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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Mineral and Vitamin Interventions for At-risk Populations

Location: Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit

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

Ethnicity, acculturation and overweight: A longitudinal study among Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white early adolescent females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fialkowski, M.K., Ettienne-Gittens, R., Shvetsov, Y.B., Rivera, R.L., Van Loan, M.D., Savaiano, D.A., Boushey, C.J. 2014. Ethnicity, acculturation and overweight: A longitudinal study among Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white early adolescent females. Adolescent Health. 5: 1-7.
Effect of supplementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement on the micronutrient status of children aged 6–18 months living in the rural region of Intibucá, Honduras - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anna Maria, S., Del Campo, Y.E., Kinlaw, A., Reinhart, G., Allen, L.H., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Heck, J., Suchindran, C., Bentley, M. 2014. Effect of supplementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement on the micronutrient status of children aged 6–18 months living in the rural region of Intibucá, Honduras. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 28:245-254. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12117.
Serum biomarkers of bone metabolism in castration resistant prostate cancer patients with skeletal metastases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lara, P.N., Ely, B., Quinn, D.L., Mack, P.C., Tangen, C.M., Gertz, E.R., Twardowski, P.W., Goldkorn, A., Hussain, M., Vogelzang, N.J., Thompson, I.M., Van Loan, M.D. 2014. Serum biomarkers of bone metabolism in castration resistant prostate cancer patients with skeletal metastases. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 106(4):1-9. DOI: 10.1093/jnci/dju013.
Competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hampel, D., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Domek, J.M., Siddiqua, T., Raqib, R., Allen, L.H. 2013. Competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay for vitamin B12 analysis in human milk. Journal of Food Chemistry. DOI: 10.1016/j_foodchem.2013.12.033.
Dairy product intake in children and adolescents in developed countries: trends, nutritional contribution, and a review of association with health outcomes - (Review Article)
Dror, D.K., Allen, L.H. 2014. Dairy product intake in children and adolescents in developed countries: trends, nutritional contribution, and a review of association with health outcomes. Nutrition Reviews. 72 (2):68-81. DOI: 10.1111nure.12078.
Considerations in developing lipid-based nutrient supplements for prevention of undernutrition: experience from the International Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (iLiNS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arimond, M., Zeilani, M., Jungjohann, S., Brown, K., Ashorn, P., Allen, L.H., Dewey, K.G. 2013. Considerations in developing lipid-based nutrient supplements for prevention of undernutrition: experience from the International Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (iLiNS). Maternal and Child Nutrition. DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12049.
Developmental effects of micronutrient supplementation and malaria in Zanzibari children - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olney, D.K., Kariger, P.K., Stolzfus, R.J., Allen, L.H. 2013. Developmental effects of micronutrient supplementation and malaria in Zanzibari children. Early Human Development. 89:667-674. DOI: 10.1016/j_earlhumdev.2013.04.013.
Vitamin B-12     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Allen, L.H. 2012. Vitamin B-12. Advances in Nutrition. 3:54-55.
Vitamin B-12 supplementation of rural Mexican women changes biochemical B-12 status indicators but does not affect hematology or a bone turnover marker - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shahab-Ferdows, S., Anaya-Loyola, M.A., Vergara-Castaneda, H., Rosado, J., Keyes, W.R., Newman, J.W., Miller, J., Allen, L.H. 5012. Vitamin B-12 supplementation of rural Mexican women changes biochemical B-12 status indicators but does not affect hematology or a bone turnover marker. Journal of Nutrition. vol. 142, no. 10, 1881-1887.
Pros and cons of increasing folic acid and vitamin B12 intake by fortification - (Book / Chapter)
Allen, L.H. 2012. Pros and cons of increasing folic acid and vitamin B12 intake by fortification. Nestle Nutrition Workshop. Vol. 70, p. 38-39.
Folate, vitamin B12 and human health - (Review Article)
Brito, A., Hertrampf, E., Olivares, M., Diego, G., Sanchez, H., Uauy, R., Allen, L.H. 2012. Folate, vitamin B12 and human health. Journal Revista Medica de Chile. 140:1464-1475.
Adequacy of family foods for complementary feeding - (Review Article)
Allen, L.H. 2012. Adequacy of family foods for complementary feeding. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 45, No. 4, 785-86.
Evidence of associations between feto-maternal vitamin D status, cord parathyroid hormone and bone-specific alkaline phosphatase, and newborn whole body bone mineral content     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dror, D.K., King, J.C., Fung, E.B., Van Loan, M.D., Gertz, E.R., Allen, L.H. 2012. Evidence of associations between feto-maternal vitamin D status, cord parathyroid hormone and bone-specific alkaline phosphatase, and newborn whole body bone mineral content. Nutrients. 4:68-77.
Global dietary patterns and diets in childhood: implications for health outcomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, L.H. 2013. Global dietary patterns and diets in childhood: implications for health outcomes. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 61 (suppl. 1):29-37.
Lower physical activity is associated with fat infiltration within skeletal muscle in young girls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farr, J.N., Van Loan, M.D., Lohman, T.G., Going, S.B. 2012. Lower physical activity is associated with fat infiltration within skeletal muscle in young girls. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44:7, 1375-1381.
Breast milk vitamin B-12 concentrations of Guatemalan women are correlated with maternal but not infant vitamin B–12 status at 12 months postpartum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Oct-11)
Diet-influenced chromatin modification and expression of chemopreventive genes by the soy peptide, lunasin - (Book / Chapter)
Galvez, A., Huang, L., Magbanua, M.M., Dawson, K., Nandi, S., Rodriguez, R.L. 2011. Diet-influenced chromatin modification and expression of chemopreventive genes by the soy peptide, lunasin. In: Bidlack, W.R., Rodriguez, R.L., editors. Nutritional Genomics: The Impact of Dietary Regulation of Gene Function on Human Disease. Taylor and Francis Group. 25-40.
Dietary fat and not calcium supplementation or dairy product consumption is associated with changes in anthropometrics during a randomized, placebo-controlled energy-restriction trial - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilowitz, J.T., Wiest, M.M., Teegarden, D., Zemel, M.B., German, J.B., Van Loan, M.D. 2011. Dietary fat and not calcium supplementation or dairy product consumption is associated with changes in anthropometrics during a randomized, placebo-controlled energy-restriction trial. Nutrition and Metabolism. 8:67.
Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Sandiago, Chile: A cluster randomized controlled trial. A study protocol(ISRCTN 02694183) - (Review Article)
Sanchez, H. 2011. Comparison of two modes of vitamin B12 supplementation on neuroconduction and cognitive function among older people living in Sandiago, Chile: A cluster randomized controlled trial. A study protocol(ISRCTN 02694183). Nutrition Journal. 10:100.
Maternal nutrient metabolism and requirements in pregnancy and lactation - (Book / Chapter)
(07-Jul-11)
Proper nutrition can prevent negative health outcomes in young female athletes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barrack, M., Van Loan, M.D. 2011. Proper nutrition can prevent negative health outcomes in young female athletes. California Agriculture. 65:124.
Dairy foods in a moderate energy restricted diet do not enhance central fat, weight & intra-abdominal adipose tissue loss or reduce adipocyte size & inflammatory markers in overweight & obese adults; Controlled feeding study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Loan, M.D., Keim, N.L., Adams, S.H., Souza, E., Woodhouse, L.R., Thomas, A., Witbracht, M., Gertz, E.R., Piccolo, B., Brenner, A.R., Spurlock, M. 2011. Dairy foods in a moderate energy restricted diet do not enhance central fat, weight & intra-abdominal adipose tissue loss or reduce adipocyte size & inflammatory markers in overweight & obese adults; Controlled feeding study. Journal of Obesity. 10.1155/2011/989657.
Interventions with vitamins B6, B12 and C in pregnancy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dror, D.K., Allen, L.H. 2012. Interventions with vitamins B6, B12 and C in pregnancy. PAEDIATRIC AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY. 26 (Suppl. 1), 55-74.
Body iron is associated with cognitive executive planning function in college women - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanton, C.A., Green, M., Kretsch, M.J. 2012. Body iron is associated with cognitive executive planning function in college women. British Journal of Nutrition. p. 1-8.
The importance of milk and other animal-source foods for children in low-income countries     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Dror, D.K., Allen, L.H. 2011. The importance of milk and other animal-source foods for children in low-income countries. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 32(3):227-43.
Feto-maternal vitamin D status and infant whole-body bone mineral content in the first weeks of life - (Review Article)
Dror, D.K., King, J.C., Durand, D.J., Fung, E.B., Allen, L.H. 2012. Feto-maternal vitamin D status and infant whole-body bone mineral content in the first weeks of life. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. p. 1-4.
Effects of animal source foods, with emphasis on milk, in the diet of children in low-income countries - (Proceedings)
Allen, L.H., Dror, D.K. 2011. Effects of animal source foods, with emphasis on milk, in the diet of children in low-income countries. Nestle Nutrition Workshop. Proceedings of Nestle Institute Workshop Series Pediatric Program, Vol 67, pp 113-130.
Vitamin E deficiency in developing countries     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Dror, D.K., Allen, L.H. 2011. Vitamin E deficiency in developing countries. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 32(2):124-143.
Androidal fat dominates in predicting cardiometabolic risk in postmenopausal women     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matvienko, O.A., Alekel, D.L., Bhupathiraju, S.N., Hoffman, H., Ritland, L.M., Reddy, M.B., Van Loan, M.D., Perry, C.D. 2011. Androidal fat dominates in predicting cardiometabolic risk in postmenopausal women. Cardiology Research and Practice. DOI: 10.4061/2011/904878.
Real time magnetic resonance imaging of apo AI metabolism in vivo     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sriram, R., Iagerstedt, J.O., Samardzic, H., Kreutzer, U., Kaysen, G., Voss, J., Desreux, J.F., Thonon, D., Jacques, V., Van Loan, M.D. 2011. Real time Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Apo AI Metabolism In Vivo. Journal of American Chemists Society. 10.1002/nbm.1650.
The micronutrient genomics project: a community-driven knowledge base for micronutrient research     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Ommen, B., El-Sohemy, A., Hesketh, J., Kaput, J., Fenech, M., Evelo, T., Mcardle, H.J., Bouwman, J., Lietz, G., Mathers, J.C., Fairweather-Tait, S., Van Kranen, H., Elliott, R., Wopereis, S., Ferguson, L.R., Meplan, C., Perozzi, G., Allen, L.H. 2010. The micronutrient genomics project: a community-driven knowledge base for micronutrient research. . 5(4):285-296.
Body Mass, Training, Menses, and Bone in Adolescent Runners: A 3-y Follow-Up - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barrack, M.T., Van Loan, M.D., Rauh, M.J., Nichols, J.F. 2011. Body Mass, Training, Menses, and Bone in Adolescent Runners: A 3-y Follow-Up. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 959-966.
Vitamin D inadequacy in pregnancy: biology, outcomes, and interventions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dror, D.K., Allen, L.H. 2010. Vitamin D inadequacy in pregnancy: biology, outcomes, and interventions. Nutrition Reviews. 68(8):465-477.
In-Vivo Zinc Metabolism by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry - (Book / Chapter)
Lowe, N.M., Woodhouse, L.R. 2010. In-Vivo Zinc Metabolism by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry. Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry. 5:1001-1012, 2010.
Association of modifiable and nonmodifiable factors with vitamin D status in pregnant women and neonates in Oakland, CA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dror, D.K., King, J.C., Durand, D.J., Allen, L.H. 2010. Association of modifiable and nonmodifiable factors with vitamin D status in pregnant women and neonates in Oakland, CA. Journal Of The American Dietetic Association. 111:111-16.
Bioavailability of vitamin B12     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Allen, L.H. 2010. Bioavailability of vitamin B12. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 80(4-5):330-35.
Changes in Body Mass, Hydration and Electrolytes Following a 161-km Endurance Race - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lebus, D.K., Casazza, G.A., Hoffman, M.D., Ganong, A.C., Van Loan, M.D. 2010. Changes in Body Mass, Hydration and Electrolytes Following a 161-km Endurance Race. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Vol 20:193-199.
Vitamin B-12 Supplementation of Deficient Lactating Guatemalan Women Improves Maternal But Not Infant Status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Jan-10)
Transcobalamin C776G genotype modifies the association between vitamin B12 and homocysteine in older hispanics     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garrod, M.G., Allen, L.H., Haan, M.N., Green, R., Miller, J.W. 2010. Transcobalamin C776G genotype modifies the association between vitamin B12 and homocysteine in older hispanics. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 64:503-509, 2010.
Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: Review of methods and characteristics of studies included in the meta-analysis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margetts, B.M., Fall, C.H., Ronsmans, C., Allen, L.H., Fisher, D.J. 2009. Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: Review of methods and characteristics of studies included in the meta-analysis. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 30:S517-S526.
Isoflavones supplements do not, but appetitive hormones do, influence overall and central adiposity in healthy postmenopausal women - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matvienko, O.A., Alekel, D.L., Genschel, U., Ritland, L., Van Loan, M.D., Koehler, K. 2010. Isoflavones supplements do not, but appetitive hormones do, influence overall and central adiposity in healthy postmenopausal women. The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 594-601.
Body Composition Measurements of 161-km Ultramarathon Participants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, M., Lebus, D., Gangong, A., Casazza, G., Van Loan, M.D. 2010. Body Composition Measurements of 161-km Ultramarathon Participants. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 31:106-109.
Metabolic evidence of vitamin B-12 deficiency, including high homocysteine and methylmalonic acid and low holotranscobalamin, is more pronounced in older adults with elevated plasma folate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, J.W., Garrod, M.G., Allen, L.H., Haan, M.N., Green, R. 2009. Metabolic evidence of vitamin B-12 deficiency, including high homocysteine and methylmalonic acid and low holotranscobalamin, is more pronounced in older adults with elevated plasma folate. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 90:1586-1592.
Development of nutritionally at-risk young children is predicted by malaria, anemia, and stunting in Pemba, Zanzibar     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olney, D.K., Kariger, P.K., Stoltzfus, R.J., Khalfan, S.S., Ali, N.S., Tielsch, J.M., Sazawal, S., Black, R., Pollitt, E., Allen, L.H. 2009. Development of nutritionally at-risk young children is predicted by malaria, anemia, and stunting in Pemba, Zanzibar. Journal of Nutrition. 139:763-772.
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