Associate Professor Sara Grafenauer
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Sara Grafenauer

BSc (Nutr); MSc (Nutr & Diet); Grad Cert PR Communications; PhD

Medicine & Health
School of Health Sciences

Program Lead, Nutrition & Dietetics at UNSW

Fellow, Dietitians Australia; Honorary Fellow at the University of Wollongong

PhD Research focused on dietary patterns and dietary change in weight loss

Board Director, Nutrition Australia & Global Whole Grain Initiative

Past Managing Director, Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council and Executive Manager, Communications & Marketing, Dietitians Australia. 

Phone
+61 2 9348 0864
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Abdullah MMH; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Legume Intake Is Associated with Potential Savings in Coronary Heart Disease-Related Health Care Costs in Australia', Nutrients, vol. 14, pp. 2912 - 2912, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14142912
    Journal articles | 2022
    Bryant L; Rangan A; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Lupins and Health Outcomes: A Systematic Literature Review', Nutrients, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14020327
    Journal articles | 2022
    Estell ML; Barrett EM; Kissock KR; Grafenauer SJ; Jones JM; Beck EJ, 2022, 'Fortification of grain foods and NOVA: the potential for altered nutrient intakes while avoiding ultra-processed foods', European Journal of Nutrition, vol. 61, pp. 935 - 945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00394-021-02701-1
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hughes J; Pearson E; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Legumes—A Comprehensive Exploration of Global Food-Based Dietary Guidelines and Consumption', Nutrients, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14153080
    Journal articles | 2022
    Krois N; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Dietitians’ Attitudes and Understanding of the Promotion of Grains, Whole Grains, and Ultra-Processed Foods', Nutrients, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14153026
    Journal articles | 2022
    Milesi G; Rangan A; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Whole Grain Consumption and Inflammatory Markers: A Systematic Literature Review of Randomized Control Trials', Nutrients, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14020374
    Journal articles | 2022
    Miller KB; Grafenauer SJ; Martikainen J, 2022, 'Nutrition economics: Four analyses supporting the case for whole grain consumption', Journal of Cereal Science, vol. 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2022.103455
    Journal articles | 2022
    Reyneke G; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Consumer Understanding of the Australian Dietary Guidelines: Recommendations for Legumes and Whole Grains', Nutrients, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu14091753
    Journal articles | 2022
    Sluyter C; Neess RI; Grafenauer S, 2022, 'Leveraging partnerships to amplify whole grain messaging', Journal of Cereal Science, vol. 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcs.2022.103456
    Journal articles | 2021
    Abdullah MMH; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'Healthcare cost savings associated with increased whole grain consumption among Australian adults', Nutrients, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13061855
    Journal articles | 2021
    Abdullah MMH; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'Whole grain intakes are associated with healthcare cost savings following reductions in risk of colorectal cancer and total cancer mortality in australia: A cost-of-illness model', Nutrients, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13092982
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bielefeld D; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'The changing landscape of legume products available in australian supermarkets', Nutrients, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13093226
    Journal articles | 2021
    Croisier E; Hughes J; Duncombe S; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'Back in time for breakfast: An analysis of the changing breakfast cereal aisle', Nutrients, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13020489
    Journal articles | 2021
    Estell M; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'Plant protein and plant-based meat alternatives: Consumer and nutrition professional attitudes and perceptions', Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 13, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su13031478
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2021, 'Oat and barley in the food supply and use of beta glucan health claims', Nutrients, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu13082556
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ang K; Bourgy C; Fenton H; Regina A; Newberry M; Diepeveen D; Lafiandra D; Grafenauer S; Hunt W; Solah V, 2020, 'Noodles made from high amylose wheat flour attenuate postprandial glycaemia in healthy adults', Nutrients, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12082171
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bielefeld D; Grafenauer S; Rangan A, 2020, 'The effects of legume consumption on markers of glycaemic control in individuals with and without diabetes mellitus: A systematic literature review of randomised controlled trials', Nutrients, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12072123
    Journal articles | 2020
    Curtain F; Grafenauer S, 2020, 'Historical and Global Perspectives on Grains and Whole Grains within Dietary Guidelines', CEREAL FOODS WORLD, vol. 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/CFW-65-3-0029
    Journal articles | 2020
    Curtain F; Locke A; Grafenauer S, 2020, 'Growing the business of whole grain in the Australian market: A 6-year impact assessment', Nutrients, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12020313
    Journal articles | 2020
    Foster S; Beck E; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2020, 'Whole grains and consumer understanding: Investigating consumers’ identification, knowledge and attitudes to whole grains', Nutrients, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12082170
    Journal articles | 2020
    Grafenauer S; Miglioretto C; Solah V; Curtain F, 2020, 'Review of the sensory and physico-chemical properties of red and white wheat: Which makes the best whole grain?', Foods, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods9020136
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hughes J; Vaiciurgis V; Grafenauer S, 2020, 'Flour for home baking: A cross‐sectional analysis of supermarket products emphasising the whole grain opportunity', Nutrients, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12072058
    Journal articles | 2020
    McLean C; Tapsell L; Grafenauer S; McMahon AT, 2020, 'Nutritional care of patients admitted to hospital for alcohol withdrawal: A 5-Year retrospective audit', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 55, pp. 489 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agaa060
    Journal articles | 2020
    McLean C; Tapsell L; Grafenauer S; McMahon AT, 2020, 'Systematic review of nutritional interventions for people admitted to hospital for alcohol withdrawal', Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 77, pp. 76 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1747-0080.12593
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang YY; Hughes J; Grafenauer S, 2020, 'Got mylk? The emerging role of australian plant-based milk alternatives as a cow’s milk substitute', Nutrients, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12051254
    Journal articles | 2019
    Curtain F; Grafenauer S, 2019, 'Comprehensive nutrition review of grain-based muesli bars in Australia: An audit of supermarket products', Foods, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods8090370
    Journal articles | 2019
    Curtain F; Grafenauer S, 2019, 'Health star rating in grain foods—Does it adequately differentiate refined and whole grain foods?', Nutrients, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu11020415
    Journal articles | 2019
    Curtain F; Grafenauer S, 2019, 'Plant-based meat substitutes in the flexitarian age: An audit of products on supermarket shelves', Nutrients, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu11112603
    Journal articles | 2019
    Figueira N; Curtain F; Beck E; Grafenauer S, 2019, 'Consumer understanding and culinary use of legumes in Australia', Nutrients, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu11071575
    Journal articles | 2018
    Grafenauer S; Curtain F, 2018, 'An audit of australian bread with a focus on loaf breads and whole grain', Nutrients, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu10081106
    Journal articles | 2015
    Grafenauer SJ; Tapsell LC; Beck EJ; Batterham MJ, 2015, 'Changes in food choice patterns in a weight loss intervention', Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 72, pp. 309 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1747-0080.12185
    Journal articles | 2014
    Grafenauer SJ; Tapsell LC; Beck EJ; Batterham MJ, 2014, 'Development and validation of a Food Choices Score for use in weight-loss interventions', British Journal of Nutrition, vol. 111, pp. 1862 - 1870, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114514000063
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tapsell LC; Batterham MJ; Thorne RL; O'Shea JE; Grafenauer SJ; Probst YC, 2014, 'Weight loss effects from vegetable intake: A 12-month randomised controlled trial', European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 68, pp. 778 - 785, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2014.39
    Journal articles | 2013
    Grafenauer SJ; Tapsell LC; Beck EJ; Batterham MJ, 2013, 'Baseline dietary patterns are a significant consideration in correcting dietary exposure for weight loss', European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 67, pp. 330 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2013.26
    Journal articles | 2008
    2008, 'Simplified Diet Manual, 10th Edition', Nutrition & Dietetics, vol. 65, pp. 103 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00191.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Williams PG; Grafenauer SJ; O'Shea JE, 2008, 'Cereal grains, legumes, and weight management: A comprehensive review of the scientific evidence', Nutrition Reviews, vol. 66, pp. 171 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.2008.00022.x