Publications

Breakfast Quality of Preschool-aged Canadian Children

Erin K Smith, Rebecca Lewis, Andrea C Buchholz, Jess Haines, David W L Ma, Alison M Duncan. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.  2022 Aug 25; 1-4. Online ahead of print.  

Comparing the perceptions and opinions of the 2007 and 2019 Canada’s food guides among parents of young children

Alyssa Ramuscak, David WL Ma, Laura E Forbes, Alison M Duncan, Adam Sadowksi and Jess Haines on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study.  Frontiers in Public Health, 2022, 10.

The use of accelerometers in young children: a methodological scoping review

Becky Breau, Hannah J Coyle-Asbil and Lori Vallis.  Human Kinetics, 2022 July 20.  Online ahead of print.

Cheese intake is inversely associated with LDL cholesterol in young children

Justin Sheremeta, David ML Ma, Jess Haines, Alison M Duncan, Gerarda Darlington, Genevieve Newton, Andrea C Buchholz and the Guelph Family Health Study. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2022 May 3:1-4. Epub ahead of print.

Non-nutritive sweetener intake is low in pre-school-aged children in the Guelph Family Health Study

Anisha Mahajan, Jess Haines, Alex Carriero, Jamie L Hogan, Jessica Yu, Andrea C Buchholz, Alison M Duncan, Gerarda Darlington, David WL Ma and behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study.  Nutrients, 2022, 14(10), 2091.

Intakes of PUFA are Low in Preschool-aged Children in the Guelph Family Health Study Pilot Cohort

Jessie Burns, Julia Mirotta, Alison M Duncan, Gerarda Darlington, Jess Haines, Nitin Shivappa, James R Hebert, David WL Ma and the Guelph Family Health Study.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2022. Anisha Mahajan, Jess Haines, Alex Carriero, Jamie L Hogan, Jessica Yu, Andrea C Buchholz, Alison M Duncan, Gerarda Darlington, David WL Ma and behalf…

Examining the ability of two Actigraph models to detect and discriminate between low frequency movements

Hannah Coyle-Asbil, Janik Habegger, Michele Oliver, Lori Ann Vallis. IEEE Sensors Journal, 22(7), 6378-6386.

Comparison of different signal processing methodologies and their impact on the range of acceleration amplitudes experienced by preschool-aged children

Hannah Coyle-Asbil, David WL Ma and Lori Ann Vallis. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.  Online ahead of print.

Impact of COVID-19 on food waste behaviour of families: Results from household waste composition audits

Amar Laila, Mike von Massow, Maggie Bain, Kate Parizeau and Jess Haines.  Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.  Online ahead of print.

Assessing food and nutrition literacy in children and adolescents: A systematic review of existing tools

Nicholas Carroll, Maude Perreault, David WL, Jess Haines. Public Health Nutrition, Volume 25, Issue 4, April 2022, pp. 850-865.    

Dietary sugar intake among preschool-aged children: a cross-sectional study

Anisha Mahajan, Jessica Yu, Jaimie L Hogan, Kira Jewell, Alex Carriero, Angela Annis, Adam Sadowski, Gerarda Darlington, Andrea C Buchholz, Alison M Duncan, Jess Haines and David WL Ma for the Guelph Family Health Study.  CMAJ Open, 2021, 9(3).

Child involvement in meal preparation and grocery shopping is associated with lower levels of food fussiness among young children

Julia Broad, LE Forbes, Gerarda Darlington, David WL Ma & Jess Haines.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2021. Online ahead of print.  

Association between accelerometer and parental reported weekend and weekday sleeping patterns and adiposity among preschool-aged children

Bridget Coyle-Asbil, Hannah J. Coyle-Asbil, David W.L. Ma, Jess Haines & Lori Ann Vallis. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour. 2021. Advance online publication.

Perceptions of the 2019 Canada’s Food Guide: a qualitative study with parents from southwestern Ontario

Ana Carolina Barco Leme, Amar Laila, Sophia Hour, Regina Mara Fisberg, David W.L. Ma, Mauro Fisberg & Jess  Haines. Applied Physiology, Nutrition Metabolism. 2021. Online ahead of print.

Association of individual motor ability performance and physical activity in preschool aged children

Becky Breau, Berit Brandes, Marvin N. Wright, Christoph Buck, Lori Ann Vallis & Mirko Brandes. Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour. 2021.  Online ahead of print.

Associations between family-based stress and dietary inflammation potential among families with preschool-aged children

Valerie Hruska, Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Alison M. Duncan, Jess Haines and David W.L. Ma on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients, 2021,13(5), 1464.

Diet quality of Canadian preschool children: associations with socio-demographic characteristics

Ana Carolina Leme, Dabrowka Muszynski, Julia Mirotta, Nicholas Carroll, Jaimie L. Hogan, Kira Jewell, Jessica Yu, Regina Mara Fisberg, Alison M Duncan, David W.L. Ma & Jess Haines. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. 2021, 82(3). 

Adherence to food-based dietary guidelines: a systemic review of high-income and low- and middle-income countries

Ana Caroline B. Leme, Sophia Hou, Regina Mara Fisberg, Mauro Fisberg, Jess Haines.  Nutrients, 2021, 13(3), 1038.    

Associations between co-parenting quality and food parenting practices among mothers and fathers in the Guelph Family Health Study

Sabrina Douglas, Gerarda Darlington, John Beaton, Kirsten Davison, Jess Haines and on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients, 2021,13(3),750.

Transitioning a home-based, motivational interviewing intervention among families to remote delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic: key lessons learned

Lisa Tang, Julia Broad, Rebecca Lewis, David M, Jess Haines and on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study.  Patient Education and Counseling, 2021, 104(9), 2286-2291.

Barriers and facilitators of household provision of dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives in families with preschool-aged children

Amar Laila, Nicole Topakas, Emily Farr, Jess Haines, David WL Ma, Genevieve Newton, Andrea C Buchholz. Public Health Nutrition, 2021 Feb 19; 1-13.

Food skills: associations with diet quality and food waste among Canadian parents

Nicholas Carroll, Adam Sadowski, Kate Parizeau, Michael von Massow, Angela Wallace, Kira Jewell, David WL Ma, Andrea C Buchholz, Alison M Duncan, Brianne Chan, Jess Haines. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2020, 000:1-9.

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in sweet, fat, umami, salt, bitter and sour taste receptor genes are associated with gustatory function and taste preferences in young adults

Elie Chamoun, Angel S Liu, Lisa M Duizer, Zeny Feng, Gerarda Darlington, Alison M Duncan, Jess Haines, David WL Ma. Nutrition Research, 2021, 85:40-46.

Examining the effects of applying ActiGraph low-frequency extension feature to analyze the sleeping behaviours of preschool-aged children

Hannah J Coyle-Asbil, Becky Breau, David WL Ma, Jess Haines, Lori Vallis.  Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 2020, 45(12):1396-1399.

The impact of COVID-19 on health behavior, stress, financial and food security among middle to high income Canadian families with young children

Nicholas Carroll, Adam Sadowski, Amar Laila, Valerie Hruska, Madeline Nixon, David W.L. Ma, Jess Haines, on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients, 2020, 12(8), 2352.

Parent stress as a consideration in childhood obesity prevention: results from the Guelph Family Health Study, a pilot randomized controlled trial

Valerie Hruska, Gerarda Darlington, Jess Haines, David W.L. Ma, on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients, 2020, 12(6), 1835.

Association between diet quality and food waste in Canadian families: a cross-sectional study

Nicholas Carroll, Angela Wallace, Kira Jewell, Gerarda Darlington, David W.L. Ma, Alison M. Duncan, Kate Parizeau, Michael von Massow, Jess Haines. Nutrition Journal, 2020,19(1), 1-8.

Dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives purchasing habits of Guelph-based families with preschool-aged children

Amar Laila, Gerarda Darlington, Alison M. Duncan, Jess Haines, David W.L. Ma, Michael Von Massow, Angela Wallace, Genevieve Newton, Andrea C. Buccholz. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. 2020, 1-3.

Parenting under pressure: stress is associated with mothers’ and fathers’ media parenting practices in Canada

Lisa Tang, Valerie Hruska, David W.L. Ma, Jess Haines on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Journal of Children and Media. 2020, 1-16.

Stress is associated with adiposity in parents of young children

Valerie Hruska, Tory Ambrose, Gerarda Darlington,  David W. L. Ma, Jess Haines, Andrea C. Buchholz on behalf of The Guelph Family Health Study.  Obesity, 2020, 0, 1-5.

Valuing the multiple impacts of household food waste

Michael von Massow, Kate Parizeau, Monica Gallant, Mark Wickson, Jess Haines, David Ma, David, Angela Wallace, Nicholas Carroll, Alison Duncan. Frontiers in Nutrition, 2019, 6:143.    

Associations between family meal context and diet quality among preschool-aged children in the Guelph Family Health Study

Sarah Wedde, Jess Haines, David WL Ma, Alison Duncan, Gerarda Darlington.  Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 2019.

Motivational interviewing with families in the home environment

Carley O’Kane, Jennifer D. Irwin, Don Morrow, Lisa Tang, Samantha Wong, Andrea C. Buchholz, David W.L. Ma, Jess Haines and on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study.  Patient Education and Counseling.  2019, 102 (2073-2080).

A randomized home-based childhood obesity prevention pilot intervention has favourable effects on parental body composition: preliminary evidence from the Guelph Family Health Study

Owen Krystia, Tory Ambrose, Gerarda Darlington, David Ma, Andrea Buchholz, Jess Haines; on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. BMC Obesity, 2019, 6:10.

Interventions aimed at increasing dairy and/or calcium consumption of preschool-aged children: a systematic literature review

Victoria Srbely, Imtisal Janjua, Andrea C Buchholz, Genevieve Newton.  Nutrients, 2019, 11 (4), 714.

Mothers’ and fathers’ media parenting practices associated with young children’s screen-time: a cross-sectional study

Lisa Tang, Gerarda Darlington, David W L Ma, Jess Haines and the Guelph Family Health Study. BMC Obesity, 2018, 5(37).

Putting family into family-based obesity prevention: enhancing participant engagement through a novel integrated knowledge translation strategy

Kathryn Walton, Tory Ambrose, Angela Annis, David WL. Ma, Jess Haines and Guelph Family Health Study Family Advisory Council; on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2018, 18:126.

The relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms in taste receptor genes, taste function and dietary intake in preschool-aged children and adults in the Guelph Family Health Study

Elie Chamoun, Nicholas A. Carroll, Lisa M. Duizer, Wenjuan Q, Zeny Feng, Gerarda Darlington, Alison M. Duncan, Jess Haines, David W.L. Ma, and the Guelph Family Health Study. Nutrients, 2018, 10(8): 990.

The forgotten parent: fathers’ representation in family interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Davison KK, Kitos N, Aftosmes-Tobio A, Ash T, Agaronov A, Sepulveda M, Haines J. Preventative Medicine, 2018, 111:170-176

Guelph Family Health Study pilot study of a home-based obesity prevention intervention

Haines J, Douglas S, Mirotta JA, O’Kane C, Breau R, Walton K, Krystia O, Chamoun E, Annis A, Darlington GA, Buchholz AC, Duncan AM, Vallis LA, Spriet LL, Mutch DM, Brauer P, Allen-Vercoe E, Taveras EM, Ma DWL on behalf of the Guelph Family Health Study. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2018 April 25 (Epub ahead of print)