Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
University of California
Nutrition Policy Institute

Publications

Journal Articles

2016

 

Au LE, Hecht K, Vitale EH, Patterson T, Ritchie LD. "Developing Evidence-based and Actionable Nutrition Standards for Family Child Care Settings.” 2016. Prepared by the Nutrition Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

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 Au LE,Rosen NJ,Fenton K,Hecht K, Ritchie LD. "Eating School Lunch is Associated with Higher Diet Quality among Elementary School Students." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016; 11: 1817-1824. 

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Au LE, Whaley S, Gurzo K, Meza M, Ritchie LD. "If You Build It They will come: Satisfaction and Utilization of WIC Participants with Online and Traditional In-Person Nutrition Education." J Nutr Ed Behav 2016;48:336-342.

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Au LE, Whaley S, Rosen NJ, Meza M, Ritchie LD. "Online and In-Person Nutrition Education Improves Breakfast Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors: A Randomized Trial of Participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016 Mar;116(3):490-500.

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Falbe J, Thompson HR, Becker CM, Rojas N, McCulloch CE, Madsen KA. "Impact of the Berkeley Excise Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption." Am J Public Health 2016 Aug; (in press).

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Leonard SA, Petito LC, Rehkopf DH, Ritchie LD, Abrams B. "Weight gain in pregnancy and child weight status from birth to adulthood in the United States." Pediatr Obes 2016 Jun; (in press). 

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 Martinez SM, Maynard K, Ritchie LD. University of California Global Food Initiative: Student Food Insecurity Study. July 2016.

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May L, Borger C, Weinfield N, MacAllum C, Montaquila J, McNutt S, Whaley S, Ritchie L, Sallack L. "WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study - 2:Infant Year Report." Prepared by Westat under Contract No. AG-3198-K-11-0073. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. Project Officer: Allsion Magness. April 2016.


Rekhopf DH, Headen I, Hubbard A, Deardorff J, Kesavan Y, Cohen AK, Patil D, Ritchie LD, Abrams B. "Adverse childhood experiences and later life adult obesity and smoking in the United States." Ann Epidemiol 2016 Jul;26(7):488-492.

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Ritchie LD, Martinez SM. Student Food Insecurity – A 2015 Study from the University of California. July 2016.

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 Ritchie LD, Rosen NJ, Fenton K, Au LE, Goldstein LH, Shimada T. "School Breakfast Policy is Associated with Dietary Intake of Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Students." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016 Mar;116(3):449-57.

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2015

 

Arteaga SS, Loria CM, Crawford P, Fawcett S, Fishbein H, Gregoriou M, John L, Kelley M, Pate R, Ritchie L, Strauss W. "The Healthy Communities Study: Its Rationale, Aims and Approach." Am J Prev Med 2015 Oct;49:615-23. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.029.

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 Campbell E, Webb K, Ross M, Crawford P, Hudson H, Hecht K. "Nutrition Focused Food Banking." Institute of Medicine. April 2, 2015. Discussion paper. National Academies Press.

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Fenton K, Rosen NJ, Wakimoto P, Patterson T, Goldstein LH, Ritchie LD. "Eat Lunch First or Play First? Inconsistent Associations with Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Elementary School." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Apr; 115(4):585-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.10.016. Epub 2014 Dec 6. PMID: 25487854.

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Fram MS, Ritchie LD, Rosen N, Frongillo EA, Jr. "Child Experience of Food Insecurity is Associated with Child Diet and Physical Activity." J Nutr. 2015 Mar; 145(3):499-504. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.194365. Epub 2015 Jan 7. PMID:25733465.

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 John LV, Gregoriou M,  Pate RR, Fawcett SB, Crawford PB, Strauss WJ, Frongillo EA, Ritchie LD, Loria CM, Kelley M, Fishbein HA, Arteaga SS. "Operational Implementation of the Healthy Communities Study: How Communities Shape Children's Health." Am J Prev Med 2015;49:631-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.019.

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Keihner A, Sugerman S, Rosen N, Wakimoto P, Hudes M, Ritchie L. "Impact of California Children’s Power Play! Campaign on Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity among 4th and 5th Graders." Am J Health Promot 2015; (in press) .


Madsen KA, Cotterman C, Crawford P, Stevelos J, Archibald A. "Effect of the Healthy Schools Program on Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in California Schools, 2006-2012." Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 May 21; 12:E77. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.150020. PMID:25996984.

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Madsen KA, Cotterman C, Thompson HR, Rissman Y, Rosen NJ, Ritchie LD. "Passive Commuting and Dietary Intake in Fourth and Fifth Grade Students." Am J Prev Med. 2015 Mar; 48(3):292-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.09.033. Epub 2014 Dec 26. PMID: 25547928.

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Madsen K, Linchey J, Gerstein D, Ross M, Myers E, Brown K, Crawford P. "Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play: Results from a Two-Year Cluster-Randomized Trial." Child Obes. 2015 May 19. [Epub ahead of print].

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Olsho LEW, Klerman JA, Ritchie L, Wakimoto P, Webb KL, Bartlett S. "Increasing Child Fruit and Vegetable Intake: Findings from the US Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Mar 4; 115:1283-1290. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.12.026. PMID:25746429.

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Ritchie LD, Sharma S, Gildengorin G, Yoshida S, Braff-Guajardo E, Crawford P. "Policy Improves What Beverages Are Served to Young Children in Childcare." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 May; 115(5):724-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.07.019. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID: 25220671.

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Ritchie LD, Wakimoto P, Woodward-Lopez G, Thompson FE, Loria CM, Wilson DK, Kao J, Crawford PB, Webb KL. "The Heathy Communities Study Nutrition Assessments: Child Diet and the School Nutrition Environment." Am J Prev Med. 2015; 49:647-652.

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Ritchie LD, Yoshida S, Sharma S, Patel A, Vitale EH, Hecht K. "Drinking Water in California Child Care Sites Before and After 2011-2012 Beverage Policy." Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Jun 4; 12:E89. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140548. PMID:26043304.

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Sanchez-Vaznaugh EV, Sánchez BN, Crawford PB, Egerter S. "Association Between Competitive Food and Beverage Policies in Elementary Schools and Childhood Overweight/Obesity Trends: Differences by Neighborhood Socioeconomic Resources." JAMA Pediatr. 2015 May 4; 169(5):e150781. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0781. Epub 2015 May 4.

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2014

 

Cheadle A, Rauzon S, Schwartz PM. "Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives: Impact and Lessons Learned." National Civic Review. 2014 April 22; 103: 35-39.

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Gosliner W. "School Level Factors Associated with Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Students in California Middle and High Schools." J Sch Health. 2014 Sep; 84(9):559-68. doi: 10.1111/josh.12188. PMID:25117889.

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Leung CW, Epel ES, Ritchie LD, Crawford PB, Laraia BA. "Food Insecurity is Inversely Associated with Diet Quality of Lower-Income Adults." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Dec; 114(12):1943-53.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.06.353. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID: 25091796.

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Myers Esther F., Gerstein Dana E., Foster Jan, Ross Michelle, Brown Katie, Kennedy Evan, Linchey Jennifer, Madsen Kristine A., and Crawford Patricia B. "Energy Balance for Kids with Play: Design and Implementation of a Multi-Component School-Based Obesity Prevention Program." Childhood Obesity. June 2014, 10(3): 251-259. doi:10.1089/chi.2013.0075.

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Ritchie LD, Whaley SE, Crocker NJ. "Satisfaction of California WIC Participants with Food Package Changes." J Nutr Educ Behav. 2014 May-Jun; 46(3 Suppl):S71-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2014.01.009.

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Ritchie LD, Whaley SE, Spector S, Gomez J, Crawford PB. "High Satisfaction of California WIC Families Following the Food Package Changes." J Nutr Ed Behav. 2014; 46:S71-S78.

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Robinson CA, Cohen AK, Rehkopf DH, Deardorff  J, Ritchie L, Jayaweera RT, Coyle JR, Abrams B. "Pregnancy and Post-Delivery Maternal Weight Changes and Overweight in Preschool Children." Prev Med. 2014; 60:77-82.

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Woodward-Lopez G, Kao J, Kiesel K, Miller ML, Boyle M, Drago-Ferguson S, Braff-Guajardo E, and Crawford, P. "Is Scratch-Cooking a Cost-Effective Way to Prepare Healthy School Meals with US Department of Agriculture Foods." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Jul 17. pii: S2212-2672(14)00498-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.05.002. [Epub ahead of print]. 

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2013

 

Campbell EC, Ross M, Webb KL. "Improving the Nutritional Quality of Emergency Food: a Study of Food Bank Organizational Culture, Capacity, and Practices." Journal of Hunger & Environ Nutr. 2013; Vol. 8, Iss. 3, 261-280.

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Cheadle A, Rauzon S, Cahill C, Charkbonneau D, Kuo E, Schafer L. "Evaluating Progress of Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives." 2013. Unpublished manuscript. Prepared by the Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Seattle, WA. Available at: www.cwh.berkeley.edu.


Cheadle A, Schwartz PM, Rauzon S, Bourcier E, Senter S, Spring R, Beery WL. "Using the Concept of 'Population Dose' in Planning and Evaluating Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives." Amer J Evaluation. 2013; 34 (1), 64-77.

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Crawford P, Schneider CL, Martin AC, Spezzano T, Algert S, Ganthavorn C, Nicholson Y, Neelon M, Wooten Swanson PC, Donahue S. "Communitywide Strategies Key to Preventing Childhood Obesity." California Agriculture. 2013 67(1):13-20.

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Crawford PB, Woodward-Lopez G, Gosliner W, Webb KL. "Lessons of Fresh Start Can Guide Schools Seeking to Boost Student Fruit Consumption." California Agriculture. 2013 67(1):21-29.

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Hoelscher DM, Kirk S, Ritchie L, Cunningham-Sabo L; "Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct; 113(10):1375-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.08.004.PMID: 24054714.

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Kim LP, Whaley SE, Gradziel PH, Crocker NJ, Ritchie LD, Harrison GG. "Mothers Prefer Fresh Fruits and Vegetables over Jarred Baby Fruits and Vegetables in the New Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Food Package." J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Apr 13. pii: S1499-4046.

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Kramer L, Schwartz P, Cheadle A, Rauzon S. "Using Photovoice as a Participatory Evaluation Tool in Kaiser Permanente’s Community Health Initiative." Health Promotion Practice. September 2013 Vol. 14, No. 5 686–694.

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Patel AI, Ritchie L. "Striving for Meaningful Policies to Reduce Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Among Young Children." Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):566-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1799. Epub 2013 Aug 5. PMID:23918894.

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Patel AI, Ritchie L. "Striving for Meaningful Policies to Reduce Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Among Young Children." Commentary in Pediatrics 2013; Aug 5.

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Ritchie L, Sharma S, Braff-Guajardo E, Yoshida, S. (2013). "Implications of California’s Healthy Beverages in Child Care Law." Policy Brief. University of California, Berkeley, Atkins Center for Weight and Health. Available at: http://cwh.berkeley.edu/.

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Ross M, Campbell EC, Webb KL. "Recent Trends in the Nutritional Quality of Food Banks’ Food and Beverage Inventory: Case Studies of Six California Food Banks." Journal of Hunger & Environ Nutr. 2013; Vol. 8, Iss. 3, 294-309.

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Shimada T, Ross M, Campbell EC, Webb KL. "A Model to Drive Research-Based Policy Change: Improving the Nutritional Quality of Emergency Food." Journal of Hunger & Environ Nutr. 2013; Vol. 8, Iss. 3, 281-293.

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Webb KL. "Introduction–Food Banks of the Future: Organizations Dedicated to Improving Food Security and Protecting the Health of the People They Serve." Journal of Hunger & Environ Nutr. 2013; Vol. 8, Iss. 3, 257-260.  

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