Lecturer in Dietetics (Public Health Nutrition), University of Sydney

Jimmy is a Lecturer in Dietetics at the University of Sydney. His doctoral studies deal with aspects of glycaemic index and gestational diabetes but he has a wider interest in nutrition and chronic diseases. Jimmy is experienced in conducting laboratory based studies, short term acute feeding trials, randomized controlled trials, as well as nutritional epidemiological analyses.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Lecturer in Dietetics (Public Health Nutrition), School of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Sydney
  • 2012–2014
    Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Medicine, The University of Wollongong
  • 2007–2012
    Research Assistant, Cluster for Public Health Nutrition, BIONEED, The University of Sydney
  • 2011–2011
    Research Dietitian, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, The University of Sydney

Education

  • 2011 
    The University of Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2007 
    The University of Sydney, Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • 2004 
    The University of Hong Kong, BSc (Food and Nutritional Science)

Publications

  • 2014
    Consumption of dairy products and the 15-year incident of age-related macular degeneration, British Journal of Nutrition
  • 2014
    Association between dairy food consumption and blood pressure, adiposity and retinal microvascular signs during adolescence, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • 2014
    Methodology for adding appropriate glycemic index values to an Australian food composition database, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis
  • 2014
    Pattern and predictors of dairy consumption during adolescence, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 2014
    Parental history of hypertension and dietary intakes in early adolescent offspring: a population-based study, Journal of Human Hypertension
  • 2014
    Influence of obesogenic behaviors on health-related quality of life in adolescents, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 2014
    Dietary glycemic load, insulin load, and weight loss in obese, insulin resistant adolescents: RESIST study, Clinical Nutrition
  • 2013
    Higher regular fat dairy consumption is associated with lower incidence of metabolic syndrome but not type 2 diabetes, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • 2013
    The timing of peak postprandial blood glucose level after the consumption of breakfast with different glycemic index in gestational diabetes mellitus, Nutrients
  • 2013
    Carbohydrates, glycemic index, and pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes, Current Diabetes Report
  • 2013
    Dairy consumption and the risk of 15-year cardiovascular disease mortality in a cohort of older Australians, Nutrients
  • 2013
    Effect of a low glycaemic index diet in gestational diabetes mellitus on postnatal outcomes after 3 months of birth: a pilot follow-up study, Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • 2013
    Nutrition for a healthy pregnancy: lessons for obesity [editorial], American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
  • 2013
    Foods, nutrients or whole diets? Effects of targeting fish consumption in a 12mo weight loss trial, BMC Public Health
  • 2013
    Carbohydrate nutrition and development of adiposity during adolescence, Obesity
  • 2013
    Diet and diabetes in pregnancy, Diabetes Management Journal
  • 2013
    Higher glycaemic load diet is associated with poorer nutrient intake in women gestational diabetes mellitus, Nutrition Research
  • 2012
    The link between dietary glycemic index and nutrient adequacy, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 2012
    Nutritional quality of Australian breakfast cereals – are they improving?, Appetite
  • 2012
    Do we provide meaningful guidance for healthy eating? An investigation into how well consumers inter, Journal of Nutrition, Education and Behaviour
  • 2012
    How well do Australian shoppers understand energy terms on food labels? , Public Health Nutrition
  • 2012
    Consumer response to healthy eating, physical activity and weight-related recommendations: a systema, Obesity Reviews
  • 2012
    Dietary glycemic index and glycemic load amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous children aged 10 - 12, Nutrition
  • 2012
    Carbohydrate nutrition is associated with changes to the retinal vascular structure and branching pa, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 2012
    Poor food and nutrient consumption among Australian rural children, particularly Aboriginal and Torr, BMC Pediatrics
  • 2011
    Changes in core food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 2011
    Dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load among Australian children and adolescents, British Journal of Nutrition
  • 2011
    Dairy consumption and overweight and obesity: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies, Obesity Reviews
  • 2011
    Changes in ‘extra’ food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007, Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
  • 2011
    A randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of a low glycemic index diet on pregnancy ou, Diabetes Care
  • 2011
    Methodology for adding glycemic index values to 24-hour recalls, Nutrition
  • 2010
    Glycemic index and pregnancy: a systematic literature review, Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • 2009
    Consumer testing of the acceptability and effectiveness of front-of-pack food labelling systems, Health Promotion International
  • 2008
    Polysaccharopeptide enhances the anticancer activity of doxorubicin and etoposide on..., International Journal of Oncology
  • 2008
    A comparison of two nutrition signposting systems for use in Australia, NSW Public Health Bulletin
  • 2008
    Delayed effects of coffee, tea and sucrose on postprandial glycemia in lean, young, healthy adults, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Research Areas

  • Nutrition And Dietetics (1111)
  • Public Nutrition Intervention (111104)
  • Nutrition And Dietetics Not Elsewhere Classified (111199)
  • Nutritional Physiology (111103)
  • Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified (111799)
  • Epidemiology (111706)