Margaret Ashwell

Summary

Affiliation: Trust for the Study of Adolescence
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint UK Food Standards Agency Workshop Report: an investigation of the relative contributions of diet and sunlight to vitamin D status
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Limited, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:603-11. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Waist-to-height ratio is a better screening tool than waist circumference and BMI for adult cardiometabolic risk factors: systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell, Herts, UK
    Obes Rev 13:275-86. 2012
  3. doi request reprint What is the EARNEST Dissemination and Exploitation Consensus Panel (DECP)?
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltds Ashwell, Hertz, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 646:189-94. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity risk: importance of the waist-to-height ratio
    Margaret Ashwell
    Medical Research Council
    Nurs Stand 23:49-54; quiz 55. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Waist to height ratio is a simple and effective obesity screening tool for cardiovascular risk factors: Analysis of data from the British National Diet And Nutrition Survey of adults aged 19-64 years
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Ltd, Ashwell, UK
    Obes Facts 2:97-103. 2009
  6. pmc Nutrition and bone health projects funded by the UK Food Standards Agency: have they helped to inform public health policy?
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltd, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ and Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:198-205. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint National diet and nutrition surveys: the British experience
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltd, Hertfordshire, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:523-30. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Six reasons why the waist-to-height ratio is a rapid and effective global indicator for health risks of obesity and how its use could simplify the international public health message on obesity
    Margaret Ashwell
    Oxford Brookes University, Ashwell Associates, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, UK, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, UK
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 56:303-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Workshop on funding opportunities within the Food Standards Agency
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell, Herts, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 63:549-52. 2004
  10. doi request reprint UK Food Standards Agency Workshop Consensus Report: the choice of method for measuring 25-hydroxyvitamin D to estimate vitamin D status for the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey
    Anne de la Hunty
    Ashwell Associates Limited, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:612-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint UK Food Standards Agency Workshop Report: an investigation of the relative contributions of diet and sunlight to vitamin D status
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Limited, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:603-11. 2010
    ..Future research suggestions included further analysis of the three FSA-funded studies as well as new research...
  2. doi request reprint Waist-to-height ratio is a better screening tool than waist circumference and BMI for adult cardiometabolic risk factors: systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell, Herts, UK
    Obes Rev 13:275-86. 2012
    ..Waist-to-height ratio should therefore be considered as a screening tool...
  3. doi request reprint What is the EARNEST Dissemination and Exploitation Consensus Panel (DECP)?
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltds Ashwell, Hertz, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 646:189-94. 2009
    ..For example, what are the potential exploitable outcomes for different stakeholder groups are from the Childhood Obesity Project?..
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity risk: importance of the waist-to-height ratio
    Margaret Ashwell
    Medical Research Council
    Nurs Stand 23:49-54; quiz 55. 2009
    ..6 are used in a shape chart and shape calculator, described here, to indicate different levels of health risk in adults and children. A simple message from this work is 'keep your waist circumference to less than half your height'...
  5. doi request reprint Waist to height ratio is a simple and effective obesity screening tool for cardiovascular risk factors: Analysis of data from the British National Diet And Nutrition Survey of adults aged 19-64 years
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Ltd, Ashwell, UK
    Obes Facts 2:97-103. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Nutrition and bone health projects funded by the UK Food Standards Agency: have they helped to inform public health policy?
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltd, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ and Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:198-205. 2008
    ..The major research gap identified was the need to investigate vitamin D status to define deficiency, insufficiency and depletion across age and ethnic groups in relation to bone health...
  7. ncbi request reprint National diet and nutrition surveys: the British experience
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltd, Hertfordshire, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:523-30. 2006
    ..The Food Standards Agency has since progressed favoured options. This paper aims to help others wishing to obtain this type of information within their own populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Six reasons why the waist-to-height ratio is a rapid and effective global indicator for health risks of obesity and how its use could simplify the international public health message on obesity
    Margaret Ashwell
    Oxford Brookes University, Ashwell Associates, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, UK, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, UK
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 56:303-7. 2005
    ..This simple message is: Keep your waist circumference to less than half your height...
  9. ncbi request reprint Workshop on funding opportunities within the Food Standards Agency
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell, Herts, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 63:549-52. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint UK Food Standards Agency Workshop Consensus Report: the choice of method for measuring 25-hydroxyvitamin D to estimate vitamin D status for the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey
    Anne de la Hunty
    Ashwell Associates Limited, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:612-9. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A systematic review of waist-to-height ratio as a screening tool for the prediction of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: 0·5 could be a suitable global boundary value
    Lucy M Browning
    Ashwell Associates Ltd, Ashwell Street, Ashwell, Hertfordshire SG7 5PZ, UK
    Nutr Res Rev 23:247-69. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Does regular breakfast cereal consumption help children and adolescents stay slimmer? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anne de la Hunty
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell, Oxford, UK
    Obes Facts 6:70-85. 2013
    ..To review systematically the evidence on breakfast cereal consumption and obesity in children and adolescents and assess whether the regular consumption of breakfast cereals could help to prevent excessive weight gain...
  13. doi request reprint How we will produce the evidence-based EURRECA toolkit to support nutrition and food policy
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates Europe Ltd, Ashwell Street, Ashwell Herts, SG7 5PZ, United Kingdom
    Eur J Nutr 47:2-16. 2008
    ..The Network's first Integrating Meeting (IM) held in Lisbon in April 2007, and subsequent consultations, has allowed further refinement of the programme...
  14. ncbi request reprint Best practice in communicating the results of European research to the public
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Ashwell St, Ashwell, Herts, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 569:60-3. 2005
    ..How can this be possible when the project has not yet yielded any results? Examples from two ongoing EU supported projects are shared and discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Elsie May Widdowson, 21 October 1906 - 14 June 2000
    Margaret Ashwell
    Ashwell Associates, Hertfordshire, UK
    Biogr Mem Fellows R Soc 48:485-506. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint UK Food Standards Agency Optimal Nutrition Status Workshop: environmental factors that affect bone health throughout life
    Lynn Burns
    Food Standards Agency, Aviation House 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH, UK
    Br J Nutr 89:835-40. 2003
    ..Other lifestyle factors were also discussed, particularly the effect of physical activity and possible gene-nutrient interactions affecting bone health...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association between red and processed meat consumption and iron intakes and status among British adults
    Sigrid Gibson
    SiG Nurture Nutrition Consultancy, 11 Woodway, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2TF, UK
    Public Health Nutr 6:341-50. 2003
    ..To examine the association between consumption of red and processed meat (RPM) and iron intakes and status in adults...
  18. doi request reprint Current micronutrient recommendations in Europe: towards understanding their differences and similarities
    Esmée L Doets
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8129, 6700 EV, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 47:17-40. 2008
    ..Furthermore this paper aims to illustrate the diversity in European recommendations on vitamin A and vitamin D, and to explore differences and commonalities in approaches that could possibly explain variations observed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of iron overload in carriers of genetic mutations associated with hereditary haemochromatosis: UK Food Standards Agency workshop
    Mamta Singh
    Food Standards Agency, Aviation House, London WC2B 6NH, UK
    Br J Nutr 96:770-3. 2006
    ..The workshop concluded that individuals who are heterozygous for the C282Y mutation of the HFE gene do not appear to respond abnormally to dietary Fe and therefore do not need to change their diet to prevent accumulation of body Fe...