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Dr. Jacqueline Vernarelli

Assistant Professor for Biology


Selected publications.

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Vernarelli JA and O’Brien B*. A vote for school lunches: School lunches provide superior nutrient quality than lunches obtained from other sources in a nationally representative sample of US children. Nutrients, 2017 9(9) 924; doi:10.3390/nu9090924

Vernarelli JA and Lambert JD. Flavonoid intake is inversely associated with obesity and C-reactive protein, a marker for inflammation, in US adults. Nutrition & Diabetes, 2017; 7(e276). doi:10.1038/nutd.2017.22

Vernarelli JA, Mitchell DC, Rolls BJ, Hartman, TJ. A higher proportion of low-energy dense foods in the diet is associated with lower body weight among US adults. European Journal of Nutrition, 2016. doi:10.1007/s00394-016-1324-8.

Jones, JL*, Hartman TJ, Klifa CS, Coffman DL, Mitchell DC, Vernarelli JA, Snetselaar LG, Van Horn L, Stevens VJ, Robson AM, Himes JH, Shepherd JA, Dorgan JF. Dietary Energy Density is Positively Associated with Breast Density among Young Women. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015;115(3):353-9 

Christensen KD, Roberts JS, Whitehouse PJ, Royal CDM, Obisesan TO, Cupples LA, Vernarelli JA, Bhatt DL, Linnenbringer EP, Butson MB, Fasaye G, Uhlmann WR, Hiraki S, Cook-Deegan R, Green RC for the REVEAL Study Group. Disclosing Pleiotropic Effects during Genetic Risk Assessment for Alzheimer’s Disease: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2016;164(3):155-63. 

Vernarelli JA, Mitchell DC, Rolls BJ, Hartman TJ. Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and other biomarkers of chronic disease in US adults. Eur J Nutr, 2015. 54(1):59-65.

McCrea CM*, Vernarelli JA, Kris-Etherton PM, West SG. A novel antioxidant score for predicting CVD mortality in aging adults from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994). Circulation, 2014; 129: Supp. 1, AP348. 

Vernarelli JA, Mitchell DC, Rolls BJ, Hartman TJ. Methods for calculating dietary energy density in a nationally representative sample. Procedia Food Science, 2;68-74. 2013. PMID: 24432201

Vernarelli, JA. Impact of genetic risk assessment on nutrition-related lifestyle behaviours, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2012. 72(1); 153-159, 2013. PMID: 23095764.

Lindgren JA*, Vernarelli JA, Savage-Williams J, Hartman TJ. Is Usual Dietary Pattern Related to the Risk of Developing Breast Cancer? Current Nutrition Reports. 2(2); 90-96, 2013.

Vernarelli JA and Lambert JD. Tea consumption is inversely associated with body weight and markers for Metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults, Eur J Nutr. 52(3):1039-48, 2013 [epub ahead of print. 2012 Jul 10]. PMID: 22777108

Vernarelli JA, Mitchell DC, Hartman TJ, Rolls BJ. Dietary energy density is associated with body weight status and diet quality in U.S. children, J. Nutr 141(12), 2011. PMID: 22049295

Vernarelli JA, Roberts JS, Hiraki S, Chen CA, Cupples LA, Green RC: Impact of Genetic Risk Assessment for Alzheimer’s Disease on Dietary Supplement Use. Am J Clin Nut 91(5):1402-7, 2010.  PMID: 20219963

*indicates student author mentored by Vernarelli

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