Volume 56 (2012)


Review Articles

Dietary factors and fluctuating levels of melatonin Katri Peuhkuri, Nora Sihvola, Riitta Korpela

Original Articles

Repeatability and relative validity of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire among French adults Emmanuel Barrat, Nicolas Aubineau, Matthieu Maillot, Élodie Derbord, Pauline Barthes, Jean-François Lescuyer, Nathalie Boisseau, Sébastien L. Peltier
Sterol composition of shellfish species commonly consumed in the United States Katherine M. Phillips, David M. Ruggio, Jacob Exler, Kristine Y. Patterson
Blood selenium levels and contribution of food groups to selenium intake in adolescent girls in Iceland Edda Y. Gudmundsdottir, Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir, Arngrimur Thorlacius, Olafur Reykdal, Helga Gunnlaugsdottir, Inga Thorsdottir, Laufey Steingrimsdottir
Predictors of body mass index in female parents whose children participate in a competitive, creative, problem-solving program Naima Moustaid-Moussa, Carol A. Costello, Betty P. Greer, Marsha Spence, Eugene Fitzhugh, Robert Muenchen, Nishan S. Kalupahana
Mineral composition of commonly consumed ethnic foods in Europe Santosh Khokhar, Sara D. Garduño-Diaz, Luisa Marletta, Danit R. Shahar, Jane D. Ireland, Martine Jansen-van der Vliet, Stefaan de Henauw
What is a healthy Nordic diet? Foods and nutrients in the NORDIET study Viola Adamsson, Anna Reumark, Tommy Cederholm, Bengt Vessby, Ulf Risérus, Gunnar Johansson
Glycemic index and glycemic load are associated with some cardiovascular risk factors among the PREMIER study participants Pao-Hwa Lin, Chuhe Chen, Deborah R. Young, Diane Mitchell, Patricia Elmer, Yanfang Wang, Bryan Batch, Catherine Champagne
Acceptance of Nordic snack bars in children aged 8-11 years Anna Holmer, Helene Hausner, Helene C. Reinbach, Wender L. P. Bredie, Karin Wendin
Evaluation of dietary intake in Danish adults by means of an index based on food-based dietary guidelines Vibeke K. Knudsen, Sisse Fagt, Ellen Trolle, Jeppe Matthiessen, Margit V. Groth, Anja Biltoft-Jensen, Mette R. Sørensen, Agnes N. Pedersen
The effect of a- or β-casein addition to waxy maize starch on postprandial levels of glucose, insulin, and incretin hormones in pigs as a model for humans Anthony P. Kett, Christine M. Bruen, Fiona O'Halloran, Valérie Chaurin, Peadar G. Lawlor, James A. O'Mahony, Linda Giblin, Mark A. Fenelon
Homocysteine as a potential biochemical marker for depression in elderly stroke survivors Michaela C. Pascoe, Sheila G. Crewther, Leeanne M. Carey, Kate Noonan, David P. Crewther, Thomas Linden
Retention of total carotenoid and β-carotene in yellow sweet cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) after domestic cooking Lucia M.J. Carvalho, Alcides R. G. Oliveira, Ronoel L. O. Godoy, Sidney Pacheco, Marília R. Nutti, José L.V. de Carvalho, Elenilda J. Pereira, Wânia G. Fukuda
Differences in zinc status and the leptin axis in anorexic and recovered adolescents and young adults: a pilot study F.D. Zepf, I. Sungurtekin, F. Glass, L. Elstrodt, D. Peetz, G. Hintereder, J. Kratzsch, C.S. Biskup, F. Poustka, L. Wöckel
Iron and zinc retention in common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) after home cooking Lucia M.J. Carvalho, Mariana M. Corrêa, Elenilda J. Pereira, Marília R. Nutti, José L. V. Carvalho, Ediane M.G. Ribeiro, Sidinéa C. Freitas
Comparison of estimated energy intake from 2 x 24-hour recalls and a seven-day food record with objective measurements of energy expenditure in children Berit W. Rothausen, Jeppe Matthiessen, Margit V. Groth, Per B. Brockhoff, Lene F. Andersen, Ellen Trolle
Breakfast, midday meals and academic achievement in rural primary schools in Uganda: implications for education and school health policy Hedwig Acham, Joyce K. Kikafunda, Marian K. Malde, Wilna H. Oldewage-Theron, AbdulKadir A. Egal
Evaluation of a short food frequency questionnaire used among Norwegian children Inger Therese L. Lillegaard, Nina Cecilie Øverby, Lene Frost Andersen

Migration, nutrition and health

Nordic Nutrition Recommendations - The NNR5 project

Does milk and dairy consumption during pregnancy influence fetal growth and infant birthweight?
A systematic literature review
Anne Lise Brantsæter, Anna S. Olafsdottir, Elisabet Forsum, Sjurdur F. Olsen, Inga Thorsdottir

Vitamin Supplement

Vitamin Supplement - Editorial Jette Jakobsen, Anette Bysted
Enhancement of the folate content in Egyptian pita bread Mohammed Hefni, Cornelia M. Witthöft
Vitamin composition of ethnic foods commonly consumed in Europe Santosh Khokhar, Olusegun James Oyelade, Luisa Marletta, Danit Shahar, Jane Ireland, Stefaan de Henauw
All-enzymatic HPLC method for determination of individual and total contents of vitamin B6 in foods Huong Thi Viet Do, Youhei Ide, Andrew Njagi Mugo, Toshiharu Yagi
Updated folate data in the Dutch Food Composition Database and implications for intake estimates Susanne Westenbrink, Martine Jansen-van der Vliet, Caroline van Rossum
Serum unmetabolized folic acid in a nationally representative sample of adults ≥ 60 years in the United States, 2001-2002 Regan L. Bailey, James L. Mills, Elizabeth A. Yetley, Jaime J. Gahche, Chrisitne M. Pfeiffer, Johanna T. Dwyer, Kevin W. Dodd, Christopher T. Sempos, Joseph M. Beth, Mary Frances Picciano
Micronutrient intake in relation to allcause mortality in a prospective Danish cohort Nina Roswall, Anja Olsen, Jane Christensen, Louise Hansen, Lars O. Dragsted, Kim Overvad, Anne Tjønneland
Vitamins and minerals: issues associated with too low and too high population intakes Janneke Verkaik-Kloosterman, Mary T. McCann, Jeljer Hoekstra, Hans Verhagen
Evaluation of the Dutch general exemption level for voluntary fortification with folic acid Janneke Verkaik-Kloosterman, Marja Beukers, Elly Buurma-Rethans, Hans Verhagen, Marga C Ocké
Vitamin food fortification today María de Lourdes Samaniego-Vaesken, Elena Alonso-Aperte, Gregorio Varela-Moreiras