Karen Charlton

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Affiliation: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc To legislate or not to legislate? A comparison of the UK and South African approaches to the development and implementation of salt reduction programs
    Karen Charlton
    School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Nutrients 6:3672-95. 2014
  2. pmc Using data from patient interactions in primary care for population level chronic disease surveillance: The Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project
    Abhijeet Ghosh
    Grand Pacific Health Ltd, trading as Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local ISML, Wollongong, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:557. 2014
  3. pmc Foods, nutrients or whole diets: effects of targeting fish and LCn3PUFA consumption in a 12mo weight loss trial
    Linda C Tapsell
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1231. 2013
  4. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and body mass index in a large sample of middle-aged Australian men and women
    Karen Charlton
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Nutrients 6:2305-19. 2014
  5. pmc Intraindividual variation in urinary iodine concentrations: effect of adjustment on population distribution using two and three repeated spot urine collections
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 4:e003799. 2014
  6. pmc Addressing the deficiencies in the evidence-base for primary practice in regional Australia - sentinel practices data sourcing (SPDS) project: a pilot study
    Abhijeet Ghosh
    Grand Pacific Health Ltd, trading as Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local ISML, Wollongong, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:109. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Improvement in iodine status of pregnant Australian women 3 years after introduction of a mandatory iodine fortification programme
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
    Prev Med 57:26-30. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Poor nutritional status of older subacute patients predicts clinical outcomes and mortality at 18 months of follow-up
    K Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1224-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint "It could probably help someone else but not me": a feasibility study of a snack programme offered to meals on wheels clients
    K E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:364-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A lowered salt intake does not compromise iodine status in Cape Town, South Africa, where salt iodization is mandatory
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 29:630-4. 2013

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  1. pmc To legislate or not to legislate? A comparison of the UK and South African approaches to the development and implementation of salt reduction programs
    Karen Charlton
    School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Nutrients 6:3672-95. 2014
    ..Robust monitoring and transparent mechanisms for holding the industry accountable will be key to continued progress in each of the countries. ..
  2. pmc Using data from patient interactions in primary care for population level chronic disease surveillance: The Sentinel Practices Data Sourcing (SPDS) project
    Abhijeet Ghosh
    Grand Pacific Health Ltd, trading as Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local ISML, Wollongong, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:557. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Foods, nutrients or whole diets: effects of targeting fish and LCn3PUFA consumption in a 12mo weight loss trial
    Linda C Tapsell
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1231. 2013
    ..There is some evidence in the literature that emphasising fish consumption may assist with weight loss. The aim was to assess the effects of advice to consume 2 fish meals per week in a weight loss diet...
  4. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and body mass index in a large sample of middle-aged Australian men and women
    Karen Charlton
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Nutrients 6:2305-19. 2014
    ..The association between fruit and vegetable intake and underweight in adults suggests that improving fruit and vegetables intakes are important for the overall dietary patterns of people in this group. ..
  5. pmc Intraindividual variation in urinary iodine concentrations: effect of adjustment on population distribution using two and three repeated spot urine collections
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 4:e003799. 2014
    ..To determine the effect of adjustment for intraindividual variation on estimations of urinary iodine concentrations (UIC), prevalence of iodine deficiency and population distribution of iodine status...
  6. pmc Addressing the deficiencies in the evidence-base for primary practice in regional Australia - sentinel practices data sourcing (SPDS) project: a pilot study
    Abhijeet Ghosh
    Grand Pacific Health Ltd, trading as Illawarra Shoalhaven Medicare Local ISML, Wollongong, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:109. 2013
    ..To date, information gathered from primary care interactions, using sentinel sites, has not been investigated as a potentially valuable surveillance system in Australia...
  7. doi request reprint Improvement in iodine status of pregnant Australian women 3 years after introduction of a mandatory iodine fortification programme
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
    Prev Med 57:26-30. 2013
    ..In order to address population-level mild iodine deficiency in Australia, a mandatory iodine fortification programme of salt used in bread was introduced in late 2009...
  8. doi request reprint Poor nutritional status of older subacute patients predicts clinical outcomes and mortality at 18 months of follow-up
    K Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1224-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess whether nutritional status at hospital admission predicted clinical outcomes at 18 months follow-up...
  9. doi request reprint "It could probably help someone else but not me": a feasibility study of a snack programme offered to meals on wheels clients
    K E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:364-9. 2013
    ..This pilot study aimed to determine the feasibility of providing high protein high energy snacks to improve nutrient intakes of MOW clients in a regional centre of New South Wales, Australia...
  10. doi request reprint A lowered salt intake does not compromise iodine status in Cape Town, South Africa, where salt iodization is mandatory
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 29:630-4. 2013
    ..This study investigated whether salt intakes at recommended levels resulted in a suboptimal iodine status in a country where salt is the vehicle for iodine fortification...
  11. pmc Poor knowledge and practices related to iodine nutrition during pregnancy and lactation in Australian women: pre- and post-iodine fortification
    Karen Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Nutrients 4:1317-27. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Effect of 6 weeks' consumption of β-glucan-rich oat products on cholesterol levels in mildly hypercholesterolaemic overweight adults
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Br J Nutr 107:1037-47. 2012
    ..Intakes of oat β-glucan were as effective at doses of 1·5 g/d compared with 3 g/d when provided in different food formats that delivered similar amounts of soluble β-glucan...
  13. pmc Consumers' salient beliefs regarding dairy products in the functional food era: a qualitative study using concepts from the theory of planned behaviour
    Deborah J Nolan-Clark
    Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:843. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the salient beliefs of adult weight loss trial participants regarding both traditional and functional dairy products and to compare these with a control group not exposed to nutrition education...
  14. ncbi request reprint The MNA, but not the DETERMINE, screening tool is a valid indicator of nutritional status in elderly Africans
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 23:533-42. 2007
    ..We compared the validity of existing nutrition screening tools for use in older South Africans...
  15. doi request reprint Iodine fortification: why, when, what, how, and who?
    Karen Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 14:618-24. 2011
    ..Universal salt iodization (USI) is recommended, wherein all salt is iodized; however, a more graduated approach may be warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short questionnaire to assess sodium intake
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 11:83-94. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Partial replacement of NaCl can be achieved with potassium, magnesium and calcium salts in brown bread
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:508-21. 2007
    ..To develop a reduced-sodium bread in which salt (NaCl) is partially replaced with potassium, magnesium and calcium salts...
  18. doi request reprint A food-based dietary strategy lowers blood pressure in a low socio-economic setting: a randomised study in South Africa
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 11:1397-406. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of a food-based intervention on blood pressure (BP) in free-living South African men and women aged 50-75 years, with drug-treated mild-to-moderate hypertension...
  19. doi request reprint An assessment of the effectiveness of growth monitoring and promotion practices in the Lusaka district of Zambia
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 25:1035-46. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of the growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) program in Zambia...
  20. doi request reprint Suboptimal iodine status of Australian pregnant women reflects poor knowledge and practices related to iodine nutrition
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 26:963-8. 2010
    ..To assess the iodine status and knowledge and practices related to iodine nutrition of Australian women during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Poor iodine status and knowledge related to iodine on the eve of mandatory iodine fortification in Australia
    Karen E Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:250-5. 2010
    ..The impacts of fortification require baseline data of iodine status among vulnerable sectors of the population...
  22. doi request reprint Urinary sodium excretion, dietary sources of sodium intake and knowledge and practices around salt use in a group of healthy Australian women
    Karen Charlton
    Smart Foods Centre and School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:356-63. 2010
    ..This study assessed habitual sodium intake through urinary excretion analyses, and identified food sources of dietary sodium, as well as knowledge and practices related to salt use in healthy women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Older rehabilitation patients are at high risk of malnutrition: evidence from a large Australian database
    K E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:622-8. 2010
    ..The usefulness of a recently revised version of the shortened MNA (MNA-SF) was also investigated...
  24. doi request reprint Pork, beef and chicken have similar effects on acute satiety and hormonal markers of appetite
    Karen E Charlton
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Appetite 56:1-8. 2011
    ..027) but not for levels of CCK, ghrelin, insulin or glucose. This study positions pork, beef, and chicken as equal in their effect on satiety and release of appetite-related intestinal hormones and of insulin...
  25. ncbi request reprint 'We are all time poor' -- is routine nutrition screening of older patients feasible?
    Aliza Haslinda Hamirudin
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 42:321-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify perceived barriers and opportunities to implementing nutrition screening of older people in general practice...
  26. doi request reprint Effect of replacing bread, egg, milk, and yogurt with equivalent ω-3 enriched foods on ω-3 LCPUFA intake of Australian children
    Setyaningrum Rahmawaty
    Metabolic Research Centre and School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong New South Wales, Australia School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 30:1337-43. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of replacing bread, egg, milk, and yogurt with ω-3 LCPUFA enrichment of these foods on total ω-3 LCPUFA intake in Australian children's diets...
  27. doi request reprint Food patterns of Australian children ages 9 to 13 y in relation to ω-3 long chain polyunsaturated intake
    Setyaningrum Rahmawaty
    Metabolic Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Nutrition 30:169-76. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine food patterns of Australian children ages 9 to 13 y in relation to ω-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (ω-3 LCPUFA) intake...
  28. doi request reprint Dietary consequences of recommending reduced-fat dairy products in the weight-loss context: a secondary analysis with practical implications for registered dietitians
    Deborah Nolan-Clark
    Landmark Nutrition Pty Ltd, 12 39 Market St, Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:452-8. 2013
    ..Overall, this research highlights the need to consider the impact of sex and the background diet when recommending reduced-fat dairy products in the weight-loss context...
  29. doi request reprint Dietary intake and food sources of EPA, DPA and DHA in Australian children
    Setyaningrum Rahmawaty
    Metabolic Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
    Lipids 48:869-77. 2013
    ..Meat consumption was 8.5 times greater than that for fish/seafood. Australian children do not consume the recommended amounts of long chain omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, which could be explained by low fish consumption. ..
  30. doi request reprint Fish intake during pregnancy and foetal neurodevelopment--a systematic review of the evidence
    Phoebe Starling
    School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Nutrients 7:2001-14. 2015
    ..It is important that the type of fish consumed is low in mercury. ..