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Jaspreet K Ahuja
Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory
Nutritionist

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

BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD
Projects
USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436107

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.
Characterization of the nutrient profile of processed raspberries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burton-Freeman, B.M., Zhang, X., Ahuja, J.K. 2019. Characterization of the nutrient profile of processed raspberries. Nutrition and Healthy Aging. 5: 225–236. https://doi.org/10.3233/NHA-190072.
Assessing Changes in Sodium Content of Selected Popular Commercially Processed and Restaurant Foods: Results from the USDA:CDC Sentinel Foods Surveillance Program Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahuja, J.K., Li, Y., Haytowitz, D., Bahadur, R., Pehrsson, P.R., Cogswell, M. 2019. Assessing Changes in Sodium Content of Selected Popular Commercially Processed and Restaurant Foods: Results from the USDA:CDC Sentinel Foods Surveillance Program. Nutrients. 11(8), 1754. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11081754.
Anthocyanin profiles and contents in processed red raspberries in the US market Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Sun, J., Ahuja, J.K., Haytowitz, D.B., Chen, P., Burton-Freeman, B., Pehrsson, P.R. 2019. Anthocyanin profiles and contents in processed red raspberries in the US market. Journal of Berry Research. 12:477 – 48. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4506-7.
NIH workshop on human milk composition: summary and visions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casavale, K.O., Ahuja, J.K., Wu, X., Li, Y., Quam, J., Olson, R., Pehrsson, P.R., Allen, L.H., Balentine, D., Hanspal, M., Hayward, D., Hines, E.P., Mcclung, J., Perrine, C., Belfort, M.B., Dallas, D., German, D., Kim, J., Mcguire, M., Mcguire, M., Morrow, A., Nommsen-Rivers, Rasmussen, K.M., Zempleni, J., Lynch, C. 2019. NIH workshop on human milk composition: summary and visions. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016;44(D1):D463–470.. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqz123.
Comparison of label and laboratory sodium values in popular sodium-contributing foods in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahuja, J.K., Li, Y., Nickle, M.S., Haytowitz, D.B., Roseland, J., Nguyen, Q., Khan, M., Wu, X., Somanchi, M., Williams, J.R., Pehrsson, P.R., Cogswell, M. 2018. Comparison of label and laboratory sodium values in popular sodium-contributing foods in the United States. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.08.155.
Cooking parameters affect the sodium content of prepared pasta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bianchi, L.M., Phillips, K.M., Mcginty, R.C., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. Cooking parameters affect the sodium content of prepared pasta. Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.07.198.
Human milk nutrient composition in the United States: current knowledge, challenges and research needs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Jackson, R., Khan, S., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. Human milk nutrient composition in the United States: current knowledge, challenges and research needs. Current Developments in Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzy025.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy ()
Haytowitz, D.B., Ahuja, J.K., Wu, X., Khan, M., Somanchi, M., Nickle, M.S., Nguyen, Q., Roseland, J.M., Williams, J.R., Patterson, K., Li, Y., Pehrsson, P.R. 2018. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Internet: /nea/bhnrc/ndl
Modeled changes in U.S. sodium intake from reducing sodium concentrations of commercially-processed and prepared foods to meet voluntary standards established in North America: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cogswell, M.E., Patel, S.M., Yuan, K., Gillespie, C., Juan, W., Curtis, C.J., Vigneault, M., Clapp, J., Roach, P., Moshfegh, A., Ahuja, J.K., Pehrsson, P.R., Brookmire, L., Merritt, R. 2017. Modeled changes in U.S. sodium intake from reducing sodium concentrations of commercially processed and prepared foods to meet voluntary standards established in North America: NHANES. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.145623.
Sodium intake among U.S. school-age children: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 ()
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 ()
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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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