Center for Public Health Nutrition

Pablo Monsivais, PhD, MPH

Selected Articles

Measuring diet cost at the individual level: a comparison of three methods.

Monsivais P, Perrigue MM, Adams SL, Drewnowski A.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep 18. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.176. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

The DASH Diet and Diet Costs Among Ethnic and Racial Groups in the United States.

Monsivais P, Rehm CD, Drewnowski A.
JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9479. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Economic determinants of diet in older adults: systematic review.

Conklin AI, Maguire ER, Monsivais P.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2013 Sep 1;67(9):721-7. doi: 10.1136/jech-2013-202513. Epub 2013 Jun 12. abstract

Social relationships and healthful dietary behaviour: Evidence from over-50s in the EPIC cohort, UK.

Conklin AI, Forouhi NG, Surtees P, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Monsivais P.
Soc Sci Med. 2013 Aug 28. pii: S0277-9536(13)00470-X. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.08.018. [Epub 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

Characterising food environment exposure at home, at work, and along commuting journeys using data on adults in the UK.

Burgoine T, Monsivais P.
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2013 Jun 27;10:85. doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-85. abstract

Food pattern modeling shows that the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for sodium and potassium cannot be met simultaneously

Maillot M, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
Nutr Res. 2013 Mar;33(3):188-94. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2013.01.004. 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

Potential nutritional and economic effects of replacing juice with fruit in the diets of children in the United States

Monsivais P, Rehm, CD.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012; 166:459-464. full text

Improving nutrition in home child care: are food costs a barrier?

Monsivais P, Johnson DB.
Public Health Nutr. 2012 Feb;15(2):370-6. Epub 2011 Sep 29. abstract

The quality and monetary value of diets consumed by adults in the United States

Rehm CD, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Nov;94(5):1333-9. Epub 2011 Sep 14. abstract

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

Supplementing chicken broth with monosodium glutamate reduces hunger and desire to snack but does not affect energy intake in women

Carter BE, Monsivais P, Perrigue MM, Drewnowski A.
British Journal of Nutrition. doi:10.1017/.2011.  full article

The sensory optimum of chicken broths supplemented with calcium di-glutamate: A possibility for reducing sodium while maintaining taste

Carter BE, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
Food Quality and Preference. Epub ahead of print, 2011.  full article

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

Monsivais P, Aggarwal A, Cook AJ, Drewnowski A.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 11 May 2011; doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2011.72 [advance online publication] abstract

More nutritious food is served in child care homes receiving higher federal food subsidies

Monsivais P, Kirkpatrick S, Johnson DB.
J Am Diet Assoc., 115/721-6, 2011. abstract

Are socioeconomic disparities in diet quality explained by diet cost?

Monsivais, P, Aggarwal, A, Drewnowski A.
J Epi Com Health. Epub ahead of print, doi:10.1136/jech.2010.122333. abstract

Soluble fiber dextrin enhances the satiating power of beverages

Monsivais P, Carter BE, Christiansen M, Perrigue MM, Drewnowski A.
Appetite. Epub ahead of print, doi:10.1016/j.appet.2010.10.010.  abstract

Absorption of Folic Acid and Ascorbic Acid from Nutrient Comparable Beverages

Carter BE, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
J Food Sci. 75:H289-93.  abstract

The rising disparity in the price of healthful foods, 2004-2008

Monsivais P, Mclain J, Drewnowski A.
Food Policy. 35:514-520.  abstract

Added soluble fiber enhances the satiating power of low-energy-density liquid yogurts

Perrigue MM, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Nov;109(11):1862-8. abstract

Diet optimization methods can help translate dietary guidelines into a cancer prevention food plan

Masset G, Monsivais P, Maillot M, Darmon N, Drewnowski A.
J Nutr. 2009 Aug;139(8):1541-8. abstract

Lower-Energy-Density Diets Are Associated with Higher Monetary Costs per Kilocalorie and Are Consumed by Women of Higher Socioeconomic Status.

Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
J Am Diet Assoc. 2009;109:814-822. abstract

Less-energy-dense diets of low-income women in California are associated with higher energy-adjusted diet costs

Townsend MS, Aaron GJ, Monsivais P, Keim NL, Drewnowski A.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Apr;89(4):1220-6. abstract

The rising cost of low-energy-density foods

Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Dec;107(12):2071-6. abstract

Sugars and satiety: does the type of sweetener make a difference?

Monsivais P, Perrigue MM, Drewnowski A.
Am J Clin Nutr
. 2007 Jul;86(1):116-23. abstract

Low-energy-density diets are associated with higher diet quality and higher diet costs in French adults.

Drewnowski A, Monsivais P, Maillot M, Darmon N.
J Am Diet Assoc
. 2007 Jun;107(6):1028-32. abstract

More >

Take a bite out of climate change

Monsivais P, Embleton M. Seattle-Post Intelligencer. 2009 Nov 14.

Food Policy Strategic Planning Framework (pdf)

Seattle King County Acting Food Policy Council. 2009 May.

The High Price of Low-Cost Foods

Drewnowski A, Monsivais P. Northwest Public Health. 2008 Spr/Sum; 25(1)

Mapping Food Insecurity and Access in Seattle and King County (pdf)

Seattle King County Acting Food Policy Council. Issue Paper No. 4, 2008 May.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Local Food System (pdf)

Seattle King County Acting Food Policy Council. Issue Paper No. 3, 2008 Jan.