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Association of Pubertal Development With Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Health in Girls and Boys-Findings From the Generation XXI Birth Cohort.

J Adolesc Health, 2019 Jul 31. pii: S1054-139X(19)30304-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.05.014. [Epub ahead of print]
Costa A, Silva C, Oliveira A

Food neophobia and its association with food preferences and dietary intake of adults.

Nutr Diet, 2019 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12587. [Epub ahead of print]
Garrido-Miguel M, Oliveira A, Cavero-Redondo I, Álvarez-Bueno C, Pozuelo-Carrascosa DP, Soriano-Cano A, Martínez-Vizcaíno V

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among European Preschool Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression by Food Group Consumption.

Nutrients, 2019 Jul 23;11(7). pii: E1698. doi: 10.3390/nu11071698.

Chrono-Nutrition: The Relationship between Time-of-Day Energy and Macronutrient Intake and Children's Body Weight Status.

J Biol Rhythms, 2019 Mar 28:748730419838908. doi: 10.1177/0748730419838908. [Epub ahead of print]
Costa S, Pinto A, Santos AC, Oliveira A

The association of problematic eating behaviours with food quality and body mass index at 7 years of age.

Eur J Clin Nutr, 2019 Apr;73(4):549-557. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0169-z. Epub 2018 May 11.

Dietary patterns at 7 year-old and their association with cardiometabolic health at 10 year-old.

Clin Nutr, 2019 May 10. pii: S0261-5614(19)30218-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.05.007. [Epub ahead of print]
Freitas A, Albuquerque AG, Silva C, Oliveira A

Appetite-Related Eating Behaviours: An Overview of Assessment Methods, Determinants and Effects on Children's Weight.

Ann Nutr Metab, 2018 May 29;73(1):19-29. doi: 10.1159/000489824. [Epub ahead of print]
Vilela S, Hetherington MM, Oliveira A, Lopes C

Tracking diet variety in childhood and its association with eating behaviours related to appetite: The generation XXI birth cohort.

Appetite, 2018 Apr 1;123:241-248. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.12.030. Epub 2018 Jan 4.
Lopes C, Torres D, Oliveira A, Severo M, Guiomar S, Alarcão V, Ramos E, Rodrigues S, Vilela S, Oliveira L, Mota J, Teixeira PJ, Nicola PJ, Soares S, Andersen LF; IAN-AF Consortium

National Food, Nutrition, and Physical Activity Survey of the Portuguese General Population (2015-2016): Protocol for Design and Development.

JMIR Res Protoc, 2018 Feb 15;7(2):e42. doi: 10.2196/resprot.8990.

Anthropometric Indices Based on Waist Circumference as Measures of Adiposity in Children.

Obesity (Silver Spring), 2018 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/oby.22170. [Epub ahead of print]
Albuquerque G, Severo M, Oliveira A

Early Life Characteristics Associated with Appetite-Related Eating Behaviors in 7-Year-Old Children.

J Pediatr, 2017 Jan;180:38-46.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.09.011. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

A literacia alimentar como instrumento para a prevenção cardiovascular – reflexão crítica.

Rev Factores de Risco, N.º 43 Jan-Mar 2017 Pág. 18-20
Moschonis G, de Lauzon-Guillain B, Jones L, Oliveira A, Lambrinou CP, Damianidi L, Lioret S, Moreira P, Lopes C, Emmett P, Charles MA, Manios Y

The effect of early feeding practices on growth indices and obesity at preschool children from four European countries and UK schoolchildren and adolescents.

Eur J Pediatr, 2017 Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s00431-017-2961-5. [Epub ahead of print]
Coelho C, Afonso L, Oliveira A

Parental-Child Feeding Practices: Relation with Children's Weight

Acta Port Nutrição, 9 (2017), 6-11

Association between dietary patterns and adiposity from 4 to 7 years of age.

Public Health Nutr , 2017 May 23:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017000854. [Epub ahead of print]
Stratakis N, Roumeliotaki T, Oken E, Ballester F, Barros H, Basterrechea M, Cordier S, de Groot R, den Dekker HT, Duijts L, Eggesbø M, Pia Fantini M, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Gielen M, Gori D, Govarts E, Inskip HM, Iszatt N, Jansen M, Kelleher C, Oliveira A, Olsen SF, Pelé F, Pizzi C, Porta D, Richiardi L, Rifas-Shiman SL, Robinson SM, Schoeters G, Strøm M, Sunyer J, Thijs C, Vrijheid M, Vrijkotte TG, Wijga AH, Kogevinas M, Zeegers M

Fish and seafood consumption during pregnancy and the risk of asthma and allergic rhinitis in childhood: a pooled analysis of 18 European and US birth cohorts.

Int J Epidemiol, 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx007. [Epub ahead of print]
Moreira I., Severo M, Oliveira A, Durão C, Moreira P, Barros H, Lopes C

Social and health behavioural determinants of maternal child-feeding patterns in preschool-aged children

Matern Child Nutr, 2016 Apr;12(2):314-25. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12132. Epub 2014 Apr 4.
Simões M, Severo M, Oliveira A, Ferreira I, Lopes C

Predictive equations for estimating regional body composition: a validation study using DXA as criterion and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors.

Ann Hum Biol , 2016 May;43(3):219-28. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2015.1054427. Epub 2015 Jul 31.
Stratakis N, Roumeliotaki T, Oken E, Barros H, Basterrechea M, Charles MA, Eggesbø M, Forastiere F, Gaillard R, Gehring U, Govarts E, Hanke W, Heude B, Iszatt N, Jaddoe VW, Kelleher C, Mommers M, Murcia M, Oliveira A, Pizzi C, Polanska K, Porta D, Richiardi L, Rifas-Shiman SL, Schoeters G, Sunyer J, Thijs C, Viljoen K, Vrijheid M, Vrijkotte TG, Wijga AH, Zeegers MP, Kogevinas M, Chatzi L.

Fish Intake in Pregnancy and Child Growth: A Pooled Analysis of 15 European and US Birth Cohorts.

JAMA Pediatr, 2016 Apr; 170(4): 381–390. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4430
Afonso L, Lopes C, Severo M, Santos S, Real H, Durão C, Moreira P, Oliveira A

Bidirectional association between parental child-feeding practices and body mass index at 4 and 7 y of age.

Am J Clin Nutr , 2016 Mar;103(3):861-7. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.120824. Epub 2016 Feb 3.
Santos S, Gaillard R, Oliveira A, Barros H, Abrahamse-Berkeveld M, van der Beek EM, Hofman A, Jaddoe VWV

Associations of infant subcutaneous fat mass with total and abdominal fat mass at school-age. The Generation R Study

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2016 Sep; 30(5): 511–520.
Santos S, Gaillard R, Oliveira A, Barros H, Hofman A, Franco OH, Jaddoe VW

Subcutaneous fat mass in infancy and cardiovascular risk factors at school-age: The generation R study.

Obesity (Silver Spring), Feb;24(2):424-9. doi: 10.1002/oby.21343. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
Jones L, Moschonis G., Oliveira A, Lauzon-Guillain B, Manios Y, Xepapadaki P, Lopes C, Moreira P, Charles MA, Emmett P

The influence of early feeding practices on healthy diet variety score among pre-school children in four European birth cohorts

Public Health Nutr , 2015 Jul;18(10):1774-84. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014002390. Epub 2014 Nov 20.
Oliveira A, Jones L, Lauzon-Guillain B, Emmett P, Moreira P, Charles MA, Lopes C

Early problematic eating behaviours are associated with lower fruit and vegetable intake and less dietary variety at 4-5 years of age. A prospective analysis of three European birth cohorts

Br J Nutr, 2015 Sep 14;114(5):763-71. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515002287. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Eating out of home and dietary adequacy in preschool children

Br J Nutr, 2015 Jul;114(2):297-305. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515001713. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
Oliveira A, Lauzon-Guillain B, Jones L, Emmett P, Moreira P, Ramos E, Charles MA, Lopes C

Birth weight and eating behaviors of young children

J Pediatr, 2015 Jan;166(1):59-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.09.031. Epub 2014 Oct 23.
Fildes A, Lopes C, Moreira P, Moschonis G, Oliveira A, Mavrogianni C, Manios Y, Beeken R, Wardle J, Cooke L

An exploratory trial of parental advice for increasing vegetable acceptance in infancy.

Br J Nutr, Jul;114(2):328-36
Durão C, Andreozzi V, Oliveira A, Moreira P, Guerra A, Barros H, Lopes C

Maternal child-feeding practices and dietary inadequacy of 4-year-old children

Appetite, 2015 Sep;92:15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.067. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Combination and adaptation of two tools to assess parental feeding practices in pre-school children

Eat Behav, 2014 Aug;15(3):383-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.04.009. Epub 2014 May 10.
Oliveira A, Maia B, Lopes C

Determinants of inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption amongst Portuguese adults

J Hum Nutr Diet, 2014 Apr;27 Suppl 2:194-203. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12143. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
Leventakou V, Roumeliotaki T, Martinez D, Barros H, Brantsaeter A, Casas M, Charles MA, Cordier S, Eggesbø M, Van Eijsden M, Forastiere F, Gehring U, Govarts E, Halldórsson TI, Hanke W, Haugen M, Heppe D, Heude B, Inskip HM, Jaddoe VW, Jansen M, Kelleher C, Meltzer HM, Merletti F, Moltó-Puigmartí C, Mommers M, Murcia M, Oliveira A, Olsen SF, Pele F, Polanska K, Porta D, Richiardi L, Robinson SM, Stigum H, Strøm M, Sunyer J, Thijs C, Viljoen K, Vrijkotte TGM, Wijga AH, Kogevinas M, Vrijheid M, Chatzi L

Fish intake during pregnancy, fetal growth, and gestational length in 19 European birth cohort studies

Am J Clin Nutr , 2014 Mar;99(3):506-16. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.067421. Epub 2013 Dec 11.
Paupério A, Severo M, Lopes C, Moreira P, Cooke M, Oliveira A

Could the Food Neophobia Scale be adapted to pregnant women? A confirmatory factor analysis in a Portuguese sample

Appetite, 2014 Apr;75:110-6. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.12.023. Epub 2014 Jan 7.
Lauzon-Guillain B, Jones L, Oliveira A, Moschonis G, Betoko A, Lopes C, Moreira P, Manios Y, Emmett P, Charles MA

The influence of early feeding practices on fruit and vegetable intake among preschool children in 4 European birth cohorts

Am J Clin Nutr , 2013 Sep;98(3):804-12. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.057026. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
Santos S, Oliveira A, Casal S, Lopes C

Saturated fatty acids intake in relation to C-reactive protein, adiponectin, and leptin: A population-based study

Nutr Cancer, 2013 Jun;29(6):892-7. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2013.01.009. Epub 2013 Apr 14.
Guallar-Castillón P, Oliveira A, Lopes C, López-García E, Rodriguez-Artalejo F

The Southern European Atlantic Diet is associated with lower concentrations of markers of coronary risk

Atherosclerosis, 2013 Feb;226(2):502-9. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.11.035. Epub 2012 Dec 10.
Santos S, Oliveira A, Lopes C

Systematic review of saturated fatty acids on inflammation and circulating levels of adipokines

Nutr Res, 2013 Sep;33(9):687-95. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2013.07.002. Epub 2013 Aug 6.
Lauzon-Guillain B, Oliveira A, Monnery-Patris S, Grammatikaki E, Jones L, Rigal N, Lopes C, Manios Y, Moreira P, Emmett P, Charles MA

A review of methods to assess parental feeding practices and preschool child’s eating behavior: the need for further development of tools

J Acad Nutr Diet , 112(10):1578-1602

Diet, Inflammation and Coronary Heart Disease

Arq Med, 24(6): 260-265

Obesity and Body Fat Distribution as Coronary Risk Factors and Supply of Proinflammatory Cytokines

Arq Med, 24(2): 53-57
Oliveira A, Santos J

Alimentação e Doença Coronária

Revista Factores de Risco, 9: 82-89
Oliveira A, Santos J

Diet and Coronary Heart Disease

Rev Factores de Risco, 9: 82-89

Alimentação e Inflamação

Revista Factores de Risco, 5: 72-77


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