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profileCara B. Ebbeling, D.Phil.

TitleAssociate Professor of Pediatrics
InstitutionBoston Children's Hospital
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressChildren's Hospital
(Au307)
300 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/355-2379
Fax617/730-0183
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K01DK062237     (EBBELING, CARA B)Aug 15, 2002 - Jun 30, 2005
NIH/NIDDK
Motivating Obese Adolescents to Reduce Risk for Diabetes
Role: Principal Investigator

M01RR002172     (MANDELL, JAMES WILLIAM)Jan 1, 1983 - Mar 31, 2009
NIH/NCRR
General Clinical Research Center
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Hron BM, Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Relationship of insulin dynamics to body composition and resting energy expenditure following weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Nov; 23(11):2216-22. PMID: 26373701; PMCID: PMC4633340 [Available on 11/01/16].
  2. French SA, Sherwood NE, JaKa MM, Haapala JL, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Physical changes in the home environment to reduce television viewing and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among 5- to 12-year-old children: a randomized pilot study. Pediatr Obes. 2016 Oct; 11(5):e12-5. PMID: 26317968.
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  3. Wong JM, Gallagher M, Gooding H, Feldman HA, Gordon CM, Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. A randomized pilot study of dietary treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents. Pediatr Obes. 2016 Jun; 11(3):210-20. PMID: 26132306.
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  4. Heymsfield SB, Ebbeling CB, Zheng J, Pietrobelli A, Strauss BJ, Silva AM, Ludwig DS. Multi-component molecular-level body composition reference methods: evolving concepts and future directions. Obes Rev. 2015 Apr; 16(4):282-94. PMID: 25645009; PMCID: PMC4464774.
  5. Ebbeling CB. Sugar-sweetened beverages and body weight. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2014 Feb; 25(1):1-7. PMID: 24345986.
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  6. Lennerz BS, Alsop DC, Holsen LM, Stern E, Rojas R, Ebbeling CB, Goldstein JM, Ludwig DS. Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep; 98(3):641-7. PMID: 23803881; PMCID: PMC3743729.
  7. Ramon-Krauel M, Salsberg SL, Ebbeling CB, Voss SD, Mulkern RV, Apura MM, Cooke EA, Sarao K, Jonas MM, Ludwig DS. A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children. Child Obes. 2013 Jun; 9(3):252-60. PMID: 23705885; PMCID: PMC3675832.
  8. Walsh CO, Ebbeling CB, Swain JF, Markowitz RL, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenance. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58172. PMID: 23483989; PMCID: PMC3590159.
  9. Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Sugar-sweetened beverages, genetic risk, and obesity. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 17; 368(3):287. PMID: 23330174.
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  10. Mirza NM, Palmer MG, Sinclair KB, McCarter R, He J, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS, Yanovski JA. Effects of a low glycemic load or a low-fat dietary intervention on body weight in obese Hispanic American children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Feb; 97(2):276-85. PMID: 23255569; PMCID: PMC3545680.
  11. Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Chomitz VR, Antonelli TA, Gortmaker SL, Osganian SK, Ludwig DS. A randomized trial of sugar-sweetened beverages and adolescent body weight. N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 11; 367(15):1407-16. PMID: 22998339; PMCID: PMC3494993.
  12. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Livingston EH. Surgical vs lifestyle treatment for type 2 diabetes. JAMA. 2012 Sep 12; 308(10):981-2. PMID: 22968885.
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  13. Ebbeling CB, Swain JF, Feldman HA, Wong WW, Hachey DL, Garcia-Lago E, Ludwig DS. Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance. JAMA. 2012 Jun 27; 307(24):2627-34. PMID: 22735432; PMCID: PMC3564212.
  14. Nagler EM, Pednekar MS, Viswanath K, Sinha DN, Aghi MB, Pischke CR, Ebbeling CB, Lando HA, Gupta PC, Sorensen GC. Designing in the social context: using the social contextual model of health behavior change to develop a tobacco control intervention for teachers in India. Health Educ Res. 2013 Feb; 28(1):113-29. PMID: 22669010; PMCID: PMC3549584.
  15. Fabricatore AN, Ebbeling CB, Wadden TA, Ludwig DS. Continuous glucose monitoring to assess the ecologic validity of dietary glycemic index and glycemic load. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Dec; 94(6):1519-24. PMID: 22071699; PMCID: PMC3252549.
  16. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Weight-loss maintenance--mind over matter? N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 25; 363(22):2159-61. PMID: 21105799.
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  17. Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Pediatric obesity prevention initiatives: more questions than answers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Nov; 164(11):1067-9. PMID: 21041601.
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  18. Rhodes ET, Pawlak DB, Takoudes TC, Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Lovesky MM, Cooke EA, Leidig MM, Ludwig DS. Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1306-15. PMID: 20962162; PMCID: PMC2980957.
  19. Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Quintiliani L, Ebbeling C, Nagler E, Yang M, Pereira L, Wallace L. Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Dec; 21(12):2113-22. PMID: 20725775; PMCID: PMC3275135.
  20. Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Nutritively sweetened beverages and obesity. JAMA. 2009 Jun 3; 301(21):2209-10; author reply 2210-1. PMID: 19491179.
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  21. Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Tracking pediatric obesity: an index of uncertainty? JAMA. 2008 May 28; 299(20):2442-3. PMID: 18505955.
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  22. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Weighing the data in studies of the glycaemic index. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Jul; 32(7):1190. PMID: 18071339.
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  23. Miller SL, Gaine PC, Maresh CM, Armstrong LE, Ebbeling CB, Lamont LS, Rodriguez NR. The effects of nutritional supplementation throughout an endurance run on leucine kinetics during recovery. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2007 Oct; 17(5):456-67. PMID: 18046055.
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  24. Ebbeling CB, Pearson MN, Sorensen G, Levine RA, Hebert JR, Salkeld JA, Peterson KE. Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income. Health Promot Pract. 2007 Jan; 8(1):50-9. PMID: 16840768.
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  25. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Overweight children and adolescents. N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 8; 353(10):1070-1; author reply 1070-1. PMID: 16148299.
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  26. Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Sinclair KB, Seger-Shippee LG, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 May; 81(5):976-82. PMID: 15883418.
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  27. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. Hard facts about soft drinks. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Mar; 158(3):290; author reply 290. PMID: 14993091.
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  28. Bowman SA, Gortmaker SL, Ebbeling CB, Pereira MA, Ludwig DS. Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey. Pediatrics. 2004 Jan; 113(1 Pt 1):112-8. PMID: 14702458.
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  29. Hebert JR, Patterson RE, Gorfine M, Ebbeling CB, St Jeor ST, Chlebowski RT. Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiative. Ann Epidemiol. 2003 Oct; 13(9):629-37. PMID: 14732302.
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  30. Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Sinclair KB, Hangen JP, Ludwig DS. A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesity. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Aug; 157(8):773-9. PMID: 12912783.
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  31. Pawlak DB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesity. Obes Rev. 2003 Feb; 4(1):73-4. PMID: 12608528.
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  32. Miller SL, Maresh CM, Armstrong LE, Ebbeling CB, Lennon S, Rodriguez NR. Metabolic response to provision of mixed protein-carbohydrate supplementation during endurance exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2002 Dec; 12(4):384-97. PMID: 12500983.
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  33. Pereira MA, Ebbeling CB, Pawlak DB, Leidig MM, Ludwig DS. In search of a lifestyle prescription to control body weight. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Nov; 76(5):1140-1; author reply 1141-2. PMID: 12399293.
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  34. Pawlak DB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low-glycaemic index diet? Yes. Obes Rev. 2002 Nov; 3(4):235-43. PMID: 12458970.
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  35. Goldfine AB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Antegrade intravenous catheterization for metabolic studies in man. Diabetologia. 2002 Dec; 45(12):1742-3. PMID: 12552368.
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  36. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Pereira MA, Pawlak DB. A physiological basis for disparities in diabetes and heart disease risk among racial and ethnic groups. J Nutr. 2002 Sep; 132(9):2492-3. PMID: 12221199.
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  37. Ebbeling CB, Pawlak DB, Ludwig DS. Childhood obesity: public-health crisis, common sense cure. Lancet. 2002 Aug 10; 360(9331):473-82. PMID: 12241736.
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  38. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children: primary care and public health considerations. JAMA. 2001 Sep 26; 286(12):1427-30. PMID: 11572718.
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  39. Matthews CE, Hebert JR, Freedson PS, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS. Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels in the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 May 15; 153(10):987-95. PMID: 11384955.
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  40. Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Olendzki BC, Hurley TG, Ma Y, Saal N, Ockene JK, Clemow L. Change in women's diet and body mass following intensive intervention for early-stage breast cancer. J Am Diet Assoc. 2001 Apr; 101(4):421-31. PMID: 11320947.
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  41. Matthews CE, Freedson PS, Hebert JR, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Rosal MC, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS. Seasonal variation in household, occupational, and leisure time physical activity: longitudinal analyses from the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15; 153(2):172-83. PMID: 11159163.
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  42. Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Treating obesity in youth: should dietary glycemic load be a consideration? Adv Pediatr. 2001; 48:179-212. PMID: 11480757.
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  43. Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS, Ma Y, Rider L, Merriam PA, Ockene JK, Saperia GM. A dietitian-delivered group nutrition program leads to reductions in dietary fat, serum cholesterol, and body weight: the Worcester Area Trial for Counseling in Hyperlipidemia (WATCH). J Am Diet Assoc. 1999 May; 99(5):544-52. PMID: 10333775.
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  44. Ebbeling CB, Rodriguez NR. Effects of exercise combined with diet therapy on protein utilization in obese children. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1999 Mar; 31(3):378-85. PMID: 10188741.
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  45. Ebbeling CB, Rodriguez NR. Effects of reduced energy intake on protein utilization in obese children. Metabolism. 1998 Dec; 47(12):1434-9. PMID: 9867070.
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  46. Brown DR, Wang Y, Ward A, Ebbeling CB, Fortlage L, Puleo E, Benson H, Rippe JM. Chronic psychological effects of exercise and exercise plus cognitive strategies. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1995 May; 27(5):765-75. PMID: 7674883.
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  47. Widrick J, Ward A, Ebbeling C, Clemente E, Rippe JM. Treadmill validation of an over-ground walking test to predict peak oxygen consumption. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1992; 64(4):304-8. PMID: 1592054.
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  48. Ebbeling CB, Ward A, Puleo EM, Widrick J, Rippe JM. Development of a single-stage submaximal treadmill walking test. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1991 Aug; 23(8):966-73. PMID: 1956273.
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  49. Ebbeling CB, Clarkson PM. Muscle adaptation prior to recovery following eccentric exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1990; 60(1):26-31. PMID: 2311590.
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  50. Porcari JP, Ebbeling CB, Ward A, Freedson PS, Rippe JM. Walking for exercise testing and training. Sports Med. 1989 Oct; 8(4):189-200. PMID: 2692115.
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  51. Ebbeling CB, Clarkson PM. Exercise-induced muscle damage and adaptation. Sports Med. 1989 Apr; 7(4):207-34. PMID: 2657962.
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  52. Clarkson PM, Ebbeling C. Investigation of serum creatine kinase variability after muscle-damaging exercise. Clin Sci (Lond). 1988 Sep; 75(3):257-61. PMID: 3416560.
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  53. Ebbeling CB, Garcia-Lago E, Leidig MM, Seger-Shippee LG, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intake. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):869-75. PMID: 17473086.
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  54. Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Chomitz VR, Ellenbogen SJ, Ludwig DS. Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot study. Pediatrics. 2006 Mar; 117(3):673-80. PMID: 16510646.
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  55. Botero D, Ebbeling CB, Blumberg JB, Ribaya-Mercado JD, Creager MA, Swain JF, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Sep; 17(9):1664-70. PMID: 19543205; PMCID: PMC2752149.
  56. Rosal MC, Ebbeling CB, Lofgren I, Ockene JK, Ockene IS, Hebert JR. Facilitating dietary change: the patient-centered counseling model. J Am Diet Assoc. 2001 Mar; 101(3):332-41. PMID: 11269614.
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  57. Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Ebbeling CB, Thomas JG, Stallings VA, Schwartz S, Ludwig DS. Targeting dietary fat or glycemic load in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Apr; 92(1):37-45. PMID: 21208675; PMCID: PMC3079199.
  58. Rhodes ET, Ebbeling CB, Meyers AF, Bayerl CT, Ooi WL, Bettencourt MF, Ludwig DS. Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jul; 46(6):491-504. PMID: 17579101.
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  59. Nagler EM, Viswanath K, Ebbeling CB, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G. Correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers and motor freight workers. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Apr; 24(4):637-47. PMID: 22729935; PMCID: PMC3784996.
  60. Quintiliani LM, Stoddard AM, Ebbeling CB, Pereira LK, Sorensen G. Associations of diet behaviours and intention to eat healthily with tobacco use among motor freight workers. Public Health. 2009 Aug; 123(8):565-7. PMID: 19646722.
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  61. Albala C, Ebbeling CB, Cifuentes M, Lera L, Bustos N, Ludwig DS. Effects of replacing the habitual consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with milk in Chilean children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Sep; 88(3):605-11. PMID: 18779274; PMCID: PMC2583441.
  62. Mirza NM, Klein CJ, Palmer MG, McCarter R, He J, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS, Yanovski JA. Effects of high and low glycemic load meals on energy intake, satiety and hunger in obese Hispanic-American youth. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e523-31. PMID: 21309658; PMCID: PMC3128645.
  63. Hebert JR, Gupta PC, Mehta H, Ebbeling CB, Bhonsle RR, Varghese F. Sources of variability in dietary intake in two distinct regions of rural India: implications for nutrition study design and interpretation. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2000 Jun; 54(6):479-86. PMID: 10878649.
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  64. Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Feldman HA, Lovesky MM, Ludwig DS. Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2007 May 16; 297(19):2092-102. PMID: 17507345.
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  65. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Raising the bar on the low-carbohydrate diet. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Nov; 104(5):1487-1488. PMID: 27802995.
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  66. Fleischman A, Hourigan SE, Lyon HN, Landry MG, Reynolds J, Steltz SK, Robinson L, Keating S, Feldman HA, Antonelli RC, Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. Creating an integrated care model for childhood obesity: a randomized pilot study utilizing telehealth in a community primary care setting. Clin Obes. 2016 Nov 14. PMID: 27863024.
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  67. Ebbeling CB, Antonelli RC. Primary care interventions for pediatric obesity: need for an integrated approach. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr; 135(4):757-8. PMID: 25825541.
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  68. de Ferranti SD, Milliren CE, Denhoff ER, Quinn N, Osganian SK, Feldman HA, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS. Providing food to treat adolescents at risk for cardiovascular disease. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Oct; 23(10):2109-17. PMID: 26337820; PMCID: PMC4586898 [Available on 10/01/16].
  69. Adams SA, Matthews CE, Ebbeling CB, Moore CG, Cunningham JE, Fulton J, Hebert JR. The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity. Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Feb 15; 161(4):389-98. PMID: 15692083; PMCID: PMC2958515.
  70. Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Matthews CE, Hurley TG, MA Y, Druker S, Clemow L. Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water. Ann Epidemiol. 2002 Nov; 12(8):577-86. PMID: 12495831.
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  71. Lesser LI, Ebbeling CB, Goozner M, Wypij D, Ludwig DS. Relationship between funding source and conclusion among nutrition-related scientific articles. PLoS Med. 2007 Jan; 4(1):e5. PMID: 17214504; PMCID: PMC1764435.
  72. Buxton OM, Quintiliani LM, Yang MH, Ebbeling CB, Stoddard AM, Pereira LK, Sorensen G. Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers. Am J Public Health. 2009 Nov; 99 Suppl 3:S636-43. PMID: 19890169; PMCID: PMC2774168.
  73. Ebbeling CB, Sinclair KB, Pereira MA, Garcia-Lago E, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescents. JAMA. 2004 Jun 16; 291(23):2828-33. PMID: 15199032.
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  74. Pereira MA, Kartashov AI, Ebbeling CB, Van Horn L, Slattery ML, Jacobs DR, Ludwig DS. Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis. Lancet. 2005 Jan 1-7; 365(9453):36-42. PMID: 15639678.
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