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Susan L Johnson

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-PEDS
Phone303/724-2923

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    R29HD033511     (JOHNSON, SUSAN L)May 1, 1996 - Mar 31, 2002
    NIH/NICHD
    FAMILY SYSTEMS APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Masis N, Johnson SL, McCaffrey J, Chapman-Novakofski K. Fruit and Vegetable Preferences and Identification by Kindergarteners through 2nd-Graders With or Without the US Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Jul 22. PMID: 28743438.
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    2. Swindle T, Johnson SL, Whiteside-Mansell L, Curran GM. A mixed methods protocol for developing and testing implementation strategies for evidence-based obesity prevention in childcare: a cluster randomized hybrid type III trial. Implement Sci. 2017 Jul 18; 12(1):90. PMID: 28720140.
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    3. Shapiro ALB, Sauder KA, Tregellas JR, Legget KT, Gravitz SL, Ringham BM, Glueck DH, Johnson SL, Dabelea D. Exposure to maternal diabetes in utero and offspring eating behavior: The EPOCH study. Appetite. 2017 Sep 01; 116:610-615. PMID: 28478063.
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    4. Bellows LL, Davies PL, Courtney JB, Gavin WJ, Johnson SL, Boles RE. Motor skill development in low-income, at-risk preschoolers: A community-based longitudinal intervention study. J Sci Med Sport. 2017 Apr 26. PMID: 28506451.
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    5. Masis N, McCaffrey J, Johnson SL, Chapman-Novakofski K. Design and Evaluation of a Training Protocol for a Photographic Method of Visual Estimation of Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Kindergarten Through Second-Grade Students. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Apr; 49(4):346-351.e1. PMID: 28258818.
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    6. Goodell LS, Johnson SL, Antono AC, Power TG, Hughes SO. Strategies Low-Income Parents Use to Overcome Their Children's Food Refusal. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Jan; 21(1):68-76. PMID: 27443653.
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    7. Elias CV, Power TG, Beck AE, Goodell LS, Johnson SL, Papaioannou MA, Hughes SO. Depressive Symptoms and Perceptions of Child Difficulty Are Associated with Less Responsive Feeding Behaviors in an Observational Study of Low-Income Mothers. Child Obes. 2016 Dec; 12(6):418-425. PMID: 27662419.
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    8. Johnson SL. Precision Across Scientific Methods: Integrating Rigor and Care Into Assessment of Nutrition Education and Behavior Outcomes. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 Sep; 48(8):519. PMID: 27614278.
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    9. Thompson DA, Johnson SL, Vandewater EA, Schmiege SJ, Boles RE, Lev J, Tschann JM. Parenting and Preschooler TV Viewing in Low-Income Mexican Americans: Development of the Parenting Practices Regarding TV Viewing (PPRTV) Scale. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 37(6):465-74. PMID: 27355878; PMCID: PMC4930364 [Available on 07/01/17].
    10. Hughes SO, Power TG, Beck A, Betz D, Calodich S, Goodell LS, Hill LG, Hill R, Jaramillo JA, Johnson SL, Lanigan J, Lawrence A, Martinez AD, Nesbitt M, Overath I, Parker L, Ullrich-French S. Strategies for Effective Eating Development-SEEDS: Design of an Obesity Prevention Program to Promote Healthy Food Preferences and Eating Self-Regulation in Children From Low-Income Families. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 Jun; 48(6):405-418.e1. PMID: 27288192.
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    11. Johnson SL. Developmental and Environmental Influences on Young Children's Vegetable Preferences and Consumption. Adv Nutr. 2016 Jan; 7(1):220S-231S. PMID: 26773030; PMCID: PMC4717879 [Available on 01/01/17].
    12. Boles RE, Halbower AC, Daniels S, Gunnarsdottir T, Whitesell N, Johnson SL. Family Chaos and Child Functioning in Relation to Sleep Problems Among Children at Risk for Obesity. Behav Sleep Med. 2017 Mar-Apr; 15(2):114-128. PMID: 26745822.
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    13. Johnson SL, Davies PL, Boles RE, Gavin WJ, Bellows LL. Young Children's Food Neophobia Characteristics and Sensory Behaviors Are Related to Their Food Intake. J Nutr. 2015 Nov; 145(11):2610-6. PMID: 26423739.
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    14. Power TG, Hughes SO, Goodell LS, Johnson SL, Duran JA, Williams K, Beck AD, Frankel LA. Feeding practices of low-income mothers: how do they compare to current recommendations? Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015 Mar 07; 12:34. PMID: 25888909; PMCID: PMC4363190.
    15. Thompson DA, Polk S, Cheah CS, Vandewater EA, Johnson SL, Chrismer MC, Tschann JM. Maternal Beliefs and Parenting Practices Regarding Their Preschool Child's Television Viewing: An Exploration in a Sample of Low-Income Mexican-Origin Mothers. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Aug; 54(9):862-70. PMID: 25724994; PMCID: PMC4503490.
    16. Duyff RL, Birch LL, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Johnson SL, Mattes RD, Murphy MM, Nicklas TA, Rollins BY, Wansink B. Candy consumption patterns, effects on health, and behavioral strategies to promote moderation: summary report of a roundtable discussion. Adv Nutr. 2015 Jan; 6(1):139S-46S. PMID: 25593156; PMCID: PMC4288276.
    17. Johnson SL, Goodell LS, Williams K, Power TG, Hughes SO. Getting my child to eat the right amount. Mothers' considerations when deciding how much food to offer their child at a meal. Appetite. 2015 May; 88:24-32. PMID: 25510530.
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    18. Johnson CR, Turner K, Stewart PA, Schmidt B, Shui A, Macklin E, Reynolds A, James J, Johnson SL, Manning Courtney P, Hyman SL. Relationships between feeding problems, behavioral characteristics and nutritional quality in children with ASD. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Sep; 44(9):2175-84. PMID: 24664635.
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    19. Friedl KE, Rowe S, Bellows LL, Johnson SL, Hetherington MM, de Froidmont-Görtz I, Lammens V, Hubbard VS. Report of an EU-US symposium on understanding nutrition-related consumer behavior: strategies to promote a lifetime of healthy food choices. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2014 Sep-Oct; 46(5):445-50. PMID: 24974355; PMCID: PMC4165650.
    20. Boles RE, Burdell A, Johnson SL, Gavin WJ, Davies PL, Bellows LL. Home food and activity assessment. Development and validation of an instrument for diverse families of young children. Appetite. 2014 Sep; 80:23-7. PMID: 24798760; PMCID: PMC4104664.
    21. Johnson SL, Boles RE, Burger KS. Using participant hedonic ratings of food images to construct data driven food groupings. Appetite. 2014 Aug; 79:189-96. PMID: 24769294; PMCID: PMC4104662.
    22. Johnson SL, Hughes SO, Cui X, Li X, Allison DB, Liu Y, Goodell LS, Nicklas T, Power TG, Vollrath K. Portion sizes for children are predicted by parental characteristics and the amounts parents serve themselves. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Apr; 99(4):763-70. PMID: 24477036; PMCID: PMC3953879.
    23. Bellows LL, Johnson SL, Davies PL, Anderson J, Gavin WJ, Boles RE. The Colorado LEAP study: rationale and design of a study to assess the short term longitudinal effectiveness of a preschool nutrition and physical activity program. BMC Public Health. 2013 Dec 09; 13:1146. PMID: 24321701; PMCID: PMC3867674.
    24. Bentley ME, Johnson SL, Wasser H, Creed-Kanashiro H, Shroff M, Fernandez Rao S, Cunningham M. Formative research methods for designing culturally appropriate, integrated child nutrition and development interventions: an overview. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 Jan; 1308:54-67. PMID: 24673167; PMCID: PMC4269231.
    25. Cardel M, Willig AL, Dulin-Keita A, Casazza K, Cherrington A, Gunnarsdottir T, Johnson SL, Peters JC, Hill JO, Allison DB, Fernández JR. Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Feb; 22(2):497-503. PMID: 24039204; PMCID: PMC3946420.
    26. Ramsay SA, Armstrong Shultz J, Johnson SL, Branen LJ, Fletcher JW, Anderson E. Child Care Mealtime and Active Play Partnerships (Child Care MAPP): evaluation of a training resource Web site for enhancing nutrition education communication. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Nov-Dec; 45(6):803-5. PMID: 23800780.
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    27. Johnson SL, Ramsay S, Shultz JA, Branen LJ, Fletcher JW. Creating potential for common ground and communication between early childhood program staff and parents about young children's eating. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Nov-Dec; 45(6):558-70. PMID: 23769298.
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    28. Hodges EA, Johnson SL, Hughes SO, Hopkinson JM, Butte NF, Fisher JO. Development of the responsiveness to child feeding cues scale. Appetite. 2013 Jun; 65:210-9. PMID: 23419965; PMCID: PMC3995412.
    29. Thomas EA, Bechtell JL, Vestal BE, Johnson SL, Bessesen DH, Tregellas JR, Cornier MA. Eating-related behaviors and appetite during energy imbalance in obese-prone and obese-resistant individuals. Appetite. 2013 Jun; 65:96-102. PMID: 23402714; PMCID: PMC3622833.
    30. Brannon EE, Kuhl ES, Boles RE, Aylward BS, Ratcliff MB, Valenzuela JM, Johnson SL, Powers SW. Strategies for Recruitment and Retention of Families from Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Backgrounds in a Longitudinal Study of Caregiver Feeding and Child Weight. Child Health Care. 2013; 42(3):198-213. PMID: 24078763.
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    31. Johnson SL. Designing messages to promote healthy foods. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2012 Nov-Dec; 44(6):473. PMID: 23140561.
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    32. Reynolds A, Krebs NF, Stewart PA, Austin H, Johnson SL, Withrow N, Molloy C, James SJ, Johnson C, Clemons T, Schmidt B, Hyman SL. Iron status in children with autism spectrum disorder. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130 Suppl 2:S154-9. PMID: 23118246; PMCID: PMC4536584.
    33. Young BE, Johnson SL, Krebs NF. Biological determinants linking infant weight gain and child obesity: current knowledge and future directions. Adv Nutr. 2012 Sep 01; 3(5):675-86. PMID: 22983846; PMCID: PMC3648749.
    34. Vazir S, Engle P, Balakrishna N, Griffiths PL, Johnson SL, Creed-Kanashiro H, Fernandez Rao S, Shroff MR, Bentley ME. Cluster-randomized trial on complementary and responsive feeding education to caregivers found improved dietary intake, growth and development among rural Indian toddlers. Matern Child Nutr. 2013 Jan; 9(1):99-117. PMID: 22625182; PMCID: PMC3434308.
    35. Drewnowski A, Mennella JA, Johnson SL, Bellisle F. Sweetness and food preference. J Nutr. 2012 Jun; 142(6):1142S-8S. PMID: 22573785; PMCID: PMC3738223.
    36. Ramsay SA, Branen LJ, Johnson SL. How much is enough? Tablespoon per year of age approach meets nutrient needs for children. Appetite. 2012 Feb; 58(1):163-7. PMID: 22005182.
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    37. Chika S, Shultz JA, Johnson SL, Branen LJ, Fletcher JW. Attitudes, concerns, and likelihood for action related to young children's overweight among early childhood program staff. Fam Community Health. 2011 Oct-Dec; 34(4):291-300. PMID: 21881416.
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    38. Burger KS, Cornier MA, Ingebrigtsen J, Johnson SL. Assessing food appeal and desire to eat: the effects of portion size & energy density. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2011 Sep 25; 8:101. PMID: 21943082; PMCID: PMC3204278.
    39. Sigman-Grant M, Christiansen E, Fernandez G, Fletcher J, Johnson SL, Branen L, Price BA. Child care provider training and a supportive feeding environment in child care settings in 4 states, 2003. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Sep; 8(5):A113. PMID: 21843416; PMCID: PMC3181186.
    40. Johnson SL, McEwen LN, Newton CA, Martin CL, Raskin P, Halter JB, Herman WH. The impact of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and multiple daily injections of insulin on glucose variability in older adults with type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2011 Jul-Aug; 25(4):211-5. PMID: 21062674.
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    41. Burger KS, Fisher JO, Johnson SL. Mechanisms behind the portion size effect: visibility and bite size. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar; 19(3):546-51. PMID: 20948520.
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    42. Ramsay SA, Branen LJ, Fletcher J, Price E, Johnson SL, Sigman-Grant M. "Are you done?" Child care providers' verbal communication at mealtimes that reinforce or hinder children's internal cues of hunger and satiation. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2010 Jul-Aug; 42(4):265-70. PMID: 20579609.
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    43. Krebs NF, Gao D, Gralla J, Collins JS, Johnson SL. Efficacy and safety of a high protein, low carbohydrate diet for weight loss in severely obese adolescents. J Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 157(2):252-8. PMID: 20304413; PMCID: PMC2892194.
    44. Boles RE, Nelson TD, Chamberlin LA, Valenzuela JM, Sherman SN, Johnson SL, Powers SW. Confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Feeding Questionnaire among low-income African American families of preschool children. Appetite. 2010 Apr; 54(2):402-5. PMID: 20043964; PMCID: PMC4372241.
    45. Clark L, Bunik M, Johnson SL. Research opportunities with curanderos to address childhood overweight in Latino families. Qual Health Res. 2010 Jan; 20(1):4-14. PMID: 19933354.
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    46. Johnson SL, Krebs NF. Internal versus external influences on energy intake: are disinhibited eaters born or created? J Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 155(5):608-9. PMID: 19665728.
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    47. Ross ES, Krebs NF, Shroyer AL, Dickinson LM, Barrett PH, Johnson SL. Early growth faltering in healthy term infants predicts longitudinal growth. Early Hum Dev. 2009 Sep; 85(9):583-8. PMID: 19608359; PMCID: PMC2741018.
    48. Herndon AC, DiGuiseppi C, Johnson SL, Leiferman J, Reynolds A. Does nutritional intake differ between children with autism spectrum disorders and children with typical development? J Autism Dev Disord. 2009 Feb; 39(2):212-22. PMID: 18600441.
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    49. Johnson SL, Clark L, Goree K, O'Connor M, Zimmer LM. Healthcare providers' perceptions of the factors contributing to infant obesity in a low-income Mexican American community. J Spec Pediatr Nurs. 2008 Jul; 13(3):180-90. PMID: 18638048.
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    50. Sigman-Grant M, Christiansen E, Branen L, Fletcher J, Johnson SL. About feeding children: mealtimes in child-care centers in four western states. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Feb; 108(2):340-6. PMID: 18237580.
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    51. Donahoo W, Wyatt HR, Kriehn J, Stuht J, Dong F, Hosokawa P, Grunwald GK, Johnson SL, Peters JC, Hill JO. Dietary fat increases energy intake across the range of typical consumption in the United States. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jan; 16(1):64-9. PMID: 18223614.
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    52. Donnelly JE, Sullivan DK, Smith BK, Jacobsen DJ, Washburn RA, Johnson SL, Hill JO, Mayo MS, Spaeth KR, Gibson C. Alteration of dietary fat intake to prevent weight gain: Jayhawk Observed Eating Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jan; 16(1):107-12. PMID: 18223621.
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    53. Johnson SL, Bellows L, Beckstrom L, Anderson J. Evaluation of a social marketing campaign targeting preschool children. Am J Health Behav. 2007 Jan-Feb; 31(1):44-55. PMID: 17181461.
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    54. Johnson SL, Tierney EF, Onyemere KU, Tseng CW, Safford MM, Karter AJ, Ferrara A, Duru OK, Brown AF, Narayan KM, Thompson TJ, Herman WH. Who is tested for diabetic kidney disease and who initiates treatment? The Translating Research Into Action For Diabetes (TRIAD) Study. Diabetes Care. 2006 Aug; 29(8):1733-8. PMID: 16873772.
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    55. Johnson SL, Taylor-Holloway LA. Non-Hispanic white and Hispanic elementary school children's self-regulation of energy intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Jun; 83(6):1276-82. PMID: 16762937.
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    56. Johnson SL, Tabaei BP, Herman WH. The efficacy and cost of alternative strategies for systematic screening for type 2 diabetes in the U.S. population 45-74 years of age. Diabetes Care. 2005 Feb; 28(2):307-11. PMID: 15677784.
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    57. Cornier MA, Grunwald GK, Johnson SL, Bessesen DH. Effects of short-term overfeeding on hunger, satiety, and energy intake in thin and reduced-obese individuals. Appetite. 2004 Dec; 43(3):253-9. PMID: 15527927.
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    58. Young L, Anderson J, Beckstrom L, Bellows L, Johnson SL. Using social marketing principles to guide the development of a nutrition education initiative for preschool-aged children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004 Sep-Oct; 36(5):250-7. PMID: 15707548.
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    59. Faith MS, Keller KL, Johnson SL, Pietrobelli A, Matz PE, Must S, Jorge MA, Cooperberg J, Heymsfield SB, Allison DB. Familial aggregation of energy intake in children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 May; 79(5):844-50. PMID: 15113724.
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    60. Grunwald GK, Sullivan DK, Hise M, Donnelly JE, Jacobsen DJ, Johnson SL, Hill JO. Number of days, number of subjects, and sources of variation in longitudinal intervention or crossover feeding trials with multiple days of measurement. Br J Nutr. 2003 Dec; 90(6):1087-95. PMID: 14641968.
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    61. Donnelly JE, Kirk EP, Jacobsen DJ, Hill JO, Sullivan DK, Johnson SL. Effects of 16 mo of verified, supervised aerobic exercise on macronutrient intake in overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise Trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Nov; 78(5):950-6. PMID: 14594781.
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    62. Young L, Anderson J, Beckstrom L, Bellows L, Johnson SL. Making new foods fun for kids. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2003 Nov-Dec; 35(6):337-8. PMID: 14642221.
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    63. Donnelly JE, Hill JO, Jacobsen DJ, Potteiger J, Sullivan DK, Johnson SL, Heelan K, Hise M, Fennessey PV, Sonko B, Sharp T, Jakicic JM, Blair SN, Tran ZV, Mayo M, Gibson C, Washburn RA. Effects of a 16-month randomized controlled exercise trial on body weight and composition in young, overweight men and women: the Midwest Exercise Trial. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jun 09; 163(11):1343-50. PMID: 12796071.
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    64. Faith MS, Keller KL, Matz P, Johnson SL, Lewis R, Jorge MA, Ridley C, Han H, Must S, Heo M, Pietrobelli A, Heymsfield SB, Allison DB. Project Grow-2-Gether: a study of the genetic and environmental influences on child eating and obesity. Twin Res. 2002 Oct; 5(5):472-5. PMID: 12537879.
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    65. Miller LA, Grunwald GK, Johnson SL, Krebs NF. Disease severity at time of referral for pediatric failure to thrive and obesity: time for a paradigm shift? J Pediatr. 2002 Jul; 141(1):121-4. PMID: 12091862.
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    66. Johnson SL. Children's food acceptance patterns: the interface of ontogeny and nutrition needs. Nutr Rev. 2002 May; 60(5 Pt 2):S91-4. PMID: 12035867.
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    67. Sullivan DK, Legowksi PA, Jacobsen DJ, Heelan KA, Johnson SL, Donnelly JE. A low-fat afterschool snack improves the nutritional quality of elementary school children's diets. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 May; 102(5):707-9. PMID: 12008999.
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    68. Hise ME, Sullivan DK, Jacobsen DJ, Johnson SL, Donnelly JE. Validation of energy intake measurements determined from observer-recorded food records and recall methods compared with the doubly labeled water method in overweight and obese individuals. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Feb; 75(2):263-7. PMID: 11815316.
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