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Christina Berg

Senior lecturer

Christina Berg
Senior lecturer
Food and Nutrition
christina.berg@ped.gu.se
+46 31 786 4207

Room number: C2 19
Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5, Pedagogen , 41120 Göteborg


Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
www.iki.gu.se
iki@ped.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 2048

Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Christina Berg

Christina Berg is registered dietician and PhD. Her dissertation (2002), entitled "Influences on school children's dietary selection: Focus on fat and fiber at breakfast", deals with food choices among children and adolescents and influencing factors. Christina was appointed associate professor at the Faculty of Education 2007.

Christina's main research interests are health promotion, food choice and dietary habits.

 

PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH ARTICLES

Jonsson L, Berg C, Larsson C, Korp P, and Lindgren E C. Facilitators of Physical Activity: Voices of Adolescents in a Disadvantaged Community. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017; 14: 1-13.

Jonsson L, Larsson C, Berg C, Korp P, and Lindgren E C. What undermines healthy habits with regard to physical activity and food? Voices of adolescents in a disadvantaged community, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 2017; 12.
 

Mehlig K, Berg C, Björck L, Nyberg F, Olin A C, Rosengren A, Strandhagen E, Toren K, Thelle D S, and Lissner L, Cohort Profile: The INTERGENE Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2017.

Whitehead R, Berg C, Cosma A, Gobina I, Keane E, Neville F, Ojala K, and Kelly C, Trends in Adolescent Overweight Perception and Its Association With Psychosomatic Health 2002-2014: Evidence From 33 Countries. J Adolesc Health. 2017; 60(2): 204-211.

Fröberg A, Larsson C, Berg C, Boldemann C, and Raustorp A, Accelerometer-measured physical activity among adolescents in a multicultural area characterized by low socioeconomic status. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016.

Lachat C, Hawwash D, Ocke M C, Berg C, Forsum E, Hornell A, Larsson C, Sonestedt E, Wirfalt E, Åkesson A, Kolsteren P, Byrnes G, De Keyzer W, Van Camp J, Cade J E, Slimani N, Cevallos M, Egger M, and Huybrechts I, Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology-Nutritional Epidemiology (STROBE-nut): An Extension of the STROBE Statement. PLoS Med. 2016; 13(6): e1002036. (Also published in Nutrition Bulletin).

Holmberg C, J E C, Hillman T, and Berg C, Adolescents' presentation of food in social media: An explorative study. Appetite. 2016; 99: 121-9.

Olafsdottir S and Berg C, Food appearances in children's television programmes in Sweden. International Journal of Consumer Studies. 2016; 40(4): 484-91.

Berg C, Strandhagen E, Mehlig K, Subramoney S, Lissner L, and Björck L, Normal weight adiposity in a Swedish population: How well is cardiovascular risk associated with excess body fat captured by BMI? Obesity Science & Practice. 2015; 1(1): 50-58.

Gustavsson J, Mehlig K, Leander K, Berg C, Tognon G, Strandhagen E, Björck L, Rosengren A, Lissner L, and Nyberg F, FTO gene variation, macronutrient intake and coronary heart disease risk: a gene-diet interaction analysis. Eur J Nutr. 2015.

Berg C and Forslund H B, The Influence of Portion Size and Timing of Meals on Weight Balance and Obesity. Curr Obes Rep. 2015; 4(1): 11-8.

Pettersson S and Berg C M, Hydration status in elite wrestlers, judokas, boxers, and taekwondo athletes on competition day. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2014; 24(3): 267-75.

Olafsdottir S, Berg C, Eiben G, Lanfer A, Reisch L, Ahrens W, Kourides Y, Molnar D, Moreno L A, Siani A, Veidebaum T, and Lissner L, Young children's screen activities, sweet drink consumption and anthropometry: results from a prospective European study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014; 68(2): 223-8.

Pettersson S and Berg C M, Dietary intake at competition in elite olympic combat sports. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2014; 24(1): 98-109.

Olafsdottir S, Eiben G, Prell H, Hense S, Lissner L, Mårild S, Reisch L, and Berg C, Young children's screen habits are associated with consumption of sweetened beverages independently of parental norms. Int J Public Health. 2014; 59(1): 67-75.

Mehlig K, Leander K, de Faire U, Nyberg F, Berg C, Rosengren A, Björck L, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Tognon G, Toren K, Strandhagen E, Lissner L, and Thelle D, The association between plasma homocysteine and coronary heart disease is modified by the MTHFR 677C>T polymorphism. Heart. 2013; 99(23): 1761-5.

Pettersson S, Ekstrom M P, and Berg C M, Practices of weight regulation among elite athletes in combat sports: a matter of mental advantage? J Athl Train. 2013; 48(1): 99-108.

Pettersson S, Pipping Ekstrom M, and Berg C M, The food and weight combat. A problematic fight for the elite combat sports athlete. Appetite. 2012; 59(2): 234-242.

Tognon G, Berg C, Mehlig K, Thelle D, Strandhagen E, Gustavsson J, Rosengren A, and Lissner L, Comparison of apolipoprotein (apoB/apoA-I) and lipoprotein (total cholesterol/HDL) ratio determinants. Focus on obesity, diet and alcohol intake. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7): e40878.

Conner M, Hugh-Jones S, and Berg C, Using the two-factor Theory of Planned Behaviour to predict adolescent breakfast choices. Educational & Child Psychology 2011; 28(4): 37-50.

Prell H, Palmblad E, Lissner L, and Berg C M, Health discourse in Swedish television food advertising during children's peak viewing times. Appetite. 2011; 56(3): 607-616.

Berg C M, Thelle D S, Rosengren A, Lissner L, Toren K, and Olin A C, Decreased exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) in obese with asthma symptoms: Data from the population study INTERGENE/ADONIX. Chest. 2011; 139(5): 1109-1116.

Kelly B, Halford J C, Boyland E J, Chapman K, Bautista-Castano I, Berg C, Caroli M, Cook B, Coutinho J G, Effertz T, Grammatikaki E, Keller K, Leung R, Manios Y, Monteiro R, Pedley C, Prell H, Raine K, Recine E, Serra-Majem L, Singh S, and Summerbell C, Television food advertising to children: a global perspective. Am J Public Health. 2010; 100(9): 1730-6.

Strandhagen E, Berg C, Lissner L, Nunez L, Rosengren A, Toren K, and Thelle D S, Selection bias in a population survey with registry linkage: potential effect on socioeconomic gradient in cardiovascular risk. Eur J Epidemiol. 2010; 25(3): 163-72.

Berg C, Lappas G, Wolk A, Strandhagen E, Toren K, Rosengren A, Thelle D, and Lissner L, Eating patterns and portion size associated with obesity in a Swedish population. Appetite. 2009; 52(1): 21-6.

Berg C M, Lappas G, Strandhagen E, Wolk A, Toren K, Rosengren A, Aires N, Thelle D S, and Lissner L, Food patterns and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Swedish INTERGENE research program. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008; 88(2): 289-97.

Berg C, Rosengren A, Aires N, Lappas G, Toren K, Thelle D, and Lissner L, Trends in overweight and obesity from 1985 to 2002 in Goteborg, West Sweden. Int J Obes (Lond). 2005; 29(8): 916-24.

Prell H C, Berg M C, Jonsson L M, and Lissner L, A school-based intervention to promote dietary change. J Adolesc Health. 2005; 36(6): 529.

Berg C M, Lissner L, Aires N, Lappas G, Toren K, Wilhelmsen L, Rosengren A, and Thelle D S, Trends in blood lipid levels, blood pressure, alcohol and smoking habits from 1985 to 2002: results from INTERGENE and GOT-MONICA. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2005; 12(2): 115-25.

Berg C, Jonsson I, Conner M, and Lissner L, Perceptions and reasons for choice of fat- and fibre-containing foods by Swedish schoolchildren. Appetite. 2003; 40(1): 61-7.

Prell H C, Berg M C, and Jonsson L M, Why don´t adolescents eat fish? Factors influencing fish consumption in school. Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition. 2002; 46(4): 184-191.

Berg M C, Jonsson I, Conner M T, and Lissner L, Relation between breakfast food choices and knowledge of dietary fat and fiber among Swedish schoolchildren. J Adolesc Health. 2002; 31(2): 199-207.

Berg C, Jonsson I, and Conner M, Understanding choice of milk and bread for breakfast among Swedish children aged 11-15 years: an application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Appetite. 2000; 34(1): 5-19.

Berg C, Jonsson I, Conner M T, and Lissner L, Sources of bias in a dietary survey of children. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1998; 52(9): 663-7.

OTHER RESEARCH ARTICLES
Berg C, Stora portioner leder till större konsumtion av mat och dryck. Nordisk Nutrition. 2016(1): 15-17.

Berg C, Värför äter vi inte som vi bör? Ikaros:Tidskrift om människan och vetenskapen. 2014(2): 29-30.

Magnusson M, Berg C, and Mårild S, Barn måste få chans till hälsosamma vanor: Ledande politiker bör ta sitt ansvar for att motverka fetma hos barn. Läkartidningen. 2013; 110(37): 1592-3.

Berg C, Portionsstorleken har betydelse: Lagom är bäst! Nordisk Nutrition. 2012(2): 14-16.

Berg C, Kostfaktorer och det metabola syndromet: Observationsstudier i fokus. Nordisk Nutrition. 2010(2): 28-30.

Yngve A, Hambraeus L, Lissner L, Serra Majem L, Vaz de Almeida M D, Berg C, Hughes R, Cannon G, Thorsdottir I, Kearney J, Gustafsson J A, Rafter J, Elmadfa I, and Kennedy N, The Women's Health Initiative. What is on trial: nutrition and chronic disease? Or misinterpreted science, media havoc and the sound of silence from peers? Public Health Nutr. 2006; 9(2): 269-72.

Berg C, Influences on schoolchildren's dietary selection: Focus on fat and fibre at breakfast. Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition. 2002; 46(4): 194-196.

BOOKS AND REPORTS
Berg C, Pettersson S, and Rendahl J, Att måla maten i svart och vitt, in Mat är mer än mat. Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv på mat och måltider, K. Bergström, et al., Editors. 2015, Göteborgs universitet: Göteborg. p. 79-90.

Berg C and Magnusson M, eds. Forskning för en friskare generation: Levnadsförhållanden, vanor och hälsosam vikt. 2012, Göteborgs universitet: Göteborg.

Berg C and Jonsson L, Matkonsumtionen och hälsan, in Konsumtionsrapporten 2008, M. Mankila and Centrum för konsumtionsvetenskap, Editors. 2008, Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet: Göteborg.

Berg C and Winkvist A, Äta och mäta, bakom kulisserna, in Hushållsvetenskap & Co, M. Pipping Ekström, et al., Editors. 2007, Institutionen för mat, hälsa och miljö, Göteborgs universitet: Göteborg. p. 95-109.
 

Latest publications

Cohort Profile: The INTERGENE Study.
Kirsten Mehlig, Christina Berg, Lena Björck, Fredrik Nyberg, Anna-Carin Olin et al.
International journal of epidemiology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Health literacy in a multimodal online digital media landscape: From the perspective of pediatric patients with obesity
Christopher Holmberg, Christina Berg, Jovanna Dahlgren, Lauren Lissner, John Chaplin
Annual meeting 2017 - International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) , Victoria, Canada, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Combinations of Epoch Durations and Cut-points to Estimate Sedentary Time and Physical Activity among Adolescents
Andreas Fröberg, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Cecilia Boldemann, Anders Raustorp
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Poster 2017
Poster

Adolescents’ voices concerning facilitators of physical activity
Linus Jonsson, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Peter Korp, Eva-Carin M Lindgren
Abstract Book. ISBNPA 2017. , Victoria, British Columbia, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Combinations of epoch durations and cut-points to estimate sedentary time and physical activity among adolescents
Andreas Fröberg, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Cecilia Boldemann, Anders Raustorp
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Trends in Adolescent Overweight Perception and Its Association With Psychosomatic Health 2002–2014: Evidence From 33 Countries
Ross Whitehead, Christina Berg, Alina Cosma, Inese Gobina, Eimear Keane et al.
Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Showing 1 - 10 of 97

2017

Cohort Profile: The INTERGENE Study.
Kirsten Mehlig, Christina Berg, Lena Björck, Fredrik Nyberg, Anna-Carin Olin et al.
International journal of epidemiology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Health literacy in a multimodal online digital media landscape: From the perspective of pediatric patients with obesity
Christopher Holmberg, Christina Berg, Jovanna Dahlgren, Lauren Lissner, John Chaplin
Annual meeting 2017 - International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) , Victoria, Canada, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Combinations of Epoch Durations and Cut-points to Estimate Sedentary Time and Physical Activity among Adolescents
Andreas Fröberg, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Cecilia Boldemann, Anders Raustorp
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Poster 2017
Poster

Adolescents’ voices concerning facilitators of physical activity
Linus Jonsson, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Peter Korp, Eva-Carin M Lindgren
Abstract Book. ISBNPA 2017. , Victoria, British Columbia, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Combinations of epoch durations and cut-points to estimate sedentary time and physical activity among adolescents
Andreas Fröberg, Christina Berg, Christel Larsson, Cecilia Boldemann, Anders Raustorp
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Trends in Adolescent Overweight Perception and Its Association With Psychosomatic Health 2002–2014: Evidence From 33 Countries
Ross Whitehead, Christina Berg, Alina Cosma, Inese Gobina, Eimear Keane et al.
Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Showing 1 - 10 of 97

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