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Smith E, Scarborough P, Rayner M, Briggs ADM (2018). Should we tax unhealthy food and drink? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society77: 314-20.


Piché M-E; Vasan SK; Hodson L; Karpe F(2018). Relevance of human fat distribution on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism and cardiovascular disease risk. Current Opinion in Lipidology. 29(4): 285–292.

Key TJ, Balkwill A, Bradbury KE, Reeves GK, Kuan AS, Simpson RF, Green J, Beral V. (2018). Foods, macronutrients and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: a large UK cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology2018, 1-12. Doi: 10:1093/ije/dyy238

Watson F, Taylor A, Rayner M, Lobstein T, Hinks R. (2018).  Priority actions for addressing the obesity epidemic in England. Public Health Nutrition21: 1002-10.

Karpe F, Vasan SK, Humphreys SM, Miller J, Cheeseman J, Dennis AL, Neville MJ (2018). Cohort profile: The Oxford Biobank. International Journal of Epidemiology  21–21g. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx132

Ulijaszek SJ, Pentecost M, Marcus C, Karpe F, Frühbeck G, Nowicka P. (2017). Inequality and childhood overweight and obesity: a commentary. Pediatric Obesity12: 195-202.

Bradbury KE, Guo W, Cairns BJ, Armstrong MEG, Key TJ. (2017). Association between physical activity and body fat percentage, with adjustment for BMI: a large cross-sectional analysis of UK Biobank. BMJ Open2017: 7:e011843. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011843

Kaur A, Scarborough P, Rayner M. (2017). A systematic review, and meta-analyses, of the impact of health-related claims on dietary choices. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 14:93.

Ulijaszek SJ, McLennan MK. (2016). Framing obesity in UK policy from the Blair years, 1997–2015: the persistence of individualistic approaches despite overwhelming evidence of societal and economic factors, and Obesity Reviews17: 397-411.

Karpe F, Lindgren CM (2016). Obesity– On or Off? New England Journal of Medicine374:1486-1488. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcibr1601693

Eli K, Dolan C, Schneider T, Ulijaszek S. (2016). Mobile activism, material imaginings, and the ethics of the edible: Framing political engagement through the Buycott app. Geoforum74, 63-73.

Eli K, Howell K, Fisher PA, Nowicka P. (2016). A question of balance: Explaining differences between parental and grandparental perspectives on preschoolers’ feeding and physical activitySocial Science and Medicine154(2016): 28e35.

 Smed S, Scarborough P, Rayner M, Jensen JD (2016). The effects of the Danish saturated fat tax on food and nutrient intake and modelled health outcomes: an econometric and comparative risk assessment evaluation. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 70: 681-6.

Lobstein T, Jackson-Leach R, Moodie ML, Hall KD, Gortmaker SL, Swinburn BA, James WPT, Wang, McPherson K. (2015). Child and adolescent obesity: part of a bigger picture. Lancet385: 2510-20.

Eli K, Howell K, Fisher PA, Nowicka P. (2014). ‘‘Those comments last forever’’: Parents and grandparents of preschoolers recount how they became aware of their own body weights as children. PLoS ONE9(11): e111974.

McPherson K(2014). Reducing the global prevalence of overweight and obesity Lancet384: 728-30.

Eli K, Kay R. (2014). Choreographing lived experience: dance, feelings and the storytelling body. Medical Humanities

Goran MI, Ulijaszek SJ, Ventura EE. (2013). High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective.Global Public Health8: 55-64.