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Theresa Nicklas
Houston, Texas
Nutrition Scientist

Phone: (713) 798-7087
Fax: (713) 798-7130

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON , TX 77030


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Barriers and facilitators to following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans reported by rural, Northern Plains American-Indian children Reprint Icon -
Jahns, L.A., McDonald, L., Wadsworth, A., Morin, C., Liu, Y., Nicklas, T. 2015. Barriers and facilitators to following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans reported by rural, Northern Plains American-Indian children. Public Health Nutrition. 18(3), 482-489.
Concern over ready-to-eat breakfast cereals -
Nicklas, T. 2008. Concern over ready-to-eat breakfast cereals. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(10):1616-1617.
Menu modeling with MyPyramid food patterns: Incremental dietary changes lead to dramatic improvements in diet quality of menus -
Hornick, B.A., Krester, A.J., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Menu modeling with MyPyramid food patterns: Incremental dietary changes lead to dramatic improvements in diet quality of menus. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(12):2077-2083.
Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and weight among US youth -
Mendoza, J., Watson, K., Cerin, E., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T. 2009. Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and weight among US youth [abstract]. In: Active Living Research Annual Conference Abstract Book, February 18-20, 2009, San Diego, California p. 136-137.
A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years -
Park, J., Mendoza, J.A., O'Neil, C.E., Hilmers, D.C., Liu, Y., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 17(3):471-482.
Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense? -
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Mendoza, J., Liu, Y., Zakeri, I.F., Berenson, G.S. 2008. Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense? Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 27(5):553-560.
Fast Foods, Organic Foods, Fad Diets -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2009. Fast Foods, Organic Foods, Fad Diets. In: Kleinman, R.E., editor. Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. 6th Edition. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. pp. 275-316.
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition Guidance for Health Children Ages 2 to 11 Years -
Nicklas, T.A., Hayes, D. 2008. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition guidance for healthy children ages 2 to 11 years. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 108:1038-1047.
The impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers -
Nicklas, T.A., Tsuei-Goh, E., Goodell, L., Acuff, D.S., Reiher, R., Buday, R., Ottenbacher, A. 2008. The impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers [abstract]. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(9):A112.
The association of pre-sweetened or non-presweetened ready to eat cereal or other breakfast with nutrient intake, diet quality, and body weight of children aged 1 to 8 years: NHANES 1999-2002 -
O'Neil, C., Nicklas, T.A., Cho, S.S., Hasza, D. 2008. The association of pre-sweetened or non-presweetened ready to eat cereal or other breakfast with nutrient intake, diet quality, and body weight of children aged 1 to 8 years: NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(9):A112.
Indulgent Feeding Style and Children's Weight Status in Preschool -
Hughes, S.O., Shewchuk, R.M., Baskin, M.L., Nicklas, T.A., Qu, H. 2008. Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschool. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(5):403-410.
Diet Quality Varies by Race/Ethnicity of Head Start Mothers -
Hoerr, S.L., Tsuei, E., Liu, Y., Franklin, F.A., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Diet quality varies by race/ethnicity of Head Start mothers. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 108:651-659.
Parenting Practices Are Associated With Fruit And Vegetable Consumption In Preschool Children -
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Qu, H., Fisher, J., Shewchuk, R. 2008. Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in preschool children [abstract]. Seventh Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 21-24, 2008, Banff, Alberta, Canada. p. 108.
The impact of dairy and sweetened beverage consumption on diet quality, nutrient intake, and weight of a multi-ethnic population of Head Start mothers -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Liu, Y., Franklin, F.A. 2008. The impact of dairy and sweetened beverage consumption on diet quality, nutrient intake, and weight of a multi-ethnic population of Head Start mothers [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:1085.1.
Energy intake from foods and beverages consumed between meals by adolescents ages 12–18 years: NHANES, 1999–2004 -
Keast, D.R., Hoerr, S.L., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Energy intake from foods and beverages consumed between meals by adolescents ages 12–18 years: NHANES, 1999–2004 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:875.2.
Childhood Obesity and Association with Lower Diet Quality in US Children -
Mendoza, J.A., Shetty, P., Nicklas, T., Liu, H., Chang, S. 2008. Childhood obesity and association with lower diet quality in US children [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract No. 4474.37. Available: http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS08L1_2073&terms=.
Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes -
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:452.1.
Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children -
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:681.2.
The association of ready to eat cereal (RTEC) at breakfast with diet quality and adiposity in African-American (AA) and Hispanic-American (HA) children 1 to 18 years: Results from NHANES, 1999–2002 -
Williams, B.M., Vargas, S.P., O'Neil, C.E., Keast, D.R., Cho, S.S., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. The association of ready to eat cereal (RTEC) at breakfast with diet quality and adiposity in African-American (AA) and Hispanic-American (HA) children 1 to 18 years: Results from NHANES, 1999–2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:1085.2.
A review of the relationship between 100% fruit juice consumption and weight in children and adolescents -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. A review of the relationship between 100% fruit juice consumption and weight in children and adolescents. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2(4):315-354.
Interpreting Evidence-Based Research: Major Pediatric and Adult Nutrition Studies -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Metallinos-Katsaras, E., Kalin, S. 2008. Interpreting evidence-based research: Major pediatric and adult nutrition studies. In: Edelstein, S., Sharlin, J., editors. Life Cycle Nutrition An Evidence-Based Approach. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. p. 1-35.
Social Support Is a Primary Influence on Home Fruit, 100% Juice, and Vegetable Availability -
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Social support is a primary influence on home fruit, 100% juice, and vegetable availability. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 108(7):1231-1235.
Assessment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity -
Krebs, N.F., Himes, J.H., Jacobson, D., Nicklas, T.A., Guilday, P., Styne, D. 2007. Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Pediatrics. 120(Suppl 4):S193-S228.
Association Between 100% Juice Consumption and Nutrition Intake and Weight of Children Aged 2 to 11 Years -
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Kleinman, R. 2008. Association between 100% juice consumption and nutrition intake and weight of children aged 2 to 11 years. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 162(6):557-565.
Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation -
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Watson, K., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation. Appetite. 50:266-277.
Relationship between diet/physical activity and health -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Relationship between diet/physical activity and health. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 1(6):457-481.
Food Category Purchases Vary by Household Education and Race/Ethnicity: Results from Grocery Receipts -
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S., Baranowski, J., Islam, N., Missaghian, M. 2007. Food category purchases vary by household education and race/ethnicity: Results from grocery receipts. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(10):1747-1752.
A critical examination of the evidence relating high fructose corn syrup and weight gain -
Forshee, R.A., Storey, M.L., Allison, D.B., Glinsmann, W.H., Hein, G.L., Lineback, D.R., Miller, S.A., Nicklas, T.A., Weaver, G.A., White, J.S. 2007. A critical examination of the evidence relating high fructose corn syrup and weight gain. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 47(6):561-582.
Demographic differences and food patterns associated with metabolic syndrome in young adults -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Berenson, G.S. 2007. Demographic differences and food patterns associated with metabolic syndrome in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the International Society of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. 4(Suppl 1):S85.
Dietary patterns and depressive mood in a multiethnic representative sample of Texas eighth graders -
George, G.C., Hoelscher, D.M., Sanders, J., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Dietary patterns and depressive mood in a multiethnic representative sample of Texas eighth graders [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 21(5):A116.
Ready To Eat Cereal (RTEC) Consumption Positively Affects Total Daily Nutrient Intakes in Hispanic Children and Adolescents -
Nicklas, T.A., Clark, C.A., Thede, D., Cho, S.S., Chung, C.E., Auestad, N. 2007. Ready to eat cereal (RTEC) consumption positively affects total daily nutrient intakes in Hispanic children and adolescents [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A683.
Practice Paper of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrient Density: Meeting Nutrient Goals within Calorie Needs -
Kandiah, J., Nicklas, T., Pitman, S., Stitzel, K. 2007. Practice paper of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrient density: Meeting nutrient goals within calorie needs. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(5):860-869.
Ready to Eat Cereal (RTEC) Breakfast Consumption Improves Nutrient Intake Status in African American Children and Adolescents -
Cho, S.S., Auestad, N., Clark, C., Thede, D., Chung, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Ready to eat cereal (RTEC) breakfast consumption improves nutrient intake status in African American children and adolescents [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A710.
The Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Low-income Preschool Children -
Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R., Nicklas, T., Qu, H. 2007. The impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on low-income preschool children [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Abstract No. 23-1.
Diet Quality of Multiethnic Mothers with Limited Incomes in the Southern United States -
Tsuei, E., Hoerr, S., Nicklas, T., Franklin, F. 2007. Diet quality of multiethnic mothers with limited incomes in the southern United States [abstract]. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 202-203.
Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight status of preschool-aged children in low-income families -
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Qu, H., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R. 2007. Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight wtatus of preschool-aged children in low-income families [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 210.
Feeding Styles and Overweight Status in Preschool -
Jaramillo, S., Tsuei, E., Owens, B., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F. 2007. Feeding styles and overweight status in preschool [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S083, No. 2313.
Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Head Start Children -
Hughes, S.O., Baskin, M., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F., Nicklas, T. 2007. Impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on Head Start children [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S186, No. 3301.
Ready-to-eat cereal consumption is associated with improved nutrient intake status and body weight measures in American children: Results from NHANES, 1999-2002 Reprint Icon -
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Cho, S.S. 2007. Ready-to-eat cereal consumption is associated with improved nutrient intake status and body weight measures in American children: Results from NHANES, 1999-2002 [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract No. 8406.5.
The Relationship among 100% Juice Consumption, Nutrient Intake, and Weight of Children 2-11 Years Reprint Icon -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Kleinman, R.E. 2007. The relationship among 100% juice consumption, nutrient intake, and weight of children 2-11 years [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 5-8, 2007, Toronto, Canada. Abstract No. 8406.4.
Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: a validation -
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Watson, K., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: A validation. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38:340-351.
Association of Calcium Intake, Dairy Product Consumption with Overweight Status in Young Adults (1995-1996): The Bogalusa Heart Study -
Brooks, B.M., Rajeshwari, R., Nicklas, T.A., Yang, S-J., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Association of calcium intake, dairy product consumption with overweight status in young adults (1995-1996): The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 25(6):523-532.
MyPyramid food intake pattern modeling for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee -
Britten, P., Lyon, J., Weaver, C.M., Kris-Etherton, P.M., Nicklas, T.A., Weber, J.A., Davis, C.A. 2006. MyPyramid food intake pattern modeling for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38:S143-S152.
Body Mass Index (BMI) and child temperament: ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds -
Baskin, M., Fitzpatrick, S., Franklin, F., Feese, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R. 2006. Body mass index (BMI) and child temperament: Ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds [abstract]. Obesity. 14(Suppl):A188-A189.
FOOD PATTERNS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPONENTS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN YOUNG ADULTS -
O'Neil, C.E., Yang, S.J., Nicklas, T.A., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Food patterns associated with components of metabolic syndrome in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Associaton. 106(8):A-71.
ADULT OUTCOME EXPECTANCIES FOR PURCHASING FRUIT AND VEGETABLES: A VALIDATION -
Baranowski, T., Watson, K, Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Adult outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation [abstract]. Fifth Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 123.
Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: a validation -
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation. Public Health Nutrition. 10(3):280-291.
Beverage Intake Among Preschool Children and Its Effect on Weight Status -
O'Connor, T.M., Yang, S-J., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status. Pediatrics. 118(4):e1010-e1018.
Dietary Guidelines and Nutrients of Concern: Rationale for 3 Servings of Dairy -
Nicklas, T. 2006. Dietary guidelines and nutrients of concern: Rationale for 3 Servings of dairy [abstract]. Fifth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 112.
The Role of Parental Emotions in the Context of Feeding -
Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A., Franklin, F.A., Shewchuk, R.M., Feese, M.L. 2006. The role of parental emotions in the context of feeding [abstract]. Fifth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 137.
Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents -
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31(Suppl):S055.
The impact of child care providers' feeding on chidren's food consumption -
Hughes, S.O., Patrick, H., Power, T.G., Fisher, J.O., Anderson, C.B., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 28:100-107.
IS THERE AN ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SWEETENED BEVERAGES AND ADIPOSITY? -
Bachman, C.M., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Is there an association between sweetened beverages and adiposity? Nutrition Reviews. 64(4):153-174.
Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size -
Killion, L., Hughes, S.O., Wendt, J.C., Pease, D., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 1(2):96-102.
Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers -
Jaramillo, S.J., Yang, S-J., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Morales, M., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38(6):352-359.
VITAMIN SUPPLEMENT USE AND LIFESTYLE FACTORS IN A MULTIETHNIC REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF FOURTH GRADE SCHOOL CHILDREN IN TEXAS -
George, G.C., Hoelscher, D.M., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Vitamin supplement use and lifestyle factors in a multiethnic representative sample of fourth grade school children in Texas [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 20(4):A7.
MEASURING FEEDING IN LOW-INCOME AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND HISPANIC PARENTS -
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S,, Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Measuring feeding in low-income African-American and Hispanic parents. Appetite. 46(2):215-223.
Does Food Group Consumption Vary by Differences in Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Lifestyle Factors in Young Adults? The Bogalusa Heart Study -
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Nicklas, T.A., Yang, S-J., Berenson, G.S. 2007. Does food group consumption vary by differences in socioeconomic, demographic, and lifestyle factors in young adults? The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(2):223-234.
FOOD-PURCHASING PATTERNS FOR HOME: A GROCERY STORE-INTERCEPT SURVEY -
Yoo, S., Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Fisher, J.O., Watson, K., Zakeri, I.F., Nicklas, T. 2006. Food-purchasing patterns for home: A grocery store-intercept survey. Public Health Nutrition. 9(3):384-393.
TRACKING OF OVERWEIGHT STATUS FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Yang, S., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Tracking of overweight status from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 60(1):48-57.
The Relationship among Alcohol Consumption, Dietery Intake, and Body Mass Index in Young Adults -
May, M.C., O'Neil, C.E., Yang, S-J., Nicklas, T.A., Ranganathan, R., Berenson, G.S. 2005. The relationship among alcohol consumption, dietery intake, and body mass index in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8):A-60.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH ENHANCING DIETARY BEHAVIORS IN YOUNG ADULTS: BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Jago, R., Nicklas, T., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Physical activity and health enhancing dietary behaviors in young adults: Bogalusa Heart Study. Preventive Medicine. 41(1):194-202.
THE NUTRITIONAL IMPACT OF DAIRY PRODUCT CONSUMPTION ON DIETARY INTAKES OF YOUNG ADULTS (1995-1996): THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Ranganathan,R., Nicklas TA, Yang,S-J., Berenson,G.S. 2005. The nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on dietary intakes of adults (1995-1996): the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(9):1391-1400.
THE 2005 DIETARY GUIDELINES ADVISORY COMMITTEE: DEVELOPING A KEY MESSAGE -
Nicklas,T.A., Weaver,C., Britten,P., Stitzel,K.F. 2005. The 2005 dietary guidelines advisory committee: developing a key message. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(9):1418-1424.
MARKETING FRUIT AND VEGETABLES TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT RESULTS -
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, V.J., Watson, K., Nicklas, T. 2005. Marketing fruit and vegetables to middle school students: formative assessment results. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 29(2):1-10.
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES: A MAJOR HEALTH RISK IN ASIAN INDIANS: A REVIEW -
Rajeshwari,R., Nicklas,T.A., Pownall,H.J., Berenson,G.S. 2005. Cardiovascular diseaes: a major health risk in Asian Indians. Nutrition Research. 25(6):515-533.
THE 2005 DIETARY GUIDELINES ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT: ACHIEVING NUTRITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH FOOD-BASED GUIDANCE -
Weaver, C., Nicklas, T., Britten, P. 2005. The 2005 dietary guidelines advisory committee report: achieving nutritional recommendations through food-based guidance. Nutrition Today. 40(3):102-107.
EFFECTS OF CONSUMPTION OF BEEF CUTS ON NUTRIENT INTAKE IN AMERICANS IN NHANES 1999-2002 -
Miller, S.L., Keast, D.R., Fulgoni, V.L., Nicklas, T., Young, M.K. 2005. Effects of consumption of beef cuts on nutrient intake in Americans in NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1343.
EFFECTS OF CONSUMPTION OF BEEF CUTS ON NUTRIENT INTAKE IN AMERICANS IN NHANES 1999-2002 -
Miller, S.L., Keast, D.R., Fulgoni, V.L., Nicklas, T., Young, M.K. 2005. Effects of consumption of beef cuts on nutrient intake in Americans in NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1343.
CROSS-CULTURAL EQUIVALENCE OF FEEDING BELIEFS AND PRACTICES: THE PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF THE CHILD FEEDING QUESTIONNAIRE AMONG BLACKS AND HISPANICS -
Anderson, C.B., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2005. Cross-cultural equivalence of feeding beliefs and practices: The psychometric properties of the child feeding questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics. Preventive Medicine. 41:521-531.
SECULAR TRENDS IN CHILDREN’S SWEETENED BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Secular trends in children’s sweetened beverage consumption: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1025.
NUTRITIONAL IMPACT OF DAIRY PRODUCT CONSUMPTION ON DIETARY INTAKES OF ADULTS: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on dietary intakes of adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1024.
LONGITUDINAL CHANGES IN INTAKE AND FOOD SOURCES OF CALCIUM FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Longitudinal changes in intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood: The Bogalusa Heart Study [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(50):A1025.
A REVIEW OF FAMILY AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF CHILDREN'S EATING PATTERNS AND DIET QUALITY -
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T. 2005. A review of family and social determinants of children's eating patterns and diet quality. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 24(2):83-92.
SECULAR TRENDS IN CHILDREN'S SWEETENED-BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION (1973-1994): THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Berenson, G. 2005. Secular trends in children's sweetened beverage consumption (1973-1994): The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(2):208-214.
Acculturation, weight status, and eating habits among Chinese-American preschool children and their primary caregivers: A pilot study -
Demory-Luce, D.K., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2005. Acculturation, weight status, and eating habits among Chinese-American preschool children and their primary caregivers: A pilot study. Nutrition Research. 25(3):213-224.
LONGITUDINAL CHANGES IN INTAKE AND FOOD SOURCES OF CALCIUM FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Ranganathan, R., Nicklas, T., Yang, S., Berenson, G. 2004. Longitudinal changes in intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 23(4):341-350.
CHANGES IN FOOD GROUP CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY. -
Demory-Luce, D., Morales, M., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G. 2004. Changes in food group consumption patterns from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(11):1684-91.
ASSOCIATION OF CALCIUM INTAKE AND DAIRY PRODUCT CONSUMPTION WITH OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY IN YOUNG ADULTS (1995-96) -
Ranganathan, R., Nicklas, T., Brooks, B.A., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2004. Association of calcium intake and dairy product consumption with overweight and obesity in young adults (1995-96). Obesity Research. 12(Supplement):A217.
PREVALENCE OF OVERWEIGHT AMONG HEAD START PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR MOTHERS -
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Hughes, S.O., Yang, S. 2004. Prevalence of overweight among Head Start preschool children and their mothers. Obesity Research. 12(Supplement):A219.
REVISITING A NEGLECTED CONSTRUCT: PARENTING STYLES IN A CHILD-FEEDING CONTEXT -
Hughes, S.O., Power, T.G., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2005. Revisiting a neglected construct: parenting styles in a child-feeding context. Appetite. 44:83-92.
THE DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF AUTHORITATIVE AND AUTHORITARIAN FEEDING STYLES ON EATING BEHAVIORS -
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S.O. 2004. The differential effects of authoritative and authoritarian feeding styles on eating behaviors [abstract]. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 104(Suppl 2):A-61.
CHILDREN'S FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERNS HAVE CHANGED OVER TWO DECADES (1973-1994): THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas, T., Demory-Luce, D., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G. 2004. Children's food consumption patterns have changed over two decades (1973-1994): the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104(7):1127-1140.
ASSESSING DIET QUALITY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS -
Nicklas, T. 2004. Assessing diet quality in children and adolescents. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 104(9):1383-1384.
POSITION OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION: DIETARY GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHY CHILDREN AGES 2 TO 11 YEARS -
Nicklas, T., Johnson, R. 2004. Position of the american dietetic association: dietary guidance for healthy children ages 2 to 11 years. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104:660-677.
CHILDREN'S MEAL PATTERNS HAVE CHANGED OVER A 21-YEAR PERIOD: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Linares, A., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., De Moor, C., Berenson, G. 2004. Children's meal patterns have changed over a 21-year period: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104(5):753-761.
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MATERNAL AND CHILD CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS: ETHNIC DIFFERENCES AND LACK OF INFLUENCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. -
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Baranowski, J., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I. 2004. Relationships between maternal and child cardiovascular risk factors: ethnic differences and lack of influence of physical activity. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 158(12):1125-1131.
USING MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES TO IDENTIFY PARENTING STRATEGIES FOR HEALTHY FOOD INTAKE IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN -
Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F., Feese, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Baranowski, T. Using multiple perspectives to identify parenting strategies for healthy food intake in preschool children. Meeting Abstract.
MATERNAL PERCEPTIONS OF THEIR PRESCHOOL CHILD'S BODY SIZE -
Killion, L., Wendt, J., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T. 2004. Maternal perceptions of their preschool child's body size. Meeting Abstract.
MONOUNSATURATED FATTY ACID INTAKE BY CHILDREN AND ADULTS: TEMPORAL TRENDS AND DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENCES -
Nicklas, T., Hampl, J.S., Taylor, C.A., Thompson, V.J. 2004. Monounsaturated fatty acid intake by children and adults: temporal trends and demographic differences. Nutrition Reviews. 62(4):132-141.
COMPARISON OF DIETARY INTAKES ASSOCIATED WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME RISK FACTORS IN YOUNG ADULTS: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. 2004. Comparison of dietary intakes associated with metabolic syndrome risk factors in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80:841-848.
THE IMPORTANCE OF BREAKFAST CONSUMPTION TO NUTRITION OF CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, AND YOUNG ADULTS -
Nicklas, T., O'Neil, C., Myers, L. 2004. The importance of breakfast consumption to nutrition of children, adolescents, and young adults. Nutrition Today. 39(1):30-39.
CALCIUM INTAKE TRENDS AND HEALTH CONSEQUENCES FROM CHILDHOOD THROUGH ADULTHOOD -
Nicklas, T. 2003. Calcium intake trends and health consequences from childhood through adulthood. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 22(5):340-356.
ARE CURRENT HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE MODELS HELPFUL IN GUIDING PREVENTION OF WEIGHT GAIN EFFORTS? -
Baranowski,T. 2003. Are Current Health Behavioral Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? Obesity Research. 11(Supplement):23S-43S.
Applying Nutrition Science to the Public's Health -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Applying nutrition science to the public's health. In: Edelstein S., editor. Nutrition in Public Health: A Handbook for Developing Programs and Services, 2nd edition. Sudbury, MA:Jones & Bartlett Publishers. p. 17-80.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAREGIVER'S FEEDING STYLES QUESTIONNAIRE -
Hughes, S., Power, T., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. The development of the caregiver's feeding styles questionnaire. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-18.
MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCT CONSUMPTION IN OVERWEIGHT YOUNG ADULTS: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Brooks, B., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Moreland, K., Wright, D., Bush, R. 2003. Milk and dairy product consumption in overweight young adults: the bogalusa heart study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-33.
CALCIUM INTAKES IN OVERWEIGHT YOUNG ADULTS: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Brooks, B., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Moreland, K., Wright, D., Bush, R. 2003. Calcium intakes in overweight young adults: the bogalusa heart study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-33.
INTERACTIVE COMPUTERIZED FOOD PREFERENCE MEASURE FOR PRESCHOOLERS -
Jaramillo, S., Brooks, B., Hughes, S., Morales, M., Fisher, J., Nicklas, T. 2003. Interactive computerized food preference measure for preschoolers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-36.
CHANGES IN ADIPOSITY STATUS FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD -
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Ponnusamy, C., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2003. Changes in adiposity status from childhood to young adulthood. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-53.
SOCIOECONOMIC DIFFERENCES ASSOCIATED WITH OVERWEIGHT STATUS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR MOTHERS -
Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2003. Socioeconomic differences associated with overweight status in preschool children and their mothers. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
SOCIOECONOMIC AND LIFESTYLE DIFFERENCES IN WEIGHT CHANGES FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD -
Kellner, C., Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Socioeconomic and lifestyle differences in weight changes from childhood to young adulthood. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
CHILDREN'S BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION HAS CHANGED OVER A 21-YEAR PERIOD -
Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Children's beverage consumption has changed over a 21-year period. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AS A PREDICTOR OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG HEAD START PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR MOTHERS -
Morales, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Micheli, N., Deshmukh-Taskar, P. 2003. Socioeconomic status as a predictor of overweight and obesity among head start preschool children and their mothers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-87.
STRATEGIES USED FOR ENHANCING THE EQUIVALENCE OF QUESTIONNAIRE ITEMS ACROSS TWO CULTURES -
Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Strategies used for enhancing the equivalence of questionnaire items across two cultures. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-67.
EATING PATTERNS AND OBESITY IN CHILDREN: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Nicklas TA, Yang SJ, Baranowski T, Zakeri I, Berenson G. 2003. Eating patterns and obesity in children: the Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 25(1):9-16.
DIETARY INTAKES AMONG YOUNG ADULTS WITH DIFFERENT NUMBERS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME RISK FACTORS: THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. Dietary intakes among young adults with different numbers of metabolic syndrome risk factors: The Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2003;157:S78.
IS DIET RELATED TO THE CLUSTERING OF RISK FACTORS FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME? THE BOGALUSA HEART STUDY -
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. Is diet related to the clustering of risk factors for metabolic syndrome? The Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2003;157:S78.
TO EACH HIS OWN: FAMILY INFLUENCES ON CHILDREN'S FOOD PREFERENCES. -
Nicklas, T., Fisher, J. 2003. To each his own: family influences on children's food preferences. Pediatric Basics. 102:13-16.
PREVALENCE OF OBESITY IN CHILDREN IN ALABAMA AND TEXAS PARTICIPATING IN SOCIAL PROGRAMS -
Feese, M., Franklin, F., Murdock, M., Harrington, K., Brown-Binns, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Morales, M. 2003. Prevalence of obesity in children in alabama and texas participating in social programs. Journal of the American Medical Association. 289(14):1780-1781.
TRACKING OF BMI FROM CHILDHOOD TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD -
Deshmukh-Taskar, P.R., Ponnusamy, C., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. Tracking of BMI from childhood to young adulthood. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A294.
THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EATING PATTERNS AND OVERWEIGHT STATUS IN CHILDHOOD -
Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I., Baranowski, T. The association between eating patterns and overweight status in childhood. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A295.
THE PREVALENCE OF OVERWEIGHT IN HEAD START PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR MOTHERS -
Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Micheli, N.E., Deshmukh-Taskar, P.R., Hughes, S.O. The prevalence of overweight in Head Start preschool children and their mothers. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A294.
CALCIUM INTAKE AND DAIRY PRODUCT CONSUMPTION BY CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS -
Ponnusamy, C., Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Calcium intake and dairy product consumption by children and young adults. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 17:A294.
THE FUN, FOOD, AND FITNESS PROJECT (FFFP): THE BAYLOR GEMS PILOT STUDY. -
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Thompson, D., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I.F. 2003. The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP): the Baylor GEMS Pilot Study. Ethnicity and Disease. 13(Suppl):S30-S39.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAREGIVER'S FEEDING STYLES QUESTIONNAIRE -
Hughes, S., Power, T., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. The development of the caregiver's feeding styles questionnaire. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 suppl): A15.
INTERACTIVE COMPUTERIZED FOOD PREFERENCE MEASURE FOR PRESCHOOLERS. -
Jaramillo, S.J., Brooks, B.M., Hughes, S.O., Morales, M., Fisher, J., Nicklas, T. 2003. Interactive computerized food preference measure for preschoolers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103 (9 suppl): A30.
ARE CURRENT HEALTH BEHAVIORAL CHANGE MODELS HELPFUL IN GUIDING PREVENTION OF WEIGHT GAIN EFFORTS? -
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2003. Are current health behavioral change models helpful in guiding prevention of weight gain efforts? Obesity Research. 11 Suppl:S23-S43.
INFLUENCES ON DIET AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AMONG MIDDLE-CLASS AFRICAN AMERICAN 8- TO 10-YEAR-OLD GIRLS AT RISK OF BECOMING OBESE. -
Thompson, V.J., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Baranowski, J., Rittenberry, L., Taylor, W.C., Nicklas, T. 2003. Influences on diet and physical activity among middle-class African American 8- to 10-year-old girls at risk of becoming obese. Journal of Nutrition Education. 35(3):115-123.
MISCLASSIFICATION ASSOCIATED WITH MEASUREMENT ERROR IN THE ASSESSMENT OF DIETARY INTAKE. -
De Moor, C., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T. 2003. Misclassification associated with measurement error in the assessment of dietary intake. Public Health Nutrition. 6(4):393-399.
FOSTERING HEALTHY FOOD CONSUMPTION IN SCHOOLS: FOCUSING ON THE CHALLENGES OF COMPETITIVE FOODS -
Kramer-Atwood, J.L., Dwyer, J., Hoelscher, D.M., Nicklas, T., Johnson, R.K., Schulz, G.K. 2002. Fostering healthy food consumption in schools: focusing on the challenges of competitive foods. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102:(9):1228-1233.
THE BENEFITS OF AUTHORITATIVE FEEDING STYLE: CAREGIVER FEEDING STYLES AND CHILDREN'S FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERNS -
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S.O., Morales, M. 2005. The benefits of authoritative feeding style: caregiver feeding styles and children's food consumption patterns. Appetite. 44:243-249.
CURRENT PATTERNS OF SUPPLEMENT USE IN ADOLESCENTS -
Dwyer,J., Garceau,A.O., Evans,M., Li,D., Lytle,L., Hoelscher,D., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M. 2002. Current Patterns of Supplement Use in Adolescents. Nutrition Today. 37(3):124-126.
SCHOOL-BASED OBESITY PREVENTION: A BLUEPRINT FOR TAMING THE EPIDEMIC. -
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2002. School-based Obesity Prevention: A Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. American Journal of Health Behavior. 26(6):486-493.
ARE CHILDREN CONSUMING MORE FOOD TODAY THAN YESTERDAY? -
Nicklas TA, Demory-Luce D, Yang SJ, Baranowski T, Zakeri I, Berenson G. 2002. Are children consuming more food today than yesterday? Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 16(4):A659.
SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN CHILDREN ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DIETARY FAT AND FATTY ACID INTAKE -
Nicklas, T., Dwyer, J., Feldman, H.A., Luepker, R.V., Kelder, S.H., Nader, P.R. 2002. Serum cholesterol levels in children are associated with dietary fat and fatty acid intake. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102(4):511-517.
GIMME 5: AN INNOVATIVE, SCHOOL-BASED NUTRITION INTERVENTION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS -
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T. 2002. Gimme 5: an innovative, school-based nutrition intervention for high school students. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102:S93-6.
DO ADOLESCENT VITAMIN-MINERAL SUPPLEMENT USERS HAVE BETTER NUTRIENT INTAKES THAN NONUSERS? OBSERVATIONS FROM THE CATCH TRACKING STUDY -
Dwyer,J.T., Garcea,A.O., Evans,M., Li,D., Lytle,L., Hoelscher,D., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M. 2001. Do adolescent vitamin-mineral supplement users have better nutrient intakes than nonusers? Observations from the CATCH tracking study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(11):1340-1346.
"HEALTHY-START": OUTCOME OF AN INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE A HEART HEALTHY DIET IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN -
Williams,C.L., Bollella,M.C., Strobino,B.A., Spark,A., Nicklas,T.A., Tolosi,L.B., Pittman,B.P. 2002. "Healthy-start": outcome of an intervention to promote a heart healthy diet in preschool children. Journal of American College of Nutrition. 21(1):62-71.
RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT TRIAL FOR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH (CATCH) FOOD CHECKLIST: A SELF-REPORT INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE FAT AND SODIUM INTAKE BY MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS -
Smith,K.W., Hoelscher,D.M., Lytle,L.A., Dwyer,J.T., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M.M., Clesi,A.L., Garceau,A.O., Stone,E.J. 2001. Reliability and validity of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) Food Checklist: a self-report instrument to measure fat and sodium intake by middle school students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(6):635-647.
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