Healthy Start Citations

Peer Reviewed Scientific Papers and Abstracts Presented at National Meeting 

  1. (2009) Williams CL, Carter BJ, Kibbe DL, Dennison D: Increasing Physical Activity in Preschool: A Pilot Study to Evaluate Animal Trackers. Journal of J Nutr Educ Behav. Jan-Feb; 41(1):47-52.
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  2. (2008) Williams CL, Strobino BA: Childhood Diet, Overweight, and CVD Risk Factors: The Healthy Start Project: Preventive Cardiology, 2008 11, 1 11–20.
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  3. (2005) Daniels SR, Arnett DK, Eckel RH, Gidding SS, Hayman LL, Kumanyika S, Robinson TN, Scott BJ,  Jeor S, Williams CL. Overweight in Children and Adolescents Pathophysiology, Consequences, Prevention, and Treatment: Circulation. 2005;111:1999-2012
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  4. (2004) Christine L. Williams CL, Barbara A. Strobino BA, Marguerite Bollella M, Brotanek Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Preschool Children: The “Healthy Start” Project. J Am Coll Nutr Vol. 23, Iss. 2,2004
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  5. (2003) Bollella M, Williams CL, Strobino B, Brotanek J: Dietary Predictors of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Children in a 5 Year Health Tracking Study: Healthy Start. presented at the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), San Antonio, Texas, October 25-28, 2003
  6. (2003) Strobino B, Williams CL, Brotanek J, Campanaro L, Bollella M: Tracking of Serum Lipids from Pre-School to Elementary School. Presented at the Asia Pacific Scientific Forum 43nd Annual Conference on CVD Epidemiology and Prevention, Honolulu, HI, June 7-9, 2003
  7. (2002) Christine L. Williams, Marguerite C. Bollella, Barbara A. Strobino, Arlene Spark, Theresa A. Nicklas, Laura B. Tolosi & Brian P. Pittman: “Healthy-Start”: Outcome of an Intervention to Promote a Heart Healthy Diet in Preschool Children: Journal of the American College of Nutrition 21.
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  8. (2002) Williams CL, Laura L. Hayman LL, Daniels SR, Robinson TN, Steinberger J, Paridon S, Terry Bazzarre T: Cardiovascular Health in Childhood: A Statement for Health Professionals From the Committee on Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young (AHOY) of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, American Heart Association. AHA Circulation.106:143-160
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  9. (2002) Williams CL, Strobino BA, Brotanek J, Campanaro L, and Bollella M: A five-year prospective study of multiethnic preschoolers: Body size and blood pressure. Presented at the Asia Pacific Scientific Forum 42nd Annual Conference on CVD Epidemiology and Prevention, Honolulu, HI, April 25-28, 2002.
  10. (2002) Williams CL, Strobino BA, Brotanek J, Campanaro L, and Bollella M: Ethnicity and body size as predictors of blood lipids in early childhood: A prospective study. Presented at the Asia Pacific Scientific Forum 42nd Annual Conference on CVD Epidemiology and Prevention, Honolulu, HI, April 25-28, 2002.
  11. (2002) Williams CL1, Bollella MC, Strobino BA, Spark A, Nicklas TA, Tolosi LB, Pittman BP. ‘Healthy Start’: Outcome of an intervention to promote a heart healthy diet in preschool children. J Am Coll Nutr. 2002 Feb;21(1):62-71.
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  12. (2001) Strobino B, Williams CL, Brotanek J, Bollella, and Campanaro L: The Prevalence of Obesity in a Multiethnic Preschool Population. Presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting, Anaheim, Calif., November 11-14, 2001.
  13. (2000) Williams CL, Bollella M, Spark AS, Boccia L, Pittman BP. Promoting a heart healthy diet among preschool children: Outcome of the Healthy Start nutrition education and food service intervention. Presented at the American Heart Association, Lloyd J. Filer, Jr. 3rd International Conference on Atherosclerosis in the Young, San Diego, CA, March 3-5, 2000.
  14. (2000) Williams CL, Strobino BA, and Brotanek J, and Campanaro L: Overweight in 2 to 5 year old children is associated with CVD Co-Morbidity. Presented at the 40th American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, March 1-4, 2000.
  15. (1999) Nix ST, D'Agostino Ibanez C, Strobino BA, Williams CL.Developing a computer-assisted health knowledge quiz for preschool children. J Sch Health. 1999 Jan; 69(1):9-11.
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  16. (1999) D'agostino C, D'andrea T,Talbot S, Nix ST, Phil M, Williams CL. Increasing Nutrition Knowledge in Preschool Children: The Healthy Start Project, Year 1. Journal of Health Education 30 4,1999
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  17. (1999) Bollella MC, Spark A, Boccia LA, Nicklas TA, Pittman BP, Williams CL, Nutrient intake of Head Start children: home vs. school. Journal of the American College of Nutrition  18 , Iss. 2,1999
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  18. (1999) D'Agostino C, D'Andrea T, Lieberman L, Sprance L, Williams CL. Healthy Start: A new comprehensive preschool health education program.Journal of Health Education 30 , Iss. 1,1999
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  19. (1998) Williams CL, D_Agostino C, Strobino BA, Liebmann-Smith J: Preschool smoking knowledge and intention. Presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting, Dallas, Texas, November 8-11, 1998.
  20. (1998) Williams CL, Strobino BA, Squillace M, Brotanek J, Campanaro L and Pittman B: Reducing blood cholesterol in preschool children: The Healthy Start Project. Presented at the American Heart Association Annual Meeting, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Santa Fe, NM, Mar 20, 1998.
  21. (1998) Spark A, Pfau J, Nicklas TA, Williams CL. Reducing fat in preschool meals: Description of the foodservice intervention component of Healthy Start. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior V 30, Issue 3, Pages 170–177 
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  22. (1998) Williams CL, Strobino BA, Bollella M, Brotanek J. Cardiovascular risk reduction in a preschool population: The Healthy Start Project. J Am Coll Nutr. 2004 Apr; 23(2):117-23.
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  23. (1998) Williams CL, Squillace MM, Bollella MC, Brotanek J, Campanaro L, D'Agostino C, Pfau J, Sprance L, Strobino BA, Spark A, Boccio L. Healthy Start: A comprehensive health education program for preschool children. Prev Med. 1998 Mar-Apr;27(2):216-23.
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  24. (1997) D’Agostino C, D’Andrea T, Nix S, Williams CL: Increasing health knowledge in preschool children: The Healthy Start project Year 1. Presented at the annual meeting of the American School Health Association, Daytona Beach, Fla. October 22-26, 1997.
  25. (1997) Williams CL, Squillace M, Strobino BA, Brotanek J, Campanaro L: Cardiovascular risk factors in low income preschool children: Project Healthy Start. Presented at the 4th International Congress on Preventive Cardiology, Montreal Canada, June 29-July 3, 1997.
  26. (1997) Spark A, Pfau J, Bollella M, Williams CL: Does switching to 1% lowfat milk affect nutrient intake of preschoolers in day care? Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition, New York, NY 1997.
  27. (1997) Bollella M, Boccia L, Nicklas C, Williams CL: Sources of nutrient intake in diets of Head Start children: Home vs School. Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition, New York, NY 1997.
  28. (1997) Bollella M, Boccia L, Nicklas C, Williams CL: Assessing dietary intake in preschool children: Healthy Start, NY. Presented at FASEB, New Orleans, LA, April 1997