food habits

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Summary: Acquired or learned food preferences.

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  1. ncbi Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    JAMA 282:1561-7. 1999
  2. ncbi Stability in consumption of fruit, vegetables, and sugary foods in a cohort from age 14 to age 21
    N Lien
    Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 33:217-26. 2001
  3. ncbi Dietary pattern analysis: a new direction in nutritional epidemiology
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 13:3-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Comparison of overweight and obesity prevalence in school-aged youth from 34 countries and their relationships with physical activity and dietary patterns
    I Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Rev 6:123-32. 2005
  5. ncbi Soft drink consumption and risk of developing cardiometabolic risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults in the community
    Ravi Dhingra
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Circulation 116:480-8. 2007
  6. ncbi Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:243-9. 1999
  7. ncbi Breakfast habits, nutritional status, body weight, and academic performance in children and adolescents
    Gail C Rampersaud
    Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, SW 23rd Drive, FETL Building 685, Gainesville, FL 32611 0720, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:743-60; quiz 761-2. 2005
  8. ncbi Food, youth and the Mediterranean diet in Spain. Development of KIDMED, Mediterranean Diet Quality Index in children and adolescents
    Lluis Serra-Majem
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 7:931-5. 2004
  9. ncbi Association of Western and traditional diets with depression and anxiety in women
    Felice N Jacka
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 167:305-11. 2010
  10. ncbi Dietary patterns of adolescents and risk of obesity and hypertension
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 3125 Melbourne, Australia
    J Nutr 138:364-70. 2008

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  1. ncbi Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    JAMA 282:1561-7. 1999
    ..Some observational studies have found an association between television viewing and child and adolescent adiposity...
  2. ncbi Stability in consumption of fruit, vegetables, and sugary foods in a cohort from age 14 to age 21
    N Lien
    Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 33:217-26. 2001
    ..Knowledge about the stability of eating behavior during the transition from adolescence to early adulthood has implication for dietary interventions for children and young adolescents...
  3. ncbi Dietary pattern analysis: a new direction in nutritional epidemiology
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 13:3-9. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi Comparison of overweight and obesity prevalence in school-aged youth from 34 countries and their relationships with physical activity and dietary patterns
    I Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Obes Rev 6:123-32. 2005
    ..Increasing physical activity participation and decreasing television viewing should be the focus of strategies aimed at preventing and treating overweight and obesity in youth...
  5. ncbi Soft drink consumption and risk of developing cardiometabolic risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults in the community
    Ravi Dhingra
    Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Ave, Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702 5803, USA
    Circulation 116:480-8. 2007
    ..Consumption of soft drinks has been linked to obesity in children and adolescents, but it is unclear whether it increases metabolic risk in middle-aged individuals...
  6. ncbi Reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:243-9. 1999
    ..Recently, the analysis of dietary patterns has emerged as a possible approach to examining diet-disease relations...
  7. ncbi Breakfast habits, nutritional status, body weight, and academic performance in children and adolescents
    Gail C Rampersaud
    Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, SW 23rd Drive, FETL Building 685, Gainesville, FL 32611 0720, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:743-60; quiz 761-2. 2005
    ..We advocate consumption of a healthful breakfast on a daily basis consisting of a variety of foods, especially high-fiber and nutrient-rich whole grains, fruits, and dairy products...
  8. ncbi Food, youth and the Mediterranean diet in Spain. Development of KIDMED, Mediterranean Diet Quality Index in children and adolescents
    Lluis Serra-Majem
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 7:931-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate dietary habits in Spanish children and adolescents based on a Mediterranean Diet Quality Index tool, which considers certain principles sustaining and challenging traditional healthy Mediterranean dietary patterns...
  9. ncbi Association of Western and traditional diets with depression and anxiety in women
    Felice N Jacka
    Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Geelong 3220, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 167:305-11. 2010
    ..This study examined the extent to which the high-prevalence mental disorders are related to habitual diet in 1,046 women ages 20-93 years randomly selected from the population...
  10. ncbi Dietary patterns of adolescents and risk of obesity and hypertension
    Sarah A McNaughton
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 3125 Melbourne, Australia
    J Nutr 138:364-70. 2008
    ..This study suggests that specific dietary patterns are already evident in adolescence and a dietary pattern rich in fruit, salad, cereals, and fish pattern may be associated with diastolic blood pressure in older adolescents...
  11. ncbi Role of food prepared away from home in the American diet, 1977-78 versus 1994-96: changes and consequences
    Joanne F Guthrie
    US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:140-50. 2002
    ..To examine changes, between 1977-78 and 1994-96, in the quantity and quality of food Americans consumed that was prepared at home versus away from home...
  12. ncbi Arctic indigenous peoples experience the nutrition transition with changing dietary patterns and obesity
    H V Kuhnlein
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Canada
    J Nutr 134:1447-53. 2004
    ..Overall obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)) of Arctic adults exceeded all-Canadian rates. Measures to improve nutrient-dense market food (MF) availability and use are called for, as are ways to maintain or increase TF use...
  13. ncbi Multiple socio-economic circumstances and healthy food habits
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:701-10. 2007
    To examine associations between seven indicators of socio-economic circumstances and healthy food habits, while taking into account assumed temporal order between these socio-economic indicators.
  14. pmc Trends in energy intake among US children by eating location and food source, 1977-2006
    Jennifer M Poti
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1156-64. 2011
    ..Little is known about the influence of location of food consumption and preparation upon daily energy intake of children...
  15. ncbi Parents are key players in the prevention and treatment of weight-related problems
    Moria Golan
    School of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, Rehovot, 76100, Israel
    Nutr Rev 62:39-50. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the environmental risk factors and parents' role in the prevention and treatment of children's weight-related problems...
  16. ncbi Dietary patterns and the risk of coronary heart disease in women
    T T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1857-62. 2001
    ..Although substantial information on individual nutrients or foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is available, little is known about the role of overall eating pattern...
  17. ncbi Overweight and obesity in Canadian adolescents and their associations with dietary habits and physical activity patterns
    Ian Janssen
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 35:360-7. 2004
    ..To present recent overweight and obesity prevalence rates for 11-16-year-old Canadian youth and to examine associations between overweight and obesity with dietary habits and leisure-time physical activities...
  18. ncbi Dietary patterns, meat intake, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2235-40. 2004
    ..To examine the association between major dietary patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a cohort of women...
  19. ncbi The Anti Cancer Council of Victoria FFQ: relative validity of nutrient intakes compared with weighed food records in young to middle-aged women in a study of iron supplementation
    A Hodge
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:576-83. 2000
    ..To assess the validity of the Anti Cancer Council of Victoria food frequency questionnaire (ACCVFFQ) relative to seven-day weighed food records (WFRs) in 63 women of child-bearing age...
  20. pmc Eating patterns and type 2 diabetes risk in men: breakfast omission, eating frequency, and snacking
    Rania A Mekary
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1182-9. 2012
    ..Little is known about the association between eating patterns and type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk...
  21. ncbi Fast food consumption and breakfast skipping: predictors of weight gain from adolescence to adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Heather M Niemeier
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:842-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether fast food consumption and breakfast skipping are associated with weight gain during the transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  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. 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...
  24. 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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  25. ncbi Breakfast skipping and health-compromising behaviors in adolescents and adults
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:842-53. 2003
    ..To investigate which sociodemographic factors and behaviors are associated with breakfast skipping in adolescents and adults...
  26. ncbi The role of parents in preventing childhood obesity
    Ana C Lindsay
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Future Child 16:169-86. 2006
    ..Successful intervention efforts, they argue, must involve and work directly with parents from the earliest stages of child development to support healthful practices both in and outside of the home...
  27. ncbi A systematic review of the effect of breakfast on the cognitive performance of children and adolescents
    Alexa Hoyland
    Human Appetite Research Unit, Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nutr Res Rev 22:220-43. 2009
    ..The present systematic review considers methodological issues in this field and makes recommendations for future research design and policy priorities...
  28. ncbi The relationship of breakfast skipping and type of breakfast consumption with nutrient intake and weight status in children and adolescents: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2006
    Priya R Deshmukh-Taskar
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:869-78. 2010
    ..National data comparing nutrient intakes and anthropometric measures in children/adolescents in the United States who skip breakfast or consume different types of breakfasts are limited...
  29. ncbi Family correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:267-83. 2009
    ..To review associations between the family environment and young people's fruit and vegetable consumption...
  30. ncbi Design of a 20-month comprehensive, multicomponent school-based randomised trial to promote healthy weight development among 11-13 year olds: The HEalth In Adolescents study
    N Lien
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:38-51. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present the development of the intervention, the design of the effectiveness study, and the test-retest reliability of the main outcome measures in the HEalth In Adolescents (HEIA) study...
  31. ncbi Dietary patterns and health outcomes
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:615-35. 2004
    ..Both of the currently used approaches for extracting dietary patterns have limitations, are subject to dietary measurement errors, and have not generated new diet and disease hypotheses...
  32. ncbi Major dietary patterns are related to plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Nutrition and the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1029-35. 2004
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linking diet and the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  33. pmc Energy density, portion size, and eating occasions: contributions to increased energy intake in the United States, 1977-2006
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001050. 2011
    ..Our objective was to examine the relative contribution of energy density (ED), portion size (PS), and the number of eating/drinking occasions (EOs) to changes in daily TE...
  34. pmc Reliability and relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire to assess food group intakes in New Zealand adolescents
    Jyh Eiin Wong
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Nutr J 11:65. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine the test-retest reliability and relative validity of the New Zealand Adolescent FFQ (NZAFFQ) to assess food group intake in adolescents aged 14 to 18 years...
  35. ncbi Television viewing behaviour and associations with food habits in different countries
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH, Block A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 9:244-50. 2006
    Several environmental factors influence adolescents' food habits and television (TV) viewing is thought to be one of these factors...
  36. ncbi Dietary patterns, approaches, and multicultural perspective
    Katherine L Tucker
    Department of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:211-8. 2010
    ..Still, dietary pattern research has great potential for use in nutrition policy, particularly as it demonstrates the importance of total diet in health promotion...
  37. ncbi Influences on child fruit and vegetable intake: sociodemographic, parental and child factors in a longitudinal cohort study
    Louise R Jones
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:1122-30. 2010
    ..To examine the sociodemographic, parental and child factors that predict fruit and vegetable consumption in 7-year-old children...
  38. pmc Relative validation of the KiGGS Food Frequency Questionnaire among adolescents in Germany
    Julia Truthmann
    Technische Universitat Munchen, School of Management, Marketing and Consumer Research, Freising, Germany
    Nutr J 10:133. 2011
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  39. ncbi Statistical methods for estimating usual intake of nutrients and foods: a review of the theory
    Kevin W Dodd
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1640-50. 2006
    ..These differences can result in estimated usual intake distributions that differ from one another. We also demonstrate the need for an improved method for estimating usual intake distributions for episodically consumed foods...
  40. ncbi Dietary and physical activity patterns in French children are related to overweight and socioeconomic status
    Sandrine Lioret
    French Food Safety Agency, Dietary Survey Unit Nutritional Epidemiology, F 94700 Maisons Alfort, France
    J Nutr 138:101-7. 2008
    ..0165). From a public health perspective, the combinations of identifiable dietary and physical activity behaviors may be useful as a basis for recommendations on preventing OW...
  41. ncbi Assessing diet and lifestyle in the Canadian Arctic Inuit and Inuvialuit to inform a nutrition and physical activity intervention programme
    S Sharma
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:5-17. 2010
    ..A further paper describes how these data were utilised to inform and develop Healthy Foods North...
  42. ncbi The nutrition transition in Spain: a European Mediterranean country
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:992-1003. 2002
    ..Mediterranean diets are felt to be healthful diets linked with reduced mortality from diet-related noncommunicable diseases...
  43. ncbi Tracing the Mediterranean diet through principal components and cluster analyses in the Greek population
    T Costacou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1378-85. 2003
    ..To identify dietary patterns, and their socio-demographic and lifestyle correlates in a large sample of Greek adults, and assess their adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet...
  44. pmc Priming effects of television food advertising on eating behavior
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 28:404-13. 2009
    ..This research tests the hypothesis that exposure to food advertising during TV viewing may also contribute to obesity by triggering automatic snacking of available food...
  45. ncbi Eating patterns, dietary quality and obesity
    T A Nicklas
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 20:599-608. 2001
    ..Because substantial weight loss is difficult to maintain, the prevention of obesity by promoting healthier lifestyles should be one of our highest priorities in the new millennium...
  46. ncbi Food patterns and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Swedish INTERGENE research program
    Christina M Berg
    Department of Food Health and Environment, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:289-97. 2008
    ..Analyzing the impact of the intake of many foods simultaneously provides additional knowledge about analyses of nutrients and might make it easier to implement recommendations for the public...
  47. ncbi Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study
    Kylie J Smith
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1316-25. 2010
    ..The long-term effects of skipping breakfast on cardiometabolic health are not well understood...
  48. ncbi Family meal patterns: associations with sociodemographic characteristics and improved dietary intake among adolescents
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:317-22. 2003
    ..To examine family meal patterns and associations with sociodemographic characteristics and dietary intake in adolescents...
  49. ncbi European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) calibration study: rationale, design and population characteristics
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1125-45. 2002
    ..The overall results suggest that, after adjustment for age, dietary intakes estimated from calibration samples can reasonably be interpreted as representative of the main cohorts in most of the EPIC centres...
  50. ncbi Fast-food consumption among US adults and children: dietary and nutrient intake profile
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1332-8. 2003
    ..To examine the dietary profile associated with fast-food use. To compare the dietary intake of individuals on the day that they ate fast food with the day that fast food was not eaten...
  51. ncbi Breakfast eating and weight change in a 5-year prospective analysis of adolescents: Project EAT (Eating Among Teens)
    Maureen T Timlin
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e638-45. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to examine the association between breakfast frequency and 5-year body weight change in 2216 adolescents...
  52. ncbi Diet culture and obesity in northern Africa
    N Mokhtar
    Laboratory of Physiology and Nutrition, Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco
    J Nutr 131:887S-892S. 2001
    ..Health institutions in these countries have an enormous challenge to change cultural norms that do not recognize obesity, to prevent significant damage to the public's health from obesity...
  53. pmc Tracking of eating patterns and overweight - a follow-up study of Norwegian schoolchildren from middle childhood to early adolescence
    Inger M Oellingrath
    Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Department of Health Studies, Telemark University College, Porsgrunn, Norway
    Nutr J 10:106. 2011
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  54. ncbi Statistical approaches for assessing the relative validity of a food-frequency questionnaire: use of correlation coefficients and the kappa statistic
    L F Masson
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:313-21. 2003
    ..To compare different statistical methods for assessing the relative validity of a self-administered, 150-item, semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with 4-day weighed diet records (WR)...
  55. ncbi Associations between dietary patterns at 6 and 15 months of age and sociodemographic factors
    L G Smithers
    Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:658-66. 2012
    ..However, it is not clear when dietary patterns emerge. We aimed to describe dietary patterns in early life and their associations with maternal and infant sociodemographic characteristics...
  56. ncbi Role of dietary factors and food habits in the development of childhood obesity: a commentary by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:662-9. 2011
    ..Food portion sizes should be appropriate for age and body size. Nutrition and lifestyle education aimed at the prevention of obesity should be included in the routine care of children by health care professionals...
  57. ncbi The effect of coffee on blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in hypertensive individuals: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Arthur Eumann Mesas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1113-26. 2011
    ..The effect of coffee and caffeine on blood pressure (BP) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in hypertensive persons is uncertain...
  58. pmc Young adults and eating away from home: associations with dietary intake patterns and weight status differ by choice of restaurant
    Nicole Larson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1696-703. 2011
    ..Young adults report frequent away-from-home eating; however, little is known regarding what types of restaurants are patronized or whether associations with dietary intake and weight status differ according to restaurant type...
  59. pmc Sociodemographic and lifestyle characteristics in relation to dietary patterns among young Brazilian adults
    Maria Teresa A Olinto
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 14:150-9. 2011
    ..To identify dietary patterns among young adults and the relationships with socio-economic, demographic and lifestyle characteristics...
  60. ncbi Dietary patterns and risk of colorectal cancer: a systematic review of cohort studies (2000-2011)
    Afzaninawati Suria Yusof
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:4713-7. 2012
    ..Dietary patterns involve complex interactions of food and nutrients summarizing the total diet or key aspects of the diet for a population under study...
  61. pmc A review of eHealth interventions for physical activity and dietary behavior change
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:336-345. 2007
    ..To review eHealth intervention studies for adults and children that targeted behavior change for physical activity, healthy eating, or both behaviors...
  62. ncbi Secular trends in dietary intake in the United States
    Ronette R Briefel
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 600 Maryland Ave, S W, Suite 550, Washington, D C 20024 2512, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:401-31. 2004
    ..Dietary supplement use increased among adult men and women, decreased among children age 1-5, and was stable for children age 6-11 and adolescents...
  63. ncbi Dietary patterns and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in 52 countries: results of the INTERHEART study
    Romaina Iqbal
    Population Health Research Institute, Michael deGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 118:1929-37. 2008
    ..The objectives of the present study were to assess the association between dietary patterns and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) globally...
  64. ncbi Reflective and automatic processes in the initiation and maintenance of dietary change
    Alexander J Rothman
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S4-17. 2009
    ..Moreover, we consider how these processes operate when people are not only initiating a change in behavior but also maintaining the behavior over time...
  65. ncbi Characterizing whole diets of young children from developed countries and the association between diet and health: a systematic review
    Lisa G Smithers
    Discipline of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Nutr Rev 69:449-67. 2011
    ..Few studies have characterized the diets of children under 5 years of age and linked diet with health. Given the limited evidence, research establishing the predictive validity of whole-of-diet methods in childhood is needed...
  66. ncbi Individual and environmental correlates of dietary fat intake in rural communities: a structural equation model analysis
    April K Hermstad
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:93-101. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the influence of individual and environmental factors on dietary fat intake differs for men and women, with the home environment playing a larger role for women in rural communities...
  67. pmc Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II Study
    Sarah A McNaughton
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:1343-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify a dietary pattern associated with insulin resistance and investigate whether this pattern was prospectively associated with type 2 diabetes...
  68. ncbi You are where you shop: grocery store locations, weight, and neighborhoods
    Sanae Inagami
    Veterans Affairs Health Services and Research Development, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of General Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:10-7. 2006
    ..One possible reason might be the quality of available foods in their area. Location of grocery stores where individuals shop and its association with BMI were examined...
  69. ncbi Changes in food habits among Pakistani immigrant women in Oslo, Norway
    Tonje Mellin-Olsen
    Lovisenberg Hospital, N 0440 Oslo, Norway
    Ethn Health 10:311-39. 2005
    ..Such information is important in designing appropriate strategies for dietary counselling...
  70. pmc Snacking increased among U.S. adults between 1977 and 2006
    Carmen Piernas
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 140:325-32. 2010
    ..More research is needed to gain a better understanding of the implications for overall energy intake and energy imbalance...
  71. ncbi Dietary intake of whole and refined grain breakfast cereals and weight gain in men
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 13:1952-60. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the association between whole and refined grain breakfast cereal intakes and risk of overweight (BMI >or= 25 kg/m(2)) and weight gain...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): an observational study
    Sheila A Bingham
    MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 361:1496-501. 2003
    ..Dietary fibre is thought to protect against colorectal cancer but this view has been challenged by recent prospective and intervention studies that showed no protective effect...
  74. ncbi Diet in the Italian EPIC cohorts: presentation of data and methodological issues
    Valeria Pala
    UO Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 89:594-607. 2003
    ..Documentation of these changes in relation to age, sex and region provides an essential starting point for investigating the influence of diet on the development of cancer and other chronic diseases...
  75. ncbi Meat intake and the risk of hypertension in middle-aged and older women
    Lu Wang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Hypertens 26:215-22. 2008
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  76. ncbi Dietary patterns in infancy: the importance of maternal and family influences on feeding practice
    Sian Robinson
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Br J Nutr 98:1029-37. 2007
    ..The effects of these patterns on growth and development, and on long-term outcomes need to be investigated...
  77. ncbi The effect of breakfast type on total daily energy intake and body mass index: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sungsoo Cho
    Kellogg USA, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:296-302. 2003
    ..We hypothesized not only that breakfast consumption itself is associated with BMI, but that the type of food eaten at breakfast also affects BMI...
  78. pmc Parental influence on eating behavior: conception to adolescence
    Jennifer S Savage
    Center for Childhood Obesity Research, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 35:22-34. 2007
    ..To meet the challenge of promoting healthy weight in children in the current eating environment, parents need guidance regarding alternatives to traditional feeding practices...
  79. ncbi Dietary patterns and risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. men
    Rob M van Dam
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:201-9. 2002
    ..The role of diet in the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus remains unsettled...
  80. ncbi The use of indexes evaluating the adherence to the Mediterranean diet in epidemiological studies: a review
    Anna Bach
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:132-46. 2006
    ..Other aspects of the Mediterranean diet indexes should also be taken into account, like the inclusion of typical Mediterranean foods such as nuts and fish and the validation of the dietary pattern approach by using biomarkers...
  81. pmc A priori-defined dietary patterns and markers of cardiovascular disease risk in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:185-94. 2008
    ..The level of detail regarding the dietary intake necessary to characterize associations between diet and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is uncertain...
  82. ncbi Major dietary patterns and cardiovascular risk factors from childhood to adulthood. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Vera Mikkilä
    Division of Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:218-25. 2007
    ..Our results support earlier findings that dietary patterns have a role in the development of CVD...
  83. ncbi Children's fruit and vegetable intake: associations with the neighbourhood food environment
    Anna Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Prev Med 46:331-5. 2008
    ..To examine associations between availability of different types of food outlets and children's fruit and vegetable intake...
  84. pmc Availability of healthy foods and dietary patterns: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:897-904. 2009
    ..Inadequate availability of healthy foods may be a barrier to achieving recommended diets...
  85. pmc Clustering of fast-food restaurants around schools: a novel application of spatial statistics to the study of food environments
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1575-81. 2005
    ..We examined the concentration of fast food restaurants in areas proximal to schools to characterize school neighborhood food environments...
  86. ncbi Family and child-care provider influences on preschool children's fruit, juice, and vegetable consumption
    T A Nicklas
    Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutr Rev 59:224-35. 2001
    ..Much remains to be learned about how these influences and practices affect the development of FJV preferences and consumption early in life...
  87. ncbi Parents as the exclusive agents of change in the treatment of childhood obesity
    M Golan
    Adolescent Department, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:1130-5. 1998
    ..Excessive weight in childhood is a serious public health concern because of its costly health consequences and its increasing prevalence...
  88. pmc Patterns of beverage use across the lifecycle
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, United States
    Physiol Behav 100:4-9. 2010
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  89. ncbi The nutrition transition in Egypt: obesity, undernutrition and the food consumption context
    Osman M Galal
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:141-8. 2002
    ..To describe changing food consumption patterns in Egypt over the last several decades, current levels of overweight and obesity, and current data on obesity-related morbidity...
  90. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
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  91. ncbi Dietary patterns and 15-y risks of major coronary events, diabetes, and mortality
    Eric J Brunner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1414-21. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the long-term effect of habitual diet on risks of incident diabetes, coronary heart disease, and mortality...
  92. ncbi Whole-grain consumption and the metabolic syndrome: a favorable association in Tehranian adults
    A Esmaillzadeh
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:353-62. 2005
    ..Although dietary guidelines recommend increased intake of grain products to prevent chronic diseases, epidemiologic data regarding whole-grain intake association with metabolic syndrome are sparse...
  93. ncbi Overweight and obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: can we control it?
    A O Musaiger
    Directorate of Nutritional Studies, Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research, Manama, Bahrain
    East Mediterr Health J 10:789-93. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need for national programmes to prevent and control obesity in the countries of the Region...
  94. pmc High 5 for Kids: the impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children
    Debra Haire-Joshu
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Prev Med 47:77-82. 2008
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  95. ncbi Snacking in children: the role of urban corner stores
    Kelley E Borradaile
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1293-8. 2009
    ..There are no data, however, on what children purchase in these environments before and after school. The purpose of this study was to document the nature of children's purchases in corner stores proximal to their schools...
  96. ncbi Parenting styles, family structure and adolescent dietary behaviour
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:1245-53. 2010
    ..To examine associations between parenting styles, family structure and aspects of adolescent dietary behaviour...
  97. ncbi The Norwegian School Fruit Programme: evaluating paid vs. no-cost subscriptions
    Elling Bere
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Box 1046 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 41:463-70. 2005
    ..This study reports the effect of providing Norwegian school children with free fruit or vegetables every school day and the effect of an existing fee-based School Fruit Programme...
  98. ncbi Dietary patterns and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among Iranian children
    Leila Azadbakht
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 28:242-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to assess the relation of major dietary patterns identified by factor analysis to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a group of Iranian school-age children...
  99. ncbi Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents
    Maria E van der Sluis
    Department of Health Science, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1716-21. 2010
    ..Insight into the role of energy balance-related behaviours (EBRB) is of great importance when it comes to prevention of weight gain and design of interventions tailored to target these behaviours...
  100. ncbi Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:343-52. 2009
    ..To examine whether aspects of the family food environment were associated with body mass index (BMI) z-score and weight status in children, cross-sectionally and prospectively over 3 years...
  101. pmc Dietary patterns are associated with metabolic syndrome in adult Samoans
    Julia R Dibello
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Nutr 139:1933-43. 2009
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Research Grants62

  1. Family-Based Nutrition Intervention for Latino Children
    Joel Killen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. population, and are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S.A. Poor dietary practices, especially food habits that are acquired as families acculturate to the American food supply, are thought to be associated with ..
  2. MODEL FOR SENSITIVE PERIODS IN EARLY FLAVOR LEARNING
    JULIA ANNE MENNELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..vegetables to children's diets, focus on early life, unlike many other studies that attempt to modify food habits in older children, and focus on the maternal-infant dyad because mothers'food consumption and feeding ..
  3. Manual Control of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter
    Peter Belafsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to study a novel medical device, the swallow expansion device, to treat this devastating disorder in a sheep model of oropharyngeal dysphagia, which if successful, will establish the basis for human clinical trials. ..
  4. Role of fatty acid metabolism for the prevention of sudden cardiac death
    STEPHANIE ELIZABETH CHIUVE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This proposal is relevant to the NHLBI's strategic plan which aims "to develop non-invasive techniques, such as biological markers, to clinically identify patients at high risk of SCD". ..
  5. Decelerated Biological Aging as Mechanism of Cardioprotective Mediterranean Diet
    SILVIA CAMBRONERO EUFINGER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  6. Maternal Diet Modifies the Fetal Primate Epigenome and Circadian Gene Expression
    Robert H Lane; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will test this hypothesis in non-human primates and will determine whether improving maternal diet changes genes of interest that contribute to childhood obesity. Given the obesity epidemic, this has great public health significance. ..
  7. CVD Risk in Minority Populations w/ and w/o Type 2 Diabetes: Haitian and Black
    Fatma G Huffman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..cannot be generalized to other ethnicities due to the differences in their heritage, cultural background, and food habits that influence health and disease...
  8. Culture and Food Practices of African-American Women with Type 2 Diabetes
    Lisa L Sumlin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..9% in 2004 to 9%. One of the foundational diabetes self-care skills is proper food habits, but traditional expectations of family members may make it more difficult for AAW to improve their eating ..
  9. Cancer prevention by indole-3-carbinol via modulation of the epigenome
    Abby D Benninghoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. DYSPHAGIA THERAPY FOLLOWING STROKE--CONTROLLED TRIAL
    Michael Reding; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  11. DIET AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTERACTIONS IN OBESITY
    James O Hill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this project will improve a tool that has already been shown to have great potential for helping reduce the high rates of obesity in children. ..
  12. WISCONSIN CANCER CONTROL PROJECT
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Evaluation will measure the cancer control data analysis, the planning process and program results...
  13. Estrogen, Vitamin E, and Cognitive Change in Women
    Julie Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Primary analyses will specifically include tests of verbal memory, which may be more sensitive to ERT effects, and visual memory, which may be most sensitive to effects of age. ..
  14. SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE PROVIDER COUNSELING IN HYPERLIPIDEMIA
    Ira Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  15. EFFECTS OF A PARENT VIDEO ON HISPANIC CHILDREN'S WEIGHT
    Joel Killen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Moreover, Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the U.S.A. Poor dietary practices, especially food habits that are acquired as families acculturate to the American food supply, are thought to be associated with ..
  16. Dietary Change in Families of Preschool Children
    Marsha Davis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and eating patterns are initiated early in life and parents are the primary influence on the child?s emerging food habits. Few programs have been developed for high risk, low-income preschool children...
  17. EXERCISE AND DIET INTERVENTION AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANT
    Patricia Painter; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  18. Worksite Opportunities for Wellness
    SUSAN RACETTE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. DIET MODIFICATION AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN YOUNG PEOPLE
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..S. population...
  20. UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER NUTRITION ACADEMIC AWARD PROGRAM
    Thomas Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dissemination of the curriculum and educational tools will be facilitated by programs in professional societies, collaboration with the food industry, and development of an easily accessible Website. ..
  21. Dietary Patterns and Breast Density in Minnesota Women
    Marilyn Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will have implications for dietary change as a means of reducing breast cancer risk in women at average and at high risk for the disease. ..
  22. Home Based Nutrition Intervention and Play Group Exercise for Low Income Latinas
    Donna Matheson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Poor dietary practices, especially food habits that are acquired as families acculturate to the American food supply, and lack of exercise are thought to be ..
  23. DATA-BASED INTERVENTIONS FOR CANCER CONTROL
    Holly Howe; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Implementation of new or modified interventions, based on the Phase I assessments, will be conducted during Phase II. Phase III of the project will be an evaluation of the earlier phases and ongoing cancer control activities...
  24. DIET/GROWTH FACTOR MECHANISMS OF GUT ADAPTATION
    Thomas Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  25. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..on body mass index based on measured weights, dietary intake of macro- and micro-nutrients, physical activity, food habits, self-care practices, body image, weight-related distress, and depressive symptoms...
  26. HUMAN FOOD HABITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ....
  27. Dietary Education for Rural, Black Persons with Diabetes
    Wanda Anderson Loftin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Self-reported data will be collected with the Food Habits and the Costs of Care questionnaires...
  28. Diet and Stress Reduction in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
    GORDON SAXE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. DIET, NUTRITION AND CANCER WORKSHOP
    CYRIL ENWONWU; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..S. may derive mainly from these factors. Rigorous analysis of these differences in relation to food habits is the major objective of this workshop...
  30. Dietary Intake Method for Adults with Intellectual Disa
    KATHLEEN HUMPHRIES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term objective of this research is to is to improve the food habits and practices of adults with I/DD who live in supported arrangements in the community...
  31. PREVENTIVE LIFESTYLES SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM
    Bobette Jones; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Results of this trial will determine the feasibility of performing a long-term (l year) efficacy trial requiring approximately 1200 subjects to satisfy appropriate Type I and Type II error problems...
  32. CVD MORTALITY IN THE NAS-NRC TWIN REGISTRY
    Dorit Carmelli; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..risk in CVD mortality among twins is mediated by similarities in behavioral risk factors such as smoking, food habits, changes in weight since induction, physical activity, and socioeconomic variables...
  33. LET'S EAT--CHOLESTEROL EDUCATIONAL BOARD GAME
    BRUCE HECTOR; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Test groups will be divided into control. lecture, game, and game and lecture subsets. Analysis will be conducted about nutritional knowledge, dietary behavior, teacher and student assessments...
  34. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  35. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  36. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  37. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  38. Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Health
    Dariush Mozaffarian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  41. Understanding Disparities in Obesity and its Comorbidities in the US
    Youfa Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. using an interdisciplinary approach. ..
  42. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Food reinforcement-genotype interactions and eating
    Leonard H Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings are relevant to a greater understanding of behavioral and genetic factors related to obesity, as well as providing ideas that may be relevant for treatment interventions for those high in food reinforcement. ..
  44. A BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to treat pediatric obesity, minimizing dietary restriction and maximizing children learning healthier eating habits. ..
  45. Obesity Prevention in African American Schoolchildren
    Youfa Wang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If the intervention proves effective, a full-scale study will be developed. Findings from this study will provide insights into the prevention of obesity among Iow-SES and minority students. ..
  46. TAILORING NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR LOW INCOME AUDIENCES
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The effectiveness of these interventions will be compared using two dietary assessment tools--a Food Habits Questionnaire and two 24 hour recalls...
  47. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Paul area of Minnesota. The study population will include 360 girls (an average of 30 girls from each school). The proposed study period is five years. ..
  48. Modifying the home T.V. watching environment
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Activity Space Environments, Behaviors, and Body Weight Status in Urban Adults
    Shannon Zenk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  50. Habituation to food in children
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies are designed to understand how individual differences in habituation may be an important factor that differentiates overweight and non-overweight youth. ..
  51. EFFECTS OF CHANGING SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR IN OBESE CHILDREN
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Developing a better understanding of why obese youth increase physical activity or decrease energy intake when sedentary behaviors are reduced is important for the treatment of pediatric obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. A Theater-Based Obesity Prevention Program for Children
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will provide insight into how to engage parents in school- based interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGE
    Kim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
  54. A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME Churches
    Sara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's ..
  55. FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE VAGAL-ENTERIC INTERFACE
    Hans Rudolf Berthoud; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. BREAST CANCER PATIENTS RELATIVES--RESPONSE OVER TIME
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data analysis will focus on the multi-variate modeling of the hypothesized paths, using a panel design over time, as well as on the characterization of patterns within clinically meaningful subgroups of the sample. ..
  57. Hormones During Weight Loss in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Cheryl Rock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  58. Bulimic Syndromes: Secular & Longitudinal Trends
    Pamela Keel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  59. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
  60. Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment:HOME
    Jayne Fulkerson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The intervention developed in this project and the preliminary trial results, including formative and process evaluation data, will be used to inform a future full- scale and fully-powered research study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. 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. ..
  62. Counseling for Overweight Women for Diet and Activity
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The PACE+ intervention is particularly innovative in that three components - computer, primary care provider counseling, and an extended home-based intervention - are unified through a common theoretical framework. ..