Dr Amanda Adegboye

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Amanda R Amorim Adegboye is a Senior Lecturer in International Public Health & Nutrition. She completed her first degree in Human Nutrition at Rio de Janeiro State University in Brazil. In 2001, she did a professional training in nutrition and infectious diseases at Evandro Chagas Hospital/ Research Centre in Brazil.

She holds a MSc and PhD degree in Epidemiology. She did an exchange PhD programme in Sweden (Obesity Unit at Karolinska Institute). From 2007 to 2013, she worked as a research fellow and guest lecturer at Institute of Preventive Medicine in Denmark. She is a member of the European Nutrition Leadership Platform (ENLP). She has a strong background on quantitative data analysis and systematic reviews.

I teach across all levels of the UG course in Human Nutrition and the MSc in (International) Public Health Nutrition, and lead a level 7 module in Professional Skills for Public Health Nutritionists

My current research interests include: Diet and Oral health; Maternal and Childhood Obesity; Effects of vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on Health Outcomes; Nutritional Interventions during Pregnancy; Food habits among Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Groups and Faith-based Public Health Interventions among BME.

2017

Omega-3 supplementation from pregnancy to postpartum to prevent depressive symptoms: a randomized placebo controlled trial (2017)
Vaz, J.D.S., Farias, D.R., Adegboye, A.R.A, Nardi, A.E. and Kac, G. 2017. Omega-3 supplementation from pregnancy to postpartum to prevent depressive symptoms: a randomized placebo controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17 (1), p. 180.
Association between early pregnancy vitamin D status and changes in serum lipid profiles throughout pregnancy (2017)
Lepsch, J., Eshriqui, I., Rodrigues Farias, D., Vaz, J.S., Cunha Figueiredo, A.C., Adegboye, A.R., Brito, A., Mokhtar, R., Allen, L.H., Holick, M.F. and Kac, G. 2017. Association between early pregnancy vitamin D status and changes in serum lipid profiles throughout pregnancy. Metabolism. 70, pp. 85-97.
Intake of dairy foods and oral health: review of epidemiological data (2017)
Adegboye, A.R., Rodrigues Tomaz, M., Jeavons, C.A. and Heitmann, B.L. 2017. Intake of dairy foods and oral health: review of epidemiological data. Tandlægebladet (Danish Dental Journal). 120 (12), pp. 884-891.
Changes in plasma concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D during pregnancy: A Brazilian cohort (2017)
Cunha Figueiredo, A.C., Cocate, P.G., Adegboye, A.R., Franco-Sena, A.B., Farias, D.R., Trindade de Castro, M.B., Brito, A., Allen, L.H., Mokhtar, R.R., Holick, M.F. and Kac, G. 2017. Changes in plasma concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D during pregnancy: A Brazilian cohort. European Journal of Nutrition.
Association between Early Pregnancy Vitamin D Status and Changes in Serum Lipid Profiles throughout Pregnancy (2017)
Lepsch, J., Eshriqui, I., Rodrigues Farias, D., Vaz, J.S., Cunha Figueiredo, A.C., Adegboye, A.R., Brito, A., Mokhtar, R., Allen, L.H., Holick, M.F. and Kac, G. 2017. Association between Early Pregnancy Vitamin D Status and Changes in Serum Lipid Profiles throughout Pregnancy. Metabolism. 70, pp. 85-97.

2016

Risk Factors for Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency within the United Arab Emirates (2016)
Hussein, I., Taha, Z., Tewfik, I., Badawi, S., Siddieg, H., Adegboye, A.R. and McGrady, K. 2016. Risk Factors for Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency within the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health. 3 (5), p. 1000276.
Calcium, vitamin D, casein and whey protein intakes and periodontitis among Danish adults (2016)
Adegboye, A.R., Boucher, B.J., Kongstad, J., Fiehn, N.E., Christensen, L.B. and Heitmann, B.L. 2016. Calcium, vitamin D, casein and whey protein intakes and periodontitis among Danish adults. Public Health Nutrition. 19 (3), pp. 503-10.

2015

The effect of alcohol consumption on periodontitis in older Danes (2015)
Adegboye, A.R., Hach, M., Holm-Pedersen, P. and Avlund, K. 2015. The effect of alcohol consumption on periodontitis in older Danes. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. 13 (4), p. 261–267.

2013

Associations between initial change in physical activity level and subsequent change in regional body fat distributions (2013)
Adegboye, A.R., Ezekwe, K.A., Gamborg, M. and Heitmann, B.L. 2013. Associations between initial change in physical activity level and subsequent change in regional body fat distributions. Obesity Facts. 6 (6), pp. 552-560.
Intakes of calcium, vitamin D, and dairy servings and dental plaque in older Danish adults (2013)
Adegboye, A.R., Christensen, L.B., Holm-Pedersen, P., Boucher, B.J., Heitmann, B.L. and Avlund, K. 2013. Intakes of calcium, vitamin D, and dairy servings and dental plaque in older Danish adults. Nutrition Journal. 12 (61).
C-reactive protein and later preeclampsia: systematic review and meta-analysis taking into account the weight status (2013)
Adegboye, A.R., Rebelo, F., Schlüssel, M.M., Vaz, J.S., Franco-Sena, A.B., Pinto, T.J., Bastos, F.I. and Kac, G. 2013. C-reactive protein and later preeclampsia: systematic review and meta-analysis taking into account the weight status. Journal of Hypertension. 31 (1), pp. 16-26.
Diet or exercise, or both, for weight reduction in women after childbirth (2013)
Adegboye, A.R., Lourenço, P.M. and Linné, Y. 2013. Diet or exercise, or both, for weight reduction in women after childbirth. Cochrane Database Syst Rev..

2012

Intake of dairy products in relation to periodontitis in older Danish adults (2012)
Adegboye, A.R., Heitmann, B.L., Christensen, L.B., Holm-Pedersen, P. and Boucher, B.J. 2012. Intake of dairy products in relation to periodontitis in older Danish adults. Nutrients. 4 (9), p. 1219–1229.
Influence of parental overweight on the association of birth weight and fat distribution later in childhood (2012)
Adegboye, A.R., Andersen, L.B., Wedderkopp, N. and Heitmann, B.L. 2012. Influence of parental overweight on the association of birth weight and fat distribution later in childhood. Obesity Facts. 5 (5), pp. 784-794.
Intake of dairy calcium and tooth loss among adult Danish men and women (2012)
Adegboye, A.R., Twetman, S., Christensen, L.B. and Heitmann, B.L. 2012. Intake of dairy calcium and tooth loss among adult Danish men and women. Nutrition: The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences. 28 (7-8), pp. 779-784.

2011

Systematic review of clinical trials on dietary interventions to prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy among normal weight, overweight and obese women (2011)
Adegboye, A.R., Tanentsapf, I. and Heitmann, B.L. 2011. Systematic review of clinical trials on dietary interventions to prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy among normal weight, overweight and obese women. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 11 (1).
Recommended aerobic fitness level for metabolic health in children and adolescents: a study of diagnostic accuracy (2011)
Adegboye, A.R., Anderssen, S.A., Froberg, K., Sardinha, L.B., Heitmann, B.L., Steene-Johannessen, J., Kolle, E. and Andersen, L.B. 2011. Recommended aerobic fitness level for metabolic health in children and adolescents: a study of diagnostic accuracy. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 45 (9), pp. 722-728.

2010

Low calcium intake is related to increased risk of tooth loss in men (2010)
Adegboye, A.R., Fiehn, N.E., Twetman, S., Christensen, L.B. and Heitmann, B.L. 2010. Low calcium intake is related to increased risk of tooth loss in men. Journal of Nutrition. 140 (10), pp. 1864-1868.
Linking definition of childhood and adolescent obesity to current health outcomes (2010)
Adegboye, A.R., Andersen, L.B., Froberg, K., Sardinha, L.B. and Heitmann, B.L. 2010. Linking definition of childhood and adolescent obesity to current health outcomes. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 5 (2), pp. 130-142.
Relationships between prenatal smoking cessation, gestational weight gain and maternal lifestyle characteristics (2010)
Adegboye, A.R., Rössner, S., Neovius, M., Lourenço, P.M. and Linné, Y. 2010. Relationships between prenatal smoking cessation, gestational weight gain and maternal lifestyle characteristics. Women and Birth. 23 (1), pp. 29-35.

2008

Accuracy and correlates of maternal recall of birthweight and gestational age (2008)
Adegboye, A.R. and Heitmann, B.L. 2008. Accuracy and correlates of maternal recall of birthweight and gestational age. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 115 (7), pp. 886-893.
Assessment of weight changes during and after pregnancy: practical approaches (2008)
Adegboye, A.R., Linné, Y., Lourenço, P.M. and Kac, G. 2008. Assessment of weight changes during and after pregnancy: practical approaches. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 4 (1), pp. 1-13.

2007

Does excess pregnancy weight gain constitute a major risk for increasing long-term BMI? (2007)
Adegboye, A.R., Rössner, S., Neovius, M., Lourenço, P.M. and Linné, Y. 2007. Does excess pregnancy weight gain constitute a major risk for increasing long-term BMI? Obesity. 15 (5), pp. 1278-1286.

2006

Gestational weight gain differentials in the presence of intimate partner violence (2006)
Adegboye, A.R., Moraes, C.L. and Reichenheim, M.E. 2006. Gestational weight gain differentials in the presence of intimate partner violence. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 95 (3), p. 254–260.

2007

The use and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of nutritonal status during preganancy (2007)
Adegboye, A.R., Kac, G. and Lacerda, E. 2007. The use and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of nutritonal status during preganancy. in: Kac, G., Sichieri, R. and Gigante, D.P. (ed.) Epidemiologia nutricional (Portuguese Edition of 'Nutritional Epidemiology') Ministry of Health, Brazil SciELO Editora FIOCRUZ.

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