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Theresa Nicklas
Plains Area
Nutrition Scientist

Phone: (713) 798-7087
Fax: (713) 798-7130

1100 BATES ST
HOUSTON, TX, 77030


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Barriers and facilitators to following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans reported by rural, Northern Plains American-Indian children - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Feb-14)
Concern over ready-to-eat breakfast cereals - (Other)
Nicklas, T. 2008. Concern over ready-to-eat breakfast cereals. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(10):1616-1617.
Menu modeling with MyPyramid food patterns: Incremental dietary changes lead to dramatic improvements in diet quality of menus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hornick, B.A., Krester, A.J., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Menu modeling with MyPyramid food patterns: Incremental dietary changes lead to dramatic improvements in diet quality of menus. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(12):2077-2083.
Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and weight among US youth - (Abstract Only)
Mendoza, J., Watson, K., Cerin, E., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T. 2009. Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and weight among US youth [abstract]. In: Active Living Research Annual Conference Abstract Book, February 18-20, 2009, San Diego, California p. 136-137.
A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, J., Mendoza, J.A., O'Neil, C.E., Hilmers, D.C., Liu, Y., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 17(3):471-482.
Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Mendoza, J., Liu, Y., Zakeri, I.F., Berenson, G.S. 2008. Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense? Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 27(5):553-560.
Fast Foods, Organic Foods, Fad Diets - (Book / Chapter)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2009. Fast Foods, Organic Foods, Fad Diets. In: Kleinman, R.E., editor. Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. 6th Edition. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. pp. 275-316.
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition Guidance for Health Children Ages 2 to 11 Years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T.A., Hayes, D. 2008. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition guidance for healthy children ages 2 to 11 years. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 108:1038-1047.
The impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T.A., Tsuei-Goh, E., Goodell, L., Acuff, D.S., Reiher, R., Buday, R., Ottenbacher, A. 2008. The impact of television commercials on food preferences of preschoolers [abstract]. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(9):A112.
The association of pre-sweetened or non-presweetened ready to eat cereal or other breakfast with nutrient intake, diet quality, and body weight of children aged 1 to 8 years: NHANES 1999-2002 - (Abstract Only)
O'Neil, C., Nicklas, T.A., Cho, S.S., Hasza, D. 2008. The association of pre-sweetened or non-presweetened ready to eat cereal or other breakfast with nutrient intake, diet quality, and body weight of children aged 1 to 8 years: NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 108(9):A112.
Indulgent Feeding Style and Children's Weight Status in Preschool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.O., Shewchuk, R.M., Baskin, M.L., Nicklas, T.A., Qu, H. 2008. Indulgent feeding style and children's weight status in preschool. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(5):403-410.
Parenting Practices Are Associated With Fruit And Vegetable Consumption In Preschool Children - (Abstract Only)
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Qu, H., Fisher, J., Shewchuk, R. 2008. Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in preschool children [abstract]. Seventh Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 21-24, 2008, Banff, Alberta, Canada. p. 108.
Diet Quality Varies by Race/Ethnicity of Head Start Mothers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoerr, S.L., Tsuei, E., Liu, Y., Franklin, F.A., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Diet quality varies by race/ethnicity of Head Start mothers. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 108:651-659.
The impact of dairy and sweetened beverage consumption on diet quality, nutrient intake, and weight of a multi-ethnic population of Head Start mothers - (Abstract Only)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Liu, Y., Franklin, F.A. 2008. The impact of dairy and sweetened beverage consumption on diet quality, nutrient intake, and weight of a multi-ethnic population of Head Start mothers [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:1085.1.
Childhood Obesity and Association with Lower Diet Quality in US Children - (Abstract Only)
Mendoza, J.A., Shetty, P., Nicklas, T., Liu, H., Chang, S. 2008. Childhood obesity and association with lower diet quality in US children [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract No. 4474.37. Available: http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS08L1_2073&terms=.
Energy intake from foods and beverages consumed between meals by adolescents ages 12–18 years: NHANES, 1999–2004 - (Abstract Only)
Keast, D.R., Hoerr, S.L., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Energy intake from foods and beverages consumed between meals by adolescents ages 12–18 years: NHANES, 1999–2004 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:875.2.
Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes - (Abstract Only)
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Validation of the use of digital photography for estimating portion sizes [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:452.1.
Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children - (Abstract Only)
Goodell, L.S., Tsuei, E., Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. Caregivers' attitudes regarding portion size served to Head Start children [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:681.2.
The association of ready to eat cereal (RTEC) at breakfast with diet quality and adiposity in African-American (AA) and Hispanic-American (HA) children 1 to 18 years: Results from NHANES, 1999–2002 - (Abstract Only)
Williams, B.M., Vargas, S.P., O'Neil, C.E., Keast, D.R., Cho, S.S., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. The association of ready to eat cereal (RTEC) at breakfast with diet quality and adiposity in African-American (AA) and Hispanic-American (HA) children 1 to 18 years: Results from NHANES, 1999–2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 22:1085.2.
A review of the relationship between 100% fruit juice consumption and weight in children and adolescents - (Review Article)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2008. A review of the relationship between 100% fruit juice consumption and weight in children and adolescents. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2(4):315-354.
Interpreting Evidence-Based Research: Major Pediatric and Adult Nutrition Studies - (Book / Chapter)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Metallinos-Katsaras, E., Kalin, S. 2008. Interpreting evidence-based research: Major pediatric and adult nutrition studies. In: Edelstein, S., Sharlin, J., editors. Life Cycle Nutrition An Evidence-Based Approach. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. p. 1-35.
Social Support Is a Primary Influence on Home Fruit, 100% Juice, and Vegetable Availability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Social support is a primary influence on home fruit, 100% juice, and vegetable availability. Journal of American Dietetic Association. 108(7):1231-1235.
Assessment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity - (Review Article)
Krebs, N.F., Himes, J.H., Jacobson, D., Nicklas, T.A., Guilday, P., Styne, D. 2007. Assessment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity. Pediatrics. 120(Suppl 4):S193-S228.
Association Between 100% Juice Consumption and Nutrition Intake and Weight of Children Aged 2 to 11 Years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Kleinman, R. 2008. Association between 100% juice consumption and nutrition intake and weight of children aged 2 to 11 years. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 162(6):557-565.
Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Watson, K., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2008. Home fruit, juice, and vegetable pantry management and availability scales: A validation. Appetite. 50:266-277.
Relationship between diet/physical activity and health - (Review Article)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Relationship between diet/physical activity and health. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 1(6):457-481.
Food Category Purchases Vary by Household Education and Race/Ethnicity: Results from Grocery Receipts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S., Baranowski, J., Islam, N., Missaghian, M. 2007. Food category purchases vary by household education and race/ethnicity: Results from grocery receipts. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(10):1747-1752.
A critical examination of the evidence relating high fructose corn syrup and weight gain - (Review Article)
Forshee, R.A., Storey, M.L., Allison, D.B., Glinsmann, W.H., Hein, G.L., Lineback, D.R., Miller, S.A., Nicklas, T.A., Weaver, G.A., White, J.S. 2007. A critical examination of the evidence relating high fructose corn syrup and weight gain. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 47(6):561-582.
Demographic differences and food patterns associated with metabolic syndrome in young adults - (Abstract Only)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Berenson, G.S. 2007. Demographic differences and food patterns associated with metabolic syndrome in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the International Society of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. 4(Suppl 1):S85.
Dietary patterns and depressive mood in a multiethnic representative sample of Texas eighth graders - (Abstract Only)
George, G.C., Hoelscher, D.M., Sanders, J., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Dietary patterns and depressive mood in a multiethnic representative sample of Texas eighth graders [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 21(5):A116.
Ready To Eat Cereal (RTEC) Consumption Positively Affects Total Daily Nutrient Intakes in Hispanic Children and Adolescents - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T.A., Clark, C.A., Thede, D., Cho, S.S., Chung, C.E., Auestad, N. 2007. Ready to eat cereal (RTEC) consumption positively affects total daily nutrient intakes in Hispanic children and adolescents [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A683.
Practice Paper of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrient Density: Meeting Nutrient Goals within Calorie Needs - (Review Article)
Kandiah, J., Nicklas, T., Pitman, S., Stitzel, K. 2007. Practice paper of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrient density: Meeting nutrient goals within calorie needs. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(5):860-869.
Ready to Eat Cereal (RTEC) Breakfast Consumption Improves Nutrient Intake Status in African American Children and Adolescents - (Abstract Only)
Cho, S.S., Auestad, N., Clark, C., Thede, D., Chung, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. Ready to eat cereal (RTEC) breakfast consumption improves nutrient intake status in African American children and adolescents [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 21(5):A710.
The Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Low-income Preschool Children - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R., Nicklas, T., Qu, H. 2007. The impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on low-income preschool children [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Abstract No. 23-1.
Diet Quality of Multiethnic Mothers with Limited Incomes in the Southern United States - (Abstract Only)
Tsuei, E., Hoerr, S., Nicklas, T., Franklin, F. 2007. Diet quality of multiethnic mothers with limited incomes in the southern United States [abstract]. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 202-203.
Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight status of preschool-aged children in low-income families - (Abstract Only)
O'Connor, T., Hughes, S., Watson, K., Qu, H., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R. 2007. Parent feeding strategy clusters are associated with the weight wtatus of preschool-aged children in low-income families [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. p. 210.
Feeding Styles and Overweight Status in Preschool - (Abstract Only)
Jaramillo, S., Tsuei, E., Owens, B., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F. 2007. Feeding styles and overweight status in preschool [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S083, No. 2313.
Impact of the Shared Permissive Feeding Environment on Head Start Children - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.O., Baskin, M., Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F., Nicklas, T. 2007. Impact of the shared permissive feeding environment on Head Start children [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 33(Suppl):S186, No. 3301.
Ready-to-eat cereal consumption is associated with improved nutrient intake status and body weight measures in American children: Results from NHANES, 1999-2002 Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Cho, S.S. 2007. Ready-to-eat cereal consumption is associated with improved nutrient intake status and body weight measures in American children: Results from NHANES, 1999-2002 [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract No. 8406.5.
The Relationship among 100% Juice Consumption, Nutrient Intake, and Weight of Children 2-11 Years Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A., Kleinman, R.E. 2007. The relationship among 100% juice consumption, nutrient intake, and weight of children 2-11 years [abstract]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 5-8, 2007, Toronto, Canada. Abstract No. 8406.4.
Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: a validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Watson, K., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., Baranowski, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Fruit and vegetable shopping practices and social support scales: A validation. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38:340-351.
Association of Calcium Intake, Dairy Product Consumption with Overweight Status in Young Adults (1995-1996): The Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brooks, B.M., Rajeshwari, R., Nicklas, T.A., Yang, S-J., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Association of calcium intake, dairy product consumption with overweight status in young adults (1995-1996): The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 25(6):523-532.
MyPyramid food intake pattern modeling for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britten, P., Lyon, J., Weaver, C.M., Kris-Etherton, P.M., Nicklas, T.A., Weber, J.A., Davis, C.A. 2006. MyPyramid food intake pattern modeling for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38:S143-S152.
Body Mass Index (BMI) and child temperament: ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds - (Abstract Only)
Baskin, M., Fitzpatrick, S., Franklin, F., Feese, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Shewchuk, R. 2006. Body mass index (BMI) and child temperament: Ethnic and gender differences among 3 and 4 year olds [abstract]. Obesity. 14(Suppl):A188-A189.
Food Patterns Associated with Components of Metabolic Syndrome in Young Adults - (Abstract Only)
O'Neil, C.E., Yang, S.J., Nicklas, T.A., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Food patterns associated with components of metabolic syndrome in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Associaton. 106(8):A-71.
Adult Outcome Expectancies for Purchasing Fruit and Vegetables: a Validation - (Abstract Only)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K, Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Adult outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation [abstract]. Fifth Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 123.
Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: a validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Missaghian, M., Broadfoot, A., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Fisher, J., O'Donnell, S. 2006. Parent outcome expectancies for purchasing fruit and vegetables: A validation. Public Health Nutrition. 10(3):280-291.
Beverage Intake Among Preschool Children and Its Effect on Weight Status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Connor, T.M., Yang, S-J., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status. Pediatrics. 118(4):e1010-e1018.
Dietary Guidelines and Nutrients of Concern: Rationale for 3 Servings of Dairy - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T. 2006. Dietary guidelines and nutrients of concern: Rationale for 3 Servings of dairy [abstract]. Fifth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 112.
The Role of Parental Emotions in the Context of Feeding - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.O., Nicklas, T.A., Franklin, F.A., Shewchuk, R.M., Feese, M.L. 2006. The role of parental emotions in the context of feeding [abstract]. Fifth Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 13-16, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 137.
Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents - (Other)
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Cross-cultural methods for measuring feeding in African-American and Hispanic parents [abstract]. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 31(Suppl):S055.
The impact of child care providers' feeding on chidren's food consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.O., Patrick, H., Power, T.G., Fisher, J.O., Anderson, C.B., Nicklas, T.A. 2007. The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 28:100-107.
Is There An Association Between Sweetened Beverages and Adiposity? - (Review Article)
Bachman, C.M., Baranowski, T., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Is there an association between sweetened beverages and adiposity? Nutrition Reviews. 64(4):153-174.
Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Killion, L., Hughes, S.O., Wendt, J.C., Pease, D., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 1(2):96-102.
Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaramillo, S.J., Yang, S-J., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Morales, M., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Interactive computerized fruit and vegetable preference measure for African-American and Hispanic preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 38(6):352-359.
Vitamin Supplement Use and Lifestyle Factors in a Multiethnic Representative Sample of Fourth Grade School Children in Texas - (Abstract Only)
George, G.C., Hoelscher, D.M., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Vitamin supplement use and lifestyle factors in a multiethnic representative sample of fourth grade school children in Texas [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 20(4):A7.
Measuring Feeding in Low-Income African-American and Hispanic Parents - (Popular Publication)
Hughes, S.O., Anderson, C.B., Power, T.G., Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S,, Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Measuring feeding in low-income African-American and Hispanic parents. Appetite. 46(2):215-223.
Does Food Group Consumption Vary by Differences in Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Lifestyle Factors in Young Adults? The Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Nicklas, T.A., Yang, S-J., Berenson, G.S. 2007. Does food group consumption vary by differences in socioeconomic, demographic, and lifestyle factors in young adults? The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 107(2):223-234.
Food-Purchasing Patterns for Home: a Grocery Store-Intercept Survey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoo, S., Baranowski, T., Missaghian, M., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Fisher, J.O., Watson, K., Zakeri, I.F., Nicklas, T. 2006. Food-purchasing patterns for home: A grocery store-intercept survey. Public Health Nutrition. 9(3):384-393.
Tracking of Overweight Status from Childhood to Young Adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Yang, S., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G.S. 2006. Tracking of overweight status from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 60(1):48-57.
Physical Activity and Health Enhancing Dietary Behaviors in Young Adults: Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Nicklas, T., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Physical activity and health enhancing dietary behaviors in young adults: Bogalusa Heart Study. Preventive Medicine. 41(1):194-202.
The Relationship among Alcohol Consumption, Dietery Intake, and Body Mass Index in Young Adults - (Abstract Only)
May, M.C., O'Neil, C.E., Yang, S-J., Nicklas, T.A., Ranganathan, R., Berenson, G.S. 2005. The relationship among alcohol consumption, dietery intake, and body mass index in young adults [abstract]. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(8):A-60.
The Nutritional Impact of Dairy Product Consumption on Dietary Intakes of Young Adults (1995-1996): the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranganathan,R., Nicklas TA, Yang,S-J., Berenson,G.S. 2005. The nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on dietary intakes of adults (1995-1996): the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(9):1391-1400.
The 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee: Developing a Key Message - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas,T.A., Weaver,C., Britten,P., Stitzel,K.F. 2005. The 2005 dietary guidelines advisory committee: developing a key message. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(9):1418-1424.
Marketing Fruit and Vegetables to Middle School Students: Formative Assessment Results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullen, K.W., Thompson, V.J., Watson, K., Nicklas, T. 2005. Marketing fruit and vegetables to middle school students: formative assessment results. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. 29(2):1-10.
Cardiovascular Diseases: a Major Health Risk in Asian Indians: a Review - (Review Article)
Rajeshwari,R., Nicklas,T.A., Pownall,H.J., Berenson,G.S. 2005. Cardiovascular diseaes: a major health risk in Asian Indians. Nutrition Research. 25(6):515-533.
The 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report: Achieving Nutritional Recommendations Through Food-Based Guidance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weaver, C., Nicklas, T., Britten, P. 2005. The 2005 dietary guidelines advisory committee report: achieving nutritional recommendations through food-based guidance. Nutrition Today. 40(3):102-107.
Effects of Consumption of Beef Cuts on Nutrient Intake in Americans in Nhanes 1999-2002 - (Abstract Only)
Miller, S.L., Keast, D.R., Fulgoni, V.L., Nicklas, T., Young, M.K. 2005. Effects of consumption of beef cuts on nutrient intake in Americans in NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1343.
Effects of Consumption of Beef Cuts on Nutrient Intake in Americans in Nhanes 1999-2002 - (Abstract Only)
Miller, S.L., Keast, D.R., Fulgoni, V.L., Nicklas, T., Young, M.K. 2005. Effects of consumption of beef cuts on nutrient intake in Americans in NHANES 1999-2002 [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1343.
Cross-Cultural Equivalence of Feeding Beliefs and Practices: the Psychometric Properties of the Child Feeding Questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, C.B., Hughes, S.O., Fisher, J.O., Nicklas, T.A. 2005. Cross-cultural equivalence of feeding beliefs and practices: The psychometric properties of the child feeding questionnaire among Blacks and Hispanics. Preventive Medicine. 41:521-531.
Secular Trends in Children’s Sweetened Beverage Consumption: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Secular trends in children’s sweetened beverage consumption: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1025.
Nutritional Impact of Dairy Product Consumption on Dietary Intakes of Adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Nutritional impact of dairy product consumption on dietary intakes of adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(5):A1024.
Longitudinal Changes in Intake and Food Sources of Calcium from Childhood to Young Adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2005. Longitudinal changes in intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood: The Bogalusa Heart Study [abstract]. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 19(50):A1025.
A Review of Family and Social Determinants of Children's Eating Patterns and Diet Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T. 2005. A review of family and social determinants of children's eating patterns and diet quality. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 24(2):83-92.
Secular Trends in Children's Sweetened-Beverage Consumption (1973-1994): the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranganathan, R., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Berenson, G. 2005. Secular trends in children's sweetened beverage consumption (1973-1994): The Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(2):208-214.
Acculturation, weight status, and eating habits among Chinese-American preschool children and their primary caregivers: A pilot study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demory-Luce, D.K., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2005. Acculturation, weight status, and eating habits among Chinese-American preschool children and their primary caregivers: A pilot study. Nutrition Research. 25(3):213-224.
Longitudinal Changes in Intake and Food Sources of Calcium from Childhood to Young Adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranganathan, R., Nicklas, T., Yang, S., Berenson, G. 2004. Longitudinal changes in intake and food sources of calcium from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 23(4):341-350.
Association of Calcium Intake and Dairy Product Consumption with Overweight and Obesity in Young Adults (1995-96) - (Abstract Only)
Ranganathan, R., Nicklas, T., Brooks, B.A., Yang, S., Berenson, G.S. 2004. Association of calcium intake and dairy product consumption with overweight and obesity in young adults (1995-96). Obesity Research. 12(Supplement):A217.
Changes in Food Group Consumption Patterns from Childhood to Young Adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demory-Luce, D., Morales, M., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G. 2004. Changes in food group consumption patterns from childhood to young adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(11):1684-91.
Prevalence of Overweight among Head Start Preschool Children and Their Mothers - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T., Ranganathan, R., Hughes, S.O., Yang, S. 2004. Prevalence of overweight among Head Start preschool children and their mothers. Obesity Research. 12(Supplement):A219.
Revisiting a Neglected Construct: Parenting Styles in a Child-Feeding Context - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.O., Power, T.G., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2005. Revisiting a neglected construct: parenting styles in a child-feeding context. Appetite. 44:83-92.
The Differential Effects of Authoritative and Authoritarian Feeding Styles on Eating Behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S.O. 2004. The differential effects of authoritative and authoritarian feeding styles on eating behaviors [abstract]. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 104(Suppl 2):A-61.
Assessing Diet Quality in Children and Adolescents - (Other)
Nicklas, T. 2004. Assessing diet quality in children and adolescents. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 104(9):1383-1384.
Children's Food Consumption Patterns Have Changed over Two Decades (1973-1994): the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T., Demory-Luce, D., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Berenson, G. 2004. Children's food consumption patterns have changed over two decades (1973-1994): the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104(7):1127-1140.
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Dietary Guidance for Healthy Children Ages 2 to 11 Years - (Review Article)
Nicklas, T., Johnson, R. 2004. Position of the american dietetic association: dietary guidance for healthy children ages 2 to 11 years. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104:660-677.
Children's Meal Patterns Have Changed over a 21-Year Period: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Linares, A., Yang, S., Baranowski, T., De Moor, C., Berenson, G. 2004. Children's meal patterns have changed over a 21-year period: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 104(5):753-761.
Relationships Between Maternal and Child Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Ethnic Differences and Lack of Influence of Physical Activity. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jago, R., Baranowski, T., Watson, K., Baranowski, J., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I. 2004. Relationships between maternal and child cardiovascular risk factors: ethnic differences and lack of influence of physical activity. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 158(12):1125-1131.
Using Multiple Perspectives to Identify Parenting Strategies for Healthy Food Intake in Preschool Children - (Abstract Only)
Shewchuk, R., Franklin, F., Feese, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Baranowski, T. Using multiple perspectives to identify parenting strategies for healthy food intake in preschool children. Meeting Abstract.
Maternal Perceptions of Their Preschool Child's Body Size - (Abstract Only)
Killion, L., Wendt, J., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T. 2004. Maternal perceptions of their preschool child's body size. Meeting Abstract.
Monounsaturated Fatty Acid Intake by Children and Adults: Temporal Trends and Demographic Differences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T., Hampl, J.S., Taylor, C.A., Thompson, V.J. 2004. Monounsaturated fatty acid intake by children and adults: temporal trends and demographic differences. Nutrition Reviews. 62(4):132-141.
Comparison of Dietary Intakes Associated with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors in Young Adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. 2004. Comparison of dietary intakes associated with metabolic syndrome risk factors in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80:841-848.
The Importance of Breakfast Consumption to Nutrition of Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults - (Review Article)
Nicklas, T., O'Neil, C., Myers, L. 2004. The importance of breakfast consumption to nutrition of children, adolescents, and young adults. Nutrition Today. 39(1):30-39.
Calcium Intake Trends and Health Consequences from Childhood Through Adulthood - (Review Article)
Nicklas, T. 2003. Calcium intake trends and health consequences from childhood through adulthood. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 22(5):340-356.
Are Current Health Behavior Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski,T. 2003. Are Current Health Behavioral Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? Obesity Research. 11(Supplement):23S-43S.
Applying Nutrition Science to the Public's Health - (Book / Chapter)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T.A. 2006. Applying nutrition science to the public's health. In: Edelstein S., editor. Nutrition in Public Health: A Handbook for Developing Programs and Services, 2nd edition. Sudbury, MA:Jones & Bartlett Publishers. p. 17-80.
Milk and Dairy Product Consumption in Overweight Young Adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Brooks, B., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Moreland, K., Wright, D., Bush, R. 2003. Milk and dairy product consumption in overweight young adults: the bogalusa heart study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-33.
Calcium Intakes in Overweight Young Adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Brooks, B., Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Moreland, K., Wright, D., Bush, R. 2003. Calcium intakes in overweight young adults: the bogalusa heart study. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-33.
Changes in Adiposity Status from Childhood to Young Adulthood - (Abstract Only)
Deshmukh-Taskar, P., Ponnusamy, C., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2003. Changes in adiposity status from childhood to young adulthood. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-53.
The Development of the Caregiver's Feeding Styles Questionnaire - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S., Power, T., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. The development of the caregiver's feeding styles questionnaire. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-18.
Interactive Computerized Food Preference Measure for Preschoolers - (Abstract Only)
Jaramillo, S., Brooks, B., Hughes, S., Morales, M., Fisher, J., Nicklas, T. 2003. Interactive computerized food preference measure for preschoolers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-36.
Socioeconomic Differences Associated with Overweight Status in Preschool Children and Their Mothers - (Abstract Only)
Morales, M., Nicklas, T. 2003. Socioeconomic differences associated with overweight status in preschool children and their mothers. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Children's Beverage Consumption Has Changed over a 21-Year Period - (Abstract Only)
Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Children's beverage consumption has changed over a 21-year period. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Socioeconomic Status As a Predictor of Overweight and Obesity among Head Start Preschool Children and Their Mothers - (Abstract Only)
Morales, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Micheli, N., Deshmukh-Taskar, P. 2003. Socioeconomic status as a predictor of overweight and obesity among head start preschool children and their mothers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-87.
Socioeconomic and Lifestyle Differences in Weight Changes from Childhood to Young Adulthood - (Abstract Only)
Kellner, C., Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Socioeconomic and lifestyle differences in weight changes from childhood to young adulthood. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Strategies Used for Enhancing the Equivalence of Questionnaire Items Across Two Cultures - (Abstract Only)
Micheli, N., Jaramillo, S., Hughes, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Strategies used for enhancing the equivalence of questionnaire items across two cultures. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9):A-67.
Eating Patterns and Obesity in Children: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas TA, Yang SJ, Baranowski T, Zakeri I, Berenson G. 2003. Eating patterns and obesity in children: the Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 25(1):9-16.
Dietary Intakes among Young Adults with Different Numbers of Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors: the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. Dietary intakes among young adults with different numbers of metabolic syndrome risk factors: The Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2003;157:S78.
Is Diet Related to the Clustering of Risk Factors for Metabolic Syndrome? the Bogalusa Heart Study - (Abstract Only)
Yoo, S., Nicklas, T., Baranowski, T., Zakeri, I., Yang, S., Srinivasan, S.R., Berenson, G.S. Is diet related to the clustering of risk factors for metabolic syndrome? The Bogalusa Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2003;157:S78.
The Prevalence of Overweight in Head Start Preschool Children and Their Mothers - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas, T., Morales, M., Micheli, N.E., Deshmukh-Taskar, P.R., Hughes, S.O. The prevalence of overweight in Head Start preschool children and their mothers. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A294.
To Each His Own: Family Influences on Children's Food Preferences. - (Popular Publication)
Nicklas, T., Fisher, J. 2003. To each his own: family influences on children's food preferences. Pediatric Basics. 102:13-16.
The Association Between Eating Patterns and Overweight Status in Childhood - (Abstract Only)
Yang, S., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I., Baranowski, T. The association between eating patterns and overweight status in childhood. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A295.
Calcium Intake and Dairy Product Consumption by Children and Young Adults - (Abstract Only)
Ponnusamy, C., Yang, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. Calcium intake and dairy product consumption by children and young adults. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 17:A294.
Tracking of Bmi from Childhood to Young Adulthood - (Abstract Only)
Deshmukh-Taskar, P.R., Ponnusamy, C., Morales, M., Nicklas, T. Tracking of BMI from childhood to young adulthood. Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2003;17:A294.
Prevalence of Obesity in Children in Alabama and Texas Participating in Social Programs - (Research Notes)
Feese, M., Franklin, F., Murdock, M., Harrington, K., Brown-Binns, M., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S., Morales, M. 2003. Prevalence of obesity in children in alabama and texas participating in social programs. Journal of the American Medical Association. 289(14):1780-1781.
Are Current Health Behavioral Change Models Helpful in Guiding Prevention of Weight Gain Efforts? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2003. Are current health behavioral change models helpful in guiding prevention of weight gain efforts? Obesity Research. 11 Suppl:S23-S43.
The Development of the Caregiver's Feeding Styles Questionnaire - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S., Power, T., Fisher, J., Mueller, S., Nicklas, T. 2003. The development of the caregiver's feeding styles questionnaire. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103(9 suppl): A15.
The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (Fffp): the Baylor Gems Pilot Study. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Cullen, K., Thompson, D., Nicklas, T., Zakeri, I.F. 2003. The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP): the Baylor GEMS Pilot Study. Ethnicity and Disease. 13(Suppl):S30-S39.
Interactive Computerized Food Preference Measure for Preschoolers. - (Abstract Only)
Jaramillo, S.J., Brooks, B.M., Hughes, S.O., Morales, M., Fisher, J., Nicklas, T. 2003. Interactive computerized food preference measure for preschoolers. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 103 (9 suppl): A30.
Misclassification Associated with Measurement Error in the Assessment of Dietary Intake. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Moor, C., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T. 2003. Misclassification associated with measurement error in the assessment of dietary intake. Public Health Nutrition. 6(4):393-399.
Influences on Diet and Physical Activity among Middle-Class African American 8 to 10-Year-Old Girls at Risk of Becoming Obese. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, V.J., Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Baranowski, J., Rittenberry, L., Taylor, W.C., Nicklas, T. 2003. Influences on diet and physical activity among middle-class African American 8- to 10-year-old girls at risk of becoming obese. Journal of Nutrition Education. 35(3):115-123.
Fostering Healthy Food Consumption in Schools: Focusing on the Challenges of Competitive Foods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kramer-Atwood, J.L., Dwyer, J., Hoelscher, D.M., Nicklas, T., Johnson, R.K., Schulz, G.K. 2002. Fostering healthy food consumption in schools: focusing on the challenges of competitive foods. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102:(9):1228-1233.
The Benefits of Authoritative Feeding Style: Caregiver Feeding Styles and Children's Food Consumption Patterns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patrick, H., Nicklas, T., Hughes, S.O., Morales, M. 2005. The benefits of authoritative feeding style: caregiver feeding styles and children's food consumption patterns. Appetite. 44:243-249.
Current Patterns of Supplement Use in Adolescents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dwyer,J., Garceau,A.O., Evans,M., Li,D., Lytle,L., Hoelscher,D., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M. 2002. Current Patterns of Supplement Use in Adolescents. Nutrition Today. 37(3):124-126.
School-Based Obesity Prevention: a Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baranowski, T., Cullen, K., Nicklas, T., Thompson, D., Baranowski, J. 2002. School-based Obesity Prevention: A Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. American Journal of Health Behavior. 26(6):486-493.
Serum Cholesterol Levels in Children Are Associated with Dietary Fat and Fatty Acid Intake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nicklas, T., Dwyer, J., Feldman, H.A., Luepker, R.V., Kelder, S.H., Nader, P.R. 2002. Serum cholesterol levels in children are associated with dietary fat and fatty acid intake. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102(4):511-517.
Are Children Consuming More Food Today Than Yesterday? - (Abstract Only)
Nicklas TA, Demory-Luce D, Yang SJ, Baranowski T, Zakeri I, Berenson G. 2002. Are children consuming more food today than yesterday? Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. 16(4):A659.
Gimme 5: An Innovative, School-Based Nutrition Intervention for High School Students - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Neil, C.E., Nicklas, T. 2002. Gimme 5: an innovative, school-based nutrition intervention for high school students. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 102:S93-6.
Do Adolescent Vitamin-Mineral Supplement Users Have Better Nutrient Intakes Than Nonusers? Observations from the Catch Tracking Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dwyer,J.T., Garcea,A.O., Evans,M., Li,D., Lytle,L., Hoelscher,D., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M. 2001. Do adolescent vitamin-mineral supplement users have better nutrient intakes than nonusers? Observations from the CATCH tracking study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(11):1340-1346.
"healthy-Start": Outcome of An Intervention to Promote a Heart Healthy Diet in Preschool Children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams,C.L., Bollella,M.C., Strobino,B.A., Spark,A., Nicklas,T.A., Tolosi,L.B., Pittman,B.P. 2002. "Healthy-start": outcome of an intervention to promote a heart healthy diet in preschool children. Journal of American College of Nutrition. 21(1):62-71.
Reliability and Validity of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (Catch) Food Checklist: a Self-Report Instrument to Measure Fat and Sodium Intake by Middle School Students - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith,K.W., Hoelscher,D.M., Lytle,L.A., Dwyer,J.T., Nicklas,T.A., Zive,M.M., Clesi,A.L., Garceau,A.O., Stone,E.J. 2001. Reliability and validity of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) Food Checklist: a self-report instrument to measure fat and sodium intake by middle school students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(6):635-647.
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