nutrition assessment

Summary

Summary: Evaluation and measurement of nutritional variables in order to assess the level of nutrition or the nutritional status of the individual. Nutrition surveys may be used in making the assessment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparative validation of the Block, Willett, and National Cancer Institute food frequency questionnaires : the Eating at America's Table Study
    A F Subar
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1089-99. 2001
  2. ncbi ESPEN guidelines for nutrition screening 2002
    J Kondrup
    Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 22:415-21. 2003
  3. ncbi Development, validation and utilisation of food-frequency questionnaires - a review
    Janet Cade
    Nutrition Epidemiology Group, Division of Public Health, Nuffield Institute for Health, 71 75 Clarendon Road, University of Leeds, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:567-87. 2002
  4. ncbi Empirically derived eating patterns using factor or cluster analysis: a review
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:177-203. 2004
  5. ncbi A critical review of predefined diet quality scores
    Patricia M C M Waijers
    Centre for Nutrition and Health, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 97:219-31. 2007
  6. ncbi Validity of a new food frequency questionnaire for pregnant women in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
    Anne Lise Brantsaeter
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Matern Child Nutr 4:28-43. 2008
  7. ncbi A regional food-frequency questionnaire for the US Mississippi Delta
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:87-96. 2005
  8. ncbi Design and serendipity in establishing a large cohort with wide dietary intake distributions : the National Institutes of Health-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study
    A Schatzkin
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7232, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1119-25. 2001
  9. ncbi Markers of the validity of reported energy intake
    M Barbara E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Nutr 133:895S-920S. 2003
  10. ncbi Use of the scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) as a nutrition assessment tool in patients with cancer
    J Bauer
    The Wesley Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia, and Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:779-85. 2002

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  1. ncbi Comparative validation of the Block, Willett, and National Cancer Institute food frequency questionnaires : the Eating at America's Table Study
    A F Subar
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1089-99. 2001
    ..These data show that the DHQ and the Block FFQ are better at estimating absolute intakes than is the Willett FFQ but that, after energy adjustment, all three are more comparable for purposes of assessing diet-disease risk...
  2. ncbi ESPEN guidelines for nutrition screening 2002
    J Kondrup
    Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 22:415-21. 2003
    ..In order to reach this goal the Education and Clinical Practice Committee invites and welcomes all criticism and suggestions (button for mail to ECPC chairman)...
  3. ncbi Development, validation and utilisation of food-frequency questionnaires - a review
    Janet Cade
    Nutrition Epidemiology Group, Division of Public Health, Nuffield Institute for Health, 71 75 Clarendon Road, University of Leeds, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:567-87. 2002
    ..It does not include any recommendations about the most appropriate method for dietary assessment (e.g. food-frequency questionnaire versus weighed record)...
  4. ncbi Empirically derived eating patterns using factor or cluster analysis: a review
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:177-203. 2004
    ..Although the research considered herein has created a meaningful body of literature, refining both the factor and cluster analysis methods will help to further establish eating patterns as a sound dietary assessment method...
  5. ncbi A critical review of predefined diet quality scores
    Patricia M C M Waijers
    Centre for Nutrition and Health, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 97:219-31. 2007
    ..Although conclusions from the review may provide guidance in the construction of a diet quality score, it is questionable whether a dietary score can be obtained that is a much better predictor of health outcome...
  6. ncbi Validity of a new food frequency questionnaire for pregnant women in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
    Anne Lise Brantsaeter
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Matern Child Nutr 4:28-43. 2008
    ..This validation study indicates that the MoBa FFQ produces reasonable valid intake estimates and is a valid tool to rank pregnant women according to low and high intakes of energy, nutrients and foods...
  7. ncbi A regional food-frequency questionnaire for the US Mississippi Delta
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:87-96. 2005
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  8. ncbi Design and serendipity in establishing a large cohort with wide dietary intake distributions : the National Institutes of Health-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study
    A Schatzkin
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7232, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1119-25. 2001
    ..The large size and wide intake range of the cohort will provide ample power for examining a number of important diet and cancer hypotheses...
  9. ncbi Markers of the validity of reported energy intake
    M Barbara E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Nutr 133:895S-920S. 2003
    ..This review also examines some of the problems for the interpretation of data introduced by underreporting and particularly by variable underreporting across subjects. Future directions for research are identified...
  10. ncbi Use of the scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) as a nutrition assessment tool in patients with cancer
    J Bauer
    The Wesley Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia, and Centre for Public Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:779-85. 2002
    To evaluate the use of the scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) as a nutrition assessment tool in patients with cancer.
  11. ncbi Misreporting of energy and micronutrient intake estimated by food records and 24 hour recalls, control and adjustment methods in practice
    Kamila Poslusna
    Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, NIPH National Institute of Public Health in Prague, Palackeho 3a, Brno 61242, Czech Republic
    Br J Nutr 101:S73-85. 2009
    ..Residual method of energy adjustment seems to be a good tool for practice to decrease an influence of misreporting when interpreting results of studies based on food records and 24 hour recalls...
  12. ncbi Dietary intakes in North Carolina child-care centers: are children meeting current recommendations?
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:718-21. 2008
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  13. ncbi Comparison of an Australian food-frequency questionnaire with diet records: implications for nutrition surveillance
    G L Ambrosini
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 6:415-22. 2003
    ..To compare a widely used Australian food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with diet records and consider the results in relation to its use in nutrition surveillance...
  14. ncbi The Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) review of the literature--What does it tell us?
    Y Guigoz
    Applied Science and Quality Assurance, Nestle Product Technology Centre, Nestle Strasse 3, 3510 Konolfingen, Switzerland
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:466-85; discussion 485-7. 2006
    ..To review the literature on the MNA to Spring 2006, we searched MEDLINE, Web of Science and Scopus, and did a manual search in J Nutr Health Aging, Clin Nutr, Eur J Clin Nutr and free online available publications...
  15. ncbi Dietary assessment methods for micronutrient intake: a systematic review on vitamins
    Patricia Henríquez-Sánchez
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Br J Nutr 102:S10-37. 2009
    ..26 to 0.38. The FFQ is an acceptable method of assessing vitamin intake. The present review provides new insights regarding the characteristics that assessment methods for dietary intake should fulfil...
  16. ncbi A malnutrition-inflammation score is correlated with morbidity and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients
    K Kalantar-Zadeh
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and the University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, CA 90509 2910, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:1251-63. 2001
    ..The MIS may be superior to the conventional SGA and the DMS, as well as to individual laboratory values, as a predictor of dialysis outcome and an indicator of MICS...
  17. ncbi Urine nitrogen as a biomarker for the validation of dietary protein intake
    Sheila A Bingham
    Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    J Nutr 133:921S-924S. 2003
    ..Other markers of dietary intake and intermediate risk markers may also be measured in the 24-h urine that is obtained...
  18. ncbi Identifying the elderly at risk for malnutrition. The Mini Nutritional Assessment
    Yves Guigoz
    Nestlé Product and Technology Centre, Nestle Strasse 3, CH 3510 Konolfingen, Switzerland
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:737-57. 2002
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  19. pmc Development of a reliable and construct valid measure of nutritional literacy in adults
    James J Diamond
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, 1015 Walnut Street, Suite 401, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Nutr J 6:5. 2007
    ..This paper details the development and psychometric characteristics of the Nutritional Literacy Scale (NLS), offered as a measure of adults' ability to comprehend nutritional information...
  20. pmc Evaluation of dietary assessment tools used to assess the diet of adults participating in the Communities Advancing the Studies of Tribal Nations Across the Lifespan cohort
    Marie K Fialkowski
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:65-73. 2010
    ..This is especially important in Native Americans who display disease prevalence rates that are dramatically higher than the general US population...
  21. pmc Nutritional status and functional capacity of hospitalized elderly
    Maria R M Oliveira
    Institute of Biosciences, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, Brazil
    Nutr J 8:54. 2009
    ..We asses the relationship between nutritional status and indicators of functional capacity among recently hospitalized elderly in a general hospital...
  22. ncbi Relative and biomarker-based validity of a food frequency questionnaire that measures the intakes of vitamin B(12), folate, iron, and zinc in young women
    Flavia Fayet
    Discipline of Nutrition and Metabolism, School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Nutr Res 31:14-20. 2011
    ..37, P < .01) and vitamin B(12) (r = 0.27, P < .01). The electronic FFQ developed in the present study is a relatively valid tool that was able to adequately assess and rank individuals according to their nutrient intakes...
  23. ncbi Diet quality of preschoolers in Greece based on the Healthy Eating Index: the GENESIS study
    Yannis Manios
    Departmentof Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Ave, 17671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:616-23. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to assess the diet quality of Greek preschoolers and the potential role of several sociodemographic factors related to it...
  24. ncbi Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in clinical practice: implications for prognosis in advanced colorectal cancer
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1634-8. 2004
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  25. ncbi Dietary patterns and prevention of type 2 diabetes: from research to clinical practice; a systematic review
    Christina Maria Kastorini
    Department of Nutrition Science Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Curr Diabetes Rev 5:221-7. 2009
    ..Consequently, emphasis should be given on encouraging at population and individual level for adopting a healthier lifestyle, including dietary habits, in order to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes...
  26. ncbi Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water
    James 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
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  27. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use among Portuguese pregnant women
    Elisabete Pinto
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Matern Child Nutr 6:105-19. 2010
    ..Our findings showed that a single administration of this FFQ in the immediate post-partum period is a valid tool to rank Portuguese pregnant women according to their intakes...
  28. ncbi Dietary diversity score is a useful indicator of micronutrient intake in non-breast-feeding Filipino children
    Gina L Kennedy
    Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy 00153
    J Nutr 137:472-7. 2007
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of indicators of dietary diversity to predict adequate intake of micronutrients in the diets of young non-breast-feeding children...
  29. ncbi The Mediterranean Adequacy Index: further confirming results of validity
    Adalberta Alberti
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:61-6. 2009
    ..This report describes further evidence of MAI values for diets of population groups from different countries...
  30. ncbi Overview of the MNA--Its history and challenges
    B Vellas
    INSERM U 558, Department of Geriatrics, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Nutr Health Aging 10:456-63; discussion 463-5. 2006
    ..A short screening version (MNA-SF) has been developed, which, if positive, indicates the need to complete the full MNA. It takes less than 4 minutes to administer the MNA-SF and between 10 and 15 minutes for the full MNA...
  31. ncbi Self-reported energy intake by FFQ compared with actual energy intake to maintain body weight in 516 adults
    Els Siebelink
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 106:274-81. 2011
    ..However, the large differences found on the individual level may affect the results of epidemiological studies in an unknown direction if nutrients are corrected for energy intakes reported by FFQ...
  32. ncbi Is there an association between edentulism and nutritional state?
    Brian Hutton
    Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 68:182-7. 2002
    ..The authors have recently shown that mandibular prostheses supported by only 2 implants may significantly improve nutritional status in edentulous patients...
  33. ncbi Diet quality is associated with higher nutrient intake and self-rated health in mid-aged women
    Clare E Collins
    School of Health Sciences, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Am Coll Nutr 27:146-57. 2008
    ..To develop a diet quality score reflecting adherence to national dietary recommendations for the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) and to compare this against energy standardized nutrient intakes and indices of health...
  34. ncbi Predicting the outcome of long-term care by clinical and functional indices: the role of nutritional status
    L M Donini
    Department of Medical Physiopathology Food Science Section Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:586-92. 2011
    ..Aim of the study is that of retrospectively verify, through a multivariate analysis, the factors able to condition mortality in long-term care, paying particular attention to the nutritional status...
  35. ncbi Reproducibility and validity of a Chinese food frequency questionnaire used in Taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:161-9. 2006
    ..These data indicate that this FFQ for Chinese-speaking people in Taiwan is reproducible and provides a useful measure of intake for many nutrients over a six-month period...
  36. ncbi Determinants of nutritional status of older people in long-term care settings on the example of the nursing home in Białystok
    Z B Wojszel
    Department of Geriatrics, Medical University of Białystok, ul Fabryczna 27, 15 471 Białystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 51:168-73. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was the assessment of the nutritional status of older people living in the chosen long-term care setting in Poland as well as the determinants having an effect on the nutritional status of the examined subjects...
  37. ncbi Validation of food variety as an indicator of diet quality assessed with a food frequency questionnaire for Western Mali
    L E Torheim
    Akershus University College, Ringstabekkveien, Bekkestua, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1283-91. 2003
    ..To assess the validity of two diet quality indexes-food variety score (FVS) and diet diversity score (DDS) in Western Mali...
  38. ncbi Biomarkers of meat intake and the application of nutrigenomics
    Lars O Dragsted
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, 30 Rolighedsvej, DK 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Meat Sci 84:301-7. 2010
    ..Metabolomics by NMR spectroscopy of urine has also been applied to search for meat intake markers. Studies on single compounds or metabolomics markers are shortly reviewed here...
  39. ncbi Screening the nutritional status in oncology: a preliminary report on 1,000 outpatients
    Federico Bozzetti
    Department of Surgery, Hospital of Prato, Piazza dell Ospedale 5, 59100 Prato, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 17:279-84. 2009
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  40. ncbi Dietary diversity score in adolescents - a good indicator of the nutritional adequacy of diets: Tehran lipid and glucose study
    Parvin Mirmiran
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 19395 4763, Tehran I R Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:56-60. 2004
    ..There was a significant and positive correlation between DDS and most of the nutrient adequacy ratios (NARs). It is concluded that DDS is an appropriate method to evaluate nutrient intake adequacy in this group of adolescents...
  41. ncbi Evaluation of nutrition assessment tools compared with body cell mass for the assessment of malnutrition in chronic kidney disease
    Katrina L Campbell
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Ren Nutr 17:189-95. 2007
    ..We compared the subjective global assessment (SGA) and a range of SGA-based assessment tools with body cell mass (BCM) in patients with stage IV and V predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  42. ncbi Effects of food fortification on nutritional and functional status in frail elderly nursing home residents at risk of malnutrition
    Christine Smoliner
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Endokrinologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 24:1139-44. 2008
    ..In this study we evaluated the effect of a 12-wk nutritional intervention with fortified food on nutritional and functional status in nursing home residents at risk of malnutrition...
  43. ncbi Adequate nutrient intakes are associated with traditional food consumption in nunavut inuit children aged 3-5 years
    Louise Johnson-Down
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9 Canada
    J Nutr 140:1311-6. 2010
    ..Interventions should encourage TF, including plant-based TF; healthy market food choices, including fruit and vegetables; and milk or alternative sources of vitamin D and calcium and discourage unhealthy market food choices...
  44. pmc Is frequency of shared family meals related to the nutritional health of children and adolescents?
    Amber J Hammons
    Family Resiliency Center, Human and Community Development, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1565-74. 2011
    ..The primary objective was to determine consistency and strength of effects across 17 studies that examined overweight and obese, food consumption and eating patterns, and disordered eating...
  45. pmc A food frequency questionnaire for the assessment of calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K: a pilot validation study
    Janet M Pritchard
    McMaster University, W Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Nutrients 2:805-19. 2010
    ..This pilot study showed promising validation evidence for the use of this FFQ, which focuses on calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K intakes in postmenopausal women, as a screening tool in clinical and research settings...
  46. ncbi Perceived health and risk of undernutrition: a comparison of different nutritional screening results in older patients
    Ulrika Söderhamn
    Department of Health and Nursing Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder and Centre for Caring Research Southern Norway, Grimstad, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 20:2162-71. 2011
    ..To compare screening results using different nutritional screening instruments with respect to nutritional risk and associations with perceived health and health-related issues in a group of older hospital patients...
  47. ncbi Periodontitis and three health-enhancing behaviors: maintaining normal weight, engaging in recommended level of exercise, and consuming a high-quality diet
    Mohammad S Al-Zahrani
    Division of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Periodontol 76:1362-6. 2005
    ..This study is aimed at examining whether the increased number of these behaviors is associated with a decrease in the prevalence of periodontitis in a United States population...
  48. ncbi Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and risk of metabolic syndrome and its components
    N Babio
    Human Nutrition Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:563-70. 2009
    ..The role of diet in the aetiology of metabolic syndrome (MetS) is not well understood. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) and MetS...
  49. ncbi Evaluation of the Healthy Eating Index-2005
    Patricia M Guenther
    Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, US Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Suite 1034, Alexandria, VA 22302, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1854-64. 2008
    ..The Healthy Eating Index (HEI), a measure of diet quality as specified by federal dietary guidance, was revised to conform to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005. The HEI has several components, the scores of which are totaled...
  50. ncbi Scores on the dietary guideline index for children and adolescents are associated with nutrient intake and socio-economic position but not adiposity
    Rebecca K Golley
    Public Health Research Group, School of Health Sciences, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 5001
    J Nutr 141:1340-7. 2011
    ..This index is the first validated index in Australia and one of the few international indices to describe the diet quality of children and adolescents...
  51. pmc Validity and calibration of food frequency questionnaires used with African-American adults in the Jackson Heart Study
    Teresa C Carithers
    Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, The University of Mississippi, University, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1184-1193. 2009
    ..To examine the relative validity of two food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) developed for use in investigating diet and disease relationships within the adult African-American population in the southern United States...
  52. ncbi Modifying the Healthy Eating Index to assess diet quality in children and adolescents
    Diane Feskanich
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1375-83. 2004
    ..The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a scoring system used by the US government to assess adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. We examined the ability of the HEI to monitor diet quality among youth...
  53. ncbi Diet quality--what is it and does it matter?
    Annika Wirt
    School of Health Sciences, HA12 Hunter Building, University Drive, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:2473-92. 2009
    ..The present review aims to describe current diet quality tools and their applications, and to examine the relationship between diet quality and morbidity and mortality...
  54. ncbi Nutrient intakes of US infants, toddlers, and preschoolers meet or exceed dietary reference intakes
    Nancy F Butte
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:S27-37. 2010
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  55. ncbi The scored Patient-generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) and its association with quality of life in ambulatory patients receiving radiotherapy
    E Isenring
    The Wesley Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:305-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the scored Patient-generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) tool as an outcome measure in clinical nutrition practice and determine its association with quality of life (QoL)...
  56. ncbi Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of an iron-fortified food product in female soldiers during military training: relations between iron status, serum hepcidin, and inflammation
    J Philip Karl
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:93-100. 2010
    ..Iron status degrades in female soldiers during military training. Inflammation-mediated up-regulation of hepcidin, a key mediator of iron homeostasis, may be a contributing factor...
  57. ncbi Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 73:61-7. 2001
    ..Although the effects of individual foods or nutrients on the development of diseases and their risk factors have been investigated in many studies, little attention has been given to the effect of overall dietary patterns...
  58. ncbi EuroOOPS: an international, multicentre study to implement nutritional risk screening and evaluate clinical outcome
    Janice Sorensen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 30 Rolighedsvej, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 27:340-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to implement nutritional risk screening (NRS-2002) and to assess the association between nutritional risk and clinical outcome...
  59. ncbi Self-care ability and sense of coherence in older nutritional at-risk patients
    U Söderhamn
    Department of Medicine, Norra Alvsborgs Länssjukhus, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:96-103. 2008
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  60. ncbi Dietary methods research in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: underreporting of energy intake
    R R Briefel
    Division of Health Examination Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA rrb
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1203S-1209S. 1997
    ..Additionally, underreporting was associated with diets lower in fat (P < 0.01) and alcohol (P < 0.01 in women) when expressed as a percentage of total energy intake...
  61. pmc A new statistical method for estimating the usual intake of episodically consumed foods with application to their distribution
    Janet A Tooze
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1575-87. 2006
    ..We propose a new statistical method that uses information from two 24-hour recalls to estimate usual intake of episodically consumed foods...
  62. ncbi Implementation of a 4-y, high-fiber, high-fruit-and-vegetable, low-fat dietary intervention: results of dietary changes in the Polyp Prevention Trial
    E Lanza
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:387-401. 2001
    ..30 g/MJ), high-fruit-and-vegetable (0.84 servings/MJ), low-fat (20% of energy from fat) diet on the recurrence of adenomatous polyps in the large bowel...
  63. ncbi Prevalence of malnutrition in pediatric hospital patients
    Koen F M Joosten
    Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:590-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the current prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalized children and to describe current risk groups...
  64. ncbi Validation of a semi-quantitative adolescent food frequency questionnaire applied at a public school in São Paulo, Brazil
    B Slater
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:629-35. 2003
    ..To develop a food frequency questionnaire for adolescents (AFFQ) and demonstrate its relative validity...
  65. ncbi Hepatic proteins and nutrition assessment
    M Patricia Fuhrman
    Coram Health Care, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1258-64. 2004
    ..Furthermore, hepatic protein levels do not accurately measure nutritional repletion. Low serum levels indicate that a patient is very ill and probably requires aggressive and closely monitored medical nutrition therapy...
  66. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Children's Dietary Questionnaire; a new tool to measure children's dietary patterns
    Anthea Magarey
    Dept of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:257-65. 2009
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of a new parent report measure of children's dietary patterns, allowing assessment against national guidelines...
  67. pmc Assessment of the accuracy of portion size reports using computer-based food photographs aids in the development of an automated self-administered 24-hour recall
    Amy F Subar
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Applied Research Program, Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:55-64. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of portion-size estimates and participant preferences using various presentations of digital images...
  68. ncbi Biomarkers of the intake of dietary polyphenols: strengths, limitations and application in nutrition research
    Jeremy P E Spencer
    School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:12-22. 2008
    ..This review identifies the criteria that must be considered in the development of such biomarkers. In addition, we provide an assessment of the limited number of potential biomarkers of polyphenol intake currently available...
  69. pmc Serum carotenoid and tocopherol concentrations vary by dietary pattern among African Americans
    Sameera A Talegawkar
    Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:2013-20. 2008
    ..Intakes and biochemical concentrations of carotenoids and tocopherols have been associated with chronic diseases...
  70. ncbi Dietary zinc intake and sex differences in taste acuity in healthy young adults
    O McDaid
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:103-10. 2007
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to explore relationships between taste sensitivity and dietary zinc intake in healthy young adults (age 20-40 years: 24 male, mean age +/- SD = 27 +/- 4.86 years; 26 female, mean age +/- SD = 23 +/- 2.10)...
  71. ncbi The causes and consequences of cancer-associated malnutrition
    Eric Van Cutsem
    Digestive Oncology Unit, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 9:S51-63. 2005
    ..Nutritional support, addressing the specific needs of this patient group, is required to help improve prognosis, and reduce the consequences of cancer-associated nutritional decline...
  72. ncbi Dairy food intake of Australian children and adolescents 2-16 years of age: 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey
    Danielle L Baird
    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, Adelaide BC, South Australia, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 15:2060-73. 2012
    ..Dairy food consumption is important for Australian children as it contributes key nutrients such as protein and Ca. The aim of the present paper is to describe dietary intake from dairy foods for Australian children aged 2-16 years in 2007...
  73. ncbi Higher dietary variety is associated with better nutritional status in frail elderly people
    Melissa A Bernstein
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1096-104. 2002
    ..A narrow range of food choices may lead to dietary inadequacies, a particular concern in elderly people. We hypothesized that consumption of a more diverse diet would predict better nutritional status in frail elderly persons...
  74. ncbi Role of nutritional status in predicting the length of stay in cancer: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    Digant Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:96-106. 2011
    ..Length of stay (LOS) has been used as a surrogate marker for patients' well-being during hospital treatment. We systematically reviewed all pertinent literature on the role of nutritional status in predicting LOS in cancer...
  75. ncbi Use of biological markers to validate self-reported dietary intake in a random sample of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer United Kingdom Norfolk cohort
    N M McKeown
    Medical Research Council, Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:188-96. 2001
    ..However, with respect to plasma ascorbic acid, both the FFQ and 7-d food diary provided a similar ranking of subjects according to vitamin C intake...
  76. ncbi Comprehensive assessment of malnutrition risk and related factors in a large group of community-dwelling older adults
    Zekeriya Ulger
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Nutr 29:507-11. 2010
    ..Older adults are poorly assessed for malnutrition risk although malnutrition is not an uncommon problem in this population. The aim of this study was to determine the malnutrition risk and its correlates in geriatric outpatients...
  77. ncbi Prognostic significance of Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) in advanced colorectal cancer
    D Gupta
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, IL 60099, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:35-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prognostic significance of Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) in advanced colorectal cancer and create statistically distinct prognostic groups of colorectal cancer patients based on clinical and nutritional variables...
  78. ncbi Inadequate feeding practices and impaired growth among children from subsistence farming households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 5:260-75. 2009
    ..In conclusion, interventions that address the WHO guiding principles for complementary feeding practices and behaviours, as well as prenatal influences on growth, are urgently required in this setting...
  79. ncbi Characteristics of the Mini-Nutritional Assessment in elderly home-care patients
    H Soini
    Herttoniemi Health Centre, City of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:64-70. 2004
    ..To assess the risk of malnutrition among elderly people living at home and receiving regular home-care services using the Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and to study the characteristics of the instrument in this patient group...
  80. ncbi An observational study of screening for malnutrition in elderly people living in sheltered accommodation
    D G Harris
    Department of Adult Medicine, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:3-9; quiz 10-2. 2008
    ..There is no consensus regarding the optimal malnutrition screening test for elderly people and little is known about the prevalence of malnutrition in elderly people living in sheltered housing...
  81. ncbi Body mass index and mortality in institutionalized elderly
    Emanuele Cereda
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:174-8. 2011
    ..Current guidelines suggest a BMI 21 kg/m(2) or lower as major trigger for nutritional support. We evaluated the association between BMI and mortality in institutionalized elderly...
  82. ncbi Population-specific short-form mini nutritional assessment with body mass index or calf circumference can predict risk of malnutrition in community-living or institutionalized elderly people in taiwan
    Alan C Tsai
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Wufeng, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1328-34. 2010
    ..Because measuring calf circumference is easier and less time-consuming then measuring BMI, the modified tool can make periodic nutritional screening an easier job and routine nutritional screening a more realistic goal in geriatric care...
  83. ncbi Unintended weight loss in the elderly living at home: the aged in Home Care Project (AdHOC)
    L W Sorbye
    Diakonhjemmet University College, Box 184, Vinderen N 0319 Oslo
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:10-6. 2008
    ..To describe associations between unintended weight loss (UWL) and characteristics of nutritional status...
  84. ncbi Effect of family-style meals on energy intake and risk of malnutrition in dutch nursing home residents: a randomized controlled trial
    Kristel A N D Nijs
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:935-42. 2006
    ..Extrapolation to the nursing home setting may lead to less malnutrition among the residents. Therefore, we investigate the effect of family-style meals on energy intake and the risk of malnutrition in Dutch nursing home residents...
  85. ncbi Measuring dietary change in a diet intervention trial: comparing food frequency questionnaire and dietary recalls
    Cynthia A Thomson
    University of Arizona, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:754-62. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Determinants of hand grip strength, knee extension strength and functional status in cancer patients
    Kristina Norman
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin Campus Mitte, Dept of Gastroenterology, Germany
    Clin Nutr 29:586-91. 2010
    ..Decreased functionality and muscle weakness are prominent features in cancer patients. We investigated determinants of muscle function assessed by hand grip and knee extension strength as well as functional status in cancer patients...
  87. ncbi Country of origin predicts nutrition risk among community living older people
    C Wham
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Albany Campus, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:253-8. 2011
    ..To assess the nutrition risk status of community living older people and to identify associated risk factors...
  88. ncbi Nutritional risk screening (NRS 2002): a new method based on an analysis of controlled clinical trials
    Jens Kondrup
    Nutrition Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 22:321-36. 2003
    ....
  89. pmc Development of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use in United Arab Emirates and Kuwait based on local foods
    Mahshid Dehghan
    Hamilton General Hospital, Population Health Research Institute, 237 Barton, Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
    Nutr J 4:18. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the development of a culture specific FFQ for Arab populations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kuwait...
  90. ncbi Validation of the assessment of folate and vitamin B12 intake in women of reproductive age: the method of triads
    A C Verkleij-Hagoort
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:610-5. 2007
    ....
  91. ncbi Nutritional support and risk status among cancer patients in palliative home care services
    Y Orrevall
    Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, 141 86, Stockholm, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 17:153-61. 2009
    ..Differences in the use of nutritional support in relation to nutritional, social and clinical factors, as well as survival were also investigated...
  92. pmc Metabolomics for assessment of nutritional status
    Angela M Zivkovic
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:501-7. 2009
    ..The basic toolset, targets and knowledge are all being developed in the emerging field of metabolomics, yet important knowledge and technology gaps will need to be addressed in order to bring such assessment to practice...
  93. ncbi Prevalence of malnutrition in paediatric hospital patients
    Ingrid Pawellek
    Dr von Hauner Children s Hospital, University of Munich, Lindwurmstrasse 4, D 80337 München, Germany
    Clin Nutr 27:72-6. 2008
    ..We determined the prevalence of malnutrition in a series of unselected patients consecutively admitted as inpatients to a large tertiary care children's hospital in Germany...
  94. ncbi Development and reliability of an observation method to assess food intake of young children in child care
    Sarah C Ball
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7461, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:656-61. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi A prospective study of dairy consumption in relation to changes in metabolic risk factors: the Hoorn Study
    Marieke B Snijder
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:706-9. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the prospective association between dairy consumption and changes in weight and metabolic disturbances...
  96. ncbi Risk for low weight in community-dwelling, older adults
    Carolyn T Martin
    Nursing Department, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 21:203-11; quiz 212-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe nutritional risk and low weight in community-dwelling elderly...
  97. ncbi Validation of a malnutrition screening tool for patients receiving radiotherapy
    M L Ferguson
    Nutrition Services Department, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas Radiol 43:325-7. 1999
    ..0. The MST is easy to use and is a strong predictor of nutritional status. The malnutrition screening tool is a simple, quick, valid tool that can be used to identify radiation oncology outpatients who are at risk of malnutrition...
  98. ncbi Food and nutritional care in hospitals: how to prevent undernutrition--report and guidelines from the Council of Europe
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Soeborg, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 20:455-60. 2001
    ..To solve the problems highlighted, a combined 'team-effort' is needed from national authorities and all staff involved in the nutritional care and support, including hospital managers...
  99. ncbi Predictive value of geriatric assessment for patients older than 70 years, treated with chemotherapy
    A A Aaldriks
    Institute of Mental Health, GGZ Delfland, Delft, The Netherlands
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 79:205-12. 2011
    ..However, its meaning for a proper selection of elderly patients before chemotherapy and, even more important, the influence of chemotherapy on the outcome of geriatric assessment is unknown...
  100. ncbi Nutritional assessment in cancer: comparing the Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA) with the scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PGSGA)
    Jane A Read
    Medical Oncology, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia
    Nutr Cancer 53:51-6. 2005
    ..Both tools were able to correctly classify patients as malnourished, although the MNA lacks specificity. Therefore, the PGSGA should be the tool of choice for nutritional assessment in cancer patients...
  101. ncbi Nutritional screening in community dwelling older adults
    Bonnie L Callen
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Int J Older People Nurs 6:272-81. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether a combination of validated tools, one for each of five leading nutritional risk factors, could predict unintentional weight loss in community dwelling older adults...

Research Grants85

  1. Effect of Nutrition Labeling on Fast Food Choices
    Lisa Harnack; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study builds on previous intervention research on point of purchase nutrition information and price incentives to provide new unique information that may have broad public health implications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Diet and Genetic Risks for Prostate Cancer
    Marian Neuhouser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To date, there are 718 confirmed cases of primary prostatic carcinoma. This proposed study will provide important information about prostate cancer etiology and suggest new strategies for prevention and control. ..
  3. Postprandial glycemic response to 4-week low and high glycemic load diets
    Marian Neuhouser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. USE OF ANTIOXIDANT SUPPLEMENTS AND OXIDATIVE DNA DAMAGE
    Marian Neuhouser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Validation of Web-based Multimedia Dietary Assessment Tools
    Lenore Arab; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Theepidemiology. The study will als contribute to our confidence in these dietary and activity assessment instruments in multiracial populations. ..
  6. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..
  7. Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary Supplements
    Suzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schools
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improving SB participation may be an important public health environmental intervention with both significant health and academic outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Positive findings from this study should be applicable to middle schools where snack bars are available. ..
  10. Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for Daughters
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This feasibility or pilot study will provide the foundation for a full scale intervention focused on dietary change. ..
  11. Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidative Nutrition in Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Nutritional/Inflammatory Evaluation of Dialysis Patients
    Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. Center for Research/Nutrition & Health among the Elderly
    Katherine Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Three cores will work with all projects, including administrative, statistical and laboratory cores. A pilot grants program during years 2-4 will encourage additional investigations relevant to the Center theme. ..
  14. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Risk of HTN Young Adult Lifestyle & Parental Influence
    MARGARET SAVOCA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This innovative approach will identify relevant intervention points for reducing the risk of hypertension among young African Americans. ..
  16. Antioxidant nutrients and Oxidative DNA Damage in Afric*
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this work would potentially provide investigators with a validated instrument for assessing antioxidant nutrient exposure in population-based studies in the U.S. ..
  17. CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY IN ADVENTISTS--A LOW RISK GROUP
    Gary Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE ========================================Section End=========================================== ..
  18. Chromium Effects in Imparied Glucose Tolerance
    David Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By contributing to knowledge related to potential diabetes prevention strategies, this study addresses one of the more pressing public health issues in the US today. ..
  19. PROP SENSITIVITY AND OBESITY AMONG ETHNIC CHILDREN
    Tom Baranowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Understanding how PROP sensitivity relates to obesity and food intake could provide an easily determined stratifying variable to which dietary interventions could be tailored. ..
  20. Middle School Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
    Tom Baranowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Tests of the proposed hypotheses will identify key variables mediating the intervention effects, and thereby elucidate our understanding of how behavior change programs work. ..
  21. Growth Outcomes in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia at 36 Weeks Postconceptional Age
    Deborah Steward; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, nutritional intervention may also decrease the severity of BPD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Dietary Supplements and Lung & Colorectal Cancer Risk
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. IVMT for Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Pilot Study
    David Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The identification of an effective, safe, inexpensive therapy for fibromyalgia would represent a great advance, and a major contribution to the public health. ..
  24. Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
    Colleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..intervention program, "Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women," grounded in prior research with ethnically diverse women, to promote the initiation and maintenance of regular PA, and reduce cardiovascular risk among Hispanic women ..
  25. Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk
    David Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
  26. BONY EFFECTS OF TRANSIENT NONSKELETAL ILLNESS
    Robert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  27. Home Fruit,Juice and Vegetable Availability
    Tom Baranowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The extent to which this research enhances the validity and reliability of measurement, future research on correlates will be more successful. ..
  28. Updating Skeletal Maturity Methods for US Children
    Dana L Duren; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. children. This need can be achieved by updating the FELS skeletal age method using recent available data from non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic and Asian American children. ..
  29. Scientific Advances in CAM by Allied Health and Nursing
    Riva Touger Decker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Intended outcomes of the annual conferences include electronically published proceedings, new and collaborative research and CAM research agendas and priorities for allied health and nursing that can be shared with the key associations. ..
  30. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  31. OBESITY PREV AMONG PREPUBERTAL AFRICAN AMERICAN GIRLS
    Tom Baranowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This will be the first obesity prevention project to employ a month-long summer camp, web technology, and sophisticated biological measures to assess factors predictive of body composition change. ..
  32. Bone-Sparing by Ca Salts With & Without Extra Phosphorus
    Robert Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..1 Description, ..
  33. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  34. Diet, Colon Cancer, and Cancer Communications
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Obtaining this award will greatly broaden and strengthen the candidate's focus on cancer prevention and control. ..
  35. Aripiprazole for Clozapine Associated Medical Morbidity
    David Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clinical adjunctive therapy may establish aripiprazole as a new therapeutic approach in schizophrenia and clozapine-associated medical disorders. ..
  36. Novel Risk Factors for Kidney Stone Formation
    Eric Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..At the completion of this career development award, Dr. Taylor will have a unique combination of skills and experience that will enable him to succeed as an independent clinical investigator. ..
  37. MEASUREMENT ERROR, NUTRITION AND BREAST/COLON CANCER
    Raymond Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..An important application of this extension will be to nonparametric calibration in dietary intake studies. ..
  38. Validation of the EARTH Study Diet History Questionnaire
    Maureen Murtaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..traditional). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. S-adenosylhomocysteine and S-adenosylmethionine in Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Craig J McClain; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies utilize state-of-the-art models/techniques in a translational approach to develop an enhanced understanding of mechanisms involved in ALD and potential new therapy for ALD. ..
  40. Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating Habits
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., role modeling, encouragement, repeated exposure) that would be used to reinforce the impact of the FJV commercials on children's FJV preferences and consumption in an ensuing R01 grant. ..
  41. Nutrition, Stress and Bone in Older Puerto Ricans
    Katherine Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  42. Establishing the Vitamin D Requirements During Lactation
    Bruce W Hollis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings of this study will generate important new information for health care professionals and policy makers with regard to vitamin D requirements and the potential benefit to both mother and infant. ..
  43. Maternal obesity, intrauterine gene expression and breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Self-Determination and Maintaining Tobacco Abstinence
    Geoffrey Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The SDT process model of maintained cessation will be tested using structural equation modeling, and cost-effectiveness analyses will be done for the interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Intergenerational Resemblances in Eating: the CSFII
    Sibylle Kranz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Serum 25(OH)D, Vitamin D Intake, and Breast Cancer Recurrence in the WHEL Study
    Elizabeth T Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  47. Ethnic/Racial Minorities in the Colon CFR
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. B12 Nutrition in the Aged
    Sally Stabler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. BMI, Nutrition, Inflammation and Heart Failure Outcomes
    Terry Lennie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An understanding of the underlying mechanisms may also allow application of these findings to underweight patients resulting in improved outcomes for these patients. ..
  50. Isothiocyanates, Limonene and Breast Cancer Prevention
    Cynthia Thomson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research will provide the foundation for future phytochemical assessment, a critical gap in current cancer prevention-diet research. ..
  51. SELF DETERMINATION, SMOKING, DIET, AND HEALTH
    Geoffrey Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. MATHEMATICAL MODELING IN NUTRITION
    James Hargrove; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Lastly, a panel will discuss the use of modeling in undergraduate and graduate education, and will make recommendations for appropriate activities of a new Research Interest Section on Mathematical Modeling. ..
  53. Improved Methodology: A Factorial Survey Study
    Ruth Ludwick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Descriptive statistics, regression, and a repeated measures within subjects ANOVA will be used to analyze the data. ..
  54. GENES, DIET AND CARCINOGEN ACTIVATION IN SMOKERS
    Loic Le Marchand; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The elucidation of the main enzymes responsible for carcinogen activation and of the impact of dietary factors on these enzymes would have important implications for cancer prevention. ..
  55. HEALTH COMMUNICATION IN CANCER CONTROL
    Marci Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A careful process evaluation will be conducted in order to understand factors relevant to adoption, implementation and maintenance of evidence-based strategies to improve the health and quality of life of veterans. ..
  56. ATHEROSCLEROSIS PREVENTION IN MICE BY MUTANT APO A-1
    GODFREY GETZ; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  57. National Nutrient Databank Conference
    Phyllis Stumbo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Scholarships are requested to increase participation by minority and disadvantaged students. ..
  58. Artificial Nutrition in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Sydney Dy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Dy with the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinical researcher in oncology palliative care decision-making and health services research. ..
  59. WEIGHT LOSS IN OBESE BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
    Zora Djuric; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study should be useful to determine certain psychosocial are associated with extent of weight loss, and in turn whether weight loss is associated with changes in selected markers of breast cancer risk. ..
  60. Dissemination of a Weight Management Program among US Veterans
    Marci K Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  61. Development of Diet Methodology for N-nitroso Compounds
    JANICE STUFF; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Supplemental Fluid & Collagen Deposition
    Nancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
  63. Endogenous Hormones and Risk of Endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Establishment of follow-up among our younger cohort will provide resources for the first prospective study of endometriosis among adolescents. ..
  64. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Hispanic obese youth
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Newly proposed tests include chromogenic assays to measure lipid peroxidation end products and endotoxins, and ELISA and RIA to measure cytokine and markers of systemic inflammation. ..
  65. Prediction of Energy Expenditure/Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
    Nancy Butte; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A new method based on direct ambulatory monitoring of HR and PA will be developed to accurately predict EE, and hence 24-h TEE and AEE in children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Children's Dietary Recalls: Methodology and Accuracy
    SUZANNE BAXTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from this methodological project could have major implications for how 24hDRs are obtained from children in future national surveys, NIH-funded studies, and other studies. ..
  67. Antenatal and preschool iron and zinc use and cognition
    Parul Christian; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. Integrating Interventions to Improve Fecal Incontinence
    John Schnelle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. "MENTORED PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD"
    Allon Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. A prospective study of diet and endometriosis
    Stacey Missmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These analyses will be the first to evaluate the relation between these dietary factors and this important and understudied cause of morbidity among premenopausal women. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. 24,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D: MARKER OF SALT SENSITIVITY
    Connie Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Furthermore, they should provide an explanation for the paradox that blacks can build higher bone density, have a lower rate of bone turnover, and excrete less urinary calcium on the same sodium loads compared to whites. ..
  72. Phytoestrogens, alcohol, and endometrial cancer risk
    ELISA BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This award will provide the support and training the Candidate needs to develop an independent career in the nutritional epidemiology of cancer. ..
  73. METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
  74. ACTIVATING MULTIETHNIC YOUTH FOR SMOKING PREVENTION
    Karen Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  75. Stress, Sleep and Emerging CVD Risk Factors
    Karen Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will provide novel data testing the relationships of daytime stressful events, SDB, and other nocturnal physiological measures with the emerging risk factors and subclinical CVD measured in HeartSCORE. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. Multivariate CART for survival with dental applicaions
    Martha Nunn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  77. MALNUTRITION IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS
    TALAT IKIZLER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center-II
    Karen Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Support-in-kind from the host institutions will enable us to leverage the funds provided by the RFA to expand Center activities that would not otherwise be possible. ..
  79. Interleukin-1 Composite Genotype and Alveolar Bone Loss
    Martha Nunn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The risk of tooth loss will be compared among the genotypes. Significance: The results of this study may be useful in identifying a genetic component to oral bone loss. ..
  80. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Targeting the Diet of the Mother and Child Dyad
    Grace Falciglia; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  81. Lifetime body weight and premenopausal breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  82. Validation of Preschool and High School Diet Recall
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly we will determine whether the validity of recall depends on characteristics such as time between diet record and FFQ, number of children, gender of the subject, and nutritional status. ..
  83. Development of Objective Methods for Fluorosis Diagnosis
    ESPERANZA MARTINEZ MIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
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