. pmc Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense?
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:553-60. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Association between 100% juice consumption and nutrient intake and weight of children aged 2 to 11 years
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Ave, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:557-65. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Process of conducting a 5-a-day intervention with high school students: Gimme 5 (Louisiana)
    T A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:201-12. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint The 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee: developing a key message
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1418-24. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Children's food consumption patterns have changed over two decades (1973-1994): The Bogalusa heart study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1127-40. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Children's meal patterns have changed over a 21-year period: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:753-61. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Food Preferences of Ethnic Minority Preschoolers
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime Intake
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating Habits
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. The CIA (Children in Action) Program
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime Intake
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Validity and feasibility of a digital diet estimation method for use with preschool children: a pilot study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:618-23. 2012
    ..The goal of the study was to assess the validity and feasibility of a digital diet estimation method for use with preschool children in Head Start...
  2. pmc Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety
    Jason A Mendoza
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:257. 2010
    ..This research validated the SRTS school travel survey and a pedestrian safety behavior checklist...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nutrient profiling: the new environment
    Theresa A Nicklas
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, 1100 Bates Avenue, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:416S-420S. 2009
    ..Specifically, this review will summarize the current nutrition environment and address the need for future research around nutrient-profiling systems as a means to define nutrient density...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of dairy in meeting the recommendations for shortfall nutrients in the American diet
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:73S-81S. 2009
    ..The 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) recognized calcium, potassium and magnesium, all found in high levels in dairy foods, among the shortfall nutrients in both children and adults' diets...
  5. pmc Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense?
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:553-60. 2008
    ..Some beverages are nutrient dense, but they are often excluded from nutrient density calculations. The purpose of this study was to assess whether the energy-nutrient association changed when beverages were included in these calculations...
  6. doi request reprint Association between 100% juice consumption and nutrient intake and weight of children aged 2 to 11 years
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Ave, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:557-65. 2008
    ..To investigate the associations between 4 categories of daily 100% juice consumption (0 fl oz, > 0 to < or = 6 fl oz; > 6 to < 12 fl oz; and > or = 12 fl oz) and nutrient and food group intake and weight in children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Process of conducting a 5-a-day intervention with high school students: Gimme 5 (Louisiana)
    T A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:201-12. 2000
    ..The implementation of process evaluation systems to complement the outcome measures in a high school-based intervention provides useful strategies for a more comprehensive approach to program evaluation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee: developing a key message
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1418-24. 2005
    ..This article describes the development process, scientific basis, and specific recommendations for one of the key messages...
  9. ncbi request reprint Children's food consumption patterns have changed over two decades (1973-1994): The Bogalusa heart study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1127-40. 2004
    ..To evaluate types of foods and amounts consumed by 10-year-old children during the period from 1973 to 1994...
  10. ncbi request reprint Children's meal patterns have changed over a 21-year period: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:753-61. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze children's meal patterns over 2 decades...
  11. ncbi request reprint Eating patterns and obesity in children. The Bogalusa Heart Study
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:9-16. 2003
    ..Childhood obesity is a growing public health problem. This study examined the association between eating patterns and overweight status in children who participated in the Bogalusa Heart Study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in nutrient intake of 10-year-old children over two decades (1973-1994) : the Bogalusa Heart Study
    T A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:969-77. 2001
    ..Although more children met dietary recommendations for total fat, saturated fat, and dietary cholesterol, the vast majority continued to exceed prudent diet recommendations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Eating patterns, dietary quality and obesity
    T A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:599-608. 2001
    ..Because substantial weight loss is difficult to maintain, the prevention of obesity by promoting healthier lifestyles should be one of our highest priorities in the new millennium...
  14. ncbi request reprint Calcium intake trends and health consequences from childhood through adulthood
    Theresa A Nicklas
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:340-56. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood: the bogalusa heart study
    R Rajeshwari
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:341-50. 2004
    ..To examine changes in calcium intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood in a longitudinal sample...
  16. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in children's sweetened-beverage consumption (1973 to 1994): the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Ranganathan Rajeshwari
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Ave, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:208-14. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of breakfast consumption patterns of ninth graders: nutrient-to-cost comparisons
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:226-33. 2002
    ..To assess the efficiency of breakfast consumption patterns in terms of nutrient-to-cost comparisons...
  18. ncbi request reprint The nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on dietary intakes of adults (1995-1996): the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Rajeshwari Ranganathan
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77091, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1391-400. 2005
    ..To examine the nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on the dietary intakes of adults...
  19. doi request reprint The relationship of breakfast skipping and type of breakfast consumption with nutrient intake and weight status in children and adolescents: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2006
    Priya R Deshmukh-Taskar
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:869-78. 2010
    ..National data comparing nutrient intakes and anthropometric measures in children/adolescents in the United States who skip breakfast or consume different types of breakfasts are limited...
  20. pmc Does food group consumption vary by differences in socioeconomic, demographic, and lifestyle factors in young adults? The Bogalusa Heart Study
    Priya Deshmukh-Taskar
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:223-34. 2007
    ..To examine if food group consumption varies by differences in socioeconomic, demographic, and lifestyle factors in young adults from a semirural setting in Louisiana...
  21. pmc Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in pre-school children
    Teresia M O'Connor
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:91-101. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to assess the association of diverse parenting practices to promote F&V and its consumption among pre-school children...
  22. pmc Dietary patterns associated with metabolic syndrome, sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Priya R Deshmukh-Taskar
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Avenue, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2493-503. 2009
    ..To examine the association between dietary patterns (DP) and risk for metabolic syndrome (MetS); and to identify differences in DP by socio-economic, demographic and lifestyle factors...
  23. pmc Association of calcium intake, dairy product consumption with overweight status in young adults (1995-1996): the Bogalusa Heart Study
    B M Brooks
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:523-32. 2006
    ..To examine the association between calcium intake and dairy product consumption with overweight and obesity in young adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size
    Lorraine Killion
    Houston Baptist University, Department of Education and Kinesiology, Houston, Texas, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:96-102. 2006
    ..To investigate African-American and Hispanic mothers' perceptions of their children's body size using a scale with child figure silhouettes and compare those perceptions with their children's actual body mass index...
  25. ncbi request reprint Monounsaturated fatty acid intake by children and adults: temporal trends and demographic differences
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:132-41. 2004
    ..The implications of these changes and differences on biologic risk factors for specific chronic diseases warrant further investigation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, CCC1540 00, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1010-8. 2006
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  27. pmc Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers
    Sandra J Jaramillo
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:352-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a computerized measure for assessing fruit, fruit juice and vegetable (FJV) preferences of African-American (AA) and Hispanic (H) preschool children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Revisiting a neglected construct: parenting styles in a child-feeding context
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Avenue, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Appetite 44:83-92. 2005
    ..Further, differences were found among the feeding styles on an independent measure of child's body mass index...
  29. ncbi request reprint A review of family and social determinants of children's eating patterns and diet quality
    Heather Patrick
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:83-92. 2005
    ..Interventions aimed at improving children's nutrition need to address the variety of social and physical factors that influence children's eating patterns...
  30. ncbi request reprint The benefits of authoritative feeding style: caregiver feeding styles and children's food consumption patterns
    Heather Patrick
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appetite 44:243-9. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural equivalence of feeding beliefs and practices: the psychometric properties of the child feeding questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics
    Cheryl B Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, The Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 41:521-31. 2005
    ..Markey C.N., Sawyer R., Johnson S.L. Confirmatory factor analysis of the child feeding questionnaire: a measure of parental attitudes, beliefs and practices about child feeding and obesity proneness. Appetite 2001;36:201-10]...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring feeding in low-income African-American and Hispanic parents
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Appetite 46:215-23. 2006
    ..Implications of these results for understanding the role of parental socialization in the development of child obesity are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:100-7. 2007
    ..Among many low-income young children, the responsibility for feeding may have shifted from family members to child care providers because these children spend the majority of their day in child care settings...
  34. doi request reprint Diet- and body size-related attitudes and behaviors associated with vitamin supplement use in a representative sample of fourth-grade students in Texas
    Goldy C George
    National Cancer Institute, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:95-102. 2009
    ..To examine diet- and body size-related attitudes and behaviors associated with supplement use in a representative sample of fourth-grade students in Texas...
  35. pmc Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschool
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:403-10. 2008
    ..The secondary aim was to examine whether feeding styles were still related to children's body mass index independent of parent affect, child temperament, and known correlates...
  36. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years
    JinKyung Park
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:471-82. 2008
    ..National health policies designed to prevent the Metabolic Syndrome, its individual abnormalities, and its complications using population-based characteristics of each nation will generate improved outcomes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between sweetened beverages and adiposity?
    Christine M Bachman
    University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:153-74. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol levels in children are associated with dietary fat and fatty acid intake
    Theresa A Nicklas
    Baylor College of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:511-7. 2002
    ..Recent studies in adults suggest that individual dietary fatty acids differ markedly in their effects on serum lipids and lipoprotein levels. However, these associations have rarely been studied in children...
  39. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity in adolescents aged 12 to 19 years: comparison between the United States and Korea
    JinKyung Park
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Korean Med Sci 25:75-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, there are differences in the prevalence of MetS, obesity, and the individual MetS risk factors between the US and Korean adolescents; however, the risk of MetS among obese adolescents is similar in both countries...
  40. ncbi request reprint Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity
    Nancy F Krebs
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Box C225, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Pediatrics 120:S193-228. 2007
    ..With this information, clinicians should find themselves better equipped to face the challenges of assessing childhood overweight and obesity accurately...

Research Grants7

  1. Food Preferences of Ethnic Minority Preschoolers
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime Intake
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating Habits
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., role modeling, encouragement, repeated exposure) that would be used to reinforce the impact of the FJV commercials on children's FJV preferences and consumption in an ensuing R01 grant. ..
  4. The CIA (Children in Action) Program
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Once we complete the work proposed in this R21 application, we will be well-positioned to submit an R01 for an evaluation of a more comprehensive intervention in a full-size group-randomized trial (GRT). ..
  5. Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime Intake
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding what influences the portion sizes of energy dense foods and FV will provide insight on intervention strategies for decreasing excessive intake of energy dense foods and increasing FV intake early in childhood. ..