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Project EAT II: A Longitudinal Study

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Project Number: R40 MC 00319-03
Grantee: University of Minnesota
Department/Center: Division of Epidemiology
Project Date: 10/01/2002

Final Report

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Principal Investigator

Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology Suite 300, 1300 South Second Street
Minneapolis, MN  55454-1015
Phone: (612) 624-0880
Email: neumark@epi.umn.edu

Age

  • Adolescence (12-18 years)

Abstract

Healthy People 20 10 Objectives for Nutrition and Weight Status aim for an increase in the number of youth meeting recommendations for fat, calcium rich foods, fruit, vegetables, and grain intakes and a decrease in the prevalence of overweight youth, particularly among minority youth and youth from low socio economic backgrounds. Nutritional intake during adolescence is critical for growth, long term health promotion, and the development of lifelong eating behaviors. However, existing data indicate that adolescents are far from reaching many of these objectives and that there are large disparities across ethnicity and socio economic status. The proposed study will examine adolescent eating patterns and weight status in a longitudinal study. Adolescents (N=4746) who participated in the first phase of Project EAT will be surveyed to examine changes in their eating patterns and weight status as they progress from early adolescence (ages 11 14) to middle adolescence (ages 15 17), and from middle to late adolescence/young adulthood (ages 18 21). Socioenvironmental, personal, and behavioral predictors of eating patterns and weight status will be identified in order to guide the development of more effective interventions. Thus, the proposed study will provide a greater understanding of the patterns and predictors of eating patterns and weight status during different phases of adolescence. This is needed. To guide the development of more effective interventions aimed at achieving the Healthy People 2010 Objectives.

Publications

Listed is descending order by year published.

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Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan PJ, et al. Association between major patterns of dietary intake and weight status in adolescents. British Journal of Nutrition. 2012;108(2):349-356.

Berge JM, Wall M, Bauer KW, Neumark-Sztainer D. Parenting characteristics in the home environment and adolescent overweight: a latent class analysis. Obesity. 2010 Apr;18(4):818-25.

Berge JM, Wall M, Loth K, Neumark-Sztainer D. Parenting style as a predictor of adolescent weight and weight-related behaviors. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Apr;46(4):331-8.

Berge JM, Wall M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Larson N, Story M. Parenting style and family meals: cross-sectional and 5-year longitudinal associations. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Jul;110(7):1036-42.

Burgess-Champoux TL, Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M. Longitudinal and secular trends in adolescent whole-grain consumption, 1999-2004. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jan;91(1):154-9. Epub 2009 Nov 11.

Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D. Friends' dieting and disordered eating behaviors among adolescents five years later: findings from Project EAT. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Jul;47(1):67-73. Epub 2010 Mar 15.

Fox CK, Barr-Anderson D, Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M. Physical activity and sports team participation: associations with academic outcomes in middle school and high school students. J Sch Health. 2010 Jan;80(1):31-7.

Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Burgess-Champoux T. Whole-grain intake correlates among adolescents and young adults: findings from Project EAT. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Feb;110(2):230-7.

Nelson Laska M, Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M. Dietary patterns and home food availability during emerging adulthood: do they differ by living situation? Public Health Nutr. 2010 Feb;13(2):222-8.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Larson NI, Fulkerson JA, Eisenberg ME, Story M. Family meals and adolescents: what have we learned from Project EAT (Eating Among Teens)? Public Health Nutr. 2010 Jul;13(7):1113-21.

van den Berg P, Mond J, Eisenberg M, Ackard D, Neumark-Sztainer D. The link between body dissatisfaction and self-esteem in adolescents: similarities across gender, age, weight status, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Sep;47(3):290-6. Epub 2010 May 4.

van den Berg PA, Keery H, Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Maternal and adolescent report of mothers' weight-related concerns and behaviors: longitudinal associations with adolescent body dissatisfaction and weight control practices. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Nov;35(10):1093-102. Epub 2010 May 23.

Barr-Anderson DJ, Larson NI, Nelson MC, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M. Does television viewing predict dietary intake five years later in high school students and young adults? Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2009 Jan 30;6:7.

Bauer KW, Larson NI, Nelson MC, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Fast food intake among adolescents: secular and longitudinal trends from 1999 to 2004. Prev Med. 2009 Mar;48(3):284-7.

Bauer KW, Larson NI, Nelson MC, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Socio-environmental, personal and behavioral predictors of fast food intake among adolescents. Public Health Nutr. 2009 Oct;12(10):1767-74.

Boutelle K, Eisenberg ME, Gregory, ML, Neumark-Sztainer D. The reciprocal relationship between parent-child connectedness and adolescent emotional functioning over 5 years. J Psychosom Res. 2009 Apr;66(4):309-16.

Burgess-Champoux TL, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M. Are family meal patterns associated with overall diet quality during the transition from early to middle adolescence? J Nutr Educ Behav. 2009 Mar-Apr;41(2):79-86.

Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan P, Neumark-Sztainer D. Major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents and their stability over time. J Nutr. 2009 Feb;139(2):323-8.

Eisenberg ME, Ackard DM, Resnick MD, Neumark-Sztainer D. Casual sex and psychological health among young adults: is having "friends with benefits" emotionally damaging? Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2009 Dec;41(4):231-7.

Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D, Feldman S. Does TV viewing during family meals make a difference in adolescent substance use? Preventive Med. 2009 Jun;48(6):585-7.

Larson NI, Nelson MC, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Hannan PJ. Making time for meals: meal structure and associations with dietary intake in young adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Jan;109(1):72-9.

Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Harnack L, Wall M, Story M, Eisenberg ME. Calcium and dairy intake: longitudinal trends during the transition to young adulthood and correlates of calcium intake. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2009 Jul-Aug;41(4):254-60.

Larson NI, Neurmark-Sztainer D, Story M. Weight control behaviors and dietary intake among adolescents and young adults: longitudinal findings from Project EAT. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Nov;109(11):1869-77.

Linde JA, Wall MM, Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D. Predictors of initiation and persistence of unhealthy weight control behaviors in adolescents. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2009 Oct 29;6:72.

Nelson MC, Larson NI, Barr-Anderson D, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M. Disparities in dietary intake, meal patterning, and home food environments among young adult nonstudents and 2- and 4-year college students. Am J Public Health. 2009 Jul;99(7):1216-9.

Nelson MC, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M. Five-year longitudinal and secular shifts in adolescent beverage intake: findings from project EAT (Eating Among Teens)-II. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Feb;109(2):308-12.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Story M, Sherwood NE. Five-year longitudinal predictive factors for disordered eating in a population-based sample of overweight adolescents: implications for prevention and treatment. Int J Eat Disord. 2009 Nov;42(7):664-72.

Neumark-Sztainer D. Preventing obesity and eating disorders in adolescents: what can health care providers do? J Adolesc Health. 2009 Mar;44(3):206-13.

Robinson-O'Brien R, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, Story M. Characteristics and dietary patterns of adolescents who value eating locally grown, organic, nongenetically engineered, and nonprocessed foods. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2009 Jan-Feb;41(1):11-8.

Robinson-O'Brien R, Perry CL, Wall M, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Authors' response to letter regarding Adolescent and young adult vegetarianism: better dietary intake and weight outcomes but increased risk of disordered eating behaviors. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Sep;109(9):1523-24.

Robinson-O'Brien R, Perry CL, Wall MM, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Adolescent and young adult vegetarianism: better dietary intake and weight outcomes but increased risk of disordered eating behaviors. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Apr;109(4):648-55.

Sherwood NE, Wall M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M. Effect of socioeconomic status on weight change patterns in adolescents. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Jan;6(1):A19. Epub 2008 Dec 15.

Vanselow MS, Pereira MA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Raatz SK. Adolescent beverage habits and changes in weight over time: findings from Project EAT. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Dec;90(6):1489-95.

Walters S, Barr-Anderson DJ, Wall M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Does participation in organized sports predict future physical activity for adolescents from diverse economic backgrounds? J Adolesc Health. 2009 Mar;44(3):268-74.

Widome R, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Haines J, Story M. Eating when there is not enough to eat: eating behaviors and perceptions of food among food-insecure youths. Am J Public Health. 2009 May;99(5):822-8.

Ackard DM, Vik N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Schmitz KH, Hannan P, Jacobs DR Jr. Disordered eating and body dissatisfaction among adolescents with type 1 diabetes and a population-based comparison sample: comparative prevalence and clinical implications. Pediatr Diabetes. 2008 Jul 28;9(4 Pt 1):312-9. Epub 2008 May 7.

Crow SJ, Eisenberg ME, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Are body dissatisfaction, eating disturbances, and body mass index predictors of suicidal behavior in adolescents? A longitudinal study. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Oct;76(5):887-92.

Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M. Family meal frequency and weight status among adolescents: cross-sectional and 5-year longitudinal associations. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov;16(11):2529-34. Epub 2008 Aug 14.

Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, van den Berg P, Eisenberg ME. Longitudinal and secular trends in weight-related teasing during adolescence. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov;16 Suppl 2:S18-23.

Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer DR, Story MT, Wall MM, Harnack LJ, Eisenberg ME. Fast food intake: Longitudinal trends during the transition to young adulthood and correlations of intake. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Jul;43(1):79-86. Epub 2008 Mar 10.

Loth K, van den Berg P, Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D. Stressful life events and disordered eating behaviors: findings from Project EAT. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Nov;43(5):514-6. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D, Eisenberg ME, Haines J. Racial/ethnic differences in weight-related teasing in adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov;16 Suppl 2:S3-10.

Arcan C, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, van den Berg P, Story M, Larson N. Parental eating behaviors, home food environment and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods: longitudinal findings from Project EAT. Public Health Nutr. 2007 Nov;10(11):1257-65. Epub 2007 Mar 29.

Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M. Trends in adolescent fruit and vegetable consumption, 1999-2004: project EAT. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Feb;32(2):147-50.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Haines J, Story M, Eisenberg ME. Why does dieting predict weight gain in adolescents? Findings from project EAT-II: a 5-year longitudinal study. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Mar;107(3):448-55.

van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D, Cafri G, Wall M. Steroid use among adolescents: longitudinal findings from Project EAT. Pediatrics. 2007 Mar;119(3):476-86.

van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Haines J. Is dieting advice from magazines helpful or harmful? Five-year associations with weight-control behaviors and psychological outcomes in adolescents. Pediatrics. 2007 Jan;119(1):e30-7.

Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D, Haines J, Wall M. Weight-teasing and emotional well-being in adolescents: longitudinal findings from Project EAT. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Jun;38(6):675-83.

Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D, Paxton SJ. Five-year change in body satisfaction among adolescents. J Psychosom Res. 2006 Oct;61(4):521-7.

Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Eisenberg ME, Hannan PJ. Weight-teasing and disordered eating behaviors in adolescents: longitudinal findings from Project EAT (Eating Among Teens). Pediatrics. 2006 Feb;117(2):e209-15.

Larson NI, Perry CL, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D. Food preparation by young adults is associated with better diet quality. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Dec;106(12):2001-7.

Nelson MC, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Sirard JR, Story M. Longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior during adolescence. Pediatrics. 2006 Dec;118(6):e1627-34.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Paxton SJ, Hannan PJ, Haines J, Story M. Does body satisfaction matter? Five-year longitudinal associations between body satisfaction and health behaviors in adolescent females and males. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Aug;39(2):244-51.

Neumark-Sztainer D, van den Berg P, Hannan PJ, Story M. Self-weighing in adolescents: helpful or harmful? Longitudinal associations with body weight changes and disordered eating. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Dec;39(6):811-8.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Eisenberg ME, Story M, Hannan RJ. Overweight status and weight control behaviors in adolescents: longitudinal and secular trends from 1999 to 2004. Prev Med. 2006 Jul;43(1):52-9. Epub 2006 May 11.

Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Guo J, Story M, Haines J, Eisenberg M. Obesity, disordered eating, and eating disorders in a longitudinal study of adolescents: how do dieters fare 5 years later? J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Apr;106(4):559-68.

Paxton SJ, Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D. Prospective predictors of body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls and boys: a five year longitudinal study. Dev Psychol. 2006 Sep;42(5):888-99.

Paxton SJ, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, Eisenberg ME. Body dissatisfaction prospectively predicts depressive symptoms and low self-esteem in adolescent girls and boys. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2006 Dec;35(4):539-49.

Keywords

Nutrition & Diet, Obesity & Weight

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