Dr Alison Booth

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Nutritional Science

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

alison.booth@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17211

Research interests

Dr Booths current focus is on exploring dietary and lifestyle patterns that predict low iron status among pre-menopausal women blood donors. She will use this information to develop a health and lifestyle support program for donors, using popular technology. Dr Alison Booths main research interests are in the areas of developing and evaluating dietary and exercise self-management tools (paper-based) or programs (web-based or computer-based) to improve peoples health and wellbeing.

Conferences

Booth AO, Lowis C, Hunter SJ, McKinley MC. 2009. Development of a computer-based nutrition and physical activity self-management tool for people recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (Poster presentation). The 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal. Booth AO, Lowis C, Hunter SJ, McKinley MC. 2008. Self-management of Type 2 diabetes: experiences and opinions of patients and health professionals in relation to diet and physical activity (Poster presentation). 5th World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications, Helsinki. Booth AO, Lowis C, Hunter SJ, McKinley MC. 2008. Role of diet and physical activity in the self-management of type 2 diabetes: experiences and opinions of patients and health professionals (Oral presentation). Nutrition Society Irish Section Meeting, Dublin. Booth AO, Nowson CA. 2007. Diet and exercise goal setting within interactive, tailored, Internet-based weight loss program (Oral presentation). International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity 4th Annual meeting, Oslo. Booth AO, Matters H, Nowson CA. 2006. Evaluation of an Interactive, Personalised, Internet-based Weight Loss Program (Poster presentation). The Nutrition Society of Australia, 30th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney. Booth AO, Nowson CA. 2006. Frequency GPs offer lifestyle advice and refer overweight patients for weight management (Oral presentation). The I World Congress of Public Health Nutrition, Barcelona. Booth AO, Nowson CA. 2006. Evaluation of an Interactive, Personalised, Internet-based Weight Loss Program (Poster presentation). The I World Congress of Public Health Nutrition, Barcelona. Booth AO, Nowson CA, Huang N, Lombard C, Singleton KL. 2005. The evaluation of a brief pilot nutrition and exercise intervention for the prevention of weight gain in general practice patients (Oral presentation). The Nutrition Society of Australia, 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne. Booth AO, Nowson CA, Huang N, Lombard C, Singleton KL. 2005. The development and evaluation of a brief pilot nutrition and exercise intervention for the prevention of weight gain in general practice patients (Poster presentation). The International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity 4th Annual meeting, Amsterdam. Booth AO, Nowson CA, Worsley A, Margerison C, Jorna MK. 2003. Dietary approaches for weight loss with increased fruit, vegetables and dairy products (Oral presentation). The Nutrition Society of Australia, 27th Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart.

Publications

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2015

Effect of increasing dietary calcium through supplements and dairy food on body weight and body composition: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Dr Alison Booth, Dr Kate Huggins, Dr Tikky Wattanapenpaiboon, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2015), Vol. 114, pp. 1013-1025, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Mobile phone app aimed at improving iron intake and bioavailability in premenopausal women: a qualitative evaluation

Ms Davina Mann, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Karen Lim, Dr Linda Byrne, Prof Caryl Nowson, Ms Manuela Rigo, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Dr Alison Booth

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1-12, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, Toronto, Ont., C1

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Micronutrient supplement use and diet quality in university students

Mr Adam Wiltgren, Dr Alison Booth, Dr Gunveen Kaur, Dr Sara Cicerale, Dr Katie Lacy, Maree G Thorpe, Prof Russell Keast, A/Prof Lynn Riddell

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 1094-1107, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Associations between dietary iron and zinc intakes, and between biochemical iron and zinc status in women

Karen Lim, Dr Alison Booth, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Prof Rosalind S. Gibson, Karl B Bailey, Dr David Irving, Prof Caryl Nowson, A/Prof Lynn Riddell

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 2983-2999, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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2014

Increasing Iron and Zinc in Pre-Menopausal Women and Its Effects on Mood and Cognition: A Systematic Review.

Miss Karla Lomagno, Ms Feifei Hu, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Dr Alison Booth, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Prof Caryl Nowson, Dr Linda Byrne

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 5117-5141, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Iron status and dietary iron intake of female blood donors

Dr Alison Booth, Karen Lim, Hugh Capper, Dr David Irving, Jennifer O. Fisher, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Anthony Keller, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 770-774, Transfusion, Oxford, England, C1

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2013

Diet and physical activity in the self-management of type 2 diabetes: barriers and facilitators identified by patients and health professionals

Dr Alison Booth, Carole Lowis, Moira Dean, Steven J Hunter, Michelle C McKinley

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 293-306, Primary health care research and development, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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Food choices that achieve calcium adequacy in older women

Dr Alison Booth, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2013), Vol. 70, pp. 300-306, Nutrition and dietetics, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2010

Patient recall of receiving lifestyle advice for overweight and hypertension from their general practitioner

Dr Alison Booth, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2010), Vol. 11, pp. 1-7, BMC family practice, London, England, C1

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2008

Evaluation of an interactive, internet-based weight loss program : a pilot study

Dr Alison Booth, Prof Caryl Nowson, Ms Helen Matters

(2008), Vol. 23, pp. 371-381, Health education research, Washington, D.C., C1

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Dietary approaches for weight loss with increased intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products

Dr Alison Booth, Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Tony Worsley, Dr Claire Margerison, Michelle K Jorna

(2008), Vol. 65, pp. 115-120, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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2006

Evaluation of a brief pilot nutrition and exercise intervention for the prevention of weight gain in general practice patients

Dr Alison Booth, Prof Caryl Nowson, Dr Nancy Huang, Dr Catherine Lombard, Kate L. Singleton

(2006), Vol. 9, pp. 1055-1061, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

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2005

Blood pressure change with weight loss is affected by diet type in men

Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Tony Worsley, Dr Claire Margerison, Michelle K Jorna, Mrs Sandra Godfrey, Dr Alison Booth

(2005), Vol. 81, pp. 983-989, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, MD, C1

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