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Jaspreet K Ahuja
Nutrient Data Laboratory
Dietician and Nutritionist

Phone: (301) 504-0695
Fax: (301) 504-0632
Room 205

10300 BALTIMORE AVE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350

Projects
USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426560
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427540
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425301
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in U.S. Foods
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420308

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sodium intake among U.S. school-age children: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012 -
Quader, Z.S., Gillespie, C., Sliwa, S.A., Mugavero, K., Gunn, J.P., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R., Moshfegh, A.J., Burdg, J.P., Cogswell, M.E. 2016. Sodium intake among U.S. school-age children: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 64(22):4531-4535.
Sodium content of popular commercially processed and restaurant foods in the United States -
Ahuja, J.K., Wasswa-Kintu, S., Daniel, M., Thomas, R.G., Haytowitz, D.B., Showell, B.A., Nickle, M.S., Roseland, J.M., Pehrsson, P.R., Cogswell, M.E., Gunn, J. 2015. Sodium content of popular commercially processed and restaurant foods in the United States. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2:962-967.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, release 28 -
Haytowitz, D.B., Ahuja, J.K., Showell, B.A., Somanchi, M., Nickle, M.S., Nyguyen, Q., Williams, J.R., Roseland, J.M., Khan, M., Patterson, K., Exler, J., Wasswa-Kintu, S., Thomas, R.G., Pehrsson, P.R. 2015. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, release 28. World Wide Web. www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid+8964.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Dataset for What We Eat in America, NHANES (Survey-SR) 2013-2014 -
Sodium content of foods contributing to sodium intake: A comparison between selected foods from the CDC Packaged Food Database and the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Reprint Icon -
Maalouf, J., Cogswell, M.E., Yuan, K., Martin, C.L., Gillespie, C., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R. 2015. Sodium content of foods contributing to sodium intake: A comparison between selected foods from the CDC Packaged Food Database and the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Procedia Food Science. 4:114-124.
Monitoring sodium levels in commercially processed and restaurant foods - dataset and webpages. -
Ahuja, J.K., Wasswa-Kintu, S., Roseland, J.M., Haytowitz, D.B., Nickle, M.S., Showell, B.A., Thomas, R.G., Williams, J.R., Khan, M., Somanchi, M., Quynhanh, N., Exler, J., Pehrsson, P.R. 2014. Monitoring sodium levels in commercially processed and restaurant foods - dataset and webpages.. Government Publication/Report. www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid+22861.
Monitoring sodium in commercially processed foods from stores and restaurants Reprint Icon -
Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R., Haytowitz, D.B., Wasswa-Kintu, S., Nickle, M.S., Showell, B.A., Thomas, R.G., Roseland, J.M., Williams, J.R., Khan, M., Nguyen, Q., Hoy, K., Martin, C.L., Rhodes, D.G., Moshfegh, A.J., Gillespie, C., Gunn, J., Merritt, R., Cogswell, M. 2015. Monitoring sodium in commercially processed foods from stores and restaurants. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101:622-631.
Sodium content in US packaged foods 2009 Reprint Icon -
Gillespie, C., Malouf, J., Yuan, K., Cogswell, M.E., Gunn, J., Levings, J., Moshfegh, A.J., Ahuja, J.K., Merritt, R. 2014. Sodium content in US packaged foods 2009. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 101: 344-353.
Sodium intake among U.S. school-aged children - United States, 2009-2010 -
Cogswell, M.E., Yuan, K., Gunn, J.P., Gillespie, C., Sliwa, S., Galuska, D.A., Moshfegh, A.J., Rhodes, D.G., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R., Merritt, R., Bowman, B.A. 2014. Sodium intake among U.S. school-aged children - United States, 2009-2010. Electronic Publication. 63(36):789-797.
Recent trends in ready-to-eat breakfast cereals in the U.S. -
Thomas, R.G., Pehrsson, P.R., Ahuja, J.K., Smieja, E., Miller, K.B. 2013. Recent trends in ready-to-eat breakfast cereals in the U.S.. Procedia Food Science. 2:20-26.
USDA food and nutrient databases provide the infrastructure for food and nutrition research, policy and practice -
Ahuja, J.K., Moshfegh, A.J., Holden, J., Harris, E.W. 2013. USDA food and nutrient databases provide the infrastructure for food and nutrition research, policy and practice. Journal of Nutrition. 143:241S-249S.
Federal monitoring activities related to food and nutritian: How do they compare? -
Ahuja, J.K., Juan, W., Egan, S., Buzby, J., Trumbo, P., Moshfegh, A.J., Holden, J. 2013. Federal monitoring activities related to food: How do they compare?. Procedia Food Science. 2:165-171.
USDA monitors levels of added sodium in processed and prepared foods -
Holden, J.M., Pehrsson, P.R., Nickle, M.S., Haytowitz, D.B., Exler, J., Showell, B.A., Williams, J.R., Thomas, R.G., Ahuja, J.K., Lemar, L.E., Gebhardt, S. 2013. USDA monitors levels of added sodium in processed and prepared foods. Procedia Food Science. 2:6-67.
USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS), 5.0 -
Montville, J.B., Ahuja, J.K.C., Martin, C.L., Heendeniya, K.Y., Omolewa Tomobi, G., Steinfeldt, L.C., Anand, J., Adler, M.E., Lacomb, R.P., Moshfegh, A.J. 2013. USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS), 5.0. Procedia Food Science. 2:99-112. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211601X13000175.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25 -
Haytowitz, D.B., Showell, B.A., Pehrsson, P.R., Patterson, K.K., Thomas, R.G., Williams, J.R., Nickle, M.S., Roseland, J.M., Exler, J., Somanchi, M., Khan, M., Holden, J., 2012. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=8964.
What We Eat In America, NHANES 2009-2010: Documentation and Data Files Reprint Icon -
Anand, J., Goldman, J.D., Steinfeldt, L.C., Montville, J.B., Heendeniya, K.Y., Omolewa-Tomobi, G., Enns, C.W., Ahuja, J.K., Martin, C.L., LaComb, R.P., Moshfegh, A.J. 2012. What We Eat In America, NHANES 2009-2010: Documentation and Data Files. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=18349
The USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 5.0 Reprint Icon -
Ahuja, J.K., Montville, J.B., Omolewa-Tomobi, G., Heendeniya, K.Y., Martin, C.L., Steinfeldt, L.C., Anand, J., Adler, M.E., LaComb, R.P., Moshfegh, A.J. 2012. The USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 5.0. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=12089.
Dietary intakes of choline: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008 Reprint Icon -
Chester, D.N., Goldman, J.D., Ahuja, J.K., Moshfegh, A.J. 2011. Dietary intakes of choline: What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008. Worldwide Web Site: Food Surveys Research Group. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.html?docid=19476.
The USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 4.0 Reprint Icon -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. The USDA food and nutrient database for dietary studies, 4.0. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=20511
What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008: Documentation and Data Files Reprint Icon -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. What We Eat In America, NHANES 2007-2008: Documentation and data files. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/doc.htm?docid=18354.
Vitamin D Addendum to USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies 3.0: Database developed for estimating vitamin D intakes from food and water in What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2009. Vitamin D Addendum to USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies 3.0: Database developed for estimating vitamin D intakes from food and water in What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg.
What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006, usual nutrient intakes from food and water compared to 1997 Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium -
Moshfegh, A.J., Goldman, J.D., Ahuja, J.K., Rhodes, D.G., Lacomb, R.P. 2009. What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006, usual nutrient intakes from food and water compared to 1997 Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg.
The impact of revising fats and oils data in the US Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies Reprint Icon -
Ahuja, J.K., Lemar, L.E., Omolewa Tomobi, G., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2009. The impact of revising fats and oils data in the US Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2009.02.005.
What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006: Documentation and Data Files -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. What We Eat In America, NHANES 2005-2006: Documentation and Data Files. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.html?docid=15044.
The USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 3.0 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. The USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 3.0. Available: www.ars.usda.gov/services/docs.htm?docID=12089
Revising fats and oils used in the FNDDS: Approaches and impact -
Ahuja, J.K.C., Lemar, L.E., Omolewa Tomobi, G., Goldman, J.D. 2008. Revising fats and oils used in the FNDDS: Approaches and impact [abstract]. 32nd National Nutrient Databank Conference, May 12-14, 2008, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Program & Abstracts. P41.
Keeping up with the marketplace - updates to the USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies -
Montville, J.B., Ahuja, J.K.C., Heendeniya, K.Y., Omolewa Tomobi, G. 2008. Keeping up with the marketplace: Updates to the USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies [abstract]. 32nd National Nutrient Databank Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 12-14, 2008. Program & Abstracts. P39.
Changes in intakes of selected foods rich in bioactive compounds -
Ahuja, J.K., Omolewa Tomobi, G., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2007. Changes in intakes of selected foods rich in bioactive compounds [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(8) Supplement:A-30.
What We Eat In America, NHANES 2003-2004: Documentation and Data Files -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service. 2006. What We Eat In America, NHANES 2003-2004: Documentation and Data Files. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg and http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhanes/nhanes2003-2004/nhanes03-04.htm.
THE USDA FOOD AND NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR DIETARY STUDIES, 2.0 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2006. USDA food and nutrient database for dietary studies 2.0. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg.
USDA DATABASE OF VITAMIN A (MCG RAE) AND VITAMIN E (MG AT) FOR NATIONAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION EXAMINATION SURVEY 1999-2000 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2006. USDA database of vitamin A (mcg RAE)and vitamin E (mg AT) for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg.
USDA FOOD AND NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR DIETARY STUDIES - RELEASED ON THE WEB -
Bodner-Montville, J., Ahuja, J.K.C., Ingwersen, L.A., Haggerty, E.S., Enns, C.W., Perloff, B.P. 2006. USDA food and nutrient database for dietary studies - Released on the Web. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 19:S100-S107.
INTAKES OF ADDED VITAMINS - FOLATE, VITAMIN B12, AND VITAMIN E -
Ahuja, J., Goldman, J., Perloff, B. 2006. Intakes of added vitamins -- folate, vitamin B12, and vitamin E [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 20(4):379.5, A563.
THE EFFECT OF IMPROVED FOOD COMPOSITION DATA ON NATIONAL INTAKE ESTIMATES -
Ahuja, J., Goldman, J., Perloff, B. 2006. The effect of improved food composition data on intake estimates in the United States of America. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 19:S7-S13.
WHAT WE EAT "FOR LUNCH" IN AMERICA -
Ahuja, J., Omolewa-Tomobi, G., Moshfegh, A. 2005. What we eat for "lunch" in America [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8) Supplement A-24.
THE USDA MULTI-YEAR FOOD AND NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR DIETARY STUDIES, 1.0 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service. 2005. The USDA multi-year food and nutrient database for dietary studies, 1.0. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/fsrg
COMPARING NUTRIENT INTAKES BETWEEN DIETARY SURVEYS -
Ahuja, J., Goldman, J., Perloff, B. 2005. Comparing nutrient intakes between dietary surveys [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 19(5):A1342.
NATIONAL NUTRITION MONITORING EXPANDED TO INCLUDE VITAMIN K AND CAROTENOIDS -
Perloff, B., Ahuja, J., Montville, J. Bodner. 2005. National nutrition monitoring expanded to include vitamin K and carotenoids [abstract]. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 19(4)A87.
CURRENT STATUS OF VITAMIN E NUTRITURE -
Ahuja, J., Goldman, J., Moshfegh, A. 2004. Current status of vitamin E nutriture. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences. 1031:387-390.
THE USDA FOOD AND NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR DIETARY STUDIES, 1.0 -
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service. 2004. USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, Version 1.0. Available: http://www.barc.usda.gov/bhnrc/foodsurvey/home.htm.
PORTION SIZE AND NUTRIENT ANALYSIS - NEW DATABASE DEBUTS ON WEB -
Montville, J.B., Ahuja, J., Haggerty, E., Moshfegh, A. 2004. Portion size and nutrient analysis - new database debuts on web. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(8) Supplement:A-33
IMPACT OF SELECTED CHANGES IN THE MARKETPLACE ON NUTRIENT INTAKES -
Ahuja, J., Omolewa-Tomobi, G., Moshfegh, A. 2004. Impact of selected changes in the marketplace on nutrient intakes [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(8) Supplement:A-49
THE EFFECT OF IMPROVED FOOD COMPOSITION DATA ON NATIONAL INTAKE ESTIMATES -
Ahuja, J.K.C., Goldman, J.D., Perloff, B.P. 2004. Effect of improved food composition data on national intake estimates [abstract]. 28th National Nutrient Databank Conference Program and Abstracts. p. 21.
FOOD AND NUTRIENT CHANGES: SOFTWARE FOR ENSURING DATA QUALITY -
Anderson, E., Steinfeldt, L., Ahuja, J. 2004. Food and nutrient changes: Software designed to enhance quality. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 17(3-4):557-564.
FOOD AND NUTRIENT CHANGES: SOFTWARE FOR ENSURING DATA QUALITY -
Anderson, E.T., Steinfeldt, L.C., Ahuja, J.K.C. 2004. Food and nutrient changes: Software for ensuring data quality. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 17:557-564.
NEW RELEASE ON THE WEB: USDA FOOD AND NUTRIENT DATABASE FOR DIETARY STUDIES -
Bodner-Montville, J., Ahuja, J.K.C., Ingwersen, L., Haggerty, E.S. 2004. New USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies [abstract]. 28th National Nutrient Databank Conference Program and Abstracts. p. 38.
NEW ESTIMATES FOR OLD NUTRIENTS: AN APPLICATION OF THE USDA SURVEY NUTRIENT DATABASE -
Ahuja, J.K.C., Goldman, J.D., Moshfegh, A.J. 2003. New Estimates for Old Nutrients: An application of the USDA Survey Nutrient Database [abstract]. Journal of American Dietetics Association. 103(9 Suppl 1):A-54.
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