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7 Aug 2011
Abstract

The aim of this research was to better understand the psycho-social context of obesity to inform prevention and treatment of obesity at both the individual and public health level. A representative sample of middle-aged adults aged 40+ years recruited in Great Britain (GB) (N=1182) underwent interview assisted survey to explore associations between waist circumference (WC), demographic factors, physical activity, dietary habits (FFQ), life events (LES), Resilience (RS11), Mood (MS),...

7 Aug 2011

Abstract

Introduction

Familial influence on dietary behaviours of children is expressed through genetic predispositions, maternal-environment and home-environment. Disaggregating such effects requires relatively rare cross-generational study designs. This analysis examined associations of maternal, paternal and grandparental dietary intake prenatally; and maternal and maternal-grandmothers dietary intake post-natally with child's dietary intake.

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Pre-natal...

15 Jun 2011

Objective

Pregnancy is the most important stage of a womens life cycle where nutrition is essential for an optimum pregnancy outcome. Dietary pattern analysis is becoming a popular method of determining habitual dietary patterns during pregnancy. Cluster analysis is one technique that can be used to identify clusters or groups of subjects with similar dietary characteristics. The aim of this study was to examine the dietary patterns among pregnant women using cluster analysis and to ex...

10 Nov 2010

Presentation to the “Living Longer – Working Longer?” Seminar

9 Nov 2010

Presention can be accessed here

9 Nov 2010
These slides contain the following information: Introduction to Obesity Hub Some evaluation challenges How the Obesity Hub might help
1 Nov 2010

Abstract

Introduction Fetal macrosomia is associated with an increase in adverse obstetric outcome and also confers a future risk of childhood obesity. Metabolomics is a novel technology studying small molecule metabolite profiles in biological samples. The aim of this study was to determine if early pregnancy urinary metabolomic profile could predict macrosomia among mothers subjected to pregnancy dietary intervention.

Methods

Women were recruited as part of an ongoing...

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