M Barbara E Livingstone

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How active are we? Levels of routine physical activity in children and adults
    M B E Livingstone
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Co Londonderry BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:681-701. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The level of carbonation of a sugar-sweetened beverage preload affects satiety and short-term energy and food intakes
    S Anne Moorhead
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:1362-9. 2008
  3. pmc A qualitative study of psychological, social and behavioral barriers to appropriate food portion size control
    Michelle Spence
    Institute for Global Food Security, School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:92. 2013
  4. pmc Commercial weight loss diets meet nutrient requirements in free living adults over 8 weeks: a randomised controlled weight loss trial
    Helen Truby
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia 4029
    Nutr J 7:25. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Markers of the validity of reported energy intake
    M Barbara E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Nutr 133:895S-920S. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Added sugars and micronutrient dilution
    M B E Livingstone
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, UK
    Obes Rev 10:34-40. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity prevention studies: lessons learned and to be learned
    M B E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:1121-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Influence of nutrition labelling on food portion size consumption
    Mary T McCann
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appetite 65:153-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Snacking patterns among adolescents: a comparison of type, frequency and portion size between Britain in 1997 and Northern Ireland in 2005
    Maeve A Kerr
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:122-31. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Associations of dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load with food and nutrient intake and general and central obesity in British adults
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 110:2047-57. 2013

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint How active are we? Levels of routine physical activity in children and adults
    M B E Livingstone
    Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Co Londonderry BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:681-701. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on refining methodology for physical activity assessment to make it more sensitive to the different dimensions and contexts of activity in different age-groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint The level of carbonation of a sugar-sweetened beverage preload affects satiety and short-term energy and food intakes
    S Anne Moorhead
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:1362-9. 2008
    ..This short-term study suggests that the level of carbonation may need to be taken into account when assessing potential effects of beverages on satiety and intake...
  3. pmc A qualitative study of psychological, social and behavioral barriers to appropriate food portion size control
    Michelle Spence
    Institute for Global Food Security, School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:92. 2013
    ..Using qualitative methodology this present study aimed to explore consumers' views about factors influencing their portion size selection and consumption and to identify barriers to appropriate portion size control...
  4. pmc Commercial weight loss diets meet nutrient requirements in free living adults over 8 weeks: a randomised controlled weight loss trial
    Helen Truby
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia 4029
    Nutr J 7:25. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of commercial weight loss programmes on macronutrient composition and micronutrient adequacy over a 2 month period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Markers of the validity of reported energy intake
    M Barbara E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Nutr 133:895S-920S. 2003
    ..This review also examines some of the problems for the interpretation of data introduced by underreporting and particularly by variable underreporting across subjects. Future directions for research are identified...
  6. doi request reprint Added sugars and micronutrient dilution
    M B E Livingstone
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Co Londonderry, UK
    Obes Rev 10:34-40. 2009
    ..Recommendations for further research are made to help bring resolution to these issues...
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity prevention studies: lessons learned and to be learned
    M B E Livingstone
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:1121-9. 2006
    ..To provide an overview of methodological issues in the design, delivery and evaluation of childhood obesity prevention programmes...
  8. doi request reprint Influence of nutrition labelling on food portion size consumption
    Mary T McCann
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Appetite 65:153-8. 2013
    ..Low fat/energy information can positively influence food and energy intake, suggesting that foods labelled as 'low fat' or 'low calorie' may be one factor promoting the consumption of large food portions...
  9. doi request reprint Snacking patterns among adolescents: a comparison of type, frequency and portion size between Britain in 1997 and Northern Ireland in 2005
    Maeve A Kerr
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:122-31. 2009
    ..These findings may provide scope for policy interventions to place particular emphasis on reducing typical portion sizes consumed of popular snack choices, in particular high-energy carbonated and soft drinks, among UK adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Associations of dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load with food and nutrient intake and general and central obesity in British adults
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 110:2047-57. 2013
    ..In conclusion, we found independent positive associations of dietary GI and GL with general and central obesity in British adults...
  11. doi request reprint Associations between the portion sizes of food groups consumed and measures of adiposity in the British National Diet and Nutrition Survey
    Mary T Kelly
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:1413-20. 2009
    ..Alternatively, these data may indicate that an increased risk of obesity is not associated with specific foods/food groups but rather with an overall increase in the range of foods and food groups being consumed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations of eating frequency with adiposity measures, blood lipid profiles and blood pressure in British children and adolescents
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 111:2176-83. 2014
    ..In conclusion, a higher EF is associated with lower total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol concentrations in children but with a higher BMI z-score in adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint Dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load in relation to food and nutrient intake and indices of body fatness in British children and adolescents
    Kentaro Murakami
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 110:1512-23. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, given no associations when body fatness measures were treated as continuous variables, the results must be interpreted cautiously...
  14. ncbi request reprint Energy density of the diet and change in body fatness from childhood to adolescence; is there a relation?
    Tracy A McCaffrey
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1230-7. 2008
    ..The contribution of energy density (ED) of the total diet to increased risk of obesity from childhood into adolescence is unclear...
  15. pmc Contribution of fish to intakes of micronutrients important for fetal development: a dietary survey of pregnant women in the Republic of Seychelles
    Maxine P Bonham
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Public Health Nutr 12:1312-20. 2009
    ..To characterise the diets of pregnant women in the Republic of Seychelles and to determine the contribution of fish to intakes of nutrients important for fetal and neonatal development...
  16. doi request reprint Snacking patterns according to location among Northern Ireland children
    Maeve A Kerr
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Coleraine
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:243-9. 2010
    ..To examine the influence of location on snack intake among Northern Ireland (NI) children aged 5-8 years...
  17. doi request reprint Human health effects of conjugated linoleic acid from milk and supplements
    Tracy A McCrorie
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry BT52 1SA, UK
    Nutr Res Rev 24:206-27. 2011
    ..In conclusion, further substantiation of the scientific evidence relating to CLA and human health benefits are required before health claims can be confirmed...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of adiposity on vitamin D status and the 25-hydroxycholecalciferol response to supplementation in healthy young and older Irish adults
    L Kirsty Forsythe
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Br J Nutr 107:126-34. 2012
    ..Results suggest that adiposity may need to be taken into account when determining an adequate wintertime dietary vitamin D intake for healthy older adults residing at higher latitudes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Associations between dietary added sugar intake and micronutrient intake: a systematic review
    Kirsten L Rennie
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 ISA, UK
    Br J Nutr 97:832-41. 2007
    ..Analyses should take into account the magnitude of any observed associations to determine their true biological significance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity and inflammation: the effects of weight loss
    L Kirsty Forsythe
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, Centre for Molecular Biosciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Nutr Res Rev 21:117-33. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of physical activity on body fatness in children and adolescents
    Kirsten L Rennie
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:393-402. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Influencing and modifying children's energy intake: the role of portion size and energy density
    L Kirsty Pourshahidi
    Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 73:397-406. 2014
    ..Further research is required to establish the most feasible and effective interventions and policies to counteract the deleterious impact of PS and ED on children's EI. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with body-composition indexes in children aged 6-8 y at varied risk of obesity
    Kirsten L Rennie
    Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:13-20. 2005
    ..Physical inactivity increases the risk of obesity, but the relations between reported levels of physical activity (PA) and measures of body fatness (BF) in children are remarkably inconsistent...
  24. pmc Randomised controlled trial of four commercial weight loss programmes in the UK: initial findings from the BBC "diet trials"
    Helen Truby
    School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Centre for Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH
    BMJ 332:1309-14. 2006
    ..To compare the effectiveness of four commercial weight loss diets available to adults in the United Kingdom...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is a failure to recognize an increase in food intake a key to understanding insulin-induced weight gain?
    Miriam Ryan
    Department of Diabetes and Nutrition, CHU Angers F 49033, France
    Diabetes Care 31:448-50. 2008
    ..However, it is not being recognized because of significant underestimation of self-reported food intake, which appears to be associated with increased dietary restraint...