30th NATIONAL NUTRIENT DATABANK CONFERENCE


THE ROLE OF FOOD COMPOSITION IN IMPROVING DIETETIC PRACTICE 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Monday, September 18, 2006
Opening Reception (6:00-9:00 PM), [Hilton Hawaiian Village]

Tuesday, September 19, 2006 [Hawaii Convention Center]
The first day of the 30th NNDC coincides with the last day of FNCE, and NNDC Sessions I and II are organized in line with FNCE research tracks and have been approved by ADA. 

SESSION I (7:00-8:30 AM) – FOOD COMPOSITION DATA: THE FOUNDATION OF DIETARY ASSESSMENT
Session CoChairs: Suzanne Murphy, PhD, RD and Phyllis Stumbo, PhD, RD

Welcome
Suzanne Murphy, PhD, RD, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH), 
University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 
Esther Myers, PhD, RD, American Dietetic Association, Chicago IL 

Brief History of the NNDC 
Phyllis Stumbo, PhD, RD, University of Iowa General Clinical Research Center, 
Iowa City IA

The Synergy Between Dietary Assessment and Food Composition Data. Suzanne Murphy, PhD, RD, CRCH, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 

Sources of Food Composition Data and Considerations for Use. Jean Pennington, PhD, RD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD

Considerations for Selecting a Dietary Assessment System. Phyllis Stumbo, PhD, RD, University of Iowa General Clinical Research Center, Iowa City IA 

Incorporation of Data into Dietary Assessment Systems. Suzanne McNutt, MS, RD, Westat, Rockville MD 

BREAK (8:30-9:00 AM)


SESSION II (9:00-10:00 AM) – MEETING DIETETIC NEEDS FOR FOOD COMPOSITION DATA
Session CoChairs: Ana Chavez, MS, RD and Thea Zimmerman, MS, RD

What’s Behind the Numbers? Statistical Sampling, Joanne Holden, MS, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD 

What’s Behind the Numbers? Analytical Methods, James Harnly, PhD, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD [unable to attend]

Maintaining Accurate and Current Databases with the Changing Marketplace. Alison Eldridge, PhD, RD, General Mills, Minneapolis MN 

Are Dietitians’ Needs for Data Being Met? Beverly McCabe-Sellers, PhD, RD, ARS, USDA, Little Rock AR 

POSTER/EXHIBIT VIEWING (10:10 AM-1:00 PM) [Hawaii Convention Center Exhibit Hall] - Note that exhibits close at 1:00 PM.

SESSION III (1:00-2:30 PM) – DATABASES FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS Session CoChairs: Donna Au, MPH, RD and Johanna Dwyer, DSc, RD

Development of a Dietary Supplement Database for WINS. Julia Peterson, MS, PhD, Tufts University, Boston MA 

USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID): Adult Multivitamin/ Mineral Study. Janet Roseland, MS, RD, LD, Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD 

An Approach to Assessing Dietary Supplement Intake for Use in Conjunction with the Collection of 24-Hour Dietary Recalls. Lisa Harnack, DrPH, Nutrition Coordinating Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 

Research Topics for NHANES Dietary Supplement Data. Ana Chavez, MS, RD, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville MD  

Progress in Developing Dietary Supplement Databases at NIH’s Office of Dietary Supplements. Johanna Dwyer, DSc., RD, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institute of Health, Bethesda MD

BREAK (2:30-3:00 PM)

SESSION IV (3:00-4:00 PM) – NEW DATA FOR FOODS AND FOOD COMPONENTS 
Session CoChairs: Catherine Champagne, PhD and Susan Gebhardt, MS

Impact of Data from the National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program on the Composition of Highly Consumed Foods. David B Haytowitz, MS, Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD 

Dietary Fiber Database Development for the National Health and Nutrition Survey in Korea. Yoonna Lee, PhD, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Seoul, Korea

Analysis of Selected Chemopreventive Agents in Foods Commonly Consumed in Hawaii. Adrian Franke, PhD, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu HI

Vitamin and Mineral Content of Tropical Fruit Cultivars Grown in Hawaii. Marisa M Wall, PhD, US Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Hilo HI 

BREAK (4:00-4:15 PM)

SESSION V (4:15-5:30 PM) – ADVANCES IN DATABASE TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION 
Session CoChairs: David Haytowitz, MS and Lisa Jahns, PhD, RD

Development of a Self-Administered Automated 24-Hour Dietary Recall (24 hr) for Use in Large-Scale Nutrition Research. Amy Subar, PhD, MPH, RD, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda MD

Development of NOADS: The NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) Online Analyst for Dietary Supplements; A Web-Based Tool for Analysis of Total Nutrient Intakes and Their Relation to Biomarkers of Nutritional Status. Mary Frances Picciano, PhD, Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH, Bethesda MD

Development and Pilot Testing of an Omega-3 Fatty Acid Food Frequency Questionnaire. Nancy M Lewis, PhD, RD, FADA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln NB 

Developing an International Nutrient Databank Directory. Elizabeth Braithwaite, MPH, RD, ESHA Research, Salem OR 

International Activities in Food Composition. Barbara Burlingame, PhD, FAO, Rome, Italy 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ADJOURNMENT (5:30- 5:40 PM)

BANQUET (ticket required; 6:30-9:00 PM)


Wednesday, September 20, 2006 [Hilton Hawaiian Village]
Continental Breakfast (8:00-9:00 AM)

SESSION VI (9:00-10:30 AM) – UNIQUE FOODS OF THE PACIFIC
Session CoChairs: Jean Hankin, PhD, RD and Donna Au, MPH, RD

The Importance of Composition Data for Pacific Foods. Barbara Burlingame, PhD, FAO, Rome, Italy 

Nutrient Profiles of Unique Hawaiian Foods. Alvin Huang, PhD, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 

Pro-vitamin A Carotenoids in Bananas? The Surprisingly High Level of Micronutrients in Several Staple Foods from Micronesia. Lois Englberger, PhD, Island Food Community of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia 

Fijian Wild Foods and Lovo Cooking. Bill Aalbersberg, PhD, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji (

The Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): Development of a Dietary Assessment Instrument for the Pacific. Carrie Blitz, RD, CRCH, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 

Panel Discussion/Questions. All presenters 

BREAK (10:30-11:00 AM)

SESSION VII (11:00 AM -12:30 PM) – DATA FOR SPECIAL POPULATION GROUPS 
Session CoChairs: Rachel Novotny, PhD, RD and Lisa Jahns, PhD, RD

Nutritional Quality of Korean Children’s Diet with Lunch at Home and School: Analysis of Data from the 2001 National Health and Nutrition Survey. Jihyun Yoon, PhD, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 

Food Composition Information for Ethnic Populations in the US. Pamela Pehrsson, PhD, Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD (

Development of a Food and Nutrient Coding Database for the Nigerian Food Consumption and Nutrition Survey. R Sue Day, PhD, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston TX 

Nutrient Database of Competitive School Foods: Assessing the School Food Environment and Evaluating Adherence to School Nutrition Policies. Sarah Stone-Francisco, MPH, Samuels & Associates, Oakland CA 

Relative Risk(s) of Dietary/Lifestyle Factors and Risk Index for Selected Chronic Diseases Among Older Adults in Korea. Cho-il Kim, PhD, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Seoul, Korea 

Nutrient and Food Intakes of Americans: NHANES 2001-2002 Data. Catherine Champagne, PhD, RD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge LA 

LUNCH (12:30-2:00 PM)
Meeting of the NNDC Steering Committee [Sea Pearl IV]

SESSION VIII (2:00-3:30 PM) – ADVANCES IN USING FOOD COMPOSITION DATA FOR DIETARY ASSESSMENT 
Session CoChairs: Thea Zimmerman, MS, RD and Elizabeth Braithwaite, MPH, RD

Food and Nutrient Components, Standards, and Scoring in the Revised Healthy Eating Index. Patricia Guenther, PhD, RD, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion USDA, Alexandria VA 

Development of a Glycemic Index Database for Dietary Assessment. Sally Schakel, Nutrition Coordinating Center, Minneapolis MN 

The German Nutrient Database as the Basis for the Calculation of Nutritional Status of the German Population. Ana Lucia Vasquez-Caicedo, Federal Research Centre for Nutrition and Food, Karlsruhe, Germany

Relationships Between Patient Variables and Computerised Dietary Assessment in a Primary Healthcare Setting. Yasmine Probst, MSc, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW Australia

Development of the Iowa Bone Nutrient FFQ from CSFII Data. Julie Gilmore, PhD, RD, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa Clinical Research Center, Iowa City IA

Utilizing Nutrient Data to Determine Proper Portion Sizes in Fast Food Restaurants. James Painter, PhD, RD, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston IL 

BREAK (3:30-3:45 PM)

SESSION IX (3:45-4:45 PM) – ANALYTICAL METHODS, DATA QUALITY, AND DATA VARIABILITY 
Session CoChairs: Mary Balch, MS, RD and Susie Day, PhD 

Quality Control Procedures for Nutrient Databases. Jaspreet KC Ahuja, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD

Variability of the Nutrient Composition of Multivitamin Supplements. Song-Yi Park, PhD, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI

Multi-Component Methods for Analysis of Vitamin and Mineral Dietary Supplements. James Harnly, Food Composition laboratory, BHNRC, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD [unable to attend]

The Importance of Sample Source in Making Nutrient Comparisons of Foods. Charlene Rainey, Food Research, Inc., Costa Mesa CA 

Understanding Nutrient Variability: Impact on Public Health. Joanne Holden, MS, Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA, Beltsville MD 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CONCLUDING WORDS (4:45-5:00 PM)
Suzanne Murphy, PhD, RD
- NNDC Steering Committee
- 31st NNDC and 32nd NNDC
- Acknowledgement of Local Arrangements Committee
- Concluding Words


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