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Research Project: Dietary and Physical Activity Guidance for Weight Loss and Maintenance

Location: Healthy Body Weight Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Association of candidate single nucleotide polymorphism genotypes with plasma and skin carotenoid concentrations in adults provided a lycopene-rich juice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Daily dietary protein distribution does not influence changes in body composition during weight loss in women of reproductive years with overweight or obesity: a randomized controlled trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Leon, A., Roemmich, J.N., Casperson, S.L. 2024. Daily dietary protein distribution does not influence changes in body composition during weight loss in women of reproductive years with overweight or obesity: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nutrition. 154(4):1347-1355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2024.02.009.

Healthy dietary patterns throughout the life cycle – the intersection of nutrition, convenience, and culture - (Abstract Only)

Reply to van elswyk et al Reprint Icon - (Other)
Hess, J.M. 2024. Reply to van elswyk et al. Journal of Nutrition. 154(4):1474-1475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2024.01.027.

What are the dietary guidelines for americans and how do “ultra-processed” foods fit? - (Abstract Only)

Cow’s milk as an important source of iodine for prenatal health and switching to plant-based milk can lead to iodine insufficiencies Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Lundquist, H., Slavin, J., Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E. 2024. Cow’s milk as an important source of iodine for prenatal health and switching to plant-based milk can lead to iodine insufficiencies. Journal of Dairy Science Communications. 5(3):181-184. https://doi.org/10.3168/jdsc.2023-0424.

Chokeberry reduces inflammation in human preadipocytes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brunelle, D.C., Larson, K.J., Bundy, A.N., Roemmich, J.N., Warne, D., Redvers, N. 2023. Chokeberry reduces inflammation in human preadipocytes. Journal of Functional Foods. 112:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jff.2023.105947.

Indigenous diet based on the traditional foods of Northern Great Plains Indians - (Abstract Only)

Modeling ovo-vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, pescatarian, and vegan usda food patterns and sssessing nutrient adequacy for lactation among adult females Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E., Swanson, K., Burbank, M. 2023. Modeling ovo-vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, pescatarian, and vegan usda food patterns and sssessing nutrient adequacy for lactation among adult females. Current Developments in Nutrition. 7(12):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdnut.2023.102034.

Building healthy dietary patterns with ultra processed foods - (Abstract Only)

Realistic and healthy dietary patterns- a role for “ultra-processed” foods? - (Abstract Only)

Healthy dietary patterns throughout the life cycle – the intersection of nutrition, convenience, and culture - (Abstract Only)

Response to an ultra-processed diet meeting national dietary guidelines valid and fit for purpose Reprint Icon - (Other)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Response to an ultra-processed diet meeting national dietary guidelines valid and fit for purpose. Journal of Nutrition. 153(12):1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.10.020.

Ultraprocessed foods and the american dietary guidelines - (Abstract Only)

Innovation for a plant-astic future: strategies for healthy vegetarian and vegan diets - (Other)

Parenting status and dietary quality: variations by race and ethnicity - (Abstract Only)

Editorial: secondary analysis of national nutrition surveys: from science to policy Reprint Icon - (Other)
Hess, J.M., Zhu, Y. 2023. Editorial: secondary analysis of national nutrition surveys: from science to policy. Frontiers in Nutrition. 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2023.1297915.

Chokeberry reduces inflammation in the buffy coat of american indians and in isolated human preadipocyte cells - (Abstract Only)

The role of dietary protein in body weight regulation among active-duty military personnel during energy deficit: a systematic review Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Anderson, R., Casperson, S.L., Kho, H., Flack, K.D. 2023. The role of dietary protein in body weight regulation among active-duty military personnel during energy deficit: a systematic review. Nutrients. 15(18):1-15. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15183948.

What exactly are “ultra-processed” foods? Can they be part of a healthy diet? Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E., Fossum, D.L., Scheett, A.J. 2023. What exactly are “ultra-processed” foods? Can they be part of a healthy diet?. ADCES in Practice. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1177/2633559X231202795.

Change in skin carotenoid status is associated with changes in body Composition during moderate weight loss in women - (Abstract Only)

Defining ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Defining ultra-processed foods. Nutrition meeting July 22-25, 2023. Nutrition-Translation Research Interest Section (NT-RIS).

Building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods. FoodFluence Conference (vitural follow-up presentation July 13, 2023).

Pilot study protocol- application of non-invasive vitamin D hair test and screening e-tool for indigenous populations in the Great Northern Plains - (Abstract Only)

Creating a nutrient-dense menu using indigenous foods for use in dietary intervention trial: A study protocol - (Abstract Only)

Multidisciplinary collaboration for development of culturally appropriate local, traditional indigenous dietary intervention - (Abstract Only)

Ultra-processed foods in healthy dietary patterns - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Ultra-processed foods in healthy dietary patterns. International Food Information Council Mid-Year Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Dietary guidelines meet NOVA: developing a menu for a healthy dietary pattern using ultra-processed foods Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E., Casperson, S.L., Slavin, J., Johnson, G.H., Messina, M., Raatz, S., Scheet, A.J., Bodensteiner, A., Palmer, D. 2023. Dietary guidelines meet NOVA: developing a menu for a healthy dietary pattern using ultra-processed foods. Journal of Nutrition. 153(8):2472-2481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.06.028.

Chokeberry reduces inflammation in human preadipocytes - (Abstract Only)
Brunelle, D.C., Larson, K., Bundy, A.N., Roemmich, J.N., Warne, D., Redvers, N. 2023. Chokeberry reduces inflammation in human preadipocytes. Symposium Proceedings. 1.

Building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods. IFANS Food Classification Workshop, Washington, D.C.

Ultra-processed foods in healthy dietary patterns - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Ultra-processed foods in healthy dietary patterns. Presentation to Nestle Global Public Affairs, Nutrition Research Center.

Dietary supplements are an important nutrient source for older Americans- what does this mean for dietary guidance? Reprint Icon - (Other)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Dietary supplements are an important nutrient source for older Americans- what does this mean for dietary guidance?. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 118(1):3-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajcnut.2023.04.028.

Nutrition and wellness - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Nutrition and wellness. University of Minnesota CFANS presentation.

Ultra-processed dga: building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Ultra-processed dga: building healthy dietary patterns with ultra-processed foods. Institute of Food Technologists meeting, Chicago, IL.

Developing a healthy dietary pattern with ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Developing a healthy dietary pattern with ultra-processed foods. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting, Washington D.C.

Modeling lacto-vegetarian, pescatarian, and 'pescavegan' USDA Food patterns and assessing nutrient adequacy for healthy, non-pregnant, non-lactating adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E. 2023. Modeling lacto-vegetarian, pescatarian, and 'pescavegan' USDA Food patterns and assessing nutrient adequacy for healthy, non-pregnant, non-lactating adults. Frontiers in Nutrition. 10. Article 113792. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2023.1113792.

Dietary guidelines for americans meets ultra-processed foods - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Dietary guidelines for americans meets ultra-processed foods. FoodFluence Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Current evidence on front of pack labeling in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2023. Current evidence on front of pack labeling in the U.S. FoodFluence Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Sensitivity of pressure-mediated reflection spectroscopy to detect dose-dependent changes in skin carotenoids: A randomized controlled trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casperson, S.L., Jahns, L.A., Larson, K.J., Hess, J.M., Palmer, D., Roemmich, J.N. 2023. Sensitivity of pressure-mediated reflection spectroscopy to detect dose-dependent changes in skin carotenoids: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Nutrition. 153(2):588-597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.01.002.

Biochemical validation of a self-administered carotenoid intake screener to assess carotenoid intake in non-obese adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casperson, S.L., Scheett, A., Palmer, D.G., Jahns, L., Hess, J.M., Roemmich, J.N. 2023. Biochemical validation of a self-administered carotenoid intake screener to assess carotenoid intake in non-obese adults. Current Developments in Nutrition. 7(2):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdnut.2022.100024.

Disparity in dairy servings intake by ethnicity and age in NHANES 2015-2018 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cifelli, C.J., Fulgoni, K., Fulgoni, V.L., Hess, J.M. 2022. Disparity in dairy servings intake by ethnicity and age in NHANES 2015-2018. Current Developments in Nutrition. 7(2). Article 100010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cdnut.2022.100010.

Application of dairy-free vegetarian and vegan USDA food pattern models for non-pregnant, non-lactating healthy adults - (Other)

Understanding the link between frequency of eating and cardiometabolic health outcomes in Americans who "snack" Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Hess, J.M. 2022. Understanding the link between frequency of eating and cardiometabolic health outcomes in Americans who "snack". Journal of Dairy Science Communications. 3(6):462-466. https://doi.org/10.3168/jdsc.2022-0289.

Application of dairy-free vegetarian and vegan USDA Food Pattern Models for non-pregnant, non-lactating healthy adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hess, J.M., Comeau, M.E. 2022. Application of dairy-free vegetarian and vegan USDA Food Pattern Models for non-pregnant, non-lactating healthy adults. Journal of Food Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.16314.

Effect of maternal High Fat diet with vegetable substitution on fetal brain transcriptome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, K.J., Bundy, A.N., Kuntz, T.M., Hur, J., Yeater, K.M., Casperson, S.L., Brunelle, D.C., Roemmich, J.N. 2022. Effect of maternal High Fat diet with vegetable substitution on fetal brain transcriptome. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2022.109088.

The influence of active video game play upon physical activity and screen-based activities in sedentary children Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ufholz, K., Flack, K., Roemmich, J.N. 2022. The influence of active video game play upon physical activity and screen-based activities in sedentary children. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 17. Article e0269057. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269057.

Understanding the link between eating occasions and health outcomes in Americans who “snack” - (Abstract Only)

Modeling dairy-free vegetarian and vegan USDA food patterns for non-pregnant, non-lactating adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hess, J.M. 2022. Modeling dairy-free vegetarian and vegan USDA food patterns for non-pregnant, non-lactating adults. Journal of Nutrition. Article nxac100. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxac100.

Seasonal changes in midlife women’s percentage body fat: A 1-year cohort study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, A.M., Casperson, S.L., Jahns, L., Palmer, D., Roemmich, J.N. 2022. Seasonal changes in midlife women’s percentage body fat: A 1-year cohort study. Journal of Aging Research & Lifestyle. 11:20-25. https://doi.org/10.14283/jarlife.2022.4.

Modeling dairy-free and vegan USDA food patterns - (Abstract Only)

Application of a vegan USDA food pattern model - (Abstract Only)

Nutrition and wellness - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2022. Nutrition and wellness. University of Dakota (virtual) March 1.

Skin carotenoid status of Black or African American college students correlates with plasma carotenoids and fruit and vegetable intake independent of skin tone Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faraji, B., Bukowski, M.R., Thompson-Johnson, T., Krusinski, L., Lawson Goldgerg, J., Brooks, C.M., Snyder, S. 2022. Skin carotenoid status of Black or African American college students correlates with plasma carotenoids and fruit and vegetable intake independent of skin tone. International Journal of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics. 8. Article 161. https://doi.org/10.15344/2456-8171/2022/161.

Influence of fat-free mass and resting metabolic rate on increased food reinforcement after exercise training Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pankey, C., Flack, K., Ufholz, K., Johnson, L., Roemmich, J.N. 2022. Influence of fat-free mass and resting metabolic rate on increased food reinforcement after exercise training. Sport Sciences for Health. 18:923–931. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11332-021-00876-y.

Eat veggies, be happy! Consumption of Dietary Guidelines for Americans types and amounts of vegetables increases subjective happiness: A randomized controlled trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Leon, A., Jahns, L., Roemmich, J.N., Casperson, S.L. 2021. Eat veggies, be happy! Consumption of Dietary Guidelines for Americans types and amounts of vegetables increases subjective happiness: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 122:1355-1362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2021.11.009.

External food cue responsiveness and emotional eating in adolescents: a multimethod study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider-Worthington, C.R., Smith, K.E., Roemmich, J.N., Salvy, S. 2021. External food cue responsiveness and emotional eating in adolescents: a multimethod study. Appetite. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2021.105789.

Building a nutrition science research career - (Abstract Only)
Hess, J.M. 2021. Building a nutrition science research career. Nutrition & Dietetics Course 494 at Univeristy of North Dakota (virtual).

What sets physically active rural places apart from less active ones? A comparative case study of three US counties. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abildso, C., Perry, C., Jacobs, L., Umstattd Meyer, M., McClendon, M., Edwards, M., Roemmich, J.N. 2021. What sets physically active rural places apart from less active ones? A comparative case study of three US counties. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(20). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182010574.

Incorporating the dietary guidelines for Americans vegetable recommendations into the diet alters dietary intake patterns of other foods and improves diet quality in overweight adults and adults with overweight and obesity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casperson, S.L., Jahns, L., Duke, S.E., Nelson, A.M., Appleton, K.M., Larson, K.J., Roemmich, J.N. 2022. Incorporating the dietary guidelines for Americans vegetable recommendations into the diet alters dietary intake patterns of other foods and improves diet quality in overweight adults and adults with overweight and obesity. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2022.03.008.

Effects of exercise training on resting testosterone concentrations in sedentary men: A systematic review and meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potter, N.J., Tomkinson, G.R., Dufner, T., Walch, T., Roemmich, J.N., Wilson, P.B., Fitzgerald, J.S. 2021. Effects of exercise training on resting testosterone concentrations in sedentary men: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 35:3521-3528. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000004146.

Environmental factors associated with physical activity in rural US counties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abildso, C.G., Daily, S.M., Umstattd Meyer, M., Edwards, M.B., Jacobs, L., Mcclendon, M., Perry, C.K., Roemmich, J.N. 2021. Environmental factors associated with physical activity in rural US counties. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147688.

Comparing the reinforcing value of high intensity interval training versus moderate intensity aerobic exercise in sedentary adults Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epstein, L.H., O’Donnell, S., Biondillio, M., Hostler, D., Roemmich, J.N. 2021. Comparing the reinforcing value of high intensity interval training versus moderate intensity aerobic exercise in sedentary adults. Physiology and Behavior. 238. Article 113468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113468.

Energy intake and season interact to influence physiological stress load among midlife women Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laugero, K.D., Paul, D., Jahns, L. 2021. Energy intake and season interact to influence physiological stress load among midlife women. Stress: The International Journal on Biology of Stress. https://doi.org/10.1080/10253890.2021.1931106.

Consumption of a variety of vegetables to meet dietary guidelines for Americans’ recommendations does not induce sensitization of vegetable reinforcement among adults with overweight and obesity: a randomized controlled trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casperson, S.L., Jahns, L., Temple, J.L., Appleton, K., Roemmich, J.N. 2021. Consumption of a variety of vegetables to meet dietary guidelines for Americans’ recommendations does not induce sensitization of vegetable reinforcement among adults with overweight and obesity: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 151:1665-1672. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxab049.

Identification of barriers to adherence to a weight loss diet in women using the nominal group technique Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Leon, A., Roemmich, J.N., Casperson, S.L. 2020. Identification of barriers to adherence to a weight loss diet in women using the nominal group technique. Obesity. 12:3750. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123750.

Bi-directional associations of affect and physical activity in adolescents using ecological momentary assessment: Moderation by weight Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, K., Mason, T., O'Connor, S., Wang, S., Dzubur, E., Crosby, R., Wonderlich, S.A., Salvy, S., Feda, D.M., Roemmich, J.N. 2020. Bi-directional associations of affect and physical activity in adolescents using ecological momentary assessment: Moderation by weight. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 46:443-453. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa121.

Associations between objective physical activity and emotional eating among adiposity-discordant siblings using ecological momentary assessment and accelerometers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, K.E., O'Connor, S., Mason, T.B., Wang, S., Dzubur, E., Crosby, R.D., Wonderlich, S.A., Salvy, S., Feda, D.M., Roemmich, J.N. 2021. Associations between objective physical activity and emotional eating among adiposity-discordant siblings using ecological momentary assessment and accelerometers. Pediatric Obesity. 16. Article 12720. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12720.

Impact of beef consumption on saturated fat intake in the United States adult population: Insights from modeling the influences of bovine genetics and nutrition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casperson, S.L., Conrad, Z., Raatz, S., Derner, J.D., Roemmich, J.N., Jahns, L.A., Picklo, M.J. 2020. Impact of beef consumption on saturated fat intake in the United States adult population: Insights from modeling the influences of bovine genetics and nutrition. Meat Science. 169. Article e108225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2020.108225.

Criterion-related Validity of Spectroscopy-based Skin Carotenoid Measurements as a Proxy for Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Diverse Populations: A Systematic Review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Nutrients and Immunometabolism: Role of Macrophages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, K.J., Alvine, T., Wu, D., Kalupahana, N., Moustaid-Mouss, N., Roemmich, J.N. 2020. Nutrients and immunometabolism: Role of macrophages. Journal of Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxaa085.

HIIT training has higher reinforcing value than moderate intensity aerobic exercise for sedentary adults - (Abstract Only)

Prenatal traumatic stress and offspring hair cortisol concentration: A nine year follow up to the Red River Flood Pregnancy Study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strahm, A., Bagne, A., Rued, H., Larson, K.J., Roemmich, J.N., Hilmert, C. 2020. Prenatal traumatic stress and offspring hair cortisol concentration: A nine year follow up to the Red River Flood Pregnancy Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104579.

Temporal trends in the standing broad jump performance of United States children and adolescents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinoniemi, B., Tomkinson, G., Walch, T., Roemmich, J.N., Fitzgerald, J. 2020. Temporal trends in the standing broad jump performance of United States children and adolescents. Research Quarterly for Exercise And Sport. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2019.1710446.