Cara B Ebbeling
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelinesErinn T Rhodes
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:491-504. 2007..Specialty differences in dietary recommendations, referrals, and barriers to treatment were identified. Pediatric overweight management guidelines should consider specialty differences and be accessible to all pediatric care providers...
- Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intakeCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 119:869-75. 2007..Eating large amounts of food at a rapid rate, defined as gorging, may contribute to excess energy intake. We aimed to evaluate whether altering portion sizes and eating rate could decrease energy intake during an extra-large fast food meal...
- A randomized trial of sugar-sweetened beverages and adolescent body weightCara B Ebbeling
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 367:1407-16. 2012..Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages may cause excessive weight gain. We aimed to assess the effect on weight gain of an intervention that included the provision of noncaloric beverages at home for overweight and obese adolescents...
- Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding studyDiego Botero
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1664-70. 2009....
- A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese childrenMarta Ramon-Krauel
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Child Obes 9:252-60. 2013..Fatty liver is highly prevalent among obese children and represents a major risk factor for chronic liver diseases and severe metabolic complications...
- Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenanceCarolyn O Walsh
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS ONE 8:e58172. 2013..An integrated measure of postprandial energy availability from circulating metabolic fuels may help inform dietary recommendations for weight maintenance after weight loss...
- Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenanceCara B Ebbeling
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 307:2627-34. 2012..Reduced energy expenditure following weight loss is thought to contribute to weight gain. However, the effect of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance has not been studied...
- Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trialErinn T Rhodes
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 92:1306-15. 2010..The optimal diet for pregnancy that is complicated by excessive weight is unknown...
- Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adultsCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 81:976-82. 2005..The optimal nutritional approach for the prevention of cardiovascular disease among obese persons remains a topic of intense controversy. Available approaches range from conventional low-fat to very-low-carbohydrate diets...
- Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescentsCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 291:2828-33. 2004..However, if fast food and obesity are causally related, the question arises of why some children who frequently eat fast food do not become overweight...
- Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trialCara B Ebbeling
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 297:2092-102. 2007..The results of clinical trials involving diet in the treatment of obesity have been inconsistent, possibly due to inherent physiological differences among study participants...
- Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot studyCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 117:673-80. 2006..We conducted a pilot study to examine the effect of decreasing SSB consumption on body weight...
- Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in menBelinda S Lennerz
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Am J Clin Nutr 98:641-7. 2013..Qualitative aspects of diet influence eating behavior, but the physiologic mechanisms for these calorie-independent effects remain speculative...
- Correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers and motor freight workersEve M Nagler
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115 5450, USA
Cancer Causes Control 24:637-47. 2013..The aim of this study was to compare and contrast correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in two blue-collar populations: construction laborers and motor freight workers...
- A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesityCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:773-9. 2003..The incidence of type 2 diabetes increases markedly for obese children after puberty. However, the effect of dietary composition on body weight and diabetes risk factors has not been studied in adolescents...
- A physiological basis for disparities in diabetes and heart disease risk among racial and ethnic groupsDavid S Ludwig
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Nutr 132:2492-3. 2002
- Providing food to treat adolescents at risk for cardiovascular diseaseSarah D de Ferranti
Department of Cardiology, FA607 Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:2109-17. 2015..Diet modification is recommended to treat childhood cardiovascular (CV) risk factors; however, the optimal dietary strategy is unknown...
- Relationship of insulin dynamics to body composition and resting energy expenditure following weight lossBridget M Hron
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:2216-22. 2015..To examine associations of baseline insulin dynamics with changes in body composition and resting energy expenditure (REE) following weight loss...
- Relationship between funding source and conclusion among nutrition-related scientific articlesLenard I Lesser
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 4:e5. 2007..The purpose of this study is to characterize financial sponsorship of scientific articles addressing the health effects of three commonly consumed beverages, and to determine how sponsorship affects published conclusions...
- Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workersOrfeu M Buxton
Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S636-43. 2009..We assessed whether adequate sleep is linked to more healthful eating behaviors among motor freight workers and whether it mediates the effects of workplace experiences...
- Childhood obesity: public-health crisis, common sense cureCara B Ebbeling
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 360:473-82. 2002..In view of its rapid development in genetically stable populations, the childhood obesity epidemic can be primarily attributed to adverse environmental factors for which straightforward, if politically difficult, solutions exist...
- Effects of replacing the habitual consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with milk in Chilean childrenCecilia Albala
Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de Alimentos, INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Am J Clin Nutr 88:605-11. 2008..Obesity is now the primary nutritional problem in posttransitional Chile...
- Tracking pediatric obesity: an index of uncertainty?Cara B Ebbeling
JAMA 299:2442-3. 2008
- Overweight children and adolescentsDavid S Ludwig
N Engl J Med 353:1070-1; author reply 1070-1. 2005
- Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled waterJames R Hebert
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Nutrition Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Ann Epidemiol 12:577-86. 2002....
- Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesityDorota B Pawlak
Obes Rev 4:73-4. 2003
- Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household surveyShanthy A Bowman
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
Pediatrics 113:112-8. 2004..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that fast-food consumption adversely affects dietary factors linked to obesity risk...
- Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiativeJames R Hebert
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Research on Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
Ann Epidemiol 13:629-37. 2003..To compare energy intake derived from a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with estimated energy expenditure in postmenopausal women participating in a large clinical study...
- Hard facts about soft drinksDavid S Ludwig
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:290; author reply 290. 2004
- The effects of nutritional supplementation throughout an endurance run on leucine kinetics during recoverySharon L Miller
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:456-67. 2007..Additional studies are needed to determine whether protein supplementation during exercise can optimize protein utilization during recovery...
- The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activitySwann Arp Adams
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
Am J Epidemiol 161:389-98. 2005..30, 0.005). Body size was not associated with reporting bias in this study. The authors conclude that social desirability and social approval may influence self-reported physical activity on some survey instruments...
- Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysisMark A Pereira
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Lancet 365:36-42. 2005..We aimed to investigate the association between reported fast-food habits and changes in bodyweight and insulin resistance over a 15-year period in the USA...
- Motivating Obese Adolescents to Reduce Risk for DiabetesCARA EBBELING; Fiscal Year: 2004..Ludwig, Peterson, Sorensen, and Wypij will ensure successful completion of this project and promote Dr. Ebbeling's progress towards independence. ..