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Jennifer Poti

PhD in Nutrition, Epidemiology, 2014

Dissertation: Development of a novel classification system to determine the role of processed and convenience foods in the diets of us households

Advisor: Barry Popkin

Dr. Poti is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition at UNC Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.

GFRP Publications

Persistent disparities over time in the distribution of sugar-sweetened beverage intake among children in the United States
Authors: Michelle A. Mendez, Donna R. Miles, Jennifer M. Poti, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 1 2019 view full text

Patterns and trends in the intake distribution of manufactured and homemade sugar-sweetened beverages in pre-tax Mexico, 1999-2012
Authors: Tania Aburto, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Public Health Nutr, December 2018 view full text

Federal nutrition program revisions impact low-income households’ food purchases
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Bridget Hollingsworth, Emily A. Busey, Julie L. Wandell , Donna R. Miles, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 2018 view full text

Associations of alcoholic beverage consumption with dietary intake, waist circumference, and body mass index in US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2012
Authors: Lauren Butler, Barry M. Popkin, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, December 22 2017 2017 Dec 22 view full text

Ultra-processed food intake and obesity: What really matters for health — processing or nutrient content?
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Bianca Braga, Bo Qin
Published in: Curr Obes Rep, October 25 2017 view full text

Development of a food composition database to monitor changes in packaged foods and beverages
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Emily Yoon, Bridget Hollingsworth, Jessica Ostrowski, Julie Wandell, Donna R. Miles, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: J Food Compost Anal, July 12 2017 view full text

Sodium reduction in US households’ packaged food and beverage purchases, 2000 to 2014
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Elizabeth K. Dunford, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: JAMA Internal Medicine, June 5 2017 view full text

Color-coded front-of-pack nutrition labels-an option for US packaged foods?
Authors: Elizabeth K. Dunford, Jennifer M. Poti, Dagan Xavier, Jacqui L. Webster, Lindsey S. Taillie
Published in: Nutrients, May 2017 view full text

Changes in prices, sales, consumer spending and beverage consumption one year after a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Berkeley, USA: A before-and-after study
Authors: Lynn D. Silver, Shu Wen Ng, Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra, Marta Induni, Donna R. Miles, Jennifer M. Poti, Lindsey S. Taillie, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: PLoS Medicine, April 2017, See video overview view full text

Parenting styles and body mass index: A systematic review of prospective studies among children
Authors: Sokol RL, Qin B, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: Obesity Reviews, March 2017 view full text

Associations of cooking with dietary intake and obesity among SNAP participants
Authors: Lindsey S. Taillie, Jennifer M. Poti
Published in: American Journal of Preventative Medicine, February 2017 view full text

Trends in racial/ethnic and income disparities in foods and beverages consumed and purchased from stores among US households with children, 2000-2013
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2016 view full text

Highly processed and ready-to-eat packaged food and beverage purchases differ by race/ethnicity among US households
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Michelle A. Mendez, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published: The Journal of Nutrition, September 2016 view full text

Trends in energy intake from alcoholic beverages among US adults by sociodemographic characteristics, 1989-2012
Authors: Lauren Butler, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, July 2016 view full text

SSB taxes and diet quality in U.S. preschoolers: Estimated changes in the 2010 Healthy Eating Index
Authors: Christopher N. Ford, Jennifer M. Poti, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Pediatric Obesity, April 5 2016 view full text

Where people shop is not associated with the nutrient quality of packaged foods for any racial-ethnic group in the United States
Authors: Dalia Stern, Jennifer M. Poti, Shu Wen Ng, Robinson WR, Gordon-Larsen P, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April 2016

Is the degree of food processing and convenience linked with the nutritional quality of foods purchased by US households?
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Michelle A. Mendez, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2015 view full text

The association of fast food consumption with poor dietary outcomes and obesity among children – is it the fast food or the remainder of diet?
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Kiyah J. Duey, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 2014 view full text

Eating and aging: Trends in dietary intake among older Americans from 1977-2010
Authors: R Johnston, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 2014 view full text

Where are kids getting their empty calories? Stores, schools, and fast-food restaurants each played an important role in empty calorie intake among US children during 2009-2010
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, November 4, 2013 view full text