Key publications and reports

Consumption patterns

Wang WC, Worsley A, Hodgson V. Classification of main meal patterns – a latent class approach. British Journal of Nutrition 2013;109: 2285-2296

What’s Cooking Report. Meat & Livestock Australia.  Sydney, 2013. ISBN: 9781925045093

Bowen J, Baird D, Syrette J, Noakes M, Baghurst K. Consumption of beef/veal/lamb in Australian children: Intake, nutrient contribution and comparison with other meat, poultry and fish categories. Nutrition & Dietetics. 2012;69:1-16

Grieger JA., Scott J, Cobiac, L. Cluster analysis and food group consumption in a national sample of Australian girls. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 2012;25(1):75-86.

Grieger JA, Scott J, Cobiac L. Dietary patterns and breast-feeding in Australian children. Public Health Nutrition 2011;14(11):1939-47.

Main Meal Repertoires Report. Meat & Livestock Australia. Sydney, 2011. ISBN: 9781741915679

Last Night’s Dinner Report. Meat & Livestock Australia. Sydney, 2009. ISBN: 9781741913583

Howe P, Meyer B, Record S, Baghurst K. Dietary intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: contribution of meat sources. Nutrition  2006; 22(1):47-53.  

Baghurst K, Record S and Leppard P. Red meat consumption in Australia: intakes, nutrient contribution and changes over time. Nutrition and Dietetics  2000; 4:1032-1322.


Nutrient composition

Williams P, Droulez V. Australian red meat consumption – implications of changes over 20 years on nutrient composition 2010; 62(3):87-94.  

Williams P, Droulez V, Levy G, Stobaus T. Composition of Australian red meat 2002 3. Nutrient Profile. Food Australia 2007;59:331-341.

Droulez V, Williams P, Levy G, Stobaus T, Sinclair A. Nutrient composition of Australian red meat 2002. 2. Fatty acid profile. Food Australia 2006;58:335-341.

Ponnampalam EN, et al. Effect of feeding systems on omega-3 fatty acids, conjugated linoleic acid and trans fatty acids in Australian beef cuts: potential impact on human health. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006; 15(1): 21-29.

Williams P, Droulez V, Levy G, Stobaus T.  Composition of Australian red meat 2002. 1. Gross Composition. Food Australia 2006;58 (4):173-181.

Cobiac L, Droulez V, Leppard P, Lewis J. Use of external fat width to describe beef and lamb cuts in food composition tables. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 2003;16:133-145.

Hoke IM, Buege DR, Ellefson W, Maly E. Nutrient and related food composition of exported Australian lamb cuts. Journal of  Food Composition and Analysis 1999;12:97-109.


Sustainable food and nutrition security

Hendrie GA, Ridoutt BG, Wiedmann TO, Noakes M. Greenhouse gas emissions and the Australian diet – comparing dietary recommendations with average intakes. Nutrients 2014; 6:289-303.

Worsley A, Droulez V, Ridley S, Wang W. Dietitians’ interests in primary food production: opportunities for greater involvement in the promotion of environmental sustainability. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition 2014; 9(1): 64-80.

Worsley A, Wang W, Ridley S. Australian consumers’ perceptions of environmental and agricultural threats: The associations of demographic and of psychogranic variables. American Journal of Environmental Protection 2013; 3(1):10-18.



Daly RM, O’Connell SL, Mundell NL, Grimes CA, Dunstan DW, Nowson CA. Protein-enriched diet, with the use of lean red meat, combined with progressive resistance training enhances lean tissue mass and muscle strength and reduces circulating IL-6 concentrations in elderly women: a cluster randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  2014; 99(4): 1-12.

Russell J, Flood V, Rochtchina E, Gopinath B, Allman-Farinelli M, Baumann A, Mitchell P. Adherence to dietary guidelines and 15-year risk of all-cause mortality. British Journal of Nutrition 2012; 109(3): 547-55.

Flood VM, Burlutsky G, Webb KL, Wang JJ, Smith WT, Mitchell P. Food and nutrient consumption trends in older Australians: a 10-year cohort study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010; 64(6):603-13.

Tan JSL, Wang JJ, Flood V, Rochtchina E, Smith W, Mitchell P. Dietary antioxidants and the long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2008;115(2):334-41.


Iron and zinc deficiency

Gibson R, Heath A-L. Population groups at risk of zinc deficiency in Australia and New Zealand. Nutrition & Dietetics 2011;68(2):97-108.


Babies and toddlers

Szymlek-Gay EA, Ferguson EL, Heath AL et al. Food based strategies improve iron status in toddlers: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009;90(6):1541-1551.

Heath A, Tuttle C, Simons M, Cleghorn C, Parnell W. Longitudinal study of diet and iron deficiencyanaemia in infants during the first two years of life. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002; 11(4):251–257.

Karr M, Alperstein G, Causer J, Mira M, Lammi A, Fett MJ. Iron status and anaemia in preschool children in Sydney. Australia & New Zealand Journal of Public Health 1996;20(6): 618-622.

Mira M, Alperstein G et al. Haem iron intake in 12-36 month old children depleted in iron: Case-control study. British Medical Journal 1996;312(7035):881-883.


Young women

Cheng HL, Hancock D, Rooney K, Steinbeck K, Griffin H, O’Connor H. A candidate gene approach to identifying differential iron responses of young overweight and obese women to an energy-restricted haem iron-rich diet. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition [Under Review].

Cheng HL, Bryant C, Rooney K, Steinbeck K, Griffin H, Petocz P, O’Connor H. Iron hepcidin and inflammatory status of young healthy overweight and obese women in Australia. PloS ONE 2013; 8(7):1-6.  

Cheng HL, Griffin H, Bryant C, Rooney K, Steinbeck K, O’Connor H. Impact of diet and weight loss on iron and zinc status in overweight and obese young women. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2013;22:574-82.

Cheng HL, Bryant C, Cook R, O’Connor H, Rooney K, Steinbeck K. Obesity Reviews 2011;13:150-61.

O’Connor H, Munas Z, Griffin H, Rooney K, Cheng H.L, Steinbeck K. Nutritional adequacy of energy restricted diets for young obese women. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2011; 20(2):206-211.

Fayet F, Flood V, Truswell AS, Petocz P, Franklin J, Caterson ID, Samman S. Dieting practices adversely affects nutritional status in young women. Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 2008; 65(2): A30.

Fayet F, Truswell AS et al. Eating behaviour and biomarkers of nutritional status in young women. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;16(3):S57.

Heath AL, Skeaff MC, Williams S, Gibson RS. The role of blood loss and diet in the aetiology of mild iron deficiency in premenopausal adult and New Zealand women. Public Health Nutrition 2001;4(2): 197-206

Heath AL, Skeaff MC, O’Brien SM et al. Can dietary treatment of non-anemic iron deficiency improve iron status? Journal of American College of Nutrition 2001;20(5):477-484.

Patterson AJ, Brown WJ et al. Dietary treatment of iron deficiency in women of childbearing age. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2001;74(5):650-656.

Patterson A, et al. Dietary and lifestyle factors influencing iron stores in Australian women: an examination of the role of bio-available dietary iron. Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 2001; 58(2): 107-113.


Chronic disease risk factors (overweight, blood pressure, glucose, lipids)

Higher protein diets

Cheng HL, Griffin J, Claes B, Petocz P, Steinbeck K, Rooney K, O’Connor H. Influence of dietary macronutrient composition on eating behaviour and self-perception in young women undergoing weight management. Eating and Weight Disorders: Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity [In press].

Griffin H, O’Connor H, Rooney K, Steinbeck. Effectiveness of strategies for recruiting overweight and obese Generation Y women to clinical weight management trials. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2013;22:235-40.

Griffin H, Cheng HL, Rooney K, Petocz P, Steinbeck K. Higher protein diet for weight management in young overweight women: a 12-month randomized controlled trial. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2013;15:572-75.

Larsen R, Mann N, Maclean E, Shaw J. The effect of high protein, low carbohydrate diets in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. A 12 month randomized controlled trial. Diabetologia 2011;5(4):731-40.

Belobrajdic D,Frystyk J, Jeyaratnaganthan N, Espelund U, Flyvbjerg A, Clifton P, Noakes M. Moderate energy restriction induced weight loss affects circulating IGF levels independent of dietary composition. European Journal of Endocrinology 2010;162(6):1075-82.

Delbridge EA, Prendergast LA, Pritchard JE, Proietto J. One-year weight maintenance after significant weight loss in healthy overweight and obese subjects: does diet composition matter? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009;90(5):1203-14.

Clifton PM, Keogh JB, Noakes M. Long-term effects of a high-protein weight-loss diet. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;87(1):23-29.

Brinkworth GD, Noakes M, Buckley JD, Clifton PM. Weight loss improves heart rate recovery in overweight and obese men with features of the metabolic syndrome. American Heart Journal 2006; 152(4):693.e1-6.

Hodgson JM, Burke V, Beilin LJ, Puddey I. Partial substitution of carbohydrate intake with protein intake from lean red meat lowers blood pressure in hypertensive persons. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006:83(4):780-787.

McMillan J, Petocz P, Atkinson F, O’Neill K, Samman S, Steinbeck K, Catersen I, Brand-Miller J. Comparison of 4 diets of varying glycemic load on weight loss and cardiovascular risk reduction in overweight and obese young adults. Archives of Internal Medicine 2006;166(4):1466-75.

Noakes M, Keogh JB, Foster PR, Clifton PM. Effect of an energy-restricted, high-protein, low-fat diet relative to a convention high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet on weight loss, body composition, nutritional status, and markers of cardiovascular health in obese women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2005;81:1298-306.


Blood pressure

Nowson CA, Wattanapenpaiboon N and Pachett A. Low sodium Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension- type diet including lean red meat lowers blood pressure in postmenopausal women. Nutrition Research 2009;29(1):8-18.


Genome stability, oxidative stress, renal and bone health

Benassi-Evans B, Clifton P, Noakes M, Keogh J, Fenech M. High protein-high red meat versus high carbohydrate weight loss diets do not differ in effect on genome stability and cell death in lymphocytes of overweight men. Mutagenesis 2009;24(3):271-7.

O'Callaghan N, Clifton P, Noakes M, Fenech M. Weight loss in obese men is associated with increased telomere length and decreased abasic sites in rectal mucosa. Rejuvenation Research 2009:12(3):169-76.

Delbridge EA, Prendergast LA, Pritchard JE, Proietto J. The effect of a high protein weight maintenance diet on bone mineral density following a large and rapid weight loss. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;17(3):s137.

Noakes M, Benassi B, O’Callaghan N, Brinkworth G, Keogh J, Bird B, Clifton P, Fenech M,  et al. Bowel, renal and bone health markers during weight loss on a high protein high red meat diet compared to an isocaloric high carbohydrate diet in overweight/obese men at 1 year. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;16(3): S46.

Hodgson JM, Ward NC, Burke V, Beilin LJ, Puddey IB. Increased lean red meat intake does not elevate markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in humans. Journal of Nutrition 2007; 137(2):363-7.  


Fatty acids

Meyer BJ, Lane AE, Mann NJ. Comparison of seal oil to tuna oil on plasma lipid levels and blood pressure in hypertriglyceridaemic subjects. Lipids 2009;44(9):827-35.

Mann N, Pirotta Y, O’Connell S, Li D, Kelly F, Sinclair A. Fatty acid composition of habitual omnivore and vegetarian diets. Lipids 2006;41(7):637-46.


Gut health

Huxley RR, Ansary-Moghaddam A, Clifton P. The impact of dietary and lifestyle risk factors on risk of colorectal cancer: a quantitative overview of the epidemiological evidence. International Journal of Cancer 2009;125(1):171–180.

Muir JG, Yeow EGW, Keogh J, Pizzey C, Bird AR, Sharpe K, O’Dea K, Macrae FA. Combining wheat bran with resistant starch has more beneficial effects on fecal indexes than does wheat bran alone. Americal Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2004;79(6):1020-8.



Smith R, Mann N, Makelainen H, Roper J, Braue A, George V. A pilot study to determine the short-term effects of a low glycemic load diet on hormonal markers of acne: a nonrandomized, parallel, controlled feeding trial. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 2008;52(6):718-26.

Smith RN, Mann NJ, Braue A, Makelainen H, Varigos G. A low-glycemic-load diet improves symptoms of acne vulgaris patients: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;86(1):107-15.


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