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Societal framings (WP 1)

Published or accepted 2015-2016

Jensen AB, Ajslev TA, Brunak S, Sørensen TIA. Long-term risk of cardio- and cerebrovascular disease after removal of the colonic microbiota by colectomy: a cohort study based on the Danish National Patient Register from 1996 through 2014. BMJ Open 2015.
Lund, TB, Nielsen, MEJ & Sandøe, P 2015, In a class of their own: the Danish public considers obesity less deserving of treatment compared with smoking-related diseases, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol 69, pp. 514-518.
Nielsen MEJ, CSR og fødevarer, (CSR and food), w. Claus Strue in Fødevarer og Etik, Red. Chriatian Coff (accepted)
Nielsen MEJ, Food labeling, in Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics (ed. Rawlinson) (accepted)
Nielsen, M. E. J. & Andersen, M.M. Luck Egalitarianism, Universal Health Care, and Non-Responsibility-Based Reasons for Responsibilization, Res Publica., 2015; 21, 2, s. 201-216 16 s.
Nielsen, M. E. J. Forbandede Sunddom 2015, (book) Dreamlitt. 162 s.
Nielsen, M.E.J., Andersen, M.M., Personal Responsibility and Lifestyle Diseases, Journal of Philosophy and Medicine, 2015.
Nielsen, M. E. J., Fødevarer - hvad må staten blande sig i?, in Det svære valg: udfordringer for den etiske forbruger. Kbh.: Det etiske råd, s. 145-155, 2015.
Nielsen, M.E.J. & Landes, X. Fighting status inequalities, Journal of Public Health Ethics, accepted
Nielsen, M.E.J., Health labeling, in Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics, accepted
Ó Cathaoir K, A Human Rights Approach to Childhood Obesity, Health and Human Rights (accepted- June 2016)
Ó Cathaoir K, Food Marketing to Children and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, (accepted forthcoming- book chapter)
Ó Cathaoir K, On Obesity as a Disability (2015) 1 European Journal of Risk Regulation 145
Sikorski C*, Spahlholz J*, Hartlev M, Riedel-Heller SG. Weight-based discrimination: An ubiquitary phenomenon? Int J Obes 2016 Feb;40(2):333-7.
Vallgårda S: Ethics dilemmas of early detection of obesity, Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 1–3, 2016
Vallgårda S, Holm L, Jensen JD. The Danish tax on saturated fat: why it did not survive. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015; 69: 223–226.
Vallgårda S, Nielsen MEJ, Hartlev M, Sandøe P. Backward- and forward-looking responsibility for obesity: Policies from WHO, the EU and England. European Journal of Public Health. Published on line first. 30 April 2015.
Vallgårda S. English obesity policies: to govern and not to govern. Health Policy. 2015; 119: 743-748.
Vallgårda S: Governing obesity. Policies from England, France, Germany and Scotland. Social Science & Medicine. Accepted for publication.
Wimmelmann CL: Performing compliance: The work of local policy workers during the implementation of national health promotion guidelines. Evidence and Policy, Print ISSN 1744 2648. Online ISSN 1744 2656, 2016
Zimmermann E, Gamborg M, Holst C, Baker JL, Sørensen TIA, Berentzen TL. Body mass index in school-aged children and the risk of routinely diagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in adulthood: a prospective study based on the Copenhagen School Health Records Register. BMJ Open. 2015;5:e006998.

Published 2014

Hartlev M, Stigmatisation as a Public Health Tool Against Obesity – A health and Human Rights Perspective, European Journal of Health Law 21 (2014), pp. 365-386.
Lund, Thomas Bøker; Nielsen, Morten Ebbe Juul; Sandøe, Peter, In a class of their own : the Danish public considers obesity less deserving of treatment compared with smoking-related diseases. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, online first 2014.
Nielsen, Morten Ebbe Juul; Andersen, Martin Marchman. Should we Hold the Obese Responsible? Some Key Issues, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2014, Vol. 23, Issue 04, October 2014, pp 443-451
Sandøe P, Palmer C, Corr S, Astrup A & Bjørnvad CR (2014): Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective. Veterinary Record 175 (24): 610-616.
Sørensen TIA. Challenges in understanding development of obesity [Book chapter 1]. In: Molecular Mecha-nisms Underpinning the Development of Obesity, Editors: Nobrega, PhD, Clevio, Rodriguez-Lopez, PhD, Raquel (Eds.). Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-12766-8
Sørensen TIA. Challenges in understanding development of obesity [Book chapter 1]. In: Molecular Mechanisms Underpinning the Development of Obesity 2014. Nobrega C, Rodriguez-Lopez R. (Eds.). Springer 2014: pp 1-9.
Zimmermann E, Berentzen TL, Ängquist L, Holst C, Sørensen TIA. Long-term weight changes in obese young adult men and subsequent all-cause mortality. Int J Obes. 2013;37:1020-1025.
Østergaard JN, Grønbæk M, Ängquist L, Schnohr P, Sørensen TIA, Heitmann BL. Combined influence of leisure time physical activity and hip circumference on all-cause mortality. Obesity 2013;21:E78-E85.
Published 2013
Hartlev, M (2013) Equal Access to Health Care on a Non-Discriminatory Basis - Reality or Aspiration? European Journal of Health Law. Vol. 20, pp. 343-346.
Hartlev, M (2013) Om retten til egen livsstil – og dens grænser. Kirsten Ketscher; Kåre Lilleholt; Eivind Smith & Aslak Syse (ed.), i: Velferd og rettferd : Festskrift til Asbjørn Kjønstad 70 år, Oslo, pp. 227-239.

Early life interventions (WP 2)

Published 2017

Nyvang C and Kleberg Hansen AK : Modermælken og dens erstatninger. En fødevarebiografi (mothers milk and its substitution- a food biography), 1867-1980. Historisk Tidsskrift 2017, 116, vol 2, pp. 334-368

Published or accepted 2015-2016

Ajslev TA, Ängquist L, Silventoinen K, Baker JL, Sørensen TI. Stable intergenerational associations of childhood overweight during the development of the obesity epidemic. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jun;23(6):1279-87.
Andersen LB, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF, Carlsen EM, Bro R, Pipper CB. Indicators of dietary patterns in Danish infants at 9 months of age. Food Nutr, Res. 2015 Jun 24;59:27665. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.27665. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26111966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4481065.
Benjamin Neelon SE, Schou Andersen C, Schmidt Morgen C, Kamper-Jørgensen M, Oken E, Gillman MW, Sørensen TIA. Early child care and obesity at 12 months of age in the Danish National Birth Cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Jan;39(1):33-8.
Bergström A, Skov TH, Bahl MI, Roager HM, Christensen LB, Ejlerskov KT,Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF, Licht TR. Establishment of intestinal microbiota during early life: a longitudinal, explorative study of a large cohort of Danish infants. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 May;80(9):2889-900. doi: 0.1128/AEM.00342-14. Epub 2014 Feb 28. PubMed PMID: 24584251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3993305.
Dalskov SM, Ritz C, Larnkjær A, Damsgaard CT, Petersen RA, Sørensen LB, Hjorth MF, Ong KK, Astrup A, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF. Seasonal variations in growth and body composition of 8-11-year-old Danish children. Pediatr Res. 2015 Oct 21.
Dalskov SM, Ritz C, Larnkjær A, Damsgaard CT, Petersen RA, Sørensen LB, Ong KK, Astrup A, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF. The role of leptin and other hormones related to bone metabolism and appetite regulation as determinants of gain in body fat and fat-free mass in 8-11-year-old children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Mar;100(3):1196-205.
Ejlerskov KT, Christensen LB, Ritz C, Jensen SM, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF. The impact of early growth patterns and infant feeding on body composition at 3 years of age. Br J Nutr. 2015 Jul;114(2):316-27.
Jensen SM, Ritz C, Ejlerskov KT, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF. Infant BMI peak, breastfeeding, and body composition at age 3 y. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Feb;101(2):319-25.
Larnkjaer A, Arnberg K, Michaelsen KF, Jensen SM, Mølgaard C. Effect of increased intake of skimmed milk, casein, whey or water on body composition and leptin in overweight adolescents: a randomized trial. Pediatr Obes. 2015 Jan 22.
Larnkjær A, Bruun S, Pedersen D, Zachariassen G, Barkholt V, Agostoni C, Mølgaard C, Husby S, Michaelsen KF. Free Amino Acids in Human Milk and Associations with Maternal Anthropometry and Infant Growth. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26967825.
Larsen SC, Ängquist L, Laurin C, Morgen CS, Jakobsen MU, Paternoster L, Smith GD, Olsen SF, Sørensen TIA, Nøhr E. Association between maternal fish consumption and gestational weight gain: influence of molecular genetic predisposition to obesity. PLoS One 2016;11:e0150105.
Laursen MF, Andersen LBB, Michaelsen KF, Mølgaard C, Trolle E, Bahl MI, Licht TR. 2016. Infant gut microbiota development is driven by transition to family foods independent of maternal obesity. mSphere 1(1):e00069-15. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00069-15.
Michaelsen KF, Larnkjær A, Larsson MW, Mølgaard C. Early Nutrition and Its Effects on Growth, Body Composition and Later Obesity. World Rev Nutr Diet. 2016;114:103-19. doi: 10.1159/000441820. Epub 2016 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 26906608.
Sørensen TIA. Childhood maltreatment and obesity. [Commentary] Obesity. 2015;23:1528.
Sørensen TIA. Childhood maltreatment and obesity. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2015 Aug;18(4):410-8.

Published 2014

Bergström A, Skov TH, Bahl MI, Roager HM, Christensen LB, Ejlerskov KT, Mølgaard C, Michaelsen KF, Licht TR. Establishment of intestinal microbiota during early life: a longitudinal, explorative study of a large cohort of Danish infants. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014;80:2889-900.
Ejlerskov KT, Jensen SM, Christensen LB, Ritz C, Michaelsen KF, Mølgaard C. Prediction of fat-free body mass from bioelectrical impedance and anthropometry among 3-year-old children using DXA. Sci Rep. 2014;4:3889.
Løkke, A 2014, 'Liv og død på dåse. Markedet for industrielt fremstillet modermælkserstatning og amning i verdens fattige lande, Skandinavien og USA i det tyvende århundrede.'. i M-BO Nielsen (red.), Å selge liv og død. Kommersielle strategier og kulturuttrykk i markedsføring av død og dødsfrykt. University Press, University of Eastern Finland, Finland, s. 52-175.
Møller SE, Ajslev TA, Andersen CS, Dalgård C, Sørensen TIA. Risk of childhood overweight after exposure to tobacco smoking in prenatal and early postnatal life. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e109184.
Morgen CS & Sørensen TIA, 2014: Global trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2014 Sep;10(9):513-4.
Morgen CS, Rokholm B, Brixval CS, Andersen CS, Andersen LG, Rasmussen M, Andersen A-MN, Due P, Sørensen TIA. Trends in prevalence of overweight and obesity in Danish infants, children and adolescents - Are we still on a plateau? PLoS One 2013;8:e69860.
Neelon SB, Andersen CS, Morgen CS, Kamper-Jørgensen M, Oken E, Gillman MW, Sørensen TIA. Aug 2014. Early child care and obesity at 12 months of age in the Danish National Birth Cohort, International Journal of Obesity. [Epub ahead of print].


Published or accepted 2015-2016

Christensen AN, Larsen CT, Petersen MB, Conradsen K, Andersen VD. Software-Package for Automated Bias-Field Correction and Quantication of Abdominal Fat using MRI with Preliminary Evaluation in Overweight Subjects. Technical Report - DTU Compute, 2015.
Gram AS, Bladbjerg EM, Skov J, Ploug T, Sjödin A, Rosenkilde M, Madsen DE, Stallknecht BM. Three months of strictly controlled daily endurance exercise reduces thrombin generation and fibrinolytic risk markers in younger moderately overweight men. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015; 115(6): 1331-8..
Nielsen MS, Quist JS, Chaput JP, Dalskov SM, Damsgaard CT, Ritz C, Astrup A, Michaelsen KF, Sjödin A, Hjorth MF. Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Sleep and the Association With Inflammatory Markers and Adiponectin in 8- to 11-Year-Old Danish Children. J Phys Act Health. 2016 Jan 22.
Quist JS, Sjödin A, Chaput JP, Hjorth MF. Sleep and cardiometabolic risk in children and adolescents. Sleep Med Rev. 2015 Sep 12;29:76-100
Rosenkilde M. Vacation weight gain – is it really that bad? Physiol Behav. 2016 Feb 23;158:33.
Rosenkilde M, Nordby P, Stallknecht B. Maintenance of improvements in fitness and fatness one year after a 3-month lifestyle intervention in overweight men. Accepted for publication in Eur J Clin Nutr March 2016
Rosenkilde M, Morville T, Andersen PR, Kjær K, Rasmusen H, Holst JJ, Dela F, Westerterp K, Sjödin A, Helge JW. Inability to match energy intake with energy expenditure at sustained near-maximal rates of energy expenditure in older men during a 14-d cycling expedition. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Dec;102(6):1398-405.
Rosenkilde M, Nordby P, Ploug T, Westh K, Feigh M, Nielsen NB, Helge JW, Stallknecht B. Independent effects of endurance training and weight loss on peak fat oxidation in moderately overweight men; a randomized controlled trial. J Appl Physiol, 2015, 118 (7), 803-10.
Rosenkilde M, Reichendler MH, Auerbach P, Bonne TC, Sjödin A, Ploug T, Stallknecht BM. Changes in peak fat oxidation in response to different doses of endurance training. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 2015, 25 (1), 41-52.

Published 2014

Gram, A.S., J. Bønnelycke, M. Rosenkilde, M. Reichkendler, P. Auerbach, A. Sjödin, T. Ploug, A. Jespersen and B. Stallknecht. Compliance with physical exercise: using a multidisciplinary approach within a dose-dependent exercise study of moderately overweight men. Scand.J.Public Health 42: 38-44, 2014
Gram, A.S., J. Skov, T. Ploug, J.J. Sidelmann, B.M. Stallknecht, and E.M. Bladbjerg. Biomarkers of coagulation, fibrinolysis, endothelial function, and inflammation in arterialized venous blood. Blood Coagul.Fibrinolysis 25: 349-52, 2014
Hjorth MF, Quist JS, Andersen R, Michaelsen KF, Tetens I, Astrup A, Chaput JP, Sjödin A. Change in sleep duration and proposed dietary risk factors for obesity in Danish school children. Pediatr Obes. 2014 Dec;9(6):e156-9.
Jespersen, A. P., Bønnelycke, J. and Eriksen, H. H. (2014), Careful science? Bodywork and care practices in random-ised clinical trials. Sociology of Health & Illness, 36: 655–669.
Kjeldsen JS, Hjorth MF, Andersen R, Michaelsen KF, Tetens I, Astrup A, Chaput JP, Sjödin A. Short sleep duration and large variability in sleep duration are associated with dietary risk factors for obesity in Danish school children. International Journal of Obesity, 2014.

Gastric bypass - GO-Bypass (WP 4)

Published or accepted 2015-2016

Hansen TT, Jakobsen TA, Nielsen MS, Sjödin A, Le Roux CW & Schmidt JB: Hedonic Changes in Food Choices Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, OBES SURG, May 2016
Hillersdal, L., Christensen, B.J., Holm, L.: Patients' Strategies for Eating after Gastric Bypass Surgery: A Qualitative Study. Accepted in EJCN, will be published online November 2015
Schmidt JB, Pedersen SD, Gregersen NT, Vestergaard L, Nielsen MS, Ritz C, Madsbad S, Worm D, Hansen DL, Clausen TR, Rehfeld JF, Astrup A, Holst JJ, Sjödin A. Effects of RYGB on energy expenditure, appetite and glycaemic control: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Aug 25. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.162. [Epub ahead of print]

Interdisciplinary knowledge production (WP 5)

Published or accepted 2015

Hillersdal, L., Christensen, BJ., Holm, L.: Patients strategies for Eating after Gastric Bypass Surgery. European Journal of Human Nutrition. Dec 2015)
Hillersdal, L., Christensen, BJ., Holm, L.: Changing Tastes: Learning hunger and fullness after gastric bypass surgery. Sociology of Health and Illness (accepted with minor corrections, Mar 2016)