Shu Wen Ng

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in racial/ethnic and income disparities in foods and beverages consumed and purchased from stores among US households with children, 2000-2013
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 104:750-9. 2016
  2. pmc Estimated and forecasted trends in domain specific time-use and energy expenditure among adults in Russia
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:11. 2014
  3. pmc Impacts of China's edible oil pricing policy on nutrition
    Shu Wen Ng
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Sq, CB 8120 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:414-26. 2008
  4. pmc Why have physical activity levels declined among Chinese adults? Findings from the 1991-2006 China Health and Nutrition Surveys
    Shu Wen Ng
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1305-14. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence and trends of overweight, obesity and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases in the Arabian Gulf States
    S W Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Obes Rev 12:1-13. 2011
  6. pmc Turning point for US diets? Recessionary effects or behavioral shifts in foods purchased and consumed
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition SWN, MMS, and BMP and Carolina Population Center SWN, BMP, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:609-16. 2014
  7. pmc Resistant to the recession: low-income adults' maintenance of cooking and away-from-home eating behaviors during times of economic turbulence
    Lindsey P Smith
    The authors are with the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Am J Public Health 104:840-6. 2014
  8. pmc Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from 1965-1966 to 2007-2008
    Lindsey P Smith
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr J 12:45. 2013
  9. pmc Low-calorie- and calorie-sweetened beverages: diet quality, food intake, and purchase patterns of US household consumers
    Carmen Piernas
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:567-77. 2014
  10. pmc Sociodemographic differences in fast food price sensitivity
    Katie A Meyer
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    JAMA Intern Med 174:434-42. 2014

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Trends in racial/ethnic and income disparities in foods and beverages consumed and purchased from stores among US households with children, 2000-2013
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 104:750-9. 2016
    ..It is unclear whether racial/ethnic and income differences in foods and beverages obtained from stores contribute to disparities in caloric intake over time...
  2. pmc Estimated and forecasted trends in domain specific time-use and energy expenditure among adults in Russia
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:11. 2014
    ..Examination of historical trends and projections in estimated energy expenditure in Russia is important given the country's economic downturns and growth...
  3. pmc Impacts of China's edible oil pricing policy on nutrition
    Shu Wen Ng
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Sq, CB 8120 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:414-26. 2008
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  4. pmc Why have physical activity levels declined among Chinese adults? Findings from the 1991-2006 China Health and Nutrition Surveys
    Shu Wen Ng
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1305-14. 2009
    ..Intervention strategies to promote physical activity in the workplace, at home, for transit and via exercise should be considered a major health priority in China...
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence and trends of overweight, obesity and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases in the Arabian Gulf States
    S W Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Obes Rev 12:1-13. 2011
    ..Nationally representative longitudinal surveys with individual, household and community-level information are needed to determine the importance of various factors that contribute to these troubling trends...
  6. pmc Turning point for US diets? Recessionary effects or behavioral shifts in foods purchased and consumed
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition SWN, MMS, and BMP and Carolina Population Center SWN, BMP, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:609-16. 2014
    ..In the past decade, the United States has seen declining energy intakes and plateauing obesity levels...
  7. pmc Resistant to the recession: low-income adults' maintenance of cooking and away-from-home eating behaviors during times of economic turbulence
    Lindsey P Smith
    The authors are with the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Am J Public Health 104:840-6. 2014
    ..We examined the effects of state-level unemployment rates during the recession of 2008 on patterns of home food preparation and away-from-home (AFH) eating among low-income and minority populations...
  8. pmc Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from 1965-1966 to 2007-2008
    Lindsey P Smith
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr J 12:45. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to examine how patterns of home cooking and home food consumption have changed from 1965 to 2008 by socio-demographic groups...
  9. pmc Low-calorie- and calorie-sweetened beverages: diet quality, food intake, and purchase patterns of US household consumers
    Carmen Piernas
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:567-77. 2014
    ..Few studies have investigated the diet quality of consumers of low-calorie-sweetened (LCS) and calorie-sweetened (CS) beverages...
  10. pmc Sociodemographic differences in fast food price sensitivity
    Katie A Meyer
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    JAMA Intern Med 174:434-42. 2014
    ..Fiscal food policies (eg, taxation) are increasingly proposed to improve population-level health, but their impact on health disparities is unknown...
  11. pmc Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countries
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:3-21. 2012
    ..An array of large-scale programmatic and policy measures are being explored in a few countries; however, few countries are engaged in serious efforts to prevent the serious dietary challenges being faced...
  12. pmc Food companies' calorie-reduction pledges to improve U.S. diet
    Meghan M Slining
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:174-84. 2013
    ..The authors hope that this evaluation will continue to create models and methods for demonstrating the effects of changes in the food supply on individual diets, particularly among those from vulnerable subpopulations...
  13. pmc Highly Processed and Ready-to-Eat Packaged Food and Beverage Purchases Differ by Race/Ethnicity among US Households
    Jennifer M Poti
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Nutr 146:1722-30. 2016
    ..Racial/ethnic disparities in dietary quality persist among Americans, but it is unclear whether highly processed foods or convenience foods contribute to these inequalities...
  14. pmc Is the degree of food processing and convenience linked with the nutritional quality of foods purchased by US households?
    Jennifer M Poti
    From the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:1251-62. 2015
    ..Conclusions about the association between the degree of food processing and nutritional quality are discrepant...
  15. doi request reprint Beyond Supermarkets: Food Outlet Location Selection in Four U.S. Cities Over Time
    Pasquale E Rummo
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med . 2016
    ..However, few studies have examined how neighborhood characteristics influence the neighborhood food environment over time, and whether these relationships differ by neighborhood-level income...
  16. pmc Managing the double burden: pregnancy and labor-intensive time use in rural China, Mexico, and Tanzania
    Amber Peterman
    Research Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Abernathy Hall, CB 3435, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
    Stud Fam Plann 44:411-30. 2013
    ..The assumption that women decrease labor-intensive work in developing countries during pregnancy needs revisiting and may have implications for both women's livelihood programming and assistance during childbearing periods. ..
  17. pmc Walmart and Other Food Retail Chains: Trends and Disparities in the Nutritional Profile of Packaged Food Purchases
    Lindsey Smith Taillie
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med 50:171-9. 2016
    ..S. consumers buy and eat, little is known about the nutritional profile of PFPs from these retailers, particularly PFPs from Walmart, the largest U.S. grocer...
  18. pmc Targeted Beverage Taxes Influence Food and Beverage Purchases among Households with Preschool Children
    Christopher N Ford
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Nutr 145:1835-43. 2015
    ..Thus, we examined the relation between beverage taxes and food and beverage purchases among US households with a child 2-5 y of age...
  19. pmc No time for the gym? Housework and other non-labor market time use patterns are associated with meeting physical activity recommendations among adults in full-time, sedentary jobs
    Lindsey P Smith
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 137 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Soc Sci Med 120:126-34. 2014
    ..Consideration of non-labor market time use patterns may improve strategies to increase physical activity and decrease inactivity among full-time employed adults in sedentary jobs. ..
  20. pmc The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation pledge: calories sold from U.S. consumer packaged goods, 2007-2012
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med 47:508-19. 2014
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  21. pmc Use of caloric and noncaloric sweeteners in US consumer packaged foods, 2005-2009
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1828-34.e1-6. 2012
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  22. pmc Patterns and trends of beverage consumption among children and adults in Great Britain, 1986-2009
    Shu Wen Ng
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Br J Nutr 108:536-51. 2012
    ..This analysis implies that taxation or other methods of shifting relative costs of these beverages could be a way to improve beverage choices in Great Britain...
  23. pmc Global growth of "big box" stores and the potential impact on human health and nutrition
    Lindsey Smith Taillie
    L S Taillie, S W Ng, and B M Popkin are with the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr Rev 74:83-97. 2016
    ..Taken together, this review and case study highlight the dominant role of supercenters in the US diet and the need to better understand how supercenters can be leveraged to improve the nutritional quality of what consumers buy and eat. ..
  24. pmc The Nutrient Content of U.S. Household Food Purchases by Store Type
    Dalia Stern
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med 50:180-90. 2016
    ..This study describes volume trends and nutrient content (nutrient profiles, food and beverage groups) of household packaged foods purchases (PFPs) by store type...
  25. pmc The Healthy Wight Commitment Foundation pledge: calories purchased by U.S. households with children, 2000-2012
    Shu Wen Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med 47:520-30. 2014
    ..An independent evaluation of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) marketplace pledge found that the participating companies met and exceeded their interim 2012 sales reduction pledge...
  26. pmc Are food and beverage purchases in households with preschoolers changing?: a longitudinal analysis from 2000 to 2011
    Christopher N Ford
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Am J Prev Med 47:275-82. 2014
    ..U.S. dietary studies from 2003 to 2010 show decreases in children's caloric intake. We examined purchases of consumer packaged foods/beverages in the U.S. between 2000 and 2011 among households with children aged 2-5 years...