Center for Public Health Nutrition

Anju Aggarwal, PhD, MS.

Selected Articles

Importance of taste, nutrition, cost and convenience in relation to diet quality: Evidence of nutrition resilience among US adults using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(NHANES) 2007-10.

Aggarwal A, Rehm CD, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
Prev Med 2016;29(90):184-192. abstract

The impact of area residential property values on self-rated health: A cross-sectional comparative study of Seattle and Paris.

Jiao J, Drewnowski A, Moudon AV, Aggarwal A, Oppert JM, Charreire H, Chaix B.
Prev Med Reports 2016;4:68-74. abstract

Consumption frequency of foods away from home linked with higher body mass index and lower fruit and vegetable intake among adults: a cross sectional study.

Seguin R, Aggarwal A, Vermeylen F, Drewnowski A.
J Env. & Public Health 2016, Article ID 3074241, 12 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/3074241. abstract

Self-reported and measured weights and heights among adults in Seattle and King County.

Tang W, Aggarwal A, Moudon AV, Drewnowski A.
BMC Obesity 2016,3:11 DOI: 10.1186/s40608-016-0088-2. abstract

Geographic disparities in Healthy Eating Index scores (HEI-2005 and 2010) by residential property values: Findings from Seattle Obesity Study (SOS).

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Cook A, Stewart O, Moudon AV.
Prev Med 2016;83:46-55.

Validating self-reported food expenditures against food store and eating-out receipts.

Tang W, Aggarwal A, Liu Z, Acheson M, Rehm CD, Moudon AV, Drewnowski A.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 Mar;70(3):352-7. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.166. Epub 2015 Oct 21. abstract

Residential property values predict prevalent obesity but do not predict 1-year weight change.

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Tang W, Moudon AV.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Mar;23(3):671-6. doi: 10.1002/oby.20989. Epub 2015 Feb 13. abstract

Time spent on home food preparation and indicators of healthy eating.

Monsivais P, Aggarwal A, Drewnowski A.
Am J Prev Med. 2014 Dec;47(6):796-802. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.07.033. Epub 2014 Sep 19. abstract

Environments perceived as obesogenic have lower residential property values.

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Rehm CD, Cohen-Cline H, Hurvitz PM, Moudon AV.
Am J Prev Med 2014 Sep;47(3):260-74. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.05.006. Epub 2014 Jul 19.

Access to Supermarkets and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption. American Journal of Public Health.

Anju Aggarwal, Andrea J. Cook, Junfeng Jiao, Rebecca A. Seguin, Anne Vernez Moudon, Philip M. Hurvitz, and Adam Drewnowski.
American Journal of Public Health. 2014. [e-View Ahead of Print] abstract

Positive Attitude toward Healthy Eating Predicts Higher Diet Quality at All Cost Levels of Supermarkets.

Aggarwal A, Monsivais P, Cook AJ, Drewnowski A.
J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Aug 2. pii: S2212-2672(13)00684-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.06.006. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Food environment and socioeconomic status influence obesity rates in Seattle and in Paris.

Drewnowski A, Moudon AV, Jiao J, Aggarwal A, Charreire H, Chaix B.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 May 27. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.97. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Drewnowski et Al. Respond

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Hurvitz PM, Monsivais P, Rehm CD, Moudon AV.
Am J Public Health. 2013 Jan;103(1):e2-3. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301098. Epub 2012 Nov 15. No abstract available.

Obesity and Supermarket Access: Proximity or Price?

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Hurvitz PM, Monsivais P, Vernez Moudon A.
Amer J Pub Health. 2012.300660. full paper

Nutrient Intakes Linked to Better Health Outcomes Are Associated with Higher Diet Costs in the US

Aggarwal A, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37533. Epub 2012 May 25. full paper

Following federal guidelines to increase nutrient consumption may lead to higher food costs for consumers

Monsivais P, Aggarwal A, Drewnowski A.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Aug 3. abstract

Does diet cost mediate the relation between socioeconomic position and diet quality?

Aggarwal A, Monsivais P, Cook AJ, Drewnowski A.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 11 May 2011; doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2011.72 full paper

Are socio-economic disparities in diet quality explained by diet cost?

Monsivais P, Aggarwal A, Drewnowski A.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

The Supermarket Gap: How to Ensure Equitable Access to Affordable, Healthy Foods

Adam Drewnowski, Anju Aggarwal, Anne Vernez Moudon
Center for Public Health Nutrition Research Brief, May 2010
Research brief
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Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences

Black RE et al. Aggarwal A (Contributor).
The Lancet 2008; 371:243-260