Dr Jazzmin Miaobing Zheng

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Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research
Deakin University
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Jazzmin Heng

Post-doctoral research fellow at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Faculty of Health, Deakin University. She is a nutrition epidemiologist and her research interests are the role of dietary, environmental and behavioural factors in the development of obesity and chronic diseases in childhood and adulthood.

Her recent publications include:

Haskelberg H, Neal B, Dunford E, Flood V, Rangan A, Thomas B, Cleanthous X, Trevena H, Zheng M, et al. High variation in manufacturer-declared serving size of packaged discretionary foods in Australia" Br J Nutr. 2016, 115(10):1810-8

Zheng M, Wu J, et al. Typical food portion sizes consumed by Australian adults: results from the 2011-12 Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Sci Rep. 2016, 6:19596

Zheng M, Allman-Farinelli M, et al. Replacing sugary drinks with milk is inversely associated with weight gain among young obesity-predisposed children. Br J Nutr. 2015,114(9):1-8

Zheng M, Allman-Farinelli M, et al. Substitution of sugar-sweetened beverages with other beverage alternatives: a review of long-term health outcomes. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015,115(5):767-779

Zheng M, Rangan A, et al. Sugar-sweetened beverages consumption in relation to changes in body fatness over 6 and 12 years among 9-year-old children: the European Youth Heart Study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014, 68(1):77-83

Zheng M, Rangan A, et al. Substituting sugar-sweetened beverages with water or milk is inversely associated with body fatness development from childhood to adolescence. Nutrition. 2014, 31(1):38-44

Zheng M, Allman-Farinelli M, Heitmann BL, et al. Liquid versus solid energy intake in relation to body composition among Australian children. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014, 28 Suppl 2:70-79