Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa
University of Georgia
Publications 1
Published on 2019in Food Quality and Preference3.68
Michelle R. vanDellen12
Estimated H-index: 12
(UGA: University of Georgia),
Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa (UGA: University of Georgia), Julio Sevilla4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UGA: University of Georgia)
Abstract Fruit and vegetable consumption in the United States is below the recommended level for two reasons: lack of access and low preference. In this work, we identify lack of preference for vegetables as a public health issue and apply theories from psychology and marketing literature to study the effect of partitioned presentation of vegetables on consumption of vegetables . Separating items into single units with clear partitions generally reduces consumption of relatively appealing foods ...
Published on Dec 1, 2019in BMC Public Health2.57
Kiran Thapa4
Estimated H-index: 4
(TU: Tribhuvan University),
Parash Mani Bhandari4
Estimated H-index: 4
(TU: Tribhuvan University)
+ 3 AuthorsRamjee Prasad Pathak (TU: Tribhuvan University)
Background Data on adolescents’ physical activity and determinants are scarce in Nepal. In this study, we aim to assess the level of physical activity, its correlates and the sedentary behavior of high school students in an urban district of Nepal.
Published on 2019in Preventive Medicine3.45
Lu Shi7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Clemson University),
Donglan Zhang5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UGA: University of Georgia)
+ 3 AuthorsYan Li26
Estimated H-index: 26
(ISMMS: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Abstract The healthy immigrant effect—where immigrants are on average healthier than the native born—have been well studied. However, little is known about the relationship between immigration and the health of the native born. This study fills this important research gap by examining the association between neighborhood immigrant density and several population health measures among native-born Americans. We used data from the Los Angeles County Health Survey to analyze four individual-level hea...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Archives of public health
Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa (UGA: University of Georgia), Katherine Ingerson (UGA: University of Georgia), Kristina H. Lewis6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center)
Students live outside of their family homes for the first time in college and are expected to make their own decisions regarding dietary choices. College food environment could be a major determinant of dietary intake and is of importance in relation to obesity. This research determines the impact of removing cafeteria trays on student’s food choice. A quasi experimental pre-post research with control treatment was conducted in university dining halls. The participants were the dining hall patro...