NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University
Dr Livingstone's research interests include understanding dietary patterns and their associations with cardiometabolic health. She received her PhD in nutrition in 2013 (University of Reading, UK) and has expertise in nutritional epidemiology and behavioral nutrition. Her current program of research is funded by a NHMRC Investigator Grant and aims to design personalized nutrition approaches to improve dietary patterns. She is also involved with a pan-European randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of personalized nutrition advice on change in dietary behaviors.
Dr Livingstone has a competitive track record relative to opportunity, with over 60 peer-reviewed publications in leading journals in her field. She is a member of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee for Nutrition, Deputy Editor for the Nutrition Society of Australia and is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Jun 08, 2021 00:14 am UTC| Health
Australian adults get around one-third of their energy intake from junk foods. Also known as discretionary foods, these include foods such as biscuits, cakes, sausages, sugar-sweetened drinks and alcohol. Unhealthy...