food labeling

Summary

Summary: Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a food or its container or wrapper. The concept includes ingredients, nutritional value, directions, warnings, and other relevant information.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Nutrition knowledge, and use and understanding of nutrition information on food labels among consumers in the UK
    Klaus G Grunert
    MAPP Centre for Research on Customer Relations in the Food Sector, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Haslegaardsvej 10, Aarhus V, Denmark
    Appetite 55:177-89. 2010
  2. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
  3. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011
  4. ncbi What's on the menu? A review of the energy and nutritional content of US chain restaurant menus
    Helen W Wu
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:87-96. 2013
  5. pmc Changes in energy content of lunchtime purchases from fast food restaurants after introduction of calorie labelling: cross sectional customer surveys
    Tamara Dumanovsky
    BMJ 343:d4464. 2011
  6. pmc The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity
    Jennifer L Pomeranz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1192-7. 2011
  7. pmc Consumer estimation of recommended and actual calories at fast food restaurants
    Brian Elbel
    NYU School of Medicine, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1971-8. 2011
  8. ncbi Calorie labeling and food choices: a first look at the effects on low-income people in New York City
    Brian Elbel
    Division of General Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1110-21. 2009
  9. pmc Development of international criteria for a front of package food labelling system: the International Choices Programme
    A J C Roodenburg
    Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1190-200. 2011
  10. ncbi Food nutrition label use is associated with demographic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors and dietary intake among African Americans in North Carolina
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:392-402; discussion 402-3. 2005

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  1. ncbi Nutrition knowledge, and use and understanding of nutrition information on food labels among consumers in the UK
    Klaus G Grunert
    MAPP Centre for Research on Customer Relations in the Food Sector, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Haslegaardsvej 10, Aarhus V, Denmark
    Appetite 55:177-89. 2010
    ..Both are in turn affected by demographic variables, but in different ways...
  2. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of restaurant menu calorie labels on food choices and intake...
  3. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011
    ..The current evidence suggests that calorie labeling does not have the intended effect of decreasing calorie purchasing or consumption...
  4. ncbi What's on the menu? A review of the energy and nutritional content of US chain restaurant menus
    Helen W Wu
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:87-96. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Changes in energy content of lunchtime purchases from fast food restaurants after introduction of calorie labelling: cross sectional customer surveys
    Tamara Dumanovsky
    BMJ 343:d4464. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of fast food restaurants adding calorie labelling to menu items on the energy content of individual purchases...
  6. pmc The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity
    Jennifer L Pomeranz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1192-7. 2011
    ..Health departments have many options to effect change in the incidence of obesity but need the support of other government entities and officials...
  7. pmc Consumer estimation of recommended and actual calories at fast food restaurants
    Brian Elbel
    NYU School of Medicine, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1971-8. 2011
    ..Overall knowledge remains low even with labeling. Additional public policies likely need to be considered to influence obesity on a large scale...
  8. ncbi Calorie labeling and food choices: a first look at the effects on low-income people in New York City
    Brian Elbel
    Division of General Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1110-21. 2009
    ..However, we did not detect a change in calories purchased after the introduction of calorie labeling. We encourage more research on menu labeling and greater attention to evaluating and implementing other obesity-related policies...
  9. pmc Development of international criteria for a front of package food labelling system: the International Choices Programme
    A J C Roodenburg
    Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:1190-200. 2011
    ..A global push to reduce the amount of saturated and trans-fatty acids, added salt and sugar in processed food, and to enhance fruit, vegetable and whole grain intake, while limiting energy intake, exists for most populations...
  10. ncbi Food nutrition label use is associated with demographic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors and dietary intake among African Americans in North Carolina
    Jessie A Satia
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:392-402; discussion 402-3. 2005
    ..This report describes the prevalence of nutrition label use and its association with demographic, behavioral, and psychological factors and diet among African-American adults...
  11. pmc Consumer purchasing patterns in response to calorie labeling legislation in New York City
    Maya K Vadiveloo
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, 35 West 4th St, NY, NY 10012 USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:51. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether point-of-purchase calorie labels in New York City (NYC) chain restaurants affected food purchasing patterns in a sample of lower income adults in NYC and Newark, NJ...
  12. ncbi Nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without type 2 diabetes
    Nurgül Fitzgerald
    Family and Community Health Sciences Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:960-7. 2008
    ..To examine the associations of nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without diagnosed diabetes...
  13. ncbi Interpretation of commercial food ingredient labels by parents of food-allergic children
    Preeti Joshi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:1019-21. 2002
    ..Complex ingredient terminology (eg, casein and whey for milk) and label ambiguities (eg, natural flavor and may contain peanut ) might compromise the ability of patients/parents to determine the safety of particular products...
  14. pmc Improving patrons' meal selections through the use of point-of-selection nutrition labels
    Yong H Chu
    Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2001-5. 2009
    ..We examined changes in meal selection by patrons of university food-service operations when nutrition labels were provided at the point of selection...
  15. pmc Child and adolescent fast-food choice and the influence of calorie labeling: a natural experiment
    B Elbel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 423 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:493-500. 2011
    ..We examined children's and adolescents' fast-food choice and the influence of calorie labels in low-income communities in New York City (NYC) and in a comparison city (Newark, NJ)...
  16. pmc Consumer awareness of fast-food calorie information in New York City after implementation of a menu labeling regulation
    Tamara Dumanovsky
    Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2520-5. 2010
    ..We assessed consumer awareness of menu calorie information at fast-food chains after the introduction of New York City's health code regulation requiring these chains to display food-item calories on menus and menu boards...
  17. ncbi Nutrition marketing on food labels
    Sarah E Colby
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, ND, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:92-8. 2010
    ..This research sought to determine how often nutrition marketing is used on labels of foods that are high in saturated fat, sodium, and/or sugar...
  18. ncbi Numbers and strains of lactobacilli in some probiotic products
    Valérie Coeuret
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie Alimentaire USC INRA, Universite de Caen Basse Normandie, Esplanade de la Paix, 14032 Caen Cedex, France
    Int J Food Microbiol 97:147-56. 2004
    ..The usefulness of the official methods developed for animal feed additives to identify lactobacilli in probiotic foods for humans was demonstrated...
  19. ncbi Food and trust in Australia: building a picture
    John Coveney
    Department of Public Health, Flinders University, Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
    Public Health Nutr 11:237-45. 2008
    ..To explore consumer trust in food, especially people's experiences that support or diminish trust in the food supply; consumer practices to strengthen trust in food; and views on how trust in the food supply could be increased...
  20. ncbi Effects of front-of-package and shelf nutrition labeling systems on consumers
    James C Hersey
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Nutr Rev 71:1-14. 2013
    ..More research is needed to determine the effects of FOP nutrition labeling on consumers' actual shopping behaviors and dietary intakes...
  21. ncbi Nutrient profiling of foods: creating a nutrient-rich food index
    Adam Drewnowski
    Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3410, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:23-39. 2008
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  22. ncbi Public health issues arising from microbiological and labelling quality of foods and supplements containing probiotic microorganisms
    J M Hamilton-Miller
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Public Health Nutr 2:223-9. 1999
    ..To assess the accuracy and helpfulness of labelling on products containing probiotic bacteria...
  23. ncbi Consumer testing of the acceptability and effectiveness of front-of-pack food labelling systems for the Australian grocery market
    Bridget Kelly
    Cancer Council NSW, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot Int 24:120-9. 2009
    ..The TL system was the most effective in assisting consumers to identify healthier foods. Mandatory TL labelling regulations are recommended to assist consumers in making healthy food choices...
  24. ncbi Mission impossible? Regulatory and enforcement issues to ensure safety of dietary supplements
    A Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:393-402. 2011
    ..The need for better quality control, compliance and public awareness is evident...
  25. ncbi Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK
    Gary Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Promot Int 24:344-52. 2009
    ..Further research on the influence of nutrition signposting will be needed before this labelling format can be considered a promising public health intervention...
  26. ncbi PASSCLAIM: consensus on criteria
    Peter J Aggett
    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire Preston, PR1 2HE Lancashire, UK
    Eur J Nutr 44:i5-30. 2005
  27. ncbi Where is the science? What will it take to show that nutrient profiling systems work?
    Marilyn S Townsend
    Nutrition Department, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1109S-1115S. 2010
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  28. ncbi Role of food labels in accidental exposures in food-allergic individuals in Canada
    Shashank S Sheth
    Division of Clinical Immunology Allergy, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:60-5. 2010
    Little is known about the impact of food labeling on the allergic consumer.
  29. ncbi Nutrition menu labeling may lead to lower-calorie restaurant meal choices for children
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 500, MPW 8 1, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 125:244-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine whether nutrition labeling on menus would lead to lower-calorie choices for children...
  30. pmc Culture-independent analysis of probiotic products by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
    R Temmerman
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:220-6. 2003
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  31. ncbi Influence of placement of a nutrition logo on cafeteria menu items on lunchtime food Choices at Dutch work sites
    Ellis L Vyth
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health Care Research, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:131-6. 2011
    ..Labeling healthy choices might be useful for health-conscious employees in the volitional phase of behavior change. Further research should focus on the possible health benefits of menu reformulation in the catering sector...
  32. pmc Evaluation of a voluntary menu-labeling program in full-service restaurants
    Elizabeth Pulos
    Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, 3629 South D St, Mail Stop 011, TacoWA 98418 6813, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1035-9. 2010
    ..We assessed whether labeling restaurant menus with information on the nutrient content of menu items would cause customers to alter their ordering patterns...
  33. ncbi A study of nutrition and health claims--a snapshot of what's on the Irish market
    Fiona Lalor
    School of Public Health and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Public Health Nutr 13:704-11. 2010
    ..To examine the use of nutrition and health claims on packaged foods commonly eaten in Ireland...
  34. ncbi Accuracy of stated energy contents of restaurant foods
    Lorien E Urban
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 306:287-93. 2011
    ..Foods purchased in restaurants provide approximately 35% of the daily energy intake in US individuals but the accuracy of the energy contents listed for these foods is unknown...
  35. ncbi Rationale and evidence for menu-labeling legislation
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:546-51. 2009
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  36. ncbi Food-allergic consumers' labelling preferences: a cross-cultural comparison
    Judith R Cornelisse-Vermaat
    Wageningen University, Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group, Hollandseweg 1 bode 87, 6706 KN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:115-20. 2008
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  37. ncbi Audit of manufactured products: use of allergen advisory labels and identification of labeling ambiguities
    Mariah M Pieretti
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1198, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:337-41. 2009
    ..It does not regulate advisory labels...
  38. ncbi Lay discourses and beliefs related to food risks: an Australian perspective
    Deborah A Lupton
    School of Social Sciences and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 27:448-67. 2005
    ..The relevance of the Australian cultural context for these findings is discussed...
  39. ncbi Effect of fat-free potato chips with and without nutrition labels on fat and energy intakes
    D L Miller
    The Pennsylvania State University, Nutrition Department, University Park 16802 6501, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:282-90. 1998
    ..This study showed that substituting fat-free (olestra-containing) potato chips for regular-fat chips can help reduce fat and energy intakes in short-term (within meal) situations and reduce fat intake over 24 h...
  40. ncbi Health claims in the United States: an aid to the public or a source of confusion?
    Clare M Hasler
    Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 138:1216S-20S. 2008
    ..Are U.S. health claims really benefitting public health? Recent evidence suggests that this mode of communication has had limited success and in fact may be misleading to consumers...
  41. ncbi Consumer perceptions of nutrition and health claims
    Hans C M van Trijp
    Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Hollandseweg 1, 6706 KN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appetite 48:305-24. 2007
    ..The general results indicate that consumer perceptions differ substantially by country and benefit being claimed but much less by the claim type. Implications of these findings are being discussed...
  42. ncbi How do peanut and nut-allergic consumers use information on the packaging to avoid allergens?
    J Barnett
    Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Allergy 66:969-78. 2011
    ..We aimed to understand the complex risk assessment decisions made by peanut and nut-allergic adults when purchasing food, with particular reference to use of printed package information...
  43. ncbi Fast facts: The availability and accessibility of nutrition information in fast food chains
    Lyndal Wellard
    Cancer Council, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 22:184-8. 2011
    ..This study provides a baseline measure of the availability and accessibility of nutrition information in fast food outlets in Australia, filling a gap in the literature...
  44. ncbi Potential effect of physical activity based menu labels on the calorie content of selected fast food meals
    Sunaina Dowray
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    Appetite 62:173-81. 2013
    ..Whether these labels are effective in real-life scenarios remains to be tested...
  45. ncbi Availability of nutrition information from chain restaurants in the United States
    Margo G Wootan
    Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:266-8. 2006
    ..Thus, this study examined the availability of nutrition information from the largest chain restaurants in the United States...
  46. ncbi Consuming a diet complying with front-of-pack label criteria may reduce cholesterol levels: a modeling study
    E L Vyth
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:510-6. 2012
    ..This is the first modeling study to investigate the potential impact on cholesterol levels of consuming a diet consisting of products that comply with the criteria for a 'healthier choice logo'...
  47. ncbi First certified reference materials for molecular fingerprinting of two approved probiotic Bacillus strains
    L De Baets
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements IRMM, Geel, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 129:16-20. 2009
    ..They offer perspectives for applications in other domains such as analysis of foodborne pathogens in outbreaks or routine analysis...
  48. ncbi Public opinion on food-related obesity prevention policy initiatives
    Belinda Morley
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria
    Health Promot J Austr 23:86-91. 2012
    ..The study was designed to determine public acceptability of various forms of regulation to support a healthy eating environment...
  49. pmc Using 'may contain' labelling to inform food choice: a qualitative study of nut allergic consumers
    Julie Barnett
    Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:734. 2011
    ..Neither food safety nor foods labelling legislation address this issue. The aim of this study is to understand how peanut and nut allergic adults interpret 'may contain' labelling and how they use this information when purchasing food...
  50. ncbi The salience of food labeling among low-income families with overweight children
    Simone Pettigrew
    School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:332-9. 2013
    To explore the role of food labeling among low-income families with overweight children.
  51. ncbi Impact of foods with health logo on saturated fat, sodium and sugar intake of young Dutch adults
    Elisabeth H M Temme
    Wageningen University and Research Centre, RIKILT Institute of Food Safety, PO Box 230, 6700 AE Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 14:635-44. 2011
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the effects of changed food compositions according to health logo criteria on the intake of saturated fat, sugar and sodium in a Dutch population of young adults...
  52. ncbi Helping consumers make more healthful food choices: consumer views on modifying food labels and providing point-of-purchase nutrition information at quick-service restaurants
    Amy M Lando
    US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:157-63. 2007
    ..To understand consumer (1) interest in nutrition information on food labels and quick-service restaurant menu boards and (2) reactions to modifying this information to help highlight calories and more healthful choices...
  53. ncbi Does calorie information promote lower calorie fast food choices among college students?
    Mary A Gerend
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:84-6. 2009
    ..Men's selections were unaffected. Providing calorie information at point of purchase could have positive implications for public health...
  54. ncbi Nutrition labels: a survey of use, understanding and preferences among ethnically diverse shoppers in New Zealand
    Delvina Gorton
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 12:1359-65. 2009
    ..The present study examined the use, understanding and preferences regarding nutrition labels among ethnically diverse shoppers in New Zealand...
  55. pmc Nutrition-labeling regulation impacts on restaurant environments
    Brian E Saelens
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98145 5005, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:505-11. 2012
    ..Recent attempts to improve the healthfulness of away-from-home eating include regulations requiring restaurants to post nutrition information. The impact of such regulations on restaurant environments is unknown...
  56. ncbi Reliability and validity of nutrition knowledge, social-psychological factors, and food label use scales from the 1995 Diet and Health Knowledge Survey
    Saori Obayashi
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1224, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:83-91. 2003
    ..To test the reliability and validity of scales on nutrition knowledge, social-psychological factors, and use of food labels developed from the 1995 Diet and Health Knowledge Survey (DHKS) questions...
  57. ncbi The motivational and informational basis of attitudes toward foods with health claims
    Iris Zeželj
    Department of Psychology, University of Belgrade, Cika Ljubina 18 20, Belgrade, Serbia
    Appetite 59:960-7. 2012
    ..The implications of these findings for functional approach to attitudes, understanding the demand for functional food and overcoming barriers to dietary change are discussed...
  58. ncbi Reading nutrition labels and fat consumption in adolescents
    Terry T K Huang
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:399-401. 2004
    ..In girls, fat intake did not differ by frequency of nutrition label reading. Nutrition label reading does not translate into healthier diet in adolescents...
  59. ncbi Defining and labelling 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' food
    T Lobstein
    1International Association for the Study of Obesity, 231 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NR, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:331-40. 2009
    ..To consider the use of systematic methods for categorising foods according to their nutritional quality ('nutrient profiling') as a strategy for promoting public health through better dietary choices...
  60. ncbi Impact of 'traffic-light' nutrition information on online food purchases in Australia
    Gary Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:122-6. 2011
    ..This study examined changes to online consumer food purchases in response to the introduction of traffic-light nutrition information (TLNI)...
  61. ncbi Updated estimate of trans fat intake by the US population
    D Doell
    Division of Petition Review, Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 29:861-74. 2012
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  62. ncbi Consumer perceptions of graded, graphic and text label presentations for qualified health claims
    Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak
    International Food Information Council, Washington, DC, USA
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 48:248-56. 2008
    ..Consumers found it difficult to discriminate across four levels and showed inclination to project the scientific validity grade onto other product attributes. Consumers showed preference for simpler messages...
  63. ncbi European consumers and health claims: attitudes, understanding and purchasing behaviour
    Josephine M Wills
    European Food Information Council EUFIC, Tassel House, Rue Paul Emile Janson 6, B 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:229-36. 2012
    ..As most studies on consumers' understanding of health claims are based on subjective understanding, this remains an area for more investigation...
  64. ncbi Inulin determination for food labeling
    A Zuleta
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, , 1113) Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Agric Food Chem 49:4570-2. 2001
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  65. pmc Trans fatty acids: effects on cardiometabolic health and implications for policy
    R Micha
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 79:147-52. 2008
    ..to eliminate the use of industrial TFA in both developed and developing countries, including education, food labeling, and policy and legislative initiatives, would likely prevent tens of thousands of CHD events worldwide each ..
  66. ncbi Front-of-pack nutrition labelling: testing effectiveness of different nutrition labelling formats front-of-pack in four European countries
    Gerda I J Feunekes
    Unilever Food and Health Research Institute, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    Appetite 50:57-70. 2008
    ..Thus simpler front-of-pack labelling formats seem more appropriate in a shopping environment where quick decisions are made...
  67. doi Obesity prevention in the information age: caloric information at the point of purchase
    Mark Berman
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PO Box 2316, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    JAMA 300:433-5. 2008
  68. ncbi Update on hidden food allergens and food labeling
    Gregory Puglisi
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Great Neck, New York, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:634-9. 2007
    ..A focus on advances in food labeling, and the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) is also included, because it assists food-..
  69. ncbi The origin of Guideline Daily Amounts and the Food Standards Agency's guidance on what counts as 'a lot' and 'a little'
    Mike Rayner
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 7LF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 7:549-56. 2004
    ..The paper also describes the basis to some Rules of Thumb for what counts as 'a lot' or 'a little' of fat, saturated fat and other nutrients, in an individual food...
  70. ncbi Consumer attitudes and risks associated with packaged foods having advisory labeling regarding the presence of peanuts
    Susan L Hefle
    Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:171-6. 2007
    ..Foods with advisory labeling (eg, "may contain") are increasingly prevalent. Consumers with food allergies might ignore advisory labeling advice...
  71. ncbi Consumers may not use or understand calorie labeling in restaurants
    Rebecca A Krukowski
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:917-20. 2006
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  72. ncbi A front-of-pack nutrition logo: a quantitative and qualitative process evaluation in the Netherlands
    Ellis L Vyth
    Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Health Commun 14:631-45. 2009
    ..Consumers interested in health reported that they used the logo. Further research focusing on specific target groups, forming healthful diets, and health outcomes is needed to investigate the effectiveness of the Choices logo...
  73. ncbi Portion size labeling and intended soft drink consumption: the impact of labeling format and size portfolio
    Willemijn M Vermeer
    Department of Health Sciences and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:422-6. 2010
    ..To assess what portion size labeling format is most promising in helping consumers selecting appropriate soft drink sizes, and whether labeling impact depends on the size portfolio...
  74. ncbi New York City's fight over calorie labeling
    Thomas A Farley
    New York City Health Department, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1098-109. 2009
    ..The experience shows that state and local health departments can use their existing authority over restaurants to combat obesity and, indirectly, chronic diseases...
  75. ncbi Nutrition labels decrease energy intake in adults consuming lunch in the laboratory
    Jennifer L Temple
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1094-7. 2010
    ..These data support the use of nutrition labels as a way to reduce energy intake...
  76. ncbi Parents' attitudes when purchasing products for children with nut allergy: a UK perspective
    L Noimark
    Department of Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:500-4. 2009
    ..Further tightening of labelling legislation and improved education would help to decrease the risk of anaphylaxis...
  77. pmc Consumer preferences for front-of-pack calories labelling
    Ellen van Kleef
    Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Hollandseweg 1, 6706 KN Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 11:203-13. 2008
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  78. pmc Menu labeling as a potential strategy for combating the obesity epidemic: a health impact assessment
    Tony Kuo
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1680-6. 2009
    ..We conducted a health impact assessment to quantify the potential impact of a state menu-labeling law on population weight gain in Los Angeles County, California...
  79. ncbi Nutrition labels and claims in New Zealand and Australia: a review of use and understanding
    Cliona Ni Mhurchu
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:105-12. 2007
    ..To determine how well consumers use and understand nutrition labels and claims in New Zealand and Australia...
  80. ncbi Actual use of a front-of-pack nutrition logo in the supermarket: consumers' motives in food choice
    Ellis L Vyth
    Department of Health Sciences and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1882-9. 2010
    ..Studies investigating actual nutrition label use in point-of-purchase settings are scarce. The present study investigates the use of the 'Choices' nutrition logo in Dutch supermarkets...
  81. ncbi A comparison of two nutrition signposting systems for use in Australia
    Jimmy Chun Yu Louie
    NSW Centre for Public Health Nutrition, The University of Sydney
    N S W Public Health Bull 19:121-6. 2008
    ..This paper reviews two nutrition signposting systems currently being considered for adoption in Australia. The authors conclude that a system similar to the colour-coded Traffic Light System is likely to be most useful...
  82. ncbi The Smart Choices front-of-package nutrition labeling program: rationale and development of the nutrition criteria
    Joanne R Lupton
    ConAgra Foods Inc, Omaha, NE, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1078S-1089S. 2010
    ..The criteria are based on the 2005 Dietary Guidelines and other consensus science and are transparent and available on the SCP website. This article describes the nutrition criteria and rationales for their selection...
  83. ncbi Guiding stars: the effect of a nutrition navigation program on consumer purchases at the supermarket
    Lisa A Sutherland
    Community Health Research Program, Hood Center for Children Families, and the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1090S-1094S. 2010
    ..To improve diet quality and overall population health, the need to develop nutritional rating systems that are comprehensive in scope and easy for the consumer to understand and use at the point-of-purchase has emerged...
  84. ncbi An objective examination of consumer perception of nutrition information based on healthiness ratings and eye movements
    Gary Jones
    Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:238-44. 2007
    ..Previous research on nutrition labelling has mainly used subjective measures. This study examines the effectiveness of two types of nutrition label using two objective measures: eye movements and healthiness ratings...
  85. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and label use among college students
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2130-4. 2007
    ..Attitude mediated the relationship between knowledge and label reading behavior. The indexes of fit for the tested model indicated a good fit; the predictors accounted for 44% of the variance in label usage...
  86. ncbi Food information programs: a review of the literature
    Shannon C Smith
    Cantox Health Sciences International
    Can J Diet Pract Res 63:55-60. 2002
    ..Research is still needed, however, to establish the impact of such programs on food purchases and dietary intake, and the overall and long-term effectiveness of the programs as a nutrition intervention...
  87. ncbi Impact of the Pick the Tick food information programme on the salt content of food in New Zealand
    Leanne Young
    National Heart Foundation of New Zealand, PO Box 17 160, Greenlane, Auckland 1130, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 17:13-9. 2002
    ..The tick on approved products not only acts as a 'nutrition signpost' for consumers but can also significantly influence the formulation of products without sacrificing taste or quality...
  88. ncbi Do nutrition label readers eat healthier diets? Behavioral correlates of adults' use of food labels
    M W Kreuter
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:277-83. 1997
    ..Reading and understanding nutrition labels on foods may be an important precursor to dietary change. However, little is known about how nutrition labels are used by consumers and what effect reading labels has on dietary behaviors...
  89. ncbi A holistic food labelling strategy for preventing obesity and dental caries
    A B Cinar
    Department of Oral Public Health, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 10:357-61. 2009
    ..Labelling healthy food as 'health-friendly' based on an international consensus will provide a clear and uniform picture of what is healthy to eat and result in an international integrated programme for prevention of obesity and caries...
  90. ncbi Consumer understanding and use of nutrition labelling: a systematic review
    Gill Cowburn
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:21-8. 2005
    ..To explore published and unpublished research into consumer understanding and use of nutrition labelling which is culturally applicable in Europe...
  91. ncbi 2000-2001 food label and package survey: an update on prevalence of nutrition labeling and claims on processed, packaged foods
    Lori Legault
    Food and Drug Adminstration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:952-8. 2004
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  92. ncbi Do dietary intakes affect search for nutrient information on food labels?
    Chung Tung Jordan Lin
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS 727, College Park, MD 20740 3835, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1955-67. 2004
    ..Yet, nutrition education can be instrumental in encouraging this search by stimulating motivation and providing technical help...
  93. ncbi Nutrition and related claims used on packaged Australian foods--implications for regulation
    Peter Williams
    Department of Biomedical Science, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 12:138-50. 2003
    ..Implications for the regulation of nutrition and related claims are discussed. The impact of nutrition claims on consumer purchasing and consumption behaviour deserves further study...
  94. ncbi Variations in isoflavone levels in soy foods and soy protein isolates and issues related to isoflavone databases and food labeling
    Kenneth D R Setchell
    Division of Clinical Mass Spectrometry, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:4146-55. 2003
    ....
  95. ncbi Nutrition function, health and related claims on packaged Australian food products--prevalence and compliance with regulations
    Peter Williams
    Smart Foods Centre, School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:10-20. 2006
    ..Comprehensive education and enforcement frameworks also will be needed, to reduce the number of illegal or apparently unsubstantiated claims...
  96. ncbi The effect of single serving versus entire package nutritional information on consumption norms and actual consumption of a snack food
    Beth Antonuk
    Department of Marketing, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, One Bernard Baruch Way, Box B12 240, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:365-70. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi Consumer understanding of nutrition and health claims: sources of evidence
    Peter D Leathwood
    Nestle Research Centre, P O Box 44, 1000 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Nutr 98:474-84. 2007
    ..After exploring several different methodologies, it proposes a case-specific approach using a stepwise procedure for assessing consumer understanding of a NH claim...
  98. ncbi Nutritional characterisation of foods: science-based approach to nutrient profiling. Summary report of an ILSI Europe workshop held in April 2006
    Inge Tetens
    The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Nutr 46:4-14. 2007
    ..It is essential that key stakeholders continue to communicate and work together on the complex issues of nutrient profiling...
  99. ncbi Criteria for substantiating claims
    Peter J Aggett
    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    Novartis Found Symp 282:46-53; discussion 53-8, 212-8. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi Development of bioactive substances for functional foods--scientific and other aspects
    Peter Weber
    DSM Nutritional Products Ltd, Human Nutrition and Health, Basel, Switzerland
    Forum Nutr 59:171-81. 2006
    ..Determining the safety and efficacy of these substances, and in particular in establishing claims, requires close cooperation between industry, regulatory authorities and the scientific community...
  101. ncbi Beyond food and evil
    Jim Chen
    University of Louisville, Louis D Brandeis School of Law
    Duke Law J 56:1581-6. 2007

Research Grants25

  1. 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. ..
  2. Mobile e-Health dietary fiber calculator for self-management of IBS
    Lisa A Russell; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..insoluble dietary fiber face challenges in correctly estimating their intake, including: a lack of consistent food labeling describing soluble and insoluble dietary fiber content (an optional descriptor);a lack of knowledge of dietary ..
  3. A Compact and Low Cost High-Precision Carbon Isotope Ratio Monitoring Tool for Ro
    Nabil Saad; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: One of the pillars of food safety and integrity is food labeling that provides a truthful designation of origin and additives in food products...
  4. THE 24TH NATIONAL NUTRIENT DATABANK CONFERENCE
    John Himes; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..will highlight current changes in dietary guidance and the implications for food and nutrient databases and food labeling; challenges in maintaining databases in a rapidly changing marketplace; database issues related to food ..
  5. National Nutrient Databank Conference
    Phyllis Stumbo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..changes in dietary guidance and nutrition monitoring and the implications for food and nutrient databases and food labeling; challenges in maintaining databases in a rapidly changing marketplace; database issues related to food ..
  6. An Exploratory Center for Obesity Research (RMI)
    Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By promoting interagency collaborations, these efforts will help the NIH develop a roadmap on how to effectively translate research findings into national, state, and local health policy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Effects of Age, Knowledge, & Control Beliefs on Reading
    Lisa Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this research is to better understand how knowledge and control beliefs can offset age-related declines in cognitive processing...
  8. Overcoming Nutritional Barriers in Hemodialysis Ptnts
    Ashwini Sehgal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Overcoming specific barriers may lead not only to improved nutritional status but also to better patient survival, decreased health care costs, and increased quality of life. ..
  9. Alcohol Consumption & Mortality in the US 1950-2000
    William Kerr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. A Cafeteria-Based Study of Weight Gain Prevention
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Child Weight Status, Physical Activity, and Nutrition
    Brian Saelens; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Wearable Organic Electric Film RFID Sensors for Monitoring of Airborne Toxicants
    Radislav A Potyrailo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This new sensing approach will provide a wearable, cost-effective, selective sensor for de- tection of toxic volatile species. ..
  13. Prevention of Obesity at Universities:A Randomized Trial
    Michael R Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. OLD AGE LONGEVITY AND THE MARKET FOR LONG TERM CARE
    Tomas Philipson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Preliminary analysis of a subpart of the data that is to be collected more fully suggest that long-tenn care output contracts with male aging as predicted. ..
  15. Weight loss maintenance in primary care
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Youth Exposure to Food and Beverage Placement in Movies
    Lisa Sutherland; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will provide pilot data to inform the development of an R01 to measure the relationship between youth exposure to food & beverage product placement in movies, diet quality and body mass index. ..
  17. Adaptation of a CBT Intervention for Eating Disorders
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Evaluating Errors in Reported Use of Dietary Supplements
    Suzanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. IRON SUPPLEMENTS AND ZINC IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
    Janet King; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results from this comprehensive, longitudinal study will provide new data on the effects of iron supplementation on zinc utilization during pregnancy and lactation. ..
  20. A NUTRITIONAL APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS MAINTENANCE
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data will be collected at pretreatment, posttreatment, and at 6- and 18-month follow-ups. ..
  21. DIET,APOPTOSIS AND COLON CARCINOGENESIS
    Joanne Lupton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..An understanding of how diet affects colon tumor incidence has important consequences for the design of clinical trials and for future dietary recommendations. ..
  22. RESPONSE TO DNA DAMAGE--COLON VS SMALL INTESTINE
    Joanne Lupton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..DNA damage will be assessed by the FLARE assay and ROS production by oxidation of the vital dye 2',7'-dichlorofluorescein in cells incubated with and without electron transport inhibitors. ..
  23. Assessing Spouses' Support of the Diabetic Diet
    J Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Confirmation of the hypotheses will mean the CDSA can be used to assess married or cohabiting type 2 diabetic's degree of success in adjusting to the diabetic diet and identify those needing more couple-based dietary instruction. ..
  24. International Trace Elements Conference
    Janet King; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The purpose of this proposal is to seek funding for the travel of selected speakers, young investigator awards, and publication of the proceedings. ..
  25. DIET GLYCEMIC LOAD & METABOLISM IN OBESE PREGNANT WOMEN
    Janet King; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, new information on how the source of maternal carbohydrate intake affects carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in pregnancy will be generated. ..