Christina A Roberto

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of consumer understanding of different front-of-package nutrition labels, 2010-2011
    Christina A Roberto
    The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E149. 2012
  2. doi Facts up front versus traffic light food labels: a randomized controlled trial
    Christina A Roberto
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:134-41. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical correlates of the weight bias internalization scale in a sample of obese adolescents seeking bariatric surgery
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:533-9. 2012
  4. doi The Smart Choices front-of-package nutrition label. Influence on perceptions and intake of cereal
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Appetite 58:651-7. 2012
  5. doi Choosing front-of-package food labelling nutritional criteria: how smart were 'Smart Choices'?
    Christina A Roberto
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, PO Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:262-7. 2012
  6. pmc An observational study of consumers' accessing of nutrition information in chain restaurants
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:820-1. 2009
  7. doi The clinical significance of amenorrhea as a diagnostic criterion for anorexia nervosa
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:559-63. 2008
  8. doi Rationale and evidence for menu-labeling legislation
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:546-51. 2009
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
  10. doi An observational study of consumer use of fast-food restaurant drive-through lanes: implications for menu labelling policy
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, PO Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1826-8. 2010

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Publications21

  1. pmc Evaluation of consumer understanding of different front-of-package nutrition labels, 2010-2011
    Christina A Roberto
    The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E149. 2012
    ..Our web-based study tested consumer understanding of different FOP labeling systems...
  2. doi Facts up front versus traffic light food labels: a randomized controlled trial
    Christina A Roberto
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:134-41. 2012
    ..The U.S. food and beverage industry recently released a new front-of-package nutrition labeling system called Facts Up Front that will be used on thousands of food products...
  3. pmc Clinical correlates of the weight bias internalization scale in a sample of obese adolescents seeking bariatric surgery
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:533-9. 2012
    ..Assessment of internalized weight bias among this clinical population has the potential to identify adolescents who might benefit from information on coping with weight stigma, which in turn may augment weight loss efforts...
  4. doi The Smart Choices front-of-package nutrition label. Influence on perceptions and intake of cereal
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Appetite 58:651-7. 2012
    ..Studies examining FOP label influence on purchasing, consumption, and product reformulation are greatly needed to determine label utility...
  5. doi Choosing front-of-package food labelling nutritional criteria: how smart were 'Smart Choices'?
    Christina A Roberto
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, PO Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:262-7. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc An observational study of consumers' accessing of nutrition information in chain restaurants
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:820-1. 2009
    ..This very small percentage suggests that such information should be more prominently displayed, such as on restaurant menu boards, to help customers make informed decisions...
  7. doi The clinical significance of amenorrhea as a diagnostic criterion for anorexia nervosa
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:559-63. 2008
    ..This study aims to examine the clinical utility of amenorrhea as a criterion for the diagnosis of AN...
  8. doi Rationale and evidence for menu-labeling legislation
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:546-51. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of restaurant menu calorie labels on food choices and intake...
  10. doi An observational study of consumer use of fast-food restaurant drive-through lanes: implications for menu labelling policy
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, PO Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1826-8. 2010
    ..The present study was designed to quantify the number of customers who purchase fast food through drive-in windows as a means of informing legislative labelling efforts...
  11. pmc Brain tissue volume changes following weight gain in adults with anorexia nervosa
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:406-11. 2011
    ..To measure brain volume deficits among underweight patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) compared to control participants and evaluate the reversibility of these deficits with short-term weight restoration...
  12. doi Influence of licensed characters on children's taste and snack preferences
    Christina A Roberto
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Pediatrics 126:88-93. 2010
    ..The goal was to study how popular licensed cartoon characters appearing on food packaging affect young children's taste and snack preferences...
  13. doi Athlete endorsements in food marketing
    Marie A Bragg
    MPhil, 309 Edwards St, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, New Haven, CT 06510
    Pediatrics 132:805-10. 2013
    ....
  14. doi The use of sports references in marketing of food and beverage products in supermarkets
    Marie A Bragg
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:738-42. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to (i) conduct a content analysis of the types of sports references that appear on supermarket food and beverage products and (ii) assess each product's nutritional and marketing profile...
  15. doi Obesity and public policy
    Ashley N Gearhardt
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 8:405-30. 2012
    ..The roles of the food industry and federal, state, and local governments are also discussed...
  16. pmc Binge eating, purging, or both: eating disorder psychopathology findings from an internet community survey
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:724-31. 2010
    ....
  17. doi Should amenorrhea be a diagnostic criterion for anorexia nervosa?
    Evelyn Attia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:581-9. 2009
    ..This article presents and discusses the arguments for maintaining as well as those for removing the criterion...
  18. ncbi Mood change during weight restoration in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Katharine G Meehan
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:587-9. 2006
    ..Depression was assessed at admission and weight normalization (pre-discharge) with the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)...
  19. doi A test of different menu labeling presentations
    Peggy J Liu
    Marketing Department, Duke University Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Appetite 59:770-7. 2012
    ..Those in the Colored Calories group perceived the restaurant as healthier. The results suggest that presenting calorie information in the modified Rank-Ordered or Colored Calories formats may increase menu labeling effectiveness...
  20. pmc Does percent body fat predict outcome in anorexia nervosa?
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:970-2. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship of body composition and neuroendocrine levels with clinical outcome in women with anorexia nervosa in a relapse-prevention trial...
  21. ncbi Fluoxetine after weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: a randomized controlled trial
    B Timothy Walsh
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 295:2605-12. 2006
    ..Antidepressant medication is frequently prescribed for patients with anorexia nervosa...