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Dingman Deirdre A DA a The School of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Public Health Education , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro , Greensboro , North - - 2014
Abstract Objectives: We tested whether days on campus, financial access through a meal plan, and health consciousness were associated with number of meals that college students obtained from fast food restaurants. Participants and Methods: In April 2013, we invited all students currently enrolled in a meal plan to participate in ...
Ratnayake W M Nimal WM From the Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Ottawa, Canada (WMNR, ES, RZ, and CG), and Food Laboratory Division, Ontario Region, Regions and Programs Branch, Health Canada, Scarborough, Canada (WL and - - 2014
Recent efforts in Canada to reduce industrial trans fatty acids (TFAs) in foods include mandated inclusion of TFA content on food labels and recommendations by Health Canada that encourage the food industry to voluntarily limit TFA content in all vegetable oils and soft margarines and in all other prepackaged foods ...
Li Min M School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Epidemiology and Social Science on Reproductive Health, National Population and Family Planning Key Laboratory of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, - - 2014
Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are relatively inexpensive, easy and quick to administer, but the construction of an FFQ that can capture Chinese food habits is challenging given the diverse lifestyle and eating habits in different parts of the country. The aim of this study was to assess the validity and ...
Khan Imran I School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin Univ., Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia; Dept. of Human Nutrition, Univ. of Agriculture, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 25120, - - 2014
Whole grain sorghum is a valuable source of resistant starch and polyphenolic antioxidants and its addition into staple food like pasta may reduce the starch digestibility. However, incorporating nondurum wheat materials into pasta provides a challenge in terms of maintaining cooking quality and consumer acceptability. Pasta was prepared from 100% ...
ErdÅ‘si Orsolya O Szent István University Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science István u. 2 H-1078 Budapest - - 2014
The incidence of outbreaks of foodborne listeriosis has indicated the need for a reliable and rapid detection of the microbe in different foodstuffs. A method combining redox potential measurement and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was developed to detect Listeria monocytogenes in artificially contaminated raw milk and soft cheese. Food ...
Cho So-Hyun SH a Advanced Analysis Team, Toxicological Evaluation and Research Department , National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, 187 , Osongsaengmyeong 2-ro, Osong-eup , Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do , - - 2014
Abstract The adulteration of foods and dietary supplements with steroids has been well attested and has the potential to be dangerous owing to various possible side effects. Therefore, detecting the presence of steroids in various health food products has become increasingly important. The purpose of this study was to monitor ...
Woodward-Lopez Gail - - 2014
Despite the resurgence of interest in scratch-cooking as a way to increase the quality and appeal of school meals, many school districts are concerned about the cost implications of switching to scratch-cooking. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods are the single largest source of ingredients for school meals, and about ...
Stella-Talisuna Alamo A 1Reachout Mbuya HIV/AIDS Initiative 2University of Antwerp, 3Institute of Tropical medicine Antwerp, - - 2014
Socioeconomic support reduced non-retention in a community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) program in Uganda. However, the resource implications of expanding socioeconomic support are large, and cost-effectiveness analysis can inform budget priorities. We compared the incremental benefits and costs of providing education, food or both forms of support (dual support) with existing ...
Mehta Harshna H Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, - - 2014
To examine the effects of food avoidance on the growth of children with food allergies. A retrospective chart review was performed for children with and without food allergies followed at 2 New York City general pediatric practices. Charts were selected based on codes from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th ...
Miceli Sopo Stefano S Department of Pediatrics, Agostino Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, - - 2014
We describe 2 cases of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) caused by cow's milk (CM) passed through breast milk. The onset in both cases was characterized by chronic symptoms (regurgitation, colic, diarrhea, failure to thrive); in one patient, two acute episodes due to the direct consumption of CM formula by ...
Papastergiadis Antonios A nutriFOODchem Unit, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality (partner in Food2Know), Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, - - 2014
Malondialdehyde (MDA), 4-Hydroxy-2-(E)-Nonenal (HNE) and 4-Hydroxy-2-(E)-Hexenal (HHE) are reactive aldehydes found in foods and are formed due to decomposition of polyunsaturated fatty acid hydroperoxides. In the present study, sixteen food categories were analyzed for the aforementioned aldehydes and in combination with consumption data obtained from a national representative sample of ...
Chansakulporn Somboon S Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Srinakarinwirot University, Bangkok, - - 2014
There are few prospective studies on the natural course of chronic urticaria (CU) in children. We sought to examine the natural history of CU in children and to identify predictors for remission. Children 4 to 15 years of age with CU were investigated with a complete blood cell count, erythrocyte ...
Kimoto-Nira H H NARO Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ikenodai 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0901, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
We conducted a randomized double-blind trial to evaluate the effects of fermented milk produced using only Lactococcus lactis strain H61 as a starter bacterium (H61-fermented milk) on the general health and various skin properties of young women. Healthy female volunteers (n = 23; age = 19-21 yr) received H61-fermented milk ...
Antunes A E C AE Faculdade de Ciências Aplicadas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FCA/UNICAMP), R. Pedro Zaccaria 1300, Limeira, SP, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
The segment of the world population showing permanent or temporary lactose intolerance is quite significant. Because milk is a widely consumed food with an high nutritional value, technological alternatives have been sought to overcome this dilemma. Microfiltration combined with pasteurization can not only extend the shelf life of milk but ...
Michaud Bénédicte B Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche médicale, Unité 1013, Paris, France; Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 8253, Paris, - - 2014
Cow's milk allergy (CMA) is a frequent food allergy in young children. The oral food challenge is the gold standard for diagnosis and there is currently no reliable biological test. Our aim was to evaluate the diagnostic potential of a functional assay quantifying allergen-specific Th2 cells in CMA children. 29 ...
Bemrah Nawel N Risk Assessment Department - French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), Maisons-Alfort, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bisphenol A (BPA) is used in a wide variety of products and objects for consumers use. Here, we demonstrate the ubiquitous presence of this contaminant in foods with a background level of contamination of less than 5 μg/kg in 85% of the 1498 analysed samples. High levels of contamination (up ...
Wu Jing - - 2014
The high level of acrylamide in widely consumed processed foods poses a potentially significant risk to human health, which has led to an increasing demand for rapid, simple, and selective analytical methods. In the present work, several haptens for acrylamide were designed in an attempt to prepare antibodies with acrylamide ...
Monaci Linda L Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy (ISPA-CNR), Via Amendola 122/O, 70126 Bari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is a raising demand for sensitive and high throughput MS based methods for screening purposes especially tailored to the detection of allergen contaminants in different food commodities. A challenging issue is represented by complex food matrices where the antibody-based kits commercially available might encounter objective limitations consequently to epitope ...
Entin Anna A a Department of Public Health , Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev , Beer-Sheva , - - 2014
Objective: To examine the relationships between parental feeding practices, diet quality, overweight, and obesity among low-socioeconomic status (LSES) preschoolers. Research Methods and Procedures: A cohort of preschool children (aged 5-6) and their mothers was recruited from November 2009 to December 2009. To overcome seasonal and personal variation in dietary intake, ...
McParland S S Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Center, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Interest is increasing in the feed intake complex of individual dairy cows, both for management and animal breeding. However, energy intake data on an individual-cow basis are not routinely available. The objective of the present study was to quantify the ability of routinely undertaken mid-infrared (MIR) spectroscopy analysis of individual ...
Ji Yaqin Y College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Weijin Road 94, Tianjin 300071, China; State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Urban Ambient Air Particulate Matter Pollution Prevention and Control, Weijin Road 94, Tianjin 300071, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
A total of 448 samples including foodstuffs (rice, steamed bun, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, milk and fruits), ambient PM10, drinking water, soil, indoor PM10 and indoor dust samples from Tianjin were obtained to determine the distribution of six priority phthalates (PAEs) and assess the human exposure to them. The results ...
Eleazu Ogbonnaya Chinedum OC National Root Crops Research Institute - NRCRI, Umudike, - - 2014
Background. The aim of the paper was to compare the food qualities of 2 varieties (SME 1 and 2) of high quality cassava flour (HQCF) produced from indigenous technology and that of some commercially sold wheat/HQCF samples. Material and methods. The pH, proximate, phytochemical, antioxidant, functional properties and starch yield ...
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 ...
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. ...
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