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- Kannan, Srimathi, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Public health nutrition 2014 v.17 no.9 pp. 1960-1970
- African Americans; Hispanics; Whites; antioxidants; betaine; body mass index; children; choline; data analysis; data collection; dietary supplements; education; environmental exposure; ethnic differences; folic acid; food security; iron; magnesium; niacin; nutrients; nutritional intervention; pregnant women; pyridoxine; regression analysis; sociodemographic characteristics; sodium; vitamin D; vitamin E; Massachusetts
- ... To assess sociodemographic correlates of micronutrient intakes from food and dietary supplements in an urban, ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women in the USA. Cross-sectional analyses of data collected using a validated semi-quantitative FFQ. Associations between racial, ethnic and sociodemographic factors and micronutrient intakes were examined using logistic regression controlling for pre ...
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- Kannan, Srimathi, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Obesity 2008 v.16 no.7 pp. 1522-1528
- adults; bitter-tasting compounds; body mass index; eating disorders; education; food frequency questionnaires; food intake; foods; gender; models; mothers; nationalities and ethnic groups; obesity; prediction; preschool children; propylthiouracil; regression analysis; risk
- ... Background: Sensitivity to the bitter compound 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) is genetically mediated. Sensitivity to PROP has been associated with weight status in both adults and children. Objective: To determine whether there is an association between PROP sensitivity and BMI in low-income children of diverse race/ethnicity, among whom there is a high prevalence of obesity. Methods and Procedures: ...
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