Curcuminoids have beneficial effects on glucose homeostasis in people at risk of cardiovascular disease

  Efficacy and safety of Rhizoma curcumea longae with respect to improving the glucose metabolism of patients at risk for cardiovascular disease: a meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials Huang et al., JHND Early View Background Clinical evidence suggests that curcuminoids, as a natural polyphenol, can provide support for cardioprotection and glucose metabolism. This meta‐analysis assessed the … Continue reading Curcuminoids have beneficial effects on glucose homeostasis in people at risk of cardiovascular disease

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Price is not a barrier for selecting healthier packaged foods.

Nutrient profiling and food prices: what is the cost of choosing healthier products? de Abreu et al., JHND Early View Background The Health Star Rating (HSR) is a front‐of‐pack label designed to help Australian consumers identify healthier packaged foods. Price is an important determinant of food choice and yet no previous studies have examined the relationship … Continue reading Price is not a barrier for selecting healthier packaged foods.

A tool to measure patient-centred care in dietetic practice

  Development and psychometric testing of an inventory to measure patient‐centred care in dietetic practice – dietitian version Sladdin et al., JHND Early View Background The lack of a valid instrument to measure patient‐centred care (PCC) in dietetic practice makes it challenging to evaluate how patient‐centred dietitians are. The present study aimed to develop and psychometrically test a … Continue reading A tool to measure patient-centred care in dietetic practice

Differences in nutrient intakes between lung cancer patients who are weight stable vs weight losing.

Longitudinal alterations in nutrient intake and food pattern in patients with non‐small cell lung cancer during anti‐neoplastic treatment: a cohort study Tobberup et al., JHND Early View Background Unintentional weight loss is frequently observed in cancer patients. Nutritional therapy is essential, and dietary counselling is the first step. The present study aimed to explore the nutrient … Continue reading Differences in nutrient intakes between lung cancer patients who are weight stable vs weight losing.

Limited evidence supports the view that healthy eating interventions improve diet in adults with colorectal cancer

  Healthy eating interventions in adults living with and beyond colorectal cancer: a systematic review Aubrey et al., JHND Early View Background Rates of cancer survival are increasing, with more people living with and beyond cancer. Lifestyle recommendations for cancer survivors are based largely on extrapolation from cancer prevention recommendations. The present study aimed to systematically review … Continue reading Limited evidence supports the view that healthy eating interventions improve diet in adults with colorectal cancer

Young adults are responsive to social media interventions to influence calcium intake

  The barriers and enablers to achieving adequate calcium intake in young adults: a qualitative study using focus groups Rouf et al., JHND Early View Background Despite the established benefits of calcium consumption, many young Australians are not meeting the recommendations for calcium intake. This is concerning because an adequate calcium consumption is important throughout young … Continue reading Young adults are responsive to social media interventions to influence calcium intake

Impact of DASH diet on pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational hypertension

The efficacy of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet with respect to improving pregnancy outcomes in women with hypertensive disorders Jiang et al., JHND Early View Background The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet serves as a dietary pattern for the prevention and control of hypertension. The present study aimed to investigate whether the … Continue reading Impact of DASH diet on pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational hypertension