Sangita Sharma

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Cultural differences in assessing dietary intake and providing relevant dietary information to British African-Caribbean populations
    S Sharma
    Clinical Epidemiology Group, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:449-56. 2001
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi Cultural differences in assessing dietary intake and providing relevant dietary information to British African-Caribbean populations
    S Sharma
    Clinical Epidemiology Group, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:449-56. 2001
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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)...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. ncbi Nutrient intakes of an adult Pakistani, European and African-Caribbean community in inner city Britain
    Avni Vyas
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:327-37. 2003
    ..To report nutrient intakes for three different ethnic groups living in inner city Manchester and explore under-reporting in each group...
  22. doi Nutrient intakes and dysglycaemia in populations of West African origin
    Simon G Anderson
    Cardiovascular Sciences Research Group, Core Technology Facility 3rd floor, University of Manchester Medical School, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT, UK
    Br J Nutr 105:297-306. 2011
    ..The results show independent effects of dietary factors on hyperglycaemia in African origin populations. Whether modifying intake of specific macronutrients helps diabetes prevention needs testing in randomised trials...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi Serum prostate-specific antigen but not testosterone levels decrease in a randomized soy intervention among men
    G Maskarinec
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1423-9. 2006
    ..The goal of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility of a randomized, crossover soy trial among men and to investigate the effects of daily soy intake on serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and testosterone levels...
  25. ncbi Assessing the diet of the British African-Caribbean population: frequency of consumption of foods and food portion sizes
    S Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu 96813, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 53:439-44. 2002
    ..Such data will enable more precise dietary assessment and will further our understanding of the role of diet in the aetiology and prevention of diet-related diseases...
  26. doi Impact of diet on mortality from stroke: results from the u.s. Multiethnic cohort study
    Sangita Sharma
    a Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:151-9. 2013
    ..Additional investigations including dietary subgroups and nutrients sources are needed to clarify these findings. ..
  27. doi Food-related behavior, physical activity, and dietary intake in First Nations - a population at high risk for diabetes
    Lara Ho
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health, International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ethn Health 13:335-49. 2008
    ..DESIGN. Cross-sectional 24-hour dietary recalls (n=129), random household risk factor surveys of primary food preparers/shoppers (n=133), and accelerometry (n=81) were assessed in First Nations adults...
  28. ncbi A new standardized food grouping system facilitates studies of diet and chronic diseases
    Sangita Sharma
    Hawaii Med J 62:285-6. 2003
  29. ncbi Process evaluation of a store-based environmental obesity intervention on two American Indian Reservations
    Sarah Curran
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:719-29. 2005
    ..Process data will be tied to outcomes and will be useful for the planning of future store-based programs...
  30. ncbi Psychosocial determinants of food purchasing and preparation in American Indian households
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:163-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to address this gap...