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Rhonda S Sebastian
Food Surveys Research Group
Nutritionist

Phone: (301) 504-0343
Fax: (301) 504-0376
Room 328

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350
Projects
The Role of Dietary and Lifestyle Factors on Nutrition and Related Health Status Using Large-Scale Survey Data
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435978

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sweet Foods Consumption by Adults in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2015-2018 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Martin, C.L., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2020. Sweet Foods Consumption by Adults in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2015-2018. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: https://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/fsrg/wweia/dbrief.
Sweet Foods Consumption by Children in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2015-2018 ()
Martin, C.L., Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2020. Sweet Foods Consumption by Children in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2015-2018. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: https://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/fsrg/wweia/dbrief.
Top Food Category Contributors to Sodium and Potassium Intake - United States, 2015-2016 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodruff, R.C., Zhao, L., Ahuja, J.K., Gillespie, C., Goldman, J.D., Harris, D.M., Jackson, S., Moshfegh, A.J., Rhodes, D.G., Sebastian, R.S., Terry, A., Cogswell, M. 2020. Top Food Category Contributors to Sodium and Potassium Intake - United States, 2015-2016. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports. 69(32):1064-1069. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6932a3.
Late evening food and beverage consumption by adolescents in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2013-2016 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2019. Late evening food and beverage consumption by adolescents in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2013-2016. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: https://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/fsrg/wweia/dbrief.
Late Evening Food and Beverage Consumption by Adults in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2013-2016 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2019. Late Evening Food and Beverage Consumption by Adults in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2013-2016. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: https://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/fsrg/wweia/dbrief.
Consuming vegetable-based salad is associated with higher nutrient intakes and diet quality among U.S. adults, What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2014 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoy, M.K., Sebastian, R.S., Goldman, J.D., Enns, C.W., Moshfegh, A.J. 2019. Consuming vegetable-based salad is associated with higher nutrient intakes and diet quality among U.S. adults, What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2014. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2019.04.018.
Findings from What We Eat in America, National Health and Examination Survey 2011-2014 support salad consumption as an effective strategy for improving adherence to dietary recommendations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Hoy, M.K., Moshfegh, A.J. 2019. Findings from What We Eat in America, National Health and Examination Survey 2011-2014 support salad consumption as an effective strategy for improving adherence to dietary recommendations. Public Health Nutrition. 22(6):976-987. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980018003695.
Dietary flavonoid intakes are associated with race but not income in an urban population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuczmarski, M.F., Sebastian, R.S., Goldman, J.D., Murayi, T., Steinfeldt, L.C., Eosso, J.R., Moshfegh, A.J., Zonderman, A.B., Evans, M.K. 2018. Dietary flavonoid intakes are associated with race but not income in an urban population. Nutrients. 10(11):1749. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10111749.
Salad Consumption in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2014 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Hoy, M.K., Moshfegh, A.J. 2018. Salad Consumption in the U.S.: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2014. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
Dietary flavonoid intake is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk as assessed by body mass index and waist circumference among adults in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2017. Dietary flavonoid intake is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk as assessed by body mass index and waist circumference among adults in the United States. Nutrients 9(8):E827. Available: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/8/827.
New, publicly available flavonoid data products: Valuable resources for emerging science Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Martin, C.L., Clemens, J.C., Murayi, T., Moshfegh, A.J. 2017. New, publicly available flavonoid data products: Valuable resources for emerging science. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 64(Part 1 2017):68-72. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2017.07.016.
Flavonoid values for USDA survey foods and beverages 2007-2010 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Martin, C.L., Moshfegh, A.J. 2016. Flavonoid values for USDA survey foods and beverages 2007-2010. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=25102.
Flavonoid intake from food and beverages: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007-2010 Tables 1-4 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Clemens, J.C., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Martin, C.L., Moshfegh, A.J. 2016. Flavonoid intake from food and beverages: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007-2010 Tables 1-4. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=25102.
Flavonoid intake from food and beverages: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007-2008, Tables 1-4 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Clemens, J.C., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Martin, C.L., Moshfegh, A.J. 2016. Flavonoid intake from food and beverages: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007-2008, Tables 1-4. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=25102.
Fruit and vegetable intake of U.S. adults by two methods: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2012 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoy, M.K., Goldman, J.D., Sebastian, R.S. 2016. Fruit and vegetable intake of US adults estimated by two methods: What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2012. Public Health Nutrition. doi: 10.1017/S1368980016000628.
Sandwich consumption by adults in the U.S., What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2012 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Hoy, M.K., Moshfegh, A.J. 2015. Sandwich consumption by adults in the U.S., What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2012. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
The contribution of beverages to intakes of energy and MyPlate components by current, former, and never smokers in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zizza, C.A., Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Isik, Z., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2015. The contribution of beverages to intakes of energy and MyPlate components by current, former, and never smokers in the United States. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 115:(12):1939-1949.
New database facilitates characterization of flavonoid intake, sources, and positive associations with diet quality among U.S. adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Martin, C.L., Steinfeldt, L.C., Moshfegh, A.J. 2015. A new database facilitates characterization of flavonoid intake, sources, and positive associations with diet quality among U.S. adults. Journal of Nutrition. 145(6):1239-48. DOI: 10.3945/jn.115.213025.
Flavonoid Values for USDA Survey Foods and Beverages 2007-2008: Provisional Flavonoid Addendum, FNDDS 4.1 and Flavonoid Intake Data, WWEIA, NHANES 2007-2008 ()
Sebastian, R.S., Goldman, J.D., Martin, C.L., Steinfeldt, L.C., Enns, C.W., Moshfegh, A.J. 2014. Flavonoid Values for USDA Survey Foods and Beverages 2007-2008: Provisional Flavonoid Addendum, FNDDS 4.1 and Flavonoid Intake Data, WWEIA, NHANES 2007-2008. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=25102.
What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2012: Documentation and Data Files ()
Moshfegh, A.J., Anand, J., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Montville, J.B., Enns, C.W., Heendeniya, K.Y., Martin, C.L., Sebastian, R.S., Rhodes, D.G., Lacomb, R.P. 2014. What We Eat in America, NHANES 2011-2012: Documentation and Data Files. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=18354.
Sandwiches are major contributors of sodium in the diets of American adults: Results from What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010 Reprint Icon ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Hoy, M.K., Moshfegh, A.J. 2015. Sandwiches are major contributors of sodium in the diets of American adults: Results from What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 115(2):272-277.
Monitoring sodium intake of the U.S. population: Impact and implications of a change in What We Eat In America, NHANES dietary data processing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Steinfeldt, L.C., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2013. Monitoring sodium intake of the U.S. population: Impact and implications of a change in What We Eat in America, NHANES dietary data processing. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 113(7):942-949.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method accurately assesses sodium intakes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rhodes, D.G., Murayi, T., Clemens, J.C., Baer, D.J., Sebastian, R.S., Moshfegh, A.J. 2013. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method accurately assesses sodium intakes. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 97:958-964.
Discontinuation of data processing step: Salt adjustment on designated foods likely to be home prepared Reprint Icon ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Steinfeldt, L.C., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2012. Discontinuation of data processing step: Salt adjustment on designated foods likely to be home prepared. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=18352.
Change in methodology for collection of drinking water intake in What We Eat In America/National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Implications for analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2012. Change in methodology for collection of drinking water intake in What We Eat In America/National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: Implications for analysis. Public Health Nutrition. 15(7):1190-1195. DOI: 10.1017/S1368980012000316.
Drinking water intake in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2008 Reprint Icon ()
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D. 2011. Drinking water intake in the U.S.: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2008. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
Beverage choices of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008 Reprint Icon ()
LaComb, R.P., Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D. 2011. Beverage choices of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
Snacking patterns of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, 2007-2008 Reprint Icon ()
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2011. Snacking patterns of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, 2007-2008. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
MyPyramid intakes and snacking patterns of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, 2007-2008 Reprint Icon ()
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2011. MyPyramid intakes and snacking patterns of U.S. adults: What We Eat In America, 2007-2008. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
Fluid milk consumption in the United States: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006 ()
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. Fluid milk consumption in the United States: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
Snacking Patterns of U.S. Adolescents: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006 ()
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. Snacking patterns of U.S. adolescents: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=19476.
The US Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method reduces bias in the collection of energy intakes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moshfegh, A.J., Rhodes, D.G., Baer, D.J., Murayi, T., Clemens, J.C., Rumpler, W.V., Paul, D.R., Sebastian, R.S., Kuczynski, K.J., Ingwersen, L.A., Staples, R.C., Cleveland, L.E. 2008. The US Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method reduces bias in the collection of energy intakes. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 88:324-332.
US adolescents and MyPyramid: Associations between fast-food consumption and lower likelihood of meeting recommendations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D. 2009. US adolescents and MyPyramid: Associations between fast-food consumption and lower likelihood of meeting recommendations. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 109(2):226-235.
Effect of fast food consumption on dietary intake and likelihood of meeting MyPyramid recommendations in adults: Results from What We Eat In America, NHANES, 2003-2004 - (Abstract Only)
Sebastian, R.S., Enns, C.W., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2008. Effect of fast food consumption on dietary intake and likelihood of meeting MyPramid recommendations in adults: Results from What We Eat in America, NHANES 2003-2004 [abstract]. The FASEB Journal. 22:868.7.
Effect of snacking frequency on adolescents' dietary intakes and meeting national recommendations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Cleveland, L.E., Goldman, J.D. 2008. Effect of snacking frequency on adolescents' dietary intakes and meeting national recommendations. Journal of Adolescent Health. 42:503-511.
Impact of eating frequency by adolescents on food intake and meeting MyPyramid recommendations - (Abstract Only)
Sebastian, R.S., Cleveland, L.E., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2007. Impact of eating frequency by adolescents on food intake and meeting MyPyramid recommendations [absract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)Journal. 21(5):A710
OLDER ADULTS WHO USE VITAMIN/MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS DIFFER FROM NONUSERS IN NUTRIENT INTAKE ADEQUACY AND DIETARY ATTITUDES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sebastian, R.S., Cleveland, L.E., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2007. Older adults who use vitamin/mineral supplements differ from nonusers in nutrient intake adequacy and dietary attitudes. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(8):1322-1332.
SNACKING BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS IN THE UNITED STATES - (Abstract Only)
Sebastian, R., Cleveland, L., Goldman, J., Moshfegh, A. 2006. Snacking behavior of children and teenagers in the United States [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 20(4):A189.
TRENDS IN THE FOOD INTAKES OF CHILDREN 1977-2002 - (Abstract Only)
Sebastian, R., Cleveland, L., Goldman, J., Moshfegh, A. 2006. Trends in the food intakes of children 1977-2002 [abstract]. Consumer Interests Annual. Vol. 52. Available: http://www.consumerinterests.org/i4a/pages/index/cfm?pageid=4145
CHANGES OVER 25 YEARS IN THE DIETARY INTAKES OF CHILDREN 6-19 YEARS - (Abstract Only)
Sebastian, R., Cleveland, L., Goldman, J., Moshfegh, A. 2005. Changes over 25 years in the dietary intakes of children 6-19 years [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal 19(4):A87.
ACCURACY OF 24 HOUR DIETARY RECALLS: PREMININARY RESULTS FROM USDA AMPM VALIDATION STUDY - (Abstract Only)
Rhodes, D.G., Moshfegh, A., Cleveland, L., Murayi, T., Baer, D., Sebastian, R., Perloff, B. 2004. Accuracy of 24 hour dietary recalls: Preliminary results from USDA AMPM Validation Study [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 18(4):A111.
VALIDATION OF NATIONAL 24-HOUR RECALL AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY METHODOLOGY - (Abstract Only)
Cleveland, L., Rhodes, D., Sebastian, R., Kuczynski, K., Clemens, J., Moshfegh, A. 2004. Validation of national 24-hour recall and physical activity methodology [abstract]. XIVth International Congress of Dietetics. Available: http://www.internationaldietetics.org
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