Ailsa A Welch

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Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of flavonoids on bone
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Population Health and Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 12:205-10. 2014
  2. doi request reprint A higher alkaline dietary load is associated with greater indexes of skeletal muscle mass in women
    A A Welch
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ Norwich, UK
    Osteoporos Int 24:1899-908. 2013
  3. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Dietary intake and status of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a population of fish-eating and non-fish-eating meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans and the product-precursor ratio [corrected] of α-linolenic acid to long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty ac
    Ailsa A Welch
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1040-51. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Variation in intakes of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and potassium in 10 countries in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    A A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, MRC Centre for Nutritional Epidemiology in Cancer Prevention and Survival, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S101-21. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported functional health in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk): a population-based cross-sectional study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:34-41. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Habitual fish consumption and risk of incident stroke: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:882-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin C concentrations predict risk of incident stroke over 10 y in 20 649 participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer Norfolk prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:64-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Prev Med 44:109-16. 2007
  10. pmc Healthy lifestyle choices: could sense of coherence aid health promotion?
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:871-6. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of flavonoids on bone
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Population Health and Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 12:205-10. 2014
    ..The limitations of the existing research are explored in the manuscript and it is concluded that further research is needed, in this promising area. ..
  2. doi request reprint A higher alkaline dietary load is associated with greater indexes of skeletal muscle mass in women
    A A Welch
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ Norwich, UK
    Osteoporos Int 24:1899-908. 2013
    ..This study found a more alkaline diet was positively associated with muscle mass in women suggesting a role for dietary acid-base load in muscle loss...
  3. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
    ..This paper describes the methods of dietary assessment and presents preliminary findings on food and nutrient intakes in large general population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic...
  4. doi request reprint Dietary intake and status of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a population of fish-eating and non-fish-eating meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans and the product-precursor ratio [corrected] of α-linolenic acid to long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty ac
    Ailsa A Welch
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1040-51. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Variation in intakes of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and potassium in 10 countries in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    A A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, MRC Centre for Nutritional Epidemiology in Cancer Prevention and Survival, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S101-21. 2009
    ..This study aimed at investigating variation in intakes of selected minerals across 10 European countries participating in the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported functional health in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk): a population-based cross-sectional study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:34-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported physical and mental functional health measured by an anglicised short-form 36-item questionnaire (UK SF-36)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Habitual fish consumption and risk of incident stroke: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:882-8. 2006
    ..To examine the association between fish consumption and stroke risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin C concentrations predict risk of incident stroke over 10 y in 20 649 participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer Norfolk prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:64-9. 2008
    ..Although clinical trials showed no significant benefit of vitamin C supplementation in reducing stroke risk, they were not able to examine the relation between plasma vitamin C concentrations and stroke risk in a general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Prev Med 44:109-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health...
  10. pmc Healthy lifestyle choices: could sense of coherence aid health promotion?
    Nicholas W J Wainwright
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:871-6. 2007
    ..A research framework based on the personal characteristic defined by a sense of coherence (SOC) focuses on the effective use of resources to maintain good health...
  11. pmc Socioeconomic position and risk of short-term weight gain: prospective study of 14,619 middle-aged men and women
    Lisa R Purslow
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:112. 2008
    ..The association between socioeconomic position in middle age and risk of subsequent, short-term weight gain is unknown. We therefore assessed this association in a prospective population based cohort study in Norfolk, UK...
  12. ncbi request reprint Urine pH is an indicator of dietary acid-base load, fruit and vegetables and meat intakes: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Norfolk population study
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Site, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:1335-43. 2008
    ..As urine pH relates to dietary acid-base load its use to monitor change in consumption of fruit and vegetables, in individuals, warrants further investigation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported mental health-related quality of life and mortality in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): a prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:410-4. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reported mental functional health and mortality...
  14. doi request reprint Dietary intake measurement using 7 d diet diaries in British men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk study: a focus on methodological issues
    Marleen A H Lentjes
    Strangeways Research Laboratories, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, 2 Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Br J Nutr 111:516-26. 2014
    ..The choice of variables influences estimates obtained from the food group data; while this may not alter the ranking of individuals within studies, this issue may be relevant when comparing absolute food intakes between studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary fish intake and plasma phospholipid n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk United Kingdom cohort
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care and the Clinical Gerontology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1330-9. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on the relationship of occupational social class with prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular diseases. A population-based cross-sectional study from European Prospective Investigation into Cancer - Norfolk (E
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Gerontology 52:51-8. 2006
    ..Previous studies on cardiovascular risk profile in different socioeconomic status were focused on younger populations and many of them have not been able to take into account age and sex differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Glycated hemoglobin and risk of stroke in people without known diabetes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk prospective population study: a threshold relationship?
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Stroke 38:271-5. 2007
    ..The relationship between blood glucose concentration and stroke in people without established diabetes has been studied less extensively...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity indices and self-reported functional health in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:884-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between two indices of obesity, BMI and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and self-reported physical and mental functional health...
  19. ncbi request reprint Combined work and leisure physical activity and risk of stroke in men and women in the European prospective investigation into Cancer-Norfolk Prospective Population Study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 27:122-9. 2006
    ..70, 95% CI: 0.49-0.99, p = 0.024) compared to those who were inactive. This highlights the fact that efforts to increase physical activity in both the work place and in leisure time should be encouraged...
  20. ncbi request reprint Energy intake at breakfast and weight change: prospective study of 6,764 middle-aged men and women
    Lisa R Purslow
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:188-92. 2008
    ..Redistribution of daily energy intake, so that more energy is consumed at breakfast and less energy is consumed later in the day, may help to reduce weight gain in middle-aged adults...
  21. doi request reprint Intakes of anthocyanins and flavones are associated with biomarkers of insulin resistance and inflammation in women
    Amy Jennings
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Nutr 144:202-8. 2014
    ..The observed reduction in insulin concentrations was similar to that reported previously for other lifestyle factors. Dose-response trials are needed to ascertain optimal intakes for the potential reduction of type 2 diabetes risk. ..
  22. doi request reprint Differences in dietary supplement use and secular and seasonal trends assessed using three different instruments in the EPIC-Norfolk population study
    Marleen A H Lentjes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, EPIC Norfolk Study, Strangeways Research Laboratories, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Diet Suppl 10:142-51. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated three different questionnaires to measure supplement use and whether these results were associated with age, year of recruitment (secular trend, 1993-1998), and seasonal trends...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measured height loss predicts fractures in middle-aged and older men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk prospective population study
    Alireza Moayyeri
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 23:425-32. 2008
    ..Serial measurement of height is, therefore, recommended among the elderly people...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and fibrinogen concentrations in 23,201 men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk population-based study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Atherosclerosis 198:419-25. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between usual physical activity and fibrinogen concentrations in a free-living population of men and women...
  25. doi request reprint Developing a database of vitamin and mineral supplements (ViMiS) for the Norfolk arm of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk)
    Marleen A H Lentjes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, MRC Centre for Nutritional Epidemiology in Cancer Prevention and Survival, University of Cambridge, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Public Health Nutr 14:459-71. 2011
    ..The ViMiS database contains information on all ingredients, broken down into nutrient information in order to be combined with nutrient intake derived from food consumption...
  26. ncbi request reprint More acidic dietary acid-base load is associated with reduced calcaneal broadband ultrasound attenuation in women but not in men: results from the EPIC-Norfolk cohort study
    Ailsa A Welch
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1134-41. 2007
    ..Dietary patterns that promote mild metabolic acidosis may have a negative effect on bone density...
  27. ncbi request reprint Higher anthocyanin intake is associated with lower arterial stiffness and central blood pressure in women
    Amy Jennings
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:781-8. 2012
    ..Although a high intake of some flavonoid subclasses may reduce cardiovascular disease mortality, data regarding the in vivo mechanisms of action are limited...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking predicts long-term mortality in stroke: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Room 311, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Prev Med 42:128-31. 2006
    ..We examined the independent association between cardiovascular and modifiable lifestyle risk factors and subsequent mortality in people with stroke...
  29. pmc Associations between eating frequency, adiposity, diet, and activity in 9-10 year old healthy-weight and centrally obese children
    Amy Jennings
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1462-8. 2012
    ..Future obesity interventions should consider the mediating role of diet quality and activity in the relationship between EF and adiposity in children...
  30. doi request reprint Dietary fat and fatty acid profile are associated with indices of skeletal muscle mass in women aged 18-79 years
    Ailsa A Welch
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Nutr 144:327-34. 2014
    ..These findings indicate that a dietary fat profile already associated with cardiovascular disease protection may also be beneficial for conservation of skeletal muscle mass. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Relation between self-reported physical functional health and chronic disease mortality in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): a prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 16:492-500. 2006
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reported physical functional health and mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the CYP19 gene may affect the positive correlations between serum and urine phytoestrogen metabolites and plasma androgen concentrations in men
    Yen Ling Low
    MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Nutr 135:2680-6. 2005
    ..In this first study on phytoestrogen-gene associations in men, we conclude that enterolactone and equol are positively associated with plasma androgen concentrations, and interactions with CYP19 gene may be involved...