A S Anderson

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Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Supporting postpartum weight loss in women living in deprived communities: design implications for a randomised control trial
    A M Craigie
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:952-8. 2011
  2. pmc The impact of a bodyweight and physical activity intervention (BeWEL) initiated through a national colorectal cancer screening programme: randomised controlled trial
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, Cancer Division, Medical Research Institute, Ninewells Medical School, Dundee, UK
    BMJ 348:g1823. 2014
  3. pmc Understanding the potential and challenges of adenoma treatment as a prevention opportunity: insights from the BeWEL formative study
    Martine Stead
    Institute for Social Marketing, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    Prev Med 54:97-103. 2012
  4. pmc Physical activity and nutrition behavioural outcomes of a home-based intervention program for seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:14. 2013
  5. pmc Utility of stages of change construct in the planning of physical activity interventions among playgroup mothers
    Carlie Jones
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:300. 2013
  6. pmc Football Fans in Training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits
    Cindy M Gray
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, 27 Bute Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RS, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:232. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Promoting changes in diet and physical activity in breast and colorectal cancer screening settings: an unexplored opportunity for endorsing healthy behaviors
    Annie S Anderson
    University of Dundee, Mailbox 7, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland DD1 9SY, United Kingdom
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:165-72. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Lifestyle issues for colorectal cancer survivors--perceived needs, beliefs and opportunities
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    Support Care Cancer 21:35-42. 2013
  9. pmc The protocol of a randomized controlled trial for playgroup mothers: Reminder on Food, Relaxation, Exercise, and Support for Health (REFRESH) Program
    Sarojini M D R Monteiro
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:648. 2011
  10. pmc Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals
    Cindy M Gray
    Alliance for Self Care Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:513. 2011

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  1. pmc Supporting postpartum weight loss in women living in deprived communities: design implications for a randomised control trial
    A M Craigie
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:952-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the feasibility of undertaking a randomised controlled trial of a weight loss intervention (WeighWell) in postpartum women living in areas of social disadvantage...
  2. pmc The impact of a bodyweight and physical activity intervention (BeWEL) initiated through a national colorectal cancer screening programme: randomised controlled trial
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, Cancer Division, Medical Research Institute, Ninewells Medical School, Dundee, UK
    BMJ 348:g1823. 2014
    ..To evaluate the impact of a diet and physical activity intervention (BeWEL) on weight change in people with a body mass index >25 weight (kg)/height (m)(2) at increased risk of colorectal cancer and other obesity related comorbidities...
  3. pmc Understanding the potential and challenges of adenoma treatment as a prevention opportunity: insights from the BeWEL formative study
    Martine Stead
    Institute for Social Marketing, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    Prev Med 54:97-103. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Physical activity and nutrition behavioural outcomes of a home-based intervention program for seniors: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:14. 2013
    ..This intervention aimed to ascertain whether a low-cost, accessible, physical activity and nutrition program could improve physical activity and nutrition behaviours of insufficiently active 60-70 year olds residing in Perth, Australia...
  5. pmc Utility of stages of change construct in the planning of physical activity interventions among playgroup mothers
    Carlie Jones
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:300. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Football Fans in Training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits
    Cindy M Gray
    Institute of Health and Wellbeing, 27 Bute Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RS, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:232. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Promoting changes in diet and physical activity in breast and colorectal cancer screening settings: an unexplored opportunity for endorsing healthy behaviors
    Annie S Anderson
    University of Dundee, Mailbox 7, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland DD1 9SY, United Kingdom
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:165-72. 2013
    ..Effective interventions delivered in this setting also offer an important opportunity to contribute to the reduction of the overall burden of chronic non-communicable diseases...
  8. doi request reprint Lifestyle issues for colorectal cancer survivors--perceived needs, beliefs and opportunities
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    Support Care Cancer 21:35-42. 2013
    ..The current work aimed to explore perceived patient needs for advice on diet, activity and beliefs about the role of lifestyle for reducing disease recurrence...
  9. pmc The protocol of a randomized controlled trial for playgroup mothers: Reminder on Food, Relaxation, Exercise, and Support for Health (REFRESH) Program
    Sarojini M D R Monteiro
    Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:648. 2011
    ..This study aims to confirm if a low-cost, accessible playgroup based intervention program can improve the dietary and physical activity behaviours of mothers with young children...
  10. pmc Words matter: a qualitative investigation of which weight status terms are acceptable and motivate weight loss when used by health professionals
    Cindy M Gray
    Alliance for Self Care Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:513. 2011
    ..This study investigated the views of people who were overweight or obese on the acceptability of weight status terms and their potential to motivate weight loss when used by health professionals...
  11. pmc Study protocol for BeWEL: the impact of a BodyWEight and physicaL activity intervention on adults at risk of developing colorectal adenomas
    Angela M Craigie
    Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, University of Dundee, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:184. 2011
    ..These diseases share risk factors related to the metabolic syndrome including large body size, abnormal lipids and markers of insulin resistance indicating common aetiological pathways...
  12. pmc Physical activity and nutrition program for seniors (PANS): protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Burke
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:751. 2010
    ..This study aims to confirm if a low-cost, accessible physical activity and nutrition program can improve levels of physical activity and diet of insufficiently active 60-70 year-olds...
  13. pmc Developing obesity prevention interventions among minority ethnic children in schools and places of worship: The DEAL (DiEt and Active Living) study
    Maria J Maynard
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:480. 2009
    ..Little is known, however, about what promotes or hinders engagement with prevention programmes among ethnic minority children...
  14. pmc Response to written feedback of clinical data within a longitudinal study: a qualitative study exploring the ethical implications
    Karen Lorimer
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:10. 2011
    ..We sought to explore longitudinal study participants' response to receiving individual written feedback of weight-related and blood results, and to consider the balance of harms against benefits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nutrition interventions in women in low-income groups in the UK
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Medicine, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:25-32. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity management--an opportunity for cancer prevention
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Medicine, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee
    Surgeon 7:282-5. 2009
    ..It is becoming increasingly clear that multi-disciplinary groups (including surgeons) are needed to identify, monitor and evaluate programmes for both obesity prevention and management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Symposium on 'nutritional adaptation to pregnancy and lactation'. Pregnancy as a time for dietary change?
    A S Anderson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 60:497-504. 2001
    ..Pregnancy may be best viewed as an opportunity for maintaining good dietary selections and for building knowledge for future action, and should not be seen as the only opportunity for promoting dietary change within the life course...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of a school-based nutrition education intervention on dietary intake and cognitive and attitudinal variables relating to fruits and vegetables
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:650-6. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of a school-based nutrition education intervention aimed at increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables...
  19. doi request reprint "It makes you feel so full of life" LiveWell, a feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme for colorectal cancer survivors
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Support Care Cancer 18:409-15. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Evolution of atherogenic diets in South Asian and Italian women after migration to a higher risk region
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, Ninewells Medical University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:33-43. 2005
    ..To identify differences in the evolution of the diets of South Asian and Italian migrants, a cross-sectional, multiethnic study was undertaken in Glasgow, Scotland...
  21. ncbi request reprint Take Five, a nutrition education intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intakes: impact on attitudes towards dietary change
    A S Anderson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, UK
    Br J Nutr 80:133-40. 1998
    ..About two-thirds of intervention subjects achieved the recommended fruit and vegetable target, but it is concluded that practical issues and situational barriers need to be addressed for the success of future public health campaigns...
  22. ncbi request reprint Shared lives-an opportunity for obesity prevention?
    Annie S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    Appetite 43:327-9. 2004
    ..Body weight increased significantly in women (58.3+/-7.1 - 59.8+/-7.9 kg) and in men (76.7+/-12.0 - 78.4+/-12.5 kg). This life stage may be a missed opportunity for obesity prevention initiatives...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a bar-code system for nutrient analysis in dietary surveys
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Applied Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, UK
    Public Health Nutr 2:579-86. 1999
    ..In the present study the bar-code system has been evaluated by comparison with a commonly used manual entry nutrient analysis software for dietitians' use...
  24. ncbi request reprint How to implement dietary changes to prevent the development of metabolic syndrome
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Applied Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, UK
    Br J Nutr 83:S165-8. 2000
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  25. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire assessment of nutrition knowledge--validity and reliability issues
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:497-503. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in anthropometric and lifestyle measures related to coronary heart disease risk between South Asian, Italian and general-population British women living in the west of Scotland
    M E Lean
    University of Glasgow Department of Human Nutrition, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1800-5. 2001
    ..British-born South Asian women are more similar to the general population women. Anthropometric differences between migrant or British-born Italians and the general population women are small...
  27. doi request reprint Making an informed choice in the catering environment: what do consumers want to know?
    D Mackison
    Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Dundee University, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 22:567-73. 2009
    ..The present study examines the reported preferences for the provision of nutrition (salt, fat and energy) and ingredient information in six types of UK catering outlets...
  28. doi request reprint Diet and physical activity in patients with colorectal adenomas: directions for intervention programmes
    S Caswell
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:494-501. 2008
    ..The aim of the current exploratory research was to identify diet and activity habits in adults diagnosed with colorectal adenomas on screening colonoscopy in order to inform the development of an intervention study in this patient group...
  29. ncbi request reprint Obesity and lifestyle advice in colorectal cancer survivors - how well are clinicians prepared?
    A S Anderson
    University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Colorectal Dis 15:949-57. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint Increasing antioxidant intake from fruits and vegetables: practical strategies for the Scottish population
    M A Haleem
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:539-46. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to estimate the antioxidant intake from fruits and vegetables in the UK and Scottish population and to examine consumption models to identify potential strategies to optimize antioxidant intake from these foods...
  31. doi request reprint Bowel health to better health: a minimal contact lifestyle intervention for people at increased risk of colorectal cancer
    Stephen Caswell
    Division of Medicine, Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Br J Nutr 102:1541-6. 2009
    ..196, P = 0.006). If sustained, the positive behaviour change achieved through this intervention has the potential to impact on the progression of chronic disease risk including CVD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a dietary targets monitor
    M E J Lean
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:667-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate a two-page food frequency list for use as a Dietary Targets Monitor in large scale surveys to quantify consumptions of the key foods groups targeted in health promotion...
  33. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of a short questionnaire for assessing the impact of cooking skills interventions
    K L Barton
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 24:588-95. 2011
    ..However, the impact of such interventions are rarely evaluated as a result of a lack of validated assessment tools appropriate for use within this target group...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of a community-based food skills intervention on cooking confidence, food preparation methods and dietary choices - an exploratory trial
    Wendy L Wrieden
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY
    Public Health Nutr 10:203-11. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of undertaking a food skills intervention study in areas of social deprivation aimed at altering cooking confidence, food preparation methods and dietary choices...
  35. ncbi request reprint A personalized snack-based intervention for hip fracture patients: development, feasibility and acceptability
    Rosemary J G Price
    Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:139-45. 2006
    ..Undernutrition is common in older people admitted to hospital with hip fracture. Oral supplementation with sip feeds may be provided but compliance is a major problem...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rattling the plate--reasons and rationales for early weaning
    A S Anderson
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Ninewells Medical School, University of Dundee, UK
    Health Educ Res 16:471-9. 2001
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  37. ncbi request reprint Proper meals in transition: young married couples on the nature of eating together
    D W Marshall
    The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Appetite 39:193-206. 2002
    ..It reports on what men and women said in individual interviews and recorded in personal food diaries, contrasting this with their behaviour when they were living separately from their partners...
  38. doi request reprint Validity and reliability testing of a short questionnaire developed to assess consumers' use, understanding and perception of food labels
    D Mackison
    University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:210-7. 2010
    ..Food labels may have an important function in communicating nutrition information and have considerable potential to influence food choice and dietary behaviour...
  39. ncbi request reprint Can the EPIC food-frequency questionnaire be used in adolescent populations?
    Georg Lietz
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Department of Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee University, UK
    Public Health Nutr 5:783-9. 2002
    ..To assess the validity of the food-frequency questionnaire used in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC FFQ) for estimating nutrient intake in an adolescent population...
  40. doi request reprint Uptake of folic acid supplements before and during pregnancy: focus group analysis of women's views and experiences
    R S Barbour
    The Open University, Milton Keynes, Bucks, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 25:140-7. 2012
    ..The present study aims to explore the rationale behind women's decision-making on folic acid supplement use to inform health communications...
  41. ncbi request reprint Situational effects on meal intake: A comparison of eating alone and eating with others
    Marion M Hetherington
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Physiol Behav 88:498-505. 2006
    ..Thus food intake can be enhanced when attention to food and self-monitoring are impaired during distraction, however, this effect is moderated when eating with strangers...
  42. doi request reprint Measurement of food and alcohol intake in relation to chronic liver disease
    Wendy L Wrieden
    Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:285-301. 2009
    ..More work is required to develop valid, reliable and easily administered tools for measurement of both diet and alcohol...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle interventions--how joined up are we?
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:241-2. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Salute, slainte and santé
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:249-51. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Editorial: nutrition messages under the microscope
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:97-8. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Snacking habits in adults
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:1-2. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention and management - evidence and policy
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:1-2. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint The challenge of assessing nutrient intake in ethnic minority groups
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:313-4. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Concordance of diets and eating practices in a rural Guatemalan setting with the cancer prevention recommendations of the World Cancer Research Fund: estimates from existing dietary intake
    Roxana Valdes-Ramos
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico Jesus Carranza esq Paseo Tollocan, Toluca, Edo de Mex 50180, Mexico
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:259-66. 2006
    ..Guatemalan cuisine and diet in this rural setting has features of a cancer-protective diet, but complementary actions must be taken, within the social and economic realities of the region...
  50. ncbi request reprint Weight of foods and number of portions consumed are not proxies for expressing nutrient intakes in field studies
    Roxana Valdes-Ramos
    Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia, Facultad de Medicina UNAM, Mexico
    Food Nutr Bull 25:166-71. 2004
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  51. ncbi request reprint Food intake and obesity--the hidden details
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:181-2. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint What influences the timing of the introduction of solid food to infants?
    Elizabeth M Alder
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Nutr 92:527-31. 2004
    ..Some of the factors influencing a woman's decision to introduce solids are amenable to change, and these could be targeted in educational interventions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Haste makes waist
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:421-2. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Understanding variety: tasting different foods delays satiation
    Marion M Hetherington
    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZA, UK
    Physiol Behav 87:263-71. 2006
    ..Encouraging consumers to focus on eating should facilitate the normal decline in pleasantness of the food and serve to limit intake...
  55. ncbi request reprint Raising meat consumption in a contemporary world
    Noel W Solomons
    Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism, Guatelmala City, Guatemala, Central America
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:116-9. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Achieving dietary guidelines the naturally nutrient rich approach
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:335-6. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Promoting lifestyle - is there a role for health?
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 17:105-6. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and pregnancy - motivations and interests
    Annie S Anderson
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:65-6. 2003