Dietary intake in people consuming a low-carbohydrate diet in the UK Biobank

Dietary intake in people consuming a low-carbohydrate diet in the UK Biobank Shafique et al., JHND Early View  Background Low-carbohydrate diets are becoming increasingly popular, although their dietary quality outside of clinical studies is unknown. A previous study analysed the dietary intake in people consuming a reduced-carbohydrate diet (<40% calories). However, it is not clear what … Continue reading Dietary intake in people consuming a low-carbohydrate diet in the UK Biobank

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No difference in self-reported frequency of choking between infants introduced to solid foods using a baby-led weaning or traditional spoon-feeding approach

No difference in self-reported frequency of choking between infants introduced to solid foods using a baby-led weaning or traditional spoon-feeding approach Brown JHND Early View  Background Baby-led weaning (BLW) where infants self-feed family foods during the period that they are introduced to solid foods is growing in popularity. The method may promote healthier eating patterns, … Continue reading No difference in self-reported frequency of choking between infants introduced to solid foods using a baby-led weaning or traditional spoon-feeding approach

Improving future research will enhance the quality of the evidence-base that investigates the outcomes of dietary interventions involving dietitians.

Quality of development and reporting of dietetic intervention studies in primary care: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials Ball et al., JHND Early View Background High-quality research methodologies and clear reporting of studies are essential to facilitate confidence in research findings. The aim of the present study was to conduct an in-depth examination of the … Continue reading Improving future research will enhance the quality of the evidence-base that investigates the outcomes of dietary interventions involving dietitians.

Long-term impact of a weight management intervention is independent of sociodemographic factors.

The impact of social deprivation on the response to a randomised controlled trial of a weight management intervention (BeWEL) for people at increased risk of colorectal cancer Fisher et al., JHND Early View Background Although 45% of colorectal cancer (CRC) cases may be avoidable through appropriate lifestyle and weight management, health promotion interventions run the risk of … Continue reading Long-term impact of a weight management intervention is independent of sociodemographic factors.

Eat a Mediterranean diet- but what is it?

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

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