BSc, MPhil, PhD
Tammy Tong joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in January 2017. Her main research interest is the role of diet in health, with a particular focus on cardiovascular diseases. Tammy’s current research examines the health effects of a vegetarian diet, using data from EPIC-Oxford and the UK Biobank. Tammy received her PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the University of Cambridge, for which she examined the applicability of the Mediterranean diet in a UK context and its association with cardio-metabolic diseases. She also holds a BSc in Human Sciences (University College London) and an MPhil in Epidemiology (University of Cambridge).
Comparison of Major Protein-Source Foods and Other Food Groups in Meat-Eaters and Non-Meat-Eaters in the EPIC-Oxford Cohort.
Papier K. et al, (2019), Nutrients, 11
Vegetarian diets and risk of hospitalisation or death with diabetes in British adults: results from the EPIC-Oxford study.
Papier K. et al, (2019), Nutr Diabetes, 9
Re: "Associations of dietary protein intake with fat-free mass and grip strength: A cross-sectional study in 146,816 UK Biobank participants".
Tong TYN. et al, (2019), Am J Epidemiol
Anthropometric and physiologic characteristics in white and British Indian vegetarians and nonvegetarians in the UK Biobank.
Tong TY. et al, (2018), Am J Clin Nutr, 107, 909 - 920
Meeting UK dietary recommendations is associated with higher estimated consumer food costs: an analysis using the National Diet and Nutrition Survey and consumer expenditure data, 2008-2012.
Jones NRV. et al, (2018), Public Health Nutr, 21, 948 - 956