Elizabeth F Racine
Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- The influence of home-delivered dietary approaches to stop hypertension meals on body mass index, energy intake, and percent of energy needs consumed among older adults with hypertension and/or hyperlipidemiaElizabeth F Racine
Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1755-62. 2012..It is unclear whether participation in home-delivered meal programs similar to the Older Americans Act home-delivered meals program influence weight status among older adults with hypertension and/or hyperlipidemia...
- Understanding characteristics of families who buy local produceElizabeth F Racine
Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Electronic address
J Nutr Educ Behav 45:30-8. 2013..To examine individual characteristics associated with local produce purchasing among North Carolina families with children...
- The effect of medical nutrition therapy on changes in dietary knowledge and DASH diet adherence in older adults with cardiovascular diseaseE Racine
Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Nutr Health Aging 15:868-76. 2011..To examine the effect of MNT on dietary knowledge of older adults at baseline, 6 months and 12 months and to assess the effect of dietary knowledge on change in DASH diet adherence from baseline to 12 months...
- The relationship between media use and psychological and physical assets among third- to fifth-grade girlsElizabeth F Racine
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
J Sch Health 81:749-55. 2011..This study examined the relationship between media use during discretionary hours after school and psychological and physical assets among preadolescent girls...
- Farmers' market use among African-American women participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and ChildrenElizabeth F Racine
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:441-6. 2010..Future research to explore barriers and incentives for farmers' market use among WIC participants in urban and rural settings is warranted...
- How motivation influences breastfeeding duration among low-income womenElizabeth F Racine
J Hum Lact 25:173-81. 2009..Intrinsically motivated women may need support and instruction, extrinsically motivated women may benefit from motivational interviewing, and successfully experienced women may need only minimal breastfeeding counseling...
- The well-being of children in food-insecure households: results from The Eastern Caribbean Child Vulnerability Study 2005Elizabeth F Racine
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Public Health Sciences, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Public Health Nutr 12:1443-50. 2009..To examine the relationship between food insecurity and child well-being indicators...
- Individual net-benefit maximization: a model for understanding breastfeeding cessation among low-income womenElizabeth F Racine
Public Health Sciences, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Matern Child Health J 13:241-9. 2009..We use economic theory of individual net benefit maximization to motivate a comprehensive look at 32 social, economic, and psychological disincentives that potentially influence breastfeeding cessation...
- Association between family composition and the well-being of vulnerable children in Nairobi, KenyaElizabeth Radcliff
Department of Public Health Sciences, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:1232-40. 2012..These findings can be useful for informing future program and policy development designed to meet needs of vulnerable children...
- Use of complementary and alternative medicine for physical performance, energy, immune function, and general health among older women and men in the United StatesElizabeth M Tait
College of Health and Human Services, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, USA
J Women Aging 24:23-43. 2012..6, 15.9, and 10.1 million respectively. In adjusted results, women were much more likely than men to use CAM for all four reasons, especially energy. Older adults, particularly women, could benefit from research on CAM benefits and risks...
- The effect of home-delivered Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) meals on the diets of older adults with cardiovascular diseaseJennifer L Troyer
Department of Economics, Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 91:1204-12. 2010..However, there is little information regarding whether therapeutic meals designed around Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) principles have a beneficial effect on the diets of these older adults...
- Farming activities and carrying and lifting: the Agricultural Health StudyElizabeth F Racine
Dept of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
J Phys Act Health 9:39-47. 2012..The aim of this study was to examine HCL as a proxy for occupational physical activity (PA) among farm residents. The secondary objective was to evaluate PA based on HCL...
- Examining the relationship between Latinas' perceptions about what constitutes domestic violence and domestic violence victimizationShanti J Kulkarni
Department of Social Work, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Violence Vict 27:182-93. 2012..Findings can be integrated into the development and implementation of culturally competent interventions targeting Latinas...