Linda S Adair

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Lipid-based nutrient supplements are feasible as a breastmilk replacement for HIV-exposed infants from 24 to 48 weeks of age
    Valerie L Flax
    Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 143:701-7. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Patterns of body composition among HIV-infected, pregnant Malawians and the effects of famine season
    Roshan T Ramlal
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:265-73. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Clustering and determinants of cardiometabolic risk factors among Filipino young adults
    Niha Zubair
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:148-58. 2014
  6. pmc Discordant risk: overweight and cardiometabolic risk in Chinese adults
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E166-74. 2013
  7. pmc Maternal characteristics and perception of temperament associated with infant TV exposure
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, 123 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e390-7. 2013
  8. pmc Use of lipid-based nutrient supplements by HIV-infected Malawian women during lactation has no effect on infant growth from 0 to 24 weeks
    Valerie L Flax
    Carolina Population Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1350-6. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications80

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Lipid-based nutrient supplements are feasible as a breastmilk replacement for HIV-exposed infants from 24 to 48 weeks of age
    Valerie L Flax
    Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 143:701-7. 2013
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Patterns of body composition among HIV-infected, pregnant Malawians and the effects of famine season
    Roshan T Ramlal
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:265-73. 2013
    ..Strategies to optimize nutrition during pregnancy for these women appear warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clustering and determinants of cardiometabolic risk factors among Filipino young adults
    Niha Zubair
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:148-58. 2014
    ..With modernization, cardiometabolic disease risk has increased in low and middle-income countries. To better understand cardiometabolic disease etiology, we evaluated the patterning risk factors in a susceptible young adult population...
  6. pmc Discordant risk: overweight and cardiometabolic risk in Chinese adults
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E166-74. 2013
    ..Recent US work identified "metabolically healthy overweight" and "metabolically at risk normal weight" individuals. Less is known for modernizing countries with recent increased obesity...
  7. pmc Maternal characteristics and perception of temperament associated with infant TV exposure
    Amanda L Thompson
    Carolina Population Center, 123 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e390-7. 2013
    ..This study examines the development of television (TV) behaviors across the first 18 months of life and identifies maternal and infant predictors of infant TV exposure...
  8. pmc Use of lipid-based nutrient supplements by HIV-infected Malawian women during lactation has no effect on infant growth from 0 to 24 weeks
    Valerie L Flax
    Carolina Population Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 142:1350-6. 2012
    ..These results indicate that blanket supplementation of HIV-infected lactating women may have little impact on infant growth...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Pregravid body mass index is associated with early introduction of complementary foods
    Ushma J Mehta
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1374-9. 2012
    ..In addition, we explored whether psychological factors accounted for any of the effect of pregravid body mass index on age of complementary food introduction...
  12. pmc Pregravid body mass index, psychological factors during pregnancy and breastfeeding duration: is there a link?
    Ushma J Mehta
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 8:423-33. 2012
    ..Future research needs to explore the reasons behind the association between overweight/obesity and breastfeeding duration...
  13. pmc Age, period and cohort effects on adult body mass index and overweight from 1991 to 2009 in China: the China Health and Nutrition Survey
    Lindsay M Jaacks
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:828-37. 2013
    ..g. cohort effect) and gender, and (ii) quantify the influence of household income and community urbanicity on these effects...
  14. pmc Genome-wide association with C-reactive protein levels in CLHNS: evidence for the CRP and HNF1A loci and their interaction with exposure to a pathogenic environment
    Ying Wu
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, 5112 Genetic Medicine Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7264, USA
    Inflammation 35:574-83. 2012
    ..1 loci on plasma CRP level...
  15. pmc Cluster analysis reveals important determinants of cardiometabolic risk patterns in Filipino women
    Niha Zubair
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:271-81. 2012
    ..Cluster analysis identified biologically meaningful groups, predicted by modifiable risk factors; this may have implications for the prevention of cardiometabolic diseases...
  16. 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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  17. 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...
  18. pmc Single-nucleotide polymorphisms at five loci are associated with C-reactive protein levels in a cohort of Filipino young adults
    Ghenadie Curocichin
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7264, USA
    J Hum Genet 56:823-7. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrated that variants in several loci are significantly associated with plasma CRP in Filipino young adults, suggesting shared genetic influences on circulating CRP across populations and age groups...
  19. pmc Population-specific coding variant underlies genome-wide association with adiponectin level
    Damien C Croteau-Chonka
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:463-71. 2012
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  20. pmc Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countries
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:3-21. 2012
    ..An array of large-scale programmatic and policy measures are being explored in a few countries; however, few countries are engaged in serious efforts to prevent the serious dietary challenges being faced...
  21. 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...
  22. 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
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  23. 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...
  24. pmc Genome-wide association study of anthropometric traits and evidence of interactions with age and study year in Filipino women
    Damien C Croteau-Chonka
    Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1019-27. 2011
    ..Our results show that several genetic risk factors are associated with anthropometric traits in Filipinos and provide further insight into the effects of BDNF, FTO, and MC4R on BMI...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
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  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Maternal mid-upper arm circumference is associated with birth weight among HIV-infected Malawians
    Roshan T Ramlal
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 27:416-21. 2012
    ..85, 95% CI, 0.77-0.94 [P < .01]; AMA: OR = 0.95, 95% CI, 0.91-0.99 [P < .05]). These findings support the use of MUAC as an efficient, cost-effective screening tool for LBW in HIV-infected women, as in HIV-uninfected women...
  33. pmc Less traditional diets in Chinese mothers and children are similarly linked to socioeconomic and cohort factors but vary with increasing child age
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 141:1705-11. 2011
    ..05). Our findings provide insight into dietary changes in mothers and children within the context of a rapidly changing nutrition and socioeconomic environment...
  34. pmc Intergenerational profiles of socioeconomic (dis)advantage and obesity during the transition to adulthood
    Melissa Scharoun-Lee
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Demography 48:625-51. 2011
    ..This intergenerational typology of early SES exposure facilitates understanding of SES and health during young adulthood...
  35. pmc Maternal obesity, psychological factors, and breastfeeding initiation
    Ushma J Mehta
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Breastfeed Med 6:369-76. 2011
    ..In this study, we examined associations among prepregnancy obesity, psychological factors during pregnancy, and breastfeeding initiation...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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
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  39. 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...
  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. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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
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  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 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
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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
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  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc Are gestational age, birth weight, and birth length indicators of favorable fetal growth conditions? A structural equation analysis of Filipino infants
    Kenneth A Bollen
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Stat Med 32:2950-61. 2013
    ..Effects of maternal characteristics on newborn weight, length, and gestational age were largely indirect, operating through FFGC...
  61. pmc Who's feeding baby? Non-maternal involvement in feeding and its association with dietary intakes among infants and toddlers
    Heather M Wasser
    Center for Women s Health Research, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 104B Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 71:7-15. 2013
    ..Given the high prevalence of non-maternal involvement in feeding, interventions targeting multiple family members are warranted as they are likely to be more effective than those targeting the mother alone...
  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 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
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  64. 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
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  65. pmc Hip circumference and incident metabolic risk factors in Chinese men and women: the People's Republic of China study
    Eva G Katz
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7461, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:55-62. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, these associations have never been examined in a Chinese population...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. pmc Risk of childhood undernutrition related to small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in low- and middle-income countries
    Parul Christian
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Department of International Health, University of Tampere, School of Medicine, Tampere, Finland, Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde e Comportamento, Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK, Departments of Global Health and Population, Nutrition, and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, Woman and Child Health Research Center, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 1
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1340-55. 2013
    ..Although there is agreement that stunting involves both prenatal and postnatal growth failure, the extent to which FGR contributes to stunting and other indicators of nutritional status is uncertain...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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
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  80. 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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