Publications and outputs

McCarthy HD (2014) Measuring growth and obesity across childhood and adolescence. (Proc Nutr Soc, in press).

Navti, LK, Samani-Radia D, McCarthy HD (2013). Children’s body fatness and prevalence of obesity in relation to height for age. (Ann Hum Biol, in press).

McCarthy HD, Samani-Radia D, Jebb SA, Prentice AM (2013). Skeletal muscle mass curves for children and adolescents. Ped Obesity DOI: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2013.00168.x

Castellanos A, McCarthy HD (2013). Validation of a brief screening tool to assess adequacy of carbohydrate and fluid intakes in sports people. (Proc Nutr Soc, in press).

McCarthy HD, Samani-Radia D (2013). Children’s waist circumference percentiles equating to adult cut-offs at age 18 years. Obesity Facts 6 (suppl. 1) P143, 221.

Wiskin A, Keshtkaran M, McCarthy HD, Wootton S & Beattie RM (2102). Body composition in children with Crohn’s Disease. World Congress of Paediatric Gastroenterology. Hepatology & Nutrition.

Raftery P, McCarthy HD (2012) Evaluation of novel body composition measures and metabolic risk in US adults. Proc Nutr Soc (in press) 

Poh BK, Jannah AN, Chong LK, Ruzita AT, Ismail MN, McCarthy HD (2011). Waist circumference percentile curves for Malaysian children aged 6-16y. Int J Ped Obesity 6: 229-35.

McCarthy HD, Jebb SA, Prentice AM (2011). New skeletal muscle mass percentile curves for children and youths aged 5-18 years. Obesity Rev 12: Suppl s1 254-255.

McCarthy HD (2011). Thigh circumference percentile curves for the UK child and youth population. Proc Nutr Soc 70: E80.

Viner RM, Fry T, Gupta S, Kinra S, McCarthy D, Saxena S, Taylor S, Wells JC, Whincup P, Zaman MJ. (2010). Insufficient evidence to support separate BMI definitions for obesity in children and adolescents from south Asian ethnic groups in the UK. Int J Obesity 34: 656-658.

Pliakas, T, McCarthy HD (2010). Relative leg length and total and regional body fatness in children. Annals of Human Biol, 37: 10-22.

Samani-Radia, D, McCarthy HD (2010). Socioeconomic status and body fatness in children: role of height growth limitation. Int J Obesity35:128-33.

McCarthy HD, Rigby RA, Stasinopoulos DM (2010). Hip circumference percentile curves for the British child and youth population. Proc Nutr Soc 69: E424.

McCarthy, HD, Navti, L, Samani-Radia D (2010). Early-for-age height attainment is associated with higher body fat levels and a more abdominal distribution of body fat in children. Proc Nutr Soc 69: E423.

McCarthy, HD, Samani-Radia D (2010). Greater total fatness and abdominal distribution of body fat in taller versus shorter overweight and obese Caucasian children. CardioMetabolicRisk ejournal 3: (1) 49.

McCarthy HD, Chong LKNurul Jannah A, Poh BK, Ruzita AT, Norimah AK, Nurunnajiha N, Ismail MN (2010). Development of waist circumference percentile curves for Malaysian children aged 6-16 years. CardioMetabolicRisk ejournal 3: (1) 26.

Samani-Radia D, McCarthy HD (2009). Influence of different body mass index classification systems on ethnic-specific variation in prevalence of overweight and obesity. Proc Nutr Soc, 69: E121.

Samani-Radia D, McCarthy, HD (2009). Bioelectrical impedance analysis exposes the overfat children classified as normal weight by the Body Mass Index. Proc Nutr Soc 69: E120.

Crispim D and HD McCarthy (2009). A working model of a worksite-based weight loss programme: The London Metropolitan Weight Loss Programme. (Obesity & Health, abstract).

Samani-Radia D, McCarthy HD (2008). Influence of socioeconomic status on upper body fatness and abdominal obesity in children. Proc Nutr Soc 67: E301.

Pliakas, T, McCarthy HD (2008). Association of leg length to measures of body fatness in British children aged 5–15.9 years. Proc Nutr Soc 67: E348.

Beik Mohammadi, M, Bolandi, M and Ghoddusi, HB (2013) Production, physicochemical, microbial and sensory properties of Lur cheese. Iranian Journal of Food Science and Technology (in press)

Ghoddusi, HB, Sherburn, RE and Aboaba, OO (2013) Growth limiting pH and water activity values for Clostridium butyricum. ISRN Microbiology vol. 2013, Article ID 731430, 6 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/731430

Naghizadeh Raeisi, S, Ouoba, LII, Farahmand, N, Sutherland, JP and Ghoddusi, HB (2013) Variation, viability and validity of bifidobacteia: An investigation on selective enumeration and identification of Bifidobacterium spp. in probiotic fermented dairy products from the UK market. Food Control 34, 691-697

Barouei, J, Karbassi, A, Ghoddusi, HB, Mortazavi, A, Ramezani, R, Moussavi, M (2011) Impact of Native Lactobacillus paracasei subsp paracasei and Pediococcus spp as Adjunct Cultures on Sensory Quality of Iranian White Brined Cheese. International Journal of Dairy Technology 64, 526-535

Ghoddusi, HB and Hassan, K (2011) Selective enumeration of bifidobacteria: A comparative study. Milchwissenschaft 66, 149-151

Ghoddusi, HB and Sherburn, R (2010) Preliminary study on the isolation of Clostridium butyricum strains from natural sources in the UK and screening the isolates for presence of the type E botulinal toxin gene. Int J Food Microbiology 142, 202-206

Mohebbi, M, Akbarzadeh, MR, Shahidi, F.Mousavi, M and Ghoddusi, HB (2009) Computer vision systems (CVS) for moisture content estimation in dehydrated shrimp. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 69, 128-134

Ghorbani Hasansaraee, A, Ghoddosi HB, Mortazavi, A, Emamjome, Z, Shahidi Yasaghi, SA Motamedzadegan, A (2009) Evaluation of physicochemical properties of yoghurt fortified with calcium salts. Electronic Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 1, 87-97

Mohebbi, M and Ghoddusi, HB (2008) Rheological and sensory evaluation of yoghurts containing probiotic cultures bio-yoghourt perception in Iran: rheological and sensory evaluation of yoghurt containing probiotic cultures. J Agricultural Sc Technology (JAST) 10, 147-155

Barouei, J, Karbassi, A, Ghoddusi, HB and Mortazavi, A (2008) Lactic microflora present in Liqvan ewe's milk cheese. Int J Food Properties 11, 407 - 414

Ghemzadeh, R., Karbassi, A and Ghoddusi, HB (2008) Application of Edible Coating for Improvement of Quality and Shelf-life of Raisins. World Applied Sciences Journa3, 82-87

Khomeiri, M, Mortazavi, A, Ghoddusi, HB, Khamessan, A and Ahmad, D (2008) Production of bifidus yoghurt using Iranian isolates and study of its physicochemical and sensory characteristics. J Agricultural Sci Natural Resources. 15, 97-105

Adinkrah J, Bhakta D (2013) Utilising the Black Churches in the UK for health promotion: an intervention for first generation Ghanaian migrants. Proc Nutr Soc (Newcastle) (in press)

Aghili A, Bhakta D (2013) 12-month follow-up evaluation of the NHS Health Checks programme for Islington PCT: the community setting. Proc Nutr Soc (Newcastle) (in press)

Artidit P, Bhakta D (2013) Effect of dietary and physical activity intervention in overweight and obese Thai adults. International Congress in Nutrition (Spain) (in press)

Adinkrah J, Bhakta D (2010) First generation Ghanaian migrants in the UK; dietary intake, anthropometric indices and nutrition education through the Black Churches. Proc Nutr Soc (Edinburgh)

Szynszecka A, Bhakta D (2010) Nutrition transition in Poland: a review of the epidemiological data on dietary intake and the prevalence of overweight and obesity pre and post-communism. Proc Nutr Soc (Edinburgh)

Adinkrah,J, Bhakta D (2009) High prevalence of overweight and obesity in migrant Ghanaians in the UK; using Black Churches as a setting for an obesity intervention programme. Proc Nutr Soc (0C040

Bhakta D, Wharton-Medina M (2009) To compare dietary data using food portion sizes from 1988 and 2008. Proc Nutr Soc (OC121)

Hamid N, Bhakta D, Gilchrist B (2008) Nutritional status of the children in areas affected by 2005 earthquake in Northern Pakistan. Proc Nutr Soc 67 (OCE8) E324

Madden AM, Harrex R, Radalowicz J, Boaden DC, Lim J, Ash R (2013).  A kitchen-based intervention to improve nutritional intake from school lunches in children aged 12–16 years. J Hum Nutr Diet 26, 243–251. 

Amirabdollahian F, Ash R (2010) An estimate of phytate intake and molar ratio of phytate to zinc in the diet of the people in the United Kingdom. Public Health Nutrition 13, 1380 1388 

Amirabdollahian F, Ash R (2009) Is the zinc intake of young people in the UK adequate? Eur J Clin Nutr 63699-700

Amirabdollahian F, Ash R (2009) Physiological zinc requirement estimated by IZiNCG appears to be too low.  Food & Nutrition Bulletin 30, 273-274

Amirabdollahian F, R Ash (2008) The effect of supplemental zinc on the zinc intake of British adults. Public Health Nutrition 11, 650.

Xu, Y.Zh, Anyogu, A, Ouoba, LII and Sutherland, JP (2010) Genotypic characterisation of Brochothrix spp. isolated from meat, poultry and fish. Letters in Applied Microbiology 51, 245-251.

Botey-Salo, P, Anyogu, A, Varnam, AH and Sutherland, JP (2012) Survival of inoculated Salmonella on the shell of hens' eggs and its potential significance Food Control 28, 463-469

Ahaotu, I, Anyogu, A, Njoku, OH, Odu, NN, Sutherland, JP and Ouoba, LII (2013) Molecular identification of Bacillus species involved in fermentation of African oil beans Pentaclethra Marcophylla Benth (Ugba) International Journal of Food Microbiology 162, 95-104

Anyogu, A, Awamaria B, Ouoba, LII and Sutherland JP (2013/4) Molecular characterisation and antimicrobial activity of bacteria associated with submerged lactic acid cassava fermentation. Food Control (in press).