Jamie S. Stang

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether carbonated soft drink consumption is associated with consumption of milk, fruit juice, and the nutrients concentrated in these beverages. DESIGN Data collected as part of the 1994 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals were analyzed. Information on food and nutrient intake was derived from 2 days of dietary recall(More)
OBJECTIVE Cooking programs are growing in popularity; however, an extensive review has not examined their overall impact. Therefore, this study reviewed previous research on cooking/home food preparation interventions and diet and health-related outcomes among adults and identified implications for practice and research. DESIGN Literature review and(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine patterns of supplement use among US adolescents and the relationship between supplement use and dietary intake and adequacy. DESIGN Adolescents self-reported 2 days of food intake using the 24-hour recall method and supplement use during a personal interview conducted as part of the 1994 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes of(More)
The study aimed to collect descriptive information on the decision-making processes of adult shoppers around food purchases when young children are present. Anthropological field observations were conducted on adult-child grocery shoppers. Eleven supermarkets in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan region. A convenience sample (n = 142) of adult-child(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of red cell folate level in women attempting to become pregnant. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING A health maintenance organization serving the Minneapolis-St Paul, Minn, area. PARTICIPANTS A total of 189 healthy, primarily white women aged 22 to 35 years enrolled in the Diana Project, a population-based prospective study(More)
Fruit and vegetable intake among children is inadequate. Garden-based nutrition education programs may offer a strategy for increasing fruit and vegetable intake in children. A 12-week pilot intervention was designed to promote fruit and vegetable intake among 4th to 6th grade children (n=93) attending a YMCA summer camp. Children participated in(More)
OBJECTIVES To document the prevalence of use of herbal products among adults in a large metropolitan area and to examine issues surrounding such use. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Of people aged 18 years and older residing in the Minneapolis/St Paul, Minn, metropolitan area, 752 were randomly selected from Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether adolescents engaging in extreme weight loss methods (i.e., vomiting and diet pills) and those using more moderate methods differ from each other in dietary intake (fruits, vegetables, and higher-fat foods) and physical activity, and to compare these variables in dieting and nondieting adolescents. DESIGN Data were obtained(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality among American Indians. Rates of CVD appear to be increasing among American Indians while they are decreasing among other racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Rates of comorbid conditions associated with CVD, such as obesity, impaired glucose tolerance, and hypertension, are(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the food and weight-related behaviors of Hmong adolescents. This study assessed these behaviors in Hmong adolescents and determined if they differed between Hmong and white teens or by country of birth. DESIGN School-based cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS/SETTING Hmong (n=649) and white (n=2,260) adolescents from 31 public(More)