Marlene B Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of nutrition messages on children's food choice: pilot study
    Katie Bannon
    Department of Psychology, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Appetite 46:124-9. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Strength and comprehensiveness of district school wellness policies predict policy implementation at the school level
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Sch Health 82:262-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: a societal problem to solve
    M B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Obes Rev 4:57-71. 2003
  4. doi request reprint The impact of removing snacks of low nutritional value from middle schools
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:999-1011. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Breakfast cereal industry pledges to self-regulate advertising to youth: will they improve the marketing landscape?
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Public Health Policy 31:59-73. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Examining the nutritional quality of breakfast cereals marketed to children
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:702-5. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A comprehensive coding system to measure the quality of school wellness policies
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1256-62. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Intended and unintended effects of an eating disorder educational program: impact of presenter identity
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:187-92. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of one's own body weight on implicit and explicit anti-fat bias
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:440-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Trick, treat, or toy: children are just as likely to choose toys as candy on halloween
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:207-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of nutrition messages on children's food choice: pilot study
    Katie Bannon
    Department of Psychology, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Appetite 46:124-9. 2006
    ..This difference was statistically significant (chi2=7.56, p<0.01). These results suggest that videos containing nutritional messages may have a positive influence on children's short-term food choices...
  2. doi request reprint Strength and comprehensiveness of district school wellness policies predict policy implementation at the school level
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Sch Health 82:262-7. 2012
    ..This study documented the strength and comprehensiveness of 1 state's written district policies using a coding tool, and tested whether these traits predicted school-level implementation and practices...
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: a societal problem to solve
    M B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Obes Rev 4:57-71. 2003
    ..We conclude with a call for a shift in thinking about the role of our society in the aetiology, treatment and prevention of childhood obesity...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of removing snacks of low nutritional value from middle schools
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:999-1011. 2009
    ..These results support the value of strengthening school nutrition standards to improve student nutrition and provide evidence dispelling concerns that such efforts will have unintended negative consequences...
  5. doi request reprint Breakfast cereal industry pledges to self-regulate advertising to youth: will they improve the marketing landscape?
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Public Health Policy 31:59-73. 2010
    ..These quantitative methods can be used in the future to evaluate the impact of industry self-regulation efforts to improve the marketing landscape...
  6. doi request reprint Examining the nutritional quality of breakfast cereals marketed to children
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:702-5. 2008
    ..Dietary advice for children to increase consumption of ready-to-eat breakfast cereals should identify and recommend those cereals with the best nutrient profiles...
  7. doi request reprint A comprehensive coding system to measure the quality of school wellness policies
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1256-62. 2009
    ..70), and individual items (intraclass correlation coefficient 0.72). This coding system provided a reliable method for analyzing and comparing school district wellness policies in single or multistate studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intended and unintended effects of an eating disorder educational program: impact of presenter identity
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:187-92. 2007
    ..This study examines the impact of presenter identity on the intended and unintended effects of an eating disorder educational program...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of one's own body weight on implicit and explicit anti-fat bias
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:440-7. 2006
    ..This study examined the influence of one's own body weight on the strength of implicit and explicit anti-fat bias...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trick, treat, or toy: children are just as likely to choose toys as candy on halloween
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:207-9. 2003
    ..The implication of this study is that children will not be disappointed by toy treats on Halloween. In practice, nutrition professionals should encourage adults to create holiday traditions that do not rely on unhealthful foods...
  11. ncbi request reprint Weight bias among health professionals specializing in obesity
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Obes Res 11:1033-9. 2003
    ..To determine the level of anti-fat bias in health professionals specializing in obesity and identify personal characteristics that correlate with both implicit and explicit bias...
  12. doi request reprint Nutrition-related claims on children's cereals: what do they mean to parents and do they influence willingness to buy?
    Jennifer L Harris
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:2207-12. 2011
    ..To examine parents' beliefs about the meaning of common front-of-package nutrition-related claims on children's cereals and determine whether the claims would make them more willing to buy the cereals...
  13. doi request reprint Positive influence of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children food packages on access to healthy foods
    Tatiana Andreyeva
    Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:850-8. 2012
    ..WIC food packages were recently revised to offer foods that better reflect dietary recommendations for Americans...
  14. doi request reprint A qualitative study of nutrition-based initiatives at selected food banks in the feeding America network
    Becky Handforth
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:411-5. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Predicting support for restricting food marketing to youth
    Amir Goren
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:419-24. 2010
    ..corrected] These findings suggest that increased public education about the harm caused by food marketing may increase public support for policy interventions...
  16. doi request reprint Repeated exposure in a natural setting: a preschool intervention to increase vegetable consumption
    Meghan L O'Connell
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:230-4. 2012
    ..Laboratory and home-based research suggest that repeated exposure to vegetables may increase consumption among children. Effectiveness of repeated exposure to vegetables has not been tested in a community-based preschool setting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weight stigmatization and bias reduction: perspectives of overweight and obese adults
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and besity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06518, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:347-58. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint The need for bold action to prevent adolescent obesity
    Kelly D Brownell
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S8-17. 2009
    ..By adopting a public health approach that addresses the conditions causing obesity, there is hope of reversing troubling trends in prevalence...
  19. doi request reprint Validity of a measure to assess the child-care nutrition and physical activity environment
    Kathryn E Henderson
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1306-13. 2011
    ..Licensed child-care centers represent an opportunity to positively influence children's health behaviors. Valid and easy-to-use measures of the child-care environment are needed to assess the influence of environmental change on health...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of serving high-sugar cereals on children's breakfast-eating behavior
    Jennifer L Harris
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Pediatrics 127:71-6. 2011
    ..To test (1) whether children will consume low-sugar ready-to-eat (RTE) cereals and (2) the effects of serving high- versus low-sugar cereals on the consumption of cereal, refined sugar, fresh fruit, and milk...
  22. doi request reprint Personal responsibility and obesity: a constructive approach to a controversial issue
    Kelly D Brownell
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Departments of Psychology and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:379-87. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Redefining "child-directed advertising" to reduce unhealthy television food advertising
    Jennifer L Harris
    The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:358-64. 2013
    ..For instance, the CFBAI covers only TV advertising that is "child-directed," defined as advertising during programs for which children make up 35% or more of the viewing audience...
  24. ncbi request reprint Actions necessary to prevent childhood obesity: creating the climate for change
    Marlene B Schwartz
    Research and School Programs at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:78-89. 2007
    ..At the same time, we must be sensitive to the problem of weight bias. Potential obstacles to taking a public policy approach are identified, as well as suggestions on how to overcome them...
  25. doi request reprint Availability and prices of foods across stores and neighborhoods: the case of New Haven, Connecticut
    Tatiana Andreyeva
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1381-8. 2008
    ..Policies are needed not only to improve access to supermarkets, but also to ensure that stores in lower-income neighborhoods provide high-quality produce and healthier versions of popular foods...
  26. doi request reprint Food retailer practices, attitudes and beliefs about the supply of healthy foods
    Tatiana Andreyeva
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1024-31. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Internalization of weight bias: Implications for binge eating and emotional well-being
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:19-23. 2007
    ..In addition, participants were asked to list the most common weight-based stereotypes and whether they believed them to be true or false...
  28. doi request reprint Marketing foods to children and adolescents: licensed characters and other promotions on packaged foods in the supermarket
    Jennifer L Harris
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, PO Box 208369, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:409-17. 2010
    ..To analyse cross-promotions targeted to children and adolescents on packaging in the supermarket...
  29. ncbi request reprint Public policy to prevent childhood obesity, and the role of pediatric endocrinologists
    Roberta R Friedman
    Yale University, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:717-25. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of perceived consensus on stereotypes about obese people: a new approach for reducing bias
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Department of PsychologyYale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:517-25. 2005
    ..Social consensus feedback influenced participants' attitudes and beliefs about causes of obesity. Providing information about the uncontrollable causes of obesity and supposed scientific prevalence of traits also improved attitudes...
  31. pmc Effects of soft drink consumption on nutrition and health: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lenny R Vartanian
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 8205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:667-75. 2007
    ..Finally, studies funded by the food industry reported significantly smaller effects than did non-industry-funded studies. Recommendations to reduce population soft drink consumption are strongly supported by the available science...
  32. doi request reprint Child and adolescent exposure to food and beverage brand appearances during prime-time television programming
    Sarah E Speers
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:291-6. 2011
    ..The food industry disproportionately markets to young people through product placements. Children and adolescents may be more susceptible to these disguised persuasive attempts...
  33. doi request reprint Amount of Hispanic youth exposure to food and beverage advertising on spanish- and english-language television
    Frances Fleming-Milici
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    JAMA Pediatr 167:723-30. 2013
    ..Continued monitoring is warranted owing to food companies' stated intentions to increase marketing to Hispanics. ..
  34. doi request reprint 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
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  35. ncbi request reprint "Before and after" diet advertisements escalate weight stigma
    A B Geier
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 8:282-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that "before and after" diet ads enhance weight stigma and perpetuate damaging stereotypes...
  36. doi request reprint Changing nutrition standards in schools: the emerging impact on school revenue
    Christopher M Wharton
    Department of Nutrition, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    J Sch Health 78:245-51. 2008
    ..This review provides an overview of the few revenue-related studies published recently, as well as information from a sampling of state reports on the subject...