• Assessment of Dietary Choline Intake, Contributing Food Items, and Associations with One-Carbon and Lipid Metabolites in Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults: The Hordaland Health Study 

      Van Parys, Anthea; Lysne, Vegard; Dierkes, Jutta; Nygård, Ottar Kjell; Øyen, Jannike; Vinknes, Kathrine Jørgensen; Karlsson, Therese; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Tell, Grethe S.; Ueland, Per Magne; Brække, Maria Sandvik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Choline is an essential nutrient for humans and is involved in various physiologic functions. Through its metabolite betaine, it is closely connected to the one-carbon metabolism, and the fat-soluble choline ...
    • Association of dietary vitamin K and risk of coronary heart disease in middle-age adults: the Hordaland Health Study Cohort 

      Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Egeland, Grace M.; Nygård, Ottar; Vinknes, Kathrine; Sulo, Gerhard; Lysne, Vegard; Igland, Jannicke; Tell, Grethe S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: The role of vitamin K in the regulation of vascular calcification is established. However, the association of dietary vitamins K1 and K2 with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is inconclusive. Design: ...
    • The Association of Meat Intake With All-Cause Mortality and Acute Myocardial Infarction Is Age-Dependent in Patients With Stable Angina Pectoris 

      Matre, Åslaug Oddsdatter; Van Parys, Anthea; Olsen, Thomas; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Baravelli, Carl Michael; Nygård, Ottar; Dierkes, Jutta; Lysne, Vegard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Red and processed meat intake have been associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality, and a restricted intake is encouraged in patients with cardiovascular disease. However, evidence on the association ...
    • Diet, weight change, coronary heart disease and death : The Hordaland Health Studies 

      Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan (Doctoral thesis, 2021-06-03)
      Background: While nutritional status is considered important in preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) and early mortality, there are numerous nutritional topics needing closer scrutiny. For example, it is unclear to what ...
    • Factors associated with increase in blood pressure and incident hypertension in early midlife: the Hordaland Health Study 

      Kringeland, Ester Anne; Tell, Grethe S.; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Igland, Jannicke; Gerdts, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose: We aimed to identify sex-specific factors associated with increase in blood pressure (BP) and incident hypertension in early midlife. Materials and methods: 2,008 women and 1,610 men aged 40-43 years were ...
    • Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants 

      Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Zhou, Bin; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Bentham, James; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Turilli, Maria L.C.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grete S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Bennett, James E.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Taddei, Cristina; Bixby, Honor; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Danaei, Goodarz; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Kengne, Andre P; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Malekzadeh, Reza; Miranda, Jaime; Moon, Jin Soo; Popovic, Stevo; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Soric, Maroje; Starc, Gregor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which ...
    • Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight 

      Iurilli, Maria Laura Caminia; Zhou, Bin; Bennett, James E.; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Bixby, Honor; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Taddei, Cristina; Danaei, Goodarz; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Riley, Leanne M.; Savin, Stefan; Cowan, Melanie J.; Bovet, Pascal; Damasceno, Albertino Antonio Moura; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Jackson, Rod T.; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Liu, Jing; Miranda, J. Jaime; Saidi, Olfa; Sebert, Sylvain; Sorić, Maroje; Starc, Gregor; Gregg, Edward W.; Abarca-Gómez, Leandra; Abdeen, Ziad A.; Abdrakhmanova, Shynar; Ghaffar, Suhaila Abdul; Rahim, Hanan Abdul; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M.; Garba, Jamila Abubakar; Acosta-Cazares, Benjamin; Adams, Robert J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Afsana, Kaosar; Afzal, Shoaib; Agdeppa, Imelda A.; Aghazadeh-Attari, Javad; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A.; Agyemang, Charles; Ahmad, Mohamad Hasnan; Ahmad, Noor Ani; Ahmadi, Ali; Ahmadi, Naser; Hassan, Soheir; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grøholt, Else Karin; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Meyer, Haakon Eduard; Sen, Abhijit; Skodje, Gry Irene; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Sparboe-Nilsen, Bente; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Tell, Grethe S.; Torheim, Liv Elin; Wilsgaard, Tom (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated ...
    • Intake of carbohydrates and SFA and risk of CHD in middle-age adults: The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK) 

      Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Egeland, Grace M.; Nygård, Ottar; Igland, Jannicke; Sulo, Gerhard; Lysne, Vegard; Vinknes, Kathrine; Bjørnevik, Kjetil Lauvland; Tell, Grethe S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: Limiting SFA intake may minimise the risk of CHD. However, such reduction often leads to increased intake of carbohydrates. We aimed to evaluate associations and the interplay of carbohydrate and SFA intake on ...
    • Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol 

      Taddei, Cristina; Zhou, Bin; Bixby, Honor; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Jackson, Rod T.; Ahmed, Soheir H; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger Kristine Holtermann; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Meyer, Haakon E; Sen, Abhijit; Tell, Grete S.; Vatten, Lars Johan; Wilsgaard, Tom; Farzadfar, Farshad; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Martinez, Andrea Rodriguez; Asghari, Golaleh; Dhana, Klodian; Gulayin, Pablo; Kakarmath, Sujay; Santero, Marilina; Voortman, Trudy; Riley, Leanne M.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Savin, Stefan; Bennett, James E.; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Cifkova, Renata; Giampaoli, Simona; Kengne, Andre Pascal; Khang, Young-Ho; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Laxmaiah, Avula; Margozzini, Paula; Mathur, Prashant (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06)
      High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using ...
    • Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults 

      Bixby, Honor; Bentham, James; Zhou, Bin; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Bennett, James E.; Taddei, Cristina; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ekelund, Ulf; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Ariansen, Inger; Biehl, Anna Månsson; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Meyer, Haakon E; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Tell, Grethe S.; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Sen, Abhijit; Vatten, Lars Johan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Khang, Young-Ho; Soric, Maroje; Gregg, Edward W.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Savin, Stefan; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Riley, Leanne M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Bovet, Pascal; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hambleton, Ian R; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Kengne, Andre P; Laxmaiah, Avula (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Body-mass index (BMI) has increased steadily in most countries in parallel with a rise in the proportion of the population who live in cities1,2. This has led to a widely reported view that urbanization is one of the most ...
    • Stage 1 hypertension, sex, and acute coronary syndromes during midlife: the Hordaland Health Study 

      Kringeland, Ester Anne; Tell, Grethe S.; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Igland, Jannicke; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Gerdts, Eva (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims Hypertension has been suggested as a stronger risk factor for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in women than men. Whether this also applies to stage 1 hypertension [blood pressure (BP) 130–139/80–89 mmHg] is not ...
    • Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants 

      Tell, Grethe S.; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ariansen, Inger; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Ekelund, Ulf; Graff Iversen, Sidsel; Kolle, Elin; Krokstad, Steinar; Madar, Ahmed Ali; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Hypertension can be detected at the primary health-care level and low-cost treatments can effectively control hypertension. We aimed to measure the prevalence of hypertension and progress in its detection, ...