Publications from the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2017

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Does a grill menu redesign influence sales, nutrients purchased, and consumer acceptance in a worksite cafeteria?, Maya Vadiveloo, Vasanti S. Malik, Donna Spiegelman, Walter C. Willett, and Josiemer Mattei

Submissions from 2016

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Depressive Symptoms and Weight Status Among Women Recently Immigrating to the US, Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, Christina D. Economos, Alison Tovar, Rebecca Boulos, Sarah Silwa, David M. Gute, Alex Pirie, and Aviva Must

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The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Diet and Young Children's Cognitive Development: A Systematic Review, Pooja S. Tandon, Alison Tovar, Avanthi T. Jayasuriya, Emily Welker, Daniel J. Schober, Kristen Copeland, Dipti A. Dev, Ashleigh L. Murriel, Dima Amso, and Dianne S. Ward

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An FTO Gene Variant Moderates the Association between Parental Restriction and Child BMI, Alison Tovar, Jennifer A. Emond, Erin Hennessy, and Dianne Gilbert-Diamond

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Providers' response to child eating behaviors: A direct observation study, Alison Tovar, Amber E. Vaughn, Megan Fallon, Erin Hennessy, Regan Burney, Truls Østbye, and Dianne S. Ward

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Perceived weight discrimination and 10-year risk of allostatic load among US adults, Maya Vadiveloo and Joseimer Mattei

Submissions from 2015

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Contextual and Cultural Influences on Parental Feeding Practices and Involvement in Child Care Centers among Hispanic Parents, Noereem Z. Mena, Kathleen S. Gorman PhD, Katie Dickin, Geoffrey Greene, and Alison Tovar

Submissions from 2014

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Effect of Long-Term Dietary Arginyl-Fructose (AF) on Hyperglycemia and HbA1c in Diabetic db/db Mice, Kwang-Hyoung Lee, Kyoung-Soo Ha, Sung-Hoon Jo, Chong M. Lee, Young-Cheul Kim, Kwang-Hoe Chung, and Young-In Kwon

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The Effect of Normally Consumed Amounts of Sucrose or High Fructose Corn Syrup on Lipid Profiles, Body Composition and Related Parameters in Overweight/Obese Subjects, Joshua Lowndes, Stephanie Sinnett, Sabrina Pardo, Von T. Nguyen, Kathleen J. Melanson, Zhiping Yu, Britte E. Lowther, and James M. Rippe

Submissions from 2013

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Whole Grain Consumption is Inversely Associated with BMI Z-score in Rural School-aged Children, Silvina F. Choumenkovitch, Nicola M. McKeown, Alison Tovar, Raymond R. Hyatt, Vivica I. Kraak, Alia V. Hastings, Julia Bloom Herzog, and Christina D. Economos

Submissions from 2012

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Does Eating Slowly Influence Appetite and Energy Intake when Water Intake is Controlled?, Ana M. Andrade, Daniel L. Kresge, Pedro J. Teixeira, Fátima Baptista, and Kathleen J. Melanson

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The Effects of Four Hypocaloric Diets Containing Different Levels of Sucrose or High Fructose Corn Syrup on Weight Loss and Related Parameters, Joshua Lowndes, Diana Kawiecki, Sabrina Pardo, Von Nguyen, Kathleen J. Melanson, Zhiping Yu, and James M. Rippe

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Body Composition, Dietary Composition, and Components of Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight and Obese Adults after a 12-Week Trial on Dietary Treatments Focused on Portion Control, Energy Density, or Glycemic Index, Kathleen J. Melanson, Amber Summers, Von Nguyen, Jen Brosnahan, Joshua Lowndes, Theodore J. Angelopoulos, and James M. Rippe

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Popcorn is More Satiating than Potato Chips in Normal-Weight Adults, Von Nguyen, Lisa Cooper, Joshua Lowndes, Kathleen Melanson, Theodore J. Angelopoulos, James M. Rippe, and Kristin Reimers

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Acculturation and Gestational Weight Gain in a Predominantly Puerto Rican Population, Alison Tovar, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Odilia I. Bermudez, Raymond R. Hyatt, and Aviva Must

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Healthy-Lifestyle Behaviors Associated with Overweight and Obesity in US Rural Children, Alison Tovar, Kenneth Chui, Raymond R. Hyatt, Julia Kuder, Vivica I. Kraak, Silvina F. Choumenkovitch, Alia Hastings, Julia Bloom, and Christina D. Economos

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Feeding Styles and Child Weight Status Among Recent Immigrant Mother-Child Dyads, Alison Tovar, Erin Hennessy, Alex Pirie, Aviva Must, David M. Gute, Raymond R. Hyatt, Christina Luongo Kamins, Sheryl O. Hughes, Rebecca Boulos, Sarah Sliwa, Heloisa Galvão, and Christina D. Economos

Submissions from 2011

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Postpartum Screening for Diabetes Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Alison Tovar, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Emma Eggleston, and Emily Oken

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Using the Community Readiness Model to Select Communities for a Community-Wide Obesity Prevention Intervention, Alison Tovar, Sarah Sliwa, Jeanne P. Goldberg, Valerie Clark, Jessica Collins, Ruth Edwards, Raymond R. Hyatt, Bridgid Junot, Elizabeth Nahar, Miriam E. Nelson, and Christina D. Economos

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The Effect of the Addition of Resistance Training to a Dietary Education Intervention on Apolipoproteins and Diet Quality in Overweight and Obese Older Adults, Elizabeth A. Valente, Megan E. Sheehy, Joshua J. Avila, Julie A. Gutierres, M. J. Delmonico, and Ingrid E. Lofgren Dr.

Submissions from 2010

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School’s Out: What are Urban Children Doing? The Summer Activity Study of Somerville Youth (SASSY), Alison Tovar, Keith Lividini, Christina D. Economos, Sara Folta, Jeanne Goldberg, and Aviva Must