A Healthy Nordic diet may reduce mortality in patients with established CVD.

Adherence to the Healthy Nordic Food Index and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction and mortality among patients with stable angina pectoris Puaschitz et al., JHND Early View  Background The Healthy Nordic Food Index (HNFI) has been associated with beneficial effects on markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Whether such effects are present among patients with established … Continue reading A Healthy Nordic diet may reduce mortality in patients with established CVD.

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Evidence is insufficient for recommending oropharyngeal colostrum as a routine clinical practice in the prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very low birthweight infants.

Effect of oropharyngeal colostrum therapy in the prevention of necrotising enterocolitis among very low birthweight neonates: A meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials Garg et al., JHND Early View   Background Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is one of the most common life‐threatening emergencies of the gastrointestinal tract in preterm neonates. The present study aimed to determine the efficacy … Continue reading Evidence is insufficient for recommending oropharyngeal colostrum as a routine clinical practice in the prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very low birthweight infants.

The prevalence of uncontrolled asthma is greater in overweight subjects than in normal weight subjects

Association between anthropometric markers and asthma control, quality of life and pulmonary function in adults with asthma Forte et al., JHND Early View   Background The role of abdominal fat and body fat (BF) in the evaluation of nutritional status in asthma has been considered recently. The present study aimed to evaluate the association between different anthropometric … Continue reading The prevalence of uncontrolled asthma is greater in overweight subjects than in normal weight subjects

A systematic review of the use of ketogenic diets in adult patients with cancer

  Sremanakova et al., JHND Early View Background A growing body of evidence indicates the importance of nutrition in cancer treatment. Ketogenic diets are one strategy that has been proposed to enhance traditional anticancer therapy. This review summarises the evidence concerning the effect of oral ketogenic diets on anthropometry, metabolism, quality of life (QoL) and tumour … Continue reading A systematic review of the use of ketogenic diets in adult patients with cancer

Malnutrition is significantly related to prolonged hospitalisation in older people.

  Nutritional status in patients aged over 65 years and its influence on the quantity and type of complications occurring 3, 6 and 12 months after hospitalisation: a clinical prospective study Ostrowska et al JHND Early View  Background Malnutrition in hospitalised patients is associated with frequent complications and increased mortality. The present study aimed to determine … Continue reading Malnutrition is significantly related to prolonged hospitalisation in older people.

Optimising nutritional status and symptom management throughout the treatment pathway should be a clinical priority for oesophageal-gastric cancers

Nutritional status, the development and persistence of malnutrition and dietary intake in oesophago‐gastric cancer: a longitudinal cohort study Grace et al. JHND Early View  Background Patients with oesophago‐gastric (OG) cancer may be at risk of malnutrition, troublesome gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) and reduced dietary intake in view of the tumour location and multimodality curative treatment approach. Longitudinal … Continue reading Optimising nutritional status and symptom management throughout the treatment pathway should be a clinical priority for oesophageal-gastric cancers

The relationship between alcohol and body composition depend upon frequency as well as quantity of intake

Different associations between body composition and alcohol when assessed by exposure frequency or by quantitative estimates of consumption Lean et al., JHND Early View Background Alcohol intake is widely assumed to contribute to excess body fatness, especially among young men; however, the evidence is inconsistent. We have addressed this research question by investigating associations between reported … Continue reading The relationship between alcohol and body composition depend upon frequency as well as quantity of intake