Friedman Faculty - Das
Sai Krupa Das
Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Ph.D. in Nutrition, Tufts University

Curriculum Vitae:
Contact Information
(617) 556-3313
(617) 556-3242
General Research: 

Energy regulation in humans; obesity; energy expenditure; body weight regulation; caloric restriction.

Current Research: 

Energy and Body Weight Regulation; Calorie Restriction; Body Composition Assessment

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society of Nutrition; Member, The Obesity Society; President, Friedman School Alumni Association

Select Recent Publications

Urban LE, {McCrory} MA, Dallal GE, Das SK, Saltzman E, Weber JL, et al. Accuracy of stated energy contents of restaurant foods. The Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011;306:287-93. Abstract
Racette SB, Das SK, Bhapkar M, Hadley EC, Roberts SB, Ravussin E, et al. Approaches for quantifying energy intake and % calorie restriction (CR) during CR interventions in humans: the multicenter CALERIE study. American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011. Abstract
Rochon J, Bales CW, Ravussin E, Redman LM, Holloszy JO, Racette SB, et al. Design and conduct of the CALERIE study: comprehensive assessment of the long-term effects of reducing intake of energy. The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 2011;66:97-108. Abstract
Martin CK, Das SK, Lindblad L, Racette SB, McCrory MA, Weiss EP, et al. Effect of calorie restriction on the free-living physical activity levels of nonobese humans: results of three randomized trials. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2011;110:956-63. Abstract