Susan L Johnson
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Improving Preschoolers' self-regulation of energy intakeS L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
Pediatrics 106:1429-35. 2000..Feeding strategies that focus on external signals, like the time of day or amount of food left on a plate, tend to diminish children's ability to respond to internal cues of hunger and fullness...
- Healthcare providers' perceptions of the factors contributing to infant obesity in a low-income Mexican American communitySusan L Johnson
The Healthy Youth and Families Initiative, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
J Spec Pediatr Nurs 13:180-90. 2008..To examine healthcare professionals' perceptions of Mexican American infant feeding practices and obesity...
- Evaluation of a social marketing campaign targeting preschool childrenSusan L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Am J Health Behav 31:44-55. 2007..To determine the effectiveness of a pilot social marketing program to increase preschoolers' willingness to try new foods...
- Non-Hispanic white and Hispanic elementary school children's self-regulation of energy intakeSusan L Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80231, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 83:1276-82. 2006..Preschool-aged children consistently self-regulate energy intake by adjusting food intake to reflect the energy density of the diet. However, only select adults demonstrate self-regulation skills related to energy density cues...
- Does nutritional intake differ between children with autism spectrum disorders and children with typical development?Alison C Herndon
University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:212-22. 2009..Large proportions of children in both groups did not meet national recommendations for daily intake of fiber, calcium, iron, vitamin E, and vitamin D...
- Assessing food appeal and desire to eat: the effects of portion size & energy densityKyle S Burger
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:101. 2011..Visual presentation of food provides considerable information such as its potential for palatability and availability, both of which can impact eating behavior...
- Efficacy and safety of a high protein, low carbohydrate diet for weight loss in severely obese adolescentsNancy F Krebs
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Pediatr 157:252-8. 2010..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a carbohydrate restricted versus a low fat diet on weight loss, metabolic markers, body composition, and cardiac function tests in severely obese adolescents...
- Early growth faltering in healthy term infants predicts longitudinal growthErin S Ross
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Early Hum Dev 85:583-8. 2009..Early growth monitoring may not identify infants at-risk for later growth faltering because it is difficult for the provider to recognize how large of a negative shift might be problematic...
- Dietary fat increases energy intake across the range of typical consumption in the United StatesWilliam Donahoo
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:64-9. 2008..This study was designed to measure accurately the voluntary food and energy intake over a range of typical intake for dietary fat...
- Mechanisms behind the portion size effect: visibility and bite sizeKyle S Burger
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:546-51. 2011..These data suggest that the portion size effect is not impacted by removing the visual cue of food and that this effect occurs via changes in bite size in adults...
- Confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Feeding Questionnaire among low-income African American families of preschool childrenRichard E Boles
University of Colorado Denver, Department of Pediatrics, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Appetite 54:402-5. 2010..69; Pressure to Eat=0.58). These results suggest further psychometric clarification is needed to understand commonly reported feeding practice constructs among low-income African American mothers of preschool aged children...
- Biological determinants linking infant weight gain and child obesity: current knowledge and future directionsBridget E Young
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Adv Nutr 3:675-86. 2012..Improved understanding and management of these early postnatal determinants of childhood obesity may have great impact on reducing its prevalence...
- Effects of short-term overfeeding on hunger, satiety, and energy intake in thin and reduced-obese individualsMarc Andre Cornier
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E 9th Ave, B 151, Denver, CO 80226, USA
Appetite 43:253-9. 2004..These individuals may sense positive energy balance more appropriately than those individuals prone to weight gain...
- Number of days, number of subjects, and sources of variation in longitudinal intervention or crossover feeding trials with multiple days of measurementGary K Grunwald
Center for Human Nutrition and Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Br J Nutr 90:1087-95. 2003..Greater precision and fewer required days were noted in the study (Olestra) that exerted greater control over the subjects and diets during the feeding protocol...
- Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled childrenMichelle Cardel
Department of Pediatric Nutrition, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:497-503. 2014..To examine and compare the relationships among diet, physical activity, and adiposity between home-schooled children (HSC) and traditionally schooled children (TSC)...
- Iron status in children with autism spectrum disorderAnn Reynolds
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Children s Hospital Colorado, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B 140, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
Pediatrics 130:S154-9. 2012..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of ID and the adequacy of iron intake in children with ASD in the United States...
- Disease severity at time of referral for pediatric failure to thrive and obesity: time for a paradigm shift?Laurie A Miller
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
J Pediatr 141:121-4. 2002..Results indicated that underweight children were mildly underweight, whereas the overweight children were severely so. In primary care settings, underweight children may be referred more aggressively than overweight children...
- Home food and activity assessment. Development and validation of an instrument for diverse families of young childrenRichard E Boles
Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA Electronic address
Appetite 80:23-7. 2014..A modified home food and activity instrument was found to reliably identify foods and activity devices with geographically and economically diverse families. ..
- Children's food acceptance patterns: the interface of ontogeny and nutrition needsSusan L Johnson
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Center for Human Nutrition, Denver 80262, USA
Nutr Rev 60:S91-4. 2002..Engendering healthful eating styles requires recognition of children's needs and abilities and a positive, structured environment in which learning and self-regulation are encouraged...
- Project Grow-2-Gether: a study of the genetic and environmental influences on child eating and obesityMyles S Faith
Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Twin Res 5:472-5. 2002..Future directions may involve longitudinal assessment of child growth and molecular analyses for specific genes that influence child eating behavior...
- Effects of 16 mo of verified, supervised aerobic exercise on macronutrient intake in overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management, Energy Balance Laboratory, The Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 66045, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 78:950-6. 2003..It is commonly believed that moderate aerobic exercise leads to changes in diet composition, specifically, an increase in carbohydrate intake at the expense of fat intake...
- Effects of a 16-month randomized controlled exercise trial on body weight and composition in young, overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Energy Balance Laboratory, Schiefelbusch Life Span Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:1343-50. 2003..We hypothesized that a 16-month program of verified exercise would prevent weight gain or provide weight loss in the exercise group compared with controls...
- Validation of energy intake measurements determined from observer-recorded food records and recall methods compared with the doubly labeled water method in overweight and obese individualsMary E Hise
Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 75:263-7. 2002..Measurements of dietary intake in obese and overweight populations are often inaccurate because food intakes are underestimated...
- Alteration of dietary fat intake to prevent weight gain: Jayhawk Observed Eating TrialJoseph E Donnelly
Energy Balance Laboratory and Center for Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Weight Management, Schiefelbusch Institute for Lifespan Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:107-12. 2008..To examine the effects of ad libitum diets with three distinct levels of fat intake for the prevention of weight gain in sedentary, normal-weight and overweight men and women...
- A low-fat afterschool snack improves the nutritional quality of elementary school children's dietsDebra K Sullivan
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7250, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:707-9. 2002
- About feeding children: mealtimes in child-care centers in four western statesMadeleine Sigman-Grant
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:340-6. 2008..These findings bring focus to the need to educate child-care staff and directors about the impact of mealtime environments on child health and development...
- Familial aggregation of energy intake in childrenMyles S Faith
Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 79:844-50. 2004..Insights may be achieved by testing whether the eating patterns of children are associated with demographic variables or whether they aggregate among family members...
- Using social marketing principles to guide the development of a nutrition education initiative for preschool-aged childrenLaura Young
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1571, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 36:250-7. 2004..Key strategies used and findings from the formative evaluation process are presented herein in an effort to provide insight for nutrition educators interested in developing similar interventions...