Affiliation: University of California
- Biobehavioral Factors That Shape Nutrition in Low-Income Populations: A Narrative ReviewBarbara A Laraia
Division of Child Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California Electronic address
Am J Prev Med 52:S118-S126. 2017..High levels of stress, poor sleep, and cognitive overload compound the challenges of economic constraints, creating a mentality of scarcity that leads to poor diet quality...
- Spatial pattern of body mass index among adults in the diabetes study of Northern California (DISTANCE)Barbara A Laraia
School of Public Health, Division of Community Health and Child Development, University of California, 207 B University Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Int J Health Geogr 13:48. 2014..We evaluated the extent to which spatial clustering of extreme body mass index (BMI) values among a large sample of adults with diabetes was explained by individual characteristics and contextual factors...
- Food insecurity with past experience of restrained eating is a recipe for increased gestational weight gainBarbara Laraia
Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 207 B University Hall, Berkeley, CA, USA
Appetite 65:178-84. 2013..Models were consistent when restricted to low-income women and full-term deliveries. In the presence of marginal food insecurity, women who struggle with weight and dieting issues may be at risk for excessive weight gain...
- Police-Recorded Crime and Perceived Stress among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)Aracely Tamayo
School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of California Berkeley, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA, 94720 7358, USA
J Urban Health 93:745-757. 2016..Studies using additional measures of stress are necessary to differentiate the health impact of crime-related stress from other forms of stressors among individuals living with diabetes...
- Potential for a stress reduction intervention to promote healthy gestational weight gain: focus groups with low-income pregnant womenMelanie Thomas
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California Electronic address
Womens Health Issues 24:e305-11. 2014....
- Small food stores and availability of nutritious foods: a comparison of database and in-store measures, Northern California, 2009Ellen Kersten
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 137 Mulford Hall No 3114, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E127. 2012....
- No Spillover Effect of the Foreclosure Crisis on Weight Change: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)Janelle Downing
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 11:e0151334. 2016..Our results suggest, although more than half of the population was exposed to at least one foreclosure within their census block, the foreclosure crisis did not independently impact weight change. ..
- The implications of maternal overweight and obesity on the course of pregnancy and birth outcomesAnna Maria Siega-Riz
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Matern Child Health J 10:S153-6. 2006..We present updated information on the weight trends among women. Finally, we present an overview of the prevention studies aimed at adolescents and women prior to pregnancy...
- Food insecurity during pregnancy leads to stress, disordered eating, and greater postpartum weight among overweight womenBarbara Laraia
Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:1303-11. 2015..To investigate the influence of food insecurity on women's stress, disordered eating, dietary fat intake, and weight during the postpartum period...