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Liana Lise Guarneiri (Rodrigues)

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

PhD/DI Student

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

llr82779@uga.edu

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
BS Dietetics University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2017

Research

Liana is currently conducting her doctoral research in the Human Nutrition Labortory under the direction of Dr. Jamie Cooper. Her current research examines the impact of pecan consumption on cholesterol and weight maintenance in adults with high cholesterol or obesity. In addition, she is interested in how a pecan-enriched diet affects hunger and satiety responses and fat metabolism.

Teaching

Teaching Assistantships:

FDNS 3100 Macronutrients (3 semesters)

FDNS 4100 Micronutrients (1 semester)

FDNS 4220 Nutrition, Physical Activity and Sport (1 semester)

FDNS 4520 Clinical Nutrition Interventions (1 semester)

FDNS 4630E Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition (1 semester; online)

FDNS 2060E Introduction to Sports Nutrition and Wellness (1 semester; online)

FDNS 4050 Optimal Nutrition for the Life Span (1 semester; hybrid)

FDNS 8560 Proposal Writing (1 semester; hybrid asynchronous)

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Janette Smith Memorial Scholarship Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2021
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA 2021
Endsley Peifer Student Research Award UGA 2021
3rd place- Oral Presentation Competition Obesity Initiative Research Symposium 2020
Tumlin Funding for Conferences UGA FACS 2020
3rd place oral presentation Obesity Symposium 2020
Hazel and Grace Franklin Scholarship UGA FACS 2020-2021
Leila Alberta Ritchie Mize Scholarship UGA FACS 2020
Holly B. Alley Scholarship Georgia Nutrition Council 2020
Glenn and Helen Burton Feeding the Hungry Scholarship UGA FACS 2019-2020
Marian Wang Nutrition Scholarship UGA FACS 2018-2019
Creswell Travel Funding UGA FACS 2018
Ellen Jurgen Memorial Scholarship Georgia Dietetic Foundation 2018
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA FACS 2017-2018
Chickamauga Chase Scholarship UTC 2017
TAND Scholarship Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2017
Outstanding Dietetic Student Award Chattanooga Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2017
Human Health and Performance Departmental Research Award UTC 2016-2017
Public Service Award UTC 2016
William E. Brock Scholar UTC 2013-2017
AkzoNobel National Merit Scholarship AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry 2013-2017

Publications

L.L. Guarneiri, C.M. Paton, and J.A. Cooper. Pecan-enriched diets alter cholesterol profiles and triglycerides in adults at-risk for cardiovascular disease in a randomized, controlled trial. J Nutr, 2021. PMID: 34383903.

L.L. Guarneiri, C.M. Paton, and J.A. Cooper. Pecan-enriched diets decrease postprandial lipid peroxidation and increase total antioxidant capacity in adults at-risk for cardiovascular disease. Nutrition Research, 2021; 93, 69-78.

L.L. Guarneiri, M.O. Spaulding, A.R. Marquardt, J.A. Cooper, and C.M. Paton. Acute consumption of pecans decreases angiopoietin-like protein-3 in healthy males: a secondary analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutrition Research, 2021; 92: 62-71. PMID: 34274555.

L.L. Guarneiri, C.M. Paton, and J.A. Cooper. Pecan-enriched diets increase energy expenditure and fat oxidation in adults at-risk for cardiovascular disease. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2021. Under review.

L.L. Guarneiri & J.A. Cooper. Intake of nuts or nut products does not lead to weight gain, independent of dietary substitution instructions: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. Advances in Nutrition, 2020; 12(2):384-401. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmaa113. PMID: 32945861.

L.L. Rodrigues, J.A. Cooper, and C.M. Paton. Acute Consumption of Black Walnuts Increases Fullness and Decreases Lipid Peroxidation in Humans. Nutrition Research. 2019; 71, 56-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2019.09.002.

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