Sangita Sharma

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Nutritional composition of commonly consumed composite dishes for Afro-Caribbeans (mainly Jamaicans) in the United Kingdom
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:140-50. 2009
  2. doi Development of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire for assessing food, nutrient, and heterocyclic aromatic amines intake in Japanese Brazilians for a colorectal adenoma case-control study
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:128-39. 2009
  3. ncbi Nutritional composition of dishes commonly consumed by Japanese Brazilians in São Paulo, Brazil
    Sangita Sharma
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:549-72. 2010
  4. ncbi Dietary intake in a population undergoing a rapid transition in diet and lifestyle: the Inuvialuit in the Northwest Territories of Arctic Canada
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, USA
    Can J Public Health 100:442-8. 2009
  5. doi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative FFQ for a nutritional intervention to reduce the risk of chronic disease in the Navajo Nation
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:350-9. 2010
  6. doi Assessing dietary intake in a population undergoing a rapid transition in diet and lifestyle: the Arctic Inuit in Nunavut, Canada
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Br J Nutr 103:749-59. 2010
  7. doi Assessment of dietary intake in an inner-city African American population and development of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire to highlight foods and nutrients for a nutritional invention
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:155-67. 2009
  8. ncbi Validation of a quantitative FFQ for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Mohammadreza Pakseresht
    Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:426-34. 2011
  9. ncbi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for a lifestyle intervention to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in Canadian First Nations in north-western Ontario
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:831-40. 2008
  10. pmc Assessing dietary patterns in Barbados highlights the need for nutritional intervention to reduce risk of chronic disease
    S Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:150-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi Nutritional composition of commonly consumed composite dishes for Afro-Caribbeans (mainly Jamaicans) in the United Kingdom
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:140-50. 2009
    ..To provide the calculated nutritional composition of 18 commonly consumed composite dishes among Afro-Caribbeans residing in the United Kingdom...
  2. doi Development of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire for assessing food, nutrient, and heterocyclic aromatic amines intake in Japanese Brazilians for a colorectal adenoma case-control study
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:128-39. 2009
    ..To develop of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) to assess intake of specific foods, nutrients and heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs) in a case-control study of colorectal adenoma...
  3. ncbi Nutritional composition of dishes commonly consumed by Japanese Brazilians in São Paulo, Brazil
    Sangita Sharma
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:549-72. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi Dietary intake in a population undergoing a rapid transition in diet and lifestyle: the Inuvialuit in the Northwest Territories of Arctic Canada
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, USA
    Can J Public Health 100:442-8. 2009
    ....
  5. doi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative FFQ for a nutritional intervention to reduce the risk of chronic disease in the Navajo Nation
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:350-9. 2010
    ..To characterize dietary intake for Navajo adults, to identify foods for a nutritional intervention programme and to develop a culturally appropriate quantitative FFQ (QFFQ) for evaluating the impact of the intervention programme...
  6. doi Assessing dietary intake in a population undergoing a rapid transition in diet and lifestyle: the Arctic Inuit in Nunavut, Canada
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Br J Nutr 103:749-59. 2010
    ..This QFFQ is culturally appropriate and specific for evaluating the effectiveness of the programme, as well as monitoring nutritional transition in this population...
  7. doi Assessment of dietary intake in an inner-city African American population and development of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire to highlight foods and nutrients for a nutritional invention
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:155-67. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi Validation of a quantitative FFQ for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Mohammadreza Pakseresht
    Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:426-34. 2011
    ..To assess the validity of a 148-item quantitative FFQ (QFFQ) that was developed for the Barbados National Cancer Study (BNCS) to determine dietary intake over 12 months and examine the dietary risk factors...
  9. ncbi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for a lifestyle intervention to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in Canadian First Nations in north-western Ontario
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:831-40. 2008
    ..To characterise the diet of First Nations in north-western Ontario, highlight foods for a lifestyle intervention and develop a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ)...
  10. pmc Assessing dietary patterns in Barbados highlights the need for nutritional intervention to reduce risk of chronic disease
    S Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:150-8. 2008
    ..The dietary habits of the Caribbean have been changing to include more fast foods and a less nutrient dense diet. The aims of this study are to examine dietary patterns in Barbados and highlight foods for a nutritional intervention...
  11. ncbi Nutritional composition of commonly consumed traditional Apache foods in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:1-10. 2008
    ..To provide nutritional composition data for commonly consumed traditional Apache foods to enable an assessment of dietary intake and to evaluate a food-store based intervention aimed at reducing risk of chronic disease...
  12. doi Impact of diet on mortality from stroke: results from the U.S. multiethnic cohort study
    Sangita Sharma
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:151-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between food group consumption and risk of death from stroke among 5 ethnic groups in the United States...
  13. ncbi Nutritional composition of the commonly consumed composite dishes for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:461-74. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi A comparison of two methods of measuring food group intake: grams vs servings
    Ute Nöthlings
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:737-9. 2006
    ..00 for poultry, and 1.00 for fish. Because there was little effect on the ranking of study participants' intakes due to the method of calculating food group consumption, the two measures are interchangeable in disease risk models...
  15. pmc Diabetes prevalence and body mass index differ by ethnicity: the Multiethnic Cohort
    Gertraud Maskarinec
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:49-55. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of diabetes among participants of the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) and to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with self-reported diabetes by ethnicity...
  16. ncbi Dietary intakes and health-related behaviours of Korean American women born in the USA and Korea: the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Song Yi Park
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:904-11. 2005
    ..This study assessed and compared heath-related behaviours and nutrient and food group intakes between US-born and Korea-born Korean American women...
  17. ncbi Adherence to the food guide pyramid recommendations among African Americans and Latinos: results from the Multiethnic Cohort
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1873-7. 2004
    ..A greater percentage of Latinos born in the United States did not adhere to the food group recommendations compared to Latinos born in Mexico. All three groups would benefit from interventions designed to promote healthy food choices...
  18. ncbi Nutritional composition of commonly consumed composite dishes from the Central Province of Cameroon
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:475-85. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi Multivitamin-multimineral supplements' effect on total nutrient intake
    Suzanne P Murphy
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:280S-284S. 2007
    ..Multivitamin products could be better formulated to reduce the prevalence of inadequacy and also to reduce the risk of excessive intakes...
  20. ncbi Dietary intake and a food-frequency instrument to evaluate a nutrition intervention for the Apache in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:948-56. 2007
    ..To demonstrate how dietary data collected from 24-hour dietary recalls were incorporated into the development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) for the Apache in Arizona...
  21. ncbi Dietary patterns using the Food Guide Pyramid groups are associated with sociodemographic and lifestyle factors: the multiethnic cohort study
    Song Yi Park
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Nutr 135:843-9. 2005
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that dietary patterns are influenced by interrelated sociocultural, demographic, and other lifestyle factors and may be useful in investigations of diet-disease relations...
  22. ncbi Dietary intake and development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire for the Barbados National Cancer Study
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:464-70. 2007
    ..To develop a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) for the Barbados National Cancer Study (BNCS) that will permit examination of associations of diet with breast and prostate cancer...
  23. pmc Consumption of monosodium glutamate in relation to incidence of overweight in Chinese adults: China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)
    Ka He
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1328-36. 2011
    ..It has been hypothesized that monosodium glutamate (MSG), a flavor enhancer, is positively associated with weight gain, which influences energy balance through the disruption of the hypothalamic signaling cascade of leptin action...
  24. pmc Sources of food affect dietary adequacy of Inuit women of childbearing age in Arctic Canada
    Sara E Schaefer
    Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:454-64. 2011
    ..Traditional foods accounted for 21% of energy and >50% of protein and iron intakes. Strategies to improve weight status and nutrient intake are needed among Inuit women in this important life stage...
  25. ncbi Adherence to the Food Guide Pyramid recommendations among Japanese Americans, Native Hawaiians, and whites: results from the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96813, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1195-8. 2003
    ..However, subjects in this energy-intake group also consumed more than three times as much discretionary fat, added sugar, and alcohol...