Better diet quality is associated with lower healthcare costs in Australian women

Diet quality and 10‐year healthcare costs by BMI categories in the mid‐age cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health Patterson et al. JHND Early View  Background Better diets, as evaluated by diet quality indices, are associated with lower rates of morbidity and mortality. Although governments and researchers alike recognise the burden that obesity incurs … Continue reading Better diet quality is associated with lower healthcare costs in Australian women

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The sensory perception of food is partly dependent on the nature of preparation and cooking processing and the complexity of the foodstuff

Affective evaluation of food images according to stimulus and subject characteristics Padulo et al., JHND Early View Background The food‐rich environment in which we live makes the regulation of food choices a very complex phenomenon determined by many factors, as well as their interactions. Much evidence suggests that the sensory perception of food can be considered … Continue reading The sensory perception of food is partly dependent on the nature of preparation and cooking processing and the complexity of the foodstuff

The rise of social media as a source of information for nutrition in pregnancy.

Beliefs and advice‐seeking behaviours for fertility and pregnancy: a cross‐sectional study of a global sample Walker et al., JHND Early View  Background Pregnancy can motivate individuals to adopt lifestyle behaviours that protect the health of their offspring. The aims of the present study were to explore men's and women's beliefs about lifestyle, fertility and pregnancy, as … Continue reading The rise of social media as a source of information for nutrition in pregnancy.

Ethnic differences in maternal child-feeding style

Significant differences in maternal child‐feeding style between ethnic groups in the UK: the role of deprivation and parenting styles Korani et al., JHND Early View  Background Nonresponsive maternal child‐feeding interactions, such as restricting, pressurising and emotional feeding, can affect the ability of a child to self‐regulate intake and increase the risk of becoming overweight. However, despite … Continue reading Ethnic differences in maternal child-feeding style

Sarcopenia associated with haemodialysis may be greater in Asian patients.

Differences in the prevalence of sarcopenia in haemodialysis patients: the effects of gender and ethnicity Yoowannakul et al., JHND Early View  Background There is no universal consensus definition of sarcopenia, although there is agreement that sarcopenia is a risk factor for mortality in haemodialysis (HD) patients. We aimed to determine the effect of using different operational … Continue reading Sarcopenia associated with haemodialysis may be greater in Asian patients.

The diets of indigenous Australian women are inadequate during pregnancy

Disparities exist between the dietary intake of Indigenous Australian women during pregnancy and the Australian dietary guidelines: the Gomeroi gaaynggal study Lee et al., JHND Early View  Background Little is known about the adequacy of nutrient intakes and the overall diet quality of Indigenous Australian pregnant women. The aim of this cross‐sectional study was to assess nutrient … Continue reading The diets of indigenous Australian women are inadequate during pregnancy

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CLINICAL NUTRITION  A systematic review of feeding practices among postoperative patients: is practice in‐line with evidenced‐based guidelines? Pages: 151-167 Full text   Efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in combination with conventional antiviral therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection: a meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials Pages: 168-177 Full text   Are energy and protein requirements met in hospital? Pages: … Continue reading Our new issue is now available