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Terry-McElrath Yvonne M YM Survey Research Associate, (yterry@umich.edu), Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, PO Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI - - 2014
The 2013-2014 school year involved preparation for implementing the new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) competitive foods nutrition standards. An awareness of associations between commercial supplier involvement, food vending practices, and food vending item availability may assist schools in preparing for the new standards. Analyses used 2007-2012 questionnaire data from ...
Howe Laura L The University of Michigan Food Allergy Center, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
Food allergy is associated with decreased caregiver quality of life (QoL). The influence of accurate reaction perception, allergen, and sociodemographic factors on caregiver QoL is poorly understood. To determine factors influencing caregiver food allergy QoL within an academic center cohort. Caregivers of children allergic to milk, egg, peanut, or tree ...
Diolordi Laura L Department of Experimental Medicine, Research Unit of Food Science and Human Nutrition, "Sapienza" University of Rome, p.le Aldo Moro, 5, 00185, Roma, - - 2014
The children with autism have feeding problems such as chewing, preference for the same food that often are responsible for the nutrient imbalance. In this study, we have analyzed the differences in food consumption (food frequency) and eating behavior (CEBI test) between children with autism and their typically developing peers. ...
Vo Thuan Huu TH Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, 159 Hung Phu Street, District 8, 70000 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. - - 2014
An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among workers of company X after eating lunch prepared by a catering service. Of 430 workers attending the meal, 56 were hospitalized with abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea, according to the initial report. We conducted an investigation to identify the extent, vehicle, and source ...
Leonardi Salvatore S Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, University of Catania, Catania, - - 2014
This article focuses on hypersensitivity reactions after inhalation of food particles as primary cause for food allergy. This is an increasingly recognized problem in children. Reactions are commonly diagnosed in children who develop symptoms when the food is ingested. Some children tolerate the food when it is eaten but they ...
Ong Peck Y PY Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
Patients with moderately severe atopic dermatitis (AD) suffer from significant morbidity including secondary infections and psychosocial disturbances. However, there is currently no laboratory test for identifying these patients to implement early treatments. Because IgE sensitization to foods is frequently an early manifestation in infants with AD, this study aims to ...
Mandil Ahmed A Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
This study aimed at assessing prevailing patterns and risk factors of tobacco consumption among clients, food handlers and employers of food facilities, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A cross-sectional approach to a representative sample of food facilities in Riyadh was used. A sample of 3000 participants included clients (75%); food handlers/hospitality ...
Kaufman James J IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States of - - 2014
Foodborne disease outbreaks of recent years demonstrate that due to increasingly interconnected supply chains these type of crisis situations have the potential to affect thousands of people, leading to significant healthcare costs, loss of revenue for food companies, and-in the worst cases-death. When a disease outbreak is detected, identifying the ...
Zhao Ai A Department of Nutrition & Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing 100191, - - 2014
Optimal mineral intakes are important for infant growth and development. However, data on mineral compositions of breast milk in Chinese women are scarce, and most were acquired before 1990. The objectives of this study were three-fold: (1) to investigate the mineral compositions of Chinese healthy mothers' breast milk in different ...
Tavakkoli-Kakhki Mandana M Department of Traditional Medicine, School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I. R. - - 2014
Considering the increasing prevalence of depression in modern societies and the positive effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on depression, this study aims to investigate the omega-3 and omega-6 content of various foodstuffs, prescribed or prohibited by Iranian Traditional Medicine (ITM). Firstly, reliable sources of Iranian Traditional Medicine were reviewed ...
Aa Lambrechts L Lambrechts AA, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Environmental Health, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South - - 2014
Hands of ready-to-eat food service employees have been shown to be vectors in the spread of foodborne disease, mainly because of poor personal hygiene and accounting for approximately 97% of food borne illnesses in food service establishments and homes. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of hand washing practices ...
Shin Sangah S Department of Public Health Nutrition Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea. ; Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, - - 2014
The accuracy of dietary assessments has emerged as a major concern in nutritional epidemiology and new dietary assessment tools using computer technology to increase accuracy have been developed in many countries. The purpose of this study was to develop a web-based computer-assisted personal interview system (CAPIS) for conducting dietary assessment ...
Vincenzetti Silvia S School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, section of Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Via Circonvallazione 93/95, 62024 Matelica (MC), - - 2014
Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is an abnormal immunological response to cow milk proteins, which results in IgE-mediated reactions. The therapeutic strategy to respond to CMPA envisages the total elimination of milk or the administration of cow's milk substitutes. For this reason the use of milk from other mammalian species ...
Ahmed Tahmeed - - 2014
Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve micronutrient status and growth of children. The objective of this study was to develop RUSF using locally available food ingredients and test ...
Jones Sheila A - - 2014
Family meals are positively associated with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables and numerous nutrients, promoting good eating habits and disease prevention. Families benefiting from home-cooked meals are more likely to consume smaller portions and fewer calories, less fat, less salt, and less sugar. Some Western cultures have lost confidence ...
Nelson Dustin D Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Twin Cities, MN. Electronic address: - - 2014
The relationship between time viewing nutrition information and nutrient quality of foods chosen in a food selection task was objectively evaluated through direct observation using an eye-tracking camera. A total of 202 participants' food choices were scored for nutrient density. Multivariate linear regression analysis was conducted with mean nutrient density ...
Desendorf Jenna J Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Body-borne sensors may be useful in assessing eating behaviors and have the potential to overcome some of the limitations of self-report instruments. The Bite Counter is a new commercial device, worn on the wrist that purports to track the number of bites taken per day. It contains a tri-axial accelerometer ...
Zeyrek D D Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, HarranUniversity School of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey - - - 2014
Food allergy is a common problem in children and adults. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of cow's milk and egg allergy based on skin prick test and oral food challenge results. We recruited 614 children aged 1 month-- 2 years in from different areas of ...
Iannotti Lora L Brown School of Social Work, Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, - - 2014
Milk has been integral to pastoralist nutrition for thousands of years, but as communities move toward settled livelihoods, milk consumption is dropping with only minimal evidence for the health and nutrition implications. This longitudinal study aimed to first test whether increased dependency on agriculture reduced household milk production and consumption, ...
Hanson Karla L KL From the Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, - - 2014
Food insecurity is adversely associated with the physical and mental health of adults and children, and the mechanism that underlies this association has been assumed to be dietary intake of lower quality in food insecure than food secure individuals. A thorough understanding of observed associations between food insecurity and dietary ...
Kyaw Moe H MH Digestive Diseases Centre, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, - - 2014
The impact of food on relapse in ulcerative colitis has not been clearly defined. The aim of this prospective, randomized-controlled study was to evaluate the impact of comprehensive dietary guidelines on the clinical course of the disease and quality of life in patients with ulcerative colitis. Patients were allocated randomly ...
Chao Ariana A Yale University School of Nursing, Orange, CT, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aims of this study were to 1) determine the relationships between BMI and the frequency of food cravings for different categories of foods, 2) examine the associations between cravings for different types of foods and self-reported, habitual intake of these foods, and 3) assess how these relationships differ by ...
Jansson S-A SA The Centre for Allergy Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to evaluate if total, direct, indirect, and intangible costs differ between a cohort of adults with well-characterized allergy to staple foods ('cases') and controls. Swedish adults with objectively diagnosed food allergy to cow's milk, hen's egg, and/or wheat were recruited at an outpatient ...
Peters Ruud J B - - 2014
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a common food additive used to enhance the white colour, brightness and sometimes flavour of a variety of food products. In this study seven food grade TiO2 materials (E171), 24 food products and three personal care products were investigated for their TiO2 content and the number-based ...
Chen Mei - - 2014
In this study, we quantitatively measured neonicotinoids in various foods that are common to human consumption. All fruit and vegetable samples (except nectarine and tomato) and 90% of honey samples were detected positive for at least one neonicotinoid; 72% of fruits, 45% of vegetables and 50% of honey samples contained ...
Masters Melissa A - - 2014
The home food environment is complex and has the potential to influence dietary habit development in young people. Several factors may influence the home food environment, including income and race/ethnicity. To examine the relationship of income and race/ethnicity with three home food environment factors (ie, food availability frequency, family meal ...
Gopinath B B Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
The relationship between dairy food consumption and dietary calcium intake, and vascular risk factors during adolescence remains unclear. We aimed to prospectively assess whether dairy food consumption (milk, cheese, yoghurt) is associated with blood pressure (BP) and retinal microvascular signs among adolescents. As many as 2353 and 1216 participants aged ...
Soller L L Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
Food allergy health-related quality of life (FAQOL) has been shown to improve after food challenge, but it is unknown whether this improvement is attributed to the procedure itself. Using the Food Allergy Quality of Life Questionnaire-Parent Form, we assessed FAQOL changes over time for children who underwent food challenges in ...
Loutreul Julie J ACTALIA, Groupe Sécurité des Aliments et Innovation Procédés, 23 Boulevard du 13 Juin 1944 BP2, 14310, Villers-Bocage, - - 2014
Noroviruses (NoVs), currently recognised as the most common human food-borne pathogens, are ubiquitous in the environment and can be transmitted to humans through multiple foodstuffs. In this study, we evaluated the prevalence of human NoV genogroups I (GI) and II (GII) in 493 food samples including soft red fruits (n = 200), ...
Wu Hua-Shan HS School of Nursing, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Nursing, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, - - 2014
To describe the prevalence rate of ideational apraxia (IA) affecting self-feeding in people with dementia, confirm the stage of dementia at which IA most commonly occurs, and compare mealtime performance and nutritional status between people with dementia (PWD) with and without IA. A cross-sectional design with between-subject comparison was used. ...
Freisling Heinz H International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC-WHO), 150, Cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex 08, France, - - 2014
We aimed (1) to describe and evaluate the "EPIC-Soft DataEntry" application developed as a user-friendly data entry tool for pan-European and national food consumption surveys among infants and children, and (2) to compare two food record-based dietary assessment methods in terms of food description and quantification using data quality indicators. ...
Choi Ji Yeon JY a Department of Food and Nutrition , Chosun University , Gwangju , Republic of - - 2014
This study aimed at analyzing concentrations of heavy metals including arsenic, lead, cadmium, aluminium and mercury in commonly consumed seafoods species belonging to Echinodermata (Anthocidaris crassispina and Stichopus japonicus) and Chordata (Halocynthia roretzi and Styela plicate). The samples were digested by a micro-wave system and analyzed for As, Cd and ...
Ozawa Mio M Department of Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, - - 2014
To determine the effect of milk and dairy intake on the development of all-cause dementia and its subtypes in an elderly Japanese population. Prospective cohort study. The Hisayama Study, Japan. Individuals aged 60 and older without dementia (N = 1,081). Milk and dairy intake was estimated using a 70-item semiquantitative food frequency ...
Nørnberg Tr - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of self-estimated vegetable and whole grain serving sizes in a self-served buffet meal. The study took place in a laboratory setting where an Intelligent Buffet was used to register the exact weight of each food type that was self-served by ...
Musaiger Abdulrahman A Nutrition and Health Studies Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, University of Bahrain, and Arab Centre for Nutrition, - - 2014
introduction. Dietary and lifestyle behaviours among adolescents are risk factors for several chronic diseases in adulthood. objective. To examine the differences in dietary habits and lifestyle between male and female adolescents in Syria. materials and method. A cross-sectional multi-stage stratified sampling study was carried out on adolescents, 15-18-years-old, in Damascus, ...
Radford Samantha A - - 2014
A solid phase extraction method was developed to isolate four insecticide degradates from baby food that were measured subsequently using high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. The degradates [parent insecticide] measured were malathion dicarboxylic acid [malathion], 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol [chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos methyl] (TCPy), cis/trans-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid [permethrin, cypermethrin, cyfluthrin], and 3-phenoxybenzoic acid [general ...
Karl J Philip JP Vitamin K Laboratory, Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, United States; Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, United - - 2014
Vitamin K, comprising phylloquinone (PK) and menaquinones (MKn), is a family of vitamers found in multiple biological and environmental matrices. Advancing emerging evidence for novel and distinct physiologic roles of these vitamers in human health and disease necessitates sensitive and selective methods for quantifying PK and MKn in these matrices. ...
Koh Gloria A GA Nutrition & Dietetics, School of Medicine, Flinders University, PO Box 2100, Adelaide, Australia.. Electronic address: - - 2014
Adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables (FV) is a characteristic of a healthy diet but remains a challenge in nutrition interventions. This cross-sectional study explored the multi-directional relationships between maternal feeding self-efficacy, parenting confidence, child feeding behaviour, exposure to new food and FV intake in a cohort of 277 infants. ...
Jiang Wenjie W Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Qingdao University Medical College, Dongzhou Road, No.38, Qingdao, 266021, Shandong, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
Dairy foods have been linked to Parkinson's disease (PD), and a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies on dairy foods intake and PD risk was conducted. Eligible studies were identified in a literature search of EMBASE and PubMed up to April 2014. Seven results from prospective studies were included, including 1,083 ...
Clayton Frederic - - 2014
& Aims: Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is usually induced by foods, by unclear mechanisms. We evaluated the roles of IgE and IgG4 in development of EoE. We performed a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adults with EoE given an antibody against IgE (omalizumab, n=16) or placebo (n=14) every 2-4 weeks ...
Grün Christian H CH Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, Olivier van Noortlaan 120, 3133 AT Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2015
A strategy for the unambiguous identification and selective quantification of xanthan gum and locust bean gum (LBG) in gelled food concentrates is presented. DNA detection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) showed to be a fast, sensitive, and selective method that can be used as a first screening tool in intact ...
Pizzano Rosa - - 2014
Donkey milk has been recently revalued intensely due to its nutritional properties. Moreover, donkey milk has been proposed as an effective alternative food for some infants with cow milk allergy. Two fast analytical methods were proposed to detect the fraudolent practice of blending cow milk to donkey milk. Detection of ...
Devlin Niamh Fc NF a UCD Institute of Food and Health , University College Dublin , Dublin - - 2014
Total diet studies (TDS) are recognised as a cost-effective approach in estimating dietary exposure to chemicals in food. It has been advised that candidate foods for inclusion in TDS analysis should represent a large part of the typical diet to accurately estimate exposure of a population group. To date, a ...
Devlin Niamh N a Institute of Food & Health , University College Dublin , Dublin , - - 2014
Total diet studies (TDS) are used to gather information on chemical substances in food, thereby facilitating risk assessments and health monitoring. Candidate foods for inclusion in a TDS should represent a large part of a typical diet to accurately estimate exposure of a population and/or specific population groups. There are ...
Bell Lucinda K LK Nutrition and Dietetics,Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Flinders University,GPO Box - - 2014
Identifying toddlers at dietary risk is crucial for determining who requires intervention to improve dietary patterns and reduce health consequences. The objectives of the present study were to develop a simple tool that assesses toddlers' dietary risk and investigate its reliability and validity. The nineteen-item Toddler Dietary Questionnaire (TDQ) is ...
Pires Sara M SM 1 National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark , Søborg, Denmark - - 2014
Abstract Reducing the burden of foodborne salmonellosis is challenging. It requires identification of the most important food sources causing disease and prioritization of effective intervention strategies. For this purpose, a variety of methods to estimate the relative contribution of different sources of Salmonella infections have been applied worldwide. Each has ...
Cluss Patricia A PA Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Retired (clusspa@upmc.edu), University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261; Consultant, UPMC Health Plan, 5889 Forbes Avenue, Suite 320, Pittsburgh, PA - - 2014
Schools can play a major role in prevention and intervention for childhood obesity. We describe changes in elementary school cafeteria lunch sales patterns resulting from nutritional improvements in menu offerings that were part of a community-wide focus on health. Elementary school lunch sales data were collected for 1 week in ...
Barbosa Lidiane Nunes LN Laboratory of Bacteriology and Natural Products, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil, CEP 18618-970. - - 2014
Although consumers and the food industry have an interest in reducing the use of synthetic additives, the consumption of processed meat in Brazil has been increasing because of the easy preparation and low cost. Owing to the antimicrobial and antioxidative properties of Ocimum basilicum essential oil (EO), it has potential ...
Bianchi D M DM Italian National Reference Laboratory for Coagulase-Positive Staphylococci Including Staphylococcus aureus, S. C. Controllo Alimenti e Igiene delle Produzioni, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria e Valle d'Aosta, Via Bologna 148, 10154 Torino, Italy. manila.bianchi@gmail.com - - 2014
Staphylococcal food poisoning is a common foodborne disease caused by the ingestion of staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEs) produced mainly by enterotoxigenic strains of Staphylococcus aureus. To date, 21 SEs and/or enterotoxin-like types have been identified, several of which represent a potential hazard for consumers. To protect consumer health and to reduce ...
Karada─č Mevlüde - - 2014
For over a century, the discontinuation of oral food intake preoperatively after midnight has been routinely applied. Although routine fasting during the night before elective surgery has been abandoned by many modern centers, preoperative fasting after midnight continues as a routine practice. The purpose of this study was to determine ...
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