• A national FFQ for the Netherlands (the FFQ-NL1.0): development and compatibility with existing Dutch FFQs.

      Eussen, Simone Jpm; van Dongen, Martien Cjm; Wijckmans, Nicole Eg; Meijboom, Saskia; Brants, Henny Am; de Vries, Jeanne Hm; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H Bas; Geelen, Anouk; Sluik, Diewertje; Feskens, Edith Jm; Ocké, Marga C; Dagnelie, Pieter C (2018-04-22)
      In the Netherlands, various FFQs have been administered in large cohort studies, which hampers comparison and pooling of dietary data. The present study aimed to describe the development of a standardized Dutch FFQ, FFQ-NL1.0, and assess its compatibility with existing Dutch FFQs.
    • Organic food consumption during pregnancy and its association with health-related characteristics: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study.

      Simões-Wüst, Ana Paula; Moltó-Puigmartí, Carolina; Jansen, Eugene Hjm; van Dongen, Martien Cjm; Dagnelie, Pieter C; Thijs, Carel (2017-08)
      To investigate the associations of organic food consumption with maternal pre-pregnancy BMI, hypertension and diabetes in pregnancy, and several blood biomarkers of pregnant women.
    • Social networks in relation to self-reported symptomatic infections in individuals aged 40-75 - the Maastricht study.

      Brinkhues, Stephanie; Schram, Miranda T; Hoebe, Christian J P A; Kretzschmar, Mirjam E E; Koster, Annemarie; Dagnelie, Pieter C; Sep, Simone J S; van Kuijk, Sander M J; Savelkoul, Paul H M; Dukers-Muijrers, Nicole H T M (2018-07-04)
      Most infections are spread through social networks (detrimental effect). However, social networks may also lower infection acquisition (beneficial effect). This study aimed to examine associations between social network parameters and prevalence of self-reported upper and lower respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary tract infections in a population aged 40-75.