Obesity Research

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Joseph W. (Joe) Bartges
Medicine and nutrition



Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018


Recent Publications

Decreased adiposity and enhanced glucose tolerance in Zyflamend treated mice.  Alquraishi, M., B. H. Voy, J. Whelan, and A. Bettaieb.  2019.  FASEB Journal, Abstract 6638; April 8; EB 2019.

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production Beckford, R, E. Tague, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  Current Metabolomics. [Abstract]

Maternal Dietary Fish Oil Influences the Adipose Transcriptome in Offspring.  Mihelic, R, R. Beckford, M. Huff, M. E. Staton, S. Das, J. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  FASEB Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1_supplement April 2018. [Abstract]

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

Lessons Learned about Rural Food Retail from a Community Level Obesity Prevention Grant Burney, J. L., C. L. Sweet, K. L. Franck, T. Short, and R. Erwin.  2017.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Vol 49 (7):S47, JUL.

Green space and adult obesity in the United States Ghimire, R., S. Ferreira, G. T. Green, N. C. Poudyal, H. K. Cordell, and J. Thapa.  2017.  Ecological Economics, 136:201–212.

Enriching the starter diet in fish oil reduces adipocyte size in broiler chicks Torchon, Emmanuelle, R. C. Beckford, S. Das, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Current Developments in Nutrition, November 2017, 1 (11) e001644. [Abstract]

The power of perception: Using multi-methods to identify barriers and facilitators for healthy eating and physical activity in rural counties with high obesity rates.  Franck, K. L.  2016.  American Public Health Association.

The role of direct education in a community level obesity prevention grant.  Franck, K. L., and J. L. Burney.  2016.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Vol. 48, Issue 7, S44–S45.

The Importance of Taste in Experimental Auctions: Consumers’ Valuation of Calorie and Sweetener Labeling of Soft Drinks Lewis, K. E., C. Grebitus, and R. Nayga.  2016.  Agricultural Economics, 47:47-57. [Abstract]

Genotype-dependent metabolic responses to semi-purified high-sucrose high-fat diets in the TALLYHO/Jng vs. C57BL/6 mouse during the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes Parkman, J. K., X. Mao, K. Dillon, A. Gudivada, N. Moustaid-Moussa, A. M. Saxton, and J. H. Kim.  2016.  Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes.

Fasting rapidly increases fatty acid oxidation in white adipose tissue of young broiler chickens Voy, B. H., E. Torchon, R. Ray, M. Hulver, and R. McMillan.  2016.  Adipocyte. [Abstract]