The mission of the Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences is to discover and apply scientific information related to food, nutrition, physical activity, and health behavior to optimize public well being.

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2010

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Nutrition-Related Practices and Attitudes of Kansas Skipped-Generation(s) Caregivers and Their Grandchildren, Mary Meck Higgins and Bethany J. Murray

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Niemann-Pick C1-Like 1 deletion in mice prevents high-fat diet-induced fatty liver by reducing lipogenesis, Lin Jia, Yinyan Ma, Shunxing Rong, Jenna L. Betters, Ping Xie, Soonkyu Chung, Nanping Wang, Weiqing Tang, and Liqing Yu

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Validity and Reliability of an Omega-3 Fatty Acid Food Frequency Questionnaire for First-Generation Midwestern Latinas, Karina R. Lora, Nancy M. Lewis, Kent M. Eskridge, Kaye Stanek-Krogstrand, and Paula K. Ritter-Gooder

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Liver Injury in Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy: Possible Link to Placental Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress, Sathish Kumar Natarajan, Kavitha R. Thangaraj, C. E. Eapen, Anup Ramachandran, Ashis Mukhopadhya, Mathews Mathai, Lakshmi Seshadri, Abraham Peedikayil, Banumathi Ramakrishna, and Kunnissery A. Balasubramanian

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Research Methodology for Validation of Nutrition Diagnostic Standardized Language Using Fehring Models, Paula K. Ritter-Gooder and Nancy M. Lewis

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Validation of Nutrition Standardized Language—Next Steps, Paula Ritter-Gooder and Nancy M. Lewis

2009

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Fatty Acid Profile of Three Beef Muscles from Yearlings and Calf-Fed Steers Fed Wet Distillers Grains Plus Solubles, Amilton S. de Mello Jr., Chris R. Calkins, Blaine E. Jenschke, Lasika S. Senaratne, Timothy P. Carr, Galen E. Erickson, and Mike E. R. Dugan

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Modified Wet Distillers Grains Finishing Diets May Increase the Levels of Polyunsaturated and Trans Fatty Acids of Beef, Amilton S. de Mello Jr., Chris R. Calkins, Lasika S. Senaratne, Timothy P. Carr, Galen E. Erickson, Mike E. R. Dugan, and Blaine E. Jenschke

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Sorghum distillers dried grain lipid extract increases cholesterol excretion and decreases plasma and liver cholesterol concentration in hamsters, Jia Tse Hoi, Curtis L. Weller, Vicki Schlegel, Susan L. Cuppett, Ji-Young Lee, and Timothy P. Carr

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Plant Sterol and Policosanol Characterization of Hexane Extracts from Grain Sorghum, Corn, and their DDGS, Caolina Leguizamón, Curtis L. Weller, Vicki L. Schlegel, and Timothy P. Carr

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Hypocholesterolemic effect of Nostoc commune var. sphaeroides Kützing, an edible blue-green alga, Heather E. Rasmussen, Kara R. Blobaum, Elliot D. Jesch, Chai Siah Ku, Young-Ki Park, Fan Lu, Timothy P. Carr, and Ji-Young Li

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Alteration of the Gastrointestinal Microbiota of Mice by Edible Blue-green Algae, H. E. Rasmussen, I. Martínez, J. Y. Lee, and J. Walter

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Content Validity of Nutrition Diagnostic Term Involuntary Weight Loss, Paula K. Ritter-Gooder and Nancy M. Lewis

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A Rapid Method to Evaluate Oxidation Capacity of Fresh Beef, Lasika S. Senaratne, Chris R. Calkins, Amilton S. de Mello Jr., and Timothy P. Carr

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Fatty Acid Composition of Beef from Cattle Fed Wet Distillers Grains Diets Supplemented with Vitamin E, Lasika S. Senaratne, Chris R. Calkins, Amilton S. de Mello Jr., Timothy P. Carr, and Galen E. Erickson

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Effects of β-alanine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on endurance performance and body composition in men; a double-blind trial, Abbie E. Smith, Ashley A. Walter, Jennifer L. Graef, Kristina L. Kendall, Jordan R. Moon, Christopher M. Lockwood, David H. Fukuda, Travis W. Beck, Joel T. Cramer, and Jeffrey R. Stout

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Effects of β-alanine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on endurance performance and body composition in men; a double-blind trial, Abbie E. Smith, Ashley A. Walter, Jennifer L. Graef, Kristina L. Kendall, Jordan R. Moon, Christopher M. Lockwood, David H. Fukuda, Travis W. Beck, Joel T. Cramer, and Jeffrey R. Stout

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Acute effects of a thermogenic nutritional supplement on cycling time to exhaustion and muscular strength in college-aged men, Ashley A. Walter, Trent J. Herda, Eric D. Ryan, Pablo B. Costa, Katherine M. Hoge, Travis W. Beck, Jeffrey R. Stout, and Joel T. Cramer

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Antiproliferation Properties of Grain Sorghum Dry Distiller’s Grain Lipids in Caco-2 Cells, Richard Zbasnik, Timothy P. Carr, Curtis L. Weller, Keum Taek Hwang, Lijun Wang, Susan L. Cuppett, and Vicki Schlegel

2008

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Inhibition of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase 1 (SCD1) Dissociates Insulin Resistance and Obesity From Atherosclerosis, J. Mark Brown, Soonkyu Chung, Janet K. Sawyer, Chiara Degirolamo, Heather M. Alger, Tam Nguyen, Xuewei Zhu, My-Ngan Duong, Amanda L. Wibley, Ramesh Shah, Matthew A. Davis, Kathryn Kelley, Martha D. Wilson, Carol Kent, John S. Parks, and Lawrence L. Rudel

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Biotinylation of Histones Represses Transposable Elements in Human and Mouse Cells and Cell Lines and in Drosophila melanogaster, Yap Ching Chew, John T. West, Stephanie J. Kratzer, Anne M. Ilvarsonn, Joel C. Eissenberg, Bhavana J. Dave, David Klinkebiel, and Janos Zempleni

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Effects of a supplement designed to increase ATP levels on muscle strength, power output, and endurance, Trent J. Herda, Eric D. Ryan, Jeffrey R. Stout, and Joel T. Cramer

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Chemical and Sensory Properties of Beef of Known Source and Finished on Wet Distillers Grains Diets Containing Varying Types and Levels of Roughage, B. E. Jenschke, Joshua R. Benton, Chris R. Calkins, Timothy P. Carr, Kent M. Eskridge, Terry Klopfenstein, and Galen E. Erickson

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Characteristics of Beef Finished on Wet Distillers Grains with Varying Types and Levels of Roughage, Blaine E. Jenschke, Joshua R. Benton, Chris R. Calkins, Timothy P. Carr, Kent M. Eskridge, Terry J. Klopfenstein, and Galen E. Erickson

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Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Antagonizes Ligand- Dependent PPARγ Activity in Primary Cultures of Human Adipocytes, Arion Kennedy, Soonkyu Chung, Kathleen LaPoint, Oluwatoyin Fabiyi, and Michael K. McIntosh

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Minimal nutrition intervention with high-protein/low-carbohydrate and low-fat, nutrient-dense food supplement improves body composition and exercise benefits in overweight adults: A randomized controlled trial, Christopher M. Lockwood, Jordan R. Moon, Sarah E. Tobkin, Ashley A. Walter, Abbie E. Smith, Vincent J. Dalbo, Joel T. Cramer, and Jeffrey R. Stout

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Total body water estimations in healthy men and women using bioimpedance spectroscopy: a deuterium oxide comparison, Jordan R. Moon, Sarah E. Tobkin, Michael D. Roberts, Vincent J. Dalbo, Chad M. Kerksick, Michael G. Bemben, Joel T. Cramer, and Jeffrey R. Stout

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The Effect of Corn Distillers Dried Grain with Solubles (DDGS) on Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality, Roman Moreno, Phillip S. Miller, Thomas E. Burkey, Steven J. Jones, Susan L. Cuppett, Timothy P. Carr, Tommi Jones, and Ruth M. Diedrichsen

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Lipid Extract of Nostoc commune var. sphaeroides Kützing, a Blue-Green Alga, Inhibits the Activation of Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Proteins in HepG2 Cells, Heather E. Rasmussen, Kara R. Blobaum, Young-Ki Park, Sarah J. Ehlers, Fan Lu, and Ji-Young Lee

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Beta-alanine supplementation and high-intensity interval training augments metabolic adaptations and endurance performance in college-aged men, Abbie E. Smith, Ashley A. Walter, Kristina L. Kendall, Jennifer L. Graef, Christopher M. Lockwood, Jordan R. Moon, Travis W. Beck, Joel T. Cramer, and Jeffery R. Stout

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The effect of beta-alanine supplementation on neuromuscular fatigue in elderly (55–92 Years): a double-blind randomized study, Jeffrey R. Stout, B. Sue Graves, Abbie E. Smith, Michael J. Hartman, Joel T. Cramer, Travis W. Beck, and Roger C. Harris

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Pre-workout consumption of Celsius® enhances the benefits of chronic exercise on body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness, Jeffrey R. Stout, Jordan R. Moon, Sarah E. Tobkin, Christopher M. Lockwood, Abbie E. Smith, Jennifer L. Graef, Kristina L. Kendall, Travis W. Beck, and Joel T. Cramer

2007

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Cholesterol-lowering properties of plant sterols esterified with beef tallow fatty acids in hamsters, David M. Guderian Jr., Heather E. Rasmussen, Curtis A. Wray, Patrick Dussault, and Timothy P. Carr

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Nutrition education intervention increases total ω-3 fatty acid intakes in heart patients living in the Midwest, Kimberly B. Heidal, Nancy M. Lewis, Sharon Evans, and Linda S. Boeckner

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AROMATIC COMPOUNDS IN THREE VARIETIES OF TURNIP GREENS HARVESTED AT THREE MATURITY LEVELS, Georgia Jones, Ola Goode Sanders, and Casey Grimm

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Development and pilot testing of an omega-3 fatty acid food frequency questionnaire, Paula K. Ritter-Gooder, Nancy M. Lewis, Kimberly Barber-Heidal, and Megan Waltz-Hill

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Feeding Drosophila a biotin-deficient diet for multiple generations increases stress resistance and lifespan and alters gene expression and histone biotinylation patterns, Erin M. Smith, Jia Tse Hoi, Joel C. Eissenberg, James D. Shoemaker, Wendi S. Neckameyer, Anne M. Ilvarsonn, Lawrence G. Harshman, Vicki L. Schlegel, and Janos Zempleni

2006

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Lysine residues in N-terminal and C-terminal regions of human histone H2A are targets for biotinylation by biotinidase, Yap Ching Chew, Gabriela Camporeale, Nagarama Kothapalli, Gautam Sarath, and Janos Zempleni

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Renal Damage in Experimentally-Induced Cirrhosis in Rats: Role of Oxygen Free Radicals, Sathish Kumar Natarajan, Jayasree Basivireddy, Anup Ramachandran, Simmy Thomas, Prabhu Ramamoorthy, Anna B. Pulimood, Molly Jacob, and Kunissery A. Balasubramanian

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Intestinal Mucosal Alterations in Rats With Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Cirrhosis: Changes in Glycosylation and Luminal Bacteria, Sathish Kumar Natarajan, Prabhu Ramamoorthy, Simmy Thomas, Jayasree Basivireddy, Gagandeep Kang, Anup Ramachandran, Anna B. Pulimood, and K. A. Balasubramanian

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Reduction in Cholesterol Absorption Is Enhanced by Stearate-Enriched Plant Sterol Esters in Hamsters, Heather E. Rasmussen, David M. Guderian Jr., Curtis A. Wray, Patrick H. Dussault, Vicki L. Schlegel, and Timothy P. Carr

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Validity and Reliability of a Quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire Measuring n-3 Fatty Acid Intakes in Cardiac Patients in the Midwest: A Validation Pilot Study, Paula K. Ritter-Gooder, Nancy M. Lewis, Kimberly B. Heidal, and Kent M. Eskridge

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Clinical Registered Dietitians, Employers, and Educators Are Interested in Advanced Practice Education and Professional Doctorate Degrees in Clinical Nutrition, Annalynn Skipper and Nancy M. Lewis

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Using Initiative to Achieve Autonomy: A Model for Advanced Practice in Medical Nutrition Therapy, Annalynn Skipper and Nancy M. Lewis

2005

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Consumption and Food Sources Differ among Elderly Men Living in Coastal and Internal Regions of Saudi Arabia, Khalid AL-Numair, Nancy M. Lewis, and Sharon Evans

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Mechanomyographic amplitude and frequency responses during dynamic muscle actions: a comprehensive review, Travis W. Beck, Terry J. Housh, Joel T. Cramer, Joseph P. Weir, Glen O. Johnson, Jared W. Coburn, Moh H. Malek, and Michelle Mielke

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Grain Sorghum Lipid Extract Reduces Cholesterol Absorption and Plasma Non-HDL Cholesterol Concentration in Hamsters, Timothy P. Carr, Curtis L. Weller, Vicki L. Schlegel, Susan L. Cuppett, David M. Guderian, and Kyle R. Johnson

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Trans-10,cis-12 CLA increases adipocyte lipolysis and alters lipid droplet-associated proteins: role of mTOR and ERK signaling, Soonkyu Chung, Jonathan Mark Brown, Maria Boysen Sandberg, and Michael McIntosh

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Orientation to Nutrition Care Process Standards Improves Nutrition Care Documentation by Nutrition Practitioners, Nancy Hakel-Smith, Nancy M. Lewis, and Kent M. Eskridge

2004

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Conjugated Linoleic Acid Induces Human Adipocyte Delipidation: Autocrine/Paracrine Regulation Of Mek/Erk Signaling By Adipocytokines, J. Mark Brown, Maria Sandberg Boysen, Soonkyu Chung, Olowatoyin Fabiyi, Ron F. Morrison, Susanne Mandrup, and Michael K. McIntosh

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Survey of omega-3 fatty acid intakes and omega-3 food selections in cardiac patients living in a section of the midwestern United States, Kimberly Heidal, Nancy M. Lewis, and Sharon Evans

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Serum lipids of physically active adults consuming omega-3 fatty acid–enriched eggs or conventional eggs, Carrie A. Sindelar, Sarah B. Scheerger, Sheri L. Plugge, Kent M. Eskridge, Rosemary C. Wander, and Nancy M. Lewis

2003

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Consumption of Omega-3 Fatty Acid-Enriched Eggs and Serum Lipids in Humans, Ji-Young Lee, Nancy M. Lewis, Sheila Scheideler, and Timothy P. Carr

2002

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In-home Prenatal Nutrition Intervention Increased Dietary Iron Intakes and Reduced Low Birthweight in Low-Income African-American Women, Chiquita Briley, Nicole L. Flanagan, and Nancy M. Lewis

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Effectiveness of Nutrition Counseling in Young Adult Males, D. R. Williams and Nancy M. Lewis

2000

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Serum Lipid Response to n-3 Fatty Acid Enriched Eggs in Persons with Hypercholesterolemia, Nancy M. Lewis, Kim Schalch, and Sheila E. Scheideler

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Enriched Eggs as a Source of N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids for Humans, Nancy M. Lewis, S. Seburg, and N. L. Flanagan

1995

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Survey of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Diets of Midwest Low-Income Pregnant Women, Nancy M. Lewis, Anne C. Widga, Janet S. Buck, and Andrea M. Frederick