Megan A McCrory

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Procedures for screening out inaccurate reports of dietary energy intake
    Megan A McCrory
    The Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:873-82. 2002
  2. pmc Low or moderate dietary energy restriction for long-term weight loss: what works best?
    Sai Krupa Das
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2019-24. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in energy expenditure and body composition after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:22-30. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure is very high in extremely obese women
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 134:1412-6. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy of stated energy contents of restaurant foods
    Lorien E Urban
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 306:287-93. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary variety predicts low body mass index and inadequate macronutrient and micronutrient intakes in community-dwelling older adults
    Susan B Roberts
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:613-21. 2005
  7. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Sonya J Elder
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 50:1917-26. 2009
  8. pmc Use of cereal fiber to facilitate adherence to a human caloric restriction program
    Cheryl H Gilhooly
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:513-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern is associated with homocysteine and B vitamin status in an urban Chinese population
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 133:3636-42. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Fermentable and nonfermentable fiber supplements did not alter hunger, satiety or body weight in a pilot study of men and women consuming self-selected diets
    Nancy C Howarth
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 133:3141-4. 2003

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Procedures for screening out inaccurate reports of dietary energy intake
    Megan A McCrory
    The Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:873-82. 2002
    ..To review existing methods and illustrate the use of a new, simple method for identifying inaccurate reports of dietary energy intake (rEI)...
  2. pmc Low or moderate dietary energy restriction for long-term weight loss: what works best?
    Sai Krupa Das
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2019-24. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term changes in energy expenditure and body composition after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:22-30. 2003
    ..Little is known about the determinants of individual variability in body weight and fat loss after gastric bypass surgery or about the effects of massive weight loss induced by this surgery on energy requirements...
  4. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure is very high in extremely obese women
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 134:1412-6. 2004
    ..Standard equations developed for nonobese populations provided the most accurate estimates of REE for the obese individuals studied here. REE was not accurately predicted by equations developed in obese populations...
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy of stated energy contents of restaurant foods
    Lorien E Urban
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 306:287-93. 2011
    ..Foods purchased in restaurants provide approximately 35% of the daily energy intake in US individuals but the accuracy of the energy contents listed for these foods is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary variety predicts low body mass index and inadequate macronutrient and micronutrient intakes in community-dwelling older adults
    Susan B Roberts
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:613-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that all adults need advice on the changing needs for dietary variety with aging to maintain health, and that older persons with low BMI are particularly vulnerable to dietary shortfalls...
  7. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Sonya J Elder
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Lipid Res 50:1917-26. 2009
    ..These results suggest that genetic variance has a dominant influence on total variance of factors associated with CVD and MetS and support the proposal of one or more underlying pathologies of MetS...
  8. pmc Use of cereal fiber to facilitate adherence to a human caloric restriction program
    Cheryl H Gilhooly
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:513-20. 2008
    ..We examined the effects of consuming an insoluble cereal fiber supplement on ability to sustain CR over 1 year in healthy overweight adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary pattern is associated with homocysteine and B vitamin status in an urban Chinese population
    Xiang Gao
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 133:3636-42. 2003
    ..Dietary patterns appear to play an important role in the micronutrient and homocysteine status of these Chinese adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fermentable and nonfermentable fiber supplements did not alter hunger, satiety or body weight in a pilot study of men and women consuming self-selected diets
    Nancy C Howarth
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 133:3141-4. 2003
    ..These pilot results suggest no role for short-term use of FF and NFF supplements in promoting weight loss in humans consuming a diet ad libitum...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relative influence of diet and physical activity on body composition in urban Chinese adults
    Manjiang Yao
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1409-16. 2003
    ..The relative influence of diet and physical activity on body fatness remains uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint A twin study of the effects of energy density and palatability on energy intake of individual foods
    Megan A McCrory
    The Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Physiol Behav 87:451-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that there are familial influences on the extent to which high energy density foods are preferred and contribute to total energy intake...
  13. ncbi request reprint Energy intake and meal portions: associations with BMI percentile in U.S. children
    Terry T K Huang
    Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Obes Res 12:1875-85. 2004
    ..We examined relationships of eating patterns and reported energy intake (rEI) with BMI percentile in U.S. children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Eating behavior and weight change in healthy postmenopausal women: results of a 4-year longitudinal study
    Nicholas P Hays
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:608-15. 2006
    ..However, the association of eating behavior with unexplained weight change in old age is relatively unexplored...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston 02111, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 284:E1080-8. 2003
    ..A simple 3C model utilizing air displacement plethysmography and BIA is useful for clinical evaluation in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biobehavioral influences on energy intake and adult weight gain
    Megan A McCrory
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 132:3830S-3834S. 2002
    ..We provide a brief overview of the evidence to date for the role of these biobehavioral factors in contributing to excess energy intake and increases in body weight over time...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dairy intake, obesity, and metabolic health in children and adolescents: knowledge and gaps
    Terry T K Huang
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:71-80. 2005
    ..Given the lack of consensus on the effect of dairy, particularly in children and adolescents, more research is warranted before any recommendations can be made on dietary guidelines, policies, and interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint The influence of dietary composition on energy intake and body weight
    Susan B Roberts
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:140S-145S. 2002
    ..More randomized clinical trials are needed to examine the relative utility of different putative dietary factors in the treatment of obesity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Field methods for body composition assessment are valid in healthy chinese adults
    Manjiang Yao
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 132:310-7. 2002
    ..Furthermore, using the equation of Brozek et al. may be preferable to using Siri's equation to predict %BF from body density in populations in which individuals have >30%BF...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening out implausible energy intake reports on relationships between diet and BMI
    Terry T K Huang
    School of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Obes Res 13:1205-17. 2005
    ..We present an updated method for identifying physiologically implausible dietary reports by comparing reported energy intake (rEI) with predicted energy requirements (pER), and we examine the impact of excluding these reports...
  21. ncbi request reprint Eating behavior correlates of adult weight gain and obesity in healthy women aged 55-65 y
    Nicholas P Hays
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:476-83. 2002
    ..The specific underlying causes of adult weight gain remain uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of 2 energy-restricted diets differing in glycemic load on dietary adherence, body composition, and metabolism in CALERIE: a 1-y randomized controlled trial
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1023-30. 2007
    ..There remains no consensus about the optimal dietary composition for sustained weight loss...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in neuromuscular disease
    Susan Aitkens
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1030-6. 2005
    ..To test the hypotheses that (1) people with neuromuscular disease (NMD) have multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes and (2) these risk factors worsen over time...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and fat are associated with excess weight in young and middle-aged US adults
    Nancy C Howarth
    University of Hawaii Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:1365-72. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that in subjects with physiologically plausible reported energy intakes, fiber intake would be inversely associated with BMI, independent of other dietary composition and sociodemographic variables...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of techniques to evaluate adiposity in stunted and nonstunted children
    Daniel 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint When to eat and how often?
    Elizabeth J Parks
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:3-4. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Body-composition assessment via air-displacement plethysmography in adults and children: a review
    David A Fields
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University, St Louis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:453-67. 2002
    ..Wide intersubject variations between methods are partly attributed to technical precision and biological error but to a large extent remain unexplained. On the basis of this review, future research goals are suggested...
  28. ncbi request reprint Topiramate for weight reduction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Gregory T Carter
    Muscle Nerve 31:788-9. 2005