G G Harrison
Affiliation: University of California
- Perceptions of diet and physical activity among California Hmong adults and youthsKim Loan Pham
UCLA School of Public Health and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A93. 2007..We conducted a qualitative study to inform the design of a proposed community-wide campaign to promote increased physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income Hmong families...
- Backsliding against malnutritionGail G Harrison
Center for Global and Immigrant Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Asia Pac J Public Health 22:246S-253S. 2010..The world's population will stabilize by mid-century but the quality of that half-century depends on political will, technological capacity, and commitment...
- Seizing the moment: California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian American populationGail G Harrison
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Cancer 104:2962-8. 2005..S. foods, and promotion of active lifestyles to prevent an impending burden from cancer and nutrition-related chronic diseases in AAPI populations...
- Proceedings of the workshop on food-consumption surveys in developing countries: methodologic considerations in descriptive food-consumption surveys in developing countriesGail G Harrison
School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Food Nutr Bull 25:415-9. 2004..There is an urgent need for improvement in the availability of appropriate food-composition databases and software interfaces for developing-country use...
- 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...
- Monitoring micronutrient deficiency conditionsG G Harrison
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, 14 171 Warren Hall, 900 Veteran Avenue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Public Health Rev 28:105-15. 2000..As progress toward the control of micronutrient deficiency conditions occurs, the focus needs to be on early indicators of deficiency and risk, and on risk factors including dietary intake...
- Choices made by low-income women provided with an economic supplement for fresh fruit and vegetable purchaseDena R Herman
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:740-4. 2006..No particular barriers arose to redemption of the vouchers by either the participants or the retail vendors...
- Correlates of hypoalbuminemia in community-dwelling older personsD B Reuben
Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, UCLA School of Medicine 90095 1687, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 66:38-45. 1997....
- Effect of a targeted subsidy on intake of fruits and vegetables among low-income women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and ChildrenDena R Herman
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 98:98-105. 2008..We tested the effectiveness of a subsidy for fruits and vegetables to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
- Fighting cancer with fitness: dietary outcomes of a randomized, controlled lifestyle change intervention in healthy African-American womenWilliam J McCarthy
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, CA 90095, USA
Prev Med 44:246-53. 2007..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week, culturally targeted community-based nutrition and physical activity promotion intervention, Fight Cancer with Fitness! (FCF)...
- Challenges in improving fitness: results of a community-based, randomized, controlled lifestyle change interventionAntronette K Yancey
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:412-29. 2006..This study tested the efficacy of an 8-week culturally targeted nutrition and physical activity intervention on body composition...
- Differential response to targeted recruitment strategies to fitness promotion research by African-American women of varying body mass indexA K Yancey
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Ethn Dis 11:115-23. 2001..To assess patterns of recruitment into a community-based NCI-funded physical activity and dietary lifestyle change program targeting African-American women...
- Weight status, quality of life, and self-concept in African American, Hispanic, and white fifth-grade childrenJan L Wallander
Psychological Sciences Section, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, University of California, Merced, California, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1363-8. 2009..Both global self-concept and body dissatisfaction independently mediated significant portions of the association between BMI and psychosocial QOL. Being obese in childhood may have negative psychosocial effects...
- Assessing the accuracy of a food frequency questionnaire for estimating usual intake of phytoestrogensM H Huang
Department of Epidemiology, Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Nutr Cancer 37:145-54. 2000..These results support the use of this instrument in epidemiological studies as an easy and low-cost method to assess the usual dietary daidzein or genistein intake...
- Development of a spanish-language version of the U.S. household food security survey moduleGail G Harrison
School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
J Nutr 133:1192-7. 2003..We provide the instrument for use and further testing by other investigators...
- Reducing exposure to dioxins and related compounds through foods in the next generationAnn L Yaktine
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Nutr Rev 64:403-9. 2006..Consuming all foods, including fatty fish, in recommended amounts is congruent with the goal of reducing dioxin intake exposure and maintaining good health...
- Correlates of breastfeeding initiation in southeast ArkansasSahar Zaghloul
Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
South Med J 97:446-50. 2004..Southeast Arkansas is a primarily rural, low-income area with low breastfeeding rates. Given the demonstrated positive impacts of breastfeeding on a variety of health indicators, it is important to understand and counteract this situation...
- Development and validation of a short food-frequency questionnaire for screening women of childbearing age for vitamin A status in northwestern IranNasrin Omidvar
School of Nutrition and Public Health, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
Food Nutr Bull 23:73-82. 2002..We conclude that the questionnaire is relatively valid and potentially useful in identifying women at risk for vitamin A deficiency in this population...