Summary: Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.
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- Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activityMary Story
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Milbank Q 87:71-100. 2009..S. history. Schools offer many opportunities to develop strategies to prevent obesity by creating environments in which children eat healthfully and engage regularly in physical activity...
- Food store types, availability, and cost of foods in a rural environmentAngela D Liese
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1916-23. 2007..To characterize the built nutritional environment in terms of types and number of food stores, availability, and cost of selected food items in a rural area...
- Americans do not meet federal dietary recommendationsSusan M Krebs-Smith
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Nutr 140:1832-8. 2010..In conclusion, nearly the entire U.S. population consumes a diet that is not on par with recommendations. These findings add another piece to the rather disturbing picture that is emerging of a nation's diet in crisis...
- Creating healthy food and eating environments: policy and environmental approachesMary Story
Healthy Eating Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 29:253-72. 2008..The status of measurement and evaluation of nutrition environments and the need for action to improve health are highlighted...
- Intended and unintended consequences of a proposed national tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to combat the U.S. obesity problemSenarath Dharmasena
Agribusiness, Food and Consumer Economics Research Center AFCERC, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2124, USA
Health Econ 21:669-94. 2012..55 lb per year. However, not considering demand interrelationships would result in higher weight loss. Unequivocally, it is necessary to consider interrelationships among non-alcoholic beverages in assessing the effect of the tax...
- Food prices and obesity: evidence and policy implications for taxes and subsidiesLisa M Powell
Institute for Health Research and Policy and Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 West Roosevelt, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Milbank Q 87:229-57. 2009....
- The impact of food prices on consumption: a systematic review of research on the price elasticity of demand for foodTatiana Andreyeva
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
Am J Public Health 100:216-22. 2010..Studies estimating price effects on substitutions from unhealthy to healthy food and price responsiveness among at-risk populations are particularly needed...
- Do school based food and nutrition policies improve diet and reduce obesity?Patricia Constante Jaime
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Prev Med 48:45-53. 2009..To review the effectiveness of school food and nutrition policies world wide in improving the school food environment, student's dietary intake, and decreasing overweight and obesity...
- Foods, fortificants, and supplements: Where do Americans get their nutrients?Victor L Fulgoni
Nutrition Impact LLC, Battle Creek, MI, USA
J Nutr 141:1847-54. 2011..Without enrichment and/or fortification and supplementation, many Americans did not achieve the recommended micronutrient intake levels set forth in the Dietary Reference Intake...
- A province-wide school nutrition policy and food consumption in elementary school children in Prince Edward IslandMegan L Mullally
Holland College, Charlottetown, PEI
Can J Public Health 101:40-3. 2010..In Prince Edward Island, a nutrition policy for elementary schools was adopted province-wide in 2006...
- Adverse effect of high added sugar consumption on dietary intake in American preschoolersSibylle Kranz
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, USA
J Pediatr 146:105-11. 2005..To assess the effect of Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)-recommended added sugar intake levels on nutrient and food group consumption by preschoolers...
- Dietary supplements contribute substantially to the total nutrient intake in pregnant Norwegian womenMargaretha Haugen
Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Ann Nutr Metab 52:272-80. 2008..Our objective was to study use and contribution of dietary supplement to nutrient intake among women participating in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)...
- Iodine deficiency in pregnancy and the effects of maternal iodine supplementation on the offspring: a reviewMichael B Zimmermann
Human Nutrition Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Clin Nutr 89:668S-72S. 2009..In countries or regions where <90% of households are using iodized salt and the median UI concentration in school-age children is <100 microg/L, the WHO recommends iodine supplementation in pregnancy and infancy...
- Effectiveness of school programs in preventing childhood obesity: a multilevel comparisonPaul J Veugelers
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Room 13 106D, Clinical Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
Am J Public Health 95:432-5. 2005..In light of the alarming increase in childhood obesity and lack of evidence for the effectiveness of school programs, we studied the effects of school programs in regard to preventing excess body weight...
- Dietary sources and correlates of sodium and potassium intakes in the French general populationP Meneton
Inserm U872, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris, France
Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1169-75. 2009..To investigate the dietary sources of sodium and potassium and to explore the biological, behavioural and socio-demographic factors associated with a high sodium and low potassium diet in a general population...
- Revised recommendations for iron fortification of wheat flour and an evaluation of the expected impact of current national wheat flour fortification programsRichard Hurrell
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, ETH Zentrum, LFV D20, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Food Nutr Bull 31:S7-21. 2010..Iron fortification of wheat flour is widely used as a strategy to combat iron deficiency...
- Differences in fruit and vegetable intake and their determinants among 11-year-old schoolchildren between 2003 and 2009Claudia Fischer
The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:141. 2011....
- Fruit and vegetable intake in a sample of 11-year-old children in 9 European countries: The Pro Children Cross-sectional SurveyAgneta Yngve
Department of Biosciences, Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Ann Nutr Metab 49:236-45. 2005..Within the Pro Children Project, such an instrument has been developed. This paper describes the cross-sectional survey in 11-year-olds in 9 countries...
- Association between dietary scores and 13-year weight change and obesity risk in a French prospective cohortC Lassale
Nutritional Epidemiology Research Unit, U557 INSERM, U1125 Inra, CNAM, University of Paris 13, CRNH IdF, SMBH, Bobigny, France
Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1455-62. 2012..The aim of this study was to assess and compare the predictive value of six different dietary scores on both relative weight change and the risk of obesity after 13 years of follow-up in adults aged 45 years and older...
- Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in menM L McCullough
Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 72:1223-31. 2000..The healthy eating index (HEI) measures the concordance of dietary patterns with these guidelines...
- Young children's food in Liverpool day-care settings: a qualitative study of pre-school nutrition policy and practiceFfion Lloyd-Williams
Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:1858-66. 2011..To explore nutrition and food provision in pre-school nurseries in order to develop interventions to promote healthy eating in early years settings, especially across deprived communities...
- A safe strategy for addition of vitamins and minerals to foodsS E Rasmussen
Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, 19 Mørkhøj Bygade, 2860, Søborg, Denmark
Eur J Nutr 45:123-35. 2006..We suggest that the MA should be expressed in weight units per energy unit in order to distribute it equally between potentially fortifiable food groups according to their usual contribution to total energy intakes...
- Change in dietary energy density after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition PolicyJason A Mendoza
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service Children s Nutrition Research Center, Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, and Dan L Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:434-40. 2010..The study's objective was to assess the impact of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on children's energy density by using a pre- and post-policy evaluation...
- The contribution of school meals to food consumption and nutrient intakes of young people aged 4-18 years in EnglandM Nelson
Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH, UK
Public Health Nutr 10:652-62. 2007....
- (n-3) fatty acids and cardiovascular health: are effects of EPA and DHA shared or complementary?Dariush Mozaffarian
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Nutr 142:614S-625S. 2012....
- Conceptualizing food security or aboriginal people in CanadaElaine M Power
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
Can J Public Health 99:95-7. 2008..Conceptualizations of food security for Aboriginal people will be incomplete without qualitative research to understand Aboriginal perspectives; such research must take account of the diversity of Aboriginal people...
- Policy options to support healthy eating in schoolsMary L McKenna
Department of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
Can J Public Health 101:S14-7. 2010..This article reviews policy components that could support healthy eating, examines their evidence base and suggests directions for future research...
- An analysis of the content of food industry pledges on marketing to childrenCorinna Hawkes
Consulting Services, Food and Nutrition Policy and Fellow, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:1403-14. 2011..To identify pledges made by the food industry to change food marketing to children worldwide, examine their content and discuss their potential to reduce the harmful effects of food marketing to children...
- State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesityMarilyn S Nanney
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:9-16. 2010..With the epidemic of childhood obesity, there is national interest in state-level school policies related to nutrition and physical activity, policies adopted by states, and relationships to youth obesity...
- Exploring changes in middle-school student lunch consumption after local school food service policy modificationsKaren Weber Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Public Health Nutr 9:814-20. 2006..This study assessed the impact of changes in school food policy on student lunch consumption in middle schools...
- Adherence to the French Programme National Nutrition Santé Guideline Score is associated with better nutrient intake and nutritional statusCarla Estaquio
Department of Nutritional Epidemiology, French Institute of Health and Medical Research, Bobigny, France
J Am Diet Assoc 109:1031-41. 2009..The Nutrition and Health Program (Programme National Nutrition Santé), which has been carried out in France since 2001, includes diet and physical activity recommendations that are being widely disseminated to the general population...
- Dietary reference intakes for DHA and EPAPenny M Kris-Etherton
Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 319 Chandlee Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 81:99-104. 2009..Because of the many health benefits of DHA and EPA, it is important and timely that the National Academies establish DRIs for the individual long-chain (20 carbons or greater) omega-3 fatty acids...
- Nutrition and health: guidelines for dental practitionersC Palacios
Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
Oral Dis 15:369-81. 2009..Based on the evidence, nutritional guidelines are provided, as well as key recommendations for preventing obesity. Dentists can play a critical role in motivating and enabling healthy food choices...
- Prevention and control of iodine deficiency in pregnant and lactating women and in children less than 2-years-old: conclusions and recommendations of the Technical ConsultationM Andersson
Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 8803 Ruschlikon, ZH, Switzerland
Public Health Nutr 10:1606-11. 2007
- Diet quality status of most Tehranian adults needs improvementLeila Azadbakht
Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:163-8. 2005..Diets were categorized into: needs improvement (74%); good (23%); and poor (3%). Since the majority of the sample needed to improve their diet, this suggests that nutrition intervention may be needed...
- Improvements in middle school student dietary intake after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition PolicyKaren Weber Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Am J Public Health 98:111-7. 2008We assessed the effect of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on middle school student lunchtime food consumption.
- Fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents and adults in the United States: percentage meeting individualized recommendationsJoel Kimmons
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Medscape J Med 11:26. 2009..MyPyramid provides recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption based on individual calorie requirements as determined by an individual's age, sex, and physical activity level...
- Prevention of rickets and vitamin D deficiency in infants, children, and adolescentsCarol L Wagner
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pediatrics 122:1142-52. 2008..New evidence supports a potential role for vitamin D in maintaining innate immunity and preventing diseases such as diabetes and cancer. The new data may eventually refine what constitutes vitamin D sufficiency or deficiency...
- Fruits, vegetables, milk, and sweetened beverages consumption and access to à la carte/snack bar meals at schoolKaren Weber Cullen
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Am J Public Health 94:463-7. 2004..We assessed the impact of access to school snack bars on middle school students' fruit, vegetable, milk, and sweetened beverage consumption...
- Sources of food group intakes among the US population, 2001-2002Jessica L Bachman
Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:804-14. 2008..Food guides are typically built around a system of food groups. Accordingly, the US Department of Agriculture's MyPyramid includes both food groups and subgroups, as well as an allowance for discretionary calories, in its guidance...
- Parents' and teachers' opinions about the school food policy in Belgian Flemish nursery schoolsCarine Vereecken
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, University Hospital BlokA, 2 Floor, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1268-81. 2009..Fruit is not always available at school, although parents would appreciate it. Parents of lower educational level are in general more permissive...
- Consumer testing of the acceptability and effectiveness of front-of-pack food labelling systems for the Australian grocery marketBridget Kelly
Cancer Council NSW, NSW, Australia
Health Promot Int 24:120-9. 2009..The TL system was the most effective in assisting consumers to identify healthier foods. Mandatory TL labelling regulations are recommended to assist consumers in making healthy food choices...
- Food sales outlets, food availability, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British ColumbiaKaren Rideout
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Can J Public Health 98:246-50. 2007..food sales outlets, the types of foods offered for sale in all school food outlets, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British Columbia...
- Diet, breakfast, and academic performance in childrenR E Kleinman
Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Ann Nutr Metab 46:24-30. 2002..To determine whether nutrient intake and academic and psychosocial functioning improve after the start of a universal-free school breakfast program (USBP)...
- Early effects of the federally mandated Local Wellness Policy on school nutrition environments appear modest in Colorado's rural, low-income elementary schoolsElaine S Belansky
Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 E 17th Pl, Campus Box C 245, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:1712-7. 2010..Schools need more information about evidence-based practices, as well as technical and financial assistance for implementation...
- Whole grains and CVD riskChris J Seal
School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Proc Nutr Soc 65:24-34. 2006..Well-controlled intervention studies are needed to provide more detailed mechanistic evidence to support the health claims and findings which can be used to develop effective public health strategies to promote whole-grain consumption...
- Meeting adequate intake for dietary calcium without dairy foods in adolescents aged 9 to 18 years (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002)Xiang Gao
Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:1759-65. 2006..However, no studies have addressed whether dairy-free diets can provide adequate calcium while meeting other nutrient recommendations...
- Food group intake and micronutrient adequacy in adolescent girlsLynn L Moore
Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 East Concord St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Nutrients 4:1692-708. 2012..Diet patterns that combined intakes across food groups led to greater improvements in overall nutritional adequacy...
- The iodine content of Norwegian foods and dietsLisbeth Dahl
National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research NIFES, PO Box 176 Sentrum, N 5804 Bergen, Norway
Public Health Nutr 7:569-76. 2004..To examine dietary iodine sources and to estimate the dietary iodine intake of the Norwegian population...
- Review of the South African nutrition policy 1994-2002 and targets for 2007: achievements and challengesD Labadarios
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
Nutrition 21:100-8. 2005..In this overview, the focus areas of the Integrated Nutrition Program are examined and critically discussed to determine whether targets planned for 2002 were met and how they are envisioned to change by 2007...
- An accelerated nutrition transition in IranHossein Ghassemi
National Study on Food and Nutrition Security in Iran, Shahrak Ghods, Tehran
Public Health Nutr 5:149-55. 2002..To describe the emergence of the nutrition transition, and associated morbidity shifts, in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
- Inadequate nutrient intakes are common and are associated with low diet variety in rural, community-dwelling elderlyT A Marshall
Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
J Nutr 131:2192-6. 2001..Recommendations to increase diet variety and consume a nutrient supplement may be necessary for elderly people to achieve adequate nutrient intakes...
- Translating research into action: a case study on trans fatty acid research and nutrition policy in Costa RicaURIYOAN COLON-RAMOS
Health Promotion Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd MSC 7335, Bethesda, MD 20892 7335, USA
Health Policy Plan 22:363-74. 2007..and facilitate sustained interaction and systematic collaboration among government, food industry and researcher sectors appear crucial in the consideration and adoption of nutrition policy in Costa Rica and other emerging economies.
- The food industry and self-regulation: standards to promote success and to avoid public health failuresLisa L Sharma
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Am J Public Health 100:240-6. 2010..We examined food industry self-regulation in the context of other self-regulatory successes and failures and defined 8 standards that should be met if self-regulation is to be effective...
- Nutrient profiling of foods: creating a nutrient-rich food indexAdam Drewnowski
Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
Nutr Rev 66:23-39. 2008....
- Nutrients from dairy foods are difficult to replace in diets of Americans: food pattern modeling and an analyses of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2006Victor L Fulgoni
Nutrition Impact LLC, Battle Creek, MI 49014, USA
Nutr Res 31:759-65. 2011....
- Trends in food advertising to children on free-to-air television in AustraliaBridget Kelly
Cancer Council New South Wales
Aust N Z J Public Health 35:131-4. 2011..The aim of this study was to compare recent television food advertising patterns in 2008 to previously published Australian research on television advertising from 2006 and 2007, to examine any changes following policy debates...
- Energy allowances for solid fats and added sugars in nutritionally adequate U.S. diets estimated at 17-33% by a linear programming modelMatthieu Maillot
Nutritional Sciences Program and Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3410
J Nutr 141:333-40. 2011..All nutrient goals were met. In contrast to the much lower USDA estimates, the 2 models placed SoFAS allowances at between 17 and 33% of total energy, depending on energy needs...
- Evaluating adherence to recommended diets in adults: the Alternate Healthy Eating IndexMarjorie L McCullough
Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Public Health Nutr 9:152-7. 2006..We assessed whether an alternate index would better predict risk...
- Modelling income group differences in the health and economic impacts of targeted food taxes and subsidiesKelechi E Nnoaham
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Int J Epidemiol 38:1324-33. 2009..To examine the effects, by income group, of targeted food taxes and subsidies on nutrition, health and expenditure in the UK...
- Food and nutrient intake in a cohort of 8-month-old infants in the south-west of England in 1993S Noble
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 55:698-707. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The diets of 8-month-old infants in this study were adequate in most nutrients. Breastfed infants had slightly lower energy intakes than non-breastfed infants...
- Diet in a group of 18-month-old children in South West England, and comparison with the results of a national surveyI Cowin
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
J Hum Nutr Diet 20:254-67. 2007..To investigate the normal range of nutrient intakes and food consumption patterns in 18 month old children...
- From policy to plate: barriers to implementing healthy eating policies in primary schools in WalesSue Moore
Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Health Policy 94:239-45. 2010....
- Using Dietary Reference Intake-based methods to estimate the prevalence of inadequate nutrient intake among school-aged childrenCarol West Suitor
Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, NJ, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 102:530-6. 2002..To estimate the prevalence of inadequate usual intakes of nutrients by school-aged children...
- The school food environment and student body mass index and food consumption: 2004 to 2007 national dataYvonne M Terry-McElrath
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S45-56. 2009....
- Nutrition policy in FinlandPirjo Pietinen
National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
Public Health Nutr 13:901-6. 2010The present study describes the main actions in Finnish nutrition policy during the past decades...
- Changes in school environments with implementation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003Martha M Phillips
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S54-61. 2010..We conclude that Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 is associated with a number of changes in school environments and policies, resulting from both statewide and local initiatives spawned by the Act...
- Food access, availability, and affordability in 3 Los Angeles communities, Project CAFE, 2004-2006Andrea Misako Azuma
Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A27. 2010..The objective of this study was to evaluate food access, availability, and affordability in 3 nonoverlapping but similar low-income communities in urban Los Angeles, California...
- Policies to promote healthy eating in Europe: a structured review of policies and their effectivenessSara Capacci
Department of Statistics, University of Bologna, Via Belle Arti 41, Bologna, Italy
Nutr Rev 70:188-200. 2012..The currently available evidence is very heterogeneous across policy types and is often incomplete...
- Food and nutrient intakes of a population sample of 3-year-old children in the south west of England in 1996Pauline Emmett
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol, UK
Public Health Nutr 5:55-64. 2002..To investigate food and nutrient intakes in 3-year-old children...
- School food environments and policies in US public schoolsDaniel M Finkelstein
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 801, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Pediatrics 122:e251-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to describe school food environments and policies in US public schools and how they vary according to school characteristics...
- A new recommendation for dietary fiber in childhoodC L Williams
Child Health Center, American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY, USA
Pediatrics 96:985-8. 1995..This range of dietary fiber intake is thought to be safe even if intake of some vitamins and minerals is marginal, should provide enough fiber for normal laxation, and may help prevent future chronic disease...
- Changing nutrition standards in schools: the emerging impact on school revenueChristopher 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...
- Food-based strategies to meet the challenges of micronutrient malnutrition in the developing worldKraisid Tontisirin
Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO ESNA, C 244 Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy
Proc Nutr Soc 61:243-50. 2002....
- The PREMIER intervention helps participants follow the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension dietary pattern and the current Dietary Reference Intakes recommendationsPao Hwa Lin
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1541-51. 2007..To examine the influence of the PREMIER study lifestyle interventions on dietary intakes and adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern and the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)...
- The impact of the Texas public school nutrition policy on student food selection and sales in TexasKaren W Cullen
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Am J Public Health 99:706-12. 2009We assessed the statewide impact of the 2004 Texas Public School Nutrition Policy on foods and beverages served or sold in schools.
- A decrease in iron status in young healthy women after long-term daily consumption of the recommended intake of fibre-rich wheat breadMette Bach Kristensen
The Dept of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Eur J Nutr 44:334-40. 2005..Fibrerich bread and cereals are included in the recommendations of a healthy diet...
- Worldwide variation of adherence to the Mediterranean diet, in 1961-1965 and 2000-2003Rui da Silva
Mediterranean Diet Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Public Health Nutr 12:1676-84. 2009..The present study aimed to analyse the worldwide trends of adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD), in 1961-1965 and 2000-2003...
- Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standardsGail Woodward-Lopez
Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3100, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2137-45. 2010..We assessed the impact of legislation that established nutrition standards for foods and beverages that compete with reimbursable school meals in California...
- Association between the French nutritional guideline-based score and 6-year anthropometric changes in a French middle-aged adult cohortEmmanuelle Kesse-Guyot
INSERMU557, INRAU1125, CNAM, Paris 13 University, Human Nutrition Research Center, Bobigny, France
Am J Epidemiol 170:757-65. 2009..89, 95% confidence interval: 0.80, 0.99) after a 6-year follow-up period. These observations support the role of nutritional guidelines in prevention of age-related weight increase and development of obesity...
- Improving the school food environment: results from a pilot study in middle schoolsKaren W Cullen
Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:484-9. 2007..Implementing longer-term and more ambitious changes and assessing cost issues and the potential enduring impact of these changes on student dietary change and disease risk reduction merits investigation...
- Dietary intakes at child-care centers in central Texas fail to meet Food Guide Pyramid recommendationsAlison Padget
Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 105:790-3. 2005..Intakes at home did not compensate for lack of grain and vegetable consumption during child care...
- Validating a nutrient profile modelCarukshi Arambepola
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Public Health Nutr 11:371-8. 2008..The model ranks foods according to their healthiness and categorises foods into 'healthier' and 'less healthy' foods...
- Impact of school district sugar-sweetened beverage policies on student beverage exposure and consumption in middle schoolsDonna B Johnson
Center for Public Health Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 3410, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S30-7. 2009..To determine the associations between 1) exposure to sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in middle schools and student consumption of SSB during the school day; and 2) school district policies about SSB and exposure to SSB in schools...
- Is price a barrier to eating more fruits and vegetables for low-income families?Diana Cassady
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 9561, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1909-15. 2007....
- Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study: do vitamin and mineral supplements contribute to nutrient adequacy or excess among US infants and toddlers?Ronette Briefel
Mathematica Policy Research Inc, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:S52-65. 2006..To report the prevalence of dietary supplement use in a random sample of US infants 4 to 24 months of age, and to compare demographic characteristics, usual nutrient intakes, and food patterns of supplement users and nonusers...
- US adolescents and MyPyramid: associations between fast-food consumption and lower likelihood of meeting recommendationsRhonda S Sebastian
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food Surveys Research Group, BARC West, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:226-35. 2009..To determine whether fast-food consumption is associated with adolescents' food group intakes and likelihood of meeting recommendations outlined in the MyPyramid Food Guidance System...
- Impact of Maine's statewide nutrition policy on high school food environmentsJanet E Whatley Blum
Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave, Gorham, ME 04038, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A19. 2011We assessed the effect on the food environments of public high schools of Maine's statewide nutrition policy (Chapter 51), which banned "foods of minimal nutritional value" (FMNV) in public high schools that participated in federally ..
- School food policy at primary and secondary schools in Belgium-Flanders: does it influence young people's food habits?C A Vereecken
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Eur J Clin Nutr 59:271-7. 2005....
- The need for bold action to prevent adolescent obesityKelly 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...
- Development of food intake patterns for the MyPyramid Food Guidance SystemPatricia Britten
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Alexandria, VA 22302, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 38:S78-92. 2006..The purpose of this research was to design food intake patterns based on typical American food selections that would meet Dietary Guidelines and Dietary Reference Intake recommendations...
- Disparities exist between National food group recommendations and the dietary intakes of womenMichelle L Blumfield
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
BMC Womens Health 11:37. 2011..Preconception and pregnancy dietary intakes can influence the health of future generations. In this study we compared the food intakes of reproductive-aged women by pregnancy status, to current Australian recommendations...
- Results from a dietary intervention study in preschools "Beastly Healthy at School"Carine Vereecken
Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH bloc A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
Int J Public Health 54:142-9. 2009..In the present study the impact of the intervention on children's food consumption is investigated...
- Docosahexaenoic acid: measurements in food and dietary exposureJay Whelan
Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, 229 Jessie Harris Building, 1215 West Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996 1920, USA
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 81:133-6. 2009..This value and those presented for women and men at various ages appear reasonable and should be used as the basis for establishing an Adequate Intake (AI) for DHA...
- The availability and cost of healthier food alternativesKaren M Jetter
Agricultural Issues Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:38-44. 2006..We investigated the cost and availability of a standard market basket of foods, and a healthier basket that included low-fat meat and dairy and whole grain products...
- Diet and pregnancy status in Australian womenAlexis Hure
Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
Public Health Nutr 12:853-61. 2009..To investigate and report the diet quality of young Australian women by pregnancy status...
- Diet quality measures and cardiovascular risk factors in France: applying the Healthy Eating Index to the SU.VI.MAX studyAdam Drewnowski
Center for Public health Nutrition and the Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 28:22-9. 2009..To examine associations between diet quality measures, lifestyle variables, and cardiovascular risk factors in a large cohort of French adults...
- Short-term temporal stability in observed retail food characteristicsShannon N Zenk
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Department of Health Systems Science, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 42:26-32. 2010..This study evaluated short-term (2-week), within-season temporal stability in retail food availability, prices, and quality...
- Nutritional quality of the diets of US public school children and the role of the school meal programsMelissa A Clark
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:S44-56. 2009..Because the school meal programs--the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program--are so widely available, they are in a unique position to influence the nutritional quality of children's diets...
- Availability and consumption of competitive foods in US public schoolsMary Kay Fox
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:S57-66. 2009..With ongoing efforts to develop and implement school wellness policies, there is a need for information about the availability and consumption of competitive foods in schools...
- To what extent have high schools in California been able to implement state-mandated nutrition standards?Sarah E Samuels
Samuels and Associates, Inc, Oakland, California 94612, USA
J Adolesc Health 45:S38-44. 2009..To determine extent and factors associated with implementation of California's school nutrition standards 1 year after standards became active...
- Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary SupplementsSuzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- BONY EFFECTS OF TRANSIENT NONSKELETAL ILLNESSRobert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Bone-Sparing by Ca Salts With & Without Extra PhosphorusRobert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2008..1 Description, ..
- An Exploratory Center for Obesity Research (RMI)Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..By promoting interagency collaborations, these efforts will help the NIH develop a roadmap on how to effectively translate research findings into national, state, and local health policy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKEKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001..Positive findings from this study should be applicable to middle schools where snack bars are available. ..
- Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schoolsKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving SB participation may be an important public health environmental intervention with both significant health and academic outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for DaughtersKaren Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003..This feasibility or pilot study will provide the foundation for a full scale intervention focused on dietary change. ..
- Intergenerational Resemblances in Eating: the CSFIISibylle Kranz; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Team COOL Pilot StudyMartha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Amino Acids and Muscle Protein SynthesisRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DIET GLYCEMIC LOAD & METABOLISM IN OBESE PREGNANT WOMENJanet King; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition, new information on how the source of maternal carbohydrate intake affects carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in pregnancy will be generated. ..
- Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and ObesityBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
- IRON SUPPLEMENTS AND ZINC IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATIONJanet King; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results from this comprehensive, longitudinal study will provide new data on the effects of iron supplementation on zinc utilization during pregnancy and lactation. ..
- BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITYBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
- International Trace Elements ConferenceJanet King; Fiscal Year: 2002..The purpose of this proposal is to seek funding for the travel of selected speakers, young investigator awards, and publication of the proceedings. ..
- EXERCISE, LIPOLYSIS AND FAT OXIDATIONRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- MUSCLE PROTEIN METABOLISM AND NUTRITION IN THE ELDERLYRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will provide the metabolic basis for the formulation of a nutritional supplement that should optimally stimulate net muscle protein synthesis. ..
- EXERCISE EFFECTS ON PROTEIN METABOLISMRobert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study will also contribute to our understanding of the mechanism whereby nutritional intake affects muscle protein metabolism. ..
- CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGEBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
- Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment DynamicsBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
- Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity DynamicsBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2008..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
- Evaluation of Vitamin D Requirements During PregnancyBruce Hollis; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- REGULATION OF FOLATE CATABOLISMPATRICK STOVER; Fiscal Year: 2007..2). to determine the risk that folate catabolism contributes to folate-associated pathologies. (3). to establish relationships between catecholamines and folate metabolism. ..
- Chromium Effects in Imparied Glucose ToleranceDavid Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006..By contributing to knowledge related to potential diabetes prevention strategies, this study addresses one of the more pressing public health issues in the US today. ..
- Dietary Fiber and Cardiovascular Inflammatory MarkersDana King; Fiscal Year: 2006..This information could serve to guide constructive changes in nutritional guidelines for reducing CVD risk for millions of at-risk individuals. ..
- PTH (7-34) for Chemotherapy alopecia in Breast CancerMichael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FASEB Summer Conference: Folate, B12 and 1C MetabolismPATRICK STOVER; Fiscal Year: 2004..Similarly, the poster sessions also highlight the activities and needs of the younger participants. ..
- Folate-Genome Interactions in Colorectal CancerPATRICK STOVER; Fiscal Year: 2007..The long-term goal of this project is: (1). to determine the mechanism whereby alterations in folate metabolism influence cancer risk. ..
- IVMT for Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Pilot StudyDavid Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004..The identification of an effective, safe, inexpensive therapy for fibromyalgia would represent a great advance, and a major contribution to the public health. ..
- THE PHOTOBIOLOGY OF VITAMIN DMichael Holick; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results from this study should provide important new insights into the photoproduction of toxisterols and suprasterols in human skin and provide new information about their potential biologic functions in the skin. ..
- ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTIONKaren Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Homeostatic Regulation of Folate MetabolismPatrick J Stover; Fiscal Year: 2010..5. regulation of cSHMT by folate/choline preserves dTMP pools at the expense of AdoMet synthesis. The long-term goals of this project are: 1. to define homeostatic mechanisms used bv cells to regulate folate metabolism. ..
- Establishing the Vitamin D Requirements During LactationBruce W Hollis; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings of this study will generate important new information for health care professionals and policy makers with regard to vitamin D requirements and the potential benefit to both mother and infant. ..
- Renal Transplantation, Homocysteine Lowering & CognitionIrwin Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..Demonstrating the cognitive benefits of lowering homocysteine may pave the way to nutritional modification of cognitive decline in RTRs and other high-risk groups and even in the general population. ..
- Cysteine, Related Gene Variants and Breast Cancer RiskWalter C Willett; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Effect of high dairy, high non-dairy and low calcium diet on weight and fat lossJANET WHATLEY BLUM; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum TeensDebra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- MALDI-TOF MASS SPECTROMETERBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Food Rheology and Exercise in Aging HumansWAYNE CAMPBELL; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- DIETARY PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS OF ELDERLY MEN AND WOMENWAYNE CAMPBELL; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of the study will contribute to our understanding of the metabolism and requirement for protein, and will be critical to establishing a RDA for protein of elderly people. ..
- DO HIGH DOSE B VITAMINS DELAY AGE-RELATED DECAYBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Tuning-Up Human MetabolismBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2005..Previous results showed that high doses of key mitochondrial metabolites delay mitochondrial decay and involve Km. 4) Minimizing DNA damage and cancer by optimizing micronutrient levels, particularly in the elderly. ..
- Food Preferences of Ethnic Minority PreschoolersTheresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- FOUR-CORNERS BREAST CANCER STUDYTim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2003..C-peptide, glycosylated hemoglobin, IGF-1, and IGFBP3 will be evaluated with respect to breast and endometrial cancer in a subset of women. ..
- Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool ChildrenDebra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will build upon our longstanding and successful partnership with Parents As Teachers, a national parent education agency that will disseminate H5-Kids through over 2000 PAT-affiliated sites across all 50 states. ..
- Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating HabitsTheresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., role modeling, encouragement, repeated exposure) that would be used to reinforce the impact of the FJV commercials on children's FJV preferences and consumption in an ensuing R01 grant. ..
- Micronutrients, stroke and cognition in agingIrwin Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- WHO MULTICENTER GROWTH REFERENCE STUDY: U.S. SITEKathryn Dewey; Fiscal Year: 2002..The data will be pooled by WHO to create a new growth reference, applicable to all infants and children internationally. ..
- Insulin Resistance and Adenomas of the ColorectumTim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Mitochondrial Nutrients Protect RPE from Oxidant DamageBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2006..This in vitro analysis of mitochondrial nutrients may provide the basis for the development of therapeutic agents that can prevent and/or reduce the retinal and RPE pathophysiology observed in AMD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Metalloproteome of the Aging Rat Brain MitochondriaBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, this work has significant potential to integrate numerous aspects of mitochondrial metabolism and physiology and reveal novel opportunities for combating aging-related decline. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PREVENTING CVD IN CHILDREN-AN INTERGENERATIONAL APPROACHDebra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Effect of Nutrition Labeling on Fast Food ChoicesLisa Harnack; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study builds on previous intervention research on point of purchase nutrition information and price incentives to provide new unique information that may have broad public health implications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mitochondrial Metabiolites to Treat Parkinson's DiseaseBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2005..This project on PD is a new direction for our work on preventing mitochondrial decay and could lead to an effective and cost efficient prevention /therapy for PD. ..
- Partnership to Increase Hispanic Cancer Research for Co*Tim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2004..Additionally, and more importantly, it has potential to impact cancer incidence and outcomes within Colorado through our increased collaborative cancer research, education and clinical practice endeavors. ..
- The CIA (Children in Action) ProgramTheresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- STUDIES ON VITAMIN D AND CALCIUM METABOLISMAnthony Norman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Predictors of Children's Serving Sizes & Mealtime IntakeTheresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2007..Understanding what influences the portion sizes of energy dense foods and FV will provide insight on intervention strategies for decreasing excessive intake of energy dense foods and increasing FV intake early in childhood. ..
- QUANTITATIVE METALLOPROTEOMICS: THE HUMAN ERYTHROCYTEBruce Ames; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTHShiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2002..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
- Colorado Program in Aging and CancerTim Byers; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..