Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Concepcion Mendoza

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Advisor - Retired
Cooperative Extension Shasta County
1851 Hartnell Avenue
Redding, CA 96002-2217
(530) 224-4900
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Trinity County Cooperative Extension

Education

Ph.D Nutrition with emphasis in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis. 1998
M.S. Food Science and Technology, WHO/PAHO Institute of Nutrition for Central America and Panama. 1979
B.S Biology, University of Valley, Cali, Colombia. 1973

Specialty

Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Andra, Nicoli; Ganthavorn, Chutima; Mendoza, Concepcion; Martin, Anna; Neelon, Marisa; Kaiser, Lucia L. A (2016). "A qualitative evaluation of UC CalFresh Plan, Shop, Save, Cook curriculum reveals additional outcomes." California Agriculture 70(2): 83-88.
  • Mendoza, C.; Ganthavorn, C.; Neelon, M.; Clamp, C.; Wooten-Swanson, P (2015). Can Home-based Education Fill the Gap When In-class Education is Not an Option. In Joint Strategic Initiative Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Kaizer, L.; Chaidez, V.; Algert, S.; Horowits, M.; Martin, A.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ginsburg, D. C (2015). Food Resource Management Education with SNAP Participation Improves Food Security. In: 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. San Diego, CA,
  • Kaizer, L.; Chaidez, V.; Algert, S.; Horowits, M.; Martin, A.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ginsburg, D. C. (2015). "Food Resource Management Education with SNAP Participation Improves Food Security." J. Nutr. Educ. Behavior 47(4): 374-378.
  • Neelon, M.; Kaiser, L.; Chaidez, V.; Algert, S.; Horowitz, M.; Martin, A.; Ganthavorn, C.; Mendoza, C.; Nicoli, A.; Ginsburg, D. C. (2015). Plan, Shop, Save, Cook: Helping California Families Increase Food Security. Joint Strategic Initiative Conference, Davis, CA.
  • Mendoza, C (2015). Successful Food and Nutrition Education Strategies and Interventions for Low-income California Population. In: Children Eating Well (CHEW) for Health Conference. Nashville, TN,
  • Ganthavorn, C.; Lamp, C.; Neelon, M.; Mendoza, C.; Horowitz, M.; Donohue, S.; McMurdo, T.; Hudson, S.; Fetter, D.; Tamargo, M.; Townsend, M.; Shilts, M. (2013). Learn-at Home Curriculum. UC CalFresh Learn-at-Home Program Newsletter, Regents of the University of California.
  • Ganthavorn C, Lamp C (2013). Learn-at Home Curriculum;A set of 7 lessons (10 newsletters) for EFNEP and UC CalFresh Learn-at-Home Program.Copyright © 2013, Regents of the University of California.
  • Kaiser, L.; Chaidez, V.; Schneider, C.; Neelon, M.; Algert, S.; Mendoza, C.; Ganthavorn, C.; Smith, D.; Horowitz, M.; Ginsburg, D. (2013). Plan, Shop, Save, Cook: Influence of SNAP on Program Outcomes. SNEB, 2013 Annual Conference: Moving From Good to Great. Portland, OR, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.: 9-12 August 2013.
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Neelon, M.; Roche, B.; Ginsburg, D. (2012). "Development and Use of an Evaluation Tool for Taste-Testing Activities by School-Aged Children." Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 112: 2028-2034.
  • Kaiser, L.; Neelon, M.; Ganthavorn, C.; Roche, B.; Mendoza, C.; Matthiessen, T. (2012). Evaluation of Nutrition Outcomes in Youth: Challenges and Opportunities. Youth: Practices Perspectives and Challenges. NOVA Publishers.
  • Kaiser, L.; Neelon, M.; Ganthavorn, C.; Roche, B.; Mendoza, C.; Matthiessen, T. (2012). Evaluation of Nutrition Outcomes in Youth: Challenges and Opportunities. Youth: Practices, Perspectives and Challenges, NOVA.
  • Scherr, R.; Schneider, J.; Donohue, S.; Mendoza, C.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S. (2011). "Connecting the Dots, Healthy Foods, Healthy Choices, Healthy Kids!!". Experimental Biology,
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Roche, B.; Ganthavorn, C.; Johns, J.; Benke-Delia, D. (2011). Evaluating FSNEP: Where are we heading? Advisory Committee Meeting,
  • Lonnerdal, B.; Mendoza, C.; Brown, K.; Rutgers, N.; Raboy, V. (2011). "Zinc Absorption from low phytic acid genotypes of maize (Zea mays L), barley (Hordeum vulgare L) and rice (Oryza Sativa L) assessed in a suckling rat put model." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59: 4755-4762.
  • Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Kaiser, L. (2010). "Development of an evaluation tool for taste testing activities in low-income youth." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 110(9): A-78.
  • Mendoza, C. (2010). UCCE Shasta Trinity organizes a Community Food Coalition to Improve Food Sourcing. University of California, UC Delivers.
  • Mendoza, C.; Peerson, J.; Brown, K.; Lönnerdal, B. (2004). "Effect of a Micronutrient Fortificant Mixture and 2 amounts of Calcium on Iron and Zinc Absorption from a Processed Food Supplement." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 79: 244-250.
  • Mendoza, C. (2002). ""Genetically Modified Low Phytic Acid Plants and Mineral Absorption"." Int. J. Food Science & Technology 37: 759-767.
  • Mendoza, C. (2002). "Genetically Modified Low Phytic Acid Plants and Mineral Absorption." International Journal of Food Science and Technology 37: 759-767.
  • Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F.; Lönnerdal, B.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (2001). "Absorption of Iron from Unmodified Maize and Genetically Altered, Low-phytate Maize Fortified with Ferrous Sulfate or NaFeEDTA." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 73: 80-85.
  • Gonzalez, H.; Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F. (2001). "Absorption of Unlabeled Reduced Iron of Small Particle Size from a Commercial Source. A Method to Predict Absorption of Unlabeled Iron Compounds in Humans." Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutricion 51: 217-224.
  • Viteri, F.; Mendoza, C. (1999). "Nuevos enfoques para la prevencion y control de la deficiencia de hierro. Suplementacion con hierro en los pai­ses en desarrollo (New Insights on the Prevention and Control of Iron Deficiency. Supplementing with Iron in Developing Countries)." Revista Espanola de Nutricion 5: 7-17.
  • Mendoza de Bosque, C.; Viteri, F.; Lönnerdal, B.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (1998). "Effect of Genetically Modified, Low-phytate Maize on Iron Absorption from Tortillas." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 68: 1123-1127.
  • Mendoza de Bosque, C. (1990). Alimentacion-nutricion-salud: Interaccion entre nutrientes (Food-Nutrition-Health: Nutrients Interactions). Alimentacion y Nutricion en Centro America y Panama: Analisis y Estrategias para su Desarrollo (Food and Nutrition in Central America and Panama: Analisis and Strategies for Development). Guatemala, XL Aniversario del INCAP.: 235-253.
  • Mendoza, C. (1988). The Fiber and Nutrient Bioavailability. Proceedings of the First Scientific Journey on Dietary Fiber. Assoc. of Guatemalan Nutritionists Association. Guatemala,
  • Mendoza, C. (1987). Effect of the Processing on the Nutritive Value on Foods. Guatemala,
  • Mendoza, C. (1987). Effect of the Quality of Corn Protein on the Bioavailability of Carotenes. Proceedings of the XXXIII PCCMCA Meeting. Guatemala,
  • Mendoza, C. (1986). Effect of the Cooking Process of Some Local Vegetables of Guatemala on their Carotenoid Content. Proceedings of the First Meeting on Food Composition Tables for Latin America and the Caribbean. Guatemala,
  • Mendoza, C. (1986). Evaluation of the Dying Palm Oil from Soap Refined on the Egg Yolk. Proceedings of the IX Congress of Poultry Science of Central America and Caribbean and First Latin American Specialists Meeting on Poultry Science.
  • Mendoza, C. (1986). Study of the Bioavailability of Carotenoids. Proceedings of the First Meeting on Food Composition Tables for Latin America and the Caribbean. Guatemala,
  • Mendoza de Bosque, C.; Linares, S.; Elias, L.; Bressani, R. (1980). Nutritional and Technology Standards of 20 Common Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgaris). Turrialba.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Mendoza, C. (2016). C. Shasta-Trinity and Tehama UC-CalFresh Nutrition Education Program FFY17 Financial Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C.; al, et (2016). Shasta Countywide SNAP-Ed Collaborative FFY17-19 Integrated Work Plan and Site List Reports for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C (2016). Shasta Fostering Partnerships: Supporting Healthful Food Procurement for the Charitable Food Network Workshop Technical Report.
  • Mendoza, C (2016). Shasta-Trinity and Tehama UC-CalFresh Nutrition Education Program. FFY17-19 Plan and Site List Reports for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2016). Tasty Tidbit Family Newsletter. Shasta-Trinty and Tehama UC CalFresh. Monthly Publication.
  • Mendoza, C; al, et (2016). Tehama Countywide SNAP-Ed Collaborative FFY17-19 Integrated Work Plan and Site List. Reports to USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2016). Tips and Family Food and Nutrition News. In: 4-H Tips ‘N Topics. 14
  • Mendoza, C.; al, et (2016). Trinity Countywide SNAP-Ed Collaborative FFY17-19 Integrated Work Plan and Site List Reports for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2016). UCCE Nutrition, Family Newsletter. Monthly Publication.
  • Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M. (2015). "Power Bits". Technical Handouts SFUSD Staff Wellness/Promotion of School Meals - AFPRI Grant, 1
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). "Tasty Tidbit". Shasta-Trinity and Tehama Family newsletter,
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). FFY15 Shasta-Trinity UC-CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). FFY16 Local Project Summary and Needs Assessment for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). FFY16 Shasta-Trinity and Tehama UC CalFresh Financial Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Healthy Shasta Annual Report.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Nutrition Tips and Family Food and Nutrition News. Shasta County 4-H Tips n Topics, 15
  • Mendoza, C.; al, et (2015). "Role Modeling: Modeling Healthy Behaviors." In: Positive Parenting Skills to Promote Children's Healthy Eating Habits.. Healthy Family Website
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Role Modeling: Modeling Healthy Behaviors. In: Positive Parenting Skills to Promote Children's Healthy Eating Habits.H. Website.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Shasta Countywide SNAP-Ed FFY16 Annual Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Tehama Countywide SNAP-Ed FFY16 Annual Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). Trinity Countywide SNAp-Ed FFY16 Annual Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Ganthavorn C, Neelon M (2015). UCCE Connects to You! Phone Script [A 5-page script for nutrition educators, to interact with EFNEP and UC CalFresh participants by phone], University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mendoza, C. (2015). UCCE Nutrition, Family Newsletter. Shasta WIC Program.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY14 Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY15 Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY15 Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY15 Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY15 Financial Plan for USDA Funging Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY15 Local Project Summary and Needs Assessment for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). FFY16 Financial Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). Healthy Shasta Annual Report 2013-2014.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). "Partnering for Positive Health Outcomes in Shasta." University of California, UC-Delivers
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). Shasta-Trinity-Tehama UC Team Up: Healthy Families and Communitites 2010-2014 Final Report.
  • Mendoza, C. (2014). Shasta-Trinity-Tehama UC Team Up; Healthy Families and Communities 2010-2014 Testimonial Video.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). FFY13 Annual Report for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). FFY14 Financial Plan for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). FFY14 Local Project Summary and Needs Assessment for USDA Funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). Healthy Families and Communities 2012-2013 Technical Report.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). Specialty Crop Grang (SCG): Building Successful Farm to School Models to Enhance Markets for Specialty Crops 2012-2013 Annual Report.
  • Mendoza, C. (2013). Specialty Crop Grant (SCG): Building Successful Farm to School Models to Enhance Markets for Specialty Crops 2010-2013 Final Report.
  • Mendoza, C.; Barnett, C.; Blackburn, M.; Donohue, S.; Espinosa, D.; Horowitz, M.; Johns, M.; Lamp, C.; Lin, J.; Martin, A.; Mitchell, R.; Neelon, M.; Portillo, M.; Pressman, J.; Ritchie, J.; Rowland, A.; Rucklos, J.; Sibilsky, S.; Schneider, C.; Wolford, B.; Crawford, P. (2013). Team Up for Good Health: CE Leads the Way to Reduce Childhood Obesity by Using Prevention Strategies. 2013 ANR Statewide Conference: California Roots, Global Reach. Ontario, CA,
  • Mendoza, C. (2012). FFY13 Financial Plan for USDA funding Agency.
  • Mendoza, C. (2012). FFY13 Need Assessment and Project Synopsis for USDA Funding Agecny.
  • Mendoza, C. (2012). Specialty Crop Grant (SCG): Building Successful Farm to School Models to Enhance Markets for Specialty Crops 2011-2012 Annual Report.
  • Mendoza, C.; Schneider, C.; George, G.; Ginsburg, D.; Kaiser, L. (2011). Evaluating Youth Preferences for Fruit and Vegetables. 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. San Diego, CA,
  • Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Cogdill, A.; Kaiser, L. (2011). Promoting Healthy Living Youth Summer Camp. 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. San Diego, CA,
  • Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Kaiser, L. (2010). Development of an evaluation tool for taste testing activities in low-income youth. 2010 Food and Nutrition Conference & Exp. Boston, MA,
  • Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Kaiser, L. (2010). Development of an Evaluation Tool for Taste Testing Activities in low-income youth. Agriculture and Natural Resources Strategic Initiative Planning Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; George, G.; Kaiser, L. (2010). Development of an Evaluation Tool for Taste Testing Activities in Low-income Youth. Food and Nutrition Conference & Exp. Boston, MA,
  • Scherr, R.; Briggs, M.; Donohue, S.; Mendoza, C.; Reed, H.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S. (2010). Evaluation and Implementation of Nutrition Competencies and a Competency Based Resource Guide in Preschool-age Children. 2010 Agriculture and Natural Resources Strategic Initiative Planning Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Scherr, R.; Briggs, M.; Donohue, S.; Mendoza, C.; Reed, H.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S. (2010). Evaluation and Implementation of Nutrition Competencies and a Competency Based Resource Guide in Preschool-age Children. Agriculture and Natural Resources Strategic Initiative Planning Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ganthavorn, C.; Roche, B. (2010). FSNEP Task Force Evaluation Plan for Academic Excellence. Agriculture and Natural Resources Strategic Initiative Planning Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ganthavorn, C.; Roche, B. (2010). FSNEP Task Force Evaluation Plan for Academic Excellence. Agriculture and Natural Resources Strategic Initiative Planning Conference. Davis, CA,
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ganthavorn, C.; Roche, B. (2010). FSNEP Taskforce Evaluation Plan for Academic Excellence. California State Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program/FSNEP Conference. San Francisco, CA,
  • Mendoza, C.; Marcum, D. (2010). "UCCE-Shasta Helps Consumers Grow Their Own Strawberries." University of California, UC-Delivers
  • Holt, S.; Smith, I.; Coker, L.; McMaster, S.; Sheetz, D.; Castaneda, M.; Mendoza, C. (2009). Novel Approach for Sustainable Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program/FSNEP Community Interventions. California State FSNEP Conference. San Francisco, CA,
  • Woodhouse, L.; Mendoza, C.; Mukherjea, R.; Nguyen, T.; Viteri, F.; King, J. (2008). Iron supplementation and Absorption in Women during Pregnancy and Lactation. FASEB Experimental Biology. San Diego, CA,
  • Mendoza, C.; Woodhouse, L.; Mukherjea, R.; Nguyen, T.; Viteri, F.; King, J. (2004). Iron supplementation and Fractional Zinc Absorption in Women during Pregnancy and Lactation. FASEB Experimental Biology. Washington D.C,
  • Mendoza, C.; Woodhouse, L.; Mukherjea, R.; Nguyen, T.; Viteri, F.; King, J. (2003). Iron supplementation and Iron and Zinc Status in Women during Pregnancy and Lactation. FASEB Experimental Biology. San Diego, CA,
  • Viteri, F.; Mendoza, C. (1999). Daily and Weekly Supplemental and Reference-dose Iron (Fe) Absorption in Berkeley, CA and Dakar, Senegal. FASEB Experimental Biology. Washington, D.C,
  • Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (1999). Effect of a €˜Micronutrient /Enhancer Fortificant Mixture to Overcome the Negative Effects of Phytate and Calcium on Iron and Zinc Utilization from Food Supplements Provided to Preschoolers by the Peruvian Government. FASEB Experimental Biology. Washington, D.C,
  • Viteri, F.; Mendoza, C. (1999). Effects of Weekly Oral Iron Supplements on Iron Status and Lipid Peroxidation in Women. FASEB Experimental Biology. Washington, D.C,
  • Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F.; Lönnerdal, B.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (1998). Effect of Genetically Modified, Low-phytate Maize on Iron Absorption of NaFeEDTA as Fortificant in a Meal. FASEB Experimental Biology. San Francisco, CA,
  • Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F.; Lönnerdal, B.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (1997). Effect of Genetically Modified, Low-phytate Maize on Iron Absorption from Tortillas. 16th International Congress of Nutrition. Montreal, Canada,
  • Mendoza, C.; Viteri, F.; Lönnerdal, B.; Raboy, V.; Young, K.; Brown, K. (1997). Effect of Genetically Modified, Low-phytate Maize on Iron Absorption from Tortillas. FASEB Experimental Biology. New Orleans, LA,
  • Mendoza, C.; Tapia, N.; Bressani, R.; Brown, K. (1995). Relationship between Frequency of Bean Broth Consumption and Iron Status of Young Children in Rural Guatemala. INCAP/PAHO/ PAHO. FASEB Experimental Biology. Atlanta, Georgia,
  • Dary, O.; Tapia, N.; Mendoza, C.; Ordoñez, M. (1994). Searching for Recipes That Are Carotenoid Rich and Child Palatable. FASEB. Experimental Biology. Anaheim, CA,

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