dr-logo Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, PhD, BSc, SRD
Nutrition Scientist

Publications

 Scientific papers

 

  1. Schmier K, Perez, Clorans Hulme L C, O’Sullivan K (2015) Cost savings of reduced constipation rates attributed to increased dietary fibre intakes in Europe: a decision-analytic model. Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences, 2015, 5, 14-23
  2. O’Sullivan K (2014). Beer and Calories. http://www.apcv.pt/pdfs/1379607337_Beer-and-Calories-Report.pdf

 

  1. Stevenson L, Philips F, O’Sullivan K, Walton J (2012). Wheat bran: its composition and benefits to health, a European perspective. International Journal Food Science and Nutrition 63 (8): 1001-13

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR et al (2012). The superior benefits of wheat bran fibre in digestive health. European Journal Hepatology and Gastroenterology Reviews 8 (2): 90-3

 

  1. O’Sullivan K (2012) Salt reduction in the food industry- the role of the breakfast cereal food category. Dietetics Today.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R. (1998) Fibre and its role in health and disease. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 49: S9-12

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R. (1998) Fibre recommendations throughout the world. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 49 S13-21

 

  1. Frape, D.L., Williams, N.R., Scriven, A.J., Palmer, C.R., O’Sullivan, K.R., & Fletcher

R.J (1997) Effects of high- and low-fat meals on the diurnal response of plasma lipid metabolite concentrations concentrations in healthy middle-aged volunteers. British Journal of Nutrition 77, 375-390

 

  1. Delargy, H.J., O’Sullivan, K.R., Fletcher, R.J., Blundell, J.E. (1997). Effects of amount and type of dietary fibre (soluble and insoluble) on short-term control of appetite. J. Food Science & Nut. 48, No. 1, 67-77.

 

  1. Delargy, H.J., Burley, V.J., O’Sullivan, K.R., Fletcher, R.J. & Blundell, J.E. (1995) Effects of different soluble: insoluble fibre rations at breakfast on 24-hour pattern of dietary intake and satiety. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 49, 754-766

 

  1. Gibson, S.A. & O’Sullivan, K.R. (1995). Breakfast cereal consumption patterns and         nutrient intakes of British schoolchildren. J. Royal Society of Health 115, 6: 366-70.

 

  1. Ruxton, C.H.S., O’Sullivan, K.R., Kirk, T.R. & Belton, N.R. (1996). The contribution of breakfast to the diets of a sample of 136 primary school children in Edinburgh. J. Nut. 75(3):419-31

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Beattie, S. & O’Morain, C. (1993). The effect of oral Calcium on colonic crypt cell proliferation in patients with adenomatous polyps on the large bowel. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 5: 85-9.

 

  1. Cahill, R.J., O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Beattie, S., Hamilton, H. & O’Morain, C. (1993). Effects of vitamin antioxidant supplementation on cell kinetics of patients with adenomatous polyps. Gut 34: 963-7.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Beattie, S. & O’Morain, C. (1992). Effect of colonic site of biopsy on cell proliferation profiles using BRDU incorporation as a measure of cell proliferation. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 1, 381-383

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1991). Risk of adenomatous polyps and colorectal cancer in relation to serum antioxidant and cholesterol status. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3: 775-779

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., & Mathias, P.M. (1990). Analysis of Selenium in commercial dietetic products. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 44: 235-240.

 

  1. Mathias, P.M., Coleman, E., O’Sullivan, K.R. & Hogan, M. (1990). Vitamin E treatment

and Vitamin E status of premature infants with particular reference to the development of retrolental fibroplasia. International Journal of Nutrition and Vitamin Research, 60: 197-198

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K .R., Cahill, E. & Cho S.S. (1998) Nutritional enhancement of cereals by fortification. In (eds) C.J.K Henry & N.J. Heppell; Nutritional Aspects of Food Processing and Ingredients. A Chapman & Hall Food Science Book. Aspen Publications

 

  1. Dietary fibre, Food Consumption Patterns and diet-related chronic diseases in the Arab Middle East Countries. Proceedings of a workshop held in Jordan, 7-July (1997). Edited by Musaiger, A.O., O’Sullivan, K.R., Miladi S.S. (1998) J. Food Science & Nut Supplement, 49

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K, R. (1997) Starting the day right. In (eds) G. Smith; Children’s Food, Marketing and innovation. Blackie Academic & Professional.

 

  1. .Gibson. SA, O’Sullivan, K.R., (1993) Nutrient Intake and breakfast cereal

consumption of British school children. Proc. Nut Soc. 52, 322a

 

  1. Delargy, H.J., Burley, V.J., O’Sullivan, K.R., Fletcher, R.J. & Blundell, J.E. (1993). The effects of fibre in the breakfast upon short-term appetite control: A comparison of soluble and insoluble fibre. Nut. Soc. 52, 381A.

 

  1. Delargy, H.J., Burley, V.J., O’Sullivan, K.R., Fletcher, R.J. & Blundell, R.E. (1993). Satiety and dietary fibre: comparison of breakfasts containing soluble and insoluble fibre. Presented at ICN, Adelaide – P228 (p. 879).

 

  1. Mathias, P.M., Coleman, E., O’Sullivan, K.R. & Hogan, M. (1991). Vitamin E                   supplementation and vitamin status of premature infants and the occurrence of   retinopathy of prematurity. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, in press.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M. & O’Morain, C. (1991). Effect of oral Calcium s   supplementation on colonic mucosal cell proliferation of patients with adenomatous   polyps. Presented at the meeting of the Irish Gastroenterological Association, Dublin, November 23-24, 1990. Irish Journal of Medical Science, in press.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Carville, D.A.G., Strain, J.J., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1990). Relation of plasma levels of antioxidants and cholesterol to the risk of colorectal cancer and polyps in Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 40: 24A.

 

  1. O’Donnell, V., O’Sullivan, K.R., & Mathias, P.M. (1990). Blood carotenoid profiles in Irish population groups. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 40: 89A.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A., & O’Morain, C. (1990). The association between diet and colorectal polyps and cancer in an Irish population. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 40: 91A.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1990). Low blood levels of antioxidants and risk of colorectal cancer and polyps. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 159: 221 (A6).

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1990). Adenomatous polyps and colorectal cancer in relation to vitamin E and related antioxidants. International Journal of Nutrition and Vitamin Research, 60: 200.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1990). Low blood levels of antioxidants and cholesterol and risk of colorectal cancer and polyps. Presented at the meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association, San Antonio (Texas), May 13-16, 1990. Gastroenterology (Suppl.) 98: 424A.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R. & Mathias, P.M. (1989). Selenium content of commercial dietetic products used in Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 48: 33A.

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R. & Mathias, P.M., Tobin, A. & O’Morain, C. (1989). Cholesterol, blood anti-oxidants and colorectal cancer in Ireland: preliminary results. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 48: 135A.

 

  1. Clarke, R., Graham, I., Naughton, E., O’Sullivan, K.R. & Mathias, P.M. (1989). The role of the free radical as a mediator of endothelial cell injury in Homosysteinaemia. European Heart Journal, 10: 40A.

 

Healthcare Publications

 

  1. Can constipation related medical costs be reduced by just increasing dietary fibre in Ireland? Irish Medical Independent 2015

 

  1. Can constipation related medical costs be reduced by just increasing dietary fibre in the UK? In Pharmacy 2015
  2. Fibre deficiency and childhood constipation Journal of Family Health Care (2013) 23 (5) 5
  3. Relieving digestive discomfort with wheat bran, a superior source of fibre You Brand 2012.
  4. How a bowl of cornflakes a day can keep the doctor away. In Coronary Care in the UK. 2002

  1. Fibre- nature’s broom. In The Medical Book 2002

 

  1. Fibre- nature’s broom. In The Medical Book 2001

 

  1. The role of fortified foods in children’s diets. The Journal of the Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts. Autumn 2001, 183-6

 

  1. Vitality Folic Acid; a woman’s issue. In Cliquot Business 2000

 

  1. The role of fortified foods in children’s diets. . The Journal of the Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts, Autumn 2000, 149-51

 

  1. Folic acid. . The Journal of the Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts. Spring 1999, 45-6

 

 

 

Invited Presentations to International Meetings

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR . “During Ramadan, can high fibre fortified foods help consumers fast more easily and healthily? Focus on GCC (Gulf Cooperative Council)” presented at FENs, Berlin 2015

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR . “Healthcare cost savings of reduced constipation rates attributed to increased dietary fibre intakes in the UK, Ireland and Spain: a decision‐analytic model” presented at International Dietary Fibre Symposium, Paris 2015

 

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR . “Dietary Fibre: what is it, how does it act and what forms are best for digestive health” “.The Economics of Constipation: a European review “ presented at UEG, Vienna 2014

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR .“Beer & Calories” presented at the 7th European Beer & Health Symposium, Brussels 2014

 

  1. O’Sullivan KR . “What is dietary fibre?” presented at UEG, Berlin Paris 2013

 

 

  1. O’Sullivan K.R. & Oakley F. “The role of the private sector in promoting nutrition education; experience of Kellogg Company in Arab Gulf regime” presented at the FAO/ILSI/Arabic Nutrition Society/RSS Workshop on Promoting Food Based Dietary Guidelines & Nutrition Education in the Near East region. Jordan November 17-20, 1998.

 

  1. Yates K., O’Sullivan K.R.. ”Nutrition and Health aspect of fortified foods”. Presented at FAO & Arabic Nutrition Society Workshop; “Micronutrient deficiencies in the Arab Countries of the Gulf”, Kuwait, 1996

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R. (1995). Achieving healthy eating recommendations: the importance of breakfast. Presented at the European Federation of Associations of Dieticians, First Forum Meeting, Holland – June 1995

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., & Gibson, S.A, (1993) The contribution of breakfast cereal consumption to nutrient intake in the diets of British School Children. Presented at “Prevention in childhood of degenerative Adult Diseases: Paediatric Educational Aspects”. APPE, Rome

 

  1. O’Sullivan, K.R., & Gibson, S.A, (1993) The contribution of breakfast cereal consumption to nutrient intake in the diets of British School children. Presented at APPE, Rome
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