Dr Rebecca   Reynolds
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Rebecca Reynolds

  • Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching, UNSW Sydney, 2014
  • PhD Human Nutrition, The University of Sydney, 2009
  • MSc Human Nutrition, King's College London, 2004
  • BSc Human Physiology and Neuroscience, The University of Sydney, 2002
medicine-health
Sch of Public Health & Com Med

Personable and ethical adjunct lecturer at UNSW Sydney. Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) with the Nutrition Society of Australia. Research focus on disordered eating and eating disorders (including orthorexia nervosa), eating psychology, body weight management and ethical nutrition (climate change and animal ethics). Regular consultant to the media (www.therealbokchoy.com/media) and writer for The Conversation. Creator of www.therealbokchoy.com: ‘real nutrition and lifestyle’, nutrition and wider lifestyle consultancy. Passionate about: making real-world change, ethical eating, balance and evidence-based practice. Experience in academia, industry and government.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R; Palmer S; Green S, 2018, 'Positive psychology coaching for health and wellbeing', in Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice, Routledge, pp. 121 - 139, https://www.bookdepository.com/Positive-Psychology-Coaching-in-Practice/9781138860995/?a_aid=PosInstAff
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Smith VM; Macniven R, 2021, 'Comparison of free-living physical activity data obtained from a Fitbit Zip, the Apple iPhone Health app and a modified Bouchard Activity Record', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.492
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R; McMahon S, 2020, 'Views of health professionals on the clinical recognition of orthorexia nervosa: a pilot study', Eating and Weight Disorders, vol. 25, pp. 1117 - 1124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40519-019-00701-z
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Rahimi-Ardabili H; Vartanian LR; Zwar N; Sharpe A; Reynolds RC, 2020, 'Efficacy and acceptability of a pilot dietary intervention focusing on self-compassion, goal-setting and self-monitoring', Public Health Nutrition, vol. 23, pp. 2746 - 2758, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020000658
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Abbott S; de Wit J; Rawstorne P; Reynolds R, 2019, 'Mental contrasting and implementation intentions to increase physical activity in sedentary, disadvantaged adults: A pilot intervention.', Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/spy0000193
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R, 2018, 'Is the prevalence of orthorexia nervosa in an Australian university population 6.5%?', Eating and Weight Disorders, vol. 23, pp. 453 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0535-9
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R; Dennis S; Hasan I; Slewa J; Chen W; Tian D; Bobba S; Zwar N, 2018, 'A systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care', BMC Family Practice, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12875-017-0692-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R; , S; Menzies D, 2018, 'The Demise of an Australian Physical Activity Alliance', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 15, pp. 795 - 798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2018-0042
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Rahimi-Ardabili H; Reynolds R; Vartanian LR; McLeod LVD; Zwar N, 2017, 'A Systematic Review of the Efficacy of Interventions that Aim to Increase Self-Compassion on Nutrition Habits, Eating Behaviours, Body Weight and Body Image', Mindfulness, vol. 9, pp. 388 - 400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0804-0
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Ogden J; Dalkou M; Kousantoni M; Savona Ventura S; Reynolds RC, 2016, 'Body Weight, the Home Environment, and Eating Behaviour Across Three Generations of Women: A Quasi-Longitudinal Study in Four Mediterranean and Non-Mediterranean Countries', Australian Psychologist, vol. 52, pp. 442 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ap.12224
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R; McKenzie S; Allender S; Brown K; Foulkes C, 2014, 'Systematic review of incidental physical activity community interventions', Preventive Medicine, vol. 67, pp. 46 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.06.023
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Nichols MS; Reynolds RC; Waters E; Gill T; King L; Swinburn BA; Allender S, 2013, 'Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wide survey of projects', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 24, pp. 111 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE13001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Allender S; Nichols M; Foulkes C; Reynolds R; Waters E; King L; Gill T; Armstrong R; Swinburn B, 2011, 'The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: The CO-OPS Collaboration', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-132
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Simmons A; Reynolds RC; Swinburn B, 2011, 'Defining community capacity building: Is it possible?', PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, vol. 52, pp. 193 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1015/j.ypmed.2011.02.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Lee S; Choi JYJ; Atkinson FS; Stockmann KS; Petocz P; Brand-Miller JC, 2010, 'Effect of the glycemic index of carbohydrates on acne vulgaris', Nutrients, vol. 2, pp. 1060 - 1072, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu2101060
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Stockmann KS; Atkinson FS; Denyer GS; Brand-Miller JC, 2009, 'Effect of the glycemic index of carbohydrates on day-long (10 h) profiles of plasma glucose, insulin, cholecystokinin and ghrelin', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol. 63, pp. 872 - 878, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2008.52
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Ogden J; Reynolds R; Smith A, 2006, 'Expanding the concept of parental control: A role for overt and covert control in children's snacking behaviour?', Appetite, vol. 47, pp. 100 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2006.03.330
  • Reports | 2017
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Lin S, 2017, Nutritional analysis of select on-the-go drinks, Boost Juice Pty Ltd
  • Other | 2018
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R, 2018, We asked five experts: should I let my kids drink juice?, https://theconversation.com/we-asked-five-experts-should-i-let-my-kids-drink-juice-92176
    Other | 2017
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds R, 2017, This Christmas, give yourself permission to enjoy pudding, https://theconversation.com/this-christmas-give-yourself-permission-to-enjoy-pudding-88783
    Other | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2016, Should we still be choosing fat-free over full-fat products?, https://theconversation.com/au, https://theconversation.com/should-we-still-be-choosing-fat-free-over-full-fat-products-60553
    Conference Posters | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Rahimi-Ardabili H; Reynolds RC; zwar N, 2016, 'A feasibility study of a semi-online goal-setting intervention to increase self-compassion and improve nutrition behaviours in overweight and obese adults', Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, presented at 3rd Australian and New Zealand Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 16 May 2016 - 17 May 2016
    Other | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2016, Should we eat red meat? The nutrition and the ethics, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/should-we-eat-red-meat-the-nutrition-and-the-ethics-47934
    Other | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2016, Is that muesli bar you put in your child’s lunchbox actually healthy?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/is-that-muesli-bar-you-put-in-your-childs-lunchbox-actually-healthy-54046
    Other | 2016
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2016, Health Check: what can you eat to help ease ‘morning’ sickness in pregnancy?, https://theconversation.com/health-check-what-can-you-eat-to-help-ease-morning-sickness-in-pregnancy-55039
    Other | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2015, Health Check: will intermittent fasting diets help you lose weight?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/health-check-will-intermittent-fasting-diets-help-you-lose-weight-51040
    Other | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2015, Will you gain weight this Christmas?, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/will-you-gain-weight-this-christmas-50192
    Other | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2015, So you think you have IBS, coeliac disease or Crohn’s? Here’s what it might mean for you, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/so-you-think-you-have-ibs-coeliac-disease-or-crohns-heres-what-it-might-mean-for-you-39128
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Dennis S; Hasan I; Slewa J; Chen W; Tian D; Bobba S; Bodenheimer T; Zwar N, 2015, 'RESEARCH IN PROGRESS: A 2015 UPDATE OF A 2006 SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT INTERVENTIONS IN PRIMARY CARE', Cancun, presented at 43rd NAPCRG Annual Meeting 2015, Cancun, 24 October 2015 - 28 October 2015, http://www.napcrg.org/Conferences/2015AnnualMeeting/SearchEducationalSessions?m=6&s=15044
    Other | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2015, Quit sugar, go paleo, embrace ‘clean food’: the power of celebrity nutrition, The Conversation, http://theconversation.com/quit-sugar-go-paleo-embrace-clean-food-the-power-of-celebrity-nutrition-38822
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Zwar N; Reynolds RC; Dennis S; Hasan I; Slewa J; Chen W; Tian D; Bobba S; Bodenheimer T, 2015, 'An update of a systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care', Adelaide, presented at 2015 PHC RESEARCH CONFERENCE, Adelaide, 29 July 2015 - 31 July 2015, http://www.phcris.org.au/resources/item.php?id=8061&spindex=3
    Other | 2015
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2015, Orthorexia nervosa: when righteous eating becomes an obsession, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/orthorexia-nervosa-when-righteous-eating-becomes-an-obsession-36484
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2014, 'Systematic review of incidental physical activity community interventions: Results and contribution to government strategy', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Sydney, 16 October 2014 - 18 October 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2014.10.159
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Dennis S; Hasan I; Tian D; Bodenheimer T; Zwar N, 2014, 'An update of a systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care', Canberra, presented at 2014 PHC RESEARCH CONFERENCE, Canberra, 23 July 2014 - 25 July 2014, http://www.phcris.org.au/resources/item.php?id=7793&spindex=3
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Zwar N; Reynolds RC; Hasan I; Tian D; Bobba S; Bodenheimer T, 2014, 'An Update of a Systematic Review of Chronic Disease Management Interventions in Primary Care', New York, presented at 2014 NAPCRG Annual Meeting, New York, 21 November 2014 - 25 November 2014, http://www.napcrg.org/Conferences/AnnualMeeting/AbstractSearch?m=6&s=12341
    Conference Posters | 2013
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Dennis S; Hassan I; Tian D; Bodenheimer T; Zwar N, 2013, 'Progress of a systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care', Ottawa, Canada, presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, 09 November 2013 - 13 December 2013, http://www.napcrg.org/Conferences/PastAnnualMeetingAbstracts/2013AnnualMeeting?m=6&s=7107
    Conference Posters | 2011
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC, 2011, 'The healthy workers portal: An online repository of workplace health information', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2011, 20 October 2011 - 22 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2011.08.014
    Conference Posters | 2011
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Simmons AM; Foulkes CA; Reynolds RC; Swinburn BA, 2011, 'Operationalizing community capacity building–commonalities in two obesity prevention projects', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2011, 20 October 2011 - 22 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2011.08.015
    Conference Posters | 2011
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Nichols M; Reynolds RC; Swinburn B; Allender S, 2011, 'A pilot survey of community-based obesity prevention projects in Australia', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2011, 20 October 2011 - 22 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2011.08.017
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Nichols MS; Reynolds RC; Allender S; Foulkes C; Swinburn BA, 2010, 'Evaluation of community-based obesity prevention initiatives: Current practice vs. best practice', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 21 October 2010 - 23 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2010.09.050
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Allender S; Nichols M; Reynolds RC; Foulkes C; King L; Gill T; Waters E; Swinburn BA, 2010, 'Progress from the CO-OPS Collaboration for community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 21 October 2010 - 23 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2010.09.051
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Allender S; Nichols M; Foulkes C; Swinburn B, 2010, 'The status of community-based obesity prevention in Australia', Stockholm, Sweden, presented at International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden, 11 July 2010 - 15 July 2010
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Allender S; Nichols M; Swinburn B, 2010, 'The status of community-based obesity prevention projects in Australia', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, 21 October 2010 - 23 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2010.09.046
    Conference Presentations | 2008
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Stockmann KS; Atkinson FS; Denyer GS; Brand-Miller JC, 2008, 'Effect of the GI of carbohydrates on day-long (10h) profiles of plasma glucose, insulin & gut peptides', presented at Scandinavian Pediatric Obesity Conference, 06 March 2008 - 07 March 2008
    Conference Presentations | 2008
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Lee S; Choi JYC; Atkinson FS; Stockmann KS; Petocz P; Brand-Miller JC, 2008, 'The effect of the GI of carbohydrates on acne vulgaris', presented at Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, 30 November 2008 - 03 December 2008
    Conference Posters | 2007
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Stockmann KS; Atkinson FS; Denyer GS; Brand-Miller JC, 2007, 'Effect of the GI of carbohydrates on day-long (10h) profiles of plasma glucose, insulin & gut peptides', Budapest, Hungary, presented at European Congress on Obesity, Budapest, Hungary, 22 April 2007 - 25 April 2007
    Conference Posters | 2007
    Dr Rebecca Reynolds
    Reynolds RC; Stockmann KS; Atkinson FS; Denyer GS; Brand-Miller JC, 2007, 'Effect of the GI of carbohydrates on day-long (10h) profiles of plasma glucose, insulin & gut peptides', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 01 March 2007 - 02 March 2007

Awards

Grants

  • Boost Juice Pty Ltd, commercial contract research, $10,000, 2016

Media