Alliance for Potato Research & Education

Changes in Intake of Fruits and Vegetables and Weight Change in United States Men and Women Followed for Up to 24 Years: Analysis from Three Prospective Cohort Studies

Sep 22, 2015 Bertoia ML, Mukamal KJ, Cahill LE, Hou T, Ludwig DS, Mozaffarian D, et al.

Obesity and Weight Gain Fruits/Vegetables

View the study published in PLOS Medicine [2015 September 22. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001878].

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Anthocyanin-Containing Purple-Fleshed Potatoes Suppress Colon Tumorigenesis via Elimination of Colon Cancer Stem Cells

Aug 14, 2015 Charepalli V, Reddivari L, Radhakrishnan S, Vadde R, Agarwal R, Vanamala JK

Gastrointestinal Health Resistant Starch

View the abstract of the study published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry [2015 August 14;PII:S0955-2863(15)00199-0. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2015.08.005].

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Scientific Opinion on Acrylamide in Food

Jun 01, 2015 EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

Food Safety

View the report published in EFSA Journal [2015;13(6):4104].

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Which Foods May Be Addictive? The Roles of Processing, Fat Content, and Glycemic Load

Feb 18, 2015 Schulte EM, Avena NM, Gearhardt AN

Obesity and Weight Gain

View the study published in PLOS One [2015 February 18;10(2):e0117959. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117959].

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Substituting Palm Oil for Trans Fat

Jul 01, 2014 Conlon BA, Colpaart AM

Fats and Oils

The FDA’s proposal to ban trans fat has increased demand for palm oil, but is palm oil a good alternative for human health and the environment?

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French Fried Potatoes: Research and Resources

May 12, 2014

Nutrition and Nutrients Fats and Oils

This toolkit contains consolidated information about French fry nutrition and consumption from the scientific literature and the APRE website.

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Draft Guidance for Industry: Acrylamide in Foods

Nov 01, 2013 U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Food Safety

This guidance provides information to help growers, manufacturers, and food service operators reduce acrylamide in certain foods.

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APRE Immersion Day Recap Report

Oct 29, 2013

Dietary Guidance/Patterns Nutrition and Nutrients Fats and Oils

This report contains a summary of the activities that took place during APRE's Potato Immersion Day as well as evaluations and feedback provided by the participants.

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Precision Health Economics (PHE) Think Tank: Exploring the Science of Food Policy

Jun 21, 2013

Obesity and Weight Gain At-Risk Populations/Subgroups Fruits/Vegetables

View the research brief developed for the PHE Think Tank that took place on June 21, 2013 in Alexandria, VA.

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Highlights of the First Public Meeting of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC)

Jun 18, 2013 Storey M

Dietary Guidance/Patterns

The 15-member 2015 DGAC met for the first of five public meetings on June 13-14, 2013. The federal government will use the report submitted by the 2015 DGAC to write the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).

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The OmniCarb Controlled Feeding Trial

Mar 21, 2013 Sacks F, Appel L, Copeland T, Gallagher J, Carrington C, Swain J, et al.

Cardiovascular Health/Disease

Data presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (EPI/NPAM) 2013 Scientific Sessions show no association between types of carbohydrates consumed and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in four DASH-type diets.

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Lower-Calorie Foods: It’s Just Good Business

Feb 01, 2013 Hudson Institute

Obesity and Weight Gain

This report contains an analysis of restaurant servings, traffic, and sales trends to determine if emphasizing lower-calorie foods and beverages could improve restaurant sales performance.

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Science Souring on Sugar

Jan 18, 2013 Willett WC, Ludwig DS

Obesity and Weight Gain

View the editorial published in BMJ [2013 January;346:e8077].

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Nutrition and Childhood Obesity Science

Jul 24, 2012 U.S. Department of Agriculture

Children and Adolescents Obesity and Weight Gain

The Nutrition and Childhood Obesity Science White Paper is a window into the multi-faceted, long-term USDA research strategy that has farm-to-fork implications for the potato industry.

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Effects of Dietary Composition on Energy Expenditure During Weight-Loss Maintenance

Jun 27, 2012 Ebbeling CB, Swain JF, Feldman HA, Wong WW, Hachey DL, Garcia-Lago E, et al.

View the study published in Journal of the American Medical Association [2012 June:307(24):2627-2634].

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What Role Do Food and Beverage Prices Have in Childhood Obesity?

Jun 04, 2012 Todd, JE

Children and Adolescents Obesity and Weight Gain

The USDA Economics Research Service found that a 10% increase in the price of starchy vegetables lowered the BMI of children by 0.3% over a year.

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What Would Batman Eat? Priming Children to Make Healthier Fast Food Choices

Apr 01, 2012 Wansink B, Shimizu M, Camps G

Children and Adolescents Obesity and Weight Gain

View the study published in Pediatric Obesity [2012 April;7(2):121-123].

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Changes in Diet and Lifestyle and Long-Term Weight Gain in Women and Men

Jun 23, 2011 Mozaffarian D, Hao T, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Hu FB

Obesity and Weight Gain

View the study published in New England Journal of Medicine [2011 June;364(25):2392-2404].

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