Susan Church is a co-author of the seventh summary edition of McCance & Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods. This edition includes new analytical data on key foods, including eggs, fish and fruit and vegetables. Values for processed foods have also been updated to reflect changes resulting from health policy and recent industry initiatives on reformulations.
We aim to add here brief news bulletins on members’ achievements and activities to provide a flavour of the broad influence SENSE members have in the nutrition field.
For further information on any of these bulletins, please contact the SENSE member directly via our meet the members’ page. If members wish to add a news item to the list they can fill in a form in the members area.
Dr Michele Sadler has edited a book (Volume 1) on the topic of Authorised EU Health Claims, published by Woodhead Publishing Ltd. Chapters cover permitted disease risk reduction claims, children’s claims, claims and general function claims including those for vitamins and minerals, and foods such as walnuts, meat and fish.
Dr Michele Sadler has written a Concise Monograph for ILSI Europe, entitled “Food, Glycaemic Response and Health” (© 2011 ILSI Europe). It is available as a pdf on the following link:
//www.ilsi.org/Europe/Documents/Glycaemic Response 2011.pdf
Rana Conway has co-authored a chapter titled ‘Vegetarians and vegans during pregnancy and lactation’ (along with Dr Adrienne Cullum) for ‘Maternal-fetal nutrition during pregnancy and lactation’ edited by Michael E. Symonds and Margaret M. Ramsay, Cambridge University Press (2010).
Dr Rana Conway has published a second edition of her book ‘What to eat when you’re pregnant: including the A-Z guide of what’s safe and what’s not’, Pearson (1st published August 2008). The latest edition includes the revised guidelines regarding caffeine consumption during pregnancy. It also describes what women should and shouldn’t eat during pregnancy and breastfeeding,
Fiona Wilcock was invited to write the UK version of the ‘alli diet plan’ after working closely with GSK Consumer Healthcare for 18 months as their nutrition consultant. Alli (orlistat) is a weight loss drug which is used in conjunction with a lower fat, reduced calorie diet and increased activity.
Alison Ludwig’s MSc dissertation has been published (co-author, Professor Jim McKenna) in the September 2008 issue of the Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. The article is entitled ‘Osteoporotic Caucasian and South Asian Women: a qualitative study of general practitioners’ support’, Vol.128, No.5, p.263-270. An abstract of the article can be found at //rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/128/5/263
Sigrid Gibson has two new scientific publications:
Sigrid Gibson and Alison Boyd. Associations between added sugars and micronutrient intakes and status. Further analysis of data from the NDNS of young people aged 4 to 18 years.
British Journal of Nutrition, First View article
doi:10.1017/S0007114508981484, Published Online by Cambridge University Press 08 Jul 2008
Gibson S (2007) Dietary sugars intake and micronutrient adequacy –
Jane Griffin has just had her third book published “Food for Rugby” with a foreword by Keith Wood. Her publisher is The Crowood Press who published her previous books “Food for Sport” in 2001 and “Nutrition for Marathon Running” in 2005. All books can be obtained from the publishers (www.crowood.com),
Chris Hawkins, Secretary to SENSE, received the MBE in the December 2004 Honours List, for services to the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO). Like the ASO Chris provides invaluable support to SENSE and SENSE members agree this honour is well deserved.