Berit Heitmann

Berit Heitmann

Clinical Professor


  1. 2021
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Accepted/In press

    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, (Accepted/In press) In: Eating and Weight Disorders.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

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

    Gudbergsen, H., Overgaard, A., Henriksen, Marius, Wæhrens, E. E., Bliddal, Henning, Christensen, R., Nielsen, S. M., Boesen, Mikael Ploug, Knop, F. K., 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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, Ebbehøj, Niels Erik, Heitmann, Berit, Bonde, J. P. & Tottenborg, S. S., 2021, In: European Journal of Epidemiology. 36, p. 861–872 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. 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 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 2020
  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. Published

    Chances of live birth after exposure to vitamin D-fortified margarine in women with fertility problems: results from a Danish population-based cohort study

    Jensen, A., Nielsen, M. L., Guleria, S., Kjær, Susanne Krüger, Heitmann, Berit & Kesmodel, U. S., 2020, In: Fertility and Sterility. 113, 2, p. 383-391 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Consistent sleep onset and maintenance of body weight after weight loss: An analysis of data from the NoHoW trial

    Larsen, S. C., Horgan, G., Mikkelsen, M. K., Palmeira, A. L., Scott, S., Duarte, C., Santos, I., Encantado, J., O'Driscoll, R., Turicchi, J., Michalowska, J., Stubbs, R. J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: PLoS Medicine. 17, 7, 18 p., 1003168.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Data imputation and body weight variability calculation using linear and nonlinear methods in data collected from digital smart scales: Simulation and validation study

    Turicchi, J., O'Driscoll, R., Finlayson, G., Duarte, C., Palmeira, A. L., Buch-Larsen, Sara Charlotte, Heitmann, Berit & James Stubbs, R., 2020, In: JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 8, 9, e17977.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Estimating physical activity and sedentary behaviour in a free-living environment: A comparative study between Fitbit Charge 2 and Actigraph GT3X

    Mikkelsen, M. L. K., Berg-Beckhoff, G., Frederiksen, P., Horgan, G., O'Driscoll, R., Palmeira, A. L., Scott, S. E., Stubbs, J., Heitmann, Berit & Larsen, S. C., 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15, 6, 13 p., e0234426.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Exposure to the danish mandatory vitamin D fortification policy in prenatal life and the risk of developing coeliac disease—the importance of season: A semi ecological study

    Moos, C., Duus, K. S., Frederiksen, P., Heitmann, Berit & Andersen, V., 2020, In: Nutrients. 12, 5, 11 p., 1243.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    Familial associations in hair cortisol concentration: A cross-sectional analysis based on the Healthy Start study

    Dauegaard, S., Olsen, N. J., Heitmann, Berit & Larsen, S. C., 2020, In: Psychoneuroendocrinology. 121, 104836.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Levels and changes in body mass index decomposed into fat and fat-free mass index: relation to long-term all-cause mortality in the general population

    Sørensen, Thorkild I.A., Frederiksen, P. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: International Journal of Obesity. 44, p. 2092–2100 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Longitudinal associations between body composition and regional fat distribution and later attained height at school entry among preschool children predisposed to overweight

    Rosário, R., Olsen, N. J., Rohde, J. F., Händel, M. N., Santos, R. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 74, 3, p. 465-471 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Neonatal Vitamin D Status and Risk of Asthma in Childhood: Results from the D-Tect Study

    Thorsteinsdottir, F., Cardoso, I., Keller, Amélie Cléo, Stougård, Maria, Frederiksen, P., Cohen, A. S., Maslova, E., Jacobsen, Ramune, Backer, Vibeke & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: Nutrients. 12, 3, 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. Published

    Neonatal vitamin D levels and cognitive ability in young adulthood

    Specht, I. O., Janbek, Janet, Thorsteinsdottir, F., Frederiksen, P. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: European Journal of Nutrition. 59, p. 1919–1928 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Neonatal vitamin D status and myopia in young adult men

    Specht, I. O., Jacobsen, Nina, Frederiksen, P. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: Acta Ophthalmologica. 98, 5, p. 500-505 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of childhood epilepsy

    Specht, I. O., Thorsteinsdottir, F., Walker, K. C., Olsen, J. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: Epilepsia. 61, 6, p. 1282-1290 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Processed meat intake and incidence of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies

    Händel, M. N., Rohde, J. F., Jacobsen, Ramune, Nielsen, S. M., Christensen, R., Alexander, D. D., Frederiksen, P. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 74, p. 1132–1148 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Progression in risk factors during 36 years of follow-up and prediction of carotid intima-media thickness in a large cohort of adults with and without diabetes

    Winckler, K., Wiinberg, N., Jensen, Andreas Kryger, Thorsteinsson, B., Lundby-Christensen, L., Heitmann, Berit, Jensen, G. B. & Tarnow, L., 2020, In: Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation. 80, 6, p. 491-499 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Substitution of sugar-sweetened beverages for other beverages and the risk of developing coronary heart disease: Results from the Harvard Pooling Project of Diet and Coronary Disease

    Keller, Amélie Cléo, O'Reilly, E. J., Malik, V., Buring, J. E., Andersen, Ingelise, Steffen, L., Robien, K., Männistö, S., Rimm, E. B., Willett, W. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: Preventive Medicine. 131, 105970.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    The Copenhagen Primary Care Laboratory Pregnancy (CopPreg) database

    Janbek, Janet, Kriegbaum, Margit, Grand, Mia Klinten, Specht, I. O., Lind, Bent Struer, Andersen, C. L. & Heitmann, Berit, 2020, In: BMJ Open. 10, 5, 11 p., e034318.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    The relation between red meat and whole-grain intake and the colonic mucosal barrier: A cross-sectional study

    Jawhara, M., Sørensen, S. B., Heitmann, Berit, Halldórsson, Þ. I., Kristian Pedersen, A. & Andersen, V., 2020, In: Nutrients. 12, 6, p. 1-18 18 p., 1765.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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