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Public Health Nutrition Research

Insight through evidence: Improving the evidence base for food and nutrition policy and interventions

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2019Pasdar Y, Najafi F, Moradinazar M, Shakiba E, Karim H, Hamzeh B, Nelson M, Dobson A.
Cohort profile: Ravansar Non-Communicable Disease cohort study: the first cohort study in a Kurdish population.
International Journal of Epidemiology, 2019, 1–8 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy296
2019Nelson M.
Brexit and school food. London. Public Health Nutrition Research.
2018Warren J, Guelinckx I, Livingstone B, Potischman N, Nelson M, Foster E, Holmes B.
Challenges in the assessment of total fluid intake in children and adolescents: a discussion paper
Eur J Nutr (2018) 57(Suppl 3): 43.
 Bagheri A, Nachvak SM, Rezaei M, Moravridzade M, Moradi M, Nelson M.
Dietary patterns and risk of prostate cancer: a factor analysis study in a sample of Iranian men.
Health Promot Perspect. 2018 Apr 18;8(2):133-138. doi: 10.15171/hpp.2018.17. eCollection 2018.
2016Cowburn G, Matthews A, Doherty A, Hamilton A, Kelly P, Williams J, Foster C, Nelson M.
Exploring the opportunities for food and drink purchasing and consumption by teenagers during their journeys between home and school: a feasibility study using a novel method.
Public Health Nutr. 2016 Jan;19(1):93-103. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015000889. Epub 2015 Apr 15.
2015Nelson M, Gibson K, Nicholas J.
School lunch take up and attainment in primary and secondary schools in England.
Front. Public Health, 12 October 2015
2014Storcksdieck GBS, Kardakis T, Wollgast J, Nelson M, Louro Caldeira S.
Mapping of National School Food Policies across the EU28 plus Norway and Switzerland.
Publications Office of the European Union. JRC publication number JRC90452. ISBN: 978-92-79-38402-8 (print) 978-92-79-38401-1 (pdf). ISSN: 1018-5593 (print) 1831-9424 (online). 2014.
 Storcksdieck GBS, Breda J, Caldeira S, Nelson M, Wollgast J.
School Food and Nutrition in Europe: policies, interventions, and their impact.
A workshop report. 14-15 May 2014. EU Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union.
 Nelson M, Nicholas J, Haroun D, Harper C, Wood L, Storey C, Pearce J.
The Impact of School Food Standards on Children’s Eating Habits in England. In: Thompson B and Amoroso L (eds.). Improving Diets and Nutrition: Food-based Approaches. Rome. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
(FAO). 2014. ISBN 978-1-78064-299-4 (CABI : hbk) ISBN 978-9251073193 (FAO)
2013Nicholas J, Wood L, Harper C, Nelson M.
The impact of the food-based and nutrient-based standards on lunchtime food and drink provision and consumption in secondary schools in England.
Public Health Nutr. 2013:16(6), 1052–1065
 Stevens L, Nicholas J, Wood L, Nelson M.
School lunches versus packed lunches: a comparison in a representative sample of secondary schools in England following the introduction of compulsory school food standards.
Public Health Nutrition 2013;16(6):1037-1042
 Nelson M.
School food cost benefits: England.
Public Health Nutrition 2013;16(6):1006-1011
 Adamson A, Spence S, Reid L, Conway R, Palmer A, Stewart E, McBratney J, Carter L, Beattie S, Nelson M.
School Food Standards in the United Kingdom: implementation and evaluation.
Public Health Nutrition 2013;16(6):968-981
 Nelson M, Breda J.
School food research: evidence and policy.
Public Health Nutrition 2013;16(6):958-967
 Nelson M, Breda J.
School food and nutrition: developing the evidence base for policy.
2013;16(6):955-957
2012Kelly P, Doherty AR, Hamilton A, Matthews A, Batterham AM, Nelson M, Foster C, Cowburn G.
Evaluating the feasibility of measuring travel to school using a wearable camera.
Am J Prev Med. 2012 Nov;43(5):546-50.
 Pearce J, Harper C, Haroun D, Wood L, Nelson M.
Key differences between school lunches and packed lunches in primary schools in England in 2009.
Public Health Nutrition. 2011 Aug;14(8):1507-10
2011Nelson M.
The School Food Trust: transforming school lunches in England.
Nutrition Bulletin 2011;36(3):381-389. Chichester. Wiley Online Library. 11 August, 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-3010.2011.01914.x
 Micha R, Rogers PJ, Nelson M.
Glycaemic index and glycaemic load of breakfast predict cognitive function and mood in school children: a randomised controlled trial.
Br J Nutr. 2011 Nov;106(10):1552-61. Epub 2011 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 21736777.
 Haroun D, Wood L, Harper C, Nelson M.
Nutrient-based standards for school lunches complement food-based standards and improve pupils’ nutrient intake profile.
Br J Nutr. 2011 Aug;106(4):472-4. Epub 2011 May 31. PubMed PMID: 21736822
 Matthews A, Nelson M, Kaur A, Rayner M, Kelly P, Cowburn G.
Where has all the chocolate gone? A national survey assesses the effects of recent legislation to improve the nutritional quality of English secondary-school vending.
Public Health Nutr. 2011 Aug;14(8):1394-402. Epub 2011 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 21426622.
 Micha R, Nelson M.
Glycemic index and glycemic load used in combination to characterize metabolic responses of mixed meals in healthy lean young adults.
J Am Coll Nutr. 2011 Apr;30(2):113-25. PubMed PMID: 21730219.
 Stevens L, Nelson M.
The contribution of school meals and packed lunch to food consumption and nutrient intakes in UK primary school children from a low income population.
J Hum Nutr Diet. 2011 Feb 21
 Golley R, Pearce J, Nelson M.
Children’s lunchtime food choices following the introduction of food-based standards for school meals: observations from six primary schools in Sheffield.
Public Health Nutr. 2011 Feb;14(2):271-8.
 Haroun D, Harper C, Wood L, Nelson M.
The impact of the food-based and nutrient-based standards on lunchtime food and drink provision and consumption in primary schools in England.
Public Health Nutr. 2011 Feb;14(2):209-18.
 Pearce J, Harper C, Haroun D, Wood L, Nelson M.
Key differences between school lunches and packed lunches in primary schools in England in 2009.
Public Health Nutr. 2011 Jan 28:1-4. [Epub ahead of print]
 Storey HC, Pearce J, Ashfield-Watt PA, Wood L, Baines E, Nelson M.
A randomized controlled trial of the effect of school food and dining room modifications on classroom behaviour in secondary school children.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jan;65(1):32-8.
2010Craig, L., McNeill, G., Masson, L., Macdiarmid, J., Holmes, B., Nelson, M., & Sheehy, C.
Relative validity of two food-frequency questionnaires for children compared with 4-day diet diaries.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 69(OCE6), E428. doi:10.1017/S0029665110002910
 Golley R, Baines E, Bassett P, Wood L, Pearce J, Nelson M.
School lunch and learning behaviour in primary schools: an intervention study.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010 Nov;64(11):1280-8
 Naska A, Bountziouka V, Trichopoulou A.
Soft drinks: time trends and correlates in twenty-four European countries. A cross-national study using the DAFNE (Data Food Networking) databank.
Public Health Nutrition. 2010 Sep;13(9):1346-55.
 Micha R, Rogers PJ, Nelson M.
The glycaemic potency of breakfast and cognitive function in school children.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010 Sep;64(9):948-57.
 McNeill G, Masson LF, Craig LC, Macdiarmid JI, Holmes BA, Nelson M, Sheehy C.
Sugar and fat intake among children in Scotland: what is needed to reach the dietary targets?
Public Health Nutrition. 2010 Aug;13(8):1286-94.
2009Holmes B, Nelson M.
The strengths and weaknesses of dietary survey methods in materially deprived households in England: a discussion paper.
Public Health Nutrition. 2009 Aug;12(8):1157-64.
 Naska Androniki1, Berg Mari-Anna2, Cuadrado C, Freisling H, Gedrich K, Gregorič M, Kelleher C, Leskova E, Nelson M Pace L, Remaut AM, Rodrigues S, Sekula W, Sjöstrom M, Trygg K, Turrini A, Volatier JL, Zajkas G, Trichopoulou A.
Food Balance Sheet, Household Budget Survey dietary data and mortality patterns in Europe.
Br J Nutr. 2009 Jul;102(1):166-71. Epub 2008 Nov 6.
2008Foster E, O'Keeffe M, Matthews JN, Mathers JC, Nelson M, Barton KL, Wrieden WL, Adamson AJ.
Children’s estimates of food portion size: the effect of timing of dietary interview on the accuracy of children’s portion size estimates.
Br J Nutr. 2008 Jan;99(1):185-90. Epub 2007 Jul 26.
 Foster E, Matthews JN, Lloyd J, Marshall L, Mathers JC, Nelson M, Barton KL, Wrieden WL, Cornelissen P, Harris J, Adamson AJ.
Children’s estimates of food portion size: the development and evaluation of three portion size assessment tools for use with children.
Br J Nutr. 2008 Jan;99(1):175-84. Epub 2007 Aug 15.
 Howell Davies O, Suleiman S, Nicholas J, Bradbury J, Msebele S, Prior G, Hall L, Wreford S, Jarvis L, McGee A, Poulter J, Nelson M.
Food portion weights in primary and secondary school lunches in England.
J Hum Nutr Diet. 2008 Feb;21(1):46-62.
2007Nelson M, Erens B, Bates B, Church S and Boshier T.
Low income diet and nutrition survey. London. The Stationery Office. 2007.
  • Summary of key findings
  • Volume 1: Background, methods, sample characteristics
  • Volume 2: Food consumption, nutrient intake
  • Volume 3: Nutritional status, physical activity, economic, social and other factors
 Nelson M, Lowes K, Hwang V (members of the Nutrition Group, School Meals Review Panel, Department for Education and Skills)
The contribution of school meals to food consumption and nutrient intakes of young people aged 4-18 years in England.
Public Health Nutrition. 2007 Jul;10(7):652-62. Epub 2007 Mar 6.
 Holmes B, Dick K, Nelson M.
A comparison of four dietary assessment methods in materially deprived households in England.
Public Health Nutrition. 2007 Aug 3;:1-13 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 17672921 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
 Nelson M, Mendoza N, McGough N.
A survey of provision of dietetic services for coeliac disease in the UK.
J Hum Nutr Diet. 2007 Oct;20(5):403-11.
2006Foster E, Matthews JNS, Nelson M, Harris JM, Mathers JC, Adamson A.
Accuracy of estimates of food portion size using food photographs – the importance of using age-appropriate tools.
Public Health Nutrition. 2006 Jun;9(4):509-14
 M Nelson, J Nicholas, S Suleiman, O Davies, G Prior, L Hall, S Wreford, J Poulter.
School Meals in primary schools in England.
www.dfes.go.uk/research ISBN 1 84478 738 9 Ref No: RR753. 2006.
 Tricon S, Willers S, Smit HA, Burney PG, Devereux G, Frew AJ, Halken S, Høstz A, Nelson M, S. Shaheen, Warner JO, Calder PC.
Nutrition and allergic disease.
Clinical and Experimental Allergy Reviews 2006, 6, 117–188
2005Hope SJ, Daniel S, Gleason KL, Comber S, Nelson M, Powell J.
Influence of tea drinking on manganese intake, manganese status and leukocyte expression of MnSOD and cytosolic aminopeptidase P.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2005 Aug 24; [Epub ahead of print]
 Nelson M.
Dietary intake measurement: validation.
Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Second Edition. Pp 16-26, Volume 2. Elsevier. London. 2005.
 Wells L and Nelson M.
The National School Fruit Scheme produces short-term but not longer-term increases in fruit consumption in primary school children.
British Journal of Nutrition. 2005;93(4):537-42.
 Sekula W, Nelson M, Figurska K, Oltarzewski M, Weisell R, Szponar L.
Comparison between household budget survey and 24 hour recall data in a nationally representative sample of Polish households.
Public Health Nutrition 2005;8(4):430-9.
 Sjöström M, Poortvliet E, Nelson M.
Monitoring Public Health Nutrition in Europe: nutritional indicators and determinants of health status.
Journal of Public Health 2005;13:74-83. Online: Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH. ISSN: 0943-1853 (Paper) 1613-2238 (Online). DOI: 10.1007/s10389-004-0096-4 Issue: Online First
2004Bates B, Natarajan L, Erens B, Nelson M, Roberts C, Williamson C, Primatesta P, Hirani V, Finglas P, Speakman J.
Low Income Diet and Nutrition Survey (LIDNS): A methodological report on the Feasibility Study
(2002). London. National Centre for Social Research. January 2004.
 Nelson M, Beresford SAA, Kearney JM.
Nutritional Epidemiology. In:
Gibney MJ, Margetts BM, Kearney JM, Arab L. (eds.) Public Health Nutrition. London. The Nutrition Society. 2004.
 Nelson M, Bradbury J, Poulter J, Mcgee A, Msebele S, Jarvis L.
School Meals in Secondary Schools in England.
Research Report RR557. Department for Education and Skills. London. 2004.
 Nelson M and Poulter J.
Impact of tea drinking on iron status in the UK: a review.
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 2004, 17, 43–54.
2003Trichopoulou A, Naska A; DAFNE III Group.
European food availability databank based on household budget surveys: the Data Food Networking initiative.
Eur J Public Health. 2003 Sep;13(3 Suppl):24-8.
 Foster E, Nelson M, Adamson J.
A comparison of children’s and adults’ ability to estimate portion size using photographs.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2003;62:85A
 Pasdar Y, Nelson M, Powell JJ.
Genetic determinants of iron status.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2003;62:59A
 Chao MJ, Nelson M, Preedy VR, Peters TJ.
Analysis of the nutritional intake of abstaining and relapsing alcoholics.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society2003;62:55A
 Cooper S and Nelson M.
Economy line foods from four supermarkets and brand name equivalents: a comparison of their nutrient contents and costs.
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 16(5);339-348:2003.
 Nelson M, Dick K, Holmes B, Thomas R, Dowler E.
Low income diet methods study.
Final Report for the Food Standards Agency. London. King’s College London. June 2003.
 Nelson M.
Measurement of food intake. In: Caballero B, Trugo L, Finglas P (eds.)
Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 2nd Edition. ISBN 012227055X. Academic Press. April 2003.
 Paterakis S and Nelson M.
A comparison between the National Food Survey and the Family Expenditure Survey food expenditure data.
Public Health Nutrition 2003;6(6):571-580.
2002Nelson M, Burr S, Rimmer D.
Trends in food availability in the United Kingdom the DAFNE III project.
The UK National report for the DAFNE III project. Brussels. EU Publication office. 2002.
 Williamson CS, Al-Hamad H and Nelson M.
Iron status, diet and cognitive ability in schoolboys aged 11-14 years.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2002, 61, 56A.
 Nelson M, Dick K, Holmes B.
Food budget standards and dietary adequacy in low income families.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2002;61:569-577.
 Nelson M, Oldfield N, Burr S, Paterakis S, Sutherland H, Wilkinson W.
Modest but adequate: A reasonable living standard for households aged 65-74 years.
April 2002. Parker H (editor). London. Age Concern England. 2002.
 Burr S, Nelson M, Yngve A, Sjostrom M.
Monitoring Public Health Nutrition in Europe — Nutritional indicators and determinants of health status.
Luxembourg. DG Sanco. EU Commission. 2002.
 Pufulete M, Emery PW, Nelson M, Sanders TAB.
Validation of a short food frequency questionnaire to assess folate intake
British Journal of Nutrition 2002;87:383-390.
2001Nelson M, Ash R, Mulvihill C, Peters TJ, Rogers P.
Iron status, diet and cognitive function in British adolescent girls.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2001;60:59A.
 Szponar L, Sekula W, Nelson M, Weisell RC.
The household food consumption and anthropometric survey in Poland.
Public Health Nutrition 2001;4:1183-1186.
 Friel S, Nelson M, McCormack K, Kelleher C, Thriskos P.
Methodological issues using household budget survey expenditure data for individual food availability estimation: Irish experience in the DAFNE pan-Euroean project.
Public Health Nutrition 2001;4:1143-1148.
 Nelson M, Oldfield N, Sutherland H.
Low Cost but Acceptable: Summary budgets and gross incomes required. Households aged 65-74 years.
April 2000 prices. Parker H (ed.) London. Age Concern England. 2001.
 Nelson M, Oldfield N, Parker H.
Evidence from the Family Budget Unit submitted to the House of Commons Social Security Select Committee. The living costs of children at the poverty line.
17 January, 2001. Published in: Social Security Committee. Integrated Child Credit. Session 2000-01 HC72. Stationery Office. London. 2001.
2000Nelson M, Oldfield N, Dallison J, Hutton S, Hegan B, Paterakis S, Sutherland H, Thirlway M, Parker H (ed.).
Low Cost but Acceptable Incomes for Older People.
Bristol. Policy Press. 2000.
 Parker H, Oldfield H, Nelson M, Sutherland H.
Low Pay Commission Third Report on the National Minimum Wage. Evidence from the Family Budget Unit: Living costs at the poverty line, families with two children (boy aged 10, girl aged 4 years).
London. Family Budget Unit. 2000.
 Nelson M, Lean MEJ, Thomas B, Connor H, Lord K, Hartland B, Waldron S, McGough N, Walker L, Ryan A, Start K.
Survey of dietetic provision for patients with diabetes.
Diabetic Medicine 2000;17:565-571.
 Nelson M.
Childhood nutrition and poverty.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2000;59:307-315.
 Androniki Naska, Vassilis GS Vasdekis, Antonia Trichopoulou, Sharon Friel, Ingrid U. Leonhauser, O. Moreiras, M. Nelson, A.M. Remaut, A. Schmitt, W. Sekula, K. Trygg, G. Zajkas.
Fruit and vegetable availability among 10 European countries: How does it compare with the five a day recommendation?
British Journal of Nutrition 2000;84:549-556.
 Nelson M.
Consumption habits in developed countries. Xacobeo decalogue on diet in the 21st Century.
Santiago de Compostela. March 1999. Fundacion Espanola de la Nutricion. Galicia. 2000. Isbn 84-930544-1-0.
 Nelson M.
Methods and validity of dietary assessment.
In: Garrow J, James WPT, Ralph A, eds. Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 10th edition. London. Churchill Livingstone. 2000.
1999Margetts B, Arab L, Nelson M, Kok F.
Who or what sets the international agenda for research and public health action?
Public Health Nutr. 1999 Sep;2(3):235-6.
 Nelson M.
Évaluation de l’apport alimentaire en épidémioligie nutritionnelle: mise au point do méthodes de mesaure cohérentes.
Cahier Nutritionelle and Dietetique 1999;34:291-299.
 Nelson M, Dallison J, Paterakis S.
Low cost but acceptable food budget standards for households with young children.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 1999;58:159A.
 Paterakis SE and Nelson M.
A comparison between the National Food Survey and the Family Expenditure Survey (FES) data.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 1999;58:152A.
 Nelson M.
Evidence on nutritional guidelines for school meals presented to Parliamentary Education Subcommittee Inquiry into School Meals.
In: Education and Employment Committee. First Report. School Meals. HC96. London. The Stationery Office. 1999.
 Nelson M. Nutrition and health inequalities. in: Inequalities in Health (papers underpinning the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health, the Acheson Inquiry, 1998). eds. Gordon D, Shaw M, Dorling D and Davey Smith G. Bristol. Policy Press. 1999.
Who or what sets the international agenda for research and public health action?
Public Health Nutr. 1999 Sep;2(3):235-6.
 McGlone P, Dobson B, Dowler E, Nelson M.
Food Projects and How They Work.
York. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 1999.
  McGlone P, Dobson B, Dowler EA, Nelson M.
Food Projects and why they work
[abstract] Association of Public Health/Public Health Alliance 7th Public Health Forum, 17-18th March, 1999. Brighton Centre
  Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Nelson M, Remaut-de Winter AM, Kelleher C, Leonhauser IU, Moreiras O, Schmitt A, Sekula W, Trygg K, Zajkas G.
Food disparities in 10 European countries: Their detection using household budget surveys data.
The DAta Food NEtworking (DAFNE) initiative. Nutrition Today 1999;34:129-139.
  Paterakis S and Nelson M.
Household food survey and individual nutrition survey estimates of food availability in selected households (POSTER).
Abstracts of the 8th European Nutrition Conference. Norwegian Nutrition Society, Federation of European Nutrition Societies, European Academy of Nutritional Sciences. Lillehammer, Norway, June 1999. Scand J Nutr 1999; suppl.34:88S
 Friel S, Kelleher C and the DAFNE II group (Trichopoulou A, Vassilakou T, Thriskos P, Schmitt A, Mork E, Trygg K, Moreiras O, Nelson M, and Paterakis S.
Household and individual nutrition surveys: the Irish experience.
Abstracts of the 8th European Nutrition Conference. Norwegian Nutrition Society, Federation of European Nutrition Societies, European Academy of Nutritional Sciences. Lillehammer, Norway, June 1999. Scand J Nutr 1999; suppl.34:32S-33S
 Naska A, Vasdekis V, Friel S, Leohnauser I.U, Moreiras O, Nelson M, Remaut A.M, Schmitt A, Sekula W, Trygg K, Zajkas G, Trichopoulou A.
Fruit and vegetable availability among European countries – The DAFNE initiative.
Abstracts of the 8th European Nutrition Conference. Norwegian Nutrition Society, Federation of European Nutrition Societies, European Academy of Nutritional Sciences. Lillehammer, Norway, June 1999. Scand J Nutr 1999; suppl.34:32S
 Lagiou P, Friel S, Leohnauser I.U, Moreiras O, Nelson M, Remaut A.M, Schmitt A, Sekula W, Trygg K, Zajkas G, Trichopoulou A.
Food disparities in 10 European countries: their detection using household budget surveys – The DAFNE initiative.
Abstracts of the 8th European Nutrition Conference. Norwegian Nutrition Society, Federation of European Nutrition Societies, European Academy of Nutritional Sciences. Lillehammer, Norway, June 1999. Scand J Nutr 1999; suppl.34:32S
 Lagiou P, Trichopoulou A, Henderickx HK, Leonhauser IU, Moreiras O, Nelson M, Schmitt A, Sekula W, Trygg K, Sajkas G.
Household budget survey nutritional data in relation to mortality from coronary heart disease, colorectal cancer and female breast cancer in European countries.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1999;53:328-332.
1998Friel S, Kelleher C, Trichopoulou A, Vassilakou T, Thriskos P, Schmitt A, Mork E, Trygg K, Moreiras O, Nelson M, Paterakis S.
Use of the Irish household budget survey for food availability estimation.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 1998;57,24A.
 Trichopoulou A and members of DAFNE II*.
Network for the Pan‑European Food Data Bank based on Household Budget Surveys.
European Commission. Brussels. 1998. DAta Food NEtworking II. Members include representatives from six European countries, including from the UK: King J, Nelson M, Paterakis S, and Speller S.
 Dowler E, Draper A, Nelson M, Thomas R, Dobson B.
Scoping study for a proposed national dietary and nutritional survey of people living on low incomes in the UK.
Report to MAFF, Grant No. AN1060. October, 1998.
 Nelson M, Oldfield N, Dallison J, Hutton S, Paterakis S, Sutherland H, Thirlway M. Parker H
Low Cost but Acceptable. A minimum income standard for the UK: families with young children.
Bristol. Policy Press. 1998.
 Nelson M, Dallison J, Paterakis S.
Low cost but acceptable food budget standards. In: Parker H, ed. Low Cost but Acceptable: A minimum income standards for families with children in the UK.
Policy Press. Bristol. 1998.
 Nelson M.
Biomarkers in the study of diet and disease. Proceedings of the 3rd Abraham Conference on Preventive Nutrition: Dietary assessment in populations.
Public Health Reviews 1998;26:11-12.
 Nelson M and Haraldsdottir J.
Food photographs: Practical guidelines II. Development and use of photographic atlases for assessing food portion size.
Public Health Nutrition 1998;1:231-238.
 Nelson M and Haraldsdottir J.
Food photographs: Practical guidelines I. Design and analysis of studies to validate portion size estimates.
Public Health Nutrition 1998;1:219-230.
 Ash R and Nelson M.
Iron status and cognitive function in UK adolescent girls.
Proc Nutr Soc 1998;57:81A.
 Ash R and Nelson M.
Iron status and habitual physical activity in UK adolescent girls.
Proc Nutr Soc 1998;57:15A.
 Nelson M.
Children (d) Nutritional problems of school children.
in: Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition. Academic Press. 1998.
 Nelson M.
Dietary intake measurement (b) Validation.
in: Encyclopoedia of Human Nutrition. Academic Press. 1998.
 Nelson M and Haraldsdottir J.
Guidelines for the development and validation of food photographs.
Third International Conference on Dietary Assessment Methods. Arnhem, Netherlands. May 1998.
 Nelson M, Atkinson M, Meyer J.
A Photographic Atlas of Food Portion Sizes.
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. 1997.
 James WPT, Nelson M, Ralph A, Leather S.
The contribution of nutrition to inequalities in health.
Br Med J 1997;314:1545-9.
 Suleiman S, Nelson M, Li F, Buxton-Thomas M, Moniz C.
Impact of dietary calcium intake and physical activity on bone mineral density and bone turnover in normal caucasian post-menopausal women.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1997;66:937-943.
 Suleiman S and Nelson M.
Validation of a physical activity questionnaire for use in a study of postmenopausal osteopaenia.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 1997;51:365-372.
 Nelson M. (1997).
Developments in the UK: Work of the Low Income Project Team.
[Invited paper]. Symposium on Nutrition and Poverty in Industrialized Countries, 28 June 1996. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 56:91-100.
 Zintzaras E, Kanellou A, Trichopoulou A, Nelson M.
The validity of Household Budget Survey (HBS) data: estimation of individual food availability in an epidemiological context.
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 1997;10:53-62.
 Margetts B and Nelson M.
Design concepts in nutritional epidemiology.
2nd edition. Oxford University Press. 1997.
1996Nelson M, Atkinson M, and Darbyshire S.
Food photographs improve estimates of nutrient intake in dietary surveys.
Proc Nutr Soc 1996;56:205A
 Nelson M.
Anaemia in adolescent girls: effects on cognitive function and activity.
[Invited paper]. Proc Nutr Soc 1996;55:359-367.
 Nelson M, Beaumont JA, Bull S et al.
Low income, food, nutrition and health: strategies for improvement. A report by the Low Income Project Team for the Nutrition Task Force.
London. Department of Health. 1996.
 Ford C, Seal CJ, Milburn H, Day CP, Nelson M, Mathers JC.
Assessment of dietary nutrient consumption in alcoholic patients using a food assessment questionnaire.
Proc Nutr Soc 1997;56 (1A):118A.
 Nelson M.
Dietary assessment related to the safety evaluation of foods.
[Invited paper] OECD Workshop on Food Safety Evaluation, Oxford. 12-14 September 1994. Paris. OECD. 1996.
 Nelson M, Atkinson M, Darbyshire S.
Food photography 2. Use of food photographs for estimating portion size and the nutrient content of meals.
British Journal of Nutrition 1996;76:31-49.
1995Margetts BM, Nelson M.
Measuring dietary exposure in nutritional epidemiological studies.
Nutrition Research Reviews 1995;8:165-178.
 Nelson M.
Can we measure what people eat?
[Leading article]. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 1995;8:1-2.
 Margetts BM, Thompson RL, Key T, Duffy S, Nelson M, Bingham S, Wiseman M.
Development of a scoring system to judge the scientific quality of information from case-control and cohort studies of nutrition and disease.
Nutrition and Cancer 1995;24:231-239.
 Nelson M.
Iron and coronary heart disease.
[invited paper]. British Nutrition Foundation. Task Force on Iron Nutrition. 1995.
 Naismith DJ, Nelson M, Gatenby S, Burley V.
Does a high-sugar diet promote overweight in children and lead to nutrient deficiencies?
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 1995;8:249-254.
1994Boulos C, Nelson M.
Evaluation of disease causation by the study of social class trends in diet and mortality.
IV Pan-Hellenic Conference of Dietetics and Nutrition. 25-27 November 1994. Athens.
 Nelson M, Atkinson M, Darbyshire S.
Food photography 1. The perception of food portion size from photographs.
British Journal of Nutrition 1994;72:649-663.
 Nelson M, Dallison J, Paterakis S.
Low cost but acceptable food budget standards. In: Parker H, ed. Low Cost but Acceptable: A minimum income standards for families with children in the UK.
Policy Press. Bristol. 1998.
 Nelson M, Bakaliou F, Tivedi A.
Iron deficiency anaemia and physical performance in adolescent girls from different ethnic backgrounds.
British Journal of Nutrition 1994;72:427-433.
1993Boulos C and Nelson M.
Diet, disease and income in the UK: 1900-1990.
XV International Congress of Nutrition. 1993;2:578.
 Nelson M, Mayer AB, Manley P.
The Food Budget. In: Budget Standards for the United Kingdom.
ed. Bradshaw J. Avebury. Aldershot. 1993.
 Nelson M, Margetts BM, Black AE.
Editorial guidelines for the methods section of dietary investigations. (letter) Guidelines in full:
British Journal of Nutrition 1993;69(3):935-940.
Metabolism 1993;22:258-259.
Letter with reference to published guidelines:
Annals of Internal Medicine 1993 (June)
Social Science and Medicine 1993;36(26/2/93):841
British Journal of Cancer 1993;67:1440
Diabetologia 1993;36 (June)
Atherosclerosis 1993;100;129-130.
Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 1993;4 (July):
 Boulos C and Nelson M.
Diet, disease and income: 1900-1990.
European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 1993.
 Nelson M, White J, Rhodes C.
Haemoglobin, ferritin and iron intakes in British children aged 12-14 years: a preliminary study.
British Journal of Nutrition 1993;70:147-155.
 Nelson M.
Social class trends in diet in Britain: 1860‑1980. in: Food, Diet and Economic Change: Past and Present.
eds. Geissler CA and Oddy DJ. Leicester University Press. 1993. pp. 101-120.
 Nelson M.
Nutritional contents of children’s diets and the health implications. in: Food for Children: influencing choice and investing in health.
National Forum for Coronary Heart Disease Prevention, UK. London. 1993.
 Nelson M.
Children’s diets: problems and solutions. National Dairy Council. 1993.
National Dairy Council. 1993.
1992Hammond J, Nelson M, Chinn S, Rona RJ.
Validation of a food frequency questionnaire for assessing dietary intake in a study of coronary heart disease risk factors in children.
Eur J Clin Nutr 1992;46:242-250.
 Nelson M, Mayer AB, Manley P.
Modest-but-adequate budget standards. Food budgets for six household types.
Family Budget Unit Working Paper No 4 (revised). University of York. 1992.
 Nelson M.
Report to Shropshire County Trading Standards Office on the effect of multivitamin and mineral supplements on children’s intelligence.
(Court Statement by Prosecution Expert Witness, Shropshire County Trading Standards Office vs Larkhall Natural Health Ltd., 21 September-13 October, 1992).
 Nelson M.
Dietary surveys: Measurement of Food Intake. in: Encyclopaedia of food science, food technology and nutrition.
Harcort Brace Jovanovich Ltd. London. 1992.
 Nelson M.
Vitamin and mineral supplementation and academic performance in school children.
Proc Nutr Soc 1992;51:303-313.
 Nelson M, and Mayer AB.
Modest-but-adequate food budgets.
Basic Income Research Group Bulletin 1992;14:11-14.
1991O'Donnell MG, Nelson M, Wise PH.
Application of a newly developed diet questionnaire for use in health education.
Proc Nutr Soc 1991;50:220A.
 Nelson M, and Mayer AB.
A trial food budget for three family types.
Family Budget Unit Working Paper No. 4. University of York. 1991.
 Margetts B and Nelson M.
Design concepts in nutritional epidemiology.
Oxford University Press. 1991.
 Nelson M, Mayer AB, Rutherford O, Jones D.
Calcium intake, physical activity, and bone mass in premenopausal women.
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 1991;4:171-178.
 O'Donnell MG, Nelson M, Wise P, Walker D.
A computerized diet questionnaire for use in diet health education. I. Development and validation.
British Journal of Nutrition 1991;66:3-15
 Nelson M.
Food, Vitamins and IQ.
(invited paper). Proc Nutr Soc 1991;50:29-35.
1990Nelson M. Vitamin A
liver consumption, and risk of birth defects.
(Leading article). Br Med J 1990, 301:1176.
 Nelson M and Peploe K.
Construction of a modest‑but‑adequate food budget for two adult, one child households.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 1990,49:77A.
 O'Donnell MG, Nelson M, Wise PH.
Development and validation of a diet questionnaire for health education.
Proc Nutr Soc 1990,49,55A.
 Nelson M, Naismith DJ, Burley V, Gatenby S, Geddes N.
Nutrient intakes, vitamin/mineral supplementation, and intelligence in British school children.
British Journal of Nutrition 1990;64:13‑22.
 Nelson M and Peploe K.
Construction of a modest‑but‑adequate food budget for 2 adult, 1 child households: a preliminary report.
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 1990;3:121‑40.
1989Coggon D, Barker DJP, Cole RB, Nelson M.
Stomach cancer and food storage.
J Natl Cancer Inst 1989;81:1178‑1182.
 Nelson M, Morris JA, Black AE, Cole TJ.
Between‑ and within‑subject variation in nutrient intake from infancy to old age: estimating the number of days required to rank dietary intakes with desired precision.
Am J Clin Nutr 1989;50:155‑67.
1988Rutherford OM, Mayer AM, Jones DA, Nelson M.
Physical activity and bone mass in women aged 35‑40.
Proceedings of the American College of Sports Medicine, 1988.
 Bingham SA, Nelson M, Paul AA, Haraldsdottir J, Loken EB and Van Staveren WA.
Chapter 6. Methods for data collection at an individual level.
 Flores M and Nelson M.
Chapter 5. Methods for data collection at a Household or Institutional level. In: Cameron ME and Van Staveren WA.
Manual on Methodology for Food Consumption Surveys. Oxford University Press. 1988.
 Nelson M, Phillips DIW, Morris JA, Wood TJ.
Urinary iodine excretion correlates with milk iodine content in seven British towns.
J Epid Comm Health 1988;42:72‑75.
 Naismith DJ, Nelson M, Burley VJ, Gatenby SJ.
Can children’s intelligence be increased by vitamin and mineral supplements?
(letter). Lancet 1988;ii,335.
 Emery PW, Nelson M, Geissler CG, Sanders TAB, Judd PA, Thomas JE, Naismith DJ.
Vitamin/mineral supplementation and non‑verbal intelligence
(letter). Lancet 1988;i:407.
 Phillips DIW, Nelson M, Barker DJP, Morris JA, Wood TJ.
Iodine in milk and the incidence of thyrotoxicosis in England.
Clin Endocrinol 1988;28:61‑66.
 Nelson M, Hague GF, Cooper C, Bunker VW.
Calcium intake in the elderly: validation of a dietary questionnaire.
J Hum Nutr Dietet 1988;1:101‑114.
1987Morris J, Barker DJP, Nelson M.
Diet, infection and acute appendicitis in Britain and Ireland.
Br Med J 1987
 Nelson M.
One in the Eye. (Review: The Potato in Human Nutrition by Jennifer Woolfe).
Nature 1987;327:472.
 Nelson M, Quayle A, Phillips DIW.
Iodine intake and excretion in two British towns: aspects of questionnaire validation.
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1987;41A:187‑192.
1986Nelson M, Morris J, Barker DJP, Simmonds S.
A case‑control study of acute appendicitis and diet in children.
J Epidemiol Comm Health 1986;40:316‑318.
 Nelson M.
Taking the tablets (review: How to Live Longer and Feel Better. by Linus Pauling).
Nature 1986;320:641.
 Barker DJP, Morris JA, Nelson M.
Vegetable consumption and acute appendicitis in 59 areas in England and Wales.
Br Med J 1986;292:927‑930.
 Nelson M.
The distribution of nutrient intake within families.
Br J Nutr 1986;55:267‑277.
1985Nelson M.
Nutritional goals from COMA and NACNE: how can they be achieved?
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1985;39A:456‑464. (Van den Berghs and Jurgens Reporting Award Winner 1985).
 Nelson M, Dyson PA, Paul AA.
Family food purchases and home food consumption: comparison of nutrient contents.
Br J Nutr 1985;54:373‑387.
 Stockley L, Faulks RM, Broadhurst AJ, Jones FA, Greatorex EA, Nelson M.
An abbreviated food table using food groups for the calculation of energy, protein and fat intake.
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1985;39A:339‑348.
 Nelson M, Phillips DIW, Wood TJ, Cox SP.
Iodine in milk and urine: geographical variations in Britain.
Abstracts of original communications. XIII International congress of Nutrition. 1985. p. 197.
 Woolaway MC, Nelson M, Herfst H.
A study of the nutrient content of hospital meals.
Comm Med 1985;7:193‑197.
 O'Clarey J, Nelson M.
Height and weight in two English towns.
J Epidemiol Comm Health 1985;39:271‑272.
 Nelson M, Phillips DIW.
Seasonal variations in dietary iodine intake and thyrotoxicosis.
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1985;39A:213‑216.
1984Power C, Barker DJP, Nelson M, Winter PD.
Diet and renal stones: a case‑control study.
Brit J Urol 1984;56:456‑459.
 Herfst H, Nelson M, Woolaway M.
The nutritive value of school and hospital meals.
Proc Nutr Soc 1984;43:155A.
 Nelson M.
Food sales and purchases.
In: The Dietary Assessment of Populations. Southampton. MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit. Scientific Report No. 4. 1984. 16‑21.
 Power C, Nelson M.
Diet and renal stones: a case‑control study.
In: Urinary Stone. Eds. Ryall R, Brockis JG, Marchall V, Finlayson B. London. Churchill Livingstone. 1984. 30‑33.
 Nelson M, Barker DJP, Winter PD.
Dietary fibre and acute appendicitis: a case‑control study.
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1984;34:126‑131.
1983Nelson M.
Dietary survey method for measuring family food purchases and individual nutrient intakes concurrently, and its use in dietary surveillance.
PhD Thesis. London. 1983.
 Nelson M, Paul AA.
The nutritive contribution of school dinners and other mid‑day meals to the diets of school children.
Hum Nutr: Appl Nutr 1983;37A:128‑135.
 Nelson M, Barker DJP.
Dietary fibre and acute appendicitis.
J Epidemiol Comm Health 1983;37:162.
1980Nelson M, Cole TJ, Paul AA.
Large bowel cancer in married couples in Sweden.
(letter). Lancet 1980;ii:92‑93.
 Nettleton PA, Day KC, Nelson M.
Dietary survey methods. II. A comparison of nutrient intakes within families assessed by household measures and the semi‑weighed method.
J Hum Nutr 1980;34:349‑354.
 Nelson M, Nettleton PA.
Dietary survey methods. I. A semi‑weighed technique for measuring dietary intake within families.
J Hum Nutr 1980;34:325‑348.
 Nelson M.
Assessing nutritional status in childhood.
Update 1980;20:119‑128.
 Nelson M.
Assessing dietary intake and its relation to growth in British children.
In: Symposium – Nutrition of the Mother and Child. Proc Nutr Soc 1980;39:35‑42.
1979Nelson M, Nettleton PA, Paul AA.
The distribution of nutrient intake within families.
Third European Nutrition Conference. Uppsala. 1979.
 Nelson M, Naismith DJ.
The nutritional status of poor children living in London.
J Hum Nutr 1979;33:33‑45.
1973Nelson M.
Anthropometric evidence of malnutrition in children from economically deprived families.
MSc thesis. University of London. 1973.
 Rosso P, Nelson M, Winick M.
Changes in cellular RNA content and alkaline ribonuclease activity in rat liver during development.
Growth 1973;37:143‑151.
1972Nelson M.s
Epilogue. In: Teach‑in for Survival.
Ed. Schwab M. London. Robinson and Watkins. 1972.
1971Rosso P, Nelson M, Winick M.
RNase activity in normal and malnourished rat brain.
Federation Proc. 1971;30:459.

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