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John Foreyt
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Nutrition Scientist

Phone: (713) 798-3839

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX, 77030


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Weight loss in individuals with metabolic syndrome given DASH diet counseling when provided a low sodium vegetable juice: A randomized controlled trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shenoy, S.F., Poston, W.C., Reeves, R.S., Kazaks, A.G., Holt, R.R., Keen, C.L., Chen, H.J., Haddock, C.K., Winters, B.L., Khoo, C.H., Foreyt, J. 2010. Weight loss in individuals with metabolic syndrome given DASH diet counseling when provided a low sodium vegetable juice: A randomized controlled trial. Nutrition Journal. 9(8): 1-12.
Behavioral management of obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Behavioral management of obesity. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 9(6):448-453.
Altered body composition in type 2 diabetes mellitus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heshka, S., Ruggiero, A., Bray, G.A., Foreyt, J., Kahn, S.E., Lewis, C.E., Saad, M., Schwartz, A.V. 2008. Altered body composition in type 2 diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Obesity. 32(5):780-787.
Brief report: Weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dalton, W.T., Johnston, C.A., Foreyt, J.P., Tyler, C. 2008. Brief report: Weight dissatisfaction, weight status, and weight loss in Mexican-American children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 33(6):673-677.
Physical activity assessed with three different methods and the Framingham Risk Score on 10-year coronary heart disease risk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suminski, R.R., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J.P., St Jeor, S. 2008. Physical activity assessed with three different methods and the Framingham Risk Score on 10-year coronary heart disease risk. Medical Science Monitor. 14(1):CR1-CR9.
Obesity classification in military personnel: A comparison of body fat, waist circumference, and body mass index measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heinrich, K.M., Jitnarin, N., Suminski, R.R., Berkel, L., Hunter, C.M., Alvarez, L., Brundige, A.R., Peterson, A.L., Foreyt, J.P., Haddock, C.K., Poston, W.S.C. 2008. Obesity classification in military personnel: A comparison of body fat, waist circumference, and body mass index measurements. Military Medicine. 173(1):67-73.
Weight management using the internet: A randomized controlled trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter, C.M., Peterson, A.L., Alvarez, L.M., Poston, W.C., Brundige, A.R., Haddock, C.K., Van Brunt, D.L., Foreyt, J.P. 2008. Weight management using the internet: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 34(2):119-126.
Overweight and poor nutritional status in Mexican American youth - (Abstract Only)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Stansberry, S.A., Covarrubias, M.A., Fullerton, G., El-Mubasher, A., Foreyt, J. 2007. Overweight and poor nutritional status in Mexican American youth [abstract]. Obesity. 15(Supplement):A211.
Decreased weight loss and metabolic syndrome in Mexican American children - (Abstract Only)
Stansberry, S.A., Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., Fullerton, G., Carvalho, S., McFarlin, B., Foreyt, J. 2007. Decreased weight loss and metabolic syndrome in Mexican American children. Obesity. 15(Supplement):A161.
Inflammatory markers are elevated in overweight Mexican-American children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McFarlin, B.K., Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Hutchison, A.T., Kueht, M.L., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Inflammatory markers are elevated in overweight Mexican-American children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2(4):235-241.
Plasma biomarkers of chronic inflammation are elevated in overweight Mexican-American children - (Abstract Only)
McFarlin, B.K., Johnson, C.A., Tyler, C., Hutchison, A.T., Kueht, M.L., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Plasma biomarkers of chronic inflammation are elevated in overweight Mexican-American children [abstract]. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 39(5):S156.
Weight loss in overweight Mexican American children: A randomized controlled trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., McFarlin, B.K., Poston, W.S.C., Haddock, C.K., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Weight loss in overweight Mexican American children: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 120(6):e1450-e1457.
Obesity prevention for Mexican American children: for whom is it most effective? - (Abstract Only)
Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., El-Mubasher, A., Carvalho, S., McFarlin, B., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Obesity prevention for Mexican American children: For whom is it most effective [abstract]? Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A325.
Weight management for Mexican American adolescents: school-based program - (Abstract Only)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Carvalho, S., El-Mubasher, A., Poston, W.C., Haddock, C.K., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Weight management for Mexican American adolescents: School-based program [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A325.
Quality of life in Mexican American children following a weight management program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fullerton, G., Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., Vincent, J.P., Harris, G.E., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Quality of life in Mexican American children following a weight management program. Obesity. 15(11):2553-2556.
Reduction in weight and cardiovascular diasease risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes: One-year results of the Look AHEAD trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pi-Sunyer, X., Blackburn, G., Brancati, F.L., Bray, G.A., Bright, R., Clark, J.M., Curtis, J.M., Espeland, M.A., Foreyt, J., Graves, K., Haffner, S.M., Harrison, B., Hill, J.O., Horton, E.S., Jakicic, J., Jeffery, R.W., Johnson, K.C., Kahn, S., Kelley, D.E., Kitabchi, A.E., Knowler, W.C., Lewis, C.E., Maschak-Carey, B.J., Montgomery, B., Nathan, D.M., Patricio, J., Peters, A., Redmon, B., Reeves, R.S., Ryan, D.H., Safford, M., Van Dorsten, B., Wadden, T.A., Wagenknecht, L., Wesche-Thobaben, J., Wing, R.R., Yanovski, S.Z. 2007. Reduction in weight and cardiovascular diasease risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes: One-year results of the Look AHEAD trial. Diabetes Care. 30(6):1374-1383.
Results of an intensive school-based weight loss program with overweight Mexican American children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Fullerton, G., Poston, W.S.C., Haddock, C.K., Mcfarlin, B., Reeves, R.S., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Results of an intensive school-based weight loss program with overweight Mexican American children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 2(3):144-152.
School-based weight management: outcomes with Mexican American adolescents - (Abstract Only)
Johnston, C.A., Tyler, C., Fullerton, G., Carvalho, S.M., Poston, W.C., Haddock, C.K., Foreyt, J.P. 2006. School-based weight management: Outcomes with Mexican American adolescents [abstract]. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 13(Supplement):131-132.
Quality of life in overweight Mexican American children - (Abstract Only)
Fullerton, G., Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., El-Mubasher, A.A., Carvalho, S.M., Volding, D.C., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J.P. 2006. Quality of life in overweight Mexican American children [abstract]. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 13(Supplement):233-234.
Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allison, K.C., Crow, S.J., Reeves, R.R., West, D.S., Foreyt, J.P., DiLillo, V.G., Wadden, T.A., Jeffery, R.W., Van Dorsten, B., Stunkard, A.J. 2007. Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes. Obesity. 15(5):1287-1293.
Reduced quality of life in very overweight Mexican American adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., Fullerton, G., Foreyt, J.P. 2007. Reduced quality of life in very overweight Mexican American adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health. 40(4):366-368.
Ten myths about high-fructose corn syrup - (Review Article)
White, J.S., Foreyt, J. 2006. Ten myths about high-fructose corn syrup. Food Technology. 60(10):96.
Consent for genetics studies among clinical trial participants: findings from Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Espeland, M.A., Dotson, K., Jaramillo, S.A., Kahn, S.E., Harrison, B., Montez, M., Foreyt, J.P., Montgomery, B., Knowler, W.C. 2006. Consent for genetics studies among clinical trial participants: Findings from Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD). Clinical Trials. 3(5):443-456.
Evaluation of a primary care-oriented brief counselling intervention for obesity with and without orlistat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poston, W.S.C., Haddock, C.K., Pinkston, M.M., Pace, P., Reeves, R.S., Karakoc, N., Jones, P., Foreyt, J.P. 2006. Evaluation of a primary care-oriented brief counselling intervention for obesity with and without orlistat. Journal of Internal Medicine. 260:388-398.
Treatment for overweight Mexican American children: impact on quality of life - (Abstract Only)
Fullerton, G., Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., Foreyt, J. 2006. Treatment for overweight Mexican American children: Impact on quality of life [abstract]. Obesity. 14:A176.
Rise of plasma ghrelin with weight loss is not sustained during weight maintenance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J.M., Iyer, D., Poston, W.S.C., Marcelli, M., Reeves, R., Foreyt, J., Balasubramanyam, A. 2006. Rise of plasma ghrelin with weight loss is not sustained during weight maintenance. Obesity. 14(10):1716-1723.
Eating Disorders - (Book / Chapter)
Terre, L., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J.P. 2006. Eating disorders. In: Mash, E., Barkley, R., editors. Treatment of Childhood Disorders. 3rd edition. New York, NY: Guilford Press. p. 778-829.
The Role of Lifestyle Modification in Dysmetabolic Syndrome Management - (Book / Chapter)
Foreyt, J.P. 2006. The role of lifestyle modification in dysmetabolic syndrome management. In: Bantle, J.P., Slama, G., editors. Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Dysmetabolic Syndrome. Basel: Karger Publishers. p. 197-206.
Practical Strategies for Treating Obesity in Mexican Americans - (Review Article)
Tyler, C., Johnston, C.A., Madhukar, M., Foreyt, J.P. 2005. Practical strategies for treating obesity in Mexican Americans. Obesity Management. 1(6):247-250.
Does Metabolic Syndrome Mitigate Weight Loss in Overweight Mexican American Women Treated for 1-Year with Orlistat and Lifestyle Modification? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinkston, M.M., Poston, W.S.C., Reeves, R.S., Haddock, C.K., Taylor, J.E., Foreyt, J.P. 2006. Does metabolic syndrome mitigate weight loss in overweight Mexican American women treated for 1-year with orlistat and lifestyle modification? Eating and Weight Disorders. 11(1):e35-e41.
Designing "lifestyle Interventions" with the Brain in Mind - (Review Article)
Cobain, M.R., Foreyt, J.P. 2005. Designing "lifestyle interventions" with the brain in mind. Neurobiology of Aging. 26S:S85-S87.
Evaluation of An Extended School Day Weight Loss Program for Mexican American Children - (Abstract Only)
Johnston, C., Tyler, C., Foreyt, J., Reeves, R., Poston, W.C., Haddock, C.K., Ortega, A., Fullerton, G. 2005. Evaluation of an extended school day weight loss program for Mexican American children [abstract]. Obesity Research. 13:A145.
Weight Loss with Meal Replacement and Meal Replacement Plus Snacks: a Randomized Trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poston, W.S.C., Haddock, C.K., Pinkston, M.M., Pace, P., Karakoc, N.D., Reeves, R.S., Foreyt, J.P. 2005. Weight loss with meal replacement and meal replacement plus snacks: a randomized trial. International Journal of Obesity. 29(9):1107-1114.
Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome: the Impact of Lifestyle Modification - (Review Article)
Pritchett, A.M., Foreyt, J.P., Mann, D.L. 2005. Treatment of the metabolic syndrome: the impact of lifestyle modification. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 7(2):95-102.
Behavioral Interventions for Obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berkel, L.A., Poston, W.S.C., Reeves, R.S., Foreyt, J.P. 2005. Behavioral interventions for obesity. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(5 Suppl.1):S35-S43.
Managing Obesity in Primary Care - (Book / Chapter)
Conard, M.W., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J.P. 2005. Managing obesity in primary care. In: O'Donohue, W.T., Byrd, M.R., Cumming, N.A., Henderson, D.A., editors. Behavioral Integrative Care: Treatments That Work in the Primary Care Setting. New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge. p. 253-271.
Overview and the Future of Obesity Treatment - (Book / Chapter)
Terre, L., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J.P. 2004. Overview and the future of obesity treatment. In: Goldstein, D.J., editor. The Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity. 2nd edition. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press. p. 161-179.
Sibutramine and the Management of Obesity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J.P. 2004. Sibutramine and the management of obesity. Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy. 5(3):633-642.
Does Family of Origin Functioning Predict Adult Somatic Complaints? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Terre, L., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J., St. Joer, S.T., Horrigan, K.L. 2004. Does family of origin functioning predict adult somatic complaints? Psychology and Health. 19(4):507-514.
Preventing Weight Regain after Weight Loss - (Book / Chapter)
Perri, M.G., Foreyt, J.P. 2003. Preventing weight regain after weight loss. In: Bray, G., Bouchard, C., editors. Handbook of Obesity. New York: Marcel Dekker. p. 185-199.
Migration History, Health Behaviors, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Overweight Mexican-American Women - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chakraborty, B.M., Mueller, W.H., Reeves, R., Poston, W.S.C., Holscher, D.M., Quill, B., Hanis, C.L., Foreyt, J.P. 2003. Migration history, health behaviors, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in overweight Mexican-American women. Ethnicity & Disease. 13:94-108.
Do Somatic Complaints Predict Subsequent Symptoms of Depression? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Terre, L., Poston, W.S.C., Foreyt, J., St. Jeor, S.T. 2003. Do somatic complaints predict subsequent symptoms of depression? Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 72(5):261-267.
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