Sonya J Jones
Affiliation: University of South Carolina
- The modifying effects of Food Stamp Program participation on the relation between food insecurity and weight change in womenSonya J Jones
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29204, USA
J Nutr 136:1091-4. 2006..Among persistently food-insecure women, full participation in the FSP offset the weight change. There were no significant associations between change in food insecurity status and weight change in these data...
- Food insecurity and subsequent weight gain in womenSonya J Jones
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, 2718 Middleburg Drive, 2nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29204, USA
Public Health Nutr 10:145-51. 2007..The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship of food insecurity with subsequent weight gain in women using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)...
- Children are aware of food insecurity and take responsibility for managing food resourcesMaryah Stella Fram
College of Social Work, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Nutr 141:1114-9. 2011..The new, child-derived understanding of what children experience that results from this study provides a critical basis from which to build effective approaches to identify, assess, and respond to children suffering from food insecurity...
- Improving patrons' meal selections through the use of point-of-selection nutrition labelsYong H Chu
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Am J Public Health 99:2001-5. 2009..We examined changes in meal selection by patrons of university food-service operations when nutrition labels were provided at the point of selection...
- Positive parenting practices associated with subsequent childhood weight changeRasmi Avula
Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
J Prim Prev 32:271-81. 2011..Parenting practices facilitating cognitive stimulation, setting limits, and expressing warmth are associated with lower likelihood of being or becoming overweight and can be promoted by healthcare professionals...
- Policies that restrict sweetened beverage availability may reduce consumption in elementary-school childrenSonya J Jones
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC 29204, USA
Public Health Nutr 13:589-95. 2010..We investigated whether having a policy regarding the availability of sweetened beverages in school was associated with children's purchase and total weekly and daily consumption of sweetened beverages...
- Restricting snacks in U.S. elementary schools is associated with higher frequency of fruit and vegetable consumptionWendy Gonzalez
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities and Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Nutr 139:142-4. 2009..Our findings suggest that a restrictive snack policy should be part of a multi-faceted approach to improve children's diet quality...
- Lower risk of overweight in school-aged food insecure girls who participate in food assistance: results from the panel study of income dynamics child development supplementSonya J Jones
Department of Nutrition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:780-4. 2003..We hypothesized that the inconsistency in these results may be attributed to a differential effect of participation in food assistance programs in food secure and food insecure households...
- Food insecurity affects school children's academic performance, weight gain, and social skillsDiana F Jyoti
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-6301, USA
J Nutr 135:2831-9. 2005..This study provides the strongest empirical evidence to date that food insecurity is linked to specific developmental consequences for children, and that these consequences may be both nutritional and nonnutritional...
- Food Stamp Program participation is associated with better academic learning among school childrenEdward A Frongillo
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
J Nutr 136:1077-80. 2006..The mechanisms for this relationship are not well understood and may be through both dietary intake and stress...
- Response to the 2003, vol. 23 no. 3s1 poem entitled "ain' like there's hunger". Move insecurityLisa A Jahns
Am J Prev Med 26:186. 2004
- Biscuits, sausage, gravy, milk, and orange juice: school breakfast environment in 4 rural Appalachian schoolsAndrea Graves
Norton Healthcare Diabetes Center, Medical Towers South, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
J Sch Health 78:197-202. 2008..The purpose of this study was to assess the school breakfast environment in rural Appalachian schools to inform school environment intervention and policy change...