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Cooper-Vince, C.E., Nwaka, C., Eddy, K.T., Misra, M., Hadaway, N.A., Becker, K.R., Lawson, E.A., Cooke, L., Bryant-Waugh, R., Thomass, J.J., & Micali, N (2022) The factor structure and validity of a diagnostic interview for avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder in a sample of children, adolescents and young adults. Int J Eat Disord 55(11) pp1575-1588

Bryant-Waugh, R., Micali, N., Cooke, L., Lawson, E.A., Eddy, K.T., & Thomas, J.J. (2019) Development of the Pica, ARFID and Rumination Disorder Interview: a multi-informant, semi-structured interview of feeding disorders across the lifespan: A pilot study for ages 10-22. Int J Eat Disord 52(4) pp378-387

Smith, A.D., Herle, M., Fildes, A., Cooke, L., Steinsbekk, S., & Llewellyn, C.H. (2017) Food fussiness and food neophobia share a common etiology in early childhood. J Child Psychol Psychiatry 58(2) pp 189-196

Gibson, E.L. & Cooke, L. (2017) Understanding food fussiness band its implications for food choice, health, weight and interventions in young children: the impact of Professor Jane Wardle. Curr Obes Rep 6(1) pp46-56

Smith, A.D., Fildes, A., Forwood, S., Cooke, L. & Llewellyn, C. (2017) The individual environment, not the family is the most important influence on preferences for common non-alcoholic beverages in adolescence. Sci Rep 7(1) 16822

Smith, A.D., Fildes, A., Cooke, L., Herle, M., Shakeshaft, N., Plomin, R., & Llewellyn C (2016) Genetic and environmental influences on food preferences in adolescence. Am J Clin Nutr 104(2) pp446-453

Llewellyn, C. & Cooke, L. (2016) Nature and nurture in early feeding behavior. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 85, pp155-165

Fildes, A., van Jaarsveld, C.H., Cooke, L., Wardle, J. & Llewellyn, C.H. (2016) Common genetic architecture underlying young children's food fussiness and liking for vegetables and fruit. Am J Clin Nutr 103 (4) pp1099-1104

Fildes, A., Mallan, K.M., Cooke, L., van Jaarsveld, C.H., Llewellyn, C.H., Fisher, A. & Daniels, L (2015) The relationship between appetite and food preferences in British and Australian children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act Sep 17:12:116

Syrad, H., Falconer, C., Cooke, L., Saxena, S., Kessel, A.S., Viner, R., Kinra, S. & Wardle, J (2015) 'Health and happiness is more important than weight': a qualitative investigation of the views of parents receiving written feedback on their child's weight as part of the National Child Measurement Programme. J Hum Nutr Diet 28(1) pp47-55

Fildes, A., Lopes, C., Moreira, P., Moschonis, G., Oliveira, A., Mavrogianni, C., Manios, Y., Beeken, R., Wardle, J & Cooke, L (2015) An exploratory trial of parental advice for increasing vegetable acceptance in infancy. Br J Nutr 114 pp328-336


Fildes, A., VanJaarsveld, C.H.M., Llewellyn, C., Fisher, A., Cooke, L  & Wardle, J (2014) Nature and nurture in children’s food preferences. Am J Clin Nutr 99(4) pp911-917


Fildes A., van Jaarsveld, C.H.M., Wardle, J & Cooke, L (2014) Parent-administered exposure to increase children's vegetable acceptance: a randomised controlled trial J Acad Nutr Diet 114(6) pp881-888


Syrad, H., Falconer, C., Cooke, L., Saxena, S., Kessel, A.S., Viner, R., Kinra, S., Wardle, J & Croker, H. (2014) ‘Health and happiness is more important than weight’: a qualitative investigation of the views of parents receiving written feedback on their child’s weight as part of the National Child Measurement Programme. J Hum Nutr Diet 28(1) pp47-55


Pauperio, A., Severo, M., Lopes, C., Moreira, P, Cooke, L & Oliveira, A (2014) Could the Food Neophobia Scale be adapted to pregnant women? A confirmatory factor analysis in a Portuguese sample. Appetite 75 pp 110-116


Watt, R.G., Draper, A.K., Ohly, H.R., Rees, G., Pikhart, H., Cooke, L., Moore, L., Crawley, H.,Pettinger, C., McGlone, P. & Hayter, A.K.M. (2013) Methodological development of an explorary randomised controlled trial of an early years’ nutrition intervention: the CHERRY programme (Choosing Healthy Eating When Really Young) Mat Child Nutr 10(2) DOI:10.1111/mcn. 12061


Watt, R., Hayter, A., Ohly, H., Pikhart, H., Draper, A., Crawley, H., McGlone,     P., Cooke, L., Moore, L., Pettinger, C. & Rees, G. (2013) The Lancet, 11/2013; 382:S100. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62525-8


 McGowan, L., Cooke, L.J., Gardner, B., Beeken, R., Croker, H. & Wardle, J (2013) Healthy feeding habits: efficacy results from a cluster-randomized, controlled exploratory trial of a novel, habit-based intervention with parents. Am J Clin Nutr, 98, 1-9


McGowan, L., Cooke, L.J., Croker, H., Wardle, J., & Gardner, B. (2012) Habit formation as a novel theoretical framework for dietary change in pre-schoolers. Psychology & Health, 27, 89


Anez, E., Remington, A., Wardle, J., & Cooke, L (2012) The impact of instrumental feeding on children’s responses to taste exposure, J Hum Nutr Diet doi: 10.1111/jhn.12028


McGowan, L., Croker, H., Wardle, J. & Cooke, L. (2012). Environmental and individual determinants of core and non-core food and drink intake in preschool aged children in the United Kingdom, Eur J Clin Nutr, 66, 322-328


Lally, P., Cooke, L., McGowan, L. Croker, H., Bartle, N. & Wardle, J (2012) Parents’ misperceptions of social norms for pre-school children’s snacking behaviour Public Health Nutr 15(9) pp 1678-1682


Carnell, S., Cooke, L., Cheng, R., Robbins, A., & Wardle, J. (2011). Parental feeding behaviours and motivations. A qualitative study in mothers of UK pre-schoolers. Appetite, 57(3), 665-673.


Corsini, N., Slater, A., Harrison, A., Cooke, L., & Cox, D. N. (2011). Rewards can be used effectively with repeated exposure to increase liking of vegetables in 4-6-year-old children. Public Health Nutr, 1-10.


Remington, A., Añez, E., Croker, H., Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2011). Increasing food acceptance in the home setting: a randomized controlled trial of parent-administered taste exposure with incentives.. Am J Clin Nutr. 95, 72-77


Cooke, L. J., Chambers, L. C., Añez, E. V., & Wardle, J. (2011). Facilitating or undermining? The effect of reward on food acceptance. A narrative review. Appetite, 57(2), 493-497.


Croker, H., Cooke, L., & Wardle, J. (2011). Appetitive behaviours of children attending obesity treatment.. Appetite, 57(2), 525-529.

Cooke, L., & Fildes, A. (2011). The impact of flavour exposure in utero and during milk feeding on food acceptance at weaning and beyond.. Appetite, 57(3), 808-811.


Gowan, L., Croker, H., & Cooke, L. (2011). Characteristics of family mealtimes affecting children's vegetable consumption and liking.. J Am Diet Assoc, 111(2), 269-273.


Cooke, L. J., Chambers, L. C., Añez, E. V., Croker, H. A., Boniface, D., Yeomans, M. R.,& Wardle, J. (2011). Eating for pleasure or profit: the effect of incentives on children's enjoyment of vegetables.. Psychol Sci, 22(2), 190-196.


Webber, L., Cooke, L., Hill, C., & Wardle, J. (2010). Associations between children's appetitive traits and maternal feeding practices.. J Am Diet Assoc, 110(11), 1718-1722.


Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. J. (2010). One man's meat is another man's poison. Science & Society series on food and science.. EMBO Rep, 11(11), 816-821.


Webber, L., Cooke, L., Hill, C., & Wardle, J. (2010). Child adiposity and maternal feeding practices: a longitudinal analysis.. Am J Clin Nutr, 92(6), 1423-1428.


Webber, L., Cooke, L., & Wardle, J. (2010). Maternal perception of the causes and consequences of sibling differences in eating behaviour. Eur J Clin Nutr, 64(11), 1316-1322.


Webber, L., Hill, C., Cooke, L., Carnell, S., & Wardle, J. (2010). Associations between child weight and maternal feeding styles are mediated by maternal perceptions and concerns.. Eur J Clin Nutr, 64(3), 259-265


Hill, C., Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2009). Adiposity is not associated with children's reported liking for selected foods. Appetite, 52(3), 603-608.

Croker, H., Sweetman, C., & Cooke, L. (2009). Mothers' views on portion sizes for children. J Hum Nutr Diet, 22(5), 437-443.


Croker, H., Whitaker, K. L., Cooke, L., & Wardle, J. (2009). Do social norms affect intended food choice?. Prev Med, 49, 190-193


Sweetman, C., Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2008). Soft drinks and ‘desire to drink’ in preschoolers.. Int J Behav Nutr Physl Act, 5, 60.


Johnson, F., Cooke, L., Croker, H., & Wardle, J. (2008). Changing perceptions of weight in Great Britain: comparison of two population surveys. BMJ, 337(7664), 270


Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2008). Genetic and environmental determinants of children's food preferences. Brit J Nutr, 99(S1), S15-S21.


Cooke, L. J., Haworth, C., & Wardle, J. (2007). Genetic and environmental influences on children's food neophobia. Am J Clin Nutr, 86, 428-433.


Cooke, L. (2007). The importance of exposure for healthy eating in childhood: a review.. J Hum Nutr Diet, 20(4), 294-301.


Cooke, L., Carnell, S., & Wardle, J. (2006). Food neophobia and mealtime food consumption in 4-5 year old children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 3(14), 1-6.


Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2005). The impact of obesity on psychological well-being.. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab, 19(3), 421-440.


Wardle, J., Carnell, S., & Cooke, L. (2005). Parental control over feeding and children's fruit and vegetable intake: how are they related?. J Am Diet Assn, 105, 227-232.


Cooke, L. J., & Wardle, J. (2005). Age and gender differences in children's food preferences. Brit J Nutr, 93, 741-746.


Cooke, L. J., Wardle, J., Gibson, E. L., Sapochnik, M., Sheiham, A., & Lawson, M. (2004). Demographic, familial and trait predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption by preschool children. Public Health Nutri, 7, 295-302.


Cooke, L. (2004). The development and modification of children's eating habits. Nutr Bull, 29, 31-35.


Cooke, L., Wardle, J., & Gibson, E. L. (2003). Relationship between parental report of food neophobia and everyday food consumption in 2-6-year-old children. Appetite, 41(2), 205-206.


Wardle, J., Cooke, L. J., Gibson, E. L., Sapochnik, M., Sheiham, A., & Lawson, M. (2003). Increasing children's acceptance of vegetables: a randomized trial of parent-led exposure. Appetite, 40, 155-162.


Wardle, J., Herrera, M. L., Cooke, L. J., & Gibson, E. L. (2003). Modifying Children's food preferences: the effects of exposure and reward on acceptance of an unfamiliar vegetable. Eur J Clin Nutr, 57, 341-348.


Cooke, L., Myers, L. B., & Derakshan, N. (2003). Lung function, adherence and denial in asthma patients who exhibit a repressive coping style. Psych, Health  Med, 8, 35-44.


Gibson, E. L., Wardle, J., Edwards, C., & Cooke, L. (2002). Implications of childhood obesity for adult health - Message on childhood obesity was missed. BMJ, 324(7338), 676.


Book Chapters

Cooke, L (2020) Information from qualitative research. In R Bryant-Waugh & C Higgins (Eds) Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence: a Clinical Guide (pp27- 37). Routledge, Oxon

Cooke, L (2020). Baseline and outcome measures, In R Bryant-Waugh & C Higgins (Eds) Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence: a Clinical Guide (pp69 -86). Routledge, Oxon

Cooke, L., & Wardle, J. (2006). Depression and obesity in adults. In A. Steptoe (Ed.), Depression and Physical Illness (pp. 238-261). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Wardle, J., & Cooke, L. (2005). The impact of obesity of psychological well-being in children. In M. Sabin, & J. Hamilton-Shield (Eds.), Best Practice and Research, Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (19 ed., pp. 421-440).


Cooke, L. J., Wardle, J., & Jarvis, M. (2005). Behaviour Change. In M. Marmot, & P. Elliot (Eds.), Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology (2 ed., pp. 831-849).


Cooke, L.J. (2012) Appetitive traits and weight in children.  In Dr. Richard E. Tremblay, Dr. Michel Boivin and Dr. Ray DeV. Peters (Eds), Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development (


Other commissioned articles

Cooke, L. (2014) Baby-led weaning: a brief review of the evidence base. Int J Birth Parent Educ 1(4) pp 27-31


Cooke, L (2013) Applying Science to real world issues. ‘Voices’ on IHV website


Cooke, L., McCrann, U. & Higgins, C (2013) Managing weaning problems and complementary feeding. Paediatrics & Child Health, 23, 346-350


Fildes, A. & Cooke, L (2012) The munch bunch: healthy habits start at weaning J Fam Health Care 22(1) pp30-32


Cooke, L. (2006). Healthy eating in childhood: the importance of exposure. IFAVA Newsletter, (2), 4.

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