- NUTR 8621 Presentation Skills (1 cr) Fall
- Improving intake of healthful foods in schools and homes by children and low-income families
The focus of Reicks' current research is to better understand eating behavior regarding intake of calcium-rich and whole grain foods, and fruits and vegetables by children, adults and families. She also conducts theory-based intervention studies to change behaviors to improve diet quality and prevent weight gain.
- Applied Economics, Psychology and Marketing faculty interested in consumer food behavior
- Minnesota Obesity Center
- Multistate research project (W-2003) – Nutrition and Extension faculty from 10 states to examine parent and household influences on calcium intake of early adolescent children
- Nutrition faculty at Sultan Oaboos University, Oman - Whole grain consumption in Omani schools and homes
Lim SS, Gold A, Gaillard PR, Wey A, Reicks M. Validation of 2 Brief Fruit and Vegetable Assessment Instruments Among Third-Grade Students. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 Jul 4. pii: S1499-4046(15)00475-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2015.05.007. [Epub ahead of print]
Miller N, Reicks M, Redden JP, Mann T, Mykerezi E, Vickers Z. Increasing portion sizes of fruits and vegetables in an elementary school lunch program can increase fruit and vegetable consumption. Appetite. 2015 Aug 1;91:426-30. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.081. Epub 2015 May 6.
Redden JP, Mann T, Vickers Z, Mykerezi E, Reicks M, Elsbernd S. Serving first in isolation increases vegetable intake among elementary schoolchildren. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 1;10(4):e0121283. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121283. eCollection 2015.
Mary Cluskey; Siew Sun Wong; Rickelle Richards; Miriam Ballejos; Marla Reicks; Garry Auld; Carol Boushey; Christine Bruhn; Scottie Misner; Beth Olson; et al.; Dietary Sources of Calcium Among Parents and Their Early Adolescent Children in the United States by Parent Race/Ethnicity and Place of Birth; Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2015.
Tashara M. Leak; Alison Swenson; Zata Vickers; Traci Mann; Elton Mykerezi; Joseph P. Redden; Aaron Rendahl; Marla Reicks; Testing the Effectiveness of In-Home Behavioral Economics Strategies to Increase Vegetable Intake, Liking, and Variety Among Children Residing in Households That Receive Food Assistance; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2015;47(2):e1-e9.
Marla Reicks; Satya Jonnalagadda; Ann M. Albertson; Nandan Joshi; Total dietary fiber intakes in the US population are related to whole grain consumption: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009 to 2010; Nutrition Research. 2014;34(3):226-234.
In Young Hur; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; Nutrient intakes among children and adolescents eating usual pizza products in school lunch compared with pizza meeting healthierUS school challenge criteria; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2014;114(5):768-773.
Marla Reicks; Amanda C. Trofholz; Jamie S. Stang; Melissa N. Laska; Impact of Cooking and Home Food Preparation Interventions Among Adults: Outcomes and Implications forFuture Programs; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2014;46(4):259-276.
Rickelle Richards; Marla Reicks; Siew Sun Wong; Carolyn Gunther; Mary Cluskey; Miriam S. Ballejos; Christine Bruhn; N. Paul Johnston; Scottie Misner; Corilee Watters; Perceptions of How Parents of Early Adolescents Will Personally Benefit From Calcium-Rich Food and Beverage Parenting Practices; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2014.
Marla Reicks; Dennis Degeneffe; Aaron Rendahl; Marianne Smith Edge; Katie Burns; Brian O'Meara; Greg Blevins; Associations Between Eating Occasion Characteristics and Age, Gender, Presence of Children and BMI Among U.S. Adults; Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2014.
Mario G. Ferruzzi; Satya S. Jonnalagadda; Simin Liu; Len Marquart; Nicola McKeown; Marla Reicks; Gabriele Riccardi; Chris Seal; Joanne Slavin; Frank Thielecke; et al.; Developing a standard definition of whole-grain foods for dietary recommendations: Summary report of a multidisciplinary expert roundtable discussion; Advances in Nutrition. 2014;5(2):164-176.
Aimee Tritt; Marla Reicks; Len Marquart; Reformulation of pizza crust in restaurants may increase whole-grain intake among children; Public Health Nutrition. 2014.
Noel D. Aldrich; Courtney Perry; William Thomas; Susan K. Raatz; Marla Reicks; Perceived importance of dietary protein to prevent weight gain: A national survey among midlife women; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45(3):213-221.
Karen Chapman-Novakofski; Marla Reicks; Dietetics Practitioners in Extension: What Is the Current Climate and Future Demand?; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2013;113(10):1299-1301.
Marla Reicks; Dennis Degeneffe; Koel Ghosh; Christine Bruhn; L Suzanne Goodell; Carolyn Gunther; Garry Auld; Miriam Ballejos; Carol Boushey; Mary Cluskey; et al.; Parent calcium-rich-food practices/perceptions are associated with calcium intake among parents and their early adolescent children; Public Health Nutrition. 2012;15(2):331-340.
Yen Li Chu; Mary Orsted; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; School foodservice personnel's struggle with using labels to identify whole-grain foods; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2012;44(1):76-84.
Yen Li Chu; O. Yaw Addo; Courtney D. Perry; Noriko Sudo; Marla Reicks; Time spent in home meal preparation affects energy and food group intakes among midlife women; Appetite. 2012;58(2):438-443.
Marla Reicks; Joseph P. Redden; Traci Mann; Elton Mykerezi; Zata Vickers; Photographs in lunch tray compartments and vegetable consumption among children in elementary school cafeterias; JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 2012;307(8):784-785.
Young Hur; Marla Reicks; Relationship between whole-grain intake, chronic disease risk indicators, and weight status among adolescents in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2012;112(1):46-55.
Renee A. Rosen; Teri L. Burgess-Champoux; Len Marquart; Marla M. Reicks; Associations between Whole-Grain Intake, Psychosocial Variables, and Home Availability among Elementary School Children; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2012;44(6):628-633.
Lori Roth-Yousey; Yen Li Chu; Marla Reicks; A Qualitative Study to Explore How Parental Expectations and Rules Influence Beverage Choices in Early Adolescence; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2012;44(6):644-652.
Mary M. Schroeder; Connie S. Burns; Marla M. Reicks; Interactive whiteboards: A new tool for Extension education; Journal of Extension. 2011;49(5):[5TOT10].
Marla Reicks; Miriam Edlefsen Ballejos; L. Suzanne Goodell; Carolyn Gunther; Rickelle Richards; Siew Sun Wong; Garry Auld; Carol J. Boushey; Christine Bruhn; Mary Cluskey; et al.; Individual and Family Correlates of Calcium-Rich Food Intake among Parents of Early Adolescent Children; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2011;111(3):376-384.
Jordan P. Mills; Courtney D. Perry; Marla Reicks; Eating frequency is associated with energy intake but not obesity in midlife women; Obesity. 2011;19(3):552-559.
Noel D. Aldrich; Marla M. Reicks; Shalamar D. Sibley; J. Bruce Redmon; William Thomas; Susan K. Raatz; Varying protein source and quantity do not significantly improve weight loss, fat loss, or satiety in reduced energy diets among midlife adults; Nutrition Research. 2011;31(2):104-112.
Sara J. Van Offelen; Mary M. Schroeder; DeeAnn R. Leines; Lori Roth-Yousey; Marla M. Reicks; Go wild with fruits and veggies: Engaging children in nutrition education and physical activity with animal characters; Journal of Extension. 2011;49(2):[2RIB6].
Yen Li Chu; Cynthia A Warren; Christine E Sceets; Peter Murano; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; Acceptance of two US Department of Agriculture commodity whole-grain products: a school-based study in Texas and Minnesota.; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2011;111(9):1380-1384.
Noriko Sudo; Courtney Perry; Marla Reicks; Adequacy of Dietary Intake Information Obtained from Mailed Food Records Differed by Weight Status and Not Education Level of Midlife Women; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2010;110(1):95-100.
Marla Reicks; Cecilia Richardson; WIC Supplement; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2010;42(3 SUPPL.):S1
Noriko Sudo; Dennis Degeneffe; Houa Vue; Koel Ghosh; Marla Reicks; Relationship between needs driving eating occasions and eating behavior in midlife women; Appetite. 2009;52(1):137-146.
R.A. Rosen; K. Schmitz; E.A. Cohen; E.A. Arndt; M. Reicks; L. Marquart; A gradual approach to increasing whole grain consumption in children; Cereal Foods World. 2009;54(3):113-117.
Lori Roth-Yousey; Trina Barno; Mary Caskey; Kimberly Asche; Marla Reicks; Whole-grain Continuing Education for School Foodservice Personnel: Keeping Kids from Falling Short; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2009;41(6):429-435.
Noriko Sudo; Dennis Degeneffe; Houa Vue; Emily Merkle; Jean Kinsey; Koel Ghosh; Marla Reicks; Relationship between attitudes and indicators of obesity for midlife women; Health Education and Behavior. 2009;36(6):1082-1094.
Miriam Edlefsen; Marla Reicks; Dena Goldberg; Garry Auld; Margaret A Bock; Carol J Boushey; Christine Bruhn; Mary Cluskey; Scottie Misner; Beth Olson; et al.; Strategies of Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white parents to influence young adolescents' intake of calcium-rich foods, 2004 and 2005.; Preventing chronic disease. 2008;5(4):A119.
Mary Cluskey; Miriam Edlefsen; Beth Olson; Marla Reicks; Garry Auld; Margaret A. Bock; Carol J. Boushey; Christine Bruhn; Dena Goldberg; Scottie Misner; et al.; At-home and Away-from-home Eating Patterns Influencing Preadolescents' Intake of Calcium-rich Food as Perceived by Asian, Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Parents; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2008;40(2):72-79.
Teri L. Burgess-Champoux; Renee Rosen; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; The Development of Psychosocial Measures for Whole-Grain Intake among Children and Their Parents; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2008;108(4):714-717.
Teri L. Burgess-Champoux; Hing Wan Chan; Renee Rosen; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; Healthy whole-grain choices for children and parents: A multi-component school-based pilot intervention; Public Health Nutrition. 2008;11(8):849-859.
Houa Vue; Dennis Degeneffe; Marla Reicks; Need States Based on Eating Occasions Experienced by Midlife Women; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2008;40(6):378-384.
Jordan P. Mills; Timothy A. Mills; Marla Reicks; Caregiver knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding vitamin A intake by Dominican children; Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2007;3(1):58-68.
Garry W. Auld; Ann Diker; M. Ann Bock; Carol J. Boushey; Christine M. Bruhn; Mary Cluskey; Miriam Edlefsen; Dena L. Goldberg; Scottie L. Misner; Beth H. Olson; et al.; Development of a Decision Tree to Determine Appropriateness of NVivo in Analyzing Qualitative Data Sets; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2007;39(1):37-47.
Lori Roth-Yousey; Mary Caskey; Jill May; Marla Reicks; Modifying beverage choices of preadolescents through school-based nutrition education; Journal of Extension. 2007;45(3):[3RIB7].
Len Marquart; David R. Jacobs; Graeme H. McIntosh; Kaisa Poutanen; Marla Reicks; Whole Grains and Health; Whole Grains and Health. 2007:1-335.
Houa Vue; Marla Reicks; Individual and Environmental Influences on Intake of Calcium-rich Food and Beverages by Young Hmong Adolescent Girls; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2007;39(5):264-272.
Mary Ann Johnson; Teri Burgess-Champoux; Mark A. Kantor; Marla Reicks; Whole Grains and Consumers; Whole Grains and Health. 2007:273-292
Helen Henry; Kathy Reimer; Chery Smith; Marla Reicks; Associations of Decisional Balance, Processes of Change, and Self-Efficacy with Stages of Change for Increased Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Low-Income, African-American Mothers; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2006;106(6):841-849.
Anne Lafferty; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; Hunting for Whole Grains: A Supermarket Tour; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2006;38(3):197-198.
Rachada Kasemsup; Marla Reicks; The relationship between maternal child-feeding practices and overweight in Hmong preschool children; Ethnicity and Disease. 2006;16(1):187-193.
Teri Burgess-Champoux; Len Marquart; Zata Vickers; Marla Reicks; Perceptions of Children, Parents, and Teachers Regarding Whole-Grain Foods, and Implications for a School-Based Intervention; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2006;38(4):230-237.
Renee Rosen; Carrie Earthman; Len Marquart; Marla Reicks; Continuing Education Needs of Registered Dietitians Regarding Nutrigenomics; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2006;106(8):1242-1245.
Sara Sjoberg; Kyungwon Kim; Marla Reicks; Applying the theory of planned behavior to fruit and vegetable consumption by older adults.; Journal of nutrition for the elderly. 2004;23(4):35-46.
Marla Reicks; Jordan Mills; Helen Henry; Qualitative Study of Spirituality in a Weight Loss Program: Contribution to Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2004;36(1):13-19.
Kathy Reimer; Chery Smith; Marla Reicks; Helen Henry; Ruth Thomas; Janine Atwell; Child-feeding strategies of African American women according to stage of change for fruit and vegetable consumption; Public Health Nutrition. 2004;7(4):505-512.
Kyungwon Kim; Marla Reicks; Sara Sjoberg; Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Dairy Product Consumption by Older Adults; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2003;35(6):294-301.
Helen Henry; Marla Reicks; Chery Smith; Kathy Reimer; Janine Atwell; Ruth Thomas; Identification of factors affecting purchasing and preparation of fruit and vegetables by stage of change for low-income African American mothers using the think-aloud method; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003;103(12):1643-1646.
Kellie Chase; Marla Reicks; Julie Miller Jones; Applying the theory of planned behavior to promotion of whole-grain foods by dietitians; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003;103(12):1639-1642.
Seungmin Lee; Marla Reicks; Environmental and behavioral factors are associated with the calcium intake of low-income adolescent girls; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003;103(11):1526-1529.
Kellie Chase; Marla Reicks; Chery Smith; Helen Henry; Kathy Reimer; Use of the think-aloud method to identify factors influencing purchase of bread and cereals by low-income African American women and implications for whole-grain education; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003;103(4):501-504.
Marla Reicks; Chery Smith; Helen Henry; Kathy Reimer; Janine Atwell; Ruth Thomas; Use of the think aloud method to examine fruit and vegetable purchasing behaviors among low-income African American women; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2003;35(3):154-160.
Julie M. Jones; Maria Reicks; Judi Adams; Gary Fulcher; Glen Weaver; Mitch Kanter; Len Marquart; The importance of promoting a whole grain foods message; Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2002;21(4):293-297.
Jodi Reddan; Kyla Wahlstrom; Marla Reicks; Children's perceived benefits and barriers in relation to eating breakfast in schools with or without universal school breakfast; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2002;34(1):47-52.
Michelle Tucker; Marla Reicks; Exercise as a gateway behavior for healthful eating among older adults: An exploratory study; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2002;34(SUPPL. 1):S14-S19.
Maureen T. Timlin; Kevin V. Shores; Marla Reicks; Behavior change outcomes in an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2002;102(5):664-671.
Catherine Willeford; Patricia L. Splett; Marla Reicks; The great grow along curriculum and student learning; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2000;32(5):278-284.
Ann Bosch; Marla Reicks; Darlene Glatzmeier; Lisa Servais; Physical activity for preschool children: Growing up fit - Together; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2000;32(1):60C-61C.
Catherine Macpherson; Carol J. Haggans; Marla Reicks; Interactive homework lessons for elementary students and parents: A pilot study of nutrition expedition; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2000;32(1):49-55.
Tu Quan; Julia Salomon; Susan Nitzke; Marla Reicks; Behaviors of low-income mothers related to fruit and vegetable consumption; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2000;100(5):567-570.
Catherine Willeford; Marla Reicks; Karen Schafer; Robyn Wallace; "Go Veggie?": A decision case experience for high school students; Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2000;32(4):233B-233X.
Corrie Sandeno; Gloria Wolf; Terry Drake; Marla Reicks; Behavioral strategies to increase fruit and vegetable intake by fourth-through sixth-grade students; Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2000;100(7):828-830.
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association – Editorial Board, 6-07 - present
- Minnesota Obesity Center – 2005 to present
- American Society for Nutrition – 1990 to present
- Society for Nutrition Education – 1990 to present