G G Harrison

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceptions of diet and physical activity among California Hmong adults and youths
    Kim Loan Pham
    UCLA School of Public Health and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A93. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Backsliding against malnutrition
    Gail G Harrison
    Center for Global and Immigrant Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:246S-253S. 2010
  3. pmc Seizing the moment: California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian American population
    Gail G Harrison
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cancer 104:2962-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the workshop on food-consumption surveys in developing countries: methodologic considerations in descriptive food-consumption surveys in developing countries
    Gail G Harrison
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:415-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint An accelerated nutrition transition in Iran
    Hossein Ghassemi
    National Study on Food and Nutrition Security in Iran, Shahrak Ghods, Tehran
    Public Health Nutr 5:149-55. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring micronutrient deficiency conditions
    G G Harrison
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, 14 171 Warren Hall, 900 Veteran Avenue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Public Health Rev 28:105-15. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Choices made by low-income women provided with an economic supplement for fresh fruit and vegetable purchase
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:740-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hypoalbuminemia in community-dwelling older persons
    D B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:38-45. 1997
  9. pmc Effect of a targeted subsidy on intake of fruits and vegetables among low-income women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:98-105. 2008
  10. pmc Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women
    William J McCarthy
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 44:246-53. 2007

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Publications18

  1. pmc Perceptions of diet and physical activity among California Hmong adults and youths
    Kim Loan Pham
    UCLA School of Public Health and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A93. 2007
    ..We conducted a qualitative study to inform the design of a proposed community-wide campaign to promote increased physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income Hmong families...
  2. doi request reprint Backsliding against malnutrition
    Gail G Harrison
    Center for Global and Immigrant Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:246S-253S. 2010
    ..The world's population will stabilize by mid-century but the quality of that half-century depends on political will, technological capacity, and commitment...
  3. pmc Seizing the moment: California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian American population
    Gail G Harrison
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cancer 104:2962-8. 2005
    ..S. foods, and promotion of active lifestyles to prevent an impending burden from cancer and nutrition-related chronic diseases in AAPI populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the workshop on food-consumption surveys in developing countries: methodologic considerations in descriptive food-consumption surveys in developing countries
    Gail G Harrison
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:415-9. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need for improvement in the availability of appropriate food-composition databases and software interfaces for developing-country use...
  5. ncbi request reprint An accelerated nutrition transition in Iran
    Hossein Ghassemi
    National Study on Food and Nutrition Security in Iran, Shahrak Ghods, Tehran
    Public Health Nutr 5:149-55. 2002
    ..To describe the emergence of the nutrition transition, and associated morbidity shifts, in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring micronutrient deficiency conditions
    G G Harrison
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, 14 171 Warren Hall, 900 Veteran Avenue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Public Health Rev 28:105-15. 2000
    ..As progress toward the control of micronutrient deficiency conditions occurs, the focus needs to be on early indicators of deficiency and risk, and on risk factors including dietary intake...
  7. ncbi request reprint Choices made by low-income women provided with an economic supplement for fresh fruit and vegetable purchase
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:740-4. 2006
    ..No particular barriers arose to redemption of the vouchers by either the participants or the retail vendors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hypoalbuminemia in community-dwelling older persons
    D B Reuben
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:38-45. 1997
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  9. pmc Effect of a targeted subsidy on intake of fruits and vegetables among low-income women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:98-105. 2008
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a subsidy for fruits and vegetables to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
  10. pmc Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American women
    William J McCarthy
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
    Prev Med 44:246-53. 2007
    ..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week, culturally targeted community-based nutrition and physical activity promotion intervention, Fight Cancer with Fitness! (FCF)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Challenges in improving fitness: results of a community-based, randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:412-29. 2006
    ..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week culturally targeted nutrition and physical activity intervention on body composition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differential response to targeted recruitment strategies to fitness promotion research by African-American women of varying body mass index
    A K Yancey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:115-23. 2001
    ..To assess patterns of recruitment into a community-based NCI-funded physical activity and dietary lifestyle change program targeting African-American women...
  13. doi request reprint Weight status, quality of life, and self-concept in African American, Hispanic, and white fifth-grade children
    Jan L Wallander
    Psychological Sciences Section, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, University of California, Merced, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1363-8. 2009
    ..Both global self-concept and body dissatisfaction independently mediated significant portions of the association between BMI and psychosocial QOL. Being obese in childhood may have negative psychosocial effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the accuracy of a food frequency questionnaire for estimating usual intake of phytoestrogens
    M H Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nutr Cancer 37:145-54. 2000
    ..These results support the use of this instrument in epidemiological studies as an easy and low-cost method to assess the usual dietary daidzein or genistein intake...
  15. ncbi request reprint Development of a spanish-language version of the U.S. household food security survey module
    Gail G Harrison
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Nutr 133:1192-7. 2003
    ..We provide the instrument for use and further testing by other investigators...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reducing exposure to dioxins and related compounds through foods in the next generation
    Ann L Yaktine
    Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:403-9. 2006
    ..Consuming all foods, including fatty fish, in recommended amounts is congruent with the goal of reducing dioxin intake exposure and maintaining good health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Correlates of breastfeeding initiation in southeast Arkansas
    Sahar Zaghloul
    Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    South Med J 97:446-50. 2004
    ..Southeast Arkansas is a primarily rural, low-income area with low breastfeeding rates. Given the demonstrated positive impacts of breastfeeding on a variety of health indicators, it is important to understand and counteract this situation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short food-frequency questionnaire for screening women of childbearing age for vitamin A status in northwestern Iran
    Nasrin Omidvar
    School of Nutrition and Public Health, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
    Food Nutr Bull 23:73-82. 2002
    ..We conclude that the questionnaire is relatively valid and potentially useful in identifying women at risk for vitamin A deficiency in this population...