Nutrition Evidence Library -- Publications
Pregnancy and Birth to 24 Months
Raiten DJ, Raghavan R, Porter A, Obbagy JE, Spahn JS. Executive summary: evaluating the evidence base to support the inclusion of infants and children from birth to 24 mo of age in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans—"the B-24 Project." Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99 663S-691S.
Obbagy JE, Blum-Kemelor DM, Essery EV, Lyon JMG, Spahn JM. USDA Nutrition Evidence Library: Methodology used to identify topics and develop systematic review questions for the birth-24 month population. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014; 99:1-5.
Nutrition Evidence Library. A series of systematic reviews on the relationship between dietary patterns and health outcomes. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, March 2014.
Nutrition Evidence Library. A series of systematic reviews on the effects of nutrition education on children’s and adolescents’ dietary intake. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 9/27/2012.
Pérez-Escamilla R, Obbagy JE, Altman JM, Essery EV, McGrane MM, Wong YP, Spahn JM, Williams CL. Dietary energy density and body weight in adults and children: a systematic review. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 May;112(5):671-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.01.020. Epub 2012 Apr 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 22480489.
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Spahn JM, Lyon JM, Altman JM, Blum-Kemelor DM, Essery EV, Fungwe TV, Macneil PC, McGrane MM, Obbagy JE, Wong YP. The systematic review methodology used to support the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Apr;111(4):520-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2011.01.005. PubMed PMID: 21443982.
McGrane MM, Essery E, Obbagy J, Lyon J, Macneil P, Spahn J, Van Horn L. Dairy Consumption, Blood Pressure, and Risk of Hypertension: An Evidence-Based Review of Recent Literature. Curr Cardiovasc Risk Rep. 2011 Aug 1;5(4):287-298. PubMed PMID: 22384284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3289141.
Dietary Guidelines Nutrition Insights
2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee NEL Nutrition Insights: These Insights are plain-language summaries of NEL systematic reviews focusing on specific topics addressed by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. These are designed to communicate NEL evidence to a broad audience including the nutrition community, public health and policy groups, and evidence analysis libraries or centers. Each Insight covers a brief review of the scientific evidence, and the link to related Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations.
- Dietary Energy Density and Body Weight: A Review of the Evidence
- The Food Environment, Eating Out, and Body Weight: A Review of the Evidence
- Diet Self-Monitoring and Body Weight: A Review of the Evidence
- Screen Time and Body Weight: A Review of the Evidence
- Maternal Intake of Seafood Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Infant Health: A Review of the Evidence
- Breakfast Consumption, Body Weight, and Nutrient Intake: A Review of the Evidence
- Dietary Saturated Fat and Cardiovascular Health: A Review of the Evidence
- An Evidence-Based Approach to Reviewing the Science on Nutrition and Health