L S Adair

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Size at birth, weight gain in infancy and childhood, and adult blood pressure in 5 low- and middle-income-country cohorts: when does weight gain matter?
    Linda S Adair
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1383-92. 2009
  2. pmc Pressuring and restrictive feeding styles influence infant feeding and size among a low-income African-American sample
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:562-71. 2013
  3. pmc Longitudinal, cross-cohort comparison of physical activity patterns in Chinese mothers and children
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:39. 2012
  4. pmc Associations of linear growth and relative weight gain during early life with adult health and human capital in countries of low and middle income: findings from five birth cohort studies
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
    Lancet 382:525-34. 2013
  5. doi request reprint How could complementary feeding patterns affect the susceptibility to NCD later in life?
    L S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:765-9. 2012
  6. pmc Infant temperament contributes to early infant growth: A prospective cohort of African American infants
    Meghan M Slining
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:51. 2009
  7. pmc Offspring consume a more obesogenic diet than mothers in response to changing socioeconomic status and urbanization in Cebu, Philippines
    Anna Kelles
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W, Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:47. 2009
  8. pmc 20-year trends in Filipino women's weight reflect substantial secular and age effects
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    J Nutr 141:667-73. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Methods appropriate for studying the relationship of breast-feeding to obesity
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 139:408S-11S. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and growth trajectories to young adulthood
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:327-37. 2007

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Publications74

  1. pmc Size at birth, weight gain in infancy and childhood, and adult blood pressure in 5 low- and middle-income-country cohorts: when does weight gain matter?
    Linda S Adair
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1383-92. 2009
    ..Promoting catch-up growth in malnourished children has health benefits, but recent evidence suggests that accelerated child weight gain increases adult chronic disease risk...
  2. pmc Pressuring and restrictive feeding styles influence infant feeding and size among a low-income African-American sample
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:562-71. 2013
    ..Parental feeding styles and the attitudes and behaviors that characterize parental approaches to maintaining or modifying children's eating behavior are an important behavioral component shaping early obesity risk...
  3. pmc Longitudinal, cross-cohort comparison of physical activity patterns in Chinese mothers and children
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:39. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine trends and associations in PA behaviors in Chinese mother-child pairs and to investigate relationships between PA behaviors and socioeconomic variables in this dyad...
  4. pmc Associations of linear growth and relative weight gain during early life with adult health and human capital in countries of low and middle income: findings from five birth cohort studies
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
    Lancet 382:525-34. 2013
    ..We investigated how linear growth and relative weight gain during infancy and childhood are related to health and human capital outcomes in young adults...
  5. doi request reprint How could complementary feeding patterns affect the susceptibility to NCD later in life?
    L S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:765-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to provide a general framework for thinking about pathways and potential mechanisms through which complementary feeding may influence the risk of developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs)...
  6. pmc Infant temperament contributes to early infant growth: A prospective cohort of African American infants
    Meghan M Slining
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:51. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Offspring consume a more obesogenic diet than mothers in response to changing socioeconomic status and urbanization in Cebu, Philippines
    Anna Kelles
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W, Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:47. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc 20-year trends in Filipino women's weight reflect substantial secular and age effects
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    J Nutr 141:667-73. 2011
    ..The trends are highly relevant for health policy and preventive health measures in the Philippines and other countries now facing the dual burden of over- and undernutrition...
  9. doi request reprint Methods appropriate for studying the relationship of breast-feeding to obesity
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 139:408S-11S. 2009
    ..The focus is on the role of recall and selection bias, appropriate representation of exposures, inadequate control for confounding, and the utility of alternative study designs that may circumvent some of the problems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and growth trajectories to young adulthood
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 19:327-37. 2007
    ..The high level of inter-relatedness of maternal nutrition in pregnancy, prenatal growth, and postnatal growth emphasizes the need to consider the full growth trajectory in studies of developmental origins of adult disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Developmental determinants of blood pressure in adults
    Linda Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 8120, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 25:407-34. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Dramatic rise in overweight and obesity in adult filipino women and risk of hypertension
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
    Obes Res 12:1335-41. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Rapid child growth raises blood pressure in adolescent boys who were thin at birth
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carolina Population Center, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Hypertension 41:451-6. 2003
    ....
  14. pmc Maturational timing and overweight prevalence in US adolescent girls
    L S Adair
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, University Square, CB 8120, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:642-4. 2001
    ..This study examined the relation of age at menarche to overweight in US adolescent girls...
  15. ncbi request reprint Size at birth predicts age at menarche
    L S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E59. 2001
    ..The research is motivated by the current debate about the importance of the prenatal environment as a determinant of later disease risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maternal energy stores and diet composition during pregnancy program adolescent blood pressure
    L S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Circulation 104:1034-9. 2001
    ..Human epidemiological studies that use birth weight as a proxy for fetal malnutrition fail to identify specific aspects of maternal nutrition responsible for programming...
  17. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of the fetal origins hypothesis and its implications for developing countries
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 134:191-3. 2004
  18. pmc The emergence of cardiometabolic disease risk in Chinese children and adults: consequences of changes in diet, physical activity and obesity
    L S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obes Rev 15:49-59. 2014
    ..Early interventions will be required to reverse trends...
  19. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal relationships between occupational and domestic physical activity patterns and body weight in China
    K L Monda
    Carolina Population Center and School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1318-25. 2008
    ..To examine the longitudinal relationship between occupational and domestic sources of physical activity and body weight in a sample of Chinese adults...
  20. pmc Prediction of hypertension by different anthropometric indices in adults: the change in estimate approach
    Nguyen T Tuan
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:639-46. 2010
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  21. pmc Gestational weight gain and predicted changes in offspring anthropometrics between early infancy and 3 years
    A L Deierlein
    School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Gillings, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Obes 7:134-42. 2012
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  22. ncbi request reprint Do protein and energy intakes explain long-term changes in body composition?
    J D Stookey
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at ChapelHill, NC, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 9:5-17. 2005
    ..Despite evidence that profiles of protein and energy intake can determine short-term (< 1 y) change in both lean and fat compartments,the role of diet in longer-term, age-related changes in body composition remains unclear...
  23. pmc A structural equation model of the developmental origins of blood pressure
    D L Dahly
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:538-48. 2009
    ..Birth-size is a problematic proxy for the fetal environment, and regression models testing for associations between birth-size and blood pressure have been criticized...
  24. ncbi request reprint Five-year obesity incidence in the transition period between adolescence and adulthood: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:569-75. 2004
    ..No nationally representative longitudinal data have been analyzed to evaluate the incidence of obesity in the transition between adolescence and adulthood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of mediating risk factors and proxy effects in the association between socio-economic status and untreated hypertension
    A Colin Bell
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:275-83. 2004
    ..SES disparities between Whites and Blacks in the US partly explain differences in the prevalence of untreated hypertension between these racial/ethnic groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the association between body mass index and hypertension
    A Colin Bell
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:346-53. 2002
    ....
  27. pmc Association of FTO with obesity-related traits in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey (CLHNS) Cohort
    Amanda F Marvelle
    Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes 57:1987-91. 2008
    ..The present study investigated the association between candidate variants and obesity-related traits in a sample of 1,886 adult Filipino women from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey (CLHNS) cohort...
  28. pmc Dietary patterns, food groups, and rectal cancer risk in Whites and African-Americans
    Christina Dawn Williams
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1552-61. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between food groups and dietary patterns and risk for rectal cancer in non-Hispanic Whites and African-Americans...
  29. pmc Obesogenic clusters: multidimensional adolescent obesity-related behaviors in the U.S
    Janne Boone-Heinonen
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:217-30. 2008
    ..Diet, physical activity, and psychosocial factors are independent and potentially interactive obesity determinants, but few studies have explored complex behavior patterns...
  30. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pregnancy weight gain and glucose tolerance status among black and white women in central North Carolina
    Tina M Saldana
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1629-35. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to examine weight and its relationship to glucose intolerance during pregnancy...
  31. pmc A study of the birth weight-obesity relation using a longitudinal cohort and sibling and twin pairs
    Natalie S The
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:549-57. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to identify specific factors that contribute to the birth weight-obesity relation...
  32. pmc Replication of LIN28B SNP association with age of menarche in young Filipino women
    D C Croteau-Chonka
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Obes 8:e50-3. 2013
    ..Earlier age of menarche is associated with increased childhood adiposity and with adult risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Full breast-feeding for at least four months has differential effects on growth before and after six months of age among children in a Mexican community
    C L Eckhardt
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Nutr 131:2304-9. 2001
    ..Our findings indicate that the benefits of full breast-feeding on growth may be most pronounced early in life. Further research of unmeasured confounders may explain the association of full breast-feeding with slower growth beyond 6 mo...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity scores can be improved through the use of portion requirements: an analysis in young Filipino children
    M C Daniels
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:199-208. 2009
    ..We explored three current research needs surrounding diversity scores: the impact of portion size on score function, the relationship of scores to nutrient adequacy and density and the ability of scores to function as screening tools...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in physical activity and inactivity patterns and overweight status
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, Universityof North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 10:141-9. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity and inactivity patterns and overweight in U.S. adolescents using baseline and 1-year change in activity and inactivity data...
  36. pmc Evaluating the indirect effect of infant weight velocity on insulin resistance in young adulthood: a birth cohort study from the Philippines
    Meghan M Slining
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University quare, 123 Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:640-8. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship of ethnicity, socioeconomic factors, and overweight in US adolescents
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    University of North Carolina, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 11:121-9. 2003
    ..To examine the extent to which race/ethnic differences in income and education account for sex-specific disparities in overweight prevalence in white, African American, Hispanic, and Asian U.S. teens...
  38. pmc Associations of red meat, fat, and protein intake with distal colorectal cancer risk
    Christina Dawn Williams
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:701-9. 2010
    ..77). Red meat consumption in Whites was associated with a marginally significant risk reduction (Q4 OR = 0.66, 95% CI = 0.43-1.00). Our results do not support the hypotheses that fat, protein, and red meat increase the risk of distal CRC...
  39. pmc Antioxidant and DNA methylation-related nutrients and risk of distal colorectal cancer
    Christina Dawn Williams
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1171-81. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc The association between body mass index and hypertension is different between East and Southeast Asians
    Tuan T Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1905-12. 2009
    ..Few studies have allowed direct comparison of the association between body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) and hypertension in different Asian ethnicities...
  41. pmc Longitudinal trends in obesity in the United States from adolescence to the third decade of life
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1801-4. 2010
    ..This trend is likely to continue owing to high rates of pediatric obesity. Effective preventive and treatment efforts are critically needed...
  42. pmc Development and validation of the Infant Feeding Style Questionnaire
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Appetite 53:210-21. 2009
    ....
  43. pmc Infant overweight is associated with delayed motor development
    Meghan Slining
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    J Pediatr 157:20-25.e1. 2010
    ..To examine how infant overweight and high subcutaneous fat relate to infant motor development...
  44. ncbi request reprint A diet high in fruits and low in meats reduces the risk of colorectal adenomas
    Gregory L Austin
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Nutr 137:999-1004. 2007
    ..A high-fruit, low-meat diet appears to be protective against colorectal adenomas compared with a dietary pattern of increased vegetable and meat consumption...
  45. ncbi request reprint Are adolescents who were breast-fed less likely to be overweight? Analyses of sibling pairs to reduce confounding
    Melissa C Nelson
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Epidemiology 16:247-53. 2005
    ..Cohort analyses suggesting that breast-feeding protects against being overweight have been criticized for inadequately controlling for confounding associated with the self-selection of feeding practices...
  46. ncbi request reprint Growth in young Filipino children predicts schooling trajectories through high school
    Melissa C Daniels
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516, USA
    J Nutr 134:1439-46. 2004
    ..Absolute grade repetition dropped approximately 7% for boys and 9% for girls. Improving early childhood nutrition may have long-lasting educational benefits, increasing the likelihood of high school completion in developing countries...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of macronutrient intake on the development of glucose intolerance during pregnancy
    Tina M Saldana
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:479-86. 2004
    ..Dietary intake influences glucose tolerance status, yet the relation between macronutrient intake and the development of glucose intolerance during pregnancy has not been adequately examined...
  48. ncbi request reprint The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina
    Tina M Saldana
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:656-61. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship of glucose intolerance during pregnancy to birth weight among black and white participants of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Are child eating patterns being transformed globally?
    Linda S Adair
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:1281-99. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which child dietary patterns and trends are changing globally...
  50. ncbi request reprint Estimating body fat from anthropometry and isotopic dilution: a four-country comparison
    Cara L Eckhardt
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 2524, USA
    Obes Res 11:1553-62. 2003
    ..BMI is widely recommended as an indicator of overweight. However, whether BMI adequately estimates BF and has the same meaning in different ethnic groups and youths has been questioned...
  51. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding influences cognitive development in Filipino children
    Melissa C Daniels
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 135:2589-95. 2005
    ..5-y models were attenuated but remained positive. This analysis highlights the importance of long-term BF after initial introduction of complementary foods, particularly in LBW infants born close to term...
  52. ncbi request reprint Low income Russian families adopt effective behavioral strategies to maintain dietary stability in times of economic crisis
    Anna R Dore
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    J Nutr 133:3469-75. 2003
    ..01). These data suggest that Russian households were able to conserve the diet structure for children by using what appear to be food-related behavioral mechanisms during periods of economic crisis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Assessing the net effect of young maternal age on birthweight
    Judith B Borja
    Office of Population Studies, University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines 6000
    Am J Hum Biol 15:733-40. 2003
    ..In the model predicting birthweight in grams the maternal age effect was further manifested through prenatal care utilization...
  54. pmc Quantifying the urban environment: a scale measure of urbanicity outperforms the urban-rural dichotomy
    Darren L Dahly
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1407-19. 2007
    ..Furthermore, using a continuous measure of urbanicity allowed for better illustrations of the relationships between urbanicity and health. The new scale is a better measure of urbanicity than the traditionally used urban-rural dichotomy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adolescent physical activity and sedentary behavior: patterning and long-term maintenance
    Melissa C Nelson
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:259-66. 2005
    ..Little is known about physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior patterning or its impact on long-term PA sustainability, particularly during the critical transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  56. doi request reprint Child and adolescent obesity: epidemiology and developmental perspectives
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Physiol Behav 94:8-16. 2008
    ..The persistence of obesity from young ages emphasizes the importance of understanding growth trajectories, and of developing prevention strategies to overcome strong influences of obesigenic environments at young ages...
  57. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity is associated with younger age at obesity onset in U.S. adolescent offspring followed into adulthood
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center and Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2790-6. 2007
    ..The objective was to test the hypothesis that maternal obesity is associated with younger age of offspring's obesity onset...
  58. ncbi request reprint Differences in stunting prevalences calculated from two similar growth references may be large and inconsistent in undernourished children
    C L Eckhardt
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Square, CB 8120, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 29:566-78. 2002
    ..In 2000, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a set of growth references that address limitations of the internationally recommended 1977 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) references...
  59. doi request reprint Developing world perspective: the importance of growth for short-term health
    Linda S Adair
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:71-9; discussion 79-83. 2010
    ..In these settings, failure to promote compensatory growth may have devastating short-term consequences...
  60. pmc Obesity, race/ethnicity and the multiple dimensions of socioeconomic status during the transition to adulthood: a factor analysis approach
    Melissa Scharoun-Lee
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:708-16. 2009
    ....
  61. pmc Genetic epidemiology of BMI and body mass change from adolescence to young adulthood
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1474-6. 2010
    ..61 +/- 0.03) and young adulthood (rho(G) = 0.23 +/- 0.06). Our findings support a complex etiology of BMI and BMI change...
  62. pmc Optimal cutoff values for overweight: using body mass index to predict incidence of hypertension in 18- to 65-year-old Chinese adults
    T Tuan Nguyen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 138:1377-82. 2008
    ..Our study supported the hypothesis that the BMI cutoff to define overweight should be lower in Chinese than that in Western populations...
  63. pmc Infant BMI trajectories are associated with young adult body composition
    M M Slining
    1 Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Dev Orig Health Dis 4:56-68. 2013
    ..Using unique longitudinal data and methods, we find that distinct infant BMI trajectories have long-term implications for the development of body composition. ..
  64. pmc Genome-wide association study of homocysteine levels in Filipinos provides evidence for CPS1 in women and a stronger MTHFR effect in young adults
    Leslie A Lange
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:2050-8. 2010
    ..55). These data confirm a recent finding that CPS1 is a locus influencing Hcy levels in women and suggest that genetic effects on Hcy may differ across developmental stages...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ENCODE region SNPs between Cebu Filipino and Asian HapMap samples
    Amanda F Marvelle
    Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 103 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7264, USA
    J Hum Genet 52:729-37. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the HapMap data will be an effective resource for future studies in Cebu Filipino samples...
  66. ncbi request reprint Lipid profiles in adolescent Filipinos: relation to birth weight and maternal energy status during pregnancy
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:960-6. 2003
    ..The finding that persons with low birth weight have a higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk than do persons with higher birth weight remains poorly understood...
  67. ncbi request reprint Leptin in a lean population of Filipino adolescents
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 132:642-9. 2007
    ..These findings add to the small but growing list of studies documenting differences in leptin biology among chronically lean populations...
  68. ncbi request reprint Atherogenic lipid profiles in Filipino adolescents with low body mass index and low dietary fat intake
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 15:688-96. 2003
    ..However, the low fat intake and near-absence of obesity raise questions about the causes of the high apparent risk for future CVD in this young population...
  69. ncbi request reprint Body mass index gain, fast food, and physical activity: effects of shared environments over time
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:701-9. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Who's at risk? Factors associated with intimate partner violence in the Philippines
    Michelle J Hindin
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 650 N Wolfe Street, E4139, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1385-99. 2002
    ..Only 6% of women reported IPV when all household decisions were made jointly compared to 25% when no decisions were made jointly...
  71. ncbi request reprint Macronutrient and selected vitamin intakes from complementary foods of infants and toddlers from Cebu, Philippines
    Leah A Perlas
    Department of Human Nutrition University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9015, New Zealand
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 55:1-15. 2004
    ..Nutrient deficits were greater for rural children compared with urban children, and were attributed to low intakes of energy, as well as cellular animal protein, fruits and vegetables...
  72. ncbi request reprint The association between diet and height in the postinfancy period changes with age and socioeconomic status in Filipino youths
    Cara L Eckhardt
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 135:2192-8. 2005
    ..15). The methods used incorporate the longitudinal nature of the data to offer a unique examination of the association between diet and height in the postinfancy period...
  73. ncbi request reprint Growth patterns of Filipino children indicate potential compensatory growth
    Cara L Eckhardt
    International Food Policy Research Institute Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Ann Hum Biol 32:3-14. 2005
    ..The extent to which compensatory growth can occur after 2 years of age among children who were stunted in infancy has been questioned due, in part, to limitations in the data used to explore the issue...
  74. ncbi request reprint Objective physical activity of filipino youth stratified for commuting mode to school
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:465-71. 2003
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