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Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. (2020)
Journal Article
MASSON, L.F., DOUGLAS, F. and MACLURE, K. 2020. Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change. Nutrition bulletin [online], 45(1), pages 66-73. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12419

More people are living for longer following a cancer diagnosis, however long-term survivors are more likely to experience chronic illnesses. Improving their diet and physical activity behaviours may increase survival and reduce the risk of cancer rec... Read More about Nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivors in Scotland: feasibility of a short course to promote behaviour change..

Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. (2019)
Journal Article
MASSON, L.F. and COPPERSTONE, C. 2019. Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning. Malta journal of health sciences [online], 6, pages 29-34. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14614/DIETSCOTLANDMALTA/10/19

Scotland and Malta share a high prevalence of overweight and obesity: around two-thirds of adults are overweight (including obese), and one-third are obese. Reducing this burden of overweight and obesity is a priority for both Scottish and Maltese Go... Read More about Meeting population dietary goals in Scotland and Malta: shared challenges and opportunities for learning..

Socio-economic differences in diet, physical activity and leisure-time screen use among Scottish children in 2006 and 2010: are we closing the gap? (2017)
Journal Article
MCNEILL, G., MASSON, L.F., MACDIARMID, J.I., CRAIG, L.C.A., WILLS, W.J. and BROMLEY, C. 2017. Socio-economic differences in diet, physical activity and leisure-time screen use among Scottish children in 2006 and 2010: are we closing the gap? Public health nutrition [online], 20(6), pages 951-958. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002949

To investigate socio-economic differences in children's diet, activity and inactivity and changes in these differences over 4 years during which new policies on food in schools were introduced. Two cross-sectional surveys in which diet was assessed b... Read More about Socio-economic differences in diet, physical activity and leisure-time screen use among Scottish children in 2006 and 2010: are we closing the gap?.

Cardiovascular benefits of lycopene: fantasy or reality? (2016)
Journal Article
THIES, F., MILLS, L.M., MOIR, S. and MASSON, L.F. 2017. Cardiovascular benefits of lycopene: fantasy or reality? Proceedings of the nutrition society [online], 76(2), pages 122-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665116000744

Epidemiological evidence indicates that high consumption of tomatoes and tomato-based products reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as CVD and cancer. Such potential benefits are often ascribed to high concentrations of lycopene present in tomat... Read More about Cardiovascular benefits of lycopene: fantasy or reality?.

Food and drink purchasing habits out of school at lunchtime: a national survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland. (2015)
Journal Article
MACDIARMID, J.I., WILLS, W.J., MASSON, L.F., CRAIG, L.C.A., BROMLEY, C. and MCNEILL, G. 2015. Food and drink purchasing habits out of school at lunchtime: a national survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland. International of behavioural nutrition and physical activity [online], 12, article ID 98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-015-0259-4

Background: Food and drink purchasing habits of pupils out of school at lunchtime may be contributing to poor dietary intakes and overweight and obesity. The aim of this study was to identify the places from which purchases were made, types of food a... Read More about Food and drink purchasing habits out of school at lunchtime: a national survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland..

Oats and CVD risk markers: a systematic literature review. (2014)
Journal Article
THIES, F., MASSON, L.F., BOFFETTA, P. and KRIS-ETHERTON, P. 2014. Oats and CVD risk markers: a systematic literature review. British journal of nutrition [online], 112(S2), pages S19-S30. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114514002281

High consumption of whole-grain food such as oats is associated with a reduced risk of CVD and type 2 diabetes. The present study aimed to systematically review the literature describing long-term intervention studies that investigated the effects of... Read More about Oats and CVD risk markers: a systematic literature review..

Oats and bowel disease: a systematic literature review. (2014)
Journal Article
THIES, F., MASSON, L.F., BOFFETTA, P. and KRIS-ETHERTON, P. 2014. Oats and bowel disease: a systematic literature review. British journal of nutrition [online], 112 (S2), pages s31-S43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114514002293

Whole-grain foods such as oats may protect against colorectal cancer and have benefits on inflammatory bowel disease and coeliac disease. The present study aimed to systematically review the literature describing intervention studies that investigate... Read More about Oats and bowel disease: a systematic literature review..

Do health behaviours change after colonoscopy? A prospective cohort study on diet, alcohol, physical activity and smoking among patients and their partners. (2014)
Journal Article
HUBBARD, G., BROWN, A., CAMPBELL, A., CAMPBELL, N., DIAMENT, B., FIELDING, S., FORBAT, L., MASSON, L.F., O’CARROLL, R., STEIN, K. and MORRISON, D.S. 2014. Do health behaviours change after colonoscopy? A prospective cohort study on diet, alcohol, physical activity and smoking among patients and their partners. BMJ open [online], 4(1), article ID e003706. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003706

Objectives: To describe diet, alcohol, physical activity and tobacco use prospectively, that is, before and 10 months after colonoscopy for patients and their partners. Design: Prospective cohort study of health behaviour change in patients and partn... Read More about Do health behaviours change after colonoscopy? A prospective cohort study on diet, alcohol, physical activity and smoking among patients and their partners..