A full list of publications available here.
On Diet/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Conditions
- McClain, AC, Ayala GX, Sotres-Alvarez D, Siega-Riz AM, Kaplan RC, Gellman MD, Gallo LC, Van Horn L, Daviglus M, Perera MJ, Mattei J. Away-from-home foods, diet quality, and obesity in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study on Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Journal of Nutrition. 148 (3):453-463. 2018.
- Mattei J, Sotres-Alvarez D, Gellman M, Castañeda SF, Hu FB, Tucker KL, Siega-Riz AM, Kaplan RC. Diet quality, inflammation, and ankle brachial index in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Clinical Nutrition. S0261-5614(17)30213-3. 2017.
- Mattei J, Sotos-Prieto M, Bigornia SJ, Noel SE, Tucker KL. The Mediterranean diet score is more strongly associated with favorable cardiometabolic risk factors over 2-years than other diet quality indices in Puerto Rican adults. Journal of Nutrition. 147(4):661-669. 2017.
- Mattei J, Sotres-Alvarez D, Daviglus ML, Gallo LC, Gellman M, Hu FB, Tucker KL, Willett WC, Siega-Riz AM, Van Horn L, Kaplan RC. Diet quality and its association with cardiometabolic risk factors vary by Hispanic/Latino ethnic background in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Journal of Nutrition. 146(10):2035-2044. 2016.
- Vadiveloo M, Sacks FM, Champagne CM, Bray GA, Mattei J. Greater healthful dietary variety is associated with greater 2-year changes in weight and adiposity among participants in the POUNDS Lost trial.Journal of Nutrition. 146 (8):1552-1559. 2016.
- Sotos-Prieto M, Mattei J, Hu FB, Chomistek AK, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Eliaseen H, Chiuve SE. Association Between a Healthy Heart Score and the Development of Clinical Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Women: Potential Role for Primordial Prevention. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 9(1):S77-85. 2016.
- Sotos-Prieto M, Bhupathiraju SN, Mattei J, Fung TT, Li Y, Pan A, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Hu FB. Changes in diet quality scores and risk of cardiovascular disease among US men and women. 132(23):2212-9. 2015.
- Sotos-Prieto M, Bhupathiraju SN, Falcon LM, Gao X, Tucker KL, Mattei J. A Healthy Lifestyle Score is associated with cardiometabolic and neuroendocrine risk factors among Puerto Rican adults. Journal of Nutrition. 145(7):1531-40, 2015.
- Rhee JJ, Mattei J, Hughes MD, Hu FB, Willett WC. Dietary diabetes risk reduction score, race/ethnicity, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 38(4):596-603, 2015.
- Mattei J, Bhupathiraju S, Tucker K. Higher adherence to a diet score based on American Heart Association recommendations is associated with lower odds of allostatic load and metabolic syndrome in Puerto Rican adults. Journal of Nutrition; 143(11):1753-9, 2013.
On Traditional Hispanic/Latino Foods
- Vadiveloo M, Campos H, Mattei J. Seasoning ingredient variety, but not quality, is associated with greater intake of beans and rice among urban Costa Rican adults. Nutrition Research. 36(8): 780-788. 2016.
- Monge-Rojas R, Mattei J, Fuster T, Willett W, Campos H. Influence of sensory and cultural perceptions of white rice, brown rice and beans by Costa Rican adults in their dietary choices.Appetite; 25 (81C):200-208, 2014.
- Mattei J, Campos H. Perceptions and behaviors of legume consumption among Puerto Rican adults. Health Behaviors and Policy Review; 1(1): 38-49, 2014.
- Mattei J, Malik V, Hu FB, Campos H. Substituting homemade fruit juice for sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with lower odds of metabolic syndrome among Hispanic adults. Journal of Nutrition; 142(6):1081-1087, 2012.
- Mattei J, Hu FB, Campos H. A higher ratio of beans to white rice is associated with lower cardio-metabolic risk factors in Costa Rican adults. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 94 (3): 869-876, 2011.
On Allostatic Load or Pyschosocial/Sociocultural Factors
- Vadiveloo M, Mattei J. Perceived weight discrimination increases the 10-year risk of allostatic load among US adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 51(1):94-104. 2017.
- Gallo LC, Fortmann AL, Mattei J. Allostatic load and the assessment of cumulative biological risk in biobehavioral medicine: Challenges and opportunities. (Editorial).Psychosomatic Medicine. Epub ahead of print. 2014.
- Mattei J, Demissie S, Falcon L, Ordovas JM, Tucker KL. Allostatic load is associated with chronic conditions in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study. Social Science & Med; 70(12): 1988-1996, 2010.
On Genetic Markers
- Van Rompay MI, Smith CE, Mattei J, Garcia JF, Garcia-Bailo B, Lichtenstein AH, Tucker KL, Ordovás JM. Dietary fat modulation of hepatic lipase variant -514 C/T for lipids: a crossover randomized dietary intervention trial. Physiological Genomics. 49(10): 592-600. 2017.
- Sotos-Prieto M, Baylin A, Campos H, Qi L, Mattei J. Lifestyle Cardiovascular Risk Score, Genetic Risk Score, and myocardial infarction in Hispanic/Latino adults living in Costa Rica. Journal of the American Heart Association. 5:e00406. 2016.
- Mattei J, Qi Q, Hu FB, Sacks F, Qi L. TCF7L2 genetic variants modulate the effect of dietary fat intake on changes in body composition during a weight-loss intervention. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 96(5):1129-36, 2012.
- Mattei J, Parnell LD, Lai CQ, Garcia-Bailo B, Adiconis X, Shen J, Arnett D, Demissie S, Tucker KL, Ordovas JM. Disparities in allele frequencies and population differentiation for 101 disease-associated single nucleotide polymorphisms between Puerto Rican and non-Hispanic whites. BMC Genetics 10: 45, 2009.
On Global Nutrition and Global Health Studies
- Mattei J, Tamez M, Ríos-Bedoya CF, Xiao RS, Tucker KL, Rodriguez-Orengo JF. Health conditions and lifestyle risk factors of adults living in Puerto Rico: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 18:491. 2018.
- Mattei J, Rodríguez-Orengo JF, Tamez M, Corujo F, Claudio A, Villanueva H, Campos H, Willett WC, Tucker KL, Ríos-Bedoya CF. Challenges and opportunities in establishing a collaborative multisite epidemiological study of chronic diseases and lifestyle factors among adults in Puerto Rico. BMC Public Health. 17(1):136. 2017.
- Mattei J, Malik V, Wedick N, Hu FB, Spiegelman D, Willett WC, Campos H and the Global Nutrition Epidemiologic Transition Initiative. Reducing the global burden of type 2 diabetes by improving the quality of staple foods: The Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative. Globalization and Health. 11:23, 2015.
- Mattei J, Malik V, Wedick NM, Campos H, Spiegelman D, Willett WC, Hu FB. A Symposium and Workshop Report from the Global Nutrition and Epidemiologic Transition Initiative: Nutrition Transition and the Global Burden of Type 2 Diabetes. British Journal of Nutrition; 108(7):1325-35, 2012.