Department of Nutrition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

HEAL Publications


Below is a brief list of published research that has been conducted by Dr. Hollie Raynor, her colleagues, and her students.

Raynor, H. A., & Champagne, C. M. (2016). Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: interventions for the treatment of overweight and obesity in adults. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116, 129-147.

*Poole, S. P., Hart, C. N., Jelalian, E., & Raynor, H. A. (2016). Relationship between dietary energy density and dietary quality in overweight young children: A cross-sectional analysis. Pediatric Obesity 11, 128-135.

*Norton, E. M., *Poole, S. A., & Raynor, H. A. (2015). Impact of fruit juice and beverage portion size on snack intake in preschoolers. Appetite, 95, 334-340.

Raynor, H. A., Anderson, A. M., Miller, G. D., Reeves, R., Delahanty, L. M., Vitolins, M. Z., Harper, P., Mobley, C., Konersman, K., Mayer-Davis, E., & the Look AHEAD Research Group (2015). Partial meal replacement plan and quality of the diet at one year: Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) Trial. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 155, 731-742.

Epstein, L. H., Kilanowski, C., Paluch, R. A., Raynor, H., & Daniel, T. O. (2015). Reducing variety enhances effectiveness of family-based treatment for pediatric obesity. Eating Behaviors, 17, 140-143.

Casazza, K., Brown, A., Astrup, A., Bertz, F., Baum, C., Brown, M. N., Dawson, J., Durant, N., Dutton, G., Fields, D. A., Fontaine, K. R., Levitsky, D., Mehta, T., Menachemi, N., Newby, P. K., Pate, R., Raynor, H., Rolls, B., J., Sen, B., Smith, D. L., Thomas, D., Wansink, B., & Allison, D. N.  (2015).  Weighing the evidence of common beliefs in obesity research.  Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55, 2014-

*Looney, S. M., & Raynor, H. A.  (2014).  Examining the effect of three low-intensity pediatric obesity interventions: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Clinical Pediatrics, 53, 1367-1374

*MacArthur, B., Coe, D., *Sweet, A., & Raynor, H.  (2014). Active video gaming compared to unstructured, outdoor play in young children: percent time in moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity and estimated energy expenditure. Games for Health, 3, 388-304

*Haire, C. L., & Raynor, H. A. (2014).  The effects of weight and dietary restraint status on the relationship between package size and food intake.  Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 114, 1251-1256.

Katzmarzyk,  P. T., Barlow, S., Bouchard, C., Catalano, P. M., Hsia, D. S., Inge, T. H., Lovelady, C., Raynor,  H., Redman,  L. M., Staiano,  A. E., Spruijt-Metz, D., Symonds,  M. E., Vickers, M., Wilfley, D., & Yanovski, J. A.  (2014). An evolving scientific basis for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity.  International Journal of Obesity, 38, 887-905.

*Coletta, A., Bachman, J., Tepper, B. J., & Raynor, H. A. (2013).  Greater energy reduction in 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) super-tasters as compared to non-tasters during a lifestyle intervention. Eating Behaviors, 14, 180-183.

Raynor, H. A., Steeves, E. A., Bassett Jr., D. R., Thompson, D. L., Gorin, A. A., & Bond, D. S.  (2013).  Reducing TV watching during adult obesity treatment: Two pilot randomized controlled trials.  Behavior Therapy, 44, 674-685.

Raynor HA, *Looney SM, Steeves EA, Spence M, Gorin AA.  (2012).  The effects of an energy density prescription on diet quality and weight loss:  a pilot randomized controlled trial.  J Acad Nutr Diet. 112, 1397-1402.

Raynor HA, Steeves EA, Hecht J, Fava JL, Wing RR.  (2012).  Limiting variety in non-nutrient-dense, energy-dense foods during a lifestyle intervention:  a randomized controlled trial.  Am J Clin Nutr. 95, 1305-1314.

*Bachman JL, Raynor HA.  (2012).  Effect of manipulating eating frequency during a behavioral weight loss intervention:  a pilot randomized controlled trial.  Obesity (Silver Spring). 20, 985-992.

Raynor HA, Osterholt KM, Hart CN, Jelalian E, Vivier P, Wing RR.  (2012).  Efficacy of U.S. paediatric obesity primary care guidelines:  two randomized trials.  Pediatr Obes. 7, 28-38.

Raynor HA, Van Walleghen EL, *Bachman JL, *Looney SM, Phelan S, Wing RR. (2011). Dietary energy density and successful weight loss maintenance. Eating Behav, 12, 119-125.

Raynor HA, Van Walleghen E, Osterholt K, Hart CN, Jelalian E, Wing RR, Goldfield G. (2011). The relationship between child and parent food hedonics and parent and child food group intake in overweight/obese children. J Am Diet Assoc, 111, 425-430.

*Looney SM, Raynor HA. (2011). Impact of portion size and energy density on snack intake in preschool children. J Am Diet Assoc, 111, 414-418.

*Bachman JL, Phelan S, Wing RR, Raynor HA.  (2011).  Eating frequency is higher in weight loss maintainers and normal-weight individuals than in overweight individuals.  J Am Diet Assoc. 111, 1730-1734.

Raynor HA, Van Walleghen E, Niemeier H, Butryn M, Wing RR. (2009). The influence of single-serving breakfast foods on breakfast consumption during an 8-week behavioral weight control program. J Am Diet Assoc, 109, 1922-1925.

Raynor HA, Jeffery RW, Ruggeiro A, Clark J, Delahanty L. (2008). Weight loss strategies associated with body mass index in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes at entry into the Look AHEAD Trial. Diabetes Care, 31, 1-6.

Wing RR, Tate DF, Gorin AA, Raynor HA, Fava JL. (2006). A self-regulation program for maintenance of weight loss. New Engl J Med, 355,1563-1571.

Raynor HA, Niemeier HN, Wing RR. (2006). Effect of limiting snack food variety on long-term sensory-specific satiety and monotony during obesity treatment. Eating Behav, 7, 1-14.

Raynor HA, Wing RR, Jeffery RW, Phelan S, Hill JO. (2005). Amount of food group variety consumed in the diet and long-term weight loss maintenance. Obes Res, 13, 883-890.

Epstein LH, Roemmich JN, Paluch RA, Raynor HA. (2005). Influence of changes in sedentary behavior on energy and macronutrient intake in youth. Am J Clin Nutr, 81, 361-366.

Epstein LH, Paluch RA, Kilanowski CK, Raynor HA. (2004).The effect of reinforcement or stimulus control to reduce sedentary behavior in the treatment of pediatric obesity. Health Psychol, 23, 371-380.

Epstein LH, Gordy CC, Raynor HA, Beddome M, Kilanowski CK, Paluch R. (2001). Increasing fruit and vegetable and decreasing fat and sugar intake in families at risk for childhood obesity. Obes Res, 9, 171-178.

Raynor HA, Epstein LH. (2001). Dietary variety, energy regulation and obesity. Psychol Bull, 127, 325-341.

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