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Zach S Conrad
Healthy Body Weight Research
Nutritionist

Phone: (701) 795-8128
Fax: (701) 795-8395

2420 2ND AVENUE NORTH
GRAND FORKS , ND 58203

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Prospective analysis of vegetable amount and variety on the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality among US adults, 1999-2011 -
Conrad, Z.S., Thomson, J.L., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Prospective analysis of vegetable amount and variety on the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality among US adults, 1999-2011. Nutrients. Volume10, Issue 10. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10101377.
Greater vegetable variety and amount are associated with lower prevalence of coronary heart disease: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2014 -
Conrad, Z.S., Raatz, S.K., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Greater vegetable variety and amount are associated with lower prevalence of coronary heart disease and not with other cardiometabolic disease subtypes. Nutrition Journal. 17(1):67. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0376-4.
Recognition of federal dietary guidance icons is associated with greater diet quality -
Study design for a clinical trial to examine food price elasticity among participants in federal food assistance programs: A laboratory-based grocery store study -
Conrad, Z.S., Jahns, L.A., Roemmich, J.N. 2018. Study design for a clinical trial to examine food price elasticity among participants in federal food assistance programs: A laboratory-based grocery store study. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 10:154-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2018.05.011.
Nutrient intake disparities in the US: Modeling the effect of food substitutions -
Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Roemmich, J.N., Juan, W., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Nutrient intake disparities in the US: Modeling the effect of food substitutions. Nutrition Journal. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0360-z.
Trends in linoleic acid intake in the United States adult population: NHANES 1999-2014 -
Raatz, S.K., Conrad, Z.S., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Trends in linoleic acid intake in the United States adult population: NHANES 1999-2014. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 133:23-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plefa.2018.04.006.
Relationship between food waste, diet quality, and environmental sustainability -
Conrad, Z.S., Niles, M., Neher, D.A., Roy, E.D., Tichenor, N.E., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Relationship between food waste, diet quality, and environmental sustainability. PLoS One. 13(4):e0195405. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195405.
A diet high in carotenoid-rich vegetables and fruits modifies plasma Interferon alpha-2, Macrophage inflammatory protein-1 beta and Tumor necrosis factor-alpha in healthy individuals -
Jahns, L.A., Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Whigham, L.D., Wu, D., Larson, K.J. 2018. A diet high in carotenoid-rich vegetables and fruits modifies plasma Interferon alpha-2, Macrophage inflammatory protein-1 beta and Tumor necrosis factor-alpha in healthy individuals. Nutrition Research. 52:98-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2018.02.005.
Capacity of the US food system to accommodate improved diet quality: A biophysical model projecting to 2030 -
Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Peters, C.J., Jahns, L.A. 2018. Capacity of the US food system to accommodate improved diet quality: A biophysical model projecting to 2030. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2(4). https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzy007.
The history and future of dietary guidance in America -
Jahns, L.A., Shaw, W.E., Lichtenstein, A., Murphy, S., Conrad, Z.S., Nielsen, F.H. 2018. The history and future of dietary guidance in America. Advances in Nutrition. 9(2):136-147. https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmx025.
Agricultural capacity to increase the production of select fruits and vegetables in the US: A geospatial modeling analysis -
Conrad, Z.S., Peters, C., Chui, K., Jahns, L.A., Griffin, T.S. 2017. Agricultural capacity to increase the production of select fruits and vegetables in the US: A geospatial modeling analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14(10). https://doi:10.3390/ijerph14101106.
Characterizing trends in fruit and vegetable intake in the US by self-report and by supply-and-disappearance data: 2001-2014 -
Conrad, Z.S., Chui, K., Jahns, L.A., Peters, C., Griffin, T. 2017. Characterizing trends in fruit and vegetable intake in the US by self-report and by supply-and-disappearance data: 2001-2014. Public Health Nutrition. 20(17):3045-3050.
Relationship of the reported intakes of fat and fatty acids to body weight in US adults Reprint Icon -
Raatz, S.K., Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Picklo, M.J., Jahns, L.A. 2017. Relationship of the reported intakes of fat and fatty acids to body weight in US adults. Nutrients. doi:10.3390/nu9050438.
Time trends and patterns of reported egg consumption in the U.S. by sociodemographic characteristics Reprint Icon -
Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L.K., Roemmich, J.N., Jaun, W., Jahns, L.A. 2017. Time trends and patterns of reported egg consumption in the U.S. by sociodemographic characteristics. Nutrients. 9(4):333.
Diet quality on meatless days: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2007-2012 Reprint Icon -
Conrad, Z.S., Karlsen, M., Chui, K., Jahns, L.A. 2017. Diet quality on meatless days: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2007-2012. Public Health Nutrition. doi:10.1017/S136898001700026X.
Diet quality is lower and energy intake higher on weekends compared to weekdays in midlife women: A one-year cohort study Reprint Icon -
Jahns, L.A., Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Scheett, A., Raatz, S.K. 2017. Diet quality is lower and energy intake higher on weekends compared to weekdays in midlife women: A one-year cohort study. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2017.01.012.
What do people eat when they don’t eat meat? An evaluation of dietary quality using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2007-2012 -
Conrad, Z.S., Karlsen, M., Chui, K., Jahns, L.A. 2017. What do people eat when they don’t eat meat? An evaluation of dietary quality using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2007-2012. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 31: 648.10.
Nutrient inadequacy among nutritionally vulnerable populations in the US -
Conrad, Z.S., Karlsen, M., Chui, K., Jahns, L.A. 2017. Nutrient inadequacy among nutritionally vulnerable populations in the US [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 31:445.1.
The capacity of the US food system to accommodate improved diet quality: Projections to 2030 -
Conrad, Z.S., Peters, C., Johnson, L., Jahns, L.A. 2017. The capacity of the US food system to accommodate improved diet quality: Projections to 2030 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 31:651.3.
Time trends and patterns of reported egg consumption in the U.S. by sociodemographic characteristics -
Jahns, L.A., Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L., Roemmich, J.N., Juan, W. 2017. Time trends and patterns of reported egg consumption in the U.S. by sociodemographic characteristics [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 31:648.1.
Substitution or addition? How overweight and obese adults incorporate vegetables into their diet during a randomized controlled vegetable feeding trial -
Jahns, L.A., Conrad, Z.S., Johnson, L.K., Temple, J., Keim, N.L., Roemmich, J.N. 2017. Substitution or addition? How overweight and obese adults incorporate vegetables into their diet during a randomized controlled vegetable feeding trial [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 31:794.9.
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