Berit Heitmann

Berit Heitmann

Clinical Professor


  1. 2022
  2. Published

    Association between Pre-Pregnancy BMI and Inflammatory Profile Trajectories during Pregnancy and Postpartum in Brazilian Women with Periodontitis: The IMPROVE Trial

    Santana, D. D., Kac, G., Teixeira dos Santos, P. P., da Silva, T. C., Benaim, C., Cocate, P. G., Trindade de Castro, M. B., Heitmann, Berit & Amorim Adegboye, A. R., 2022, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19, 5, 14 p., 2705.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Changes in leisure time physical activity unrelated to subsequent body weight changes, but body weight changes predicted future activity

    Petersen, Jindong Ding, Siersma, Volkert Dirk, Andersen, M. K. K. & Heitmann, Berit, 2022, In: Journal of Sports Sciences. 40, 3, p. 288-298 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Intake of n-3 LCPUFA and trans-fatty acids is unrelated to development in body mass index and body fat among children

    Ren, Xuan, Larsen, S. C., Lauritzen, Lotte, Rohde, J. F., Andersen, L. B., Bugge, A., Jensen, B. W., Specht, I. O. & Heitmann, Berit, 2022, In: BMC Nutrition. 8, 9 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Physical Activity and Subsequent Change in Body Weight, Composition and Shape: Effect Modification by Familial Overweight

    Specht, I. O., Heitmann, Berit & Larsen, S. C., 2022, In: Frontiers in Endocrinology. 13, 8 p., 787827.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ILLNESS PERCEPTION AND TWO-YEAR TRAJECTORIES IN KNEE PAIN AMONG ELDERLY DANES WITH SIGNS OF EARLY OA: A COHORT STUDY

    Ginnerup-Nielsen, E. M., Christensen, R., Heitmann, Berit, Altman, R. D., March, L., Woolf, A., Bliddal, Henning & Henriksen, Marius, 2022, p. S202-S203. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    The association between general and central obesity and the risks of coronary heart disease in women with and without a familial predisposition to obesity: findings from the Danish Nurse Cohort

    Hammer, Maria Dybdahl, Andersen, A. J., Larsen, S. C., Simonsen, M. K. & Heitmann, Berit, 2022, In: International Journal of Obesity. 46, p. 433-436

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Users' Experiences With the NoHoW Web-Based Toolkit With Weight and Activity Tracking in Weight Loss Maintenance: Long-term Randomized Controlled Trial

    Mattila, E., Hansen, S., Bundgaard, L., Ramsey, L., Dunning, A., Silva, M. N., Harjumaa, M., Ermes, M., Marques, M. M., Matos, M., Larsen, S. C., Encantado, J., Santos, I., Horgan, G., O'Driscoll, R., Turicchi, J., Duarte, C., Palmeira, A. L., Stubbs, R. J., Heitmann, Berit & Lahteenmaki, L., 2022, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 24, 1, 19 p., 29302.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Vitamin D Concentrations at Birth and the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Early Adulthood: A Danish Population-Based Case-Cohort Study

    Cardoso, I., Specht, I. O., Thorsteinsdottir, F., Thorbek, M. J., Keller, Amélie Cléo, Stougård, Maria, Cohen, A. S., Händel, M. N., Kristensen, Lars Erik Vølund & Heitmann, Berit, 2022, In: Nutrients. 14, 3, 11 p., 447.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. 2021
  11. Published

    A Theory- And Evidence-Based Digital Intervention Tool for Weight Loss Maintenance (NoHoW Toolkit): Systematic Development and Refinement Study

    Marques, M. M., Matos, M., Mattila, E., Encantado, J., Duarte, C., Teixeira, P. J., Stubbs, R. J., Sniehotta, F. F., Ermes, M., Harjumaa, M., Leppänen, J., Välkkynen, P., Silva, M. N., Ferreira, C., Carvalho, S., Palmeira, L., Horgan, G., Heitmann, Berit, Evans, E. H. & Palmeira, A. L., 2021, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 23, 12, e25305.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Age and Sex Specific Trends in Incidence of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Danish Birth Cohorts from 1992 to 2002: A Nationwide Register Linkage Study

    Cardoso, I., Frederiksen, P., Specht, I. O., Handel, M. N., Thorsteinsdottir, F., Heitmann, Berit & Kristensen, L. E., 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 16, 8 p., 8331.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Assessing Health Consequences of Vitamin D Fortification Utilizing a Societal Experiment Design: Methodological Lessons Learned from the D-Tect Project

    Handel, M. N., Jacobsen, Ramune, Thorsteinsdottir, F., Keller, Amélie Cléo, Stougård, Maria, Jensen, Camilla, Moos, C., Duus, K. S., Jensen, A., Kesmodel, U. S., Abrahamsen, B. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 15, 13 p., 8136.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Associations between Child Mental Well-Being or Conflicts during Mealtime and Picky Eating Behaviour

    Lepinioti, M., Specht, I. O., Rohde, J. F., Stougård, Maria, Handel, M. N., Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 11, 8 p., 5621.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Associations between parental stress and subsequent changes in dietary intake and quality among preschool children susceptible to obesity

    Rohde, J. F., Larsen, S. C., Händel, M. N., Olsen, N. J., Stougård, Maria & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 7, 3590.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Changes in Emotional-Behavioral Functioning Among Pre-school Children Following the Initial Stage Danish COVID-19 Lockdown and Home Confinement

    Specht, I. O., Rohde, J. F., Nielsen, A., Larsen, S. C. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 12, 6 p., 643057.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and metabolic markers in children - a narrative review of the evidence

    Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Nutrition Bulletin. 46, 3, p. 264-278 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Dairy consumption and cardiovascular disease events, bone fracture and all-cause mortality

    Guo, J., Givens, D. I. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 80, OCE5, 1 p., E230.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Development and cross-cultural validation of the Goal Content for Weight Maintenance Scale (GCWMS)

    Encantado, J., Marques, M. M., Palmeira, A. L., Sebire, S. J., Teixeira, P. J., Stubbs, R. J., Heitmann, Berit & Gouveia, M. J., 2021, In: Eating and Weight Disorders. 26, p. 2737–2748 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Dietary trans-fatty acid intake in relation to cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Michels, N., Specht, I. O., Heitmann, Berit, Chajes, V. & Huybrechts, I., 2021, In: Nutrition Reviews. 79, 7, p. 758-776 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Early postpartum stress, anxiety, depression, and resilience development among danish first-time mothers before and during first-wave COVID-19 pandemic

    Ladekarl, M., Olsen, N. J., Winckler, K., Brødsgaard, A., Nøhr, E. A., Heitmann, Berit & Specht, I. O., 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 22, 9 p., 11734.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Effect of PEP flute self-care versus usual care in early covid-19: Non-drug, open label, randomised controlled trial in a Danish community setting

    Mollerup, A., Henriksen, Marius, Larsen, S. C., Bennetzen, A. S., Simonsen, M. K., Kofod, L. M., Knudsen, Jenny Dahl, Nielsen, X. C., Weis, Nina & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: The BMJ. 375, e066952.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Estimating the Prevalence of Knee Pain and the Association between Illness Perception Profiles and Self-Management Strategies in the Frederiksberg Cohort of Elderly Individuals with Knee Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Ginnerup-Nielsen, E., Christensen, R., Heitmann, Berit, Altman, R. D., March, L., Woolf, A., Bliddal, Henning & Henriksen, Marius, 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10, 4, 18 p., 668.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Evidence-Based Digital Tools for Weight Loss Maintenance: The NoHoW Project

    Stubbs, R. J., Duarte, C., Palmeira, A. L., Sniehotta, F. F., Horgan, G., Larsen, S. C., Marques, M. M., Evans, E. H., Ermes, M., Harjumaa, M., Turicchi, J., O'Driscoll, R., Scott, S. E., Pearson, B., Ramsey, L., Mattila, E., Matos, M., Sacher, P., Woodward, E., Mikkelsen, M., Sainsbury, K., Santos, I., Encantado, J., Stalker, C., Teixeira, P. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Obesity Facts. 14, p. 320–333 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Exploratory Efficacy of Calcium-Vitamin D Milk Fortification and Periodontal Therapy on Maternal Oral Health and Metabolic and Inflammatory Profile

    Rodrigues Amorim Adegboye, A., Dias Santana, D., Teixeira Dos Santos, P. P., Guedes Cocate, P., Benaim, C., Trindade de Castro, M. B., Maia Schlüssel, M., Kac, G. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Nutrients. 13, 3, 15 p., 783.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Hair Cortisol Concentration, Weight Loss Maintenance and Body Weight Variability: A Prospective Study Based on Data From the European NoHoW Trial

    Larsen, S. C., Turicchi, J., Christensen, G. L., Larsen, C. S., Jørgensen, Niklas Rye, Mikkelsen, M. L. K., Horgan, G., O’Driscoll, R., Michalowska, J., Duarte, C., Scott, S. E., Santos, I., Encantado, J., Palmeira, A. L., Stubbs, R. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Frontiers in Endocrinology. 12, 655197.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Liraglutide after diet-induced weight loss for pain and weight control in knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial

    Gudbergsen, Henrik Rindel, Overgaard, A., Henriksen, Marius, Wæhrens, E. E., Bliddal, Henning, Christensen, R., Nielsen, S. M., Boesen, Mikael Ploug, Knop, Filip Krag, Astrup, Arne, Rasmussen, M. U., Bartholdy, C., Daugaard, C. L., Ellegaard, K., Heitmann, Berit, Bartels, E. M., Danneskiold-Samsøe, B. & Kristensen, L. E., 2021, In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 113, 2, p. 314–323 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Longitudinal Associations between Intake of Fruit and Vegetables and Height Attainment from Preschool to School Entry

    Rosario, R., Handel, M. N., Rohde, J. F., Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 11, 11 p., 6106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Longitudinal association of nighttime sleep duration with emotional and behavioral problems in early childhood: results from the Danish Healthy Start Study

    Zheng, M., Rangan, A., Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Sleep. 44, 1, 10 p., 138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Loss of height predicts total and cardiovascular mortality: a cohort study of northern European women

    Klingberg, S., Mehlig, K., Dangol, R., Bjorkelund, C., Heitmann, Berit & Lissner, L., 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11, 8, 8 p., 049122.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Maternal exposure to airborne polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and risk of adverse birth outcomes

    Kofoed, A. B., Deen, Laura, Hougaard, Karin Sørig, Petersen, K. U., Meyer, H. W., Pedersen, Ellen Bøtker, Ebbehoj, N. E., Heitmann, Berit, Bonde, Jens Peter & Tottenborg, S. S., 2021, In: European Journal of Epidemiology. 36, p. 861–872 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Nighttime sleep duration trajectories were associated with body mass index trajectories in early childhood

    Zheng, M., Hesketh, K. D., Wu, J. H. Y., Heitmann, Berit, Downing, K. & Campbell, K. J., 2021, In: Pediatric Obesity. 16, 7, e12766.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Older age, smoking, tooth loss and denture-wearing but neither xerostomia nor salivary gland hypofunction are associated with low intakes of fruit and vegetables in older Danish adults

    Pedersen, Anne Marie Lynge, Dynesen, A. W. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Journal of Nutritional Science. 10, 9 p., e47.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    PEP-CoV protocol: a PEP flute-self-care randomised controlled trial to prevent respiratory deterioration and hospitalisation in early COVID-19

    Mollerup, A., Larsen, S. C., Bennetzen, A. S., Henriksen, Marius, Simonsen, M. K., Weis, Nina, Kofod, L. M. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11, 6, 9 p., e050582.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    Phase angle measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis and the risk of cardiovascular disease among adult Danes

    Langer, R. D., Larsen, S. C., Ward, L. C. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Nutrition. 89, 6 p., 111280.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to the Danish Mandatory Vitamin D Fortification Policy Might Prevent Inflammatory Bowel Disease Later in Life: A Societal Experiment

    Duus, K. S., Moos, C., Frederiksen, P., Andersen, V. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Nutrients. 13, 4, 11 p., 1367.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Processed Meat Consumption and the Risk of Cancer: A Critical Evaluation of the Constraints of Current Evidence from Epidemiological Studies

    Händel, M. N., Rohde, J. F., Jacobsen, Ramune & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Nutrients. 13, 10, 9 p., 3601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Protein Intake During Infancy and Subsequent Body Mass Index in Early Childhood: Results from the Melbourne InFANT Program

    Zheng, M., Yu, H., He, Q., Heitmann, Berit, Rangan, A., McNaughton, S. A. & Campbell, K. J., 2021, In: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 121, 9, p. 1775-1784 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Systematic literature review and meta-analysis of the relationship between polyunsaturated and trans fatty acids during pregnancy and offspring weight development

    Ren, Xuan, Vilhjálmsdóttir, B. L., Rohde, J. F., Walker, K. C., Runstedt, S. E., Lauritzen, Lotte, Heitmann, Berit & Specht, I. O., 2021, In: Frontiers in Nutrition. 8, 18 p., 625596.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    THE RELATION BETWEEN ILLNESS PERCEPTION PROFILES AND SELF MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN A COHORT OF ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS WITH KNEE PAIN A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY BASED ON THE FREDERIKSBERG COHORT

    Ginnerup-Nielsen, E., Christensen, R., Heitmann, Berit, Altman, R. D., March, L., Woolf, A., Bliddal, Henning & Henriksen, Marius, 2021, In: Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 29, p. S285-S286 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    The H2020 "noHoW Project": A Position Statement on Behavioural Approaches to Longer-Term Weight Management

    Stubbs, R. J., Duarte, C., O'Driscoll, R., Turicchi, J., Kwasnicka, D., Sniehotta, F. F., Marques, M. M., Horgan, G., Larsen, S., Palmeira, A., Santos, I., Teixeira, P. J., Halford, J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Obesity Facts. 14, 2, p. 246-258 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    The impact of early body-weight variability on long-term weight maintenance: exploratory results from the NoHoW weight-loss maintenance intervention

    Turicchi, J., O'Driscoll, R., Lowe, M., Finlayson, G., Palmeira, A. L., Larsen, S. C., Heitmann, Berit & Stubbs, J., 2021, In: International Journal of Obesity. 45, p. 525–534

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Three-year intervention effects on food and beverage intake— results from the quasi-experimental copenhagen school child intervention study (Coscis)

    Ren, Xuan, Jensen, B. W., Buch-Larsen, Sara Charlotte, Rohde, J. F., Specht, I. O., Nielsen, B. M., Husby, I., Bugge, A., Andersen, L. B., Trolle, E. & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 19, 12 p., 10543.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Vitamin D concentrations from neonatal dried blood spots and the risk of early-onset type 2 diabetes in the Danish D-tect case-cohort study

    Keller, Amélie Cléo, Thorsteinsdottir, F., Stougård, Maria, Cardoso, I., Frederiksen, P., Cohen, A. S., Vaag, Allan, Jacobsen, Ramune & Heitmann, Berit, 2021, In: Diabetologia. 64, p. 1572–1582

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. 2020
  46. Published

    Prediction of carotid intima-media thickness and its relation to cardiovascular events in persons with type 2 diabetes

    Winckler, K., Thorsteinsson, B., Wiinberg, N., Jensen, Andreas Kryger, Lundby-Christensen, L., Heitmann, Berit, Lund, S. S., Krarup, T., Jensen, T., Vestergaard, H., Breum, Leif, Sneppen, S., Boesgaard, T., Madsbad, Sten, Gluud, C., Vaag, A., Almdal, Thomas Peter, Tarnow, L. & The CIMT trial group, T. C. T. G., Oct 2020, In: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 34, 10, 107681.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Recruitment of low-income pregnant women into a dietary and dental care intervention: Lessons from a feasibility trial

    Rodrigues Amorim Adegboye, A., Cocate, P. G., Benaim, C., Da Veiga Soares Carvalho, M. C., Schlüssel, M. M., De Castro, M. B. T., Kac, G. & Heitmann, Berit, 5 Mar 2020, In: Trials. 21, 1, 11 p., 244.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    A novel scaling methodology to reduce the biases associated with missing data from commercial activity monitors

    O’Driscoll, R., Turicchi, J., Duarte, C., Michalowska, J., Larsen, S. C., Palmeira, A. L., Heitmann, Berit, Horgan, G. W. & Stubbs, R. J., 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15, 6, 18 p., e0235144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Adverse labour market impacts of childhood and adolescence overweight and obesity in Western societies-A literature review

    Reiband, H. K., Heitmann, Berit & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2020, In: Obesity Reviews. 21, 8, e13026.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Association between objectively measured sleep duration, adiposity and weight loss history

    Larsen, S. C., Horgan, G., Mikkelsen, M. K., Palmeira, A. L., Scott, S., Duarte, C., Santos, I., Encantado, J., Driscoll, R. O., Turicchi, J., Michalowska, J., Stubbs, J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: International Journal of Obesity. 44, p. 1577-1585 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Associations between maternal stress during pregnancy and offspring obesity risk later in life-A systematic literature review

    Lamichhane, N., Olsen, N. J., Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Obel, C., Heitmann, Berit & Händel, M. N., 2020, In: Obesity Reviews. 21, 2, e12951.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    Associations between objective measures of physical activity, sleep and stress levels among preschool children

    Eythorsdottir, D. Y., Frederiksen, P., Larsen, S. C., Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: BMC Pediatrics. 20, 1, 7 p., 258.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Body weight variability is not associated with changes in risk factors for cardiometabolic disease

    Turicchi, J., O'Driscoll, R., Horgan, G., Duarte, C., Santos, I., Encantado, J., Palmeira, A. L., Larsen, S. C., Olsen, J. K., Heitmann, Berit & Stubbs, R. J., 2020, In: International Journal of Cardiology: Hypertension. 6, 100045.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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