Berit Heitmann
Berit Heitmann

Clinical Professor


  1. 1999
  2. Published

    Independent effects of stable and changing body weight on total mortality.

    Mikkelsen, K. L., Heitmann, Berit, Keiding, Niels & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 1999, In : Epidemiology. 10, p. 671-678

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. 2002
  4. Published

    Den danske fedmeepidemi: Oplæg til en forebyggelsesindsats

    Richelsen, B., Astrup, Arne, Hansen, G. L., Hansen, Harald S., Heitmann, Berit, Holm, Lotte, Kjær, Michael, Madsen, S. A., Michaelsen, Kim F. & Olsen, S. F., 2002, Søborg: Ernæringsrådet. 131 p. (Publikation nr. 30).

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  5. 2003
  6. Published

    Relation between hormone replacement therapy and ischaemic heart disease in women: prospective observational study

    Løkkegaard, Ellen Christine Leth, Pedersen, Anette Tønnes, Heitmann, Berit, Andersen, Zorana Jovanovic, Keiding, Niels, Hundrup, Y. A., Obel, E. B. & Ottesen, B., 22 Feb 2003, In : B M J. 326, 7386, p. 426

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. 2004
  8. Published

    A longitudinal study of food intake patterns and obesity in adult Danish men and women

    Togo, P., Osler, Merete, Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2004, In : International Journal of Obesity. 28/4, p. 583-593

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. 2006
  10. Published

    Do energy density and dietary fiber influence subsequent 5-year weight changes in adult men and women?

    Iqbal, S. I., Helge, Jørn Wulff & Heitmann, Berit, 2006, In : Obesite. 14, 1, p. 106-114 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Do energy density and dietary fiber influence subsequent 5-year weight changes in adult men and women?

    Iqbal, S. I., Helge, Jørn Wulff & Heitmann, Berit, Jan 2006, In : Obesity. 14, 1, p. 106-14 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    The association between early menopause and risk of ischaemic heart disease: Influence of Hormone Therapy?

    Løkkegaard, Ellen Christine Leth, Andersen, Zorana Jovanovic, Heitmann, Berit, Keiding, Niels, Ottesen, B. & Pedersen, Anette Tønnes, 20 Jan 2006, In : Maturitas. 53, 2, p. 226-33 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. 2007
  14. Published

    Sexual function and obesity

    Larsen, S. H., Wagner, G. & Heitmann, Berit, 2007, In : International Journal of Obesity. 31, 8, p. 1189-1198 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Sygehusomkostninger i forbindelse med svaer overvaegt

    Worre-Jensen, A. L., Jensen, N. B., Heitmann, Berit & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2007, In : Ugeskrift for læger. 169, 33, p. 2634-2637 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. 2008
  17. Published

    A prospective study of the association between weight changes and self-rated health

    Simonsen, M. K., Hundrup, Y. A., Gronbaek, M. & Heitmann, Berit, 2008, In : BMC Women's Health. 8, p. Art. no. 13- 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Accuracy and correlates of maternal recall of birthweight and gestational age

    Adegboye, A. R. A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2008, In : BJOG - an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Supplements. 115, 7, p. 886-893 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Intentional weight loss and mortality among initially healthy men and women

    Simonsen, M. K., Hundrup, Y. A., Obel, E. B., Gronbaek, M. & Heitmann, Berit, 2008, In : Nutrition Reviews. 66, 7, p. 375-386 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Obesity and Sexual Dysfunction in Younger Danish Men (vol 5, pg 2053, 2008)

    Andersen, I., Wagner, G. & Heitmann, Berit, 2008, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 5, 11, p. 2735-2735

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Should glycemic index and glycemic load be considered in dietary recommendations?

    Hare-Bruun, H., Nielsen, B. M., Grau, K., Oxlund, A. L. & Heitmann, Berit, 2008, In : Nutrition Reviews. 66, 10, p. 569-590 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Studies of twins indicate that genetics influence dietary intake

    Hasselbalch, A. L., Heitmann, Berit, Kyvik, K. O. & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2008, In : Journal of Nutrition. 138, 12, p. 2406-2412 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    The combined influence of leisure-time physical activity and weekly alcohol intake on fatal ischaemic heart disease and all-cause mortality1

    Pedersen, J. O., Heitmann, Berit, Schnohr, P. & Gronbaek, M., 2008, In : European Heart Journal. 29, 2, p. 204-212 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. 2009
  25. Published

    Childhood obesity: successes and failures of preventive interventions

    Heitmann, Berit, Koplan, J. & Lissner, L., 2009, In : Nutrition Reviews. 67, Suppl 1, p. S89-S93 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Fat intake and weight development from 9 to 16 years of age: the European youth heart study - a longitudinal study

    Brixval, C. S., Andersen, L. B. & Heitmann, Berit, 2009, In : Obesity Facts. 2, 3, p. 166-70 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Fedme og Helbredsrisiko - vvad skal vi måle på?

    Heitmann, Berit, 2009, In : Ugeskrift for læger. 171, 43, p. 3067 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  28. Published

    Intake of calorically sweetened beverages and obesity

    Olsen, N. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2009, In : Obesity Reviews. 10, 1, p. 68-75 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Linking definition of childhood and adolescent obesity to current health outcomes

    Adegboye, A. R., Andersen, L. B., Froberg, K., Sardinha, L. B. & Heitmann, Berit, 2009, In : International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. p. 1-13 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Moderate drinking, psychological factors, and cardiovascular protection: reply

    Ostergaard, J. N., Heitmann, Berit, Schnohr, P. & Gronbaek, M., 2009, In : European Heart Journal. 30, 3, p. 382-382

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Obesity and gender

    Heitmann, Berit, Kopelman, P. G. (ed.), Caterson, I. D. (ed.) & Dietz, W. H. (ed.), 2009, Clinical obesity in adults and children. 3 ed. Wiley, Vol. 5. p. 53-64 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  32. Published

    Obesity, leanness, and mortality: effect modification by physical activity in men and women

    Heitmann, Berit, Hills, A. P., Frederiksen, P. & Ward, L. C., 2009, In : Obesity. 17, 1, p. 136-42 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Prevention of childhood obesity - what type of evidence should we consider relevant?

    Doak, C., Heitmann, Berit, Summerbell, C. & Lissner, L., 2009, In : Obesity Reviews. 10, 3, p. 350-6 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. Published

    Thigh circumference and risk of heart disease and premature death: prospective cohort study

    Heitmann, Berit & Frederiksen, P., 2009, In : BMJ. British Medical Journal (International Ed.). 339, p. b3292

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. 2010
  36. Published

    A variant in the fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) and variants near the melanocortin-4 receptor gene (MC4R) do not influence dietary intake

    Hasselbalch, A. L., Ängquist, Lars, Christiansen, L., Heitmann, Berit, Kyvik, K. O. & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2010, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 140, 4, p. 831-4

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Association between intake of dietary protein and 3-year-change in body growth among normal and overweight 6-year-old boys and girls (CoSCIS)

    van Vught, A. J. A. H., Heitmann, Berit, Nieuwenhuizen, A. G., Veldhorst, M. A. B., Andersen, L. B., Hasselstrom, H., Brummer, R. M. & Westerterp-Plantenga, M. S., 2010, In : Public Health Nutrition. 13, 5, p. 647-53

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Combined effects of weight loss and physical activity on all-cause mortality of overweight men and women

    ÿstergaard, J. N., Grønbaek, M., Schnohr, P., Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2010, In : International Journal of Obesity. 34, 4, p. 760-9 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Dietary carbohydrates and change in physical performance of elderly Europeans: Survey in Europe on Nutrition and the Elderly, a Concerted Action (SENECA) 1993 and 1999

    Kynde, I., Bjørnsbo, K. S., Tetens, Inge & Heitmann, Berit, 2010, In : Public Health Nutrition. 13, 8, p. 1186-1190 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Intake of total dietary sugar and fibre is associated with insulin resistance among Danish 8-10- and 14-16-year-old girls but not boys. European Youth Heart Studies I and II

    Kynde, I., Johnsen, N. F., Wedderkopp, N., Bygbjerg, Ib Christian, Helge, Jørn Wulff & Heitmann, Berit, 2010, In : Public Health Nutrition. 13, 10, p. 1669-74

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Low calcium intake is related to increased risk of tooth loss in men

    Adegboye, A. R. A., Fiehn, N., Twetman, Svante, Christensen, Lisa Bøge & Heitmann, Berit, Oct 2010, In : Journal of Nutrition. 140, 10, p. 1864-8 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Intake of total dietary sugar and fibre is associated with insulin resistance among Danish 8–10- and 14–16-year-old girls but not boys. European Youth Heart Studies I and II

    Kynde, I., Johnsen, N. F., Wedderkopp, N., Bygbjerg, Ib Christian, Helge, Jørn Wulff & Heitmann, Berit, 1 Oct 2010, In : Public Health Nutrition. 13, 10, p. 1669-74 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. 2011
  44. Published

    Intake of dairy calcium and tooth loss among Danish men and women: Dairy calcium and tooth loss

    Adegboye, A. R. A., Twetman, Svante, Christensen, Lisa Bøge & Heitmann, Berit, 2011, In : Nutrition. 28, 7-8, p. 779-84 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. 2012
  46. Published

    Predisposition to Obesity: Should We Target Those Most Susceptible?

    Olsen, N. J., Mortensen, Erik Lykke & Heitmann, Berit, 2012, In : Current Obesity Reports. 1, 1, p. 35-41 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Intake of dairy products in relation to periodontitis in older danish adults

    Adegboye, A. R. A., Christensen, Lisa Bøge, Holm-Pedersen, Poul, Avlund, K., Boucher, B. J. & Heitmann, Berit, Sep 2012, In : Nutrients. 4, 9, p. 1219-29 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. 2013
  49. Published

    24h urinary sodium excretion and subsequent change in weight, waist circumference and body composition

    Larsen, S. C., Ängquist, Lars, Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2013, In : P L o S One. 8, 7, 6 p., e69689.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    The influence of early exposure to vitamin D for development of diseases later in life

    Jacobsen, Ramune, Abrahamsen, B., Bauerek, M. J., Holst, C., Jensen, C. B., Knop, J., Raymond, K., Rasmussen, L. B., Stougård, Maria, S�rensen, T. I. A., Vaag, A. A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2013, In : B M C Public Health. 13, 8 p., 515.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    The relation between birth weight and hypertension: A study among Danish nurses

    Virkus, R. A., Heitmann, Berit, Obel, E., Bergholt, Thomas & Løkkegaard, Ellen Christine Leth, 2013, In : Health (Irvine). 5, 4A, p. 16-22 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    Intakes of calcium, vitamin D, and dairy servings and dental plaque in older Danish adults

    Adegboye, A. R., Christensen, Lisa Bøge, Holm-Pedersen, Poul, Avlund, K., Boucher, B. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 16 May 2013, In : Nutrition Journal. 12, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Sugar-sweetened beverages consumption in relation to changes in body fatness over 6 and 12 years among 9-year-old children: the European Youth Heart Study

    Lempert, Susanne, Zheng, M., Rangan, A., Olsen, N. J., Andersen, L. B., Wedderkopp, N., Kristensen, P. L., Grøntved, A., Ried-Larsen, M., Allman-Farinelli, M. & Heitmann, Berit, 28 Nov 2013, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 68, 1, p. 77-83 0954-3007.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. 2014
  55. Published

    Association between the intake of α-linolenic acid and the risk of CHD

    Vedtofte, M. S., Jakobsen, M. U., Lauritzen, Lotte, O'Reilly, E. J., Virtamo, J., Knekt, P., Colditz, G., Hallmans, G., Buring, J., Steffen, L. M., Robien, K., Rimm, E. B. & Heitmann, Berit, 2014, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 112, 5, p. 735-743 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  56. Published

    Bacterial profiles of saliva in relation to diet, lifestyle factors, and socioeconomic status

    Belstrøm, Daniel, Holmstrup, Palle, Nielsen, Claus Henrik, Kirkby, N., Twetman, Svante, Heitmann, Berit, Klepac-Ceraj, V., Paster, B. J. & Fiehn, N., 2014, In : Journal of Oral Microbiology. 6, p. 1-9 9 p., 23609.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. Published

    Interaction between genetic predisposition to adiposity and dietary protein in relation to subsequent change in body weight and waist circumference

    Ankarfeldt, M. Z., Larsen, S. C., Ängquist, Lars, Husemoen, L. L. N., Roswall, N., Overvad, K., Jakobsen, M. U., Halkjær, J., Tjønneland, A., Linneberg, Allan René, Toft, Ulla Marie Nørgaard, Hansen, Torben, Pedersen, Oluf Borbye, Heitmann, Berit, Astrup, Arne & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2014, In : P L o S One. 9, 10, 10 p., e110890.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  58. Published

    Social Inequalities in Obesity Persist in the Nordic Region Despite Its Relative Affluence and Equity

    Magnusson, M., Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., Olafsdottir, S., Lehtinen-Jacks, S., Holmen, T. L., Heitmann, Berit & Lissner, L., 2014, In : Current Obesity Reports. 3, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  59. Published

    Interaction between genetic predisposition to obesity and dietary calcium in relation to subsequent change in body weight and waist circumference

    Larsen, S. C., Ängquist, Lars, Ahluwalia, T. V. S., Skaaby, T., Roswall, N., Tjønneland, A., Halkjær, J., Overvad, K., Pedersen, Oluf Borbye, Hansen, Torben, Linneberg, Allan René, Husemoen, L. L. N., Toft, Ulla Marie Nørgaard, Heitmann, Berit & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., Apr 2014, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 99, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  60. 2015
  61. Associations between Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants in Childhood and Overweight up to 12 Years Later in a Low Exposed Danish Population

    Tang-Péronard, J. L., Jensen, T. K., Andersen, H. R., Ried-Larsen, M., Grøntved, A., Andersen, L. B., Timmermann, C. A. G., Nielsen, F. & Heitmann, Berit, 2015, In : Obesity Facts. 8, 4, p. 282-92 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  62. Published

    Dietary protein and urinary nitrogen in relation to 6-year changes in fat mass and fat-free mass

    Ankarfeldt, M. Z., Gottliebsen, K., Ängquist, Lars, Astrup, Arne, Heitmann, Berit & Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., 2015, In : International Journal of Obesity. 39, 1, p. 162-168 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  63. Published

    Gestational and Early Infancy Exposure to Margarine Fortified with Vitamin D through a National Danish Programme and the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: The D-Tect Study

    Jacobsen, Ramune, Hypponen, E., Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., Vaag, A. A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 6, p. 1-11 11 p., e0128631.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  64. Published

    Prenatal exposure to vitamin-D from fortified margarine and milk and body size at age 7 years

    Jensen, C. B., Gamborg, Michael Orland, Berentzen, T. L., Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. & Heitmann, Berit, 2015, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 69, 10, p. 1169-75 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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