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Salvy S-J, de la Haye K, Galama T & Goran MI Home visitation programs: An untapped opportunity for the delivery of early childhood obesity prevention Obesity Reviews 18 (2): 149-163, 2017 [PubMed]

Vos MB and Goran MI Sugar, Sugar…..Not so Sweet for the Liver; Editorial for Gastroenterology 153 (3): 642-645, 2017 [Article]


Alderete TL, Toledo-Corral CM & Goran MI Metabolic Basis of Ethnic Differences in Diabetes Risk in Overweight and Obese Youth Current Diabetes Reports 14:455, 2014 [pdf] [PubMed]


Goran MI, Dumke KA, Bouret SG, Keyser B, Walker RW & Blumberg B The Obesogenic Effect of High Fructose Exposure During Early Development Nature Reviews: Endocrinology 9 (8): 494-500, 2013 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI How growing up Sweet can Turn Sour Pediatric Obesity 8: 237-241, 2013 [pdf] [PubMed]

Schoeller DA, Thomas T, Archer E et al (letter to the Editor) Self report-based estimates of energy intake offer an inadequate basis for scientific conclusions Am J Clin Nutr 97 (6): 1413-1415, 2013 [PubMed]


Goran, MI, Ventura, EE Genetic predisposition and increasing dietary fructose exposure: The perfect storm for fatty liver disease in Hispanics in the U.S. Digestive and Liver Disease 44: 711-713 (2012) [pdf]

Goran MI, Dumke KA. Early Onset Obesity in Infants and Children: Nature, Nurture or Both?
Commentary on Cooke, Hinkley, Chaput & Tremblay, Oken, Paul, Savage, Anzman-Frasca, Birch, and de Silva-Sanigorski & Campbell. Fisher JO, topic ed. In: Tremblay RE, Boivin M, Peters RDeV, eds. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development and Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Development; 2012:1-8. [pdf]

Goran, M. I., Walker, R. & Allayee, H. Genetic-related and carbohydrate-related factors affecting liver fat accumulation. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 15, 392–396 (2012). [pdf]

Goran MI & Alderete TA Targeting Adipose Tissue Inflammation to Treat the Underlying Basis of the Metabolic Complications of Obesity (in press, Nestle Nutrition Institute Reviews) [pdf]


Hu HH, Nayak KS & Goran MI Assessment of abdominal adipose tissue and organ fat content by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Obesity Reviews 12: e504 – e515, 2011 [pdf] [PubMed]

Ventura EE & Goran MI Our School’s Sweet Tooth Los Angeles Times Editorial, March 2nd 2011 [pdf]

Goran MI International Journal of Pediatric Obesity Under New Leadership: Rapid Response, Fair Reviews and Global Reach IJPO 6 (2) 82-82, 2011 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI and Ventura EE. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity: Year in Review 2010 IJPO 6 (3-4): 163 – 168, 2011 [pdf] [PubMed]


Davis JN, Ventura EE, Shaibi GQ, Byrd-Williams CE, Alexander KE, Vanni AK, Meija MR, Weigensberg MJ, Spruijt-Metz D, Goran MI. Interventions for improving metabolic risk in overweight Latino youth. IJPO 2010 (in press) [pdf]

Speakman JR and Goran MI. Tissue- Specificity and Ethnic Diversity in Obesity-Related Risk of Cancer May BE Explained by Variability in Insulin Response and Insulin Signaling Pathways. Obesity 18:1071-1078, 2010. [pdf] [PubMed]


Weigensberg MJ & Goran MI Type 2 diabetes in children & adolescents The Lancet, May 23rd 2009, volume 373: 1743-1744, 2009 [pdf]


Shaibi GQ, Roberts CK & Goran MI Exercise and Insulin Resistance in Youth Exercise and Sport Science Reviews 36: 5-11, 2008 [pdf]


Goran MI, Davis JN & Kelly LA Treatment and Prevention of Childhood Obesity and Associated Metabolic Diseases (In review)


Goran MI, Koebnick C, Kelly LA, Roberts C & Davis JN Ethnic Differences In Obesity-Related Metabolic Complications During Growth and Development IN “Physical activity and Obesity”, Edited by AP Hills, NA King & NM Byrne; Chapter 4, pages 24-32; Smith-Gordon (London), 2006


Cruz ML, Shaibi GQ, Weigensberg M, Spruijt-Metz, D, Ball G and Goran MI Pediatric Obesity and Insulin Resistance: Metabolic Consequences and Implications for Treatment and Prevention Beyond Body Weight Modification Annual Reviews in Nutrition 25: 435-468, 2005 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI, Cruz ML, Shaibi GQ, Weigensberg M, Spruijt-Metz, D, Ebbeling, C and Ludwig DS Pediatric Obesity and Increased Chronic Disease Risk: Nutrition Based Implications for Treatment and Prevention IN Food, Diet and Obesity, Edited by Mela D; Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK (in press)

Goran MI Pediatric Obesity: Past, Present and Future in Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology and Prevention; Edited by Goran MI and Sothern M; Taylor & Francis, New York, 2005

Goran MI Estimating Energy Requirements: Regression Based Prediction Equations or Multiples of Resting Metabolic Rate Public Health Nutrition 8(7A): 1184-1186, 2005 [pdf] [PubMed]


Nesbitt SD, Ashaye MO, Stettler N, Sorof JM, Goran MI Parekh R & Falkner BE Overweight as a risk factor in children: A focus on Ethnicity Ethnicity & Disease 14: 94 – 110, 2004 [pdf] [PubMed]

Cruz ML & Goran MI Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents Current Diabetes Reports 4: 53-62, 2004 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI Estimating Energy Requirements: Regression Based Prediction Equations or Multiples of Resting Metabolic Rate; in the Joint FAO/WHO/UNU Expert Consultation on Human Energy Requirements; WHO, Rome, Italy


Heimburger DC, Allison DB, Goran MI, Heini AF, Hensrud DD, Hunter GR, Klein S, Kumanyika S, Kushner RF, Rolls BJ, Schoeller D & Schutz Y A Festschrift For Roland L. Weinsier: Nutrition Scientist, Educator, & Clinician Obesity Research 11: 1246 – 1262, 2003 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI, Ball G & Cruz ML Invited Clinical Perspective: Obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents J Clin Endoc Met 88 (4): 1417 – 1427, 2003 [pdf] [PubMed]

Huang T & Goran MI Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: A Theoretical Perspective Pediatric Diabetes 4: 38-56, 2003 [pdf] [PubMed]


Fields DA, Goran MI & McCrory MA Body composition assessment via air displacement plethysmography (BOD POD) in adults and children: A review Am J Clin Nutr 75: 453-467 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI The rationale for a prevention approach to obesity in children in Childhood Obesity:Partnerships for Research and Prevention; ILSI Center for Health promotion Monograph, Eds FL Trowbridge and DL Kibbe; ILSI Press, Washington DC, 2002

Goran MI & Astrup A Energy Metabolism in Nutrition Society Textbook of Nutrition (in press)

Goran MI, Huang T & Johnson M Impact of energy expenditure, physical activity and insulin action and secretion on changes in body composition and fat distribution during growth IN “Human Growth from Conception to Maturity”, Eds G Gilli, LM Schell & L Benso. Chapter 36, pages 341-346; Smith-Gordon, London, UK (Proceedings of the Auxology Conference, Turin, Italy 2000)


Goran MI Metabolic Precursors and Effects of Obesity in Children: A Decade of Progress 1990 - 1999 Am J Clin Nutr 73: 158-171, 2001 [pdf] [PubMed]

Goran MI & Treuth MS Energy expenditure, physical activity and obesity in children Pediatric Clinics of North America 48: 931-954, 2001 [PubMed]


Goran MI Energy metabolism and obesity Medical Clinics of North America 84: 347 - 362, 2000 [pdf] [PubMed]





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