Sai K. Das, Ph.D.
Energy Metabolism Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 556-3313
Fax: (617) 556-3224
||Ph.D., Human Nutrition
Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
||Energy regulation in humans; obesity; energy expenditure; body weight regulation; caloric restriction
||Assistant Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
|Selected Professional Affiliations
North American Association for the Study of Obesity
Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center
Featured HNRCA Research Publications
|Das SK, Gilhooly CH, Golden JK, Pittas AG, Fuss PJ, Cheatham RA, Tyler S, Tsay M, McCrory MA, Lichtenstein AH, Dallal GE, Dutta C, Bhapkar MV, DeLany JP, Saltzman E, and Roberts SB. Long-term effects of 2 energy- restricted diets differing in glycemic load on dietary adherence, body composition, and metabolism in CALERIE: a 1-y randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2007;85 1023-1030.
Das SK, Roberts SB. Energy Metabolism. In: Present Knowledge In Nutrition, 9th Ed. B Bowman, Russell, Eds. ILSI Press,Washington DC: 2006.
Das SK, Roberts SB, McCrory MA, Hsu LKG, Shikora SA, Kehayias JJ, Dallal GE, Saltzman E. Long-term Changes in Energy Expenditure and Body Composition Following Massive Weight Loss Induced by Gastric Bypass Surgery. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2003;78: 1, 22-30.
Das SK, Roberts SB, Kehayias JJ, Wang J, Hsu LKG, Shikora SA, Saltzman E, McCrory MA. Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2003;284: E1080-E1088.
Das SK, Moriguti JC, McCrory MA, Saltzman E, Mosunic C, Greenberg AS and Roberts SB. An Underfeeding Study in Healthy Men and Women Provides Further Evidence of Impaired Regulation of Energy Expenditure in Old Age. Journal of Nutrition. 2001; 131:1833-1838.
Other Recent Publications
Pittas AG, Das SK, Hajduk C, Golden J, Saltzman E, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB. A low-glycemic load diet facilitates greater weight loss in overweight adults with high insulin secretion but not in overweight adults with low insulin secretion in the CALERIE Trial. Diabetes Care 2005;28(12):2939-41.
Das SK. Body composition measurement in severe obesity. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. 2005;8(6):602-6.
Das SK, Saltzman E, McCrory MA, Hsu LK, Shikora SA, Dolnikowski G, Kehayias JJ, Roberts SB. Energy expenditure is very high in extremely obese women. Journal of Nutrition. 2004;134(6):1412-1416.
Roberts SB, Das SK. Energy requirements of men and women. In: Legato MJ, ed(s). Principles of Gender Specific Medicine. San Diego, CA: Elsevier Press, 2004:705-13.
Roberts SB, Das SK, Saltzman EA. Energy expenditure in obesity. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2004;79(2):181-182.
Das SK, Roberts SB, Kehayias JJ, Wang J, Hsu G, Shikora SA, Saltzman EA, McCrory MA. Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2003;284:E1080-E1088.
Saltzman EA, Lichtenstein AH, Das SK, Corrales A, Schaefer EJ, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB, Dallal GE. An oat-containing hypocaloric diet reduces systolic blood pressure and improves lipid profile beyond effects of weight loss in men and women. Journal of Nutrition. 2001;131:1465-70.
Saltzman E, Moriguti JC, Das SK, Corrales A, Fuss P, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB. Effects of a cereal rich in soluble fiber on body compostion and dietary compliance during consumption of a hypocaloric diet. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2001;20(1):50-7.
Moriguti JC, Das SK, Saltzman E, Corrales A, McCrory MA, Greenberg AS, Roberts SB. Effects of a 6-week hypocaloric diet on changes in body composition, hunger and subsequent weight regain in healthy young and older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences. 2000;55A:B580-87.
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