Selected Publications


D’Souza RF, Zeng N, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D, Mitchell CJ. Circulatory microRNAs are not effective biomarkers of muscle size and function in middle-aged men. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2019: 316(2):C293-C298. doi:10.1152/ajpcell.00395

Sluik D, Brouwer-Brolsma EM, Berendsen AAM, Mikkilä V, Poppitt SD, Silvestre MP, Tremblay A, Pérusse L, Bouchard C, Raben A, Feskens EJM. Protein intake and the incidence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in 4 population-based studies: the PREVIEW project. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 May 1;109(5):1310-1318. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy388.

Wu Z, Kruger M, Cooper JS, Poppitt SD, Fraser K. Tissue-specific sample dilution: an important parameter to optimise prior to untargeted LC-MS metabolomics, Metabolites. 2019 Jun 27;9(7). pii: E124. doi: 10.3390/metabo9070124.

Lim JJ, Poppitt SD. How satiating are the satiety peptides: a problem of pharmacology versus physiology in the development of novel foods for regulation of food intake. Nutrients - special issue: Enhancing Satiety to Reduce Overconsumption: Behavioural Interventions and Modifications to Foods. 2019;11:1517; doi:10.3390/nu 11071517

Chan AH, D’Souza RF, Beals JW, Zeng N, Prodhan U, Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Li Z, Burd NA, Cameron-Smith D, Mitchell CJ. The degree of aminoacidemia after dairy protein ingestion does not modulate the post-exercise anabolic response in young men: a randomized controlled trial. J Nutr, 2019. nxz099,

Møller G, Andersen JR, Jalo E, Ritz C, Brand-Miller J, Larsen TM, Silvestre MP, Fogelholm M, Poppitt SD, Raben A, Dragsted LO. The association of dietary animal and plant protein with putative risk markers of colorectal cancer in overweight pre-diabetic individuals during a weight reducing program – A PREVIEW sub-study. Eur J Nutr. 2019 May 28. doi: 10.1007/s00394-019-02008-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Huttenen-Lenz M,; Hansen S, Meinert Larsen T, Christensen P, Drummen M, Adam T, Taylor M, Simpson L, Martinez JA, Navas-Carretero S, Handjieva-Darlenska T, Poppitt SD, Silvestre MP, Fogelholm M,  Muirhead R, Brodie S, Raben A,  Schlicht W.. Supporting habit change in prediabetic participants - the PREVIEW Study. Eur J Health Psychol 2019; 26(1):10-20

Ramzan F, D’Souza RF, Durainayagam BR, Milan AM, Markworth JF, Miranda V, Soberanis, Sequeira IR, Roy NC, Poppitt SD, Mitchell CJ, Cameron-Smith D. Circulatory miRNA biomarkers of metabolic syndrome. Acta Diabetologica, 21 Aug 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00592-019-01406-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Calonne, J., Isacco, L., Miles-Chan, J., Arsenijevic, D., Montani, J.-P., Guillet, C., ... Dulloo, A. G. (2019). Reduced Skeletal Muscle Protein Turnover and Thyroid Hormone Metabolism in Adaptive Thermogenesis That Facilitates Body Fat Recovery During Weight Regain. FRONTIERS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY, 1010.3389/fendo.2019.00119



Swindell N, Mackintosh K, McNarry M, Brophy S, Stephens J, Fogelholm M,  MacDonald I, Martinez JA, Handjieva-Darlenska T,  Poppitt SD, Brand-Miller J, Larsen T,  Raben A, Stratton G. Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time are associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with pre-diabetes: The PREVIEW study. Diabetes Care. 2018 Mar;41(3):562-569. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1057.

Poppitt SD, Budgett SC, MacGibbon AK, Quek SY, Kindleysides S, Wiessing K. Effects of lipid emulsion particle size on satiety and energy intake. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018;72(3):349-357. doi: 10.1038/s41430-017-0016-7

Silvestre MP, Goode JP, Vlaskovsky P, McMahon C, Tay A, Poppitt SD. The role of glucagon in weight loss-mediated metabolic improvements: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obes Rev. 2018;19(2):233-253. doi: 10.1111/obr.12631.

Møller G, Andersen JR, Ritz C, Silvestre MP, Navas-Carretero S, Jalo E, Christensen P, Simpson E, Taylor M, Martinez JA, Macdonald I,  Swindell N, Mackintosh K, Stratton G, Fogelholm M, Larsen TM, Poppitt SD, Dragsted LO, Raben A. Higher protein intake is not associated with decreased kidney function in pre-diabetic older adults following a one-year intervention – A PREVIEW sub-study. Nutrients. 2018 Jan 9;10(1). pii: E54. doi: 10.3390/nu10010054

Mitchell CJ, D'Souza RF, Schierding W, Zeng N, Ramzan F, O'Sullivan JM, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D.  Identification of human skeletal muscle miRNA related to strength by high-throughput sequencing. Physiol Genom, 2018 Jun;1;50(6):416-424. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00112.2017.

D’Souza RF, Zeng N, Figueiredo VC, Markworth JF, Durainayagam BR, Mitchell SM, Fanning A, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D, Mitchell CJ.  Dairy protein supplementation modulates the human skeletal muscle microRNA response to lower limb immobilisation. Mol Nutr Food Res, April 2018;62(7):e1701028. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201701028.

Christensen P, Larsen TM, Westerterp-Plantenga M, Macdonald I, Martinez JA, Handjiev S, Poppitt SD, Hansen S, Ritz C, Astrup A, Pastor-Sanz L, Sandø-Pedersen F, Pietiläinen K, Drummen M, Taylor M, Navas-Carretero S, Handjiev-Darlenska T, Brodie S, Silvestre MP, Huttunen-Lenz M, Brand-Miller J, Fogelholm M, Raben A. Men and women respond differently to rapid weight loss: Metabolic outcomes after a low-energy diet in 2,500 overweight, pre-diabetic individuals in the PREVIEW intervention study Diabetes Obesity Metabolism, 2018;20:2840–2851. DOI: 10.1111/dom.13466

Hansen S, Huttunen-Lenz M, Sluik D, Fogelholm M,  Westerterp-Plantenga M,  Macdonald I,  Martinez JA,  Handjiev S,  Poppitt SD, Brand-Miller J, Raben A,  Schlicht W. Demographic and Social-Cognitive Factors Associated with Weight Loss in Overweight, Pre-diabetic Participants of the PREVIEW Study. Int J Behav Med. 2018 Dec;25(6):682-692. doi: 10.1007/s12529-018-9744-x.

Huttunen-Lenz M, Hansen S, Christensen P, Sandø-Pedersen F, Meinert Larsen T, Westerterp-Plantenga M, Adams T, Macdonald I, Taylor M, Martinez A, Handjiev S, Handjieva-Darlenska T, Poppitt SD, Silvestre MP, Pietiläinen K,  Navas-Carretero S, Brodie S, Brand-Miller J, Feskens E,  Beredsens A, Fogelholm M, Raben A, Schlicht W. PREVIEW study-influence of a behavior modification intervention (PREMIT) in over 2300 people with pre-diabetes: intention, self-efficacy and outcome expectancies during the early phase of a lifestyle intervention. Psych Res Behav Management 2018:11 383–394

Isacco, L., & Miles-Chan, J. L. (2018). Gender-specific considerations in physical activity, thermogenesis and fat oxidation: implications for obesity management. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 19 Suppl 1, 73-83. 10.1111/obr.12779

Dulloo, A. G., Miles-Chan, J., Schutz, Y., & Montani, J.-P. (2018). Targeting lifestyle energy expenditure in the management of obesity and health: from biology to built environment. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 19 Suppl 1, 3-7. 10.1111/obr.12786



Aitken JF, Loomes KM, Riba-Garcia I, Unwin RD, Prijic G, Phillips AS, Phillips ARJ, Wu D, Poppitt SD, Ding K, Barran PE, Dowsey AW, Cooper GJS. Rutin suppresses human-amylin/hIAPP misfolding and oligomer formation in-vitro, and ameliorates diabetes and its impacts in human-amylin/hIAPP transgenic mice. Biochem Biophys Res Comm, 2017;482(4):625-631

Chan YK, Budgett SC, MacGibbon AK, Quek SY, Kindleysides S, Poppitt SD. Small particle size emulsions: investigating effects on satiety and energy intake in lean men.   Physiol Behav, 2017; 169:98-105; e-pub 25 Nov 2016,  Physiol Behav,    

Mitchell CJ, D’Souza RF, McGregor RA, Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D.  Muscle protein synthetic response to microparticulated whey protein in middle age consumers. J Dairy Sci 2017;100:4230–4234    doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-12287

Poppitt SD. Obesity and weight control: is there light at the end of the tunnel? Curr Nutr Rep, 2017; 6: 51-62. doi: 10.1007/s13668-017-0206-x

Sequeira IR, Poppitt SD. HbA1c as a marker of prediabetes: a reliable screening tool or not? Insights Nutr Metabolism, 2017;1:21-29.

Fogelholm M, Larsen T, Westerterp-Plantenga M, Macdonald I, Martinez A, Boyadjieva N, Poppitt SD, Schlicht W, Stratton G, Sundvall J, Lam T, Christensen P, Jalo E, Drummen M, L Simpson, Navas-Carretero S, Handjieva-Darlenska T, Muirhead R, Silvestre M, Kahlert D, Pastor-Sanz L, Brand-Miller J, Raben A. PREVIEW:  PREVention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention and population studies in Europe and around the World. Design, methods and baseline participant description of an adult cohort enrolled into a 3-year randomized clinical trial. Nutrients 2017;9:632 doi:10.3390/ nu9060632

Mitchell CJ, D’Souza RF, Zeng N, Mitchell S, Aasen K,   Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D. Minimal dose of milk protein concentrate to enhance the anabolic signalling response to a single bout of resistance exercise; a randomised controlled trial.    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 2017;14:17  doi 10.1186/s12970-017-0175-x

Poppitt SD, Shin HS, McGill AT, Budgett S, Lo K, Pahl M, Duxfield J, Lane M, Ingram JR. Duodenal and ileal glucose infusions differentially alter gastrointestinal peptides, appetite response and food intake: a tube feeding study. Am J Clin Nutr, 2017;106:725-35             doi 10.3945/ajcn.117.157248  

Moller G, Sluik D, Ritz C, Mikkilä V, Raitakari OT, Hutri-Kähönen N Dragsted LO, Larsen TM, Poppitt SD, Silvestre MP, Feskens EJM, Brand-Miller J, Raben A. A Protein diet score, including plant and animal protein, investigating the association with HbA1c and eGFR-The PREVIEW Project.  Nutrients 2017;9:763 doi:10.3390/nu9070763.

Singh RG, Yoon HD, Poppitt SD, Plank LD, Petrov MS. Ectopic fat accumulation in the pancreas and its biomarkers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Metab Res Review, 2017 e2918. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2918

Sequeira IR, Poppitt SD. Unfolding novel mechanisms of polyphenol flavonoids for better glycaemic control: targeting pancreatic islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP). Nutrients 2017, 9, 788; doi:10.3390/nu9070788

Poppitt SD. Hyperglycaemia, pre-diabetes and diabesity: can we choose who to ‘fast-track’ into diabetes prevention? Curr Res Diabetes Obes, 2017; 2(3):55590, doi:10.19080/CRDOJ.2017.2.555590

Silvestre MP, Jiang Y, Volkova K, Chisholm H, Lee W, Poppitt SD. Evaluating FINDRISC as a screening tool for type 2 diabetes among overweight adults in the PREVIEW:NZ cohort.  Primary Care Diabetes, 2017 Aug 8. pii: S1751-9918(17)30115-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2017.07.003.

Mitchell CJ, D’Souza RF, Mitchell SM, Figueiredo VC, Miller BF, Hamilton KL, Peelor, III FF, Coronet M, Pileggi CA, Durainayagam B,  Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D. The impact of dairy protein during limb immobilization and recovery on muscle size and protein synthesis: a randomized controlled trial. J Appl Physiology, 2018 Mar 1;124(3):717-728. (adv e-publ, 9 Nov 2017). doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00803.2017

Yip W, Sequeira IR, Plank LD, Poppitt SD. Prevalence of pre-diabetes across ethnicities: a review of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) for classification of dysglycaemia. Nutrients. 2017 Nov 22;9(11). pii: E1273. doi: 10.3390/nu9111273

Monnard, C. R., Fares, E.-J., Calonne, J., Miles-Chan, J. L., Montani, J.-P., Durrer, D., ... Dulloo, A. G. (2017). Issues in continuous 24-h core body temperature monitoring in humans using an ingestible capsule telemetric sensor. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 8.10.3389/fendo.2017.00130

Fares, E.-J., Isacco, L., Monnard, C. R., Miles-Chan, J. L., Montani, J.-P., Schutz, Y., & Dulloo, A. G. (2017). Reliability of low-power cycling efficiency in energy expenditure phenotyping of inactive men and women. Physiological Reports, 5 (9).10.14814/phy2.13233

Miles-Chan, J. L., Fares, E.-J., Berkachy, R., Jacquet, P., Isacco, L., Schutz, Y., ... Dulloo, A. G. (2017). Standing economy: Does the heterogeneity in the energy cost of posture maintenance reside in differential patterns of spontaneous weight-shifting?. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117 (4), 795-807. 10.1007/s00421-017-3563-7

Dulloo, A. G., Jacquet, J., Miles-Chan, J. L., & Schutz, Y. (2017). Passive and active roles of fat-free mass in the control of energy intake and body composition regulation. European journal of clinical nutrition, 71 (3), 353-357. 10.1038/ejcn.2016.256

Dulloo, A. G., Miles-Chan, J. L., & Montani, J.-P. (2017). Nutrition, movement and sleep behaviours: their interactions in pathways to obesity and cardiometabolic diseases. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 18 Suppl 1, 3-6. 10.1111/obr.12513



Mitchell CJ, D’Souza RF, Zeng N, McGregor RA,  Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D. Understanding the sensitivity of muscle protein synthesis to dairy protein in middle-aged men. Int Dairy J, 2016;63:35-41.

Kia E, Wagner-Mackenzie B, Middleton D, Lau A, Waite DW, Lewis G, Chan YK, Silvestre M, Cooper GJS, Poppitt SD, Taylor MW. Integrity of the human faecal microbiota following long-term sample storage. PLoS ONE, 2016:11(10):e0163666. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0163666



Wiessing KR, Xin L, Budgett SC, Poppitt SD. No evidence of enhanced satiety following whey protein or sucrose-enriched water beverages: a dose response trial in overweight women. Eur J Clin Nutr 2015, 69(11):1238-43. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.107

Poppitt SD, Han S, Strik C, Kindleysides S, Chan YK. Investigating acute satiation and meal termination effects of a commercial lipid emulsion: a breakfast study.  Physiol Behav. 2015; 152(Pt A):20-5 doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.09.008.

Kindleysides S, Kuhn-Sherlock B, Yip W, Poppitt SD. Encapsulated green kiwifruit extract: a randomised controlled trial investigating alleviation of constipation in otherwise healthy adults. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2015; 24(3): doi: 10.6133/ apjcn.2015.24. 3.15.

Shin HS, Kindleysides S, Yip W, Budgett S, Ingram JR, Poppitt SD. Postprandial effects of encapsulated polyphenolic grape extract (PGE) on appetite and food intake: a randomised dose-comparison trial. Nutr J 2015; 14(1):96 doi:10.1186/s12937-015-0085-1

Liu AY, Silvestre MP, Poppitt SD. Prevention of type 2 diabetes through lifestyle modification: is there a role for higher-protein diets? Adv Nutr, 2015;6:665–73; doi:10.3945/an.115.008821.

Mitchell CJ, McGregor RA, D’Souza RF, Thorstensen EB, Markworth JF, Fanning AC, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D. Consumption of milk or whey protein results in a similar increase in muscle protein synthesis in middle aged men. Nutrients, 2015, 7, 8685–8699. doi:10.3390/nu7105420



Poppitt SD, Silvestre MP, Liu A. Etiology of Obesity over the life span: ecologic and genetic highlights from New Zealand Cohorts, Current Obesity Reports 2014; 3:38–45

Chan YK, McGill AT, Kanwar RK, Krissansen GW, Haggarty N, Xin L, Poppitt SD. Bovine peptic casein hydrolysate ameliorates cardiovascular risk factors in a model of ApoE-deficient mice but not overweight, mildly hypercholesterolaemic men. Curr Res Nutr Food Sci, 2014; Vol. 2(1), 8-19

McGregor RA, Poppitt SD, Cameron-Smith D. Role of microRNAs in the age-related changes in skeletal muscle and diet or exercise interventions to promote healthy aging in humans. Aging Res Rev, 2014;17C:25-33

McGregor RA, Poppitt SD. Milk proteins and human health In: Milk Proteins: from Expression to Food. Eds Singh H, Boland M, Thompson A. Elsevier, 2nd edition, Academic Press, 2014; Chapter 19:541-555

McGregor RA, Cameron-Smith D, Poppitt SD. It is not just muscle mass: a review of muscle quality, composition and metabolism during ageing as determinants of muscle function and mobility in later life. Longev Healthspan, 2014;3:9 doi: 10.1186/2046-2395-3-9