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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Melissa S Nickle
Nutrient Data
Nutritionist

Phone: (301) 504-0691
Fax: (301) 504-0632
Room 210A
10300 BALTIMORE AVE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Monitoring sodium content of restaurant foods: Public health challenges and opportunities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maalouf, J., Cogswell, M.E., Gunn, J., Curtis, C.J., Rhodes, D.G., Hoy, M.K., Pehrsson, P.R., Nickle, M.S., Merritt, R. 2013. Monitoring the sodium content of restaurant foods: Public health challenges and opportunities. American Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301442.
USDA Updates Nutrient Values for Fast Food Pizza - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nickle, M.S., Pehrsson, P.R. 2013. USDA updates nutrient values for fast food pizza. Procedia Food Science. 2:87-92.
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 National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25 - (Research Technical Update)
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.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24 - (Research Technical Update)
Haytowitz, D.B., Lemar, L.E., Pehrsson, P.R., Exler, J., Patterson, K.K., Thomas, R.G., Nickle, M.S., Williams, J.R., Showell, B.A., Khan, M., Duvall, M., Holden, J.M. 2011. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=8964.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 23 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Pehrsson, P.R., Exler, J., Haytowitz, D.B., Showell, B.A., Nickle, M.S., Thomas, R.G., Patterson, K.K., Bhagwat, S.A., Holden, J.M. USDA national nutrient database for standard reference, release 23. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Pehrsson, P.R., Exler, J., Haytowitz, D.B., Patterson, K.K., Nickle, M.S., Thomas, R.G., Showell, B.A., Holden, J.M. 2009. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata.
Changes in Trans Fat and Fatty Acids in Fast Food Menu Items - (Abstract Only)
Pehrsson, P.R., Nickle, M.S. 2008. Changes in trans fat and fatty acids in fast food menu items. American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: Global Perspective: A Launch Conference, November 6-7, 2008, Washington, D.C.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Haytowitz, D.B., Pehrsson, P.R., Nickle, M.S., Showell, B.A., Thomas, R.G., Exler, J., Holden, J.M. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata.
Expansion of USDA’s Food and Nutrient Databases to Meet Evolving Needs - (Abstract Only)
Thomas, R.G., Gebhardt, S.E., Nickle, M.S. 2008. Expansion of USDA’s food and nutrient databases to meet evolving needs. American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, October 25-28, 2008, Chicago, IL.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Pehrsson, P.R., Cutrufelli, R.L., Lemar, L.E., Howe, J.C., Haytowitz, D.B., Nickle, M.S., Holcomb, G.T., Showell, B.A., Thomas, R.G., Exler, J., Holden, J.M. 2007. Usda national nutrient database for standard reference, release 20. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.NDL Home Page. Available: www.ars.udsda.gov/nutrientdata.
Hungry for Nutrient Data? Navigating the USDA Nutrient Database - (Abstract Only)
Thomas, R.G., Nickle, M.S. 2007. Hungry for Nutrient Data? Navigating the USDA Nutrient Database. Maryland Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, March 12, 2007, Towson, Maryland.
Evaluation of nutrient variability in highly consumed "fast foods" under the National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program - (Abstract Only)
Pehrsson, P.R., Haytowitz, D.B., Perry, C., Cutrufelli, R.L., Holden, J.M. 2007. Evaluation of nutrient variability in highly consumed "fast foods" under the National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program. Experimental Biology, April 25, 2007, Washington, D.C.
Moisture and fat content of extra crispy fried chicken skin from breast, thigh, drum, and wing - (Abstract Only)
Howe, J.C., Cutrufelli, R.L., Holden, J.M., Thompson, L., Luna, A., Douglass, L. 2007. Moisture and fat content of extra crispy fried chicken skin from breast, thigh, drum, and wing. Experimental Biology, April 25, 2007, Washington, D.C.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 19 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Cutrufelli, R.L., Howe, J.C., Haytowitz, D.B., Pehrsson, P.R., Lemar, L.E., Holcomb, G.T., Stup, M.A., Thomas, R.G., Exler, J., Showell, B.A., Holden, J.M. 2006. Usda national nutrient database for standard reference, release 19. Home Page www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata.
USDA Database for the Added Sugars Content of Selected Foods - (Other)
Pehrsson, P.R., Cutrufelli, R.L., Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Holcomb, G.T., Haytowitz, D.B., Exler, J., Thomas, R.G., Stup, M.A., Showell, B.A., Howe, J.C., Holden, J.M. 2005. USDA database for the added sugars content of selected foods. Home Page: www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release No. 18, Cd-Rom - (Other)
Haytowitz, D.B., Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Cutrufelli, R.L., Howe, J.C., Pehrsson, P.R., Stup, M.A., Exler, J., Holcomb, G.T., Thomas, R.G., Showell, B.A., Holden, J.M. 2005. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release no. 18, CD-ROM.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release No. 18 - (Other)
Gebhardt, S.E., Lemar, L.E., Cutrufelli, R.L., Haytowitz, D.B., Howe, J.C., Pehrsson, P.R., Stup, M.A., Exler, J., Holcomb, G.T., Thomas, R.G., Showell, B.A., Holden, J.M. 2005. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release No. 18. Home Page: www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata
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