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overview Dr. Frank Hu’s research has focused on diet/lifestyle, metabolic, and genetic determinants of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). His major research interests include epidemiology and prevention of cardiometabolic diseases through diet and lifestyle; gene-environment interactions and risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes; nutritional metabolomics in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; and obesity, metabolic phenotypes, and cardiovascular disease in low and middle-income countries. Dr. Hu’s group has conducted detailed analyses of many dietary and lifestyle factors and risk of diabetes and CVD, including sugar-sweetened beverages, coffee, red meat, saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, iron, and dietary patterns in large prospective cohort studies including the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. These findings have contributed to current public health recommendations and policies for the prevention of chronic diseases. His group has also identified novel biomarkers and gene-environment interactions in relation to risk of obesity and diabetes by integrating cutting-edge omics technologies into epidemiological studies. In addition, Dr. Hu has conducted extensive research on nutrition transition, metabolic phenotypes, and cardiovascular disease in low and middle-income countries. Dr. Hu served on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, USDA/HHS. He has served on the editorial/advisory board of Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Care, and Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Hu was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the IOM) in 2015.
preferred title Fredrick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology
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Academic Article Phylloquinone intake as a marker for coronary heart disease risk but not stroke in women.
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Academic Article Reproducibility and validity of the Diet Quality Index Revised as assessed by use of a food-frequency questionnaire.
Academic Article Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance.
Academic Article Sodium and potassium intake and mortality among US adults: prospective data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Academic Article Prospective study of major dietary patterns and colorectal cancer risk in women.
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Academic Article Magnesium intake and plasma concentrations of markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women.
Academic Article Fruit and vegetable intakes, C-reactive protein, and the metabolic syndrome.
Academic Article Types of dietary fat and risk of coronary heart disease: a critical review.
Academic Article Dietary pattern analysis: a new direction in nutritional epidemiology.
Academic Article Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, cereal fiber, and plasma adiponectin concentration in diabetic men.
Academic Article Nut consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: a review of epidemiologic evidence.
Academic Article Nut and peanut butter consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in women.
Academic Article Dietary fat and coronary heart disease: a comparison of approaches for adjusting for total energy intake and modeling repeated dietary measurements.
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Academic Article Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in women.
Academic Article Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.
Academic Article Alternative dietary indices both strongly predict risk of chronic disease.
Academic Article Comparison of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometric and anthropometric measures of adiposity in relation to adiposity-related biologic factors.
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Academic Article Dietary glycemic load assessed by food-frequency questionnaire in relation to plasma high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and fasting plasma triacylglycerols in postmenopausal women.
Academic Article Carbohydrate quantity and quality and risk of type 2 diabetes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Netherlands (EPIC-NL) study.
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Academic Article The association between magnesium intake and fasting insulin concentration in healthy middle-aged women.
Academic Article Nutrition and the endothelium.
Academic Article A symposium and workshop report from the Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative: nutrition transition and the global burden of type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article Foreward. Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals
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Academic Article Trends in cardiovascular health metrics and associations with all-cause and CVD mortality among US adults.
Academic Article Eating patterns and type 2 diabetes risk in men: breakfast omission, eating frequency, and snacking.
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Concept Nutritional Sciences
Concept Prenatal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Concept Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Concept Child Nutrition Disorders
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Academic Article Eating patterns and type 2 diabetes risk in older women: breakfast consumption and eating frequency.
Academic Article Are diet quality scores after breast cancer diagnosis associated with improved breast cancer survival?
Academic Article Are dietary bioactives ready for recommended intakes?
Academic Article The Mediterranean-style dietary pattern and mortality among men and women with cardiovascular disease.
Academic Article Added sugar intake and cardiovascular diseases mortality among US adults.
Academic Article Prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: dietary components and nutritional strategies.
Academic Article Instant noodle intake and dietary patterns are associated with distinct cardiometabolic risk factors in Korea.
Academic Article Trends in dietary quality among adults in the United States, 1999 through 2010.
Academic Article Big data and systematic reviews in nutritional epidemiology.
Academic Article Dietary patterns: from nutritional epidemiologic analysis to national guidelines.
Academic Article Usual intake of added sugars and lipid profiles among the U.S. adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010.
Academic Article Urinary Excretion of Select Dietary Polyphenol Metabolites Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Proximate but Not Remote Follow-Up in a Prospective Investigation in 2 Cohorts of US Women.
Academic Article Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from 3 large US cohorts and an updated meta-analysis.
Academic Article Understanding nutritional epidemiology and its role in policy.
Academic Article Comparison of methods to account for implausible reporting of energy intake in epidemiologic studies.
Academic Article The Epidemiology of Obesity: A Big Picture.
Academic Article Reducing the global burden of type 2 diabetes by improving the quality of staple foods: The Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative.
Academic Article Nutrition and the science of disease prevention: a systems approach to support metabolic health.
Academic Article Consumption of White Rice and Brown Rice and Urinary Inorganic Arsenic Concentration.
Academic Article A Comparison of Different Methods for Evaluating Diet, Physical Activity, and Long-Term Weight Gain in 3 Prospective Cohort Studies.
Academic Article Carbohydrate quality and quantity and risk of type 2 diabetes in US women.
Academic Article Long-term risk of type 2 diabetes in relation to habitual iron intake in women with a history of gestational diabetes: a prospective cohort study.
Academic Article The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report: Development and Major Conclusions.
Academic Article Foods, Nutrients, and Dietary Patterns: Interconnections and Implications for Dietary Guidelines.
Academic Article Diet Assessment Methods in the Nurses' Health Studies and Contribution to Evidence-Based Nutritional Policies and Guidelines.
Academic Article The Revised Nutrition Facts Label: A Step Forward and More Room for Improvement.
Academic Article Potential Impact of Time Trend of Life-Style Factors on Cardiovascular Disease Burden in China.
Grant Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Grant Pregnancy and EARly Lifestyle improvement Study (PEARLS)
Grant Dyslipidermia and Risk of CVD in Diabetic Men and Women
Grant Genetic Markers of CHD in Type 2 Diabetes
Grant Dietary Patterns, Diet Quality + Cancer Risk
Grant Mediterranean diet, Metabolites, and cardiovascular Disease
Grant Substituting Brown Rice for White Rice: Effect on Diabetes Risk Factors in India
Academic Article Changes in Overall Diet Quality and Subsequent Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Three U.S. Prospective Cohorts.
Academic Article Diet Quality and Its Association with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Vary by Hispanic and Latino Ethnic Background in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.
Academic Article Systems Epidemiology: A New Direction in Nutrition and Metabolic Disease Research.
Academic Article U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
Academic Article Dairy fat and risk of cardiovascular disease in 3 cohorts of US adults.
Academic Article Total and regional adiposity measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and mortality in NHANES 1999-2006.
Academic Article Revisions to the Nutrition Facts Label-Reply.
Academic Article Alignment of Healthy Dietary Patterns and Environmental Sustainability: A Systematic Review.
Academic Article One (small) step towards precision nutrition by use of metabolomics.
Academic Article Exposure to the Chinese Famine in Childhood Increases Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Adults.
Academic Article Maternal dietary intakes of refined grains during pregnancy and growth through the first 7 y of life among children born to women with gestational diabetes.
Academic Article Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy, and offspring growth through 7 years of age: a prospective cohort study.
Academic Article Dietary Fat and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Recent Controversies and Advances.
Academic Article Health Insurance In China: After Declining In The 1990s, Coverage Rates Rebounded To Near-Universal Levels By 2011.
Academic Article A healthy approach to dietary fats: understanding the science and taking action to reduce consumer confusion.
Academic Article Prepregnancy habitual intake of vitamin D from diet and supplements in relation to risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study.
Academic Article Time Trends of Dietary and Lifestyle Factors and Their Potential Impact on Diabetes Burden in China.
Academic Article Use of Metabolomics in Improving Assessment of Dietary Intake.
Academic Article Development and validation of anthropometric prediction equations for lean body mass, fat mass and percent fat in adults using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2006.
Academic Article Association of Dietary Inflammatory Potential With Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men and Women.
Academic Article International food group-based diet quality and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women.
Academic Article Precision nutrition for prevention and management of type 2 diabetes.
Academic Article Association between plasma trans-fatty acid concentrations and diabetes in a nationally representative sample of US adults.
Academic Article Plant-based diets and cardiovascular health.
Academic Article Associations between height and blood pressure in the United States population.
Academic Article Meat Cooking Methods and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Prospective Cohort Studies.
Academic Article Carbohydrate quality and quantity and risk of coronary heart disease among US women and men.
Academic Article Monounsaturated fats from plant and animal sources in relation to risk of coronary heart disease among US men and women.
Academic Article Metabolomics-Based Dietary Biomarkers in Nutritional Epidemiology-Current Status and Future Opportunities.
Academic Article Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Factors on Life Expectancies in the US Population.
Academic Article Perspective: Are Large, Simple Trials the Solution for Nutrition Research?
Academic Article Comparison of the association of predicted fat mass, body mass index, and other obesity indicators with type 2 diabetes risk: two large prospective studies in US men and women.
Academic Article Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages and Cardiometabolic Health: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association.
Academic Article Current and Future Landscape of Nutritional Epidemiologic Research.
Academic Article Inverse Association between Organic Food Purchase and Diabetes Mellitus in US Adults.
Academic Article Prepregnancy Habitual Intakes of Total, Supplemental, and Food Folate and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Academic Article Nutritional Strategies for Prevention and Management of Diabetes: Consensus and Uncertainties.
Academic Article Global Improvement in Dietary Quality Could Lead to Substantial Reduction in Premature Death.
Academic Article Nutrition and Epigenetics: Influencing Health Trajectories.
Academic Article Research digest: reshaping the gut microbiota.
Academic Article Trends in Dietary Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat Intake and Diet Quality Among US Adults, 1999-2016.
Academic Article Plant-Based Diets for Personal, Population, and Planetary Health.
Award or Honor Receipt Boyd Orr Trust Fund Lecturer, The Nutrition Society, UK-Ireland
Grant Lifestyle Interventions, metabolites, microbiome, and diabetes risk
Academic Article Grading nutrition evidence: where to go from here?
Grant Dietary Biomarkers Development Center at Harvard University
Academic Article Metabolomics Meets Nutritional Epidemiology: Harnessing the Potential in Metabolomics Data.
Academic Article Application of the Global Diet Quality Score in Chinese Adults to Evaluate the Double Burden of Nutrient Inadequacy and Metabolic Syndrome.
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