Affiliation: University of Alabama
- Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and psychomotor development in childrenYasmin H Neggers
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:235-40. 2003..We hypothesized that low maternal body mass index (BMI) would predict worse neurodevelopmental status in children, while higher maternal BMIs would be associated with better neurodevelopmental outcomes...
- Some thoughts on body mass index, micronutrient intakes and pregnancy outcomeYasmin Neggers
University of Alabama, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
J Nutr 133:1737S-1740S. 2003..Maternal micronutrient status may partially mediate plasma volume expansion in pregnancy. Therefore, improving maternal micronutrient status may reduce adverse outcomes through this mechanism...
- Effects of domestic violence on preterm birth and low birth weightYasmin Neggers
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Human Nutrition, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Box 870158, Birmingham, AL 35487, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:455-60. 2004..This study was conducted to evaluate the relationship between abuse during pregnancy or within the last year and low birth weight and preterm birth...
- The relationship between psychosocial profile, health practices, and pregnancy outcomesYasmin Neggers
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, USA
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:277-85. 2006..A prospective study was conducted to evaluate the relationship between pregnancy outcomes, psychosocial profile, and maternal health practices...
- Dietary intake of selected nutrients affects bacterial vaginosis in womenYasmin H Neggers
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
J Nutr 137:2128-33. 2007..4, 0.2-0.8), and calcium (0.4, 0.3-0.7). We conclude that increased dietary fat intake is associated with increased risk of BV and severe BV, whereas increased intake of folate, vitamin A, and calcium may decrease the risk of severe BV...
- Mental retardation is associated with plasma omega-3 fatty acid levels and the omega-3/omega-6 ratio in childrenYasmin H Neggers
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:22-8. 2009..These results suggest that proportion of plasma Sigmaomega-3 fatty acids, particularly, DHA, and the Sigmaomega-6/ Sigmaomega-3 ratio are associated with mental retardation in children in this study...
- High-dose chromium(III) supplementation has no effects on body mass and composition while altering plasma hormone and triglycerides concentrationsRandall Bennett
Department of Chemistry and Coalition for Biomolecular Products, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0158, USA
Biol Trace Elem Res 113:53-66. 2006....
- Effect of dietary protein, zinc, and carbon monoxide on fetal zinc concentration in miceYasmin H Neggers
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0158, USA
Biol Trace Elem Res 98:171-9. 2004..7 +/- 3.0 and 10.0 +/- 3.3 microg Zn/g of tissue in 0 and 500 ppm CO groups). The results of this study may be relevant to populations that experience both marginal zinc and protein diets during gestation...