Dr. Wendy Dahl
B.S.H.Ec., B.Ed., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Sask), R.D., FDCAdjunct Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics and Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida
Phone: 352-392-1991 Extension 224
Dr. Wendy Dahl is an Assistant Professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Dr. Dahl was appointed Adjunct Professor in the Division of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2005. As an Adjunct Professor, she collaborates with faculty in research, and serves on graduate student committees. She is a past member of the University of Saskatchewan's Behavioural Research Ethics Committee. Dr. Dahl is a member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Research and Practice and serves a reviewer for a number of nutrition journals such as the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Clinical Nutrition, and Nutrition.
Dr. Dahl's current research interests include the role of dietary and functional fiber in medical nutrition therapy, and food and nutrition issues of the frail elderly.
Flogan C, Dahl WJ. 2010. Effect of fiber-fortified foods on children with constipation: potential improved stool frequency and decreased energy intake. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 2 (5), 312-317.
Hill JE, Fernando WMU, Zello GA, Tyler RT, Dahl WJ, Van Kessel AG. 2010. Application of cpn60 universal primer cocktail alleviates the "missing bifidobacteria" problem in metagenomic characterization of fecal microbiota. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76 (13), 4550-4552.
Fernando WMU, Hill JE, Zello GA, Tyler RT, Dahl WJ, Van Kessel AG. 2010. Diets supplemented with chickpea or its main oligosaccharide component raffinose modifies fecal microbial composition in healthy adults. Beneficial Microbes, 1(2), 197-207.
Dahl WJ. 2010. Breads and Cereals: A Possible Solution for Vitamin D Deficiency? Cereal Foods World. Health & Nutrition, 55(2):63-65.
Adolphe JL, Whiting SJ, Dahl WJ. 2009. Vitamin fortification of pureed foods improves nutritional status of long-term care residents. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. 70(3) 143-150.
Haskey N, Dahl WJ. 2009. Synbiotic therapy improves quality of life and reduces symptoms in pediatric ulcerative colitis. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition. 1(2) 88-93.
Dahl WJ, Hagen KE, Tompkins TA. 2009. Human microbiota and the role of probiotics. AgroFood industry hi-tech, 20(3), 34-36.
Leydon N, Dahl WJ. 2008. Improving the nutritional status of long term care residents. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy. 13 (Suppl.1), 25-29.
Dahl WJ, Whiting SJ, Tyler RT. 2007. Protein content of pureed diets:
implications for planning. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 68(2), 99-102.
Dunne J, Dahl WJ. 2007. A novel solution is needed to correct low nutrient intakes in long-term care residents. Nutrition Reviews, 65(3), 135-138.
Haskey N, Dahl WJ. 2006. Synbiotic therapy: A promising new adjunctive therapy for ulcerative colitis. Nutrition Reviews, 64(3), 132-138.
Dahl WJ, Lockert EA, Cammer AL, Whiting SJ. 2005. Effects of flax fiber on laxation and glycemic response in healthy volunteers. J Med Food, 8(4), 508-511.
Dahl WJ, Whiting SJ, Isaac TM, Weeks SJ, Arnold CJ. 2005. The effects of thickened beverages fortified with inulin on beverage acceptance, gastrointestinal function and calcium retention in institutionalized adults. Nutrition, 21(3), 308-311.
Dahl WJ, Whiting SJ, Healey AD, Zello GA, Hildebrandt SL. 2003. Increased stool frequency and fecal output occurs when finely processed pea hull fiber is added to usual foods consumed by elderly long term care residents. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 103, 1199-1202.
Nutrition Category Key Words:
Pureed Foods, Dysphagia, Long Term Care, Synbiotic Therapy, Functional Foods, Medical Foods, Dietary Fibre, Legume-based Foods.