Adela Hruby

Research Fellow

Department of Nutrition


Ph.D., Tufts University
M.P.H., Tufts University School of Medicine
B.A., Cornell University


A Hruby, FB Hu. The Epidemiology of Obesity: A Big Picture. PharmacoEconomics. 2014 Dec 4. [PubMed]

HS Dashti, MK Shea, CE Smith, T Tanaka, A Hruby, K Richardson, TJ Wang, MA Nalls, X Guo, Y Liu, J Yao, D Li, WC Johnson, EJ Benjamin, SB Kritchevsky, DS Siscovick, JM Ordovás, SL Booth. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for circulating phylloquinone concentrations. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014; 100(6): 1462-9. [PubMed]

SN Bhupathiraju, DK Tobias, VS Malik, A Pan, A Hruby, JE Manson, WC Willett, FB Hu. Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from 3 large US cohorts and an updated meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014; 100(1): 218-232. [PubMed]

A Hruby, L Djoussé, NM McKeown. Dietary Magnesium and Genetic Interactions in Diabetes and Related Risk Factors: An Overview of Current Knowledge. Nutrients. 2013; 5(12): 4990-5011. [Open Access]

A Hruby, CJ O’Donnell, JB Meigs, U Hoffmann, PF Jacques, NM McKeown. Magnesium Intake is Inversely Associated with Coronary Artery Calcification in the Framingham Heart Study. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2014; 7(1): 59-69. [PubMed]

A Hruby, JB Meigs, CJ O’Donnell, PF Jacques, NM McKeown. Higher magnesium intake reduces risk of impaired glucose and insulin metabolism, and progression from prediabetes to diabetes in middle-aged Americans. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(2): 419-27. [PubMed]

A Hruby, JS Ngwa, F Renstrom, MK Wojczynski, A Ganna, G Hallmans, DK Houston, PF Jacques, S Kanoni, T Lehtimäki, RN Lemaitre, A Manichaikul, KE North, I Ntalla, E Sonestedt, T Tanaka, FJA van Rooij, S Bandinelli, L Djoussé, E Grigoriou, I Johansson, KK Lohman, JS Pankow, OT Raitakari, U Riserus, M Yannakoulia, MC Zillikens, N Hassanali, Y Liu, D Mozaffarian, C Papoutsakis, A-C Syvanen, AG Uitterlinden, J Viikari, CJ Groves, A Hofman, L Lind, MI McCarthy, V Mikkilä, K Mukamal, OH Franco, IB Borecki, LA Cupples, GV Dedoussis, L Ferrucci, FB Hu, E Ingelsson, M Kähönen, WHL Kao, SB Kritchevsky, M Orho-Melander, I Prokopenko, JI Rotter, DS Siscovick, JCM Witteman, PW Franks, JB Meigs, NM McKeown, JA Nettleton. Higher Magnesium Intake Is Associated with Lower Fasting Glucose and Insulin, with No Evidence of Interaction with Select Genetic Loci, in a Meta-Analysis of 15 CHARGE Consortium Studies. J Nutr. 2013; 143: 345–353. [PubMed]

JA Nettleton, M-F Hivert, RN Lemaitre, NM McKeown, D Mozaffarian, T Tanaka, MK Wojczynski, A Hruby, L Djousse, JS Ngwa, JL Follis, M Dimitriou, A Ganna, DK Houston, S Kanoni, V Mikkilä, A Manichaikul, I Ntalla, F Renstrom, E Sonestedt, FJA van Rooij, S Bandinelli, L de Koning, U Ericson, N Hassanali, JC Kiefte-de Jong, KK Lohman, O Raitakari, C Papoutsakis, P Sjogren, K Stirrups, E Ax, P Deloukas, CJ Groves, P Jacques, I Johansson, Y Liu, MI McCarthy, K North, J Viikari, MC Zillikens, J Dupuis, A Hofman, G Kolovou, K Mukamal, I Prokopenko, O Rolandsson, I Seppälä, LA Cupples, FB Hu, M Kähönen, AG Uitterlinden, IB Borecki, L Ferrucci, DR Jacobs, SB Kritchevsky, M Orho-Melander, JS Pankow, T Lehtimäki, JCM Witteman, E Ingelsson, DS Siscovick, G Dedoussis, JB Meigs, PW Franks. Meta-analyses of 15 cohorts show inverse associations between healthy diet and fasting glucose and insulin and no evidence of modification by multiple loci associated with glucose homeostasis. Am J Epidemiol. 2013; 177(2): 103–115. [PubMed]

A Hruby, V Chomitz, LN Arsenault, A Must, CD Economos, R McGowan, JM Sacheck. Predicting maintenance or achievement of healthy weight in children: the impact of changes in physical fitness. Obesity. 2012; 20(8): 1710–1717. [PubMed]

NM McKeown, A Hruby, E Saltzman, S Furlong Choumenkovitch, PF Jacques. Weighing in on Whole Grains: A Review of Evidence Linking Whole Grains to Body Weight. Cereal Foods World 2012; 57(1): 20–27.

A Hruby and N McKeown. “Magnesium and Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Magnesium in Health and Disease.” In R Watson and V Preedy (Eds.), Bioactive Foods in Chronic Disease States. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes. 1st ed. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2012.