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Cara B. Ebbeling, PhD


  • Ebbeling CB.Sugar-sweetened beverages and body weight.Curr. Opin. Lipidol. 2014 Feb;25(1):1-7.
  • Lennerz BS, Alsop DC, Holsen LM, Stern E, Rojas R, Ebbeling CB, Goldstein JM, Ludwig DS.Effects of dietary glycemic index on brain regions related to reward and craving in men.Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Sep;98(3):641-7.
  • Ramon-Krauel M, Salsberg SL, Ebbeling CB, Voss SD, Mulkern RV, Apura MM, Cooke EA, Sarao K, Jonas MM, Ludwig DS.A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children.Child Obes. 2013 Jun;9(3):252-60.
  • Nagler EM, Pednekar MS, Viswanath K, Sinha DN, Aghi MB, Pischke CR, Ebbeling CB, Lando HA, Gupta PC, Sorensen GC.Designing in the social context: using the social contextual model of health behavior change to develop a tobacco control intervention for teachers in India.Health Education Research. 2012 Jun 4.
  • Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Quintiliani L, Ebbeling C, Nagler E, Yang M, Pereira L, Wallace L.Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study.Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Dec;21(12):2113-22.
  • Rhodes ET, Ebbeling CB, Meyers AF, Bayerl CT, Ooi WL, Bettencourt MF, Ludwig DS.Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines.Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jul;46(6):491-504.
  • Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Feldman HA, Lovesky MM, Ludwig DS.Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial.JAMA. 2007 May 16;297(19):2092-102.
  • Ebbeling CB, Garcia-Lago E, Leidig MM, Seger-Shippee LG, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS.Altering portion sizes and eating rate to attenuate gorging during a fast food meal: effects on energy intake.Pediatrics. 2007 May;119(5):869-75.
  • Ebbeling CB, Pearson MN, Sorensen G, Levine RA, Hebert JR, Salkeld JA, Peterson KE.Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income.Health Promot Pract. 2007 Jan;8(1):50-9.
  • Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Chomitz VR, Ellenbogen SJ, Ludwig DS.Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot study.Pediatrics. 2006 Mar;117(3):673-80.
  • Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB.Overweight children and adolescents.N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 8;353(10):1070-1; author reply 1070.
  • Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Sinclair KB, Seger-Shippee LG, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS.Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults.Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 May;81(5):976-82.
  • Adams SA, Matthews CE, Ebbeling CB, Moore CG, Cunningham JE, Fulton J, Hebert JR.The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity.Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Feb 15;161(4):389-98.
  • Pereira MA, Kartashov AI, Ebbeling CB, Van Horn L, Slattery ML, Jacobs DR, Ludwig DS.Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis.Lancet. 2005 Jan 1-7;365(9453):36-42.
  • Ebbeling CB, Sinclair KB, Pereira MA, Garcia-Lago E, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS.Compensation for energy intake from fast food among overweight and lean adolescents.JAMA. 2004 Jun 16;291(23):2828-33.
  • Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL.Hard facts about soft drinks.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Mar;158(3):290; author reply 290.
  • Hebert JR, Patterson RE, Gorfine M, Ebbeling CB, St Jeor ST, Chlebowski RT.Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiative.Ann Epidemiol. 2003 Oct;13(9):629-37.
  • Bowman SA, Gortmaker SL, Ebbeling CB, Pereira MA, Ludwig DS.Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey.Pediatrics. 2004 Jan;113(1 Pt 1):112-8.
  • Ebbeling CB, Leidig MM, Sinclair KB, Hangen JP, Ludwig DS.A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesity.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Aug;157(8):773-9.
  • Pawlak DB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS.Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesity.Obes Rev. 2003 Feb;4(1):73-4.
  • Goldfine AB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS.Antegrade intravenous catheterization for metabolic studies in man.Diabetologia. 2002 Dec;45(12):1742-3.
  • Miller SL, Maresh CM, Armstrong LE, Ebbeling CB, Lennon S, Rodriguez NR.Metabolic response to provision of mixed protein-carbohydrate supplementation during endurance exercise.Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2002 Dec;12(4):384-97.
  • Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Matthews CE, Hurley TG, MA Y, Druker S, Clemow L.Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water.Ann Epidemiol. 2002 Nov;12(8):577-86.
  • Pawlak DB, Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS.Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low-glycaemic index diet? Yes.Obes Rev. 2002 Nov;3(4):235-43.
  • Pereira MA, Ebbeling CB, Pawlak DB, Leidig MM, Ludwig DS.In search of a lifestyle prescription to control body weight.Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Nov;76(5):1140-1; author reply 1141.
  • Ebbeling CB, Pawlak DB, Ludwig DS.Childhood obesity: public-health crisis, common sense cure.Lancet. 2002 Aug 10;360(9331):473-82.
  • Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Pereira MA, Pawlak DB.A physiological basis for disparities in diabetes and heart disease risk among racial and ethnic groups.J Nutr. 2002 Sep;132(9):2492-3.
  • Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB.Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children: primary care and public health considerations.JAMA. 2001 Sep 26;286(12):1427-30.
  • Ebbeling CB, Ludwig DS.Treating obesity in youth: should dietary glycemic load be a consideration?.Adv Pediatr. 2001;48:179-212.
  • Matthews CE, Hebert JR, Freedson PS, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS.Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels in the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study.Am J Epidemiol. 2001 May 15;153(10):987-95.
  • Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Olendzki BC, Hurley TG, Ma Y, Saal N, Ockene JK, Clemow L.Change in women's diet and body mass following intensive intervention for early-stage breast cancer.J Am Diet Assoc. 2001 Apr;101(4):421-31.
  • Rosal MC, Ebbeling CB, Lofgren I, Ockene JK, Ockene IS, Hebert JR.Facilitating dietary change: the patient-centered counseling model.J Am Diet Assoc. 2001 Mar;101(3):332-41.
  • Matthews CE, Freedson PS, Hebert JR, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Rosal MC, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS.Seasonal variation in household, occupational, and leisure time physical activity: longitudinal analyses from the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study.Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15;153(2):172-83.
  • Hebert JR, Gupta PC, Mehta H, Ebbeling CB, Bhonsle RR, Varghese F.Sources of variability in dietary intake in two distinct regions of rural India: implications for nutrition study design and interpretation.Eur J Clin Nutr. 2000 Jun;54(6):479-86.
  • Hebert JR, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS, Ma Y, Rider L, Merriam PA, Ockene JK, Saperia GM.A dietitian-delivered group nutrition program leads to reductions in dietary fat, serum cholesterol, and body weight: the Worcester Area Trial for Counseling in Hyperlipidemia (WATCH).J Am Diet Assoc. 1999 May;99(5):544-52.
  • Ebbeling CB, Rodriguez NR.Effects of exercise combined with diet therapy on protein utilization in obese children.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1999 Mar;31(3):378-85.
  • Ebbeling CB, Rodriguez NR.Effects of reduced energy intake on protein utilization in obese children.Metabolism. 1998 Dec;47(12):1434-9.
  • Brown DR, Wang Y, Ward A, Ebbeling CB, Fortlage L, Puleo E, Benson H, Rippe JM.Chronic psychological effects of exercise and exercise plus cognitive strategies.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1995 May;27(5):765-75.
  • Ebbeling CJ, Hamill J, Crussemeyer JA.Lower extremity mechanics and energy cost of walking in high-heeled shoes.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1994 Apr;19(4):190-6.
  • Widrick J, Ward A, Ebbeling C, Clemente E, Rippe JM.Treadmill validation of an over-ground walking test to predict peak oxygen consumption.Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1992;64(4):304-8.
  • Ebbeling CB, Ward A, Puleo EM, Widrick J, Rippe JM.Development of a single-stage submaximal treadmill walking test.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1991 Aug;23(8):966-73.
  • Ebbeling CB, Clarkson PM.Muscle adaptation prior to recovery following eccentric exercise.Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1990;60(1):26-31.
  • Porcari JP, Ebbeling CB, Ward A, Freedson PS, Rippe JM.Walking for exercise testing and training.Sports Med. 1989 Oct;8(4):189-200.
  • Ebbeling CB, Clarkson PM.Exercise-induced muscle damage and adaptation.Sports Med. 1989 Apr;7(4):207-34.
  • Clarkson PM, Ebbeling C.Investigation of serum creatine kinase variability after muscle-damaging exercise.Clin Sci (Lond). 1988 Sep;75(3):257-61.