Center for Public Health Nutrition

Seattle Obesity Study

Selected Articles

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

Residential property values are associated with obesity among women in King County, WA, USA

Rehm CD, Moudon AV, Hurvitz PM, Drewnowski A.
Soc Sci Med, 2012 Apr 26. 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

A neighborhood wealth metric for use in health studies

Vernez Moudon A, Cook AJ, Ulmer J, Hurvitz PM, Drewnowski A.
Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jul;41(1):88-97. doi:10.1017/.2011. 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

Energy allowances for solid fats and added sugars in nutritionally adequate U.S. diets estimated at 17-33% by a linear programming model

Maillot M, Drewnowski A.
J Nutr. 2011 Feb;141(2):333-40. abstract

Grocery Shopping: How Individuals and Built Environments Influence Choice of Travel Mode

Jiao J, Moudon AV, Drewnowski A.
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board,
No. 2230, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington,
D.C., 2011, pp. 85–95. full text

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

Monsivais P, Aggarwal A, Drewnowski A.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 Dec 10. abstract

Cost of US foods as related to their nutritive value

Drewnowski A.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Nov;92(5):1181-8. abstract

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

Drewnowski A, Aggarwal A, Moudon AV.
UW Center for Public Health Nutrition Research Brief. May 2010:1-4. research brief

Are the lowest-cost healthful food plans culturally and socially acceptable?

Maillot M, Darmon N, Drewnowski A.
Public Health Nutrition. 2010 Aug;13(8):1178-85. abstract | full text

The rising disparity in the price of healthful foods: 2004–2008

Monsivais P, Mclain J, Drewnowski A.
Food Policy, 10 July 2010 abstract

The Search for Affordable Nutrient Rich Foods: A comparison of supermarket food prices in Seattle-King County

Mahmud NK, Monsivais P, Drewnowski A.
UW Center for Public Health Nutrition Research Brief. July 2009:1-5. research brief

Arterial roads and area socioeconomic status are predictors of fast food restaurant density in King County, WA

Hurvitz PM, Moudon AV, Rehm CD, Streichert LC, Drewnowski A.
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2009 Jul 24;6:46. abstract | full text