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.
Judy More has worked with the Department of Health to procure 2 low cost vitamin D supplements to support the DH recommendation for vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy, breastfeeding, infants and children under 5 years and the elderly.
Further information on Healthy Start vitamins for women and Healthy Start Children’s vitamin drops can be found at:
Ms Fiona Wilcock has served as a SENSE committee member from September 2002 to March 2007. Fiona took on the role of factsheet coordinator, which has entailed updating and amalgamating factsheets written by various members over time, as well as originating and coordinating development of new fact sheets on a range of topics for the benefit of the membership.
Ms Sigi Gibson has contributed significantly to the development of SENSE as a founding SENSE committee member, serving as programme coordinator from March 2004 to March 2007. Both prior to becoming programme coordinator and during this appointment, Sigi has coordinated numerous successful and informative meetings for members on a twice yearly basis.
Gaynor Bussell has written a book which is a guide on diet and health to help women overcome the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Gaynor Bussell has written a chapter in a book titled “Improving the Labelling of the Salt Content of Foods” in “Reducing Salt and other Sodium Sources in Food Products: product strategies” (with co-author M. Hunt). Woodhead Publishing Ltd. Cambridge ISBN: 13: 978-1-84569-018-2.
Dr Michele Sadler is Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (1st Edition), published in 3 volumes by Academic Press in 1998.
Seema Khajuria’s MSc. dissertation was published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, October 1992 Volume 5, pp.311-321. The article entitled “Traditional Indian beliefs about the dietary management of diabetes” is an exploratory study of the implications for the management of Gujarati diabetics in Britain, by Seema Khajuria and Jane Thomas,