Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health
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Dr Maeve Kerr

Lecturer in Food Regulatory Affairs

Research Interests

- Strategies for the prevention of childhood obesity
- Mechanisms for control of appetite and food intake
- Role of folate and homocysteine-related B vitamins in health and disease

Dr Maeve Kerr

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Dr Maeve Kerr
Lecturer in Food Regulatory Affairs
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room W2030
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70123515
Email: ma.kerr@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Maeve Kerr - Publications

Number of items: 21.

Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Kerr, Maeve, McCaffrey, Tracy A. and Livingstone, Barbara (2014) Influencing and modifying children's energy intake: the role of portion size and energy density. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 73 (3). pp. 397-406.

Faulkner, Gemma, Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Wallace, Julie, Kerr, Maeve, McCaffrey, Tracy and Livingstone, Barbara (2014) Perceived ‘healthiness’ of foods can influence consumers’ estimations of energy density and appropriate portion size. International Journal of Obesity, 38 (1). pp. 106-112.

Getty, B., Farren, K., Douglas, Pauline , Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Kerr, Maeve, Price, Ruth K. and McCarthy, Helen (2014) Maternal and early years vitamin supplementation- evaluating the effectiveness of an Inter-Professional Learning workshop in raising awareness. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 73 (OCE2). pp. E66.

Robinson, C., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, McCarthy, Helen and Kerr, Maeve (2013) Parental awareness of vitamin D for children under five years. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 72 (OCE3). pp. E174.

Faulkner, G. P., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Dean, M., Spence, M., O'Brien, S., Gibney, E., Kerr, Maeve, McCaffrey, T. A., Wallace, J. M. W. and Livingstone, Barbara (2013) Consumer views of portion size estimation aids. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 72 (OCE3). pp. E169.

Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Faulkner, G. P., Spence, M., Dean, M., O'Brien, S., Goulding, M., Gibney, E. R., Kerr, Maeve, McCaffrey, T. A., Wallace, Julie and Livingstone, Barbara (2013) Evaluation of portion size estimation aids among Irish consumers. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 72 (OCE3). pp. E130.

Faulkner, G. P., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Wallace, JMW, Kerr, Maeve, McCrorie, Tracy and Livingstone, Barbara (2012) Serving size guidance for consumers: is it effective?. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (04). pp. 610.

Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Faulkner, G. P., Spence, M., O'Brien, S., Kerr, Maeve, McCrorie, Tracy, Wallace, JMW and Livingstone, Barbara (2012) Raising consumer awareness of portion size distortion on the island of Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (OCE2).

Faulkner, G. P., Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Wallace, JMW, Kerr, Maeve, McCrorie, Tracy and Livingstone, Barbara (2012) Can portion size and energy density estimates be influenced by perceived “healthiness” of foods?. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (OCE2).

Pourshahidi, Kirsty, Faulkner, G. P., Kerr, Maeve, McCrorie, Tracy, Wallace, JMW and Livingstone, Barbara (2012) Secular trends in the serving sizes of published UK and Irish recipes. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71 (OCE2).

Kerr, Maeve, McCrorie, Tracy, Rennie, Kirsten L., Wallace, Julie and Livingstone, Barbara (2010) Snacking patterns according to location among Northern Ireland children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 5 (3). pp. 243-249.

Kerr, Maeve, Livingstone, Barbara, Bates, Christopher J., Bradbury, Ian, Scott, John M., Ward, Mary, Pentieva, Kristina, Mansoor, Mohammad Azam and McNulty, Helene (2009) Folate, Related B Vitamins, and Homocysteine in Childhood and Adolescence: Potential Implications for Disease Risk in Later Life. PEDIATRICS, 123 (2). pp. 627-635.

Kerr, Maeve A., Rennie, Kirsten L., McCrorie, Tracy, Wallace, Julie M. W., Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P. and Livingstone, Barbara (2009) Snacking patterns among adolescents: a comparison of type, frequency and portion size between Britain in 1997 and Northern Ireland in 2005. BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 101 (1). pp. 122-131.

McCrorie, Tracy, Rennie, Kirsten L., Kerr, Maeve A., Wallace, Julie M., Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P., Coward, W. Andy, Jebb, Susan A. and Livingstone, Barbara (2008) Energy density of the diet and change in body fatness from childhood to adolescence; is there a relation?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 87 (5). pp. 1230-1237.

Kerr, M. A., McCrorie, Tracy, Rennie, K. L., Wallace, Julie, Hannon-Fletcher, M. P. and Livingstone, Barbara (2007) Snacks v. meals: similarities and differences among children and adolescents. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 66 (Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 78A.

McCrorie, Tracy, Rennie, K. L., Kerr, Maeve, Wallace, Julie, Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P.A , Jebb, S. A., Coward, W. A. and Livingstone, Barbara (2007) Can the method of calculating energy density influence the interpretation of the relationship between energy density and fat mass in children?. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 66 (Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 78A.

Kerr, Maeve, McNulty, Helene, Scott, J. M., Molloy, A. M., Ward, Mary, Sullivan, N., Putland, C. and Livingstone, Barbara (2005) Investigation of B vitamin status in lean and obese women: a pilot study. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 64 (Suppl. S). pp. 39A-39A.

Hannon-Fletcher, MPA, Armstrong, N, Scott , J, Pentieva, K, Bradbury , I, Ward, M, Strain, JJ, Dunn, A, Molloy, A, Kerr, M and McNulty, H (2004) Determining bioavailability of food folates in a controlled intervention study. . Americal Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 80 (4). pp. 911-918.

Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P.A , Armstrong , N, Scott , JM, Pentieva, Kristina, Bradbury, I, Ward, Mary, Strain, JJ, McCreedy, R, Alexander, J, Paterson, K, Molloy , A, Kerr (Scullion) , Maeve A and McNulty, H (2004) A controlled intervention study to compare the bioavailability of synthetic folic acid with natural food folate extracts. . Proceedings of the Nutrition Society , 63 (1(Special Issue)). pp. 41A.

Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P.A , Armstrong, N, Scott, JM, Ward, M, Strain, JJ, Pentieva, Kristina, Dunn, Adele, Molloy, A, Kerr (Scullion), Maeve and McNulty, Helene (2003) A controlled intervention study to determine the bioavailability of food folates.. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease , 26 (Supp 1). pp. 11.

Hannon-Fletcher, Mary P.A , Armstrong NC, N, Scott , J, Ward, Mary, Strain, JJ, Pentieva, Kristina, Dunn, Adele, Molloy, A, Kerr (Scullion), Maeve and McNulty, Helene (2003) Bioavailability of food folates in a controlled intervention study. . Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 62 (Supp 1). pp. 11.

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