Shu Wen Ng
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Estimated and forecasted trends in domain specific time-use and energy expenditure among adults in RussiaTracy 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 11:11. 2014..Examination of historical trends and projections in estimated energy expenditure in Russia is important given the country's economic downturns and growth...
- Impacts of China's edible oil pricing policy on nutritionShu Wen Ng
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Sq, CB 8120 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:414-26. 2008....
- Why have physical activity levels declined among Chinese adults? Findings from the 1991-2006 China Health and Nutrition SurveysShu Wen Ng
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:1305-14. 2009..Intervention strategies to promote physical activity in the workplace, at home, for transit and via exercise should be considered a major health priority in China...
- The prevalence and trends of overweight, obesity and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases in the Arabian Gulf StatesS W Ng
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Obes Rev 12:1-13. 2011..Nationally representative longitudinal surveys with individual, household and community-level information are needed to determine the importance of various factors that contribute to these troubling trends...
- Turning point for US diets? Recessionary effects or behavioral shifts in foods purchased and consumedShu Wen Ng
Department of Nutrition SWN, MMS, and BMP and Carolina Population Center SWN, BMP, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Am J Clin Nutr 99:609-16. 2014..In the past decade, the United States has seen declining energy intakes and plateauing obesity levels...
- Resistant to the recession: low-income adults' maintenance of cooking and away-from-home eating behaviors during times of economic turbulenceLindsey P Smith
The authors are with the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Am J Public Health 104:840-6. 2014..More work is needed to understand whether this reluctance to change is attributable to time limits, lack of knowledge or skill related to food preparation, or lack of access to fresh produce and raw ingredients. ..
- Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from 1965-1966 to 2007-2008Lindsey P Smith
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27516 3997, USA
Nutr J 12:45. 2013..The objective of this study is to examine how patterns of home cooking and home food consumption have changed from 1965 to 2008 by socio-demographic groups...
- Low-calorie- and calorie-sweetened beverages: diet quality, food intake, and purchase patterns of US household consumersCarmen Piernas
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Am J Clin Nutr 99:567-77. 2014..Few studies have investigated the diet quality of consumers of low-calorie-sweetened (LCS) and calorie-sweetened (CS) beverages...
- Sociodemographic differences in fast food price sensitivityKatie A Meyer
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
JAMA Intern Med 174:434-42. 2014..Fiscal food policies (eg, taxation) are increasingly proposed to improve population-level health, but their impact on health disparities is unknown...
- Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countriesBarry 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...
- Food companies' calorie-reduction pledges to improve U.S. dietMeghan M Slining
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Prev Med 44:174-84. 2013..The authors hope that this evaluation will continue to create models and methods for demonstrating the effects of changes in the food supply on individual diets, particularly among those from vulnerable subpopulations...
- Managing the double burden: pregnancy and labor-intensive time use in rural China, Mexico, and TanzaniaAmber Peterman
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Abernathy Hall, CB 3435, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
Stud Fam Plann 44:411-30. 2013..The assumption that women decrease labor-intensive work in developing countries during pregnancy needs revisiting and may have implications for both women's livelihood programming and assistance during childbearing periods. ..
- Use of caloric and noncaloric sweeteners in US consumer packaged foods, 2005-2009Shu Wen Ng
Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1828-34.e1-6. 2012....
- Patterns and trends of beverage consumption among children and adults in Great Britain, 1986-2009Shu Wen Ng
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
Br J Nutr 108:536-51. 2012..This analysis implies that taxation or other methods of shifting relative costs of these beverages could be a way to improve beverage choices in Great Britain...