Emma is a widely published, award-winning health writer.  As well as publishing her book Nutrition in the Childbearing Years with Wiley-Blackwell she has written over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers themed around maternal nutrition, general public health nutrition and functional foods and health.

She has also contributed to several All Party Parliamentary Group Reports, including: The Early Years, Food in Schools and the Teaching of Food and the role of nutrition in Play. Examples of  peer-reviewed publications published in the last 5 years are included below with links to read on further.

Derbyshire EJ (2017) The Nutritional Profile of Infant and Toddler Snack Products NHDMag Issue 124: 15-17.

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Derbyshire EJ (2017) Joint Health: Latest Supplement Innovations. Complete Nutrition Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 18-20.

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Derbyshire EJ (2017) Flexitarian Diets and Health: A Review of the Evidence-Based Literature. Frontiers in Nutrition Volume 33, Article 55: 1-8.

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Derbyshire EJ (2017) Palm Oil: Feeding the Next Generation on Unethical Oils? NHD Mag, Issue 20, pg: 34-36.

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Derbyshire EJ (2016) Red Meat – Becoming portion savvy. Complete Nutrition Vol. 16, No. 5, pg: 72-74.

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Derbyshire EJ (2016) Early years nutrition: Avoiding a sweet tooth. NHD Mag Issue 115: 13-19

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Derbyshire EJ (2016) Vitamin D deficiency. Health conditions, signs and supplement considerations. Complete Nutrition Vol.16, no.2; pg.47-9

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Derbyshire EJ (2016) Docosahexaenoic acid and its principal roles during pregnancy: An update of evidence. NHD Mag, Issue 111: 16-21.

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Derbyshire EJ (2015) Nutritional Approaches to Growth Faltering. NHD Mag 108: 33-35

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Derbyshire EJ & Finnigan T (2015) Mycoprotein: Nutritional, Health and Environmental Perspectives. NHD Mag 109:33-36

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Ruxton CH, Derbyshire EJ & Toribio-Mateas M (2015) Role of fatty acids and micronutrients in healthy ageing: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials set in the context of European dietary surveys of older adults [Epub ahead of print].

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Lane KE & Derbyshire EJ (2015) Omega-3 fatty acids – A review of existing and innovative delivery methods. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr [Epub ahead of print]. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2015) Does sleep affect weight management? Complete Nutrition 15(1): 12-14. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2015) Diet therapies for ADHD. NHD Mag Issue 100: 31-34. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2014) The health benefits of whole grains and fibre. Nutrition and Food Science 44(6): 492-519. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2014) A review of the nutritional composition, organoleptic characteristics and biological effects of the high oleic peanut. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 65(7): 781-90. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2014) Dietary supplements for pregnancy and early life. Bounty Health Network 5: 1-8. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2014) Strategies to encourage healthy eating among children and young adults. Primary Health Care 24(5): 33-41. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2014) Functional Drinks NHD Mag Issue 94: 16-19. Find out more
Lane K, Li W, Smith CS & Derbyshire EJ (2014) The bioavailability of an omega-3-rich algal oil is improved by nanoemulsion technology using yoghurt as a food vehicle. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 49(5): 1264-71. Find out more
Whiting S, Derbyshire EJ & Tiwari B (2014). Could capsaicinoids help to support weight management? A systematic review and meta-analysis of energy intake data. Appetite 73: 183-88. Find out more
Lane K, Derbyshire EJ, Li W & Brennan C (2014) Bioavailability and potential uses of vegetarian omega-3 fatty acids in functional foods: a review of the literature. Critical Reviews in Nutrition & Food Science 54(5): 572-9 Find out more
Derbyshire EJ & Dancey D (2013) Smartphone Medical Applications for Women’s Health: What Is the Evidence-Base and Feedback? International Journal of Telemedine and Applications. Volume 2013: Article ID 782074. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2013) Hydration and Children. Journal of Family Health Care 23(5): 34-36 Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2013) Omega-3s for older adults. Network Health Dietician 88: 17-19. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2013) Fatty acids in the management of ADHD. Complete Nutrition 14(4): 85-87. Find out more
Chadwick H & Derbyshire EJ (2013) Choline – Emerging interest and potential roles in pregnancy. Complete Nutrition 13(4): 5-7. Find out more
Brennan, MA, Derbyshire EJ, Tiwari BK & Brennan CS (2013) Ready to eat snack products: the role of extrusion technology in developing consumer acceptable and nutritious snacks. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 48(5): 893-902. Find out more
Brennan, MA, Derbyshire EJ, Tiwari BK & Brennan CS (2013) Integration of β-glucan fibre rich fractions from barley and mushrooms to form healthy extruded snacks. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition 68(1): 78-82. Find out more
Ruxton CHS, Derbyshire EJ & Pickard RS (2012) Micronutrient challenges across the age spectrum: is there a role for red meat? Nutrition Bulletin 38(2):178-90. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2012) Correct timing of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy. British Journal of Midwifery (Invited Paper: Special Edition) 20(11): 74-78. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2012) Folate, folic acid and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate and their roles in pregnancy. Complete Nutrition 2(4): 40-42. Find out more
Whiting S, Derbyshire EJ, Tiwari B (2012) Capsaicinoids and capsinoids. A potential role for weight management? A systematic review of the evidence. Appetite 59(2):341-348. Find out more
Brennan MA, Derbyshire EJ & Tiwari BK (2012) Impact of fibre-enriched ready-to-eat extruded snacks on the postprandial glycaemic response of non-diabetic patients. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 56: 834-837. Find out more
Brennan MA, Derbyshire EJ, Tiwari BK, Brennan C (2012) Novel use of Acacia Senegal (Super Gum™) and Anogeisus latifolia (Gatifolia SD) as functional ingredients in extruded snack products: Their role in manipulating product characteristics and modulating the potential glycaemic response of snack foods. Starch 64(9): 757-64. Find out more
Brennan MA, Derbyshire EJ, Tiwari BK, Brennan CS (2012) Enrichment of extruded snack products with coproducts from chestnut mushroom (Agrocybe aegerita) production: interactions between dietary fiber, physicochemical characteristics, and glycemic load. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60(17): 4396-401. Find out more
Bokhari F, Derbyshire EJ, Li W, Brennan CS (2012) A randomized trial investigating an iron-rich bread as a prophylaxis against iron deficiency in pregnancy. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition 63(4): 461-7. Find out more
Bokhari F, Derbyshire EJ, Li W, Brennan CS (2012) Can an iron-rich staple food help women to achieve dietary targets in pregnancy? International Journal of Food Science & Nutrition 63(2):199-207. Find out more
Bokhari F, Derbyshire EJ, Li W, Brennan CS (2012) A study to establish whether food-based approaches can improve serum iron levels in child-bearing aged women. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics 25(1): 95-100. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2012) Does red meat have a role in young children’s diets? Complete Nutrition 12(4): 46-48. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2012) Strategies to improve iron status in women at risk of developing anaemia. Nursing Standard 26(20): 51-7; quiz 58. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2012) Trans fats: Implications for Health (Invited Review). Nursing Standard 27(3): 51-56. Find out more
Brennan C, Brennan M, Tiwari B & Derbyshire EJ (2011) Effects of extrusion on the bioactive components of foods. Trends in Food Science & Technology 22: 570-575. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2011) The diets of young people in the UK. Complete Nutrition 11(4): 12-14. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2011) Diet adequacy in UK Children. Nutrition and Food Science 41(1): 20-33. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2011) Preparing for pregnancy: A body weight perspective and update of the literature. Current Nutrition & Food Science 7(4): 216-18. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ & Bokhari F (2011) Body weight – the importance of getting it right ‘before’ becoming pregnant. Current Nutrition & Food Science 74(2): 74-77. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ, Brennan C, Li W & Bokhari F (2010) Iron deficiency – is there a role for the food industry? International Journal of Food Science & Technology 45(12): 2443-2448. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2010) Iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy – What are the solutions? Nutrition & Food Science 40(6): 598-607. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2010) Women’s diet quality in the UK. Nutrition Bulletin 35: 126-37. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2010) Does adult calcium intake influence body composition? A review. Nutrition and Food Science (Special edition on micronutrients) 40(5): 494-503. Find out more
Ruxton CHS, Derbyshire EJ & Gibson S (2010) The nutritional properties and health benefits of eggs. Nutrition & Food Science 40(3): 263-277. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2009) Latest evidence on omega-3 fats and health. Nutrition and Food Science 39(4): 423-438. Find out more
Ruxton CHS & Derbyshire EJ (2009) A review of vitamin D and health: are we getting enough? Nutrition Bulletin 34: 185-197. Find out more
Derbyshire EJ (2009) Habitual micronutrient intakes throughout and after pregnancy. Journal of Maternal and Child Nutrition 110(11): 119-1132.

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