May Choo Wang
Affiliation: University of California
- The neighborhood food environment: sources of historical data on retail food storesMay C Wang
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 3:15. 2006..We conclude that, depending on the specific aims of the study, caution and considerable effort must be exercised in using and applying historical data on retail food stores...
- Socioeconomic influences on bone health in postmenopausal women: findings from NHANES III, 1988-1994May Choo Wang
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Osteoporos Int 17:91-8. 2006..We conclude that education and/or income are positively associated with BMD among Black and White postmenopausal women, and that efforts to promote bone health among low-income women are warranted...
- The relative contributions of lean tissue mass and fat mass to bone density in young womenM C Wang
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Bone 37:474-81. 2005..We conclude that in young women, LTM has a greater effect than fat mass on bone density per kg of tissue mass...
- Socioeconomic and food-related physical characteristics of the neighbourhood environment are associated with body mass indexMay C Wang
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:491-8. 2007..To determine whether socioeconomic and food-related physical characteristics of the neighbourhood are associated with body mass index (BMI; kg/m(2)) independently of individual-level sociodemographic and behavioural characteristics...
- Changes in neighbourhood food store environment, food behaviour and body mass index, 1981--1990May C Wang
School of Public Health and the Center for Weight and Health, University of California at Berkeley, 2180 Dwight Way Unit C, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Public Health Nutr 11:963-70. 2008....
- Diet in midpuberty and sedentary activity in prepuberty predict peak bone massMay Choo Wang
Department of Nutritional Sciences and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 77:495-503. 2003..An average daily calcium intake of 1300 mg is recommended for North American adolescents aged 9-18 y. However, questions remain about these recommendations...
- Dietary patterns in adolescence are related to adiposity in young adulthood in black and white femalesLorrene D Ritchie
The Center for Weight and Health, College of Natural Resources and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, and Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Nutr 137:399-406. 2007..In conclusion, a cumulative pattern of food intake consistent with recommendations for general health appears to help prevent overweight, but this pattern was followed by only a minority of adolescent girls...
- Ethnic differences in bone mass of young women vary with method of assessmentKrista T Fielding
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305 5208, USA
J Clin Densitom 5:229-38. 2002..Most notably, Asians had greater values for SOS than Caucasians and Latinas. Discrepancies in ethnic comparisons and modest correlations suggest that CUS and DXA methods may capture different bone qualities...