Dr Dee Bhakta
Dr Dee Bhakta
Dr Dee Bhakta specialises in nutrition epidemiology, dietary assessment methodology, diets of South Asians and other ethnic groups, diet and breast cancer, phytoestrogens and phenylketonuria.
- Member of the Nutrition Society
- Registered dietitian
- MSc Human Nutrition (Public Health with Sports) (course leader)
- BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition
- Intervention studies for management of obesity at a community and workforce level
- Hamid N, Gilchrist B, Bhakta D, Assessing the level of malnutrition in children (aged 12-59 months) after the Pakistan Earthquake in 2005. (in press)
- Bhakta D, I Santos Silva, Higgins C et al, Phytoestrogen intake and plasma concentrations in South Asian and British women resident in England. British Journal of Nutrition 2006; 95: 1159-65.
- Bhakta D, I Santos Silva, Higgins C et al, A semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire is a valid indicator of the usual intake of phytoestrogens by South Asian women in the UK relative to multiple 24-hour dietary recalls and multiple plasma samples. Journal of Nutrition 2005; 135: 116-23.
- Dos Santos Silva, I, Mangtani, P, McCormack, V, Bhakta D et al, Phytoestrogen intake and breast cancer risk in South Asian women in England: findings from a population-based case-control study. Cancer Causes Control 2004; 15: 805-15.
- McCormack V, Mangtani P, Bhakta D et al, Heterogeneity of breast cancer risk within the South Asian female population in England: a population-based case-control study of first-generation migrants. British Journal of Cancer 2004; 90: 160-166.
- Sevak L, Mangtani P, McCormack V, Bhakta D et al, Validation of a food frequency questionnaire to assess among South Asian migrant women living in England. International Journal of Cancer 2002; 99: 238-244.
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