Dr Anna Rangan

Senior Lecturer

G08 - Biochemistry and Microbiology Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3816

Research interests

Her current research interests include food consumption patterns in childhood and adulthood, the role of energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods in the development of obesity, and trends in food consumption and portion sizes. She has experience in conducting secondary analyses of large dietary survey data sets including the 1995 National Nutrition Survey.

Teaching and supervision

Coordinator of NTDT5503 Dietary Intake and Nutritional Assessment

Coordinator of NTDT5307 Medical Nutrition Therapy

Keywords

Obesity & overweight; Epidemiology; Public health; Diet; Nutrition and metabolism

Selected grants

2008

  • Series of analyses to assess the relationship between dairy intake and general dietary intake and health risk factors; Gill T, Rangan A, Hector D, Flood V, Caterson I; Dairy Australia/Research and Development Grants.
  • Review and meta-analyses relating to dairy and the metabolic syndrome and dairy and overweight/obesity; Flood V, Gill T, Hector D, Rangan A, Caterson I; Dairy Australia/Research and Development Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Ryan, M., Rangan, A. (2005). Nutrition. In David Harris, Lukas Kairaitis, Grahame Elder, Gopala Rangan (Eds.), Basic Clinical Dialysis, (pp. 89-95). Sydney: McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division.

Journals

  • Zheng, M., Rangan, A., Olsen, N., Andersen, L., Wedderkopp, N., Kristensen, P., Grontved, A., Ried-Larsen, M., Lempert, S., Allman-Farinelli, M., et al (2014). 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. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 68(1), 77-83. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Burlutsky, G., Rangan, A., Gill, T., Mitchell, P. (2013). Dairy consumption and the risk of 15-year cardiovascular disease mortality in a cohort of older Australians. Nutrients, 5(2), 441-454. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Burlutsky, G., Gill, T., Gopinath, B., Mitchell, P. (2013). Higher regular fat dairy consumption is associated with lower incidence of metabolic syndrome but not type 2 diabetes. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 23(9), 816-821. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Denyer, G., Webb, K., Marks, G., Gill, T. (2012). Dairy consumption and diet quality in a sample of Australian children. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 31(3), 185-193. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Denyer, G., Ayer, J., Webb, K., Marks, G., Celermajer, D., Gill, T. (2012). The effect of dairy consumption on blood pressure in mid-childhood: CAPS cohort study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 66(6), 652-657. [More Information]
  • Burrows, T., Golley, R., Khambalia, A., McNaughton, S., Magarey, A., Rosenkranz, R., Allman-Farinelli, M., Rangan, A., Truby, H., Collins, C. (2012). The quality of dietary intake methodology and reporting in child and adolescent obesity intervention trials: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews, 13(12), 1125-1138. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Samman, S. (2012). Zinc Intake and Its Dietary Sources: Results of the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Nutrients, 4(7), 611-624. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Kwan, J., Flood, V., Louie, J., Gill, T. (2011). Changes in 'extra' food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 5(1), e55-e63. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Kwan, J., Louie, J., Flood, V., Gill, T. (2011). Changes in core food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 65(11), 1201-1210. [More Information]
  • Innes-Hughes, C., Hardy, L., Venugopal, K., King, L., Wolfenden, L., Rangan, A. (2011). Children's consumption of energy-dense nutrient-poor foods, fruit and vegetables: are they related? An analysis of data from a cross sectional survey. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(3), 210-216.
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Hector, D., Rangan, A., Gill, T. (2011). Dairy consumption and overweight and obesity: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. Obesity Reviews, 12(7), e582-e592. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Gill, T. (2011). Misreporting of Energy Intake in the 2007 Australian Children's Survey: Identification, Characteristics and Impact of Misreporters. Nutrients, 3(2), 186-199. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Schindeler, S., Hector, D., Gill, T. (2009). Assessment of typical food portion sizes consumed among Australian adults. Nutrition and Dietetics, 66(4), 227-233. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Hector, D., Gill, T. (2008). A comparison of two nutrition signposting systems for use in Australia. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(7-8), 121-126. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Schindeler, S., Hector, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2008). Consumption of 'extra' foods by Australian adults: types, quantities and contribution to energy and nutrient intakes. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2008(63(7)), 865-871. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Randall, D., Hector, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2007). Consumption of 'extra' foods by Australian children: types, quantities and contribution to energy and nutrient intakes. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Oublished online 14 March 2007(62 (3)), 356-364. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Hector, D., Randall, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2007). Monitoring consumption of 'extra' foods in the Australian diet: Comparing two sets of criteria for classifying foods as 'extras'. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(4), 261-267.
  • Rangan, A., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2006). Short questions for surveys about bread and cereal intake: Comparing measures of quantity versus frequency. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17(3-4), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Gill, T., Rangan, A., Webb, K. (2006). The weight of evidence suggests that soft drinks are a major issue in childhood and adolescent obesity. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(6), 263-264. [More Information]
  • Boudville, N., Rangan, A., Moody, H. (2003). Oral nutritional supplementation increases caloric and protein intake in peritoneal dialysis patients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 41(3), 658-663.
  • Grogan, M., Rangan, A., Gebski, V., Boyages, J. (2002). The value of follow-up of patients with early breast cancer treated with conservative surgery and radiation therapy. The Breast, 11(2), 163-169.
  • Papadatos, G., Rangan, A., Psarianos, T., Ung, O., Taylor, R., Boyages, J. (2001). Probability of axillary nodal involvement in patients with tubular carcinoma of the breast. British Journal of Surgery, 88(6), 860-864.
  • Rangan, A., Ahern, V., Yip, D., Boyages, J. (2000). Local recurrence after mastectomy and adjuvant CMF: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 649-655.

2014

  • Zheng, M., Rangan, A., Olsen, N., Andersen, L., Wedderkopp, N., Kristensen, P., Grontved, A., Ried-Larsen, M., Lempert, S., Allman-Farinelli, M., et al (2014). 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. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 68(1), 77-83. [More Information]

2013

  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Burlutsky, G., Rangan, A., Gill, T., Mitchell, P. (2013). Dairy consumption and the risk of 15-year cardiovascular disease mortality in a cohort of older Australians. Nutrients, 5(2), 441-454. [More Information]
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Burlutsky, G., Gill, T., Gopinath, B., Mitchell, P. (2013). Higher regular fat dairy consumption is associated with lower incidence of metabolic syndrome but not type 2 diabetes. Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 23(9), 816-821. [More Information]

2012

  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Denyer, G., Webb, K., Marks, G., Gill, T. (2012). Dairy consumption and diet quality in a sample of Australian children. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 31(3), 185-193. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Denyer, G., Ayer, J., Webb, K., Marks, G., Celermajer, D., Gill, T. (2012). The effect of dairy consumption on blood pressure in mid-childhood: CAPS cohort study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 66(6), 652-657. [More Information]
  • Burrows, T., Golley, R., Khambalia, A., McNaughton, S., Magarey, A., Rosenkranz, R., Allman-Farinelli, M., Rangan, A., Truby, H., Collins, C. (2012). The quality of dietary intake methodology and reporting in child and adolescent obesity intervention trials: a systematic review. Obesity Reviews, 13(12), 1125-1138. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Samman, S. (2012). Zinc Intake and Its Dietary Sources: Results of the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. Nutrients, 4(7), 611-624. [More Information]

2011

  • Rangan, A., Kwan, J., Flood, V., Louie, J., Gill, T. (2011). Changes in 'extra' food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 5(1), e55-e63. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Kwan, J., Louie, J., Flood, V., Gill, T. (2011). Changes in core food intake among Australian children between 1995 and 2007. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 65(11), 1201-1210. [More Information]
  • Innes-Hughes, C., Hardy, L., Venugopal, K., King, L., Wolfenden, L., Rangan, A. (2011). Children's consumption of energy-dense nutrient-poor foods, fruit and vegetables: are they related? An analysis of data from a cross sectional survey. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(3), 210-216.
  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Hector, D., Rangan, A., Gill, T. (2011). Dairy consumption and overweight and obesity: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. Obesity Reviews, 12(7), e582-e592. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Flood, V., Gill, T. (2011). Misreporting of Energy Intake in the 2007 Australian Children's Survey: Identification, Characteristics and Impact of Misreporters. Nutrients, 3(2), 186-199. [More Information]

2009

  • Rangan, A., Schindeler, S., Hector, D., Gill, T. (2009). Assessment of typical food portion sizes consumed among Australian adults. Nutrition and Dietetics, 66(4), 227-233. [More Information]

2008

  • Louie, J., Flood, V., Rangan, A., Hector, D., Gill, T. (2008). A comparison of two nutrition signposting systems for use in Australia. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(7-8), 121-126. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Schindeler, S., Hector, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2008). Consumption of 'extra' foods by Australian adults: types, quantities and contribution to energy and nutrient intakes. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2008(63(7)), 865-871. [More Information]

2007

  • Rangan, A., Randall, D., Hector, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2007). Consumption of 'extra' foods by Australian children: types, quantities and contribution to energy and nutrient intakes. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Oublished online 14 March 2007(62 (3)), 356-364. [More Information]
  • Rangan, A., Hector, D., Randall, D., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2007). Monitoring consumption of 'extra' foods in the Australian diet: Comparing two sets of criteria for classifying foods as 'extras'. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(4), 261-267.

2006

  • Rangan, A., Gill, T., Webb, K. (2006). Short questions for surveys about bread and cereal intake: Comparing measures of quantity versus frequency. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17(3-4), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Gill, T., Rangan, A., Webb, K. (2006). The weight of evidence suggests that soft drinks are a major issue in childhood and adolescent obesity. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(6), 263-264. [More Information]

2005

  • Ryan, M., Rangan, A. (2005). Nutrition. In David Harris, Lukas Kairaitis, Grahame Elder, Gopala Rangan (Eds.), Basic Clinical Dialysis, (pp. 89-95). Sydney: McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division.

2003

  • Boudville, N., Rangan, A., Moody, H. (2003). Oral nutritional supplementation increases caloric and protein intake in peritoneal dialysis patients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 41(3), 658-663.

2002

  • Grogan, M., Rangan, A., Gebski, V., Boyages, J. (2002). The value of follow-up of patients with early breast cancer treated with conservative surgery and radiation therapy. The Breast, 11(2), 163-169.

2001

  • Papadatos, G., Rangan, A., Psarianos, T., Ung, O., Taylor, R., Boyages, J. (2001). Probability of axillary nodal involvement in patients with tubular carcinoma of the breast. British Journal of Surgery, 88(6), 860-864.

2000

  • Rangan, A., Ahern, V., Yip, D., Boyages, J. (2000). Local recurrence after mastectomy and adjuvant CMF: implications for adjuvant radiation therapy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 649-655.

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