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Obesity in Nigerian Adults and the Associated Cause and Impact on the Population (2022)
Journal Article
Ellecom, J. B., Shaw, I., & Adams, G. G. (2022). Obesity in Nigerian Adults and the Associated Cause and Impact on the Population. Journal of Diabetes Research Reviews & Reports, 4(4), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.47363/JDRR/2022%284%29165

Background: Obesity has been on the rise in developed and developing countries such as Nigeria. Data from the WHO demonstrated the prevalence of obesity increased by 15% between 2002 and 2016 in Nigeria. Here, we examine the rate of obesity in Nigeri... Read More about Obesity in Nigerian Adults and the Associated Cause and Impact on the Population.

Physical activity pre-and during pregnancy and gestational diabetes onset across multi-ethnic pregnant populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies (2022)
Journal Article
Alaslani, H., Shaw, I., & Adams, G. (2023). Physical activity pre-and during pregnancy and gestational diabetes onset across multi-ethnic pregnant populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies. MOJ Public Health, 11(1), 28-32. https://doi.org/10.15406/mojph.2022.11.00370

Background: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common complication during pregnancy and is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and maternal and neonatal risks. Lifestyle intervention through physical activity is generally similar to diet... Read More about Physical activity pre-and during pregnancy and gestational diabetes onset across multi-ethnic pregnant populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

Food biotechnology (2020)
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Foster, T., Adams, G., di Bari, V., Connerton, I., Gould, J., Gouseti, O., …Yakubov, G. (2020). Food biotechnology. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 30, 53-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coche.2020.08.006

We investigate recent advances in the Chemical Engineering aspects of food structuring agents and macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and lipids, and also the fate of food upon ingestion. Prebiotic effects on host-microbe interactions enable impr... Read More about Food biotechnology.

Characterisation of the molecular properties of scleroglucan as an alternative rigid rod molecule to xanthan gum for oropharyngeal dysphagia (2019)
Journal Article
Li, X., Lu, Y., Adams, G. G., Zobel, H., Ballance, S., Wolf, B., & Harding, S. E. (2020). Characterisation of the molecular properties of scleroglucan as an alternative rigid rod molecule to xanthan gum for oropharyngeal dysphagia. Food Hydrocolloids, 101, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.105446

Scleroglucan, a neutral β(1–3) glucan with β(1–6) glucan branches every third residue, is being considered as an alternative rod-like, shear thinning high molecular weight β-glucan based polysaccharide to xanthan gum for the management of patients wi... Read More about Characterisation of the molecular properties of scleroglucan as an alternative rigid rod molecule to xanthan gum for oropharyngeal dysphagia.

Submaxillary Mucin: its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity (2019)
Journal Article
Dinu, V., Gillis, R. B., MacCalman, T., Lim, M., Adams, G. G., Harding, S. E., & Fisk, I. D. (2019). Submaxillary Mucin: its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity. Food Biophysics, 14(3), 278-286. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11483-019-09574-2

Submaxillary mucin is a major component that defines the makeup and functionality of saliva. Understanding its structure and function during food intake is key to designing appropriate strategies for enhancing the delivery of flavour. In the present... Read More about Submaxillary Mucin: its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity.

The practice of glycaemic control in intensive care units: A multicentre survey of nursing and medical professionals (2019)
Journal Article
Fernández‐Méndez, R., Harvey, D. J. R., Windle, R., & Adams, G. G. (2019). The practice of glycaemic control in intensive care units: A multicentre survey of nursing and medical professionals. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(11-12), 2088-2100. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14774

Aims and objectives To determine the views of nurses and physicians working in intensive care units (ICU) about the aims of glycaemic control and use of their protocols. Background Evidence about the optimal aims and methods for glycaemic contro... Read More about The practice of glycaemic control in intensive care units: A multicentre survey of nursing and medical professionals.