Barriers to adopting a Mediterranean diet in Northern European adults at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease Moore et al., JHND Early View Background Strong evidence links the consumption of a Mediterranean diet (MD) with a reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk; however, there is uncertainty as to whether non-Mediterranean regions will adopt this diet. The present … Continue reading Eat a Mediterranean diet- but what is it?
Identification of factors contributing to successful self-directed weight loss: a qualitative study Rafiel and Gill., JHND Early View Background Despite the number of weight management programmes and their wide promotion, most overweight and obese individuals tend to lose weight on their own. The present study aimed to understand the characteristics and strategies of those who … Continue reading Identification of factors contributing to successful self-directed weight loss
The final issue of JHND for 2017 is now available to download and browse. The themes for this issue are: Editorial The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease (pages 679–680) S. Langley-Evans and N. Thomas Lipids Health and Disease Oral fish oil positively influences nutritional-inflammatory risk in patients with haematological malignancies during chemotherapy … Continue reading New issue now available
Following on from our recent successful collaborations with other journals (see Vitamin D, Childhood obesity) we are pleased to publish our new virtual issue, jointly with the Journal of Renal Care. This issue features 13 free to access papers from the two journals, with a focus on: The challenge of a modified diet for CKD … Continue reading Our new virtual issue
A pilot intervention to reduce postpartum weight retention and central adiposity in first-time mothers: results from the mums OnLiNE (Online, Lifestyle, Nutrition & Exercise) study van der Pligt et al., JHND Early View Background Postpartum weight retention (PPWR) increases the risk for obesity and complications during subsequent pregnancies. Few interventions have been successful in limiting PPWR … Continue reading Online intervention to reduce adiposity in postpartum women
Relationships are complex things; some are happy, long-lived and successful and others run their course and come to an often acrimonious end. Sometimes, though break-ups can be reversed and partnerships that have been sundered are restored, but often on rocky foundations. Think of Liz Taylor and Richard Burton, Take That; Natalie Wood and Robert … Continue reading Final endings
Being a journal editor can be a serious business sometimes. All of that rejecting and asking for revisions can be hard on the the spirit. So, by way of light relief here are my top 10 songs with a food, nutrition and health angle. Vitamin (Kraftwerk) Vegetable Man (Pink Floyd) Brown Sugar (Rolling … Continue reading Something light